Chief Strategy Officer
Stadiumred Group

In 2019 Debbie Kaplan joined the Stadiumred Group (a group of specialist agencies that combine the radical creativity of independents with the seamless integration of a one-stop shop).  As Chief Strategy Officer at Stadiumred, she focuses on delivering innovative omnichannel solutions to clients around the world, while looking to find synergies across Stadiumred Group’s portfolio of agencies to ensure strong results for clients. In addition to her client-facing role, Debbie leads Stadiumred Group’s new business strategy and positioning as it continues to expand its portfolio of agencies and clients.

Prior to joining the company, she served as head of experiential marketing at WPP’s Geometry NA (formerly OgilvyAction) where she was a cross functional and an integrated marketing leader for some of the most recognizable brands and companies in the world, including Jim Beam, E&J Gallo Winery, and American Airlines. Debbie also led the Global Experiential leadership community.

Judging panel

Hunter Siegel

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McDonald Predelus

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Katherine Tooley

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Debbie Kaplan

Chief Strategy Officer
Stadiumred Group

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Andy Sexton

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