digital CMO summit

Digital CMO Summit 2011- Day 2 Wrap-up

Before we jump into the Day 2 Wrap-up — a few highlights from Thursday afternoon. Attendees enjoyed doing the following activities: Golf at Audobon Park A private Culinary Experience with Dominique The “History, Highlights, Hope” Tour of New Orleans Braving the Bayou We all reconvened at the Roosevelt for a terrific (and authentic) Mardi Gras Float down to Tipitinas. Here is a quick picture, links to more on our Facebook

Digital CMO Summit 2011- Day 1 Wrap-up

This time last week, we were JUST kicking off the 2011 DCMO Summit down in the Big Easy.  N’awlins. #Nola. New Orleans. You get the drift, right? Having had the last few Summits in locales like Miami and Newport, we opted for New Orleans as the host city this year, and what a host it was. In between talks from Arianna Huffington, Google, ESPN and Twitter, we had our fill

Digital CMO Summit: Weekly Wrap-up

This year at the Digital CMO Summit an impressive line-up of speakers is set to take the stage. The agenda features presentations from Arianna Huffington, now of AOL, and leaders from Twitter, Jetsetter, Skype, Sprint, Verizon, Yahoo, ESPN and GroupM. The theme for this year’s event “The Connection Project” will uncover new and exciting ways brands and their agency and media partners are connecting disparate data to uncover new insights,

Old Symposia Never Die, They Become a Forum!

When you have as much gray hair and have worked in our industry as long as I have, you can benefit from looking back over a working lifetime of different conferences, summits, and even symposia. These range from small private seminars in exotic locations (I will not mention locations in case my boss is reading!) to large scale commercial events. My office and indeed some rooms at home are full

Digital CMO Summit: Weekly Wrap-up

Each year, we hold an invitation-only summit that brings marketing executives from top advertisers, agencies and media companies together, to discuss how the internet and digital media are transforming their businesses.  Last year, the Digital CMO Summit theme – The Big Brand Theory uncovered how big brands are taking steps to transform online branding, digital measurement and creative execution. Lots of great ideas and marketing innovations were shared and can

Happy Valentine’s Day from Compete’s President

It’s Valentine’s Day, and what better time to show our appreciation to clients, supporters and the people who we worked with over the past year. We move so quickly these days that we often forget to celebrate our accomplishments, especially those of our clients. So this is my Valentine, celebrating all of our relationships and some of the reasons these past twelve months have been so special. We now have

Digital CMO Series: T-Mobile USA

This week Dennis Haugan, Senior Director, Digital Strategy, T-Mobile USA describes how the customer is only a click away and “own your brand” as true advocates, a marketing agency and an honest voice of the brand. Read our one-on-one interview with Dennis below and check out the video of his interview and full presentation with Danielle Nohe, Director, Telecommunications & Media, Compete on our YouTube channel.

Digital CMO Series: Bing – Building a New Brand in the Digital Age

    Breaking through the noise to launch a new brand in today’s marketplace requires harnessing traditional marketing techniques as well as the unexpected. Reaching users online is relatively straightforward, but building emotional connections, staying relevant and delivering value is considerably more challenging. Hear from Kirsten Ward, Director of Digital Advertising, Microsoft as she discusses the challenges faced and innovation by Microsoft to build the Bing brand and steadily gain

Digital CMO Series: Jeffrey Hayzlett Part 2

Last week’s Digital CMO Series installment featured part 1 of exciting video from Jeff Hayzlett, former CMO of Kodak and author of the bestselling book The Mirror Test. Now check out part 2, the remainder of his presentation and a one-on-one interview with Jeff as he shares more ideas on big branding online. The first ten people to answer all five questions below correctly (all answered by Jeff on our

Los Links

A big thanks for Bing for this customized video for Compete’s 2010 Digital CMO summit! Compete had the privilege of hosting its 7th annual dCMO summit in sunny Miami, FL. Over 130 advertising, agency and media company executives gathered to describe, discuss and debate the unyielding impact of the internet on our marketing universe. Attendees heard from true thought leaders who shared first-hand experiences from their organizations, and discussed how

Dynamic Logic

A quick shout-out"¦. All marketers and advertisers really should check out this blog post by Ken Mallon, who is SVP for Custom Solutions and Ad Effectiveness Consulting at our partner company Dynamic Logic. I was privileged to share a stage with Ken at the Digital CMO Summit, hosted by Compete in Miami earlier this month.  During our session, Ken referenced the earlier blog post, which presents compelling evidence that "direct