Hosted by Prudential
Panelists will explore what's hot, what's new, and what's next for business technology, including the rapidly changing vertical FinTech.
Jerry Nemorin, CEO, LendStreet
Kirk McDonald, President, PubMatic
Dele Oladapo, VP & CIO, Application Business Solutions, Prudential Financial
Laura Teclemariam, Product Manager, Electronic Arts
Ramon Ray, Entreprenuer, Author, Journalist
Kirk McDonald joined PubMatic in October 2011, bringing more than two decades of experience across a range of premier media brands including Time Inc., CNET, Ziff Davis and Conde Nast. As President of the company, Kirk is driving the next stage of PubMatic’s growth.
Before joining PubMatic, Kirk was President of Digital at Time Inc, where he brought together the company’s digital assets to deliver audience and brand solutions to clients. Prior to Time Digital, he was CEO of the Fortune|Money Group, where he oversaw worldwide advertising sales and integrated marketing. Prior to his leadership position at Fortune|Money, Kirk was Senior Vice President of Sales, Marketing and Client Services for DRIVEpm and Atlas, which were both key units of Microsoft’s advertising business. In addition, Kirk spent nine years at CNET, where he was the Senior Vice President of network sales, and developed hugely successful strategic partnerships with the top tier of technology marketers.
Kirk serves on several professional and not-for-profit boards. He’s an advisor on the LUMA Partners board and the Chairman of a small not-for-profit, Camp Interactive, which empowers inner city youth through the inspiration of the outdoors and the creative power of technology.
Jerry is the Founder & CEO of LendStreet. Prior to founding LendStreet, Jerry worked at Bank of America Merrill Lynch in its Global Corporate & Investing Banking division, helping major companies restructure their debt during the financial crisis and raise money from the high yield debt market. Jerry is now putting that expertise to use in a way that helps consumers in financial distress deal with their debt and rebuild their credit.
Jerry served as Entrepreneur-in-Residence at the Darden School of Business Incubator. He began his career in Tyco's Treasury group and received a B.S. in Finance and Exercise & Sports Science from the University of Florida and an M.B.A. from the Darden Graduate School of Business Administration at the University of Virginia.
Dele Oladapo is a vice president in the Global Business & Technology Solutions Department (GBTS) at Prudential Financial, Inc. and chief information officer for the Law, Compliance, Business Ethics and External Affairs Department (LCBE) and the Corporate Human Resources Department. Oladapo is responsible for implementing technology strategy and delivering information technology services such as governance, architecture, systems automation and end user experience.
In addition, Oladapo leads several other teams within GBTS that comprise the Applications & Business Solutions Group including the Relationship Management Team, Enterprise Information Management (EIM) and Design and Development Solutions (DDS). The Relationship Management Team leverages GBTS services to provide technology solution consultation to enterprise businesses and corporate groups; EIM provides data analytics technology support; and DDS is responsible for the enterprise intranet and collaboration platforms.
Ramon Ray is an entrepreneur, author and journalist.
Laura Teclemariam is Product Manager, Electronic Arts