The MarketMakers, the ​Experts in Global Business Growth

CELENY DA SILVA

Founder & CEO

Celeny is the best-connected digital media executive in the industry with extensive global knowledge of digital media landscape and marketing technologies.

Celeny managed international strategy projects at Fox Interactive Media, successfully launched & helped to accelerate growth, and build brand awareness for clients from New York, London to Sydney, hosted Presidential Roasts with President Jimmy Carter, participated at Forums with Prince Albert of Monaco, and established trade partnerships with all the global tentpole conferences in the industry. She started her career at the Brazilian Embassy in Washington D.C, managing commercial investment & trade promotion projects between Brazil and the United States.

Celeny holds a Bachelor of Science in Economics from the University of Illinois and Masters in Management, Organization & Governance from the London School of Economics. Celeny has lived in Burgundy to composed her dissertation in wine, is a marathon runner, a farmer by training, and has visited 125 countries (Trip.com). Celeny is on the advisory board for a number of trade organizations and a regular speaker at industry events.

CELENY DA SILVA

Founder & CEO

 

JAY STEVENS

Chairman

Jay Stevens is the Chairman at MarketMakers and President of Hudson Exchange. Previously, Jay was the Chief Revenue Officer of Adform, responsible for driving and shaping the global revenue for the company. Jay Stevens brings more than 20 years of digital marketing and international business experience to his current role with a specialty in expanding US businesses abroad.

Prior to joining Adform, Jay was the General Manager, International at The Rubicon Project where he managed the company's global expansion initiatives throughout Europe, APAC, and throughout Latin America. While at Rubicon Project, he was responsible for the P&L for all markets outside of North America, representing 45% of the company’s revenue and a critical contribution to the IPO on the NYSE. Previously he served as VP EMEA at MySpace where he managed the social network's growth outside the US and operations throughout the European region.

JAY STEVENS

Chairman

 

ELIANA SHAHRABANY

Marketing Coordinator

Eliana is the Marketing Coordinator at MarketMakers. Previously, Eliana founded Ooga, an online platform to support, connect and promote the baking community. Prior to Ooga, Eliana managed client relationships, social media channels and creative services at Ashmore Residential.

Eliana has a Bachelor of Arts in Land Economy from Cambridge University, encompassing Law, Economics and the Environment. While at Cambridge, Eliana was a member of the Cambridge Creatives and RAG committees where she played a significant role in organizing large-scale events for charity. Motivated by all things creative and entrepreneurial, Eliana loves to create art, teach mathematics and travel the world.

ELIANA SHAHRABANY

Marketing Coordinator

NANCY BALMER

Chief of Staff

Nancy is the Chief of Staff at MarketMakers, and keeps everything in check. Previously, Nancy was the Executive Assistant to the Marketing SVP General Mills based Nyon, Switzerland where she developed the ability to pivot between outwardly facing client management in confidential environments. Before joining GM, Nancy worked as the Executive Assistant to two Vice Presidents at Procter & Gamble in Geneva Area, Switzerland

Nancy has a Bachelor in the Field of Arts and English from the Ecole Supérieure de Commerce de Neuchâtel. Nancy is multilingual in French, fluent in English and conversational in Spanish giving her the capability to communicate with our clients across the nations.

NANCY BALMER

Chief of Staff

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