October 12 2017, 8:00 - 9:00 a.m.
Ted Frank, CFO, CoverMyMeds
Ted brings over 25 years of finance and operations experience at high growth technology companies to his role as CFO of CoverMyMeds. With the company since 2013, he focuses on growth-oriented asset allocation, scalability, profitability and business visibility through the management of financial strategy, financial operations, ERP/CRM/forecasting systems, legal services and enterprise intelligence.
Prior to joining CoverMyMeds, Ted spent three years as a venture partner at one of the country’s leading venture development organizations, 14 years in leadership positions at several high growth software companies and seven years in commercial banking.
October 12 2017, 12:15 - 1:15 p.m.
Mark Thompson, Executive Coach and Venture Investor
Mark Thompson is a highly sought-after expert on executive coaching and leadership, business strategy, innovation, and venture capital investment. A New York Times bestselling author, he has spent over 25 years leading teams and building companies from the ground up.
Mark was as an early investor in companies like Facebook, Netflix and eSurance. Forbes called Mark one of America’s Top Venture Investors with the ‘Midas Touch’. He advises top leaders in Fortune 500 and Global Fortune 1000 companies as well as the executive teams who are leading high growth startup companies in Silicon Valley today.
Mark has worked side by side with three of the world’s most legendary disruptive innovators: Steve Jobs, Charles Schwab and Virgin Group founder Sir Richard Branson. He brings insight from decades of experience with these great leaders and research on the culture of companies and brands that achieve the highest levels of employee engagement, customer loyalty and continuous sales growth.
October 12 2017, 10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Bonin Bough, Marketing Executive and former host of The Cleveland Hustles
Bonin Bough is one of the foremost-awarded marketing executives in his field, the host of The Cleveland Hustles, and the author of Txt Me (646) 759-1837. Throughout his illustrious career as one of the youngest C-suite executives in a Fortune 50 company, Bonin has spearheaded some of the industry’s largest global marketing campaigns across digital, mobile, television, print, and experiential, including the premier of the first ever 3D printed food product, the customizable, real-time 3D printed Oreo at SXSW.
As the Chief Media & eCommerce Officer at Mondelēz International (formerly Kraft Foods), he created some of the first marketing programs across Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Paramount Films, ABC, NBC, Fox, to name a few, and took precedence in fostering partnerships with startups including Instagram, Foursquare, and Buzzfeed. Prior to Mondelēz International, Bonin led digital marketing globally for PepsiCo, Weber Shandwick and Ruder Finn Interactive.
He is seen as one of the top mobile marketers in the world, having been named “Mobile Marketer of the Year” by the MMA. In 2013, he was inducted into the American Advertising Federation’s Advertising Hall of Achievement and has been listed in Fortune Magazine’s “40 under 40”, Fast Company’s “100 Most Creative People in Business”, The Adweek 50 and PRWeek Power List.
Bonin’s prominence as a transformative activator has helped reinvigorate traditional marketing by combining innovative tech via breakthrough brand campaigns including Oreo, Honey Maid, Pepsi, Gatorade, and countless other billion dollar brands.