The Top Women in Media & Ad Tech Awards recognize, celebrate, inspire and bring together the women who are making an impact in the greater digital media and advertising technology community. On June 5, 2023, AdExchanger and AdMonsters presentED awards to the 2023 Top Women in Media and Ad Tech Honorees at the always fun and inspiring Top Women Awards Gala in New York City.
Gayle Troberman, Chief Marketing Officer of iHeartMedia, receives the 2023 Industry Impact Award. Gayle joined iHeartMedia in 2014, and has since helped to reinvent the company for the podcast era, including an embrace of programmatic technology and data-driven tactics.
Prior to that, she served as Chief Creative & Ideas Officer at IPG Mediabrands and Chief Creative Officer for Microsoft for 16 years, where she was responsible for the company’s portfolio of brands including Windows, Office, Bing, and XBOX. Gayle is a well-known advocate for diversity and inclusion and led the wildly successful iHeartMedia + P&G campaign “Can’t Cancel Pride”, which began in 2020.
Lashawnda Goffin, Chief Executive Officer of Colossus SSP, a Direct Digital Holdings Company, is the 2023 Catalyst Award recipient, honoring an individual who has driven a tremendous amount of growth for the business over the past year. Lashawnda began her leadership role with the supply-side platform in 2019 and has grown the company exponentially, recently more than tripling revenues year-over-year between 2021 and 2022.
To boost revenue to these record levels, Lashawnda successfully built a high performing team to support a roster of 26,000 media properties – which offer inventory from both multicultural and general market publishers in addition to generating over 130 billion impressions per month across display, CTV, in-app. Lashawnda spearheads making Colossus SSP a more inclusive marketplace by empowering niche and multicultural publishers through partnerships, including work with Black-owned publisher Blavity, as well as CafeMedia (recently rebranded as Raptive), one of the largest networks of minority, women and veteran-owned sites.
Women who have successfully altered the course of their brands or the industry for the better.
Editors, communicators and content marketers whose content from the brand perspective has increased or driven brand engagement with their audience, customers, and/or readers.
Women with expertise in data science or analytics, using their prowess to inform decision-making, prove out business cases or test new ideas.
Women who’ve had an exceptional impact on diversity and inclusion in their teams, companies and the media industry as a whole.
Women who’ve launched or rebuilt brands companies and continue to work tirelessly towards their success.
Women who’ve made an extraordinary effort and impact on the careers of their colleagues. Women who are sending the elevator back down!
Women who are confidently steering their media brand's ship amidst the changing tides of privacy regulation. From privacy managers and compliance officers to corp counsel, or business affairs, these are the women who are leading their company's data privacy, legal policies, and practices.
From ad tech product to programmatic sales and ops, these women are expert translators using marketing and content to simplify messaging, or using sales their sales mastery to make the programmatic case to their partners.
The tech-focused women who are creating and improving ad tech and media products. They break through walls of success in product and engineering--the most male-dominated sectors of the media and advertising industry.
Women in ad tech who are on the rise and making their mark, even at the early stages of their careers.
June 5, 2023 | New York, NY
On June 5, 2023, AdExchanger and AdMonsters will present awards to the 2023 Top Women in Media and Ad Tech Honorees at the always fun and inspiring Top Women Awards Gala in New York City.
Doors: 6:30 PM
Attire: Cocktail / Fun & Formal
THE EVENT IS SOLD OUT!