Speakers

Marketing to Moms Leaders


2018 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 2018 Speakers!

Mandy Arioto

President & CEO
MOPS International, Inc.
Guest Emcee 2018

Mandy is an internationally sought-after commentator, speaker and writer. Her unique takes on nearly every subject make her both engaging and thought-provoking.
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Elle Walker

Co-Founder of What's Up Moms
What’s Up Moms

Elle started What’s Up Moms after searching for how-to videos as a new mom and wanting more. A digital media veteran, she reconnected with Stanford classmate, Meg Resnikoff and the rest is (well-documented) history.
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Meg Resnikoff

Co-Founder of What's Up Moms
What’s Up Moms

Meg grew up in Connecticut and when she wasn’t busy pretending to be a mom, she was in the kitchen learning family recipes.
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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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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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Jonathan Canter

Co-Founder
Dear Mom Wine

Jonathan is the co-founder of Dear Mom Wine, an Oregon-based canned wine producer.
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Chris Carlson

General Manager
Radiant & Famifi

Chris Carlson is the General Manager of Radiant, an organization that advocates for strong families through the creation of meaningful brands, products, and experiences.
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Celine Cohen

Co-Founder & CEO
Allette

Prior to founding Allette, Celine worked for over a decade at some of the world’s most prestigious and creative advertising agencies on high profile clients.
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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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Kathleen Cullen

Director of Retail & Consumer Insights
National Retail Federation

Katherine Cullen is director of retail and consumer insights for the National Retail Federation Research team.
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Rachel Curry

Director of Owned Channel Marketing
Volvo Car USA

Rachel Curry is responsible for the development and implementation of strategic marketing programs across Volvo’s platforms.
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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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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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Jim Fosina

Founder & CEO
Fosina Marketing Group

Jim is the Founder & CEO of Fosina Marketing Group, a direct to consumer subscription marketing agency.
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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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Amy Henry

President
Amy Henry Insights

Amy strives to bring the freshest thinking on products and play to inform and inspire both her clients and colleagues.
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Jennifer Kendra

Senior Director
Save the Children

Jennifer Kendra joined Save the Children in 2013, supporting Save the Children’s efforts to ensure all children have a healthy start, the opportunity to learn and protection from harm, every day and in times of crisis, to give every child the future they deserve.
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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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Catherine Merritt

CEO
Spool Marketing and Communications

Catherine Merritt is CEO of Spool Marketing and Communications, an integrated marketing and PR agency she founded in 2016 along with a cohort of media and agency ex-pats who believed a new agency model is needed for today’s companies and brands.
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Cooper Munroe

CEO 
The Motherhood, Inc. 

Cooper was recently named by PR News as one of the top 50 “Game Changers in PR”.
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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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Katie Szczepaniak Rice

CEO & Co-Founder
BabyPage

Katie is an experienced entrepreneur and venture capitalist skilled in strategy, startups, investing, and public speaking.
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Andrea Scalzo Yi

Raising Dragons

Andrea began her career as a computer engineer before jumping into the world of high fashion where she spent more than a decade as a buyer for fashion icon and pioneer, Donna Karan.
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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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Paul Siefken

President & CEO
Fred Rogers Productions

As President and CEO, Paul ensures that Fred Rogers Productions presents the very best in educational children’s media on broadcast and digital platforms—and beyond.
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Jacqueline Tatelman

Co-Founder & Creative Director
STATE Bags

Jacqueline’s fashion roots go all the way back to when she was a two-year-old, walking around her mother’s clothing boutique in high heels and diapers.
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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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Anjali Varma

Owner & Operator
AnjaliVarma.com

Anjali is a business coach and marketing consultant. She specializes in business marketing, strategy, and branding and focuses on the female entrepreneur, mom, and small business markets.
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Randi Zinn

Founder, Beyond Mom
Beyond Mom

Randi is an author, mindfulness and wellness expert, and founder of Beyond Mom.
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