Chris Murphy, SVP, Brand Marketing adidas
“I pay to be a member of the Digital Ascendant because it has the industry’s most valuable peer set.”

PICTURED: Andy Kauffman, SVP, Marketing Strategy & Science, NFL

Mark Fiske, Operating Partner, Marketing & Digital Transformation, H.I.G. Capital
“What continues to impress me about Ascendant is that each member has a unique perspective. The people in this network are the true, transformational marketers.”

join the industry’s most prominent progressive influential
marketing + retail + media executives

what does membership include?


gain competitive advantage
- Unparalleled thought leadership from execs driving change + shaping the future
- 100+ marketing or retail execs f2f, 2x/year + 6 mixers/year
- Benefit from extreme candor; the result of a unique “frieNDA”
- Year-round community with cross-functional expertise


sharpen your value as a leader
- Secure unprecedented visibility into what’s working + what’s not
- Meet peer-vetted partners + innovative solution providers
- Elevate your influence, increase your marketing acumen + lift your team
- Drive your business + craft your career with intention


craft your career w/intention
- Get leadership advice from accomplished execs who have already ascended
- Navigate org change + leadership opportunities + career paths
- Share in commitment to mutual success
- Peers helping peers ascend

executive coaching

complimentary executive coaching at our gatherings
- Build your leadership skills with private + complimentary executive coaching
- Learn how to accelerate your success, attract top talent + fill skill gaps
- Drive collaboration + influence; strategize your career path
- Exclusive group + 1-on-1 sessions with top coaches + recruiters

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2022 membership fees are $5,000 for seated brand + retail leaders.