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BRITE '13 Conference

Columbia Business School's Center on Global Brand Leadership

Monday, March 4, 2013 at 8:00 AM - Tuesday, March 5, 2013 at 1:00 PM (EST)

BRITE '13 Conference

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Non-profit Ended $350.00 $0.00
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Alumni of Columbia University Ended $395.00 $0.00

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Columbia Business School | Center on Global Brand Leadership | BRITE '13 CONFERENCE

Columbia Business School | Center on Global Brand Leadership

BRITE '13 Conference

March 4-5, 2013

Columbia University | Lerner Hall
| Roone Arledge Auditorium
2920 Broadway, New York, NY 10027

"I was glad to be a part of it and hear such a high caliber of presenters. I believe you're on to something special with BRITE." Jeff Fleischman, Chief Digital Officer, TIAA-CREF

BRITE '13 will bring together big thinkers from business, technology, media, and marketing to discuss how technology and innovation are transforming the ways that companies build and sustain great brands.


Shiv Singh Shiv Singh
Global Head of Digital
PepsiCo Beverages
Kaaren Hanson Kaaren Hanson
VP of Design Innovation
Liz Schimel Liz Schimel
Chief Digital Officer
Meredith National Media Group
Charles Duhigg Charles Duhigg
Author, The Power of Habit
Journalist, The New York Times
Kerry Trainor Kerry Trainor
Chief Executive Officer
Michael Hagan Michael Hagan
Chief Rockstar & COO
Jean Brandolini-Lamb Jean Brandolini-Lamb
VP, Global Branding
John Gerzema John Gerzema
Exec. Chairman, BAV Consulting
Author, The Athena Doctrine


Agenda topics include:

  • The Truth about Mobile Advertising: Does it even work?
  • The Power of (Big) Data in a Networked World
  • Gamification and the Payment Economy
  • Why Brands Are Becoming Media Companies
  • Creating a Culture of Rapid Experimentation
  • How Brick and Mortar Can Leverage the Mobile Future
  • The Power of Habit: How Target knows what its customers want before they do
  • and more . . .


 Special Thanks to Our BRITE '13 Conference Sponsors

Silver Sponsors
Programming Sponsors

BRITE offers a different blend of thinkers and doers, both onstage and off, than you will find at any other event. Participants come to think differently about the changing landscape of media and technology, and to connect with a unique group of innovators, marketers, entrepreneurs, and champions of social enterprise.

BRITE '13 will once again host a large audience for: keynotes and panels featuring leading companies and case studies; new research; and demos of emerging technologies. The conference's second day will focus on interactive discussions, break-outs, and peer networking. Live blogging, videocasts, and Twitter feeds will extend the discussion at BRITE to an even broader audience worldwide.

The aim of BRITE is to stimulate interactive conversations, it is not just a series of lectures. Come to the event to talk with fellow big thinkers, hear stories of what is working and what isn't, and see the newest technologies in person.

Key benefits:

  • learn from your peers, ask questions, and share what you know
  • hear case studies from the business leaders who are making change happen
  • see tomorrow's emerging trends and big ideas
  • rethink the challenges and opportunities for your business
  • meet the innovators who are driving the next wave in technology and branding

Who should attend?
CMOs and heads of marketing, brand managers, new product developers, innovation directors, media buyers, viral marketers, interactive agencies, online developers, social networkers, Web 2.0 entrepreneurs, video & gaming creators, online content publishers, multi-platform media companies, and emerging technology investors.

Companies at our conferences have included: A&E, Absolut Vodka, Adidas, Aetna, AIG, American Ballet Theatre, American Express, AOL, Audi, Avon, Bell Atlantic, BMW, BrandChannel, Burger King, BusinessWeek, Carnegie Hall, Chanel, Cisco, Citigroup, Clinton Global Initiative, CNN, Coca-Cola, Colgate-Palmolive, Craigslist, Dell, Deloitte Consulting, Digitas, Dow Jones & Company, Dupont, Eli Lilly, Este Lauder, Fast Company, Feedburner, GE, Goldman Sachs, Harvard Business School Press, HP, IBM, Interbrand, John Templeton Foundation, Johnson & Johnson, Kraft Foods, LEGO, Lenovo, Leo Burnett, Lesser Evil Snack Company, L'Oreal, McDonald's, McKinsey, Merrill Lynch, Microsoft, Moody's Analytics, Movado, Nickelodeon/MTVN, Nielsen BuzzMetrics, Novartis, Ogilvy & Mather, Pando Networks, Peeled Snacks, Pfizer, Procter & Gamble, Quattro Wireless, R/GA , Reuters, Samsung, SAP, Siemens, Taco Bell, TACODA, The New York Times, TIAA-CREF, Time Magazine, Time Warner, UNICEF, Unilever, Unisys, United Nations, Univision, Volkswagen, Xanga, and others.

We look forward to seeing you in March!

Please note that tickets purchased less than 21 days from the event cannot be refunded, but can be applied to a future BRITE conference or Center on Global Brand Leadership event.

When & Where

Columbia University - Lerner Hall
2920 Broadway
New York, NY 10027

Monday, March 4, 2013 at 8:00 AM - Tuesday, March 5, 2013 at 1:00 PM (EST)

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Columbia Business School's Center on Global Brand Leadership

The Center on Global Brand Leadership creates, gathers, and shares insights on how to build and manage strong brands. Combining the research and intellectual capital of both academic and executive thinkers on brand reaserch and real world business cases, we show how all elements of an organization – from marketing and communications to supply chain and operations – can affect brands and their relationships with stakeholders. Visit our websites and

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