Macy’s, Rockfish and Facebook Join dunnhumby to Keynote D2 Cincinnati

  Macy’s, Rockfish and Facebook Join dunnhumby to Keynote D2 Cincinnati

 Executives from Procter & Gamble, Datalogix, Among Others, Added To Line-Up
                       For Digital Marketing Conference

Business Wire

CINCINNATI -- June 25, 2013

D^2 Cincinnati (Digital Dialogue), the first digital marketing conference
focusing specifically on customer centricity, the concept of putting an
organization’s customers at the center of their business and marketing
decisions, announces four of its keynote presentations:

  *Anne Dunn is SVP Marketing Strategy, Creative and Production at
    and will be joined by Julie Bernard, SVP, Customer Strategy, Marketing &
    Advertising for Macy’s. Macy’s is one of the leading department store
    companies in the world with over 800 locations nationwide, inclusive of
    Macy’s Herald Square, the World’s Largest Store. Macy’s was named by the
    Direct Marketing Association as 2012 Marketer of the Year and 2011 Mobile
    Marketer of the Year by Mobile Marketer.
  *Dave Knox is Chief Marketing Officer at Rockfish, a full-service digital
    innovation partner, and is also the co-founder of The Brandery, the first
    startup accelerator to focus on applying principles of brand marketing to
    startups, based in Cincinnati. Formerly of Procter & Gamble, Knox was
    instrumental in the digital turnaround that led to P&G being named to
    Advertising Age’s Digital A-List. Knox is a frequent speaker at industry
    events (SXSW, TEDxCincy, American Express Innovation Summit); writes for
    publications including iMedia Connection; and was recognized by
    Advertising Age as “1 of 25 Media People You Should Follow on Twitter.”
  *Erin Hunter, Global Head of CPG Marketing, Facebook works with the
    Consumer Packaged Goods industry to define the best strategies for
    leveraging one of the largest ad platforms in the world. Hunter is a
    seasoned industry analyst and was recently recognized by Advertising Age
    as “Ad Age’s 2013 Women to Watch.”
  *Matt Nitzberg, Executive Vice President, Communications & Media,
    dunnhumbyUSA is responsible for the business strategy and value creation
    for dunnhumby clients by delivering precisely targeted and highly relevant
    communications across a range of media. Nitzberg frequently lends his
    expertise for industry audiences on the subject of customer-centric
    strategies and contributed a chapter “Putting the Shopper in Your Shopper
    Marketing Strategy” to the first comprehensive book on the subject of
    shopper marketing now in its second edition.

Organized by dunnhumbyUSA, the world’s leading customer science company, and
American Advertising Federation (AAF) Cincinnati, D^2 Cincinnati will be held
at Cincinnati’s Horseshoe Casino September 11-12, 2013. Additional D^2
Cincinnati speakers confirmed to date include:

  *Michael Sabbia, Head & Shoulders Brand Manager, Procter & Gamble
  *Denyse Ferguson, Executive Director, Cincinnati USA Regional Chamber
  *Marc Connor, Chief Marketing Strategist, POSSIBLE
  *Rob Holland, General Manager, Consumer Products, Datalogix
  *Mark Johnson, CEO, Loyalty 360

“We are very enthusiastic about the diverse brands, retailers, media
platforms, agencies, and non-profits that have signed on to participate in D^2
Cincinnati,” noted Jack Streitmarter, former President of AAF Cincinnati,
Co-Chair of D^2 Cincinnati, and President of “Their
perspective and expertise will offer valuable insight to attendees on how to
build effective digital marketing programs which engage shoppers and consumers
and drive business results.”

Call for Speakers
D^2 Cincinnati is actively seeking additional senior-level marketers and
thought leaders from brands, retailers, agencies, technology companies and
data providers. Those interested are encouraged to submit proposals at

To stay updated on the latest news, or for more information on speaker and
sponsor packages visit or follow D^2 Cincinnati on
Twitter @d2Cincinnati #d2Cincy.

About D^2 Cincinnati:
D^2 Cincinnati, or Digital Dialogue, is a digital marketing conference
focusing specifically on customer centricity and the intersection where
brands, retailers and technology companies digitally connect with the
consumer. D^2 Cincinnati is a partnership between AAF Cincinnati, local
affiliate of the nation’s oldest advertising trade association, that
spearheaded Cincinnati’s Digital Non Conference for five years, and
dunnhumbyUSA, the world’s leading customer science company, a joint venture of
The Kroger Co. and London-based dunnhumby ltd. D^2 Cincinnati will be held
September 11 and 12, 2013 at Horseshoe Casino in Cincinnati, Ohio. For more
information, please visit:

About dunnhumbyUSA:
dunnhumby is the world’s leading customer science company. We analyze data and
apply insights from more than 400 million customers across the globe to create
better customer experiences and build loyalty. Our insights and strategic
process help clients create competitive advantage and enjoy sustained growth.
dunnhumbyUSA is a joint venture of The Kroger Company and London-based
dunnhumby. dunnhumby employs more than 2,000 employees in offices throughout
Europe, Asia and the Americas, and serves a prestigious list of companies
including The Kroger Co., Tesco, Coca-Cola, General Mills, Kimberly-Clark,
Macy's, PepsiCo and Procter & Gamble. For more information, please visit us

About AAF Cincinnati:
A staple in the local business community for 109 years, AAF Cincinnati's
mission isto advance the region’s advertising and communications community by
creating opportunities for its members to exchange ideas, enrich careers, and
inspire creativity.An incorporated nonprofit organization, AAF Cincinnati is
an affiliate of (and one of the original 1905 founding members of) the
American Advertising Federation (AAF). Headquartered in Washington, D.C., AAF
is the "Unifying Voice for Advertising"—the oldest national advertising trade
association, representing more than 40,000 professionals in the advertising


For D^2 Cincinnati
Ann Keeling or Suzanne Blackburn, 513-381-3248
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