GET+TOGETHER: Panel of Entrepreneurs Under 40


Date: May 19, 2016
Time: 5:30pm - 7:30pm
Place: 1211 Avenue of the Americas (6th Avenue between 47th and 48th)
9th Floor Boardroom

You are the next generation of marketing and business leaders. Now it’s your moment, your turn, and your time to meet your people. BMA:FWD has brought together an inspiring panel of young leaders. Join us for drinks and the chance to meet the innovators with whom you’ll be shaping the future.



About Liana M. Douillet Guzmán

Liana M. Douillet Guzmán is the VP of Marketing and Communications at Blockchain, which is building an open, accessible and fair financial future, one software tool at a time. In addition to being an innovator in finance, she is an innovator in philanthropy.

She was named one of Observer’s top 20 Philanthropists under 40 for her work as co-founder of The Pink Agenda, a breast cancer research and care not-for-profit that believes that engaging today’s generation can go a long way to finding tomorrow’s cure.





About Scott Kirkpatrick

Scott Kirkpatrick is the President & Chief Operating Officer at General Assembly (GA), a global educational company that specializes in the most in-demand skills. GA's mission is to empower a global community to pursue work they love.

Scott joined GA from The Princeton Review, where he served as the President and successfully facilitated its sale to IAC. Before joining The Princeton Review, Scott held other roles in strategy, consulting and marketing.

Scott holds a B.S. in Economics & Management from the United States Coast Guard Academy and spent 8 years in the U.S. Coast Guard, where he served as the navigator on a ship and an aide to the President of the United States.

After finishing his military career as an Officer, Scott went on to earn his an M.B.A. from MIT's Sloan School of Management.


About Dave Heinzinger

Dave Heinzinger is Senior Director of Communications at inMarket, the world’s largest beacon proximity media platform. He was recognized as a 2014 PR News Rising Star for his successful PR efforts at inMarket. Since he arrived there, the company has tripled its sales staff and opened a new office to handle the demand he generated.

On top of all this, he developed and currently teaches Marist College’s first mobile-centric communications course, The Mobile Consumer





About Sharon T. Driscoll

Sharon T. Driscoll (moderator) is CMO of Global Client Segments at IBM, which aims to outthink marketing with cognitive solutions. She has been awarded for her marketing excellence and is a frequent speaker on personal branding and leadership.

She is passionate about empowering talent and building motivated and successful marketing teams. She holds a board position at the Business Marketing Association and is a Trustee of Providence College.





  • ANA, BMA, and BAA Members: $45
  • Non Members: $60

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