Catrina Dear

Head of Team, the7stars
Catie heads up the entertainment team at the7stars, the UK's largest independent media agency. She leads a team of 28 working across the Warner Music UK account, Bauer Media, Penguin Random House, Sony Music UK, Discovery Networks, AAF and works with some of the UK's leading independents including Cooking Vinyl and Ignition Records. During her ten years at the7stars she has worked on the marketing strategy of over a thousand campaigns, achieving both sales and industry success. A highlight was winning the Best Entertainment Strategy Award this year at the Drum Marketing Awards, and three Media Week Award Golds. She enjoys getting involved with wider industry initiatives, guest lecturing at the University of Westminster and sits on the IAB Mobile Steering Committee.