Keynotes

Phil O’ConnorDirector Marketing Communications & Media, Infiniti Motor Company Ltd12:00 PM Nov. 27, 2018 Keynote

Phil O'Connor was named Infiniti Motor Co.'s director of marketing communications and media in April 2017. He first joined Infiniti's parent company, Nissan Motor Co., in April 2006 after spending 14 years in various marketing positions at Ford Motor Co., including F-Series marketing manager. He has an MBA from the University of Michigan and a BS in marketing from Miami University.

Patrick McKennaHead of Brand Communications, MINI2:00 PM Nov. 27, 2018 Keynote

Since May 2017, McKenna has lead the company’s brand positioning, long-term strategy development and all consumer communications and content. McKenna began working with BMW Group in 1993 as an agency employee and joined the company in-house in 1997. Previous to his current position, he was department head for product planning and aftersales, a position held since 2010.