[Webinar] Inside the TikTok Era - Understanding consumer behavior in the age of social commerce
May 14th, 2024, YouGov

[Webinar] Inside the TikTok Era - Understanding consumer behavior in the age of social commerce

Cassie Croissant, Vice President, Integrated Marketing, Allison

Cassie Croissant is Vice President of Integrated Marketing at Allison Worldwide. She is a seasoned expert, having spent 13 years leading digital marketing programs for clients across industries including spirits, entertainment, CPG, travel, tech, beauty and energy, with a niche focus on all things social media.

Cassie loves working within the social media world, as its ever-evolving landscape pushes her creativity. She is a believer in the power of building dynamic teams who lead with data-driven strategies and focus on deploying compelling content that builds genuine connections. This has fueled her work throughout her career for clients including Marie Kondo, Warner Media, and TikTok, to name a few.

Tamara Alesi, CEO, Mediaplus Group

Tamara Alesi is a seasoned media and marketing executive with over two decades of experience in creating effective and innovative solutions for brand partners. She is the CEO of Mediaplus North America, the largest independent and partner-managed media agency in Europe, with a presence in 20 countries and 35 offices.

As the leader of Mediaplus North America, Tamara oversees the agency's vision, strategy, and operations, providing thought leadership, strategic guidance, and a platform for dynamic, award-winning work. She is a recognized Media Maven and a Conversational Marketing Expert, who has led successful campaigns for clients such as Apple, L'Oréal, and De'Longhi. She is also passionate about advancing diversity and inclusion, giving back to the community, and empowering her team to deliver exceptional results. She is a member of Chief, a private network for senior women leaders, a board member of the TD Foundation, a volunteer organization that helps children of wounded warriors and fallen heroes, and a corporate honoree of the NY Pops. Tamara's mission is to create the media agency everyone loves to work with – talent, brand partners, publishing community – everyone.

Nolan Greiter, Connections Director, VML

Nolan Greiter has been on the Connections team at VML for the last three years and is currently a Director overseeing social strategy and execution for Intel, ADT, and Carhartt. Before VML, Nolan spent eight years working at various agencies and on in-house marketing teams local, national and international clients and companies. While his career started in the QSR and CPG spaces, he’s had the privilege to work on brands spanning many industries including tech, hospitality, finance, and retail.

Nolan loves all things “culture” from sneakers to music, sports and good food – he prides himself on having his finger on the pulse. When he’s not scrolling through and consuming content, he can be found at happy hour with his wife, spending time with his two kids, or catching a game with friends.

Kenton Barello, Vice President of New Business Sales, YouGov

Kenton Barello is a Vice President at YouGov America, with a focus on supporting Travel & Tourism organizations. Kenton holds a Bachelor of Journalism from the University of Missouri and an MBA from DePaul University in Marketing Planning and Strategy. He has over 15 years of experience working with organizations of all sizes to best leverage market research for growth and ROI. At YouGov, Kenton leverages syndicated and custom data and analytics tools to help brands analyze customer opinion and behavior.


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