Meet the Experts
Mary Baglivo, CEO and Chair of the Americas, Saatchi & Saatchi
As CEO and chair of the Americas at Saatchi & Saatchi, Mary Baglivo has a seat on the Worldwide Executive Board and is responsible for the largest agency within the global network, as well as Saatchi's Latin American and Canadian regions. Respected for an ability to help clients develop innovative and strategic brand concepts, her prowess extends to major accounts such as P&G, General Mills International, JCPenney and MillerCoors. Baglivo's commitment to excellence has garnered numerous prestigious accolades, including AAF's Hall of Achievement and Advertising Women of New York "Woman of the Year."
David C. Baker, Principal, ReCourses
David Baker has worked with 700+ firms/departments, spoken 500+ times, and written 200+ articles and four books about the creative industry. His consulting work has been featured in The Wall Street Journal
, Fast Company
, USA Today
, CBS, BusinessWeek
. Magazine. Baker enjoys photography, and his work can be seen at retake.com
Scott Belsky, Founder and CEO, Behance
Scott Belsky has committed his professional life to helping organize creative individuals, teams and networks. He is the author of the national bestselling book, Making Ideas Happen
, and is the founder and CEO of Behance, a company that develops products and services for the creative industries. He is a frequent contributor on MSNBC and has worked with leading companies and organizations, including General Electric, Hewlett-Packard and Proctor & Gamble. In 2010, Belsky was included in Fast Company
's list of "100 Most Creative People in Business."
Stephanie Dahlman, Creative Services Manager, American Heart Association and American Stroke Association
Stephanie Dahlman has worked for the American Heart Association for 11 years. She is a graduate of Southern Methodist University, where she received her Bachelor of Fine Arts. Dahlman lives in the Dallas/Ft. Worth area and enjoys spending time with her family, which includes her husband and daughter, cat, dog, and horse, Zar!
Joe Duffy, Founder and Creative Director, Duffy & Partners
Joe Duffy is one of the most respected and sought-after creative directors and thought leaders on branding and design in the world. His work includes brand and corporate identity development for Aveda, Coca-Cola, Sony, Jack in the Box, Susan G. Komen for the Cure and more. Duffy received the Legacy Medal from AIGA for a lifetime of achievement in the field of visual communications in 2004, and was recognized as one of the "fast 50" most influential people in the future of business by Fast Company
Constance Cannon Frazier, Chief Operating Officer, American Advertising Federation
Constance Cannon Frazier joined the American Advertising Federation in 2004 as the senior vice president, AAF Mosaic Center and AAF education services. She was promoted to chief operating officer in 2010 after serving as executive vice president for five years. As a leader of these vitally important programs, Frazier oversees the continuing efforts to promote multiculturalism in the industry and also steers the AAF's educational programs.
Quentin George, Chief Digital Officer, IPG Mediabrands
As chief digital officer, Quentin George accelerates Mediabrands strategic planning and business development in all aspects of digital marketing strategy. He is responsible for developing strategic partnerships and alliances to realize new media marketplace initiatives to make digital marketing more efficient and effective. George has more than 15 years of Internet industry experience and has led strategic digital initiatives for some of the most respected global brands.
Lee D. Green, Vice President, Brand Experience and Strategic Design, IBM
Lee Green has responsibility for IBM's worldwide brand experience initiatives and strategic design. He has played a pivotal role in IBM's rebranding efforts over the last 15 years. His team also leads the corporation's efforts in the area of "advanced concept design," working closely with IBM Research. Most recently, Green's team developed the THINK exhibit at Lincoln Center in New York, as one of several initiatives commemorating IBM's Centennial anniversary.
Richard Grefé, Executive Director, AIGA
Richard Grefé is CEO of AIGA, the professional association for design, representing over 23,000 professionals in all the disciplines of communication and experience design. He has been at AIGA since 1995, developing programs that reinforce the relevance of design as an extraordinary creative gift and a critical element of business strategy; expanding AIGA to 66 chapters and on more than 200 college campuses in the U.S.; and involving AIGA in global institutions to introduce policymakers to the value of design in solving global problems.
Stanley Hainsworth, Chief Creative Officer and Chairman, Tether
Previous to founding Tether, Stanley Hainsworth was vice president of Global Creative at Starbucks, where he oversaw all creative aspects of the company. Hainsworth is a national board member of AIGA, a featured speaker on creativity worldwide, and the recipient of awards from I.D. Magazine
, Communication Arts
, The Library of Congress, Graphis
, Type Directors Club, HOW International, HOW Regional, Print International, AIGA National, AIGA Regional, and more.
Judith Harrison, Senior Vice President, Staffing and Diversity & Inclusion, Weber Shandwick
In addition to overseeing recruiting, Judith Harrison drives diversity and inclusion programs designed to build a multicultural workforce that embraces and values different backgrounds and enables personal and corporate success. Harrison has more than 15 years of experience in public relations recruiting and human resources, and has been listed in Who's Who of American Women, Who's Who in America and Who's Who in the World.
Mary Huddleston, Senior Art Design Specialist, Office of Communications and Marketing, Auburn University
Mary Huddleston is part of an award-winning in-house team that provides design, editing, media relations, photography and videography to the entire Auburn campus. Since joining the Office of Communications and Marketing team in 2004, she has concentrated much of her time developing and designing recruitment materials for the university. Huddleston loves all things creative and spends her spare time working with other designers and artists on collaborative projects.
Bob James, Former Chairman and CEO, McCann Erickson Worldwide
As chairman and CEO of McCann Erickson Worldwide, Bob James led it to become the largest advertising agency in the world. A 25-year veteran of the Interpublic Group, James joined McCann in 1981 as vice chairman of U.S. operations and, four years later, was named Worldwide CEO. His dedication to the industry is reflected in his contributions to numerous advertising agency groups, including serving as a board member of the Advertising Council, chairman of the 4A's and leading the creation of the Coalition for Brand Equity.
Marty Muller, Senior Vice President, Global Marketing and Creative, The Walt Disney Company
Marty Muller works with the marketing heads at Disney's various locations around the world, leading creative development as well as portfolio marketing initiatives across the segment. She facilitates the creative process with all external advertising and digital agencies as well as leads Disney's internal creative groups, Yellow Shoes Creative Group and WDPro, to ensure creative consistency across all Disney products worldwide. Muller has been honored with many prestigious awards, including the Clio, Effie, Andy, Ad Age Best and London International Ad Awards, among others.
Mike Steib, CEO, Vente-Privee USA
Mike Steib is the CEO of Vente-Privee USA, an e-commerce venture backed by American Express and Vente-Privee, the world's largest private sale site. Steib joined in August 2011 after spending more than four years building Google TV Ads and helping to grow Google Mobile Ads and YouTube's advertising business. Steib was honored as one of Crain's New York 40 Under 40 professionals in 2008, and recognized as one of TV Week's 2008 "Twelve to Watch."
Kellie Stoudenmire, Graphic Design Supervisor, UPS
Kellie Stoudenmire has 14 years of experience as a graphic designer. She received her Bachelor of Fine Arts in graphic design from The University of Georgia. Her creative background consists of print design and management within corporations such as Southern Company, Georgia Power and currently, UPS. Stoudenmire has been responsible for working closely with Internal Communication departments as well as external vendors to maintain the organizations' corporate brand identity.
Anne Twomey, Vice President, Creative Director, Grand Central Publishing
Anne Twomey oversees the design of more than 300 book covers each year, while constantly advocating for innovation and brand consistency. As a designer and art director, she has created covers for many bestselling and celebrity authors, including Edward M. Kennedy, Steve Martin, and Chelsea Handler. Her work has won numerous industry design awards, receiving recognition from AIGA, The Type Directors Club, Communication Arts