Ad Age Digital Conference Returns To New York City April 16-17 Newark Mayor Cory Booker to Present Keynote

NEW YORK, March 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Now in its 7th year, the Ad Age Digital Conference is the premiere event in marketing, technology and media, where the biggest brands meet the most innovative startups and the new technologies that are transforming business.

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Organized at the Metropolitan Pavilion in New York City, April 16-17, this year's conference will feature influential marketers from Google, Facebook, Starbucks and Amazon as well as a number of outstanding media industry disruptors, entrepreneurs and creatives at the forefront of transforming old media and inventing the new.

Among the elite list of speakers are:

  • Cory Booker, Mayor, Newark NJ
  • Nathan Richardson, Co-Founder and CEO, #waywire
  • Robert Wong, Chief Creative Officer, Google Creative Lab
  • Mark Mahaney, Managing Director-Internet, RBC Capital Markets
  • Frank Boulben, CMO, Blackberry
  • Shawn Stickland, CEO, Redbox Instant by Verizon
  • Natanya Anderson, Director of Social Media, Whole Foods Market

Key topics that are changing the industry landscape today will be discussed in depth at this year's event.  Andy Weissman, Partner, Union Square Ventures, and Penry Price, President, m6d, will debate the merits of Big Data. Ken Moy, SVP-Group Head, U.S. Emerging Payments Lead, Global Products & Solutions, MasterCard, and Katia Beauchamp, Co-CEO and Founder, Birchbox, will share their expertise on new trends and shifting behaviors in commerce and retail and Larry Kramer, President and Publisher, USA Today, will provide insight into how advertisers are disrupting the media business.

Additionally, Ad Age will present the 2013Viral Video Awards, wherea selection of viral videos that surprised, fascinated, and helped shake up branded online-video entertainment will be honored.

Co-presenting sponsors include YuMe and Mail Online with additional support from Accenture Interactive, AT&T Adworks, Crackle, Crimson Hexagon, Intergrate, Oracle, RightScale, SocialCode, Spotify, True Action, Vanguard Direct, and Visible Measures.

For additional information and to view the full agenda visit:  http://events.adage.com/digital2013

SOURCE Ad Age



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