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Brandon Gutman

Brand Innovators LLC


Marc Sternberg

Brand Innovators LLC


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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

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

fizzFizz is the global leader in word of mouth marketing (WOMM). Simply put, we identify the customers and potential customers most likely to talk about your brand (we call these people “Influencers”) and then use creative tactics to encourage communications between Influencers and members of their social network. Bring all of this together and you have “Word of Mouth Marketing,” the most effective technique available for growing your brand and increasing your sales. We are headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia and engaged with clients through out the US and 11 other countries across the globe.

The premier mobile publisher platform, Kargo delivers innovative advertising experiences and integrated marketing opportunities across Kargo’s proprietary network of major media mobile web sites, native applications and messaging campaigns. Kargo leverages its relationships with carriers, App storefronts and handset manufacturers to accelerate the overall growth and monetization of its audience across its major media brand properties. In addition to being an OnMobile Top 100 winner for two consecutive years, Kargo is the recipient of multiple industry awards including the 2010 Mobi and DPAC awards for Best Mobile Website, the 2010 DPAC award for Best iPhone Application and the 2011 OMMA award for Best Mobile Marketing Campaign. @Kargo

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™.

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

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.

Premier Sponsors

Celtra153Celtra Inc. is the global leader for rich media mobile ad serving and analytics. Celtra’s AdCreator 3 platform, which is used by world’s leading agencies, publishers and networks in more than 30 countries, is the only complete SDK and ad server agnostic platform for rich media mobile advertising. Celtra’s unparalleled HTML5 ad products are designed to provide the best user experience, performance and reliability on distinctive mobile platforms with one single ad unit. For more information, follow Celtra on Twitter at @CeltraMobile.

CinematiqueCinematique is the world’s first touchable video platform, changing the way the world experiences video. Its award-winning technology enables viewers to interact with anything in video, providing them with more information and content as they watch. The company’s clientele includes publishers Vox Media, AwesomenessTV, Hearst, and brands AB/InBev, The Home Depot, Saks Fifth Avenue, Victoria’s Secret, and Kate Spade. Most recently, the company was named Top 10 Most Innovative Company in Video by Fast Company and has been featured in TechCrunch, WIRED, and The Wall Street Journal.

HEEDA new digital platform from WME-IMG and AGT International, HEED pulls people closer to their passions. HEED serves up insights, trends, data and personalized content that delivers a truly unique insider experience to users.

The HEED app will make its debut at NYFW, starting with fashion, through innovative technology including IoT analytics, deep web listening, machine learning, and more. HEED enables audience data mining, uncovering valuable insights that can inform a brand’s content strategy. The HEED app is the go-to app for for all things style and beauty that takes you right to the runways and beyond—all personalized to what interests you.

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

Tawkers, the ultimate social media tool for audience engagement, empowers brands and influencers with the ability to create PUBLIC & BRANDED text conversations. Capture off-the-charts engagement time from followers! Do not allow your voice to be lost in the crowd. Retain total CONTROL over the commentary and audience participation.

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.

ZoomZOOM Active Lifestyle Marketing is an international media and marketing company reaching over 29 million active lifestyle consumers across 4,450 + health clubs in the United States, Canada, and the United Kingdom. Our network engages high-value influencers through Nielsen-measured TV, digital, mobile, & custom promotions when they are focused, positive, and receptive. To learn more, visit us at www.zoommedia.com