Speakers 2017

ADI IGNATIUS
Editor-in-chief, Harvard Business Review
Few people have the insight into and connections to some of the most important and influential thought leaders and innovators of our time as Adi Ignatius. As editor-in-chief of Harvard Business Review – the world’s acknowledged authority on business leadership – he has spearheaded its transformation into one of the most successful global multi-platform publishers.
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RUDI SYMONS
Global Chief Talent Officer, Maxus Global
Rudi is extremely passionate about developing a culture that’s a source of energy and inspiration at Maxus. She has strong opinions on what this means for topics such as gender equality, mobility and agility – and how through these, you build an agency fit for the future.
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JIMMY CHAMBERLIN 
Investor, entrepreneur and musician (former Smashing Pumpkins drummer)
Jimmy Chamberlin is a Grammy Award winning musician, writer, producer, and educator. A founding member of the Smashing Pumpkins and the band’s highly acclaimed drummer for over 20 years, Jimmy also helped develop the band’s long term strategy and ran the band’s global touring business. He left the organisation in 2010 and brought his skills and observations related to culture, entertainment and business to the tech community in Chicago as an investor, mentor and entrepreneur.
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NICK WRENN
Head of Facebook’s News Partnerships team for EMEA
Nick Wrenn is head of Facebook’s News Partnerships team for EMEA, based in London. Nick and his colleagues collaborate with publishers and broadcasters across the region. Nick joined Facebook in December 2014 after 24 years in newsrooms. He began his career as a newspaper reporter in England before moving to the UK Press Association and also working for Reuters.
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OLIVIA RALSTON
Director of Platform Relationships, Condé Nast International

Olivia is Director of Platform Relationships at Conde Nast International, all things Conde Nast outside of the US. They are in 26 markets and reach over 200 million monthly unique users and 140 million social followers through leading brands like Vogue, GQ, Glamour, and Wired. Previously she has held a mix of strategy, product development, business development and finance roles at the FT, Paramount Pictures and News International.
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ALEX HUNTER
Former Head of Online Marketing for Virgin Group
Alex Hunter is a branding expert, angel investor and company incubator. He is also the creator and host of Attaché, a new style of online travel show, aimed at showing business travellers all they need to know in a very short film before visiting a city on company business. Previously, Hunter served as the global Head of Online Marketing for the Virgin Group, overseeing the Virgin brand’s global digital strategy in its entirety, as well as Sir Richard Branson’s personal digital strategy.
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PETTER GULLI
Strategic Advisor and Partner, Good Morning
Petter Gulli has over 20 years experience as a copywriter, creative director and strategist in communication agencies in Norway and Singapore. He joined as a partner and strategic advisor in Good Morning autumn 2016, and is a frequent speaker, also at many of INMA IAB Norway past events.
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JAMES HARRIS
Global Digital Officer, CARAT
A 23 year veteran of advertising and marketing, James has been a pioneer of digital advertising and media from its earliest days. During his career he has founded three media agencies, the second of which is Diffiniti. It went on to become the largest digital media agency in the UK, and is now part of the global performance agency iProspect, which is part of the Dentsu Aegis Network. The first agency he started, Media Business North, is now part of the global media agency network Mediacom, and the largest media agency outside of London in the UK.
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LINA AAS-ENG
Consultant, POL
Lina Aas-Eng has extensive experience in Digital Strategy and Marketing in the Norwegian market. She has formerly worked with search engine marketing in GroupM, and in her role as Digital Director at Mindshare, she established the department of performance activities. She has also worked in Norways biggest Advertising Agency, Try, as an advisor for strategic communication and public relations. Now Lina is a consultant at POL.
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