Wenda Harris Millard, Vice Chairman of MediaLink

Wenda Harris Millard, Vice Chairman of MediaLink

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March 4, 2017  |  engagenyc17  |  No Comments

  In April 2009, Wenda Harris Millard became President and COO of MediaLink. Before joining MediaLink, Ms. Millard was Co-CEO and President, Media for Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia, Inc. She joined MSLO in July 2007 after three years as a member of its Board of Directors. Ms. Millard oversaw MSLO’s media businesses, which include publishing, internet and broadcasting. She was the driving force behind creating cross-platform programs for marketers in TV, digital, magazines and radio. Before MSLO, Ms. Millard was Chief Sales Officer at Yahoo! where she led the team that drove revenue from $700 million to over $6 billion in six years

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Marc DeBevoise, President and COO of CBS Interactive

Marc DeBevoise, President and COO of CBS Interactive

Marc DeBevoise Executive Vice President and General Manager, Entertainment, Sports and News, CBS Interactive
March 3, 2017  |  engagenyc17  |  No Comments

  Marc DeBevoise President and COO 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 is also responsible for

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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 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 Apollo Global Management, the private

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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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Andrew Morse, Co-Founder of Great Big Story

Andrew Morse, Co-Founder of Great Big Story

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March 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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Dana Settle, Founding Partner, Greycroft

Dana Settle, Founding Partner, Greycroft

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March 1, 2017  |  engagenyc17  |  No Comments

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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March 1, 2017  |  engagenyc17  |  No Comments

  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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March 1, 2017  |  engagenyc17  |  No Comments

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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Joe Hyrkin, CEO, issuu

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February 28, 2017  |  engagenyc17  |  No Comments

  Joe Hyrkin, CEO, ISSUU Joe Hyrkin is the CEO at issuu, a modern media company and curator of creativity platform that allows content creators and publishers to create professional-level digital publications with purpose around areas of passion – going deep into verticals, from fashion to food to shopping to travel and much more. Joe is a seasoned entrepreneur with more than 20 years of experience. Previously he was the CEO of Reverb and also served as the CEO of SingleFeed, overseeing the firm’s acquisition by Alibaba. Additionally, he has held top leadership positions at Gaia Interactive, Yahoo, Flickr and Virage, Inc. He has

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Rachel Mercer, SVP and Head of Digital Strategy & Invention, Deutsch NY

Rachel Mercer, SVP and Head of Digital Strategy & Invention, Deutsch NY

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February 28, 2017  |  engagenyc17  |  No Comments

Rachel Mercer, SVP and Head of Digital Strategy & Invention, Deutsch NY A strategist with a foundation in creative technology and design, Rachel has nearly a decade of experience working in and leading multidisciplinary teams to create groundbreaking new products and communications for her clients. Since joining Deutsch NY, Rachel has amplified the output of the office’s digital strategy department and has delivered key new business accounts like AB InBev’s Busch brand. She also led and sold Deutsch’s first consulting project, shifting the agency’s output for a top three entertainment company in the business. Day to day, Rachel utilizes her strengths in strategy

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