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2019 Speakers

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.

Check back soon for updates to the 2019 Speakers!

Tina Daniels

Director of Agency Business Development
Google

Tina serves as Google’s Director of Agency Business Development partnering with Omnicom in the United States and the Americas.
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Dawn Lerman, Ph.D.

Professor and Executive Director
Fordham University

Dr. Dawn Lerman is Executive Director of the Center for Positive Marketing and Professor of Marketing at Fordham University’s Gabelli School of Business.
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Simone Lindus

Founder & CEO
Tiny Tutus

Simone Lindus is the founder and CEO of Australia’s leading ballet studio for children aged 16 months to 6 years, Tiny Tutus.
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Kathleen Fitzgerald

Photographer & Author
Kathleen Fitzgerald Portraits

Kathleen Fitzgerald is a portrait photographer and writer who introduced her first book, Divas, Dames & Dolls at the first M2W® conference 15 years ago.
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Linnette Attai

Founder & President
Playwell, LLC

Linnette is the founder PlayWell, LLC, a global compliance consulting firm providing strategic guidance around the complex obligations governing data privacy, marketing, safety, and content.
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Sheila Soldivillo Gilbert

Vertical Marketing Manager, Automotive
Facebook

Since joining Facebook in 2013, Sheila has worked closely with automotive marketers and agencies to build partnerships and innovative go-to-market strategies that drive business results.
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Lauren Brandt

Client Solutions Manager
Facebook

Lauren is a mother first to her 2-year old daughter, Olivia, as well as a Client Solutions Manager at Facebook working on the Automotive vertical.
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Kinley Lagrange

Account Director
WONGDOODY

Kinley heads up client partnerships for June Cleaver is Dead, a consultancy within WONGDOODY that specializes in brand experiences for moms.
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Dominique Essig

Chief Product Officer
Jetblack

Dominique is the Chief Product Officer for Jetblack, a membership-based conversational commerce service, and the first company launched by Store No. 8, the incubation arm of Walmart to develop he leapfrog capabilities that will transform the future of retail.
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Bridget Brennan

CEO
The Female Factor

Bridget is a long-time contributor to Forbes.com on the topic of women consumers, and was named a “Woman to Watch in Retail Disruption” by the social think tank Remodista.
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Enna Allen

Vice President, Brand Management
Simon Property Group

Enna is responsible for leading in-center experiential initiatives that are designed to increase visits and dwell time.
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Amy Henry

President
Flashlight Insights

Amy is a recognized youth expert and advocate, having spent her career understanding kids, families and play through applied research and consulting.
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Jola Burnett

Vice President
GfK Consumer Life (formerly 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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Susie Coulter

Co-Founder
Bronty Beauty

Susie Coulter is a 25-year veteran of the retail industry, with experience leading high-profile global brands at Ralph Lauren and Victoria’s Secret.
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Patty David

Director of Consumer Insights
AARP

Patty David has over 25 years of experience in the research field.  Consumer insights is her passion. At AARP, Patty directs the discovery and development of consumer insights for the personal fulfillment offerings.
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Nichole Davies

EVP, Head of Strategy
GreyHealth Group

Nichole has focused her career within the healthcare industry, successfully leading global, regional, and in-market strategic engagements for her clients spanning product, portfolio, and corporate assignments.
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Jeff Harry

V.P. of Marketing & Fun
Play-Well TEKnologies

Jeff Harry believes that there’s nothing quite like watching a Senior Executive screaming with delight while skipping after a tiny LEGO® car.
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Ross Kimbel

Co-Founder
Be Curious Partners

As the co-founder and head of operations for Be Curious Partners, a venture capital fund investing in tech-enabled startups to support parents, Ross Kimbel is instrumental in the fund’s growing portfolio of companies.
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Kinley Lagrange

Account Director
Wongdoody

Kinley heads up client partnerships for June Cleaver is Dead, a consultancy within WONGDOODY that specializes in brand experiences for moms.
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Meryl Truffelman Macune

SVP of Global Marketing
Kids II

In June 2017, Meryl joined Kids II®, a global company of industry-changing innovations for parents and families around the world with a portfolio of leading infant, baby and toddler brands and products .
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Skyler Mattson

President
Wongdoody

Skyler is the President of brand experience agency WONGDOODY. She has built her career driving award-winning, transformative work for clients across a range of categories, from consumer packaged goods to technology to entertainment.
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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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Elesha Nelson

Co-Owner
Simple Wishes

Elle is the co-owner of Simple Wishes, the leading hands-free pumping bra in the U.S. 
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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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Michelle Poris, Ph.D.

Vice President
Smarty Pants

Michelle is a vice president at Smarty Pants, a leading youth and family research and consulting firm.
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Amy Przywara

Chief Marketing Officer
Sylvan Learning

Amy has been part of the Sylvan family since 2006, where she has served in various leadership roles including VP, Marketing, Senior Director of Brand and Customer Acquisition, Director of National Advertising, and Director of Co-op Advertising.
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Agata Reyes

V.P. Strategic Partnerships
Destination Maternity

Agata heads up all Strategic Partnerships at Destination Maternity, home of A Pea in the Pod and Motherhood brands, the world’s largest maternity fashion company. 
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Ariel Segal

Head of Insights
Foursquare

At Foursquare, a location technology platform, Ariel synthesizes first party data into actionable insights and strategies for partners, helping brands, agencies, and researchers uncover, predict and capitalize on behavioral patterns and emerging trends.
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Kurt Workman

CEO & Co-Founder
Owlet

Kurt has been an advocate for infant health since starting Owlet in 2013.
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