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Our 2015 schedule is still in the works! The content team is busy putting together a dynamic schedule. Here is a current list of speakers joining us for our 2015 FutureM!

2015 Keynotes and Speakers

Mick Ebeling, CEO, Not Impossible Labs
– Mick is an American film, television and commercial executive producer, author, entrepreneur, and philanthropist. He will discuss advanced technology, corporate responsibility, and how radical collaboration can lead to new innovations and unconventional partnerships. Learn more at

Brian David Johnson, Futurist, Intel
- Technological futurism to Brian goes beyond engineering. He combines ethnography, tech research, trend data and even science fiction in his “futurecasting.” He will challenge you to consider how you envision the future of technology, marketing, and advertising, then take action and change it.

Individual Speakers:

David Shing, AOL’s Digital Prophet. He works across the globe to identify new opportunities for the business and assist in building the external profile of AOL. He regularly speaks, discussing the latest trends and the future of the web, providing his insight on the evolving digital landscape and where he believes it is headed in the future. By night he is an accidental singer-songwriter.

Panel Speakers:

Panel: Managing the Complexity of Today’s Digital Marketing Mix.
Scott Brinker, President and CTO of ion interactive. Ion interactive is a marketing software company that provides a platform for producing and delivering interactive content. He is also the author of, a blog that examines the intersection of marketing, technology, and management, and he is the program chair of the MarTech conference. He has degrees in computer science from Columbia and Harvard and an MBA from MIT.

Anita Brearton, Founder and CEO, CabinetM

Duane Schulz, VP Corporate Marketing Operations, Xerox. Duane Schulz is a business innovator, end-to-end marketing practitioner, change agent, creative thinker, and practical operations-oriented manager. He is also a decade-long first-generation TEDster. Schulz’s goal is to create change that drives business growth and evolution by applying left-edge practices to established businesses. He is the responsible executive for corporate marketing functions at Xerox, including advertising, brand, digital, marketing ops and sponsorships. Among other things at Xerox, Schulz manages development, value growth, and primary research management from strategy to activation.

Jeanne Connon, Co-Founder & CMO, Lindy. Jeanne Connon is co-founder & CMO of Lindy, a concierge home health care service that helps people preserve their independence and age with dignity. Jeanne was founding CMO at The Grommet, an ecommerce-based product discovery platform, then CMO at FashionPlaytes where she built a market insights network of over 1.5M members. She launched her career as part of the founding team at, and went on to join the founding team of Family Education Network (acquired by Pearson Education). Jeanne has a bachelor's degree in English from Boston College.

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