PTTOW! is an invite-only community and summit for Today’s Most Creative and inspiring CEOs, CMOs and Icons, spanning 70 major industries. Founded by Roman Tsunder and Terry Hardy in 2009, [1] PTTOW! has been described as the ” TED event of the marketing world” [2]


The year round community and summit includes CEOs, CMOs, leading entrepreneurs , as well as artists and athletes. Members have included the 14th Dalai Lama , [2] Senior Advisor for Innovation to Secretary of State Hillary Clinton , Alec Ross , Life is good Chief Executive Optimist & Co-Founder Bert Jacobs, Quiksilver Co-Founder & Chairman of the Board Bob McKnight , Jared Cohen of Google Ideas , Spotify [4] Chief Marketing Officer Seth Farbman, DJ Kaskade , [5] professional surfer Kelly Slater, TBWA \ Chiat \ Day Chairman & Global Director Lee Clow , Linkin Park , Warby Parker Founder Neil Blumenthal, [6] RVCA Founder Pat Tenore, actor Rainn Wilson , executive entertainment Tom Freston , professional skateboarder Tony Hawk , Zappos CEO Tony Hsieh , seven -time Grammy Award-winner , as well as CEO’s & CMO’s from Warner Music Group , HP , Microsoft , EA , Pepsi , P & G ,Facebook , YouTube , 20th Century Fox Movies, Red Bull and more. [7]


  1. Jump up^ Youth Culture Summit Co-Chair Shares the Power of PTTOW! by Kailee Bradstreet, TransWorld Business, April 24, 2013.
  2. Jump up^ Youth Marketers ‘Plan to Take Over the World’by Ian Hamilton, OC Register, May 1, 2010.
  3. Jump up^ PTTOW is the Dalai Lama + Coca Cola + + GE + Elon Muskby John Koetsier, VentureBeat, March 1, 2013.
  4. Jump up^ How to Short Your Business Partnerby Elyse Dupré, Direct Marketing News, March 27, 2013.
  5. Jump up^ PTTOW! Adds Kaskade, to Line-Up, Do Androids Dance, April 4, 2013.
  6. Jump up^ In Advance Of PTTOW !, Target, Coca-Cola, Warby Parker Execs Get Candid About Courting Next Generation Consumersby Jennifer Rooney, Forbes, May 1, 2013.
  7. Jump up^ Brands Strive to Reach the Youth Marketby Steve McClellan, AdWeek, May 3, 2010.