Meet our DSE Advisory Board Members
The DSE Advisory Board serves as the consulting arm of DSE, providing insight and guidance for the show to ensure it maintains the correct focus in this ever-changing industry. The Advisory Board consists of industry professionals, covering nearly every corner of industry, ranging from retailers and restaurants to digital out-of-home network operators and content providers. The Board also supports Digital Signage Connection with contributions to the weekly Ask the Board feature as well as other blog posts throughout the year. To learn more about each member, click their photo to view their bio and also watch video interviews.
ABOUT JOEL ALLARD
A 15-year veteran at Target, Joel Allard has been deeply involved with in-store digital initiatives since 2003 and has held both technology and business roles. Having a background in media and marketing technology, Joelís expertise is collaborating to create business goals and requirements, and matching them with technology and solutions. He currently helps manage Targetís in-store digital network, which includes overseeing content delivery, encoding and playback scheduling. He also co-owns the technology platforms that drive the network has been deeply involved with in-store digital initiatives since 2003 and has held and partners closely with both IT and content strategy teams.
ABOUT DOUG ANDERSON
Doug Anderson is a native-born Californian. He was hired in response to a board motion made by Los Angeles Mayor and Board President Eric Garcetti for the creation of a strategic technology department to advance new technologies focused on improving the customer experience in transit. Currently, Anderson is exploring outreach to transit customers via a number of technologies including equipping the fleet of vehicles with Wi-Fi and digital displays, adding a social media component to the mobile trip planner and adopting ibeacons for use in wayfinding and gamification applications.
ABOUT JENNIFER ARANI
Jennifer Arani has been designing and developing employee-facing digital signage content since 2008. Working in tandem with local leadership, Jennifer and members of her communications team designed, built and launched the first branches of Farmers employee-facing digital signage system, garnering her the nickname "Tron Lady." In the time since, the network has grown from one department to an enterprise-wide employee communications channel, and Jennifer has gone from "Tron Lady" to Farmers first internal digital signage coordinator.
ABOUT DAVID AUGUST
David August is manager of venue technology for Maple Leaf Sports and Entertainment. MLSE is the owner of The Toronto Maple Leafs (NHL), The Toronto Raptors (NBA), The Toronto Football Club (MLS) and the Toronto Marlies (AHL). The Air Canada Centre is MLSE’s flagship property and was ranked the second busiest venue in North America by Pollstar Magazine. August started with MLSE in 2010, and since then, the Air Canada Centre has played host to over 13 million guests. August is responsible for all public-facing technology and live production throughout MLSE’s properties. His team oversees 1,300 displays across seven venues.
ABOUT JESSE BREIDINGER
Jesse Breidinger is new to The Coca‑Cola Company, where she leads brand activation with customers in the on‑premise food service and specialty retail environments. She has been in the food and beverage industry for more than 8 years where she’s lead digital projects across colleges and universities as well as sports and entertainment facilities. Breidinger leverages Coca‑Cola insights to advance the digital efforts of her partners across the industry.
ABOUT ALGERNON CALLIER
Algernon Callier is a catalyst for driving innovation initiatives and identifying, developing and proving out new capabilities that enhance business value and provide extraordinary guest service and experiences for Universal theme parks. He has been with Universal since 2002, and during that time, he has been a strategic leader in the areas of brand marketing, digital content operations and building synergy throughout the Universal parks.
ABOUT PENNY CARTER
For the past seven of the 18 years that Penny Carter has worked in IT with Lockheed Martin, she has played a proactive part in developing the organization’s digital signage experience. She helped research, design and deploy digital signage as a means to communicate to the non-wired employees at Lockheed Martin in 2008. Collaborating with multimedia, communications and leadership, her team designed, built and implemented what were the first cafeteria displays of Lockheed Martin Aeronautics employee news, aka Velocity News Network. The deployment has grown to more than 150 displays across the three Aeronautics sites.
ABOUT LAWRENCE CHANG
Lawrence Chang serves as the director of IT for the Calgary TELUS Convention Centre. He has been working in the computer and telecommunications field for more than fifteen years. During this time, he has held a number of positions working as a network architect/administrator and as an IT consultant. He brings his depth of experience, technical skills and management capabilities to his current position, where he sets the strategic direction for the CTCC’s operations and technology, supports the administration and management operations as well as the Centre’s client-side IT and telecommunications services. Lawrence holds a Bachelor of Technology in Network Management from SAIT Polytechnic.
ABOUT DOMINIC DeSIENO
In his role as Digital Signage Technical Lead of Corporate Video Services, Dominic DeSieno has been managing field operations and system configuration for Wells Fargo since 2010. Before that, he worked for more than 10 years as a web programmer and website designer. Currently, DeSieno manages the hardware/operations staff on the digital signage team that is responsible for systems for both employees and customers at more than 5,000 sites.
ABOUT LEN DUDIS
As CIO of Grupo Vidanta, Len Dudis leads the technology team for one of Mexico’s largest and most innovative resort companies. His key areas of focus are strategic planning, deployment and integration of digital signage within the company's resorts and future theme parks currently under construction. He is working closely with company line of business leaders to devise digital signage strategies based on business goals. Dudis previously held both IT and business operations leadership positions with The Walt Disney Company and SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment and helped to define and deploy digital signage at those company’s theme parks and resorts.
ABOUT KIM DWYER
Kim Dwyer has been in Corporate Communications at Nationwide Children's Hospital since 2008 and has managed the hospital's digital signage network since the first pilot installation in 2011. With various types of digital signs to communicate to patients, families, visitors and staff, Kim oversees the creation of content and works closely with the Creative Services team to produce timely and effective messaging. As the hospital's network of digital signs continues to grow, Kim is constantly looking for new opportunities to take hospital communication digital and to make digital messaging more effective and engaging. The most exciting part of going digital? Much less printing!
ABOUT MICHAEL DWYER
Michael Dwyer joined the Subway team more than six years ago to manage digital consumer marketing for the brand across all channels. He has managed the content for in‑restaurant signage and piloted the brand's first digital menu boards. Currently, his focus is to define the global strategy and rollout plan for a full‑scale digital signage experience across the Subway system.
ABOUT ADAM FELDMAN
Adam Feldman is Executive Director of Guest Technology for MGM Resorts International, one of the world's leading hotel and gaming companies headquartered in Las Vegas, Nevada. Feldman has been with the company for 9 years and has been a big part of the development and deployment of digital media technologies, including content delivery, and hardware and software deployment. He currently oversees the team responsible for AV systems design, implementation and support as well as distribution of digital content. Feldman's previous work experience includes Siemens and Deloitte and Touche.
ABOUT PAUL FLEURANGES
Paul Fleuranges currently directs NYC Transit's corporate communications and has oversight of Marketing & Service Information, customer Service & Travel Information and customer Relations. He also oversees operations of the New York Transit Museum. Since 2010, Fleuranges has headed up the development and deployment of the agency's ad‑supported On the Go Travel Station network of digital interactive kiosks. In addition, he spearheaded the development of the FYI Network – an internal digital screen network that messages to employees at more than 40 administrative, bus and subway facilities. Fleuranges is a member of the DSE Advisory Board, and a Board Member of the Digital Signage Federation, where he co‑chairs the Education Committee.
ABOUT CHERYL FLOHR
Cheryl Flohr is the director of communications at Parker Aerospace, an operating segment of Parker Hannifin Corporation. She is responsible for the Parker Aerospace marketing communications program, including strategy and planning, advertising, marketing collateral, tradeshow and event management and digital communication efforts, as well as government affairs, media relations and community relations for the organization. Flohr earned BA from Biola University, where she received the Mass Media award and was named outstanding senior for the communications department. She lives in Laguna Niguel, California with her husband and has two daughters.
ABOUT MARK GEIGER
In his current role at the Georgia World Congress Center, Mark Geiger manages revenue-generating initiatives for the fourth largest convention center in North America. These initiatives include corporate advertising sales, convention/trade show sponsorship and utilization of the center's extensive and growing digital signage network he helped create in 2008. Geiger has held marketing and communication leadership roles with Atlanta‑based Acuity Brands as well as Turner Broadcasting. He also served 21 years in the U.S. Army, 14 of those years as an active‑duty photo journalist.
ABOUT JOSHUA GOODWIN
Joshua Goodwin was born and raised in NYC, and has worked in post‑production for more than 23 years. He has collaborated with clients like MTV, Nickelodeon, Sony Pictures, and Elektra Records to create creative content from feature‑length films to 30‑second promos. He injects himself in every process from pre‑production to deliverables and is currently restructuring Eileen Fisher's video delivery system. Goodwin has been employed with Eileen Fisher as a digital media specialist (concentrating in digital signage) for more than two years and holds a bachelor's in fine arts in film and animation from The University of the Arts in Philadelphia.
ABOUT SPENCER W. GRAHAM
For over 30 years, Spencer Graham has led teams of people inside and outside the workplace. As a Digital Signage Certified Expert, conference speaker and professional technologist, he helped create a large digital signage network at West Virginia University that now spans four campuses with more than 100 digital signs, wayfinding, video walls, walls of honor and a 24/7/365 emergency alert feature in addition to standard WVU messaging and marketing content on the WVU Information Stations network. He serves on the Board of Directors for the Digital Signage Federation and on the Digital Signage Expo Advisory Board End User Council.
ABOUT GARY HARRIS
Gary Harris has worked at the University of Notre Dame for six years, providing technical support to the campus community. His current role is that of Video Network Engineer, and he is the technical lead for the digital signage service on campus. He is a Digital Signage Certified Expert and helps users all over campus with hardware, software and content in the growing digital sign project at Notre Dame.
ABOUT JERRY HARRIS
Jerry Harris has been in the digital media industry for more than 15 years and oversees the implementation and advancement of analog and digital displays throughout the facility. Between 2008 and 2010, Harris served on the Digital Signage Expo Board of Advisors. In 2010, he was inducted into the National Multiple Sclerosis Society and holds a leadership position with the North Metro Atlanta Chapter of 100 Black Men.
ABOUT JOSHUA JOHNSON
Joshua Johnson is an award-winning digital strategist with a passion for applying cutting‑edge digital innovation to retail, online and advertising mediums. In his current role within AT&T Entertainment, Johnson is helping to lead AT&T's retail self‑shopper, beacon and virtual reality initiatives. His accomplishments over the past 12 years include launching AT&T's first omni‑channel digital retail network, contributing to the digital strategy of AT&T's global flagship store and developing branded retail experiences for Amazon, Google, Facebook, Samsung, New York Yankees and Carnival.
ABOUT THOMAS KUNKA
Thomas Kunka leverages more than 20 years of experience in higher education information technology to produce innovative IT services. He currently leads the design and implementation of enterprise digital signage services for the Urbana campus. Having observed a growing need for the sharing of knowledge and best practices across institutions, Kunka recently led the formation of an EDUCAUSE Constituent's Group dedicated to issues related to using digital signage in higher education. Thomas earned M.S. and B.S. degrees in applied computer science from Illinois State University.
ABOUT TERRY McFARLAND
Terry McFarland leads the Information Design & Experience team for Disney Vacation Club where interactive solutions merge with data and analytics. He began his career supporting Disney finance, marketing and sales with analytics and data architecture and eventually combined the insights gained with the creative possibilities in digital interaction. He is a proud graduate of the University of Tennessee where he earned his bachelor's in Hospitality Management as well as a proud graduate of the DAVE School (Digital Animation & Visual Effects) where he earned a degree in computer animation.
ABOUT JOSEPH McQUEEN
Joseph McQueen is responsible for managing all aspects of network services for American Eagle Outfitters. From strategy and design to managing the content for over 1000 domestic and international locations, he is constantly looking to find better ways to integrate technology to the business in a profitable way. One of his team's main responsibilities is to manage American Eagle’s 15,000 square‑foot billboard in Times Square. Using his oversight of multiple teams, he is able to leverage all aspects of solutions related to networking, telephony, mobility, digital signage and video conferencing.
ABOUT JENNIFER MERRILL
Jen Merrill has managed signage programs for two (2) large businesses since 2008. Prior to 2008, Merril was a construction project manager with over 15 years of experience. Merrill currently manages the global signage program for a large online retail based in Seattle, Washington. When Merrill isn’t busy taking over the world one sign at a time, she enjoys reading zombie apocalypse novels, riding her vintage Vespas, listening to records and staring lovingly at her cat.
ABOUT PATRICIA MITRANO
Patricia Mitrano is Director of Visual Communications at Newark Beth Israel Medical Center (NBIMC), an affiliate of the Saint Barnabas Health Care System, the largest integrated hospital system in New Jersey. She has extensive experience in content creation, graphic design, internal event staging and communications.With the responsibility to communicate management messages to more than 3,000 employees, she became intrigued with digital signage as an efficient medium. She has spearheaded the research, purchase and deployment of a seven‑screen digital employee messaging system, which incorporates 1,000 existing hospital TVs for her facility.
ABOUT RICH MORRIS
Rich Morris has almost 23 years in the hotel Industry. During this time, he has served in a variety of operational/corporate as well as product management roles for Starwood Hotels & Resorts, InterContinental Hotels and Hilton Worldwide. Morris has spent time working in both the United States and Europe, including significant experience with hotels in the Asia Pacific region. As the Director of Technology Planning for Operations Systems for Hilton Worldwide, Morris oversees technology planning and strategy for a variety of third-party technology solutions systems (including digital signage) that are utilized at hotels for operational management, revenue generation and reporting. He also manages the delivery and sourcing of key global hotel-facing technology solutions.
ABOUT ANGIE NALEPKA
Angie Nalepka has been with Rogers Communications for over 25 years and has led retail digital signage since 2006. She was instrumental in rolling out the national program from a creative content and visual merchandising perspective. She bridges marketing, merchandising and store operations to deliver award winning digital content for retail locations throughout Canada. Her expertise includes creative development, content strategy and playlist management for a combination of traditional digital signage, interactive touch and gesture based installations. Nalepka is all about the content and enjoys the experience of using digital signage to tell a story.
ABOUT MICHAEL ORAM
Michael Oram has more than 10 years of experience in the airport concession industry, including planning, development and implementation of the concession program for the new International Terminal at McCarran International Airport. During his time at McCarran, he has been responsible for the management of Specialty Retail, News & Gift, Gaming, Food & Beverage and Indoor and Outdoor advertising agreements. Oram is also a member of the Advisory Board for the Academy of Hospitality and Tourism at Valley High School.
ABOUT DANIEL ORME-DOUTRE
Daniel Orme-Doutre is a certified digital signage expert with more than 14 years of digital event and signage experience. Orme‑Doutre has been with Microsoft for more than a decade and attended DSE six years ago with a goal to build a digital signage network across the company. He is currently program manager for Microsoft's internal digital signage system and interactive new media at events and on campus.
ABOUT JIM RILEY
Jim Riley is the Director of Marketing for the Columbus Blue Jackets. He oversees all aspects of the organization's marketing efforts including advertising, branding, ticket promotions, signage, community events and creative services. Riley joined the Blue Jackets organization during the 2007‑08 season as Marketing Manager for Nationwide Arena events and the Columbus Destroyers of the Arena Football League. He was promoted to Director of Marketing in 2013. A native of east central Ohio, Riley graduated from Ohio Northern University in 1997 with a bachelor’s degree in business management and sports management.
ABOUT WAYNE ROREX
Wayne Rorex has spent the past 30 years in public service. His expertise is in emergency operations and management. Currently, he is working in the Policies and Procedures Division, striving to make Los Angeles a city that is more responsive to the needs of the residents, businesses and visitors. This goal can only be accomplished by partnering with all of the stakeholders. The vast amount of digital technology is in the private sector and is the primary method of information distribution. Rorex's vision is that electronic billboards, digital storefronts and even the menu at your favorite restaurant can be utilized to provide up-to-the-minute disaster instructions during times of emergency and crisis.
ABOUT DAVID SALEME
David Saleme joined the Columbus Regional Airport Authority in October 1996. He was hired under the General Counsel's office, with a focus on concessions and real estate. Throughout his time with CRAA, he has been responsible for terminal and concession development at Port Columbus International Airport, and is now primarily responsible for managing the in‑airport advertising program. Saleme's other efforts at Port Columbus International Airport include the negotiating and drafting of concession agreements, bid packages, requests for proposal, land and building leases, airline lease amendments, minimum standards and other agreements with a broad spectrum of airport tenants and operators.
ABOUT ALLEGRA SANDELLI
Allegra Sandelli leads Retail, Field and Experiential Marketing for TD Bank, one of the 10 largest banks in the United States. She has more than 30 years of marketing experience, the past 18 at TD Bank (formerly Commerce Bank), where she launched commerce in the New York market with the help of Julia Louis‑Dreyfus. Sandelli led the successful launch of the new TD Bank Brand in 2008. Under Sandelli’s leadership, the U.S. Brand seamlessly converted to TD Bank, America's Most Convenient Bank. Sandelli is a graduate of Seton Hall University where she is currently a member of the President's Advisory Group.
ABOUT RALPH SCHORBACH
Ralph Schorbach coordinates and operates all computer technology systems, telecom, credentials, box office, wardrobe, badge center, admissions, and A/V for Fairplex. This includes all hardware and software systems implementation, maintenance and upgrades. He is a disaster volunteer and communications chairman for the San Gabriel/Pomona Valley chapter of the American Red Cross and Disaster Communications Volunteer with Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department, Walnut and San Dimas offices. He is also part of the Comboni Missionary League to raise funds for the poor and disadvantaged. He is a graduate of Cal Poly Pomona with a bachelor of science degree in computer science.
ABOUT JESSICA STEVENS
Jessica Stevens is both a deployment manager and capability manager for digital signage initiatives within IT for Best Buy. In her 15 years at Best Buy, she has worked on multiple large‑scale deployments that have introduced new capabilities and infrastructure to the stores. She has also managed the creation of operational processes needed to support upwards of 15,000 channels displaying on more than 72,000 screens in Best Buy locations. Stevens earned her B.S. in scientific and technical communication from the University of Minnesota in 2004 and her Project Management Professional Certification in 2009.
ADVERTISING & BRAND COUNCIL
ABOUT KENNETH BRINKMANN
Kenneth Brinkmann heads up the digital and creative part of Posterscope — an agency focused on delivering dynamic, data driven real‑time digital OOH campaigns at scale. Before joining Posterscope USA, Brinkmann spent more than five years starting and heading Posterscope, PS Live and Isobar at the Dentsu Aegis Network-office in Aarhus, Denmark. All three business units have been a vital part of the success of the office in Aarhus, having tripled in size during these years. He is a native Dane and an executive graduate from Harvard Business School.
ABOUT LUKE HAMILTON
Luke is the co-founder of Razorfish’s Global Emerging Experience (EE) practice, which focuses on driving customer engagement in the physical world. The team's devotion to blending digital and physical environments has led to award-winning, business transformational experiences in retail, mobile, online, events, exhibits, product development and mixed reality for global brands, including Audi, Google, Microsoft, T‑Mobile, Delta Air Lines and Samsung. Hamilton has been with Razorfish since 2007 and has over 20 years of experience in marketing and design innovation. He regularly speaks at conferences has including SXSW, DSE, IxDA, MarketingWorld, reMIX and more, where he shares his insights and knowledge on digital engagement in the physical world and our future with mixed reality.
ABOUT CHRISTINA RADIGAN
A 17-year media veteran, Christina Radigan educates the organization and clients about emerging media, research, initiatives and trends. Her expertise spans the industry, including digital place-based, cinema, non‑traditional and traditional out‑of‑home. She oversees the development of the organization's extensive marketing resources, establishing best practices and guidelines upon which the company plans and buys the medium. Radigan is an active leader in the out-of-home industry serving as board member on the Digital Place‑based Advertising Association (DP-AA) and DSE Advertising Council. Radigan holds a bachelor's degree from Towson State University.
ABOUT PETER RIVERA
Peter Rivera is the global creative and marketing lead for Infusion, a 650‑person innovation and engineering firm focused on business transformation through technology and design. Prior to Infusion, Rivera was an SVP at AOL where he led a global team that helped the company overcome obsolescence through ad-supported branded content. Rivera has worked on digital strategies and executions for Fortune 500 brands across verticals. Select awards include a Cannes Gold Lion, a Best in Show and Best Retail Innovation award at the Digital Signage Expo and a team Emmy for the streamed global Live 8 concert experience.
ABOUT RICK ROBINSON
A member of the Outdoor Advertising Association of America (OAAA) Hall of Fame, Rick Robinson is a life‑long Out‑of‑Home (OOH) advocate. He's also a creative thinker, public speaker, fine artist and author. Robinson's industry achievements include helping launch the renowned Tall Walls on The Sunset Strip, serving as a two‑time OBIE Judge, serving as founding chairman of the OAAA Creative Committee and authoring the OAAA-published book The People's Space.
ABOUT PAOLO TOSOLINI
Paolo Tosolini is the founder of Tosolini Productions, a Seattle‑based digital agency specializing in business storytelling through emerging technologies including interactive digital signage, 3D virtual tours, VR and 360 media.
INDUSTRY CONSULTANTS COUNCIL
ABOUT JONATHAN BRAWN
Jonathan Brawn is a principal of Brawn Consulting based in Vista, California. Before that, he was director of technical services for Visual Appliances, a firm that holds the patent on ZeroBurn™ plasma display technology. Prior to that, he successfully ran Brawn & Associates, a design build group serving the residential and commercial AV markets. Brawn worked alongside his father Alan in creating and building training programs for technical, sales and marketing development. He holds CTS certification and teaches courses at InfoComm, CEDIA and the Digital Signage Expo. He is co- founding director of ISF Commercial and a founding member of The Digital Signage Experts Group.
ABOUT LYLE BUNN
Lyle Bunn is North America's longest serving, independent, vendor-neutral Digital Signage Advisor, Analyst and Educator. He has served more than 300 end users in retail, food services, banking, transportation, hospitality, education and health care for customer, patron, traveler, staff and student communications. He has helped to train more than 10,000 project, agency and supply professionals through live and webinar presentations, and has published more than 325 articles. His frameworks, guides and templates accelerate progress and manage risk in project planning, design, sourcing and optimization. Lyle serves on numerous advisory boards and award judging panels. Visit www.LyleBunn.com
ABOUT IGNAZ GORISCHEK
Ignaz Gorischek is an award-winning designer and brings a unique blend of retail experience to CallisonRTKL's team. His background in striking visual merchandising, store planning and design, graphics, art curation and collection and innovative application of technologies have made him one of the industry's most recognized figures.
ABOUT MARGOT MYERS
Margot Myers is the director of global marketing and communications at the Platt Retail Institute. She serves as the managing editor for PRI's publications and website. Myers completed a 31-year career in the federal government serving as manager of retail in-store programs for the U.S. Postal Service. An early adopter of using technology to enhance communications, she installed and managed an employee-facing communications network in the mid-'90s in more than 600 postal facilities. In 2004, she deployed and tested The Post Office Channel, a digital signage network designed to communicate with customers in postal retail lobbies. Myers is a member of the Advisory Board for Digital Signage Expo. She also is a member of the Interactive customer Experience Association and the Digital Signage Federation.
ABOUT JEFF PORTER
Jeff Porter is the President/CEO of Porter Digital Signage, an independent third-party consulting company specializing in digital signage. For nearly 20 years, Porter was a principal at Scala, the world's leading digital signage software platform. He is a sought-after speaker at industry events, and acclaimed as one of the industry's pioneers. Porter has served on the POPAI Board of Directors from 2006 to 2012, chaired POPAI's digital signage group and recently co-authored the fourth edition of the book The Power of Marketing at-Retail. He earned his bachelor's degree from Purdue University and his master's from the University of Illinois.
ABOUT ADRIAN WEIDMANN
Adrian Weidmann is the Founder and Communications Architect at StoreStream Metrics LLC. He bridges the 'business objective' communication gap between the chief marketing officer and retail IT. With more than 28 years of experience introducing emerging digital media technologies and business solutions designed for video, audio and graphics production and strategy, Weidmann now assists brands and retailers designing and implementing intelligent, integrated omni-channel marketing communication and merchandising solutions driven by digital media. He assists brands, retailers and their agencies to realize the full potential of integrated multi-channel and interactive digital media solutions to enable integrated marketing conversion with measurable results.
OUT-OF-HOME NETWORK COUNCIL
ABOUT IAN DALLIMORE
Ian Dallimore began work with Lamar in 2004 as part of the marketing department. A year later, he transitioned to national sales where he worked directly with OOH buyers and strategic teams for national agencies. Dallimore soon became Lamar's first digital OOH strategist and developed what the company has become today. As director of digital innovation and sales strategy, he interacts with national clients, brands and agencies to devise strategic plans. He also serves on the Digital Signage Expo Advisory Board with a focus on driving the industry to stay relevant in the advertising world. Dallimore is a graduate of Louisiana State University with a bachelor's degree in business marketing and communications.
ABOUT MARGIT KITTRIDGE
Margit Kittridge joined Intersection Co. (formerly Titan) in 2014 to lead the digital business development efforts and strategic growth of Intersection's digital out-of-home portfolio. She is tasked with overseeing Intersection's digital transit advertising network, as well as running the digital ad ops team. In addition to enhancing Intersection's digital sales and marketing efforts, Kittridge also establishes new trading platforms, network partnerships and advises on new software integrations.
ABOUT SCOTT MARDEN
Scott Marden is Chief Marketing Officer at Captivate. He is a 20-year marketing veteran with a deep understanding of advertising strategy, media measurement and a proven track record of revenue growth. He has held several positions at Captivate including Senior Vice President of Marketing and Research, Vice President of Marketing and Research and Research Director. Today, Marden leads Captivate’s content strategy, marketing, design, research and media innovation disciplines.
ABOUT MIKE MCGRAW
With two decades of OOH Media experience, Mike McGraw helps drive success at Clear Channel Outdoor Americas by running their New York-based marketing solutions team. McGraw started his career as a creative director, bringing giant ads to life in Times Square - the heart of the media world. He now serves a critical role by synthesizing the fast-changing trends in DOOH and incorporating mobile, social and dynamic capabilities along with planning and attribution tools. His work has received recognition including a MediaPost DOOH Award, The Bees Award, AME International Award and a DSE Apex Award.
ABOUT RYAN POSTEL
Ryan Postel manages original content production, content partnership relations and media deployment, distribution and planning for Outcome Health. Postel is an experienced documentary writer and producer, transitioning his expertise to Outcome Health's digital signage networks. Originally from Seattle, Washington, Postel currently resides in Chicago.
ABOUT BRAD SAVAGE
As Executive Director of Motor Vehicle Network, Brad Savage is the steward of one of the most respected digital signage networks among government agencies in the country. His strategic vision for Motor Vehicle Network focuses on three fundamental business practices: Provide the most reliable service to his customers, utilize the latest technology and expand into new markets driven by digital communication and customer service. Always one to embrace new partnerships and technology, he has made Motor Vehicle Network an industry leader in the sale of advertising on private placed‑based digital signage networks.
ABOUT JONATHAN DODGE
Jonathan Dodge has more than a decade of digital marketing and entrepreneurial experiences in paving new industry opportunities. He has co‑founded successful start‑up companies, served on a board of directors at his alma mater Michigan State University, consulted for several large web publishers, led the creation of the digital advertising department at Meijer and managed digital strategy for Jack Morton Worldwide. He has worked with several fortune 500 clients including General Motors, Liberty Mutual, United Airlines, Dominos, Anheuser‑Busch, T‑Mobile and Taco Bell.
ABOUT STEVE GLANCEY
As Vice President of Business Development at Screenfeed, Steve Glancey has developed a unique perspective on software and content strategy. He has worked with many digital signage software solutions, allowing him to gain an understanding of their strengths and weaknesses in relation to scheduling and managing content. Over the past five years, Glancy's team grew the company from 75 customer networks with fewer than 1,000 screens to more than 1,000 customers with more than 80,000 screens around the world. He holds a B.A. in business marketing from Bethel University in St. Paul, Minnesota in addition to DSME and DSCE certifications.
ABOUT BRYAN MESZAROS
Bryan Meszaros is the CEO and Founder of OpenEye Global. His vision and interpretation of interactive and visual media has transformed OpenEye into an elite industry-leading agency. With more than 16 years of experience, Meszaros has been recognized as a global industry leader. He has been recognized by Design: Retail & Commercial Integrator Magazine as one of the most influential young professionals (under 40) in both the retail design and digital signage industries. Meszaros maintains an active involvement in both SEGD (VP Board of Directors) and DSE (Advisory Board), helping to further educate the design community on digital engagement.
ABOUT JIM NISTA
Jim Nista is a digital graphics and design pioneer with a long history working in marketing and advertising roles as Creative Director for a large range of clients. In 2002, Nista set up his own digital marketing agency, which quickly began taking on roles of software development and digital signage projects. This agency became Insteo, a leading provider of HTML5-based digital signage creative content. Insteo continues to be recognized by the largest digital signage industry groups with annual awards for their creative solutions.
ABOUT MARCOS TERENZIO
Marcos Terenzio joined Shikatani Lacroix Design to assist with the firm's existing digital signing program, coming from St. Joseph Communications where he specialized in digital, integrated and multi-channel shopper marketing experiences and content solutions heavily focused on the retail sector. As creative director, he provided content strategy and creative direction for various multimedia assignments including digital signage, DOOH, interactive kiosks, web, mobile, broadcast, rich media, branding and new experimental media. Terenzio has extensive experience in digital strategy and design implementation with strong digital sign and web experience.
ABOUT MARK ZWICKER
Mark Zwicker leads enterprise business development for St. Joseph Communications, where he is responsible for driving strategic initiatives, expanding into new markets, and strengthening business relationships. This responsibility also involves aligning internal resources to provide strategic planning, social media strategy, shopper marketing solutions, package design, photography, digital asset management, and out-of-home digital media production.
ABOUT JOHN BAILEY
An integral driving force for technology adoption at Whitlock since 1999, John Bailey is passionate about harnessing collaboration technologies to help people around the world build a better future. He is currently responsible for evaluating existing and emerging trends in the communications and collaboration technology sectors, and for developing and implementing successful strategies that position Whitlock as the global leader in technology integration. Bailey has primary responsibility for Whitlock's technology portfolios, partners, and programs. He serves on the Board of Directors of the Global Presence Alliance, is an active participant in InfoComm International currently serving on the Standards Steering Committee, and has co-authored various ANSI and Infocomm Standards.
ABOUT TJ DiQUOLLO
After spending several years in the broadcast industry, TJ DiQuollo has become an integral member of Diversified Media Group over the past nine years. As the Director of Creative Services he oversees content management, software integration as well as creative design and consulting. DiQuollo has a strong background in television production and has used those experiences to promote user engagement through technology within the digital signage industry. His staff currently utilize over a dozen CMS platforms and manage thousands of displays worldwide. At his leisure, DiQuollo likes to spend time outdoors where he can be found hiking and snowboarding.
ABOUT MIKE WHITE
Mike White is Director of Business Development at Unified AV, a commercial AV systems integration company based in Atlanta with seven additional offices throughout the Southeast. For the past 25 years, White has been President and Owner of Multi‑Media Solutions, Inc. He is also recognized as a speaker and educator at more than 50 national digital signage symposiums and expositions including Digital Signage Expo. He's published more than 100 articles with industry trades and has successfully implemented more than 200 dynamic digital signage projects.