Chief Strategy Officer; SNAP INC.+
Chief Strategy Officer; SNAP INC.
Chief Strategy Officer; SNAP INC.+
Imran Khan serves as Snap Inc.’s Chief Strategy Officer and joined the company in January of 2015 after a long career on Wall Street at Credit Suisse and JP Morgan.
Chief Executive Officer; Kantar Group
Chief Executive Officer; Kantar Group+
Eric is CEO of Kantar, WPP’s data investment management division. 30k+ employees and $4bn+ revenues. Mix of global and local clients, working on everything from innovation and new product development to optimisation of marketing spend, customer satisfaction, cross media measurement and ROI. Brands include Kantar Added Value, Kantar Futures, Kantar Health, Kantar IMRB, Kantar Media, Kantar Millward Brown, Kantar Public, Kantar Retail, Kantar TNS, Kantar Vermeer, Kantar Worldpanel and Lightspeed.
Previously a Main Board Director of WPP Group responsible for strategy and digital, MD of the Henley Centre and a researcher and speechwriter to The Labour Party Foreign Affairs Team in the House of Commons.
Eric has a BA in Politics, Philosophy and Economics from Trinity College Oxford and an MSc with distinction in Economics from Birkbeck College London. He was a non-executive director at DFID (the UK Government’s Department for International Development) and was previously a non-executive director of The British Museum.
Head of Content Planning, Twitter
Head of Content Planning, Twitter+
At Twitter Stacy helps marketers build insight based content strategies that drive brand and business impact. Her team leads The Planning Studio, designed to help the Fortune 500 find their marketing moments on Twitter and create best in class content for the feed.
Stacy previously led the content strategy practice at Mindshare and oversaw Communication Planning for American Express. Prior to that Stacy worked as a Strategic Planner on the P&G, Coca-Cola and Hershey accounts. She was named by Adweek as a Media All-Star in 2013 and was a recipient of 212NYC’s thought leadership award in 2014. Business Insider recently named Stacy one of the Top 30 People in Advertising to follow on Twitter.
Global Chief Operating Officer, GroupM [m]Platform
Global Chief Operating Officer, GroupM [m]Platform+
Nicolle Pangis is Global Chief Operating Officer of GroupM’s [m]PLATFORM where she oversees business operations, human resources, strategic partnerships, product management, and technology development. Previously, Nicolle was Global COO at Xaxis, the world’s largest programmatic audience company.
Nicolle was promoted to the Xaxis Global COO role from her earlier position as Global Chief Revenue Officer where she was responsible for the global P&L, inclusive of media buying and planning, direct sales, agency sales and platform licensing business. As Global CRO she also played an instrumental role in the strategic transaction involving the acquisition of the Xaxis for Publishers business by AppNexus.
Prior to Xaxis, Nicolle was President of Real Media Group, a business unit of 24/7 Media, WPP Digital’s marketing technology company. In this role, she led all business operations in North America and Europe, including media and technology sales and operations.
Nicolle began her career at 24/7 Media and progressed through several roles as an Account Executive, Director of Strategic Initiatives, North America, and Director of Global Deployment and Business Integration, where she oversaw all global projects and joint venture expansions. Nicolle served as VP, SVP, and EVP, Global Media and Technology Product Management with responsibility for the global media and technology businesses. In this role, she led the launch of five new versions of 24/7 Open AdStream, numerous partnership agreements and integrations, and the launch of the company’s real-time bidding capabilities.
Nicolle holds a Bachelor of Science in Communication from Boston University and an MBA in Strategic Management and Marketing from Rutgers Business School.
Nicolle has been recognized as an industry leader, being named to Ad Age’s 40 Under 40 list in 2015 as well as receiving the 2015 Working Mother of the Year Award by Working Mother Media and Advertising Women of New York. In 2016 she was honored on the Adweek 50 list and was named to Crain’s 40 Under 40. Nicolle is an active supporter of the Step Up Network and SOS Children’s Villages International, is an Executive Member of AWNY and currently serves as Co-chair of the AWNY nominating committee.
CEO, J. Walter Thompson NY
CEO, J. Walter Thompson NY+
Lynn Power, CEO, J. Walter Thompson NY
SVP, Enterprise Media Planning, Investment and Measurement Executive; Bank of America Merrill Lynch
SVP, Enterprise Media Planning, Investment and Measurement Executive; Bank of America Merrill Lynch+
Lou Paskalis oversees media strategy and investment across traditional, digital and social channels with an eye toward driving innovative solutions across lines of business. He led the media strategy for the bank’s highly successful (RED) partnership that combined the universal appeal of U2 with the cultural moment of the Super Bowl that led to the program being recognized with a Bronze Medal for Media at the 2014 Cannes Advertising Festival. He lives in Manhattan where he indulges his passions for bike riding, travel, fine wine and Formula One motor-racing.
Chief Media Officer, Vice Media
Chief Media Officer, Vice Media+
Oliver Laubscher, Chief Media Officer, Vice Media
Director, Consumer Insights & Strategy; Pepsico-Gatorade
Director, Consumer Insights & Strategy; Pepsico-Gatorade+
VP, Consumer Planning; Diageo
VP, Consumer Planning; Diageo+
VP, Research & Insights; Buzzfeed
VP, Research & Insights; Buzzfeed+
Director of Measurement; Facebook
Director of Measurement; Facebook+
Jesse Goranson is Director of Measurement at Facebook, responsible for helping clients create value through better measurement in a world where consumers are constantly changing the rules. Jesse’s team develops and executes measurement learning agendas with clients that drive concrete improvements in brand, sales, or other outcomes.
Prior to Facebook, Jesse was a SVP at Nielsen, with roles that included managing Nielsen’s media business in Greater China out of Beijing, and managing Nielsen’s relationships with the largest digital businesses in San Francisco.
Jesse was also SVP and CRO at Telephia, a VC-backed start-up that developed proprietary technologies measuring the mobile industry. Prior to that in his first start-up experience, Jesse helped bring Israeli instant messaging company Hypernix to the US. He also spent seven years as a strategy consultant, working with clients in Europe, Asia, and the Americas.
Jesse has a Masters in Operations Research and a Bachelors of Management Science from M.I.T.
Founder & Chief Executive Officer; Relevant24
Founder & Chief Executive Officer; Relevant24+
As Founder / CEO of Relevant24, Marc Gallucci has spent the past seven years building the next agency model with what he learned from building and selling a beverage company, advertising agency and digital media property. The R24 agile process leverages real-time data to create custom content for every moment, audience and platform, with a singular focus on increasing a brands relevance to their consumers. Being agile, iterative and cost efficient in thinking, production and media make this possible.
VP, Insights & Product Marketing; Kantar Millward Brown - Media & Digital Practice
VP, Insights & Product Marketing; Kantar Millward Brown - Media & Digital Practice+
Joline McGoldrick is the Vice President, Insights and Product Marketing at Kantar Millward Brown’s Media & Digital Practice. Joline was an early member of the Dynamic Logic team, beginning in 2001 and is well-versed in studying how audiences respond to digital advertising. Joline’s work has been featured in Forbes, Adweek, Ad Age, the Economist, the New York Times, MediaPost, and Mobile Marketer, and she has spoken and moderated at conferences including the ARF, MRIA, OMMA, SWSW, MRMW, the Market Research Event and AdTech. Joline is a Phi Beta Kappa graduate of Carnegie Mellon University.
Co-Founder & CEO; Samba TV
Co-Founder & CEO; Samba TV+
Ashwin Navin, Co-Founder & CEO, Samba TV
Improv Group with Kantar Millward Brown - Firefly Practice
Improv Group with Kantar Millward Brown - Firefly Practice+
The Second City
President; Kantar Millward Brown - Media & Digital Practice
President; Kantar Millward Brown - Media & Digital Practice+
Stephen is the President of Kantar Millward Brown’s Media & Digital Practice, and brings more than twenty years of sales, marketing and strategy experience to the role. Prior to his role as President, he served 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.