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 residesRead More
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 categoryRead More
Doug Scott President & Founder of OgilvyEntertainment With over 20 years of integrated marketing experience, Doug Scott has created groundbreaking branded content programs and landmark collaborations for the world's leading brands, including DuPont (The Horizons Project on BBC World News), IBM (Solutions for a Smarter Planet film series on Huffington Post), and Hellmann’s (Bringing the Best Together with Mario Batali) in addition to American Express, Lenovo, Nestle and Philips. Doug is a member of the Ogilvy & Mather Worldwide Creative Council and has been recognized by AdWeek as one of the top 50 most influential executives in the media and entertainment industry (awarded #11 in 2013 and #14Read More
Carolyn Fox, Digital Travel Editor, National Geographic Travel Carolyn Fox manages National Geographic Travel’s website and blogs, which produce daily engaging travel content such as Best Family Trips, Travelers of the Year and the annual Traveler Photo Contest. Carolyn also oversees the National Geographic Travel social presence, including Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Google+, Pinterest and Tumblr.
Meet Jeremy Heimans, CEO and Co-Founder of Purpose, and one of our distinguished speakers set to take the stage at Do Good Better. A little more about Jeremy: Jeremy Heimans (@jeremyheimans) is co-founder and CEO of Purpose, a home for building 21st century movements and ventures that use the power of participation to change the world. Since its launch in 2009, Purpose has launched several major new organizations including All Out, a 1.5 million-strong LGBT rights group, built the world’s first open-source global activism platform, and advised institutions like the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, the ACLU and Google. Jeremy has been buildingRead More
Happy Monday Talk NYC readers! Before going any further, I'd like to say hello! My name is Arzi, and if you follow Talk NYC, you'll know that the latest news in technology, marketing, advertising and digital media can be found here. We're now past the halfway point in 2013, and everyday, the industries mentioned above continually grow and change. New innovation provides us with products that make life just a little bit easier, and the rates that we connect with others - whether online or offline, have never been greater. News can be spread at the push of a button, and canRead More
Erick Hachenburg is Metacafe’s CEO. Prior to joining Metacafe, Erick was Electronic Art’s senior vice president of global online publishing and managing director of EA China. In this role, he developed and led key strategic initiatives, including the company’s entry into the digital distribution of retail games. Erick joined EA following the company’s 2001 acquisition of Pogo.com, the industry leader in the casual games market that he founded and built to nearly 1.5 million subscribers. Erick began his career as an intellectual property attorney at Fenwick & West. HeRead More