Gwyneth Paltrow, Serena Williams, Trevor Noah, Tony Hawk, just some of the #AWNewYork 2019 Speakers!


Advertising Week New York is just 2 weeks away! With 4 full days packed with inspiring thought leadership, endless networking opportunities and exciting evening events, #AWNewYork’s 16th year is shaping out to be the best one yet.

So, who can you expect on stage? Below are some of our featured speakers who we simply cannot wait to see September 23- 26.


  • Serena Williams, Olympic Tennis Athlete & Entrepreneur
  • Trevor Noah, Comedian, Host, “The Daily Show”
  • Katie Couric, Journalist, Podcaster, SU2C Founder and Documentary Filmmaker, Katie Couric Media
  • Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Actor & CEO, HITRECORD
  • Gwyneth Paltrow, Founder and Chief Executive Officer, GOOP
  • Laverne Cox, Actress, Producer & Equal Rights Activist
  • Lo Bosworth, Founder, Love Wellness
  • Nikki Sixx, Musician and Songwriter
  • Nikki Glaser, Actor & Comedian
  • Pitbull, Musical Artist
  • Terry Gross, Host, Fresh Air
  • Tony Hawk, Professional Skateboarder/Co-Founder, D/CAL
  • Jesse Eisenberg, Actor
  • Carli Lloyd, World Cup Soccer Player


Brand & Marketing Masters:

  • Bozoma Saint John, CMO, Endeavor
  • Marc S. Pritchard, Chief Brand Officer, P&G
  • Keith Weed, Former CMO, Unilever
  • Francisco Crespo, Chief Growth Officer, Coca Cola
  • Raja Rajamannar, CMO, Mastercard
  • Scott Galloway, NYU Professor, Author & Entrepreneur
  • Gail Horwood, CMO, Kellogg North America, Kellogg
  • Ed Pilkington, CMO, Diageo
  • Diego Scotti, CMO, Verizon
  • Deborah Wahl, Global CMO, General Motors
  • Chris Brandt, CMO, Chipotle Mexican Grill
  • Chelsea Maclin, VP, Marketing, Bumble
  • Carolyn Tisch Blodgett, SVP, Brand Marketing, Peloton
  • Ivan Pollard, CMO, General Mills
  • Pedro Earp, Joint Chief Marketing & ZX Ventures Officer, AB Inbev
  • Leanne Fremar, Chief Brand Officer, JPMorgan Chase
  • Marianne Radley, Chief Brand Officer, Pizza Hut


Fearless Founders:

  • Tim Armstrong, The DTX Company
  • David Heath, Bombas
  • Alli Webb, Drybar
  • Andy Katz-Mayfield, Harry’s
  • Arianna Huffington, Thrive
  • MannyMUA, Lunar Beauty
  • Nate Checketts, Rhone


Agency Leaders:

  • Michael Roth, Chairman & CEO, Interpublic Group
  • Brian Whipple, CEO, Accenture Interactive
  • Sir Martin Sorrell, Executive Chairman, S4 Capital
  • Arthur Sadoun, Chairmain & CEO, Publicis Groupe
  • Colleen DeCourcy, President, Wieden + Kennedy
  • Susan Credle, Global Chief Creative Officer, FCB
  • Jeff Goodby, Co-Chairman & Partner, Goodby, Silverstein & Partners
  • Chuck Porter, Chariman, CP+B
  • Harris Diamond, CEO, McCann World Group
  • Mark Penn, Chairman, MDC
  • Nick Brien, CEO, Americas, Dentsu Aegis Network


  • Marcus Samuelsson, Award-Winning Chef, Restauranteur, Author, Red Rooster Harlem
  • IMAN, Founder & CEO, IMAN Cosmetics, Skincare & Fragrances
  • Joan Smalls, Supermodel & Acress
  • Brittany Kaiser, Co-Founder, Digital Asset Trade Association (DATA)
  • Manuel Oliver, Activist, Co-Founder, Change the Ref


Powerful Women in Tech:

  • Jeremi Gorman, Chief Business Officer, Snap Inc.
  • Andréa Mallard, CMO, Pinterest
  • Jaya Kolhatkar, Chief Data Officer, Hulu
  • Nada Stirratt, VP Global Marketing Solutions, North America, Facebook
  • Lisa Utzschneider, Chief Executive Officer, IAS
  • Tara Walpert Levy, Vice President of Brand and Agency Solutions, Google


Are you now as excited as we are? If you don’t have your #AWNewYork pass yet, don’t worry, there’s still time. View our full schedule and secure your spot today.

We hope to see you September 23-26!

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