Google Marketing Live

May 13 – 15, 2019
Moscone West Convention Center, San Francisco, CA, United States

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Join us at Google Marketing Live, an invitation-only gathering of the world's leading digital marketers. Together, we'll shape the future of our industry.

Google Marketing Live

May 13 – 15, 2019
Moscone West Convention Center, San Francisco, CA, United States

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Join us at Google Marketing Live, an invitation-only gathering of the world's leading digital marketers. Together, we'll shape the future of our industry.

Google Marketing Live

May 13 – 15, 2019
Moscone West Convention Center, San Francisco, CA, United States

Find the venue

Open in Google Maps

Join us at Google Marketing Live, an invitation-only gathering of the world's leading digital marketers. Together, we'll shape the future of our industry.

Meeting Matters

Shape future innovations.

Gain unparalleled access to Google’s product teams. Learn about our latest roadmaps, share your ideas and help shape future product innovations.

Meet Who Matters

Learn from industry leaders.

With 100+ sessions, an interactive product gallery and ample networking opportunities, there’s no better place to learn from brands that matter most to you.

Insights

Turn insights into action.

Get inspired with the latest trends, perspectives and best practices from industry visionaries. Leave with actionable strategies to grow your business.

Discussion

Featured Speakers

Marie Gulin-Merle

Chief Marketing Officer Calvin Klein

Kristin Lemkau

Chief Marketing Officer JPMorgan Chase

Prabhakar Raghavan

SVP, Ads and Commerce Google

Lorraine Twohill

Chief Marketing Officer Google

Philipp Schindler

Chief Business Officer Google

Allan Thygesen

President, Americas Google

Karen Sauder

VP, Sales Google

Jerry Dischler

VP, Search and YouTube Ads Google

Marie Gulin-Merle

Chief Marketing Officer Calvin Klein

With over 15 years of marketing and digital transformation experience, Marie Gulin-Merle has been appointed Chief Marketing Officer of Calvin Klein in May 2018 and serves as the global brand and marketing architect reporting directly into Calvin Klein’s CEO, Steve Shiffman. Ms. Gulin-Merle is charged with further expanding the brand’s voice and global marketing platforms and strategically driving consumer engagement to position the business for long-term growth.

More recently, Ms. Gulin-Merle served as the Chief Marketing Officer for L'Oréal USA since 2014, where she successfully transformed the company’s marketing functions and reinforced its industry leadership, particularly in the areas of digital innovation, consumer and market intelligence, media investment and data-driven marketing. She ushered in a number of firsts for L’Oreal - first digital upskilling curriculum for marketers, first data capabilities, first in-house content studio, and first-to market partnerships with major platforms and publishers.

Prior to her role as CMO, Ms. Gulin-Merle worked in ascending marketing and communications positions within L'Oréal, including serving as the Global Head of Integrated Marketing Communications at the brand’s headquarters in Paris from 2010 to 2014, where she reinvented many brand programs across 60 countries and 8 regions and also launched the industry-awarded app, Makeup Genius.

Ms. Gulin-Merle’s achievements have been recognized by numerous organizations and most recently was hailed as a “Power Player in Marketing and Advertising” by Ad Age in November 2017. She was included in WWD’s “10 Most In-Demand Execs in Digital Beauty, Fashion and E-Commerce” list in 2016; was featured in Ad Age's “40 Under 40” list; and made Business Insider’s “Most Innovative CMOs in the World” list in 2016 and 2017.

Kristin Lemkau

Chief Marketing Officer JPMorgan Chase

Kristin Lemkau is the Chief Marketing Officer for JPMorgan Chase, responsible for marketing, brand, advertising, media, sponsorships, marketing analytics and market research firm wide and communications for Chase. She has spent 19 years at JPMorgan Chase in communications and marketing roles across the firm. In 2017 she was recognized as a Matrix Award winner by NY Women in Communications. In 2016, she was named one of Ad Age’s 10 Power Players and one of Adweek’s Most Indispensable Executives in Marketing, Media and Tech. Prior to JPMorgan Chase, she held communications and marketing positions at Allied Signal (now Honeywell) and Freeport-McMoRan. She is a member of the Leadership Council for the Robin Hood Foundation and on the Board of Directors of Effie Worldwide and the Association of National Advertisers (ANA). Most recently, in 2018, Forbes recognized Kristin as one of The World’s 10 Most Influential CMOs 2018.

Prabhakar Raghavan

SVP, Ads and Commerce Google

Prabhakar Raghavan is a Senior Vice President at Google, and oversees Google’s Advertising and Commerce products, including search, display and video advertising, analytics, shopping, payments, and travel. In addition, he is responsible for infrastructure teams that provide much of the software backbone for search, ads and other groups.

Previously, he served as Vice President of Google Apps, Google Cloud, overseeing engineering, products and user experience. Under his leadership, the Apps business expanded from a set of consumer apps to an enterprise solution that is a major contributor to Google’s Cloud business. He also grew both Gmail and Drive past 1 billion MAUs and introduced a number of machine intelligence features in G Suite, including Smart Reply, Smart Compose, Drive Quick Access — each leading to measurable improvements in user experience.

Prior to joining Google, Prabhakar founded and led Yahoo! Labs where he was responsible for search and ad ranking, as well as ad marketplace design, and later served as the company’s Chief Strategy Officer. He also served as CTO at Verity, and held various positions over the course of 14 years at IBM with a focus on algorithms, data mining and machine learning.

Prabhakar holds a Ph.D. from U.C. Berkeley in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science and a Bachelor of Technology from the Indian Institute of Technology, Madras. His research background spans algorithms, web search and databases. He is the co-author of two widely-used graduate texts on algorithms and on search: Randomized Algorithms and Introduction to Information Retrieval; a member of the National Academy of Engineering, a Fellow of the ACM and IEEE; and was a Consulting Professor of Computer Science at Stanford University. In 2009, he was awarded a Laurea honoris causa from the University of Bologna. He has served as editor in chief for the Journal of the ACM, has published over 100 papers in various fields and holds 20 issued patents, including several on link analysis for web search.

Lorraine Twohill

Chief Marketing Officer Google

As Google’s Chief Marketing Officer, Lorraine manages a global team responsible for telling the evolving story of Google’s brand, driving revenue growth, and bringing Google’s products to life for billions of users every day. Her teams focus on Google’s core products, including Search, Maps, Photos and the Google Assistant; Google’s Platforms, such as Android, Chrome, Play and YouTube, and support the company's new Hardware division. Lorraine was responsible for driving Google’s social impact focus on education, economic opportunity and inclusion, and for the company crisis response strategy. Previously, Lorraine led Marketing for Google in Europe, the Middle East and Africa. Lorraine graduated from Dublin City University with a joint honors degree in International Marketing and Languages. She has been named Adweek’s Grand Brand Genius, Business Insider's Most Innovative CMO, one of the world’s 50 Most Powerful Moms, and most recently Cannes Creative Marketer of the Year. A native of Ireland, Lorraine lives in the Bay Area with her husband and two children.

Philipp Schindler

Chief Business Officer Google

As Google’s Senior Vice President and Chief Business Officer, Philipp leads the company’s Global Sales & Operations, overseeing global and regional sales activities for Google and YouTube, global technical and consumer support and operations, commercialization, sales and partnership strategy across all Google’s ads and commerce products, and partnership for Android, Chrome, and Hardware. He was previously in charge of Google's Global Sales & Operations, based in Mountain View, and Google’s business in Northern and Central Europe, based in London.

Prior to joining Google in 2005, Philipp was a Senior Vice President at AOL Germany, running the company's marketing and sales activities and serving as a member of their management board for six years. In this capacity, Philipp was responsible for one of the largest marketing and sales budgets in the country, developed many significant sales partnerships, and was responsible for direct marketing, traditional brand marketing, customer relationship management, business intelligence and data mining, and pricing. While in this role at AOL, Philipp won the Golden Effie as well as several other industry awards.

Before AOL, Philipp served as the head of marketing at CompuServe in Germany, a subsidiary of AOL Inc, and was part of the top junior talent program of Bertelsmann AG, where he focused on new media activities within their global corporate strategy unit.

Philipp earned a Diplom Kaufmann degree with distinction from the European Business School (EBS) in Oestrich-Winkel, Germany. He is also a scholar of the “Studienstiftung des deutschen Volkes”. He has won numerous industry recognitions, including Wall Street Journal’s Top 25 European Technology Leaders (2011), one of Germany’s top 10 leaders under 40 by Capital Magazine (2009), and Germany’s most influential media personality voted by Germany’s largest advertising magazine W&V (2006). He currently lives in Menlo Park, California with his wife and 3 children.

Allan Thygesen

President, Americas Google

As President of the Americas at Google, Allan leads the Company’s advertising business in North and South America. Prior to this role he was President of Google Marketing Solutions, overseeing the global mid-market and small advertiser business, which serves millions of customers and agencies worldwide. Allan is a sought-after voice in the technology industry and presently serves as a Lecturer at the Stanford Graduate School of Business and as an outside Director for RingCentral (NYSE: RNG).

Before joining Google in 2010, Allan was a Managing Director and Partner in the U.S. venture and growth funds of The Carlyle Group, where he led investments in startups in sectors including e-commerce, mobile advertising and imaging. Earlier, Allan served as EVP, sales and business development, at Wink Communications, which he helped take public in 1999. Before Wink, he worked in sales, marketing, customer service and finance management roles at various technology companies in the United States and Denmark.

Allan received a master’s degree in economics from the University of Copenhagen and an MBA degree from the Stanford Graduate School of Business, where he graduated as an Arjay Miller scholar. He lives in the Bay Area with his wife and four children.

Karen Sauder

VP, Sales Google

Karen is Vice President of sales at Google and serves as site lead for the company’s Chicago office. She joined Google in 2011 to launch the company’s Chicago-based consumer goods division to cultivate advertising clients in the food, beverage and restaurant businesses across the U.S.

Prior to her role as Vice President, Karen led Google’s largest global integrated marketing teams, consulting with agencies and customers on how to grow their businesses in a rapidly changing consumer landscape and working with key customers like Apple and Microsoft. She brings a wealth of experience advising C-suite executives and boards of directors on consumer marketing, go-to-market strategy, product innovation and data strategy. Karen has spearheaded several global marketing initiatives, including developing partnerships with third party brand measurement and improving brand safety policy and practices.

Karen joined Google from FCB, a division of the Interpublic Group of Companies where she was the Executive Vice President and Managing Director. Karen was responsible for blue chip clients including SC Johnson, MillerCoors, Boeing, Dow, United States Postal Service, Motorola and Kraft among others. For four years, she led the team of 1200 to record setting growth and profitability. Prior to FCB, Karen was President at Zipatoni, a boutique creative agency also owned by IPG. She began her career at Anheuser-Busch and Frito-Lay where she led teams in marketing, sales, wholesaler development and key accounts.

Karen is passionate about community involvement and serves on multiple boards, including the World Business Chicago Board of Directors, the medical board of Ann and Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago, where she is chairwoman of the marketing committee, and the board of Off The Street Club. She is a member of The Chicago Network and the Economic Club of Chicago. Karen has also been recognized for her professional contributions as Chicago Advertising Federation's Woman of the Year (2009) and Ad Age's "Women to Watch" (2010).

Karen earned a bachelor’s degree in journalism from The University of Missouri and is a graduate of the Executive Education programs at both Harvard Business School and Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Business. A married mother of two teen boys, she is an avid athlete who can often be found on the soccer field, the golf course or in a pair of waders casting a fly.

Jerry Dischler

VP, Search and YouTube Ads Google

Jerry Dischler is Vice President of Product Management for Search and YouTube Ads. In this role, Jerry leads product management and innovation for both areas, as well as engineering efforts for YouTube Ads.

Previously, Jerry served as Product Management Lead for New Ad Formats where he played a leading role in defining Google’s strategy to move beyond plain text ads to deeper experiences, including the development of Ad Sitelinks and Product Listing Ads. Earlier in his career at Google, Jerry led Google’s commerce products, including Google Checkout (now Google Wallet) and Google Product Search.

Before Google, Jerry served as the Director of Engineering at Avolent where he was instrumental in developing the company’s award-winning billing and payment products. Prior to his time with Avolent, Jerry worked with Hyperion, Sana Security, and Accenture where his work focused on enterprise billing, customer care and security software.

Jerry earned his bachelor’s degree from the University of Chicago and his MBA from The Wharton School of Business.

Schedule

All Days
Monday, May 13
Tuesday, May 14
Wednesday, May 15

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Monday, May 13

2:00 – 7:00 PM

Arrivals & Check-in

6:00 – 10:00 PM

Welcome Reception

Tuesday, May 14

8:45 – 9:00 AM

Welcome Keynote

9:00 – 10:00 AM

Ads Innovation Keynote (Live Streamed)

10:00 – 10:20 AM

Driving Growth in an AI-First World

10:20 – 10:40 AM

The Evolution of Search

11:30 – 4:40 PM

Breakouts

Google Ads
Get an early preview of the Google Ads product roadmap for search, display and video. What are the newest innovations for power users? How is automation improving performance? Join us to check out what’s getting built and learn how these new products can help your business grow.

Google Marketing Platform
Be the first to hear about our vision and plans for Google Marketing Platform. Discover how marketers are benefiting from bringing together advertising and analytics, and learn about upcoming innovations for programmatic media buying, TV, measurement and more.

Customer Keynotes
Hear directly from leading CMOs about how they transformed their business with digital. Join us for inspiration and thought leadership, and leave with actionable strategies to help grow your business.

6:30 – 9:30 PM

Evening Party

Wednesday, May 15

8:30 – 9:10 AM

Inclusion Works: How Brands Redefined the Rules to Business (And Won More Customers)

9:10 – 9:40 AM

Augmented and Virtual Reality Keynote

10:00 – 1:00 PM

Industry Tracks

Explore new insights and innovations through an industry lens at one of our Think forums: Think Auto, Think Finance, Think Retail and Think Travel. Held on the last day of Google Marketing Live, these industry tracks will give you the opportunity to learn from and connect with your peers.

Think Auto

Think Finance

Think Retail

Think Travel

10:00 – 4:40 PM

Breakouts

Google Ads
Get an early preview of the Google Ads product roadmap for search, display and video. What are the newest innovations for power users? How is automation improving performance? Join us to check out what’s getting built and learn how these new products can help your business grow.

Google Marketing Platform
Be the first to hear about our vision and plans for Google Marketing Platform. Discover how marketers are benefiting from bringing together advertising and analytics, and learn about upcoming innovations for programmatic media buying, TV, measurement and more.

Networking

Connect with digital marketers from across the globe. Dedicated networking opportunities will be available throughout the event to help you build lasting relationships.

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Sandbox

Engage with Google’s product teams at the Sandbox—an interactive experience that includes demos and workshops—where you’ll get to preview the latest innovations.

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Industry Tracks

Explore new insights and innovations through an industry lens at one of our Think forums: Think Auto, Think Finance, Think Retail and Think Travel. Held on the last day of Google Marketing Live, these industry tracks will give you an in-depth look at new consumer insights, industry perspectives and product launches.

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Venue

Moscone West Convention Center

  • 800 Howard St, San Francisco, CA 94103

Please Note: Flights, travel expenses and hotel accommodations are not provided by Google. However, we’re happy to extend our discounted rates to a number of nearby hotels. You’ll receive links to book at our partner hotels in your registration confirmation email.

FAQ

General

By attending Google Marketing Live, you’ll be joining the world's leading digital marketers to help shape the future of our industry.

Power users—you will have unparalleled access to Google’s Search, Display, Programmatic and Analytics product teams to learn about Google’s latest roadmaps and help shape future innovations. From demos to workshops, there will be multiple ways to go even deeper on the products you care about.

Marketing executives—you will gain the latest insights and best practices from industry visionaries, and walk away with new strategies to grow your business. Hear the stories and lessons learned from leading CMOs who transformed their businesses in the face of industry challenges.

With over 100 sessions to inspire and inform you, you’ll find relevant programming no matter your industry or role. And with dedicated networking opportunities throughout the event, there’s no better place to learn from and connect with the brands that matter most to you. 

Monday, May 13 through Wednesday, May 15, 2019

Moscone West Convention Center
800 Howard Street
San Francisco, CA 94103
United States of America

Google Marketing Live is an invitation-only event. Please check your email invitation for your unique registration code to register. The invitation is for one person only and is non-transferrable.

Please register as soon as possible. Registration will automatically close once we reach capacity.

Log into your event account with your email and unique registration code, then select “Cancel Registration.”

If you need a travel Visa, you may request a B1 Visa Invitation Letter by filling out the form at goo.gl/84pyyT.

Travel & Hotel

Yes. Flights and hotel accommodations are not provided by Google. However, we’re happy to extend our discounted rates to a number of nearby hotels. You’ll receive links to book at our partner hotels in your registration confirmation email.

Please make note of this in your reservation, when booking via one of our preferred hotel links. You may also contact the hotels directly to book your room through a hotel reservation agent; just be sure to use the group codes found here when you call in.

You’ll need a valid photo ID and credit card to put down upon checking in. This credit card may be charged a nightly hold, but you should check with the hotel, as the amount varies depending on the hotel. All hotels will charge your credit card for your stay upon checking out of the hotel. 

It is typically 3pm PST, but it varies depending on the hotel, so check with them directly prior to arriving.

Yes, you may cancel your hotel room at any time by calling them directly and providing your reservation confirmation number. Their phone numbers can be found here. Please note, that if you cancel your hotel room within 7 days of your check-in date, you will be charged for your full length of stay. 

Please wait 3 business days for your reservation to be fully reflected in the hotel’s system. Sometimes their front desk system has not synced with their reservations system, and need time for the servers to process this. However, do not be alarmed as your hotel reservation is guaranteed within our Google block if you booked through our links - so as long as you receive a confirmation email, you are all set!

If it is past 3 business days and they still do not have a record of your reservation, please flag this to us ASAP via email, and we will reconcile this with the hotel for you.

There are several public transportation options from SFO, SJC and OAK. These major airports also offer ridesharing service like Lyft & Uber, car rental, taxi and limousine services.

Moscone Center does not include a public parking facility. Listed below are public parking garages in close proximity to the facility, each of which provide certain spaces reserved for use by authorized, handicapped individuals. Click here to view a parking map, or use the list below for reference.

Fifth & Mission Parking Garage
833 Mission Street (between Fourth & Fifth streets, adjacent to Moscone West)
(415) 982-8522 x18

Moscone Center Garage
(Not operated by The Moscone Center)
255 Third Street (Folsom & Howard, across the street from Moscone South's Esplanade Ballroom)
(415) 777-2782 (garage)
(415) 538-7888 (office)

Hearst Parking Center
45 Third Street (entrance on Stevenson, 2 blocks from Moscone South/North)
(415) 989-4000

Museum Parc Garage
300 Third Street (entrance on Third and on Folsom streets)
(415) 284-9553

SFMoMA Garage
147 Minna St.
San Francisco, CA 94105
(415) 348-0971

Jessie Square Garage
223 Stevenson St.
San Francisco, CA 94103
(415) 978-9634

Miscellaneous

Only registered, badged guests will be able to attend Google Marketing Live.

We’re happy to accommodate — please indicate any special needs in your registration.

Yes, please bring a valid photo ID to check-in and receive your name badge. More details about badge pickup will be provided closer to the event. Stay tuned for a know-before-you-go email that will be sent a few weeks prior to the event. 

Meals during the event are provided to all attendees.

You will be able to download the event mobile app closer to the event. We will send out details regarding this prior to the event, so stay tuned for that email! 

With an average high of 64°F / 18°C and an average low of 51°F / 11°C, we suggest you bring light coats for warmth.

We recommend business casual attire.

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