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Digital DUMBO "Sphere of Influence(r)" Sponsored by Julius

Digital DUMBO

Thursday, July 19, 2018 from 6:00 PM to 10:00 PM (EDT)

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Our “Sphere of Influence(r)” series was created to highlight the new wave of thinkers creating the strategies, platforms & content fueling modern influencer marketing initiatives.

Over the course of this mini conference you'll hear from leading marketers who will reveal insights behind influencer campaigns for some of the world's biggest brands.

The sessions include:

  • "The Power of Micro Influence" Presented by Julius
  • "Behind the Campaign: Black Panther" a fireside chat with Complex & Brisk
  • "Sphere of Influence(r)" panel featuring Glossier, Cadillac, Condé Nast & others

We'll end the evening with DJ, networking & a custom cocktail bar built by SIPBAR.


6:00PM - Arrival

6:30PM - "The Power of Micro Influence" Presented by Julius

7:15PM - "Behind the Campaign: Black Panther" with Complex x Brisk

7:50PM - "Sphere of Influence(r)" panel with Glossier, Cadillac, Condé Nast & others

8:30PM - Drinks, Networking & DJ Powered by SIPBAR w/ music from Fab Roc

The Power of Micro Influence Presented by Julius...

Danny Palestine

Head of Customer Success, Julius


Danny comes from the PR & ad agency world and has been planning and executing influencer marketing campaigns for 10+ years, and throughout that time he’s worked on brands such as HISTORY Channel, Absolut, Western Union, Hasbro, and more. Danny believes that by inserting influencers at the core of a strategy, marketers can find wins across their marketing ecosystem. Danny currently lives in Brooklyn with his wife, a cat named Cindy, and is a huge Star Wars fan.

Behind the Campaign: Black Panther...

Edgar Hernandez

Chief Revenue Officer, Complex Networks


Edgar Hernandez currently serves as Chief Revenue Officer of Complex Networks where he leads a team of 100 focused on driving new revenue across all media platforms. Under Edgar’s leadership, the company has grown its branded and sponsored revenue by over 22% and grew key categories of Footwear and Grooming looking to reach Complex’s influential 18-24 and 18-34 male demographic. Edgar also oversees brand partnerships and sales for ComplexCon, the most influential youth retail and music festival attracting major brands from Fashion, Footwear, Apparel, Spirits, Automotive, Packaged Goods, Technology, and Fast Food. The globally covered event is attended by 50,000 millennials and gen-z influencers, and the two-day festival is considered the ‘center of the music and fashion world.’ Edgar has been with Complex since 2009 most recently SVP of Sales. It’s his second term with Complex, the first time in 2005 he was instrumental in building up existing and new businesses across Spirits, Fashion, Grooming, and Footwear. Before Complex, Edgar served as Publisher of Intermedia Vibe Holdings, LLC. He graduated from the University of Massachusetts-Amherst in 2000 with a B.A. in Journalism.

Melanie Watts

Brand Marketing Director, PepsiCo


Bio coming soon.

Sphere of Influence(r) Panel...

Tiffany Hardin (Moderator)

Founder, Gild Creative Group & Director Partnerships & Programming, WeWork (Creator Awards)


Tiffany Hardin started her career in the music business privileged to work under the tutelage of hip hop's elite talent managers, John Monopoly and Mona Scott-Young, prior to working in advertising at Steve Stoute's Translation LLC. Here, she quickly rose from the CEO's executive assistant to the Distribution and Partnerships Manager leading influencer strategies & activations for Fortune 500 brands.

Later, Hardin developed Gild Creative Group, a consulting firm providing influencer and distribution marketing strategies for brands & advertisers for clients such as Target, Microsoft, and Civic Entertainment (a Ryan Seacrest Company.) She is an adjunct professor at NYU's Clive Davis School of Music, and an avid public speaker. Tiffany can be found working on her passion project, She Knows Now, a platform dedicated to developing confidence affirming content for aspiring millennials, and her latest start up venture, Social ARMM, an influencer intelligence tool.

Roya Weiner

Executive Director, Influencer Marketing, Glossier

Book by Cadillac

Bio coming soon.

Tara Brannigan

Head of Marketing & Member Services, Book by Cadillac

Book by Cadillac

Bio coming soon.

Isata Yansaneh

Strategy Director, 23 Stories x Condé Nast

23 Stories

Isata Yansaneh is currently a Director on the Strategy team at 23 Stories, Condé Nast’s creative and experiential agency where she works to provide insightful creative solutions for clients in the tech, finance, CPG, fashion travel and spirits industries. Trained in design strategy and human centered design at Parsons School of Design and in economics at Spelman College, Isata employs an analytical, creative and multidisciplinary rigor to business problem solving. Her strategy work has spanned many industries from publishing and fashion to waste management and corporate social responsibility. Prior to working with Conde Nast, she led marketing and brand management efforts on People, People Style Watch and Essence special edition magazines at Time Home Entertainment Inc, a division of Time Inc. Throughout her professional career and inclusive of her entrepreneurial endeavors, Isata has always found joy in working on problems that further unite community through the disciplines of design, experience, content and in crafting strategies for social good.

Rana Batyske

Creative + Strategy Director, MICK & Mothergood


Rana Batyske is a multi faceted Brooklyn based creative entrepreneur most recognized for her role as Creative + Strategy Director for her husband under his MICK brand. Co-running the MICK brand has built an interesting empire based on his deejay career to what now has become a global business. Currently, their clients include some of the biggest names in music, tech, fashion, sports, and entertainment. Rana recently founded Mothergood, a design concept for children that focuses on sustainability. She credits her son, Myles, for empowering and inspiring her to explore the nature of identity and the culture of motherhood. As of late, she’s very passionate about developing a cannabis lifestyle brand in the wellness space.

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Julius is an enterprise influencer marketing solution. Our end-to-end platform helps marketers discover influential content creators & subject matter experts that align with their brand values and resonate with their target consumers. Research, connect, manage, execute, and measure your influencer programs all in one place with Julius.

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Digital DUMBO produces live events, conferences, content, and custom experiences that connect companies & brands with our community of digital tastemakers, talent, and executives.

Digital DUMBO started in 2009 as a social gathering for innovative companies in the DUMBO (Down Under the Manhattan Bridge Overpass) neighborhood of Brooklyn, a six-block area with over 100 media and technology companies. We've since hosted events in some of the world's most innovative cities.

With over 15,000 members, Digital DUMBO is one of the fastest growing digital communities in the world.

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The Venue - Prolific Interactive

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Prolific Interactive
77 Sands Street
10th Floor
Brooklyn, New York 11201

Thursday, July 19, 2018 from 6:00 PM to 10:00 PM (EDT)

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Digital DUMBO produces live events, conferences, content, and custom experiences that connect companies & brands with our community of digital tastemakers, talent, and executives. Founded in Dumbo, Brooklyn in 2009.

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