Jan 5 2015
Basis Technologies

Feet on the Street: CES 2015 Edition


Happy New Year, friends and welcome to the first Feet on the Street of 2015! We’re kicking off 2015 with a bang by heading to the International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas. CES is going to be a blast –jam-packed with presentations, shows, dinners, and other high profile events sure to keep attendees on their toes! Take a look at the schedule below and see where our peeps are heading. If you’re going to be in Vegas too, please email us at events@centro.net – we’d love to catch up! In the meantime, check out what’s on our radar for the week:


We have an All-Star team of Centrons headed to CES:


Emily Barron: SVP, Media Operations

Kristin Haarlow: RVP, Media Operations

Martin Crawford: RVP, South Sales

Jill Hamilton: RVP, Media Operations

Jason Danahy: RVP, East Sales

Adam Herman: Account Executive

Gunnard Johnson: SVP, Media Data & Analytics

Scott Neslund: EVP, Media Services

Tyler Kelly: SVP, Sales

Mike Olson: RVP, West Sales

Ryan Manchee: Senior Director, Digital Innovations

Laura Perritte: RVP, Media Operations

Matt Sauls: VP, SiteScout Operations

April Weeks: RVP, Media Operations

Charlie Thomas: EVP, Sales

Kelly Wenzel: CMO

Doug Thomas: RVP, Midwest Sales


Just a few of the many activities going on this week:


What: Cirque du Soleil presents Michael Jackson ONE – 1/5 @ 9:30 pm PT

Where: Mandalay Bay Theatre

What’s going on? We are treating our guests to a spectacular show! ONE is a heartfelt tribute to the work, innovative spirit and legacy of Michael Jackson. This fusion of acrobatics, dance, and visuals takes the audience on an immersive journey through the music and spirit of the King of pop.


What: Right Place, Right Time presented by Google – 1/6 @ 9:30 am PT

Where: Aria, Bluethorn Meeting Room #1

What’s going on? Maryann Kongovi, Nick Maisano, and Jesse Bean of Google give their thoughts on how marketers are bridging the gap between search and display, identifying behavioral signals, and how to optimize your message for a millennial audience.


What: Explore the Tech East floor – 1/6 @ 3:00 pm PT

Where: Las Vegas Convention Center

What’s going on? Tech East is where innovations in audio, automotive, electronics, gaming, video, wireless services, digital imaging/photography, or anything with an “i” comes to market. We will be exploring the floor and visiting the booths!


What: Explore the C Space – 1/7 @ 9:30 am PT

Where: Aria, C Space

What’s going on? New for 2015, C Space at the Aria is the official CES destination for creative communications, brand marketers, advertising agencies, digital publishers and social networks. C Space tells the story of how content, creativity, technology, brand marketing, influencers, and consumers come together.


What: Video Advertising Convergence – 1/7 @ 2:00 pm PT

Where: Aria, Bluethorn Meeting Room #1

What’s going on? Jason Lopatecki and Alex Hood of TubeMogul point out the current perception of online video and TV advertising and how consumers no longer distinguish between the two. They will dive into how marketers can leverage technology in order to embrace a new way of viewing the video landscape.


Come explore with us at CES 2015 – we hope to see you there! Regardless, have a wonderful week!