Speakers
A world-class mix of the industry's best and brightest.
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Tony Pace
Founder
CEREBRAL GRAFFITI
Tony Pace
Chairman
ANA
Olivia Palermo
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Olivia Palermo Info Events
Olivia Palermo
Edward Barsamian
Susan Parker
VP, Digital Revenue & Analytics
HEARST
Andy Parnell
Chief Client Officer
LANETERRALEVER
Andy Parnell Info Events
As Chief Client Officer for 100+ person LaneTerralever, Andy brings twenty-plus years of business development, traditional marketing communications and digital marketing experience into this session. Over the last two years, Andy has led LaneTerralever on an improved customer experience journey, resulting in a Net Promoter Score of 52 -- a world-class number. He will be joined by one of their clients.
Michael Parrish DuDell
Author
SHARK TANK JUMP START YOUR BUSINESS
Michael Parrish DuDell Info Events
Brie & Nicole Bella
Michael Parrish DuDell
John Partilla
CEO
SCREENVISION
John Partilla Info Events
John oversees the agency’s vision, mission, and strategy, leading a 440-person staff in seven offices across the United States and Canada. Prior to leading Olson, he was chief operating officer of Dentsu Network West, where he had operational responsibility for a portfolio of fast-growing agencies such as McGarryBowen, FirstBorn and 360i throughout the Americas and Europe. John previously led global media sales as President at both Clear Channel Communications and Time Warner and also spent the first two decades of his career in various roles within Young & Rubicam, where he was a managing partner, as well as founder and CEO of its BrandBuzz unit. John holds an MBA from Columbia University and a BS from the University of Delaware.
Rachel Pasqua
Mobile Practice Lead
MEC GLOBAL
Rachel Pasqua Info Events
Rachel Pasqua leads mobility for North America, helping MEC clients evolve their marketing and media to meet the demands of a multiscreen, real-time world. An experienced digital marketer with expertise in emerging technologies, she comes to MEC from Token Digital a NYC-based digital studio focused on wearable user experience design and connected and convergent spaces where she served as co-founder and lead strategist. Prior to Token, she built out the mobile group at iCrossing, a global agency owned by the Hearst Corporation, and led the emerging media lab at Omnicom’s Organic. A frequent speaker at advertising industry events, she has presented at The Mobile Marketing Forum, Ad:tech, SES, SMX, SXSW, eMetrics, and Digiday, to name but a few, and judged numerous competitions including the IAB Mix Awards, MIN’s Best of the Web, and the 2010 Communication Arts Interactive Design Annual. She is co-author of the books Mobile Marketing: An Hour a Day (12.2012, John Wiley & Sons) and the upcoming The Responsive Brand and writes about digital innovation for numerous online publications as well as on her personal website (www.rachelpasqua.com), the Mobile An Hour a Day site (www.mobileanhouraday.com) and on Twitter as @rachelpasqua.
Shareen Pathak
Managing Editor
DIGIDAY
Shareen Pathak Info Events
Shareen Pathak is the managing editor at Digiday, where she focuses on the challenges companies are making as they make the transitions over to digital media. Before joining Digiday, Shareen was a reporter at Advertising Age and Creativity, where she covered the creative agency and production side of the business. She's a graduate of the Columbia University School of Journalism and has written for the Wall Street Journal and The Straits Times in Singapore.
Jon Patricof
President
NEW YORK CITY FC
Jon Patricof Info Events
Jon Patricof is President of New York City Football Club, the newest professional soccer team in the New York City area and the first Major League Soccer (MLS) Club to play within the five boroughs. Majority owned by City Football Group, which includes Manchester City FC, Melbourne City FC and Yokohama F. Marinos, New York City FC plays its home games at Yankee Stadium, which is also home to minority owner, the New York Yankees.

Previously, Patricof was President and COO of Tribeca Enterprises, the owner and operator of the Tribeca Film Festival and related business ventures. He was the first employee at Tribeca Enterprises and helped build the company into a multi-dimensional business with a globally recognized brand, now 50% owned by Madison Square Garden. Prior to Tribeca, he was a member of the investment team at the Quadrangle Group prior to which he worked in Corporate Strategic Planning at Disney. Between these companies he has executed investments and strategic partnerships, launched multiple new businesses and overseen sales, legal, finance and division general managers.

Throughout his career, Jon has been involved in the early stages of bringing innovative solutions to diverse business sectors.  During his time at Tribeca, he helped expand the company from film into digital storytelling and sports. Jon has led new initiatives and partnerships including the company's entrance into the branded content business as well as a JV with Lionsgate: Tribeca Shortlist-a subscription video on demand movie service. His first job was at Forest City Ratner at the inception of the Atlantic Yards development (future site of Barclays Center); he worked on Dean Kamen's Segway project while in stealth mode and with Harvard Prof. Michael Porter's Initiative for a Competitive Inner City. 

Jon received an M.B.A. with distinction from Harvard Business School and graduated magna cum laude from Harvard College. He currently sits on the board of Tribeca Enterprises.
Harry Patz
Chief Revenue Officer
RUBICON PROJECT
Harry Patz Info Events
Harry Patz, Jr is Chief Revenue Officer for Rubicon Project, with responsibility for over $1B of Managed Revenue globally, including the sales organization, execution and strategy, as well as client and account services.

Most recently Patz was President of Gondolin Advisors LLC, providing advisory and consulting services for both entrepreneurial tech firms and PE/financial firms.

Mr. Patz spent twenty years at Microsoft Corporation, most recently as a Partner and Vice President of the Communications Sector North America for Mobile, Media, Video, Cloud and Enterprise. While at Microsoft, Patz successfully led and grew the Communications Sector P&L from $400M to $1B. He was recognized for his achievements with the FY10 U.S. Subsidiary Industry of the Year award from the CEO and COO.

Patz holds an MBA from The Johnson School at Cornell University and a BS in Management from Boston College.
Logan Paul
Creator
Logan Paul Info Events
Logan Paul, the 21-year-old social media phenom known for his high energy and physical comedy, is one of the top digital content creators in the world with a combined audience of 30M+ followers.

Paul has also been working consistently in the traditional film space. In 2015, he shot three movies back to back and in 2016 starred in AIRPLANE MODE, which he wrote and executive produced. He had a recurring role on Freeform's series STITCHERS, and acted alongside Zac Efron and Dwayne Johnson in BAYWATCH for Paramount Pictures.

In the past three months alone, his Facebook page had 400M+ video views.

Paul has worked with some of the biggest brands including Pepsi, Jordan, Hanes, Disney, HBO and others on digital marketing campaigns and was recently featured as Adweek’s January cover story.
Ryan Pauley
Executive Director, Revenue Operations
VOX MEDIA
Ryan Pauley Info Events
Ryan Pauley is the Executive Director of Revenue Operations at Vox Media. Ryan has been with Vox Media for the past 5 years and oversees yield & inventory management, programmatic, audience data, paid media and Concert, Vox Media's newest mobile advertising and content distribution business.
Amy Peet McNeil
Head of Digital Marketing
FIAT CHRYSLER AUTOMOBILES US LLC
Amy Peet McNeil Info Events
As the Head of Digital Marketing for FCA US LLC, Amy is responsible for the overarching digital strategy, creative, measurement and ongoing optimization of demand generation activities. Since joining FCA in 2012, Amy has helped launched more than a dozen new vehicles across the six brands (Alfa Romeo, Chrysler, Dodge, FIAT, Jeep and Ram) and built a dynamic solutions based team to respond to the ever changing marketplace and consumer. In her position, Amy looks at the digital and social media landscape through a marketing lens, and focuses on specific channels that help consumers connect with the company, and vice-versa.

Prior to joining FCA, Amy has served in senior CRM & digital leadership roles at a number of highly respected advertising agencies, including MRM Worldwide, Campbell-Ewald and Organic. Amy holds a B.S. in Journalism from Central Michigan and was recently recognized by Advertising Age as one of its “40 Under 40” honorees in 2014.
Jonathan M. Perelman
Head, Digital
ICM PARTNERS
Jonathan M. Perelman Info Events
Jonathan Perelman leads ICM Partners Digital Ventures department. The department focuses on expanding the agency’s efforts across all aspects of the digital space, creating new businesses and bringing additional opportunities to our clients around the world.

Jonathan joins us from BuzzFeed, where he served as the Vice President of Motion Pictures. He led strategy, operations, development and partnerships for BuzzFeed Motion Pictures, where he helped the business grow into a top video producer on the Internet, with 1.5 billion monthly views and releasing 75 original clips a week. In addition, he created more than 20 syndication and content partnerships with leading global social platforms and portals. Jonathan also served as the Vice President of Agency Strategy and Industry Development at BuzzFeed.

Prior to his time at BuzzFeed, Jonathan spent more than six years at Google. He also founded Lighthouse Group, an independent global media and entertainment advisory firm that advises start-ups. He has been featured in AdWeek as a Top 50 Media & Advertising Executive, as well as on VideoInk as a Dealmaker of the Year. Jonathan is also an advisor and board member to a number of start-ups.

Jamie Perry
VP Marketing
JETBLUE
Jamie Perry Info Events
Jamie runs ​the ​​marketing team​ at JetBlue​​, where he oversees the four pillars of JetBlue's marketing strategy: ​brand​ and advertising​,​ ​product ​development​,​ ​loyalty ​marketing​, and marketing ​analytics​. ​ Jamie came to marketing relatively late in life after practicing as an attorney and a spell in management consulting. He is very glad to have finally discovered marketing, and never tires of playing the new boy card and asking the “stupid” question that allows him to challenge all established ways of doing things! Jamie is based in New York.
Kerry Perse
US Director
OMD
Sarah Personette
Vice President, Global Business Marketing
FACEBOOK
Sarah Personette Info Events
As Vice President of Facebook’s Global Business Marketing team, Sarah sets the course for how the advertising community can best leverage Facebook’s apps and services in a mobile-first environment. In this role, Sarah is responsible for providing clients with innovative and effective marketing solutions for their businesses.

Prior to rejoining Facebook in 2014, Sarah most recently led Universal McCann’s agency operations in the US where, as President of the agency, she oversaw strategy, analytics, custom content, cross- channel buying and planning, and business development.

Before joining Universal McCann, Sarah built and led Facebook’s Global Agency team. In addition to partnering with the Agency community in this role, she led the combination of creative and strategic thinking behind turning cross-channel campaigns into those fueled by digital insights.

Sarah also has extensive client and category expertise. She served as senior vice president at Starcom Mediavest Group leading the Mars Wrigley AOR, and has deep experience across CPG/FMCG, Beverages, Pharmaceuticals, and Consumer Electronics.

Sarah was recently inducted into the American Advertising Federation’s Advertising Hall of Achievement, which recognizes the industry’s top leaders aged 40 and under for their profound impact on the industry. In 2014, Sarah was named one of Advertising Age magazine’s top “40 Under 40” marketing stars.

As a part of Sarah’s ongoing commitment to her community and the industry, Sarah is honored to serve on the Boards of Build-A-Bear Workshop, AWNY, Northwestern University’s Regional Board, the Reisenbach Foundation, the Angelight Foundation, and the Social Impact for the Ad Council. She is also a Rotary International Paul Harris Fellow.

Sarah prides herself on executing with transparency and openness and relentlessly putting customers at the center of her work. Sarah is based in Facebook’s New York office. She holds a degree from Northwestern University and is a very proud wife and mother of two.
Diana Pessin
VP, User Acquisition & Programmatic Buying
HBO
Diana Pessin Info Events
Diana is responsible for the development & execution of acquisition strategies to drive subscription growth of HBO’s standalone streaming business & for the building out of HBO’s programmatic buying practice to increase targeting precision & media efficiency.

Prior to the launch of HBO NOW in 2015, Diana spent over 10 years as the Director of E-Commerce & Marketing, managing operations for the HBO Online Shop & developing robust digital media & promotional campaigns to drive customer & revenue growth via search, affiliate marketing, paid social media, sweepstakes & email. In addition, she spearheaded the global expansion of HBO’s e-commerce footprint throughout the EU with a multi-language, multi-currency & mobile optimized storefront.

Diana received her BSc from Cornell University & worked as a CPA at Arthur Andersen. She returned to school to receive her MBA at Columbia University & went on to pursue a career in marketing.
Christine Petersen
Managing Director, Investment
INITIATIVE MEDIA
Marcus Peterzell
EVP, Entertainment
KETCHUM
Marcus Peterzell Info Events
Marcus is a seasoned veteran in the entertainment marketing business whose skills and relationships have been invaluable to companies looking to market their brands through high profile celebrity partnerships. Marcus is Ketchum’s EVP of Entertainment and Head of Ketchum’s Music Marketing Practice, Ketchum Sounds, where he and his team have created entertainment marketing programs winning accolades including 2014’s Cannes Lions and a PRSA Silver Anvil. Marcus has orchestrated some of the industry’s most notable celebrity/brand partnerships with names like Jon Bon Jovi, Little Big Town, Lauren Conrad, Ariana Grande, Sara Bareilles and One Republic for brands that include Advil, MasterCard, Kleenex, and Malibu Rum.
Michele Petruzziello
Lead of Fashion Luxury and Lifestyle Industries
WORLD ECONOMIC FORUM
Michele Petruzziello Info Events
Michele currently serves as the Lead of Fashion, Luxury and Lifestyle Industries at the World Economic Forum, where she is responsible for establishing, managing and developing integrated partnership relationships with C-suite executives from the Fashion and Lifestyle Industry. Prior to the Forum, Michele worked at Coach, Inc. in various positions driving planning, merchandising and technology strategies. Michele also served at UNICEF USA, leading the organization's efforts to engage new corporate partners from the Technology, Media and Retail sectors through cause related marketing and corporate responsibility platforms. Michele holds an MA in Global Leadership with the World Economic Forum’s Global Leadership Fellows, a partnership with CEIBS, Columbia University, INSEAD, the London Business School and the Wharton School, an MA in International Relations & Diplomacy from Seton Hall University and a BBA in International Business from Loyola University Maryland.
Mary Gail Pezzimenti
Partner Studio Creation
THE HUFFINGTON POST
Mary Gail Pezzimenti Info Events
Mary Gail is the VP of Content Creation for the Huffington Post Partner Studio. She oversees content and editorial strategy development; leading a team of editors, producers, strategists and influencers. They produce award-winning original and curated text, video and visual storytelling. Her goal is to continue to position Huff Po as the most innovative and premier Content Marketing partner for brands looking to leverage quality engagement distributed at scale with their desired audiences. Curate, Create and Collaborate is the team's mantra projecting a Brand As Publisher ethos.

Prior to Huff Post, Mary Gail was at Federated Media, as the VP of Content Strategy leading a team of creative content marketers sourcing content from influential bloggers. Prior to FM, she held key senior editorial positions in both digital and print platforms for a number of Conde Nast properties including GQ, Lucky, Domino, Women's Sports and Fitness, and Details magazines.
Tyler Pietz
VP of Programmatic
CADREON
Tyler Pietz Info Events
Tyler serves as Vice President, Programmatic at Cadreon--IPG Mediabrands’ Ad Tech unit--where he is the principal business partner on the Coca-Cola account and leads mobile programmatic strategy and innovation for a diverse roster of F500 clients.

Prior to joining IPG in 2015, Tyler was critical in the launch and successful exits of a number of ad-tech ventures, most recently in guiding mobile/cross-device DSP Deep Forest Media to a private acquisition by Japanese E-Commerce giant Rakuten. Tyler began his career in the Motion Picture Literary department at International Creative Management—a leading global talent agency—working on behalf of feature film directors and screenwriters.
Andre Pinard
Group Director
OCTAGON
Andre Pinard Info Events
Andre Pinard is a Group Director at Octagon and is a seasoned consumer insights researcher and culture expert. He leads a team of strategists who conduct consumer research and strategic planning for clients including Adidas, AB InBev, Allstate and Martell.
Ericka Pittman
VP, Chairman’s Office
COMBS ENTERPRISES
Ericka Pittman Info Events
Ericka Pittman is Vice President of the Chairman’s Office at Combs Enterprises, where
she is responsible for developing and streamlining business process and
communication across all executive divisions. She was appointed by Mr. Combs to lead
the company’s Los Angeles office and serve as an ambassador to business partners and
the community on behalf of the Chairman and other company leadership.

Ericka joined Combs Enterprises in 2009 as the VP of Brand Strategy at the Blue Flame
Agency, overseeing brand strategy for all agency campaigns. Most recently she served
as Vice President of Blue Flame, and Vice President of New Business for Combs Wine &
Spirits. Ericka had previously spent 15 years working in interactive and publishing
media, holding positions at iVillage.com; Honey, Heart & Soul, and Savoy Magazines
(Vanguard Media Group); Baby Talk Magazine (Time Inc.); Glamour Magazine (Conde’
Nast); Vibe & Vixen Magazines (Vibe Media Group); and GIANT Magazine (Radio One
Inc).
Lylette Pizarro
Partner
RPMGRP
Will Platt-Higgins
VP, Global Account Partnerships
FACEBOOK
Will Platt-Higgins Info Events
Will is the Vice President, Global Account Partnerships for Facebook, he leads a team of people across the world to partner with brand marketers and their agencies, enabling them to maximize the business and brand-building potential of the Facebook platform in harness with other channels and help them scale and reapply success.

Prior to Facebook, Will led P&G’s multi-billion dollar global Hair and Air-care businesses at WPP\\\'s GREY Global Group as the BAL (Brand Agency Leader). Will also worked as EVP at Saatchi & Saatchi in London and New York, for 15 years, working with Coca-Cola, General Mills, Miller Coors, Delta Airlines, EMI, UBS and Procter & Gamble. These experiences then led him to become a EVP at GREY Global Group running global business.

He is based in New York with his wife and two small children.
Jeanine Poggi
Media Reporter
ADVERTISING AGE
Jeanine Poggi Info Events
Jeanine Poggi covers the TV industry, specializing in how broadcast and cable networks and distributors are adopting to the changes in the world of TV advertising. For her TV coverage, she is a recipient of the 2015 Jesse H. Neal Awards for “Best Range of Work By a Single Author.” Jeanine has appeared on CNBC, Bloomberg News and Charlie Rose, among others. Prior to joining Ad Age in 2012, she spent six years covering the retail and media industries and other financial sectors for Women’s Wear Daily, Forbes and TheStreet. She was named a 2010 Strictly Financials fellow at the Reynolds Center for Business Journalism.
Nicole "Snooki" Polizzi
International Television Personality, New York Times Bestselling Author, & Entrepreneur
Nicole "Snooki" Polizzi Info Events
Edward Barsamian
Olivia Palermo
Alissa Pollack
EVP, Global Music Marketing
IHEARTMEDIA
Alissa Pollack Info Events
Alissa Pollack serves as EVP Global Music Marketing where she consults with brands and artists and provides them with a broad spectrum of music data, including a steady stream of rich listening trend reports and custom insights that will better inform their decision-making on everything from advertising content and social programs to events and artists partnerships, increasing the efficacy of advertising campaigns and fan engagement.

In addition, Pollack collaborates with Premiere Networks, the iHeartRadio Digital team and the iHeartMedia National Programming Group to coordinate and maximize programs across all iHeartMedia platforms, including Premiere Network’s more than 5,000 affiliates and internationally through iHeartRadio’s international broadcast partnerships.
Chuck Porter
Chairman
CP+B
Chuck Porter Info Events
Chuck joined the Crispin Agency in 1988 as creative director and partner, after a long career as an award-winning freelance copywriter. The agency was renamed Crispin & Porter, and within three years, it doubled in size and was named one of the top 15 creative shops in the country. Under his leadership, CP+B has become one of the most awarded agencies in the world and was honored as Agency of the Decade by Advertising Age. Chuck has been a judge or jury chairman at the Clios, the Andy Awards, the D&AD Awards and Cannes, among others. He has served as Chairman of the 4A’s and co-chairman of Advertising Week. He’s an advisor to the Future of Advertising Project at Wharton as well as co-founder of the Boulder Digital Works Institute at the University of Colorado. Along with Martha Stewart and Michael Dell, he was named one of Inc. Magazine’s \\\"Entrepreneurs We Love”, and this year he was inducted into the Advertising Hall of Fame.
Abigail Posner
Head of Strategic Planning, Agency Development
GOOGLE
Abigail Posner Info Events
Abigail joined Google in late 2011 to head up the strategic planning practice for the agency team. She works closely with strategic planners and creative teams within the advertising community to help amplify their strategic and creative efforts for their clients’ brands.

Prior to joining Google, Abigail was executive vice president, strategy director at Publicis New York, where she directed strategic planning efforts for major new business pitches and provided thought leadership to key global clients, including L'Oreal, Nestlé and Coca-Cola.

Before that, Abigail spent 11 years at DDB New York. There, she co-directed the strategic planning department and directed strategic efforts for a range of clients, from PepsiCo and Unilever to Hertz.

Abigail graduated from Harvard University with a bachelor’s degree in social anthropology.
Lynn Power
CEO
JWT NEW YORK
Lynn Power Info Events
After 25 years in advertising, Lynn Power can genuinely say she is just as passionate about the business today as the day she started. As Managing Director of JWT NY, Lynn partners with Claire Capeci to lead the agency’s flagship NY office. She is responsible for driving the overall strategic direction and growth of the office, as well as managing client relationships. Lynn has been building brands and leveraging creativity as a business tool for clients for years, working with some of the world's most iconic brands including American Express, Hershey's, Gillette and L'Oréal. Prior to joining JWT, Lynn served as President and Managing Partner of Arnold NY. In her five years at the helm, she helped grow Arnold NYC into a thriving mid-size agency, leading many new business wins including Alberto Culver, Del Monte and Kohler. Lynn also helped drive Arnold's momentum to be named Comeback Agency of the Year by Ad Age in 2010 and Ad Age's A-List in 2011.
Mark Power
Managing Director, USA
ANSIBLE WORLDWIDE (IPG)
Mark Power Info Events
Mark Power is the US Managing Director of Ansible, the global mobile agency within IPG Mediabrands and a seasoned marketing professional with over 20 years experience across digital and mobile technologies. With a deep understanding of connected consumer behaviors, Mark is a dynamic marketer who is continually searching for new opportunities across media and technology to help brands bring engaging and immersive experiences to life.
Suzanne Powers
Global CSO
MCCANN WORLDGROUP
Suzanne Powers Info Events
As the Global Chief Strategy Officer of McCann Worldgroup, Suzanne is responsible for the strategic development of the company and its clients across all brands and regions. This encompasses worldwide leadership of strategic talent and resources, as well as the competencies that drive idea development for creative solutions across all platforms. Included in this is the Truth Central community, the global proprietary intelligence unit dedicated to discovering the macro level truths that drive new opportunities for our brands. Under her leadership, McCann has consistently been ranked as a top 3 network globally in the EFFIE awards honoring communications effectiveness and, most recently, has been recognized as a top 5 strategic network by WARC.

Suzanne joined McCann in 2013 from Crispin Porter + Bogusky, where she served as Global Strategy Officer and led the global development of the agency, working across all CP+B offices and brands. Before joining CP+B, Suzanne led global brand strategy at TBWA for over 10 years, helping to develop the Disruption philosophy and practice worldwide.

A winner of multiple Effie's, Lions, Obies, and Pencils, Suzanne has been an industry leader throughout her career, including as a frequent keynote speaker and awards show judge. She is past Chairperson of the AAAA’s Planning Committee and Conference Chair for its Account Planning Group.

Most importantly, she’s the proud mom of teenage twin boys, which is like its own sociological experiment every day.
Kyle Pratt
VP, Brand Director, Honda & Acura
MEDIAVEST
Kyle Pratt Info Events
Kyle Pratt is a Vice President of Integrated Programs at Mediavest|Spark for both Honda and Acura. He has over 17 years of brand, platform and sponsorship experience. He has led programs for Nissan, Jeep, Wimbledon, Infiniti and now Honda.

Over the last 3 years, Kyle has focused on connecting Honda with the millennial audience by working to develop comprehensive music strategies and programs that leverage large scale sports and entertainment; Kyle works with Honda to utilize partners such as ESPN, NBC, NHL, Activision, Sony Music, Universal Music, Facebook, Vevo and YouTube to create ‘Honda Stage’ and the award winning ‘Uncharted’ music series.
Steve Pratt
Partner
BRANDED PODCASTS FOR SLACK, SHOPIFY AND ENVOY AT PACIFIC CONTENT
Steve Pratt Info Events
Steve Pratt is a co-founder and Principal at Pacific Content, the only company in the world exclusively focused on branded podcasts. Pacific Content’s team of world-class storytellers and media veterans has created a unique program development process designed to meet the needs of both brands and audiences. With clients that include Slack, Shopify, and Envoy, we are proving that it’s better to build an audience than rent one.
Penry Price
VP, Marketing Solutions
LINKEDIN
Penry Price Info Events
Penry Price is the vice president of global sales for LinkedIn’s Marketing Solutionsbusiness. In this role he oversees the large global team responsible for building thestrategic partnerships necessary to raise awareness of and drive revenue for thecompany and its customers. His deep knowledge and passion for the advertisingecosystem plays a significant role in the transformation of LinkedIn’s advertisingbusiness as it evolves into a content marketing platform for brands.

Penry joined LinkedIn from Dstillery (formerly Media6Degrees), where as President,he provided direction for the ad tech firm’s partnerships and managed day-to-dayrevenue and marketing operations. Prior to his tenure at Dstillery, he held many topsales positions at Google. There, he led the North American Sales and AccountManagement teams before leading business strategy and global partnerships withadvertising agencies – a part of Google’s business that represented 30% of its globalrevenue. He ended his seven-year tenure at Google as Vice President of GlobalAgency Sales and Partnerships.

Penry spent his early career in a variety of sales and sales management roles atWenner Media and Hachette Filipacchi.

Penry holds a Bachelor of Arts from Hobart College. In 2008, he was named to theAAF Advertising Hall of Achievement, which includes people who have demonstratedgreat leadership in the industry. He is a member of the Board of Directors of Church& Dwight (NYSE:CHD) and the Board of Directors of Dstillery. He is also on the Boardof Advisors of Outward Bound USA, and sits on the Board of Governors of dmg Media.
Guy Primus
Founder & CEO
THE VIRTUAL REALITY COMPANY
Guy Primus Info Events
Guy Primus is co-founder and Chief Executive Officer of The Virtual Reality Company (VRC), a company whose mission is to become the world leader in the production and distribution of premium, story-driven Virtual Reality content. Before co-founding VRC, Guy served as Chief Operating Officer at Overbrook Entertainment, director of digital media at Starbucks Entertainment, group product marketing manager at Microsoft, and as vice president of strategy & planning for Blue Flame, the marketing and advertising agency founded by Sean “Diddy” Combs. Guy is chairman emeritus of the advisory board of Georgia Tech’s top-ranked School of Industrial and Systems Engineering and is a member of the Georgia Tech Advisory Board. He is also a voting member of the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences. Guy earned his bachelor’s and master’s degrees in industrial engineering from Georgia Tech and his MBA from Harvard Business School.
Marc S. Pritchard
Chief Brand Officer
PROCTER & GAMBLE (P&G)
Marc S. Pritchard Info Events
Marc Pritchard, Chief Brand Officer, is responsible for the brand building disciplines of the world’s largest advertiser, Procter & Gamble. As the company’s top brand builder and chief marketer, Marc sets the media and marketing strategies that guide the communication and brand building for P&G’s portfolio of trusted, quality brands which represent nearly $71 billion in annual sales worldwide. Since becoming P&G’s chief marketer and brand builder in 2008, Marc has focused the organization on meaningful consumer insights, leveraging those insights to create big creative ideas that are powerful enough to engage people across all media. Underpinning Marc’s leadership to continue P&G’s legacy of world-class brand building is a focus on innovation in every area of brand building, advancement in digital and social media platforms that are changing the way people engage and share information, and the importance of partnerships with leading agencies, technology companies and media platforms.
Michael Provenzano
CEO/Co-founder
VISTAR MEDIA
Michael Provenzano Info Events
Michael is the CEO and co-founder of Vistar Media, a geospatial technology company bridging the space between advertising ecosystems and consumer movement patterns.

He previously co-founded Invite Media, Inc., the first universal demand side platform for online display advertising and was acquired by Google in 2010 for $81 million.

Michael received a BSE in Materials Science and Engineering from the University of Pennsylvania.
Shannon Pruitt
President
THE STORY LAB
Jaime Punishill
Former head of Digital Marketing for TIAA Cref
Amy Purdy
Paralympic Snowboard Bronze Medalist & Dancing with the Stars Alum
Amy Purdy Info Events
Amy Purdy grew up with a passion for snowboarding which led her to a bronze medal at the 2014 Paralympic Games in Sochi. As a young girl, she dreamed of traveling the world…and despite obstacles that perhaps should have stopped her dead in her tracks that passion carried her not only to the upper echelons of sport but onto the dance floor of Hollywood and well beyond.
Purdy is a NY Times best-selling author, she has toured with Oprah Winfrey, she has been featured in a Super Bowl commercial and earlier this year she released her own clothing line.
During the Opening Ceremony of the Rio Paralympic Games, Purdy was the featured soloist dancer in a performance that was seen by 300 million people around the world. She is currently training to return to the 2018 Winter Paralympic Games in Korea.