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Crank Up Your Cranium

CTAM Think is a fast-paced, half-day educational event on business innovation, provocative insights and strategic thinking from inside and outside the industry. Experience three points of view on driving business innovation and engineering opportunity even in the face of uncertainty, from academic, creative and real world cases.  

CTAM Think has expanded to two locations due to member demand. See us in July in Atlanta, and October in New York.

July 15
Woodruff Arts Center, Rich Theater
1280 Peachtree Street NE

Atlanta, GA
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Featuring

  Jonah Berger, Author and Associate Professor of Marketing Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania
Revealing the science behind social influence and social epidemics through six basic principles that drive things to become contagious, from consumer products and policy initiatives to workplace rumors and YouTube videos.
Meet Jonah Berger
 
J. Walker Smith, Executive Chairman, The Futures Company
Unlocking new sources of growth for established businesses such as Unilever, Kimberly Clark, and Kraft Foods.  Described by Fortune Magazine as one of America’s leading analysts on consumer trends, Smith examines strategic futures to inform long-term vision and strategy.
Meet J. Walker Smith
Chris Tuff, SVP, Director of Emerging Media and Partnerships, 22squared
Guiding digital innovation and social media strategy for brands like Dunkin’ Donuts, Publix, Kellogg’s, Toyota with techniques to improve content, and craft a less invasive path to your target consumers.
Meet Chris Tuff

Jeff Zucker, President, CNN Worldwide​​
Breaking the mold to reinvent an enduring brand, and capitalizing on multi-platform advantages, along with five-time Emmy Award winning acumen to connect with an increasingly complex viewer marketplace.
Meet Jeff Zucker

More to come.... 

Schedule

Noon  ​ ​Lunch served and professional exchange
​1-2:30pm ​Dazzling, 30 minute keynotes from academia, creatives and outside industry companies
2:30 – 2:45pm​ ​Refreshment break
2:45 – 4pm​ ​More dazzling, 30 minute keynotes
4:00 – 4:15pm​ ​Refreshment break
​4:15 – 5pm ​Closing speaker and wrap up

 

Also coming in 2014

​October 15

Convene Conference Center

730 Third Ave., New York City

 

Featuring

​Guy Garcia, President, New Mainstream Initiatives, EthniFacts LLC
Providing a wake-up call and road map to the multicultural markets of 21st Century America, Garcia examines social, cultural, and demographic trends that are transforming American businesses such as Pepsi, Kraft Foods, People en Espanol, The Walt Disney Company, and Turner Broadcasting.
Meet Guy Garcia
Craig Moffett, Senior Research Analyst, MoffettNathanson Research
Predicting the innovation challenge by recognizing pay TV patterns, competing business models, and ways to sustain growth.
Meet Craig Moffett

 

More to come...

Schedule

Noon  ​ ​Lunch served and professional exchange
​1-2:30pm ​Dazzling, 30 minute keynotes from academia, creatives and outside industry companies
2:30 – 2:45pm​ ​Refreshment break
2:45 – 4pm​ ​More dazzling, 30 minute keynotes
4:00 – 4:15pm​ ​Refreshment break
​4:15 – 5pm ​Closing speaker and wrap up

 

 

Looking for the recap from CTAM Think 2013?

 
What do you Think?

Comments from 2013 attendees:

“Unlike many conferences we all attend, I thought [this event] had world class speakers who presented content interestingly and entertainingly that was well worth the time.” – Renegade Communications Executive

“The speakers were excellent and shared pertinent information to businesses of all kinds.  I would definitely attend again.” – ESPN executive.