Archive for August, 2011

Paul Gelb

PaulGelb
August 31, 2011  |  Round 3  |  No Comments

Paul Gelb Vice President, Mobile Practice Lead Paul is the founder and head of Razorfish’s mobile practice. The practice’s primary offering suites include integrated strategy engagements, application and site design and development, messaging programs, and media, ad creative and search campaign services. Paul has helped over 60 clients on the road to innovation by pioneering media and development executions in mobile and integrated initiatives across digital out of home, broadband video, interactive television, social networks, and gaming. In an ever changing digital landscape, Paul is also a trusted consultant to Razorfish's largest clients as they evolve their media and business strategies to

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Andrew Olson

AndrewOlson
August 31, 2011  |  Round 3  |  No Comments

Named one of the 25 All Stars of the first decade of digital media by StreamingMedia.com,  Andrew Olson is the COO of Comcast’s Converged Products group.  He joined Comcast when it acquired thePlatform, the leading online video management and publishing company, which he co-founded and where he served as Chief Operating Officer and CFO. Andrew's diverse background includes a stint at Microsoft, digital audio development for top companies in the U.S. and Japan, co-founding of two biotechnology companies, and three years with The Boston Consulting Group.  He has been a contributing writer for a number of digital media and technology publications,

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Tech Madison Avenue Coming October 12th

Tech Madison Avenue Coming October 12th

Collage
August 30, 2011  |  Blog  |  No Comments

TECH MADSION AVENUE (2.0) A REASON TO COLLABORATE Technology and digital media have come to define our modern world. With the likes of smartphones and social media playing integral roles in our everyday lives, it was only a matter of time before they evolved into a powerful marketing medium. After a muted initial reaction to the changing media space, agencies are beginning to recognize the growing need for collaboration between brands and new tech platforms in the fields of Mobile, Social Media and Online Video. With that in mind, TalkNYC is readying itself for Round 3 of its 2011 series. This

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Flattering Words From Schmidt, But He Isn’t Going To Save The TV Industry (Guardian)

Schmidt
August 30, 2011  |  Blog  |  No Comments

Schmidt worries about a somewhat excessive regulation of commercial TV in the UK – particularly at ITV (a company he first came into contact with because of Susan Boyle).

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World’s Biggest Startup Launches in Silicon Valley (SiliconValley.com)

WalmartLabs
August 30, 2011  |  Blog  |  No Comments

Among the startups tucked between restaurants, squeezed into office buildings and squatting in storefronts near Mountain View's main drag is one that might stop you cold.

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TV Smothers Us: Networks Tried Too Hard With Irene Coverage (MarketWatch)

Irene
August 29, 2011  |  Blog  |  No Comments

They smothered us with technical details, as if we were all in training to be meteorologists ourselves. The networks tried a little too hard this time.

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Media & Advertising: Condé Nast Deepens Its Social Connections (NYT)

Conde Nast
August 29, 2011  |  Blog  |  No Comments

Readers of the online versions of Condé Nast publications will have to look no further than the bottom of their screens to see what content other readers have deemed worthy of a Tweet.

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Steve Jobs and the Meaning of Forbes’ New Content Strategy (Forbes)

Forbes Content Strategy
August 29, 2011  |  Blog  |  No Comments

It wasn’t until a conversation with Dan Bigman, who runs our Business channel, that I realized something truly bigger was unfolding for Forbes.

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In Unsettled Times, Social Media Can Promote Action. Or Distraction (NYT)

Social Media Unsettled
August 29, 2011  |  Blog  |  No Comments

THE mass media, including interactive social-networking tools, make you passive, can sap your initiative, leave you content to watch the spectacle of life from your couch or smartphone.

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The Evolution Of Branded Entertainment (Forbes)

Gaga
August 25, 2011  |  Blog  |  No Comments

I’m feeling old. Pearl Jam is now classic rock. Jeter’s got his 3,000thhit. And it’s already been 10 years since the beginning of the branded-entertainment revival.

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