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SETH 

GODIN

Entrepreneur and Founder, 

Squidoo and Yoyodyne

Author of This is Marketing

In 2013, Seth was one of just three professionals inducted into the Direct Marketing Hall of Fame. In an astonishing turn of events, in May 2018, he was inducted into the Marketing Hall of Fame as well. He might be the only person in both.

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SPEAKERS

ANGELA

DUCKWORTH

CEO and Founder, 

Character Lab

Author of GRIT: The Power of Passion and Perseverance

Angela completed her undergraduate degree in Advanced Studies Neurobiology at Harvard. A 2013 MacArthur Fellow, Angela has advised the White House, the World Bank, NBA and NFL teams, and Fortune 500 CEOs.

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ERIC

RIES

Entrepreneur and Author

Author of The Lean Startup

Eric is the creator of the Lean Startup methodology, which has become a global movement in business, practiced by individuals and companies around the world. He served as the Entrepreneur-in-Residence at Harvard Business School, IDEO, and Pivotal.

RISHAD

TOBACCOWALA

Senior Adviser,

Publicis Groupe

Author of Restoring the Soul of Business: Staying Human in the Age of Data

Rishad is an author, speaker and advisor with four decades of experience specializing in helping people, organizations and teams re-invent themselves to remain relevant in changing times.

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JOHN

MAEDA

Chief Experience Officer,

Publicis Sapient

Esquire's “75 Most Influential People of the 21st Century”

John is an American technologist, designer, engineer, artist, investor, author, and teacher. He is Chief Experience Officer at Publicis Sapient, the technology consulting and delivery arm of communications and marketing conglomerate Publicis.

EDWARD PANK

Managing Director - APAC,

WARC

Ed opened the Asia Pacific office for Warc at the beginning of 2011 in Singapore, bringing the world’s most comprehensive marketing intelligence service to the region.

Chris Stefanyk

Head of Brand Partnerships,

Wattpad

Chris Stefanyk leads the strategy and execution of Wattpad’s Brand Partnerships business. He and his team work closely with leading agencies and brands to solve marketing challenges.

Tay Guan Hin

Chief Creative Officer,

BBDO Singapore

Guan Hin operates well within this complexity always matching flawless execution with inspiring creative ideas, staying true to the DNA of the brand.

Blums Pineda

Partner, Prophet

Blums specializes in working with companies/brands to define their growth strategies in response to digital disruption and innovation possibilities in the marketplace.

Jacob Wright

Chief Strategy Officer,

BBH Singapore

A reputed creative strategist as well as a social media and tech expert, Jacob has laid the strategic foundations for many significant, award-winning campaigns for major brands.

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Jona Moore

Vice President, Global Technology,

frog USA

Since her first consulting job in 2000, Jona has been passionate about user experience. She knows technology can’t solve human problems alone or in isolation.

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Ronald Robins

CEO and Founder,

Mineski Global

Rhom has grown the Mineski brand from a humble Dota pro team to an international esports and gaming corporation with over 200 employees across

Southeast Asia.

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Pierre Robinet

Managing Director - APAC,

Ogilvy Consulting

Pierre is a senior consultant with extensive experience in conceiving, structuring and selling marketing, digital and business transformation strategies.

Rudi Ramin

CEO, Infinit Care

Rudi started IO Labs, a startup factory and tech venture builder and has since then launched Infinit Care, a mental health company and Dog,s Choice, an e-store for premium dog food.

Anna Znamenskaya

Chief Growth Officer, 

Rakuten Viber

Anna is is responsible for leading the global marketing, product growth, business development, PR and analytical teams, creating consumer-inspired innovations at Rakuten Viber. 

Carla Yap Sy-Su

Head, Data and Innovations - Digital Analytics Ventures Inc.

Carla oversees data operations, member insights, customer 360 strategies and precision marketing, andbuilt her career in innovative industries such as telecom, online media and data.

Karl Mak

CEO and Co-Founder, Hepmil Media Group

Karl's work at Hepmil Media Group has led him to establish strong partnerships with the largest brand partners in the region to co-produce some of the most viral and award winning content.

Stephen Ku

CEO and Founder, Eventscape Manila

Stephen founded one of the leading events agencies and has since evolved to become a trailblazer in the brand & digital marketing space in markets

across Asia.

Ryan James Murray

Regional Director - APAC, White Ops

Ryan oversees the growth of White Ops, the global leader in bot mitigation and fraud protection, on its mission to disrupt the economics of cybercrime.

Cat Triviño

Chief Marketing Officer, MindNation

As a staunch advocate for mental healthcare access in the workplace, Cat is a founding partner of the mental healthcare service MindNation, that aims for happier, healthier employees.

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Supriya Singh

Country Managing Director - Philippines, L'Oréal

As the first woman at the helm of the beauty leader since its entry to the Philippine market, Supriya is a leader in capturing Filipino beauty aspirations and needs.

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Maria Garrido

Chief Insights Officer, 

Havas Group

Senior VP of Brand Marketing, Vivendi Group

Maria expands Vivendi's global position and leadership in the entertainment space, and heads the global Meaningful Brands study in Havas Group.

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Hugh Fletcher

Head of Thought Leadership and UK Marketing, Wunderman Thompson Commerce

Hugh works to help Wunderman's clients plan strategically, prepare and implement digital change, and to help them ensure their business is ready for the future.

Mark Miller

Head of Customer Experience - APAC, Wunderman Thompson

With over two decades of B2B and B2C marketing expertise, Mark focuses on consumer-centric approaches that help clients craft relevant, personalized customer engagements.

Stephen Li

CEO, OMD Asia Pacific

Leveraging over two decades of experience in fostering strong client partnerships, driving digital growth, evangelizing creativity and inspiring teams, Stephen leads a network of over 2,700 OMDers across Asia Pacific.

Denise Haak

CEO, Quiddity

Denise is the founder and CEO of Quiddity, which specializes in end-to-end user experience: design and consultancy with clients including CebuPacific GetGo, Banco De Oro, the Department of Trade and Industry, McCormick, Meralco, and Nestle.

Dean Aragon

CEO Shell Brands International AG, Global Vice President - Brands

As ‘The Brand Guy’ of Shell, Dean redefined the Shell brand purpose towards enabling human progress via ‘more and cleaner’ energy solutions.

Peachy Pacquing

Masters Program Director, APAC, Hyper Island

Before becoming Masters Program Director at Hyper Island, Peachy capped her 25-year career in marketing communications as Ogilvy & Mather Philippines' Chief Executive.

MK Bertulfo

CEO and Founder, Filipina Homebased Moms

Passionate about helping moms thrive in their chosen career, MK is CEO and founder to the the first and biggest freelancing group for Pinay moms with 225,000 members nationwide.

Andres Ortola

Country General Manager - Philippines, Microsoft

With 20 years of experience, including regional roles at Microsoft, Quest Software and IBM, Andres' leadership delivers unprecedented value for Microsoft customers and partners.

YANI Hornilla

Country Manager, Canva 

Yani helped grow the Canva Philiipines team since 2015. Today Canva Philippines has over 200 employees across multiple industries on a mission to empower everyone to create beautiful designs.

DR. GIA SISON

National Adviser, Youth for Mental Health Coalition

Dr. Gia is the Head of Makati Medical Center’s Women Wellness Center and hosts her own digital series on CNN Philippines, G Talks.

Manny Gonzales

Head of Consulting and Strategy Director, Ogilvy Philippines

Manny handles brand, engagement, digital & data, experience design, and transformation strategies at Ogilvy Philippines.

Erwan Heusaff

Founder, The Fat Kid Inside

 Erwan founded The Fat Kid Inside, a food blog turned Digital Media Company, which creates and produces creator driven videos with a community of over 9 million viewers.

Neil Trinidad

Chief Marketing Officer - Philippines, Lazada

Neil has over 16 years of experience in marketing and sales across FMCG and Tech and also co-founded The Feel Good Food Group, an e-commerce health food delivery business.

ANNA DRIZ

Head of Advertising Sales, WeTV iflix

Before heading advertising sales and brand solutions for WeTV and iflix in the Philippines, she was head of studio marketing and partnerships for Disney in the Philippines, VP of Sales at ESPN, and head of sales at ABSCBN News Channel

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Denis Gorkun

President of PMFTC

Before becoming the president of PMFTC, Denis's career with 24 years of deep and wide commercial experience has been built over a variety of functions and managerial roles across continents.

Jim Guzman

Network Head of Social Media - Philippines, Dentsu Aegis Network

Jim was among the winners of Campaign Asia Pacific’s 40 under 40 representing Asia Pacific’s next generation of leadership in the APAC marketing communications industry.

Roy DahilDahil

Co-Founder and Executive Director of #MentalHealthPH

In 2016, Roy co-founded #MentalHealthPH a non-stock non-profit organization that aims to promote and protect mental health in the Philippines through social media and digital technology.

Kenneth Stern

CEO - Philippines, Lamudi

Kenneth is a real estate veteran with 10 years of experience in the industry, and also currently Bloomberg's and Business World Live’s property expert on One News.

Badong Abesamis

Founding Partner, GIGIL

Badong has muscled GIGIL to become the 5th most creative agency in the Asia-Pacific region and Philippines' most decorated independent agency, even though it hasn't turned three. 

Anthony Baker

Executive Director - Technology, R/GA

Anthony is a seasoned and internationally recognized technologist, leading digital transformation initiatives for Fortune 500 companies around the world.

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Sea Yen Ong

Regional Head of Sales - SEA, HK, TW

Spotify

Sea Yen is responsible for driving Spotify’s advertising revenue across a network of global agency groups and direct advertisers.

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Gian Dela Rama

Co-Founder and CEO, Aiah.Ai

Gian makes automation accessible for companies large and small, and is an active contributor in the Philippine startup community, regularly speaking on entrepreneurship, automation and AI.

Hari Shankar

Chief Revenue Officer, iVideo Smart

Hari is the CRO of iVideoSmart, the largest premium video programmatic marketplace in Indonesia and the Philippines.

Carlos Abad Santos

Assistant Secretary, National Economic and Development Authority

Carlos supervises the planning and policy formulation of the Sector Staffs in Agriculture, Natural Resources and Environment, Governance, Macroeconomy, Social Development, and Trade, Services and Industry.

Pei Ling Ho

Creative Director APAC - Unskippable Labs, Google

Pei Ling leads creative exploration in Asia, helping brands identify the most powerful opportunities to maximize ad campaign effectiveness through experimentation and data-backed insights.

George Royeca

Chief Transport Officer, Angkas

As an advocate of inclusive mobility and sustainable transport, George is the Chief Transport Advocate of the country’s no. 1 app-based motorcycle ride-hailing service with over 4M downloads and 30,000 biker-partners.

Karen Mak

Digital Performance Media Director, South CPD, L'Oréal

Karen has over 15 years of experience in media communications, and drives performance and data led digital media strategy and execution within L'Oréal.

Steven Tan

President, SM Supermalls

 Steven has led the launch and operations of the SM Supermalls’ crown jewel, SM Mall of Asia in 2006 and now oversees mall developments in both Philippines and China.

Paolo Azzola

Chief Operating Officer, PayMaya Philippines

Prior to being Chief Operating Officer of PayMaya Philippines, Paolo was the Managing Director for Rocket Internet AG, where he was responsible for financial technology.

Ken Lingan

CEO Philippines, Publicis Groupe

Ken is the CEO of Publicis Groupe Philippines, which is one of the leading communications group in the country and includes renowned agency brands like Leo-Burnett, Publicis Jimenez Basic, Publicis Manila, Starcom, Zenith and Spark Foundry.

Carlo Almendral

Managing Partner, ZeroSix

Carlo is an entrepreneur who has launched over 40 technology products across the 8 startups he’s founded, with his current startup focused on Artificial Intelligence.

Geia Lopez

Industry Analytical Head, CPG and Retail - Southeast Asia, Google

Geia leads a team of analysts to accelerate the growth of CPG and Retail in Southeast Asia with the power of data and insights.

Samuele Saini

Sector Lead  for Apps, E-Commerce, Entertainment - Southeast Asia, Google

Samuele and his team look after the partnerships between Google Ads business and customers including the leading E-Commerce, Ride Hailing, Gaming, Video & Music Streaming players across Southeast Asian markets.

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Arvinder Gujral

 Managing Director - Southeast Asia, Twitter 

Arvinder is grows Twitter’s business across Southeast Asia including strategic leadership and business planning, executive engagement with customers and partners to build up presence and grow its audience and revenue

Chandan Deep

Head of Emerging Business - Southeast Asia, Twitter

Chandan leads Twitter’s emerging business and is responsible for building Twitter’s presence and exploring commercial opportunities in 5 markets across Singapore, Philippines, Malaysia, Thailand, Vietnam.

David Hunt

Chief Digital Officer, Havas Health and You 

David is the author of Healthcare Heroes and a speaker at Harvard Business School, Financial Times and Cannes Lions besides the former CEO of Havas Lynx, Cannes Healthcare Agency of the Year.

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Dave Meeker

Chief Innovation Officer - Dentsu Aegis Network

Dave is responsible for guiding the strategic direction for client engagements, related to digital product and service design and has worked with a variety of Isobar clients, including Google, HBO, NBCUniversal, Bloomberg.

Akshat Jain

Country Lead for Business Growth, Facebook Philippines

 With a history of sales experience at Microsoft and National Instruments, Akshat has always been passionate about enabling his clients to leverage Technology to drive their business forward.

James Tan

Director of Product Marketing, APAC Facebook

As Facebook's Director of Product Marketing, James leads the Asia-Pacific team that owns the go-to-market strategy across direct response, brand, video, Instagram, messaging ads. 

Roland Ros

Founder, Kumu

Roland is the Founder of Kumu, a livestreaming app prioritizes the voices of Filipinos from all over the globe and has more than 5 million Gen Z & millennial Filipinos spread out in over 50 countries.

Mark Del Rosario

Founder, Let's Eat Pare

As a community builder, Mark founded Let's Eat Pare, one of the Philippine's largest interactive online food communities based on Facebook. Mark also chairs the SME Food Association with 900++ entrepreneur members.

Victoria Herrera

VP of Marketing, Kumu

Victoria is a writer, brand and content strategist, and entrepreneur based in Manila and is also a co-founder of women’s empowerment group She Talks Asia.

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Rexy Dorado

Co-Founder, Kumu

Prior to co-founding kumu, Rexy led the Kaya Collaborative in 2013, a program that connected Filipino leaders from abroad to high-impact organizations in the Philippines.

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Michiko Soriano-Gaeng

VP of Strategic Partnerships, Kumu

Prior to joining Kumu, Michiko was a Managing Partner at WeCube, a co-working space in the heart of Makati that serviced local and international tech startups.

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Jane Basas

SVP and Head - Consumer Wireless Businesses, SMART Communications

Besides being head of Consumer Wireless Businesses in Smart, Jane had led CignalTV to become the biggest cable TV provider in the Philippines with 2.2 million subscribers.

Dax Carnay

Chief Creative Officer and Chief Strategist, Echochannels PH

Dax scales creative agencies and manages high-impact campaigns for startups and Fortune 500 Companies, with more than 10-years of leadership experience in growing brand positions.

Wil Dasovich

CICP

Wil is a television personality, model, and vlogger of a Youtube channel with around 2.57 million subscribers about traveling, personal health, and well being.

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Inka Magnaye

CICP

Inka is the 1st ASMR Podcaster in the PH. She is also an announcer, a voice talent, and an events host with 26 years of voice talent experience. 

Carlo Ople

CICP

Carlo is a digital marketing veteran with over 16 years of corporate experience in advertising, gaming, TV, and telco, who founded Unbox.ph, one of the top tech websites in the Philippines.

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Cliff Eala

CEO, Synerbyte

As an entrepreneur for 30 years, Cliff runs an energy-efficiency tech firm with customers in 10 countries and is a speaker, start-up coach, and innovation consultant.

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LeIGH Reyes

Chief Product Consultant, MullenLowe Philippines

Leigh's work has been recognized at both creative and effectiveness shows such as Cannes Lions, Clio, D&AD and the Tambuli Awards and has served on the juries of Cannes Lions and London International Advertising Awards.

Ashish Thomas

Chief Executive Adviser, Summit Media

Ashish has worked in the digital, technology and telco space for close to 25 years and has worked across multinationals like Google and Microsoft as well as small to medium sized start-ups.