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 CTAM Think

Thank you to everyone who attended CTAM Think October 15 in New York City. 
See you in Los Angeles on March 4, 2015. Details coming soon.

Photos and Recaps from CTAM Think New York

Having trouble reading your notes? Fear not. You can view recaps of each session below, and an executive summary of the event.

​Carlos H. Arce, PhD., Consumer Insights Expert and Research Innovator,
EthniFacts LLC
Providing a wake-up call and road map to the multicultural markets of 21st Century ​America, Arce 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 Carlos Arce
Professor Frances Frei, Senior Associate Dean & UPS Foundation Professor of Service Management, Harvard Business School
Shaping strategies for the world’s most competitive companies including Tiffany’s, Zappos, ZipCar, Southwest Airlines, by helping leaders scale excellence and exceptional service by knowing when to disappoint their customers. 
Meet Professor Frances Frei​
Natara Holloway, Vice President, Consumer Products,
National Football League
Cultivating fan passion for the NFL with creative consumer experiences, sustainable retail partnerships and moving the business along trend lines that drive growth.
Meet Natara Holloway

Valerie McNamara, Vice President, World Service Relationship Care
American Express Company
Putting customers first, with an award winning, nearly decade strong Relationship Care® solution that changed company culture, impacted growth and can be replicated across other industries.​
Meet Valerie McNamara​
Craig Moffett, Partner & Senior Analyst, MoffettNathanson LLC
Predicting the innovation challe​nge by recognizing pay TV patterns, competing business models, and ways to sustain growth.
Meet Craig Moffett​​

Unscripted Executive Panel ​ ​
Look ahead with forward thinking, through a unique lens of executive reactions to the day’s insights and lessons for our business. Participants included:  ​

Jerry Dow, Chief Marketing & Sales Officer, Suddenlink Communications   
Jonathan Freeland, VP, Product Marketing, Cox Communications
​​​David McNaughton, SVP Marketing, Mediacom Communications  


Photos from CTAM Think New York

TAMI Winners

Congratulations to the 2014 TAMI Winners, which honors CTAM's super-contributors. See them receive their honors at CTAM Think:

Stephanie Anderson
SVP, Chief Marketing Officer Business Servic​es
Time Warner Cable
Chris Defendis
Director, Domestic Network Distribution
Home Box Office, Inc.
Vito Forlenza
Sr. Director, TVE Content & Product Strategy
Tammy Franklin
Executive Vice President, Digital
Scripps Networks Interactive
Jonathan Freeland
VP, Product Marketing
Cox Communications
Tom McMillin
Suddenlink Communications
John Menendez
Vice President, Customer Retention
Suddenlink Communications
J.D. Myers
Market VP, Northern Virginia Operations
Cox Communications
Bonnie O’Donnell
Vice President, Distribution Marketing
Fox Networks
Tracy Powell
VP, Distribution Marketing
A+E Networks
Michael Quigley
VP, Business Development ​and Multi-Platform Distribution, Turner Broadcasting
Colleen Fahey Rush
EVP, Chief Research Officer
Viacom Media Networks

The team from
Sand Cherry and Assoicates
Ben Silverman
Sr. Director, Customer Marketing
Matt Strauss
SVP and GM, Video Services
Event Sponsors  
​Media Partner


What do you Think?

Comments from Atlanta 2014 attendees:

“I loved this event! The speakers were thoughtful, smart, had great insights. The lunch was terrific and set up was well done for the entire day. . . it was very inspirational and creative.” – Scripps Networks Interactive Executive


“I thought it was a FANTASTIC event - so relevant to my functional role and position in the industry. I was so happy with the presenters and the venue was great. The lunch - food - was amazing. Thank you for putting together such an incredible program.” – Cox Communications Executive



“I loved this event -- and went away wanting more. Great job.” – NCTA Executive 

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.