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Meet Our Partners

Meet our Partners

As a voluntary non-profit organization, The Marketing Academy is incredibly lucky to be supported by some of the biggest brands in the US and beyond.

Australia Partners
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UK Partners

Unlock a transformative corporate partnership. Download our Global Partnership Overview to explore how you can partner with The Marketing Academy. Discover a diverse range of partnership options. Got any questions or looking for a customisable partnership tailored to your needs? Email victoria@themarketingacademy.org

Scholarship Premier Partners

These companies have provided the financial support which enables The Marketing Academy to deliver the US Program. In doing so they have demonstrated their dedication to promoting marketing excellence, passion for the development of exceptional marketing talent and philanthropic commitment to giving something back to the industry as a whole.

On behalf of the industry we’d like to thank the following brands and organizations.

Meet our UK Partners

Meet our Australia Partners

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Salesforce

Salesforce is the world’s #1 Customer Relationship Management (CRM) platform. It provides CRM software and applications focused on sales, customer service, marketing automation, e-commerce, analytics, and application development.

https://www.salesforce.com/

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Mars

Mars is a multinational manufacturer of confectionery, pet food, and other food products and a provider of animal care services, with US$40 billion in annual sales in 2021. It was ranked as the fourth-largest privately held company in the United States by Forbes. Headquartered in McLean, Virginia, the company is entirely owned by the Mars family.

Mars is known for the confectionery items, such as Mars bars, Milky Way bars, M&M’s, Skittles, Snickers, and Twix. It also produces non-confectionery snacks, such as Combos, and other foods, including Ben’s Original, and pasta sauce brand Dolmio, as well as pet foods, such as Pedigree, Whiskas, Nutro and Royal Canin brands.

https://www.mars.com/

Bazaarvoice

Thousands of the world’s leading brands and retailers trust Bazaarvoice technology, services, and expertise to drive revenue, extend reach, gain actionable insights, and create loyal advocates. Bazaarvoice’s extensive global retail, social, and search syndication network, product-passionate community, and enterprise-level technology provide the tools brands and retailers need to create smarter shopper experiences across the entire customer journey.

Founded in 2005, Bazaarvoice is headquartered in Austin, Texas, with offices in North America, Europe, and Australia. 

www.bazaarvoice.com

Fellowship Premier Partners​

Our Fellowship Program is developed in partnership with McKinsey & Company and sponsored by Salesforce.

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Salesforce

Salesforce is the world’s #1 Customer Relationship Management (CRM) platform. It provides CRM software and applications focused on sales, customer service, marketing automation, e-commerce, analytics, and application development.

https://www.salesforce.com/

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McKinsey & Company

Our knowledge partner, McKinsey & Company is a global management consulting firm that serves leading businesses, governments, non governmental organizations, and not for profits. They help their clients make lasting improvements to their performance and realize their most important goals. Over nearly a century, they have built a firm uniquely equipped to this task.

https://www.mckinsey.com/

The Brandtech Group

The Brandtech Group is the world’s #1 digital-only marketing group and the leading global generative AI marketing company. It was founded in June 2015 by former Havas Global CEO David Jones, with the clear mission to help brands do their marketing better, faster and cheaper using technology. 

Today, it is the largest global digital content partner for many of the world’s biggest brands and companies. It works with eight of the world’s top 10 global advertisers and 49 of the world’s top 100. Its gen AI platform Pencil has made more than 1 million ads across 5,000 brands, and is powered by $1BN in media spend.

thebrandtechgroup.com

Alumni Partners

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Salesforce is the world’s #1 Customer Relationship Management (CRM) platform. It provides CRM software and applications focused on sales, customer service, marketing automation, e-commerce, analytics, and application development.

https://www.salesforce.com/

TKO Group Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: TKO) is a premium sports and entertainment company that comprises UFC, the world’s premier mixed martial arts organization, and WWE, an integrated media organization and the recognized global leader in sports entertainment.

Together, our organizations reach more than 1 billion TV households in approximately 170 countries, and we organize more than 350 live events year-round, attracting over one million fans. TKO is majority owned by Endeavor Group Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: EDR), a global sports and entertainment company.

Community & Virtual Campus Partners

Our Community & Virtual Campus is sponsored by:

Salesforce

Salesforce is the world’s #1 Customer Relationship Management (CRM) platform. It provides CRM software and applications focused on sales, customer service, marketing automation, e-commerce, analytics, and application development.

https://www.salesforce.com/

Amazon

Amazon.com was founded in 1994 with Amazon’s mission is to be Earth’s most customer-centric company. Amazon offers low prices and fast delivery on millions of items, designs and builds the bestselling Kindle hardware, and empowers companies and governments in over 190 countries around the world with the leading cloud computing infrastructure through its Amazon Web Services offering.

https://www.aboutamazon.co.uk/

Arnott's

The Arnott’s Group is an Australian producer of biscuits and snack food. Founded in 1865, they are the largest producer of biscuits in Australia. They are the custodians of some of Australia’s most recognised food brands, including Arnott’s, Campbell’s, V8, Messy Monkeys, Freedom Cereals and 180degrees – to name a few.
They’re committed to operating within the natural boundaries of the planet, ensuring that they source and make their products sustainably and connect to the communities in which they operate.

www.arnotts.com

Cartology

Cartology is a leading retail media business, powered by the Woolworths Group. With 96% of households shopping across Woolworth’s physical and digital ecosystems, it connects brands to customers in a way that no-one else can. With customers at the heart, Cartology provides targeted omnichannel marketing solutions and powerful closed loop reporting, with one objective in mind – to help brands grow. With a deep understanding of customer behaviour based on more than 14 million 1:1 relationships, brands can create real customer impact in the moments that matter most.

www.cartology.com.au

KEPAK

Kepak is an Irish based food company serving international markets, restaurants and household foodservice names with prime cuts of meat, on-trend foodservice solutions and ready-for-market convenience foods.

With over 50 years’ expertise in meat craft, we are still leading the way with bespoke innovations and highly successful, international food brands.

https://www.kepak.com/

Nomad Foods

Nomad Foods are the largest frozen food company in Europe where they are proud owners of a portfolio of leading niche brands which includes Birds Eye, Findus and iglo. They manufacture, sell and distribute a range of branded frozen food products across 13 European countries with the United Kingdom, Italy, Germany, Sweden and France representing our five largest markets.

Headquartered in the United Kingdom, Nomad Foods was formed in 2015 following the acquisition of iglo Group. They are a NYSE listed company trading under the symbol “NOMD” with the long term goal of developing a global portfolio of best in class food brands by growing organically and through strategic M&A. To find out more, please visit www.nomadfoods.com

Pepsi Lipton

Pepsi Lipton is a joint venture between Unilever and PepsiCo to manufacture and sell ice tea branded products around the world. Two of our biggest brands, Lipton and Pure Leaf are worth over $1 billion in Retail Sales Value. As a company in its own right, the joint venture has its own board of directors. As a global organisation the variation in countries, bottlers and manufacturing sites makes this a very exciting place to work. We have 5 regional organisations operating across North America, ESSA (Europe and Sub-Saharan Africa), Latin America, AMEA (Africa, Middle East and Asia) and Greater China and we are constantly breaking new ground with launches into white markets. Whilst we have the backing and support of our two parent companies, our entrepreneurial set up gives us real autonomy. Our roles are broad, our responsibilities big and our experiences even bigger. We have high visibility and great exposure – to senior leadership and to talented colleagues all over the world. And it means that we can get involved in the end-to-end business and make a big impact.

https://www.linkedin.com/company/pepsilipton/

REA Group

REA Group is a global digital real estate business with more than 3,000 people working across three continents to change the way the world experiences property. They use new technology and their collective global knowledge to deliver the best products and services to their customers and consumers. Their global footprint covers three continents including Australia, Asia and North America.

REA Group operates Australia’s leading residential and commercial property websites –realestate.com.au and realcommercial.com.au – as well as the leading website dedicated to share property, Flatmates.com.au

Snap Inc.

Snap Inc. is a camera company.

Snap believes that reinventing the camera represents their greatest opportunity to improve the way people live and communicate.

The organization contributes to human progress by empowering people to express themselves, live in the moment, learn about the world and have fun together.

https://snap.com/en-US

 

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Snap Inc. is a camera company.

Snap believes that reinventing the camera represents their greatest opportunity to improve the way people live and communicate.

The organization contributes to human progress by empowering people to express themselves, live in the moment, learn about the world and have fun together.

https://snap.com/en-US

 

Zapnito

Zapnito is the SaaS platform that helps brands deliver expertise on-demand and build sustainable communities. Their platform helps knowledge-sharing industries, event organizers, healthcare organizations and more to connect with their audiences, drive revenue and reach business goals.

https://zapnito.com

Faculty Learning Partners

These fabulous organizations contribute to the coaching and leadership development of our programs.

Thomas Barta

Thomas Barta is the world’s premier expert, author, and keynote speaker on marketing leadership.

Thomas is a former partner of McKinsey. His pioneering research brings a fresh perspective to the customer organization: leadership – including the world’s largest study, with over 68,000 assessments – on what makes for an impactful marketing officer.

Thomas has consulted and marketed for over 20 years, in 14 industries, in 45 countries. His clients include many of the world’s most prominent companies, including over two dozen from the Fortune 500.
He is the author of the leadership book The 12 Powers of a Marketing Leader (with Patrick Barwise, McGraw-Hill). He writes for numerous publications from Forbes to Marketing Week.

After a fast-track marketing career at Kimberly-Clark (Kleenex), where he led the growth of large international brands, Thomas joined McKinsey to help CEOs deliver profitable growth in a bigger way. He later became the client strategy advisor to McKinsey’s global board of directors. As a dean of the firm’s highest-rated internal program, Thomas trained over a thousand McKinsey leaders on driving change without authority.

For the CMO Fellowship (a McKinsey and Marketing Academy program to prepare CMOs for a CEO role), Thomas serves as its long-standing leadership dean. For a select group of global CMOs, Thomas serves as their personal advisor.

Thomas holds an MBA from London Business School and a Master’s in Clinical Organizational Psychology from INSEAD Business School (France and Singapore).

Wisdom8

Wisdom8 is a boutique, international coaching firm that works with CEOs, Executive Boards, and emerging C-Suite leaders, to accelerate executive performance and work towards greater business results.

Wisdom8, led by CEO, Katherine Tulpa, has been running the Coaching Faculty for both our Scholars and Fellows Programs in the UK and EMEA for over 9 years, and recently for the Fellowship Program in the US.

The Living Leader

The Living Leader’s Personal Leadership Program provides a powerful springboard for generating the understanding and co-operation required for success as well as exploring abilities and expanding horizons and explains the fundamental elements of creating an environment where individuals can think clearly, deeply and creatively.

The Living Leader is headed by Penny Ferguson, and provides Personal Leadership Development. The organization is committed to creating permanent positive change that impacts each individual they touch. Their philosophy is based on the belief that it is not important to simply be an outstanding leader, but about how many leaders they can develop and their goal is to pass this on to delegates attending their courses.

Over 35,000 delegates from across the globe have experienced their programs, which are renowned for the fast and dramatic results that they achieve, both for the organization and for the individual.

www.thelivingleader.com

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