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Brandon Gutman

Brand Innovators LLC

917-843-7606

Marc Sternberg

Brand Innovators LLC

310-403-3330

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Aol.black_WebAOL Inc. is a brand company, committed to continuously innovating, growing, and investing in brands and experiences that inform, entertain, and connect the world. The home of a world-class collection of premium brands, AOL creates original contentthat engages audiences on a local and global scale. We help marketers connect with these audiences through effective and engaging digital advertising solutions. @aol


Ahalogy_!53Carusele brings together audiences, influencers, and brands though high quality social media content to increase awareness, engagement and brand recognition. Using an Organish(TM) media approach, our editors and content creator network create branded media that is shared exponentially across the social media landscape. Leading brands choose Carusele, an Ignite Social Media Company, because we help them activate the right audience in creative, strategic and measureable ways. @carusele


Crowd_Twist_Web_New CrowdTwist is the industry-leading provider of comprehensive and patented multichannel loyalty and engagement solutions that drive incremental spend, leading to better customer data, stronger insight, and more personalized experiences. We are revolutionizing loyalty, helping top brands including Pepsi, Nestlé Purina, L’Oréal, and Zumiez develop a deeper understanding of customers. Forrester recognized CrowdTwist as a Leader in “The Forrester Wave™: Customer Loyalty Solutions For Midsize Organizations, Q1 2016” report. For more information, visit www.crowdtwist.com, or call 646.845.0646.


Dstillery_Scroller-1Dstillery is at the forefront of advertising technology, pioneering new ways to create brand value for marketers by extracting signals from the complete customer journey and activating them across all screens. Dstillery is building on five years of leading the data revolution by finding the customers scientifically proven to care about your brand. Dstillery works with over 400 top-tier brands, and have been recognized as one of Forbes’ Top 100 Most PromisingCompanies in America and Crain’s Best Places to Work in New York. @dstillery


Dynamic Signal helps companies build direct relationships with the people who love their brands by engaging them with compelling content, marketing messages and offers. Our platform provides brands a single, comprehensive dashboard to be successful social content marketers and to measure ROI. With rich content marketing and social CRM features, brands can identify, engage and reward their advocates. The brand’s advocates which include customers, fans, employees and influencers can create, share and promote relevant content through their social channels, resulting in a measurable increase in awareness, interest, purchase and loyalty. Our customers include top brands across entertainment and media, consumer packaged goods, and financial services. @dynamicsignal


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Ignite_New_Web>Other agencies treat social media the way advertising has always been treated. At Ignite Social Media, we have created an innovative, specialized approach that we use to power social media marketing for some of the world’s best brands. Brands choose us because, as one of North America’s first social media agencies, we know how to turn business objectives into realities in creative, strategic and measurable ways.@IgniteSMA


Netbase153NetBase is the award-winning social analytics platform that global companies use to run brands, build businesses and connect with consumers every second. Its platform processes millions of social media posts daily for actionable business insights for marketing, research, customer service, sales, PR and product innovation. NetBase is a trusted partner to American Airlines, Arby’s, Coca-Cola, Kenneth Cole, Ogilvy, T-Mobile, Taco Bell, Universal Music Group, Walmart and YUM! Brands. Learn more at www.netbase.com or @Netbase. See your brand’s social movement in real-time with NetBase LIVE Pulse™.


netmining Netmining provides intelligent audience targeting, powered by data and shaped by the best analytical minds in the business. Marketers today have access to more consumer data than ever before. Netmining develops powerful strategies that unlock the maximum value in data, transforming it into actionable audience intelligence.

We believe your marketing should be driven by human insights using data as a tool, not the other way around. This approach creates a deeper understanding of your brand. The result is your most important audience, delivered. @Netmining



NewsCred is on a mission to make marketing better for everyone. As the leading content marketing software, NewsCred provides the world’s most ambitious brands – Pepsi, Visa, Dell, ConAgra, Hewlett Packard, and more – with the best solutions in content creation, marketing management, cross-channel publishing, and measurement. Everyday, marketers rely on NewsCred to orchestrate their marketing across channels, collaborate with global teams, build brand awareness, and drive sales. NewsCred is rewriting the rules of marketing, fueling a new way for marketers to share their stories with the world. Founded in 2008, NewsCred employs 200 people in seven global offices, serving customers in over 70 countries. Learn more at NewsCred and follow us on Twitter @Newscred.


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Outbrain helps people discover the most interesting, relevant and trusted content wherever they are by powering personalized recommendations across a network of premium publishers, including CNN, The Wall Street Journal, Hearst, Rolling Stone, US Weekly and Fast Company. Through Outbrain’s all-in-one content discovery solution, publishers, brands and marketers are able to amplify their audience engagement by driving traffic to their content – on their site and around the web. Outbrain is currently installed on more than 100,000 sites, reaching over 180 monthly unique visitors in the US, and generates more than 7 billion page views per month. Founded in 2006, the company is headquartered in New York, with 15 offices globally, including the U.S., U.K., Israel, Singapore and Australia.@Outbrain


SessionM_WebSessionM is the next generation consumer engagement and loyalty platform. Our Mobile Marketing Cloud is a SaaS-based platform that makes it possible to instantly gather actionable insights, ensure intelligent messaging and maximize customer loyalty. We integrate mobile marketing automation with personalized messaging and data management – giving your brand a single view of your customer and all the tools to act in real-time at the moment of impact.


Tongal is a revolutionary way to create video that gives brands an unlimited capacity to scale their content – across any platform or medium — by tapping into an abundance of creative talent around the world. Tongal’s Creative Network includes 120,000 independent writers, directors and filmmakers, all accessible via a collaborative content development and curation platform. Tongal produces TV commercials, digital advertising, and original entertainment for screens around the world and has produced more than 1,000 successful campaigns for brands including LEGO, General Mills, Nestle, Unilever, NASA, Lionsgate and more. The company is headquartered in Santa Monica. More information can be found at www.tongal.com/business.


Twitter2015-logo_153Twitter is a global social networking platform that allows its users to send and read 140-character messages known as “tweets”. It enables registered users to read and post their tweets through the web, short message service (SMS), and mobile applications. As a global real-time communications platform, Twitter has more than 400 million monthly visitors and 255 million monthly active users around the world. Twitter’s active group of registered members includes World leaders, major athletes, star performers, news organizations, and entertainment outlets. It is currently available in more 35 languages. @Twitter


visualIQMarcFounded in 2006, Visual IQ is the world’s leading cross channel marketing attribution software company. Our IQ Intelligence Suite™ of hosted software products reveals cross channel performance insights hidden deep within your marketing data, and provides both executive-level and practitioner-level recommendations to improve your marketing performance. A true pioneer in the industry, Visual IQ was named a leader in The Forrester Wave™: Cross-Channel Attribution Providers in 2014, won The Drum’s 2015 Digital Trading Award for Best Attribution Solution, won the 2014 ASPY Award for Best Data or Analytics Solution, and was a finalist in the Digital Analytics Association Excellence Awards in 2013, 2014, and 2015.


xAd_153xAd helps brands harness the power of accurate location data to produce measurable results from mobile advertising. Through award-winning location technology that is precise, measurable and scalable, xAd’s platform pinpoints target audiences by neighborhood, across the country and around the globe at pivotal moments during the consumers’ path-to-purchase. xAd’s platform drives results powered by search-enhanced targeting, ultimately yielding unparalleled performance. Founded in 2009, xAd is headquartered in New York City and has several offices both across the U.S. and internationally. xAd serves more than 1.5 million national and local advertisers, while managing more than 30 billion location-verified ad requests per month. @xadinc


Yahoo_Logo_Purple Yahoo is focused on making the world’s daily habits inspiring and entertaining. By creating highly personalized experiences for our users, we keep people connected to what matters most to them, across devices and around the globe. In turn, we create value for advertisers by connecting them with the audiences that build their businesses. Yahoo is headquartered in Sunnyvale, Calif., and has offices located throughout the Americas, Asia Pacific (APAC) and the Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) regions. For more information, visit the pressroom (pressroom.yahoo.net) or the company’s blog (http://yahoo.tumblr.com).


Yexy153Yext is the global Digital Presence Management (DPM) leader, helping over 450,000 businesses manage their location and promotional data across 100+ map, app, search engine, and directory partners including Apple, Bing, Facebook, Foursquare, Yahoo, and Yelp. Based in the heart of New York City with a growing team of 350 employees worldwide, Yext was named one of Forbes Most Promising Companies (2014 & 2015) as well as one of Fortune’s Best Places to Work (2014). Yext’s mission is to help deliver mobile customers to the doorstep of the world’s 50 million businesses by putting perfect location information in the hand of every consumer. @Yext


Zefr159ZEFR is the leading VideoIDTM technology company that works with the world’s top advertisers and content owners to provide brands with insights and knowledge into YouTube, its culture and content. ZEFR, which has more data than any other YouTube partner, recently released an influencer technology solution platform, ZEFR Native,
to complement its BrandID suite of advertising solutions. ZEFR’s RightsIDRM is the technology product of choice for nearly every Hollywood movie studio and music label. ZEFR manages over 275 million videos online and tracks over 31 billion video views a month. ZEFR is a top ranked ComScore video property. The company is headquartered in Venice Beach, CA with offices in New York, Chicago, and Salt Lake City, UT.


Premier Sponsors

DT_Web Digital Trends is the fastest growing online media company whose mission is to help readers navigate tech easily, discover tech they’ll love, and enjoy tech they own.


Hathway_Web Hathway is a mobile innovation agency creating personalized experiences that influence consumers in the moments that matter most. We turn insights from mobile and social data into branded mobile applications, responsive web experiences, and mobile marketing campaigns that not only engage users, but deliver real results for our clients.@weareHATHWAY


Linqia_WebLinqia is the first performance-based influencer marketing platform, tying influencers and content to real results. The Linqia platform has delivered and analyzed thousands of campaigns for brands and their agencies, all structured to meet specific reach, engagement, traffic and conversion goals. Unlike other self-serve platforms, Linqia actively manages the campaign process over time to ensure that our customers’ objectives are met. Through our unique approach, marketers can maximize their return on investment, reaching a new generation of buyers through authentic, influencer-generated content.

Founded in 2012, Linqia works with leading national brands including AT&T, Black & Decker, Clarins, Disney, Gap, General Mills, Method, NBC, Nestle, Microsoft, Samsung, SC Johnson, Unilever, Walmart and Western Digital. Linqia is headquartered in San Francisco, CA.


Where groups and sponsors connect. Pear’s engagement platform, Pearup.com, connects brands and local businesses to target consumers through sponsorships for authentic and meaningful relationships. Since 2009, we make grassroots sponsorship easy, scalable and economical. Pear is a win-win experience between sponsors and affinity groups. Brands leverage sponsorships for digital engagements such as fan acquisition, video and content distribution, user-generated content, and consumer insights initiatives. The sponsored benefits from the sponsorship support, and the sponsor gets exposure while building customer engagement and loyalty. Pear brings this process online, and makes it easier than ever before. Real relationships. Real results. Learn more, advertising.pearup.com


Sprout_WebSprout Social offers social media engagement, advocacy and analytics solutions for leading agencies and brands, including Hyatt, GrubHub, Microsoft, Uber and Zendesk. Available via web browser, iOS and Android apps, Sprout’s engagement platform enables brands to more effectively communicate on social channels, collaborate across teams and provide an exceptional customer experience. Bambu by Sprout Social, a platform for advocacy, empowers employees to share curated content across their social networks to further amplify a brand’s reach and engagement. Headquartered in Chicago, Sprout is a Twitter Official Partner, Facebook Marketing Partner, Instagram Partner Program Member, LinkedIn Company Page Partner and Google+ Pages API Partner. Learn more at sproutsocial.com and getbambu.com.


VideotapeVideotape is a multi-platform tool that enables customers, fans or users to post video comments about a brand’s content. Our free mobile app is used to create and post videos to a discussion thread that can be integrated into any website. Users can add videos of them speaking their thoughts about topics, or they can share any video from their device. For video websites, comments can be made directly inside a brand’s video for a truly interactive experience. We connect brands to their customers in a new, exciting way.