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A world-class mix of the industry's best and brightest.
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Andy Wafer
CEO
PIXEL TOYS
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Andy loves videogames, he’s been playing them for over thirty years and notched up credits on more than 30 before co-founding Pixel Toys.

He previously worked in a roles including Chief Game Designer, Global Brand Manager and Head of Digital Platforms, for companies like Codemasters and Activision, always as a champion for innovation and quality.

Since co-founding Pixel Toys in 2012 he’s helped the company grow to 25 people and become one of the UK's major success stories for mobile gaming.

First with the internationally successful original IP title Gunfinger and more recently with the high profile Warhammer 40,0000: Freeblade, which he showcased live on stage at Apple's September 2015 special event. Freeblade went on achieve over 3 million downloads in the first week of sale in November and continues to perform very well.
Terry Waite
CBE

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For most of his life Terry Waite has worked in the area of international affairs and has worked in most of the worlds conflict zones. As a young man, whilst living in Uganda, he negotiated directly with the late General Amin for the release of hostages; and as a member of the Archbishop of Canterbury’s private staff was successful in aiding the freedom of hostages in Iran, Libya and Beirut. It was in Beirut that he was captured and spent almost five years in solitary confinement. In the apartheid years he worked closely with Bishop Desmond Tutu and has continued his work for the disadvantaged in South Africa. He was a joint founder of YCare, an agency working for the development of young people throughout the world. He is President of Emmaus for the homeless and a joint founder of Hostage UK. He has written several books ranging from a serious account of his years in captivity, Taken on Trust, to his latest book, a comic novel, The Voyage of the Golden Handshake. He believes that it is vital that we retain our humour in the face of some of the grim realities of life and that laughter is therapeutic for all of us. He is both an Anglican and a Member of the Society of Friends. He is not a pacifist but strongly believes that force should only be used as an absolute last resort. That, he says, has not been the case in recent years and has resulted in dreadful chaos right across the Middle East.
Anna Watkins
Managing Director
GUARDIAN LABS
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After graduating in Modern History from Oxford University, Anna Watkins began her career at the newly formed M&C; Saatchi in 1995. Key clients included The Mirror Group, BSkyB, ScottishCourage and Sainsbury’s.

After 6 years she moved to Madrid where she swiftly learnt Spanish and then secured the position of international sales and sponsorship director at PRISA, where she was responsible for cross-
media partnerships for El Pais, Canal+ and all other group channels.

After 3 years she returned to London and joined TBWA as Content Director of their new branded content arm, TBWA Stream, where she ran Orange’s global film programme amongst other innovative partnerships including PlayStation and ING.

In 2005 she joined the digital agency, Grand Union, to launch Hubbub, their content and social media agency as Managing Director, winning P&G;, HSBC and Boots as founding clients. After 3 years she was promoted to Managing Director of Grand Union Group where she oversaw the sale to FullSIX as well as the resultant merger with Six&Co.;

In 2012 she was appointed Managing Director of the media agency, Initiative, and was appointed to the IPG Mediabrands UK board in 2013.

She joined The Guardian in October 2013 to launch Guardian Labs.
Justin Webb
Today Programme Host
BBC RADIO 4
David Weeks
Executive Director
THE WEEK
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Aptly named for his current role of Executive Director at The Week, David Weeks has over twenty years experience in UK and International media sales. A self confessed ‘frustrated creative’ David has a reputation for applying original thinking to winning business; his recent successes include an award winning partnership with Rolex and an exclusive iPhone project with Coutts. Applying his 360 account management mantra David has worked with a wealth of senior client and agency contacts across all sectors – from luxury to finance and corporate campaigns.

Prior to joining The Week, David was the NEMEA Advertising Director of The Economist. He is a Board Director of the International Advertising Association.

Once awarded the Media Week ‘best dressed man of media’

A keen surfer, commuting on his trusty if slightly rusty Harley-Davidson his facial hair pre-dates the current hipster trends.
Helen Weisinger
Chief Marketing Officer and Managing Partner
HEYHUMAN
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Helen is Chief Marketing Officer and Managing Partner at HeyHuman, responsible for driving reputation and growth.

She started her career in media, working for HTV as Sales & Marketing Executive. She switched to agency life where she spent six years in account management at the Saatchi empire in both Dubai and New York, where she worked on clients including Delta Air Lines, General Mills, Xerox and Bell Atlantic.

After moving to London Helen not only shifted continents but also discipline, taking on her first new business role at DLKW. Helen has helped grow some of London’s finest agencies including; TBWA, Fallon, McCann, Dare and Elvis & The Portas Agency.

Formerly Chair of the IPA New Business Group, Helen currently sits on the WACL Executive Committee. This year she is Co-Chairing Gather, WACL’s annual training event.
Django Weisz Blanchetta
Co-Founder & Managing Director
SUPERHEROES
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Django Weisz Blanchetta is Managing Director at SuperHeroes, which he co-founded in 2009. SuperHeroes is an international, creativity-driven, digitally native agency with one mission: to save the world from boring advertising.

Django suavely leaps into the path of challenges and is not afraid to take on the mightiest tasks. His brave and innovative approach to management, as well as an irreverent sense of humour, has lead SuperHeroes to safeguard and amplify the brand power of a great roster of global clients.

Before launching SuperHeroes, Django cut his teeth as an Management Consultant and Operations Director on clients like Heineken, Nike and Philips. He learned that dedication, focus and working with the best people are all essential ingredients when fighting mediocrity in every form.
Jamie West
Deputy MD
SKY MEDIA
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With over 20 years of TV and Online sales experience, Jamie now heads-up the team responsible for the development of emerging advertising opportunities at Sky Media.

Central to this role is the creation of AdSmart – Sky’s much anticipated addressable advertising capability.

His career path has taken him from ITV to Channel 5 to Viacom Brand Solutions and now to the world’s largest multi-channel sales house – Sky Media.
Damon Westbury
International Sales Director
CLEAR CHANNEL OUTDOOR
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Damon Westbury is International Sales Director for Clear Channel Outdoor’s international division, with responsibility for leading strategic relationships and partnerships with global media agencies, top global advertisers and international OOH specialists.

Damon has extensive cross-media and international sales experience. He joined Clear Channel after 8 years at Microsoft, where he held a variety of roles, most recently as Global Agency and Accounts Director. Prior to this, Damon led Microsoft’s UK Categories team, having initially joined Microsoft to lead the advertising focus for the FMCG sector.

Before Microsoft, Damon was Client Sales Director at the UK’s leading female website handbag.com, Head of Sponsorship Sales at Carlton Interactive and Head of Client Sales at Fox Kids Europe.

In his role as Clear Channel’s International Sales Director, he is looking to capitalise on the powerful potential of Outdoor within the media mix, fuelled by the rapid growth of digital out-of-home and new technologies, to deliver compelling communications solutions that enable brands to engage with today’s connected consumer and leverage Clear Channel’s global scale.

Damon read Economics and Politics at Exeter University, is an active fundraiser for his local community and lives in West London with his wife Emma and their two young children.
Hamish White
Digital Strategy & Business Development Director
NEWS UK
Terri White
Editor-In-Chief, Empire
BAUER MEDIA
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Terri White is Editor-in-Chief of Bauer Media’s flagship film and entertainment brand, Empire. White is an award-winning editor with fifteen years’ experience working for publishing companies on both sides of the Atlantic.

She joins Bauer from Time Out New York where she worked as Editor-in-Chief, overseeing the brand’s editorial direction and content across all platforms. Under her leadership, Time Out New York won several American industry awards including Most Improved Publication, Overall Digital Excellence, Best Use of Instagram and Cover of the Year. White herself was named one of Folio’s Top Women in US Media, 2015.
Oli Whitten
SVP of Europe and Interim Head of International
RUBICON PROJECT
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Professor Greg Whyte OBE
Olympian, world renowned sport scientist and author of Achieve the Impossible
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Professor Greg Whyte OBE is a physical activity expert, world-renowned sports scientist and former Olympic Modern Pentathlete. A Professor of Applied Sport and Exercise Science at Liverpool John Moore's University and Director of Performance at the Centre for Health and Human Performance on Harley Street in London, Greg has extensive professional experience assessing, treating and improving the performance of patients, sporting enthusiasts and athletes ranging from cancer sufferers to celebrities attempting their first mountain summit to Gold medal seeking Olympians.
Guy Wieynk
CEO, Western Europe
PUBLICIS
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Guy joined Publicis in January 2015 to head up the Publicis UK and Nordic agencies. He has since been promoted to chief executive, Western Europe, Publicis Worldwide.
Over the past year, Guy has led the formation of Publicis UK’s broad client offering, acquiring content agency August and shopper marketing agency, Vivid. Under his leadership, Publicis in the UK has experienced some of its biggest wins over the last decade including Morrisons, P&G; Fairy and Heineken.
Previous to Publicis, Guy spent 16 years at AKQA, building the agency globally. As his career progressed he was promoted to manage the New York office, followed by Europe, and finally International in 2012. During this six-year period the International group trebled in revenue; opened five offices; and won over 300 major awards, including 18 ‘Agency of the year’ titles by the London office alone.
In his final role as International Vice President, Guy headed up the offices across Europe, Asia and in North America.
Ben Williams
Ops & Comms Manager
AD BLOCK PLUS
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Laura Jane Williams
Author
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Laura Jane Williams is the author of hotly anticipated survive-and-thrive heartbreak memoir Becoming (Hodder & Stoughton, June 2016), writes to 40,000 monthly readers on her blog, Superlatively Rude, and regularly contributes to national newspapers and magazines on the themes of speaking up, owning your voice, and messy humanness.

A prolific public speaker, Laura is the co-founder and host of IRL Panel, a discussion and networking event for women with a lot to say, at Twitter UK. The launch trended on Twitter and reached five million eyeballs across all social media.

Laura has recently wrapped up recording for the first season of “Becoming: The Podcast”, a “talk radio show” designed to share the rites-of-passage stories of accomplished women, and has a TV series in early development.
Harm Wimmenhove
Design Director
MEDIAMONKS
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Design shepherd at MediaMonks, always on the verge of concept, design and production. Passionate about producing work that is outstanding in every respect. Cycling through Amsterdam like a maniac.
Steve Wing
VP, Mobile & Marketplace, International
RUBICON PROJECT
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Steve Wing joined Rubicon Project as VP, Mobile and Marketplace, International, where he oversees the strategy, planning, product requirements and business development for Mobile and Guaranteed Orders into all markets outside North America.

Steve began his career in digital in 1999 as Launch Advertising Manager at Guardian Unlimited, and then, as Head of Commercial Development, responsible for all digital revenue. In 2003 he became Head of Advertising Strategy and in 2007 joined the Guardian’s Advertising Board as Business Development Director. In 2010 he became Head of Digital Marketing, before being promoted to Business Director, Mobile, responsible for accelerating the growth of GNM’s mobile business. In November 2012 he joined CBS interactive, where he was Vice President, EMEA, responsible for the strategy, operations, and overall business performance of the Tech, Games and Media brands across EMEA.
Athena Witter
Head of Entertainment, Soaps, Drama
ITV
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Ben Wood
Global President
IPROSPECT
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Ben Wood is one of digital marketing's industry veterans. Now driving the vision for the agency globally, Ben previously oversaw phenomenal growth of the UK business since its launch in 2010. For two consecutive years, he has been voted within the top five of The Drum Digerati top 100 most influential individuals in digital.
Sarah Wood
Co-Founder & Co-CEO
UNRULY
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Sarah Wood is co-founder and Co of video ad tech company Unruly, the second fastest growing company in the UK (Source: Deloitte), where she ensures the company delivers the most awesome social video campaigns on the planet. Unruly works with 84% of Ad Age 100 brands and provides an end to end technology platform to help them crack the code on social video sharing. Unruly has 14 offices, employs 190 people and is backed by Amadeus Capital Partners, Van den Ende & Deitmers and British Growth Fund.
Sarah was voted one of 15 Women to Watch in Tech by Inc., one of 10 London-Based Entrepreneurs to Watch by Forbes and #4 in Digital Spy's Top 10 Women in Tech. Sarah is an associate lecturer at the University of Cambridge, where she teaches an MPhil course in online video culture. Sarah fronts the Your Life steering group, a Government initiative designed to get more students to take Maths and Science between the ages of 16-18.
Floyd Woodrow
MBE, Chairman & CEO
CHRYSALIS WW
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He was one of the UK’s youngest soldiers to be selected for the elite Special Air Service at the age of 22. During this time he served in many different operational areas globally, and was awarded the UK’s second highest gallantry award for bravery and an MBE for his exemplary services whilst in Afghanistan.
As Chairman and CEO of Chrysalis Worldwide, he coaches businesses, governments, sports teams and police forces around the world on all aspects of elite performance and leadership.
Floyd’s unique and highly innovative training programmes were developed over a 20-year period, working in situations which demand the highest possible level of personal and corporate performance.
He’s the author of ‘Elite! - The Secret to Exceptional Leadership and Performance’ (2012) and ‘The Warrior, the Strategist and You : How to Find Your Purpose and Realise Your Potential’ (publication date: April 14th, 2016).
Bob Wootton
Director of Media & Advertising
ISBA
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Bob’s is a career of two halves. Twenty years in senior operational, management and ownership roles in some of London’s most successful advertising agencies, and a spell as a partner in a specialist communications and management consultancy.

He then joined ISBA in mid-1996 as Director of Media & Advertising, where he is a member of the executive management team with specific responsibilities representing advertisers across all media, advertisement production and content issues.

He is or has been a director of all the industry’s audience research and content regulation bodies, and is a frequent commentator in industry and national media. A keen cook, mushroom hunter, musician and guitar collector, he still makes time to play every day.
Cameron Worth
Founder
SHARPEND
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Cameron Worth is the founder of SharpEnd, the first IoT agency and whose clients include Absolut Vodka, Unilever, Beiersdorf and Pernod Ricard. With previous roles including Engine Group and EVRYTHNG, Cameron has been heavily involved in building some of the UK’s most exciting tech businesses but has also benefited from working agency-side to help support their clients in understanding and embracing new technology opportunities.
Markus Wulff
Digital Innovation Manager
THE ABSOLUT COMPANY
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Markus Wulff is a digital innovation manager at The Absolut Company and specialises in identifying and exploiting scalable growth opportunities. With a background in both entrepreneurship and large corporation, Markus has gained special skills in innovation development, product marketing, startup discovery, emerging technologies, conversion tracking and campaign ROI. His current focus is on the Internet of Things and how it can be leveraged to deliver new products and services that drive positive business outcomes and end-user value.
Duncan Wynn
Director of Sales
SKY MEDIA
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Duncan started his career at ITV in 1992 and was with ITV until joining Sky as a Sales Controller in 2003.
From there he progressed to Head of Sales and finally becoming Director of Sales, his current position.
Duncan’s day to day role is trading all airtime goals across Sky Media and covering all Sky channels and those of our Media partners.
Duncan’s biggest challenge over the last year has been to interlink all Channel 5 advertising into a single Sky Media position.