The AMA Emerging Leaders Award honors individuals who have already made significant contributions to the field of marketing and its sub-fields, and have demonstrated leadership and continuing service. The program is highly selective, with 4 individuals selected annually. Before submitting a nomination, please read carefully the following eligibility criteria.
Fellows may be nominated by another individual or organization, self-nominated, or nominated from within the American Marketing Association volunteer leadership.
Have consistently demonstrated a commitment to their industry, and the advancement of Marketing in general or any sub-field (e.g., advertising; analytics; brand; channels; digital; insights; etc.).
Are passionate leaders who have a high potential for collaboration and success, including leading by example, mentoring, transferring knowledge, taking a risk to achieve a desired outcome and motivating others.
Are under 40 years of age at time of nomination
Nominations will be reviewed and winners will be selected by a committee drawn from the advisory councils of the American Marketing Association.
Jeff Green, Founder and CEO, The Trade Desk
Edward Jenkins, Chief Communications Officer, Center for Infectious Disease Research
Elyse Meyer, Founder & Marketing Consultant, Prism Global Marketing Solutions
Mike Seiman, CEO & Chairman, CPXi
Louis Cohen, SVP – Head of Search, Affiliate Marketing & Lead Generation, Citi
Kip Havel, VP, Communications and Content Marketing, Aflac
Andrew Reid, President, Founder, and Chief Product Officer, Vision Critical
Andres Zapata, EVP, Strategy, idfive, LLC
Elea Feit, Executive Director, Wharton Customer Analytics Initiative, University of Pennsylvania
Dan Foreman, President, ESOMAR and CME, Lumi Mobile
Claudia Perlich, Chief Scientist, Media6Degrees
Natasha Stevens, VP, Digital Market Intelligence at GfK Custom Research North America
Phil Berry, President, Jibunu
Tom Ewing, Digital Culture Officer, BrainJuicer
Melissa Hobley, Chief Marketing Officer, Buyology
Alec Maki, Vice President, BehaviorLens business of InsightsNow
Amanda Durkee, Partner and Senior Research Consultant, Zanthus
Martijn van Kesteren, Manager of Consumer/Shopper Insights, Unilever Benelux
Pravin Shekar, Kreator-in-Chief, Krea
Orlando Wood, Managing Director, BranJuicer Labs
Tom Anderson, Founder and Managing Partner, Anderson Analytics
Tom De Ruyck, Senior R&D Manager, InSites Consulting
Nick Harrington, Principal Scientist, Procter & Gamble
Kristin Luck, President & CMO, Decipher