Featured Session: Nandini Jammi & Claire Atkin

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Nandini Jammi is co-founder of Check My Ads, the adtech industry's first watchdog.

As a leading brand safety advocate, she is a trusted advisor to Fortune 500 brands and has testified on her groundbreaking fight against ad-funded disinformation at the EU Parliament

Nandini co-writes BRANDED, a newsletter that investigates the advertising industry's ties to disinformation and propaganda operations. In 2020, their investigation into dark pool sales houses, a loophole that allows bad actors to collect ad dollars blocked by advertisers, was cited in a national security report published by Harvard Kennedy School

In 2016, Nandini co-founded Sleeping Giants, the social media campaign that first led advertisers to flee Breitbart after the 2016 U.S. elections. At Sleeping Giants, she led campaigns that convinced advertisers to cut ties with Fox News’ The O’Reilly Factor and Tucker Carlson Tonight. The campaign won a Cannes Gold Lion and a Webby Award for Public Service & Activism

Prior to this work, Nandini was a marketing lead for tech startups in London and Berlin. She graduated from the University of Maryland’s R.H. Smith School of Business with a degree in Marketing.

Claire Atkin is co-founder of Check My Ads, the adtech industry's first watchdog. As a leading brand safety advocate, she is a trusted advisor to Fortune 500 brands, government officials, and national security researchers. Her work centers around building new sustainable standards in digital advertising while dismantling the ad-funded disinformation economy.
As a brand safety advocate, she holds the surveillance adtech industry accountable for abuses against advertisers and consumers in the popular newsletter BRANDED.

Her work intersects the economics of digital marketing, media, and disinformation to expose where ads end up online and guide advertisers on how to regain control over their ad campaigns to align their advertising dollars with their corporate values.

Claire is a vocal advocate for journalism, actively campaigning brands to directly support diverse voices in the media. Her work has appeared in Fortune, WIRED, DigiDay, FastCompany, AdWeek, Buzzfeed, CBC, and The Guardian.

She has a certificate in International Election Observation from the Global Campus for Human Rights, and a Masters in Geography from the University of McMaster.

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