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Dan Chapman

head of digital

MediaCom

Dan Chapman is the UK head of digital at MediaCom Global.

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Will Cheyney

design director

DF London

Will is DF’s award winning design director, overseeing the company’s design offerings and output. He works across all of DF’s clients which include Amazon Fashion, Purina, Santander and Samsung.

Prior to DF, Will spent 10 years at digital agency POKE where he helped lead and develop the design team, working with clients such as EE, Topshop, HBO, Mulberry, Ted Baker and the BBC.

Special skill: Experienced drone pilot

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Jerry Daykin

digital partner

Carat Global

Jerry led social media for Mondelēz across Europe before switching to their media agency Carat to take on their global digital role. At the agency he now leads global media partnerships with the likes of Facebook, Google & Twitter, as well as supporting across the wider global business whose key clients include General Motors, Beiersdorf, P&G, Mastercard, & Adidas. He’s an active contributor to Digiday and also writes a monthly column for The Guardian.

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James Grigg

director, international operations

Bleacher Report

James Grigg is the director of international operations at Turner Sports-owned digital media company Bleacher Report.

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Dolly Jones

director of digital strategy

Conde Nast

Dolly Jones studied history of art at Manchester University before journalism at London’s University of the Arts, and took up the “Writer” job at VOGUE.COM in January 2000. She was named editor in 2005 and in 2015 returned from her second maternity leave to become digital strategy director of Condé Nast, to align editorial and commercial strategies for greater user and client engagement across the portfolio. During her time at Vogue and since, she has written regularly about ethical fashion and sustainable living.

Users are +13% compared to the same period two years ago. Gross reach for Condé Nast brands on Facebook totals 22,186,668 (up 66% since Apr 2015), with 9,656,452 followers on Twitter currently (up 137%). Condé Nast’s gross monthly digital edition download figure is currently recorded as 44,582 across all brands, plus 1,646,403 mobile app downloads. (Source: Google Analytics, Jan-Dec 2016/Jan-Dec 2015/ Social Media, latest date 1st April 2016 vs.  April 2015/ABC Jul-Dec 2015)

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Emma Moorhead

head of AV planning

MEC

Emma is head of AV planning at MEC.  She works across all of MECs clients and is responsible for the implementational planning output of the AV department.  She has a wealth of experience using MECs proprietary planning tools ensuring that the department produces efficient and targeted plans tailored specifically to each client.

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Louise Ridley

news editor, longform & special projects

BuzzFeed

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Gavin Rowe

founder & chief creative officer

Bigballs Media

Gavin Rowe is the founder and chief creative officer of Bigballs Media ( including Copa90 + Kick).

Bigballs Media is the world’s largest independent digital football media business, reaching and engaging millions of young fans via the most influential brands in global fan culture. The company works with brands, agencies and broadcasters to tell stories in new ways and engage difficult to reach audiences through innovative content driven campaigns across multiple platforms.

Gavin and his team are building the most influential football media business – The Copa Network – the world’s largest digital video platform comprising COPA90 and KICK. With over 1bn views and 11m followers across all platforms we have changed the way audiences engage with the world’s game. Voted as “best sports platform 2016” at the Webbys and partners with Nissan, Coke, ESPN, Turkish Airlines, Hyundai, Adidas.

  • Webby Award Winner – Best Sports channel – 2016 (Copa90)
  • Bafta nominated – I Am Player (Nike) – I Am Player (Nike) – 2012
  • Winner of Cannes Lions Gold for Branded content and Entertainment – I Am Player (Nike) – 2012
  • Winner Cannes Lion Bronze – Messi In London – 2011 (adidas)
  • 2 x Mobile Media award winner – 2009 (Vodafone)
  • Bafta nominated for – Who Killed Summer – 2009 (Vodafone)
  • Guardian Broadcast Award – Innovation – 2008
  • Bafta nominated for – Kate Modern (first branded drama ever made for a social network)  – 2008 – (BEBO, MSN, Toyota)

 

 

 

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Ben Sinden

director, video content

Telegraph Media Group

Ben Sinden is the business lead for video initiatives across Telegraph Media Group, including content, commercial and product. Delivering multiple video strategies across multiple devices and platforms ensuring audience, brand and revenue growth.

Contact

For more information: email Kelsey Lundstrom
For sponsorship opportunities: email Lauren Lankford