Ron Young


Ron Young, Founder & CEO, Shocase

Ron Young

Founder & CEO, Shocase, AAF Board Member

Ron Young is the founder and CEO of Shocase, the first professional social network designed specifically for marketers. He has a proven business track record with more than 30 years of experience as an entrepreneur and marketing leader. Ron previously held prominent marketing roles at Levi’s, CVS and Electronic Arts, and was founder or CMO of three successful startups that achieved nine-figure exits. He founded a global telecommunications industry association, the Metro Ethernet Forum (MEF), which has more than 280 member companies worldwide. Ron’s initiatives have been honored by more than 50 business and advertising awards, including a CLIO, ADDY Award, ANDY, a dozen Product of the Year awards, Red Herring Top 100, Top 10 and #1 Company awards. He now leads the charge at Shocase, a first-of-its-kind professional social network that offers its members greater visibility to display work, build a reputation and be inspired by the industry’s best.

Twitter Handle: @RonaldPYoung

Catch Ron Young During These Sessions:

10:00 a.m. – 11:15 a.m. Truth, Lies & Advertising Technology

12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. Networking Lunch Roundtables