UPCOMING DIGITAL ASCENDANT GATHERINGS

NEW YORK
April 25-26, 2018


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SAN FRANCISCO
OCTOBER 17-18, 2018


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  • A
    COMMUNITY
    OF
    DIGITAL
    PIONEERS

    Babs Rangaiah
    Global Partner, Global Marketing Solutions, iX Division
    IBM
  • At the
    forefront
    of
    digital
    INNOVATION

    Brian Boland
    VP, Product Marketing & Ad Tech
    Facebook
  • NOMINATED
    + VETTED

    PROFESSIONAL
    NETWORK

    Kirsten Ward
    Senior Director, Devices & Studios Marketing
    Microsoft
    Julie Ryan
    Executive Director, Worldwide Digital Marketing
    20th Century Fox
  • peers
    helping
    peers
    ascend

    Elizabeth Pizzinato
    SVP, Marketing & Communications
    Four Seasons Hotels & Resorts
  • DOMAIN
    +
    CAREER
    EXPERTISE

    Craig Laviano
    Managing Principal
    Korn / Ferry International
  • 100+ EXECS
    1½ DAYS
    2X YEAR

    Kirsten Ward
    Senior Director, Devices & Studios Marketing
    Microsoft
    Heidi Browning
    EVP & CMO
    NHL
  • SUBSTANCE
    +
    FUN

    Charlene Li
    Founder & CEO
    Altimeter Group
    Michael Fisk
    EVP, International Marketing
    Lionsgate
  • +
    MORE
    FUN

    Marti Funk
    Partner + Advisor
    Ascendant Network
    Brian Wong
    Founder & CEO
    Kiip
  • DRIVE
    YOUR
    BUSINESS
    +
    CAREER

    Vasanthi Chandra
    GM
    Amazon Web Services
  • WE ARE
    THE DIGITAL
    ASCENDANT

    Susan MacDermid
    Founder + CEO
    Ascendant Network
    Karin Timpone
    Global Marketing Officer
    Marriott International
  • A
    COMMUNITY
    OF
    DIGITAL
    PIONEERS

    Babs Rangaiah
    Global Partner, Global Marketing Solutions, iX Division
    IBM
  • At the
    forefront
    of
    digital
    INNOVATION

    Brian Boland
    VP, Product Marketing & Ad Tech
    Facebook
  • NOMINATED
    + VETTED

    PROFESSIONAL
    NETWORK

    Kirsten Ward
    Senior Director, Devices & Studios Marketing
    Microsoft
    Julie Ryan
    Executive Director, Worldwide Digital Marketing
    20th Century Fox
  • peers
    helping
    peers
    ascend

    Elizabeth Pizzinato
    SVP, Marketing & Communications
    Four Seasons Hotels & Resorts
  • DOMAIN
    +
    CAREER
    EXPERTISE

    Craig Laviano
    Managing Principal
    Korn / Ferry International
  • 100+ EXECS
    1½ DAYS
    2X YEAR

    Kirsten Ward
    Senior Director, Devices & Studios Marketing
    Microsoft
    Heidi Browning
    EVP & CMO
    NHL
  • SUBSTANCE
    +
    FUN

    Charlene Li
    Founder & CEO
    Altimeter Group
    Michael Fisk
    EVP, International Marketing
    Lionsgate
  • +
    MORE
    FUN

    Marti Funk
    Partner + Advisor
    Ascendant Network
    Brian Wong
    Founder & CEO
    Kiip
  • DRIVE
    YOUR
    BUSINESS
    +
    CAREER

    Vasanthi Chandra
    GM
    Amazon Web Services
  • WE ARE
    THE DIGITAL
    ASCENDANT

    Susan MacDermid
    Founder + CEO
    Ascendant Network
    Karin Timpone
    Global Marketing Officer
    Marriott International

THE DIGITAL ASCENDANT COUNCIL

  • Julie RyanHead of Fan Acquisition, VP
    20th Century Fox
    Brand Council since '14
  • David Goodrich Former VP, eCommerce & Digital Analytics
    20th Century Fox Film
    Brand Council since '14
  • Jort PosselGlobal Head, Social Media
    Accenture
    Digital since '05
    Ascendant Council since '15
  • Michael InnocentinVP, E-Commerce & Digital
    AccorHotels
  • Ian TrombettaGlobal VP, Consumer Marketing
    Activision Publishing, Inc.
    Brand Council since '15
  • Chris MurphyManaging Editor, US Newsrooms
    Adidas
    Brand Council since '14
  • Tatyana ZlotskyVP, Digital
    American Express OPEN
  • Carol KruseCMO
    Cambia Health Solutions
  • Pete BolandSVP, Head of Brand
    Charles Schwab
  • Kerry BianchiPresident & CEO
    Collective
  • Scott McAllisterSVP, Digital Transformation
    Comcast
  • Mike Boush SVP, E-Business & Chief Digital Officer
    Discover Financial Services
  • Gunjan BhowSVP, Consumer Marketing & GM
    Disney Movies Anywhere
  • Sherrill Zack KaplanVP, Digital Marketing & Innovation
    Dunkin' Brands, Inc.
  • Tricia NicholsVP, Consumer Marketing & Innovation
    Estee Lauder Group
    Brand Council since '14
  • Stephen HainesDirector, Global Agency Development
    Facebook
  • Elizabeth Pizzinato Former SVP, Marketing & Communications
    Four Seasons Hotels & Resorts
  • Andy MarkowitzGM, Performance Marketing Labs
    GE
    Digital since '98
    Brand Council since '14
  • Michael ZemanGlobal Head, Performance Marketing, Google Play
    Google
  • Scott GrenzVP, Global Head of Media
    GSK
  • Babs RangaiahGlobal Partner, Global Marketing Solutions, iX Division
    IBM
  • Mike ParkerPresident
    iCrossing
  • Penny BaldwinVP, Global Marketing & Communications Group General Manager, Brand, Reputation & Partner Marketing
    Intel
  • Amy PascalVP, Head of US Marketing
    LEGO Group
  • Gary MilnerGlobal Director, Digital Marketing
    Lenovo
  • Nadine McHughSVP Omni Media, Strategic Investments & Creative Solutions
    L'Oréal Group
  • Rachel WeissVP, Innovation & Entrepreneurship
    L'Oreal Group
    Digital since '96
    Brand Council since '14
  • Gayle MeyersCMO
    LUMA Partners
  • Joseph EpsteinSVP, Marketing
    Machinima
  • Serena PotterGVP, Digital Media
    Macy's Inc.
    Brand Council since '15
  • Karin TimponeGlobal Marketing Officer
    Marriott International
    Digital since '05
    Brand Council since '14
  • Michael DonnellySVP, Group Head, Global Digital Marketing
    MasterCard Worldwide
    Brand Council since '14
  • Peter DaviesVP / GM
    MediaMath
  • Abe ThomasGM, Strategy & Insights, Microsoft Stores
    Microsoft
  • Kirsten Ward GM, Windows & Devices Marketing
    Microsoft
    Brand Council since '14
  • Tom DalyBoard Member
    Mobile Marketing Association
  • Justin ChoiPresident & CEO
    Nativo
    Ascendant Council since '14
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    Justin ChoiPresident & CEO
    Nativo

    “The Digital Ascendant transcends networking and helps to forge connections based on shared goals and challenges. They bring together a fantastic group of people and create bonds between them through learning, experiences, and in-depth and impactful discussion on topics that matter to marketers.”

    Ascendant Council since '14
  • Pete BlackshawGlobal Head, Digital Marketing & Social Media
    Nestlé S.A.
    Digital since '95
    Brand Council since '15
  • Antonio SciutoEVP, CMO eBusiness
    Nestlé Waters North America
  • Brian HovisHead of Customer Acquisition, Media & Digital
    Nordstrom
    Digital since '95
    Brand Council since '15
  • Alix HartGlobal Head of Digital Marketing
    NVIDIA
    Digital since '99
    Brand Council since '15
  • Roopam ChowdhuryRetail Sales - West
    Oath
  • Cory TreffilettiVP, Marketing & Partner Solutions
    Oracle Data Cloud
    Ascendant Council since '15
  • Karina MontgomeryVP, Sales Development
    Pandora
  • Dina MarovichSVP, Worldwide Media & Interactive Marketing,
    Paramount Home Media Distribution
    Paramount Pictures
    Digital since '97
    Brand Council since '14
  • Ben EdwardsVP, PayPal.com
    PayPal
    Brand Council since '15
  • Ira RubensteinSVP & GM, Digital Marketing
    PBS
    Brand Council since '14
  • John Ross, Jr. Chief of Staff, Office of the CMO
    PepsiCo, Inc.
    Digital since '99
    Brand Council since '15
  • Tim MurphyVP, Digital & Media
    Pernod Ricard
    Digital since '00
    Brand Council since '15
  • Nadya KohlEVP, Business Development & Marketing
    PlaceIQ
  • Tracy Reilly StoerVP, Integrated Brand Strategy
    Prudential Financial, Inc.
  • Randy WoottonCEO
    Rocket Fuel
  • John ZissimosChief Creative Officer
    Salesforce
    Ascendant Council since '16
  • Jay AltschulerVP, Media & Partnerships
    Samsung
  • Samantha Skey President & CRO
    SheKnows Media
    Digital since '94
    Ascendant Council since '15
  • Mary GerzemaSVP Media
    Shiseido Americas
  • Michael ZimbalistCMO
    Simulmedia
  • Bladimiar NormanSVP, Digital Marketing
    Skydance Media
  • Jake ZimSVP, Virtual Reality
    Sony Corporation
    Brand Council since '14
  • Anne MurraySenior Director, Marketing Communications
    Southwest Airlines
    Brand Council since '14
  • Nancy BhagatCMO, Consumer Solutions Segment
    TE Connectivity
    Digital since '99
    Brand Council since '15
  • Ronalee Zarate-BayaniHead of Global Integrated Marketing & Digital Advancement
    The Hershey Company
  • Robin DomeniconiFounder
    Threaded Tales
  • Nick JohnsonSVP, Digital Ad Sales Strategy
    Turner
  • Gail TiffordVP, Media & Digital Engagement, Unilever NA
    Unilever
    Digital since '96
    Brand Council since '15
  • Shiv SinghSVP, Innovation & Strategic Partnerships
    Visa, Inc.
  • Kathryn SzumowskiStrategic Media & Marketing
    Vonage
  • Bryan WarmanVP, Digital Marketing
    Paramount
    Brand Council since '14
  • Eric JillardHead of Automotive Industry
    World Economic Forum
  • Michael MothnerFounder & CEO
    Wpromote
  • Kevin DoohanEVP, Chief Brand Officer
    Xperi Corporation
    • Julie RyanHead of Fan Acquisition, VP
      20th Century Fox
    • David Goodrich Former VP, eCommerce & Digital Analytics
      20th Century Fox Film
    • Jort PosselGlobal Head, Social Media
      Accenture
    • Michael InnocentinVP, E-Commerce & Digital
      AccorHotels
    • Ian TrombettaGlobal VP, Consumer Marketing
      Activision Publishing, Inc.
    • Chris MurphyManaging Editor, US Newsrooms
      Adidas
    • Tatyana ZlotskyVP, Digital
      American Express OPEN
    • Carol KruseCMO
      Cambia Health Solutions
    • Pete BolandSVP, Head of Brand
      Charles Schwab
    • Kerry BianchiPresident & CEO
      Collective
    • Scott McAllisterSVP, Digital Transformation
      Comcast
    • Mike Boush SVP, E-Business & Chief Digital Officer
      Discover Financial Services
    • Gunjan BhowSVP, Consumer Marketing & GM
      Disney Movies Anywhere
    • Sherrill Zack KaplanVP, Digital Marketing & Innovation
      Dunkin' Brands, Inc.
    • Tricia NicholsVP, Consumer Marketing & Innovation
      Estee Lauder Group
    • Stephen HainesDirector, Global Agency Development
      Facebook
    • Elizabeth Pizzinato Former SVP, Marketing & Communications
      Four Seasons Hotels & Resorts
    • Andy MarkowitzGM, Performance Marketing Labs
      GE
    • Michael ZemanGlobal Head, Performance Marketing, Google Play
      Google
    • Scott GrenzVP, Global Head of Media
      GSK
    • Babs RangaiahGlobal Partner, Global Marketing Solutions, iX Division
      IBM
    • Mike ParkerPresident
      iCrossing
    • Penny BaldwinVP, Global Marketing & Communications Group General Manager, Brand, Reputation & Partner Marketing
      Intel
    • Amy PascalVP, Head of US Marketing
      LEGO Group
    • Gary MilnerGlobal Director, Digital Marketing
      Lenovo
    • Nadine McHughSVP Omni Media, Strategic Investments & Creative Solutions
      L'Oréal Group
    • Rachel WeissVP, Innovation & Entrepreneurship
      L'Oreal Group
    • Gayle MeyersCMO
      LUMA Partners
    • Joseph EpsteinSVP, Marketing
      Machinima
    • Serena PotterGVP, Digital Media
      Macy's Inc.
    • Karin TimponeGlobal Marketing Officer
      Marriott International
    • Michael DonnellySVP, Group Head, Global Digital Marketing
      MasterCard Worldwide
    • Peter DaviesVP / GM
      MediaMath
    • Abe ThomasGM, Strategy & Insights, Microsoft Stores
      Microsoft
    • Kirsten Ward GM, Windows & Devices Marketing
      Microsoft
    • Tom DalyBoard Member
      Mobile Marketing Association
    • Justin ChoiPresident & CEO
      Nativo
    • Pete BlackshawGlobal Head, Digital Marketing & Social Media
      Nestlé S.A.
    • Antonio SciutoEVP, CMO eBusiness
      Nestlé Waters North America
    • Brian HovisHead of Customer Acquisition, Media & Digital
      Nordstrom
    • Alix HartGlobal Head of Digital Marketing
      NVIDIA
    • Roopam ChowdhuryRetail Sales - West
      Oath
    • Cory TreffilettiVP, Marketing & Partner Solutions
      Oracle Data Cloud
    • Karina MontgomeryVP, Sales Development
      Pandora
    • Dina MarovichSVP, Worldwide Media & Interactive Marketing,
      Paramount Home Media Distribution
      Paramount Pictures
    • Ben EdwardsVP, PayPal.com
      PayPal
    • Ira RubensteinSVP & GM, Digital Marketing
      PBS
    • John Ross, Jr. Chief of Staff, Office of the CMO
      PepsiCo, Inc.
    • Tim MurphyVP, Digital & Media
      Pernod Ricard
    • Nadya KohlEVP, Business Development & Marketing
      PlaceIQ
    • Tracy Reilly StoerVP, Integrated Brand Strategy
      Prudential Financial, Inc.
    • Randy WoottonCEO
      Rocket Fuel
    • John ZissimosChief Creative Officer
      Salesforce
    • Jay AltschulerVP, Media & Partnerships
      Samsung
    • Samantha Skey President & CRO
      SheKnows Media
    • Mary GerzemaSVP Media
      Shiseido Americas
    • Michael ZimbalistCMO
      Simulmedia
    • Bladimiar NormanSVP, Digital Marketing
      Skydance Media
    • Jake ZimSVP, Virtual Reality
      Sony Corporation
    • Anne MurraySenior Director, Marketing Communications
      Southwest Airlines
    • Nancy BhagatCMO, Consumer Solutions Segment
      TE Connectivity
    • Ronalee Zarate-BayaniHead of Global Integrated Marketing & Digital Advancement
      The Hershey Company
    • Robin DomeniconiFounder
      Threaded Tales
    • Nick JohnsonSVP, Digital Ad Sales Strategy
      Turner
    • Gail TiffordVP, Media & Digital Engagement, Unilever NA
      Unilever
    • Shiv SinghSVP, Innovation & Strategic Partnerships
      Visa, Inc.
    • Kathryn SzumowskiStrategic Media & Marketing
      Vonage
    • Bryan WarmanVP, Digital Marketing
      Paramount
    • Eric JillardHead of Automotive Industry
      World Economic Forum
    • Michael MothnerFounder & CEO
      Wpromote
    • Kevin DoohanEVP, Chief Brand Officer
      Xperi Corporation

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    Michael Donnelly
    SVP, Group Head, Global Digital Marketing
    MasterCard Worldwide

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