Maria Mandel Dunsche

Maria Mandel Dunsche is Vice President, Head of Marketing at AT&T AdWorks. She currently oversees the division’s marketing, product marketing, and the AT&T AdWorks Lab.

Mandel Dunsche has over 22 years of experience in marketing across TV and digital. Prior to joining AT&T, she was Senior Partner, Executive Director of Digital Innovation at Ogilvy and founder of the Digital Lab. Previously, she held executive management positions at DraftFCB and Lowe Worldwide. She founded and sold a digital agency, Market-Strat. Her client-side experience includes a brand manager position at Kraft Foods.

Mandel Dunsche has served as North American Chair and Chair Emeritus of the Mobile Marketing Association (MMA), and was a founding member of the American Association of Advertising Agencies’ (AAAA) Mobile Committee. She has been a judge for the Interactive Advertising Bureau’s (IAB) MIXX Awards. Actively involved with the Direct Marketing Association, Mandel Dunsche has served on its Board of Governors and as a judge at its ECHO Awards.

Over the course of her career, Mandel Dunsche has received more than 40 industry awards, including three ECHO awards and seven Caples Awards, and was listed as one of Cynopsis’ Top Women in Digital (2017), Business Insider’s Most Powerful Women in Mobile Advertising (2012-2016) and Multichannel News’ Top 40 Under 40 (2012). She is a frequent speaker and contributor for many industry events and publications.

Mandel Dunsche received her degree from The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania. She was also an adjunct professor at the Stern School of Business at New York University (2002-2010), where she taught several marketing courses.

Mandel Dunsche resides in Brooklyn with her husband and daughter.
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