The profession formerly known as pr

Transforming the PR business model

Communications Lessons From the election

Will packaged communications ever work again?

Watson vs the super humans 

What cognitive computing means for the future of comms

creating loyalty in the digital age

How do brands earn & keep loyalty in the digital era?

Into the holodeck

What the future of comms looks like

The numbers game 

How big data is winning consumers through personalized campaigns

CEO Activism 

When leaders speak out to drive change


Joel Benenson
Founder and CEO
Benenson Strategy Group

Chief Strategist and pollster to HIllary Clinton and former senior strategist to Barack Obama.

Sara Kalick

Sara Kalick
General Manager

Strategy and leadership consultant to Fortune 100 CEO's and executive teams.

Jackie Stevenson

Jackie Stevenson
Chief Executive Officer
Brooklyn Brothers

Featured as one of the most powerful people in advertising in Campaign Live UK.

Jamie Pallot
Emblematic Group

ASME award-winning editor with 20+ years experience in digital media for leading publishing companies.

Katrina Craigwell

Katrina Craigwell
Global Director, Marketing Innovation
GE Digital

Featured in Forbes 30 Under 30 in Marketing & Advertising 2014, AdAge's Creativity 50 in 2012.

Chris Malone

Chris Malone 
The Human Brand

Co-author of the Human Brand: How We Relate to People Products & Companies.

Alex Thompson

Alex Thompson
VP, Comms & Public Affairs

Architect of the #OptOutside
campaign, oversees REI’s Stewardship Initiative for 300+ nonprofits.

Steve Schmidt
Mercury Public Affairs

Recognized as a top political strategist; served as senior advisor to John McCain's presidential campaign.

Tom Fishman

Tom Fishman
SVP Growth and Engagement

Grew MTV's total digital community footprint from 1mm in 2010 to 220mm+ in 2016.

Alexander Nix

Alexander Nix
Chief Executive Officer
Cambridge Analytica 

One of Wired Magazine's 25 geniuses that are creating the future of business.

Billie Whitehouse
Co-Founder & Creative Director
Wearable Experiments

2016 Cannes Silver Lion award recipient for her FUNDAWEAR campaign.

Stephen Gold

Stephen Gold
CMO Watson Group

Featured speaker on CNN and part of the senior leadership team on IBM’s transformative Watson technology.

Franz Paasche

Franz Paasche
VP Corporate Affairs

25+ year communications veteran; catalyst of positive social change for consumers & businesses alike 

Andrea Saul
Policy Communications

Served as chief spokesperson for Mitt Romney’s victorious 2012 primary campaign.