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Danielle is 100% passion backed by ferocious tenacity and a hunger for knowledge. She is a solutions- and relationship-oriented marketer and manager who always puts client and corporate needs in the appropriate place.
Dan is a strategic marketer with great vision for innovation combined with expertise to move business forward efficiently. He’s skilled at pushing beyond what is easily possible to transform processes and drive results.
Brad demonstrates strength in demand gen that fuels the needs of the business. He offers his team stability in a fast-paced environment of non-stop change.
Passion, enthusiasm, and fearlessness all make Kirsten an amazing marketer. Her ability to connect with engineers has given her the respect and credibility to develop new ideas and continue to elevate Edmund Optics’ marketing programs.
Cristina is a tireless professional with a huge heart for community; a true believer in excelling in her industry, as well as providing to those in need. She is always innovating, and leads by example through her unbound creativity and a drive to never settle.
Adam’s innovative approaches to increasing customer loyalty, brand awareness, and revenue make his a natural change agent. He excels at bridging the gap between marketing creativity and technological optimization.
Courtney has spent nearly two decades building winning teams in technology marketing for global enterprises, SMBs, and startups. She has held full P&L responsibility for marketing departments and budgets across 5 continents.
Jennifer does a tremendous job driving value by generating significant year-over-year growth for the clients she serves. She achieves this through partnering closely with senior client leaders and establishing a role as a trusted analytic advisor.
Rachel has a unique, entrepreneurial ability to develop creative marketing programs, understand the requirements and processes necessary to bring the programs to life, and lead teams to execute. She’s a brand strategist that excels in positioning, market research, and content strategy.
Yasmeen is a skillful listener who, by immersing herself in her various roles, she develops an understanding of the brands she represents, as well as their priorities, and is able to eloquently communicate on their behalf and positively influence their growth.
Coltrane Curtis changed the archetype of how a marketer should think, look, and act. He never shies away from big ideas intended to push big brands out of their comfort zones—and his clients remain consistently excited by the results he delivers.
Bhumika is champion for marketers through her work. She forms and manages strategic partnerships with clients, as well as empowers everyone on her team to take ownership on projects by providing flexibility, trust, and accountability.
Donald is a master of processing data and translating it into meaningful recommendations that lead to game-changing results. But he’s not just about data; he also deftly manages client relationships and ensures that all partners are properly aligned.
Aaron is an objective leader who makes decisions based on what is fair and true for the team. This allows him to resource the best ideas and develop new concepts quickly. His main goal is to understand why people do things they way they do, which translates to dramatically improvements in customer engagement.
An entrepreneur at heart, Judge cultivates an environment conducive to fostering great creativity and insightful thought. He emphasize employee well-being and career growth, while simultanteously focusing on clients’ successes.
Chad advocates the use of analytics and measurable conversion data as a fundamental component of digital marketing. He helps clients adopt best practices for search engine optimization, leveraging web analytics to maximize the return on digital marketing, and integrating optimization and A/B testing into the digital marketing process.
Jessica obsesses over helping clients dig in and extract actionable insights from customer and marketing data. Her approach influences all aspects of client campaigns, from media, creative and Web strategies.
Elizabeth instinctively recognizes business challenges and addresses them head on, determining the best course of action to achieve solutions. She leads her team by building confidence in working together.
Jerry aims to revolutionize the way marketers think about and approach retention marketing. He’s passionate about empowering marketers with data insights to effectively retain their customers, as well as working with CMOs to define their retention marketing strategy.
Alia has been committed to relentless innovation on the Internet long before social media and online branded content were widely recognized tactics in marketing plans—and over the past five years has used that passion to lead IKEA through a transformative digital makeover.
Amrit is a strategic problem solver who is adept at generating solutions for clients, from providing customer loyalty marketing program ideas to producing an all encompassing omnichannel marketing strategy roadmap.
As one of the most senior executives at Huge, Patricia has led digital transformation for clients in media, retail, and automotive industries—and in doing so helped revolutionize the way these clients approach digital.
Jamie is a customer focused marketing executive who is able to spearhead innovation that leads to high-value, omnichannel experiences. He strives to drive transformational change and is fearless in his efforts to build and drive momentum for new opportunities.
Donald has been a long-standing champion of digital media in the Philippine marketing industry. He has excelled in developing creative, outcome-focused strategies and marketing communications programs that drive significant growth and change reputations and perceptions.
Greg has the unparalleled ability to speak to specific markets and generate ROI in ways the Boy Scouts of America has never seen before. He is masterful at strategic planning and ensuring that the organization stays at the forefront of the nonprofit sector.
Betsy is an expert in content creation and collaboration who is committed to innovation and excellence. She is an early adopter of new marketing tactics and technology, adeptly incorporating them in her programs to further reach and improve measurability.
What makes Joel stand out is his ability to take traditional, corporate marketing organizations and optimize them to engage in cutting-edge, disruptive marketing techniques and leverage new marketing mediums to grow their respective businesses.
Accountability, passion, and strength—these are just some of the attributes that come to mind when thinking about Jessica and how she stands apart in the marketing discipline. She’s a dynamic and strategic leader with a strong understanding of the complex marketing ecosystem.
Jessica is tenacious and dedicated. She understands not only the importance of marketing fundamentals, but also the challenges in bringing new marketing concepts to more traditional organizations—and is thoughtful in her approach to make changes.
Adam is direct and honest with clients, even if it means saying no to an idea or project, which he fervently believes is essential to their success. He takes bold, decisive action that has been well planned and sees it through to the end to bring the most value to clients.
Natasha is a seasoned global leader who delivers unprecedented results while always considering what’s best for her customers, community, and employees. She lives and breathes loyalty and retention, always striving to improve the Dice customer experience.
Ben combines the innovation and thought leadership of an experienced marketing leader with a willingness to take risks and think big. His broad expertise helps him push his team to continually innovate and evolve.
Pedro’s passion, tireless contributions, and magnetic energy have propelled his success. He possesses the rare ability to provide strategic and creative solutions to clients across verticals, from CPG to finance. He’s a results-oriented manager of people, projects, and events.
Dhanusha has rebranded XO Group's flagship brand The Knot as it transitioned from a traditional media brand to a transactional marketplace, increasing online revenue and mobile traffic in the process.
Cecile is an exemplary leader successfully driving marketing transformation towards digital, social, and agile. Her ingenuity and bold experimentation have led to in exceptional results for Xerox.
Amanda is a marketing sensation. She knows healthcare. She knows content marketing. She knows social media. In a mere two years, she has transformed Cleveland Clinic into a leader in content marketing and social media.
Charlotte effectively takes the hard-hitting analytics and data-driven approach common in one-to-one marketing and bring it into the retail setting in innovative ways that have driven value for HSBC and its customers around the globe.
Justin is an entrepreneur who knows the value of customer retention and lifetime value over pure acquisition marketing. His vision is to better enable CMOs to understand the effectiveness of their campaigns through attribution and marketing retention metrics.
Tania is a forward thinking entrepreneur who uses her success in business to help empower other women trying to make a career in the technology industry. She is an authority on audience intelligence, competitive benchmarking, and actionable insights for social media.
IKEA is a values-driven company with a passion for life at home. Every product we create is our idea for making home a better place. Since its 1943 founding in Sweden, IKEA has offered home furnishings of good design and function at low prices so the majority of people can afford them. There are currently more than 360 IKEA stores in 47 countries, including 40 in the U.S.
Mercer is a global consulting leader in talent, health, retirement and investments. Mercer helps clients around the world advance the health, wealth and performance of their most vital asset—their people. Mercer’s more than 20,000 employees are based in 43 countries and the firm operates in over 140 countries. Mercer is a wholly owned subsidiary of Marsh & McLennan Companies (NYSE: MMC), a global professional services firm offering clients advice and solutions in the areas of risk, strategy and people. With 57,000 employees worldwide and annual revenue exceeding $13 billion, Marsh & McLennan Companies is also the parent company of Marsh, a leader in insurance broking and risk management; Guy Carpenter, a leader in providing risk and reinsurance intermediary services; and Oliver Wyman, a leader in management consulting. For more information, visit www.mercer.com. Follow Mercer on Twitter @Mercer.
Genesis Media is the only company that turns attention into value by dynamically pairing quality editorial with video ads. Leading national advertising agencies and premium publishers rely on Genesis Media’s software to effectively measure digital consumer attention in real-time at the page level, while accurately quantifying the true value of content. For publishers without video, Genesis Media uses data to dynamically create and insert relevant inventory and open up new streams of revenue. Genesis Media also provides digital advertising agencies in need of inventory with guaranteed viewable, brand-safe videos for their clients. The company is headquartered in New York City with offices in Chicago, Los Angeles and Detroit.
The Direct Marketing Club of New York (http://www.dmcny.org) has served the direct marketing field since its founding in 1926 – and today encompasses all facets of integrated data-driven marketing across all media categories. Serving the Greater New York region through its luncheons, networking and website, DMCNY is a leading source of current education and information in the field of measurable marketing. DMCNY also provides substantial financial support in the form of scholarships to New York City colleges and universities where direct and interactive marketing are taught.
Smart Hustle Magazine is a complimentary digital and print magazine that shares the challenges, celebrates the successes and chronicles the hustle, the smart hustle, of today’s small business entrepreneur. Our vision is to become the community for small business entrepreneurial success by helping and supporting each other and celebrating the smart hustle – overcoming scarce resources, setbacks and other obstacles through creativity, innovation and perseverance – on the way to even greater small business success!
42West at The Out Hotel
516 West 42nd Street
New York, NY 10036
Table of 10: $4,250
Half Table: $2,175
Individual Ticket: $449
DATE & TIME
Thursday, September 24
Cocktail Reception 6:00 - 7:00 PM
Dinner & Awards 7:00 - 9:00 PM