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2017 M2W® Speaker Bios


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M2W® 2017 Attendees will meet and learn from marketing to women leaders like those below.
The M2W® conference features content to help you gain a competitive edge for your brand. Our line-up of speakers will examine women’s behavior, what channels they use to gather information, how they make decisions, and where they buy.


Kelly Fletcher

CEO
Fletcher Marketing PR

Kelly founded Fletcher Marketing + PR in 2008 with the mission of providing the same level of service as larger, national agencies for lower fees.
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Barby Sigel

Chief Executive Officer
Zeno

In 2016, Barby was the recipient of the M2W® – This Woman Means Business! Award, given to a woman who is a proven leader in her category of expertise, is an innovator and a visionary, and has the track record of building successful enterprises while energizing and inspiring the people she touches in all she does.
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Mary Beth Weil

Director of Global Marketing
Music Together Worldwide

Mary Beth is responsible for strategic planning and creative direction of marketing and communication initiatives for Music Together, an internationally recognized early childhood music and movement program for children from birth to age seven.
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Julie Sansone

Global Marketing and Communications Manager
Music Together Worldwide

Julie Sansone has been crafting marketing strategies to reach new parents since 2006. At Music Together, an internationally recognized early childhood music and movement program for children from birth to age seven.
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Sadie Thoma

Head of Creative Agency Partnerships
Google

Sadie Thoma leads Google’s Creative Agency Partnerships in the US.
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John Zogby

Founder and Senior Partner
John Zogby Strategies

John Zogby, founder of the “Zogby Poll” and the Zogby companies, is an internationally respected pollster, opinion leader and best-selling author.
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Tina Daniels

Director of Agency Business Development
Google

Tina serves as Google’s Director of Agency Business Development partnering with Omnicom in the United States and the Americas.
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Eric Edge

Head of Global Marketing Communications & Industry Relations
Pinterest

As head of global marketing communications and industry relations, Eric drives the strategy for the Pinterest for Business brand and leads Pinterest’s presence in the marketing and advertising industry globally.
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Erinn Murphy

Managing Director & Senior Research Analyst
Piper Jaffray

Erinn covers global fashion and lifestyle brands for Piper Jaffray. She was raised in the Middle East and is passionate about international markets and has a strong affinity for languages with competencies in both French and Arabic.
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Conor Begley

Co-Founder & President
Tribe Dynamics

Conor and Jon Namnath co-founded Tribe Dynamics in April 2012, after Conor
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Frances Hesselbein

President & CEO
The Frances Hesselbein Leadership Institute

One of the most highly respected experts in the field of contemporary leadership development, Frances Hesselbein is the President and CEO of The Frances Hesselbein Leadership Institute.
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Dawn Lerman, Ph.D.

Associate Dean for Graduate Studies
Fordham University

Dawn in addition to her role as Associate Dean, also serves as Executive Director of the Center for Positive Marketing and is a Professor of Marketing at Gabelli School of Business.
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Hilary Murdock

Group Planning Director
VML

Hilary Murdock joined VML in 2014 as director, strategic planning, for the agency’s Special K and Kellogg’s Masterbrand accounts.
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Kerry Lyons

SVP, Sales & Marketing
House Party, Inc.

Kerry started her career as a traditional agency account gal managing clients including Kellogg’s, Lipton, Johnson & Johnson and British Airways before making the leap to a digital media start up, Mindset Media, in 2007.
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Donna Miller

Founder
Purse Power

Donna, founder of Purse Power and President of the Executive Resource Center, has had more than 30 years of hands-on experience as an executive in Fortune 500 companies.
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Kris Malkoski

President
World Kitchen, LLC

Kris Malkoski joined World Kitchen, LLC in June 2012 and is responsible for 13 brands and $1.1 billion in retail sales across the globe, 100+ retail stores, e-commerce, industrial/specialty business, and global new product development.
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Katarzyna Pawlikowska

Co-Founder
Garden of Words

Katarzyna Pawlikowska is an expert in females’ social and consumer behaviour and marketing communication to women.
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Jessica Egerton

Director of Brand Development
Cooper Tire & Rubber Company

Jessica Egerton, Director of Brand Development at Cooper Tire & Rubber Company, is responsible for leading the brand strategy and marketing communications for Cooper® and Roadmaster brands.
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Michal Clements

Founder & CEO
Insight to Action, LLC

Michal is an independent marketing strategy consultant. She began her consulting career at Booz & Co, followed by over ten years at The Cambridge Group before starting her own firm, Insight to Action, LLC.
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Ellen Taaffe

Director of Women’s Leadership
Kellogg School of Management

Ellen is part of the Clinical Faculty of Leadership at the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University.
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Teri Lucie Thompson

CMO
University of Texas System

Teri is a marketing and communications innovator. Before joining Texas in April 2016, she was the SVP of University Relations and CMO at the University of Arizona and VP Marketing and Media and CMO at Purdue University.
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Valerie Gray

Owner/Editor/Publisher
Mom Knows It All

Valerie Gray was born and raised in a suburb located on the New Jersey shore.
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Jennifer Auer

Editor & Publisher
Jersey Family Fun LLC

Jennifer Auer is a married mom of three boys, who saw a need for a resource that helps families find affordable family fun in New Jersey.
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