Committee Members

Our committee deciding who is the woman of the year.

Rebecca Nackson - Notable Growth

Rebecca Nackson

Rebecca Nackson is an industry veteran, and the founder of Notable, a boutique growth-consulting agency that helps clients across a wide variety of industries effectively utilize data and marketing technology in their audience engagement efforts. Before consulting, Rebecca specialized in acquisition and growth as a marketer with iHeartRadio, Audible, and Bandsintown.

Ashleigh Rankin- Reddit, correct

Ashleigh Rankin

Experienced Mobile Growth Specialist. Previously led user acquisition strategies on the agency side for multiple global clients. Passionate about making data driven decisions to ensure the best possible results for clients. I believe in developing long-term relationships between customers and brands. Currently focused on building out Reddit's performance team on the East Coast.

Peggy Anne Salz - MobileGroove

Peggy Anne Salz

I have grown my company to become a top 50 ranked destination providing analysis, custom research and strategic content marketing to the global mobile industry and mentoring and consulting to tech startups. In my capacity as Chapter President of the Mobile Growth Fellowship (Berlin), a non-vendor, not-for-profit, mobile user acquisition, growth, and monetization think tank, I educate on best practices around app marketing, storytelling and user engagement.

Aurelie Guerrieri - Akila One

Aurelie Guerrieri

Aurelie Guerrieri is a Chief Marketing Officer with 20 years’ experience advising technology companies on scaling up growth. Clients include Rakuten Viber, IAC Applications, Deloitte, Cadence Design Systems, or 1&1 IONOS. Through Akila One, Aurelie serves as a long-term interim C-level executive and brings a transversal perspective beyond marketing, often delving into monetization, innovation, business development, international expansion and M&A.
Aurelie is Board Director at Nelson and iWorkGlobal, Board Advisor at Grove Collaborative and TripScout, Mobile Marketing instructor at Stanford CS, published author of The Mobile Native’s Guide to Marketing, and a Mobile Women to Watch award winner. She is President Emeritus of mBolden, which she grew to more than 12,000 members worldwide. A McKinsey alumni, she holds an MBA and an MSc.


Ewa Gräuler - Holiday Pirates

Ewa Gräuler

Ewa is a Head of Product & Strategic Partners at Holidaypirates Group, where she is responsible for driving the product global strategic direction and oversights of all tech related partnerships. She also mentors’ startups in emerging markets through the organization Seedstars and drives European Chapter of Mobile Growth Summit.
Ewa has been in the online industry for over 9 years and has worked on diverse strategic project, directly supporting high level management decisions. Her experience, special interest in advancing technologies and born connector/networker skills allowed her to become high demanding expert in tech driven field.
She believes that solution-oriented approach makes the difference and if life gives you lemons you should make lemonade of it.

NgoziOgbonna - 2-1

Ngozi Ogbonna

Ngozi has an extensive background in both the digital and media industries. Her tenure includes integrated and digital marketing at Clear Channel Radio (now iHeartMedia) and Fox Cable Networks. With an MBA from NYU, Ngozi got her start in mobile app monetization and distribution with marketing and growth roles at several mobile tech startups. She has managed client strategy at ad tech firms, InMobi and Drawbridge, and led user acquisition at DTC startups, Jump Ramp Games and TodayTix. She currently leads growth marketing at Fairygodboss, the largest career community for women. She also serves as a Co-Chair for mBolden and Board member for Urban Bush Women.

Jen Laloup

Jen is the CEO of Mobile Growth Summit. She brings over 20 years of experience in media, publishing, and operations to the company. Her tenure includes running operations for the world’s largest academic online journal; leading media relations teams; developing content strategy; managing content development and distribution; and driving performance and growth. Jen is passionate about developing companies, and their people.

Farzana Nassar - mBolden
Farzana Nassar

Farzana is an award-winning digital marketing executive and entrepreneur who has spent her career building and growing companies. She has managed global brands and developed digital marketing strategies to help companies scale. Farzana founded a marketing technology company and was the recipient of the Facebook Innovation Award. She is a Partner at Chameleon Collective and Board Director of mBolden (formerly Women in Wireless).

Ana Browne - mBolden
Ana Browne

Executive with 15+ years of proven achievements in digital media operations. High performance in
business development and partnerships. Very detail oriented. Extensive background in building and managing high-performing cross-border, cross-functional teams. Strategic and tactical leader with an international multicultural business perspective. Demonstrated ability to develop cohesive action plans, build consensus, and achieve successful outcomes. Creative individual, with a demonstrated ability to negotiate, build proposals and close deals, generate revenue and build lasting partnerships. Manage data as a valuable resource.

Rachel Pasqua

Technology moves faster than people; people move faster than brands. I specialize in helping the brands keep up. Companies hire me to design strategy, product, and marketing initiatives that make their business thrive.

I’ve developed and led digital teams at agencies, crafting innovative campaigns for multi-national corporate clients. More recently, I’ve steered global marketing and creative product development for startups, enabling them to differentiate and succeed in a highly competitive adtech and martech marketplace. A pioneer in mobile, I’m known as a writer, analyst, and speaker on the swift evolution of human behavior sparked by Moore’s Law and emerging technologies.

Lara Mehanna - mBolden
Lara Mehanna

Lara Mehanna has been leading change in digital and mobile for the past 20 years in driving transformation, innovation, strategy and mentorship at media and ad tech companies. She has always seen the value in building a “tribe” which influenced her to take on a larger role elevating and empowering women throughout her career. This has led her to her current roles in leading digital strategy and transformation for media companies and as President of mBolden.



Peoples' Choice

We're turning the voting for this award over to the MGS Community. The idea is simple. All you need to do is vote for your top three finalists by January 15, 2020. We'll tally the votes and announce the results at MGS20 in February.