Learn Across
Four Diverse Tracks
The world's most successful leaders
are always learning. WORLDZ brings
you the strategies, insights, and ideas
that are driving today's business conversation
and creating tomorrow's world.
“Awesome people, awesome
programming, awesome experience.”
- Eric Edge
SVP, Brand & Communications, Postmates
Master Courses
fifty-on-one
Learn by doing. These hands-on workshops, created and led by titans in their fields, give you the tools to future-proof your life and career. Choose from 50+ courses built to deliver immediate ROI with forward-focused strategies designed to get you thinking about tomorrow, today.
Tricia Nichols,
Global Lead,
Consumer Engagement, Gap
Angela Courtin,
CMO, Fox
Select 2018 Master Courses:
Bold Branding // Sarah Thompson // Global CEO // Droga5
Creating Adrenaline Entertainment // Jason Chinnock // CEO, Ducati North Amerirca // Ducati
Building a Community that Loves Your Brand // Jen Rubio // Co-Founder & Chief Brand Officer // Away
Creating Content for Change // Katherine Keating // Publisher // VICE
Omnichannel Marketing // Helen Vaid // Global Chief Customer Officer // Pizza Hut
Building Platforms with Purpose // Raja Rajamannar // CMO // Mastercard
The Customer Experience // Nick Drake // EVP, Marketing & Experience // T-Mobile
Using Geo-Data to Hone Your Marketing // Swen Graham // SVP of Creative & Global Marketing // Foursquare
Using Sound to Power Your Brand // Lauren Nagel // VP, Executive Creative Director // Pandora
Storytelling Strategies for Maximum Impact // Nick Tran // VP, Brand Marketing & Culture // Hulu
Taking your Story to the Next Level // Peter Sellis // Head of Product for Monetization // Snap, Inc.
Business Powered by Creativity // Nick Foster // Head of Design // Google X
Meet the masters
one-on-one
Rapid-fire mentorship via unparalleled one-on-one access to a series of top executives from global brands and media companies over the course of one 75-minute session.
Jamie Gersch,
CMO & SVP,
Old Navy
Doug Palladini,
Global Brand President,
Vans
Rapid-fire
mentorship
via unparalleled
one-on-one access
to a series of top
executives from
global brands and
media companies
over the course of
one 75-minute
session.
SELECT 2018 MEET THE MASTERS PARTICIPANTS:
Doug Palladini // Global Brand President // Vans
Sophie Goldschmidt // CEO // World Surf League
Robert Matthews // Chief Integrated Marketing Officer, Gaming // Microsoft
Brenda Freeman // CMO // Magic Leap, Inc.
Ryan Immegart // CMO // Volcom
Marvin Chow // VP, Global Marketing // Google
Attica Jaques // Head, Global Brand Marketing // Under Armour
Mark Weinstein // SVP & Global Head of Customer Engagement, Loyalty & Partnerships // Hilton
Christopher Bevans // Founder & Creative Director // DYNE
Paula Kupfer // SVP, Global Brand Partnerships and Promotions // Lionsgate Entertainment
Daniel O'Brien // GM of US, HTC VIVE // HTC
Lori Feldman // EVP, Strategic Marketing // Warner Bros. Records
MENTORSHIP LUNCHES
ten-on-one
Break bread with a brand behemoth and nine of your lucky peers. Explore market-defining issues, trends, and ideas while acquiring expertise and insights in the process.
Kathryn Minshew,
Founder & CEO,
The Muse
Tim Kring, Creator
of Heroes & Exec Prod
of Upcoming Bourne Series
Break bread
with a brand
behemoth and
nine of your lucky
peers. Explore market-defining
issues, trends, and
ideas while acquiring
expertise and insights
in the process.
SELECT 2018 MENTORSHIP LUNCH HOSTS:
Jesse Coulter // Chief Creative Officer // Samsung
Jennifer Breithaupt // Global Consumer CMO // Citi
Nick Drake // EVP, Marketing & Experience // T-Mobile
Marisa Thalberg // Global Chief Brand Officer // Taco Bell
Tim Kring // Creator of “Heroes” & Executive Producer of up-coming Bourne Series
Jennifer Frommer // SVP, Partnerships & Creative Content // Columbia Records
Atif Rafiq // CDO & Global CIO // Volvo Cars of North America
Kathryn Minshew // Founder & CEO // The Muse
Ryan Eckel // VP, Strategy & Innovation // Dick's Sporting Goods
Sadie Novello // Head of Studios // Giphy
Celiena Adcock // Head of Streaming, Global Marketing Solutions // Facebook
Katie Rosen Kitchen // Co-Founder & Editor-in-Chief // FabFitFun
Keynotes &
In-Conversations
Learn, ask questions, and be heard by some of culture's most influential artists, business leaders, and life strategists.
Tony Gonzalez,
NFL Hall of Famer &
Studio Analyst, Fox Sports
Learn, ask
questions, and
be heard by
some of
culture's most
influential
artists, business
leaders, and life
strategists.
SELECT 2018 IN-CONVERSATIONS:
Senator Barabara Boxer
Steve Aoki // Grammy-nominated DJ & Producer
Lisa Leslie // 4x Olympic Gold Medalist, 3x WNBA MVP & Hall of Famer
RZA // Musician, Producer, Filmmaker & Author // Wu-Tang Clan
Stephanie Gilmore // 6x World Surfing Champion
Gus Wenner // Publisher & COO // Rolling Stone
JC Curleigh // Global Brand President // Levi's
Marisa Thalberg // Chief Brand Officer // Taco Bell
Jill Cress // CMO // Nat Geo
David Baga // Chief Business Officer // LYFT
Sophie Goldschmidt // CEO // World Surf League
Rose McGowan // Activist & Actress
WORLDZ
IMPACT
PLATFORMS

The world of tomorrow is built on collaboration. The WORLDZ community is dedicated to giving established brands a way to give back and enable the upstarts who are making the world a better place.

WORLDZ
GOODFRONTS

WORLDZ raised over $10MM last year at our
"action auction" connecting some of
the most important causes of our day
with much-needed resources.

WORLDZ
launchpad

WORLDZ Launchpad provides a platform for
early-stage start-ups to present their
businesses to some of the world's most
influential VCs and brands including
Greylock Partners, Andreessen Horowitz,
Google, Vice, Samsung and more. Stay
tuned for 2019 application information
and deadlines.

WORLDZ
service day

Arriving early? Make a difference on Day
Zero with a WORLDZ non-profit partner.
In 2018 WORLDZ partnered with Tmobile
and Feeding Children Everywhere to pack
over 5000 lunches for children in need.
Stay tuned for 2019 plans.

"WORLDZ delivers on both fronts of what's
going on onstage - with
the creative and the
content - and what's happening off the stage".
- Gary Vaynerchuk, CEO VaynerMedia
additional networking opportunities

One-on-One
Lounge

Cultural
Hub

Voyager
Village

ACTIVITIES

MUSICAL
PERFORMANCES

Parties
& Mixers