Mumbrella360 will feature a Digital Question Time in a new session for this year’s event.
Digital Question Time will feature Mark Britt, CEO of ninemsn; Matt Crockett, chief development officer at APN News & Media; Jon Bradshaw, brands director at Lion Nathan, and James Filmer, chief digital officer at UM Australia.
The panel will take place on the first day of the two day conference which is on June 6 and 7 at the Hilton Hotel in Sydney.
It will mark one of Filmer’s first public appearances in Australia since arriving from the UK where his roles includes strategy at AKQA, the world’s most awarded digital agency. He also led the mobile marketing strategy for UK telco giant 02 when he worked at digital outfit Agency Republic.
Bradshaw has been brands director at Lion Nathan – parent company of alcohol brands including Toohey’s, Hahn, James Squires, XXXX, Boag and West End – for two years. He was previously marketing director at Virgin Mobile.
Britt was appointed boss of ninemsn last September. He runs Mi9, which also includes MSN NZ, Windows Live, Bing and Cudo. Before his return to Australia, Britt was GM of consumer and online for Microsoft Asia Pacific.
Crockett became chief development officer of APN in April. he is also a director of APN Digital Ventures, which makes investments in developing digital enterprises. A mining engineer by training, he rose through the ranks of Telecom NZ, eventually becoming CEO of the wholesale and international division.
As well as the Digital Question Time on the first day of Mumbrella360, the second day of the event will conclude with a keynote Mumbrella Question Time session as it did last year. The participants for this panel are yet to be announced.
Earlybird tickets – with a saving of $600 – are available on the Mumbrella360 website. The earlybird offer expires on Monday.