Talent Forward Alliance Committees

The marketing and advertising industry has a talent growth and retention problem. As part of the Talent Forward Alliance, we are striking several committees to accelerate the development of the industry’s future leaders. If you would like to join the movement and attend a committee meeting, please register below and we will be in touch with further details.



Join us for Talent Week in NYC:

Date Committee Location

Rebuilding Reputation with Students hosted by Pepsi

Presentation #1: Stinson Parks, Pepsico – Moving at the Pace of Culture
Presentation #2: Bruce Kalfus, ESPN – Deepening the Relationship with College Fans
McCann will share the brief around "Marketing Marketing"
Location: Pepsi Design and Innovation Center, 350 Hudson Street
New York, NY

Reconnecting with Academia hosted by Columbia University

Presentation by Jeremy Kagan, Columbia University - Traditional Marketing versus Startup Marketing – What Students Are Looking for Today
Location: TBD
New York, NY

Reskilling the Organization hosted by Verizon

Presentation #1: Deirdre Robinson, Verizon - Building Marketing Capabilities for Growth
Presentation #2: Ann Rubin and Susan Steele, IBM - The Modern Workforce: Transforming Talent at IBM
Location: McCann Worldwide, 622 Third Avenue, 18th Floor (between 40th and 41st)
New York, NY

Recruiting and Retaining with Purpose hosted by American Express

Presentation #1: Tatiana Goldberg - Reimagining the Recruiting Process through Digital Transformation
Presentation #2: Brian Vaught, Publicis - Integrating D&I Capability into Our Organizational DNA
Location: American Express Headquarters, 250 Vesey Street
New York, NY

All meetings are scheduled from 11am-4pm. If you would like to register for one or more of these events, please complete registration form below.

Talent Committee Registration

If you are unable to attend a committee meeting, perhaps you can join us for a Talent Tuesday Webinar. Learn more!

"The new generation of talent is not hierarchical, and does not think of their job as work."
— Gord McLean, President and CEO at ANA Educational Foundation