Speakers
A world-class mix of the industry's best and brightest.
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Iain Tait
Executive Creative Director
W+K LONDON
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Before rejoining W+K in London Iain was an ECD at Google Creative Lab in New York. During that time he worked on a bunch of things, many of which are still, and may always be, under wraps.

Before Google Iain was Global Interactive ECD at Wieden + Kennedy. His most recognized work was the Old Spice ‘Responses’ campaign. But also worked across a range of clients.

Iain was one of the founders and Creative Directors of POKE.

He's been on a bunch of lists: the 2010 and 2011 Creativity 50, Ad Age's 25 Media Mavens, Fortune Magazine's '40 Under 40, AdWeek’s most creative minds in digital. And he was recently inducted into the AAF Hall of Achievement. And he’s been lucky enough to sit in dark rooms and judge D&AD;, Cannes Lions, Clios, ANDYS and One Show. He sits on the board of the One Club in New York.
Celia Taylor
Head Non Scripted Commissioning
SKY
James Temple
VP MD Executive Creative Director EMEA
R/GA LONDON
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As MD, VP, Executive Creative Director, R/GA London, James leads the creative department and general direction of the agency alongside the MD, Matt Lodder. Since its inception in 2006, James has been the driving force in the London office, leading the business from a team of 5 people, initially serving the Nokia global marketing account, to a team of over 150 people operating across 14 industry leading brands including the BBC, Beats by Dr. Dre, Getty Images, Heineken, Microsoft Mobile, Nike, O2, and Unilever.

James provides strategic direction and thought leadership across all agency accounts, working with a multidisciplinary team of copywriters, interaction designers and visual designers – an entrepreneurial group of digital disruptors passionate about the idea of creating new technologies that fit into people’s lives.
Theo Theodorou
GM EMEA
XAD LOCATION BASED MOBILE
Theo Theodorou Info Events
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As Head of EMEA for xAd, a mobile location platform, he is tasked with bringing together buyers and sellers with ad targeting solutions focused on driving in-store traffic and sales within the region.

Prior to xAd, Theo served as the Senior VP, EMEA at Videology where he worked with advertisers and publishers building cross device opportunities in online video. He also spent a number of years at Apple as Head of Sales and Strategy for iAd in EMEA. He previously fulfilled a similar role at Microsoft as EMEA Head of Sales for Mobile Advertising implementing the launch of MSN Mobile’s ad product in multiple markets. He joined Microsoft as part of the ScreenTonic acquisition, where he drove the first mobile advertising banner formats on Orange’s mobile platform.

Theo has a detailed understanding of the challenges facing both advertisers and publishers in the new multi-screen digital world. He is also a Mobile Marketing Association and IAB board member.
Kristian Thomas
Gymnast
Kevin Thompson
Joint Managing Director
TAPESTRY RESEARCH
Kevin Thompson Info Events
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Kevin’s one of the founding members of Tapestry, a research agency dedicated to delivering research that lives on through maths, modelling and clever simulators. Prior to Tapestry, Kevin was part of the Strategic Consulting team at Ipsos OTX, based in Austin, Texas. Apart from developing a curious soft spot for cowboy boots, he also led multidisciplinary teams of researchers, brand and design consultants on consumer decision journey studies for the likes of Wells Fargo, Unilever and Microsoft. Before that he was an SVP at Ipsos in New York and a Director of OTX Europe. With a background in Econometrics, he tends to specialise in the combination of consumer understanding and hardcore mathematics.
Suki Thompson
Chief Executive Officer
OYSTERCATCHERS
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Suki Thompson is CEO and founder of Oystercatchers, a consultancy that accelerates Marketing Performance providing a wide range of specialist consultancy services including marketing models, client/agency partnerships, pitches, training and ways of working in the UK, Europe, Asia and USA.
She has worked in agencies; Rapp, Publicis and TBWA before turning serial entrepreneur, launching Kendall Tarrant headhunting in Asia and founding Haystack UK - a framework for the modern pitch intermediary.
Suki is an expert in business partnerships, the driving force behind proprietary evaluation process, Optimise™ the OC Training Academy. Clients include; Sainsbury’s, McDonald\'s, British Airways, Avis Budget Group and L&G;
Member of the Marketing Group of Great Britain, Suki is former Chair of The Marketing Society, WACL member and Board Trustee for Macmillan Cancer Support and Touraid.
Her views are regularly sought by the media, she frequently speaks at conferences, and leads industry debat
Dr Yvonne Thompson CBE
Entrepreneur and author
ASAP COMMUNICATIONS
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Owner of ASAP Communications, and author of ‘7 Traits of Highly Successful Women on Boards’, Dr Yvonne Thompson has always shown an entrepreneurial flair. Originally from Guyana, she evolved from freelance writing for many music industry papers including Music Week and IPC weekly, to being Music Editor for the UK's first Black Monthly glossy magazine, Root, and founder and director of the UK's first Black Music radio station, Choice FM. She also has over 20 years’ experience on public sector boards including DTI's Ethnic Minority Business Forum, African Caribbean Business Network, and many others where she brings energy, experience, dedication, and change to and for many. Having made her mark in the UK she was awarded a CBE in the Queen’s Birthday Honour List in 2003 for her services to women, small business and minorities. Ms Thompson has been hailed as a role model in the Black community in the UK and Europe and for women in general wanting to start their own business.
Kate Thornton
Founder & Editor-in-Chief
TBSEEN.COM
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Kate is an accomplished journalist, former magazine editor and broadcaster. The youngest editor of Smash Hits at 21, a Daily Mirror columnist and Contributing Editor at Marie Claire and contributor to The Sunday Times, she has been a regular face on TV and radio since 1997 and has hosted the likes of The X Factor, Comic Relief, This Morning, The Royal Variety Performance and Loose Women as well as her shows for BBC Radio 2.
Diana Tickell
Chief Executive
NABS
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Diana joined NABS as CEO in March 2015. Prior to this she was the executive director for marketing at Barnardo’s and acting deputy chief executive. Diana’s responsibility at Barnardo's included fundraising, the Retail and Trading division and the Media, Brand and Digital Communications teams. Diana joined Barnardo’s in 2002 as head of advertising and communications and steered Barnardo’s through some of its most controversial campaigns including the “cockroach baby” advertising campaign, raising the issues of child poverty and the re-launch of the Barnardo’s brand with the new strapline “Believe in Children”.
Diana has also worked at agencies Brann, Osprey and Lion, working on numerous charity accounts, including Save the Children and the Salvation Army. Now at NABS, Diana’s work has seen her guide the team in the creation and execution of a new brand strategy and positioning, a relaunch of of the Working Parents Programme and the evolution of a number of vital services & initiatives.
Alice Tonge
Creative Director
4CREATIVE
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Alice is a Creative Director at Channel 4’s multi award winning, in-house creative agency, 4creative.

Alice heads up the creative and design department at 4creative and has been responsible for many of its high profile campaigns, including the launch of 4seven, Gay Mountain and Alternative Voices, which were part of Channel 4’s Born Risky brand campaign. And more recently as Creative Director on the Channel 4 Rebrand and Paralympics campaign 2016.
Amelia Torode
Chief Strategy Officer
TBWA LONDON
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Amelia is a renowned strategic leader, a specialist in digital and Campaign’s ‘Planner of the Year’. She is a frequent speaker at industry events, including TEDx and the Guardian’s Media Summit, where she brings together leading edge thinking with a practical application of ideas for the advertising community.

She has extensive experience in brand and digital strategy, with previous roles as Strategy Director at Naked and most recently, Head of Strategy and Innovation at VCCP.

In her role at Good Relations, Amelia was responsible for driving the Group’s digital strategy, innovation and culture initiatives. During her time at VCCP, Amelia used her knowledge of digital technologies and advertising planning to create real-time strategies for clients such as O2, Dyson, London 2012 and Comparethemarket.com.
Jamie Toward
Managing Partner
KARMARAMA
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Nick Trott
Editor
EVO
Nick Trott Info Events
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Motoring journalist for 19 years, winner of the Guild of Motoring Writers journalist of the year and Headline Auto Editor of the year. Double winner at the London Motor Film Festival. Editor of evo since 2009. Overseen the growth of the evo brand, particularly in digital and video. evo is the world’s leading performance car title with 18 international print licensees, a successful website and app, and 500,000 subscribers (and 100million views) on Facebook.
Craig Tuck
Sales Director
RADIUMONE
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Having spent 18 years in the media industry Craig Tuck now heads up the Sales division for RadiumOne, a leader in programmatic advertising, helping brands unlock the value of sharing, the most powerful signal through which to reach your next customer.

Spending the early years of his career in B2B publishing, Cinema, and then moving on to site representation business Lycos, and major digital media brands IGN, Mypace and AskMen working for a division of NewsCorp, Craig has now ‘found his home’ in programmatic martech.  Fascinated and motivated by helping clients reach their next customer, he thrives on creativity around audience, and helping brands respond to customers in a way that resonates in this new age.  No longer is a silo’ed approach good enough if results are expected, those silos need to come together as one system and RadiumOne helps brands and agencies understand and activate that system in an efficient and impactful way.
Grant Tudor
Founder
POPULIST
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Rupert Turnbull
Group International Publisher
TIME & FORTUNE
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Rupert started his career in Advertising at Leo Burnett, working on brands such as McDonalds and Mercedes and FMCG giants like Procter & Gamble and United Biscuits. From there he moved into magazine publishing where he has stayed for the last 17 years. Working on magazine brands including HELLO!, Men’s Health, Condé Nast Traveller, House & Garden and GQ. He was the Publisher at WIRED between 2010 and 2015 and oversaw its evolution from print magazine to multiplatform brand, with a digital portfolio, several annual conferences, a weekly podcast and a consulting business. His current role is Group International Publisher at TIME & Fortune, where he is responsible for driving existing and new revenues for both brands in all territories outside the US.