Upcoming Events

AMA Virtual Conference: The New Digital Landscape

October 06, 2020 10:00 AM to October 08, 2020 1:15 PM

AMA Webinar


2020 has been a year of massive change. During this virtual conference, you’ll learn about the new skills needed to excel in our digital-first world. Award-winning marketers and industry-leading researchers will guide you through the tools and strategies that will help you prove your value at work. 

Registration is free!



Print Version

Agenda is available on the AMA event page.



J. Walker Smith

Chief Knowledge Officer, Kantar

J. Walker Smith is Chief Knowledge Officer, Brand & Marketing, with the consulting division of Kantar. Walker has been described by Fortune as “one of America’s leading analysts on consumer trends.” He is co-author of four highly regarded books, a Marketing News columnist, a weekly video blogger, and a former public radio commentator. He is the 2020 recipient of the AMA’s Charles Coolidge Parlin Award for outstanding contributions to the field of market research. He is a 2012 inductee into the N.C. Journalism and Media Hall of Fame. In 2014 and 2015, he won the WPP Atticus Award for Strategy and in 2013 for Consumer Insights. Walker holds a doctorate from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.


Sheryl Kingstone

Research Vice President for Customer Experience, 451 Research

Sheryl Kingstone leads coverage for Customer Experience & Commerce for 451 Research, a part of S&P Global Market Intelligence, which covers the many aspects of how customer experience is a catalyst for digital transformation. She oversees the company’s coverage of a variety of customer experience software markets spanning ad tech, marketing, sales, commerce and service.


Emily Jasper

Lead CRM Solutions, S&P Global Market Intelligence

Emily Jasper is on the product management team with S&P Global Market Intelligence, focusing on solutions delivered to customers in Sales and Marketing roles, including CRM data solutions. She works to manage and enhance the S&P Global Market Intelligence for Salesforce offering, as well and collaborate with teams building Xpressfeed and API products. Before joining S&P Global Market Intelligence in 2018, Emily has had a decade of experience working in product and marketing in the manufacturing, advertising, and enterprise software industries.


Vijayanta Gupta

Global Vice President, Product and Industry Marketing, Sitecore
Vijayanta (Vijay) and his team focus on making Sitecore customers and partners successful in their digital experience transformation initiatives through strategic product marketing, advisory (Sitecore Business Optimization Strategies a.k.a SBOS) and business case services. Vijay advises senior executives on their digital strategy, and also serves on the advisory board of sports-tech and AI-focused start-ups in India and UK.
Prior to Sitecore, Vijay held leadership roles in Adobe, Accenture, Microsoft and TCS. He holds a Senior Diploma in Fine Arts, Bachelors in Physics, Masters in Computers, and an MBA. Vijay is London-based and thoroughly enjoys the multi-cultural experience of the city.