BIMA - Inside the Mind: Ellen Comley (Havas Media) & Mike Baker (DataXu)

When: Tue February 26, 2013 8:00 am

Organization: BIMA

Location: Bingham McCutchen, 1 Federal Street, Boston, MA


Behind every successful professional are a variety of little stories. The humble beginnings. The wins and losses. That breakthrough moment! And all the funny, crazy, inspiring, sad, shocking, and interesting things that happened in between. That's where we come in...

BIMA is proud to present "Inside The Mind," a series of intimate discussions that will bring the amazing stories of some of the most influential figures in the industry to life!

Join us on February 26th when we kick-off this series with Ellen Comley, EVP and Managing Director at Havas Media, and Mike Baker, Co-founder and CEO of DataXu, who share their unique paths to success.

Who is Ellen Comley? She is the EVP and Managing Director at Havas Media and brings the full complement of resources to bear on her clients' businesses, to help teams grow and evolve as the media world continues to change at a blistering pace. A passionate promoter of new technologies, channels and the power of integrated communications, she brings strategic leadership to the successful campaigns her teams develop for clients which include: Autozone, Carnival, Choice Hotels, Fidelity, McDonald's, Panasonic and Remy Cointreau. But it has been a long road. From her time at Brown and Northwestern, to the launch of her own company, Ellen has a lot to share about her life in digital marketing, and would love to have you be a part of the conversation.

And who is Mike Baker? Mike is a serial entrepreneur and investor. Currently he is the Co-founder and CEO of DataXu, a leader in digital marketing management solutions. Before DataXu, Mike was a Vice President at Nokia, where he created and ran Nokia Interactive. He came to Nokia through its acquisition of pioneering mobile media company Enpocket, where he was the founding investor and CEO. He has also been Executive Vice President at CMGI and Engage Technologies, early Internet IPOs. Along the way, Mike was a corporate partner in a venture capital firm and a telecom and media lawyer in Washington, DC. An angel investor in over 20 companies, he is currently chairman of the board of Nexage, a mobile advertising solutions provider.

By attending this uniquely entertaining and informative event, you'll not only share in their stories, but become a part of the next one. Plus, you'll have the opportunity to network with your peers and enjoy complimentary breakfast.