Ann Rubin, vice president, IBM Brand Expression and Global Advertising, IBM Corporation, Cecilia Correa, mid-market advertising manager, IBM Corporation, and Kim Duffy, senior partner, executive group director, Ogilvy & Mather, discussed the appearance of IBM’s Watson on Jeopardy! in 2011.
Eoin Comerford, CEO, Moosejaw Inc., Gary Wohlfeill, creative director, Moosejaw Inc., Greg Gunderson, vice president of business development, SpyderLynk, and Thomas J. Foti, manager of direct mail and periodicals, U.S. Postal Service, discussed how augmented reality can be integrated with direct mail campaigns.
Marcus Startzel, GM of North America, Millennial Media outlined how brands can leverage the benefits of mobile advertising to reach and engage with the right consumer, at the right time, in the right place.
Brian Little, director of corporate communications, and Tim Sabo, global creative director, Krispy Kreme Doughnuts, along with Jeff Fromm, executive vice president, Barkley, and Mark Logan, SVP, Digital Innovation, Barkely, discussed how Krispy Kreme reached Millennials through social media and integrated marketing.
German Sacristan, return on marketing investment developer, manager, America's region, Eastman Kodak Company, discussed how to craft a successful multimedia campaign through personalization and offered 12 ingredients for effective b-to-b marketing.
Matthew Barnhill, executive vice president, corporate market research, BET, and Carol Cunningham, VP consumer insights, BET, discussed the findings of a survey BET conducted to explore digital consumption and usage among African-Americans.
Eileen Loustau, director, digital and social media marketing, U.S. iShares, BlackRock, discussed how iShares is using blogs to participate in social media, despite being in a highly-regulated industry.
Laura Simpson, global director, McCann Truth Central, and David Tucker, deputy director, McCann Truth Central, discussed new research on how brands can earn the respect of moms who are tech-savvy and super influencers in their households.
Rex Briggs, CEO, Marketing Evolution discussed the implications of analysis that determines the share of media mix most marketers should devote to mobile advertising.
Jon Steinberg, president and COO, BuzzFeed, and Andy Wiedlen, Chief Revenue Officer, Buzzfeed discussed the growing importance of social content and how brands can get involved with it.
David Eisenberg, senior manager, Global Sponsorship Marketing, American Express, discussed the evolution and implementation of the company's new tools for sponsorship activation.
Wilson Raj, Global Customer Intelligence Marketing Director, SAS, and Jeff Wood, former CEO, aiMatch, discussed how to integrate the digital marketing ecosystem.
Barry Calpino, vice president, innovation, Kraft Foods, discussed how Kraft's leadership made innovation a strategic priority and shared the story behind how the company has recently risen to a top-tier level of innovation performance in the CPG industry.
Mike Greco, EVP of Advertising Sales Research and Strategic Insights, A+E Networks, discussed FemiNation, a study that explores the evolution of female roles in the household and workplace, the importance of personal time, as well as the role health, beauty, spirituality, community, and technology play in women’s lives.
Nita Song, president, COO, IW Group, discussed the nuances of the Asian market, how to acquire the Asian customer, and the best way to keep them.
Brandon Coleman, chief marketing officer, Romano's Macaroni Grill, and Greg Smith, chief creative officer, The VIA Agency, provided insights on how the restaurant renewed its brand platform and how it informed the creation of The Connoisseur campaign.
Angela Reynar, senior director of Category Insights, Yahoo!, and Jenny Vandehey, global associate director, Social Listening, Starcom MediaVest Group, discussed a new study aimed at understanding the impact of technology on moms and the new family dynamic.
Thomas A. Burkhardt, vice president, global marketing, Calvin Klein Fragrances & Cosmetics, Coty Prestige, discussed how Coty Prestige expanded Calvin Klein’s fragrance icon, CK One, into a multi-category lifestyle brand.
Paul Matsen, chief marketing and communications officer, Cleveland Clinic, discussed the challenges facing the healthcare industry and how the clinic’s historical commitment to measurement has helped it achieve marketing excellence.
Jillian St. Charles, vice president, HGTV.com and HGTVGardens.com, shared insights and lessons learned as an early adopter of Pinterest.