Mainstage Speakers

Trevor Noah 

Comedian & Bestselling Author

Katie Beal Brown 

Founder & CEO, Lone River Beverage Company

Mauricio Bermudez​

Vice President Data & Analytics, Bacardi

Katherine Black 

Partner, Consumer & Retail practice

Jill Blanchard

President of Client Solutions, Advantage Solutions

Amy Luke Busker

Senior Vice President, Branded Sales, Mizkan

Kyle Cooke 

Founder & Chief Executive Officer, Loverboy

Sheryl Daija

Founder & Chief Executive Officer, BRIDGE

Craig Dubitsky 

Friendly Founder, hello products & former Chief Innovation Strategist, Colgate-Palmolive 

Jeremy Gutsche

Chief Executive Officer, Trend Hunter

Vincent Hanna 

Chief Executive Officer & Co-founder, Brother’s Bond Distilling Company, LLC 

Diane Letson

Vice President, Food Industry Partnerships, Feeding America

Cristina Marinucci

Global Head of Shopper Insights & Analytics, Mondelēz

Pamela Mittoo

Group Director, Technical Consumer Research, The Coca-Cola Company 

Michael Movitz

Co-founder, Brandjectory 

Yashica Olden

Global Chief Diversity & Inclusion Officer, Condé Nast

Tony Pupillo

Senior Director, Food Industry Partnerships – Retail, Feeding America

Erik Qualman

5x Bestselling Author and former sitting professor, Harvard & MIT’s edX labs

Brad Schultz 

Co-founder & Chief Marketing Officer, BeatBox Beverages


Laura Schwartz

Professional Emcee and Keynote Speaker, Author of Eat, Drink & Succeed and Television Commentator


Daniel Silva

Strategic Initiatives Sales Executive, Google Cloud 


Ian Somerhalder

Co-founder & Brand Guardian, Brother’s Bond Distilling Company, LLC 

Brian Van Cleave

Vice President, Commercial Strategy & Operations, Bayer

Alyssa Vescio

Senior Vice President of Merchandising, Center Store, Whole Foods

Sandra Villarreal

Senior Vice President, Consumer Functions, L’Oreal

Leslie Waller

VP Marketing Innovation & Enterprise Marketing Excellence, Campbell Soup Company 

Paul Wesley

Co-founder, Brother’s Bond Distilling Company, LLC 

David Zucker

Chief Marketing Officer & Senior Vice President, Ecommerce, Perdue Farms

NIQ Speakers

Jim Peck

Chief Executive Officer

Elizabeth Buchanan

Managing Director – Customer Success and Global Platform Transformation

Jamie Clarke

North America Retail Head

Kim Cox

Managing Director, US Lrg & Med Clients

Andrew Criezis

SVP and General Manager, NIQ Global SMB  

Marta Cyhan-Bowles

Head of Marketing, North America

Jeanne Danubio

President, North America

Kris Ewing

Chief Product Officer

Sherry Frey

Vice President, Total Wellness

Ben Macedo

Senior Vice President, BASES

Tracey Massey 

Chief Operating Officer


Laura McCullough

Managing Director, Global G13 Clients

Marsha McGraw

Managing Director, Specialty Sales

Chris Sinclair

Global Head, Sensory Testing, BASES