CMO Momentum 2019

A conference focused on leading and
sustaining the modern marketing function


  • Strategic Performance
  • Commercial Acumen
  • Adaptability
  • Innovative Thinking
  • Collaboration
  • People
7.30am - 8.30am

Breakfast (invite-based, separate registration required)


Registration opens

8.50am - 8.55am

Nadia Cameron, CMO publisher and editor

8.55am - 9.25am

CMO to CEO/lesson in leadership  

Nicole Sparshott, CEO, T2 International

9.25am - 9.35am

Diamond sponsor presentation: Sitecore

Jordan Reizes, Head of Marketing, Asia-Pacific and Japan, Sitecore

9.35am - 10.00am

CMO case study: Restoring the Holden brand

Kristian Aquilina, Executive Director Marketing, GM Holden

10.00am - 10.20am

Keeping ahead of brand crises

Andrew Abdo, Chief Commercial Officer, NRL

10.20am - 10.30am

Panel Q&A

10.30am - 10.40am

The Impact of AI in the Customer Journey

Jithesh Gopan, Solutions Consultant, Bold360

10.40am - 11.05am

Morning tea

11.05am - 11.15am

AI ready or not: 3 As to drive data-driven business decisions

Ben Soubies, Head of Asia Pacific, Talkwalker

11.15am - 12.55pm

Executive networking roundtables

12.55pm - 1.55pm


1.55pm - 3.20pm Concurrent streams

Culture stream Customer stream
1.55pm - 2.30pm
Keynote: One second ahead - harnessing our attention for effective, more resilient work cultures
Gillian Coutts, Partner, Author and Mindfulness Expert, The Potential Project Australia
Keynote: Winning over the next generation in the 4th industrial age
Rocky Scopelliti, Futurologist and Director, Centre for Industry 4.0
How do we increase our capacity to adapt to a world of accelerated change?
2.30pm - 3pm
Panel: Making it count
Jane Palfreyman, Director of Marketing, SBS
Mark Renshaw, Chief Marketing Officer, Siteminder
Rebecca Smith, Head of Marketing, Thankyou
Naima Wilson, Marketing manager, Patagonia
Moderator: Vanessa Mitchell, Senior Journalist, CMO
Panel: Performance marketing vs brand building: Finding the optimum balance
Stuart Tucker, Chief Customer Officer, hipages
Nicole Papoutsis, Head of Marketing and Brand, Genea
Tamara Howe, Director Marketing & Corporate Affairs, Kelloggs Moderator: Rosalyn Page, Senior Journalist, CMO
3pm - 3.20pm
Case study: How to transform your marketing operations through agile marketing, growth hacking and innovation
Tyron Hayes, Founder, GrowthGenerators and former CMO50 top #10
How to Transform your Marketing,Digital, Design or CX Operations through Agile Marketing, Growth Hacking and Innovation
Case study: How to unleash brilliance in every marketer’s work
Grant Baker, Executive Director, KWP Technologies
3.20pm - 3.50pm

Afternoon tea

3.50pm - 4pm

Ted-style presentation: Oracle

Timothy Lavelle, Solution Engineering Director, Oracle
4.00pm - 4.35pm
Panel: Above board: How marketers take charge of the boardroom
Michele Philips, Partner, Johnson Partners
Georgina Williams, Non-Executive Board Director, Reece and Lifestyle Communities
Michele Teague, Board Director, The Reject Shop
Nick Baker, CEO, Outdoria
4.35pm - 5.10pm
Locknote: The neuroscience of change and creativity
Sue Langley, CEO, Langley Group; Expert in Emotional Intelligence, Positive Psychology and Neuroscience
5.10pm - 5.15pm Final remarks & prize draw
Nadia Cameron, CMO Publisher and Editor
5.15pm - 6.15pm

Networking drinks - Sponsored by Shout Agency



8th Aug 2019 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.


International Convention Centre Sydney 14 Darling Drive Sydney NSW Australia



19th Sep 2019 8:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.


Crown Towers Garden Room
8 Whiteman Street Southbank VIC Australia

Sponsored by

  • Sitecore
  • Talkwalker
  • Oracle
  • Bold 360
  • Intelligence Bank
  • Indago Digital
  • Adobe
  • Shout Agency
  • Acquia

Who Should Attend

  • CIOs, IT Directors, GM IT, Heads of IT
  • CTOs , VPs
  • 2ICT, IT Managers