Global Strategy

  • *Gi-Gi Downs, EVP, Head of Planning, Edelman
  • Kimberly Bates, SVP, US Head of Strategic Planning, INNOCEAN WW
  • James Hidden, Managing Director, Ogilvy & Mather, Chicago
  • Chris Humphreys, SVP, Strategic Planning, Intouch Solutions
  • Andy Semons, Strategic Planning Partner, IPNY
  • S. Subramanyeswar, Chief Strategy Officer, Lowe Lintas, Mumbai
  • Marialejandra Urbina, CSO, MullenLowe SSP3, Colombia


Connection Strategy

  • *Jane Lacher, EVP, Strategy, Zenith
  • Kristen D'Arcy, Head of Performance Marketing and Media, American Eagle Outfitters
  • Beth Egan, Associate Professor of Advertising, S.I. Nehouse School of Public Communications, Syracuse University
  • Marjorie Hall, Chief Marketing Officer, PlowShare
  • Kate Metzinger, Director Media and Marketing Technology, Georgia-Pacific LLC
  • Stacey Shelley, EVP, Global Client Lead, Zenith
  • Kristin Volk, EVP Chief Strategy Officer, Saatchi and Saatchi Wellness
  • Emily Wilcox, Head Of Account Management, Johannes Leonardo


National Strategy

  • *Phil White, EVP, Head of Strategy, Geometry
  • Savanah Brihn, Chief Strategy Officer, Barton F. Graff
  • Jenessa Carder, Strategy Director, Isobar
  • Mike DiCaprio, Director of Communications Planning, Butler/Till
  • Erica Herman, Global Planning Director
  • Antonis Kocheilas, Managing Partner, Global Client Strategy, Ogilvy
  • Marta La Rock, CSO, Geometry
  • Dan Ng, Group Strategy Director, Droga 5
  • Elizabeth Paul, Chief Strategy Officer, Mullen Lowe
  • Sarah Watson, Chairman, Global and NY Chief Strategy Officer, BBH New York



  • *Torsten Gross, Head of Strategy, J. Walter Thompson New York
  • Sam Chontier, SVP Global Strategy Director, McCann
  • Joydeep Day, Chief Strategy Officer, Marina Maher Communications
  • Molly Dunn, Founder/Director, The Voice Of Us Podcast
  • Maggie Gross, Head of Strategy, Heat
  • Robin Hafitz, Founder, OpenMind


Product/Service Creation

  • *Yusuf Chuku, Chief Strategy Officer, Y&R North America
  • Nelson Freitas, Chief Strategy Officer, NA, Wunderman
  • Gavin May, Head of Strategy, Jones Knowles Ritchie
  • Tom Morton, US Head of Strategy, R/GA
  • Melissa Parsey, Head of Strategy, co:
  • Christine Villanueva, Chief Strategy and Brand Officer, Walton Isaacson


Regional Strategy

  • *Kathy Kline, Global Chief Strategy Officer, Starcom
  • John Manley, EVP, Head of Strategy, Geometry
  • Chad Maxwell, EVP, Product & Growth, Kelly Scott Madison
  • Darren McColl, Chief Brand & Marketing Strategy Officer, Global, Sapient Razorfish
  • Emma Montgomery, Chief Strategy Officer, Leo Burnett
  • Preeti Nadgar, Head, Comms Planning, PHD
  • Karuna Rawal, President, Groupe Client Leader, Arc North America

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