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Hear and learn from Agency leaders including Publicis Groupe, Dentsu Aegis Network, McCann Worldgroup, IPG Mediabrands and more.

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Rishad Tobaccowala
VIDEO LIVE KEYNOTE

International Keynote:
Rishad Tobaccowala

Publicis Groupe
Chief Growth Officer

Rishad Tobaccowala is a Senior Advisor to the Publicis Groupe where he has spent his entire 37 career, most recently serving as the Chief Growth Officer and Chief Strategist of the Groupe. Tobaccowala was named by BusinessWeek as one of the top business leaders for his pioneering innovation and TIME magazine dubbed him one of five “Marketing Innovators. He is in the Ad Age Interactive Hall of Fame and has received a lifetime achievement silver medal award from the Chicago Ad Federation

Rishad is also the author of “Restoring the Soul of Business: Staying Human in The Age of Data” which helps people think, feel and see differently about how to grow their companies, their teams and themselves to remain relevant in transformational times.

Rishad is also the Chairman of The Tobaccowala Foundation which helps 10,000 people in India gain better healthcare and education.

Rishad has a BS in Mathematics from the University of Bombay and an MBA from the Booth School of Business at the University of Chicago.

Karen Blackett
VIDEO LIVE KEYNOTE

International Keynote:
Karen Blackett OBE

GroupM (UK)
CEO

Karen is a proven business leader with a track record in creating vibrant cultures, energising teams and consistently delivering business growth and success. She is U.K Country Manager for WPP, the world’s largest marketing services group, and U.K CEO of GroupM, the world’s leading media investment company.

In June 2014, Karen received an OBE in the Queen’s Birthday honours and in November 2018 Karen won the Inspirational Leader category at the Ethnicity Awards.

Karen was appointed Race Equality Business Champion by the UK Prime Minister in 2018.

2020 Agency Leaders Symposium 2020 Speakers…Aren’t they awesome…

Leigh Terry
Leigh Terry

IPG Mediabrands APAC

CEO

Nicki Hutley
Nicki Hutley

Deloitte Access Economics

Partner

Pauly Grant
Pauly Grant

Publicis Groupe

Chief Talent Officer ANZ

Jens Monsees
Jens Monsees

WPP AUNZ

Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director

Christine Jones
Christine Jones

Rankin (UK)

Executive Creative Director

Angela Tangas
Angela Tangas

Dentsu Aegis Network

CEO

KJetil Undhem
Kjetil Undhjem

ANZ

Head of Marketing and Brand Strategy

Louise Crompton
Louise Crompton

BINGE

Chief Marketing Officer

Yatu Widder Hunt
Yatu Widders Hunt

Cox Inall Ridgeway

Director

Simone Smith
Simone Smith

McCann

PR Director

Louise Cummins
Louise Cummins

H&R Block

Marketing & Digital Innovations Director

Ben Lilley
Ben Lilley

McCann Worldgroup

Creative Chairman

Henry Turgoose
Henry Turgoose

Reckitt Benckiser Health

Marketing Director

Phil McDonald

BCM Group

Partner and Managing Director

Nareen Young
Nareen Young

Jumbunna Institute, UTS Sydney

Professor, Indigenous Policy (Indigenous Workforce Diversity)

Nickie Scriven
Nickie Scriven

Zenith Media

CEO

Bernard Salt
Bernard Salt

The Demographics Group

Managing Director

Ant Melder

Coffee Cocoa Gunpowder

Co-founder/Creative Partner

Karen Blackett
Karen Blackett

GroupM (UK)

CEO

Rishad Tobaccowala
Rishad Tobaccowala

Publicis Groupe (US)

Chief Growth Officer