Grant Blackley, Russel Howcroft and Jane Huxley plus Google, Microsoft, Holden and Australia Post join Mumbrella360 line-up

Blackley: Radio in a digital world

Blackley: Radio in a digital world

Jane Huxley Fairfax

Huxley: Pandora

One of the broadcasting industry’s biggest players, Grant Blackley, and Australia’s most famous adman, Russel Howcroft, are among the speakers newly announced for this year’s Mumbrella360 program.

Blackley, CEO of Southern Cross Austereo, will be part of a high-calibre panel discussing the future of radio in the digital world. SCA owns radio networks Triple M and Hit Network.

Blackley will be joined by Pandora Internet Radio boss, Jane Huxley, US programmatic radio advertising expert Mike O’Neil, media agency Carat’s chief investment officer Ashley Earnshaw and Holden marketing director Geraldine Davys.

Meanwhile Howcroft, star of the ABC’s top rating show about advertising, Gruen, and executive GM of Ten, will chair a discussion among senior marketers assessing the findings of an extensive survey by Ipsos into Australia’s most influential brands.

Influential brands:

Influential brands: from left, Conlon, O’Sullivan,  Bondi,  Howcroft and Bartlett

The senior line-up of marketing bosses joining Howcroft consists of Google’s head of consumer marketing Gabi Conlon, Microsoft’s director of marketing and operations Rachel Bondi, and Australia Post’s GM of marketing and customer capability, Samantha Bartlett. They will be joined by Ipsos managing director Gillian O’Sullivan.

Mumbrella360 – Australia’s biggest media and marketing event – takes place at the Hilton Hotel in Sydney from June 7-9.

This week saw the publication of the full conference and Masterclasses program. To find out more about Mumbrella360 and book tickets click here.





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