May 3, 2018, 9:20 am (
Tim Washer studied improv under Amy Poehler, comedy writing with The Colbert Report executive producer Tom Purcell, and has appeared on SNL, Conan O’Brien, Onion Sports Network, and HBO’s Last Week Tonight with John Oliver. He’s emceed events featuring Pixar CEO John Lasseter, Emmy-Winner Tony Hale (VEEP, Arrested Development) and Nobel Peace Prize winner Desmond Tutu. Tim has performed at corporate events for IBM, Cisco, Deloitte, CDC, Google and The White House. His award-winning corporate work has been featured in The New York Times, WSJ, Ad Age, ADWEEK, and Fast Company. He has presented at Content Marketing World Sydney, SXSW and Forrester’s CMO Council. He holds an MBA from McCombs at UT Austin, where he majored in PowerPoint.
May 4, 2018, 9:30 am (
Creating, developing, and producing humorous content is challenging, even if it’s your full-time job. But getting buy-in and securing budgets is much more challenging, especially in the red(tape) zone. Learn from this panel of polished pros on how they make humor work for businesses, TV networks, brands, and their own careers— securing budgets, producing great work, dealing with brand hardliners, forging buy-in, and staying focused on connecting deeply with fans. Best of all, get a behind-the-scenes view of each panelist who will be performing Stand Up at Comedy Marketing Club later in the evening.
May 4, 2018, 5:00 pm (
Bring your laughing gear to our annual Comedy Marketing Club event hosted at the Laugh Boston theatre at the Westin. This year's comedians include 6 of our CMC speakers and keynotes including Sarah Cooper, Tim Washer, David Nihill, Francesca Fiorentini and Luna Malbroux. Best of all, Sammy Obeid is our headliner this year—a comedian, mathematician, and 2036 presidential candidate, sporting appearances on Conan and many more. It's all powered by SpyFu, the competitive intelligence platform of choice for tens of thousands of marketing professionals. Karaoke will follow, for even more laughs!