Greg Stuart is a proven digital media General Manager & CEO, having led or served on teams building consumer digital media & internet ad-technology businesses since 1993, with successful acquisitions & an IPO. Recognized thought leader in digital media & advertising. Made Ad Age list of “10 Who Made Their Mark” for 2006 (alongside hip-hot entrepreneur Jay-Z & youtube Cofounder Chad Hurley). Coauthor of what sticks: why Most Advertising Fails and How to Guarantee yours Succeeds (#1 book in Ad Age’s 2006 Book of Tens). Doubled revenue in first two years as current CEO of Mobile Marketing Association (MMA), the premier global nonprofit trade association, representing 700+ member companies. Former CEO of Interactive Advertising Bureau (IAB), serving AOL, CBS’s CNET, Google, Yahoo! and others; grew IAB’s revenues +500% (37% CAGR) in four years.
CREATIVE DIRECTOR, MEMAC OGILVY DUBAI
After finishing his education in England and Lebanon he went to the Red and Yellow school in Cape town – renowned for being one of the best in the world for shaping young creatives.
From there it was back to London for a stint in Ogilvy One where Ramzi was exposed to many of the worlds top brands like Amex, IBM and Ford.
However, has always been the Middle East, and Ramzi has been moving steadily up the ranks in Dubai for the past 8 years to his current position as Creative Director.
Among other global accolades, Memac Ogilvy & Mather won a Titanium Lion and four Gold Lions for UN Women ‘Autocomplete Truth’ at the 2014 Cannes Lions Festival.
CYBER SECURITY INDUSTRY ANALYST
Keren Elazari is a security expert, an international sought speaker and a key member of the Israeli Cyber Security industry
For the past 14 years, Keren has worked with leading Israeli security groups, government organizations, Big 4 firms and Fortune 500 companies, such as the IDF, AT&T, PriceWaterhouseCoopers and Verint Systems
Keren held the position of Teaching Fellow for Security with Singularity University, a private think tank, founded by the acclaimed futurist Ray Kurzweil and sponsored by Google & NASA amongst other organizations.
FOUNDING PARTNER, POKE LONDON
Nicolas, 12 sene önce kurulan kreatif ajans Poke London Publicis Groupe’un hem kurucu ismi hem de ekibi yöneten kişidir.
Dijital iletişim çözümlerinde bir numara isim olan Poke London’ın başkanı Nicolas The Wired 100 ve Ad Age Creative 50 listelerinde yer almıştır ve 2012’de BIMA Digital Hall of Fame’e girmeye hak kazanmıştır.
DIRECTOR OF CREATIVE AND BRAND STRATEGY AT FOURSQUARE
Swen heads up the Creative and Brand Strategy team at Foursquare, with a focus on partnership and marketing platform development.
Previous to Foursquare he’s held positions at Apple, a mobile ad startup, the agency world, & a political campaign.
Swen’s presentations and keynotes have been followed and admired by many respected communities globally.
CEO, MARKETOON STUDIOS
Fishburne is the founder and CEO of Marketoon Studios, a cartoon studio that develops visual content marketing for businesses.
Fishburne draws from 16 years in the marketing and innovation trenches in the US and Europe.
Fishburne’s cartoons have grown by word of mouth to reach 100,000 marketers every week and have been featured by the Wall Street Journal, Fast Company, Forbes, and the New York Times.
DESIGNER, BY BORRE
Borre Akkersdijk is a Dutch designer who incorporates technology into his designs. He has worked for trendwatcher Lidewij Edelkoort in Paris, and has worked with designers Maarten Baas and Louis Vuitton. His first attempt, called the BB.Suit, contains Wifi, GPS, NFC, and Bluetooth components and turns wearers into walking access points to the web.
Founder of EveBiriLazım and Çaycı
Veysel Berk is the founder of EveBiriLazım and Çaycı. He studied at Boğaziçi University and MIT (Massachusetts Institute of Technology) and got his PhD at University of California Berkeley. As a postdoctoral fellow, he worked with Steve Chu, Nobel Laureate in Physics and US Secretary of Energy in Obama’s administration. Veysel’s discoveries have been published in Science Magazine, 2013. The same year, he was able to raise $1M seed-funding for his Silicon Valley technology startup Wallit, in less than two weeks from angel investors and venture capitals such as executives from OpenTable, HP and PocketGems.
He is a tech journalist since 1995 and private consultant for digital content & strategies. He has launched numerous successful web sites (including daily newspapers and TV channel sites, video, music portals, etc), played role on many web acquisitions, managed various sized teams up to now. He hosted TV and radio shows, wrote columns on tech magazines (.net, Computer Week, PC World, etc.)
Mehmet leads the digital marketing at twofour54, a fully integrated & supportive tax-free media zone that delivers world-class production services. As head of digital, Mehmet is responsible for the end-to-end online and mobile businesses and customer experience at twofour54.
He has a 20-year history of devising and developing digital products for top-tier brands in Canada and UAE. He is the author of award-winning user experience book “Teknoloji Kimin Umrunda” and the creator of “Altı Üstü Tasarım” blog.
Head of Engagement Planning at JWT London
Adam Lotzjoined JWT London in May 2014 as Head of Engagement Planning, havingmostrecentlyworked at M&C Saatchi as SeniorStrategistacting as theagency’sdigitalandsocialstrategiclead. Adam’sprimaryclient at M&C SaatchiwasNatWestanddevelopedthebrand’scontentstrategyfromtheground-up. He pioneeredthebank’sSocialcommunicationsandhelpedNatWestbecomethefirstbrand in theworldtouseVinetoresolvecustomerqueries. Adam also launched a smartphoneand tablet appthatteacheschildrentosave in a funandcreativeway. At M&C Adam picked-up Gold at the DMA, BIMA and MMA Awards, he alsoreceived an officialHonoree at theWebby’s.
His connectionwith M&C Saatchistarted in South Africa, at M&C SaatchiAbel, where he oversawthedigitalstrategyacrossmanybluechipclientsandmostnotablydevelopedHeineken’sdigitalandsocialstrategyforSouthernAfrica. Adam’scoredigitalexperiencetookplace at R.O.I. Media in Cape Townwhere he grewandmanagedthebusinessintoone of the top digitalagency’s in South Africa.
At JWT Adam overseesthesocialteamand his clientsinclude HSBC Global, First Direct Bank, IntercontinentalHotels&Nestle (KITKAT).
He lives in Londonwith his wife, a professionalcontemporarydancer, and is an avidgolfer, runnerandcameraclicker.
Attila Weisz is the business leader of audience measurement at Gemius SA globally. He has gained experience in digital media and integrated marketing through the eyes of agency (Omnicom Media Group, OMD, phd), advertiser (The Coca-Cola Company), media (journalist), and research-consultancy company (Gemius SA) both at national level, and EMEA-level since the year 2000. His strategic approach is fuelled by pragmatic learning, and attention to details. He was educated at Eötvös Loránd University (Budapest) with majors in Physics and English.
Strategic Partnerships Manager at Crimson Hexagon
Marian Cramers is Strategic Partnership Manager, supportingandexpandingtheecosystemthroughwhich Crimson Hexagon is put touse in increasinglydiverseandimpactfulways. She has overfouryears of experience in socialmediaanalyticsandconsulting, and has a strongpersonalinterest in politicalandpublicsectorchallenges.
Mark Hamilton is Head of the Marketing for Region 4, covering the Middle East, Africa, Turkey & Pakistan based in Dubai. Prior to Facebook, Mark was Regional Client Managing Director at StarcomMediavest Group and Vice President SMG Global Product council.
At Facebook, Mark leads the Marketing function setting the strategy for Facebook in each market and driving marketing communications for Facebook products and partners across agency + brand advertising customer base.
Mark’s experience stretches almost 20 years in media and marketing working in London, Budapest and now Dubai, running global and regional agency business including client such as Microsoft. Mastercard, Coca-Cola, GSK and P&G.
Marks passion sits firmly in creativity, product and crafting communications that makes a difference and has been credited with awards at various marketing festivals around the world including Global Media and Marketing Awards, Dubai Lynx Festival of Creativity, Effies and Cristals.
Mark holds a Bsc in Communication, Advertising and Marketing from Ulster University in Ireland and a member of the CAM foundation and Chartered Institute of Marketing.