Brendan has 25 years global media experience across several TIME WARNER divisions – specializing in media monetization, especially digital (past seven years at AOL) and national print (18 years at TIME Inc) with additional work in cross-media advertising that included TW Cable properties. Most recently Brendan has been overseeing AOL’s global Mobile, SEM, Affiliate and APAC advertising businesses.
Formerly, the Managing Director of AOL’s Platform-A International advertising division, based in London, Brendan lead the business with full P+L responsibilities, and a team of 500+ employees across 10 European countries and Japan.
Brian is the recognized authority and pioneer in online marketing, improving online conversion rates, Persuasion Architecture, and persona marketing. He was recently recognized by eConsultancy members as one of the top 10 User Experience Gurus, and he was also selected as one of the inaugural iMedia Top 25 Marketers, and was a DMEF Rising Star Award winner in 2010. He is also Founder and Chairman Emeritus of the Web Analytics Association (WAA).
Calvin Lui most recently served as President & CEO of Tumri, the leading provider of dynamic creative solutions for online display advertising. Calvin has a strong history of building teams and scaling businesses, both online and offline, with particular emphasis on sales, marketing, business development and corporate development. Prior to Tumri, he served as COO of Connexus a leading Internet performance marketing company, and also served as President of its Traffic Marketplace division. Calvin has also worked as SVP of Sales and Marketing at Ticketmaster, served as CEO at TheMan.com and held management roles at Lycos, St. Paul Venture Capital and Credit Suisse First Boston.
Richard E. Last
Richard Last has over 20 years of experience in Digital Retailing and is currently lecturing at the University of North Texas where he leads their new Digital Retail major. Under Richard’s leadership, JCPenney began selling merchandise via the Web in October 1994, the first Department Store online, and by 2005, the first $1Billion Apparel and Home website. He also led JCPenney’s international expansion of its catalog business in the 90′s in the UK, Japan, Mexico, and Chile. Since 2007, he has served as Chairman of the Board of Directors of Shop.org, the world’s leading membership community for digital retail.
Tom is the former COO of both Simulmedia, a pioneer in the use of set-top-box data to target TV ads; and Dynamic Logic, the leader in online ad effectiveness measurement. He has been involved in the digital marketing industry since 1996. Previously, he was branch manager for NetGravity in New York. Deierlein, a Bronze Star and Purple Heart recipient, is a retired U.S. Army Major and Operation Iraqi Freedom Vet. He started the TD Foundation (www.tdfoundation.org) to assist Iraqi and Afghan Children with their most basic living needs including medical care.