The #beauty 2.0 Awards are judged by a panel of industry experts. Our judges are drawn from the interactive media industry, including professionals specializing in media, gaming, design, digital marketing and app development. Our judges hail from agencies, corporations and various organizations.
Each judge is assigned 2 categories that are within their specific area of expertise and experience. We ensure that there is no conflict of interest between any judges and the submissions they will grade, and the adjudication process is carried out with the utmost confidentiality and objectivity. The judges assess the entries in their categories online through our secure system.
After the judging where committee will select the top 5 brands per category, voting will be open to the public and the winner will be determined based on 100% consumer’s vote.
Conor Begley, Co-Founder at TribeDynamics.com
Conor is the co-founder and president of Tribe Dynamics. Conor and co-founder Jon Namnath founded Tribe Dynamics in April 2012, after Conor discovered the power and potential of influencer marketing while working in Australia. With extensive experience in search marketing, reputation management and CRM systems, Conor and Jon decided that influencer marketers needed their own analytical systems and enterprise-class technology.
What began as an intuitive theory shared by two long-time friends, the Silicon Valley based startup in just over two years has become a leading authority in technical marketing and social analytics within the beauty, fashion, and lifestyle industries. Under Conor’s direction, Tribe has developed close relationships with some of the beauty industry’s top brands and publications, including WWD/Beauty Inc. and The CEW’s Beauty Insider, who both feature the startup’s analytics and expertise on an ongoing basis.
Marco Roncaglio, Sr. Director of Online Marketing & CRM, BG Personal Care, Philips Consumer Lifestyle.
Marco Roncaglio joined Philips Consumer Lifestyle in August 2007 as Director of Strategy and Planning for Online within the CMO group in Amsterdam.
He has also been focusing on developing the Social Media strategic framework for Philips B2C Online, he developed the e-commerce infrastructure launching at the end of 2008, the New Philips Consumer Online shop. Since 4 years he is part of the Personal Care team within Philips where, close to the Business & Countries, he is focusing on driving Online Marketing and Sales programs to increase Engagement and Market Share in key markets.
Recently he has started also to focus on CRM and Advocacy Marketing.
Marco has over 12 years experience in Online Marketing, Strategy and e-commerce.
Prior to Philips he has been working for Apple in London, where he was in charge of marketing/merchandising of the European Apple Online stores. Few years before that, from Barcelona, he has been in charge of managing the European Consumer Care team for hotels.com and Expedia.com.
All in all, Marco has gained over 16 years of professional experience in consumer marketing, starting in the late 90′ as International Marketing Manager for L’Oreal in Paris.
Gabriele Fuchs, CEO and Founder, Webportalis
Gabriele Fuchs is the founder of webportalis, a PR Network covering 8 countries and 4 web databases in the beauty, medical, lifestyle and fashion sector. The main markets covered are the US, Germany and France. With a professional background in beauty PR that spans over 25 years, Gabriele launched her first online research database, www.beautypress.de dedicated specifically to beauty editors, back in 2000. Following beautypress’ success in the German speaking countries, Gabriele took her concept overseas and successfully launched the US database in April 2009, followed by France in May 2011. With her unique concept, Gabriele has become a pioneer in digital PR and has set a benchmark in awareness, acceptance and user frequency among the press. This PR database system supports classic PR principles with an innovative approach taking the future of the online media landscape into account. Today, the beautypress PR network internationally covers over 700 brands and reaches out to more than 6,000 beauty editors through its international contact list. For companies, the digital PR services offered are essential in facilitating a cost effective exchange of press material with the media. For editors, the PR databases are a time-saving editorial support resource with a complete overview of all relevant beauty brands and their press material as well as event, expert and trend news.
Gabriele is a member of the German Fragrance Foundation, the VKE Association and of the DPRG, the German Public Relation Association.
Oonagh Philips, Editor in Chief, BW Confidential
Oonagh Philips is Editor in Chief at BW Confidential. BW Confidential is the Paris-based business-to-business publication for the international cosmetics, fragrance and spa industry. Our electronic publication (twice a month) and print magazine (four times a year) provide the latest news, analysis and commentary on major issues in the global beauty market. BW Confidentialâ€™s publications, which are edited by specialist journalists in the beauty business, bring you interviews with key players, insight into new trends, regional and country reports, packaging innovations, consumer studies, developments in retail, company strategy analysis and product launches. Our target readers are the decision-makers in the international beauty industry: retail buyers, distribution agents, brand CEOs, export and marketing directors and suppliers.
Gillian Waddell, Managing Director, Fuel PR
Over 25 years experience in journalism and PR. Formerly Conde Nast journalist, worked at Burson-Marsteller and founder of PR agencies Lyons Waddell and Fuel PR. Successful track record of brand building, transforming clients commercial success and driving high profile media campaigns
Niland Mortimer, Partner, The Motgomery Group
Niland has managed global advertising accounts in New York, Paris and Tokyo, led overseas offices of major advertising agencies in Spain, Singapore and Australia, been President of a direct and digital agency in San Francisco and CMO of a social media marketing firm, a technology PR firm and a skincare company. He is an adjunct professor of marketing at Stanford University and the University of San Francisco MBA program.
His career in cosmetic and skincare marketing includes launching Rx and OTC products in the US and EU, guiding global advertising for all J &J skincare brands, handling digital and direct marketing for a major health tech company, marketing new medical remedies, and introducing a revolutionary new concept in anti-aging skincare technology. Called Patchology. He is currently handling all brand development for a new line of French skincare products based in Aix-en-Provence.
Niland lives in San Francisco where outside of work he is a champion open water swimmer.
Sourabh Sharma, Communication & Social Media Research Expert + Senior Project Manager
Sourabh Sharma is founder of FIG or out, a brand advisory and digital marketing company, with has 10+ years of experience in the marketing space and a background in brand management, social media, management consulting and research. As a digital influencer in the fields of travel, lifestyle, food, fashion and beauty, he wears multiple hats: journalism, serial investing, distinct startups in the tech space, and is a regular consultant for branding and digitization of startup or small business ventures. As a judge of social contents and a public speaker at national conferences on marketing trends and business operations, with related white papers and publications, Sharma has a solid understanding of the modern corporate and communications dynamics. Sharma has undergraduate engineering and business degrees and MBA with global experiences from the Wharton School, the University of Pennsylvania and the Rotterdam School of Management.
William Peres, President and CEO, Serious Factory
Over 15 years of experience in the fields of software, 3D, sales, marketing, William Peres has held positions of Development Manager and Director of Marketing and Communications within the global leader in 3D software and PLM (Product Lifecycle Management) and is at the origin of creating the software design of virtual spaces in 3D real-time marketing and communication in France.
Specialist in the piloting of development projects, and business management, he supports his clients in the implementation of innovative digital solutions and 3D software within the marketing departments, sales and training in France and internationally.