Forbes Convenes World’s Top Marketing Executives For Four-Part CMO Virtual Event Series

By Forbes Press Releases, Forbes Staff
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NEW YORK – September 8, 2021 – Forbes today announced its 2021 CMO Summit virtual event series, centered around the theme, “The Great Convergence.” The four-part program will convene industry leaders, who are driving innovative and meaningful change as businesses recover from the Covid-19 pandemic. As the role of the chief marketing officer becomes more integrated with technology, revenue, diversity, sustainability, CMOs are tasked with rapid innovation and creating lasting change with business and culture. 

·       “For years, the role of chief marketing officer has expanded far beyond just marketing, and that’s been especially evident since March 2020,” said Marty Swant, CMO Network Editor, Forbes. “As businesses adapt to the new landscape, CMOs have unique opportunities and challenges to spearhead change within their organizations, navigate disrupted industries and find the right insights and tools to drive the world forward.”

·       The first episode, which kicks off on September 14, is titled “Inclusive Creativity: The Power Of Diversity And Brand Marketing.” Attendees will hear from preeminent marketing executives as they discuss DE&I strategies within global business. Discussions will also focus on how CMOs are ensuring that diversity, equity and inclusion are at the forefront of how companies operate as they look for new ways to reach consumers. 

·       Episode Two, taking place on October 14, will be centered around how marketing leaders are driving societal good and business growth with brand impact in mind. In the third episode, which will take place on November 11, attendees will hear from top CMOs about how brands are finding insights and driving adoption of new media platforms to reach the post-pandemic consumer. The final episode on December 7 will look at how global marketers are developing and executing ideas from creativity to technological advancement. 

·       Attendees will come together across the four episodes for a dynamic agenda of panels, fireside chats and keynote conversations. Notable speakers include:

o   Jason Brown, CMO, NTWRK

o   Steve Daheb, CMO at ON24

o   Jessica Klodnicki, CMO, Skullcandy

o   Kinjil Mathur, CMO, Squarespace 

o   Travis Montaque, Cofounder & CEO, Group Black; Founder & CEO, Holler 

o   Ukonwa Ojo, Global CMO, Amazon Prime Video & Studios 

o   Carla Piñeyro Sublett, Senior Vice President & CMO, IBM

o   Musa Tariq, CMO, GoFundMe

o   Ragy Thomas, Founder & CEO, Sprinklr

o   Najoh Tita-Reid, Global CMO, Logitech

For more information about the Forbes CMO Summit 2021 Virtual Series, visit: 2021 CMO Summit virtual event series

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Presenting sponsors of the 2021 Forbes CMO Summit Series are ON24 and Sprinklr.

About Forbes

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