Michael Burke

Michael Burke

Michael Burke
October 12, 2012  |  TMA Speakers  |  No Comments

Michael Burke, co-founder and president of adtivity by appssavvy As Co-founder and President of adtivity by appssavvy, Michael is rethinking the delivery and reception of advertising. He spearheads the product strategy and leads the company's Business and Engineering teams. Michael's efforts have led to the adtivity by appssavvy platform, which enables leading web, social and mobile publishers to unlock and create new, display advertising reaching people as they perform activities. adtivity by appssavvy offers scalable, center-of-the-experience, display ads, thus creating the most effective way to deliver and receive advertising. In 2012, he was named to the Techweek 100, recognizing the most innovative names in

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Amanda Hunter

Amanda Hunter
October 11, 2012  |  TMA Speakers  |  No Comments

Amanda Hunter, Vice President of Strategic Marketing, Go Try It On Amanda Hunter joined Go Try It On as the Vice President of Strategic Marketing in the fall of 2011. In this role Hunter has a breadth of responsibility, including brand partnerships, user acquisition and content curation. She came to the Go Try It On team via the fashion industry, working as a buyer and a strategic planner at Saks Fifth Avenue. Hunter has a B.S. in Management Science from M.I.T. About Go Try It On - Go Try It On is a style social network built to answers the age-old question, “What should I wear?” 

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Mike Shields

Mike Shields

Mike Shields
October 11, 2012  |  TMA Speakers  |  No Comments

Mike Shields, Digital Editor Adweek Mike Shields is the Digital Editor at Adweek. He has been covering the digital media space for nearly a decade, including stints at Digiday, Mediaweek and Mediapost. Prior to his journalism career, Mike spent roughly seven years in the advertising business, planning interactive media for Lowe Worldwide and traditional media for Ammirati Puris Lintas.

Ran Harnevo, Senior Vice President of Video, The AOL On Network

Ran Harnevo
October 10, 2012  |  TMA Speakers  |  No Comments

Ran Harnevo, Senior Vice President of Video, The AOL On Network As SVP of video at AOL, Ran Harnevo leads The AOL On Network, a curated video experience across 14 content channels, programmed with the most relevant video on every topic. The AOL On Network reaches 57M viewers on 40+ AOL owned & operated properties, as well as partner sites and multiple devices. Harnevo’s team recently launched AOL On, a premium video destination that’s continuously programmed with all the video viewers should be watching now. In addition, Harnevo overseas the creation and production of high-quality original programming at AOL. Harnevo provides years of industry experience as co-founder and

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Rob Davis

Rob Davis

Rob Davis
October 8, 2012  |  TMA Speakers  |  No Comments

Robert John Davis, Executive Director Advanced Video Practice OgilvyOne Robert John Davis is an interactive media veteran in his 18th year of championing progressive new experiences and leading them to market. Currently Rob is engaged as the Executive DIrector of the Ogilvy Advanced Video Practice. Rob’s client base includes IBM, DuPont, Unilever, Nestle and Nestle Purina, among others. Rob is an audience builder. He began working with interactive media in the decidedly narrow-band era of the early 1990’s. After running the creative side of IN Jersey, a pioneering ISP/ news site sold to Gannet, Rob launched the world’s first mass-audience interactive TV game show,

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Nelson Freitas

Nelson Freitas

Nelson Frietas
October 8, 2012  |  TMA Speakers  |  No Comments

Nelson Freitas, EVP, Director of Planning Nelson Freitas is a matchmaker for the brand and the consumer. For nearly two decades, he’s done it for a diverse range of Fortune 500 brands, such as Procter & Gamble, Adidas, Coca-Cola and Roche, through strategies that have achieved results. By listening intently to the marketplace, Nelson builds strategic frameworks for brands that make them stand out today—and tomorrow. At Wunderman New York, Nelson pairs his skills with our creative and analytic teams to deliver campaigns that spur action and lead to loyalty. Together, they look to build exciting opportunities for the consumer to connect to

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Lauren Drell, Campaigns Editor at Mashable

Lauren Drell
October 8, 2012  |  TMA Speakers  |  No Comments

Lauren Drell, Campaigns Editor at Mashable Lauren Drell is the Campaigns Editor at Mashable, where she manages advertiser-supported campaigns and writes and edits supported content. Lauren joined Mashable in February 2011 as an assistant editor and is based in New York. Before joining Mashable, Lauren worked as a multimedia reporter at AOL Small Business, where she focused on entrepreneurs and startups and launched several video series. Lauren earned a B.A. in history from the University of Pennsylvania in 2008, and she graduated with an M.S.J. from Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism in 2010. Her personal interests include ogling puppies (including her

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Greg Kahn, Zenith Optimedia

Greg Kahn, Zenith Optimedia

Greg Kahn
October 5, 2012  |  TMA Speakers  |  No Comments

Greg Kahn, EVP, Business Development Director Optimedia US Greg Kahn has worked in the media industry for nearly 20 years, and in 2010, as a result of his new-business track record and entrepreneurial leadership, he earned the rare distinction of being named a Media Maven by Advertising Age and a Media All Star by Adweek Media. As EVP, Business Development Director, Greg drives Optimedia’s growth strategy in the US, oversees its social media practice and manages entertainment accounts.  He also leads the agency’s Strategic Insights group, heading a team of dedicated experts who meld the agency’s research and communications planning disciplines

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Sam Zises

Sam Zises
October 5, 2012  |  TMA Speakers  |  No Comments

Sam Zises, Founder of CEO of Wendr Sam is currently the Founder & CEO of Wendr.com and Partner & Chief Marketing Officer of RetailMLS.com. Sam was formerly the group marketing & business development manager at Ogilvy & Mather’s industry leading entertainment marketing arm, OgilvyEntertainment. Prior to joining Ogilvy, Sam spent three years doing business and brand development for a leading social media agency, Big Fuel, where he helped to develop campaigns for clients such as Colgate-Palmolive, Fisher-Price, McDonald’s, Yahoo!, KFC and Budweiser, among others.  Sam’s experience also includes MTV Networks, NBC Universal, Warner Bros Records and Kirshenbaum Bond Senecal + Partners. Sam was, until recently, the youngest member of the 4A’s

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Michael Schiffer

Michael Schiffer
October 5, 2012  |  TMA Speakers  |  No Comments

Michael Schiffer, FKKS Michael Schiffer is counsel to the Advertising, Marketing, and Public Relations Group, focusing on intellectual property and advertising matters. Mr. Schiffer’s wide-ranging practice encompasses trademark and copyright law, IP and music licensing, agency and talent agreements, branded entertainment arrangements, sweepstakes and contests, network clearance and copy review. He was named a 2011 and 2012 "Rising Star" by Law and Politics magazine (SuperLawyers), and was singled out in The Legal 500’s 2012 publication for Marketing & Advertising work. Mr. Schiffer works with advertisers, agencies (big and small), direct marketers, photographers and videographers – helping them navigate a complex regulatory landscape and protect

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