Discover, Disrupt, Deliver: 4A’s Hosts Fourth Annual [email protected] Conference in NYC

JAN. 26, 2018 (New York City)—The 4A’s, the leading authority representing the marketing communications agency business, will bring back its [email protected] conference March 6–7 in New York City.

HR and talent leaders will convene at [email protected] for two days of panel discussions and keynotes confronting the industry’s organizational leadership and change management needs, along with workshops themed around Talent Management/Development, Difference & Belonging, and Talent Acquisition/Staffing.

Keesha Jean-Baptiste, the 4A’s senior vice president of Talent Engagement + Inclusion, and Marla Kaplowitz, 4A’s president and CEO, will deliver the conference’s opening remarks. Other speakers include:

  • Marjorie Ajero, VP of HR, Group Nine Media
  • Daisy Auger-Dominguez, SVP, talent acquisition, Viacom
  • Jill Cusick, director, talent & organizational development, NBCUniversal
  • Dan Dobson-Smith, chief learning & culture officer, Essence
  • John Gerzema, CEO, The Harris Poll®
  • Justin Gignac, co-founder, Working Not Working
  • Chloe Gottlieb, CCO, R/GA
  • Bree Groff, CEO, NOBL
  • Judy Jackson, global chief talent officer, Wunderman
  • Kathryn Minshew, founder and CEO, The Muse
  • Enrique Rubio, founder, Hacking HR
  • Allie Sabol, global talent director, Anomaly
  • Denise Wong, president, Midnight Oil
  • Arthur Woods, co-founder, Imperative

“In today’s environment, talent issues are core business issues. When business and talent strategy are aligned and integrated, both reach their fullest potential and see growth together. Understanding the business of people and culture is critical for every leader,” said Jean-Baptiste. “This year’s [email protected] is aimed at empowering agency leaders with the insights they need to evolve their talent strategies in order to transform their companies.”

[email protected] will be held at Convene (32 Old Slip, 2nd floor, New York, NY 10005).

For the agenda, speaker list and registration details, please visit

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ABOUT [email protected]

[email protected] is a comprehensive leadership conference designed to engage industry leaders and experts in advertising, media and communications. In its fourth year, the conference will offer senior executives responsible for all aspects of talent an opportunity to engage with industry leaders and experts in a candid conversation about the state of talent. Additional information can be found at Follow the conversation: #4AsTalent2030

About the 4A’s

The 4A’s, founded in 1917, is the leading authority representing the marketing communications agency business. It provides leadership, advocacy and training that empower agencies to innovate, evolve and grow. It serves 740 member agencies across 1,400 offices that control more than 85 percent of total U.S. advertising spend. The 4A’s is committed to protecting the best interests of its members, their employees and the industry at large. Its benefits division insures more than 164,000 agency professionals, and the DC office advocates for policies that best support a thriving advertising industry. With its best-in-class learning and career development programs, the 4A’s and its foundation fuel a robust diversity pipeline of talent for its members and the marketing and media industry, fostering the next generation of leaders. For more information, please visit

Nikki Kria
Havas PR
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