Ad Age Executive Collective

For marketing & communications executives

Today’s marketing and communications experts own not just brands – they also spearhead strategy, growth, and measurable impact. If you’re a marketing or communications leader guiding your company into the digital age, we want to shine a light on your work.

Who Qualifies

We’re looking for marketing and communications executives who are taking their brands to new heights and leading innovative in-house teams. We can’t wait to hear all about what you do, but first make sure you meet our minimum criteria to apply:

  • Senior-level media, marketing, communications, advertising, or innovation executive for a company that
  • Operates out of North America and
  • Has at least $2M in revenue or $1M in funding

Why Join


Whether you’re looking for the best hires for your team or the next smart step for your career, it helps to have connections. Our curated Ad Age Collective includes leading founders and executives in marketing and media. It’s the network you need to open doors and make moves.


Your role requires you to control your company’s brand. Your career requires you to control your own. Ad Age Collective can help on both fronts. Share your ideas in published article on and stand out with an Ad Age Amp profile, customizable to your needs.


The role of marketing and communications executives is expanding. As you’re tasked with new responsibilities, you’re going to need new skills to succeed. Our leadership coaching prepares you to tackle everything that comes your way and to secure your position as a company-wide leader.

Featured Members

Samantha Skey

SheKnows Media

Geoff Schiller

Chief Revenue Officer

Cathy Oh

Head of Marketing and Analytics
Samsung Ads

Andy Mackensen

Co-Founder and CMO

Raashee Gupta

Planning Lead

Nick Johnson

Head of Ad Sales

Amy Heidersbach

Chief Marketing Officer

Suzanne Grimes

President, Westwood One
EVP Marketing, CUMULUS Media