Salley Thornton VP Marketing and Communications Toshiba Business Solutions
Salley Thornton, vice president of marketing communications at Toshiba Business Solutions, oversees internal and external communications, marketing programs and collateral to support a 500-person sales force nationwide. Prior to joining Toshiba, she worked in public relations for the American Red Cross; print and television news; local morning radio; and has lectured at local colleges.
Salley’s strengths are dedication, enthusiasm and leadership, and she thrives on challenges, particularly those that expand the company’s reach. Her most recent project developing a local sales program that was adopted nationally and ultimately selected by Tokyo headquarters as a global initiative. Program revenues have surpassed $25 million annually in the U.S.
In 2005 Salley was selected to join a month-long professional and cultural program in Sweden through Rotary Group Study Exchange. Other recognition include the local American Marketing Association and the Rochester Business Journal Top Forty Under 40.
Currently a volunteer instructor with Young Entrepreneurs Academy, Salley has volunteered in leadership roles with the Episcopal Church, Seneca Park Zoo Society, AIDS Community Health Center and at various special events and local nonprofits.
Salley holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from The University of Mount Union and an Executive MBA from Saunders School of Business at Rochester Institute of Technology. She resides in Rochester with her partner, Mark, and his two children. Salley enjoys outdoor sports, home improvements, traveling, gardening and entertaining at her lake home.
Shelly H. Glenn Chief Marketing & Sales Officer Florida Cancer Specialists
Shelly Glenn leads Florida Cancer Specialists' marketing and referral base management initiatives. Shelly joined FCS in 2012 bringing more than 20 years of healthcare industry and business-to-consumer experience with her. She is highly knowledgeable in all aspects of sales, marketing, operations, communications, training and customer service. Prior to joining FCS, Shelly was Vice President of Marketing & Sales for Vantage Oncology, a radiation oncology organization based in Atlanta, GA. While at Vantage, she was responsible for developing and implementing strategies to increase patient volume as well as the profile of the company. Shelly was formerly the Chief Administrative Officer for Park 'N Fly and previously held positions with increasing sales and marketing responsibilities at The Care Group, Roche Professional Service Centers and Sandoz Nutrition. Shelly received a Bachelor of Science degree in Marketing from Lehigh University, as well as a Global Leadership designation from the University of Pennsylvania's Wharton School. Dedicated to increasing cancer awareness and education, Shelly currently serves on the Board of Directors of the Florida Cancer Specialists Foundation and the Jack & Jill Late Stage Cancer and as both Legislative Committee Member and Chair of the Marketing & Communications Committee for the Florida Society of Clinical Oncology (FLASCO). She was 2013 Co-Chair of American Cancer Society’s Making Strides Against Breast Cancer in Sarasota/Manatee and was named the 2014 Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s Woman of the Year. Also, Shelly is an active member of the American Marketing Association, Community Oncology Alliance’s Patient Advocacy Network and Kettering Executive Network. On the personal side, Shelly enjoys spending time with family and friends, traveling, biking and walking.
Hallie Harenski International Marketing & Distribution Innovator Fairmont Speciality
Hallie Harenski is currently the International Marketing & Distribution Innovator for Fairmont Speciality.
Hallie previously held roles at AIG as CMO, Regional Direct Marketing Manager for Latin America, General Manager for AIG Marketing Europe (Italy) and Direct Marketing Manager in South Korea.
Hallie headed up international direct marketing for MetLife as well as spent time at Zurich where she was focused on microinsurance and emerging consumers.
Hallie sits on the UK Direct Marketing Association’s Financial Services Board and is an Insurance Committee Member on the Financial Services Forum.
Kaltrina Riley Director, Marketing Allegis Global Solutions
Kaltrina Riley brings more than eight years of marketing experience to her role as director of marketing for Allegis Global Solutions (AGS). Since joining AGS in April 2010, Kaltrina has worked to bring value to the organization and extensively developing the AGS brand in the marketplace. In her role, Kaltrina works on events and conferences, inbound marketing, digital and social media strategy and content generation. She has developed best in class lead generation and campaign strategies to drive qualified leads and create business opportunities.
In an effort to positively position AGS in the marketplace, she has leveraged her relationships with key industry partners to represent AGS as a market leader.
Prior to joining AGS, Kaltrina worked for a software company where she was tasked with developing software training documents for in-house and mobile hardware developers. As a part of this role, Kaltrina consulted with engineering and developed product manuals for company trainees and end users. She was also responsible for developing email marketing campaigns and leading the company’s enterprise sales account management.
Kaltrina received her Masters of Business Administration in Marketing from Sacred Heart University, and her Bachelors in English from the University of Connecticut. Additionally, Kaltrina is a member of the American Marketing Association and the Public Relations Society of America, and is a Certified Scrum Product Owner.
Kelly Whalley Global Head of Digital Marketing Kingspan
Kelly Whalley is the Global Head of Digital Marketing for the Insulated Panels division of Kingspan, a global leader in the manufacture of high performance insulation and building fabrics. Working primarily across EMEA, Australia and North America Kelly is responsible for developing and delivering a digital marketing strategy which supports business transformation, delivers tangible commercial ROI and is flexible enough to maintain consistency while giving the regions room for localisation.
As a certified Chartered Marketer from the Chartered Institute of Marketing in the UK with 15 years’ experience in marketing and an MBA, Kelly has specialised over the last few years in understanding how the digital revolution can be applied to help drive change and progress in businesses.
Large scale digital projects, such as web estate transformation, marketing data consolidation and reporting, CRM and ERP integrations into marketing systems, digital sales tool roll-outs and a multitude of other digital activities such as persona management, customer journeys, customer experience and lead management form the basis of Kelly’s experience and current projects.
As well as delivering the day job, Kelly now talks around the potential for digital systems to work across whole organisations to drive change through insight and information, particularly within the B2B arena of the construction and manufacturing industries.
Tami Cannizzaro Head of Marketing eBay Enterprise
Tami Cannizzaro is currently Head of Marketing at eBay Enterprise and holds responsibility for the strategy and execution of an integrated marketing plan to drive eBay Enterprise as the global leader in Omni-Channel solutions.
Prior to eBay, Tami held the role of Vice President of Marketing at IBM, running a global marketing group responsible for driving the strategy and execution for IBM’s Cloud Business.
Before coming to IBM, Tami worked as a Wall Street analyst in the retail sector. She has her MBA from the NYU Stern School of Business. Tami speaks internationally on the topics of Digital Marketing & Social Business.
Newell Thompson VP, Content Marketing & Strategies Time Inc.
Newell Thompson is the Vice President of the Content Marketing & Strategies group for Time Inc.’s News & Sports division.
At the newly independent Time Inc., Newell runs a creative content and marketing organization that builds sponsored content for Time, Sports Illustrated, Fortune, and numerous other titles. This native content runs across all platforms, and includes digital, mobile, print, infographic, and video content.
Newell is also responsible for founding the FORTUNE Knowledge Group, a thought leadership unit within Time Inc.’s Content Marketing & Strategies group. This new collective serves to develop insight on industry trends and engage with clients to produce innovative research, all while leveraging Fortune’s iconic brand recognition.
Prior to heading the CM&S group at Time Inc., Newell was an executive for the Gannett Company, National Geographic Society, and Condé Nast. He has also headed up business development for Moontoast, a cutting-edge social rich media activation engine as well as consulting for several early stage companies.
Newell lives in New Jersey with his wife and three children.
Brad Rukstales President & CEO Cogensia
With over 20 years of delivering data-driven insight and strategies for leading brands across North America, Brad brings the perfect mix of experience, leadership and vision to Cogensia. Prior to founding Cogensia in 2001, Brad was the Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer at Infoworks, the analytic division of Rapp Collins Worldwide. Brad is an industry veteran with over 22 years of experience delivering data-driven insights and strategies to clients. His experience is deep and includes Morton's The Steakhouse, Research in Motion, Ford Motor Company, Goodyear, JCPenney, Qwest Communications, Sears, Roebuck & Co., and US Bancorp, among others. Recognized throughout the industry for his insights and knowledge, Brad has been Vice Chairman of the Direct Marketing Association's Analytic Council. In addition, he is a frequent speaker at industry conferences and has authored many articles in both technical and non-technical publications.
Dodie Subler Founding Partner Tait Subler
In 2000, Dodie Subler co-founded strategy firm Tait Subler to help brands realize the economic benefits of strategic differentiation. Today, Dodie spearheads strategy innovation initiatives for Fortune 500, entrepreneurial and not-for-profit organizations. Tait Subler clients include Best Buy, Nike, Red Wing Shoes, GUCCI, Pine River Capital Management, Johnson Controls and Earthjustice among others. Prior to co-founding Tait Subler with Bruce Tait, Dodie held leadership roles at Fallon Worldwide where she actively led the transition of the advertising agency to a more integrated creativity company. Her strategic influence on such clients as VF Corporation, BMW, Nikon and Philips/Magnavox was respected as much for its impact across the client’s organization as it was for its award-winning creative work. Previous experience also includes strategy, innovation, and marketing communications roles at the Marriott Corporation and at full-service creative agency, Earle Palmer Brown in DC.