What is Marketing for the Now?

Our content series designed to give business leaders, marketers, influencers and culture shapers a ‘view in’ on what they need to be thinking about and how to take action right NOW.

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Ashley Cole Seidman

Ashley Cole Seidman

VP, Content Strategy, Development & Distribution

Ashley is an award-winning global content and media leader with a background in marketing technology, creative development and activation, global media, and digital platforms. Her career spans client and agency experience, with a focus on tech and financial services sectors including Intel, Microsoft, and Charles Schwab. Ashley is known as a change agent within marketing organizations through an optimistic drive for innovation that delivers business results.
Oshiya Savur
Maesa – A Bain Portfolio Company

Oshiya Savur

Chief Brand Officer

Oshiya Savur is the Chief Brand Officer at Maesa – a Bain Portfolio Company, the world’s largest beauty incubator in mass. In her current role, she leads Innovation; Incubation, Brand Marketing, Integrated Marketing, and Creative Studio. Ms. Savur is an omnichannel brand management executive with diverse global experience creating and leading high-performing teams to drive profitable growth. Prior to joining Maesa in February 2023, Oshiya served as the Head of Marketing, PR and Education Strategy at Charlotte Tilbury North America, successfully scaling the brand to achieve top ranks in Prestige Beauty Sales, Influencer Marketing and Earned Media Value. Previously, she drove growth at Revlon on the Elizabeth Arden and Juicy Couture brands and served in leadership roles at Unilever.

Oshiya’s vision is to make Maesa a thought leader for innovation, creativity, talent, and technology. She is passionate about building high growth brands with cohesive, vibrant teams.
In her free time, Oshiya hosts a podcast wh-the-tech?!??, loves snuggling with her two children, and reading.

Alex Morrison

Alex Morrison

Chief Marketing Officer

Alex Morrison is Chief Marketing Officer of Pearpop, the leading Creator Marketing Platform and a Fast Company Most Innovative Companies List honoree. Pearpop helps a community of 200,000+ creators earn a living doing what they love, while giving brands instant and direct access to collaborate with relevant, authentic, brand-safe creators. Obsessed by the intersection of creativity, media, and technology, Alex is also an adviser to TEDx and the NewFronts, and is a proud #girldad.
Andre Branch
The Estée Lauder Companies Inc.

André Branch

SVP, GM - M.A.C North America

André is currently SVP and GM, MAC North America at Estée Lauder Companies (ELC). Prior to joining ELC, Andréworked at a number of world class CPG companies.

At L’Oréal, he ran Digital and Ecommerce Operations for the USA. He also led some of the company’s most iconic luxury brands such as Viktor & Rolf Flowerbomb, Diesel, Stella McCartney, and Ralph Lauren.

After L’Oréal, André joined The Nature’s Bounty Co. as part of the executive team put in place by private equity firm, The Carlyle Group. He was there in various roles: As the CMO of the Consumer Packaged Goods division, a $2 billion entity and finally, as the President of E- Commerce, overseeing a pure-play, international ecommerce business.

Before L’Oréal, André spent 8 years at Diageo where he oversaw some of the world’s leading spirit brands, including Cuervo tequila, Smirnoff vodka, Captain Morgan rum, and Johnnie Walker scotch whisky. In his final role at Diageo, he was the Global Marketing Head of the Diageo Reserve Portfolio, a $700 million collection of luxury spirits.

Mr. Branch is also an independent board director for Signet Jewelers, a publicly traded company, and Partnership with Children, a New York City focused non-profit.

André began his post MBA career at Kraft Foods in the Post Cereals division. Prior to receiving his MBA, he worked as a CPA in audit for Deloitte & Touche. André holds a BA in Economics from the University of Maryland and an MBA from the University of Michigan Ross School of Business. He’s a proud dad of two energetic kids – Cillian, 10 years old, and Isla, 8 years old - who occupy his spare time.

Geoffrey Colon
Dell Technologies

Geoff Colon

Senior Director, Digital Marketing

Geoffrey Colon is a compelling voice at the intersection of B2B marketing, tech, media and popular culture. Creator, DJ, artist, data punk, podcaster, coder, video show producer and author of the 2016 book Disruptive Marketing, Geoffrey is currently the Senior Director of Digital Marketing at Dell Technologies.

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