IAB Audio Day 2018

November 1, 2018 | 1:30pm - 5:00pm (Cocktail Reception 5:00pm - 6:00pm) Boston, MA

This event is for brand marketers and agency executives, by invitation only.


Attendees Will Learn

The Power of Audio
The Latest on Podcast Measurement – What Every Advertiser Needs to Know
Winning Plays: Digital Audio and Sports Programming
Building Impactful Audio Branding: A Conversation with Capital One
Programmatic Audio Update
Creative Opportunities for Advertisers in Voice
Getting Creative with Data: Innovative Targeting Methods in Audio Campaigns
Podcast Audience Insights, a Research Presentation


Liz Anderson Liz Anderson Senior Communications Manager
Capital One

Liz Anderson, Senior Communications Manager, Capital One

Liz Anderson
Anna Bager Executive Vice President of Industry Initiatives

Anna Bager, Executive Vice President of Industry Initiatives, IAB

As EVP of Industry Initiatives at IAB, Anna Bager spearheads the strategic oversight of the digital media and marketing industries’ most vital and fastest growing platforms which include mobile, digital video, audio, measurement, and data. Under her leadership, she brings together and drives growth for three of the organizations’ paramount centers of excellence: The IAB Mobile Center, representing the mobile marketing, advertising, and media marketplace; The Digital Video Center, encompassing Advanced TV, OTT, and The Digital Content NewFronts, and The Data Center, developing consumer identifiers, data quality, industry benchmarks, and tools for data activation and automation. She is a driving force in building a one-stop shop for producing thought leadership, innovation, research, and best practices for these thriving industries.

Prior to joining the IAB, Bager was heading business intelligence at Ericsson Multimedia and head of research at Ericsson’s Business Consulting unit. Earlier, she was Research and Consulting Manager for IDC EMEA. Anna has received numerous accolades throughout her career, including being named “Most Important Women in Mobile Advertising” for Business Insider, and one of the “Top Women in Media” by Folio Mag for the past consecutive five years.

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Matt Cutair Matt Cutair CEO

Matt Cutair, CEO, DAX US

Matt Cutair
Gina Garrubbo Gina Garrubbo President and CEO
National Public Media

Gina Garrubbo, President and CEO, National Public Media

Gina Garrubbo

Gina Garrubbo is President and CEO of National Public Media, a subsidiary of NPR that is owned in partnership with PBS and WGBH, and is responsible for corporate sponsorship sales. In this key role, she leads NPM’s accomplished sales team in presenting unique national and regional underwriting opportunities on NPR, and across PBS stations.

Prior to joining NPM in 2015, Garrubbo was CEO of Garrubbo & Company, advising clients such as SheSpeaks, MediaBizNet and Swissclear Global on building their business in the media field or via digital, social or mobile advertising. Previously she was Senior Vice President of Hearst Magazines’ Totally Global Media, where she built a first of its kind, global digital advertising platform across Hearst and its publishing partners’ digital properties worldwide.
Garrubbo was also one of the key executives who built BlogHer into the largest multi-platform community for women in social media and before that served as Executive Vice President of Revenue for Oxygen Media, Executive President of Women.com, and Divisional Vice President of Sales for Discovery Communication. Her earliest years in the media business include stints with Wells, Rich, Greene, McCann-Erickson, and ABC Television in the Advertising Sales and Affiliate Relations divisions.
Garrubbo is a Co-Chair of the Interactive Advertising Bureau (IAB) Audio Committee, which creates standards and best practices to improve transparency within the audio marketplace. As an early board member of the IAB, Garrubbo helped create some of the first guidelines for brands and publishers in the digital space. She is also board member of the Social Media Advertising Consortium (SMAC).

Peter Gianesini Peter Gianesini Senior Director, Digital Audio Programming

Peter Gianesini, Senior Director, Digital Audio Programming, ESPN

Peter Gianesini
Nina Harvey Nina Harvey Head of Audio and Mobile Strategic Accounts
Rubicon Project

Nina Harvey, Head of Audio and Mobile Strategic Accounts, Rubicon Project

Nina Harvey
Les Hollander 3 Les Hollander Global Head of Products and Partner Sales

Les Hollander, Global Head of Products and Partner Sales, Spotify

Les Hollander 3
Pat LaCroix Pat LaCroix Head of Global Media, Sponsorship and Activation

Pat LaCroix, Head of Global Media, Sponsorship and Activation, Bose

Pat LaCroix
Carissa Lombardi Carissa Lombardi Director of Sales, New England

Carissa Lombardi, Director of Sales, New England , Pandora

Carissa Lombardi
Mark McCrery 2 Mark McCrery Founder and CEO
Podtrac and Authentic

Mark McCrery, Founder and CEO, Podtrac and Authentic

Mark McCrery 2
Michael Papish Head, Global Product Marketing

Michael Papish, Head, Global Product Marketing, Sonos

Nick Southwell-Keely Nick Southwell-Keely Director of Brand Partnerships

Nick Southwell-Keely, Director of Brand Partnerships, Acast

Nick Southwell-Keely
Wilson Standish Wilson Standish Director of Voice
Gimlet Media

Wilson Standish, Director of Voice, Gimlet Media

Wilson Standish
Kevin Straley Kevin Straley Chief Content Officer

Kevin Straley, Chief Content Officer, TuneIn

Kevin Straley


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