Data & Analytics Summit

Oct. 2, 2017 18:00 - Oct. 3, 2017 19:00

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The Symes, Toronto, Canada

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Join your industry peers and Google's senior product leaders at the 2017 Partner Leadership Summit, an exclusive two day event where we will share new product innovations, discuss key industry trends and tackle difficult challenges together.

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What to expect


See Product Roadmaps

Google’s senior leaders will share new product innovations designed to help grow your business.


Discuss Industry Trends

Join your peers to discuss key industry trends and opportunities. 


Connect with Leaders

Network with industry leaders that are collectively building for beyond. 

Ads Talks at I/O 16



Monday, October 2


Meetings at Google Office


Welcome Reception at Morgan Manufacturing

Tuesday, October 3


Check-in and Registration at Google Chicago Office


Breakfast and Panel: How Diversity Drives Innovation, Hosted by IAB Education Foundation


Opening Remarks


Keynote: Building for Beyond 


Panel: Growing Your Business with Data

Data is everywhere. In an increasingly competitive world for users' attention, leveraging this asset is critical to keeping your audience engaged and growing your bottom line. In this panel, we take a closer look at how different media companies have grown their business with the latest technologies in data management, cloud computing, and machine learning.
Bonita Stewart

Sustainable Growth: Q&A with Sridhar Ramaswamy

The digital advertising ecosystem is on the cusp of the next evolution as the way we consume content and our attitudes toward advertising shift. Hear how we're working to make ads more useful and trusted by users while helping publishers thrive. 
Sridhar Ramaswamy



Evolving Programmatic: The Next Phase of Growth

Programmatic driven transactions are becoming the norm as advertisers and publishers realize the efficiency and revenue benefits. We're working on the next generation of programmatic solutions to deliver even better results and help you fulfill evolving advertiser needs.  
Sam Cox
Kurt Spoerer
Max Loubser



Innovating for a Video-First Future

Video is immersed in nearly all content and ad experiences, DoubleClick can power any publishers' video strategy by helping them connect with advertisers and engage with audiences.
Rany Ng

Maintaining the Integrity of Online Advertising

We believe in the open web and that advertising should reward publishers who provide good content and user experiences. In this session we'll talk about our investments to support a healthy ecosystem, protect everyone from bad ads, and make sure our systems deliver value to publishers.
Pooja Kapoor
Scott Spencer
2:30pm   Breakout Sessions 1
What's Next for the Mobile Web
From Data to Insights in DoubleClick
Tuning into the Future of TV
3:30pm Breakout Sessions 2
Digitizing Supplier Marketing
Making More from Apps
How Google is Supporting the News Industry
From Data to Insights in DoubleClick (repeated)

Product Manager Town Hall

Bring your questions, ideas, and anecdotes to this town hall session to have them fielded by Google's Product Management leaders. Your feedback and suggestions might help us build the next great product that could propel your business into the beyond. 

Cocktail Reception at Google


Bonita Stewart

Bonita Stewart

Vice President, Global Partnerships at Google

Bonita C. Stewart brings extensive consumer technology and operational experience as her career spans over two decades of digital transformation across multiple industries. Currently, she leads the company’s Global Partnerships team for Global News and Publishing, Global Broadcast, Media and Entertainment, Latin America and Canada. She works with some of the world’s largest publishers to provide strategic insights, innovative solutions and revenue growth across search, mobile, DoubleClick, programmatic media, video, display and cross functional alignment with Google Play, Android, YouTube, Commerce and emerging products. She joined Google in 2006 as the Automotive Industry Director and subsequently led the sector for US Sales and Operations supporting Auto, Finance, Media/Entertainment and Travel. Prior to Google she had an extensive automotive career that included, Director, Chrysler Group Interactive Communications for DaimlerChrysler AG and Chrysler Brand Advertising. During her tenure Advertising Age named the Chrysler Group the 2005 Interactive Marketer of the Year. She also managed the brand development process and multi-billion annual revenue for Dodge passenger cars and minivans working closely with engineering, manufacturing, finance and dealers. Ms. Stewart enjoyed a 10-year management career with IBM in software/hardware pricing, sales and PC product marketing. Ms. Stewart also has entrepreneurial experience as President, COO and co-founder for Nia Enterprises, a web-based company as well as the Founder and CEO for One Moment in Time, a formal wear rental company for women. Ms. Stewart graduated magna cum laude with a Bachelor of Arts from Howard University and an MBA from Harvard Business School. Currently, she serves on the Deckers Brands board [NYSE:DECK], the National Advisory Council for the Cranbrook Art Academy and the American Ballet Theatre Advisory Council for Project Plié.

Don Harrison

Don Harrison

President, Global Partnerships and Corporate Development at Google

Don Harrison is Google’s President of Global Partnerships and Corporate Development. As head of Global Partnerships, Don oversees Google's strategic partnerships worldwide, working with Google’s partners to monetize their assets and grow their businesses with Google's ad technology and publishing solutions. He is also responsible, across the company, for product enablement and commercial partnerships for the Assistant, Search, Geo/Maps, Shopping, Travel, and Payments. As head of Corporate Development, Don manages Google’s global mergers and acquisitions and investments team and has worked on Google’s largest transactions including Nest, Deepmind, DoubleClick, Admob, and Motorola. Don also manages Google’s Area 120 incubator as well as Google for Entrepreneurs. He was formerly Vice President and Deputy General Counsel at Google, and worked on a variety of projects in that role, from large international acquisitions to investments, establishing venture funds, and innovative equity-based compensation programs. Prior to joining Google, Don was an associate at Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati, where, in 2003, he was first introduced to Google and helped take them public. He started his career at the Toronto law firm of Davies, Ward, Phillips & Vineberg, after earning a degree in political science and philosophy at Dalhousie University and a law degree from the University of Toronto.

Jonathan Bellack

Jonathan Bellack

Director, Product Management at Google 

Jonathan Bellack is Director, Product Management for publisher ad platforms at Google. He and his team help content creators and ad-supported services of all sizes grow their revenues through Google AdSense, DoubleClick for Publishers, and the DoubleClick Ad Exchange. Jonathan has over 20 years of experience working for and with digital publishers including, Consumer Reports Magazine, and departments of the British Government. Jonathan has a BA from Yale University, an MBA from the NYU Stern School of Business, and was editor-in-chief of his middle school and high school newspapers.

Sridhar Ramaswamy

Sridhar Ramaswamy

Senior Vice President, Ads & Commerce at Google

Sridhar Ramaswamy oversees all of Google’s Advertising and Commerce products, which include search, display and video advertising, analytics, shopping, payments, and travel. Joining Google as an engineer since 2003, he’s been an integral part of the growth of AdWords and Google’s advertising business. Prior to joining Google, Sridhar was a Director of Engineering for the analytics platform at E.piphany. He also held research positions at Bell Labs, Lucent Technologies, and Bell Communications Research (Bellcore). Sridhar earned a bachelor's degree in computer science from the Indian Institute of Technology Madras, and his master’s of science and PhD in computer science from Brown University. He has published numerous papers on database systems and database theory and holds several patents in that area.


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