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Nicole Yershon
Director, Innovative Solutions
OGILVY
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Nicole Yershon began her career in advertising 25 years ago at Simons Palmer and GGT. She joined Ogilvy in 2000 with a brief from the chairman to “bring the agency into the 21st Century”. In doing so, Nicole has overhauled the agency’s broadcast and video editing facility, making Ogilvy London the lead agency in the Group for the management and broadcast of digital assets. In 2008, Ogilvy London’s Digital Innovation Lab was founded, fuelling unprecedented creative campaigns and building partnerships between industries and across media channels thus pushing the agency’s innovation activities.
Gordon Young
Editor and Co-Founder
THE DRUM
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Gordon Young is founder of The Drum, the biggest marketing website by unique views in Europe and in his opinion, the best magazine.

The Drum has picked up many honours in recent years including being named as Media Brand of the Year by the PPA in 2015. Gordon was also the PPA’s Editor of the Year in 2013.

Joanna Young
Head of Campaigns
LIVE NATION
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Jo has been Head of Campaigns at Live Nation Music UK for 3 years, leading cross platform marketing campaigns across both Live Nation's tours and festivals including Download and Wireless Festival, plus tours for U2, Madonna, Beyonce, Kasabian, Fleetwood Mac and (literally) hundreds of others. Previous to that she was a Media Planning Director at media agency ZenithOptimedia, running campaigns and brand partnerships across numerous categories from fashion, to automotive, to entertainment.
Nadine Young
Global Head of Strategy
BLUE 449
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As Blue 449’s Global Head of Strategy, Nadine is charged with driving collaboration across multi-agency, and multi-market teams to produce best-in-class integrated communications plans. Nadine pushes the group to take a comprehensive marketing perspective when approaching business challenges.
A champion of insight-driven work, Nadine is passionate about strategy and the opportunities afforded by data to inspire creativity. Prior to Blue 449, Nadine spent nine years working in New York, initially at Mindshare where she led strategy across Royal Caribbean, Unilever, Kimberly Clark and Land Rover. More recently in her role as Chief Strategy Officer at Vizeum New York, she led the function on Discover Card, Reckitt Benckiser, Sonos and Calvin Klein.
Nadine has judged prominent industry awards including the Effies, Digiday and MediaPost, and has been quoted and published in several prominent trade and marketing titles.