Rei Inamoto

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REI INAMOTO Chief Creative Officer, AKQA Named in Creativity Magazine’s annual “Creativity 50,” Rei Inamoto is one of the most influential individuals in the marketing and creative industry today. With broad international experience in Asia, Europe and the U.S. as well as an unusual combination of background in advertising, design and technology, Rei brings a unique perspective to his work and to his audiences. Rei is Chief Creative Officer of AKQA, responsible for delivering creative solutions for agency clients such as Google, Nike, Xbox and Verizon Wireless. Since joining the agency in 2004, his presence has been instrumental in bringing AKQA the highest

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Chef Marcus Samuelsson

Marcus Samuelsson
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Chef Marcus Samuelsson Chef Marcus Samuelsson is an internationally acclaimed chef, author and philanthropist. Chef Samuelsson is the author of several award-winning cookbooks and the forthcoming memoir, Yes, Chef. Among his many accolades, Chef Samuelsson is the youngest chef to ever achieve two three-star reviews from The New York Times and he has been honored by the James Beard Foundation on multiple occasions including “Rising Star Chef” (1999), “Best Chef: New York City” (2003), “Best International Cookbook” (2007) and "Best Television Program" (for Chopped - 2012). In 2010, Chef Samuelsson beat out 21 fellow chefs on the second season of the television

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David Eastman, CEO North America & Worldwide Digital Director JWT

David Eastman
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As the CEO of North America, David is responsible for the overall management and strategic direction of the North American network with a particular focus on the JWT head office, New York. David is also the JWT Worldwide Digital Director, responsible for the strategic oversight and management of JWT’s digital discipline. He is also a member of the JWT global executive committee. David became involved in digital in 1997 and previously worked at the Omnicom-owned Republic Family, where he was CEO since June 2007, looking after a portfolio of interactive agencies ranging

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Kerry Trainor

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Kerry Trainor is the Chief Executive Officer of Vimeo. In this capacity he is responsible for the strategy, oversight, and development of Vimeo’s business. Mr. Trainor joins Vimeo from AOL, Inc. (Nasdaq: AOL) where he most recently served as Senior Vice President and General Manager, Entertainment for the Huffington Post Media Group. In this position he oversaw AOL's portfolio of entertainment properties including AOL Music, AOL TV, Moviefone, Huffington Post Entertainment, Huffington Post Celebrity and Huffington Post Comedy. Prior to AOL, Mr. Trainor was co-founder and CEO of FlipGloss Media, which was acquired by Forbes Media. FlipGloss is a photo distribution platform

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Matt Marcotte, Tory Burch

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Matt Marcotte, Global Head of Retail at Tory Burch Matt Marcotte is an accomplished leader with over 22 years of experience in multiple aspects of the retail business.  Starting out with May Department Stores, Matt had a varied buying career in the women’s, young men’s, accessories and home areas, learning the importance of customization and intense consumer insights. After May Co. Matt moved to Gap Inc to explore the specialty store and operations side of the retail business. Starting as a District manager, Matt worked through the field structure to Zone VP before taking a lead role in a major brand

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Sheldon Gilbert, CEO Proclivity Media

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Bio of Sheldon Gilbert Sheldon Gilbert is the Founder and CEO of Proclivity Media (www.proclivitymedia.com), a company at the forefront of predictive advertising. Proclivity Media is recognized as one of the industry’s most advanced advertising technology platforms and is responsible for driving sales worldwide for leading ecommerce brands and retailers. In 2009, BusinessWeek recognized Proclivity Media one of the “Top 50 Promising Tech StartUps” and has been featured in Fast Company, The New York Times, and many other major publications on technology and innovation. Gilbert founded the company and developed its proprietary technology based on the premise that every person has

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Neil Blumenthal, Co-Founder, Warby Parker

Neil Blumenthal, Co-Founder, Warby Parker

Neil Blumenthal
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Neil Blumenthal loves helping people see. Determined to radically transform the eyewear industry, Neil and three friends launched Warby Parker (www.warbyparker.com) in February of 2010. Warby Parker designs and sells vintage-inspired frames and prescription lenses for $95 whereas comparable quality glasses cost $500. For every pair sold, a pair is given to someone in need.  To date, Warby Parker has distributed over 100,000 pairs to those in need around the world. Neil had been the Director of VisionSpring, a non-profit social enterprise that trains low-income women to start their own business selling affordable eyeglasses to individuals living on less than $4

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Ivan Wicksteed

Ivan Wicksteed
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Kindly find a headshot attached and a bio statement  below: Ivan Wicksteed, CMO at Cole Haan Ivan Wicksteed is currently the CMO at Cole Haan in New York City. Cole Haan is a wholly owned subsidiary of Nike, Inc that designs and manufactures footwear and accessories. Prior to joining Cole Haan Ivan was the Vice President of Marketing at Converse, Inc in Andover, Massachusetts. Prior to that he was Global Creative Director at The Coca Cola Company in Atlanta, GA. When he's not working he's surfing. Waves, not the web.

Philippe Guelton

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Philippe Guelton, President Thrillist Media Group Philippe Guelton is the President of Thrillist Media Group, overseeing content strategy across the entire organization, managing the editorial, marketing, front-end technology and product development teams. TMG is a digital media company converging leading men’s lifestyle brand Thrillist.com and members-only shopping club JackThreads.com and collectively reaches over 5 million daily subscriptions, targeting a young, urban male demographic locally and nationally, online and offline, through content and commerce. Guelton brings to TMG more than 15 years of digital growth experience, most recently as the Executive Vice President and COO of HFMUS, where he handled all digital operations.

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Roger Mincheff

Roger Mincheff
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Roger Mincheff President Myspace Entertainment Roger Mincheff, president of Myspace Entertainment and Specific Media Original Programming, leads the internal production and entertainment division of both entities.  Overseeing the branded entertainment divisions of both Myspace and Specific Media, he is responsible for connecting talent, content and brands in order to expand current franchises, launch innovative original properties, and identify new business models as well as distribute and monetize content. Mincheff was formerly Senior Vice President of Branded Entertainment at Fox Digital Entertainment, a division of Fox Filmed Entertainment, where he launched and drove branded entertainment and distribution strategies across 20th Century Fox's Film and Television

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