Kristen Renda

Digital CMO Series: Possible Worldwide

At the Digital CMO Summit this past May, we caught up with our New Influencer’s Panel host Kunal Muzumdar. Kunal is the Director of Strategy at Possible Worldwide where he oversees the strategic planning, social media and emerging media disciplines across the agency. Kunal Muzumdar, Director of Strategy, Possible Worldwide at the 2012 Digital CMO Summit by Kantar Media Compete. www.digitalcmosummit.com Hear from Kunal in this exclusive one-on-one interview –

Digital CMO Series: AOL

At the Digital CMO Summit this past May, we had a chance to sit down with our Keynote speaker David Shing, Digital Prophet at AOL. As Digital Prophet – David Shing spends a lot of time understanding what is happening in the digital landscape. He shared his perspectives on the future and current state of digital with us in an action-packed session. Hear from Shingy in this exclusive one-on-one interview

DIGITAL CMO SERIES: Buddy Media

With so much happening in social media today it can be difficult for brands to measure what is happening across all of the platforms. At the 2012 Digital CMO Summit, Jeff Ragovin, Co-Founder and Chief Strategy Officer at Buddy Media shared his perspective on how brands are streamlining and leveraging social data to create more powerful content. Throughout the session Jeff shared case-studies from Ford, The Body Shop and Mattel

Digital CMO Series: Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts

Elizabeth Pizzinato, Senior Vice President, Marketing and Communications, Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts gave us an insider’s look into their digital strategy. With a heavy emphasis on digital, Four Seasons is paving the way for marketers in the luxury hotel industry and beyond; maintaining a consistent brand message and experience for the consumer both online and off. Elizabeth identified a number of key points on the state of “luxury” today

DIGITAL CMO SERIES: Edwin Wong, Senior Director, B2B Strategic Research & Insights, Yahoo!

Edwin took the stage on Day three of the Digital CMO Summit and delivered his session Phase 2 of Video: Revolution Evolution. He shared how Yahoo! is helping brands understand how to best leverage the art of storytelling to better connect with consumers across paid, owned and earned (POE) media. Below Edwin provides a detailed summary of his session presented at the Digital CMO Summit. In 2009, Yahoo! commissioned a

DIGITAL CMO SERIES: Jack Flanagan, Bluefin Labs

Last week in Beverly Hills, CA Compete hosted the ninth annual Digital CMO Summit. The event brought together 200 industry leaders for three days of hard-hitting session and networking opportunities.  The agenda was jam-packed with top-notch speakers who shared their perspectives on The Impact of Influence, the 2012 Summit theme. Over the next few weeks we plan to share with you the highlights and decks from their presentations. First up

RE:CONNECT. The Connection Project Book

Internet. Social. Mobile. These innovations are giving us the ability to understand—and connect with—customers in new and exciting ways and will drive marketing trends far into the future. It’s fitting, then, that The Connection Project was the theme of the 2011 Digital CMO Summit, during which more than 150 industry leaders shared their success marketing to increasingly connected customers, winning over their hearts, minds, and wallets. But, why “Project”? Because

Digital CMO Series: Mike Cooley, Sprint

“Focus on Mobile First” Mike Cooley, Vice President of online channels at Sprint manages the strategic, creative and technical initiatives impacting the web experience for both current and prospective customers. During his session – The Journey to Customer Experience Excellence at the Digital CMO Summit Mike shared how Sprint.com integrates community, support, account and commerce functions to create more meaningful connections with consumers and deliver a better customer experience. Below

Digital CMO Series: John Bell, Managing Director, Oglivy 360

“Even Social Media needs brand management.” At the 2011 Digital CMO Summit, John Bell, Managing Director at Ogilvy 360 shared his thought provoking presentation – Overcoming the CMO’s Dilemma. John discussed a number of key questions and challenges that CMO’s are facing as brands begin to move from “experimentation into operationalizing” social media.  It’s not as simple as senior marketing executives finally “getting it.” CMOs and their immediate teams are

A Talk With Drew Patterson, CEO, Jetsetter

“Marketing is about connecting with consumers, building insights about their needs and finding ways to serve them.” – Drew Patterson, CEO, Jetsetter   Jetsetter is a community of travelers that provides members with insider access, expert knowledge and exclusive deals on the world’s greatest vacations. Drew Patterson, CEO of Jetsetter shares his philosophy in building strong customer relationships. As a BIG fan of Jetsetter and member myself – I think

Digital CMO Series: Andy Sims, Director of Global Advertising, Skype

“Branding means so much more than raising awareness – it’s about activation, evangelism and engagement.” Andy Sims, Skype With over 145 million active users each month – Skype is a go-to technology for the “always connected” consumer. But how can marketers take advantage of Skype’s capabilities to reach these consumers? At the Digital CMO Summit, Andy Simms, Director of Global Advertising at Skype shares his perspective on how brands can