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.

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Stephanie Agresta

CEO, Growth Accelerator for Startups

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Sana Ahmed

Vice President, Digital, Edelman

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Ron Amram

Global Media and Digital Lead, HEINEKEN

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Mathias Appelblad

Former Group Creative Director, TBWA\Media Arts Lab

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Paul Armstrong


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Stephanie Bagley

SVP Business Development & Operations, Charity Miles

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Dennis Bajec

Chief Creative Officer, Resource/Ammirati, an IBM Company

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Jeff Barrett

CEO, Status Creative

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Scott Barrett

Freelance Brand + Digital Strategist

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Michael Bassik

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

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Scott Beaudoin

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

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David Beck

Co-Founder, BRaVe Ventures

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John H. Bell

VP, Enterprise Digital Marketing, Travelers

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Ryan A Bell

Media Specialist, NASA JPL

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Caitlin Bergmann

Partner, Director, Content & Creative, MediaCom

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David Berkowitz

Principal, Serial Marketer

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Pat Berry

Executive Producer / Director, CÅNNØN & GÖÖDSHIP

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Yukun Bi

Head of Planning, Hylink Digital

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Nick Bilodeau

Head of Marketing, Insurance, AMEX

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Ben Blakesley

Director, Global Social Media, Reebok

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Linda Boff


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Susan Borst

VP, Mobile, IAB

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Lee Brown

Chief Revenue Officer, BuzzFeed

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Mike Bruno

VP, Digital Content, Billboard

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Kyle Bunch

Managing Director, Partnerships, R/GA Ventures

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Jon Burk

Director - Marketing/Digital Strategy, Producer - Digital Content, Al Roker Entertainment, Inc.

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Kevin Burke

Head of Acquisition, Square

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Jessica Burns

Vice President, Brand Marketing and Creative, Grubhub

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Doug Busk

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

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Sabrina Caluori

VP, SM; Performance Marketing, HBO

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Tim Carr

VP of Digital & Social Marketing

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Goldie Chan

Founder, Warm Robots

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William Charnock

Founder, Alteration Advisors

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Rachel Christensen

Managing Social Media Editor, BuzzFeed Life

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Corey Clayton

Director of Social Media, WWE

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Valerie Comparetto

Partner, Social Practice Director, MediaCom

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Kima Cooper

Director, Content & Community, Birchbox

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Gemma Craven

Head of Social & Mobile, McCann

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Maura Curtin

Marketing and Strategy Consultant, Three Furies

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Jack Daley

Senior Director, Marketing - Connected Fitness @ Under Armour

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Toby Daniels

Co-founder & CEO, Crowdcentric Media

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Rachael Datz

VP/Director of Social Strategy, Digitas

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Ashlie Daubert

Director of Branded Content, Collab

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Cedric Devitt

Chief Creative Officer, Big Spaceship

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Rob Dickens

Associate Director of Global Strategy, MediaCom

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Bonnie DiJoseph

Senior Creative Strategist, Vanguard

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Stevie Dove

VP Strategy, Publicis Sapient

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Zoe Dowling

Lead Research Strategist, FocusVision

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Vic Drabicky

Founder and CEO, January Digital

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Jonathan Dube

GM, William Morris Endeavor | IMG

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Mark Durney

Senior Vice President, Digital, Porter Novelli

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Erin Dwyer

VP, Digital, Drunk Elephant

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Kristen D’Arcy

Head of Performance Marketing and Media, American Eagle Outfitters

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Daniel Eilemberg

Chief Digital Officer, Fusion

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Sarah Evans

Digital Correspondent and Strategist, FAVES + CO

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Judith Evers Berei

Excedrin Global Brand Head & Pain Relief Digital Monetization Lead, GSK Consumer Healthcare

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Ellyn Fisher

SVP, Marketing and Communications, The Ad Council

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James Fishler

Head of Sales, Beats by Dre - Americas

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Alle Fister

Principal, Bollare

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Patrick Ford

Worldwide Vice Chair and Chief Client Officer, Burson-Marsteller

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Stefan Frank

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

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Lauren Gallo

Head of Talent and Content Marketing, Snapchat

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Boris Gartner

CEO, LaLiga North America

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Brittany Geldmacher

Global Brand Strategy & Communications Executive

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Mike Germano

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

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Renny Gleeson

Global Director Interactive Strategy, Wieden+Kennedy

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Kenny Gold

SVP/Director of Social, Grey

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Allison Goldberg

Managing Director and VP, Time Warner Investments

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Scott Goodson

CEO/Founder, StrawberryFrog

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Amy Green

Global Platforms Marketing Manager, Ford Motor Company

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David Greenbaum

Principal, True Impact Partners

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Martin Grosse

Founder & CEO, Showhost, KÖNIGSKLASSE#1

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Allan Gungormez

Head of Strategy,

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Leslie Hall

President and Co-Founder, ICED Media

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Matt Hantz

SVP, M Booth

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Sophie Hauptfuhrer

Executive Strategy Director, Havas New York 

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Bruce Henderson

Chief Creative Officer, Jack Morton Worldwide

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Kara Hendrick

Manager of Global Digital Strategy & Brand, Velcro Companies

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Brittany Hennessy

Talent Director, Hearst Branded Content Studio

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Darren Herman

VP, Content Services, Mozilla

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Angela Hill

CEO & CCO, Incitrio

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Jerome Hiquet

CMO, Tough Mudder Inc.

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Naomi Hirabayashi

Co-Founder & Co-CEO, Shine

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Sarah Hofstetter

President, ComScore

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Pam Horan

Partner, Horan MediaTech Advisors

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Sabrina Horn

President and CEO, HORN

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Tara Hunt

CEO + Partner, Truly Social Inc.

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Josh Jaffe

General Manager, Media, Ingenio

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Jamal Jimoh

Head of Urban Programming & Revenue, Premier Music Group

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Allison Jones

Marketing & Publications Director, NTEN

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Bryan Jones

VP of Marketing, Dell and Global 500

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Megan Jones

Senior Director, Client Strategy & Service, January Digital

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Josh Karpf

Director of Social Marketing, DraftKings

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Quinn Katherman

Creative Director/ Copywriter, CP+B

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Jake Katz

SVP, Strategy at Trailer Park

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Patrick Keane

President, Sharethrough

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David Kellis

Director of PR and Social Media, Clorox

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Jeff Klein

Managing Director, DKC

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Howie Kleinberg

President, GLOW

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Matthew Knell

Social Customer Experience Lead, Samsung Electronics America

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Pete Krainik

Founder and CEO, The CMO CLUB

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Bryce Kristensen

VP of Social and Interactive Experiences, E!

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Carol Kruse

CMO, Cambia Health Solutions

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Ashlee Lange

Founder + CEO, Lotus Digital

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Emil Lanne

Executive Creative Director, Critical Mass

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Andrew Levine

Co-Founder & CMO, Green Matters

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Dan Lewis

Sr. Director, Digital Marketing, Sesame Workshop

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Rebecca Lieb

Co-Founder & Analyst, Kaleido Insights

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Bill Litfin

Chief Digital Officer, Ologie

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Todd Lombardo

Managing Director, Brand & Social, The Many

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Brian Lovell

Founder, RED Interactive Agency

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Joel Lunenfeld

VP, Global Brand Strategy, Twitter

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James MacPhee

Executive VP and Chief Claims Officer, Liberty Mutual Insurance

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Lucy P. Marcus

CEO, Marcus Venture Consulting; Columnist, Reuters

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Andy Markowitz

General Manager of Performance Marketing Labs, GE

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Justin McConney

Digital Marketing and Social Media Consultant

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John McNeel


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David Melançon

Managing Director of Corporate and Public Affairs, Edelman

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Chris Miller

DVP of Global Brand Strategy and Innovation, Abbott

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Peter Minnium

President, US, Ipsos

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Jeff Mirman

VP, Marketing, Turner Sports

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Kenny Mitchell

Head of Consumer Engagement, Gatorade

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Jim Mollica

Head of Digital Marketing and Content, Under Armour

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Jordan Moran

Director, Digital Marketing, Primary Wave Entertainment

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Brian Morrissey

Editor-in-Chief, Digiday

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Maz Nadjm


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Doug Neil

EVP, Digital Marketing, Universal Pictures

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Chris Noble

CEO, Matchfire

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Minjae Ormes

Head of Marketing, Visible

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John Osborn


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Ashley Owen

Strategy Director, Ayzenberg

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Grant Owens

Chief Strategy Officer, Critical Mass

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Anna Pakman

Vice President, Digital Marketing, Empire State Development

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Joao Passarinho Netto

VP Digital Strategy, Jotacom

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Dave Peck

Global Head of Social Media, PayPal

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Jonathan Perelman

Head of Digital Ventures, ICM Partners

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Maggie Perlick

Partner, Number Twelve Marketing

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Nick Phelps


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Elizabeth Pigg

SVP, Director Paid Media, Edelman Digital

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Sandrine Plasseraud

Founder and CEO, We Are Social France

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Nicholas Platt

Founder, Chief Executive Officer, LO:LA

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Tod Plotkin

Principal, Green Buzz Agency

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Mary Ann Porch

Marketing and Communications Manager, IWC

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Mike Proulx

Chief Innovation Officer, Hill Holliday

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Judith Rachel King

Owner, CEO, King + Company

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Jesse Redniss

Co-Founder, BRaVe Ventures

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Anthony Roberts, Jr.

Digital Marketing Manager, NASCAR Digital Media

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Keum Roling

PR & Communications Manager, BDO Global

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Josh Rose

Chief Creative Officer, Multi-Platform Campaigns, Weber Shandwick

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David Rosenberg

Former EVP and Managing Partner, IPG Media Lab

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Jim Rosenberg

SVP and Chief Communications Officer, Accion

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Josh Rosenberg

Co-Founder and CEO, Day One Agency

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Dave Rosner

EVP, Head of Marketing, Collab

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Jennifer Rowland

EVP, Group Management Director, FCB

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Kelle Rozell

Director, Marketing & Social, VICELAND

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Adam Rubins

CEO, Way To Blue

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Shawn Sachs

Partner and CEO, Sunshine Sachs

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Ian Schafer

CEO, Deep Focus

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Robert Schwartz

Chief Marketing Officer, Carat

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Peter Shankman

Founder, HARO

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Jacob Shwirtz

Global Head of Media & Entertainment - Growth Partnerships, WeWork

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Lars Silberbauer

Global Director Social Media and Search, LEGO Group

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Shiv Singh

Head of Global Brand Marketing Transformation, Visa

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Adina Smith

SVP, Integrated Marketing, Brand & PR

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Marie Sornin

VP, Marketing and Sales, NextVR

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Emily Steel

Reporter, The New York Times

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Don Steele

SVP Marketing & Audience Development, Fusion Media Group

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Todd Steinman

Partner and CEO, M80

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Chad Stoller

Managing Partner, IPG Media Lab

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Robyn Streisand

Founder / CEO, The Mixx

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George Strompolos

Founder and CEO, Fullscreen

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Michael Sugden


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Dave Surgan

Creative Agency Partner, Facebook/Instagram

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Don Tapscott

Author, Speaker and Advisor on Media, Technology and Innovation

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Andrew Teixeira

Account Executive, VaynerMedia

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Scott Terry

Senior Production Business Affairs Manager, Annex

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Jim Tobin

President, Carusele

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Eric Toda

Global Director of Marketing, Gap Inc

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Susan Tynan

Founder & CEO, Framebridge

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Aaqib Usman

Founder, Midwest Immersive

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Nika Vagner

Director of Social Marketing, AMC Networks

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Carolina Valencia

Multicultural Marketing & Digital Communications Executive

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Ana Villegas

Marketing Director, Dell

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Anna Maria Virzi

Senior Writer, Gartner

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Gregg Weiss

VP and Business Leader of Social Media, MasterCard

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Matt Weiss

Global CMO, Havas Worldwide

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Christine Whitemarsh

Senior Account Supervisor, Zeno Group

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Donnie Williams

Chief Digital Officer, Horizon Media

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Ian Wolfman

Co-Founder, Wolfman Group

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Patrick Yee

EVP of Marketing and Strategy, Refinery29

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Anthony Yell

Chief Creative Officer, SapientNitro

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Adam Zeller

VP of Social Media, Bravo and Oxygen Media