On November 5, L2 and NYU Stern hosted its second-annual Innovation Forum at The Morgan Library in New York City. The full-day event addressed innovation in digital marketing and implications for prestige brands.
L2 Forums are the largest gatherings of prestige professionals in North America. Forums draw C-level executives and top marketing and digital talent from prestige brands; leading agencies, media, and technology firms; and innovators and academics. In addition, 25 percent of seats are reserved for students from the nation's top business and arts graduate programs.
Scott is a Clinical Professor of Marketing at the NYU Stern School of Business, where he teaches brand strategy and luxury marketing, and is the founder of L2, a think tank for digital innovation. Scott is also the founder of Firebrand Partners, an operational activist firm that has invested more than $1 billion in U.S. consumer and media companies. In 1997, he founded Red Envelope, an Internet-based branded consumer gift retailer. In 1992, Scott founded Prophet, a brand strategy consultancy that employs more than 120 professionals in the United States, Europe, and Asia. Scott was elected to the World Economic Forum’s “Global Leaders of Tomorrow,” which recognizes 100 individuals under the age of 40 “whose accomplishments have had impact on a global level.”
Scott has served on the boards of directors of Eddie Bauer (Nasdaq: EBHI), The New York Times Company (NYSE: NYT), Gateway Computer, eco-America, and UC Berkeley’s Haas School of Business. He received a B.A. from UCLA and an M.B.A. from UC Berkeley.
Adam Lavelle is Chief Strategy Officer of iCrossing.
Shenan Reed is co-founder of Morpheus Media.
Currently leading creative at Sarkissian Mason, Aaron has experienced the agency world in all its formats. His past agency experience has spanned boutique to global, digital to print, and every medium and trademarked approach in between. Lately, his focus has been on bridging the gap between technology and reality -- the intersection of what's next and what people will actually engage with (and love).
Sarkissian Mason is a digital creative agency founded on our core strengths of strategic innovation and customer engagement. Our long-term client relationships with Ferragamo, Mazda, eMusic, CNN and others are based on a mutual respect for creating disruptive ideas that bring brands attention and results.
Raymond Velez is the Chief Technology Officer at Razorfish.