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Board of Directors

OFFICERS
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Chair
JAE GOODMAN
Founder & CEO
Superconnector Studios
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Secretary
KARINA WILSHER
Partner, Global CEO
Anomaly
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Treasurer
JACK BAMBERGER
Global Chief Revenue Officer
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Chair
Jae Goodman
Founder & CEO
Superconnector Studios

Jae Goodman is Founder and CEO of Superconnector Studios, a Management Consultancy, Brand Entertainment Producer, and Talent-Led-Consumer-Product Accelerator. 

Prior to Superconnector Studios, Jae was Founder of Observatory, one of Fast Company’s “World’s Most Innovative Companies” in 2020, 2021 and 2022; initially formed in 2006 when Goodman joined Creative Artists Agency as first-ever Chief Creative Officer and Co-Head of CAA Marketing.

Goodman has earned four Cannes Lions Grand Prix in four different categories (Film, Cyber, PR, Entertainment), thirty-three Cannes Lions in total, seventeen Webby awards, four Emmys from twelve Emmy nominations, and four Gold Effies including the coveted David vs. Goliath.

Jae is also responsible for the first and second brand films ever accepted to the Sundance Film Festival, 2018 YouTube Ad of the Year “That Rewrites the Rules” and AdWeek Media Plan of the Year 2020. Goodman has been named to Fast Company’s Most Creative People in Business 1000, AdWeek's Creative 100, Ad Age’s Creativity 50, Campaign’s 40 over 40, and PR Week’s Hot List. Goodman is a two-time Cannes Lions Jury President, and is currently serving a three year term as Board Chair of Effie Worldwide.

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Karina Wilsher
Partner, Global CEO
Anomaly

Karina Wilsher is Partner and Global CEO of Anomaly - a difficult to define, but exciting to work at 'new model' company - with offices in New York, LA, London, Amsterdam, Toronto, and Shanghai. She was the Global COO, having previously been CEO of the network's flagship office in New York, delivering, consecutively, the four best years in Anomaly history.
 
Anomaly was named as 'Agency of the Year' in January 2017, recognition that was driven by continued growth; a diversity of powerful work; thought leadership that drove the company and the industry forward across multicultural, data and production; and a continuing commitment to intellectual property.
 
The agency's blue chip client roster includes Beats, Budweiser, Campbell’s, Converse, Diageo, Dick's Sporting Goods, Google, Hershey’s, Kohl’s, MLB, New York Life, Panera Bread, Sally Hansen, Sonos and YouTube. Equally interesting is Anomaly's IP portfolio, which includes an Emmy-winning cooking show featuring Eric Ripert, called Avec Eric; EOS, the #1 lip balm in the U.S.; and hmbldt, a premium medicinal cannabis line, which was named by TIME as one of the Top 25 Inventions of 2016.
 
Prior to Anomaly, Karina was Partner and Managing Director of Fallon London, and successfully grew the agency from creative startup to a Top Ten agency. Under her leadership the agency doubled its revenue, and was awarded Campaign's UK Agency of the Year in 2006 and 2007. Fallon went on to become the most creatively awarded agency in the world (Gunn Report 2008), with creative highlights including a Cannes Grand Prix, a rare D&AD Black Pencil for Cadbury 'Gorilla', Cannes Gold for Skoda 'Cake' which was one of ITV's Ads of the Decade, and global recognition for the agency's Sony Bravia campaign. 
 
In London, Karina has played a key role in the UK industry, including being a member of Women in Advertising and Communications London (WACL) and the industry body's Client Services Committee at the Institute of Practitioners of Advertising (IPA). In the U.S., she is a Founder of 'Straight Up', set up to encourage and develop more female leaders in the industry.

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Treasurer
Jack Bamberger
Global Chief Revenue Officer
Captify

Jack Bamberger is the Global Chief Revenue Officer at Captify.

Prior to Captify, Jack was the Chief Commercial Officer at Amobee.  He also served as SVP, Global Partnerships at Verizon Media / Oath and led the Global Agency Development Team, Global Accounts Team, Global Trading and Investment Team, and the Global Solutions Team.  Jack’s teams drove Verizon Media / Oath’s strategic initiatives with global marketers, and global agency holding companies and their agencies with the purpose of creating innovative technology, content and media partnerships across Oath’s portfolio of brands and platforms.  He also led Verizon Media / Oath’s industry relationships with the Ad Council, IAB, Effie Worldwide, AAF, 4A’s and NATPE.

A recognized leader in the media industry, Jack brings 20+ years of digital and traditional media experience from holding senior leadership roles on both the media/technology owner and agency side of the business.  Jack joined AOL, now Verizon Media, in November 2012 from MEC, division of WPP/GroupM, where he was President, Digital for North America, responsible for the agency’s offerings across digital, social, search, mobile and emerging platforms.  Before that, he was at Dentsu as Chief Consumer Engagement Officer, where he established the agency’s US digital and social media practice. Prior to joining WPP and Dentsu, Jack held senior leadership roles at appssavvy, Katalyst, Meredith Corporation, Bertelsmann and Time Warner.

Jack currently serves on the Board of Directors of Effie Worldwide and the AAF, and previously on the Board of the Ad Council, the IAB Digital Video Center of Excellence and NATPE. Additionally, Jack is a founding member of the IAB Digital Content NewFronts and has been a jury member for both the Effie Worldwide's North American Media Awards and the IAB MIXX Awards. He also serves as Vice President of the Board of Trustees at the New York Theatre Workshop.

Jack graduated from the University of Missouri-Columbia with a degree in Journalism. He and his partner, Bradley, are the proud fathers of their nine-year-old son, Lucas, and are based in New York City.

DIRECTORS
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Bharat Anand
Henry R. Byers Professor of Business Administration, Senior Associate Dean, HBX
Harvard Business School
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Andrea Brimmer
Chief Marketing & Public Relations Officer
Ally Financial
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Selman Careaga
President, Global Coca-Cola TM
The Coca-Cola Company
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Claudine Cheever
VP, Global Brand and Fixed Marketing
Amazon
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Freddie Covington Corbett, Ph.D.
Chief, Global Brand & Marketing (PFP)
UNICEF
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Mathilde Delhoume-Debreu
Global Brand Officer
LVMH
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Luis Di Como
EVP, Global Media
Unilever
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David Hohman
EVP & Managing Director, Agency Solutions
Nielsen
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Michael Houston
President, US
WPP
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Michelle Klein
VP, Global Business Marketing
Facebook
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Kim Larson
Global Managing Director & Head of YouTube Creators
YouTube
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Marcel Marcondes
Global CMO
AB InBev
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Vineet Mehra
CMO
Chime
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Ann Mukherjee
Chairman & CEO, NA
Pernod Ricard
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Micky Onvural
SEVP, Chief Marketing & Communications Officer
TIAA
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Suzanne Powers
Global Chief Product Officer
McCann Worldgroup
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Carla Serrano
Chief Strategy Officer, Publicis Groupe
CEO, Publicis New York
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Mark Sinnock
Global Chief Strategy, Data & Innovation Officer
Havas Group
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Justin Thomas-Copeland
President & CEO
DDB North America
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Khartoon Weiss
Head of Global Agency & Accounts
TikTok
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Jon Wilkins
Global Chief Strategy Officer
Accenture Song
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Bharat Anand
Henry R. Byers Professor of Business Administration, Senior Associate Dean, HBX
Harvard Business School

Bharat N. Anand is the Henry R. Byers Professor of Business Administration at Harvard Business School, and the Senior Associate Dean and faculty chair of HBX, the school’s digital learning initiative that he helped create.

Professor Anand is an expert in digital strategy and corporate strategy. He created Harvard Business School’s first executive program on digital strategies for media companies. He has written over fifty articles and case studies, many in the top journals in economics, strategy, and marketing. His research and case writing has received various awards, and his work has been profiled in numerous media outlets. He has served as faculty head for the required strategy course in the MBA program, and currently serves as faculty chair of various other executive programs at the school.

Professor Anand received his B.A. in economics from Harvard College magna cum laude, and his PhD in economics from Princeton University. He is a recipient of the Greenhill Award for outstanding contributions to Harvard Business School. He has advised leading organizations and entrepreneurs worldwide, across different sectors and geographies. He is a renowned teacher, and a two-time winner of the “best teacher award” at Harvard Business School.

His book, The Content Trap: A Strategist’s Guide to Digital Change, was published by Penguin Random House in October 2016. It was named as one of Fast Company’s top ten business books of 2016, and Bloomberg’s “Best Books of 2017”.

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Andrea Brimmer
Chief Marketing & Public Relations Officer
Ally Financial

Andrea Brimmer is the chief marketing and public relations officer of Ally Financial, an innovative financial services company known for its disruptive brand and relentless focus on its customers.

Brimmer joined Ally at the dawn of the financial crisis, when the company faced intense challenges – transitioning from its roots as a captive auto finance company, while also launching the first-ever online-only deposits franchise, Ally Bank.

She spearheaded the creation of the Ally brand, developing everything from the brand pillars and cultural framework to the value proposition and delivery in the marketplace. Under her direction, Ally emerged with a strong reputation as a “different” kind of financial services company, dedicated to solving customer pain points that traditional institutions ignored.

Since 2009, Ally has grown and diversified, adding corporate finance, online brokerage and wealth management, home mortgage and insurance products to its legacy portfolio of auto loans and banking.

Brimmer was named chief marketing officer in 2015. In 2016, she launched the company’s first unified brand campaign, “Do It Right”, highlighting Ally’s unique focus on doing the right thing for customers. The campaign not only aligned the full scope of the company’s product offerings under one mantra, it also reflected the company’s internal culture and core values. “Do It Right” became a point of pride for Ally and resulted in the highest consumer brand sentiment and awareness in company history.

Prior to joining Ally in 2006, Brimmer spent 20 years on the agency side in Detroit, where she led the Chevrolet account and launched the iconic American Revolution campaign.

She earned her bachelor’s degree from Michigan State University, where she also played varsity collegiate soccer for four years.

Honors & Accolades

Brimmer is widely recognized as one of the country’s most innovative and effective marketing leaders.

• A member of the Board of Directors of the Ad Council, which helps the advertising industry maximize its passion for social good.
• Honored at the Campaign US 2020 Female Frontier Awards for 'Breaking Brand Barriers.' The awards recognize female marketing mavericks who push their brands to the next level.
• The Internationalist included Brimmer on their list of the “20 Inspiring Marketers of the First 20 Years of the 21st Century” (2020).
• Named a MediaPost All-Star in Marketing for pushing the business to new levels of excellence through outstanding achievements and thought leadership (2020).
• Debuted at number seven in the annual AdAge “Marketers of the Year” roundup for her skillful use of brand as “a weapon of mass seduction” (2019).
• Honored by her peers with the “CMO Innovation Award,” which recognizes leaders who create innovative environments that lead to break-through marketing and game-changing outcomes (2019).
• Two-time winner of the Financial Communication Society’s “Marketer of the Year” honor for providing inspiring examples of how marketing and communications can advance a financial services firm’s business objectives (2019 and 2017), the only CMO to win twice in the history of the award.
• Cited in AdAge’s esteemed list of “Women to Watch” (2018).
• Received the Michigan State University College of Communications Arts and Sciences’ Outstanding Alumni Award (2018).
• Named a “Communicator of the Year” by ANA Business Marketing New York, which deemed her “The Disruptor” (2018).
• Designated as an “All Star of Marketing” by Automotive News (2016).
• Selected for the “100 Leading Women” list by Automotive News (2015).
• Included in the Forbes list of “50 Most Influential CMOs” (2015 and 2014).

Passion Points

As a top female executive, Brimmer believes in supporting the career growth and development of women both inside and outside of Ally.

She regularly mentors junior colleagues, as well as college students from various universities. She also participates in the Forbes CMO University Alumni Series, which brings successful marketing professionals to college campuses around the country to cultivate the next generation of marketing talent.

In her work with emerging professionals, Brimmer speaks honestly about the role of bravery in her career, particularly the role of bravery in taking risks that lead to personal and professional rewards.

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Selman Careaga
President, Global Coca-Cola TM
The Coca-Cola Company

Selman Careaga is president of the global Coca-Cola TM category. A 20-year veteran of the Coca-Cola system, Careaga has served in various marketing, operations and leadership roles in Mexico, Brazil and Atlanta. Within his current role, he is responsible to lead strategy, innovation pipeline and creative approach for the company flagship brand, including P&L responsibility for the Coca-Cola TM category.

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS AND ACCOMPLISHMENTS

  • Led sparkling portfolio in North America during the pandemic, reaching a record Nielsen retail sales for bottler delivered brands.
  • Led marketing turnaround of Brazil portfolio reaching historical record NARTD value share and establishing new culture and agile ways of working.
  • While in Mexico business unit, Coca-Cola was recognized as the top digital marketing company for 2 consecutive years by the IAB (interactive advertising bureau). Managed to deliver profitable growth after a complex sugar tax environment in 2014-2015.
  • Member of the board for enrola-dos.com, a Latinamerican work mgmt & productivity app. Prior member of the board for Juanfutbol (sports digital platform) and the Museo de Memoria y Tolerancia in Mexico city.
  • Former professor of global marketing at Tecnologico de Monterrey.

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Claudine Cheever
VP, Global Brand and Fixed Marketing
Amazon

Claudine is enjoying a career leading the delivery of incrementally profitable large scale global integrated marketing campaigns and new product launches for Fortune 50 companies during periods of intense change.

Her functional leadership experience spans profitable portfolio investment of $1B+ marketing budgets, new product GTM, loyalty program development, brand strategy in crisis, and leading digital transformation of marketing and product engagement functions across diverse marketplaces and regions. Her most recent accomplishments include creating America’s top ranked Super Bowl ad for Amazon two years in a row and successfully launching Alexa in 7 countries and languages as Global GM and North American CCO of Amazon Integrated Marketing.

She has also held the top strategy role at global media and creative agencies such as Publicis Media, Saatchi & Saatchi, and Goodby Silverstein & Partners, leading global brands through category disruption and turnarounds including Lenovo, Microsoft, JP Morgan Chase, General Mills, Proctor and Gamble, the Coca Cola Company, Visa, Comcast, Samsung, General Motors, MillerCoors, Frito Lay, and Wendy’s.

Claudine started her career in publishing at Bantam Doubleday Dell where she helped develop commercially successful book series for young adults, translating her knack for youth culture into a strategy role at an ad agency that specialized in marketing to young people which was written about in Malcolm Gladwell’s tome The Tipping Point.

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Freddie Covington Corbett, Ph.D.
Chief, Global Brand & Marketing (PFP)
UNICEF

Frederique “Freddie” Covington Corbett is chief of global brand & marketing (PFP) at UNICEF.  Prior to joining UNICEF, Freddie was the senior vice president, chief global brand strategy and integrated marketing officer at Visa. In this role, she was responsible for future-proofing Visa’s brand health and ensuring Visa continued to be one of the most valuable brands in the world. This included overseeing Visa’s global branding efforts for both businesses and consumers, physical and digital branding strategies, brand identity, and global sponsorship brand activation, among other key facets of global brand-building. Covington also led company-wide efforts to evolve Visa’s focus on corporate purpose.

Previously, Covington was the senior vice president, head of marketing and cross border for Visa in Asia Pacific, based in Singapore. In this role, Covington managed all aspects of Visa’s regional brand efforts in over 17 countries across Asia and sat on the Asia Pacific Executive Leadership team. Among many highlights in this role, Covington led the PyeongChang 2018 Olympic Winter Games in Korea, created a Shanghai-Melbourne-New York cross border fashion platform, created a purpose-led Small Business campaign called #WhereYouShopMatters across 10 regional territories, and scaled up Visa’s ecommerce efforts with key partners and digital marketplaces.

Covington’s work and leadership has been globally recognized through numerous accolades. In 2020 and 2018, she was named on the list of Asia-Pacific’s 50 most influential Chief Marketing Officers, as chosen by the editorial team at Campaign Asia.

Prior to Visa, Covington was the International Marketing Director at Twitter for all territories outside of the United States (including Canada, South America, Africa, Russia and Asia) and was responsible for global business marketing for the platform, its partners and users. Before Twitter, Covington was the Chief Marketing Officer for Microsoft in Asia Pacific, overseeing all enterprise, small business and consumer marketing programs. Earlier in her career, Covington held several leadership roles in advertising and strategy consulting, including as a Managing Partner at Ogilvy & Mather and a global strategist at Y&R in the United States (New York and Los Angeles).

Covington holds a doctoral degree in global leadership and change from Pepperdine University in Los Angeles, California, as well as a BA and MBA from La Sorbonne University (CELSA) in Paris, France. Furthermore, she is a graduate of the Harvard Kennedy School for the Women and Public Policy Program.
 

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Mathilde Delhoume-Debreu
Global Brand Officer
LVMH

Mathilde Delhoume-Debreu is the LVMH Global Brand Officer.
 
Together with her teams, she offers a center of expertise in Media, Customer Research, Brand Image & Content. Her mission is to help each Maison of the group to drive the desirability of the Brands balancing long-term Brand-building and short-term Performance.

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Luis Di Como
EVP, Global Media
Unilever

As Executive Vice President Global Media for Unilever, Luis oversees the second largest media budget in the world. Responsible for all Unilever global media strategy and execution, his role includes leveraging Unilever’s scale to drive innovation across the industry, and leading on strategic partnerships with the biggest global digital and overall media players.  Luis also leads the relationship with all of Unilever’s Global Media agencies. 

He is a vocal champion of the need for digital transparency, and has long advocated for a cleaner, more efficient and effective digital ecosystem. 
 
Luis has spent the majority of his career in Unilever, working across various functions with global, regional and local scope. He is truly a global citizen, having lived and worked in Asia, Europe, Latin America and Europe.  Luis now lives in New York with his wife and 2 children.
 
Outside Unilever he is the Global Chair of the Mobile Marketing Association and a member of the World Federation of Advertising, as well as a participant in other industry-influencing forums.

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David Hohman
EVP & Managing Director, Agency Solutions
Nielsen

David Hohman joined Nielsen July 22, 2013 as EVP, Global Managing Director for the Agency business. David joins us from McCann Worldgroup/MRM, where he was most recently EVP, Global Performance Director. Dave brings more than 20 years of experience to Nielsen. A Six Sigma Black Belt, he has specific expertise deploying advanced analytics solutions which optimize the effectiveness and profitability of multichannel marketing initiatives. Prior to joining Nielsen, Dave lead multiple client engagements across the IPG network of agencies. His client experience spans the retail, automotive, government, technology, telecommunications, healthcare and financial services verticals.
 
Dave developed his leadership skills while serving on active duty with the U.S. Marine Corps, while completing his undergraduate degree in Marketing & Finance. He completed a Masters Degree in Statistics after separating from the Marines. Outside of work, Dave enjoys a variety interests including travel, language and cooking. Dave is married to Jennifer Hohman, has two sons; Tristen and Stewart, as well as a Cavalier King Charles Spaniel named Maxwell.

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Michael Houston
President, US
WPP

In 2017, Michael Houston became only the fifth Worldwide Chief Executive Officer of Grey Group in the company’s 102-year history. Since joining the agency in 2007, Michael has held several management roles including Global President, Chief Operating Officer, and CEO of Grey North America.

During Michael’s leadership of North America, Grey experienced its most successful era, adding over $2 billion of new client marketing investment and leading iconic, award-winning campaigns that culminated in numerous industry accolades such as Fast Company’s “Most Innovative Companies,” Adweek’s“Global Agency of the Year” (twice), Advertising Age’s “Agency of the Year,” and Campaign’s “Global Network of the Year.” Additionally, Cannes Lions Festival named Grey “Agency of the Year” based on the quality and quantity of Lions received.

Michael has worked in almost every aspect of the advertising business, including accounts, strategy, business development, and corporate communications and has led accounts across a number of client industries, including CPG, airlines, automotive, entertainment and financial services. In addition to founding a brand consultancy in the 1990s, he’s held leadership positions at Kirshenbaum Bond + Partners, Landor Associates, and Young & Rubicam, among others.

Michael has held numerous industry board positions, including Ad Council and 4As, and currently serves as a board member of Concern Worldwide, a global humanitarian group dedicated to tackling poverty and suffering through emergency relief, education and development programs in the world's poorest countries.

A graduate of the University of Kansas, where he studied advertising and marketing at the William Allen White School of Journalism, Michael was named to the prestigious Crain’s New York Business “40 under 40” list in 2012 and the American Association of Advertising Agencies list of "100 People Who Make Advertising Great" in 2017.

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Michelle Klein
VP, Global Business Marketing
Facebook

Michelle Klein is a socially conscious global business leader, who redefines and champions the role of marketing to drive real change in the world. She currently leads as Vice President of Global Business Marketing at Facebook. Michelle serves on the board of premium bean-to-bar brand Raaka Chocolate, and champions marketing effectiveness as a member of Effie Worldwide’s Board of Directors.
 
Through her work, Michelle is actively involved in supporting women and breaking down barriers. She is a Global Board Member of the Unstereotype Alliance, a platform convened by UN Women to eradicate harmful gender-based stereotypes in all media and advertising content. She is a board member for MAKERS, where she helps accelerate the women’s movement through stories of real-life experiences that ignite passion and action. She also serves on the board of Women in Need, the largest provider of shelter and supportive housing for New York City's homeless families.
 
With a passion for building communities, Michelle has explored people-first strategies throughout her career, spanning 5 continents and a range of functions including B2B and B2C marketing, advertising, journalism, product development and innovation. Michelle kick-started her career in public relations in Australia. She wrote a weekly column for The Sydney Morning Herald, and then moved to London where she was the Global Group Director of the British Airways business at Agency.com.
 
Later, Michelle became the Vice President of Global Marketing for Smirnoff Vodka, the world’s largest spirit brand, headquartered in New York. She spent over 8 years reinventing the 150-year-old brand, owned by the multinational beverage giant Diageo, to ensure it remained relevant in a fast-evolving customer market and competitor category. She transformed the P&L, moving the brand from negative to double-digit growth in just 2 years. In 2014, she completely relaunched Smirnoff’s product packaging across 30+ variant lines in 50 countries to premiumize and drive price.
 
Michelle joined Facebook in 2014, where she now leads as Vice President of Global Business Marketing. In her role, Michelle sets the global vision and strategy for how Facebook connects people and businesses across the ecosystem of agencies, partners, communities, and businesses big and small. This includes the 200M businesses and 9M advertisers who rely on Facebook’s platforms and services to grow. She drives the strategy for empowering economic opportunity, leveling the playing field for small businesses everywhere. She is also focused on advancing racial justice, recently leading the distribution of $200M in grants and support for businesses and non-profits impacted by COVID-19, and reaching millions through the #BuyBlack Friday program.
 
Throughout her career, Michelle has been recognized as driving the marketing and advertising industry forward. She has been honored as an Ad Week “Brand Genius,” an Ad Age “Women to Watch,” one of Holmes Report’s “Top 25 Innovators,” a Campaign Digital “40 Over 40,” a Fast Company “Women in Tech,” a 3-time Effie Award winner, and a 2-time Cannes winner. Michelle is a regular speaker at industry events including Cannes, Ad Week, Fast Company, and more. She holds a BA (Communications) from the University of Technology, Sydney and lives in California with her family.

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Kim Larson
Global Managing Director & Head of YouTube Creators
YouTube

A brand-builder at heart, Kim has 20+ years experience leading marketing teams at the intersection of technology and brand strategy.  Early in her career as a New Concept Director on Nike's Global Brand Management team, she was an integral part of the initial Nike+ launch team, Nike’s first wearable device in partnership with Apple. Beyond Nike, she's had experience on both the agency and client side at Prophet Brand Strategy and as the CMO at Jamba Juice. 

She joined Google in 2012, where she pioneered the Google BrandLab, an immersive digital strategy experience designed to help advertisers make the transition from TV to online video. Today she leads all of Google’s global services for top clients which includes advanced media measurement, creative effectiveness, consumer insights and tech innovation.  Her teams are pioneering the use of machine learning to build data-driven best practices across a host of critical marketing topics.   

Kim holds a BS in Neuroscience from Vanderbilt University and an MBA from the University of Virginia. Kim is on the Executive Board for Oxford University’s Future of Marketing Initiative. 

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Marcel Marcondes
Global CMO
AB InBev

Marcel Marcondes is AB InBev’s Chief Marketing Officer. Appointed in April 2022, Marcondes has been with the company since 2005, most recently as Global President, Beyond Beer Co. From 2017 to 2021, Marcondes was the Chief Marketing Officer at Anheuser-Busch, where he led the marketing strategy for a broad portfolio of some of the world’s largest beer brands.  

Marcondes sits on the Board of the Association of National Advertisers (ANA) and is a member of the Cannes Lions CMO Growth Council. He also sits on Adweek’s Diversity & Inclusion Council and leads Anheuser-Busch’s partnerships with AIMM’s #SeeHer and #SeeAll to promote multicultural marketing.  

Before joining AB InBev, Marcondes spent seven years in brand management at Unilever. He is a Brazilian citizen and holds master’s degree in business administration from the Business School São Paulo.

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Vineet Mehra
CMO
Chime

Vineet Mehra is a true global citizen and business leader.   Born in India and raised in Canada, he has led diverse teams across Asia, Europe, North America, and South America at some of the world’s most respected brand building companies including P&G, General Mills, Novartis, and J&J.

He has driven businesses and brands to growth in categories as diverse as Skin Care, Hair Care, Cosmetics, Food, Consumer Health, and Baby Care, while living in some of the world’s most innovative and creative cities including Toronto, New York, Singapore, Bombay and Geneva.  His consistent track record of building iconic brands and driving marketing organization transformational initiatives has led him to become a frequent speaker and panelist on the topic of re-shaping marketing organizations, balancing the art and science of marketing, and building the modern, data-driven, precision marketing organization needed to win today.  

Vineet has been an invited Judge & Speaker at Cannes, Chair of the Jury for the M&M Global Media Awards, an invited Speaker at the ANA’s Social and Digital Conference, and a multiple time Global Effie’s Finalist Judge.  Most recently, Vineet was recognized as one of the 100 most Influential Marketing Leaders in the world by the Internationalist.

Vineet is currently the Chief Marketing Officer at Chime.  Prior to joining Chime, Vineet most recently served as the Chief Growth, Product and Customer Experience Officer at Good Eggs and Global CMO & Chief Customer Officer at Walgreens Boots Alliance.  Prior to that, he was Executive Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer of Ancestry.com, the world’s largest consumer genomics company, uniquely capable of providing consumers with a better sense of their identity, a deeper and empowering understanding of who they are, how they connect to society today, and how they and their families have been shaped by human history over time. 

In his role, Vineet focused on transforming his organization into a “Modern Marketing Machine” by blending the deep cultural purpose of the Ancestry brand with data science to drive precision marketing at scale, resulting in the building of a truly global and culturally iconic brand.   As Chief Marketing Officer, Vineet had responsibility for worldwide marketing, member services, marketing technology, consumer insights, PR, and the international markets.  Prior to this role, Vineet was with J&J Consumer holding the roles of Global President for J&J’s flagship $3Billion USD Baby Care business unit, and Global President – Marketing Services where he oversaw more than $2Billion USD of J&J’s media spend around the world.

Outside of work, Vineet sits on the Board Members of Directors for America Needs You – New Jersey (ANY-NJ), a non-profit organization dedicated to fighting for the economic mobility of ambitious, low-income, first generation college students by providing intensive career development, mentorship, and professional networks to enable students to realize their full academic and career potential. He and his family of 3 are also avid and intrepid travelers that can often be found scouring the planet in search of some of the world’s most delicious places to eat.

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Ann Mukherjee
Chairman & CEO, NA
Pernod Ricard

Ann began her marketing career at Citibank Diners Club working on new product development, and then in 1994 moved to Kraft to learn the business of consumer packaged foods marketing. She worked for 11 years on several brands including Kraft Mac ‘N Cheese, Kraft Singles, Taco Bell, Minute Rice, Stove Top Stuffing, Velveeta and DiGiorno. 

In 2005, Ann joined PepsiCo, and started in Frito-Lay’s Convenience Foods Division where she was responsible for leading marketing, new product innovation, consumer insights and strategy and for all Quaker branded snacking. 

In 2009, Ann was named Frito-Lay North America Chief Marketing Officer and led a commercial marketing team responsible for the growth agenda at Frito-Lay, including Portfolio Brand Strategy, Brand Marketing, Advertising, Customer/Shopper Marketing, Insights, Demand Analysis, Innovation and Marketing Services. She led a team that woke up every day focused on achieving her challenge to lead the company’s growth agenda. By perfecting the Art of Disruptive Marketing and the Science of Demand Analytics, Frito- Lay marketing not only won numerous industry awards, but was also the primary growth driver helping Frito- Lay consistently rank #1 or #2 in food growth in North America. 

In 2014, Ann was named president, Global Snacks Group and PepsiCo Global Insights, responsible for driving accelerated growth across PepsiCo’s global snacks category, as well transforming the PepsiCo insights capability to drive demand driven foresights and predictive analytics to drive marketing and commercial decisions. 

In November, 2015 Ann joined SC Johnson, as its first ever Global Chief Marketing Officer. She is responsible for driving growth across multiple categories in household and personal care, including Ziploc, Glade, Mrs. Myers, Caldrea, Raid, Off, Windex, Scrubbing Bubbles, Pledge, and Kiwi. As part of one of the only family owned companies in this space, she is committed to the Johnson Family’s mission and purpose of making life better for future generations. Ann is an accomplished storyteller and motivational teacher and inspires everyone she leads to “Transform Tomorrow Today.”  In March 2019, Ann was named SC Johnson's Chief Commercial Officer.

In late 2019, Ann joined Pernod Ricard as CEO, North America.

Ann was born in Kolkata, India, and is very active with the Indian community in Dallas, currently serving as honorary chair of Chetna, a non-profit organization dedicated to helping South Asian women overcome domestic violence. 

Ann is based in Dallas, Texas, and travels globally to stay close to the markets and consumers she serves. Her husband Dipu, works for Symphony EYC as Vice President, Product Management, CPG. Both of them are also very busy raising 14-year-old twins. They are passionate about their friends and both love to travel, entertain, and cook. 

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Micky Onvural
SEVP, Chief Marketing & Communications Officer
TIAA

Micky Onvural is Chief Marketing & Communications Officer, responsible for leading a global marketing and communications team charged with expanding awareness of TIAA and its dedication to providing lifetime income, and improving clients' experience through digital-first solutions.

Prior to joining TIAA, Micky served as CEO for e-commerce menswear company Bonobos. With more than 20 years of experience as a marketing, product development and business strategy leader, she has held senior leadership roles at eBay, Trulia and Kellogg's. Micky has earned numerous industry awards for innovative marketing and branding campaigns that merged the physical and digital to create immersive experiences.

She holds a bachelor's degree in modern and medieval languages from the University of Cambridge. Micky is a mentor with Student Sponsor Partners, a non-profit that provides private high school education opportunities to at-risk students in New York City.

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Suzanne Powers
Global Chief Product Officer
McCann Worldgroup

Suzanne is currently the Global Chief Product Officer at McCann Worldgroup and Chair of FutureBrand.  In October 2020, Suzanne was promoted to the role of Global President McCann Worldgroup & CSO. She has expanded her global responsibilities to drive the McCann Worldgroup brand and business both inside and outside the organization. This includes continuing to cultivate best-in-class work while driving the cultural and business transformation necessary to modernize all of the offerings for clients and prospects alike.

As Global Chief Strategy Officer of McCann Worldgroup, Suzanne is responsible for the strategic development of the company and its clients across all brands, regions and agencies. This encompasses worldwide leadership of the strategic talent and resources that drive idea development for creative solutions across all platforms. Included within this, is Truth Central, McCann Worldgroup’s global proprietary intelligence unit focused on unearthing macro level cultural, societal and human understanding to drive impact for clients’ brands.

Suzanne was named "2019 Chief Strategy Officer of the Year" by Advertising Age magazine. McCann Worldgroup was recognized by Adweek as the 2019 Global Agency of the Year and named to Fast Company’s prestigious list of the World’s Most Innovative Companies for 2020. The network was named Network of the Year at the 2019 Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity and was ranked #1 on the 2019 Global Effie Effectiveness Index as well as the #1 advertising agency network for creative effectiveness in the 2020 WARC Effective 100 rankings. The network was named Network of the Year at the 2020 Webby Awards, was recognized as the #1 advertising agency network for promoting good in the 2020 Good Report, and in 2020 was named for the 5th year in a row to Advertising Age’s prestigious “A-List.”

Suzanne joined McCann Worldgroup 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 Effies, Lions, and Pencils, Suzanne has been an industry leader throughout her career, including as a frequent keynote speaker and awards show judge/Jury President. In 2016, she was recognized by Advertising Women of New York with its “Changing the Game” award as one of the industry’s “true catalysts of innovation.”

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Carla Serrano
Chief Strategy Officer, Publicis Groupe
CEO, Publicis New York

Carla Serrano is Publicis Groupe's Chief Strategy Officer and the CEO at Publicis New York.  Prior to being named CEO, Carla served as the Chief Strategy Officer of Publicis New York. In her current role, she draws on her background in strategy and leadership to incorporate strategic thinking in all aspects of agency operations.

Carla started her advertising career at Chiat/Day Toronto at a time when account planning was an emerging discipline in North America. She cut her teeth in the business working on iconic brands like Apple and Nissan.

Throughout her career, Carla has worked in strategically led creative networks for global brands like Coca-­Cola, Samsung, Absolut, and Kraft. She has held many leadership roles that meld strategic leadership with business management, from President of Berlin Cameron United, CSO of TBWA/Chiat/Day, to CEO of Naked Communications.

Passionate about integrated and seamless strategic innovation, Carla is committed to helping clients and brands thrive in this ever-­changing marketing landscape.

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Mark Sinnock
Global Chief Strategy, Data & Innovation Officer
Havas Group

Mark joined Havas in January 2016 and holds the position of Chief Strategy Officer for Havas UK & Europe. He is responsible for bringing together creative and media strategy teams into one community within Havas Village. Mark also leads strategy for key clients within the group. ​

Prior to Havas, Mark held the role of Group Chief Strategy Officer for M&C Saatchi where he ran the integrated strategy department. There he led strategy across a number of businesses including Public Health England and Virgin Holidays. ​

Mark also spent nearly four years as Marketing Director at ASDA, launching the world’s first ‘Price Guarantee’ initiative. Following this, he spent four years in Asia as regional CSO for two WPP networks, where he transformed the Coke Hands campaign into a Cannes Grand Prix Success. ​

Prior to this work ‘client side’, Mark was the CSO for Fallon, masterminding two of the country’s most famous long term media campaigns – Sony’s ‘Colour Like No Other’ and Cadbury’s ‘Glass and a half full’ of joy.  

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Justin Thomas-Copeland
President & CEO
DDB North America


Justin Thomas-Copeland joined DDB North America in 2020 as President & Chief Executive Officer.
 
For almost 30 years, Justin has worked in the precision and integrated marketing industry across a number of sectors including technology, automotive, travel, financial services, fashion and Health & Wellness. Throughout his career, Justin has helped build brands using his relentless curiosity of the ever-evolving world of technology, his deep understanding of consumer behavior and his passion for creativity.
 
Justin joined DDB from OPMG Health, an Omnicom Precision Marketing Group network, where he served as Global CEO. As CEO he was responsible for developing the vision, position and strategy of the network and its clients across all brands and regions globally. Before OPMG, Justin successfully led RAPP NYC, relaunching the flagship New York office and launching the first-ever global RAPP WELL network. Under his leadership, RAPP saw multiple new business wins and was named to MM&M’s Top 100 for the last three consecutive years.
 
A true globalist, Justin has led global teams in London, Paris, Benelux, Singapore, Moscow, Finland and New York, supporting large, complex client engagements. He has won multiple creative and strategic awards, including the Precision Marketing Grand Prix for merging creative, data & technology strategies. Earlier in his career, Justin served client-side as Chief Digital Officer at Novartis Consumer Health based in Switzerland, setting a global digital transformation strategy which saw Novartis develop partnerships with the likes of Google, Adobe, Amazon, Boots (Walgreen), ePharmacies. Justin has a track record of developing effective, lauded, data-led communications in virtually every category and for some of the world’s most famous brands.
 
In his role as CEO of DDB North America, Justin will help integrate creative with brand insights, data and technology to help clients generate innovative and revenue-driving business solutions. He has spent his career developing and leading teams to take brands through the complete consumer journey, leveraging brand awareness down to immersive experiences and demand generation. Data, digital, brand, integrated or direct, Justin has experience in all facets of precision strategy and communications, all driven by the belief that creativity is the most powerful force to connect brands with consumers and drive business.
 
When he’s not working, on a plane or studying a new language, Justin spends time with his wife and three children.

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Khartoon Weiss
Head of Global Agency & Accounts
TikTok

Khartoon Weiss is the Head of Global Agency and Accounts at TikTok. In her role, Khartoon is responsible for overseeing ByteDance’s relationships with global Agency Holding Companies, as well as designing and creating strategic partnerships with the top global Brands.

Khartoon joins ByteDance with 20 years experience building the world’s most recognizable Brands in Marketing, Media, and Tech. Prior to joining, Khartoon was the Global Head of Verticals at Spotify where she launched and oversaw global strategies and partnerships that drove exponential platform growth. Khartoon also served as Chief Marketing Officer at MDC Media Partners, and Managing Director at MediaCom North America, where she was instrumental in scaling both companies to “Agency of the Year”. Khartoon credits that success to transformative go-to-market strategies for brands like ABInBev, AMEX, eBay, and PepsiCo, among others. Khartoon cut her teeth at BBDO, Ogilvy & Mather, and Grey Worldwide, and has been recognized by AdAge's elite “40 Under 40” and AdWeek’s “Top 50” lists.

Khartoon has an executive education from The Wharton School and a B.A. from the University of Rochester. She is a marathoner and triathlete, and lives in NYC with her husband and two rescued cats.

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Jon Wilkins
Global Chief Strategy Officer
Accenture Song

Jon began his career in the market research department at Granada TV then worked in marketing for MTV Europe and Disney before joining BMP DDB where he ultimately ended up as their Head of Strategy. 
 
Following a stint as joint MD of creative media network PHD in London,  Jon along with John Harlow and Will Collin founded Naked in 2000, the ground-breaking international communications agency.  Jon pioneered the concept of media neutrality there.  He worked on a range of local and global clients including Coca-Cola and Unilever and remained at Naked for 13 years as it grew into an international group with 16 offices around the world including New York, Melbourne, Sao Paolo, Paris, Singapore, Dubai and Tokyo.
 
Jon joined the London based advertising agency, Karmarama, at the beginning of 2014 as Chairman. Jon developed the Karmarama integrated offer, increasing the capabilities of the agency in data and mobile and working with key clients to help them grow their business through strategy and creativity. In 2016 he oversaw the agency’s acquisition by Accenture. At Accenture Interactive Jon was responsible for the growth through acquisition of their creative capabilities and ran the communications group in EALA/Europe.
 
Jon co-chairs Accenture Song’s Global Creative Council with Neil Heymann, responsible for raising the bar and celebrating creativity, and also runs the Global learning and development programme for Song, Borderless Creativity.
 
He recently was promoted to Global Chief Strategy Officer working with International/Global clients and across all of the Song strategic capabilities.
 
He is a regular speaker both in the UK and internationally, from Cannes Lions to the World Federation of Advertisers.