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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Rob Engelsman

VP, Head of Strategy and Strategic Partnerships, Annex88

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Dylan Abruscato

Senior Director, Brand Strategy, Postmates

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Stephanie Agresta

CEO, Growth Accelerator for Startups

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Amina Ahmad

Senior Manager - Social Media & Synergy Partnership Marketing, Freeform (The Walt Disney Company)

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Sana Ahmed

Vice President, Digital, Edelman

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Alyssa Allen

VP, Client Services of Social, Kenshoo

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Ron Amram

Global Media and Digital Lead, HEINEKEN

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Patricia Andrade

Executive VP and General Manager of WMcCann Brasília's Operation, W/McCann

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Mathias Appelblad

Former Group Creative Director, TBWA\Media Arts Lab

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Paul Armstrong


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Joseph Assad

Co-Founder & CEO of Kovert Creative

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Stephanie Bagley

SVP Business Development & Operations, Charity Miles

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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

Executive Vice President, Social Purpose & Sustainability, Brodeur Partners

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Ryan A Bell

Media Specialist, NASA JPL

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David Berkowitz

SVP Corporate Marketing & Communications, Mediaocean

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Penni Berns

Chief, Digital Strategy, UNICEF

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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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Julie Bloomfield

Head of Strategy & Social, Buddha Jones

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Linda Boff


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Renata Bokel

Chief Strategy Officer, WMcCann

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Carmen Boon

VP, External Affairs, Food Bank For NYC

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Susan Borst

VP, Mobile, IAB

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Lee Brown

Chief Revenue Officer, BuzzFeed

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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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Michael Campos

Co-founder, Head of Strategy, neuelane

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Tim Carr

VP of Digital & Social Marketing

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Goldie Chan

Founder, Warm Robots

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Olivia Cheng

Senior Director, Marketing and Brand Engagement, LA28

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Karen S. Chong

Director of Audience & Influencer Engagement, AARP

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Rachel Christensen

Managing Social Media Editor, BuzzFeed Life

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Matt Clarke

VP, NA Marketing, KAYAK

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Corey Clayton

Director of Social Media, WWE

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John Clinton

VP, Director, Creative Media, Penguin Random House

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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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Bruno Cunha

Strategy VP, 360i

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Maura Curtin

Marketing and Strategy Consultant, Three Furies

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Sarah Cutler

EP/Director of Partnerships, makemepulse

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Jack Daley

Senior Director, Marketing - Connected Fitness @ Under Armour

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Alex Dalman

Head of Social & Innovation, VCCP

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Lara Daniel

Founder and CEO, Pulse Advertising

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Jerry Daniello

SVP, Entertainment Brand Solutions, Disney Advertising Sales, The Walt Disney Company

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Toby Daniels

Co-founder & CEO, Crowdcentric Media

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Rachael Datz

Group Director of Digital Strategy, Pahnke US

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Ashlie Daubert

Director of Branded Content, Collab

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Preeti Desai

Director, Social Media and Storytelling, National Audubon Society

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Cedric Devitt

Chief Creative Officer, Big Spaceship

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Tom Di Sapia


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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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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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Amir Eldar


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Nicole Emerick

VP, Director of Social & Influencer Marketing, FCB

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Sarah Epler

Director Of Audience Development and Social Media, Yahoo

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Taylor Erin

Sr. Creative Strategy Lead: Product Marketing, Twitter

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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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Alexandre Faure

Managing Director, ELAN EDELMAN

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Ellyn Fisher

SVP, Marketing and Communications, The Ad Council

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Reese Fitzpatrick

SVP / Global Marketing Head, Bayer Consumer Health

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Mei Fong

Chief Communications Officer, Human Rights Watch

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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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Jon Frederick

Director, Social Media, Nickelodeon

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Brendan Gahan

Partner & Chief Social Officer, Mekanism (Epic Signal)

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Maria Galleriu

Group Strategy Director, 72andSunny

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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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Victoria Gates-Fleming

Vice President, Digital Strategy & Creative Insights, Day One Agency

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Brittany Geldmacher

Global Brand Strategy & Communications Executive

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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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Derek Goode

Vice President, Group Director, 160over90

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Liz Gopaul

SVP, Engagement & Social, FCBCURE

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Gabe Gordon

Cofounder & Managing Partner, Reach Agency

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Patricia Gray

SVP, Digital, Media Experts

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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

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Allan Gungormez

SVP Strategy, MOCEAN

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Mary Gura

SVP, Director of Public Relations/Social, Cramer Krasselt

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Chaim Haas

Head of Innovation Communication, Bloomberg

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Adam Hadi

VP of Marketing, Current

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Leslie Hall

President and Co-Founder, ICED Media

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Amanda Hammar

Social Content Director - Developer Marketing, Cisco

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Carter Hansen

VP, Global Content and Programming

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Pilar Harris

Senior Director, Global Corporate Partnerships, Global Citizen

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Yadira Harrison

Co-founder, Verb

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Kyle Harty

AD, Brand Marketing, Social, Chewy

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Tyrona Heath

Director, Market Engagement, The B2B Institute at LinkedIn

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Bruce Henderson

Chief Creative Officer, Jack Morton Worldwide

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Kara Hendrick

Associate Director, Employer Branding, Chewy

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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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Mark Hickman

Director of Digital Strategy, ONE Sotheby's International Realty

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Angela Hill

CEO & CCO, Incitrio

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Humphrey Ho

Managing Director, Hylink Digital Solutions

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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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Adrienne Ingoldt

Senior Vice President, Chief Brand and Experience Officer, Jack in the Box

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Dune Ives

Executive Director, Lonely Whale

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Taryn Jackson Stewart

Director, Audience Engagement, PBS

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Josh Jaffe

General Manager, Media, Ingenio

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Brandy Jaquez

Director of Influencer, Social Engagement, Kellogg Company

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Jamal Jimoh

Head of Urban Programming & Revenue, Premier Music Group

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Carla Johnson

CEO, Marketing & Innovation Strategist, Speaker, Author

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Allison Jones

Marketing & Publications Director, NTEN

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Megan Jones

Senior Director, Client Strategy & Service, January Digital

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Shannon Simpson Jones

Co-founder, verb.

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Alanah Joseph

Head of Creator Partnerships, Management, HubSpot

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Soyoung Kang

Chief Marketing Officer, eos Products

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Todd Kaplan

VP Marketing, PepsiCo

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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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Laurie Keith

Vice President of Media, Social & Emerging, AdCouncil

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Jennifer Kim

Head of Social, Comedy, Amazon Prime Video

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YuJung Kim

President, The Dodo

Katrina King

Associate Director of Social Media

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Jeff Klein

Managing Director, DKC

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Howie Kleinberg

President, GLOW

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Matthew Knell

Principal Product Manager for Out-of-Product Help Experiences and Intuit Communities for Intuit

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Halley Knigge

Director, Co-op Communications, REI Co-op

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Sy Kraft

SVP, Brand Strategy, Flux Branding

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Pete Krainik

Founder and CEO, The CMO CLUB

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Eric Kuhn

SVP, Social Media Marketing, CBS

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Keith Kunis

Director Community Management, Wunderman Thompson

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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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RG Logan

SVP, Strategy, Truth Initiative

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Todd Lombardo

Managing Director, Brand & Social, The Many

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Taylor Loren

Director of Content Marketing, Later

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Joel Lunenfeld

Chief Marketing Officer, NorCal Cannabis

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Sean Lynam

Director of Marketing, Glow

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Carla Marshall

Head of Content Marketing, vidIQ

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Kristin Maverick

VP, Social & Influencer Marketing, 360i

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Erica Mazzucato

Sr Product Marketing Manager, Corra

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Justin McConney

Digital Marketing and Social Media Consultant

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Gabriela McCoy

Director Portfolio Strategy, Insights and Analytics, Bacardi

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David Melançon

Managing Director of Corporate and Public Affairs, Edelman

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Daina Middleton

Partner, Enact Agency

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Janis Middleton

EVP, Executive Director of Multicultural and Inclusion Strategy, 22Squared, Trade School, Dendro

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Andra Mielnicki

Vice President, Global Influencer Marketing, Coty, Luxury Brands

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Drew Miles

VP, Global Brand Partnerships, Variety Content Studio

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Peter Minnium

President, US, Ipsos

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Gabriella Mirabelli

EVP Consumer Insights & Brand Strategy, Valence Media

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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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Jason Morros

VP, Head of Integrated Marketing, Edison Properties

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Maz Nadjm


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Doug Neil

EVP, Digital Marketing, Universal Pictures

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Nico Nieto

Vice President Head of Marketing and Brand, Roti Modern Mediterranean

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Chris Noble

CEO, Matchfire

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Minjae Ormes

CMO, 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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Colin Parajon

Global Brand Strategy Manager, Netflix

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Steph Parker

Director of Digital Strategy, Digitas Health

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Joao Passarinho Netto

VP Creative Strategy, Jotacom - The Cross Performance Agency

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Dave Peck

Global Head of Social Media, PayPal

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Lilith Peper

Head of Strategy

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Jonathan Perelman

Head of Digital Ventures, ICM Partners

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Maggie Perlich

Partner, Number Twelve Marketing

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Kevin Petersen

Global Social and Community Strategy Lead, Cisco

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Nick Phelps


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Akemi Phillips

Director, Digital Marketing, DreamWorks Animation

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Ashlee Piga

CEO, Lotus Digital

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Elizabeth Pigg

VP of Marketing, That's it.

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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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Stephanie Powell

Head of Content

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Mike Proulx

VP, Research Director - CMO Practice, Forrester

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Judith Rachel King

Owner, CEO, King + Company

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Matthew Ramella

Managing Director, Reprise

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Devika Rao

President, O'Neill Communications

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Bennett Richardson

VP & General Manager, Protocol

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Dominic Riley

Head of Social, Hello Sunshine

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Anthony Roberts, Jr.

Digital Marketing Manager, NASCAR Digital Media

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Taylor Rohwedder

Co-Founder and COO, Wimze Digital

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Keum Roling

PR & Communications Manager, BDO Global

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Katy Romdall

Senior Community Manager, Duolingo

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Robert Rose

Chief Strategy Officer, The Content Advisory

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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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Jeff Rosenblum

Founding Partner, Questus

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Dave Rosner

EVP, Head of Marketing, Collab

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Kelle Rozell

Director, Marketing & Social, VICELAND

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Adam Rubins

CEO, Way To Blue

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Sandy Russell

Founder, CEO, Sandy Russell Creative

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Win Sakdinan

Sr. Marketing Director, North America, Snap Inc.

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Ian Schafer

CEO, Deep Focus

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Robert Schwartz

Chief Marketing Officer, Carat

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Alessandro M. Sciortino

Creative Director Italy, MRM//McCann

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Melissa Severin

Vice President, Director of Agency Communications, Cramer-Krasselt

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Jacob Shwirtz

Global Head of Media & Entertainment - Growth Partnerships, WeWork

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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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Maria Sparling

VP, Strategy & Client Services, Socialfly

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Don Steele

SVP Marketing & Audience Development, Fusion Media Group

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Randa Stephan

Head of Brand, Weber Shandwick

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Kelly Stewart

Head of Entertainment, Celebrity & Influencer Partnerships, Partners In Health

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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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Dave Surgan

Creative Agency Partner, Facebook/Instagram

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Nick Susi

Head of Strategy, Complex, Complex Collective

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Anthony Svirskis

Tribe, CEO

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Amber Tarshis

Head of Marketing, Atom Tickets

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Andrew Teixeira

Account Executive, VaynerMedia

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Esther Mireya Tejeda

Senior Vice President, Head of Corporate Communications & Public Relations, Entercom

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Michael Tennant

Founder / CEO, Curiosity Lab

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Scott Terry

Senior Business Affairs Manager, TBWA\Chiat\Day

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Jim Tobin

President, Carusele

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Eric Toda

Global Head of Social Marketing at Meta

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Susan Tynan

Founder & CEO, Framebridge

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Cameron Uganec

Senior VP of Marketing, Later

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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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Mark Viden

Senior Vice President, Brand, CommonSpirit

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Ana Villegas

Marketing Director, Dell

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Anna Maria Virzi

Senior Writer, Gartner

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Jennifer Walters

VP, Campaign Director, Ad Council

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Karel Wegert

Executive Vice President, Media Experts

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Nola Weinstein

Global Head of Culture & Brand Experience, Twitter

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Gregg Weiss

VP and Business Leader of Social Media, MasterCard

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Lauren Wesley Wilson

Founder and CEO

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Christine Whitemarsh

Senior Account Supervisor, Zeno Group

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Gwen Laura Whiting

Co-Founder, The Laundress

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Lewis Williams

EVP, Head of Brand Impact, Weber Shandwick

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Ian Wolfman

Co-Founder, Wolfman Group

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Nanette Wong

Director of Integrated Marketing, Kendo Brands

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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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John Young

Social Business Advisor, Southwest Airlines