Photos from Engage Digital Storytelling Event

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May 7, 2014  |  Engage14  |  No Comments

Attendees on their way up at Hearst Tower to Engage  

Emily Wengert

Emily Wengert

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April 27, 2014  |  Engage14  |  No Comments

VP, User Experience Emily Wengert (VP, User Experience) leads multi-track engagements for Huge's clients while helping to manage the agency's user experience team in the Brooklyn office. Her emphasis on UX strategy pairs her with clients looking for genuine innovation and impeccable execution. Since joining Huge, Emily has successfully collaborated with and led projects for some of Huge's largest clients, including Google, Gucci, Target, CNN and Reuters. With a particular focus on the intersection of physical and digital, Emily specializes in digital engagement in commerce, restaurants and other social spaces. For her work she has received an OMMA Award and been honored at

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Jennifer Stalzer

Jennifer Stalzer

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April 25, 2014  |  Engage14, Uncategorized  |  No Comments

VP Global Digital Corporate Communications Jennifer Stalzer is a 18+ year public relations communications professional, who has been fortunate to gain experience from working for a global public relations agency, as well as in-house, for major global Fortune 500 companies. She describes herself as being a traditional corporate communications, professional gone digital. Notable companies and clients she has worked with, include: Burson-Marsteller, Altria, Coach, and Unilever. A well-rounded professional, her knowledge and experience includes, corporate communications; media relations; issues and reputation management; digital and social media strategy; and brand publishing including, content creation and curation. Today, as vice president of global digital communications

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Dan Gardner

Dan Gardner

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April 25, 2014  |  Engage14  |  No Comments

Co-Founder & Creative Director, UX | CODE AND THEORY Dan Gardner is the Co-Founder and Executive Creative Director, UX at Code and Theory, a creative agency that designs products and brand experiences across platforms. Gardner founded the company in 2001 with Brandon Ralph, and has since expanded it to a global team, making it one of the largest remaining independent digital creative agencies in the U.S. Today, the company counts among its clients Dr Pepper Snapple Group, Burger King, Maybelline New York, Comcast, SiriusXM, Condé Nast International, Hearst and Time Inc. Widely recognized as an innovator in product and brand design, Gardner has created multi-platform design systems for

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Vin Farrell

Vin Farrell

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April 25, 2014  |  Engage14  |  No Comments

Global Chief Content Officer, Havas Worldwide Vin Farrell is Global Chief Content Officer at Havas Worldwide, where he provides oversight of content creation, curation, development, production and distribution globally across the network. Vin joined Havas Worldwide in 2013 from R/GA, where he was SVP of Creative Operations. In that role he served as a business partner to executive creative leadership and was responsible for the oversight of all aspects and operations of the agency’s digital studio, live event, retail and presentation capabilities. He led a team that worked closely with creative on strategy, ideation and production of traditional and multi-channel work. Vin

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Chet Fenster

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April 22, 2014  |  Engage14, Uncategorized  |  No Comments

Chet Fenster, Managing Partner MEC Chet has led MEC’s Content discipline (formerly MEC Entertainment), which specializes in entertainment strategy and original content creation, to the forefront of branded content since its launch in 2006. Working across languages, genres, and platforms, he and his team guide the development of creative and effective branded entertainment and content partnerships to deliver genuinely integrated solutions for the agency’s clients. Anchored in the fundamental belief that advertisers need to think more like programmers, Chet has helped clients such as AT&T, Citi, Macy’s, and IKEA use content, pop culture, and social media forge deeper connections with consumers. Through this

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Lewis D’Vorkin

Lewis Dvorkin
April 15, 2014  |  Engage14  |  No Comments

Chief Product Officer, Forbes Lewis D’Vorkin serves as Chief Product Officer, leading all editorial areas for Forbes and its related brands. A seasoned journalist and experienced business entrepreneur, since joining the company in June 2010 Mr. D’Vorkin has initiated the redesign of Forbes magazine and launched an innovative digital publishing platform that delivers a Forbes.com experience that is cleaner, simpler, more interactive and easier to navigate – and one that puts authoritative journalism at the center of a social media experience. The new Forbes.com – which is part of the ongoing changes Mr. D’Vorkin oversees – includes a unique new content-creation engine; a

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Walter Levitt

Walter Levitt

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April 11, 2014  |  Engage14  |  No Comments

Chief Marketing Officer, Comedy Central Walter Levitt is Chief Marketing Officer for Comedy Central. He is a key member of the senior leadership team overseeing all facets of strategic and creative brand development, advertising & promotion, social media and digital marketing, and cross-business initiatives. Since joining Comedy Central in 2011, Levitt has led numerous successful new initiatives including a strategic repositioning of the brand, the introduction of multi-platform hit franchises “Key & Peele” and “Inside Amy Schumer,” and the launch of several new apps and digital products. He also oversaw the marketing of Comedy’s Central’s highest-rated special of all time, “The Roast of

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Ross Hoffman

Ross Hoffman

Ross Hoffman, Director of Brand Strategy As the Director of Twitter's Brand Strategy team in the US, Ross focuses on the identification and execution of strategic partnerships and creative solutions with the world's top marketers. Prior to Twitter, Ross held business development positions at Google/YouTube, acquiring content and overseeing YouTube's live streaming strategy. He began his career in the William Morris Agency mailroom, ultimately joining their corporate consulting department, advising Fortune 500 companies on their branded entertainment and marketing strategies. A native Philadelphian, Ross received a B.S. in Marketing from the University of Maryland Robert H. Smith School of Business, and currently resides

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Diaz Nesamoney

Diaz Nesamoney Founder, Jivox Diaz Nesamoney founder of Jivox has had two prior successful ventures. Before founding Jivox, he founded Celequest, raised over $20M in venture capital, and served as its CEO until early 2007, when the company was acquired by Cognos Corporation. Celequest introduced the market's first BI appliance, a disruptive innovation that led to its acquisition by Cognos. He was previously co-founder, President and Chief Operating Officer at Informatica (NASDAQ:INFA), which he took from a startup to a publicly traded company in 1999 with a market capitalization of over a billion dollars. Informatica pioneered data integration software as a category

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