AppNexus: Women's Leadership Forum


Nov. 8 2017, Published 7:00 p.m. ET

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The Women’s Leadership Forum is AppNexus’ annual invite-only conference for current and aspiring leaders in the global digital community.

On November 9th, the forum will tackle the key issues facing women in our industry today. The focus is on actionable strategies to help guests effect meaningful change in their organizations, advance their careers, and foster future generations of diverse leaders.

Catherine Williams, Chief Data Scientist, AppNexus
Nithya Das, Chief Legal and People Officer, AppNexus

Event moderated by Lindsay Van Kirk, Product Line Manager, AppNexus, and Adam Rihacek, Head Storyteller, AppNexus

Alicia Glen, Deputy Mayor for Housing and Economic Development, New York City

Susan Schiekofer, Chief Digital Investment Officer, GroupM
Jess Greenwood, SVP, Head of Strategy, R/GA
Doina Harris, SVP, Analytics, AppNexus

Maysaloun Hamoud, Writer/Director, Bar Bahar (In Between)
Kai Falkenberg, First Deputy Commissioner, Mayor’s Office of Media and Entertainment

Tiffany Dufu, Chief Leadership Officer, Levo and author, Drop the Ball: Achieving More by Doing Less

Lindsay Van Kirk, Product Line Manager, AppNexus
Adam Rihacek, Head Storyteller, AppNexus

Executive roundtable 1: Janet Balis, Partner, Global Advisory Leader for Media & Entertainment, EY

Executive roundtable 2: Denis Colella, SVP, Advanced Advertising Products and Strategy, NBCUniversal, Inc. 

Meditation: hosted by Exubrancy

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'Ask Me Anything' with Maysaloun Hamoud, Writer/Director, Bar Bahar (In Between), hosted by Sabrina Bleich: Program Associate, ReelAbilities Film Festival

Partner Expo and Networking

Lindsay Van Kirk, Product Line Manager, AppNexus
Adam Rihacek, Head Storyteller, AppNexus

Brian O’Kelley, CEO and Co-Founder, AppNexus

Wade Davis, Feminist, Former NFL Player, Inclusion Consultant and Writer

Emily May, Co-Founder, Hollaback! and The People’s Supper

Nithya Das, Chief Legal and People Officer, AppNexus
Jotaka L. Eaddy, Vice President, Policy, Strategic Engagement, and Impact, LendUp

Maysoon Zayid, Comedian, Actress, Disability Advocate, Writer
Xian Horn, Writer, Mentor, Teacher, Disability Activist

Lindsay Van Kirk, Product Line Manager, AppNexus
Adam Rihacek, Head Storyteller, AppNexus

Reshma Saujani, Founder and CEO, Girls Who Code

Eleanor Scott, Radical Candor coach

Moira Forbes, Executive Vice President, Forbes Media, President and Publisher, ForbesWoman
Desiree Gruber, Executive Producer, Project Runway and CEO, Full Picture
Dawn Ostroff, President, Condé Nast Entertainment

Liz Krueger, New York State Senator
Erin Vilardi, Founder and Director, VoteRunLead
Dr. Christina Greer, Associate Professor of Political Science, Fordham University
Joshua Zeitz, SVP, Marketing and Communications, AppNexus

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