Speakers

Marketing to Moms Leaders


M2Moms® Attendees will meet and learn from marketing to mom leaders like those below.

The M2Moms® conference features content to help you gain a competitive edge for your brand. Our line-up of more than 30 speakers will examine mom’s behavior, what channels they use to gather information, how they make decisions, and where they buy.

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Anne Geddes

Photographer, Author & Philanthropist
www.annegeddes.com

One of the world’s most respected photographers, Anne creates images that are iconic, award winning and beloved.
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Kristin Naiman

Senior Vice President – Brand Creative
kate spade new york

Kristen Naiman is Senior Vice President of Brand Creative for kate spade new york. She joined the company in July 2014 and is responsible for all creative marketing efforts.
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Sadie Thoma

Head of Creative Agency Partnerships
Google

Sadie Thoma leads Google’s Creative Agency Partnerships in the US.
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Netta Gross

Marketing Manager
YouTube

Netta helps advertisers and agencies get the most out of YouTube by bringing together anthropology, data and creative storytelling.
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Hilary Murdock

Group Planning Director
VML

Hilary Murdock joined VML in 2014 as director, strategic planning, for the agency’s Special K and Kellogg’s Masterbrand accounts.
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Hansa Bhargava, MD

Senior Medical Director
Web MD

Dr. Hansa Bhargava is Senior Medical Director at WebMD, Senior Medical Advisor at Medscape and Staff physician at Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta.
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Julie Sansone

Global Marketing and Communications Manager
Music Together Worldwide

Julie Sansone has been crafting marketing strategies to reach new parents since 2006. At Music Together, an internationally recognized early childhood music and movement program for children from birth to age seven.
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Mary Beth Weil

Director of Global Marketing
Music Together Worldwide

Mary Beth is responsible for strategic planning and creative direction of marketing and communication initiatives for Music Together, an internationally recognized early childhood music and movement program for children from birth to age seven.
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Kelly Fletcher

CEO
Fletcher Marketing PR

Kelly founded Fletcher Marketing + PR in 2008 with the mission of providing the same level of service as larger, national agencies for lower fees.
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Jessica Iclisoy

CEO & Founder
California Baby®

More than 20 years ago, Jessica embarked on a journey to create a non-toxic environment for her family. Launching in her kitchen with ingredients she had sourced, Jessica began to create the beloved formulas for what is today, the industry standard in natural skincare, California Baby.
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Christina Hoff

Associate Director for Global insights
Johnson & Johnson

Christina is a brand marketer turned consumer researcher with a passion to uncover deep human truths and turn those insights into action.
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Megan James

Communications Manager
Cooper Tire & Rubber Company

Megan James, Communications Manager for Cooper Tire & Rubber Company, is responsible for corporate external communications and media relations.
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Jola Burnett

Vice President
GfK Consumer Life (Roper® Reports)

In her current role, Jola consults with a variety of Fortune 500 clients, looking to understand consumers in the United States and abroad.
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April Rai

Interim Executive Director
National Organizations for Youth Safety

April Rai serves as Interim Executive Director for the National Organizations for Youth Safety (NOYS), a coalition of over 100 organizations working to promote youth safety in our nation and beyond.
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Marina Dedes Gallagher

Founder & CEO
MomSights

A non-traditional market research startup for a new generation of moms, MomSights connects brands and agencies to their national and diverse panel of over 5,000 moms (and dads) for fast and targeted research.
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Emma Johnson

Author
The Kickass Single Mom

Emma is a longtime business and personal finance journalist (former AP Finance staff reporter and MSN Money columnist), and founder of WealthySingleMommy.com, the leading platform for the 10 million U.S. single mothers.
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Amanda Rodriguez

Author
DudeMom.com

Amanda Rodriguez is the author of DudeMom.com, a humor, lifestyle blog, she launched in 2008 after she had her third male child and decided to embrace life as the only princess in the house.
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Nicole Feliciano

CEO
Momtrends Media

Nicole Feliciano is the CEO of Momtrends Media a million dollar brand that publishes two of nation’s top blogs for moms: Momtrends.com and TheShoppingMama.com.
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Pam Fujimoto

Executive Creative Director
Wongdoody

Pam Fujimoto is Executive Creative Director of WONGDOODY LA, where she brings over 17 years of experience developing and launching creative solutions for diverse global brands.
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Skyler Mattson

Managing Director
Wongdoody

Skyler has been Managing Director of advertising agency WONGDOODY for the past 15 years.
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Lauren Fitzgerald

Managing Director
The Mom Complex

As the Managing Director for The Mom Complex, Lauren is responsible for turning insights about modern family life into innovative new products and solutions for the largest brands in the world.
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Katrina McCarter

Founder/CEO
Marketing to Mums

Katrina is founder and CEO of Marketing to Mums, a marketing and research consultancy in Melbourne, Australia.
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Katarzyna Pawlikowska

Co-Founder
Garden of Words

Katarzyna Pawlikowska: expert in females’ social and consumer behaviour and marketing communication to women.
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Amy Henry

SVP, Strategic Planning
Strottman International

Amy strives to bring the freshest thinking on products and play to inform and inspire both her clients and colleagues.
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Robbin Chaber Allen

Vice President of Strategic Alliances
Mom365

Robbin Chaber Allen is a Marketing and Promotion Agency Executive known for creativity, energy and resourcefulness in delivering breakthrough integrated discipline campaigns.
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Eric Cohen

CMO & Co-Founder
Macaroni Kid

Eric works tirelessly to empower the Macaroni Kid Publishers to achieve their goals, and he connects brands with moms through these amazing influencers.
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Kerry Lyons

SVP, Sales & Marketing
House Party

Kerry started her career as a traditional agency account gal managing clients including Kellogg’s, Unilever, Johnson & Johnson and British Airways before making the leap to Mindset Media, a digital start-up in 2007.
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Conor Begley

Co-Founder & President
Tribe Dynamics

Conor and Jon Namnath co-founded Tribe Dynamics in April 2012, after Conor discovered the power and potential of influencer marketing while working in Australia.
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Frances Hesselbein

President & CEO
The Frances Hesselbein Leadership Institute

One of the most highly respected experts in the field of contemporary leadership development, Frances Hesselbein is the President and CEO of The Frances Hesselbein Leadership Institute.
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Donna Miller

Founder
Purse Power

Donna, founder of Purse Power and President of the Executive Resource Center, has had more than 30 years of hands-on experience as an executive in Fortune 500 companies.
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Michal Clements

Founder & CEO
Insight to Action, LLC

Michal is an independent marketing strategy consultant. She began her consulting career at Booz & Co, followed by over ten years at The Cambridge Group before starting her own firm, Insight to Action, LLC.
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Dawn Lerman

Associate Dean for Graduate Studies
Fordham University

Dawn in addition to her role as Associate Dean, also serves as Executive Director of the Center for Positive Marketing and is a Professor of Marketing at Gabelli School of Business.
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Jessica Egerton

Director of Brand Development
Cooper Tire & Rubber Company

Jessica Egerton, Director of Brand Development at Cooper Tire & Rubber Company, is responsible for leading the brand strategy and marketing communications for Cooper® and Roadmaster brands.
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Valerie Gray

Owner/Editor/Publisher
Mom Knows It All

Valerie Gray was born and raised in a suburb located on the New Jersey shore.
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Jennifer Auer

Editor & Publisher
Jersey Family Fun LLC

Jennifer Auer is a married mom of three boys, who saw a need for a resource that helps families find affordable family fun in New Jersey.
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Tracy Chapman

Director of Strategic Planning
Terri & Sandy

Tracy leads the Strategic Planning team at Terri & Sandy working with clients such as Gerber, Hain Celestial, Wyndham, and Avon.
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Cindy Hudson

Marketing & Sales Manager
Valvoline Instant Oil Change

Cindy Hudson is Marketing and Sales Manager for Henley Enterprises, more than 200 Valvoline Instant Oil Change locations.
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Jody DeVere

CEO
AskPatty.com, Inc.

Jody DeVere is a internationally recognized speaker, trainer, often quoted industry pundit and spokesperson for the automotive industry on the women’s market.
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Mari Sanchez

Senior Account Planner
PACO Collective

Ever since she studied sociology at the University of Notre Dame, digging deeply into intimate human motivations has always been Mari’s “thing.”
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Jen Shap

Agency Business Development Lead
Google

Jen has spent the majority of her 20-year professional life in marketing and advertising at top agencies including McCann-Erickson and Bates USA, across multiple industries and global brands.
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Zanny Oltman

President
Hillside & Knox LLC

For over a decade, Zanny Oltman oversaw all marketing partnerships for Destination Maternity Corp., the world’s largest maternity apparel retailer, including the brands A Pea in the Pod and Motherhood Maternity.
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Grady Edelstein

Head of Brand Partnerships
Tinybeans

Grady Edelstein is Head of Brand Partnerships at Tinybeans, a private social network for parents with over 2 million users globally.
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Claudia Krusch

Editor
Trendy Latina

Claudia Krusch is a speaker, social media coach and CEO of Social Coerce social media management business; who actively participates in more than 20 Blogger Networks and 5 Press Associations.
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