Academy Member Directory

The Academy is comprised of luminaries from advertising, media, entertainment and technology. Members are grouped into juries based on their individual areas of expertise. The Marketing & CMO juries are responsible for judging the Shorty Awards for brands & organizations.

Stephanie Agresta

CEO, Growth Accelerator for Startups

Mathias Appelblad

Former Group Creative Director, TBWA\Media Arts Lab

Paul Armstrong

Owner, HERE/FORTH

Stephanie Bagley

SVP Business Development & Operations, Charity Miles

Dennis Bajec

Chief Creative Officer, Resource/Ammirati, an IBM Company

Jeff Barrett

CEO, Status Creative

Michael Bassik

EVP, Managing Director and President, Global Digital Operations, MDC Partners Inc.

Scott Beaudoin

Chief Strategy Officer & Executive Managing Director, Corporate & Brand Purpose, RF|Binder

David Beck

Co-Founder, BRaVe Ventures

John H. Bell

VP, Enterprise Digital Marketing, Travelers

Ryan Bell

Founder, Periscope Summit

Caitlin Bergmann

Partner, Director, Content & Creative, MediaCom

David Berkowitz

Chief Strategy Officer, Sysomos

Ben Blakesley

Director, Global Social Media, Reebok

Linda Boff

CMO, GE

Susan Borst

Deputy Director, Mobile, IAB

Mark Borum

VP Marketing, Reelio

Pete Borum

CEO and Co-Founder, Reelio

B. Bonin Bough

Chief Media and eCommerce Officer, Mondelez International

Lee Brown

Chief Revenue Officer, BuzzFeed

Mike Bruno

VP, Digital Content, Billboard

Kyle Bunch

Managing Director, Social, R/GA

Kevin Burke

Head of Acquisition, Square

Doug Busk

Global Group Director, Digital Communications & Social Media, The Coca-Cola Company

Sabrina Caluori

VP, SM; Performance Marketing, HBO

Tim Carr

Head of Social Media, Live Nation Entertainment

William Charnock

Founder, Alteration Advisors

Rachel Christensen

Managing Social Media Editor, BuzzFeed Life

Corey Clayton

Director of Social Media, WWE

Bonnie Cruice

Creative Strategist, Vanguard

Maura Curtin

Marketing and Strategy Consultant, Three Furies

Jack Daley

Senior Director, Marketing - Connected Fitness @ Under Armour

Toby Daniels

Co-founder & CEO, Crowdcentric Media

Cedric Devitt

Chief Creative Officer, Big Spaceship

Stevie Dove

Director, Social Media, SapientNitro

Zoe Dowling

Vice President, R&D; Offer Innovation, Added Value

Jonathan Dube

GM, William Morris Endeavor | IMG

Erin Dwyer

SVP, Global E-commerce, Social, Digital Marketing, Haven Beauty

Daniel Eilemberg

Chief Digital Officer, Fusion

Sarah Evans

Digital Correspondent and Strategist, FAVES + CO

Shira Feuer

VP of Marketing, Lost My Name

Ellyn Fisher

SVP, PR and Social Media, The Ad Council

James Fishler

Head of Sales, Beats by Dre - Americas

Alle Fister

Principal, Bollare

Patrick Ford

Worldwide Vice Chair and Chief Client Officer, Burson-Marsteller

Stefan Frank

Director of Social Media, The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania

Boris Gartner

President and COO, Fusion

Brittany Geldmacher

Global Brand Strategy & Communications Executive

Mike Germano

Chief Digital Officer, Vice Media, Inc.; CEO, Carrot

Renny Gleeson

Global Director Interactive Strategy, Wieden+Kennedy

Allison Goldberg

Managing Director and VP, Time Warner Investments

Leslie Hall

President and Co-Founder, ICED Media

Matt Hantz

SVP, M Booth

Bruce Henderson

Chief Creative Officer, Jack Morton Worldwide

Brittany Hennessy

Talent Director, Hearst Branded Content Studio

Darren Herman

VP, Content Services, Mozilla

Angela Hill

CEO & CCO, Incitrio

Jerome Hiquet

CMO, Tough Mudder Inc.

Naomi Hirabayashi

Co-Founder & Co-CEO, Shine

Pam Horan

Partner, Horan MediaTech Advisors

Sabrina Horn

President and CEO, HORN

Curtis Hougland

Founder and Former CEO, Attention

Tara Hunt

Director of Audience Development, Totem

Jeff Jarvis

Professor, CUNY Graduate School of Journalism

Jamal Jimoh

GM, NCredible Inc.

Allison Jones

Marketing & Publications Director, NTEN

Bryan Jones

VP of Marketing, Dell and Global 500

Sean Kapoor

VP of Global Brand Marketing, Harman International

Josh Karpf

Director of Social Marketing, DraftKings

Jake Katz

VP of Audience Insights and Strategy, REVOLT TV

Patrick Keane

President, Sharethrough

David Kellis

Director of PR and Social Media, Clorox

Jeff Klein

Managing Director, DKC

Howie Kleinberg

President of Digital Communications, Glow Interactive

Matthew Knell

Social Customer Experience Lead, Samsung Electronics America

Pete Krainik

Founder and CEO, The CMO CLUB

Bryce Kristensen

VP of Social and Interactive Experiences, E!

Carol Kruse

CMO, Cambia Health Solutions

Emil Lanne

Executive Creative Director, Critical Mass

Andrew Levine

Chief Revenue Officer, Distractify

Rebecca Lieb

Principal, Conglomatron LLC

Bill Litfin

Chief Digital Officer, Ologie

Brian Lovell

Founder, RED Interactive Agency

Joel Lunenfeld

VP, Global Brand Strategy, Twitter

James MacPhee

Executive VP and Chief Claims Officer, Liberty Mutual Insurance

Ben Malbon

Marketing Director of Creative Partnerships, Google

Lucy P. Marcus

CEO, Marcus Venture Consulting; Columnist, Reuters

Andy Markowitz

General Manager of Performance Marketing Labs, GE

Justin McConney

Director of New Media, Trump Organization

John McNeel

CEO, in/PACT

David Melançon

Managing Director of Corporate and Public Affairs, Edelman

Chris Miller

DVP of Global Brand Strategy and Innovation, Abbott

Peter Minnium

President, US, Ipsos Connect at Ipsos

Jeff Mirman

VP, Marketing, Turner Sports

Kenny Mitchell

Head of Consumer Engagement, Gatorade

Jim Mollica

Head of Digital Marketing and Content, Under Armour

Andy Morris

Chief Storyteller, #OpenCommunications

Brian Morrissey

Editor-in-Chief, Digiday

Maz Nadjm

Founder, SoAmpli.com

Matt Navarra

Global Social Media Director, The Next Web

Doug Neil

EVP, Digital Marketing, Universal Pictures

Chris Noble

CEO, Matchfire

Frank O'Brien

Founder, Conversation, LLC.

Minjae Ormes

Media Strategy Lead, YouTube

Anna Pakman

Director of Digital Strategy, Empire State Development

Lauren Pasquale

Digital Media Director, U.S. Olympic Committee

Dave Peck

Global Head of Social Media, PayPal

Jonathan Perelman

Head of Digital Ventures, ICM Partners

Elizabeth Pigg

SVP, Director Paid Media, Edelman Digital

Mary Ann Porch

Marketing and Communications Manager, IWC

Mike Proulx

SVP and Director of Digital Strategy and Tech Innovation, Hill Holliday

Jesse Redniss

Co-Founder, BRaVe Ventures

Keum Roling

PR & Communications Manager, BDO Global

Josh Rose

Chief Creative Officer, Multi-Platform Campaigns, Weber Shandwick

David Rosenberg

Former EVP and Managing Partner, IPG Media Lab

Jim Rosenberg

SVP and Chief Communications Officer, Accion

Jennifer Rowland

EVP, Group Management Director, FCB

Kelle Rozell

Marketing Manager, truTV

Adam Rubins

CEO, Way To Blue

Shawn Sachs

Partner and CEO, Sunshine Sachs

Avi Savar

Partner, DreamIt Ventures

Ian Schafer

CEO, Deep Focus

Peter Shankman

Founder, HARO

Jacob Shwirtz

Head of Innovation, RiceBunny

Lars Silberbauer

Global Director Social Media and Search, LEGO Group

Shiv Singh

Head of Global Brand Marketing Transformation, Visa

Emily Steel

Reporter, The New York Times

Don Steele

Head of Audience Development, Tumblr

Todd Steinman

Partner and CEO, M80

Chad Stoller

Managing Partner, IPG Media Lab

George Strompolos

Founder and CEO, Fullscreen

Michael Sugden

CEO, VCCP

Don Tapscott

Author, Speaker and Advisor on Media, Technology and Innovation

Richard Ting

EVP and Global Chief Experience Officer, R/GA

Jim Tobin

President, Ignite Social Media

Eric Toda

Global Head of Social Marketing, Airbnb

Nika Vagner

Director of Social Marketing, AMC Networks

Carolina Valencia

Senior Director, Corporate Communications, Univision

Ana Villegas

Marketing Director, Dell

Anna Maria Virzi

Senior Writer, Gartner

Rick Webb

Former CEO, Secret Clubhouse LLC; Angel Investor

Gregg Weiss

VP and Business Leader of Social Media, MasterCard

Matt Weiss

Global CMO, Havas Worldwide

Christine Whitemarsh

Senior Account Supervisor, Zeno Group

Donnie Williams

Chief Digital Officer, Horizon Media

Robert Wolfe

Co-Founder & CEO, CrowdRise

Ian Wolfman

Co-Founder, Wolfman Group

Patrick Yee

EVP of Marketing and Strategy, Refinery29

Anthony Yell

Chief Creative Officer, SapientNitro

Adam Zeller

VP of Social Media, Bravo and Oxygen Media