Melissa Lentz

CEO, MAGNET Global Network
Owner, M. Hatter Consulting

Melissa Lentz heads MAGNET, a global network of independent advertising agencies, and owns M. Hatter Consulting, a firm specializing in organizational change management and growth planning for agencies, brands and media companies. Under her leadership, companies have been named to Fast Company's Most Innovative List and Crain's Best Places to Work index, and garnered awards for pioneering use of digital media. In 2016, Lentz received AWNY’s GenNext Award recognizing industry trailblazers. Lentz previously served as Managing Partner of Mr Youth/MRY. She started her career at Ogilvy and Tribal DDB. She graduated from Duke University.