Vice President, Global Agencies and Accounts, Microsoft
Stephen is Vice President for Global Agencies & Accounts, which includes management of Microsoft’s relationships with leading media and creative agencies as well as top marketers. Stephen’s organization includes the award-winning Yarn team, which combines design, strategy, engineering, and client service expertise to build new advertising experiences with creative shops for global brands. In its ten-year history, the team has broken new ground in innovation areas ranging from social media advertising, streaming video marketing, in-game advertising, and integrated multi-screen campaigns.
General Manager, Xbox Advertising, Microsoft
Ross is the General Manager of Xbox Advertising at Microsoft. He oversees the strategy, content, and programming of the Xbox advertising business. His team is responsible for bringing new content together on Xbox Live that helps differentiate the service from other entertainment platforms in market for both consumers and advertisers.
General Manager, Consumer Marketing – Bing and MSN, Microsoft
Karen is the marketing leader for Bing and MSN responsible for advertising, brand strategy, social, online video, branded integration, digital, SEM, rewards program, and in-product engagement. She developed and drove the "Bing it On" Google compete campaign, the most effective marketing campaign in the history of Bing -- achieving more than 25 million visits to bingiton.com and driving measurable impact on perception and search share.
General Manager, Skype Advertising, Microsoft
Lovina is the General Manager of Skype’s Monetization and Advertising Group, where she oversees all of Skype’s advertising-funded products, including the development of Skype’s mobile and native advertising platform strategy. In this role, she has helped to drive triple-digit, year-over-year growth for the team and align the goals of advertising with Skype’s core consumer values and mission.
Chief Solutions Officer, Microsoft
Rick is responsible for delivering solutions that enable the world’s most important brands to connect and deeply engage with the customers they serve. His team works with Global 250 enterprises to solve high-value problems, ones that blend consumer Internet and enterprise assets from the broad Microsoft portfolio. In this capacity, the marketing solutions team spans field sales, strategic and product marketing, and R&D organizations.
Senior Director, Bing Evangelism, Microsoft
Jason is the Senior Director of Bing Evangelism for Microsoft Advertising. He and his team are responsible for cultivating deep relationships with advertisers and agencies, driving awareness, perception and adoption of Bing and Bing Ads, and partnering with Yahoo! to unlock the value of the Search Alliance.
Senior Director of Global Consumer Insights, Microsoft
Natasha heads up Global Consumer Insights for Microsoft, a newly created role when she joined two years ago. Her team is responsible for driving Thought Leadership, customer partnership research, campaign effectiveness/optimization, and product development/insights. Natasha comes to Microsoft from General Mills UK & Ireland, where she was Head of Category and Consumer Insights for five years. At General Mills, Natasha ran a team of insight managers tasked with delivering insights to drive a range of marketing and sales initiatives including communications development and execution, new product development, consumer and shopper targeting, and category visions.
Senior Director, Experiences, Microsoft
Steven leads the Experience Design team, where he will be building out an experience design capability in each of our Solution Studios, ensuring that the same kind of innovative design-thinking can be used to disrupt digital advertising, and create a new way of thinking about consumer-friendly advertising solutions, that benefit from the unique technology assets available within Microsoft.
National Director, Online Video, Microsoft
Jahn is the National Director for Online Video at Microsoft Advertising. He is responsible for driving sales of Microsoft’s Online Video portfolio of assets including MSN and Xbox Video, as well as Original Programming.
Director, Targeting & Exchange, Microsoft
Jay currently serves as the US Director of the Targeting & Exchange Team for Microsoft Advertising, where he leads the team that works with the top agency holding companies and ad networks to develop Microsoft’s programmatic offerings. Jay is an industry thought leader and brings fresh insights on how the programmatic space needs to evolve and has a very well-informed perspective on the topic of programmatic being used for DR.
Director of Business Development, Windows 8 Ads in Apps, Microsoft
Ernesto is responsible for strategic partnerships with publishers, developers, and media, and manages deals and negotiations for Windows 8 Advertising solutions across the four screens for North and South America.
Global Creative Director, Microsoft
Jeremy is responsible for the creative output of original content and experiences brought on behalf of brands for the Microsoft audience. Jeremy facilitates the ideation and creation of industry-leading branded experiences that are consumed by millions of users via the Microsoft network and platforms. He works closely with brands and agencies alike who are looking to engage audience in a more relevant way by delivering quality content on their behalf.
Head of Thought Leadership, Microsoft
Kelly currently heads up the global Thought Leadership research program at Microsoft Advertising, where she delves into the guts of human behavior and motivation in order to reveal new ways of thinking about engaging consumers within digital environments.
Global Video Lead, Microsoft
David is the Global Strategy lead for Video, responsible for driving sales of Microsoft’s Online Video portfolio of assets including MSN, Windows 8, Mobile, Original Programming, and Xbox Video. David serves as a pivotal connection between our clients, our sales teams, and our business groups to facilitate product enhancements that support the growth of Video. This includes launching new advertising products and driving global sales strategies, as well as managing sales motions and revenue attainment.