Digital Consultant
Digital Thirst Ltd

Ellie Edwards-Scott is a Digital Consultant advising a collection of progressive digital businesses, supporting their successful launch and growth strategies as well as digital acceleration projects. She has extensive experience on both the buy and sell side of media having held Managing Director roles at Amnet, Dentsu Aegis trading desk as well as ad network Hi-Media. She also launched QUISMA, GroupM’s leading European performance marketing specialists into the UK in January 2012. Ellie has over 20 years’ experience in the advertising and media industry, the last 13 of which have been online. She has also worked in press with Trinity Mirror and Amra, as well as B2C at VNU Business Publications. Ellie is a keen advocate of inclusivity in the industry. In she co-founded SWAT – Supporting Women Ad Technologists, a group to help inspire, mentor and train women within the media industry and currently sits on the advisory board for the AdTech Inclusion Summit.

Judging panel

Lara Izlan

Director, Advertising Platforms & Data Solutions
Auto Trader UK

Nick Reid

Global Head of Agency Partnerships

Cadi Jones

Commercial Innovation Director
Clear Channel UK

Filippo Salmaso

Global Programmatic Media Manager
Volkswagen AG

James Brown

EMEA Managing Director
Rubicon Project

Leo Brown

Director of Audience and Data, International
Ticketmaster / Live Nation

Dee Frew


Ellie Edwards Scott

Digital Consultant
Digital Thirst Ltd

Simon Halstead

Head of Open Demand EMEA
Oath Ad Platforms

Dora Michail

Managing Director, Digital
Telegraph Media Group

Hossein Houssaini

Global Head of Programmatic Solutions

James Diba

Client Partner
The Programmatic Advisory

Joanna Burton

VP European Strategy

Greg Carroll

‎Director of Programmatic Advertising UK

Paul Wright


Henry Eccles

Head of UK Commerce, Global Partnerships EMEA

Matt O'Neil

General Manager
The Media Trust