Chain Smoke: Ruud Feltkamp, CEO, CryptoHopper

Part of the Prince of The Netherlands’ Startup Delta incubator, CryptoHopper currently has 80,000 users worldwide. Listen to CEO Ruud Feltkamp talk about the future of tokenizing ads, culture, technology and more. This popular  Dutch Soap Actor is at the helm of the fastest growing crypto startup in The Netherlands and has much to share regarding algorithms, insights and more.  “Chain Smoke” caught up with the CEO during the massive CES conference to bring you all the insights as only host, Lauren deLisa Coleman, can.

Chain Smoke: Harry Dewhirst, President, Blis

In this first episode of 2019, we are at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas.  Lauren talks with Harry Dewhirst, President of Blis, a prominent mobile advertising agency. The adtech veteran and acclaimed entrepreneur gives deep insight into current challenges and opportunities around the unique intersection of mobile advertising and blockchain technology. Learn more about their plans with IBM as their blockchain partner, forecast for the U.S., differences between various global territories and much more.  Give that Harry has a few medals in his collection – he received the “Rising Star of the Year Award” at the prestigious Media Week Award 2009, and was listed as a Forbes Asia “30 Under 30” Media, Marketing & Advertising Entrepreneur in 2016, this will be an insightful episode.

Chain Smoke: Tom Graham, Co-Founder, Media Protocol

This episode offers a rare opportunity to listen to Tom Graham expound upon the current and future state of blockchain as it intersects with the advertising industry.  Graham has a unique perspective in that he not only invests in companies in the space as a Managing Partner at TLDR, but has massive entrepreneurial experience in area of emerging technology via, MapD and particularly MEDIA Protocol. Graham’s concepts about how to best leverage and strategize for the space is a must-listen for anyone looking to develop a competitive edge in advertising.

Chain Smoke: Tasha Cronin, Co-Director of Interactive Production, Droga5

In this episode of “Chain Smoke,” host Lauren deLisa Coleman talks with Tasha Cronin, the Co-Director of Interactive Production at Droga5. She discusses the intricacies around the emerging technology and creativity, the challenges and forecasts what’s next for the advertising industry.  Listen and learn about new opportunities to leverage and prepare for 2019.

Chain Smoke: Tony Chen, CEO, iProspect China

This episode of “Chain Smoke” offers special insights into China region.  Host Lauren deLisa Coleman talks with Tony Chen, CEO iProspect China, on differences, challenges, and forecast as it pertains to branding and advertising in the region given the ability to access to some of the most innovative tech companies in the world. As China leads in many areas, what can ad agencies around the world learn?  Discover this and more as iProspect client, Land Rover China even adds to the conversation. We do a little fun on-set testing of technology as well that you won’t want to miss. Click now.


Chain Smoke: Jennifer Breithaupt, Global Consumer CMO, Citi

Citi is a force with which to be reckoned when it comes to advertising strategy. In this episode of “Chain Smoke,” join the company’s Global CMO, Jennifer Breithaupt as she reveals strategies for reaching millennials, emerging tech’s impact on the brand and much more. As financial institutions are called to be more creative and more innovative in consumer messaging today than ever before, Citi offers insights on how and why their approach works, usage of data and statistics and thoughts on blockchain’s impact. Watch now.

Chain Smoke: Victoria Sunmie Lhie, Director of Experience, Cheil Worldwide

Victoria Sunmie Lhie, Director of Experience Strategy at Cheil Worldwide sits down with “Chain Smoke” to discuss agency work around such powerhouses as Samsung, the place emerging tech like blockchain will play, why “experience” is the buzzword to watch – but in a new way, and more.  This is an important episode given that Asia is currently leading in many tech advances and has a very unique approach to scope and application as it pertains to blockchain, artificial intelligence and more.  This is an episode that anyone looking to forecast in the advertising industry will want to hear.

Chain Smoke: Olivier Robert-Murphy, Global Head of New Business, Universal Music Group

Join Global Head of New Business at Universal Music Group, Olivier Robert Murphy as he discusses navigating the fast-pace intersection of music, tech and brands. Murphy reveals not only how some of today’s biggest deals between artists and brands have been hatched but also how plans for future moves and strategy as they pertain to the emerging technology space. Compelling, amusing, insightful, this episode is definitely one to catch to ensure a solid understanding of the powerful convergence of pop culture and tech plays as they will impact the advertising and marketing industries.

Chain Smoke: Tamara Ingram, CEO, JWT

When it comes to navigating the new area of blockchain and tokenizing ads, the entire industry is racing ahead to determine next moves, best practices, competent partners and so much more. CEO of JWT, Tamara Ingram, shoots straight from the hip on this episode of “Chain Smoke” revealing a candid, strong POV on this exciting new area as well as other key elements to watch in the field. Ingram sits down with “Chain Smoke” host Lauren deLisa Coleman to discuss voice-activated devices and much more amidst an 8k backdrop provided by Digital Projection.