Global Director of Marketing
Gap Inc.

"I’m looking forward to participating in this years Drum marketing awards as it’s not enough being in the marketing community and creating great work – the marketing community isn’t just about creation, it’s about giving feedback and recognition to elevate your peers, those that seek to learn, and the newcomers that deserve a shot. I hope to see thought provoking work, and work that progresses the cultural zeitgeist."

Eric Toda joined Gap, Inc (NYSE: GPS) 2017. Previously, Eric was the Global Head of Social Marketing and Editorial Content at Airbnb, where he was responsible for the digital brand marketing efforts for the company; Super Bowl, The Oscars, and most notably the counter message to the 'Trump Travel Ban". Prior to Airbnb, Eric was the Global Head of Digital at Nike (NYSE: NKE) for US Football, Baseball and Men's Training. At Nike he was responsible for the global social media strategy, .com, sports/league partnerships, video games, and other digital initiatives.


Prior to Nike, he worked in Global Marketing Solutions at Facebook (NASDAQ: FB), where he managed a team responsible for ensuring development of strategic partnerships, brand integration, and marketing strategy.
Eric is also on the advisory board of directors at the Opal Labs, Chronicle, and Healthy Hearts Institute, which is a Health and Wellness educational center designed to reduce the obesity rate in under-served communities.

 

Judging panel

Gareth Helm

Chief Marketing Officer
ZPG

Vanessa Fitzgerald

Regional Director, Northern Europe, Facebook
Facebook

Scott Allen

CMO
Microsoft UK

Helena Jennison

Marketing Director
Movember Foundation

Alice Tynan

Head of Brand Marketing for EMEA
Dropbox

Michal Szaniecki

Marketing Director
Volkswagen

Sarah Kiefer

Director of Business Marketing, EMEA
Spotify

Janis Thomas

Marketing Director
Birchbox UK

Mai Fenton

Marketing Director
Unidays

Alex Tait

Founder
Entropy

Jeff Hodgson

Head of Brand
Tesco

Ross Matthews

Chief Marketing Officer
Ice Lolly

Carol Graham

Marketing Director
Graham's Family Dairy

Alex Kelly

Group Head of Marketing
Jigsaw

Angela Jobson

Global Brand Director, LEGOLAND Discovery Centres, The Eye brand, The Dungeons
Merlin Entertainments Group Ltd

Anna Stark

Head of marketing - Northern Europe
Sloggi Intl (Triumph Group)

Denise Kutzer

Western Europe Incubate Marketing Director
Converse

Eric Toda

Global Director of Marketing
Gap Inc.

James Holden

Marketing and Audience Director
BBC Marketing & Audiences

Nick Bilodeau

Head of Marketing
American Express Canada

Sophie Murray

Head of Marketing
Harrods