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Since 2009, CONNECT MEDIA has provided captivating, relevant, and original content across hundreds of events.

We seek out authoritative and insightful industry executives who can engage an audience with their ideas and lessons. Speaking at one of our events provides the ultimate platform to share your story.

Pioneers, Leaders & Trailblazers

Past Speakers

Jeri Buchholz

Chief Human Resources Officer

NASA (USA)

Lord Mark Price

Fmr Managing Director

Waitrose (UK)

Geoff McDonald

Global Vice President, Human Resources

Unilever (UK)

Alexandra Badenoch

Group Executive, Human Resources

Telstra

Alexandra Willis

Head of Communications, Content & Digital

The All England Lawn Tennis Club (Championships) (UK)

Jennifer Storms

Senior Vice President, Global Sports Marketing

PepsiCo (USA)

Murray Barnett

Head of Global Sponsorship & Commercial Partnerships

Formula One (UK)

Dave Richardson

Chief Executive Officer

ICC (UAE)

Dave Samson

General Manager, Public Affairs

Chevron Corporation (USA)

Gerrit Meier

Executive Vice President of International

WWE (USA)

Ian Ayre

Managing Director

Liverpool FC (UK)

Justin King CBE

Former Chief Executive Officer

Sainsbury’s (UK)

Chaz Giles

Global Head of External Innovation

Estée Lauder (USA)

Babak Parviz

Vice President

Amazon (USA)

Jack Harari

Vice President - International Partnerships

Activision Blizzard Esports Leagues (USA)

Mark Levy

Global Head of Employee Experience

Airbnb (USA)

Rocco Braeuniger

Country Manager

Amazon

Zenia Mucha

Chief Communications Officer

The Walt Disney Company (USA)

Deborah Nicodemus

Chief Executive Officer

Moda Operandi (USA)

Eric Petersen

Senior Vice President Global Brand

Lululemon (CA)

Jenny Bryant

Chief Human Resources Officer

Wesfarmers Limited

Ravi Saligram

Chief Executive Officer

Officemax (USA)

Pierre Goad

Global Co-Head of Communications

HSBC (UK)

Mike Fernandez

Corporate Vice-President, Corporate Affairs

Cargill (USA)

Paraag Marathe

President

San Francisco 49ers (USA)

David L. Bunch

Global Vice-President

Shell Brands International (UK)

Simon Thompson

Chief Product Officer & Non-Executive Director

Ocado (UK)

Richard Murray

Chief Executive Officer

JB Hi Fi

Ron Johnson

Founder

Apple Store

Jordan Pettman

Global Head of People Data, Analytics & Planning

Nestlé (UK)

Jessica Powell

Vice President of Communications

Google (USA)

Lana Hopkins

Founder & Chief Executive Officer

MON PURSE

Stuart Crabb

Global HR Head

Facebook (USA)

Will Dean

Chief Executive Officer

Tough Mudder (USA)

Jeffrey Sampson

Group Senior Vice President

Fast Retailing (JPN)

Gwen Morrison

Chief Executive Officer

The Store (USA)

Redmond Yeung

President

Gap Inc. (China)

Ken Murphy

President of Global Brands

Walgreens Boots Alliance (USA)

Liz Gottung

Chief Human Resources Officer

Kimberly-Clark Corporation (USA)

Kathryn van der Merwe

Group Executive Talent & Culture

ANZ

Roger Fisk

National Director

Obama for America (USA)

Max Van Den Doel

Global Head Sports Marketing

Adidas (NL)

Ian McLeod

Chief Executive Officer

BI-LO (USA)

Judith H. Edge

Corporate Vice President, Global Human Resources

FedEx Corporation (USA)

Melissa Fleming

Chief Spokesperson

UNHCR (SUI)

Marc Firestone

President, External Affairs & General Counsel

Philip Morris International (SUI)

Brett Gosper

Chief Executive Officer World Rugby & Managing Director

Rugby World Cup

Gabrielle Valdez Dow

Vice President Marketing & Fan Engagement

Green Bay Packers (USA)

Michael O’Keeffe

Chief Executive Officer

Aesop

Mark Waller

Executive Vice President of International

National Football League (USA)

Deborah Yates

Senior Vice President, Human Resources

Reckitt Benckiser (UK)

Kirsten Walkom

Global Communications Director

Save the Children International (UK)

Gary Sheffer

Vice President Communications & Public Affairs

GE (USA)

Michael Burgess

President

HBC Digital (USA)

Bob Neville

Global Retail Creative Director & Head of Retail

New Balance (HK)

Kylie Watson-Wheeler

Managing Director

The Walt Disney Company

Antonia Jermendy

Head of Retail Innovation & Test

Swarovski (CHE)

Sir Craig Oliver

Principal

Teneo

Alex Aiken

Executive Director Communications

HM Government (UK)

Lord Stuart Rose

Chairman

Marks and Spencer (UK)

Terry J Lundgren

Fmr Chairman & Chief Executive Officer

Macy’s (USA)

Shane Meeker

Corporate Storyteller & Company Historian

The Procter & Gamble Company (USA)

Peter Ruis

Chief Executive Officer

Jigsaw (UK)

Patrick Noone

Managing Director

Costco Wholesale

Susie McCabe

Senior Vice President of Global Retail

Under Armor (USA)

Simone Niven

Global Head of Media & Communications

Rio Tinto (UK)

Gordon Bitko

Chief Information Officer

Federal Bureau of Investigation (USA)

Ian Moir

Chief Executive Officer

Woolworths (ZAF)

John Gillam

Managing Director

Bunnings

Kate Johnson

Global Head of Sponsorship Marketing

Visa (USA)

Jean-Marc Pailhol

Head of Global Market Management & Distribution

Allianz SE (GER)

Kate Morris

Founder & Chief Executive Officer

Adore Beauty

Tatjana Haenni

Head of Women’s Football

FIFA (SUI)

Jack Leslie

Chairman

Weber Shandwick (USA)

Andrea Thomas

Senior Vice President

Walmart (USA)

Michael Fraccaro

Chief Human Resources Officer

MasterCard (USA)

Valerie Hughes-D’Aeth

Human Resources Director

BBC (UK)

Henrik Amsinck

Senior Vice President, Business Technology

Lego (DNK)

Richard Goyder AO

Managing Director & Chief Executive Officer

Wesfarmers

Seema Kumar

Vice President, Global Health, & Policy Communication

Johnson & Johnson (USA)

John Koryl

President

Neiman Marcus Direct (USA)

Diarmuid Russell

Senior Vice-President & General Manager International

Glassdoor (USA)

Todd Greenberg

Chief Executive Officer

National Rugby League

Dr Gordon Campbell

Chief Executive Officer

SPAR International (NED)

Sharon Price John

Chief Executive Officer

Build-A-Bear (USA)

Tom LaForge

Global Director of Human & Cultural Insights

The Coca-Cola Company (USA)

Ricardo Fort

Vice President, Global Sports Partnerships

The Coca-Cola Company (USA)

Judith Williams

Global Head of Diversity

Dropbox (USA)

John Durkan

Managing Director

Coles

Lord Peter Chadlington

Chief Executive Officer

Huntsworth (UK)

Gordon Cairns

Chairman

Woolworths

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