ANA Talent Forward Alliance Committees

The marketing and advertising industry has a talent growth and retention problem. As part of the ANA 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.

Please note: the June Talent Week has concluded. The next Talent Week will take place the week of September 16th in NYC – please stay tuned for further details.


NYC Talent Week June 2019


Date Time Committee Location
6/10 11am-4pm

Rebuilding Reputation with Students hosted by Publicis Media

Presentation #1: Sara Hendrick, Director of US Campus Recruiting, PepsiCo - Creating A Data-Driven Campus Recruiting Strategy
Presentation #2: Renetta McCann, Chief Inclusion Experiences Officer, Publicis Group - Inclusive Growth Through Intentional Inclusion
Location: Publicis Media, 299 West Houston St., Hell's Kitchen Conference room
Workshop Theme: Marketing Marketing
New York, NY
6/11 11am-4pm

Reconnecting with Academia hosted by Prudential Insurance

Presentation #1: Prof. Clarence Lee, Cornell Tech - Digital Transformation in the AI Age: Learning to Become an Agile Marketer Through Startup Principles
Presentation #2: Javier Farfan, Prudential Insurance - From the Classroom to the Boardroom: Activating the Digital Natives
Location: Fordham University, 140 West 62nd St., Ground Floor #G73
Workshop Themes: Building a Talent Summit, Driving More Analytical Talent into the Industry
New York, NY
6/12 11am-1pm

Reskilling the Organization hosted by Bank of America

Presentation #1: Vanessa Rosado, Global Director of Marketing Capabilities, Anheuser-Busch InBev - Building True Marketing Capabilities for Growth
Presentation #2: Samuel Monnie, Director of Marketing Capabilities & Digital Transformation, Campbell Soup
Location: Bank of America, One Bryant Park
Afternoon now in conjunction with ANA Data & Analytics conference
New York, NY
6/13 11am-4pm

Recruiting and Retaining with Purpose hosted by Horizon Media

Presentation #1: Eileen Benwitt, Chief Talent Officer, Horizon Media - Leveraging Artificial Intelligence to Drive Better Candidate Selection
Presentation #2: Tia Silas, Chief Diversity & Inclusion Officer, IBM - Diversity & Inclusion at IBM
Location: Horizon Media, 75 Varick St.
Workshop Themes: Inclusion Index, Demo Day
New York, NY

If you would like to register for one or more of these events, please complete registration form below.

Talent Committee Registration

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