Speaker Profile

Manos Spanos
Senior Director, Brand Marketing / Mountain Dew

An extremely passionate and energetic brand marketer, Manos truly embodies what it means to live the brand. Recently named one of the 2015 Internationalists of the Year by the prestigious Internationalist & the Association of National Advertisers (ANA), Manos leverages more than 17 years of consumer goods experience where he develops and executes game-changing marketing campaigns to drive equity growth for the Mountain Dew and PepsiCo Energy Drink Portfolio, globally. As Global Senior Director, Mountain Dew and Energy Drinks, PepsiCo, Manos is tasked with developing the brands’ global communications & consumer activation platforms, leading the development of visual identity systems, deploying best-in-class social and digital strategies as well as spearheading the advancement of the global expansion agenda with regional and sector partners. Born in Athens in 1976, Manos is an alumnus of Hartwick College of New York, with a Bachelor’s Degree in Management and an MBA in Marketing from the University of Miami. He resides in New York with his wife, Daniela and two children Billy and Margaret.