CTAM Lines Up Speakers For Consumer Insights Conference

CTAM continues to round out its lineup for its upcoming Consumer Insights Conference.
The cable industry's marketing group has booked a number of forward thinking-professionals and media experts that will help cable executives push their business forward after they return from the June 15-17 confab from The Palmer House in Chicago.
Confirmed speakers at this point include:
•Dawn Hudson, vice chair, The Parthenon Group. Former president and chief executive officer of Pepsi-Cola North America and ranked 41st on the Fortune's "most powerful women" list;
•Rashid Tobaccowalla, chief strategy & innovation officer, VivaKi. Business Week named him as one of the top business leaders for his pioneering innovation (2005), and Time dubbed him one of five "marketing innovators.";
•Dr. Duane Varan, executive director, Interactive Television Research Institute, Murdoch University Australia. Varan is also the executive director and chief research officer of the Disney Media & Advertising Lab; and

•Duane Bray, partner and Anthony D'Avella, business designer, IDEO, an award-winning global design firm that takes a human-centered approach to helping organizations in the public and private sectors innovate and grow. IDEO is included on Fast Company's list of the top 25 most innovative companies.

The event is chaired by Artie Bulgrin, senior vice president, research and analytics, ESPN, Inc., Todd Cunningham, senior vice president, strategic insights and research, MTV Networks and Michael Diamond, senior vice president, marketing strategy and intelligence, Time Warner Cable.

Event and registration information for the CTAM Insights Conference is available here.