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Marketing leaders with partnerships at the heart of their business. Meet the people who will help you unlock the code to sponsorships that deliver real value. No other conference you could attend this year will offer the quality or quantity of partnership decision-makers and thought-leaders that IEG does.

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Keynote Speakers

Russell Simmons Rush Communications
Russell Simmons
Chairman & CEO
Sanjay Sharma All Def Digital
Sanjay Sharma
President & CEO
Scott O’Neil
CEO
Loren Angelo Audi of America
Loren Angelo
Vice President, Marketing
Afdhel Aziz
Director
Brian Wong
Founder & CEO
Jim Andrews
Senior Vice President

Plus, You Will Hear From

Michael Nolan, Senior Marketing & Communications Leader
Luca Lupino, Global Asset Manager North America
Jon Werbeck, Vice President
Mark Brennan, Head of Digital Marketing & Innovation and Brian Keating, Group Propositions & Brands Director
Kelley Winn, Manager, Brand Sponsorships & Partnership Marketing
Diane Knoepke, Vice President
Al Madrigal, Producer
Mark Giovino, CEO/Founding Partner
Beth Jabick, Director of Corporate Relations and Annual Giving
Shannon Scott, Senior Manager, Strategic Partnerships
Thomas Pietras, Marketing Event Manager
Curt Mosel, VP, Marketing & Corporate Partnerships
Mike Zavodsky, Executive Vice President, Global Partnerships
Archie Dixon, V.P., Sponsorship Sales & Strategy
Kellie Duhon, Community Relations Consultant
Amy Potter, Senior Marketing Manager
Jason Huang, Marketing Ops Manager
Mike Bertolina, Vice President of Client Development
Karen Thompson, Sponsor Account Manager
Paula Beadle, President
Dan Frystak, Senior Manager, Brand & Sponsorship
Glenn Weckerlin, University Partnerships & Association Relations
Megan Grabowski, Senior Manager, Corporate Partnerships
Allen Hermeling, Senior Director, Corporate Partnerships
Jessica Worley, Vice President, Corporate Partnerships
Keith Hester, Sports & Entertainment Partnerships
Darrell Gehrt, Vice President of Sales
Anne Ristau, Sr. Director, Global Sponsorships & GTM Strategic Initiatives and Claudia Bernheart, Manager, Global Sponsorship
Kristi Ellefson, Marketing Communications & Public Relations Manager
Meredith Ferguson, Managing Director
Rick Penn, Director of Global Sales & Sports Partnerships
Giovanni Loria, Corporate Sponsorships
Brian Cooley, President and Ira Frankel, Senior V.P., Global Sports & Entertainment
Rudolf Vidal, President, Americas
Vince Cicero, Vice President of Global Partnerships
Nicolas Chapart, Head of Digital
Stephen Person, V.P., Sports & Entertainment
Scott Mitchell, CEO
Keisha Kelly Thompson, Director, Sponsorship Programs
Jim Rushton, Global Leader/Partner, Sports & Entertainment Practice
Tjitske Benedictus, Head of Sponsoring, Events & Activation
John Derham, Co-Founder & Head of Innovation
David Jessey, Partner
Tara Carson, Manager, Regional Marketing & Consumer Promotions
Kelly Hyne, SVP Strategic Partnerships
Lesa Ukman, Founder
Craig Sweeney, Strategic Partnerships Director
Dennis Duquette, VP, Head of Community Responsibility
Alicia Choitz, Manager, Sponsorship and Events
Rob Bloom, Group Head of Digital & Social Media
Lauren Rothman, Client Strategy Director
Marques Jackson, Brand Manager, Sports & Entertainment Marketing
Jeff Jurgella, Senior Director, Corporate Partnerships
David Wright, Chief Marketing & Commercial Officer
Erica Graham, Head of U.S. Partnerships
Alex Louw, Senior Vice President, Marketing
Gail Lowney Alofsin, Director of Corporate Partnerships & Community Relations
Nick Arcuri, Vice President of Products
Steve Pamon, COO
Adib Hashem, Director of Partner Relations
Jed Pearsall, President, and Bill Doyle, Vice President
Carley St. Lucia, Director, Corporate Partnerships
Jason Held, Director of National Corporate Partnerships and Darcy Brown-Martin, National Director of Corporate Relations
Molly Sapienza, Group Head, Corporate Sponsorships
Chris Riedel-King, Assistant Director, Sponsorships
Yolanda Castillo, Director of Global Marketing
Jon Severson, Director of Corporate & Government Relations
Kimberly Aigner, Director of Community Outreach
Noreen Major, Director, Corporate Giving
Jane Hawley, Senior Vice President
Jared Melzer, Director, Strategic Sponsorships
Tyler McBride, Event and Engagement Marketing Manager
Nathan Lindberg, Director of Global Esports Sponsorships
Refugio Orozco, Marketing Chief and Pierre Laxa, Marketing Division, Corporate Partnerships
Daniele Penna, First Vice President, Head of Group Strategic Sponsorship
Marieke Bianchi, Senior Director, Strategic Partnerships & Activations
Alexandra Willis, Head of Digital, Communications & Content
Brian McCue, Director of Sponsorship Sales
Tyler Williams, Fungineer
Andrew Winstanley, Senior Manager, Media & Integrations

Speakers Behind the Scenes at IEG 2016

Peter Thompson, Managing Director, Global Sponsorships, Avaya Inc.

Todd Arata, Vice President of Brand Marketing, Comcast Cable

Raja Rajamannar, Chief Marketing Officer, MasterCard

Winfried Daun, Group Head Advertising, Brand Strategy & Media, UBS AG