UPCOMING DIGITAL ASCENDANT GATHERINGS

NEW YORK
APR. 15-16, 2020


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SILICON VALLEY
OCT. 14-15, 2020


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  • A
    COMMUNITY
    OF
    DIGITAL
    PIONEERS

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

    Brian Boland
    Co-Founder
    The Delta Fund
  • NOMINATED
    + VETTED

    PROFESSIONAL
    NETWORK

    Kirsten Ward
    GM, Integrated Marketing for Modern Life & Devices
    Microsoft
    Julie Ryan
    VP, Franchise Management, Fan Engagement
    Twentieth Century Fox
  • peers
    helping
    peers
    ascend

    Elizabeth Pizzinato
    Principal
    InSide Out International
  • DOMAIN
    +
    CAREER
    EXPERTISE

    Craig Laviano
    Managing Partner
    CATALYD
  • 100+ EXECS
    1½ DAYS
    2X YEAR

    Kirsten Ward
    GM, Integrated Marketing for Modern Life & Devices
    Microsoft
    Heidi Browning
    EVP & CMO
    NHL
  • SUBSTANCE
    +
    FUN

    Charlene Li
    Founder & Senior Fellow
    Altimeter, a Prophet Company
    Michael Fisk
    Principal/Owner
    InterMark Strategy & Consulting
  • +
    MORE
    FUN

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

    Vasanthi Chandrasekaram
    GM, Product Marketing & Product Management Leader
    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
    Executive Partner, Global Marketing iX
    IBM
  • At the
    forefront
    of
    digital
    INNOVATION

    Brian Boland
    Co-Founder
    The Delta Fund
  • NOMINATED
    + VETTED

    PROFESSIONAL
    NETWORK

    Kirsten Ward
    GM, Integrated Marketing for Modern Life & Devices
    Microsoft
    Julie Ryan
    VP, Franchise Management, Fan Engagement
    Twentieth Century Fox
  • peers
    helping
    peers
    ascend

    Elizabeth Pizzinato
    Principal
    InSide Out International
  • DOMAIN
    +
    CAREER
    EXPERTISE

    Craig Laviano
    Managing Partner
    CATALYD
  • 100+ EXECS
    1½ DAYS
    2X YEAR

    Kirsten Ward
    GM, Integrated Marketing for Modern Life & Devices
    Microsoft
    Heidi Browning
    EVP & CMO
    NHL
  • SUBSTANCE
    +
    FUN

    Charlene Li
    Founder & Senior Fellow
    Altimeter, a Prophet Company
    Michael Fisk
    Principal/Owner
    InterMark Strategy & Consulting
  • +
    MORE
    FUN

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

    Vasanthi Chandrasekaram
    GM, Product Marketing & Product Management Leader
    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

  • Adam KleinbergCEO & Co-Founder
    Traction
  • Alex AmadoVP, Experience Marketing
    Adobe
  • Alix HartGlobal Head, Digital Marketing
    NVIDIA
  • Amit ShahCMO
    1-800-FLOWERS.COM
  • Amy PascalVP, Head of Americas Marketing
    LEGO Group
  • Angelica MunsonPresident, Digital Center of Excellence | Global CDO
    Shiseido Group
  • Antonio SciutoSVP, Strategic Customer Advisor
    Salesforce
  • Azy SaiiSVP, Global Audience
    Universal Music Group
  • Babs RangaiahExecutive Partner, Global Marketing iX
    IBM
  • Bettina SherickSVP, Worldwide Consumer Insights & Audience Analytics
    Warner Bros
  • Brad BerensChief Strategy Officer
    Center for the Digital Future, USC Annenberg
  • Brian HovisVP, Marketing (former)
    California Cryobank
  • Bryan WarmanSVP, Digital Marketing
    Warner Bros
  • Caleb HuntSenior Strategic Brand Marketer
    Intangible Value LLC
  • Cameron CurtisSVP, Digital Marketing
    Warner Bros
  • Carla Zakhem-HassanChief Brand Officer
    Citi
  • Carol KruseBoard Director
    Valvoline
  • Caroline SheuSVP, North America Marketing
    Ancestry
  • Chris MurphyHead of Digital & Media Activation
    adidas
    Brand Council since '14
  • Christine CookSVP, Warner Media
    Warner Media
  • Dan BishopSVP, Global Mobile & Digital Marketing
    Citi
  • Dane HulquistSVP, Head of Media & Retail Channels
    Wells Fargo & Company
  • Dave YovannoCEO
    Impact
  • David AtchisonCEO
    New Engen
  • Dina MarovichSVP, Worldwide Media & Interactive Marketing
    Paramount Pictures Home Entertainment
  • Erin BevingtonGM, Global Media & Agency Management
    Microsoft
  • Gail HorwoodCMO, NA
    Kellogg's
  • Gail TiffordChief Brand Officer
    WW
  • Gayle MeyersChief Growth Officer
    LUMA Partners
  • Geoff SeelyGlobal Marketing Director
    Airbnb
  • Jacqueline WoodsCMO, IBM Global Business Partners
    IBM
  • Jay AltschulerVP, Integrated Marketing (Former)
    Samsung
  • Jay SethiCMO, Diageo Beer Company & Head of Smirnoff NA
    Diageo
  • Jay VanAntwerpMedia Business Leader
    Progressive Insurance
  • Jeff FagelSVP, Head of Marketing
    Epsilon-Conversant
  • Jeff LucasHead of North American Sales & Global Solutions
    Verizon Media
  • Jenny ZirinskyVP, Global Media
    Coty
  • Jeremy HlavacekHead of Revenue, IBM Watson Advertising
    IBM
  • Jeremy SteinbergGlobal Head of Ecosystem
    MediaMath
  • Jesse LaskarisHead of Data & Technology (Former)
    Samsung
  • Jill KramerManaging Director, Global Brand
    Accenture
  • John Ross, JrGlobal Marketing Director
    PepsiCo, Inc.
  • John ZissimosVP, Creative, Brand & Media, Google Cloud
    Google
  • Joseph EpsteinSVP, Marketing (Former)
    Machinima
  • Julie BernardCMO
    Verve
  • Julie HoganHead of Global Events Marketing
    Facebook
  • Julie KeshmiryDirector, Marketing Integration
    Intel
  • Julie RyanVP, Franchise Management, Fan Engagement (former)
    20th Century Fox
    Brand Council since '14
  • Karin TimponeGlobal Marketing Officer
    Marriott International
  • Kathy AzeezVP, Digital Commerce & Paid Media
    American Express
  • Keith GormleyVP, Acquisition Marketing & Social Media
    Prudential
  • Keith PosehnHead of Performance Marketing
    Nextdoor
  • Kelly VanasseChief Communications Officer, P&G Beauty & Grooming
    Procter & Gamble
  • Kirk McDonaldChief Business Officer
    Xandr
  • Kristin PuramsettiExecutive Director, MarCom Digital & Direct Mail Acquisition
    Comcast
  • Mary GerzemaSVP, Corporate Media
    Shiseido Americas Corporation
  • Melanie HuetEVP & CMO
    Serta Simmons Bedding
  • Michael DonnellySVP, Digital Experiences Group (Former)
    Mastercard
  • Michael FiskEVP, WW Film Marketing
    MGM
  • Michael InnocentinVP, E-Commerce & Digital
    AccorHotels
  • Michael MarinoSVP, Marketing & Chief Experience Officer
    Caesars Entertainment
  • Michael ZemanGlobal Head of Marketing, Google Play
    Google
  • Mike GrehanCMO & Managing Director
    Acronym
  • Molly Schonthal VP, Strategy & Innovation
    Salsify
  • Nadine McHughSVP, Omni Media: Strategy, Investments, Data Driven Media & Creative Solutions
    L'Oréal Group
  • Parks BlackwellVP, Marketing (former)
    PMG
  • Rachel WeissVP, Strategic Growth & Innovation
    L'Oreal Group
    Digital since '96
    Brand Council since '14
  • Risa WexlerVP, Media
    Pfizer, Inc.
  • Robert GlazerFounder & CEO
    Acceleration Partners
  • Robyn TombacherCOO
    Wunderman
  • Ronalee Zarate-BayaniCMO
    Los Angeles Rams
  • Roopam ChowdhuryHead, West Sales
    Nextdoor
  • Ryan AldermanPrincipal
    Deloitte Digital
  • Sabrina CaluoriEVP, Digital Media & Marketing
    HBO
  • Samantha SkeyCEO
    SHE Media
  • Scott GrenzVP, Global Head of Media
    GSK
  • Shawn GoldCEO
    Pilgrim Soul
  • Sherrill Zack KaplanHead of Marketing & Sales
    Zipcar
  • Shiv SinghCMO
    Eargo
  • Subha ModurMedia & Advertising Services
    Eli Lilly & Company
  • Szabolcs PaldySVP, Head of Portfolio Marketing
    Discover Financial Services
  • Tim MurphySVP, NA Digital Marketing Lead
    Chubb
  • Tracy Reilly StoerEVP, Global Client Lead
    Digitas North America
  • Tricia NicholsCMO
    Independent Pet Partners
  • Yasmeen ConingSVP, Marketing
    Nativo
    • Adam KleinbergCEO & Co-Founder
      Traction
    • Alex AmadoVP, Experience Marketing
      Adobe
    • Alix HartGlobal Head, Digital Marketing
      NVIDIA
    • Amit ShahCMO
      1-800-FLOWERS.COM
    • Amy PascalVP, Head of Americas Marketing
      LEGO Group
    • Angelica MunsonPresident, Digital Center of Excellence | Global CDO
      Shiseido Group
    • Antonio SciutoSVP, Strategic Customer Advisor
      Salesforce
    • Azy SaiiSVP, Global Audience
      Universal Music Group
    • Babs RangaiahExecutive Partner, Global Marketing iX
      IBM
    • Bettina SherickSVP, Worldwide Consumer Insights & Audience Analytics
      Warner Bros
    • Brad BerensChief Strategy Officer
      Center for the Digital Future, USC Annenberg
    • Brian HovisVP, Marketing (former)
      California Cryobank
    • Bryan WarmanSVP, Digital Marketing
      Warner Bros
    • Caleb HuntSenior Strategic Brand Marketer
      Intangible Value LLC
    • Cameron CurtisSVP, Digital Marketing
      Warner Bros
    • Carla Zakhem-HassanChief Brand Officer
      Citi
    • Carol KruseBoard Director
      Valvoline
    • Caroline SheuSVP, North America Marketing
      Ancestry
    • Chris MurphyHead of Digital & Media Activation
      adidas
    • Christine CookSVP, Warner Media
      Warner Media
    • Dan BishopSVP, Global Mobile & Digital Marketing
      Citi
    • Dane HulquistSVP, Head of Media & Retail Channels
      Wells Fargo & Company
    • Dave YovannoCEO
      Impact
    • David AtchisonCEO
      New Engen
    • Dina MarovichSVP, Worldwide Media & Interactive Marketing
      Paramount Pictures Home Entertainment
    • Erin BevingtonGM, Global Media & Agency Management
      Microsoft
    • Gail HorwoodCMO, NA
      Kellogg's
    • Gail TiffordChief Brand Officer
      WW
    • Gayle MeyersChief Growth Officer
      LUMA Partners
    • Geoff SeelyGlobal Marketing Director
      Airbnb
    • Jacqueline WoodsCMO, IBM Global Business Partners
      IBM
    • Jay AltschulerVP, Integrated Marketing (Former)
      Samsung
    • Jay SethiCMO, Diageo Beer Company & Head of Smirnoff NA
      Diageo
    • Jay VanAntwerpMedia Business Leader
      Progressive Insurance
    • Jeff FagelSVP, Head of Marketing
      Epsilon-Conversant
    • Jeff LucasHead of North American Sales & Global Solutions
      Verizon Media
    • Jenny ZirinskyVP, Global Media
      Coty
    • Jeremy HlavacekHead of Revenue, IBM Watson Advertising
      IBM
    • Jeremy SteinbergGlobal Head of Ecosystem
      MediaMath
    • Jesse LaskarisHead of Data & Technology (Former)
      Samsung
    • Jill KramerManaging Director, Global Brand
      Accenture
    • John Ross, JrGlobal Marketing Director
      PepsiCo, Inc.
    • John ZissimosVP, Creative, Brand & Media, Google Cloud
      Google
    • Joseph EpsteinSVP, Marketing (Former)
      Machinima
    • Julie BernardCMO
      Verve
    • Julie HoganHead of Global Events Marketing
      Facebook
    • Julie KeshmiryDirector, Marketing Integration
      Intel
    • Julie RyanVP, Franchise Management, Fan Engagement (former)
      20th Century Fox
    • Karin TimponeGlobal Marketing Officer
      Marriott International
    • Kathy AzeezVP, Digital Commerce & Paid Media
      American Express
    • Keith GormleyVP, Acquisition Marketing & Social Media
      Prudential
    • Keith PosehnHead of Performance Marketing
      Nextdoor
    • Kelly VanasseChief Communications Officer, P&G Beauty & Grooming
      Procter & Gamble
    • Kirk McDonaldChief Business Officer
      Xandr
    • Kristin PuramsettiExecutive Director, MarCom Digital & Direct Mail Acquisition
      Comcast
    • Mary GerzemaSVP, Corporate Media
      Shiseido Americas Corporation
    • Melanie HuetEVP & CMO
      Serta Simmons Bedding
    • Michael DonnellySVP, Digital Experiences Group (Former)
      Mastercard
    • Michael FiskEVP, WW Film Marketing
      MGM
    • Michael InnocentinVP, E-Commerce & Digital
      AccorHotels
    • Michael MarinoSVP, Marketing & Chief Experience Officer
      Caesars Entertainment
    • Michael ZemanGlobal Head of Marketing, Google Play
      Google
    • Mike GrehanCMO & Managing Director
      Acronym
    • Molly Schonthal VP, Strategy & Innovation
      Salsify
    • Nadine McHughSVP, Omni Media: Strategy, Investments, Data Driven Media & Creative Solutions
      L'Oréal Group
    • Parks BlackwellVP, Marketing (former)
      PMG
    • Rachel WeissVP, Strategic Growth & Innovation
      L'Oreal Group
    • Risa WexlerVP, Media
      Pfizer, Inc.
    • Robert GlazerFounder & CEO
      Acceleration Partners
    • Robyn TombacherCOO
      Wunderman
    • Ronalee Zarate-BayaniCMO
      Los Angeles Rams
    • Roopam ChowdhuryHead, West Sales
      Nextdoor
    • Ryan AldermanPrincipal
      Deloitte Digital
    • Sabrina CaluoriEVP, Digital Media & Marketing
      HBO
    • Samantha SkeyCEO
      SHE Media
    • Scott GrenzVP, Global Head of Media
      GSK
    • Shawn GoldCEO
      Pilgrim Soul
    • Sherrill Zack KaplanHead of Marketing & Sales
      Zipcar
    • Shiv SinghCMO
      Eargo
    • Subha ModurMedia & Advertising Services
      Eli Lilly & Company
    • Szabolcs PaldySVP, Head of Portfolio Marketing
      Discover Financial Services
    • Tim MurphySVP, NA Digital Marketing Lead
      Chubb
    • Tracy Reilly StoerEVP, Global Client Lead
      Digitas North America
    • Tricia NicholsCMO
      Independent Pet Partners
    • Yasmeen ConingSVP, Marketing
      Nativo

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    MasterCard Worldwide

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