meet the chairs


Chair, P‬‬romaxBDA UK Conference and Awards 2016

Frank is the current Expert in Residence of the digital Ad agency, ‪Definition6, and the Global Expert in Residence of ‪ManMadeMusic. He is the former President and Chief Marketing Officer of The National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences (‪The Emmy Awards), and Executive Vice President of The ‪NBC Agency. Frank is an Emmy and DuPont Award winning ‪ABC News producer, and Executive Producer of ‪CNN Entertainment News. Right now he’s a producer/director, musician/composer, and a best selling Children’s book Author. Frank appears regularly on TechCrunch TV’s, The Gillmor Gang.


Vice Chair, ‪P‬‬romaxBDA UK Conference and Awards 2016

Marc creates stuff for TV and media as a designer, director and strategist. From on-screen branding for SABMiller and Virgin to branded content for Club 18-30 to OTT app creation for TabletTV. Previously he ran global design agency Button and co-founded Ortmans Young International. Marc has launched UEFA Champions League, First Direct, the Homeless World Cup, and created the first satellite TV branding in UK for Satellite TV, bought by Murdoch and renamed Sky. He has rebranded a lot of news from CNN to ZDF to Channel 5. Marc started at BBC doing titles for Top of the Pops and Wogan before heading up creative at Channel 4. Along the way he picked up a shelf load of awards from BAFTA, BDA, D&AD, EBU Connect, Paris Cité, Promax, RTS, and The New York Festivals.