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Board of Curators

The 2017-2018 ARF Board of Curators help to curate new and relevant content for the ARF by providing an objective review of the entries submitted into the Call for Content portal. The curators are made up of ARF members, including those on the Board of Directors, individuals with highly rated entries from past years, and past speakers.

Curators


Brian Apter
VP, Client Solutions
Nielsen

Shawn Baron
Global Measurement Lead
Facebook

Bhanu Bhardwaj
SVP & Principal, IRI Media Center of Excellence
IRI Center of Media Excellence

Fiona Blades
President & Chief Experience Officer
MESH Experience

Martin Block
Professor
Northwestern University

Rick Bruner
VP of Research & Analytics
Viant

Josh Chasin
CRO
comScore, Inc.

Jim Dravillas
Head, Advertising Research
Google

Roberto Cymrot
Group Director, Knowledge & Insights
The Coca-Cola Company

Keri Degroote
VP, Sales Research & Analytics
Pandora

Frank Findley
Executive Director & Chief Advisor, MMAP Center
MASB

Carlos Jose Fonseca
SVP, Marketing Science
Metlife

Dave Kaplan
SVP, Research, Bravo & Oxygen Media
NBCUniversal

Rachel Kennedy, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Ehrenberg-Bass Institute, University of South Australia

David Krajicek
Chief Commercial Officer
GfK

Kara Manatt
SVP, Intelligence Solutions & Strategy
IPG Media Lab

Maggie Merklin
EVP
Analytic Partners

Elissa Moses
CEO, Neuro & Behavioral Sciences
Ipsos

Timothy O’Brien
VP, Consulting
Forethought

Robin Opie
VP, Data Science
Oracle Data Cloud

Howard Shimmel
CRO
Turner Broadcasting System

Manu Singh
Head, Ad Sales Research, Digital Analytics & Data Strategy, Discovery Networks
Discovery Communications

Andrew Smith
Director, Marketing Research
Hershey’s

Per Smith
Research Director, Ad & Audience Measurement
Research Now

Kristina Sruoginis
Research Director
IAB

Alice Sylvester
Partner
Sequent Partners

Kajoli Tankha
Senior Director, Research
Microsoft

Duane Varan
CEO
MediaScience

John Walthour
VP, Consumer Insights
UnitedHealth Group

Dan Whysong
Principal Analyst, Client Research, Market Insights
IBM

Leslie Wood, Ph.D.
CRO
Nielsen Catalina Solutions

ARF Staff


Scott McDonald, Ph.D.
President & CEO

Paul Donato
CRO

Horst Stipp, Ph.D.
EVP, Research & Innovation: Global & Ad Effectiveness

Chris Bacon
EVP, Global Research Quality & Innovation

David Marans
Consultant, Media

Jay Mattlin
Consultant

Rachael Feigenbaum
SVP, Event Program Producer