2021 Speakers

Our keynote speakers, breakout session leaders, panelists and moderators
represent the best of brands and the marketing thought-leaders you trust.

  • KEYNOTE: Ira Rubenstein

    Chief Digital and Marketing Officer, PBS

    Topic: Brand Refresh

  • KEYNOTE: Alison Gutterman

    CEO, Jelmar (CLR and Tarn-X)

  • KEYNOTE: Michael Fassnacht

    CMO, City of Chicago

  • KEYNOTE PANEL: Tastes of Chicago

    Panelists from: Lou Malnati’s, Wildfire & Eli’s Cheesecake

  • Eriko Clevenger Pope

    CEO & Founder, Katalyst STL

  • Dave December

    VP Marketing, 21st Century Equipment – John Deere Dealer

  • Michelle Hayward

    CEO, Bluedog Design

  • Amanda Hill

    CEO, Female Forward

  • Mindy Kaplan

    Senior Director of Communications of Lou Malnati’s Pizzeria

  • Howard Katz

    President of Wildfire

  • Lena Lewis

    Vice President – Consumer Experience at Ferrara

  • Debbie Marchok

    VP of Marketing at Eli’s Cheesecake

  • Autumn D. McDonald

    Owner of ADM Insights & Strategy

  • Diane Primo

    Chairman & CEO, Purpose Brand

  • Jillian Ryan

    Principal Analyst at Insider Intelligence

  • Ignacio Sola

    VP Innovation, Insights, & Sustainability at Glanbia

  • Bryan Waddell

    Marketing Manager, Experiential, Nestlé

  • Andrea Wandrey

    Brand Manager, Kimberly Clark

  • Allen Whitehouse

    Head of Insights, GE Appliances

  • Brigette Wolf

    Head of Snack Futures Innovation at Mondelez

  • Elina Yufa

    Associate Programs Manager – End User Marketing, Hollister Incorporated

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