Mr. David Sable

David Sable is a senior advisor at WPP, mentoring and consulting across the company. In his previous role as Global CEO of Y&R, David propelled Y&R to a top five global creative firm at Cannes, developed new resources and practices, expanded the global footprint of VML, and ultimately helped unify Y&R and VML into one marketing powerhouse: VMLY&R. All while evangelizing the spirit and competitive advantage of innovation and collaboration.

David’s involvement in the advertising industry has spanned more than 40 years, clients ranging from Fortune Ten to day old start-ups, beginning at Y&R as a trainee in 1976. After his initial stint at Y&R, David worked at Wells Rich Greene before relocating to Israel, where he co-founded an agency, Mimsar, that focused on the then-nascent hi-tech industry, which was the foundation of “The Startup Nation.”

Upon returning to the U.S., David joined the Y&R network once again, mentored by the late Harold Burson at Burson-Marsteller, and Cohn & Wolfe, where he led major accounts in Business to Business, Financial as well as Consumer. In 1990, he returned to Y&R to lead the global portion of the agency’s international Colgate-Palmolive account driving the first ever coordinated global launch of a toothpaste. There, he helped pioneer Y&R’s cross-agency team approach on the USPS account, transforming it into an award-winning industry benchmark.

In 1996, David became a founding partner of one of the first digitally-focused omni-channel startup, Genesis Direct. In 2000, he took that experience to Wunderman…mentored by the late Lester Wunderman, ultimately serving as its Vice Chairman, helping them transition into WPP as a digital/data powerhouse, before returning to Y&R as Global CEO.

David is active in the industry as former Chairman of the Advertising Council’s Board of Directors and, for many years before, a Director-at-Large of the 4As. He has served as Jury President at Cannes three times and was a member of the Titanium jury. He now serves as a keynote speaker at major global events, motivational speaker and advises industry leaders worldwide.

A prolific writer and published children’s author…”What Would You Wish For”, David is a designated LinkedIn Influencer, where he ranks among the most widely read business leaders in the world. He also served as an Executive Producer on MTV’s highly acclaimed REBEL MUSIC series.

In 2013, Fast Company named David one of the 10 Most Generous Marketing Geniuses. He currently serves on the Board of Directors of both UNICEF USA and the International Special Olympics, as well as the UNCF. David is also a member of the public company side of American Eagle Outfitters’ Board of Directors.

David and his wife, Debbie, have two daughters, two sons-in-law, five treasured grandchildren — Henry, Teddy, Gemma, Goldy and Sadie.

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Ms. Lauren Selig

Lauren Selig is an entrepreneur and executive producer with a 20-year track record of global impact in Media, Real-estate and Start-ups. Through her self-made production company Shake and Bake, she has executively produced Award-winning films like Hacksaw Ridge and Lone Survivor, as well as other films like: Parkland, Crawl, American Made and many, many more. And at the same time through her other company V.A.L.I.S Studios, she created the Facebook 360 studio, she produced Intel’s Smithsonian American Virtual Reality experience and she won an Emmy for the first virtual reality summit of Mt. Everest.

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Mr. Nicholas Logothetis

Nicholas Logothetis is Executive Board Member and Vice Chairman of the Libra Group and Co-Founder and Chairman of the Board of Concordia. Nicholas is an entrepreneur who has a lifelong passion for politics and international affairs. He founded Concordia, along with business partner Matthew Swift, on the notion that facilitating cross-sector collaboration can more adequately address global challenges to create a more prosperous and sustainable future. This notion, along with his commitment to solving pressing international challenges through the lens of partnerships, developed Concordia into the preeminent global hub for partnerships in record time.

As Chairman of the Board at Concordia, he leads a distinguished Board comprised of top leaders from academia and the private sector. His leadership in driving forward Concordia’s mission to enable public-private partnerships has established Concordia as reputable thought leader in the partnership building space.

Since Concordia’s founding in 2011, he has overseen the organization of five global summits and a myriad of practioner level covenings with prominent speakers from the public, private, and non-profit sectors.

Nicholas is a member of the Royal Institute of International Affairs London, the National Press Club Washington DC, and the Overseas Press Club. Prior to establishing Concordia and joining the Libra Group, he spent several years gaining invaluable experience in the media industry at the Fox News Channel, British Sky Broadcasting, Bryan Cave LLP, Husch Blackwell Sanders and News Corporation. Nicholas attended the Elliott School of International Affairs at George Washington University.

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Ms. Mitzi Perdue

Mitzi Perdue specializes in providing actionable tips for helping family businesses last and thrive.

She draws on the experience of her family of origin, the Henderson Estate Company which dates back to 1840 and was the forerunner of the Sheraton Hotels (her father was President and Co-founder of the chain). She also looks to her marital family (she’s the widow of Frank Perdue from Perdue Farms) that began in 1920.

As a businesswoman herself, Mitzi founded CERES Farm in 1974. Her sons manage the company today. CERES is a major supplier of wine grapes to Joel Gott, Robert Mondavi, Kendall Jackson, Gallo, McManis, Sutter Home, Diageo, and the Wine Group.

Most recently, she’s authored The Frank Perdue Way:  Simple Steps, Super Success. She’s also the author of, I DIDN’T BARGAIN FOR THIS, her story of growing up as a hotel heiress.

She was a syndicated columnist for 22 years, and her weekly environmental columns were the most widely syndicated environmental column in the United States.  Mitzi also produced and hosted more than 400 half hour interview shows, Mitzi’s Country Magazine on KXTV, the CBS affiliate in Sacramento, California. In addition, she hosted and produced more than 300 editions of Mitzi’s Country Comments, which was syndicated to 76 stations. Her radio series, Tips from the Farmer to You, was broadcast weekly for two years on the Coast to Coast Radio Network. In 2021, she returned to TV as hostess of EarthXTV’s The Pen and the Planet.

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