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Evan is the Head of Programmatic at Condé Nast where he is responsible for the company's Programmatic Sales & Strategy across all 22 brands by employing a team of specialists to support the larger brand sales teams. Before joining Condé Nast, Evan was the VP Publisher Development for the Americas at PubMatic where he oversaw the company's publisher business. He was instrumental in building their publisher business and providing clients with strategies as they implement their programmatic offerings. Adlman also served as a founding employee and vice president of strategic development and publisher sales at Pontiflex, where he led all business development and publisher sales for the leading email transaction platform. Previously, he was vice president of business operations and sales at Return Path. Additionally, Adlman founded Park Avenue Media, a direct marketing company that focused on email, telephone and mailing lists for large brands such as eFax, WebEx, Placeware.
Rob is an Associate Director and a core member of BCG's Marketing & Sales Practice, where he focuses on Marketing Effectiveness, Digital and Sales & Marketing Transformation. He is also the topic leader for B2B Marketing. Rob has more than 25 years of work experience, including 18 years of consulting experience (10 years with BCG).
René Asis is the Global Manager of Ad Tech Operations and Platforms at Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) where he oversees the evaluation, selection and implementation of digital advertising and measurement technology solutions. As part of those efforts, René is focused on growing HPE's technology partner ecosystem and identifying opportunities for HPE to drive development of these new solutions. He is also charged with managing HPE's digital technology providers across various categories, including desktop and mobile ad-serving, media analytics, verification & viewability, and the corresponding systems to support each, such as: DMPs, Ad Servers, DSPs and ABM data partners.
Prior to joining HPE, René spent the last 13 years working at a variety of global digital marketing firms, most recently as Vice President / Director of Media Technology & Operations at DigitasLBi and as the National Director of Media, Technology & Tools at Razorfish. In these roles, he managed teams of media technology specialists across various channels to evaluate and educate clients on emerging media technologies.
Casie is currently a director of professional services in the MoPub business unit at Twitter. She leads the professional services team, with a core charter of scaling and improving technical services provided to the publisher and exchange partner client base. Prior to Twitter, Casie was the head of client services at Adobe Systems, where she focused on strategic and operational client-facing solutions for AudienceManager, Adobe’s data management platform. Prior to Adobe, Casie spent four years at Operative Media, the industry-leading digital ad business management platform. Before joining Operative, Casie held positions at Nature.com and America Magazine. You can find her @kcavery on Twitter.
Jonathan Bellack is director, product management for publisher ad platforms at Google. He and his team help content creators and ad-supported services of all sizes grow their revenues through Google AdSense, DoubleClick for Publishers, and the DoubleClick Ad Exchange. Jonathan has over 20 years of experience working for and with digital publishers including SmartMoney.com, Consumer Reports Magazine, and departments of the British Government. Jonathan has a BA from Yale University and an MBA from the NYU Stern School of Business, and was editor-in-chief of his middle school and high school newspapers.
James Beveridge is Product Director for D&B’s Audience Solutions, where he manages data-related initiatives and develops data-and modeling-intensive client solutions for B2B advertisers. Prior to D&B, James developed social ROI tools within Salesforce’s Marketing Cloud and analytical/financial client models for Performics, a performance marketing agency within Publicis.
Susan is a senior analyst serving B2C Marketing Professionals. Her research focuses on the health of digital ecosystem, on fraud, viewability, and brand safety; on the power of data to drive positive outcomes; and how marketers and publishers can work together for their mutual benefit.
Susan's research and analysis have been cited in publications including The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, MediaPost, AdAge, Adweek, AdExchanger, and more. She has spoken about publishing in the digital age at industry events including MediaPost's Publisher Summit, The Association of Magazine Media, and the Upstream Seller Forum.
As General Manager, Markets, Hervé oversees global Sales, Client Services, Engineering and Product for FreeWheel’s Markets Business, comprised of our Premium Marketplace and Supply Side Platform (SSP) solutions that enable automated, market based monetization across all transaction types.
Previously, Hervé served as CEO and co-founder of StickyADs.tv. StickyADS.tv helps premium Publishers embrace programmatic video in a controlled, and totally transparent manner. Herve and his co-founder Gilles Chetelat successfully drove the global expansion of the StickyADS.tv SSP, while overseeing the company and product strategy. StickyADS.tv was acquired by FreeWheel in May 2016.
Hervé is a well-rounded international manager having lived on 3 continents and managed multinational teams in both sales and product capacities. He began his career in the media industry within the Bertelsmann Group in Munich, Germany. He then joined Redback Networks, a start-up in the telecommunications industry – today a subsidiary of Ericsson. During his 10-year tenure there, he contributed to the international development of the company in Europe and in Asia. Based in Hong Kong, he successfully built and managed teams that achieved hundreds of millions dollars of revenue.
Hervé holds a Master’s degree in Engineering from University Paris VI.
Tiziano is VP of Targeting & Media for Luxottica, where he is responsible for campaign management, measurement, predictive analytics, and media. Prior to joining Luxottica, Tiziano has worked for several years in marketing analytics at Epsilon where he worked in the telecom, and automotive industries focusing on analytical solutions to impact marketing ROI, and leveraging predictive models to develop acquisition, upsell and retention strategies.
Adam is Kargo’s Chief Business Officer, responsible for all business functions including revenue, business development and operations. Prior to Kargo, Adam served in key executive roles at Rubicon Project. During his tenure, Adam led Rubicon’s largest revenue efforts across DSP’s, agencies, and marketers as SVP of revenue, overseeing 600M+ in annualized revenue. Prior to Rubicon Project, Adam held a number of roles scaling the growth of companies in the digital, mobile, and programmatic space with companies including Jumptap, which resulted in an acquisition by Millennial Media. Adam started his digital career at Yahoo!, where he spent eight years in a number of sales management entrepreneurial roles. Adam’s passions include speaking at industry events, writing about tech and advertising, and sits on a number of technology, mobile, and AI advisory boards. He also loves playing his left handed Ukulele.
Jane is the CEO & Managing Director of the Coalition for Innovative Media Measurement (CIMM). She is responsible for developing CIMM’s strategy and vision and overseeing all day-to-day operations. CIMM is an R&D coalition of leading video-based content providers (all the broadcast and cable network groups), media buying agencies and large advertisers formed to spur innovation in both TV and cross-platform measurement.
CIMM initiatives range from a youth/family measurement research project with RealityMine and TVision Insights to capture all media usage via device meters with ACR technology and a router meter; to white papers on best practices for cross-device identity measurement and for cross-channel attribution and ROI analyses; to an RFP for the effective combination of set-top box and Smart TV data. CIMM pioneered cross-platform measurement solutions for both comScore and Symphony Advanced Media.
Prior to CIMM, Jane had more than 30 years’ experience in the media industry collecting and analyzing strategic insights into global consumers for Time Warner, Sesame Workshop and National Geographic. Most recently, she was Vice President of Insights and Innovation at Time Warner Global Media Group where her work fueled marketing solutions across television, online, mobile and print. She is on the Board of the Advertising Research Foundation and I-COM. She was a B&C Digital All-Star in 2014 and received a Leadership Award from ITVT in 2016.
As Acxiom’s Chief Privacy Officer and Global Executive for Privacy and Public Policy, Sheila directs Acxiom’s information use policies, compliance, consumer affairs, government affairs and related public relations for Acxiom’s operations globally. Sheila has developed and implemented policy and practice for Acxiom’s Privacy and Public Policy Program since 1998. Sheila participates in numerous domestic and international efforts to help develop effective public policy, establish industry best practices and achieve maximum harmonization of information policy across the world. With extensive knowledge of laws governing the collection and use of information worldwide, she is sought out by policy makers, regulators and government agencies for her views on the ethical use of data.
Sheila functions as corporate liaison to several industry standards-setting groups and research and policy development groups including the Information Accountability Foundation, Future of Privacy Forum, Center for Information Policy Leadership, Digital Advertising Alliance, Email Sender Provider Coalition, Mobile Marketing Association and Coalition for Sensible Public Record Access. She is frequently interviewed by the media on privacy, data use and data governance and has represented the industry in discussions on consumer privacy in a number of forums, including Consumer Electronics Show, Digital Health Summit, Forrester analyst events, International Association of Privacy Professionals Global Conferences, Digital Advertising Alliance Summit events, Direct Marketing Association annual conferences, Conference of Western Attorneys General, National Association of Attorneys General, American Legislative Exchange Council, American Bar Association annual conferences, Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business eVision event series, CRM Solutions Expo, the Marketing Science Institute and on the “Life & Times Tonight” television show (KCET, Los Angeles PBS affiliate).
Prior to joining Acxiom, Sheila worked for the U.S. Senate, and then managed congressional and political affairs for the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants in its Washington, D.C. office, focusing on legislative and regulatory initiatives as well as directing its political action committee. Sheila has a master’s degree in communications, specializing in business and political communication.
A highly regarded insights professional with insatiably curiosity and creative ability to translate insights from research into relevant consultative strategies and stories.
Focused on innovative insights platforms that optimize market opportunities for new and existing brands. Expertise in helping to identify a solution that will elevate marketing initiatives, facilitate decision-making, support strategic planning and category/product innovation.
Enthusiastic professional with 20+ years of experience and a unique skill set in both custom and syndicated solutions and a passion to drive growth.
Reputation for applying an entrepreneurial spirit, thinking outside of the box, having strong business acumen, being a strategic thinker, and being a valued consultative and trusted partner with a proven track record to exceed expectations.
With over a decade of digital industry experience, Jim Daily is an expert in video and TV advertising and one of the top media executives in the U.S. As Teads’ Global President, Daily oversees operations across 21 countries, while also driving the company's global supply and demand strategies and relationships. As the first official member of Teads’ U.S. operation in 2013, Daily has closed contractual relationships with over 70% of the top 100 comScore publishers and led the region to an annual run rate of $150 million. Daily is an industry thought leader and innovator and frequently speaks at many top advertising conferences and events.
Jake Davidow heads up paid media for JP Morgan Chase. He joined JPMC in 2012 building out in-house search and programmatic teams before taking on all of paid media. Jake started his career in search marketing in 2003, working at several agencies over the years ending his last agency stint at Catalyst (a GroupM agency).
For more than ten years Pieter has created data solutions at companies including Amazon, BlueKai, Oracle and TrackSimple. Most recently, Pieter founded Pacific Data Partners to help address the data needs of B2B enterprises. Pacific Data Partners is a global data marketplace focused on B2B data for use in marketing, sales and analytics. Pacific Data Partners provides high-quality and scalable professional, firmographic and technograpic data solutions to B2B companies.
Prior to Pacific Data Partners, Pieter was the Vice President of the Oracle Data Cloud, a new global business unit at Oracle that was founded on of his work at BlueKai where Pieter ran the BlueKai Data Marketplace prior to its acquisition by Oracle.
Nikesh is a founder and CEO of InvestingChannel. As CEO, he leads the company’s overall strategic direction.
Nikesh and Bob started the consultancy Giant Step Strategies which served as the initial underpinning of InvestingChannel. They successfully helped major financial media companies with their ad strategies which created the demand and impetus for InvestingChannel. He has been the key figure in building the largest exclusive consortium of financial destinations at InvestingChannel.
Prior to building Giant Step Strategies and InvestingChannel, Nikesh served as the Vice President of Business Development at TheStreet.com where he implemented strategic initiatives and new technologies, including partnerships, contextual advertising, co-registration, customer acquisition/lead generation and many other programs to increase revenue, drive traffic and enhance site performance. He was one of the original members of PeoplePC’s business development team and was instrumental during its IPO process and sale to EarthLink. Nikesh focused on product development, sales, strategic partnerships and acquisition activities. He started his career as an investment banker with Robertson Stephens involved in public offerings and mergers & acquisitions aggregating over $1 billion with Internet and software companies.
Nikesh aspires to be a traveling food critic while trying to hit every major soccer stadium across the world.
Emily Del Greco is a leader in the programmatic industry with a history of building enterprise sales and services teams throughout her 10 years in the space.
Through Del Greco Solutions, Inc., Emily provides advisory services such as go-to-market strategy development, sales training, ad tech 101 curriculum and diligence for corporate development. She is a senior advisor to McKinsey’s Consumer Media and Tech practice.
Emily previously lead sales at mobile-first DSP Adelphic. Prior, she spent eight years at Google, working on every aspect of the display business since its inception in 2006, including Invite Media, which was eventually reborn as DoubleClick Bid Manager.
Marc Dispensa invents tech solutions that give marketing and advertising agencies a competitive digital edge. He’s a visionary serial entrepreneur with a track record of bringing new ideas to life, growing emerging companies to a position of strength, and enhancing the businesses of both clients and the agencies that serve them. Besides his business leadership and innovative mind, Marc also has technology know-how. He has architected and developed ad tech platforms that integrate with MediaOcean, AppNexus and Google digital ad products to drive efficiencies across the media buying and selling process for some of the world’s biggest brands. Recently, his successes resulted in him being recognized as one of Ad Age’s notable 25 Marketing Technology Trailblazers.
Today, Marc is the Co-founder of Equals 3, where he and his team are working closely with IBM to commercialize Watson for marketers by creating Lucy, the cognitive companion to the marketing professional. Since launch in May 2016, Lucy was awarded the 2016 IBM Watson Innovative Partner Award, called the AdTech product to watch in 2017 by Advertising Age and was one of only four AI solutions on Garner’s 2017 Cool Vendor List.
With over 19 years of digital media experience, James Douglas currently leads IPG Mediabrands / Society Paid Social efforts in the U.S. With a passion for biddable media, James is an expert on buying and tracking platforms as well as the evolution of Google, Bing, Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Pinterest, and now Snapchat. He has worked with leading brands such as AIG, Wells Fargo, Microsoft, Merck, Kaiser Permanente, Pfizer, Samsung, Sony, Virgin America, Southwest Airlines, Pepsi, Coca-Cola, Electronic Arts, Ubisoft, Amazon, and Walmart and has led global clients within verticals as diverse as Finance, Entertainment, CPG, Travel, Tech, eCommerce, and Healthcare / Pharma.
James joined Society/IPG Mediabrands from Organic (Omnicom), where he lead paid search and social efforts globally for over 3,000 Hilton brand and local property campaigns. Prior to that, he was with Isobar and iProspect (Aegis-Dentsu), and as well worked as global strategic consultant with Molecular/Isobar and Ion Global. James started his digital career at Ask.com, where he was responsible for building out the content for search engines across the globe. James has lived and worked in 13 countries worldwide, and has a passion for complex, multi-market, multi-lingual clients. In his spare time, James enjoys woodworking and making furniture.
John Ebbert is publisher and CEO of AdExchanger, an online trade publication he began in 2008. AdExchanger is devoted to the emerging trends in data-driven digital advertising and marketing and enables the exchange of ideas between all members of the ecosystem. Prior to AdExchanger, he worked for 15 years in digital marketing and operational roles for companies such as Viacom’s Nickelodeon, Arkadium and ContextWeb and as an entrepreneur.
Jeremy Fain is the co-founder and CEO of Cognitiv. With over 20 years of interactive experience, Jeremy has worked across the agency and publisher landscape in roles ranging from marketing, to industry standards, to revenue leadership. While at CBS Interactive, he launched and oversaw one of the first premium programmatic exchanges, which eventually led to his role managing all North American accounts at Rubicon Project. Jeremy founded Cognitiv in 2015 with two childhood friends who shared an interest in making Deep Learning accessible to business. He holds a BS in Electrical Engineering from Yale University and an MBA from Columbia Business School.
Kindle is a Senior Product Manager for Marketing Technology. She is responsible for the digital ad tech strategy and evolving customer data for Marketing use. Prior to working on the Product team at Nordstrom, she was an Analytics Manager for Marketing. Kindle has over 10 years of experience in analytics working for federally funded research and development centers. She is passionate about using analysis and insights to drive her product strategy and deliver the best technology solutions for her customers.
As an analyst at eMarketer, Lauren Fisher’s primary area of focus is on advertising technology trends and platforms including programmatic advertising, cross-device targeting, attribution, data management platforms and marketing automation. Lauren also writes about the broader digital display advertising landscape.
Prior to eMarketer, Lauren worked at Business.com managing events and all agency-facing marketing initiatives. Lauren has BA in Journalism and a BA in Spanish from the Pennsylvania State University; she also has an MA in Journalism and Communication from the Ohio State University.
Julie Fleischer spearheads product marketing for Neustar’s award-winning Marketing Solutions portfolio. She develops and delivers simple, straightforward narratives that help brands rewire their marketing efforts to create engaging conversations in the connected world. As a data-driven pioneer with over 20 years of experience, Ms. Fleischer has been a driving force for change and innovation in the industry, pushing the limits of data and analytics for simpler and more transparent advertising.
Ms. Fleischer is a sought after brand advocate and a well-respected media, advertising and marketing thought leader. She is a passionate advocate for the power of data and identity, and its ability to accelerate content to provide clarity in marketing decision-making. Her deep expertise in brand, agency and marketing technology give her unique insight into the real challenges and opportunities for new ways of marketing in the connected age.
Prior to joining Neustar, Ms. Fleischer led OMD’s retail vertical and led data + content + media at Kraft. As a vanguard for supercharging marketing ROI, she revamped Kraft Foods’ CRM organization, content marketing strategy and programmatic media, architecting a marketing-wide focus on generating first-party data streams to accentuate Kraft’s customer journey.
Ms. Fleischer was Content Marketing Institute’s Content Marketer of the Year in 2013, acknowledging her role in defining the critical interrelationships between content, data and technology. She is driven by the potential for marketing to build higher quality connected experiences that drive business outcomes.
She is a proud Board Member of She Runs It, paving the way for women to lead at every level of marketing and media.
As co-founder and principal of Unbound, Quentin is considered one of the pioneers of programmatic media. Unbound is the first and most experienced unbiased advisor focused on data and programmatic media trading.
Previously, Quentin served as the chief digital and innovation officer at IPG/Mediabrands, where he was responsible overseeing $2 billion in digital media spend across global media networks as well as specialist digital agencies for Fortune 500 brands.
In 2008, Quentin led the team that architected and built the industry’s first-ever stand-alone programmatic media-buying agency, Cadreon, driven by a manifest destiny to unite the talents of Silicon Valley and Madison Avenue to serve the greater good.
One of the most tenured leaders in the digital arena, Quentin has held senior leadership roles at digital agencies ranging from Razorfish to Organic. In 1994, Quentin co-founded one of the earliest digital agencies, Electric Ocean, which won the first Clio awarded for digital work.
Wine is one of Quentin’s lifelong passions. At George Family Winery, he currently produces 100 cases of Cabernet Sauvignon from Coombsville, Napa’s newest appellation.
Matthew Scott Goldstein (msg) is a versatile and hands on, data-driven consultant with deep knowledge of the media business. He specializes in Digital Advertising from both a publisher and marketer perspective plus all companies in-between. He is fortunate to see a significant portion of the ecosystem which gives him deep insight into the ever changing advertising landscape.
His expertise includes revenue operations, sales planning, account management, pricing, yield management, inventory analysis, RTB strategy, ad product development, salesforce.com, partner management, coaching, M&A and strategic planning. He can both talk strategy and roll-up his sleeves and develop an excel model with the best of them.
Over the last seven years he has consulted over 45 different companies for extended periods, including AIG, American express, Birch Box, Disney, Forbes, Hearst, KPMG, Magnetic, NY Times, Xaxis and many others.
Mr. Goldstein is also a faculty member of the iab teaching a course on KPI’s and Data. He has just started to talk at conferences, OPS on publically traded companies in June 2017 and PMP “how to” at Programmatic IO in October 2017. He is also frequently quoted in ad technology publications.
Mr. Goldstein holds a BA in Finance from George Washington University and an MBA in Media Management from Fordham University. He lives in Lower Manhattan with his wife and three wonderful children.
Chris Golec has built three successful technology businesses in the last 18 years. As Founder and CEO of Demandbase, Chris's mission is to transform B2B advertising, marketing and sales through innovations in digital technology. Today, hundreds of blue-chip enterprises across the financial services, hi tech, manufacturing, healthcare and telecom industries have adopted Demandbase's B2B marketing platform and Account-Based Marketing (ABM) technology to dramatically improve the way they acquire and grow customers.
Jonah Goodhart is the CEO and Co-Founder of Moat, a New York based Analytics company focused on driving success for brand marketers and premium publishers. Moat is at the forefront of helping shift digital advertising away from impressions and clicks and toward new models of attention. Jonah was the Founding Investor and Board Member of Right Media (acquired by Yahoo!), Founding Partner of WGI Group, and Co-Founder of Billions.org. Jonah was also a member of Mayor Bloomberg's Council on Technology and Innovation.
Keith A. Grossman is Global Chief Revenue Officer for the Bloomberg Media Group, Bloomberg L.P.'s global multi-platform media organization that comprises web, mobile, television, digital video, radio, print magazines and live events platforms.
Since joining Bloomberg L.P. in July 2014, Keith has coordinated Bloomberg's advertising sales for a new suite of digital assets and worked to align Bloomberg's content offerings to global business, targeting new consumers.
Prior to Bloomberg, Keith was Associate Publisher of WIRED and Ars Technica, where he led the team that conceived of and implemented Ars Technica's 'The Accelerator,' a platform that predicts when a particular piece of content will go viral and allows advertisers to take advantage of the traffic. The Accelerator was awarded Adweek's Project Isaac Award for Best Digital Publishing Invention.
In his more than a decade at Conde Nast, Grossman became the youngest employee in the company's history to be name Sales Person of the Year and later became one of the youngest Associate Publishers. In 2008, Grossman was included in MIN magazine's Upshot list and, in 2010, he was named to MIN's 15 to Watch Under 30 for his work co-authoring the original business model for Conde Nast's Tablet Editions which were adopted throughout the company. In 2014, 2015, and 2016, Keith was named to The Adweek 50 List. In 2016, he was named to the Folio:100 ranking of publishing industry innovators and entrepreneurs. Keith is on the board of the Interactive Advertising Bureau (IAB).
Keith is a graduate of Cornell University and lives in NYC.
Jay Habegger is the co-founder and CEO of ownerIQ. Jay is a pioneer in digital media and advertising having over 20 years experience. He has built The Q from it’s humble beginnings to leading the industry in second party data and as the leading programmatic solution for digital advertisers, retailers and brands. Previously, Jay was the CEO and president of Bitpipe, leading the company through to its sale to TechTarget in 2004 in a $40 million transaction Jay has been a guest speaker at events attended by C-level marketing executives discussing the evolution of digital shopper marketing, retailer monetization, and programmatic advertising. He has also written several bylines for prominent advertising and retail publications such as Ad Age, Internet Retailer, Dealerscope, and TWICE Magazine. In addition, Habegger was acknowledged in The Rayno Report’s 2014 list of Top 11 ad tech visionaries. ownerIQ has been named one of the 50 Fastest Growing Private Companies in Massachusetts by the Boston Business Journal in 2017, as a MITX Award Finalist, in Ad Age’s 2015 B2B Best Awards, Digiday Signal Awards 2015, CIO Review's 2015 Top 20 Most Promising Retail Technologies and as a Hot Tech to Watch in 2014.
Jason Helfstein is Managing Director and Senior Analyst covering the Internet sector at Oppenheimer & Co. Inc. He oversees all aspects of the firm's Internet strategy and his coverage includes Consumer Internet, eCommerce, Online Advertising and Digital Media. Jason has been with the firm since 2002, previously covering Media and Advertising, before shifting his focus to the Internet. Prior to Oppenheimer, Jason worked at Salomon Smith Barney on the Institutional Investor ranked broadcasting and cable research group. Jason began his career in equity research at Schroder Wertheim. He holds Finance and Communications degrees from Syracuse University.
Jason leads our work in the area of digital marketing operations, working closely with global chief marketing officers (CMOs) and other executives to transform marketing organizations in response to rapidly changing consumer behavior, the proliferation of multichannel touchpoints and the opportunities created by digital innovations.
Jason’s skills in digital marketing have been honed over the past 20 years at the epicenter of the industry’s explosive growth. As CEO and founder of Agiliti, a boutique consultancy focused on digital marketing operations, he worked closely with marketing leaders to transform their digital marketing organizations and partnership ecosystems. A born entrepreneur – he started his own recording studio and independent record label at 18 and left it to pursue the potential of new media and the Internet – Jason understands the nature and complexity of the challenges that companies face in transitioning to digital, from data-driven decision-making and customer acquisition to the development of new marketing roles and management of talent in the digital age. He has worked with leaders in industries as diverse as retail, CPG, telecom, media, publishing and financial services, aiding them to tailor a structured approach to assessing, developing and refining their marketing strategies, capabilities, culture, organization, technology and partner ecosystems.
Prior to his stewardship of Agiliti, Jason co-founded one of the first digital media and relationship marketing agencies in 1998. When it was acquired in 2005 by Horizon Media, the largest independent media agency in the world, Jason then headed Horizon’s digital group for several years. He is a frequent speaker at industry events and has contributed to industry and mainstream-media publications, including The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, CNN, Forbes, Fortune, Adweek, Advertising Age, and MediaPost.
Greg is Vice President of Audience Solutions at Bombora, the largest B2B data company. Greg joined Bombora on day one and has built the business into a profitable business unit that has enjoyed triple-digit revenue growth year over year. Today, Greg and his team are passionately activating B2B data solutions across the globe to drive the strong demand for Bombora Intent, Company Surge, ABM and demographic data. More than 50% of Bombora data is international and the Audience Solutions team works closely with brands, partners, data exchanges, agencies, DMPs, social and ad tech companies for many analytic, personalization and programmatic use cases.
Previously, Greg was Director of Data Solutions for Bizo, where he managed Bizo’s highly successful and profitable programs for data partner resellers and data exchanges. Greg also managed many top 50 advertisers, fueling their marketing stack technology solutions, and in turn reaping significant ROIs.
Additionally, Greg assisted Bizo with its national accounts sales teams with data solutions sales initiatives. Greg was instrumental in the creation of new use cases including Site-Side Optimization, Analytics, Custom Modeling, and Programmatic techniques.
Always a data geek, Greg has held data positions in banking, epayments, healthcare, eDiscovery and search sectors, automating data and dollar between banks, dot-coms and enterprises.
As senior editor at AdExchanger, Ryan Joe helps edit and oversee the staff writers’ daily coverage. He often reports on issues surrounding data management as well as the confluence of media, creativity and technology. Prior to AdExchanger, he was senior editor at Direct Marketing News. He also spent three years as an analyst at Datamonitor, where he focused on customer interaction technologies (i.e., contact centers). His articles about the traditional publishing industry occasionally show up in Publishers Weekly. He is a writer, but he is not from Brooklyn.
Chris Kane started Jounce Media in 2015 to bring a unique combination of deep ad tech expertise and platform independence to programmatic buyers and sellers. Jounce Media partners with advertisers, publishers and ad tech providers to customize off-the-shelf technology systems to solve specific marketing problems.
Chris was previously chief of staff to the CEO and CFO at AOL, where he was responsible for all day-to-day operations of the management team. Prior to AOL, Chris managed a portfolio of enterprise accounts at Turn, a leading demand-side platform and data management platform. He started his career as a management consultant at Oliver Wyman, where he focused on the converging media and technology sectors.
After coming to the realization that her first career choice, Monkey Trainer, had limited opportunities, Julie set her course on a career in advertising. Julie has spent 20+ years at media agencies overseeing the strategy and global operations of brands such as Microsoft, Schwab and Apple. She is currently the Global Media Director at Intel.
Julie lives with her family in Redwood City. In her free time, she enjoys cooking for friends, electronic music, traveling and hanging out with her husband and kids. And she still loves monkeys.
Ben Kneen leads the marketplace monetization team for the Publisher Technology Group (PTG) at AppNexus, which works with publishers across the globe to craft sophisticated yield management strategies. Prior to AppNexus, Ben led the client success team at Yieldex, where he was responsible for strategic consulting services and client training. After starting his career at Atlas Solutions, he went on to hold multiple roles in ad operations, yield management, ad solutions and product management at digital publishers such as PayPal and WebMD. Ben also writes the well-known Ad Ops Insider blog, which demystifies ad technology.
Nadya is responsible for leading market and partner development at PlaceIQ. Prior to joining the PlaceIQ team, Nadya oversaw corporate strategy, business development and M&A for Experian’s Marketing Services $1B global business, where she was able to create multiple world-class alliances to expand the reach of data driven marketing. At Experian she was a founder of Experian’s global Audience Services group and spearheaded the launch of the company’s marketing analytics consulting function. Nadya has worked extensively in the Media, Consumer Products, Retail, and High Tech fields, with global brands such as AMEX, Mars, Wal-Mart, Microsoft and T-Mobile.
Shaune works as a Marketing Technology Consultant currently with Dell’s Advertising Technology team.
In his current role as Programmatic Creative & Ad Fraud Manager he specializes in programmatic campaign design, best practices, and evangelism leading all of Dell’s programmatic creative activity across the globe as well as leading global strategy for Ad Fraud/Brand Safety in regard to media quality.
Shaune also has experience with marketing automation and lead nurture programs, and before moving into marketing technology worked in other Sales and Marketing roles for 10+ years.
Oleg Korenfeld heads up Advertising Technology & Platforms at Spark Foundry and serves as one of the Programmatic, Data, Technology and Innovation leads across Publicis Media group. Previously Oleg held strategic and operational positions at advertising technology innovation companies such as DoubleClick, Right Media and Jumptap, as well as new media publishers like Community Connect and Thrillist and traditional publishers like Hachette Filipacchi Media/Hearst.
In Coleen’s role as chief media officer, she is responsible for the leadership of Merkle’s media portfolio across search, display, social, and performance media as well as overseeing communications strategy capabilities.
Coleen is a seasoned executive with 20 years of experience in marketing, strategic planning, digital media, and technology. As an innovative and results-driven leader, Kuehn was named one of Advertising Age’s esteemed “Women to Watch.” She began her career in marketing and product development roles for American Express and The Coca-Cola Company after receiving an MBA from University of Michigan’s Ross School of Business.
Prior to joining Merkle, Coleen served as president at Mediavest, a global agency, where she was responsible for strategic oversight, integrated solutions, and client adoption of new technologies. She began as President of Strategy & Planning and was responsible for developing the agency’s communications planning methodology as well as its proprietary tools. Given her strong client relationships and leadership skills, she went on to assume the role of President, Client Leadership at Mediavest. Coleen was also a member of Mediavest’s Executive Leadership team of eight that determined the vision and overall direction for the agency.
Prior to joining Mediavest, Coleen was Chief Strategist at Havas|MPG and President of Digital & Emerging media at MediaCom.
Brian Leder is a digital media executive with more than 20 years of demonstrated success and a record of blending the art and science of marketing to deliver business goals, organizational needs, and strategic thinking. His in-depth expertise as a problem solver, innovator and entrepreneur spans a career at publishers, start-ups and advertising agencies successfully driving client growth and revenue.
Prior to joining Promatica in March, 2017, Brian was the Head of Investments & Partnerships leading a $1.5B media investment practice across all Publicis.Sapient agencies (DigitasLBi and SapientRazorfish), helping brands to re-focus their strategy, energy and investments around the new digital customer to drive sustainable business impact.
Before rejoining Publicis Groupe in 2014, Brian led the digital efforts for two GroupM divisions, including co-founding GroupM's fifth "M" agency MetaVision, launching their media, commerce, investment and programmatic trading desk practices for brands like Nestle. Brian spent 5 years leading the development of digital strategy and innovation at MediaVest for clients like Proctor & Gamble where he helped develop their ecommerce and programmatic practice, and held senior development and management positions at Omnicom.
Prior to his agency experience, Brian spent the first half of his career at publishers, including 6 years at Yahoo!, developing innovative media programs in the areas of video, search and local to drive profitable growth for brands.
Brian frequently speaks at industry conferences across the country and is often quoted in the press and analyst reports. He has recently served on the Smarties and Effies board as a juror, and has served on executive agency advisory councils for AOL, FourSquare, Millennial Media and Undertone Media.
Walker Lockhart is director of product for marketing technology at Nordstrom where he leads a team of product managers who are responsible for building personalized digital marketing at scale while delivering measurable results. He is passionate about delivering for customers by finding insights in behavioral data and exploring solutions to their problems by starting with their needs and working backwards to technology solutions. His team’s scope spans multiple areas including programmatic advertising, the loyalty program, social, email, events, direct mail and gift cards. Prior to joining Nordstrom, Walker spent 15 years at Amazon.
Jon is a Global Brand Strategist for LinkedIn, working with major brands to help them build brand witha long-term orientation with a balance of brand storytelling and interesting events.
Prior to LinkedIn, Jon led GE’s Social Media Center of Excellence, where he focused on brand andcommercial efforts across all major social platforms, including LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter, andPinterest.
Jon’s previous roles include serving as Director of Online Operations for Eliot Cutler’s campaign forMaine Governor in 2010, and working China Risk Finance, a Shanghai-based Credit Card Start-up.Jon also co-founded NeochaEDGE, one of the leading creative agencies in China.
Bob Lord is IBM’s first chief digital officer, where he is now missioned with bringing together the IBM Digital Business Group. He is responsible for overseeing the digital sales organization, digital marketing, routes to market and offering teams and IBM’s ecosystem and startup group.
Bob has had an incredible career and brings a wealth of technical and marketing experience to the role as IBM’s chief digital officer. He held leadership roles at Razorfish, one of the early web design and digital agencies, helping them manage through the internet bubble and ultimately rising to be the global CEO.
During this time, he honed his understanding and vision for the convergence of marketing and technology. In 2013, Bob joined AOL as CEO of its flagship technology group, AOL Platforms, which is used by over 2,500 brands and agencies and which over 40,000 publishers rely on to drive convergence. From January 2015 through January 2016, Bob served as president of AOL, overseeing the company’s unified global advertising operations.
Bob holds an MBA from Harvard Business School and a BS in engineering from Syracuse University. He’s authored a book, titled Converge, which you can find on Amazon or Safari, in which he shares his unique perspective about the intersection of technology and marketing. He is an active member of the TED community and a founding member of The Nantucket Project. Bob enjoys biking, surfing, competing in triathlons and spending time with his family.
Passionate about the convergence of media, digital, data and technology, Joshua leads Digital Strategy & Innovation in the U.S across all UM accounts. Joshua brings a unique global perspective to UM’s clients, having worked in senior digital roles not just in the U.S., but also while living in China, Europe and Australia. His clients have included Hershey’s, Unites States Postal Service, Zurich Insurance, ExxonMobil, Walmart, Bloomin’ Brands, and Procter & Gamble.
Driven by applying innovation to deliver real business results, Joshua helps clients lean into future opportunities — but always in a meaningful and scalable way. An approach he honed while working at Ernst & Young, and refined after completing his MBA.
Throughout his career, he has worked on all sides of the media industry, including technology, Internet, broadcast, publishing, from corporate finance and advisory, to media planning and investment. His vast industry knowledge and depth of experience gives Joshua the ability to comfortably move from strategy to the nuts and bolts of how technology and data can be architected to deliver the right end result.
A native of Australia, Joshua and his family now call New York home.
As SVP, Data Science, Digital Technology of the Nielsen Marketing Cloud, Kevin Lyons leads teams of data scientists and machine learning engineers that leverage technology, automation, and advanced modeling to bring world-class analytics.
Prior to Nielsen, Lyons was VP of Analytics & Business Intelligence for x+1, a leading DSP. At x+1 Lyons employed analytics and optimization to maximize the performance of digital marketing campaigns for leading brands.
Before x+1, Lyons spent over a decade at Harte-Hanks, a global marketing services firm, where he was responsible for web and marketing analytics.
Kevin’s 20+-year career includes more than a decade at CMP, where he served as publisher of Computer Reseller News. Kevin also led the B2B national sales team for CNET Networks. He has written extensively for MediaPost’s Online Publishing Insider as well.
Tom Matthew is a Digital Marketing Manager at Vonage, primarily responsible for strategizing and executing all Paid Media and Brand Advertising. His focus ties together marketing, sales, and product goals into objective, executable demand-generating media plans across Display, Video, Social, Search, ABM, and Affiliate programs. He also is accountable for managing multiple technology and analytics platforms to properly track and analyze performance.
Tom is passionate about exploring and developing new data-driven B2B initiatives to implement across campaigns and has a strong desire to stay educated on emerging technologies.
Prior to Vonage, Tom handled digital and traditional media planning and buying for various CPG and Financial clients at OMD and Starcom. His specialty was negotiating and implementing large sponsorships such as the Super Bowl, Olympics, FIFA World Cup, NFL, NBA, NCAA, and the UFC integrations. He also played an integral role launching multiple brands and new products. Tom received his B.S. in Sports Management and Economics from Seton Hall’s Stillman School of Business.
Duncan McCall is the CEO and co-founder of PlaceIQ. He is one of the first people to connect consumer location to advertising, allowing CPG, retail and auto brands to align advertising with consumer behavior. Prior to PlaceIQ, Duncan founded and led a venture backed consumer Internet business with the goal of enabling and empowering users of location aware devices. His time spent working on RFID and universal positioning startups would later be the foundation on which PlaceIQ was built. Duncan also built and led IS Solutions INC, a premier Silicon Valley based System Integrator.
Jana Meron is VP of Programmatic & Data Strategy for Business Insider. She played a pivotal role helping transform Business Insider into an industry pioneer that was early to embrace programmatic across its organization, and she oversees a sophisticated and singular private exchange. Previously, Jana worked at CBS Local Digital, where she was responsible for a majority of their indirect revenue, and an early employee at Google, working with publishers. Regarded as a programmatic thought-leader, Jana is a frequent speaker at industry events
Ana is an entrepreneur, media executive and digital data innovator. As principal and co-founder of Sparrow Advisers she and her team of strategic consultants work with companies across adtech, martech, ecommerce, and media on strategy, product, go-to-market positioning, new market launches, innovation, services and global field enablement. Earlier in her career Ms. Milicevic has held key leadership roles across product, strategy, technology, and services in early stage startups, high growth scale-ups, and established global companies. She is a frequent speaker on topics of data management, cross-channel marketing analytics, customer experience, innovation, and emerging markets. She can usually be found in New York City, on a plane, or on Twitter as @aexm
Louis Moynihan leads MarTech Partnerships for Global Marketing Solutions at Facebook, where he is responsible for integrating Facebook into cross channel use cases. In this role, Louis builds strategic relationships with Industry MarTech leaders, ultimately extracting value from both B2C & B2B cross channel use cases. Prior to Facebook, Louis was VP of Innovation & Alliances at Demandbase. While serving in this position, Louis incubated Demandbase’s B2B ad product to an industry leading position.
Arun Mukerjee is a global sales leader with over a decade of international experience in the Digital Advertising landscape. As Sales Director at Quantcast in New York, he & his team of strategic account executives partner with fortune 500 brands, like Microsoft, WordPress & Vonage & their agencies to deeply understand consumer behavior, leveraging best in class, real time Programmatic Technology, Artificial Intelegence & Big Data to reach & influence prospective customers.
Previously in his career, Arun has held leadership positions across household name brands in the digital space, such as AOL, The Huffington Post & others across the UK & Australia. A frequent moderator of panels on the future of the AdTech & Programmatic media business, he holds a genuine passion for all things digital. He can often be found in NYC & Boston, on a plane, or online at email@example.com.
Jonathan Nelson co-founded Organic, the very first digital agency, in 1993, and served as Organic's CEO for seven years. Currently, Jonathan is CEO of Omnicom Digital where he oversees strategy for Omnicom’s digital assets globally.
Described as a “serial entrepreneur,” Jonathan has played a critical role in founding and building a number of companies. In 1999, Jonathan took two companies public: Accrue Software, Inc., a web measurement and analysis company that he founded in 1995, and Organic. Later, he guided Organic through its subsequent re-privatization.
Jonathan is widely recognized as an industry thought leader, appearing in print in The New York Times, USA Today, Forbes, Newsweek, and Adweek and on television on CNN, CNBC, and MSNBC. His numerous accolades include being named one of the top 100 young innovators of the century by MIT's Technology Review in 1999, and one of the top entrepreneurs of 1997 by Red Herring Magazine. He was inducted to Advertising Age's Hall of Fame in 2001 for his "indelible imprint" on the Internet industry.
Jonathan sits on numerous boards in the media and finance industries. A passionate musician, he is the co-owner of two San Francisco venues and co-produces San Francisco's Hardly Strictly Bluegrass annually in Golden Gate Park.
Chris O'Hara runs global marketing for Salesforce DMP, the data management platform (acquired as Krux in 2016). A frequent speaker at industry events, Chris' AdExchanger columns, and feature-length EConsultancy whitepapers cover data management, programmatic media, artificial intelligence, and many other topics pertinent to marketing and advertising. Prior to Krux, Chris was co-founder and CRO of Bionic Advertising Systems, an innovative workflow management tool for media agencies. Chris is also a prolific writer and the author of 6 popular books including "Great American Beer" (Random House).
Deniz Olcay is a Product Marketing Manager at Dun & Bradstreet, a data partner for 90% of the Fortune 500. Deniz is a passionate ad tech thought leader and sales enablement expert tasked with educating the D&B organization on all things digital. His prior experience includes working for a global sales consulting firm, where he’s trained thousands of sellers on how to better communicate value. He holds a MBA from Babson College, where he received his degree in Marketing with high honors. You can find him @DenizDenzo on Twitter.
Mollie is DWA’s Director of Analytics. She leads the charge in moving DWA to a cloud based data visualization platform in an effort to provide clients more real-time, automated reporting. She also spearheads the development of measurement processes that allow for easy flow of data from publishers to clients’ first-party systems.
Mollie has 10 years of experience in communications, marketing, and analytics strategy across multiple verticals, including Banking, Business Services, Education, Energy, Retail and Technology. She possesses expertise in servicing both B2B and B2C clients.
She holds an MBA from University of San Francisco and a BS from Towson University.
Claudia Perlich leads the machine learning efforts that power Dstillery’s digital intelligence for marketers and media companies. With more than 50 published scientific articles, she is a widely acclaimed expert on big data and machine learning applications, and an active speaker at data science and marketing conferences around the world.
Claudia is the past winner of the Advertising Research Foundation’s (ARF) Grand Innovation Award and has been selected for Crain’s New York’s 40 Under 40 list, Wired Magazine’s Smart List, and Fast Company’s 100 Most Creative People.
Claudia holds multiple patents in machine learning. She has won many data mining competitions and awards at Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining (KDD) conferences, and served as the organization’s General Chair in 2014.
Prior to joining Dstillery in 2010, Claudia worked at IBM’s Watson Research Center, focusing on data analytics and machine learning. She holds a PhD in Information Systems from New York University (where she continues to teach at).
Matt Prohaska, CEO and Principal, Prohaska Consulting, is a 25-year media veteran and consultant to leading digital media and advertising technology firms and executives.
Matt has been a contributor to the growth of online advertising since its commercial inception in the early 1990s, first by creating the online media practice at BBDO (now part of Omnicom) in 1994 and later opening CNET’s New York sales office as its first Regional Sales Manager in 1996. In April, 2013, Matt became the Programmatic Advertising Director for The New York Times, where he led the most closed deals in programmatic direct sales than any publisher during his time there.
As head of Prohaska Consulting, Matt, with a leadership team of 10 executives and a network of more than 100 senior executives in 25 cities across the globe, works with CEOs, CROs, COOs, CFOs, and CTOs to drive revenue and/or reduce costs on a strategic and/or tactical level by improving sales, marketing, operations, product, and/or tech. In less than three years, more than 150 clients – including top organizations such as Univision, Under Armour, Toyota and IAB – have chosen Prohaska Consulting for a variety of services, including strategic guidance, project leadership, training, and/or to supply operating street teams.
David is a Partner and Managing Director and leads BCG's Digital Marketing Accelerator in North America. David has significant experience in driving growth in companies of varying size and industry. He brings more than 10 years of experience in marketing analytics, pricing, promotion effectiveness, and digital marketing optimization.
Through 20 years of software experience, Neal has focused on optimizing business needs, successfully applying data mining algorithms and scalable systems in order to create advanced software products.
Most recently he was CTO & Chief Scientist at the Rubicon Project from 2009-2016 (CTO from 2014-2016). Rubicon pioneered “programmatic advertising” and lead early development of real-time bidding via an SSP/Exchange supporting advertising web, mobile and video. Currently the system supports 20B+ ad requests, 500B+ bid requests per day processing 3+ TB in data logs and $2M+ in revenue per day. It connects to 200+ DSPs in total, including large platform DSPs, retargeting DSPs and niche bidders in display, mobile web/app, native and video.
He came into Rubicon when the Engineering team was less than 30 people via their ﬁrst acquisition of OthersOnline a 4 person startup providing semantic audience analytics software. During his tenure he grew the Engineering team from 100 (after taking over as CTO) to 220 engineers. Neal also serves as co-Chair of the OpenRTB protocol that standardized the process of RTB, the Deal-ID and the Native ads format.
Prior to entering advertising technology he worked at RightNow Technologies, a early CRM vendor that sold to Oracle in 2011. There Neal was the lead of a team of AI/ML engineers doing "data science" before the term was coined. They pioneered the use of sentiment analysis, natural language processing, and content search systems in over 36 languages within automated customer service systems.
Neal grew up in a log cabin in Montana and holds a PhD in Computer Science from Montana State University as well as an MS degree from Utah State University. In grad school he specialized in Artiﬁcial Intelligence and optimization algorithms. He authored and published 16 academic papers and 10+ Patents.
When not sifting through data or designing high scale learning algorithms, Neal enjoys ﬂy ﬁshing and living in the Rockies in Salt Lake City Utah.
Zach Rodgers is the executive editor for AdExchanger, a digital advertising news and discussion site enabling the exchange of ideas among all members of the ecosystem, including agencies, advertisers, publishers and technology companies. He has covered digital media and advertising for 13 years, most recently as managing editor for ClickZ, where, under his guidance, the site won two national business media awards for editorial excellence by the American Society of Business Publication Editors. His work has been syndicated to Mashable and Kauffman Foundation and cited by major trade and consumer associations, such as the US Federation of Public Interest Research Groups and the Center for Digital Democracy. He previously held editorial and reporting positions at ChannelSeven.com, TurboAds.com and Datamation, an enterprise technology publication.
Nicola is SVP of Global CRM for Luxottica, where he leads globally customer relationship, loyalty, targeting, customer experience, and customer analytics. Prior to joining Luxottica, Nicola has worked for several years at Sky (digital cable) where he contributed in creating their Customer Marketing and Customer Experience team. Earlier in his career Nicola worked for The Boston Consulting Group - where he focused in marketing projects for Media, Telco and Retail industries.
Allison Schiff is a senior editor for AdExchanger.com, where she covers mobile, Facebook, cross-device, measurement, privacy and the app economy. Previously, she was senior digital strategist at Direct Marketing News, where she blogged regularly and handled Web and social strategy. Allison received her M.A. in journalism from the Dublin Institute of Technology in Ireland (her favorite place), and a B.A. in history and English from Brandeis University in Waltham, Mass.
Or Shani is Founder and CEO of Albert Technologies Limited (AIM: ALB.L), makers of Albert, the world’s first and only self-driven marketing and advertising platform. Albert is used by top brands, including Harley-Davidson, Cosabella, Dole Asia, EVISU, Made.com, and several others.
Or and a team of 80 data scientists, engineers, and mathematicians spent seven years reverse engineering human logic and intuition to unravel the conscious and subconscious decisions humans make throughout multi-channel digital marketing campaigns. The result is a fully automated, digital marketing solution that doesn’t just replicate what human marketers do, but increases prospects, conversions and transactions (online and in-store) at a scale not humanly possible by even the largest marketing teams.
Or took Albert Technologies Limited (formerly Adgorithms), public in 2015, raising $42 million on the London Stock Exchange. In 2016, Albert Technologies (then Adgorithms), ranked #98 on Deloitte’s Technology Fast 500—a list of the country’s fastest-growing companies—with an annual growth rate of 992%. Albert Technologies attributes its growth to overwhelming demand for Albert and “his” ability to alleviate legacy data and technology complexities for top brands.
Harley-Davidson, for example, announced in 2016 that it credits 40% of its New York City sales to Albert, which subsequently spurred further adoption by a number of its U.S. and global franchises. In 2017, lingerie retailer Cosabella completely replaced its digital agencies with AI after its drastic uplift in sales with Albert. And iconic global jeans designer EVISU recently revealed that Albert increased its digital sales ROI by 500% through its year-long, fully automated digital efforts in the U.S., UK, Canada Australia and Singapore.
Or Shani is Chairman and Founder of the AI Marketing Association. He’s also a member of the Forbes Technology Council and the Young Presidents Organization (YPO). He regularly contributes to publications, including Forbes, VentureBeat, Wired, AdExchanger, MarTech Today, CMO.com, Marketing Land, and others.
Jonny Silberman is a digital marketing technologist working as part of an integrated marketing team at Anheuser-Busch InBev, focusing on on digital strategy, data driven media buying, technology platform management, and behavioral analytics. Prior to Anheuser-Busch he worked at The Dannon Yogurt company.
Brian brings over 15 years of experience in digital, mobile, and emerging media to the NinthDecimal team. He is responsible for NinthDecimal partner and client revenues across all its lines of businesses. Most recently, Brian was VP of Sales and Business Development at 4INFO where he was part of the executive team overseeing multiple revenue functions including leading teams responsible for sales, publisher, data, and channel partnerships.
Prior to 4INFO, Brian was Director of Sales at SkyGrid focusing on brand and agency partnerships around mobile and social real-time media opportunities across desktop, mobile, tablets, and connected television. Earlier in his career, Brian was part of the NinthDecimal family serving as Director of East Coast Sales under the company’s former JiWire brand. During this time, Brian managed the Sales and Account Management teams on the East Coast working with brands to reach the on-the-go consumer via WiFi sponsorships at venues. Before JiWire, Brian was part of the team at Third Screen Media that was acquired by AOL and formed into Platform A.
Brian started his digital media career at Yahoo! where he received numerous companywide awards as one of the top sales reps. He has a bachelor’s degree in Government from Connecticut College and resides in Ashland, Massachusetts with his wife, two boys, and black lab.
Sarah is a senior editor for AdExchanger.com, covering the publisher side of digital advertising, including publisher platforms. She has held editorial positions at Film Journal International and most recently CRM Magazine, where she focused on enterprise applications and strategy. Her first job was planning digital advertising in a pre-programmatic landscape. At Wesleyan University, she majored in Anthropology and Film Studies.
Belinda J. Smith is the Global Director, Global Media Activation for EA, leading in-house media buying for EA’s HD titles globally. Previously Smith was the Director of Programmatic Strategy at 360i. There she oversaw strategy across all 360i North American programmatic accounts and client teams. Prior to 360i, Smith was the Director of Industry Initiatives at the IAB and led product management and marketing for several entities at AT&T.
Michelle is DWA’s Media Director, leading strategy and planning for the agency’s largest accounts. With over 10 years of experience, she is an expert in account based marketing (ABM), digital media, out-of-home and print advertising. She is also skilled in project management and event planning.
Prior to working for DWA, Michelle was a Media Supervisor at Exacta Media, Inc. She holds a BA in Communications from San Diego State University.
Josh Sutton is the Global Head of Publicis.Sapient’s Data and Artificial Intelligence Practice. In this role, he is responsible for leveraging big data tools as well as correlation-based and causal-based AI platforms to help clients transform their businesses. He works closely with clients to ensure that we align the right tools and platforms with their business objectives.
Josh also serves as a member of the executive leadership team for Publicis.Sapient’s Business Transformation Services group. This group is focused on helping clients identify and capitalize on opportunities to transform their business. Josh joined Sapient in 1995.
Josh serves on the board of directors for NPower, a New York based non-profit focused on mobilizing the tech community and providing individuals, nonprofits and schools the access and opportunity to build tech skills and achieve their potential.
Jon came to SiriusDecisions from Catalent Pharma Solutions, where he was a SiriusDecisions client for more than two years. Catalent provides advanced delivery technologies and development solutions for drugs, biologics, and consumer health products. In his role as director of global digital and direct marketing, Jon built a Marketing Center of Excellence for executing business unit marketing plans; introduced personas and buyer's journey analyses; implemented the Demand Waterfall, hired and grew a lead development team; and launched new digital programs that led to triple-digit improvements in traffic, lead generation and awareness ahead of the company's IPO in 2014.
Prior to Catalent, Jon was a product director/brand manager at J&J, responsible for developing and managing multi-channel campaigns for the launch of a new direct-to-consumer business within the Health & Wellness segment. He also held client-facing roles at Rosetta, a leading digital agency, and led a team of marketers responsible for executing email and direct mail campaigns for Pfizer Rx brands while part of Extraprise's marketing services group.
As Managing Partner, Global Head of Social at Catalyst/GroupM Search & Social (WPP), Kieley’s focus is on staying ahead of social market trends and providing industry leading recommendations to drive business results through the Social channels. She is a resource for GroupM’s over 100 predominantly Fortune 500 clients. Prior to Catalyst, Kieley was Director of the Intent Lab at Media Storm where she grew the agency’s Search & Social offering. Kieley was focused on strategy, delivery, and the application of integrated insights. Previously, at Neo@Ogilvy (WPP) Kieley held paid search, paid social, and digital strategy roles. She is a founding member of Social@Ogilvy, a joint venture between Neo@Ogilvy & Ogilvy PR. Kieley is recognized as a thought leader, holding Advisory Board posts with Twitter and GroupM NA. She also frequently comments in industry publications, speaks on panels, and authors opinion pieces that are shared internally and externally.
Jamie Tedford is the Founder/Chairman of Brand Networks, a leading marketing technology software company. The company’s platform is used by 17 of the Ad Age top 25 largest advertisers in order to simplify and streamline their native social media investment across Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Snapchat, Pinterest, Linkedin and other emerging social platforms.
As a young professional, Jamie worked in politics, at a Speakers Bureau, and at an IPO bound digital startup. This experience brought him to a large creative agency in the Havas network to head up media innovation. Finally, he took the leap and launched his first startup with no funding, no customers, and very little runway.
Jamie is proud member of the bootstrap community, having built Brand Networks into a profitable venture for six years before selling a minority share of the business to private equity firm AEA for $68 Million. He is a frequent speaker, seed investor, and active strategic leader as the Chairman of Brand Networks.
Rick Tolman oversees the Global Demand Generation programs at Domo for all domestic and international markets. His senior marketing leadership is marked with more than 15 years of progressive experience building top-performing, large-scale programs for brands such as Sony, Hewlett-Packard, CNN, Domo, eBay, Ancestry.com and Sun Microsystems. His background and expertise are focused on building high-performing acquisition organizations using sophisticated data-driven strategies to enable and accelerate sales. Rick is a frequent speaker on leveraging technology to optimize marketing performance.
Shashi is the co-founder and CEO of Lattice Engines. He is responsible for advancing Lattice’s vision to deliver world-class analytics software to a global base of Fortune 5000 customers. Before founding Lattice Engines, he was a Partner at McKinsey & Company where he served Fortune 5000 clients on improving productivity. During the last downturn, he worked with the CEOs of several troubled companies to help conduct operational and strategic turnarounds. He is currently an advisor to Amar Chitra Katha, the leading children’s publication in India.
Shashi holds an undergraduate degree from the Indian Institute of Technology at Kanpur and a Ph.D. in Physics from Cornell University.
Chris is Vice President, Strategic Partnerships and Business Development at MediaMath. In his role, Chris oversees all strategic alliances and business development for MediaMath globally. Previously, he was VP of Sales and Business Development at Manilla, the leading personal account organization platform, funded and operated by the Hearst Corporation. Previous to Manilla, Chris was one of the first employees at Lumosity.com, overseeing business development and strategic partnerships. Chris also oversaw video monetization at Quigo, prior to the company's acquisition by AOL.
After 25 years as a marketing leader in large corporations, Beth Wallace formed Big Lens in 2012 to leverage a best-in-class demand-side platform (DSP) and a network of experienced marketing partners to drive success for online advertisers. Big Lens’ B2B work includes brand awareness and demand generation campaigns for technology, telecommunications, and marketing services clients. As an early innovator with programmatic advertising for B2B clients, Big Lens has worked with MediaMath to create specialized solutions for ABM and multi-channel nurture campaigns.
Beth cut her digital marketing skills as Vice President of Online Marketing at AOL, where she was responsible for customer acquisition, cross-sell and up-sell, and migration of customers from dial-up to broadband. At AOL, Beth partnered with the founders of MediaMath to develop innovative techniques for optimizing online advertising on the AOL service and across the web.
Beth’s roots are in direct response marketing across all channels. Prior to her work at AOL, she served as a circulation director and marketing database lead at Meredith Corporation. She later spent three years at Conservation International as Vice President of Digital Marketing, combining her passion for conservation with marketing and advertising skills.
Beth graduated with honors from Emory University with a B.A. in Psychology and holds an M.B.A. in Marketing and Finance from Northwestern University.
Mr. Weaver started Promatica Consulting in response to an unserved need for objective and independent advisory across the programmatic marketing landscape. Mr. Weaver assists brands, agencies, technology solutions, and publishers in building programmatic solutions that align with their business, drive revenue, and accelerate activation to achieve business goals. Weaver most recently held a brand strategy role at TubeMogul, a video ad-technology company where he educated brands on programmatic models, best practices, and to accelerate adoption of the platform.
Prior, Weaver was the Managing Director of the Mindshare Trading Desk (WPP). He was responsible for developing and activating the first transparent programmatic framework for enterprise brand marketers. He was responsible for client activation across many brands including Unilever, Kimberly-Clark, CVS, and more recently Johnson & Johnson and L'Oréal. He developed new products, revenue streams, and business models for the agency resulting in sustained growth and supplemental profit .
Mr. Weaver began his career in media by starting a media buying company while in college. During this time, he developed a passion for advertising technology and digital media while tech was booming in the late 90′s. In 2005, Mr. Weaver was brought to Media Storm to launch the digital investment group for the agency. He contributed to year over year client and revenue growth resulting in additional office expansion to New York City. After Media Storm, Weaver worked across several large holding companies.
His category experience includes CPG, Beauty, Retail, Luxury Goods, and Entertainment. Mr. Weaver has had the opportunity to work with Fortune 500 brands like Unilever, Kraft, Kimberly-Clark, Coca-Cola, Estee Lauder, Disney, CVS Pharmacy, FX Network, NFL Network, Food Network, Howard Stern onDemand, Johnson & Johnson, and FOX Broadcasting.
Elizabeth Zalman is the Co-founder & CEO of strongDM, the definitive data security product. Previously she was Co-Founder and CEO of the cross-device profile company Media Armor. After its acquisition, she served as VP of Analytics at the acquirer, Nomi. Prior to Media Armor, she led the client analytics and media optimization team at Dotomi (now Conversant), generating an annual $500M in incremental revenue for 50 of the IR Top 100. With over 15 years' experience leading data-driven organizations, she is an expert in analytics, data privacy, and security.
JOIN US FOR A COMPREHENSIVE TWO-DAY EXPERIENCE THAT WILL LEAVE YOU READY TO DELIVER ON NEW PROGRAMMATIC OPPORTUNITIES.
Back by popular demand, Day 1 (Wednesday) includes four workshop-based options – plus an optional Artificial Intelligence afternoon track – and Day 2 (Thursday) provides access to industry thought leadership as well as ample networking opportunities for building stronger relationships with your programmatic community. Thursday is also available as a single-day ticket.
October 25, Wednesday
Day-1 Agenda – 4 Choices (+1 Bonus Track):
Oct 25 / Choice-A Full-Day
Programmatic Essentials Workshops
Explore the strategy of programmatic with leading-edge thinkers as they bring to life key elements of programmatic media and explain how best to solve for the data-driven digital future of advertising and marketing.
Oct 25 / Choice-B Full-Day
Programmatic Ops Talks
The bubbling core of any programmatic ad strategy is rigorous operational strategy and the effective use of technology. If you are interested in refining your company’s “ops" excellence as it relates to programmatic – and getting much deeper into its technical aspects – this is for you.
Oct 25 / Choice-C Full-Day
The business-to-business (B2B) challenge is unique in marketing. Learn best practices on how everything from account-based marketing to CRM and measurement is integrating with programmatic and creating an edge for today's B2B marketing leaders.
Oct 25 / Choice-D Morning Only
New to the world of programmatic media? This three-hour Programmatic 101 workshop will get you up to speed on all the basics. Then join your peers in the afternoon in either the Programmatic Essentials or B2B Marketing workshops.
Oct 25 / Bonus Track Afternoon Only
For all the progress we have made to automate and streamline the advertising and marketing industries, machine learning and Artificial Intelligence (AI) offer unheard-of advancements for effectiveness and efficiency. Let’s explore together the application of AI to the world of advertising and marketing.
*Add these optional, limited capacity sessions during registration. Throughout the afternoon, you will still be able to attend sessions in your primary track.
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In-house Programmatic: Unlocking Incremental Value or Chasing The Shiny Object?
Can marketers manage programmatic with the same or better acumen as agencies? Why are more clients taking programmatic in-house -and what does that mean exactly? As marketers’ digital capabilities mature, they are naturally reassessing their operating models, partner ecosystem, and overall digital investment mix. Join this McKinsey-led session to gain the latest real world insights that will help marketers make the business case for – or against – bringing programmatic capabilities in house.
Jason Heller, Partner, Global Lead Digital Marketing Operations, McKinsey & Company
Programmatic Essentials Workshop
Workshop details soon.
Presented by comScore
How To Make The Most Of Mobile RTB
Nearly half of all US programmatic revenue is generated from mobile ads, yet most large marketers struggle to build mobile strategies that really work. Mobile RTB brings with it a host of new audience signals (think device, location) that require new thinking. Working in mobile for the past 3 years, consultant Emily Del Greco will share her top 5 most often encountered mobile errors that she has seen advertisers make and, importantly, how to avoid them.
Emily Del Greco, President, Del Greco Solutions, Inc.
Hosted by AerServ
Private Marketplace (PMP) Best Practices
Congratulations! You are a publisher and just received the OK from the advertiser/agency/DSP/SSP that a PMP (private marketplace) is ready to go live – now what? In this informational session, we will review best practices to ensure PMP deals are working properly. We will also address questions such as: How do you set up the deals in the system and track them? When do you reach out to the advertiser?; When do you open up the campaign? Which reports do you looks at? And how can you best trouble shoot PMP deals. Plus we’ll explore roles and responsibilities of sales versus operations.
Matthew Goldstein, Advisor and Consultant
Audiences for Omnichannel: Understanding Your Data Portability
This session will explore how top brands and marketers are moving their data around the marketing ecosystem to stay relevant in today’s fast-paced, ever-evolving consumer landscape. Learn best practices for leveraging the same data-driven audiences typically activated for programmatic advertising to drive TV, Social Media, and Direct Mail targeting, as well as campaign planning, measurement and attribution. Also, get actionable tips on how you can use data to drive effective omnichannel campaigns that drive optimal marketing ROI.
Brian Slitt, Chief Revenue Officer, NinthDecimal
Presented by NinthDecimal
What Does A Good DSP Look Like?
What does a leading DSP do in the minds of advertisers that others do not? Which tasks do even the leaders need to perform better? In this session, Kevin Mannion of Advertiser Perceptions will look at market findings on how advertisers (marketer and agencies) select DSPs, what they look for in their preferred DSP, and their views of the leaders in the category.
Kevin Mannion, Chief Strategy Officer, Advertiser Perceptions
Hosted by Nucleus
Programmatic By The Numbers
Leveraging eMarketer’s research on programmatic spend, this workshop will take a deep dive on ad spend across programmatic channels (display, TV, mobile and more) and look at where we are today – and the growth ahead.
Lauren Fisher, Principal Analyst, eMarketer
Opportunity Is Knocking: Addressing Viewability, Brand Safety And Clutter
Similar to other forms of advertising, trust and transparency challenges remain in today’s programmatic environment. In this workshop, Teads takes a look at, and provides solutions for, addressing three key concerns for buyers and sellers alike: viewability, brand safety, and cluttered ad experiences.
Jim Daily, Global President, Teads
Presented by Teads
Header Bidding: What It Means For Buyer And Seller
With more than 50% of top global publishers engaging in some form of header bidding today, we are now well past the experimentation phase of this monetization strategy. Prohaska Consulting brings together buyers, sellers and tech providers in this lively discussion around where successes and challenges have been found today and where they’ll be found going forward.
Matt Prohaska, CEO and Principal, Prohaska Consulting
Hosted by AerServ
Best Practices For Using Programmatic For Omnichannel Strategy
Programmatic can be regarded as an important first step to creating awareness and delivering messages at scale, but equally as important is the insight into the consumer’s next steps after programmatic exposures. Learn how brands are now coupling programmatic with location to answer questions such as: How can programmatic play a part in an omnichannel strategy to capture “share of visit” from my competition? Is my programmatic strategy driving customers to me or to my competitors? How can I augment location data with other data sources, like CPG purchase data to inform programmatic?
Duncan McCall, CEO and Co-Founder, PlaceIQ
Nadya Kohl, EVP of Business Development and Marketing, PlaceIQ
Learn the state of the art for tagless attribution from Chris Kane, founder of ad tech consultancy Jounce Media. Measuring ad effectiveness historically required firing tracking tags that are cumbersome to implement and slow page load times. But by moving attribution server-side, both advertisers and publishers can achieve better measurement while improving the user experience.
Chris Kane, Founder, Jounce Media
How To Pick A DMP
Marketers are integrating data management platforms into their organizations for deeper insights and understanding of their customers. Joe Weaver discusses how to identify whether your organization needs a DMP, the key evaluation criteria and how to create successful data-driven use cases.
Joe Weaver, President and CEO, Promatica Consulting
Brian Leder, Partner, Chief Strategy Officer, Promatica Consulting
Programmatic Essentials Concludes
Sponsored by BidSwitch
Hosted by AerServ
Ads.txt And Inventory Authenticity
An increasingly complex programmatic supply chain has created a need to add security to the ecosystem to combat fraud and preserve the value of programmatic inventory. Learn about how the ads.txt standard and OpenRTB 3.0 will address these opportunities for providing authenticated supply in programmatic.
Neal Richter, PhD, CTO, Rakuten Marketing
How To Succeed In A Transparent Data Economy
The data marketplace is in a period of disruption. According to a recent 2017 study by Forrester Consulting commissioned by Universal McCann and ownerIQ, over 80% of marketers identify the lack of visibility data and data validation as the top challenge negatively impacting data effectiveness. As results of this, the same research indicates that 3rd party data usage will decrease over the next 2 years and transparent data markets, or second-party data, will replace them. Executives from Universal McCann and ownerIQ will discuss some of the operational nuances associated with this exciting new data environment, and share some best practices to leverage second-party data to achieve success.
Presented by ownerIQ
How To Implement A White List Strategy
Earlier this year, JPMorgan Chase implemented a white list strategy with its media buying initiatives, reducing the number of sites where its ads ran from 400,000 to less than 10,000 – with little-to-no negative impact on performance. In this presentation, the company’s head of media buying, Jake Davidow, will offer a strategic and technical primer for how to implement a white list strategy in programmatic.
Jake Davidow, Head of Programmatic Buying, JP Morgan Chase
From MAP/CRM To Attribution: Closing The B2B Programmatic Loop
From an operational point-of-view, the success of B2B programmatic is dependent on being able to connect the Ad Tech and the Mar Tech stack to fully understand the buyer journey. In this workshop, we will walk through key marketing activities along the journey that uniquely position you for success in B2B – starting from using programmatic to drive traffic, to identifying site visitors, to using those insights to improve MAP/CRM data quality, to using MAP/CRM for running offline and programmatic campaigns, and finally closing the loop by measuring efficiency across the entire flow.
Presented by Dun & Bradstreet
Supply Path Optimization
Header bidding has its rewards on the buy and sell side, but can mean a huge increase in infrastructure costs for tech platforms that aren’t careful. In this session, Ben Kneen from AppNexus will explain how its bidder identifies the best path to access publisher supply and what it means for buyers and sellers.
Ben Kneen, Director, Marketplace Monetization, AppNexus
Hosted by Nucleus
Cracking The Code On In-App Programmatic
The mobile app ecosystem differs greatly from traditional desktop in its consumer usage, the technology that powers it and the operations required to make it successful. In-app programmatic advertising spend continues to grow year over year and shows no signs of slowing down. If there is a high correlation between advertiser and publisher gains, both sides can boost the value of their in-app ads. For app publishers, monetization can drive a content-friendly and user-focused product roadmap if you follow a recommended blueprint for success. For marketers, the audience you want access to does live in the mobile app world, and there are key best practices that will maximize the ROI of your spend.
Casie Attardi Jordan, Director of Professional Services, MoPub @ Twitter
Storytelling Through Automation
How do you maintain the integrity of storytelling with video in an automated world? Today’s real-time programmatic ecosystem needs tweaks of both protocols and KPIs to work as efficiently for branded video content as it has for direct response display advertising. Learn best practices as well as the key trends which make video the next technical frontier for the programmatic industry.
Adam Chandler, Chief Business Officer, Kargo
Presented by Kargo
Hosted by AerServ
How To Secure Data In Programmatic’s Chain-of-Custody
Data breaches are no longer a question of if, only of when. Despite industry attempts to secure data, it remains vulnerable across storage, access, and utilization. Through the use of a live demo of a data breach, we’ll discuss which data you need to protect in a programmatic setting and best practices to maintain security in programmatic’s chain of custody.
Liz Zalman, Co-Founder and CEO, strongDM
GDPR: What Is It And Why You Should Care
The European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will become law in May 2018. Think it won’t affect you? Think again. GDPR will potentially be a huge deal for many and set the tone for data protection regulation globally. Learn the specifics on GDPR and how the expectations for use of consumer data in programmatic could change.
Sheila Colclasure, Chief Privacy Officer, Acxiom
The Programmatic Focus Group
Learn how programmatic can be a real-time digital focus group and – through experimentation – can play key roles in brand management and creative evaluation.
Claudia Perlich, Chief Scientist, Dstillery
Ops Talks Concludes
Defining KPIs For B2B Marketers
Michelle Stewart, Media Director, DWA
Mollie Parker, Director of Analytics, DWA
AI And The Future Of B2B Advertising
Artificial Intelligence (AI) is getting an extreme amount of hype. And while much of it is overblown, AI is already having a major impact on B2B advertising. From identifying companies at the earliest signs of intent, to prioritizing the right audiences to target, AI is making B2B advertising more efficient and effective. This session will reveal the potential of AI for B2B advertisers, and how it will continue to transform the advertising landscape.
Chris Golec, Founder and CEO, Demandbase
Presented by Demandbase
The Future Of B2B Marketing From LinkedIn: Trends And Implications For Marketers
B2B marketing is changing faster than most marketers appreciate and act. This session from LinkedIn will examine five to eight key emerging trends in B2B marketing as well as how programmatic advertising can help B2B-focused advertisers capitalize on new opportunities. The presentation aims to challenge the B2B marketers to question conventional marketing wisdom and rethink how they build brand and generate revenue through programmatic.
Jon Lombardo, Global Brand Strategist, LinkedIn
Hosted by AerServ
Best Practices In Delivering Programmatic Personalization
Today’s B2B buyers have dramatically heightened expectations about their digital interactions with companies seeking their business. In order to meet these expectations, companies are turning to vendors who are stepping up their “right time, right content, right channel” capabilities with technology platforms and applications that deliver programmatic personalization. In this session, Jonathan Tam of SiriusDecisions will look at best practices and things to watch out for when it comes to the one-two punch of deploying personalization to meet B2B buyers’ content needs and collecting data for future marketing and sales efforts.
Jonathan Tam, Research Director, Demand Creation Strategies, SiriusDecisions
The B2B Marketer Speaks
As attendees note in our full agenda, B2B marketers are employing a myriad of tactics to reach their target customers. Learn what some of today’s top B2B brands are doing to address audience and where programmatic can fit in – or not.
René Asis, Global Manager Ad Tech Operations and Platforms, Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE)
Kavita Pathak, Marketing Principal, FedEx
Moderated by: Julie Fleischer, Vice President, Product Marketing, Neustar
Understanding And Using Technographic Marketing
Many B2B marketers have already adopted Account Based Marketing to retarget existing and prospective clients. This session explores additional targeting tactics used by successful B2B marketers who go beyond Account Based Marketing using a technique called Technographic Marketing or Technology Based Marketing. Looking for prospective clients according to their tech stack is at the core of a new way B2B marketers can reach “whitespace” accounts. Learn how programmatic media can play a central role in leveraging technographic profiles to target customers.
Pieter De Temmerman, CEO, Pacific Data Partners
Hosted by Nucleus
The Facebook Approach For B2B Marketing
Today, B2B marketers need to integrate multiple marketing technology stacks across customer relationship management (CRM) and marketing automation (MA) systems in order to effectively leverage their customer data. Learn how B2B marketers can activate their brand’s first-party B2B audiences on Facebook.
Louis Moynihan, Martech Partnerships, Global Marketing Solutions, Facebook
Full Funnel Fundamentals – What You Should Know
A long lead cycle is often the biggest challenge for B2B marketers. Understand the ways in which data influences your marketing mix. From prospecting to brand marketing, how do you use data to leverage the full funnel and keep those on the purchase journey engaged over extended periods of time? Hear how leaders at the forefront of digital B2B marketing are leveraging new and repurposing old opportunities to continue the conversation.
Presented by Quantcast
Insights That Deliver: Driving Results At Every Step Of The Buyer’s Journey
Reaching the right audiences across multiple platforms and at key touchpoints in the buyer’s journey, requires knowing how to analyze disconnected streams of data. Join Domo’s Head of Global Demand, Rick Tolman, as he demonstrates how to connect and interpret multichannel data to get the insights needed to deliver measurable impact across every phase of the buyer’s journey.
Rick Tolman, Head of Global Demand, Domo
Hosted by AerServ
ABM Marketing Through Programmatic Media
An abundance of B2B data sources along with improved CRM-matching enables precise ABM (account-based marketing) through programmatic media. Extend your email nurture campaign to display, video, native and social channels to engage and convert your top accounts. In this session, you’ll learn resources and strategies for B2B data and CRM matching, tips on media selection and messaging strategy and a how-to on structuring a campaign with addressable media.
Beth Wallace, CEO, Big Lens
Chris Victory, Vice President, Strategic Partnerships and Business Development, MediaMath
A Universal Digital Fingerprint: How The User ID Is Evolving
A common identifier is evolving that will supersede disparate KPIs, like click metrics. Providing an exponentially better experience, universal IDs will work across the B2B marketing ecosystem to improve timeliness, relevance, personalization and measurement. In this workshop, explore the status and benefits of a universal user ID.
Greg Herbst, Vice President of Audience Solutions, Bombora
The Rapidly Growing Impact Of Mobile On B2B Marketing
Mobile is rapidly becoming a critical element of the digital transformation of B2B marketing. There is significant evidence that mobile is hitting “critical mass" in B2B buyer behavior. Mobile is different than desktop/laptop, though – buyer usage patterns and marketing best practices must be optimized for mobile. BCG will share recent research on the rapidly growing importance of mobile in B2B buying behavior and the implications for marketers, and it will bust some common myths regarding usage of mobile. Attendees will take away insights on best practices and watch-outs to avoid.
David Ratajczak, Head of Digital Marketing Accelerator, North America, The Boston Consulting Group
Rob Archacki, Associate Director, The Boston Consulting Group
B2B Marketing Concludes
9:00 AM –
Networking Break (hosted by AerServ):
10:30 – 11 am
Programmatic 101 Workshop
Step up your programmatic expertise in this three-hour crash course. Chris Kane, founder of ad tech consultancy Jounce Media, will lead an interactive workshop that describes the “how it works" of programmatic advertising. Specifically, this session will cover auction dynamics, data management and campaign optimization. Attendees will receive printed copies of Jounce Media’s Little Black Book of Ads.
Chris Kane, Founder, Jounce Media
Programmatic 101 attendees will also be registered for Programmatic Essentials in the afternoon.
Origins And Evolution Of AI For Media And Marketing
Brand marketers, publishers and technologists will get an insiders perspective and explore the application of AI to the world of advertising and marketing. What does the marketing AI ecosystem look like today? How can AI help us become more effective and efficient marketers and media owners? Who are the leading practitioners in the space? Unbound’s Quentin George starts us off with an overview.
Quentin George, Co-founder and Principal, Unbound
AI In The Ecosystem
Technology companies are already bringing Artificial Intelligence solutions to media and marketing. Hear from some of the leading edge advertising and marketing technology companies on how they are approaching AI, the realities of AI in today’s market and what to expect going forward.
Moderated by: Ryan Joe, Managing Editor, AdExchanger
AI for All
Collectively, we’re re-writing the customer experience playbook – with AI at its core. AI is about more than just smart machines. It requires advanced analytics and breakthrough predictive intelligence, all anchored in real-world problem solving. Most importantly, its application must be elegant and seamless. To the marketer, it simply feels like better tools; and to the consumer, it simply feels like a more personal experience. Join us to explore what’s required to take AI from buzzword to breakthrough.
Chris O’Hara, Global Marketing, Salesforce DMP
Presented by Salesforce DMP
Demand-Side Perspective: AI To Drive Audience Insights And Segmentation
The influence of AI on the demand-side will be significant. We are already seeing cognitive solutions emerging that can analyze immense sets of data to draw detailed audience profiles explaining personality, needs and values. Already, marketers and their tech and service partners are diving deeper to use these tools to understand audiences at an emotional level to hone and improve segmentation. Marc Dispensa, CTO of Equals 3, and a client partner take the stage to show you a real-world example of how AI is helping the demand-side with segmentation today.
Marc Dispensa, Founder and CTO, Equals 3
Catherine Cottle, VP, Group Director|Insights – Intelligence, Havas Media
Hosted by AerServ
The Creative: Enabling Effective Dynamic Messaging
With technology and data’s inexorable movement toward helping creative, Josh Sutton of Publicis.Sapient and a client partner present a case study from a recent example of how dynamic messaging enabled by AI can be at the core of a successful campaign.
Josh Sutton, Global Head of AI, Publicis.Sapient
Sell-Side Perspective: How To Use AI To Address Audience
In this workshop, financial news publisher InvestingChannel and its technology partner, Nielsen, discuss how they are using an advanced form of AI, online machine learning, to adapt to real-time changes in audience behavior and market conditions.
Kevin Lyons, SVP of Data Science, Nielsen Marketing Cloud
Nikesh Desai, CEO, InvestingChannel
The Marketer And AI Today
Unbound’s Quentin George closes the loop with top marketers and discusses how they are using AI today, as well as their expectations for how Artificial Intelligence will influence advertising and marketing in the future.
Quentin George, Co-founder and Principal, Unbound
Julie Keshmiry, Global Media Director, Intel
Artificial Intelligence Bonus Track Concludes
5:00 – 7:00 PM
Enjoy great food and drink at the official PROGRAMMATIC I/O Welcome Party.
Hosted by Inneractive
Complimentary admission for all PROGRAMMATIC I/O ticket holders.
Sponsored by BidSwitch
Hosted by AerServ
John Ebbert, Publisher and CEO, AdExchanger
Luxottica’s Journey in Programmatic
Luxottica is the world’s largest eyewear company, with brands like LensCrafters, Sunglass Hut, Ray-Ban and Oakley. Over the past two years, the company has internalized programmatic know-how, rolling out a DMP and exporting segments to multiple DSPs for campaign execution. In this presentation, two senior Luxottica marketers will discuss how the brand has incubated the necessary technology expertise in-house and migrated from an “agency led" to a more “client engaged” model.
Tiziano Cembali, Vice President Marketing – Customer Targeting and Media, Luxottica
Nicola Saraceno, SVP Retail Marketing & CRM, Luxottica
Programmatic Wall Street
Wall Street tracks the pulse of programmatic media. Hear the latest trends from one of The Street’s top analysts.
Jason Helfstein, Managing Director and Senior Analyst, Oppenheimer & Co. Inc
The Next Year In Video: Evolving Programmatic For A World Of Video Convergence
Video convergence is happening and it’s more than just serving ads across linear, OTT, and digital video streams. As premium video publishers and advertisers execute video campaigns across multiple transaction models, buying methods, and ad formats, the ecosystem needs new solutions to simultaneously optimize publisher revenue, maximize advertiser reach, and preserve the customer viewing experience. In this session, FreeWheel will discuss how programmatic is evolving help broadcasters, premium video publishers, advertisers, and consumers meet the challenges of video convergence.
Herve Brunet, GM, Markets, FreeWheel
Presented by FreeWheel
Battle Of The Platform APIs
Agencies and marketers now have multiple ad APIs to think about: Facebook, Snapchat, Pinterest and Twitter to name a few. Some API connections are mature, while others are just gearing up. Buyers will discuss the strengths and weaknesses of each platform’s buying capabilities, how they manage buys across multiple platforms and what they would like to see from social platforms in the future.
Jamie Tedford, Founder and CEO, Brand Networks
James Douglas, SVP/Executive Director, Social Media, Society Agency (IPG)
Kieley Taylor, Managing Partner, Global Head of Social, GroupM (WPP)
Moderated by: Ryan Joe, Managing Editor, AdExchanger
Hosted by AerServ
Insider View From The Publisher
Changes in the programmatic auction have given publishers a leg up, and Business Insider has made the most of new opportunities in platform-driven selling. But the publisher must also consider a wide spectrum of requirements from buyers – often unique to each brand. Jana Meron will describe how she balances the inherent complexity of today’s data-driven selling environment with the need to present advertisers with a simple, unified story.
Jana Meron, VP of Programmatic and Data Strategy, Business Insider
Presented by TripleLift
EA's Programmatic Arts
Electronic Arts is on a journey to continually embrace advertising innovation. The company has taken an ongoing learning approach to wrapping its hands around the data it owns, and using that data to support its enormous brands like Madden, FIFA and Battlefront. In this presentation, EA’s head of global media activation will discuss the company’s tinkering culture in areas like identity management and attribution.
Belinda J. Smith, Global Director, Media Activation, EA
State Of Cross-Media Measurement And Programmatic TV
CIMM’s Jane Clarke presents a deep dive on one of programmatic’s most challenging areas – cross-media measurement. With the measurement overlay, she’ll also explore the use of data and audience targeting in the evolving area of programmatic TV today and where she expects it to go next.
Jane Clarke, CEO and Managing Director, Coalition for Innovative Media Measurement (CIMM)
Hosted by Nucleus
Ad Quality: Who's Responsible?
Many marketers now have rules in place to ensure they’re buying only well-vetted, certifiably human and brand-safe media placements. But how can they be sure each partner is rising to that challenge? This “ecosystem" session will bring together a big brand marketer, a publisher, an agency and a measurement vendor to discuss how all parties can strive for perfect accountability.
Jonah Goodhart, CEO and Co-Founder, Moat
Keith A. Grossman, Global Chief Revenue Officer, Bloomberg Media
Shaune Kolber, Programmatic Creative and Ad Fraud Manager, Dell
Coleen Kuehn, Chief Media Officer, Merkle
Moderated by: Allison Schiff, Senior Editor, AdExchanger
Bob Lord, Chief Digital Officer, IBM
Presented by IBM Cloud
KPIs That Count
Cost per click. Cost per acquisition. Return on investment. Return on ad spend. Viewability. 80% viewability. 100% viewability. These are all key performance indicators that marketers and their agents use to define programmatic success today. But are they the metrics that count? Do they represent the kind of marketer/consumer relationship that sells products and moves markets? This keynote will identify which KPIs really work.
Susan Bidel, Senior Analyst, Forrester
Jonathan Bellack, who oversees Google’s publisher platforms, DoubleClick Ad Exchange and DoubleClick for Publishers, will discuss how buyers and sellers are navigating programmatic to grow their businesses while also delivering a better experience for users.
Jonathan Bellack, Director, Product Management, Google
Moderated by: Sarah Sluis, Senior Editor, AdExchanger
Hosted by AerServ
Retail And Ecommerce Converge At Nordstrom
Nordstrom is one year into a multiyear marketing campaign that will see it transform its use of customer data to engage retail shoppers at every phase of the lifecycle. Walker Lockhart and Kindle Fell will talk about Nordstrom’s shift to an integrated marketing model across its brands and channels, its evolving use of customer data to engage retail shoppers at every phase of the purchase cycle and its future plans to automate and bring programmatic to all channels.
Walker Lockhart, Director of Product Management, Nordstrom
Kindle Fell, Senior Product Manager, Advertising Technology, Nordstrom
Data Accuracy And The DMP
Marketers are using more of their own data than ever to drive results – making clean, high-quality data a top priority. As marketers bring CRM data and partner data into their DMPs and use it to buy media and interpret results, how do they make sure they’re using the right data at the right time? And how can they tell when something’s wrong with their (or their partner’s) data?
Evan Adlman, Head of Programmatic, Condé Nast
Oleg Korenfeld, EVP Ad Tech and Platforms, Spark Foundry
Rolf Olsen, Chief Data Officer, Mindshare
Jonny Silberman, Director of Digital Strategy & Innovation, Anheuser-Busch InBev
Moderated by: Ana Milicevic, Co-Founder, Sparrow Advisors
The Agency Platform
Omnicom Group credits its data strategy with helping win some major accounts, including AT&T and P&G. That strategy is defined by an outsourced approach to tech and a bias toward programmatic ad decisioning. In this fireside chat, Digital CEO Jonathan Nelson will chart the future of paid media at the holding group.
Jonathan Nelson, CEO, Omnicom Group
Moderated by: Zach Rodgers, Executive Editor, AdExchanger
Hosted by BrightRoll Yahoo!
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