A world-class mix of the industry's best and brightest.
Blaise D'Sylva
VP, Media
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Blaise has an extensive media and sponsorship background of more than 27 years spanning agency, client and media sales positions. Blaise joined Dr Pepper Snapple Group in 2014 as VP Media. He is responsible for directing the national and local media planning and buying across the entire portfolio of brands including Dr Pepper, Snapple, 7UP, Canada Dry and Mott’s. A key part of this includes the college football media sponsorships with ESPN, CBS and FOX Sports. Before that, he was at Anheuser-Busch InBev in St. Louis where he was Vice President Media, Sports and Entertainment Marketing. Blaise was also at ESPN for six years, where he was senior director, sales manager based in Chicago responsible for selling the multi-media assets of ESPN to clients and agencies in the Midwest. He started in the advertising business in the media department at Leo Burnett in Chicago. His tenure included four international media assignments across his 17 years at Leo Burnett and Starcom MediaVest Group.
Lin Dai
Co-Founder & CEO
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Lin Dai is an entrepreneur and digital executive with over 15 years of experience. He is the CEO and Co-founder of Hooch App. As seen in TechCrunch, TimeOut, CNBC, GQ, UrbanDaddy and more, Hooch is the first ever members-only cocktail app. Marie Claire calls Hooch "A ClassPass for Booze", and LA Times says "Hooch App is the Greatest Deal". Hooch members get One Drink Every Day at over 300 top bars and restaurants around the world, in cities like New York, LA, Miami, Dallas, Austin, San Diego, Hong Kong and more.

Previously as Chief Marketing Officer of Keek, Inc. Lin was credited for growing Keek's 75M worldwide audience. Leveraging the momentum, the company was taken public on the Toronto Stock Exchange. Lin lead the day-to-day marketing operation, and developed partnerships with some of the world’s biggest brands, including the World Cup, Formula One, Sundance, MTV VMAs, Emmys, iHeartRadio, Teen Choice Awards, Live Nation, SNL, Relativity Studios and more.

As VP of Digital Programming for Emmis NY, Lin was responsible for all digital and television initiatives for the iconic brand HOT97. Lin launched Loud Digital, a premium digital network reaching 61 million viewers, and developed the VH1 comedy series This Is HOT97 as producer.

Prior to joining Emmis, as SVP, Programming & Development for Alloy Media + Marketing, Lin oversaw development of original and branded content, digital marketing strategy, and distribution reaching over 100 million viewers monthly for the Alloy Digital Network and Alloy’s entertainment properties, including Gossip Girl, Vampire Diaries, Pretty Little Liars and more.

In 1999, Lin founded Kiwibox.com, the first social network and online magazine for teens, and successfully took the company public.

Lin Dai graduated Summa Cum Laude from Tepper School of Business at Carnegie Mellon University. He was awarded the Entrepreneur of the Year award, followed by a one-year tenure as the youngest adjunct professor at CMU, developing the first set of credited courses on Web Publishing.
Maria Dal Pan Dias
Head of Content Marketing
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Maria Dal Pan Dias is Head of Content Marketing and Global Events at Getty Images, the world’s most trusted and esteemed source of visual content. A lifelong storyteller and longtime journalist, she has covered political rallies in Washington, D.C., Nevada’s Burning Man festival and interviewed celebrities such as Oprah Winfrey, director Jonathan Demme and costumer Patricia Field. At Getty Images, Maria manages the award-nominated online magazine, Stories & Trends, giving people a glimpse at what goes on behind the world’s most heart-stopping images and spotlighting the talented people who create them. She also produces live content for such events as the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity and Visa Pour L’Image, the world’s most important photojournalism festival.
Ian Dallimore
Dir. of Innovation and Digital Strategy
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Ian works with national clients and agencies to devise strategic plans utilizing digital out of home (DOOH). He also works hand-in-hand with Lamar's digital network operations to drive innovation within the medium through the use of technology and various social.
Mikhail Damiani
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Mikhail directs all aspects of Blue Bite’s business and operations and has spearheaded the company’s cross-technology efforts with its mTAG platform. He is also responsible for the company’s strategic partnerships, sales and client management.
Jennifer Danielson
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Jennifer Danielson is the President of Above Average, which launched in June 2012. Building the company from the ground up, Above Average is now the premier destination for premium short-form digital comedy. With a network of creators, Above Average is a publisher, content studio and development hub that is known for both identifying up and coming digital talent as well as supporting the passion projects of established more traditional stars. Jen began working at Broadway Video for Lorne Michaels in 2001. Her first credit was on the now-iconic film Mean Girls and since then, She has been a producer on two Peabody Award winning shows: 30 Rock and Saturday Night Live.
Suzanne Darmory
Executive Creative Director
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Suzanne has over 20 years of international, award-winning experience creating groundbreaking integrated solutions for highly recognizable clients at world-class agencies. She is a proven leader who is able to motivate and manage multi-disciplined teams across a multitude of platforms.

Suzanne is currently Executive Creative Director/Director of Agency Services at Zeta (formerly Acxiom Impact) where she is responsible for: setting the overall strategy of the creative agency, advising clients on creative best practices, leading business development for the agency, strengthening the creative offering, and managing creative P&L. She has spent most of her career at advertising agencies in New York (Arnold, Deutsch, Grey, JWT, Moxie, mcgarrybowen, Ogilvy, R/GA) and three years working in London (Bates UK, Euro RSCG, Imagination, Ogilvy & Mather).

In addition to winning 25 Addys, Andys, Effies, Echos and other awards, Suzanne's work has been featured in: AdAge, Adweek, Brandweek, CBS, CNN, Communication Arts, engadget, Fast Company, Forbes, Good Morning America, Mashable, MTV, NBC, New York Times, Today Show, VH1 and Washington Post.

Suzanne is a Caples Awards Executive Committee Member (2013-present) after being a Caples Judge (2007-2012). She also judged the Addy’s (Raleigh 2015, Columbus 2012), and Stevie Awards (2015 and 2014). Suzanne is an Adjunct Professor for FIT’s Digital Media Advertising Class (Spring 2014-present) and reviews FIT and NYCFoto Works portfolios on a regular basis. She was an Email Insider Summit Panelist and FIT Digital Media Panelist (2015), Zenith Mobile Day Panelist (2014), and SheSays Panelist (2013) and is an ongoing SheSays mentor (2011-present).
Sadie Daryan
Senior Social Media Manager
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Sadie is currently the Sr. Manager of Emerging Social Channels for eBay’s Global Growth organization. She is an integrated marketing and media strategy expert, and has been with eBay for over 5 years. With a strong understanding of where and how to reach the millennial audience, Sadie is responsible for eBay’s media and content strategies on 16 different social platforms, including Snapchat, Imgur, Reddit, & Kik. Additionally, Sadie is focused on exploring new channels and innovative technologies that drive customer consideration, engagement and transactions. She encourages her team and partners to constantly push boundaries, try new innovative tactics and reinforce eBay’s position as an innovative leader in the social space.

Prior to joining eBay’s Global Growth team, Sadie was leading eBay Canada’s marketing team as their Head of Relationship Marketing & Social Media.
Andrew Davidson
Managing Director, Search and Social Marketing
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Currently a Senior Partner & Managing Director at Mindshare, Andrew Davidson is responsible for the overall success of Mindshare’s Search and Social business, which includes over $295MM in media spend across leading clients in numerous industries.

Prior to joining Mindshare in 2014, Andrew led the National Search and Performance Marketing practice at Razorfish, where he developed cross-agency processes, strategies and best practices for paid search and biddable media/programmatic. Before joining Razorfish, Andrew led the paid search practice within Neo@Ogilvy, where he was responsible for strategic oversight and thought leadership. Andrew managed a team of more than 50 search marketers and oversaw clients such as Cisco, Caesars, Nestle Purina, Time Warner Cable, TD Ameritrade, WebEx, GSK (HCP), Kodak, Allstate, CEC, MetLife, Six Flags and Fage.

Andrew has over 15 years of digital marketing experience and holds a MBA from Baruch College, Zicklin School of Business.
Joslyn Davis
Executive Producer and Host
Michaela Angela Davis
Urban Culture Activist
Wade Davis
Senior Consultant Diversity & Inclusion
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Former NFL player Wade Davis is an intersectional feminist, writer, public speaker, and educator on gender, race, and orientation equality. Davis is currently a senior ‘Diversity and Inclusion’ consultant at YSC, the world's premier independent leadership consultancy and the NFL’s first LGBT and gender ‘Diversity and Inclusion’ consultant.During the 2012 presidential election, Wade was an official LGBT Surrogate for President Obama, and is both a United Nations Women HeForShe Ambassador and a U.S. State Department Speaker Specialist.

Davis is a frequent guest on MSNBC, BBC, NPR, CNN, and ESPN. His writings have appeared in the LA Times, NYT, the Guardian, Ebony magazine and others. He has spoken at and/or provided workshops/trainings at over 100 universities and corporations nationally and internationally. As an educator, Davis was an adjunct professor at NYU and Rutgers University. In 2014 Davis received an honorary Doctor of Public Service degree from Northeastern University.
Kelly Day
Chief Digital Officer
Mathieu de Fayet
VP Strategic Partnerships
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Mathieu is the VP of Strategic Partnerships at Niantic Inc, the startup behind the massively popular Pokemon GO Game. Originally incubated within Google, Niantic builds mobile real-world experiences that foster fun, exploration, discovery and social interaction. Niantic was founded by John Hanke, who previously helmed the Google Geo team (including Google Maps and Google Earth) after his startup Keyhole was acquired by Google. Mathieu joined Niantic at its inception in 2012. Prior to that, Mathieu was the Head of Google's Partnerships Program for Advertising Agencies. He is an Advisory Board Member at RedVisitor, a Travel and Lifestyle Media Group, and a Mentor at UC Berkeley’s Global Social Venture Competition.
Vanessa K. De Luca
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Vanessa K. De Luca is editor in chief of ESSENCE magazine. In this role, she serves as the brand’s editorial leader and oversees the magazine and web site’s content and vision.  

De Luca first joined ESSENCE more than a decade ago as Beauty and Fashion Features Editor, where she directed all style and beauty sections.  In 2003, she was named Lifestyle Director, responsible for coverage including food, home, parenting and technology.  Additionally, she was a member of the editorial features team, writing and editing numerous impactful stories on subjects ranging from teen dating violence to childhood obesity. In 2005, she was named Executive Editor, managing the editorial team to implement the brand’s creative vision, as well as overseeing staffing, systems, operations and the magazine’s operating budget.
Prior to joining ESSENCE, she served in a variety of editorial capacities at publications such as Life and Glamour.
Mark DeBevoise
President and COO
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Marc DeBevoise is the President and Chief Operating Officer of CBS Interactive, a division of CBS Corporation (NYSE: CBS), a perennial top 10 Internet property and the leading Internet-based premium content company. In this role, DeBevoise leads strategy and operations for all of CBS Interactive’s 25+ industry-leading brands including the digital businesses of the CBS Television Network, such as CBS.com, CBS All Access, CBSN, CBSSports.com and CBSNews.com, as well as CNET Media Group, CBS Interactive’s leading tech, games and media properties including CNET, TVGuide, GameSpot, Metacritic and more. As President and COO, DeBevoise is also responsible for the development of original programming and editorial content for digital platforms, as well as digital distribution strategies, including full episode streaming, dynamic ad insertion on cable VOD platforms, and direct-to-consumer subscription video on demand and live streaming initiatives including authentication/TV Everywhere.
Colleen DeCourcy
Partner/Global Executive Creative Director
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As global executive creative director, Colleen leads the eight-office global network of W+K. For more than three decades, the fiercely independent shop has been telling beautiful, provocative stories and setting the bar for creativity. Colleen is leading the vision for the agency's future, and has been instrumental in establishing the first of many more proof-points that W+K is a culture for all kinds of creative people, including the rise of our creative technology group, The Lodge, and a content publishing group.

Before W+K, Colleen founded Socialistic, a social media content and design shop. As CCO and CEO, she won coveted accounts Red Bull and Fast Company, and led work for Showtime and GE.

Colleen was the first chief digital officer for TBWA Worldwide, setting the network’s global digital strategy and leading efforts for Adidas and Pepsi. Her career has also included roles of chief experience officer at JWT New York and chief creative officer at Organic.
Jed Dederick
RVP of Business Development
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Jed Dederick is Regional Vice President of Business Development for The Trade Desk, where he spearheads sales efforts in the Eastern US. As a leader on the global sales team, Jed manages and grows client relationships with some of the most sophisticated buyers in advertising.

Jed is an online advertising veteran, having previously served in digital sales and client services roles at WebMD and The Wall Street Journal.
Gonzalo Del Fa
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As President of GroupM Multicultural, Gonzalo plays a key role in all aspects of the multicultural media and marketing efforts initiated by GroupM agencies Maxus, MEC, Mediacom, Metavision, Mindshare and Red Fuse. The goal of the division is to provide clients with a truly relevant, informative and trustworthy point of view of multicultural markets and audiences across the US, resulting in tailored communications strategies based on in-depth knowledge of consumers.

Under Gonzalo’s leadership, GroupM Multicultural handles over $600 million in billings from clients such as Nestle, AT&T, Unilever, Anheuser Busch, Mars, Colgate, Revlon, Abbott, Netlfix, Church & Dwight, Subway, Bayer, Kimberly Clark and KFC.

Gonzalo first joined the GroupM family in 2003 as Managing Director of MEC Argentina. During his three year tenure he developed a reputation for creative media thinking and activation.
Matt Derella
Matt Derella, Global Vice President, Client Partnerships & Brand Strategy
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Matt was recently appointed as the Global Vice President of Client Partnerships and Brand Strategy for Twitter, expanding his leadership from North American direct sales to oversee the international teams that serve our largest customers worldwide. Previously, Matt and his team drove marketing partnerships with top brands and agencies in North America and oversaw Twitter's innovative Brand and Agency Strategy teams. His team was also responsible for scaling the Twitter Ads API program.

Matt has spent a career working with brands to innovate across television and digital platforms to excite and delight customers at scale. Prior to joining Twitter in 2012, Matt was a Director at Google, where he managed advertising partnerships with large agencies and clients. Earlier, he was a VP at The Weather Channel Companies.

Matt holds a B.A. from Georgetown University. He and his family call New York City home.
Lukas Derksen
Managing Partner
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Entrepreneurial, zealous and insightful, Dutch native Lukas now calls New York City his home. 

In 2000, as co-founder and Creative Director at Usual Suspects, Lukas pioneered the experiential marketing agency in Amsterdam, pushing the boundaries of entertainment and advertising while exploring their intersections. 

With Sid Lee's push into experiential marketing, Lukas’ experience - which included over 200 brand experiences in more than 10 different countries - made him the ideal choice to lead this practice in Sid Lee Montreal. At Sid Lee Montreal Lukas challenged world-class brands like adidas, Cirque du Soleil, Dom Perignon and Red Bull to step outside of their comfort zones, leading globally recognized work such as the redesign of the adidas Originals brand as well as the adidas All In campaign. 
Cedric Devitt
Chief Creative Officer
Madeline Di Nonno
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Madeline Di Nonno is the Chief Executive Officer of the Geena Davis Institute on Gender in Media, the only research based non-profit working in the entertainment and media industry to accelerate gender and diversity representation in children's entertainment through cutting-edge research, education and advocacy programs. Di Nonno leads the Institute's strategic direction, management, financial and operational activities. Di Nonno brings over thirty years of executive leadership experience in the entertainment, non-profit, digital and consumer packaged goods industries.

Madeline serves on the Board of Directors for the Television Academy Foundation; Promundo U.S.; Board of Advisors Los Angeles Press Club; GameChanger Films and the Rutgers University Institute for Women’s Leadership. Madeline served as President of the Glass Lions Jury for the Cannes Lions 2016.
Jarrod Dicker
Head of Ad Product and Technology
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Jarrod Dicker is the head of ad product and technology at The Washington Post and founder of RED, The Post’s ad research experimentation and development team. Dicker works closely with The Post’s world-class engineering team, helping drive ad tech innovation and strategy across the entire organization. While focusing on the best user experience, Dicker's team is building new product innovations that connect brands with The Post’s growing global audience on and off the platform

Before joining The Washington Post, Dicker was head of product and operations at RebelMouse where he was responsible for managing the commercial engineering, product operations and project management teams on ideation, production and execution of the RebelMouse product. In 2013, he was named to Business Insider's list of the 30 most creative people in social media marketing.

Prior to RebelMouse, Dicker served as director of product at Time Inc. Working across a portfolio of 21 Time Inc. brands as diverse as Fortune and InStyle, Dicker leveraged his unique vision to create scalable products and to evangelize innovation.

Dicker spent two years at the Huffington Post where he helped establish native advertising and led the Social Marketing team to huge wins including IBM's Smarter Ideas, TNT's Armchair Detective and individual programs with Sony, Dell, Disney, Coke, Unilever, Chase, Pepsi, Levi's, P&G, Kraft, and GE.

He is active with universities, lecturing about the future of social advertising and working directly with students to identify and solve problems in the social space. Currently, he is involved with a Carnegie Mellon University program on the value of social advertising in publishing.

Dicker began his career on the editorial side as a writer for Stay Thirsty Media, Inc. and contributed to several digital-based music publications including Relix Magazine and Jambase.com.
Ben Dietz
Director of Business Development
Michael Dill
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As the President with Match MG, Michael plays a leading role in creating continent-spanning shopper marketing campaigns and is responsible for clients such as BIC, Tastykake, The Campbell Soup Co., and Vonage. Prior to joining Match, Michael was the founder and Managing Partner of Circle One, which was acquired by Match in 2013. Prior to Circle One, Michael was with Grey Advertising.

Today, Michael is responsible for the agency’s Digital, Retail, Shopper Marketing and Insights Capabilities across the organization. Michael’s focus is the needs of clients and talent across the agency and also in forging what’s next in the dynamic and ever-changing digital and shopper space.
Will Doherty
VP Business Development
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Will Doherty oversees Business Development for Index Exchange. As Vice President, Will has helped orient client operations to New York City and establish Index Exchange as a premier global advertising exchange in the US as well as Europe. In addition, Will is tasked with building out the team in strategic locations across the globe. Day to day, his primary focus is identifying and securing new clients across programmatic platforms and digital marketers to ensure they have access to the cleanest and most premium publishers in the programmatic landscape. Prior to joining Index Exchange, Will Doherty oversaw business development for Netmining, and Takkle.com (later acquired by Alloy Media).
Kelly Donahue
Associate Director of Global Content & Programming
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Kelly Donahue is the Associate Director of Global Content & Programming at GE. She is responsible for the strategy, production and distribution of all digital content for GE in the U.S, as well as partnering with GE’s digital teams globally. Prior to GE, Kelly’s career has spanned equal parts advertising, marketing, production and product. She was the Managing Director of the New York office of Siberia, a product design & development consultancy, was a freelance integrated producer with several major NY & SF ad agencies, was the founding account person at Barton F. Graf, and was the Global Communications Manager for Fanta and Powerade at Coca-Cola.
Michael Donnelly
SVP, Group Head Global Digital Mktg
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Michael is a Digital Transformation professional focused on the effective use of Digital Tactics as integral, complementary components in well architected cross media business plans.

A Common Sense Leader & in "Digital" since 1998, he is now creating & implementing innovative global strategies to leverage data, create personalized content & experiences & fuel conversations to amplify local Real Time Marketing efforts & drive results for Merchants & Banks while exceeding Consumer Expectations & delivering on MasterCard’s vision of A World Beyond Cash.

Honored to be named one of AdAge's "Media Mavens" & one of MediaPost's "Online All-Stars", he was with The Coca-Cola Company for 6 years & privileged to lead their stellar team responsible for the largest brand page on Facebook & the #1 food/beverage brand on Twitter & was with Johnson & Johnson for 9 years where he created their Interactive Marketing Center of Excellence focused on developing an incoming pipeline of emerging media opportunities & on creating a community for marketers to test, learn & share experiences.

He is married & has four incredible digitally savvy children to share with & learn about new technologies together in the Donnelly Family Digital Lab :-)
Dr. Mary Donohue
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CEO of Donohue Learning Technologies™, works with Fortune 100 and public organizations by revolutionizing executive education. She is a best-selling author, was named as one of the 18 Outstanding Women In Tech, 2015, and Diversity MBA’s top 50 under 50, Mary is a cancer survivor who worked with Paul Newman, learned from Robert Kennedy, Jr. and was briefly (very briefly) a Supreme with Diana Ross. Dr. Donohue is also an Adjunct Professor, Graduate School of Management, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia.
Michael Doody
Planning Director
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Michael is the Chief Strategy Cog @ Cog NYC and founder of The ___________ Project - a Brand Strategy and research consultancy. Prior to Cog he was a senior strategist at a variety of agencies such as JWT, Publicis at Kirshenbaum Bond & Partners where he served as Co-Head of Brand Strategy.. His strategic work has been awarded with Jay Chiat Planning Awards, Effies, and the David Ogilvy Award for research. Creatively the work he's been a part of has received acclaim at Cannes, the Clios, the Mercury’s, and Kelly’s among others. He's been invited to lecture at Miami Ad School, The Columbia School of Business, and Colorado University. While he's moderated more than his fair share of of focus groups he is expecting that moderating this debate will be his most challenging assignment yet.
Yannis Dosios
Vice President, Platform and Exchange
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Yannis Dosios is Vice President, Platform and Exchange, at Yahoo. He is responsible for driving adoption of Yahoo's native, video and display ad monetization solutions among premium mobile app and web publishers.

Yannis joined Yahoo as part of the Flurry acquisition. At Flurry, he built Flurry's Publisher Network and then ran Business Operations and Sales Enablement. Prior to that, Yannis held positions as GM Europe and Vice President of Marketing for Smilebox, a photo and video sharing service. Previously, he was Senior Product Manager at Microsoft, where he planned and launched Windows Starter, a Windows OS product for emerging markets. He began his career as a strategy consultant at the Monitor Consulting Group. Yannis earned an undergraduate degree in Mathematics from Harvard University and an MBA from Stanford University.
Maya Draisin
Head of Marketing
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Maya Draisin is the head of marketing at WIRED Media Group (WMG), overseeing the development of programs and ideas that drive revenue for the group’s brands: WIRED, Ars Technica, and Backchannel. She has been integral in founding WIRED tent pole extensions including WIRED Store and WIRED Business Conference, as well as overseeing WMG Brand Lab and custom content programs including the award-winning #MakeTechHuman program for Nokia. She has been named to MIN’s “21 Most Intriguing People in Media, ” MIN’s Marketing Hall of Fame, and Katie Couric's "Women Who Should Be Famous.”

Rashad Drakeford
Head of Content
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Rashad Drakeford is currently the Director of Content Development at REVOLT Media & TV. In this role, he leads the multi-platform network’s content development efforts, including the brand’s social media and digital content strategy, growth and development. To date, Rashad has produced a number of REVOLT TV's linear and digital content series and specials, including "#JusticeForFlint", "Go Further", "The Local Love Tour", "Leaders Of The New School: Tech", and "Art Basel: Prior to joining REVOLT, Rashad worked in the Sports & Entertainment Marketing divisions of IMG Worldwide and The Madison Square Garden Company, respectively. In each role, Rashad was tasked with building and executing integrated marketing solutions and platforms for current and prospective clients. Before transitioning into the sport and entertainment marketing industry, Rashad served in multiple capacities within the 2008 Obama for America Presidential Campaign, 2008 Obama-Biden Transition Team, and the Obama Admi
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David Droga
Founder & Creative Chairman
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David Droga is Founder and Creative Chairman at Droga5, a creative and strategic agency headquartered in New York with an office in London. Founded in 2006, Droga5 has been named Agency of the Year 10 times, most recently at the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity for the second year in a row. It is the only agency to appear on the Advertising Age A-List over six consecutive years and one of the only agencies to be named one of Fast Company’s World's Most Innovative Companies.

Prior to founding Droga5, David was the first-ever Worldwide Chief Creative Officer of the Publicis Network. He was also Executive Creative Director of Saatchi & Saatchi London, Regional Creative Director of Saatchi & Saatchi Asia and Partner and Executive Creative Director of OMON Sydney.

To date, he is the most awarded creative at the Cannes International Festival of Creativity and the youngest person ever inducted into the New York Art Directors Club Hall of the Fame. He is also a laureate of the Asian Media and Marketing Hall of Fame, the AdNews Hall of Fame, the AWARD Hall of Fame and the American Advertising Federation Hall of Achievement. Most recently, Adweek named David one of the top 100 most influential leaders in marketing, media and technology for the second year in a row.

David sits on several boards, including the New Museum, William Morris Endeavor, The NY Public Theatre and the Facebook Creative Council.
Samantha Druss
Senior Digital Marketing Specialist
Bill Duggan
Group EVP
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Bill Duggan is group executive vice president at ANA (Association of National Advertisers) with responsibilities focused on management of the organization’s portfolio of marketing/media committees and associated conferences, as well as thought leadership. He has played a lead role in the development of recent ANA initiatives including: The Bot Baseline: Fraud in Digital Advertising, Agency Reviews for Project Work, Sourced Traffic: Buyer Beware!, as well as Media Transparency. He is an active contributor to the ANA Marketing Maestros blog.

Mr. Duggan joined ANA in 2000, bringing extensive marketing and advertising experience gained on the agency side. He worked in account management at Grey Advertising for 16 years, supervising major clients including Canon U.S.A. (winning two Effie Awards for effective advertising), Kraft Foods, SmithKline Beecham, and Sara Lee. He has been an adjunct faculty member at New York University’s Stern School of Business, teaching advertising management on both the graduate and undergraduate levels, and has a bachelor’s degree from Boston College and an M.B.A. from New York University.
Sean Duggan
VP of Ad Sales
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Sean Duggan, VP Political Advertising, Pandora Internet Radio

Sean Duggan has 17 years experience working in the entertainment and media industry.

He has spent the past decade of his career working in media and interactive advertising. Sean has worked for WFUV-NPR, Disney, Comcast, MySpace and since July 2009 he has been VP of Advertising at Pandora Internet Radio.

Sean is a graduate of Providence College and holds an MBA from Fordham University in Marketing & Finance. He has taught New Media and Mass Communication at the Fordham Graduate School of Business.
Jennifer Dulski
President & COO
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Jennifer Dulski is president of Change.org, the world's largest social change platform, with more than 145 million members in 196 countries. A certified Benefit Corp, Change.org is part of a new class of companies focused on social good. The company has raised more than $50 million in investment, from a group of tech and business luminaries, including Richard Branson, Bill Gates, Reid Hoffman, Pierre Omidyar, Arianna Huffington, and the founders of Twitter and Yahoo!, among others.

An accomplished leader and entrepreneur, Jennifer has more than 17 years of experience in both successful startups and big-brand internet companies. She was an early Yahoo! employee, holding a number of roles over her 9-year tenure there, ultimately serving as group vice president and general manager of local and commerce. In 2007 Jennifer left Yahoo! to become co-founder and CEO of The Dealmap, which was acquired by Google in 2011, making Jennifer the first female entrepreneur to sell a company to Google.

A thought leader in Silicon Valley, Jennifer is featured regularly in the media including CNN, The New York Times, Forbes, Businessweek, and The Wall St. Journal and writes frequently about leadership, management, and entrepreneurship for LinkedIn Influencers, Fortune, Huffington Post, and other outlets. She also currently serves on the board of TEGNA (NYSE:TGNA), Little Passports and She++.
Joey Dumont
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Joey is Chief Growth Officer at eecosphere, where he is responsible for all business development and partnerships. He was previously Partner/Managing Director at Questus, an award winning digital ad agency. He was also the executive producer of a documentary called The Naked Brand: A story about how corporations can help save the planet one small step at a time by being transparent and honest with their advertising.
Nick Dunham
Director of Media
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Nick Dunham leads the Media Planning & Buying, Digital, Social Strategy and Multi-Cultural Media for Dunkin' Donuts US. Prior to joining Dunkin' in 2004, he held various planning roles at advertising agencies, including Mediavest, DDB Needham and Mullen where he worked on a wide array of clients in the telecom, financial and retail space.
Maria Mandel Dunsche
VP, Head of Marketing
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Maria Mandel Dunsche is Vice President, Head of Marketing at AT&T AdWorks. She is responsible for launching the AT&T AdWorks brand and currently oversees the division’s marketing, product marketing, and the AT&T AdWorks Lab.

Mandel Dunsche has over 20 years of experience in marketing across TV and digital. Prior to joining AT&T, she was senior partner, executive director of Digital Innovation at Ogilvy and founder of the NA Digital Lab. Previously, she held executive management positions at DraftFCB and Lowe Worldwide. She founded and sold a digital agency, Market-Strat. And she was a brand manager at Kraft Foods.

Mandel Dunsche has served as North American Chair and Chair Emeritus of the Mobile Marketing Association (MMA) and was a founding member of the American Association of Advertising Agencies’ (AAAA) Mobile Committee. She has been a judge for the Interactive Advertising Bureau’s (IAB) MIXX Awards and the Direct Marketing Association International’s ECHO Awards and served on its Board of Governors.

Over the course of her career, Mandel Dunsche has received more than 40 industry awards, including three ECHO awards and seven Caples Awards, and was listed as one of Business Insider’s (2012-2015) Most Powerful Women in Mobile Advertising and Multichannel News’ Top 40 Under 40 (2012). She is a frequent speaker and contributor in many industry events and publications.

Mandel Dunsche received her bachelor’s degree in economics from The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania. She was also an adjunct professor at the Stern School of Business at New York University (2002-2010), where she taught several marketing courses.

Mandel Dunsche resides in New York City with her husband and daughter.
Jenn Duong
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Jenn is the Director of Virtual Reality at 1215creative, a creative agency and production company based at Mack Sennett Studios in Los Angeles. She oversees all things VR ranging from creative/ideation to production to post production and distribution strategies. In 2016, she co-founded SH//FT an organization that supports equality, diversity, and inclusion in future technologies. She was recently named #22 in Onalytic’s 100 Top Individual VR Influencers 2016. In addition to working at 1215creative, Jenn is a mentor at the Upload Collective and Runway Accelerator. Outside of VR, she is always ready to talk about Game of Thrones, House of Cards, and Taylor Swift