Speakers
A world-class mix of the industry's best and brightest.
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Ian Cafferky
Head of Marcomms
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A business leader with 16 years of experience in the Media & Entertainment sector at Accenture, Hachette, Manchester City FC and O2. Expertise in Brand & Marketing, Content Creation, Strategy Formulation and Commercial Finance. Passionate believer in customer insights, authentic content creation, and customer conversations to keep it real.
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.
Garreth Cameron
Strategic Liaison Group Manager
INFORMATION COMMISSIONER'S OFFICE
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Garreth Cameron is the Group Manager for Business and Industry at the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO). He has responsibility for managing the ICO’s strategic relationships with industry stakeholders in order to uphold information rights in the public interest and promote data privacy for individuals. Garreth also takes a lead role in handling high profile cases involving private sector organisations where there may be significant media interest.
Matt Campion
Founder & Creative Director
SPIRIT MEDIA
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Matt is a Founder & Creative Director at Spirit. He is a multi award-winning creative, responsible for overseeing Spirit’s television, digital and social media production.

Matt began his career in television working as a producer/director. Previous to Spirit, he was an Executive Producer for Endemol UK working across both TV and digital productions.

Spirit’s clients include: Channel 4, ITV, BBC, Jamie Oliver's ‘FoodTube', Davina McCall's 'Get Fit With Davina', Rimmel, United Airlines, Tottenham Hotspurs, Yahoo! and StyleHaul.
Christian Cappe
Founder & CEO
CRISTAL EVENTS
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Christian Cappe has always been deeply committed to developing the entertainment and cultural industries. By creating his society in 1996, he has brought his support to local communities by promoting their filming locations, and decides to develop various European events linked to television, cinema and the audiovisual world.
Amongst those, the “International Music and Cinema Festival” of Bourgogne (with invited artists such as Ennio Morricone, John Barry, Maurice Jarre, Lalo Schiffrin, Gabriel Yared, or Michael Neymann), the “TV series Festival” of Luchon, or the “TV Festival” of Djerba.
In 2001, he launched the first edition of the Cristal Festival, which will be developed in 2005 by the MENA Cristal Festival, first Awards Festival dedicated to advertising creation in the Middle-East. Now he runs several events all over the world : Courchevel, Lisbon, Marrakesh, Cairo, Mauritius, Dubai, Shanghai, Paris, São Paulo...
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.
Mats Carduner
CEO
FIFTY FIVE
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Mats's journey online began in the 90’s: after working at L’Oréal in the Consumer Division, he successively joined Infonie, Havas Interactive Publishing, Monster, and then Google, where he was Managing Director for France & Southern Europe from 2004 to 2010. These busy years did not weaken his taste for entrepreneurship. In 2010, he co-founded fifty-five, a data company
helping marketers leverage data and technology. Originally headquartered in Paris, fifty-five has offices in London, Hong Kong and recently announced the opening of a New York office following the news of their joining You & Mr Jones, the world’s first brandtech group.
In addition to fifty-five, this HEC Paris graduate also co-founded Coopt In, a recruitment social network later sold to Le Figaro group.
Christopher Carroll
Former EMEA Marketing Director
UNDER ARMOUR
Dominic Carter
Chief Commercial Officer
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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Torie Chilcott
Founder
SCOOTA
Julian Childs
Managing Director UK & Europe
BUSINESS INSIDER
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Mike Gaffney
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Joel Christie
Rocket Fuel
DIRECTOR OF CLIENT STRATEGY
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Finlay Clark
Head of UK Sales
WAZE
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Finlay is Head of UK Sales at Waze, the Google-owned navigation app which helps commuters outsmart traffic. His role is to evangelize the value of Waze's unique location based advertising platform in the UK and grow the advertiser base. Previously he spent 5 years at Google, most recently as Industry Head within the retail team, working with businesses like Screwfix, B&Q;, Everest, and Wickes helping them get the most out of the web. He's worked in the internet industry since the year 2000, but prior to Google he worked for digital agency Bigmouthmedia, running the search marketing activities for the likes of Tesco, Debenhams, Signet, Philips and GAME. Finlay graduated from the University of Edinburgh with a degree in Politics & Sociology.
Cameron Clarke
Managing Editor Scotland/ Commissioning Editor
THE DRUM
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Nigel Clarkson
MD and Commercial Director
YAHOO UK
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Nigel Clarkson joined Yahoo in 2016 as the UK MD and Commercial Director. He joined from Weve, where he was the company’s Commercial Director. Nigel has extensive experience in the media industry working across outdoor, radio and online as well as a background in sales and marketing. Nigel has over 15 years of experience in sales management, at Yahoo, Weve, LivingSocial and Primesight.
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.
Justin Cochrane
CEO, UK
CLEAR CHANNEL
Heide Cohu
Founder
STUDIO OF ART + COMMERCE
Emilie Colker
VP Brand & Social Impact
PEARSON
Cherry Collins
Creative Director
GRABBLE
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.
Rodney Collins
Regional Director EMEA
MCCANN TRUTH CENTRAL
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Rodney Collins, PhD, is the Regional Director - EMEA of Truth Central, the global consumer intelligence unit of McCann. Committed to the agency’s founding Truth Well Told philosophy, Dr. Collins leads a team dedicated to uncovering human truths to help pioneering brands make their mark in the world. As a Regional Director, Rodney designs, manages, and conducts global and regional thought leadership initiatives for the McCann WorldGroup network. 
Rodney has field experience in Europe, North & Central Africa, the Middle East, and North & Central America and has conducted extended youth research in both Cameroon and Tunisia. Most recently, he has conducted a global research study on youth, surveying 30,000 people from all regions of the world as well as qualitative groups with Millennials and Gen Z in 40 countries.
He has published widely in industry, academic, and popular press, including Brand Republic and the Huffington Post.
Tim Collins
Managing Director, UK
OCTAGON
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Tim Collins serves as SVP, Octagon Europe, spearheading growth and managing campaigns for some of the world’s leading brands, including AB InBev, NIVEA for Men, AIG and Subway. With nearly two decades in the industry, Collins’ areas of expertise includes football, rugby and sailing. He has extensive experience overseeing sponsorship activation and communications plans and has activated sponsorship programs at every FIFA World Cup since 1998 for brands such as Coca-Cola, Nationwide, JVC and Toshiba. In addition, he has managed three FA Cup partnerships: AXA, E.ON and Budweiser.
Robert Cookson
Digital Media Correspondent
FINANCIAL TIMES
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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.
Fearne Cotton
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Fearne has been presenting live TV since the age of 15 when she was spotted by ITV’s ‘Disney Club’.
Her warmth, natural interview skills and ability to make presenting live TV seem effortless and has given her the opportunity to present a variety of shows over the years.
This year Fearne will be returning for the 15th series of Celebrity Juice in her role as team captain, a show that continues to be a ratings winner for ITV2. Other shows include Fearne & Gok: Off The Rails, The BBC Music Awards, Top of the Pops with Reggie Yates, ‘Fearne and McBusted’, a Coldplay special for Sky Arts, BAFTA red carpet coverage with Dermott O’Leary for E!, Children in Need Rocks with Chris Evans, several series of ‘Fearne and’, Must be the Music for Sky1, Comic Relief and Last Comic Standing for NBC amongst many others. Fearne is also a huge ambassador for Children in Need and can be seen annually as part of the presenting team.
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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.
Darren Cox
CMO (Chief Maverick Officer) and Founder
IDEAS+CARS
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Founder of IDEAS+CARS, former, Global Head of Brand, Sales and Marketing: Nismo, Global Motorsport Director Nissan, Brand Director Nissan, European Chief Marketing Manager - Crossover and Sports
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Susan Credle
Global Chief Creative Officer
FCB
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Susan Credle, Global CCO of FCB, believes that tenacious strategic thinking expressed through unforgettable creative with scale leads to long-term success for businesses and brands.
Susan spent over two decades at BBDO/NY, where she rose from “bathroom- break girl” for the agency’s receptionists to EVP, Executive Creative Director. There, Susan, with her partner, Steve Rutter, reinvented the iconic M&M;’S characters; helped turn Cingular Wireless from a small challenger brand into a category leader; and created other consistently award-winning work for such clients as Bank of America, FedEx, Gillette, Lowe’s, PepsiCo, Pizza Hut and Visa.
In 2009 Susan joined Leo Burnett USA as CCO, where she spearheaded
a creative renaissance. She raised the bar for the work and nurtured a collaborative environment that produced some of the agency’s most memorable campaigns in years, starting with the multimedia Allstate “Mayhem” campaign. For Esurance, the first ad after Super Bowl XLVIII proved the perfect place to launch the #EsuranceSave30 Twitter campaign and bring national attention to “Insurance for the Modern World.” The Chicago Tribune called it the “unofficial Big Idea” of the game. And Susan is always looking for purpose-driven ideas for brands like Secret’s anti-bullying initiative, “Mean Stinks,” which continues to make a difference in young girls’ lives.
Susan is a member of the Creative Review Board of the Ad Council and serves on the boards of The University of North Carolina’s School of Journalism and Media, The American Association of Advertising Agencies, The One Club, The VCU Brandcenter, The IAB, The Foundation for Exxcellence in Women’s Health, Marwen, Chicago Ideas Week and One Million Degrees.
Mark Creighton
Chief Operating Officer, UK & Ireland
DENTSU
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Mark started his career at All Response Media in 1999, before joining the digital specialist agency i-level where he became Managing Director in 2006. Mark joined Mindshare in September 2010 and he successfully applied a digital lens to the agency. He is currently the chief operating officer at Dentsu Aegis Network UK and Ireland.
Lucy Criddle
Senior Acquisitions Manager
SKY
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.
Suart Cupit
Co-Founder
INITION
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Stuart Cupit is cofounder of Inition an experiential production company specialising in the latest technologies. With over 25 years’ experience working in the field of Virtual Reality, Augmented Reality, realtime interactive 3D graphics working across a wide range of industries. Heading up Inition’s experiential production team, business development and evangelising emerging technologies. With a keen personal interest in computer graphics, and the maker, tinker, hacker community, the merging of traditional craft and the latest digital production techniques.
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 Curwood
CEO
DESIGNTALENT
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Over the years I have designed and delivered talent solutions across design, technology, innovation, media and consulting.

I have been responsible for global talent acquisition, learning & development, retention, employee experience & the future of some of the world's most exciting talent, while working with some of the fastest-growing companies.

Now Founder & CEO of investment-backed, human-centered talent consultancy, Designtalent.
We turn brilliant businesses into employers of choice.
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.