The AMA 4 Under 40 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 nomination period for the 2020 award has closed. The nomination period for the 2021 award closes on May 15, 2021.
Candidates who meet the following criteria are eligible for the award:
- 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
The AMA 4 under 40 Emerging Leaders Award was established by the AMA Foundation to highlight and celebrate young marketing leaders who are impacting the marketing profession today and who have the potential to shape the future of the industry.
The philanthropic arm of the AMA, the AMA Foundation champions individual marketers who are making an impact in our profession and community. We recognize marketing visionaries who have elevated the field, and we support the next generation of marketers who will transform the profession.
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Carolyn Tisch Blodgett
Andrew Malcolm, CMO, Evernote
Bobby Singh, Senior Vice President and Head of Digital, BET Networks
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Chris Smith, Co-Founder, Curaytor
Gareth Davies, Co-founder and CEO, Adbrain
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Andrew Modlin, COO and Co-Founder, MedMen
Mona Dessouki, Executive Director, J.P. Morgan Asset Management
Omar Abdala, Chief Data Scientist, Lotame
Barbara Martin Coppola, Chief Marketing Officer, Grubhub
Brad Messinger, Senior Vice President of Client Service & Marketing, Rise Interactive
Carrie Montagna, Senior Marketing Manager, McKesson
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
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