Director of Audience and Data, International
Ticketmaster / Live Nation

Leo Brown is Director of Audience and Data for Live Nation’s international division where she is currently launching data driven solutions for the Marketing and Sponsorship teams across EMEA and APAC. Originally joining to head up programmatic and data strategy for the UK, her role has expanded to now include over 30 markets, 51 festivals and 45 venues.


Leo began her digital career in ecommerce before moving to the adtech side at US startup Blue Lithium in 2007. Later at Yahoo and Pubmatic she enjoyed a number of product development and client service roles before deciding to take her knowledge to the publisher side. Prior to joining Live Nation, Leo held roles at ESI Media and Hearst implementing data and programmatic strategies across their UK portfolios.


“I look forward to the Drum Awards every year and am always inspired by the fresh ideas that come through, especially with the new technologies constantly changing. Can’t wait to see this year’s entries!”



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