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Gabbi Cahane
Chairman
MULTIPLE
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Gabbi is an angel investor and consultant with over 20 years experience in advising start-ups, scale-ups and global corporations. As an investor in and mentor to startups, he has contributed to product, brand and commercial strategy; connected co-founders, collaborators and commercial partners; raised capital, awareness and a few eyebrows. He is the founder of Cahane & Associates, a strategy firm that enables global brands to define their purpose and positioning; develop culture and behaviour, drive innovation and change; improve reputation, influence and value. He is also Chairman of Multiple, a growth consultancy focused on scaling tech companies from Series A and beyond. He likes being tattooed. A lot.
Chris Camacho
Managing Partner, Precision Marketing
STARCOM MEDIAVEST GROUP, UK
Chris Cardew
Head of Strategy
MINDSHARE
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Chris has worked in media for eight years. Having graduated with a 1st class degree in marketing and communications, he took a year out to travel before starting his career as a media buyer, then moving into planning and now strategy.
Prior to Mindshare, he was senior strategist at Naked Communications where he created and managed the award winning Foster’s comedy platform, working closely with the Heineken UK mainstream lager team.
Chris is currently the strategic lead for ITV, Jaguar and Land Rover at Mindshare, working closely with clients to develop brand, business and communications strategies, and oversee all communications planning output.
In his career Chris has gained experience across multiple sectors including alcoholic beverages, retail, automotive, entertainment and luxury.
Christopher Carroll
EMEA Marketing Director
UNDER ARMOUR
Dominic Carter
Commercial Director
NEWS UK
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Jess Cartner-Morley
Fashion Editor
THE GUARDIAN
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Jess Cartner-Morley became Fashion Editor of The Guardian in 2000, three years after joining the newspaper as a researcher. She has covered the ready to wear and haute couture catwalk shows for the newspaper and website in Paris, London, New York and Milan since then, alongside reporting on industry news, street style and red carpet fashion, and writing a column in Weekend magazine. As well as designers from Alexander McQueen and Tommy Hilfiger to Victoria Beckham and Stella McCartney, she has interviewed pop cultural figures from Gwyneth Paltrow to Sam Taylor-Wood for the newspaper. Her writing also appears in Vogue, Elle, Harpers Bazaar, and Grazia.
Tia Castagno
Global Head of Innovation
VIZEUM
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Tia Castagno joined Vizeum Global as the new Head of Innovation and Content in 2015, where she drives Vizeum’s Innovation and Content Marketing practice at a global level. Before starting at Vizeum, Tia worked at WPP for 10 years, eight of which were spent at MediaCom, where she ran International accounts such as Shell, Audi, Bulgari, Visit Britain/UK Gov and Burberry.

More recently she worked at Maker Studios, where she worked very closely with YouTubers, the creators of today, on the development of short-form branded content programmes for the likes of Unilever and Coca-Cola.
Andy Chandler
VP EMEA
TAPJOY
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Julian Childs
Managing Director UK & Europe
BUSINESS INSIDER
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Joel Christie
Rocket Fuel
DIRECTOR OF CLIENT STRATEGY
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Cameron Clarke
Managing Editor Scotland/ Commissioning Editor
THE DRUM
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Lindsey Clay
CEO
THINKBOX
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Funded by the commercial TV companies, Thinkbox is the marketing body for commercial TV in the UK, in all its forms. Thinkbox works with the marketing community with a single ambition: to help advertisers and agencies get the best out of today’s TV.

Prior to joining Thinkbox in 2007 Lindsey had roles at advertising agencies including McCann Erickson and JWT, working on some of the industry’s biggest clients and most famous TV advertised brands.

Lindsey is also Vice President of WACL (Women in Advertising and Communications London), is a Fellow of the Marketing Society, a member of the Marketing Group of Great Britain and is on the board of the British Arrows (formerly the British Television Advertising Awards).
Dan Clays
CEO
OMD UK
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Adam Clyne
Head of Digital, EMEA
WEBER SHANDWICK
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As Head of Digital for EMEA, Adam leads Weber Shandwick’s growing digital and social operation across 74 offices. He is an award-winning practitioner, having created numerous ground-breaking campaigns for many of the world’s leading brands.
Emilie Colker
VP Brand & Social Impact
PEARSON
Claudine Collins
MD UK
MEDIACOM
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Claudine Collins is the Managing Director of MediaCom, the largest media planning and buying agency in the UK. With over 200 clients, and 800 staff her role is to ensure the smooth running of the agency on a day to day basis and ensure staff welfare. She also ensures that the Managing Partners in the agency and their departments deliver the best client service and help to facilitate better connections particularly between media owners and clients.
She has been in the industry for 25 years, forging strong, high level relationships with the media and has worked on a variety of clients.
Robert Cookson
Digital Media Correspondent
FINANCIAL TIMES
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Jo Coombs
Managing Director
OGILVYONE
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Jo is Managing Director of OgilvyOne London, the UK’s leading Customer Engagement Agency. She’s an experienced digital & direct marketer. With knowledge spanning across sectors including: Financial Services, Government, FMCG, Retail & Travel. Focusing particularly in Customer Engagement and Behaviour Change.

Jo has been at OgilvyOne for the last 10 years working with clients including American Express, Mothercare, Unilever and British Airways. She was promoted to the role of Managing Director in May 2012. Jo is also responsible for the agency’s new business efforts including winning the recent Department of Health & Co-operative Group Direct & Digital pitches. An agency side person her whole career Jo has also worked at Y&R; Europe, Harrison Troughton Wunderman and Brann.

She is a farmer’s daughter, mother of two, a photographer, horsewoman and a yoga instructor. She also has a passion for good shoes.
Jim Cooper
Editorial Director
ADWEEK
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Editorial Director James Cooper oversees all print and digital editorial functions at Adweek, the leading source of news for marketing, media and advertising professionals. It delivers insightful, forward-thinking content across various platforms, including a weekly print magazine, an iPad app, daily newsletters, social media, original videos, events and awards. Adweek is a must-read for CMOs, creatives, media buyers, content creators, agency heads and anyone looking to stay informed about the media and marketing landscape. Cooper started at the Adweek magazine group as a reporter at Mediaweek in 1998 and rose to executive editor before shifting over to the same role at the new Adweek in October 2012. Before Mediaweek he was the programming editor at Cablevision Magazine and a staff writer at Broadcasting & Cable. He graduate from Kenyon College and received a Master\'s degree in journalism from Boston University.
Dave Coplin
Chief Envisioning Officer
MICROSOFT
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Dave Coplin is author of two books on the need to rethink the usage of technology in the modern world. He is currently the Chief Envisioning Officer for Microsoft UK and an established thought leader on the role of technology in our personal and professional lives. He has worked across a wide range of industries and customers, providing strategic advice and guidance around the intersection of modern society and technology both inside and outside the world of work. Dave is passionate about turning the base metal of technology into valuable assets that affect the way we live work and play and in so doing, move the focus from the technology itself to the outcome it enables. His first book: “Business Reimagined”, provided a view of a new working environment based on collaborative and flexible working. His latest book, “The Rise of the Humans” provides a further call to action, for both individuals and organisations to harness not hate the digital deluge and take back control of technology
Patricia Corsi
Vice President Foods & Beverages UK & Ireland
UNILEVER
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In the role of Vice President Brand Building, Foods and Beverages for the UK & Ireland, Patricia is responsible for marketing Unilever UK & Ireland’s flagship brands.
Patricia has over 20 years of experience and for the past 10 years have been working for Unilever. She has joined the board in April 2015 having previously held several senior management roles including, most recently, as Regional Category Vice President, Laundry Europe and Global VP for new platforms in Homecare. Patricia also has extensive experience in Foods with around 6 years experience in Savoury in both Global and Regional roles. Prior to this she worked for Kraft Foods Group for 4 years leading different business in Foods and Beverages in Latin America.
Patricia has graduated in Marketing & Advertising with a post graduation in Business management. Brazilian native Patricia is living and working in Europe for the past 7 years.
Peter Cory
Agency Director
GOOGLE
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Pete is a Director at Google UK, leading their work with agencies to help them make the most of the web and accelerate digital strategies for their clients. He has worked at Google for over 8 years, during which time he's held positions spanning business operations at the Mountain View headquarters to branding in the UK offices. Prior to Google, Pete worked in media planning at Universal McCann and Carat, and at the Radio Advertising Bureau as Media Planning Director, where he also served on the Rajar Board. Pete lives in Surrey with his wife and three children.
Marie Cosnard
Head of Media Relations
HAPPN
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Marie Cosnard is Head of Media Relations at dating app Happn, which is powered by real life interactions, helping users connect with people they’ve already crossed paths with offline, giving them the opportunity to find ‘love at second sight’. Marie was part of the launch team for the app which now boasts 700,000 users in the UK and eight million worldwide.
Ed Couchman
Head of Agency Relations
FACEBOOK
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As UK Head of Agency Relations, Ed is responsible for building meaningful and sustainable relationships within the media and advertising community and for ensuring that Facebook delivers best-in-class service levels and ideas to our clients. Most recently, Ed has been focused on the role of paid advertising on Instagram, bringing many of the world’s leading brands to life. Ed joined Facebook from Channel 4 where his five year tenure was marked by incredible growth and innovation. His responsibilities included driving the commercialisation of C4’s VoD service 4oD across multiple platforms and devices, and being part of the team that secured the landmark deal to broadcast all of C4’s output on You Tube. Ed also led the display sales team, responsible for revenues across C4, E4 and 10 lifestyle UKTV websites.
Susan Credle
Global Chief Creative Officer
FCB
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Mark Creighton
Chief Operating Officer, UK & Ireland
DENTSU
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Sam Crowther
Creative Director of Commercial Audio
BAUER MEDIA RADIO
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Sam is a pioneer in the understanding and application of sound in media, marketing and advertising having worked right across the radio industry. Now at Bauer Media he is Creative Director of Commercial Audio for Bauer’s London and National stations, KISS FM UK, incl Kisstory and KissFresh, Magic, Absolute Radio, Planet Rock, Kerrang and Heat Radio as well as working closely with Bauer’s International radio portfolio.

He manages a department of writers, producers and composers creating sonic content for advertisers on radio and multi-platform campaigns across Bauer’s Magazines and TV channels Grazia, FHM, Heat, Closer, MCN, The Box and 4Music. He is also a respected presentation trainer, an associate Skillset lecturer in ‘Sound Marketing’ and is particularly interested in psychoacoustics, how sound can subliminally affect aspects of human behaviour.
Kevin Cummins
Photographer
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Manchester born Kevin Cummins has an international reputation as one of the world's leading photographers.
His iconic portraits of rock musicians as diverse as Joy Division, The Smiths, Bjork, Manic Street Preachers, Courtney Love and David Bowie have graced magazine covers, galleries and bedroom walls the world over and are included in the collection of The National Portrait Gallery and The V&A; amongst others. Photographing Bowie on stage in 1973 while at Art School was directly responsible for Cummins choosing to shoot Rock ’n’ Roll professionally.
Kevin has published seven critically acclaimed monographs to date. He has been awarded two honorary doctorates (one from Manchester Met University and one from Palermo University in Buenos Aires). He has lived in London since 1987 but retains strong links with his home city. He has recently been invited to talk about Manchester to accompany his forthcoming exhibition at Sydney Opera House.
Tom Curtis
Head of MediaCom Beyond Advertising UK
MEDIACOM
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Over 17 years industry experience, 15 of which have been spent at MediaCom, the UK’s largest media planning and buying agency – now known as the ‘Content + Connections’ agency.

Starting as planner, later becoming creative director, I now head MediaCom Beyond Advertising UK, the content marketing team within the London office. Working with some of the world’s best-known brands my team creates and distributes all forms of content across all types of media.
Ben Cyzer
Head of Creative Strategy
MPC
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Ben leads Creative Strategy at the leading VFX company- Oscar and multi award winning in film and commercials- MPC.