"Joined Burger King in 2014 as Senior Marketing Manager for Nordics, Russia, Middle East, South Africa and Netherlands. A couple of years later she moved to Burger King UK, where she’s Brand and Communications Director.
Among the successful campaigns they have launched are the likes of Meltdown, Kanye West, Stevenage Challenge, Whopper of a Bus, Whopper of a Secret, Order from McDonalds or We give up. "
Peeyush currently leads New Business & Strategy for Starcom India. Prior to this role, he has led businesses and managed integrated planning mandates on a variety of local and global clients. He has experience working on a diverse portfolio of categories, with assignments ranging from fast paced growth strategies for disruptive new age start-ups to strengthening positions of well established brands.
While he is fascinated by the world of data driven marketing & enjoys exploring how to best use emerging technologies he values the fundamentals of marketing and the impact this drives on core business growth.
Lisa Roebuck is currently the Global Media Director for General Mills. With more than 25 years of diverse business experience within the CPG industry, she has built an expansive skill set in consumer communications strategy, brand-building omnichannel marketing, and data and analytical insights to action. She’s a team-first, empowering people leader who has driven results in fast-paced and complex environments.
Carolyn Cox is a strategic thinker and dynamic storyteller. She was recently honored as an Emerging Leader finalist by WWPR for her extensive experience driving innovation and growth for renowned marketing giants like Amazon, Pfizer, Unilever, and Walgreens.
Carolyn currently heads the U.S. Digital Planning + Optimization team at Hill + Knowlton Strategies, bringing her expertise in creative strategy and paid media to clients. As a strategic advisor, she develops integrated media solutions with a sharp focus on content marketing and data-driven results.
Above all, Carolyn is driven by a passion for unlocking the potential within individuals, ideas, and brands, propelling them toward unprecedented success.
James is an accomplished media professional with over 15 years’ experience across both ad tech and media agency businesses. He has held senior leadership roles at several prestigious companies including Meta, Teads, Mediacom and Verizon Media. He currently leads the UK business as MD at Adnami, the leading high impact / video programmatic platform.
Hello, I’m Ryan De Joya and I have 15+ years of experience in media strategy & planning. I've held both local and regional roles across Asia-Pacific.
I am currently the APAC Media Lead for Colgate, delivering greater marketing impact for the brand found in more homes than any other, by driving the media effectiveness agenda across Asia-Pacific.
To achieve this, I act as the strategic lynchpin across internal stakeholders, external media/creative agency partners, and publishers, effectively orchestrating synergies across brand POE media, digital performance, creatives, and analytics.
Sanup is a digital marketing & technology enthusiast with over 15 years of robust experience in digital strategy & adtech/mar-tech deployment.
Proven ability in various aspects of senior agency/marketing tasks including technology consulting, strategy, audience research and insights, media planning recommendations, activation, client management, media operations, fiscal operations, and project management.
A versatile and seasoned professional who adapts well to rapidly changing environments. Work closely with executive stakeholders on agency development, governance, operations and performance reviews.
Christopher Kenna is Chairman and Founder of Brand Advance Group // CEO (North America) which encompasses Brand Advance Group EUROPE & BA Diversity Media USA, a Startups.co.uk top 100 company the last 3 years (2021), and connects brands with diverse audiences globally, through Insights, Media and Creative.
Brand Advance Group was named (Campaign 2021 -media Business of the year) & (The DRUM - Diversity & Inclusion Company of the Year 2021).
Christopher is a director at UK Conscious Advertising Network (CAN) and US country lead for (CAN), and as a mixed race, out gay father - he is a strong advocate for diversity and representations within media and advertising. He is also on the advisory boards for WFA, London Met Police and the V&A Museums.
An award-winning entrepreneur having received the Innovator of the Year Award at the second annual Ex-Forces in Business Awards and was recently named on EMPower’s 100 Ethnic Minority Executives 2020 and OUTstanding top 100 LGBT Executives.
A people-first leader with experience working with premium brands such as Post Office, RBS, ANZ, Apple and Dell, start-ups and established e-commerce retailers.
20 years’ digital experience driving value for business across Europe, ANZ & Asia.
As Head of Channel planning I am responsible for ensuring we have market leading tools, thinking and approaches to our implementational planning output across all our clients. I work across both digital and non digital channels to ensure we are delivering best in class activation and unrivalled work. In recent years I have lead the development of our AV planning suite including the development of AV Fusion and our Open Video research. I began my career 17 years ago as a TV Buyer at OMD and have worked at Wavemaker since 2005.
With 20-years of experience as a strategy consultant, Nico is a multi-faceted idea person who worked for major publisher groups like The Economist, POLITICO and recently Condé Nast. Fuelled by an unyielding passion for collaboration, he thrives alongside talented and innovative minds, constantly seeking opportunities for learning and growth.
As Chief Media Officer at RocketMill, Jack plays a pivotal in the agency's +30% year-on-year growth, leading its largest department spanning PPC, Paid Social and Programmatic. With a decade of agency-side experience, Jack has worked with scale-ups, global brands and FTSE100 businesses including Dropbox, Entain, The Telegraph and L'Oreal. Most recently, Jack has been responsible for growing and developing a team of award-winning, omni-channel Media practitioners, overseeing the management of Media academies to bring diverse talent and sustainable growth to RocketMill's ongoing success.
Jax is a Global Creative Director who’s work sits between where technology, culture, art and advertising meet. She currently works at Cheil Worldwide in Seoul, on Samsung Electronics. Prior to Cheil, she worked in New York at Ogilvy and Publicis and has been successful in working for a number of Fortune 500 companies while she was there. Jax has won over 80+ awards and her works have been honored at Cannes, OneShow, D&AD, Clio Awards, New York Festival, London Award Show, Spikes Asia, AdFest, iF Design Awards, AdStars, Korea Advertising Festival and many more.
"Nadine joined ITV earlier this year to drive all aspects of addressable product development under their commercial innovation offering, AdLabs. A key component of this includes the rollout and growth of ITV's Matchmaker, their Retail Media solution which launched last November in partnership with Boots and Tesco.
Nadine joined ITV following 5 years at Sainsbury’s, Nectar360 where she established enterprise data partnerships with major media owners, set sales strategy, and helped launch Nectar’s in-house digital media buying platform. Prior to this she started her career as a digital media specialist with stints at OMD and The Telegraph."
Ritesh Gohil has been working in the digital space for 12+ years. Operating across Brand side, Media agency and Consultancy firms – he was on the front line of the Programmatic Evolution, partnering with a variety of global businesses to take them on the exciting journey to maximizing capabilities across data, media and technology. Since joining Mindshare, he has spearheaded the in-house client digital services proposition, evolved the digital product to focus on the power of digital and x-channel consumer experiences to drive better business outcomes and now drives the Digital Strategy, Planning & Solutions department for Mindshare Worldwide. He is a keen ‘action’ advocate across sustainability, connected communications and DEI and services to drive positive step change within the industry.
"Frank Vertolli is the Co-founder and Managing Partner of leading paid media and data analytics agency, Net Conversion. Founded in 2007, Net Conversion maintains deep, long-term relationships with a focused list of world-class brands, acting as an extension of the team, and delivering industry-leading results. Prior to the agency, Frank spent over a decade with Universal Parks & Resorts in a progression of marketing and analytical roles.
Progressive marketer with 15+ years of experience in leading media and marketing transformations that has created disproportionate growth. Performance-oriented leader known for taking on challenging positions and creating a lasting impact on company and consumer success
Aaron leads US media investment at Unilever and has a wealth of investment and partnership experience across all channels. Aaron’s 18 years in media spans a range of categories and marketers, from Coke and Microsoft to Fiat Chrysler
For several years, Ernest Meadows III has been a dedicated DEI champion in both the workplace and marketplace. Ernest currently serves SVP, Multicultural at Publicis Media and specifically leading MC efforts for Walmart across both Planning & Investment functions. With 12+ years of strategy and media activation experience, Ernest has managed campaigns for The Coca-Cola Company, American Express, LG, Johnson & Johnson and created iconic activations with YouTube, Spotify, BET & many other leading media companies.
Arshan Saha is the CEO of GroupM Nexus, Asia Pacific.
A senior member of the GroupM Asia-Pacific leadership team, Arshan leads GroupM Nexus - the world’s leading media performance organization which delivers growth for clients through innovative cross-channel media performance. Being a strong advocate of media needing to be more accountable across all channels, platforms, and devices, Arshan continues to drive this transformation through investment in skilled technical experts, product development and agile, connected processes and teams to continuously set new benchmarks for the industry across search, social, programmatic, addressable TV, commerce and more.
Ander is Leading Media, Digital and Content for Kenvue in EMEA. Based out of their EMEA headquarters in Switzerland, he oversees all media activities for the largest Consumer Health organization as well as ensures excellent Brand building deployment and content excellence execution. He has also lead industry wide transparency initiatives through the usage of blockchain technology, and is also an advisor for Vidmob, an AI driven Creative optimization recently funded Round D company.
Paul Davison is SVP Commercial for VICE Media Group (VMG) across the EMEA market. In his current role, Paul is responsible for driving the commercial arms of VICE, R29 and i-D brands across multiple markets, identifying new growth opportunities, diversifying revenue streams and delivering strategic and profitable partnerships. Since joining VICE in 2016, Paul has also held senior positions within the Commercial arm of the Group, consistently driving the business with new strategic initiatives and delivering on ambitious targets. Before joining VMG, Paul was Head of Digital UK Trading at Amplifi UK.
I am a sales leader who values inclusivity and has a proven record developing successful sales teams. My career has spanned multiple facets of sales and marketing (e-commerce, print, digital, linear tv and streaming video) and across various functional areas (client services, strategic partnerships, local and national sales).
"Since joining McDonald’s in April 2020, Caleb has held multiple leadership roles across the US Marketing Organization. He began his McDonald’s tenure by leading the Digital Customer Experience team, where he focused on building a seamless omnichannel experience for our fans. Thereafter, Caleb led the Media & CRM team, where he focused on new customer acquisition and engagement to drive customer lifetime value. In both roles, Caleb was recognized for leading high-performing teams and consistently exceeding aggressive targets. Today, Caleb combines his previous McDonald’s leadership positions in his role overseeing the US Customer Engagement team, which is responsible for Media, CRM, Loyalty, Omnichannel Personalization, and Customer Experience.
Beyond the marketing organization, Caleb has served as a driving force behind McDonald’s Digital Transformation by garnering system support for investments in the future of Digital. This has resulted in more than 1 in 4 McDonald’s US transactions now taking place through a Digital channel. Looking ahead, Caleb has set McDonald’s up for a Digital-first future through his leadership of cross-functional initiatives, including: In-App Delivery, Enhanced Mobile Ordering, and a Next-Gen Marketing Customer Data Platform. Beyond his day-to-day work, Caleb completed McDonald’s inaugural Elevate Leadership program and raised over $2,500 for RMHC via the Chicago Marathon (and is running it again for RMHC in 2023!).
Prior to joining McDonald’s, Caleb led Marketing Strategy & Analytics at Grubhub, where he was responsible for driving new customer growth and engagement through both B2C and B2B marketing. Before joining Grubhub, Caleb led several high-profile initiatives at Citi's New York office in the Consumer Bank, most notably leading digital marketing for Citi's loyalty programs. Caleb also has experience in technology consulting and media planning.
Caleb holds a BS from Wake Forest University and an MBA from Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business. He currently resides in Lake Bluff, IL with his wife Natalie and daughters Penelope & Lilyrose. He enjoys traveling, food and music."
Solutions-oriented, data-driven digital media professional with a rich career history encompassing the full scope of digital media development and market penetration from awareness to lead-gen campaigns. Adept at developing cross-channel digital media strategies measured against offline activity to drive positive ROI. A proven leader with deep experience developing high-performing teams and workflows designed to drive innovation and scale. Client experience across automotive, gaming, financial, healthcare, education, QSR and retail verticals.
Melissa Fodo is the Chief Engagement Officer at independent creative company McGarrah Jessee (McJ), where she leads media planning, buying and analytics. Melissa and her team focus on deepening idea resonance through audience insights and platform opportunities. She believes that when you mash comms strategists, channel buffs, and media/data nerds together, you can get pretty damn great ideas launched into the world. The kind of ideas that make your heart skip a beat and bring a smile to your face. The kind of ideas that move people. The kind of ideas that actually make a difference in this world. McJ specializes in building brands that speak human, which include Lyft, Fender, Deep Eddy Vodka, Whataburger, and Instacart.
Senior international strategic marketing leader across numerous media, technology and entertainment industries utilizing multiple sales models including B2C, D2C and B2B.
My colleagues have described me as a marketing guru and messaging magician in terms branding, strategy, and marketing research. My motto is “Making a Difference Differently” as I’m a catalyst for creative ideas and unique insights.
Yang is a strategy director at m/SIX. She has been in the media industry for 13 years and is passionate about insight and planning. She has worked with businesses across numerous sectors including charity, finance, FMCG, retail, travel, auto and transport.
Sunita Rajan is Bloomberg Media’s Managing Director, APAC Media Sales and Marketing. Based in Singapore, Sunita oversees Bloomberg Media’s regional sales and marketing organizations driving cross-platform initiatives as well as leading the expansion of Bloomberg Media’s strategic marketing services offerings.
Maggy Chan, Managing Director & EVP of Global Advertising & Partnerships at NBCUniversal, oversees a team responsible for connecting global businesses with NBCUniversal's massive audience of one billion viewers across 150 countries, with a key focus on expanding NBCUniversal's One Platform advertising capabilities. She has a passion for connecting brands to the right audiences through premium content and exceptional storytelling. With 25 years of media experience, Maggy previously held key roles at BBC Studios and Disney. She is based in London and recognized as a trailblazer in the entertainment and media industry.
With over 20 years of experience across large media agencies, technology scale-ups and global consulting companies, I am very passionate about the ever-changing dynamics in our industry, and the amazing talent looking to disrupt and transform businesses to be future fit. As Global Head of Media for Accenture Song, I'm intrigued and motivated by the confluence of technology, data and creativity, and the brilliant teams looking to harness the impact of this change on culture and economy.
Mary Murcko is Chief Revenue Officer for theSkimm, the digital media company dedicated to succinctly giving millions of women the information they need to make confident decisions. Mary is a strategic, hands-on leader in media and technology, bringing a powerful track record of 20+ years driving high revenue growth and profitability in global and emerging organizations. She is known for being a future-minded leader embracing transformational change in media companies, including Gannett, Rodale, Condé Nast, EverydayHealth, and Fullscreen.