The SoDA Report Team and Partners

SoDA serves as a network and voice for entrepreneurs and innovators around the globe who are creating the future of marketing and digital experiences.

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Lakai Newman, Communications Manager

Lakai joined the SoDA Operations team as Communications Manager in March 2014. In his role, Lakai combines his expertise as a brand storyteller and innovative marketer to lead the development and execution of marketing and communication strategies to evolve, promote and protect the SoDA brand and reputation. He also serves as Head of Production and Managing Editor for The SoDA Report, the organization’s trend publication which features compelling research insights, global thought leadership and award-winning project showcases. A graduate of Emory University, Lakai considers himself a natural “creative” that is passionate about global travel and culture, cooking, and all things digital.


Jessica Ongko, Designer

Since joining SoDA's Operations team in 2014, Jessica Ongko has been deeply involved with strengthening SoDA’s brand and visual identity while collaborating with agencies around the world to design and create publications, event signage, and both digital and physical assets related to the work of SoDA. A graduate of the Graphic Design program from advertising portfolio school, The Creative Circus, you’ll often find Jessica trotting the globe and working out of airports during long layovers.


10,000ft has reshaped how creative agencies manage their projects and teams with software that simplifies resource management, project planning, and time tracking. With over 1,000 customers around the world, 10,000ft aims to be a change agent for dynamic organizations ready to unleash the human element powering the future of work. Learn more at

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Martijn van Tilburg, CEO

Martijn van Tilburg is the CEO and founder of 10,000ft, a resource management tool that helps companies breed transparency, autonomy, and improve strategic real-time decisions. Previously he was Director of Design at Seattle firm Artefact and an award-winning designer at Microsoft.

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Anton Rius, Content Marketing Manager

As Content Marketing Manager at 10,000ft, Anton crafts dynamic thought leadership and customer-focused content to drive brand awareness across multiple marketing channels. He brings years of strategic marketing experience in management consulting, where he helped clients improve organizational performance with content focused on optimizing workplace culture and business strategy.

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Natalie Rohde, Director of Marketing

Natalie is Director of Marketing at 10,000ft, where she leads strategic efforts to create a unique brand experience and drive revenue by attracting and engaging new customers with the 10,000ft community. Her background is in business development and lean marketing for growing technology companies.

The opinions and viewpoints expressed in the articles in this publication are those of the authors, and do not necessarily represent or reflect the opinions or viewpoints of SoDA.