September 18, 2019

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Brand Innovators Network coming soon!


Speaker Inquiries

Brandon Gutman


Sponsorship Opportunities

Marc Sternberg




Breakfast & Registration


Welcome & Opening Remarks

Brandon Gutman, Co-Founder, Brand Innovators
Marc Sternberg, Co-Founder, Brand Innovators
Pearl Tam, Senior Director, Content & Community, Brand Innovators

Host: Chris Denson, Founder, Innovation Crush

Event Chair: A.J. Storinge, Managing Executive Director – Media (AT&T), Hearts & Science


Fireside Chat

A.J. Storinge, Managing Executive Director – Media (AT&T), Hearts & Science

Moderated by: PJ Miele, Regional Vice President, Client Partnerships, West Coast, GSTV


Building a 21st Century Brand

This discussion will look what at what it takes to build a 21st Century Brand for the modern consumer, and how marketing leadership can orchestrate the evolution of communications and digital transformation of their brands by leveraging emerging technologies, new toolsets, and the right talent and org structure.

Moderated by: Tina Walsh, Chief Brand Officer, Tongal

Jessica Berlin, Senior Director of Marketing, Beachbody
Brock McLaughlin, Digital Marketing & Social Media Strategist, Spin Master
Mia von Sadovszky, SVP / Group Strategic Planning Director, RPA



John Tabis, Founder & CEO, The Bouqs Company


Networking Break


Fireside Chat

David Kovach, SVP Global Entertainment, Citi

Moderated by: Michael Stone SVP of Marketing, Airship


Fireside Chat

John Koller, VP Global Marketing, Twitch

Moderated by: Dash Rothberg SVP Partnerships, Mediajel




Creating Compelling Content for All Screens

The goal of every great piece of content marketing is to create an emotional connection with the consumer. These connections are fueled by impactful visual and social experiences, which in turn drive engagement, and engagement drives word of mouth and brand loyalty. Many brands are now embracing tools like Facebook Live and Instagram, in addition to television and other forms of digital video to connect with their consumers in new and meaningful ways. In addition, digital media is empowering brands with a new form of storytelling. Find out how cutting edge brands are moving product off the racks with compelling content.

Moderated by: Nathaniel John-Grose Regional Vice President, West, Blis

Ginny Chien, VP, Global Marketing / Consumer Engagement, Murad, Unilever Prestige
Hillary Haley, SVP / Executive Director of Behavioral Science, RPA
Tricia Teschke, Director of Marketing & Brand Strategy, LA Clippers



Marc Guldimann, Founder & CEO, Adelaide


Fireside Chat

Molly Hayward, Founder & Chief Brand Officer, Cora

Moderated by: Nathaniel John-Grose Senior Sales Manager, Blis


The Challenger Mentality

Hear how Challenger, Heritage and Fortune 500 Brands are embracing the challenger mentality to stay on their toes and on the cutting edge of innovation.

Moderated by: Michael Rosen, CRO, Intersection

Ash Castro, PR Manager, This Saves Lives
Matt Repicky, Chief Marketing Officer, Genexa
Matt Kerbel, Head of Brand Strategy, Canoo


It’s a Wrap!