Official Founding Sponsor of SoDA
As the founding sponsor of SoDA, Adobe’s goal is to provide tools and technologies to inspire the design and development of leading-edge digital content, help agencies build strategic relationships with clients, and support the overall advancement and growth of the digital marketing industry.
Adobe empowers its customers to create and deliver compelling content and applications that turn engaging digital experiences into more valuable interactions every day. By efficiently creating and optimizing digital experiences across devices, agencies help clients maximize their marketing investments and fully realize their business potential.
PALAZZO Investment Bankers
PALAZZO is a full service investment bank with a singular focus on creating value and wealth for owners and stakeholders of marketing services, interactive, digital, information, and new media companies. Known for the quality of its counsel and the commitment of its people to outstanding client service, PALAZZO advises a host of leading independent marketing services and interactive companies. The firm’s unrivaled depth of industry knowledge, combined with its extensive merger and acquisition related experience, make it partner of choice for agencies intent on improving performance, or considering an M&A transaction.
A technology law attorney with thirty years of experience in the computer and technology fields, Brad is SoDA’s General Counsel and Global Legal Advisor. He educates SoDA’s members about the laws, cases and legal trends that impact the business of digital marketing, focusing in particular on intellectual property and contract issues that are crucial to the viability and stability of digital marketing agencies and their clients.
Jeff Mikes is SoDA’s Financial Management Advisor and has led Digital Marketing Roundtables for members on how to improve their operational structure and profitability. Outside of SoDA, Jeff is a management consultant with deep experience in agency finance and operations. He’s spent the last decade working with digital agencies to improve the business management fundamentals necessary to scale product and service offerings and drive shareholder value.
Steve Wages is SoDA’s Business Strategy Advisor. A former SoDA Board Member and past Executive Director of SoDA, Steve now serves as the organization’s Business Strategy Advisor. The consummate entrepreneur and ex CEO of one of SoDA’s founding agencies, Steve offers a wealth of expertise in defining leadership’s responsibilities for company strategy and aligning all efforts toward a cohesive organizational strategy.
Alex is SoDA’s European Legal Advisor. Alex leads the software and creative industry practice at Sheridans – a preeminent UK-based media law firm. Alex specializes in intellectual property as well as the interactive, entertainment, and creative industries. Based in London, Alex will be advising European members on legal issues impacting the digital industry.
Phil is SoDA’s M&A Advisor. Phil leads a full service investment bank with a singular focus on creating value and wealth for owners and stakeholders of marketing services, digital, information, and new media companies. Phil leads roundtables and advises SoDA members on factors to consider when considering an M&A transaction.
Robin is SoDA’s European Advisor for Strategic Alliances & Marketing. Based in London for the past 15 years, Robin brings 20+ years of marketing & consulting experience in the creative & technology sectors to the table. Having worked exclusively for large tech, she is deeply technical and understands the pace of change in this space. Robin will advise SoDA’s European members on marketing activities as well as building meaningful strategic alliances in the tech and advertising space.
Lenovo creates and builds exceptionally engineered personal technology, but are much more than a tech company. They are defining a new way of doing things as a next generation global company.
Experience the Lenovo difference. Giving you all the tools you need for everyday computing, Lenovo offers SoDA members discounts on its entire product line. This includes savings of up to 20% on a variety of top products such as ThinkPad and IdeaPad laptops, and IdeaCentre desktops. SoDA Members also receive: Free Shipping on all web orders, eCoupons each month with special limited time savings, and access to energy efficient green technologies. For the latest SoDA member discount, Email Us Here.