Oystercatchers' Chair, Suki Thompson, will be in conversation with our two panelists Jeremy Connell-Waite, Sustainability & Climate Leader IBM iX and Jackie Stevenson, Founder and CEO, The Brooklyn Brothers to hear how they're dealing with the challenges - and opportunities - the Covid-19 is bringing.
Jeremy Connell-Waite, Sustainability & Climate Leader IBM iX
Jeremy works with sustainable brands to help them understand changing consumer trends, market disruptions and digital transformation. He is a storyteller, a design thinker and an IBM ambassador who helps companies combat climate change and support the United Nations Sustainable Development. Jeremy is also a European leader for Al Gore’s Climate Reality Project.
He has been voted the most influential person on twitter for #BigData and one of the world’s top 50 digital marketers in 2019. In previous roles he was the CCO of IBM iX, CSO of IBM Watson Customer Engagement and ran global CMO programs for IBM. Before IBM Jeremy was Head of Strategy for Salesforce Marketing Cloud and Head of Social Strategy for Adobe Marketing Cloud where he helped build go-to-market strategies for the world’s two largest marketing platforms. Jeremy is the host of the award winning podcast Ten Words and is currently writing his 5th book “Activists & Evangelists”.
Jeremy loves cycling, bourbon and rare books and lives in Chiswick, West London with his wife and twins.
Jackie Stevenson, Founder and CEO, The Brooklyn Brothers
Jackie Stevenson is founding partner & CEO of global award-winning earned-first advertising agency, The Brooklyn Brothers, which recently ranked as one of the Boldest & Bravest Agencies by Contagious. As one of London’s few female creative founders, Jackie is a pioneer for female entrepreneurship and champion of gender equality.
An entrepreneur at heart, Jackie started her career at Ogilvy, helped CDP launch one of London’s first integrated agency models, and joined start-up Craik Jones growing it into one of the UK’s most awarded agencies as MD. In 2008, she launched her own agency, The Brooklyn Brothers, growing it to 170+ worldwide and sold to IPG in 2016.
Jackie is a renowned female leader and vocal campaigner for gender equality. She is the newly appointed 20/21 President of Women in Advertising & Communications, a leading member of the Duke of Edinburgh’s Award, Women in Business committee and trustee of Dallaglio Rugby Works.