Tina BrownEDITOR-IN-CHIEF | THE DAILY BEAST and NEWSWEEK
Tina Brown took on the role of editor-in-chief of Tatler at the age of 25. She rose to prominence in the American media industry as editor of Vanity Fair and The New Yorker. In 2008 she partnered with Barry Diller to found and edit The Daily Beast, now merged with the magazine, Newsweek. Always ahead of the curve, constantly reinventing and reinvigorating media and herself, Tina has been recognized for her many contributions with awards too numerous to mention.
DAVID LUBARSCHAIRMAN and CHIEF CREATIVE OFFICER
BBDO NORTH AMERICA
As David sees it, his job is to oversee BBDO’s transformation into a 21st century version of a kick-ass 60′s New York agency. Since rejoining BBDO in September 2004, the agency has made considerable progress toward this goal. David began his career in 1981 and has since won every major creative award in the world several times over.
MARK MCKINNONAWARD WINNING MEDIA PRODUCER
and COMMUNICATIONS STRATEGIST
For two decades, Mark has been helping solve complex strategic challenges for causes, companies and candidates, including President George W. Bush, Senator John McCain, Lance Armstrong and Bono. He has served as principal media advisor for hundreds of corporate and political campaigns around the world. He has been awarded more than 30 Pollie and Telly awards, honoring the nation’s best political and public affairs advertising.
WAEL NAWARAEGYPTIAN WRITER ACTIVIST
PROFILED BY TIME
AS THE MAGAZINE NAMED
"THE PROTESTER" PERSON OF THE YEAR 2011
Wael profiled by TIME magazine in 2011as the Magazine named “the Protester” Person of the Year. He was co-founder of the Ghad (Tomorrow) party established in 2003. After living abroad for some time, he returned to Egypt in 2000 to try to improve things by focusing on the economy and his mission became political when the economic reforms could not be sustained. The loss of faith in the state media gave rise to social media. The revolution, fueled by the Internet, changed the relationship between people and authority in Egypt – forever.