In his previous role as the CEO of OMD Worldwide, Florian put “better decisions, faster” at the core of OMD’s promise to many of the world’s most innovative and successful brands, including Apple, Bacardi, Mercedes, McDonald’s, PepsiCo and Philips. This positioning of OMD transformed the largest and most awarded global media network, uniting 12,000 of the industry’s most sought after professionals across 100 markets in a common goal, empowered by data and enabled by a shared way of working, putting empathy at the heart of its process.
A genuine digital and data native, Adamski began his career with Omnicom Media Group Germany in 1997. A unique blend of company man and entrepreneur, Florian spent the 2000s moving seamlessly between the starkly different worlds of an agency holding company and start-ups, co-founding several companies in media, e-commerce, design and fashion. By 2015, his skill as a strategist with a keen insight on marketers’ business challenges earned him the CEO seat at OMG Germany. Named CEO of OMD Worldwide in 2017, he led a reorganization of talent and resources that has earned back-to-back Global Media Agency of the Year titles in 2019 and 2020 and led to unprecedented levels of positive client sentiment as well as 16 consecutive quarters of net business growth.
As a global citizen, Florian has moved across continents and countries multiple times over the past years and now lives in New Jersey with his wife, Kristin; his two children, Titus and Smilla; and their family puppy, Lou.
Lou also consults on messaging for political campaigns, including strategy, creative and production. His 2018 get-out-the-vote campaign received millions of dollars in media support and was among the most effective in that election cycle. In 2016, Lou helped lead a PepsiCo partnership with the White House to raise awareness for the United State of Women Summit. The team helped produce a film for the Summit starring the First Lady, Oprah Winfrey, Meryl Streep, Tina Fey and many others to highlight key issues that impact women today.
Lou lives in New York with his wife Yonat and their three children.
His background spans software architecture, practice management and martech/adtech in both the consulting and advertising industries. A lifelong learner passionate about emerging technology, creativity and disruptive innovation, Bailey is constantly seeking ways they can be used to drive growth and meaningfully disrupt the status quo.
Adam has served as an experienced leader of high performance sales teams at three consecutive successful venture-backed growth stage startups, two of which (GIPHY & Shazam) were acquired by Facebook & Apple respectively.
As one of the youngest-c-suite executives at a Fortune 50 Company, he has worked for billion-dollar CPG brands including Mondelez and PepsiCo before starting Bonin Ventures - a growth accelerator that helps businesses of all shapes and sizes achieve revenue growth faster than they ever believed possible.
Bonin has been responsible for some of the most successful organization transformations, and the rapid growth of some of the world's most-loved billion-dollar brands including Oreo, Cadbury's, Pepsi, Gatorade and Frito-Lay. Most recently, as the Chief Growth Officer of SheaMoisture, he helped grow the business by close to 50% in 12 months leading to the company being acquired by Unilever for close to $1 billion dollars.
During his time as Chief Media Officer at Mondelez International, Bonin managed over $3 Billion dollars in media spend, making him the seventh largest media buyer in the world. Highlights from his tenure include shifting the organization from just-3% to over-32% digital spend - adding $2 Billion in top line net revenue and $300m in bottom line savings. He helped brands like Sour Patch Kids become the fastest growing candy brand in the world. When he added eCommerce to his role, he grew online sales from $65m - $265m in the 18 months that he ran it. Before that he led digital globally for PepsiCo and built two global digital agencies prior to that one for IPG.
Found consistently at the forefront of thinking and execution in innovation, Bonin is recognized as one of business’ hottest rising stars and one of the industries top mobile marketers. He has been inducted into the Advertising Hall of Achievement. He can also be found in lists such as Fortune’s “40 under 40”, Fast Company’s 100 Most Creative People in Business, Ebony’s Power 100 and The Internationalist’s Internationalists of the Year.
Prior to being appointed CEO of PHD Worldwide, Philippa was CEO of Omnicom Media Group UK (OMG UK) for 12 years, growing the business to employ over 1,700 people, with billings of £1.5bn and servicing over 250 clients.
For the past 20 years, Valerie has driven successful brand, marketing and product solutions for a range of global brands. She is very passionate about mentoring and retaining top talent, has created industry leading national apprentice programs and served on a number of D&I boards over the years.
Drawing on her unique background in marketing, digital and education, Valerie collaborates with teams and clients to create powerful brand experiences delivered via unique programs. She strives to create strategic solutions that deliver a real return on investment. She believes understanding human nature and uncovering unmet needs are critical to creating meaningful brand experiences. She also gets excited about the power of data and the ability to personalize and customize experiences.
Prior to working in marketing, Valerie spent seven years teaching Graphic Design at Bradley University in Peoria, Illinois.
Leading Miller, Sofia has re-energized her brands to move at the speed of culture, balancing short-term growth with long-term brand building. This strategy has led to work like Cantenna, Farewell Holiday Work Parties, Super Bowl hits like URL and Meta Lite Bar, Champagne of Beers Region, Open & Proud, Shoezie, J Balvin ‘Es Jose Time’, and holiday favorites Beernaments and Gingerbread Dive Bar.
The Uruguayan-Canadian has been recognized as a Crain’s Top 40 Under 40, Campaign’s US Female Frontier, and Brand Innovator’s Top 100 Women in Brand Marketing. Her team’s work on Miller won multiple 2021 awards including D&AD, One Show and Cannes.
Seth joined Walmart in 2021 after serving as Instacart’s CRO, building the advertising business from the ground up and partnering with more than 2,500 brands. He has a long history leading sales organizations at rapidly growing technology companies. Prior to Instacart, Seth held leadership roles at Amazon, including vice president of global advertising sales, where he kick-started their retail media business. Before Amazon, Seth led sales teams for Yahoo! and Microsoft.
Seth received his Bachelor of Arts from Vassar College and Master of Business Administration from New York University. Seth resides in San Francisco, California, with his wife and son.
Effie UK Council Member - Effie exists to lead, inspire and champion the practitioners and progressive practice of Marketing Effectiveness around the world. Member of the Organic Trade Board Marketing Committee UK and a member of The Marketing Group of Great Britain. Whilst at Omnicom I have attended & been inspired by the Omnicom Senior Management Programme as well as being a committee member of Omniwomen since 2015, supporting female leadership across the Group.
I live in South London with my husband Gareth and have two 'grown up' children
From multinationals, non-profits and the private sector, she’s had experience counseling C-suite leaders and aligning communications efforts to business objectives through integrated strategies. She has both Fortune 500 Corporate (through secondment) and Global PR Agency experience in successive leadership roles.
She’s built a diverse set of skills working across Technology, B2B-B2C, Public Affairs, Financial Services, Sports, Education, Aviation and Utility.
An experienced leader, Emily has led winning, diverse teams who enjoy working together to take on challenges and achieve audacious goals.
Also an Inclusion, Equity and Diversity champion, she spearheads culturally relevant strategies internally as a senior strategist and externally, for clients, to ensure businesses reflect the world we live in and are rooted in purpose.
Emily was recently profiled on LinkedIn’s popular #HowIGotHere series. She’s been featured in Forbes, Essence, PRWeek and Holmes Report.
Most recently she was named a “Top Woman in PR” by PRNews and 40 under 40 by PRWeek and Crain’s New York Business.
Agathe began her career at France’s BETC Euro RSCG before crossing the Channel to join Mother in London. She then moved to BBH London, where she spent five years and quickly rose through the ranks to the agency’s leadership team, becoming Head of Strategy and Managing Partner. She led strategy for some of the agency’s most creatively progressive brands, including Axe and The Guardian. Agathe also ran BBH’s global R&D unit and renowned publishing platform, BBH Labs.
Before joining TBWA, Agathe spent three years at BBH LA as Head of Strategy, focusing on disruptor brands in the entertainment and technology space including T-Mobile, Google, Quibi and NBC Universal. She was also instrumental in developing and piloting BBH LA’s brand-owned IP model (BBH Entertainment).
Prior to joining CM, Alissa worked extensively in traditional production, primarily in the Chicago agency world. She is experienced in directing global teams, overseeing project operations and managing production standards. Past work includes TV, radio, and digital campaigns for a variety of clients including McDonalds, KFC and US Army.
She is deeply vested in ensuring the industry moves towards a net positive attention ecosystem, connecting ideas meaningfully to culture and context to drive responsible growth. Her role in OMD’s Brand Safety and Responsibility efforts as the agency’s representative for the Global Alliance for Responsible Media (GARM) at WFA means that the relationship between Attention and Intention is at the fore of OMD’s commitment to better decisions, faster.
Mark believes that innovation is the key to delivering a disproportionate return on investment and has revolutionized the way that brands approach global communications planning with the creation of PHD’s revered proprietary operating system, Omni Studio – arguably the industry’s most advanced global online planning platform, used by the network’s 6,000 employees to create innovative campaigns for leading companies like Volkswagen Group, Chanel, HP, HSBC and Diageo.
Mark is regarded as one of the industry’s most prolific thought-leaders, having acted as the lead author of nine of PHD’s publications addressing how future technologies will impact media and the key implications for brands.
Currently, Ben is SVP, Marketplace Intelligence at Omnicom Media Group. In this role he helps OMG clients and account teams understand major shifts in key digital marketplaces, and contributes to the agency's digital strategy.
Previously, Ben served as an Executive Director at Hearts & Science, responsible for P&G's digital investment. Before that, Ben headed Resolution Media's paid social practice in the US as a Group Director. He functioned as the national subject matter expert, providing guidance and education to account teams and clients as they sought to leverage paid social offerings.
In prior years, he was SocialCode's Director of Ad Management, where he developed an industry-leading training program for onboarding new Ad Managers.
Before SocialCode, Ben was a Team Lead at VivaKi, where he led a paid social operations team and developed a campaign pacing system that was ultimately adopted by the entire VivaKi social practice.
For over three years, he was a Business Analyst and Application Manager at Pica9. Ben is a graduate of Skidmore College with a degree in Government, with minors in Economics and History.
As a passionate of political marketing, he was communications and social media consultant for Ivan Duque, elected as president of Colombia in 2018.
He has a Master’s Degree in Marketing by RMIT University (Australia). He is member of the Global Strategic Council of DDB Worldwide since 2009.
He has a permanent column in the financial newspaper La República (Colombia). He has been speaker in academic and corporate events in the US, Latin America and Europe. He was elected as one of the 50 honorees of Adweek Magazine 2021 in United States.
Juan Isaza es vicepresidente de estrategia e innovación de DDB Latina, la división de DDB que reúne los mercados de América Latina, España y el mercado hispano de Estados Unidos. Actualmente, lidera también la operación de DDB México. Ha trabajado para proyectos globales y regionales de clientes como Volkswagen, McDonald’s, Telefónica, BBVA, Bridgestone, Mars y Clorox.
Es un apasionado del marketing político, Fue consultor de comunicaciones y redes sociales de Iván Duque, elegido como presidente de Colombia en 2018.
Tiene una maestría en Marketing del RMIT University (Australia). Desde 2009 hace parte del Consejo Global de Estrategia de DDB.
Tiene una columna en el diario económico La República (Colombia). Ha sido conferencista en eventos académicos y empresariales en Estados Unidos, Europa y América Latina. Fue elegido como uno de los 50 profesionales del año en 2021 por la revista AdWeek en Estados Unidos.
Focused on and accountable for audience development metrics, growth, engagement and loyalty for social, mobile and second screen experiences. Effectively translates data into focused insights and strategies.
Specialties include Social Media Engagement, Digital Marketing Strategist, Mobile Evangelist, Entertainment Marketing Executive, International Conference Speaker, Product and Content Development, Brand and Image Management, Strategic Alliance & Event Management, Corporate Sponsorship.
Previously, he was Principal Digital Consultant at Ebiquity and Account Director at leading independent digital agency Profero. He is a hugely experienced digital native with deep expertise across operating models, agencies, adtech and performance marketing.
Ryan is highly respected in the industry and is recognised as an expert by both clients and agencies on the development and implementation of future-facing operating models.
Varsha brings to DDB over 20 years of experience working in creative agencies and business consultancy. Her expertise spans across capabilities and industries including brand management, creative solutions, data targeting, generating growth for top name clients.
Prior to joining DDB, Varsha was a member of the core leadership team at predictive intelligence startup, Motista and led client relationships for financial, brokerage, and healthcare clients. There she worked to combine the company’s proprietary tools and big data with expertise in brand positioning, creativity and client relationships, to grow Motista’s revenue and clients significantly over a three year period.
Varsha started her career at Leo Burnett, spending over 17 years managing brands like Allstate, Kellogg’s, and Brooks. She holds a Master degree in Mass Communication and Media Studies from The University of Georgia and is a frequent advocate and mentor for women in business.
1) I have an enormous wingspan.
2) I'm a writer at heart. Get a dopamine rush from writing something I don't hate.
3) I helped win a few of the biggest new business pitches in recent years, including AT&T in 2016, Ford in 2018, and The Home Depot in 2021.
4) I'm the co-creator of an animated Christmas special for CBS. A reality makeover show for TLC. And have had my work screened at film festivals from Annecy to Tribeca.
5) I've won every major advertising industry award multiple times over, but am still haunted by my 2nd place finish in Poetry at the NFA National Speech Tournament in 1997. (Three out of five judges said I won that thing.)
6) Somebody once described my leadership style as a "Player/Coach." Wasn't sure that was a compliment but have been reassured it is.
7) I believe great ideas die from bad presentations. So I teach classes in presentation skills for D&AD sometimes. People seem to get a lot of out it.
8) My best job is being a professional dad to my four children (the Junior Clients) and partner to my wife, Jillian. She’s the real talent around here.
9) Still not great at email. Much better at lunch.
In 2019, George joined OMD U.S. as President and Chief Media Officer, leading the agency’s transformation vision, digital and data strategies, and the evolution of service offerings in technology consultancy, commerce and integrated media planning. Additionally, George stewarded the U.S. rollout of OMD Design, OMD’s proprietary approach that harnesses the power of Omni, Omnicom’s open operating system that helps marketers orchestrate better outcomes. With these efforts, George helped to propel OMD to Adweek’s Global Media Agency of the Year for both 2019 and 2020.
Prior to joining OMD U.S., George was President of Omnicom Media Group’s performance unit Resolution Media, where he led its evolution to a full-service agency with specialism in search, social, programmatic and performance TV. In 2012, while serving as Head of Product, George led Resolution Media to become the first largescale agency to earn the coveted badge of Facebook Marketing Partner, followed by similar accomplishments with Google, Twitter, Pinterest, Snapchat and Amazon.
George is relentless in working with clients to unlock new pathways to growth and has been recognized for his efforts with industry honors like Adweek’s 50 Most Transformative Execs; AdAge’s list of 40 Under 40 Up-and-Comers Shaping the Marketing, Media and Agency Industries; and Adweek’s Media All-Stars. George is a frequent contributor to industry trades, addressing what he often calls the “new media realities,” such as the convergence of retail and media, the rise of assistive technologies and the growing dominance of streaming platforms.
George lives in New Jersey with his wife, Monika; their two beach-loving kids, Vivienne and George Eddie; and two nap-loving dogs, Ralph and Blanche.
A founder and former leader of FCB/RED, the Shopper-First brand agency that achieved #1 retail, commerce and shopper ranking in less than 3 years, a top-ten digital agency ranking on WARC 100, and 12 consecutive years of innovative, Effie award-winning campaigns for major CPG, Retail and Technology/Entertainment brands.
Tina is experienced in attracting, developing and driving client business, bringing together diverse cross-functional teams and disciplines across brand, digital commerce, shopper, activation, social, retail design, analytics and CRM in the development of innovative integrated marketing strategies and ideas that solve client brand and business problems.
Tina has enjoyed winning and partnering with multinational clients including Anheuser Busch, Brown-Forman, Barilla, Coca-Cola, Comcast, CVS, GSK, Kellogg’s, Burger King, JM Smucker, Mars, Mondelez, P&G, Samsung, Similac, Sony, Sprint, Taco Bell, Target and Walmart.
A believer in the power of creativity, she was honored to be named Chicago Advertising Woman of the Year and enjoy sharing trends and retail insights at industry forums in the US and globally. Particularly, she loved creating the Activation categories for Cannes Lions and serving as one of the first female Jury Presidents.
At Instacart, Ryan focuses on developing and deepening relationships with CPG brands and advertising agencies. The strong relationships that Ryan has built with brands and agencies around the world during his time at Amazon are a testament to his deep understanding of brand and client needs.
Currently, I have the pleasure of working for VideoAmp to push greater accountability and effectiveness in brand advertising.
The VideoAmp Platform enables advertisers to optimize their entire portfolio of linear TV, OTT and digital video to business outcomes, measuring how their ads performed against objectives.
Away from work: I spend time on beaches anywhere, playing golf, skiing and, most importantly, hanging out with my family and dog doing all of the above.
Prior to Snapchat, Jeff spent six years at PepsiCo as the Brand Manager on Tropicana and Digital Strategy Director on Gatorade. While at Gatorade, Jeff drove the highest Digital Media ROAS across PepsiCo and led iconic campaigns featuring Usain Bolt, Serena Williams and Michael Jordan.
Throughout his years in leadership, Jeff’s teams have consistently earned recognition across the creative industry, including 22 Cannes Lions — thanks in large part to terrific agency partners including ChiatDay, VMLY&R, OMD and RGA.
Previously led creative marketing strategy at brands like American Express, Quibi and Twitter.
Described as a "serial entrepreneur," Jonathan has founded, or played a critical role in, building a number of companies. In 1999, Jonathan took two companies public: Accrue Software, Inc., a web measurement and analysis company that he founded in 1995, and Organic. Later, he guided Organic through its subsequent re-privatization.
Jonathan is widely recognized as an industry thought leader, appearing in print in The New York Times, USA Today, Forbes, Newsweek, and Ad Week and on television on CNN, CNBC, and MSNBC. His numerous accolades include being named one of the top 100 young innovators of the century by MIT's Technology Review in 1999, and one of the top entrepreneurs of 1997 by Red Herring Magazine. He was inducted to AdAge's Hall of Fame in 2001 for his "indelible imprint" on the Internet industry.
Jonathan sits on numerous boards in the media and finance industries. Jonathan is passionate about music. He is the co-owner of two San Francisco venues and co-produces San Francisco's Hardly Strictly Bluegrass annually in Golden Gate Park.
Noted in Wall Street Journal, Forbes, Fox Business, Bloomberg Business, AdAge, Mashable, The Drum UK, Financial Review, The Telegraph UK, CNBC (and others).
A 2022 Game Changing Ad Tech of the Year (The Drum) Winner,
2022 Finalist for Mediatel Global Media Leader of the Year Award 'Technology and New Media', and a 2021 Finalist for Mediatel Global Media Leader of the Year Award 'Technology and New Media'.
Learning and development expert who improves culture and employee productivity through training opportunities, hands-on learning, and leadership development programs. Recognized as a relationship builder, innovator, and communicator with outstanding interpersonal skills, as well as a catalyst for change who creates measurable impact at every opportunity.
In recent years, TBWA’s focus on innovation has led to a multitude of products and services on top of the agency’s core creative offer, as clients seek partners that can help streamline their marketing ecosystem. Her experience working across consultancies and agencies puts her in a unique position to ensure TBWA is designing products and solutions for now and the next five years.
She joined the agency in February 2020 from Cognizant, where she served as Co-Head of Cognizant Interactive and Global Head of Strategy & Design. While there, she successfully delivered growth by packaging skills in insight, strategy, design, content, and technology into services and offerings that spoke to client needs. Prior to Cognizant, she was Managing Director at Accenture Interactive, where she led the content planning practice.
It has been named Network of the Year at Cannes a record-setting seven times and the world's most awarded agency network according to The Gunn Report/World Advertising Research Center for thirteen years in a row. Since 2005, BBDO has been honoured as Global Agency of the Year in Ad Age, Adweek (three times) and Campaign (five times). BBDO Worldwide was also recognized as the Most Effective Network in the world by the Global Effies in 2011, 2014, 2015 and 2017.
Andrew first came to BBDO in the UK in 1995, joining Abbott Mead Vickers BBDO where he subsequently served as Chief Executive. In 2001, he moved to BBDO North America to serve as President and CEO.
He began his advertising career at Ogilvy & Mather, London as a Media Planner. He switched to Account Management and was appointed to the Board of Ogilvy & Mather in 1986. In 1989, he joined J. Walter Thompson and in November 1990, was appointed Chief Executive of WCRS.
Andrew has a degree in Economics from City of London University. He currently serves on the Boards of Autism Speaks and Hope Funds for Cancer Research. He is a past Chairman of The Advertising Council.
I am a versatile, experienced strategic thinker with an analytical mind and a creative spirit; creating and amplifying culture at the intersection of technology, media, and marketing.
By combining the power of data-driven insights with innovative storytelling, product, and content development, I create meaningful, inclusive marketing strategies that help connect brands to an increasingly diverse consumer.
I have dedicated my life’s work to exploring male allyship, culture, and identity and its impact on diversity, equity, and inclusion strategy. My expertise is helping to unlock the best of a brand, company, and its people by creating strategic initiatives that amplify culture and increase engagement internally and externally.
Jorge served as the Head of Agency Measurement at Facebook. He joined Facebook in 2013 as Global Ecosystem Measurement Manager, responsible for helping agencies develop, execute, and improve advertising effectiveness measurement solutions.
Previously, Jorge spent a decade at Ogilvy, ultimately serving as Partner, Director of Media Analytics.
Jorge earned his BA in International Affairs from American University in 1999 and his MS in Direct and Interactive Marketing from NYU in 2003.
Experience in building and managing large scale global data and technology organizations, including creation of centralized/decentralized functions, development of operational frameworks and processes, and design of organizational structure
Frequent speaker at leading industry events with published thinking in Ad Age, DM News, BtoB Magazine, Target Marketing, eMarketing and Commerce, and Atticus Journal; Numerous recognitions and awards, most notably the DM News 40 Under 40, DMEF's Rising Star, and WPP’s Atticus Merit for original thinking in Digital Communications
Proven innovation track record, demonstrated through development of visionary and industry recognized data and technology products/platforms.
Her professional career spans large multi-nationals within the telecoms, brewing and FMCG, financial services, broadcasting, information technology and retail sectors
She holds a MBA and PDM Bus Admin from Wits Business School, a Bachelor of Science Honours Degree (Genetic Engineering) from UCT, and is a CM(SA).
More recently she has completed 2 mini-MBA's with Mark Ritson, the first in Marketing, and the second in Brand Management.
She holds the distinction of being recognized as Marketer of the Year in 2021, and in 2012.
Her insights, exceptional marketing achievements and track record of excellent execution were recognised with a FinancialMail Adfocus Lifetime Achiever Award which she received in 2020.
Most recently, I was the Global Head of Brand Marketing at Snap Inc. where I built the company’s marketing function from the ground up. As a senior marketing executive with a proven track record of building some of the world's most beloved brands (Snap, Apple, P&G), I've driven meaningful results that led to industry changes and disruptive innovations.
After graduating from UMass at Amherst, I turned to women’s politics, and helped to legalize emergency contraception through Planned Parenthood with John F. Kerry. That led me to develop the brand for the century-old women’s organization, NCJW, the group responsible for Head Start, Meals on Wheels and Benchmark - preserving our Pro-Choice Bench. From there I went to Columbia University in New York, where I led marketing and communication for student services while getting my Master of Science in Strategic Communications. In 2011, I was recruited by Apple to lead market development strategy for Apple’s digital advertising platform, including iAd Workbench and the first generation of Apple Music. I left Apple to become a Managing Director at a venture and creative capital firm, where I built the team at the New York office, and ran the company’s portfolio in New York working deeply with Spring, Jawbone, Munchery, Frends and PTA. With Karen Harvey, I created the digital and tech recruiting practice, and became a partner leading marketing for Fashion Tech Forum and INDX.
I live in Venice, California with my husband, Jason, and is the proud mom of Morgan + Riley, 8 year old twins. I am originally from Israel.
Prior to Arcadia, Resh served as the Chief Creative Officer for Barbarian where she oversaw all creative vision and led global accounts across a variety of clients including Nike, Samsung, American Express and Fenty Beauty. Within a year of Resh’s leadership, the agency underwent a complete transformation resulting in its most awarded year in history.
Previously she served as Group Creative Director at AKQA across London and New York. She led her diverse team with thought and innovation to architect, design & deliver iconic experiences across a variety of global clients including Nike, L’Oréal, Volvo, Xbox and Nissan.
Prior to AKQA, she served at Oscar-winning visual effects studio Framestore where, as Creative Director she led a series of groundbreaking VR experiences, including Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find them VR experience for Warner Bros. Google and J.K. Rowling which received critical acclaim and industry recognition.
Resh has risen to take her place as a motivational and inspirational figure for a new generation of creatives. From appearances at TEDx and the 3% conference to articles in Adage, The Drum, and Fast Co; she inspires audiences and readers on the advantages of embracing both diverse talent and emerging technology.
Resh was awarded an Honorary Doctorate from the University of Arts London, in recognition of her outstanding contribution to the field of digital, film, animation, and advertising. Most recently, she was named as Campaigns 40/40 industry leader and one of Adweek’s Creative 100, which honors the most inspiring talents of 2021. A fitting accolade for a tireless individual who has been the vanguard of Augmented & Virtual Reality, Social-First creativity, and now human-first organizations.
In his 20 years at Omnicom, Daryl established OMD Worldwide as the largest global media agency and went on to develop PHD Worldwide and Hearts & Science. He launched Annalect, Omnicom’s data and analytics practice that now counts 2,000 professionals globally, and he drove the development of Omni, Omnicom’s open operating system that helps marketers orchestrate better outcomes. Omni now has over 40,000 employees provisioned on the platform in over 60 countries as well as hundreds of clients, including Omnicom’s top 20.
A believer in the power of diverse talent, Daryl developed the Company’s first Black Leadership Network to bring like-minded employees together to drive professional development. Its success led to similar networks serving Asian, Latin/Hispanic and Working Parents communities, with members and allies in the thousands. He recently, during COVID, launched a virtual leadership development program known as Accelerate, designed to empower the most promising talent globally. A curriculum involving industry influencers, iconic global leaders and clients has made Accelerate a resounding success.
His experiences inform his strategy to harness Omnicom’s scale to create the strongest Group capabilities, all designed to be orchestrated through the most innovative agency talent to provide clients the very best outcomes.
For almost 30 years, Justin has worked in the precision and integrated marketing industry across a number of sectors including technology, financial services, automotive, fashion, health and wellness, and pharma. He has also spent time as a c-suite client driving digital transformation strategies globally.
Justin has launched, grown, and regenerated brands using his relentless curiosity of the ever-evolving world of technology, his deep understanding of consumer behavior, and his passion for creativity.
He believes that deep insights fuel great creative – from big, platform ideas to contextual experiences. This is what clients crave and need, to grow their business and brands.
Prior to joining PepsiCo, Jane was the Lead CMO at Mars Incorporated where she was a driving force in the transformation of Mars’ consumer functions, leading and launching Mars’ innovative mandate for sustainable growth with people, data, creativity, and purpose at its heart. Over the past three decades, she has operated globally and in highly complex product categories, brands and businesses across a variety of growth, turnaround, and transformation challenges.
Jane was one of the founding members of the Global Alliance for Responsible Media and is active across the United Nation’s Unstereotype Alliance.
Under her leadership, TBWA has worked with brand partners to rally for LGBTIQ rights; champion change for women's financial inequality; and improve acceptance of Australia's minority groups. Most recently, Kimberlee was invited to speak during the United Nations General Assembly at the Sustainable Development Action Zone on the role creative communications has in driving awareness and action for each of the 17 Goals.
Kimberlee is a regular media commentator and has been acknowledged multiple times locally and internationally for her leadership within the industry. She is considered amongst the top 10 of most powerful women in Australian media. And is one of only 30 global creative leaders currently advising Google Assembly on the role creativity and technology play in our lives in the future.
Williams also leads TBWA’s global creative core, a roundtable composed of CCOs from the collective’s top agencies, which shapes world-class experience strategy, concept development, and creative execution for some of the world's most recognizable brands.
He joined TBWA after a decade at R/GA, where he was responsible for leading teams of strategists, designers, and writers to deliver best-in-class experience strategy, concept development, and creative execution for some of the world's most recognizable brands such as Nike, Jordan Brand, Oprah’s Book Club, American Express, Verizon, Equinox, Converse, and Samsung.