CPG, Retail and QSR to Dominate Discussion at Mobile Media Summit Chicago

Learn Why Top Marketers are Going Mobile First

Jul 10, 2014, 10:00 ET from Mobile Media Summit

LOS ANGELES, July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mobile Media Summit, the largest mobile media and advertising conference in North America and Europe is headed to Chicago for its third-annual event on Tuesday, July 29th at the Mid-America Club. The industry gathering will host more than 700 media, digital, agency, brand and mobile executives who are moving the industry forward and driving mobile innovation across the United States and around the world.

"We're in a world where there are more tablets and smartphones than PCs," said Paran Johar, CEO and Founder of Mobile Media Summit. "With mobile fast becoming the primary medium of engagement for innovative marketers the Chicago event will focus on CPG, retail and QSR. I'm excited to head back to the Windy City to bring together leaders in the industry to discuss how and why companies are going mobile first."

Matt Biespiel, Sr. Director of Global Brand Development for McDonald's will be a keynote speaker at Mobile Media Summit Chicago. Biespiel is responsible for keeping the iconic Golden Arches shining bright in the 119 markets where the Company conducts business. Biespiel is the worldwide lead on developing the brand. "I'm excited to share what McDonald's is doing to keep consumers engaged with the brand on mobile," he said.

Paul Gunning, CEO of DDB Chicago is also a keynote speaker at the event and is excited to share some insight. "With the marketing world changing and companies having to tailor content toward specific groups, Mobile Media Summit is a place to express those ideas. I am thrilled to be joining other industry leaders to get the conversation started about what's next for marketing and mobile," said Gunning.

Featured speakers at Mobile Media Summit Chicago include:

  1. Matt Biespiel, Sr. Director Global Brand Development, McDonalds Corporation
  2. Paul Gunning, CEO, DDB Chicago
  3. Ian Beacraft, Manager, New and Emerging Technologies, Leo Burnett
  4. Brandon Berger, Chief Digital Officer, Worldwide, Ogilvy & Mather
  5. Alexis Berger, Vice President of Marketing & Midwest Sales, Kargo
  6. Michael Burgi, Features Editor, Adweek
  7. Sal Candella, VP Mobile Strategic Sales, Undertone
  8. Greg Clausen, EVP, Chief Media Officer, Doner
  9. Bill Clifford, Chief Revenue Officer, SessionM
  10. Tom Cramer, Strategy Director & Mobile Practice Lead, Razorfish
  11. Jim Cridlin, Managing Director, Digital, Mindshare
  12. Bill Dinan, CEO, Telmetrics
  13. Luke Edson, VP, YP
  14. Larry Griffiths, SVP Business Development, Shoutz
  15. Matt Harris, Head of Ad Products, Tapjoy
  16. Chris Hiland, Chief Growth Officer, BPN Worldwide
  17. Julie Howell, Associate Director, Strategy & Campaigns, Ansible Mobile
  18. Danny Huynh, SVP, Group Account Director, Havas Media
  19. Matthew Jackson, General Manager, Digital Media & Advertising, DISH Network
  20. Michael Kaushansky, EVP, Chief Analytics Officer, Havas Media
  21. Erin Kienast, SVP Director of Mobility, Starcom Worldwide
  22. Moira Lisowski, SVP, Digital Director, Kraft at Starcom MediaVest Group
  23. Joao Machado, Mobile Director, OMD
  24. Jeff Malmad, Managing Director of Mobile, Mindshare
  25. Duncan McCall, CEO, PlaceIQ
  26. John Montgomery, COO, GroupM Interaction
  27. Mark Ortiz, National Interactive Marketing Manager, American Honda Motor Company, Inc.
  28. Mike Owen, CRO, AdColony
  29. Tracey Paull, SVP, Digital Media Director, Starcom
  30. Eric Perko, VP Director, Media, Digitas
  31. Kalyana Prattipati, Vice President Global Platforms, Accuen
  32. Dan Richardson, Associate Director, Mindshare
  33. Dr. David Rosenberg, Chief Scientist, YP Mobile Labs
  34. Liz Ross, President, BPN
  35. Bryan Simkins, VP, Technology and Activation Group, Starcom
  36. Josh Sitzer, Head of Sales & Marketing, Pinsight Media+, Sprint
  37. James Smith, CRO, Verve
  38. Brandon Starkoff, EVP, Managing Director, Starcom Mediavest
  39. Angela Steele, CEO, Ansible
  40. Hynek Stehno, VP Digital Director, SMG PM
  41. Scott Swanson, President Global Ad Sales, Opera Mediaworks
  42. Matt Tengler, VP of Product, Millennial Media
  43. Rishad Tobaccowala, Chair, DigitasLBi and Razorfish
  44. Are Traasdahl, Founder & CEO, Tapad
  45. John Trimble, CRO, Pandora
  46. Kevin Vine, Senior Manager, Digital Strategy, Dunkin' Brands
  47. Jesse Wolfersberger, Director, Consumer Insights, GroupM Next
  48. Amy Dickerson, VP, Digital Director, Spark
  49. Monica Ho, SVP, Marketing, Xad
  50. Asif Khan, Founder and President, Location Based Marketing Association
  51. Jim Kiszka, Sr. Manager, Digital Strategist/PaidDigital Media, Kellogg North America
  52. Jeremy Lockhorn, VP, Emerging Media, Razorfish
  53. Dave Meeker, VP of Emerging Technology, Isobar US
  54. Woody Meachum, Director Digital Strategy, OMD
  55. Colleen Whitney, SVP Media Director National Video Lead, Digitas
  56. Richard Guest, President, Tribal Worldwide
  57. Elizabeth Elliott, Director of Mobility, Starcom for P&G
  58. DJ Reali, SVP Multi Platform Sales, Weather Channel
  59. Elisabeth Payne, Sales Director, Mobile, Social & Innovatoin, Yahoo!
  60. Eli Portnoy, President & Co-Founder, Thinknear
  61. Shannon E. Denison, Vice President of product and Insights, Voltari
  62. Collin Douma, Global Account Lead, Hasbro at OMD Worldwide
  63. Molly Garris, Digital Strategy Director, Arc Worldwide
  64. Nick Jordan, SVP of Product, Tapad
  65. Glenn Kiladis, VP, New Market & Media Solutions, Fiksu
  66. Brian Kilmer, VP Central Region Sales, NinthDecimal
  67. Shenan Reed, President Digital, North America, MEC
  68. Vincent Shine, Experience Design, Razorfish
  69. Nitin Chitkara, Director of Mobile, Rocket Fuel

A complete Mobile Media Summit Chicago agenda and speaker list can be found at: www.mobilemediasummit.com/chicago-2014


Sponsors and Partners include Opera Mediaworks, Pandora, xAd, YP, AdColony, Celtra, NinthDecimal, Kargo, Medialets, Millennial Media, MillwardBrown Digital, Pinsight Media +, PlaceIQ, Shoutz, StrikeAd, Tapjoy, Telmetrics, Undertone, Verve Mobile, Weather Channel, TapAd, Thinknear, Rocket Fuel, Tremor Video, SessionM, Fiksu, SheppardMullin, Collective, Pubmatic, Airpush, Voltari, Yahoo!, MobPartner, mobiThinking, 4A's, Adweek, The Advertising Club, Folio, Fierce Wireless, MadAve Mobile, The Makegood, Women in Wireless, Street Fight, Mobile Monday Chicago, The Social Media Monthly, Wharton, Bloomberg Media, Location Based Marketing Association and among others.

About Mobile Media Summit Mobile Media Summits are the quintessential thought-leadership forums for brand, agency and mobile leaders to learn and network on the newest mobile technology and media. Founded in 2008 by Paran Johar, the Mobile Media Summits are the largest event series in mobile advertising, where an average of 75% of the audience are advertisers, more than any other event. Since its founding, the event series has hosted over 850 speakers and well over 10,000 attendees. Visit www.mobilemediasummit.com for more information.

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