Clifford “Cliff” E. Marks
B.S. Advertising, 1984
President of sales and marketing, National CineMedia.
Hall of Fame 2010
Clifford “Cliff” E. Marks, ADV 1984, National CineMedia’s president of sales and marketing, has been a leading advertising, marketing and sales professional for over 20 years. He was the architect behind The 2wenty, a first-of-its-kind digitally delivered entertainment and advertising pre-feature program, debuting in 2003. Cliff was president of sales and marketing for Regal CineMedia Corp., and before that was a 14-year veteran of ESPN/ABC Sports. As senior vice president, he oversaw its $2.0 billion sales organization and worked with top national advertisers such as Anheuser Busch, Circuit City and Toyota. From 1986-1989, Cliff was an executive at The Nashville Network. He began his career at New York advertising agencies Young & Rubicam and BBDO. A cinema industry leader and advocate, he was named one of The Mediaweek 50 top executives in the advertising industry in 2009. Cliff currently serves on the board of the Jack & Jill Late Stage Cancer Foundation.