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SHANTANU NARAYEN

President & CEO

Adobe
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BRAD RENCHER

EVP & GM Digital Experience

Adobe
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ANN LEWNES

EVP & CMO

Adobe
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JOHN MELLOR

VP Experience Cloud Strategy & Business Operations

Adobe
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Shantanu Narayen is president and chief executive officer of Adobe, one of the world's largest and most diversified software companies. Narayen's leadership, technology insight and operational expertise have strengthened Adobe's culture of innovation, expanded the company into new markets, and extended its product portfolio and global reach. In 2009, Narayen led the $1.8 billion acquisition of Omniture, Inc., expanding Adobe’s ability to help customers measure and optimize the value of online experiences, content and applications. Prior to his appointment as CEO in December of 2007, Narayen was Adobe's president and COO, responsible for the company's day-to-day global operations, product research and development, marketing and corporate development. More
In 2005, he co-led the $3.4 billion acquisition of Macromedia, strengthening the company's presence in key markets ranging from enterprises and vertical industries to mobile devices and multimedia publishing. Previously, he held key product research and development positions within Adobe, including executive vice president of worldwide products, senior vice president of worldwide product development and vice president and general manager of the engineering technology group. Before joining Adobe in 1998, Narayen was co-founder of Pictra, Inc., an early pioneer of digital photo sharing over the Internet. Prior to that, he served as director of desktop and collaboration products at Silicon Graphics, Inc. and held various senior management positions at Apple Computer, Inc. Narayen holds five patents and is a frequent speaker at industry and academic events. He is a member of the U.S. President's Management Advisory Board, established in 2010 to provide advice on how to implement best business practices, including the application of technology, on matters related to federal government management and operation. He also serves on the Board of Pfizer, Inc. and the Advisory Board of the Haas School of Business, University of California at Berkeley, and is president of the board of the Adobe Foundation, which funds philanthropic initiatives around the world. He formerly served on the Board of Dell, Inc. and Metavante Technologies, Inc. Narayen holds a bachelor's degree in electronics engineering from Osmania University in India, a master's degree in computer science from Bowling Green State University and a master's degree in business administration from the Haas School of Business.
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As executive vice president and general manager, Brad Rencher is responsible for driving Adobe's Digital Marketing business, one of the world's largest enterprise SaaS businesses and Adobe's fastest-growing business unit. He leads a global engineering and business organization focused on creating the industry's leading end-to-end digital marketing platform — the Adobe® Marketing Cloud. Rencher has also driven strategic Adobe acquisitions including the January 2012 acquisition of Efficient Frontier, a leader in optimizing digital advertising across search, display and social media. A thought leader in the digital marketing space, Rencher regularly presents at numerous industry conferences and trade shows on topics such as digital marketing, advertising and publishing, the power of big data, the business impact of mobile and social, and business optimization. More
Examples of his speeches and industry insights can be found on Adobe's Executive Perspectives blog and via Twitter. Rencher joined the company in January 2008 as vice president of corporate development of Omniture and was instrumental in the evolution of the Digital Marketing Suite. Following the acquisition by Adobe, Rencher served as vice president of business operations of the Omniture Business Unit. Before Adobe, Rencher worked at Morgan Stanley as part of the technology investment-banking team, where he executed mergers and acquisitions and capital-market financings for leading technology clients. Rencher earned his MBA from the Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University, and completed his undergraduate work in finance at Brigham Young University. An active participant in the local technology community, Rencher serves on the board of directors of the Utah Technology Council.
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As executive vice president and chief marketing officer, Ann Lewnes is responsible for Adobe’s corporate brand, corporate communications and integrated marketing efforts worldwide. She drives the company’s corporate positioning, branding and identity, marketing campaigns, public relations, social media and field marketing programs to ensure strong connections with customers and constituents. As champion of Adobe’s brand to employees and the community, she also oversees Adobe’s internal communications and community relations efforts, including the Adobe Foundation, which funds philanthropic initiatives around the world. More
Prior to joining Adobe in November 2006, Lewnes served as vice president of sales and marketing at Intel Corporation. At Intel, Lewnes helped build global demand for the Intel brand from consumers, business professionals and key computer channels. She managed the highly successful “Intel Inside” program and oversaw several groundbreaking campaigns, including the launches of the Pentium® and Centrino® processor brands. In 2000, Lewnes was elected to the American Advertising Federation’s Hall of Achievement. In 2010, she was honored with a Changing The Game Award by the Advertising Women of New York (AWNY). Lewnes holds a bachelor’s degree in international relations and journalism from Lehigh University. She serves on the boards of the Advertising Council and the Adobe Foundation. Lewnes is on Twitter at @alewnes.
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As Vice President of Strategy & Business Development, and Marketing, John Mellor advances growth and market leadership strategies for Adobe’s Digital Marketing business unit. With over 25 years of experience in the enterprise software industry, Mellor drives the enterprise marketing efforts and global strategic alliances that fuel the explosive growth of the industry’s leading solutions within the Adobe Marketing Cloud. More
Mellor joined Adobe through the company’s acquisition of Omniture in 2009 where he served as Executive Vice President of Marketing and drove all marketing efforts to strategically advance the largest standalone web analytics business. Mellor’s previous experience includes senior leadership positions with RichFX, an online merchandising company, and co-founding Viewpoint, an interactive media technology provider, which was later acquired by Computer Associates.
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SHANTANU NARAYEN

President & CEO

Adobe
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BRAD RENCHER

EVP & GM Digital Experience

Adobe
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Shantanu Narayen is president and chief executive officer of Adobe, one of the world's largest and most diversified software companies. Narayen's leadership, technology insight and operational expertise have strengthened Adobe's culture of innovation, expanded the company into new markets, and extended its product portfolio and global reach. In 2009, Narayen led the $1.8 billion acquisition of Omniture, Inc., expanding Adobe’s ability to help customers measure and optimize the value of online experiences, content and applications. Prior to his appointment as CEO in December of 2007, Narayen was Adobe's president and COO, responsible for the company's day-to-day global operations, product research and development, marketing and corporate development. More
In 2005, he co-led the $3.4 billion acquisition of Macromedia, strengthening the company's presence in key markets ranging from enterprises and vertical industries to mobile devices and multimedia publishing. Previously, he held key product research and development positions within Adobe, including executive vice president of worldwide products, senior vice president of worldwide product development and vice president and general manager of the engineering technology group. Before joining Adobe in 1998, Narayen was co-founder of Pictra, Inc., an early pioneer of digital photo sharing over the Internet. Prior to that, he served as director of desktop and collaboration products at Silicon Graphics, Inc. and held various senior management positions at Apple Computer, Inc. Narayen holds five patents and is a frequent speaker at industry and academic events. He is a member of the U.S. President's Management Advisory Board, established in 2010 to provide advice on how to implement best business practices, including the application of technology, on matters related to federal government management and operation. He also serves on the Board of Pfizer, Inc. and the Advisory Board of the Haas School of Business, University of California at Berkeley, and is president of the board of the Adobe Foundation, which funds philanthropic initiatives around the world. He formerly served on the Board of Dell, Inc. and Metavante Technologies, Inc. Narayen holds a bachelor's degree in electronics engineering from Osmania University in India, a master's degree in computer science from Bowling Green State University and a master's degree in business administration from the Haas School of Business.
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As executive vice president and general manager, Brad Rencher is responsible for driving Adobe's Digital Marketing business, one of the world's largest enterprise SaaS businesses and Adobe's fastest-growing business unit. He leads a global engineering and business organization focused on creating the industry's leading end-to-end digital marketing platform — the Adobe® Marketing Cloud. Rencher has also driven strategic Adobe acquisitions including the January 2012 acquisition of Efficient Frontier, a leader in optimizing digital advertising across search, display and social media. A thought leader in the digital marketing space, Rencher regularly presents at numerous industry conferences and trade shows on topics such as digital marketing, advertising and publishing, the power of big data, the business impact of mobile and social, and business optimization. More
Examples of his speeches and industry insights can be found on Adobe's Executive Perspectives blog and via Twitter. Rencher joined the company in January 2008 as vice president of corporate development of Omniture and was instrumental in the evolution of the Digital Marketing Suite. Following the acquisition by Adobe, Rencher served as vice president of business operations of the Omniture Business Unit. Before Adobe, Rencher worked at Morgan Stanley as part of the technology investment-banking team, where he executed mergers and acquisitions and capital-market financings for leading technology clients. Rencher earned his MBA from the Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University, and completed his undergraduate work in finance at Brigham Young University. An active participant in the local technology community, Rencher serves on the board of directors of the Utah Technology Council.
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ANN
LEWNES

EVP & CMO

Adobe
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JOHN MELLOR

VP Experience Cloud Strategy & Business Operations

Adobe
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As executive vice president and chief marketing officer, Ann Lewnes is responsible for Adobe’s corporate brand, corporate communications and integrated marketing efforts worldwide. She drives the company’s corporate positioning, branding and identity, marketing campaigns, public relations, social media and field marketing programs to ensure strong connections with customers and constituents. As champion of Adobe’s brand to employees and the community, she also oversees Adobe’s internal communications and community relations efforts, including the Adobe Foundation, which funds philanthropic initiatives around the world. More
Prior to joining Adobe in November 2006, Lewnes served as vice president of sales and marketing at Intel Corporation. At Intel, Lewnes helped build global demand for the Intel brand from consumers, business professionals and key computer channels. She managed the highly successful “Intel Inside” program and oversaw several groundbreaking campaigns, including the launches of the Pentium® and Centrino® processor brands. In 2000, Lewnes was elected to the American Advertising Federation’s Hall of Achievement. In 2010, she was honored with a Changing The Game Award by the Advertising Women of New York (AWNY). Lewnes holds a bachelor’s degree in international relations and journalism from Lehigh University. She serves on the boards of the Advertising Council and the Adobe Foundation. Lewnes is on Twitter at @alewnes.
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As Vice President of Strategy & Business Development, and Marketing, John Mellor advances growth and market leadership strategies for Adobe’s Digital Marketing business unit. With over 25 years of experience in the enterprise software industry, Mellor drives the enterprise marketing efforts and global strategic alliances that fuel the explosive growth of the industry’s leading solutions within the Adobe Marketing Cloud. More
Mellor joined Adobe through the company’s acquisition of Omniture in 2009 where he served as Executive Vice President of Marketing and drove all marketing efforts to strategically advance the largest standalone web analytics business. Mellor’s previous experience includes senior leadership positions with RichFX, an online merchandising company, and co-founding Viewpoint, an interactive media technology provider, which was later acquired by Computer Associates.
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Tony Arbelaez
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Katie Begandy
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Brent Burgess
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Brent Chaters
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N/A

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Brian Collins
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Adam Crane
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Corby Fine
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CIBC

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Craig Forman
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McClatchy

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Will Fraley
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Meagan Gentry
Sr Strategy Analyst
Lenovo

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Jessica Groopman
Industry Analyst & Founding Partner
Kaleido Insights

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Heather Grudt
Director, Digital Marketing
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Alix Hart
Global Head of Marketing
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Britni Hartford
Director of Digital Marketing
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Dan Heath
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Bestselling Author & Entrepreneur

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Luke Horgan
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Harish Jaysankar
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Jeff Larche
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Shannon Leon
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Moharan Logeswaran
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Adam Lowy
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Sach Malik
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TELUS

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Shawn Mandel
CDO
TELUS

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Anthony Marquette
IAG

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Leland Maschmeyer
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Chobani

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Cathy McKnight
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Robert McLaughlin
Head of Digital Analytics
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Nicolas Meriel
Senior Digital Strategist
Swisscom

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Marisa Nelson
Digital Strategist
U.S. Bank

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Meghan Powers
Manager, Web Analytics
Carmax

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Nelly Radfar
Global Head of Digital Marketing
KPMG

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Michael Rankin
Technical Program Manager
Visit Florida

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Ernan Roman
President
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Rob Roy
Chief Digital Officer
Sprint

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Steve Rude
Senior Testing & Optimization Manager
Thomson Reuters

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Audrey Salerno
Site Analyst
Cars.com

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Chad Sanderson
Digital Optimization & Experimentation Lead
Subway

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Margarita Savova
Lead Software Engineer/Data Scientist
Adobe

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Pari Sawant
Director, Product Management
Adobe

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Matthew Schaub
Digital Product Manager Lead
USAA

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Kamran Shah
Director of Corporate Marketing
Silicon Labs

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Dmitri Siegel
VP of Brand
Sonos

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Clayton Smith
Senior Solutions Architect
T-Mobile

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Sue Smolenski
Sr Director Marketing
True Value Company

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James Sommerville
VP of Global Design
Coca Cola

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Sarah Steidinger
Senior Digital Marketing Partner, VP
Citizens Bank

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Eric Thibeault
Lead Conversion Optimizer
National Bank of Canada

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Ray Wang
Constellation Research

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Jimmy Wojtila
Digitial Marketing Specialist - Email
Vitamix

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Jennifer Yacenda
Director, Channel & Digital Intelligence
Starwood Hotels and Resorts

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Andy Yost
Chief Marketing Officer
USA TODAY NETWORK

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