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Event Date Wed Mar 4 EST - Thu Mar 5 EST (almost 3 years ago)
Location Convene
Convene NYC 225 Liberty Street New York, NY 10281
Region Americas

In an ever-shifting brand landscape innovation, agility and consumer insights can make or break a brand's success, regardless of whether its established or a challenger. Join Adweek for the second-annual Challenger Brands summit to gain insights from the world’s most disruptive and legendary brands who are succeeding in our rapidly evolving world and competitive landscape.

Through the lens of challenger brands, we’ll explore 12 top-of-mind topics impacting the brand marketing ecosystem from ecommerce to live marketing to UX – and beyond.


2020 Speakers


DJ Khaled
DJ, Mogul and Entrepreneur, We The Best

Taj Alavi
Senior Director, Global Head of Marketing Communications, Uber

Lee Applbaum
Chief Marketing Officer, Parallel

Tim Ellis
Executive Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer, NFL

Shelley Haus
Chief Marketing Officer, Ulta Beauty

Imran Khan
Co-founder and Chief Executive Officer, Verishop

Ben Lerer
Managing Partner, Lerer Hippeau

Julie Van Ullen
Managing Director, Rakuten Marketing

Tyler Williams
Director, Brand Experience

David Angelo
Founder and Chairman, David & Goliath

Zach Apter
Chief Commercial Officer, Class poss

Michelle Belcic
Vice President of Brand Strategy, Dash Hudson

Jessie Blaeser
Editor-at-Large, The Tylt

Eli Chapman
Senior Vice President of Strategy, Celtra

Carolyn DeWitt
President and Executive Director, Rocknote

Claudia Dimuro
Associate Branded Content Editor, Tylt

Mayur Gupta
Chief Marketing Officer, Freshly

Kim Haney
Senior Manager, Experiential Marketing, Pernod Ricard

Franchesca Hashim
Brand Marketing Director, Everlane

Matt Kerbel
Head of Marketing and Brand Strategy, Canoo

Noah Kerner
Chief Executive Officer, Acorns

Justin Lapidus
Vice President, Growth and Digital Products, Brooklinen

Simon Lejeune
Director, User Acquisition

Elise Loehnen
Chief Content Officer, Goop

Keydra Manns
Entertainment Editor, Tylt

Ben McKean
Founder & Chief Executive Officer, Hungry Root

Tim Natividad
Head, Performance Advertising, Roku

Adam Petrick
Global Director, Brand and Marketing, PUMA

Karuna Rawal
Chief Marketing Officer, Sustainable Bioproducts

Nathan Roth
Chief Marketing Officer, Hinge

Steven Shapiro
Vice President, Marketing, Americas, Clever Tap

Peter Semple
Chief Marketing Officer, Depop

John Sheldon
Chief Marketing Officer, Smile

Sheena Shiravi
Senior Director, Marketing, Eaze

Blayne Smith
Associate Director, Acquisition, Policy Genius

Chris Stang
Co-founder and Chief Executive Officer, The Infatuation. Chief Executive Officer, Zagat

Poppy Thorpe
Head of Brand Marketing and Strategy, Glossier

Alexander Waldman
Co-Founder and Chief Creative Officer, Universal Standard

Leo Wang
Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Buffy

Amy Wasserman
Vice President, Brand Marketing and Innovation, Canopy Growth

Melissa Waters
Chief Marketing Officer, hims

Scott Wedemeyer
Global Creative Lead, Google

Marshall Williams
Chief Executive Officer, Ad Results Media

Nicole Williams
Vice President, Brand Marketing, Mack Weldon

Jordynn Wynn
Marketing Director, ColourPop

Sponsors & Partners

2020 Partners

• Ad Results Media
• Celtra
• CleverTap
• Dash Hudson
• David & Goliath
• Google
• Rakuten Marketing
• Reddit
• Smartly Io
• Roku
• Tatari
• Tylt

• Acquia
• Marketing Architects
• Rise Interactive