MediaLink Beach 2024

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Daily Double

Monday, June 17 ‐ Wednesday, June 19
11:00 am ‐ 12:00 pm & 4:00 ‐ 5:00 pm

MediaLink’s twice-daily series of inspired conversations featuring industry giants and top talent discussing topics including the future of content and commerce; leadership, purpose and values; AI’s role in creativity; the intersection of sports and culture and much more.

Cocktails & Conversations

Tuesday – Thursday
Starting at 5:00 pm

Enjoy cocktails while listening to an insights-rich conversation between MediaLink, brand leaders and storytellers broaching the world of sports, the creator economy, and media.

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Programming Schedule

Monday, June 17

Daily Double | 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Future of Content + Commerce
Featuring: Jason Horowitz, Mattel; Jasmine Taylor, Instacart; Josh Topolsky, Sherwood Media and Mark Wagman, MediaLink

AI-Driven Marketing Transformation in Action
Featuring: Lindsay Barrett, Mars; Matt Fantazier, Kenvue; Drew Panayiotou, Pfizer and May Habib, Writer

Convergence Culture in Media
Featuring: Aria Hughes, Complex; Aaron Levant, Complex and Paul Wachter, Main Street Advisors and UTA

Daily Double | 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

BECA (Black Executive CMO Alliance) Future Leaders: Inclusive Intelligence
Featuring: Nadja Briscoe, Johnson & Johnson; Jonelle Brown, Paramount; Warren Cochrane, Nike; Alyson Harvey, SC Johnson and Jerri DeVard, BECA

C-Suite Panel: Leadership, Purpose & Values
Featuring: Sheri Bachstein, The Weather Company; Sophie Bambuck, The North Face; Ekta Chopra, e.l.f. Beauty; Tejal Vishalpura, Novo Nordisk and Lena Petersen, MediaLink

Tuesday, June 18

Daily Double | 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

From Data to Creativity: How AI is Redefining Marketing
Featuring: JP Colaco, T-Mobile Advertiser Solutions; Josh Golden, Quad; Kelly Mahoney, Ulta Beauty; David Steinberg, Zeta Global and Heather Dumford, MediaLink

The Future is AI
Featuring: Eric Hall, Adobe; Drew Panayiotou, Pfizer and Donna Sharp, MediaLink

How to Build Purpose-Driven Brands in 2024
Featuring: Jessica Alba, Actor, Producer and Entrepreneur; Matthew Segal, ATTN: Paul Wachter, Main Street Advisors & UTA and Sara Fischer, Axios & CNN

Daily Double | 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

The Moment: Women & Sports
Featuring: Fara Leff, Klutch Sports Group; JuJu Watkins, USC Trojans and Meg Linehan, The Athletic

Suits & Stars: The Business Story of Sports
Featuring: Myles Garrett, Cleveland Browns; DeAndre Hopkins, Tennessee Titans and Andrew Thau, UTA Sports

Cocktails & Conversations | Starting at 5:00 pm

Featuring: Draymond Green, Golden State Warriors and Tyrese Maxey, Philadelphia 76ers

Wednesday, June 19

Daily Double | 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Unleashing Digital Excellence in a Pet Obsessed World
Featuring: Abigail Posner, Google; Andrew Robertson, BBDO and Ikdeep Singh, Mars Pet Nutrition

Community & Culture
Featuring: John Baez, Fuse Media; Stephanie Jacoby, Diageo; Scott Larson, Salesforce; Roxy Young, Reddit and Sheryl Goldstein, IAB

Representation in Podcasting
Featuring: Radhi Devlukia, iHeartPodcasts; Wilmer Valderrama, Actor, Producer and Activist and Conal Byrne, iHeartMedia

Daily Double | 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

AI Takes Center Stage: Research on the Creative Professions
Featuring: Joe Kessler, UTA

Building Ambitious Brands
Featuring: Mona Gonzalez, Pereira O’Dell; Lara Krug, Kansas City Chiefs; Justin Reid, Kansas City Chiefs and Christopher Vollmer, MediaLink

Power of Brand Storytelling
Featuring: Anna Bager, OAAA; Kristin Faucher, JPMorgan Chase; Michelle Moscone, GEICO and Devrie DeMarco, MediaLink

Cocktails & Conversations | Starting at 5:00 pm

Featuring: Ziad Ahmed, UTA; Alicia Tillman, Delta Air Lines and Julian Jacobs, UTA

Monday, June 17

Daily Double | 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Future of Content + Commerce
Featuring: Jason Horowitz, Mattel; Jasmine Taylor, Instacart; Josh Topolsky, Sherwood Media and Mark Wagman, MediaLink

AI-Driven Marketing Transformation in Action
Featuring: Lindsay Barrett, Mars; Matt Fantazier, Kenvue; Drew Panayiotou, Pfizer and May Habib, Writer

Convergence Culture in Media
Featuring: Aria Hughes, Complex; Aaron Levant, Complex and Paul Wachter, Main Street Advisors and UTA

Daily Double | 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

BECA (Black Executive CMO Alliance) Future Leaders: Inclusive Intelligence
Featuring: Nadja Briscoe, Johnson & Johnson; Jonelle Brown, Paramount; Warren Cochrane, Nike; Alyson Harvey, SC Johnson and Jerri DeVard, BECA

C-Suite Panel: Leadership, Purpose & Values
Featuring: Sheri Bachstein, The Weather Company; Sophie Bambuck, The North Face; Ekta Chopra, e.l.f. Beauty; Tejal Vishalpura, Novo Nordisk and Lena Petersen, MediaLink

Tuesday, June 18

Daily Double | 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

From Data to Creativity: How AI is Redefining Marketing
Featuring: JP Colaco, T-Mobile Advertiser Solutions; Josh Golden, Quad; Kelly Mahoney, Ulta Beauty; David Steinberg, Zeta Global and Heather Dumford, MediaLink

The Future is AI
Featuring: Eric Hall, Adobe; Drew Panayiotou, Pfizer and Donna Sharp, MediaLink

How to Build Purpose-Driven Brands in 2024
Featuring: Jessica Alba, Actor, Producer and Entrepreneur; Matthew Segal, ATTN: Paul Wachter, Main Street Advisors & UTA and Sara Fischer, Axios & CNN

Daily Double | 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

The Moment: Women & Sports
Featuring: Fara Leff, Klutch Sports Group; JuJu Watkins, USC Trojans and Meg Linehan, The Athletic

Suits & Stars: The Business Story of Sports
Featuring: Myles Garrett, Cleveland Browns; DeAndre Hopkins, Tennessee Titans and Andrew Thau, UTA Sports

Cocktails & Conversations | Starting at 5:00 pm

Featuring: Draymond Green, Golden State Warriors and Tyrese Maxey, Philadelphia 76ers

Wednesday, June 19

Daily Double | 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Unleashing Digital Excellence in a Pet Obsessed World
Featuring: Abigail Posner, Google; Andrew Robertson, BBDO and Ikdeep Singh, Mars Pet Nutrition

Community & Culture
Featuring: John Baez, Fuse Media; Stephanie Jacoby, Diageo; Scott Larson, Salesforce; Roxy Young, Reddit and Sheryl Goldstein, IAB

Representation in Podcasting
Featuring: Radhi Devlukia, iHeartPodcasts; Wilmer Valderrama, Actor, Producer and Activist and Conal Byrne, iHeartMedia

Daily Double | 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

AI Takes Center Stage: Research on the Creative Professions
Featuring: Joe Kessler, UTA

Building Ambitious Brands
Featuring: Mona Gonzalez, Pereira O’Dell; Lara Krug, Kansas City Chiefs; Justin Reid, Kansas City Chiefs and Christopher Vollmer, MediaLink

Power of Brand Storytelling
Featuring: Anna Bager, OAAA; Kristin Faucher, JPMorgan Chase; Michelle Moscone, GEICO and Devrie DeMarco, MediaLink

Cocktails & Conversations | Starting at 5:00 pm

Featuring: Ziad Ahmed, UTA; Alicia Tillman, Delta Air Lines and Julian Jacobs, UTA

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