Speakers

M2W® Speakers


M2W® 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.


Pepper Miller

President
The Hunter Miller Group

Pepper Miller is a recognized market researcher, author, thought leader and Black American subject matter expert.
Speaker Bio
View Session


Jola Burnett

Vice President
GfK Consumer Life

In her current role, Jola consults with many Fortune 500 clients, looking at disruptive shifts and forces to make sense of the future.
Speaker Bio
View Session


Blythe Thomas

Chief Strategy Officer
1,000 Days

From empowering mothers in remote African villages to fighting for Kansans who cannot access basic health care, Blythe has been fortunate to work for organizations that change and enhance the lives of families everywhere.
Speaker Bio
View Session



Patty David

Director of Consumer Insights
AARP

Patty David has over 25 years of experience in the research field. Consumer insights is her passion. At AARP, Patty directs the discovery and development of consumer insights for the personal fulfillment offerings.
Speaker Bio
View Session


Erin Phraner

Video Producer, Creative Lifestyle Brands
Buzzfeed

Erin is BuzzFeed’s expert homebody and a video producer for their creative lifestyle brands.
Speaker Bio


Grady Edelstein

Head of Partnership Marketing
Tinybeans

As the Head of Partnership Marketing for Tinybeans, Grady can’t wait to connect families with brands that will make raising their children easier and more fun.
Speaker Bio
View Session



Shari Cleary

SVP Research, Insights & Brand Planning
Buzzfeed

Shari Cleary oversees all advertising analytics and measurement for Buzzfeed. Shari uncovers insights that help brands create meaningful campaigns by engaging targeted audiences and driving real world action.
Speaker Bio


Linette Attai

Founder & President
Playwell, LLC

Linnette is the founder PlayWell, LLC, a global compliance consulting firm providing strategic guidance around the complex obligations governing data privacy, marketing, safety, and content.
Speaker Bio
View Session


Kathleen Fitzgerald

Photographer & Author
Kathleen Fitzgerald Portraits

Kathleen Fitzgerald is a portrait photographer and writer who introduced her first book, Divas, Dames & Dolls at the first M2W® conference 15 years ago.
Speaker Bio
View Session



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.
Speaker Bio


Bridget Brennan

CEO
The Female Factor

Bridget is a long-time contributor to Forbes.com on the topic of women consumers, and was named a “Woman to Watch in Retail Disruption” by the social think tank Remodista.
Speaker Bio
View Session


Dominique Essig

Chief Product Officer
Jetblack

Dominique is the Chief Product Officer for Jetblack, a membership-based conversational commerce service, and the first company launched by Store No. 8, the incubation arm of Walmart to develop he leapfrog capabilities that will transform the future of retail.
Speaker Bio



Kinley Lagrange

Group Account Director
WONGDOODY

Kinley heads up client partnerships for June Cleaver is Dead, a consultancy within WONGDOODY that specializes in brand experiences for moms.
Speaker Bio
View Session


Lauren Brandt

Client Solutions Manager
Facebook

Lauren is a mother first to her 2-year old daughter, Olivia, as well as a Client Solutions Manager at Facebook working on the Automotive vertical.
Speaker Bio


Katrina McCarter

Founder/CEO
Marketing to Mums

Katrina is founder and CEO of Marketing to Mums, a marketing and research consultancy in Melbourne, Australia.
Speaker Bio
View Session



Ariel Segal

Foursquare

At Foursquare, a location technology platform, Ariel synthesizes first party data into actionable insights and strategies for partners, helping brands, agencies, and researchers uncover, predict and capitalize on behavioral patterns and emerging trends.
Speaker Bio
View Session


Skyler Mattson

President
Wongdoody

Skyler is the President of brand experience agency WONGDOODY. She has built her career driving award-winning, transformative work for clients across a range of categories, from consumer packaged goods to technology to entertainment.
Speaker Bio
View Session


Amy Henry

President
Flashlight Insights

Amy is a recognized youth expert and advocate, having spent her career understanding kids, families and play through applied research and consulting.
Speaker Bio
View Session



Alison Bryant, Ph.D.

SVP, Research
AARP

Dr. Alison Bryant leads the Research Center for AARP, integrating insights and ideas that help the organization, consumers, and external stakeholders understand, engage with, and innovate for the 50+ consumer and their families.
Speaker Bio
View Session


Dawn Lerman, Ph.D.

Professor and Executive Director
Fordham University

Dr. Dawn Lerman serves as Executive Director of the Center for Positive Marketing and is a Professor of Marketing at Fordham University’s Gabelli School of Business.
Speaker Bio
View Session


Emily Spensieri

Co-Founder & Strategic Brand Architect
Incite, Inc.

Emily Spensieri is the Co-Founder and Strategic Brand Architect of Incite, a women smart, brand savvy consultancy.
Speaker Bio
View Session



Mita Mallick

Head of Diversity & Cross-Cultural Marketing
Unilever

Mita Mallick is a corporate change maker who believes businesses have a responsibility to make social impact.
Speaker Bio
View Session