Anne Kottler, Sage Communications Group
Anne Kottler, Partner, Sage Communications, a creative services agency that specializes in creating winning promotions for non-profits, publishers and financial companies. Anne has over twenty-plus years in direct response marketing and her responsibilities have included various executive positions including publisher, marketing director, expo planner, and creative consultant. She manages business development and client relations for Sage Communications as well as keeping everything at Sage going smoothly.
Anne has spoken at many conferences including DMA Non-Profit Conferences, DM Days, CRMA Conferences, Canadian Circulation Conference, PMA Conference in London, Circ Day LA, Folio and the Circulation Expo as well as The 2015 Bridge Conference.
When she isn’t working you can find Anne on the tennis court, walking her lab, organizing funding raising events for causes she is passionate about or spending time with her family.
Wladimir Alves, Beneplus Marketing
Wladimir heads the Marketing and Communications efforts of Beneplus in Chile. He is also responsible for leading the organization from a small-sized customer loyalty agency with a few nationally recognized accounts into a relevant player in the global scenario. Prior to Beneplus, Wladimir performed project management positions at the global Market Research firm, Ipsos, where he surveyed the behaviors of people in Latin America, Europe and North America within the Advertising, Marketing, Media, Public Affairs and Loyalty Ipsos segments. He was recognized as the Project Manager with the first device-agnostic continuous study in all LatAm. Besides, he graduated from the University of West Florida with a B.A. in Communication Arts and a minor in Marketing applications.