Daniel DiezRicardo Garcia-AmayaGeraldine MoribaLylette PizarroVeronica ChambersRita FerroCamille HackneyDee Poku-SpaldingMaria WeaverTy Ahmad-TaylorMichael D. ArmstrongAlix Baudin

Daniel Diez

Daniel Diez is the EVP, Global Chief Marketing Officer, of R/GA, a leading global consulting, innovation and advertising agency. He is responsible for creating and executing the company’s marketing, communications, and content strategy along with market analysis and go-to-market strategy for expansion in Latin America, Europe, the Middle East, and Asia. He also serves as…
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Ricardo Garcia-Amaya

Ricardo is the founder & CEO of VOIQ Inc., the Silicon Valley based tech company that empowers businesses to build a highly scalable sales call channel in minutes leveraging on-demand call agents. His company services clients such as AirBnB and Stanford University, and it is funded by the most prestigious tech investor/accelerator in the world:…
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Geraldine Moriba

Geraldine Moriba is an executive producer at CNN with original program development and the vice president of diversity and inclusion for CNN Worldwide. She is also an independent filmmaker, director and writer. Her most recent documentary is Until 20, a life-affirming story about how to measure a good life. This feature is the winner of…
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Lylette Pizarro

Lylette’s industry defining marketing work for clients such as Pepsi, Universal Pictures, Carlsberg and Universal Music Group has repeatedly been recognized on the world stage; she’s spearheaded campaigns supporting Grammy and Oscar winners, developed tent pole platforms for major brands and programming from the MTV Video Music Awards to the Super Bowl, creating work that’s…
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Veronica Chambers

Veronica Chambers is the Founder & Principal of Lightbulb Ink, LLC. She is a prolific author, best known for her critically acclaimed memoir, Mama's Girl which has been course adopted by hundreds of high schools and colleges throughout the country. Her most recent non-fiction book was Kickboxing Geishas: How Japanese Women Are Changing Their Nation.…
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Rita Ferro

Rita Ferro is Executive Vice President, Disney Media Sales and Marketing, Disney Channels Worldwide, a role she was promoted to in June 2010. She leads the integrated sales team that represents and maximizes advertising sales, marketing and promotions across The Walt Disney Company's media platforms serving kids, moms and families, including its kid-driven, family-inclusive TV…
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Camille Hackney

Camille Hackney is currently holds the dual title of Executive Vice President of Brand Partnerships & Commercial Licensing at Atlantic Records and Head of the Global Brand Partnerships Council for Warner Music Group headquartered in New York City.  In her position, she is responsible for cultivating strategic partnerships for the company and Atlantic’s diverse roster…
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Dee Poku-Spalding

Dee Poku-Spalding is a social entrepreneur who was born in the UK and raised between London and Accra.  She is the Founder and CEO of WIE, an innovative women’s leadership and empowerment network. WIE connects emerging and established women leaders, and works to empower the next generation and equip them with the tools to succeed.…
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Maria Weaver

Maria Weaver is SVP and head of sales of Interactive One (iOne), the fastest growing and definitive digital platform for African American and Millennial audiences. She is responsible for leading iOne's aggressive national growth strategy, having been an integral member of the leadership team that launched the company in 2008 and helping it grow its…
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Ty Ahmad-Taylor

Ty Ahmad-Taylor is the Head of Smart TV services at Samsung after his social sports startup, FanFeedr, was acquired in October in 2012. Previously, Ahmad Taylor was the SVP of Strategy and Development at Viacom and Head of Cross Platform Products at Comcast Cable. Prior to that, he was an executive at MetaTV (acquired by…
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Michael D. Armstrong

Michael D. Armstrong has been SVP and GM of BET International and Paramount Channel, part of Viacom International Media Networks (VIMN) since January 2011. Michael has held several senior level roles within Viacom including:  SVP and GM of BET International, overseeing all areas of the business and operations for BET in international markets;  Sales Director,…
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Alix Baudin

Alix Baudin serves as SVP and GM of digital operations for Scripps Networks Interactive. In this role, Alix leads teams responsible for product management, UX/Design, product development, operations and audience development/data science to deliver a next generation multiplatform lifestyle media experience. Prior to joining Scripps Networks, Alix was the head of strategic planning and operations…
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