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King and Melder launch new agency Coffee Cocoa Gunpowder, Lupi joins Pentagram as partner

Chiquita King and Ant Melder launched a new full-service independent creative agency, Coffee Cocoa Gunpowder, with a mandate to donate 5 percent of profits to charity. King, managing director at CCG, ran the Westpac account at DDB after heading the Optus account at M&C Saatchi and holding positions at Lavender in Australia and The Jupiter Drawing Room in South Africa. Melder, creative partner at CCG, has held creative leadership positions at Saatchi & Saatchi, Iris, M&C Saatchi, DDB Sydney and, ...
Tags: Google, Hbo, New York, Microsoft, Australia, Advertising, Tel Aviv, EA, Premier League, Financial Conduct Authority, Sydney, Clarke, Kate Spade, Volkswagen, University Of California Berkeley, Smith


King and Melder launch Coffee Cocoa Gunpowder; a creative shop becomes Wix's in-house agency

Chiquita King and Ant Melder launched a new full-service independent creative agency, Coffee Cocoa Gunpowder, with a mandate to donate 5 percent of profits to charity. King, managing director at CCG, ran the Westpac account at DDB after heading the Optus account at M&C Saatchi and holding positions at Lavender in Australia and The Jupiter Drawing Room in South Africa. Melder, creative partner at CCG, has held creative leadership positions at Saatchi & Saatchi, Iris, M&C Saatchi, DDB Sydney and, ...
Tags: Google, Hbo, New York, Microsoft, Australia, Advertising, Tel Aviv, EA, Premier League, Financial Conduct Authority, Sydney, Clarke, Kate Spade, Volkswagen, University Of California Berkeley, Smith


Google's looming privacy changes could shake up ad retargeting — and advertisers are scrambling to find alternatives

Google is cracking down on third-party cookies and plans to roll out new privacy controls in its Chrome browser. The change will make advertisers resort to less-targeted ads via first-party data or contextual targeting based on what people are reading. With their own first-party data, walled gardens like Google, Facebook, and Amazon could gain more control over ad budgets. Walmart and Target, along with certain publishers, could also benefit from Google's changes. Visit Business Insider's home...
Tags: Google, Amazon, Facebook, US, Trends, Walmart, Eu, Espn, Kenshoo, Hartley, SVP, Google Facebook, Facebook Google, Amazon Facebook, Winterfell, Arya


Samsung Galaxy A Series smartphone sales cross 5 million in 70 days in India

Last month Samsung announced that it sold 2 million Galaxy A series smartphone in 40 days, today the company has announced that it has sold 5 million units in 70 days. This includes Galaxy A10, A20, A30, A50, A70 and the Galaxy A2 Core since March 1st. The company added that it generated over US$ 1 billion in revenue for the company, and aims to sell US$ 4 billion worth of Galaxy A smartphones this year. Samsung said that the Galaxy S10+ flagship is also doing very well in India, helping th...
Tags: News, India, US, Samsung, Blogging, SVP, Ultra, Samsung India, Samsung Galaxy A series, Samsung Galaxy A Series 5 million, Samsung Galaxy A Series India, Ranjivjit Singh


PE-backed Marketron appoints CEO and adds SVP to team

Hailey, Idaho-based Marketron, a provider of enterprise revenue management and digital software solutions, has named Jim Howard as CEO and Jimshade Chaudhari as senior vice president, product. Howard is an ex-operating partner at Diversis Capital while Chaudhari worked at Sling TV. Marketron is owned by Diversis Capital. PRESS RELEASE SUN VALLEY, Idaho–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Marketron, the media industry’s leading provider of enterprise revenue management and digital software solutions, today announced...
Tags: Trends, People, Idaho, Sprint, Howard, Jim, SVP, Hailey Idaho, PE, Jim Howard, Chaudhari, Diversis Capital, Marketron, Marketron Marketron, Jimshade Chaudhari, Sling TV Marketron


Smith leaves Chobani for JKR, former BMW creative at KBS heads to Possible

Jones Knowles Ritchie hired Lisa Smith as executive creative director. She joins from Chobani, where she was an ECD and led a rebrand of design, packaging, digital, advertising, experiential and partnerships. Prior to that, she spent six years leading the design team at Wolff Olins New York, working with clients including The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Grubhub, Zocdoc, USA Today, Hyatt, the Mayo Clinic, Microsoft, Getty Images and Expedia. Aileen Calderon has been hired as group creative dir...
Tags: Google, New York, London, Advertising, Chobani, Atlanta, Chicago, Harvard, Portland, San Diego, Chris Brown, Heineken, Bmw, Volkswagen, Leviathan, Smith


Forge recruits Carrier as digital assets SVP

Forge Global, a fintech company, has named Michael Carrier as senior vice president of digital assets. Carrier is the former CTO of IRA Services. Forge’s backers include Tim Draper, Peter Thiel, FT Partners and Munich Re. PRESS RELEASE SAN FRANCISCO, May 10, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Forge Global Inc. (Forge), the leading fintech institution that enables an entirely new and alternative approach to financial liquidity, today announced that Michael Carrier is joining the company as SVP of Digital Assets...
Tags: San Francisco, Trends, People, Munich, Carrier, Cto, Michael, Forge, SVP, FT Partners, Spotify Lyft, Kelly Rodriques, Equidate Inc, Forge Global Inc, Forge Global, IRA Services


Reserve your student ticket to TC Sessions: Mobility 2019

The future of mobility is the big topic driving TC Sessions: Mobility 2019, which takes place July 10 in San Jose, Calif. Will it include flying cars? Space tourism? Transporter beams? Before we can go where no person has gone before, we need to foster a deep bench of thinkers, makers and technologists. Students are essential to the future of mobility. If you’re in high school or college and have a passion for mobility tech, take advantage of our deeply discounted student tickets. Come to TC Ses...
Tags: Google, TC, Transportation, Technology, California, Articles, Events, Tech, Automotive, Transport, San Jose, Mobility, Robotics, Ambassador, Self-driving Car, Cto


Jeffrey Katzenberg's Quibi has poached a key Snap ad sales exec as it ramps up its pitch to big brands like P&G and Anheuser-Busch

Quibi has poached an advertising sales executive from Snap as it ramps up its pitch to big-name advertisers. The forthcoming mobile streaming video company has hired Marni Schapiro, Snap's former director of retail sales, as its head of North America advertising sales. Schapiro's hire comes as Quibi executives have been seeking up-front ad commitments from marketers and agencies. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Quibi has poached a high-ranking advertising sales executive f...
Tags: Google, Hollywood, Trends, Warren Buffett, Jeffrey Katzenberg, North America, Hulu, Anheuser Busch, Connolly, SVP, Procter Gamble, Tim Connolly, Schapiro, Quibi, Marni Schapiro Snap, Marni Schapiro


People aged 50 and older are even more addicted to Netflix's original shows than millennials and teens (NFLX)

The older you are, the more likely you are to watch Netflix originals, new research from Nielsen suggests. People age 50 and up who watch Netflix in the US spend a greater share of their time on the platform watching Netflix originals than their younger counterparts do. Younger audiences may be more drawn to the licensed stuff because they're discovering it for the first time. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Netflix is spending billions a year on original series and movi...
Tags: New York, Nbc, US, Trends, Netflix, Nielsen, SVP, NFLX, Ted Bundy, Winterfell, Arya, Brian Fuhrer


RPA’s Jason Sperling on graphic novels, choosing superpowers and a not-so-memorable introduction to Gerry Graf

      Subscribe to us on iTunes, check us out on Spotify and hear us on Stitcher and Google Play too. This is our RSS feed. Tell a friend! Jason Sperling is SVP, chief, creative development at RPA, Honda’s longtime creative partner. The agency has created multiple memorable Super Bowl spots for the car brand and is responsible for the Farmers Insurance campaign starring J.K. Simmons. Sperling was also one of the creatives behind the fan-favorite “I’m a Mac, I’...
Tags: Google, Spotify, Advertising, Justin Long, SVP, John Hodgman, RPA, Farmers Insurance, Jason Sperling, Gerry Graf, RPA Honda, J K Simmons Sperling


Netflix viewers who are 50 and older spend more of their time watching originals than their younger counterparts do (NFLX)

The older you are, the more likely you are to watch Netflix originals, new research from Nielsen suggests. People age 50 and up who watch Netflix in the US spend a greater share of their time on the platform watching Netflix originals than their younger counterparts do. Younger audiences may be more drawn to the licensed stuff because they're discovering it for the first time. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Netflix is spending billions a year on original series and movi...
Tags: New York, Nbc, US, Trends, Netflix, Jurassic World, Nielsen, SVP, NFLX, Ted Bundy, Brian Fuhrer


Radical Ventures unveils $350 mln AI-focused fund

Radical Ventures has launched a $350 million fund focused mostly on artificial intelligence. The fund’s limited partners include Canada Pension Plan Investment Board, the Public Sector Pension Investment Board, TD Bank Group and Wittington Investments Limited. PRESS RELEASE TORONTO, May 7, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Radical Ventures, a venture capital firm investing in entrepreneurs applying deep tech to transform massive industries, today launched a new USD $350 million fund focused primarily on artif...
Tags: Toronto, Trends, Canada, Funds, University of Toronto, Cppib, Clark, Jacobs, SVP, Barton, Canada Pension Plan Investment Board, TD Bank Group, Ed Clark, TD Bank, Geoffrey Hinton, Jordan Jacobs


PE-backed Ensign acquires Eagle Ford acreage in South Texas

Ensign Natural Resources LLC, which is backed by Warburg Pincus and Kayne Anderson, has acquired Eagle Ford acreage in South Texas from Pioneer Natural Resources USA Inc. No financial terms were disclosed. BMO Capital Markets was financial adviser to Ensign while Kirkland & Ellis LLP provided legal counsel. PRESS RELEASE HOUSTON, May 7, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Ensign Natural Resources LLC (“Ensign” or the “Company”), an exploration and production company focused on acquiring, developing and producin...
Tags: New York, Singapore, Trends, M&a, Houston, North America, Warburg Pincus, Company, BMO Capital Markets, SVP, South Texas, Kirkland Ellis LLP, Kayne, Ensign, Kayne Anderson, Eagle Ford


Populus AI CEO, co-founder Regina Clewlow at TC Sessions: Mobility on July 10

Behind all those on-demand shuttles, ride-hailing vehicles, dockless scooters, bikes and someday even autonomous cars is data. A lot of data. Numerous startups have popped up and several large, established companies have rolled out products all aimed at capturing and making sense of that data. One such company is Populus AI, a startup that has launched a data platform for cities to better understand and manage how people are moving from Point A to Point B.  The idea is that real-time data and an...
Tags: Transportation, Washington, Los Angeles, Tech, Intel, Mit, Artificial Intelligence, Automotive, Bmw, Self-driving Cars, UC Davis, Daimler, SVP, Mobileye, Dave Ferguson, SF Bay Area


Making Solo: A Star Wars Story Book Review

Industrial Light & Magic Presents : Making Solo: A Star Wars Story is a handsomely photographed making of book by Rob Bredow, the SVP, executive creative director, and head of Industrial Light & Magic. As a child, the production photographs of the AT-ATs from The Empire Strikes Back inspired Rob to become a filmmaker, and in meticulously documenting the progress of the production on Solo he hopes to do the same – to inspire the next generation of artists, engineers and storytellers. The beaut...
Tags: Star Wars, Film, Book Reviews, Sci-fi, Rob, Anime, Cinematography, Solo, SVP, Amazon UK, Amazon Japan, Industrial Light Magic, Art Book Review, Making Of, Industrial Light And Magic, Rob Bredow


May Mobility COO and co-founder Alisyn Malek at TC Sessions: Mobility on July 10

Even as the giants of the autonomous vehicle industry were setting ambitious timelines for their robotaxi deployments, May Mobility was already hitting the streets. The startup launched its first low-speed autonomous shuttle service in Detroit in summer 2018. By March, the Ann Arbor, Mich.-based company was operating in at least three U.S. cities. It’s a rapid acceleration for a company that was founded less than two years ago. We’re excited to announce that May Mobility COO and co-founder Al...
Tags: Transportation, Events, Linkedin, Tech, General-motors, Intel, Automotive, Electric Vehicles, Gm, Smithsonian, Self-driving Cars, Detroit, Henry Ford, SAN JOSE Calif, Malek, SVP


Showcase your startup — buy a demo table at TC Sessions: Mobility 2019

While we haven’t achieved Gene Roddenberry’s vision of the transporter beam (yet), mobility and transportation — and the tech that drives both — are undergoing a huge and rapid evolution. There’s no better place to see, share and learn about these revolutionary advances than at TC Sessions: Mobility 2019, a day-long conference that takes a deep dive into all things mobility. If you’re an early-stage startup founder in either industry, there’s no better way to position your business in front of t...
Tags: TC, Transportation, Uber, Technology, California, Events, Tech, Intel, Artificial Intelligence, Cameron, San Jose, Mobility, Self-driving Cars, Gene Roddenberry, SAN JOSE Calif, SVP


Frank Skinner joins Radio Festival 2019 line-up

Absolute Radio’s Saturday morning presenter Frank Skinner will appear at the Radio Festival this year in conversation with fellow comedian and presenter Matt Forde. Frank will talk about his decade on-air, why he’s most like his real self when he’s behind the microphone and why his is the only radio show to feature an AE Housman alarm. Also just confirmed, BBC Radio 5 Live’s Drive show presenters Anna Foster and Tony Livesey will be the hosts of this year’s event, which takes place at the Bri...
Tags: Top, Digital, Events, People, Radio, British Library, BBC Radio, SVP, Skinner, Harper Collins, Frank Skinner, Radio Festival, Housman, Anna Foster, Tony Livesey, Camilla Byk


Viacom’s Music Group Taps Mala Chapple and Todd Radnitz

Viacom’s Music Group, which comprises of MTV, VH1, CMT and Logo, has tapped Mala Chapple and Todd Radnitz to join its executive team, Variety has learned. Chapple will assume the position of SVP of content strategy, operations and media partnerships, while Todd Radnitz will be the company’s new SVP of original series. “Mala and Todd are at […]
Tags: News, Mtv, Vh1, Viacom, Todd, Variety, SVP, Chapple, Todd Radnitz, Music Group, Nina L. Diaz, MTV VH1 CMT, Mala Chapple


China is a glittering prize for Western CEOs, but Google, Facebook and thousands of other big businesses fail there. Here are 9 tips that helped one startup exec succeed against the odds.

Mikkel Hippe Brun is the co-founder and SVP for APAC at Tradeshift. He just spent five years establishing the company's presence in China and says he made every mistake possible along the way, including the ones he was warned about. China is arguably the world's toughest market to break into, he writes — just ask Google, Facebook and thousands of other Western businesses that have failed here. But the potential upside is huge when you consider the company's vast and expanding digital market. H...
Tags: Budget, China, Trends, Shanghai, Gucci, Yoda, Suzhou, Don, Luke, SVP, Google Facebook, APAC, Tradeshift, Harvard Join, WOFE, Mikkel Hippe Brun


Hawaiian Chooses Its 787 Seats

Hawaiian has chosen its next generation widebody aircraft three times now. First the A350-800 was scrapped and Hawaiian went with the A330neo. That went away as well, and Hawaiian has now settled on the 787. This one looks like it’s going to stick as the airline has made its first announcements around interior choices for when the aircraft arrives in 2021. I spoke with Avi Mannis, the airline’s SVP of Marketing, to learn more about why it made the choices it did. First, I should note that...
Tags: Travel, Asia, United, Japan Airlines, SVP, Hawaiian, JAL, Avi, Adient, Avi Mannis, Adient Aerospace Here, Collins Aerospace Aspire


Carl’s Jr. makes a hemp burger and Andy Capp’s gets the munchies: Marketer’s Brief

Welcome to the latest edition of Marketer's Brief, a quick take on marketing news, moves and trends from Ad Age's reporters and editors. Send tips/suggestions to [email protected] Maybe McDonald’s just isn’t meant to be fancy. Below, find out how the fast-feeder is cutting back on premium burger toppings. We also revisit Oreo’s famous “you can still dunk in the dark” tweet, as a former Mondelez executive this week suggests it wasn’t worth the hype. “Sorry to have wasted your time,” he says. N...
Tags: London, Colorado, Advertising, CMO, Bloomberg, Chicago, Ford Mustang, Dubai, John, Kansas City, Oreo, Mondelez International, Denver, Mustang, Dollar Shave Club, Michael Dubin


What’s Up with My Employees?? Part 1

A Client Short Story One of Abudi Consulting Group’s clients, a SVP of Human Resources (HR) in a retail organization of approximately 800 employees, has noticed that employees seem increasingly disinterested in the organization and the work. The SVP of HR, who we’ll call Sarah, shared this story with me during one of our quarterly [...] The post What’s Up with My Employees?? Part 1 appeared first on Gina Abudi.
Tags: Leadership, Employee Engagement, Sarah, Branding, SVP, Organizational Culture, Abudi Consulting Group


Baby T rex goes on sale on eBay, sparking paleontologists' outcry

It could be yours for just $2.95m but the sale has drawn criticism from the scientific communityA Tyrannosaurus rex. The fossil is potentially the only such one in existence. Photograph: Jacobs Stock Photography Ltd/Getty ImagesYou wouldn’t normally associate the world of dutiful natural history preservation with sporadic bursts of all-caps letters and exclamation points – or at least not until last month, when the fossil of an infant Tyrannosaurus rex, potentially the only in existence, went o...
Tags: Science, Montana, Ebay, Rex, North America, SVP, The University of Kansas, Alan Detrich, Jacobs Stock Photography Ltd Getty, Serrated Teeth This Rex, Detrich, University of Kansas Natural History Museum, Society of Vertebrate Palaeontology SVP, Leonard Krishtalka


PB Careers: BevMo – Sr. Director/Director, Private Collection

PB Careers: BevMo – Sr. Director/Director, Private Collection Summary: The Sr. Director or Director (depending on experience) of Private Collection is responsible for managing BevMo!’s private collection product strategy and programs. The position reports into the SVP of Merchandising and works collaboratively with Category Leads and Marketing as well as other internal and external business partners to drive organizational performance to achieve a return on investment targets and sal...
Tags: Featured, Microsoft, Branding, SVP, 2019, Bevmo, Private Collection Steering Committee, SVP of Merchandising Marketing and Operations


Uber’s JUMP Bikes founder and Scoot’s SVP of Product are talking bikes and scooters at TC Sessions: Mobility

Micromobility — electric personal vehicles — has gone from being non-existent to ubiquitous across cities all over the world. Currently, we’re seeing micromobility take on the form of electric scooters and pedal-assist bikes. JUMP and Scoot operate in both of those categories. JUMP got its start as a pedal-assist bike-share startup, but has since evolved to handle electric scooters. And while Scoot’s first product from 2012 was an electric moped, it got its feet wet with bikes back in May 201...
Tags: Transportation, Uber, Events, Tech, Transport, Bird, Scooter, Scoot, SAN JOSE Calif, SVP, Asset Management, Moped, Oliver Cameron, Jump Bikes, Ryan Rzepecki, TC Sessions: Mobility 2019


MRC Appoints Elise Henderson to Lead TV Division

Elise Henderson has been tapped as the new President of TV at MRC, Variety has learned. In her new role, the former SVP of Development for UCP will oversee MRC’s slate of in-development and current programming, which includes “House of Cards” and “Ozark.” She will also oversee the company’s multiple joint venture and strategic production partnerships. […]
Tags: News, Mrc, SVP, Elise Henderson, MRC Variety


Verified Expert Lawyer: Adam Zagaris

Adam Zagaris prides himself in being an outside general counsel who helps startups get day-to-day paperwork done efficiently and well — particularly when they are facing off against tough bigger partners.  Although he started his career at big Silicon Valley law firms, he has built a streamlined practice at Moonshot Legal in recent years that covers everything from contracts and terms to intellectual property and human resources.  He gives his no-holds-barred view of his practice and the startu...
Tags: Google, TC, New York, London, Maryland, California, Washington, India, San Francisco, Tech, Indiana, Dallas, Silicon Valley, San Jose, Jeremy, Talent


Everything You Need to Know About Disney+, Set to Launch in November for $6.99 A Month

“It was all started by a mouse.” Disney unveiled its highly anticipated new streaming service Disney+ at its Investor Day presentation Thursday, a service that will present a strong rival to current powerhouse streaming platforms Netflix, Amazon Prime Video, and others. With its historic acquisition of 20th Century Fox this year, Disney has already eliminated a potential competitor by acquiring the majority stake in Hulu, which it will offer in a bundle alongside other paid subscription service...
Tags: Amazon, Asia, Movies, Disney, Fox, Netflix, Oscar, Espn, Pixar, Lucasfilm, Hulu, 20th Century Fox, National Geographic, Marvel Studios, Beckham, Kennedy