Video Leadership Summit

Thursday, February 13, 2020 Hearst Tower | New York Hosted by Hearst and A+E Networks

About the summit

This invitation-only event kicked off with Ad Age's Jeanine Poggi in conversation with Nicolle Pangis of Ampersand, Doug Ray of Denstu, Lisa Valentino of ABC Disney and Jon Steinlauf of Discovery. Check out some photos from the event below!

Event photos


VAB IMPACT: Video Leadership Summit brought together 150 industry leaders invested in the future of video. Our expert speakers offered fresh perspectives and insight into a variety of important topics.

What we Discussed

A View from the Top

A View from the Top

Ad Age's Jeanine Poggi in conversation with top industry leaders on how they are maximizing client business results.

  • Jeanine Poggi Senior Editor, Ad Age (Moderator)
  • Doug Ray Chairman, Media, Dentsu Aegis Network USA
  • Jon Steinlauf Chief U.S Advertising Sales Officer, Discovery, Inc.
  • Lisa Valentino EVP, Client & Brand Solutions, ABC Disney
  • Nicolle Pangis CEO, Ampersand
Video Attribution Strategies

A Fresh Look at Video Attribution

Jo Kinsella of TVSquared. examined the current state of attribution in the evolving video landscape.

The Streaming Wars

An Outlook on Streaming Wars

Peacock, Newsy and Tubi explored the growth in streaming, and how these services are rocking the media landscape.

DTC Brands

A DTC Playbook

We explored the ongoing evolution of DTC brands' playbooks and the ways in which their media strategies are reshaping the video landscape and rewriting the book of best practices.


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