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Founded in 2014, the Ascendant Network™
is an exclusive, private, invite-only professional network for
the most prominent + progressive marketing executives
– those who are at the forefront of the transformation of marketing.
The Ascendant Network is home to two professional networks:
Susan is a digital industry veteran with 15+ years experience crafting digital strategies for brand advertisers and media companies. Her clients have included 25+ of the world’s top 100 brands from the consumer electronics, CPG, entertainment, finance, hi-tech, luxury, retail, and travel industries.
Marti has nearly two decades of experience in marketing, media, emerging media technology, and digital merchandising. She brings a unique perspective having spent time on the agency, brand, tech, and publisher sides of the digital marketing industry.
Karen is a veteran executive and entrepreneur with hands-on strategy, marketing, and business development responsibilities. She has a solid track record of successfully leading teams during periods of rapid growth across several industries, including new markets, new products, and new platforms.
Matt has over 7 years of sales experience as well as proven experience in event implementation, sponsorship sales, and account management. He is considered a strategic thinker with excellent problem solving and communication skills as well as a goal-oriented mentality.
Kim worked for 6 years as a conference director for iMedia Communications, providing ops for $10 million business and 10 summits year. She also has experience running conferences, from small board meetings to 3,500 person trade shows, both domestically and internationally.
Lizzie is an experienced event marketer and strategic thinker. Lizzie is passionate about creative problem solving, relationship building, connecting like-minded smart people, brand consistency, persuasive writing, corporate responsibility, travel, music, food, and drink.
Dana is a passionate marketing strategist, a visionary for digital initiatives and young entrepreneur with hands-on experience in traditional and digital communications, experiential marketing and event management.
Cristina has 6 + years’ experience in the event and entertainment industry, having worked in various markets such as hospitality, advertising, conference event sales and coordination for corporate functions and luxury weddings, as well as marketing and promotions for the motorsport industry. She brings knowledge and a fresh perspective to the Ascendant Network. She has a proven track record of producing high quality events with outstanding customer service and communication.