Meet Our Keynote Speakers
Opening Keynote: Gravity Media
Kick off the National Arts Marketing Project Conference with two of the most exciting visionaries in cultural marketing today, Luba Tolkachyov and Rodrigo Alanis! She is the co-founder and COO, and he is the global strategist for, the award-winning advertising firm Gravity. Together, these experts in deeply integrating brands into cultures will give a big picture perspective on how marketers can better understand and connect with consumers of different personalities and cultures, and then will weave in strategies, market insights, tactics, and best practices for implementing diversity into your own marketing campaigns. This is an info-packed event you won’t want to miss!
Luba has over 10 years of marketing experience working for leading global brands such as: Caesars Entertainment, Coca-Cola, Prudential and Red Bull North America, both in the U.S. and abroad. Luba has been listed as Forbes top 10 Digital Keynote Speakers who specializes in multicultural marketing and understanding the people you work and communicate with every day.
Rodrigo brings extensive experience in branding and marketing strategy and has led the development of integrated programs for a wide array of clients including HSBC, JetBlue, Scholastic, Harry Potter, The U.S. Department of State, and the U.S. Marines.
Sunday Keynote: Alton Fitzgerald White
Sunday keynote Alton Fitzgerald White is a critically-acclaimed actor, dancer, and singer who captivates audiences whenever and wherever he performs. He performed for 5 ½ years—over 4,000 performances!—as Mufasa in The Lion King all over the world, and has had starring roles in six other Broadway musicals including Ragtime, Miss Saigon, Smokey Joe’s Café, and The Color Purple. Fitzgerald White kicks off NAMP Day 2 with an inspiring celebration of the dedication and joy that creative people can bring to their work and life!
Closing Keynote: Sam Mallikarjunan
Join author, Harvard professor, and growth marketing expert Sam Mallikarjunan as he explores what he calls “one of the most interesting period in the history of marketing.” In an era of disruption, where established incumbents are being disrupted on a daily basis by fast-moving upstarts using new technologies and breaking all the rules, learn how using content and engagement can create marketing people love and want to receive—and can keep your organization solidly at the forefront!