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Lunch w/Leaders

Advertising and Public Relations

Lunch w/Leaders

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Launched by the Ad/PR Program in 2010, this thought leadership lecture series is co-sponsored by CCNY’s American Advertising Federation (AAF) Club and provides a platform for industry to speak on campus about timely issues in communications. Benefitting from our location in the media communications capital of the world, LwL has featured such illustrious guest speakers as George Lois, Keith Reinhold, Rob Norman, Michael Roth, Jackie Leo, James Othmer, and Faris Yakob.

Our series debuted in February during a raging snow storm, yet attracted a standing-room only crowd to see Faris Yakob deliver the inaugural “Lunch w/Leaders” lecture entitled, “Stuff that Doesn’t Work Yet – How Technology is Changing the Nature of Advertising.” The former Executive Vice President/Chief Technology Strategist of McCann Erickson, New York, and self-described digital ninja took the audience through a rousing presentation on how digital technology is creating a seismic shift in communication. Afterward, Faris mingled with the crowd, passed around his business cards as he encouraged everyone to continue the conversation and “have a nice day.”

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Michael Roth, CEO/Chairman of IPG

 

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George Lois with Professor Ed Keller

 

Jackie Leo

Jackie Leo, Editor-in-Chief, The Fiscal Times

 

Keith Reinhard

Keith Reinhard, Chairman Emeritus of DDB

 

Louis Jones

Louis Jones, CEO of Maxus North America

 

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Wenda Harris Millard, President/COO of MediaLink and Kirk McDonald, President of PubMatic

 

Rob Norman

Rob Norman, Chief Technology Officer of GroupM

 

James Othmer

James Othmer, Author of AdLand

 

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Katerina Zacharia, VP Industry Development of PromaxBDA

 

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Lunch w/Leaders Audience of "Why Bernbach Matters" by Keith Reinhard

 

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Roy Eaton, Advertising Hall of Famer, CCNY '50

 

 

Gallery of LwL Posters

   RoyEaton LunchwLeadersR1      Faris  poster Lunch with leaders  

 

Barri Rafferty poster      George Lois LwL 

 

Jackie Leo LwL      Kat Zacharia LunchwLeaders  

 

Keith Reinhard LwL      Louis Jones LwL 

 

McDonald & Millard LwLR1       Michael Roth LwL 10-11 

 

Othmer poster      Renella Ad-PR lecture poster Lunch with leaders 

 

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