For a bit of fun, we thought it’d be intriguing to see what some of the Twitter big guns tweeted about for their first tweet.
We used this free public Twitter tool, which you can have some fun with here. Otherwise, sit back and enjoy. If we’ve missed some who you reckon should be involved, do the right thing and tweet us @bandt.
The Australian Team
Managing director: Karen Stocks – when entering her Twitter handle @KazStocks nothing came up.
Head of marketing: Marshall Maher
#current: oh snap! it’s getting ugly. associations? Keating 5??
— Marshall Maher (@Marvelle) October 16, 2008
Head of sales: Ian Wheeler
Sometimes I squat on the floor, put my arms around my legs and lean forward. That’s how I roll.
— Ian Wheeler (@iwheeler) November 11, 2013
Head of TV partnerships in Australia: Tony Broderick
watching the apprentice with Fiona over the internet…
— Tony Broderick (@brod) March 26, 2008
Sports partnership manager: Jonno Simpson
tryin to upload a somewhat cool photo. no chance
— Jonno Simpson (@JonnoSimpson) May 5, 2009
Lead account associate: Andrew Buckeridge
— Andrew Buckeridge (@AndrewBuckeridg) December 25, 2013
Global media partnerships: Chris Ledlin
@GeoffField Hey geoff!! how did today go…Did jack’s donations go well?? Chris
— chris ledlin (@chrisledlin) May 24, 2009
Account exec: Cindy Burke
— Cindy Burke (@cindyburke) October 13, 2011
Account exec: Emily Foat
My first tweet!!! 🙂
— Emily Foat (@EmilyFoat) January 22, 2012
Partnerships of news and government: Flip Prior
Had a star-struck moment in the kebab shop after the show when I bumped into Keating. Have decided Eddie Perfect is a god!
— ⭐️ #FlipPrior ⭐️ (@FlipPrior) March 26, 2009
Brand strategy: Grant Baxter
The early bird catches the worm.
— Grant Baxter (@gnhbaxter) June 14, 2015
Account exec: Isaac Irvin
— Isaac Irvin (@findisaac) October 11, 2011
Sales: Jay Trudgen
I wonder if I’m going to remember any of this marketing lingo in the exam… So much info! Uughhh
— Jay Trudgen (@jaytrudgen) June 16, 2010
Music, entertainment and events partnership: Jennie Sager
— Jennie Sager (@thejenspot) March 10, 2010
Director of public policy: Julie Inman Grant
Tech companies leapt into the immigration reform fray http://t.co/ywcSaSCR5g
— Julie Inman Grant (@tweetinjules) September 4, 2013
Public policy fellow: Kara Hinesley
Hello Twitter! #myfirstTweet
— Kara Hinesley (@karahinesley) January 19, 2015
Account manager: Karilyn Thibodeau
I have caught the twitter bug and become obsessed.
— karilyn thibodeau (@karilynt) December 9, 2009
Head of account management: Lottie Laws
Thank the lord Donna Karan cares for us long ‘uns
— Lottie Laws (@Lottarama) July 21, 2009
Head of corporate comms: Nathan Burman
What’s a hash tag farken?
— Nathan Burman (@NBurman) October 24, 2008
Account manager: Nicole Cadiz
after enough pressure iv finally signed up to twitter. someone teach me. haha
— Nicole Cadiz (@knickers_) February 13, 2012
Senior account manager: Nivin Sewpershad
Had to create a second twitter account to separate family communication and normal twittering. Geek life.
— Nivin (@kingnivin) April 5, 2008
Senior account exec: Olly Wilton
@samjamrus you have smashing hair. Now there’s a headline I would like to get stuck in to…
— Olly Wilton (@ollywilton) January 20, 2009
Account manager: Paddy Laws
@danbeames thanks, bear with me… this is new to me
— Paddy Laws (@PaddyLaws) November 28, 2011
Account manager/content specialist: Roden Vuong
@kel247 haha thanks Hum Chum Kelly!!
— Roden Vuong (@rodenv) July 28, 2011
Sales: Rommibelle Castaneda
My first tweet ever.
— Rommibelle Castaneda (@rommibelle) April 2, 2009
Marketing and events coordinator: Summer Wards
trying to work out all the excitement over Twitter? …
— Summer Wards (@summerwards) September 9, 2009
Head of online sales: Suzy Nicoletti
— Suzy Nicoletti (@suzynicoletti) February 9, 2014
Account coordinator: Teresa Walterman
— Teresa (@twaltermann13) July 13, 2015
The global team
Co-founder and CEO of Twitter: Jack Dorsey Co-founder of Twitter: Evan Williams Co-founder of Twitter: Biz Stone Co-founder of Twitter: Noah Glass President of global revenue and partnerships: Adam Bain Vice president of global media: Katie Jacobs Stanton Chief accounting officer: Robert Kaiden Chief technology officer: Adam Messinger Senior vice president of engineering: Alex Roetter Senior vice president of product: Kevin Weil Product manager, revenue: Ivan Santana
Independent brand and digital agency, Archibald Williams (AW) has been appointed to lead the NBA account across the APAC region. The NBA is one of the most prestigious sporting leagues in the world and basketball is one of the fastest-growing sports in Australia. Effective immediately, AW said it was “excited” to work across all digital, […]
B&T's shining a light on industry folk prior to adland. Preference given to anyone purporting actual UFO abduction.
Leading digital outdoor company QMS has announced it is the first-ever inaugural partner for Most Contagious APAC, the landmark London event by creative and strategic intelligence company Contagious, which will be showcased in Australia on Tuesday, 12 December in Sydney and Wednesday, 13 December in Melbourne. Most Contagious is an event that delivers key advertising […]
Omnicom’s data and analytics division Annalect has partnered with Meta, giving it access to Advanced Analytics (AA) – one of Meta’s privacy-focused measurement solutions – to provide Omnicom’s clients with future-proof, next-level measurement. Omnicom is the first holding company to have access to AA. AA allows advertisers to combine their first-party data with Meta’s ads […]
WPP’s AKQA has launched Fixmas.gift, an environmentally conscious AI-powered DIY assistant, affectionately known as Fixie, for a one-stop solution for all things repair. Fixmas.gift hosts an array of guides and inspiration to empower people to prolong the lives of their belongings or purchase pre-owned items that need a little love and care. Fixie can: Help […]
Marc Collister (pictured) of P2 Content Creators spills the beans on his 2024 predictions drawing from two decades of experience in the advertising, film and television industry. I’m certain it will come as no surprise that in 2024, we can expect our industry to move at breakneck speed again. With even more rapid shifts in […]
Zeno Australia has announced expanded creative design capabilities and the appointment of Jim Michell (lead image) to its senior leadership team. The new moves support strong growth in the region. Zeno Australia’s clients, including Abano Healthcare, Motorola and Yorkshire Tea, can now tap into a suite of creative design services to augment the agency’s work […]
Assembled Media, is drawing upon the creative power of TikTok Creator Marketplace to help generate unique, impactful content for iconic stationery brand, BIC. The social activation campaign titled ‘A Pen for Every Side of You’ promotes the flexibility of BIC’s 4 Colours pen and is active nationwide on the BIC Stationery TikTok account. The campaign […]
Pinterest reckons jellyfish & moody cowboys will be big in 2024. Refused to be drawn on the return of shoulder pads.
IAB Australia has launched ‘Evolution in Market Mix Modelling’, the fourth module in its Marketing Measurement Innovation Series, which has been developed by IAB Australia’s Ad Effectiveness Council. The module explores what is driving the increased use of MMM and how the technique is evolving with advances in computing power and machine learning to provide […]
Scope3, the collaborative sustainability platform leading the decarbonisation of media and advertising, announced the addition of digital out-of-home (DOOH) to its emissions measurement. With DOOH ad spending predicted to grow from $17B in 2023 to nearly $24B by 2028, measuring this channel brings us one step closer to understanding the total impact of digital advertising […]
NRF 2024: Retail’s Big Show Asia Pacific, is now open for online registrations for the main conference. Jointly organized by the National Retail Federation and Comexposium, Retail’s Big Show Asia Pacific will take place from 11 – 13 June, 2024 at the Sands Expo and Convention Centre in Singapore and is expected to draw thousands […]