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Matt Naeger
SVP, Client Partner
MERKLE
Matt Naeger Info Events
Matt brings nearly 20 years of experience in direct marketing and advertising industries, both online and offline, to his role at Merkle. Matt helps clients identify new ways to utilize data to drive the decision making processes behind their online marketing programs and build better user experiences on the web. He has been instrumental in establishing Merkle as a recognized leader in the digital space through his writing and speaking engagements. Matt is currently applying his efforts to support our work for HBO NOW and Key Bank
Chioke Nassor
Independent Director & Writer
FORMER DIRECTOR OF LATE NIGHT WITH SETH MEYERS
Chioke Nassor Info Events
Chioke Nassor is a human person who writes and directs for film, TV, and the web. His previous work includes writing and directing short films for NBC's "Late Night with Seth Meyers," the feature film "How to Follow Strangers," the TV on the Radio Documentary "Minor/Major" and his web series Chioke Nassor's Storytime. Most recently Mr. Nassor wrote and directed episodes of the upcoming MTV show "Loosely Exactly Nicole" starring Nicole Byer. He is currently working on a pilot for Comedy Central and is not as tall as his IMDB says he is.
Priscilla Natkins
EVP, Dir. of Client Services
AD COUNCIL (FORMER)
Priscilla Natkins Info Events
Priscilla Natkins, former EVP and Director of Client Services, joined The Advertising Council in 1999 after seventeen years of account management at several New York advertising agencies, including DMB&B, JWT and Bates USA. Ms. Natkins worked on a broad range of packaged goods and financial services accounts during her long tenure in marketing within the advertising industry, including work on Procter & Gamble, Nestle, Citicorp,and T.Rowe Price.

At the Ad Council, Ms.Natkins oversaw the development and evaluation of all of the campaigns on the Ad Council docket. To this end, Ms. Natkins was chiefly responsible for the Ad Council’s relationships with nearly fifty non-profit and government client groups, as well as over forty volunteer advertising agencies.
Peter Naylor
SVP, Advertising Sales
HULU
Peter Naylor Info Events
Peter Naylor is the SVP of Advertising Sales at Hulu where he oversees the company's advertising sales and sales operations functions. Prior to Hulu, Naylor was an EVP of Digital Media Sales for NBCUniversal (NBCU) where, during his tenure, he ran digital advertising sales for NBCU's entertainment, news and sports digital properties. Prior to his time at NBCU, Naylor served as the SVP of Sales for the iVillage Properties, which was acquired by NBCU in May 2006. Before joining iVillage, he served as VP of Sales for Terra Lycos. He started his internet sales career at Wired Digital. In the advertising community, Naylor served as the Chairman of the Board of the Internet Advertising Bureau (IAB) in 2012 and sat on the board for over ten years. Naylor also served as Treasurer for the Online Publishers' Association from 2010 to 2013 and sat on the board for over ten years. Naylor is the recipient of the 2015 ASPY Industry Luminary Award and the 2014 ad: tech Industry Achievement award. Curr
Jen Neal
EVP Marketing
E! ENTERTAINMENT & ESQUIRE NETWORK
Lindsay Nelson
Global Head of Brand Strategy & Marketing
VOX MEDIA
Lindsay Nelson Info Events
Named a Woman to Watch by Advertising Age and one of the Most Powerful Women in Mobile Advertising by Business Insider, Lindsay Nelson leads revenue strategy and marketing for Vox Media and its portfolio of brands and businesses.

Lindsay oversees company­wide marketing efforts, the branded­content group Vox Creative, and go­to­market strategy. She and her team work side­by­side with editorial, sales, and product to create revenue­generating opportunities for Vox Media’s eight award­winning properties — SB Nation, The Verge, Re/code, Curbed, Eater, Racked, Polygon, and Vox.com — as well as the portfolio businesses: Concert (ad technology), Vox Entertainment (linear and OTT programming), and Conferences.
Monique Nelson
Chair
UWG
Monique Nelson Info Events
Monique L. Nelson specializes in leading multimillion-dollar, globally integrated marketing programs that drive sales, brand awareness and competitive advantage. As the Chairman and CEO of UniWorld Group, Inc., the longest-standing multicultural advertising agency in the world, Ms. Nelson brings strategic, coherent brand positioning through media, interactive and promotional inclusion across the marketing mix to UniWorld Group’s esteemed client list, which includes Ford Motor Company, Amtrak, Colgate-Palmolive, The Home Depot and the U.S. Marines.
Since taking the helm of UniWorld Group in May 2012, Ms. Nelson has expanded the agency’s client list and has led her team in the development of several award-winning campaigns that show the wide range of the agency’s expertise, and its ability to connect its clients with the growing and diverse cultures of today’s marketplace. Prior to joining UniWorld Group, Ms. Nelson was the Global Lead for Entertainment Marketing at Motorola, where she ensured that the technology giant’s entertainment and music strategies and alliances lived up to their promise as results-driven strategic marketing weapons worldwide. While there, she helped launch the Isle of MTV, Motorola E398, ROKR E1 with iTunes, and Gorillaz Live at the Apollo campaigns.
Currently, Ms. Nelson sits on the New York Advisory Board for The Posse Foundation, of which she is an alumna. She has volunteered with the Sequoia Women’s Center and Brooklyn Battered Women’s Shelter. Ms. Nelson gives back to her undergraduate alma mater by supporting the Vanderbilt on Madison Avenue Internship Program. She is also a member of the Brooklyn Chapter of Links, Inc., an international, not-for-profit corporation established in 1946, which is the nation’s oldest and largest volunteer service organization of extraordinary women who are committed to enriching, sustaining and ensuring the cultural and economic survival of African Americans and other persons of African ancestry.
Ms. Nelson has an MBA in International Marketing and Finance from Kellstadt Graduate School of Business at DePaul University and a Bachelor of Science degree in Human and Organizational Development from Vanderbilt University.
Evan Neufeld
Founder
STORYLINE DEVELOPMENT
Ian Newfeld
Head of North American Sales
VERTA MEDIA
Amy Newman
Senior Vice President, Marketing Solutions
IHEARTMEDIA
Amy Newman Info Events
Amy Newman serves as the Senior Vice President, Marketing Solutions for iHeartMedia. In this role, Amy oversees a team of marketing ideators and program developers in creating customized integrated marketing and advertising solutions, best-in-class selling and positioning materials, and seamless program and event executions for top clients.

Prior to joining iHeartMedia, Amy spent 10 years in publishing, most recently at Condé Nast where she ran the Creative Services and Marketing department of venerated brands including Condé Nast Traveler and BRIDES.

Before her publishing career, Amy spent 10 years in public relations at various-sized agencies. She worked on a host of entertainment, media, and sports accounts from Warner Bros and New Line Cinema to NASCAR, USTA and more.
Ronald Ng
DigitasLBi
CCO NORTH AMERICA
Ronald Ng Info Events
Ronald leads the creative charge for DigitasLBi’s six offices in North America. He’s at the helm of a 600-strong creative force fueled by a unique combination of data, technology and storytelling. A team that in 2015/16 won Grand Prix at Cannes, metal at multiple top creative award shows, and Golds at the North American Effies.

Before joining DigitasLBi in January 2015, Ronald held leadership positions in the BBDO & Proximity network, serving in their Malaysia, New York and Singapore offices for 11 years. Under his watch, global recognition was earned in the Big Won and Gunn Reports. The Malaysia and Singapore offices achieved four No.1 campaign rankings (2009 & 2014), and made it into the world’s Top 15 most awarded agencies list three times (2008, 2009 & 2014). In 2014, his campaign for Jeep was inducted into the Clio Hall of Fame.

All things considered, his proudest achievements are his two boys, Jonah and Noah.
Nikki Nite
the Vice President of Programming & Operations
ENTERCOM, AUSTIN
Nikki Nite Info Events
Nikki Nite is the Vice President of Programming & Operations at Entercom, Austin where she is responsible for the programming strategy and operations of AC KKMJ, Hot AC KAMX, Urban AC KKMJ HD3 and Talk Radio, KJCE.

Nite has extensive experience successfully programming pop contemporary music formats including Hot AC, Top 40, Adult Contemporary, and Mainstream AC as well as programming experience in various other formats including Alternative, Contemporary Christian and Country. During her career, she has led radio station launches, turn-arounds and has taken the ratings performance of successful brands to new heights. She enjoys working with talent and has coached several long running, successful morning shows including Hawk and Tom (WFBC/Greenville, SC), Gene and Julie (KVIL/Dallas, TX), and The Wake Up Call (KDND/Sacramento, CA).

Nite is also a voice actor and has been heard on commercials for Mattel, Moose Toys, Xbox 360, US Weekly, GQ and Brookshire’s Grocery Stores
Elizabeth Nolan
ECD
EQUINOX
Tim Nolan
Executive Creative Director
HUGE
Ilana Nolte
President, North America
M/SIX
Misha Nonoo
Creative Director
MISHA NONOO
Misha Nonoo Info Events
Born in Bahrain and raised in London by an Iraqi father and English
mother, Misha Nonoo’s multicultural upbringing exposed her to a
diverse collection of references, which gave her a deep fascination
for exploring the tension that exists between two contradictory forces.

Driven by her entrepreneurial spirit, Misha moved to New York to pursue fashion design after graduating from business school in London and Paris. In Fall 2011, Misha debuted her womenswear collection during New York Fashion Week.

In 2012, Misha was awarded the Fashion Group International’s Rising Star award for Women’s Ready to Wear. She was a finalist for the esteemed 2013 CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund and International Woolmark Prize. In 2015 Misha was named one of “Forbes’ 30 under 30” in the Art & Style category, and Crain’s New York Business “40 under 40.”

Most recently, she pioneered the fashion industry’s first “insta-show” presenting her Spring/Summer 2016 collection exclusively on Instagram during New York Fashion. The project set a new bar in the industry and later won the “Fashion Futures” award for best “Beyond the Runway” experience.

By implementing innovative technologies and practices, the direct-to-consumer brand is equipping a new generation of passionate, modern, and multifaceted women with specialty pieces and essentials that address work and play in a new authentic way. This concept “day to play” empowers the woman to embody a fully versatile ensemble that adapts to every situation.
Rob Norman
Chief Digital Officer
GROUP M
Rob Norman Info Events
Rob is Global Chief Digital officer of GroupM, a Director of WPP Digital and the BBC Global News. In addition, Rob is a Governor of The Center for the Digital Future at USC and of the Future of Advertising Project at Wharton and a member of the Facebook Client Council.

Rob’s job is to lead the Group’s understanding of the disruptors and the disrupted and promote scalable innovation for clients.

In social media, Rob has a large footprint including over 130,000 followers on LinkedIn, a platform which he uses to promote the integrity of digital marketplaces as a mechanism to ensure the industry knows what GroupM and its clients expect from the vendor community.

Rob is widely published and works with a wide portfolio of our clients from AT&T to Chanel, Citi, Nestle, NBC Universal and many others.

A 28-year veteran, Rob’s personal goal is to remain relevant and to use the experience of the old and combine it with knowledge of the new to create value for clients.

Rob lives in Connecticut and is beloved by the airline industry for his carbon footprint.
Jim Norton
Global Head of Media Sales
AOL
Jim Norton Info Events
You know Norton is an accomplished executive simply from the number of commas his job description requires. At AOL, Jim’s responsible for advertising sales for the entire AOL brand portfolio, including The Huffington Post, Engadget, StyleList, AOL Platforms, AOL On and MapQuest. He also leads the sales of all cross-platform marketing solutions, including the display, the Project Devil initiative, video and mobile.

Jim joined AOL in 2009 as SVP of AOL Advertising’s Advance Sales team, which focused on national and regional advertisers as well as new business. He’s also been VP of Product Sales, managed AOL’s Search and Sponsored Listings business, and helped launch and manage AOL’s self service advertising platform, Ad Desk.

Previous to AOL, Jim spent 3 years at Google, most recently as National Sales Manager for Google’s Agency Activation team. And before going digital, Jim worked in a variety of traditional media sales and marketing roles for Tribune Broadcasting, KISS FM and Miller Brewing.

A lifelong Bostonian, Jim is a ‘Triple Eagle’, having graduated from BC High, Boston College and BC’s Carroll Graduate School of Business. He lives in Cohasset, MA with his wife, Katie, and their sons Jack, Ryan and Charlie. Still, we’ve never heard him say “wicked pissah” once.
Mari Kim Novak
CMO
RUBICON PROJECT
Mari Kim Novak Info Events
As CMO she will continue to drive the adoption of a unified platform for advertising across all screens, devices and formats. Leveraging her relationships across the industry, she will ensure that buyers as well as sellers realize the power of Rubicon Project’s automated platform to execute against all levels of the marketing funnel.

Prior to her role as CMO, Mari Kim was SVP of Global Advertising Solutions where she was responsible for new business initiatives and key strategic relationships with buyers on the Advertising Automation Butt.

For over 17 years, Mari Kim has worked for many participants in the advertiser and buyer community, including 9 years at Microsoft as its Global Head of Marketing for Microsoft Advertising based in NYC and responsible for Microsoft’s global marketing budget, industry outreach and sales enablement programs supporting brands including MSN, XBOX, SKYPE and Bing.
Tim Nudd
Creative Editor
ADWEEK
Tim Nudd Info Events
Tim Nudd is creative editor at Adweek. He has written for the magazine since 1997, edited its daily blog AdFreak since its founding in 2004, and now leads all creative coverage for Adweek's print edition and website. Most recently, Tim helped launch the weekly Adweek podcast, "Yeah, That's Probably an Ad." Tim has also written for People, the Village Voice, The Onion and Life magazine, among others. Born in England and educated in St. Louis, he now lives in Cape Elizabeth, Maine.
Rosa Nunez
Associate Director Diversity & Inclusion
OMNICOM MEDIA GROUP
Rosa Nunez Info Events
Rosa Nunez is responsible for leading and executing Omnicom Media Group’s Diversity and Inclusion strategy for the U.S. Rosa’s efforts are focused on positioning Omnicom Media Group as a great place to work, employer of choice and a thought leader in the space of Diversity & Inclusion. Rosa joined Omnicom Media Group in 2014 from Accenture, were she had an 11 year career and a proven track record of successfully designing and implementing award-winning, global-scale Diversity & Inclusion programs.
When she is not hard at work, Rosa dedicates her time giving back to the community as a member of the 4A’s Diversity Steering Committee, The Advertising Club of NY I’mPART Steering Committee and the Manhattan Early College School of Advertising Committee.
Rosa holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Arts Management and a Master's Degree in Business Administration.