JUNIOR MARKETER OF THE YEAR
CEO & President, McClenahan Bruer Communications
Kerry is CEO and president of McClenahan Bruer Communications which she co-founded in 1993. McBru is dedicated to the practice of advertising and public relations for technology business-to-business companies. Her primary roles are agency visionary, staff mentor, strategic counsel, practices architect, and strategic client counsel. In 1998, Kerry conceived of a psychographic compilation study of engineers that has become an ongoing research study conducted bi-annually.
Chief Marketing Officer, Leyard
Jennifer Davis is the Chief Marketing Officer (CMO) for the international business of Leyard and also serves as the vice president of marketing and product strategy at Planar Systems and Runco International. She is a senior executive who uses entrepreneurial skills to build high performing businesses, product lines, and go-to-market strategies.
Director of Strategy, Co-Founder, Subtext
As a co-founder of Subtext with more than 15 years in digital marketing expertise, Tore Gustafson brings a breadth of agency experience to the AMA Max Awards. From executional support to strategic guidance, Tore has been on board for a wide variety of digital marketing projects. His primary function at Subtext is digital strategist, leading client discovery as well as developing digital strategies based on business goals and user needs.
Associate Director of Digital Engagement, Oregon Health & Science University
Lisa Williams is a veteran digital marketer and author of “When Everybody Clicks: Sustainable Digital Marketing”. She speaks regularly at conferences on the topics of digital strategy, marketing integration, team development and leadership. In addition, Lisa is a columnist for State of Digital & Momentology, on the SEMpdx Advisory Board and Associate Director of Digital Engagement at Oregon Health & Science University.
Chief Marketing Officer, Exterro Inc
Bill Piwonka oversees all marketing functions for Exterro with a background in B2B marketing operations. Bill has led marketing teams and initiatives spanning strategy, product marketing, product management, demand generation, marketing communications and business development. Prior to joining Exterro, he served as the vice president of marketing at Janrain. Bill has also held marketing management positions at EthicsPoint (now NavexGlobal), Centennial Software, Serena Software, Intel and Oracle.
Marketing Director, Oregon Environmental Council
Simon Tam is a polymath, with knowledge ranging from music and authorship to social justice and education. In addition to being a member of the Slants, Simon is a prolific public speaker. As designer of one of the first social media certificate programs in the United States marking himself as a leading marketing mind. Simon is Marketing Director at the Oregon Environmental Council and an adjunct professor.