Shantell Martin, Visual Artist

Shantell Martin, Visual Artist

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October 31, 2013  |  TMA13  |  No Comments

The work of Shantell Martin is a meditation of black and white lines; a language of characters, creatures and messages that invite her viewers to share a role in her creative process. Her work has appeared at the Bata Shoe Museum in Toronto and she has created live digital drawings at the Brooklyn Museum, the Museum of the Moving Image and Moma. Her first solo gallery exhibition in the Fall of 2012 sold out -- with her work featured on the Jimmy Kimmel show. Her commissions at Asia’s ultra-high end department store Lane Crawford, Y&R’s global headquarters and a custom installation for Miami

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Aaron Shapiro, CEO, HUGE

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September 8, 2013  |  TMA13  |  No Comments

Aaron Shapiro is CEO of Huge, where he helps companies reimagine how they interact with their customers and manage their businesses in the digital economy. Since 2005, Aaron has grown the firm from a small startup into a full-service interactive agency operating out of the United States, Europe and Latin America. Aaron is the author of Users, Not Customers and is a regular commentator about the impact of digital technology on businesses and the economy. In 2011, he was included as one of New York’s leading tech influencers in Crain’s New York Business’ “40 Under 40″ list. Prior to Huge, Aaron spent more than a decade as a

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Adam Kmiec, Global Director of Digital Marketing and Social Media at Campbell’s Soup

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September 4, 2013  |  TMA13  |  No Comments

In this business, on some level we are who we’ve worked for and the brands we worked on. For 15 years, Adam Kmiec has worked for some of the most forward thinking organizations in the world, while helping some of the most dynamic brands find success in the interactive and social space. Currently he is Director, Global Digital Marketing and Social Media at The Campbell Soup Company. In his role he is responsible for developing a global digital marketing and social media strategy that encompasses both consumer-facing communications and corporate initiatives to make Campbell one of the most digitally fit organizations

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Richard Guest, President, Tribal Worldwide

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September 3, 2013  |  TMA13  |  No Comments

Rich Guest is the President of Tribal's US operations.  Prior to his current role, Rich was Managing Director of the award-winning, New York office of Tribal Worldwide. In that capacity he oversaw the work of more than 85 employees on accounts including Diageo, Johnson & Johnson, Hiscox, H&R Block, Merck, NBCUniversal, Novartis AG, and Solvay Pharmaceuticals. During Rich's tenure the office more than doubled in size. Previously, Rich spent several years at Tribal’s Chicago office working in a variety of client service, business development, and marketing strategy roles. He managed agency relationships with clients including Dell, LensCrafters, Microsoft, McDonald’s, Qwest, Ronald

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Christine Cook, Head of Advertising Partnerships, Flipboard Inc.

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September 3, 2013  |  TMA13  |  No Comments

Christine Cook heads up of advertising partnerships at Flipboard. She works with advertising sales team at publishers, and directly with advertisers, to leverage marketing opportunities within Flipboard, the world’s first social magazine. Flipboard lets people make all of their news, photos, and videos from across social networks accessible and the web in a single place, making it easy to flip through the stories they want to read.  Recently the company made it possible for people to collect the things into their own magazines on Flipboard. Today, the company has 85 million readers. Christine has 20 years of media advertising experience, 18 of

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Kyle Kimball, President, NYCEDC

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September 3, 2013  |  TMA13  |  No Comments

Kyle Kimball was appointed President of the New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) by Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg in August 2013. As President, Kyle leads NYCEDC’s continued efforts to position New York City as the global center for innovation in the 21st Century. Since joining NYCEDC in 2008, Kyle has helped to develop and implement NYCEDC’s strategy to strengthen the City’s economy. NYCEDC’s economic transformation agenda includes an aggressive slate of programs aimed at helping legacy industries transition to 21st Century business models, attracting promising new industries, and expanding entrepreneurship to ensure that the City is well positioned to thrive

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Michelle Klein, VP of Content, Digital & Communications, Smirnoff

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September 1, 2013  |  TMA13  |  No Comments

As the Vice President of Content, Digital & Communications, Michelle Klein oversees Smirnoff's global communications across a range of channels. For the past five years, she has focused on step changing the brand’s digital and social presence, creating marketing programs that focus on consumer co-creation, both physically and digitally. More recently, Michelle orchestrated Smirnoff’s worldwide participation platform – The Smirnoff Nightlife Exchange Project – where 50 countries swapped the best of their nightlife on one record-breaking night, engaging over 10 million people globally. The project featured Madonna, who, in partnership with Smirnoff, conducted a search for the world’s best dancer

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Jalak Jobanputra, Founding Partner, FuturePerfect Ventures

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September 1, 2013  |  TMA13  |  No Comments

Jalak Jobanputra is Founding Partner of FuturePerfect Ventures, an early stage venture capital fund in NYC. Previously, she was the Director of Mobile Investments at Omidyar Network, a philanthrocapitalist fund started by Pierre Omidyar, co-founder of eBay. While there, she created a mobile investment strategy, invested in an East African mobile tech incubator, invested in an Indian mobile classifieds site, and closed Omidyar’s largest for profit investment ($5M) to date in Latin America. She has over 18 years experience in venture capital, media and technology. She was previously Senior Vice President at the New York City Investment Fund (NYCIF), a private

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Douglas Rozen, Chief Innovation Officer, MXM / SVP/General Manager, MXM Mobile

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August 29, 2013  |  TMA13  |  No Comments

Douglas Rozen leads MXM’s (Meredith Xcelerated Marketing) Mobile practice (formerly The Hyperfactory). As Chief Innovation Officer, Douglas is also responsible the overall development and definition of emerging products and services across all of MXM. Prior to joining MXM in 2012, Douglas was SVP, Global Lead – Communications, Design and Emerging Technologies at Aimia. Douglas’s mantra of “creativity that works” has seen him lead the charge on creating industry-leading campaigns that grab attention and provide sustainable results. Douglas’ vision is helping position MXM as a recognized global leader in content-powered, customer engagement with clients like Kraft, Limited Brands, Church and Dwight, Liberty Mutual, Nestle, Chrysler, GlaxoSmithKline and more.

Jorge Espinel, Head of Global Business Development, Spotify

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August 28, 2013  |  TMA13  |  No Comments

Jorge Espinel is Head of Global Business Development at Spotify. Prior to Spotify, Jorge was EVP, Strategy & Corporate Development of 21st Century Fox’s Digital Media Group working on over-the-top video initiatives such as Hulu, partnerships with the leading digital companies, and overseeing digital investments such as Roku, Photobucket and Rubicon Project. He joined from Velocity Interactive Group(recently renamed Fuse Capital), a leading digital media investment firm in New York City. Previously, Jorge was head of AOL’s Corporate Strategy and M&A driving corporate development activities, crafting business strategies, managing AOL’s key strategic relationships, and leading the M&A transactions such as Third

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