Alvin Ho Young, Chief Marketing Officer, Koncept VR

Alvin Ho Young, Chief Marketing Officer, Koncept VR

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April 17, 2017  |  engagenyc17  |  No Comments

Alvin Ho Young, Chief Marketing Officer, Koncept VR Alvin loves connecting narratives with audiences in personal and engaging ways. With a pedigree of top New York ad agencies, he brings a full spectrum of marketing capabilities including mobile, interactive and print as well as CRM programs. For Alvin, the 360 video medium represents limitless new possibilities - brands can now invite their customers to participate in authentic experiences that make a lasting impact.     ENGAGE is a one-day conference happening on April 19th, 2017 at Luce Theater in NYC. ENGAGE brings together experts and visionaries to examine current and future business trends across

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Andrew Morse, Co-Founder of Great Big Story

Andrew Morse, Co-Founder of Great Big Story

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April 1, 2017  |  engagenyc17  |  No Comments

  Andrew Morse Executive Vice President of Editorial for CNN U.S. and GM of CNN Digital Worldwide Andrew Morse is Executive Vice President of Editorial for CNN U.S. and GM of CNN Digital Worldwide. He has oversight of the TV network's Domestic Newsgathering as well as Washington coverage. In addition, Morse is responsible for CNN's global digital business, including editorial, product, technology, emerging platforms, business development and partnerships. Morse is also the co-founder of Great Big Story.   ENGAGE is a one-day conference happening on April 19th, 2017 at Luce Theater in NYC. ENGAGE brings together experts and visionaries to examine current and future business

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Rodney Williams, Chief Marketing Officer & Executive Vice President, Moët Hennessy North America

Rodney Williams, Chief Marketing Officer & Executive Vice President, Moët Hennessy North America

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April 1, 2017  |  engagenyc17  |  No Comments

Rodney Williams, Chief Marketing Officer & Executive Vice President, Moët Hennessy North America Rodney Williams oversees the top luxury wine and spirits portfolio in the US, including such storied brands as Dom Perignon, Krug and Veuve Clicquot Champagnes; Newton, Cloudy Bay, and Numanthia wines; Glenmorangie Scotch, Belvedere Vodka and Hennessy Cognac. Prior to this, he served as the Senior Vice President for Hennessy, leading a new strategic marketing campaign that garnered record sales and profits. Previously, Rodney served as SVP of Classics Brands, Jackson Family Wines and led the most successful new product launch in the company’s history. He has also been

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Marc DeBevoise, President and COO of CBS Interactive

Marc DeBevoise, President and COO of CBS Interactive

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March 3, 2017  |  engagenyc17  |  No Comments

Marc DeBevoise, President and Chief Operating Officer, CBS Interactive   Marc DeBevoise is the President and Chief Operating Officer of CBS Interactive, a division of CBS Corporation (NYSE: CBS), a perennial top 10 Internet property and the leading Internet-based premium content company. In this role, DeBevoise leads strategy and operations for all of CBS Interactive’s 25+ industry-leading brands including the digital businesses of the CBS Television Network, such as CBS.com, CBS All Access, CBSN, CBSSports.com and CBSNews.com, as well as CNET Media Group, CBS Interactive’s leading tech, games and media properties including CNET, TVGuide, GameSpot, Metacritic and more.   As President and COO, DeBevoise

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Pam Wasserstein, CEO of New York Magazine

Pam Wasserstein, CEO of New York Magazine

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March 3, 2017  |  engagenyc17  |  No Comments

 Pam Wasserstein, CEO, New York Media Pam Wasserstein has been the CEO of New York Media since May 2016, leading the premium content company on an ambitious expansion in several areas, including video, branded content, live events, and e-commerce, while growing audience and revenue at core brands New York Magazine, nymag.com, Vulture, The Cut, Daily Intelligencer, Grub Street, Science of Us, Select All and The Strategist. Before becoming CEO, Wasserstein served as co-chair and head of strategy. Prior to joining New York Media, Wasserstein worked at Tribeca Enterprises, most recently as vice-president, corporate development, spearheading new business initiatives. Before that she worked at

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Saswat Panda, Co-Founder and CTO, LiveLike

Saswat Panda, Co-Founder and CTO, LiveLike

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March 3, 2017  |  engagenyc17  |  No Comments

Saswat Panda, Co-Founder and CTO, LiveLike Saswat is the co-founder and chief technology officer of LiveLike, a virtual reality platform company enabling broadcasters and sports teams to deliver immersive, live sports viewing experiences. In this role Saswat oversees all aspects of product creation and execution, developing scalable social viewing systems and creating tailored VR viewing experiences for multiple sports across hardware devices, web and mobile. The company received the prestigious “1st and Future” award from TechCrunch and the NFL earlier this year. Saswat has worked at some of the world’s most well-known companies including Microsoft, Cisco and EA. Previously, he was a

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Dana Settle, Founding Partner, Greycroft

Dana Settle, Founding Partner, Greycroft

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Dana Settle, Founding Partner, Greycroft Dana Settle is a Founding Partner with Greycroft, and she heads the firm’s west coast office out of Los Angeles. Prior to Greycroft, Dana spent several years as a venture capitalist and advisor to startup companies in the Bay Area, including six years at Mayfield, where she focused on early stage companies in the mobile communications and consumer Internet markets. Dana currently serves or observes on the boards of Greycroft’s investments in AppAnnie, EBTH.com, Instantly, Steelhouse,TheRealReal, Clique, RocketJump, Thrive Market and WideOrbit. She also managed the firm’s investments in Maker Studios (sold to Disney), Viddy (sold to FullScreen), AwesomenessTV

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Avner Ronen, Founder & CEO, Public

Avner Ronen, Founder & CEO, Public

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  Avner Ronen, Founder & CEO, Public Avner Ronen is the Founder & CEO of Public, a group messaging company launched in 2016. Public is helping school communities come together online. Prior to Public Mr. Ronen was the founder and CEO of Boxee, one of the first movers in the media streaming device market. Boxee was acquired by Samsung in 2013 and Mr. Ronen continued on at Samsung as a VP Product in the TV group. Mr. Ronen's first start-up was Odigo, an instant messaging service that attracted millions of users in the early 2000s. Odigo was acquired by Comverse and Mr. Ronen stayed

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Ian Schafer, Founder & Chairman, Deep Focus

Ian Schafer, Founder & Chairman, Deep Focus

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Ian Schafer, Founder & Chairman, Deep Focus Ian is the Founder & Chairman of Deep Focus, an award-winning global digitally led creative agency, and one of the industry's leading voices and provocateurs on digital media. Ian has been at the forefront of advertising since 1997 and founded Deep Focus in 2002. The agency is lauded for its expertise and excellence in digitally led creative execution and media strategy, innovative agency operational models and consumer insights. Ian previously served as Vice President of New Media at Disney’s Miramax Films. In 2007, he was named an Advertising Age Media Maven and was inducted into the

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Neil Carty, Senior Vice President, MediaLink

Neil Carty, Senior Vice President, MediaLink

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March 1, 2017  |  engagenyc17  |  No Comments

Neil Carty, Senior Vice President, MediaLink Neil Carty brings over 15 years of multi-disciplinary expertise to MediaLink where he has developed the firm’s innovation practice, combining his knowledge of the emerging technology landscape with methodology that helps brands and agencies stay on top and ahead of marketing’s fast evolution.  Carty has held roles in communications planning, content marketing, innovation and entertainment marketing. Some of the world’s biggest brands have relied on him for strategic guidance including American Express, Sprint, Unilever, Jaguar, and The Home Depot. Most recently Carty was partner, director of innovation and emerging technology at Mindshare, a GroupM company, where he built

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