MEET THE JUDGES
Chief Executive Officer
Nathan is the CEO of Global Marketplace, the parent company of leading eCommerce brands, Power Retail, Click Frenzy and GrabOne. With experience working in large and small businesses, Nathan has a track record in leading growth and transformation of businesses he works in or advises. This has included successful launch of new products from idea to go-to market, major technology upgrades, capital raisings and acquisition and integration of businesses.
Head of Marketing & Partnerships
Jenn is Head of Marketing and Membership for IAB Australia and brings over 14 years of experience across Sponsorships and Strategic Sales in the TV and Digital space. Working across a range of media owners in the Australian Market such as ninemsn, Fairfax Media and Yahoo7 has given Jenn extensive commercial and marketing experience. Her passion for the digital advertising industry and the community within it puts her in good stead in her current role within the IAB.
Senior Vice President, Client Services - Retail Rakuten Advertising
Mike Chin is the Senior Vice President of Client Services for Rakuten Advertising and leads the support of affiliate and performance solutions clients with a focus on the US retail sector. Prior to joining Rakuten Advertising, Mike advanced through multiple roles over a nine-year tenure at Macy’s, culminating in his role as Group Vice President of Digital Media where he led Affiliate, Paid Search, SEO, Display, Social Media, and Monetization. Before Macy’s, Mike built his deep affiliate knowledge and expertise over eight years at BeFree/Commission Junction on both the advertiser side with retail, travel, and financial services clients as well as on the publisher side in new business development.
The Drum Asia
Amit joined The Drum in September 2020 as the Editor-at-large forAPAC with a key remit for the India market coverage, along with writing about the other markets in the region. Prior to this role, he spent almost 10 years working with the editorial team of India’s leading business newspaper, The Economic Times (Brand Equity), writing on themes around marketing, branding, advertising and media. He has also worked in a leading bank and a global advertising agency.