Duncan Wardle

Innovation and Creativity Consultant; id8 & innov8

Duncan Wardle

Innovation and Creativity Consultant; id8 & innov8

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As the Former Head of Innovation & Creativity at the Walt Disney Company, Duncan Wardle is an inspiring and engaging keynote speaker, as well as a provocative and results-driven business consultant, who applies his creative talents and unconventional methods to help companies and individuals get to those breakthrough ideas that lead to extraordinary results.

With an infectious energy and playful collaboration, Duncan pushes executives and their teams to overcome preconceived ideas, act more audaciously and dare to dream up with the exciting new things consumers are looking for.

He shares his unique Id8&Innov8 model, honed at Disney, as a creativity speaker and design thinking coach for top brands (Coca-Cola, Ford, Johnson & Johnson), agencies (McKinsey, Thinking Heads, Rock Orange) and Universities (UCF, Rollins, Full Sail). By combining play, fun and daring, Duncan teaches and coaxes his audiences to pull themselves out of their own River of Thinking, to think and act disruptively and creatively.

Dr. Rhonda Hadi

Associate Professor of Marketing; University of Oxford

Dr. Rhonda Hadi

Associate Professor of Marketing; University of Oxford

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Dr. Rhonda Hadi is an Associate Professor of Marketing at Saïd Business School, University of Oxford. Her research interests lie primarily in the domains of sensory marketing and consumer interactions with technology. Specifically, she explores how sensory experiences impact consumer judgments and consumption behavior, with an emphasis on understanding the underlying processes behind such effects. Her work has implications for product manufacturers, service industries, retailers, software developers, and public policy makers.

Rhonda’s research has been published in leading academic journals such as the Journal of Consumer Psychology and Appetite. Her work had been selected as a ‘Must Read” by the Marketing Science Institute, and she frequently shares her expertise with the media, including interviews with the BBC.

Dan Robbins

Head of Ad & Programming Research; Roku

Dan Robbins

Head of Ad & Programming Research; Roku

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Dan Robbins is Head of Ad & Programming Research at Roku, where he oversees measurement and insights across Roku’s advertising and media businesses. Prior to this role, Dan helped lead several product rollouts and strategic partnerships at Nielsen. He currently sits on the IAB’s Research Council, the MRC Cross-Platform Working Group, and the Media Insights & Engagement Conference advisory board. In 2018, Dan was named to the Broadcasting & Cable 40 under 40. Dan graduated from Cornell University and is based out of New York.

Jane Ostler

Global Head of Media, Insights Division; Kantar

Jane Ostler

Global Head of Media, Insights Division; Kantar

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Jane Ostler is the Global Head of Media, Insights Division at Kantar

Stephen DiMarco

Chief Digital Officer, Insights Division, North America; Kantar

Stephen DiMarco

Chief Digital Officer, Insights Division, North America; Kantar

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Stephen is the Chief Digital Officer of the Insights Division, North America, at Kantar, and brings more than twenty years of sales, marketing and strategy experience to the role. Prior to his current role, he served as President of Millward Brown Digital, and before that as the Chief Client Officer and Chief Marketing Officer of Millward Brown Digital / Compete. In addition, he serves on the WPP Digital Analytics Task Force. Previously, Stephen was a co-founder of the Internet consulting firm ZEFER, was part of the launch team for FX Networks, and managed consumer marketing for Comedy Central. Stephen holds an MBA from Harvard Business School and a B.S. from Georgetown University.