Koichiro "Cory" Kondo - Chief Data Scientist, Amnet for Dentsu Aegis Network, UK

Koichiro Kondo is a Data Scientist from Global Data Team of Dentsu Aegis Network (DAN).

He joined DAN in 2010 and has been responsible for several data products in DAN and digital transformation consulting for Japanese top clients. His experience is spread out across copywriting, creative work, programmatic advertising, machine learning and cloud computing.

He started working at the London office in 2016 as Global Chief Data Scientist. He has been in charge of developing an innovative data product with his various expertise.

Michael Schoen - VP, Marketing Solutions, Neustar, USA

Michael Schoen is the VP Product Management at Neustar, developing and perfecting an integrated platform that enables companies to win in the connected age. Michael oversees the end-to-end system of identity that gives marketers a complete, real-time portrait of their customers and prospects based on accurate data, enabling a personalized dialogue across all marketing channels.  His leadership has been instrumental in architecting the industry’s most authoritative and real-time marketing platform, built on trusted identity across people, places, and things.

Prior to joining Neustar in 2014, Michael was the EVP, Product at Cadreon, IPG’s cross-channel audience measurement, management and buying platform. Michael was responsible for driving the product strategy, development, and technology partnerships that enabled Cadreon’s offerings across all addressable media.

Prior to joining Cadreon, Michael was General Manager, Advertising Platforms and VP, Product & Technology at LookSmart, where he was responsible for building out a paid search platform and publisher syndication business.

Michael holds an AB in Computer Science from Harvard College and an MBA from UCLA.

Youmna Borghol - Chief Data Officer, Choueiri Group, UAE

Youmna Borghol is a passionate media, data, advertising, and technology executive with balance of strategic thinking and leadership with operational experience across the advertising industry. She has over 10 years of business experience with a solid background in data and marketing analytics and a PhD in social media analytics.

Youmna started her career at National ICT Australia as a Data Scientist specialising in data, analytics and predictive models for social media. She then moved to Mediacom Australia as the Director of Business Science, focusing on data-driven marketing and communications strategies to solve real business objectives for advertisers. In present, she heads the Data department at Choueiri Group where she oversees all aspects of the data team and data-related product solutions on both the buy and sell sides.