The Girls’ Lounge @ CES

Jan 7 - 9, 2019 | Las Vegas, Nevada

Shelley, Carolyn, Karen, Wenda, Dyllan, Aline, Gail, Patty, Fiona, Tara, Tina, Linda, Laura, Alicia, Nadine, Pam, Kristin, Meredith, Kelly, Jeanette, Marissa, Ann, Susan, Stephanie, Danielle, Rainbow, Melissa, Julie, and Joy


Monday, January 7th | 2PM – 7PM
Tuesday, January 8th | 8AM – 7:30PM
Wednesday, January 9th | 8AM – 7PM

The Encore Tower Suites
Penthouse Suite #3601
3131 Las Vegas Blvd S
Las Vegas, NV 89109

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Tuesday, January 8

8:15AM – 9AM • #IamRemarkable Workshop: Celebrate Your Achievements
Mary Gerhard, Account Executive, Google Cloud, FSR

9AM – 12PM • Girls Gone Walkin’ Floor Tour
Olivia Kristiansen, Director of Video Production, Engadget
Georgia Frances King, Ideas Editor, Quartz

12:30PM – 1:15PM • #SeeHer in 2019: Marketing Leaders Discuss the Importance of Gender Equality in Media
Bob Liodice, CEO, ANA (Opening Remarks)
Shelley Zalis, CEO, The Female Quotient (Moderator)
Jennifer Breithaupt, Global Consumer Chief Marketing Officer, Citi
Marc Pritchard, Chief Brand Officer, P&G

1:15PM – 2PM • Women, Tech and Jobs of the Future
Tara Walpert Levy, VP, Agency and Brand Solutions, Google (Moderator)
Ann Lewnes, EVP and Chief Marketing Officer, Adobe

2PM – 2:45PM • By Lifting Together, We Rise
Jen Howard, Group Lead, Entertainment and Technology, Facebook (Moderator)
Emily Ketchen, Head of Marketing, Americas, HP
Brant Gonzalez, Marketing Director, US Consumer Marketing, Dell
Kristy Kozlowski, SVP Media, Comcast
Angela Rittgers, CMO Boost, Head of Acquisition, Sprint

2:45PM – 3:30PM • A Starship for Enterprise Innovation
Ann Rosenberg, SVP and Global Head, SAP Next-Gen (Moderator)
Joanna Peña-Bickley, Head of Design, Internet of Things, Amazon
Kodi Foster, SVP, Data Strategy, Viacom
Elizabeth Gore, President and Chairman, Alice

3:30PM – 4:15PM • How to Empower Women in the Tech Industry
Jeanette Calandra, Managing Partner, PwC Silicon Valley (Moderator)
Emily Soelberg, VP, IoT Solutions, AT&T
Meredith Long, Chief Revenue Officer, Quantcast
Gela Fridman, President of Technology, Huge
Chiara Delporto, VP & GM Customer Business Unit, Harman International
Khartoon Weiss, Global Head of Verticals, Spotify
Stacy Lynn Bourgeois, Director, Customer Acquisition, Yum! Brands

4:15PM – 5:15PM • #Unstereotype: Advancing Female Founders
Shelley Zalis, CEO, The Female Quotient (Moderator)
Aline Santos, Executive Vice President Global Marketing and Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer, Unilever
Carisa Janes, Founder, Hourglass Cosmetics
Sarah Kunst, Managing Director, Cleo Capital

5:15PM – 6PM • When Passion Meets Purpose, We’re Unstoppable
Steven Wolfe Pereira, Chief Marketing and Communications Officer, Quantcast (Moderator)
Jill Cress, Chief Marketing and Communications Officer, National Geographic Partners
Jason Wagenheim, Chief Revenue Officer, Bustle
Liz Heller, Managing Partner, memBrain and Advisor, TOMS

6PM – 7:30PM • A Toast to Tech: Cocktail Reception
With welcome remarks from Jo Lambert, GM of Finance, Tech, Auto, and Member Services, Verizon Media

Wednesday, January 9

8:15AM – 9AM • The Talent Challenge: Growing the Leaders of the Future
Jessica Tarlov, Senior Director Research and Consumer Insight, Bustle (Moderator)
Maria Lensing, VP, Global Business, AT&T
Sarah Sheehan, Founder and Chief Customer Officer, Bravely
Sara Badler, Head of Programmatic Revenue and Strategy, Dotdash
Nishita Henry, Federal Technology Practice Leader, Deloitte
Shabnam Mogharabi, General Manager and CEO, SoulPancake

9AM – 9:45AM • How to Get More Women on Board(s)
Natalie Jarvey, Digital Media Editor, The Hollywood Reporter (Moderator)
Tina Daniels, Director, Business Development, Google
Rachel Tipograph, Founder and CEO, MikMak
Desiree Gruber, CEO, Full Picture and Co-Founder, DGNL Ventures

9:45AM – 10:30AM • Strong Women: How to Rise Into Leadership in Male-Dominated Industries
Shelley Zalis, CEO, The Female Quotient (Moderator)
Stephanie McMahon, Chief Brand Officer, WWE
Valerie Bischak, EVP of Ad Solutions, Viacom
Elaine Paul, Chief Financial Officer, Hulu
Lauren Wesley Wilson, Founder and CEO, ColorComm, Inc.

10:30AM – 11:15AM • Workplace Policies that Work for Women
Iris Mejias, Partner, Technology, Media and Telecommunications, PwC (Moderator)
Jo Lambert, GM of Finance, Tech, Auto, and Member Services, Verizon Media
Laura Molen, President, Advertising Sales and Partnerships, NBCUniversal
Christine Trodella, Head of Publisher Sales & Operations, North America, Facebook
Minjae Ormes, Chief Marketing Officer, Visible

11:15AM – 12PM • This is Women’s Work: Raising The Culture Quotient in the Startup World
Jenny Rooney, Editor of the CMO Network, Forbes (Moderator)
Jen DaSilva, President, Berlin Cameron and Founder, Girl Brands Do It Better
Ashley Miles, Chief Client Officer, Head of Advertising, Refinery29
Danielle Kayembe, TEDx Speaker, Author, and Founder, Grey Fire
Amy Nelson, CEO and Founder, The Riveter

12PM – 12:45PM • Breaking Boundaries: Women Changing the Game in STEM
Shelley Zalis, CEO, The Female Quotient (Moderator)
Jaya Kolhatkar, Chief Data Officer, Hulu
Joanna Popper, Global Head of Virtual Reality for Location Based Entertainment, HP
Suzanne Kounkel, Chief Marketing Officer, Deloitte Consulting LLP

12:45PM – 1:30PM • Power of the Female Voice
Danielle Lee, Global Head of Partner Solutions, Spotify (Moderator)
Jemele Hill, Emmy Award Winning Journalist, Co-Founder, Lodge Freeway, Media and Staff Writer for The Atlantic

1:30PM – 2:15PM • Work, Life, Wellness: How Smart Women Avoid Burnout
Marissa Aydlett, SVP Marketing, Braze (Moderator)
Dustee Tucker Jenkins, Global Head of Communications, Spotify
Karen Phillips, EVP, Ad Solutions, Viacom
Karen Schmidt, Vice President, Head of B2B Marketing, Verizon Media
Deidre Smalls-Landau, Global Chief Cross-Cultural Officer, UM Worldwide
Catherine Muldowney, VP, Programmatic Sales, Clear Channel Outdoor
Rachel Lynch, Senior Manager Regional Marketing, Braze

2:15PM – 3PM • Reinventing Possibilities in Personalization
Shelley Zalis, CEO, The Female Quotient (Moderator)
Enrique Lores, President, Imaging & Printing Business, HP
Jenna Blaha, Technology and Fashion Editor, Strategic Projects, ELLE Magazine

3PM – 3:45PM • Workplace Rule Breakers: Why the Rules of the Workplace Should Be Rewritten
Shelley Zalis, CEO, The Female Quotient (Moderator)
Aline Santos, Executive Vice President Global Marketing and Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer, Unilever
Jeanette Calandra, Managing Partner, PwC Silicon Valley
Karen Hunt, President, West Coast, UM Worldwide
Amy Nelson, CEO and Founder, The Riveter

3:45PM – 4:30PM • Gender Shifts: How Dynamics are Changing in the Workplace
Shelley Zalis, CEO, The Female Quotient (Moderator)
Robin Tarufelli, Managing Director, Media and Entertainment, Deloitte
Stephanie McMahon, Chief Brand Officer, WWE
Katie Rosen Kitchens, Co-Founder and Editor-in-Chief, FabFitFun
Jennifer Frommer, SVP, Brand Partnerships and Creative Content, Sony Music

4:30PM – 5:15PM • The Value Equation: Why Purpose-Driven Companies Come Out On Top 
Lisa Howard, Senior Vice President, General Manager, Media, The New York Times (Moderator)
Karen Kahn, Chief Communications Officer, HP
Tatyana Zlotsky, VP/GM Marketing, Partnerships and Global Digital Innovation, American Express
Elisabeth Crossley-Wright, Founder, With Love Darling
Shelley Zalis, CEO, The Female Quotient

5:15PM – 6PM • Invest in Girls: How Closing the Gender Gap in Technology is Good for Business
Alvin Bowles, Vice President, Publisher Sales and Operations, Facebook (Moderator)
Shelley Zalis, CEO, The Female Quotient
Lisa Sherman, President and CEO, The Advertising Council
Kimberly Bryant, Founder and CEO, Black Girls Code

6PM – 6:45PM • Champion for Change: Untold Leadership Stories
Shelley Zalis, CEO, The Female Quotient (Moderator)
Michelle Wilson, Co-President, WWE

The Girls’ Lounge is given with    from

Verizon Media, Facebook, NBCUniversal, AT&T, Unilever, Google, Deloitte Digital, L’Oreal, Viacom, HP, Spotify, Braze, PwC, Hulu, JPMorgan Chase, Quantcast, #SeeHer, MAKERS, SAP, WWE, IPG, Ipsos, Clear Channel Outdoor, Twitter, MediaLink, Quartz,
The New York Times