Winston Binch, Chief Digital Officer at Deutsch North America Winston Binch is one of the most accomplished digital leaders of his generation. As Chief Digital Officer of Deutsch North America, he has grown the agency’s offering from 5 percent of overall revenue to 40 percent and has transformed the company from an advertising agency to a digital innovator — a feat that led Fast Company to recognize Deutsch as one of the most innovative companies in advertising. His work has picked up honors from One Show, Comm Arts, UX Awards, AICP, the Andys, Effie Awards, and the Webby Awards. He has won atRead More
Oliver Smith, Managing Director at Unruly London Oliver has more than a decade’s experience in digital media, with a particular focus on video creation and distribution. Before joining Unruly, he held various senior commercial roles at PERFORM, one of the UK’s biggest digital success stories.
Audrey Wu, Co-Founder, Convrg Audrey Wu is the Co-Founder of CONVRG a retail bot solution. She most recently headed the Los Angeles Studio of imperson, powering AI based chatbots such as Miss Piggy, Zootopia (Judy Hopps) and Doc Brown from Back to the Future. In addition, she has held digital marketing and operational roles at TechStars, JibJab Bros., iconmobile/WPP and Ketchum. Audrey was recently named ChatbotConf Top 25 influencers of 2016.
Todd Richmond, Director of Advanced Prototype Development - Institute For Creative Technologies By day, Todd Richmond is the Director of advanced prototypes at the University of Southern California Institute for Creative Technologies (ICT). By night he is a musician, visual artist, and conceptual troublemaker. In a previous life Richmond was a chemistry professor at The Claremont Colleges where early in his faculty career he incorporated multimedia and web technologies into his teaching and research. That work led him to evolve from his specific focus on chemistry to instead pursue a broader understanding of technology and content as managing director of theRead More
Ivar Chan, Partner Success at Kik Interactive, Inc. Ivar likes leading teams to accomplish big things. With a background in Computer Science, Ivar started his career as a Java Engineer for an E-commerce company. For over 13 years, Ivar has held various positions managing mobile and server developers, lead product development, and worked closely with sales, account management, and business development teams. Some of the mobile apps Ivar worked on include E! Live From the Red Carpet iPhone/iPad, and the Star Trek Original Series second-screen experience, Mobile-Blu. As CEO of GameMix, Ivar leads the GameMix team with inspiring vision and deepRead More
Julia Sourikoff, Head of VR & 360, Tool Julia oversees 360 live action film and game engine-rendered experiences for rotational and roomscale VR. Before joining Tool, Julia helped launch the Future of StoryTelling (FoST) in New York and was integral to growing the company from a small start-up to an oversubscribed thought leadership summit and online community of over half a million followers. At FoST Julia specialized in programming and curation, exhibition production, and partnership development, working with world class brands like Adobe, American Express, General Electric, Google, Microsoft, and Time Warner. She helped produce the internationally traveling show “Sensory Stories:Read More
Dan Altmann, Co-Founder & CEO of Naritiv Dan Altmann is the CEO & Co-Founder of Naritiv, a pioneering company that helps optimize the utility of Snapchat and other mobile-first platforms for global brands and publishers. With a talent roster of more than 400 creators worldwide, Naritiv’s content has amassed more than 10 billion seconds viewed on Snapchat alone. Naritiv recently partnered with Snapchat’s reigning prince, DJ Khaled, to launch WeBuyGold, an in-house platform of original content. Last month, Dan and his co-founder Eric were named to the prestigious Forbes 30 Under 30 List for Marketing and Advertising.
David Angelo - Chairman/Founder, David & Goliath An American Advertising Federation Hall of Achievement Inductee, David has consistently challenged convention by developing highly innovative and effective advertising solutions for a diverse list of marketers. This list includes Coca-Cola, Lexus, Michelin, Reebok, NFL, Bacardi, Little Caesars, and the New York State Lottery. He started his career as a Jr. art director in 1989 at DDB/New York, later served as VP/ACD at Chiat/Day, New York, and eventually joined Cliff Freeman & Partners as EVP, Executive Creative Director. In 1999, he founded David&Goliath on the belief that he could create a very distinct and differentRead More
Josh Entman - Co-founder and Chief Development Officer at Jukin Media Josh Entman oversees all original content initiatives for Jukin including the global development, production, and distribution of formatted series across TV and Digital. Prior to Jukin, Josh spent seven years as a media sales director on the West Coast. Josh has a Bachelor of Arts in Journalism and Mass Communication from The University of Iowa.
John Deschner, Chief Innovation Officer at TBWA\Chiat\Day Los Angeles As CIO, John is charged with furthering the company’s digital and content capabilities, as well as implementing inventive platforms and processes to ensure that innovation is woven into the very fabric of the agency. He is a key leader across departments, while directly overseeing key digital functions, including creative technology, integrated production and social media management and strategy. John comes to us from Kuala Lumpur, where he served as CEO of Ogilvy Malaysia, overseeing several agencies and helping the agency group grow and develop their digital and content capabilities. Prior to joining Ogilvy, he spentRead More