It’s Tuesday, so here’s 10 new Marketing speakers

10 new speakers and more exciting names to come over the next 5 weeks. Want to be a part of it? Get your Web Summit ticket here.


34 days, or 816 hours, or 48,960 minutes, or a whole lot of seconds until Web Summit gets underway in Dublin on November 4th. There’s a lot to happen between now and then, including announcing a lot more top quality speakers coming to the event. Today we’re focusing on The Marketing Summit which will bring together the most intriguing names in Digital Marketing for 3 days of talks, creativity and much more. From Twitter to Unilever, BSkyB to Red Bull, this group are changing the way marketing is done – and in November they’re going to tell us why:

Keith Weed – CMO of Unilever

Keith has worked at Unilever for 30+ years – joining the company from Michelin all the way back in 1983. At Unilever Keith is responsible for the marketing and communication functions, a role that also includes leading Unilever’s sustainability work, its drinking water business (Pureit) and the Unilever brand. Anything else? Quite a bit actually – Keith is alos a Fellow of The Marketing Society, and a Fellow of the Institute of Mechanical Engineers.

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Adam Bain – President of Global Revenue & Partnerships at Twitter

Adam oversees Twitter’s worldwide monetization efforts and the rollout of its advertising platform. Adam has spent time as President of Fox Audience Network, CTO of Fox Interactive Media, NewsCorp tech & product roles, as well as several other roles within the online news industry. In September 2012, Adam was listed as #1 in “AdWeek’s 50” ranking of indispensable industry talent. He serves on the board of the Ad Council and is a member of their Executive Committee.

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Alexander Koppel – CCO of Red Bull Media House

CCO of Red Bull Media House, formerly at Hutchinson 3G and proud Austrian native – Alexander Koppel has a very interesting story to tell. Here’s a really intriguing Guardian interview with Alexander on everything Red Bull Media House – where it started and where to now.

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Antonia McCahon – Global Head of Digital Marketing at Pernod Ricard

‘Shifting Digital Marketing and taking it to the next level.’ That was the aim of Antonia McCahon when she became Global Head of Digital Marketing at Pernod Ricard 12 months ago, and over the past year she has played a huge role, namely setting up a Digital Acceleration Task Force which is breeding a new creativeness into the company.

Jeremy Darroch – CEO of BSkyB

Jeremy joined BSkyB as CFO in 2004 and was appointed CEO in December 2007. He has a wealth of experience in many different fields, including 12 years with P&G, time spent with DSG International (formerly Dixons), and a Non-Executive Director of Burberry Group & Marks and Spencer.

Also confirmed to speak:

Michael Kassan – Chairman & CEO, MediaLink
Norm Johnston – Chief Digital Officer, Mindshare
Kenny Tomlin – Founder & CEO, Rockfish
David Arabov – CEO and Co-Founder, Elite Daily
Lewis Dvorkin – Chief Product Officer, Forbes Media

Adam, Antonia & Keith are coming. Want to join them? Get your ticket here.

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