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Jeremy O'Grady
Editor
THE WEEK
Chris O'Reilly
ECD and Co-Founder
NEXUS
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Chris O’Reilly is the co-founder and Executive Creative Director of Nexus, which he started with fellow producer Charlotte Bavasso in 1997.

Chris was educated at Reigate Grammar School and Oxford University (1989-92) where he read English Literature. After a year in Japan teaching English, and a year in London advertising agency J Walter Thompson, he worked his way into film through working freelance on Japanese film and photographic productions. He started the animation division of a Japanese company in 1997 and then affected a management buyout of the company in 2000. It is Chris’s love of technology, design and creativity, that forms the cornerstone of Nexus Interactive Arts, Nexus’s sister company.
Lara O'Reilly
Global Advertising Editor
BUSINESS INSIDER
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Lara O'Reilly is Business Insider's global advertising editor.

She joined Business Insider in 2014 from Marketing Week UK where she had worked on the news desk since 2010.

In 2016, she was shortlisted in the "digital journalist of the year" category at the London Press Club Awards. In 2014 she was named by MHP Communications as one of the "30 under 30 to watch" in British journalism at its annual awards.

Lara has also written for other titles including Press Gazette, Camouflage, The Worthing Herald, and X Magazine.
Kenny Ochoa
Co-Founder
QUIVER
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MJ Olaore
Chief Operational Officer
FIREFISH
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MJ trained as a Chartered Accountant with Price Waterhouse, working in both the London and Singapore offices. Her first foray into the media and entertainment sector came when she worked at Independent Television News (ITN), and this began a career-long love affair with the sector. Roles at LBC, Virgin Radio (which then became Absolute Radio) followed, with her responsibilities over time expanding from Finance to include Operations (legal, HR, IT, facilities). She has been Chief Operating Officer at Firefish since 2011, and in this time she has been instrumental in managing its growth from a single UK entity to an eight-company group, with businesses in the USA, Singapore and the Netherlands to add to the growing UK base.
Anton Oliver
Former Captain
ALL BLACKS
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Retired ex Rugby Union New Zealand captain.
Shaul Olmert
Co-Founder & CEO
PLAYBUZZ
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Shaul Olmert is the co-founder and CEO of Playbuzz, the leading global audience-engagement platform for publishers, brands and agencies to create content people love. A native of Israel, Shaul spent most of his professional career in the United States where he held several senior executive positions in digital media ventures, with an emphasis on games and entertainment content products. Prior to starting Playbuzz, he was vice president of digital products at MTV Networks, responsible for the network’s online gaming content. He also spent time as president of SundaySky, a video marketing company, and was chief marketing officer of the online and mobile marketing company Conduit. Shaul is a director and adviser to many digital media ventures. He holds a master’s degree in interactive telecommunications from New York University.
Milly Olykan
Festival & Events Director
AEG
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As Director of Festivals and Events AEG, Milly Olykan produces festivals and develops new live event content specifically for The O2. These include Country to Country, the UK’s largest country music festival, now in its fourth year, Stone Free Festival, an annual South Asian Music event, Empire Live and BRITs Week. Past events also include independent film festival Sundance London.

Prior to joining AEG her role at IMG Artists and Universal Music included touring and promoting the Spanish Riding School of Vienna, producer of the classical music festival Tuscan Sun Festival, and booking a variety of world music artists. Earlier in her career she worked as an independent concert promoter and managed and tour managed artists throughout US, UK, Europe, Australia and New Zealand. She is also on the Board of Directors of the Country Music Association of America.
Jody Orsborn
Co-founder
BACKSCRATCHERS
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Jody Orsborn is co-founder of The Backscratchers, the website that connects brands and companies with the best industry-approved freelance and agency talent for projects. The company is a graduate of Springboard and BBC Worldwide Labs.

She is also a judge for Glastonbury’s Emerging Talent Competition and an active DJ.

She was previously Head of Marketing and Promotions for Squeak E. Clean Productions, the music production company owned by Anti- Records artist Sam Spiegel (of DJ duo NASA) and the official blogger/ social media gal for the Railroad Revival Tour featuring Mumford and Sons and Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros.
Jane Ostler
Sector MD, Media, Digital and BrandZ
MILLWARD BROWN
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Jane Ostler joined Millward Brown in 2015 as Managing Director of Media, Digital and BrandZ leading the UK team’s work on digital evaluation with publishers, agencies and clients.

Prior to this, Jane led digital units at Ogilvy, Mindshare and JWT before working in early-stage venture capital. She was then a director at Digital UK, leading on marketing strategy and audience support for the UK’s successful switchover to digital TV. She has also held the role of Communications Director at Digital Radio UK.

Jane is a qualified architect, runs, cycles and swims, and has two sons.