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I frequently speak on marketing, culture, creativity and business innovation. My presentations are known for their thought leadership, actionable insights and provocative engagement. They’re also fun! See below for a list of recent and upcoming appearances. To invite me to appear at your next event, please contact me.


Mar 22, 2022

Campaign - US Agency Of The Year Awards

Guest Speaker

Jan 14, 2022

St. Jude's - Dinners, Galas & Golf Leadership Summit 

Guest Speaker

July 15, 2021

TV100: Timeless TV & Why Great Creative Endures

Special Guest

July 12, 2021

AAF: AdCamp

Speaker,  Defining Roles // How an Agency Works

June 23, 2021

NEXT IN MARKETING with Mike Shields

Special Guest, "How The Pandemic Paved The Way For A More Sophisticated Generation of CMOs"

May 20, 2021


Special Guest, "Holding Onto Your Brand’s Belief System with Ross Martin"

Feb 4, 2021

Special Guest, "Ross Martin Talks About The 2021 Super Bowl Commercials"

Feb 2, 2021

Ad Age In-Depth: Super Bowl

Speaker, "First Timers"

Dec 15, 2020

Boss LinkedIn Series

Special Guest

Dec 3, 2020

Madcon NYC

Speaker, "Stand For Something...Or Sit Down And Fade Away"

Nov 26, 2020

Campaign: Purpose Summit 2020

Speaker, "The Purpose of Beauty: How Brands are Uniting Marketing & Impact"

Nov 18, 2020


Special Guest, “In A Marketing World That Is Known”

Oct 20, 2020

St. Jude's Children's Hospital Innovation Week: Culture

Keynote Speaker


Oct 16, 2020

Marketing Career Panel at Brandeis

Speaker, "At An Agency Or At A Company?"


Oct 5, 2020

Advertising Week 2020

Speaker, "The Future of Marketing"

Apr 9, 2020

Roundtable Series: What’s Working & What’s Not? 


Feb 9, 2020

Leave Your Mark Podcast with Aliza Licht

Featured Guest

Jan 8, 2020

CES 2020 

Co-Host, Innovation Series Summit

Nov 12, 2019

IoTC NEXT: The Connected Future Summit

CMO Panel Discussion

Oct 23, 2019

Seller Forum

Keynote Speaker, "Belief Systems & Why You Need One"

Sept 11-12, 2019

IAB NewFronts West

Host, No Neutral Live

Sept 10-11, 2019

WORLDZ Summit 2019

Host, The Goodfronts

Sept 9, 2019

USC Anenburg School for Communication and Journalism

Guest Lecture

Jul 9, 2019

The Marketing Academy US Scholarship Program Boot Camp

Keynote Speaker

Jun 17-18, 2019

Entertainment One Executive Leadership Summit

Keynote Speaker


May 23, 2019

P&G x Jellywolf Think Tank

Keynote Speaker


May 20-21, 2019

ALSAC/St. Jude Quarterly Meeting

Keynote Speaker


Apr 1, 2019

Guggenheim Museum Technology and Innovation Council Spring Event 

Delivering Opening Remarks

Mar 26 - 27, 2019

PTTOW! Summit 2019

Speaker: #NoNeutral Panel

Mar 11 - 13, 2019

St. Jude Digital Innovation Week 

MC for Feature Talks

Oct 22, 2018

USC Annenberg School

Guest Lecture

Oct 18, 2018

WORLDZ Conference 2018

Master Keynote

Oct 8, 2018

& Then DMA Annual Event (hosted by ActionIQ)


Jul 18, 2018

Fortune Brainstorm Tech

Marketing Reimagined: Leveraging New Tools

Jul 11, 2018

Quantcast Marketing Summit


Jun 19, 2018

Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity

Ad Age Presents: The Gun Safety Alliance Creative Hackathon

Apr 10, 2018

PTTOW! Summit 2018


Feb 21, 2018

St. Jude Children's Hospital Innovation Week

Keynote Speech


Feb 6, 2018


Featured Guest 

Oct 19, 2017

E3 Los Angeles Conference


Oct 3, 2017

Wolff Olins Summit



Sept 27, 2017

Why Not Now? Podcast with Amy Jo Martin

Operating System vs. Belief System

Sept 20, 2017

Harvard University/E3 Boston Conference


Jul 17 - 19, 2017

Fortune Brainstorm Tech


Jul 13 - 16, 2017

IC3 2017



Jul 12, 2017

Hero Talk Podcast

Interview with Joe Anthony

Jun 17 - 24, 2017

Cannes Lions Festival of Creativity


Jun 2 - 3, 2017

Interdisciplinary Symposium on Decision Neuroscience

Co-Presenter with Dr. Kimberly Clark

May 18, 2017

5th Annual SPARK Conference

Keynote Speech

Apr 11 - 12, 2017

PTTOW! Summit 2017


Mar 8, 2017

UJA Tech Division Award Celebration

Honoree Introduction

Jan 20, 2017

DCN Next: Summit

Fans First: The Art & Science of Engagement & Performance

Nov 14, 2016

Young & Rubicam Table Speaker Series

Guest Speaker


Nov 11, 2016

Digiday Video Anywhere Summit

Inside the Viacom Labs

Jun 14, 2016

World Economic Forum London Event

Redesigning The Catwalk: Fashion Capitals Go Digital


May 6, 2016

Yale Center for Customer Insights

The "Fans First" Approach to Audience Intimacy

Feb 24, 2016

Brand U Events NYC


Jan 13, 2016

SPARK: VIMN's Summit to Equip, Engage, Inspire

Fans First: Cultivating Audience Passion

Dec 1, 2015

unBound London: Connecting Brands with Disruptive Innovation

Fans First: Cultivating Audience Passion

Nov 5, 2015

Variety Big Data Summit

Data: What's Real and What's Next

Jun 29, 2015

Goldman Sachs Global Partner Offsite

The Millennial Effect


Jun 16, 2015

Viacom Controller Conference

Viacom Brand Positioning


Nov 18, 2014

American Advertising Federation Hall of Achievement

Induction Speech

Nov 14, 2014


Viacom's Martin on Millennials, Impact on Media

Oct 24, 2014

Women's Contemporary Club

Blame the Millennials: How a New Species is Changing Everything for Good


Oct 21, 2014

Yale Marketing Leaders Colloquium

Blame the Millennials


Apr 30, 2014

DLD Conference 2014

Generation World and Youth Marketing

Nov 13, 2013

Wells Fargo Enterprise Marketing Leadership Meeting

Blame the Millennials


Oct 2, 2013

Oppenheimer Family Foundation Lecture

Blame the Millennials: How a New Species is Changing Everything for Good

Sept 10, 2013

Yahoo! Finance

Born Digital: How Millennials Will Change the Workforce and So Much More

Sept 6, 2013

Yahoo! News Special

Born Digital: How The Class of 2017 Will Transform College

Sept 4, 2013

General Mills 1st Wednesdays

Blame The Millennials: How a New Species is Changing Everything for Good


Jun 25, 2013

Yahoo! News

Solving the Millennial Marketing Puzzle

Jun 24, 2013

Viacom at Cannes

A Conversation on Creativity


May 7, 2013

New York Creative Week

Art Imitates Brands, Brands Imitate Art


May 1, 2013

Prudential Retirement Leadership Team Meeting

Risk, Innovation, and Diversity


Apr 14, 2013

Yahoo! Bonfire Circle

The Mind of the Millennial: Understanding Gen Z

Feb 26, 2013

Hartford Public Library Speaker Series

I Like Big Books!

Feb 22, 2013

McCombs Marketing Conference 2013

The Entrepreneurial Marketing Mindset

Jan 30, 2013

Executive Search Information Exchange

Strategies to Address the Digital Leadership Gap


Jan 6, 2013

The St0ry Launch


Dec 4, 2012

Social Innovation Summit 2012

Content, Creativity & Execution: A Recipe for Successful Social Communication

Nov 15, 2012

MSI Fall Board of Trustees Conference

How Viacom Is Channeling the Power of Millennials in New Ways


Oct 29, 2012

CASBAA Convention 2012

Talking TV

July 27, 2012

MasterCard Morning Brew

Future of Payments

July 18, 2012

MasterCard Global Youth Day

Shaping The Future of Commerce

July 11, 2012

L'Oreal USA Digital Day 2012

Keynote: Reinventing Creative


Jun 20, 2012

Young & Rubicam Cannes Innovation Workshop

Keynote: Creativity + Innovation = Consumer Engagement


May 30, 2012

Social Innovation Summit 2012

Building a Kinder, Braver World

May 17, 2012

Com.vention.NY Conference

Panel: Content, Publishing and Entertainment


May 11, 2012


The Poetry of Misunderstanding

Mar 8, 2012

Digital Hollywood Media Summit

Branded Media Marketing


Feb 10, 2012

Yale School of Management Center for Customer Insights

Technology, Innovation and Engagement in the New Marketplace


Feb 9, 2012

Kidscreen Panel

The Creative Power of Your Audience


Feb 1, 2012

Realscreen Summit

Branded Entertainment: The Pitch and the Process


Nov 1, 2011

Concordia College Business Breakfast Series

Scratch That: What's a Poetry Major Doing at MTV?


Sept 21, 2011

Zocalo Group's Social Media Week Panel

Always On, Always Connected, Always Local


Sept 19, 2011

Visionary Leader, Extraordinary Life Podcast

Envisioning New Ways for Brands to Connect with Audiences

Jul 1, 2011

PromaxBDA: The Conference 2011

The Business of Branded Content 

May 25, 2011

Universal McCann Worldgroup Salon

The Truth About Youth


Apr 6, 2011

Forrester Marketing Forum 2011

That's #howudropit with Millennials


Jan 26, 2011

NATPE Content First 2011 Conference

Master Class: The Future of Branded Content


Oct 25, 2010

MasterCard Youth Panel

Launch of MasterCard Youth Initiative: "YoPros"


Mar 24, 2010

NYU Stern School of Business

Guest Lecture: The Future of Media & Entertainment 


Jun 2, 2009

Ypulse Youth Marketing Mashup Event

mtvU's InDebtEd Campaign

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