We look forward to seeing you on Wednesday, June 10,
in New York during
Brand Week!


Brandon Gutman

Brand Innovators LLC


Marc Sternberg

Brand Innovators LLC


Sponsors 10-16-14

Marquee Sponsors

Dunkin_logo_153With over 3,100 stores in 30 countries outside of the U.S., Dunkin’ Donuts has been serving loyal customers internationally  for over 40 years. From Asia to Latin America and everywhere in between, you can count on Dunkin’ Donuts for delicious coffee and espresso, cool Coolatta®, frozen beverages, delectable donuts, sandwiches and more. So, the next time your travel takes you around the world, enjoy your favorite Dunkin’ Donuts products served fast, fresh and with a friendly smile to keep you running wherever you go.@DunkinDonuts

Hill-Holliday_logo_153adjHill Holliday is proud to be among the top marketing agencies in the country, with more than 850 employees in Boston, New York, South Carolina, and Miami. We work on some of the nation’s largest, most demanding, and complicated pieces of business, and our success came by taking nothing for granted. We were founded in 1968 by four self-described “ad guys” with a commitment to grow their business by first growing their clients’ business. Today we bring unbeatable talent and expertise to every area of communications on behalf of industry leaders like Verizon Wireless, Bank of America, Liberty Mutual, Dunkin’ Donuts, (RED), John Hancock, Oxfam America, Chili’s, CIGNA, and Novartis. Hill Holliday is the only agency to win Adweek’s Media Plan of the Year four years in a row, and was named full service Media Agency of the Year by MEDIA magazine. @HillHolliday

Title Sponsors

Amobee-159by53Amobee is the company defining digital marketing with an innovative technology platform and solutions for advertisers, agencies, publishers and operators on a global scale. The Amobee platform enables its customers to run data-driven, targeted, cross-channel digital marketing campaigns with unparalleled ROI. Amobee is a division of SingTel’s Digital L!fe Group, which is focused on creating new digital growth engines to delight customers and disrupt adjacent industries. Amobee operates across North America, South America, Europe, Asia, and Australia. @amobee

AOL 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

Chango_153_BlueChango is a marketing technology company that puts marketers ahead of their competition. Our combination of proven technology, top industry talent and proprietary data provides solutions to marketers’ most complex problems. We are passionate about helping our clients become marketing rock stars, excel in the new world of programmatic marketing, where vast quantities of data come together to find the right audience across all types of devices. We unify all that the marketer requires to achieve their goals, with the first Programmatic Marketing Platform (PMP) – massive, scalable reach, robust data management and a team that helps you every step of the way. @chango

communispace_153The world’s most admired brands turn to Communispace, the leader in generating actionable insights via private online customer communities. Founded in 1999, the company has created nearly 600 customer communities for over 100 industry leaders. Headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts, the company has offices in Atlanta, Chicago, London, New York, San Francisco, Shanghai, and Sydney. Communispace is a part of Diversified Agency Services, a division of Omnico. @communispace

dstilleryDstillery has built its foundation on helping marketers target prospects scientifically proven to most likely care about their brand. Our acquisition of EveryScreen Media, an early innovator in mobile media buying and targeting, allows us to capture a whole new level of insight about those prospects. Adding location and device data to browser and offline intelligence gives us the ingredients, tools and techniques to deliver value at a whole different level. All of that has evolved into Dstillery, where billions of consumer signals and billions of available impressions are distilled across all screens. @dstillery

PayPal_153PayPal Media Network (PPMN) helps retailers and brands to drive commerce through data-driven advertising solutions and offer products. PPMN leverages a multitude of proprietary data and distribution assets owned by eBay Inc. to deliver advertising messages and offers to targeted consumer audiences. Our network features: first and third-party online distribution leveraging PayPal purchase data to target custom audience segments; RedLaser, the leading in-aisle shopping application that engages customers at the “moment of truth”; and the largest location-based mobile display ad network in the U.S. Contact PPMN at advertise@paypal.com

Tongal is an open innovation platform that produces and distributes social video content. Tongal’s proprietary process combines a distributed workforce model with game mechanics which allows brands to pull in ideas from anyone, anywhere and collaboratively produce targeted, on equity content, every time. The company was selected by PepsiCo as one of the 10 most innovative startups in the country, has been written up by McKinsey, Business Week, Fortune, Mashable, Wired, Ad Week, Rolling Stone and clients have ranged from McDonalds, P&G, Colgate Palmolive, Lego, Coca-Cola, NASA, Nestle, Capitol Records, Universal Studios to Kiva and Feeding America. @Tongal

Premier Sponsors

Accordant-Media_153 Accordant Media is an independent, programmatic media-buying and optimization company that makes audience targeting and biddable media simpler and more effective for leading agencies and brand marketers. Accordant’s innovative system plus customized solutions help digital advertisers achieve targeted, efficient and scalable campaigns across paid display, video, mobile, social, email, in-stream audio and out-of-home channels. In addition, Accordant’s powerful custom audience segmentation engine, Audience Optics™, drives integrated data, finely sculpted audience insights and dynamic inventory management to produce greater customer engagement and response rates. Accordant’s scale, precision, 100% transparency and a cross-screen, cross-channel approach allow advertisers to unlock the full potential of programmatic media. @Accordant

Buzzoola is a private native video ad exchange that empowers brands to be seen and shared across a curated brand safe network of publishers. Our platform provides the technology for instant deployment and all campaigns include our Native Navigator – a best in breed advanced analytics tool that measures and tracks campaign ROI including earned media growth and spread. Buzzoola is accessible, affordable and only user-initiated views count! Get Monster Buzz started for your brand, launch your campaign today at www.buzzoola.com. @BuzzoolaBuddy


JunGroup159“Jun” means truth, and the company was founded on the principles of honesty and integrity. Jun Group gets millions of people to see branded content through our video distribution and traffic-driving platforms. Everything Jun Group does is backed by the Jun Group Promise: Placements are always 100% visible, 100% transparent, and 100% brand safe or the entire price of the campaign is refunded. Founded in 2005, Jun Group is privately held, with offices in New York, Chicago, Detroit, and San Francisco. Clients include Fortune 500 brands, media agencies, and major entertainment companies. @JunGroup

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

livefyreLivefyre helps companies engage consumers through a combination of real-time conversation, social curation and social advertising. With Livefyre’s social CMS, brands can integrate real-time social content into their websites, mobile apps, advertisements and television broadcasts to increase viewer engagement, boost website traffic and drive revenue. As the fourth largest network online, Livefyre is powering real-time social experiences for over 550 leading brands including American Idol, AOL, Bravo, CBS, Conde Nast, Cox Media Group, Dow Jones/WSJ, FOX Sports, Mashable, NASCAR, Showtime, Sony Playstation, Sports Illustrated, The New York Times, Unilever and Universal Music Group. Livefyre also acquired social storytelling platform Storify in September 2013 and Social Application Provider Realtidbits in November 2013. @livefyre

purematterPurematter is one of Silicon Valley’s most energetically growing Social and Content Marketing Agencies in the country, with clients such as Pitney Bowes, IBM, Cisco, The CMO Club and CBIZ. Winning over 200 awards in the last 12 years, the agency most recently produced the 2013 “Content Marketing Campaign of the Year” chosen by the Content Marketing Institute and Disqus. As part of PureMatter Labs, their content resource center for brand marketers, the team produces webinars, eBooks, tools, podcasts and “Substance”, a thought leader interview series hosted by President @BryanKramer. Bryan was recently named one of the Top 50 Global Social CEOs by Forbes, Huffington Post and Kred. @purematter

VideologyVideology is one of the world’s largest video advertising platforms. By simplifying big data, we empower marketers and media companies to make smarter advertising decisions to fully harness the value of their audience across screens. Our math and science-based technology enables our customers to manage, measure and optimize digital video and TV advertising to achieve the best results in the converging media landscape. Videology, Inc., is a privately-held, venture-backed company, whose investors include Catalyst Investors, Comcast Ventures, NEA, Pinnacle Ventures, and Valhalla Partners. Videology is headquartered in Baltimore, MD, with key offices in New York, Austin, Toronto, London, Paris, Madrid, Tokyo, Singapore, Sydney and sales teams across North America. @videologygroup