Dan McCarthy

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October 12, 2011  |  Round 3  |  No Comments

Daniel R. McCarthy most recently was Chairman & CEO of Gallarus Media Holdings and its subsidiary, Network Communications, Inc. At NCI, Dan oversaw one of the largest local marketing services companies in the U.S.  In 2010, Dan spearheaded the launch of the innovative DigitalSherpa line of marketing services products, which currently provide social media marketing solutions to more than 1500 small and medium-sized businesses. Over the course of his career, Dan has completed more than 50 transactions and financings, including the $380 million sale of NCI to Citicorp Venture Capital Group; the $120 million acquisition of NCI by ABRY Partners; the

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Jay Mandel

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October 5, 2011  |  Round 3  |  No Comments

Jay Mandel is a digital change agent at MasterCard. He works to create digital strategies and leads end-to-end management of global B2B digital platforms/campaigns to improve business productivity, drive sales, and increase brand perception. Current projects include a global asset management platform, marketing/sales alignment using Salesforce.com with web-to lead, social media newsroom/ blog, and global Insights platform/blog. Jay is also the digital lead for 2011/12 Advancing Commerce B2B digital advertising/lead generation campaign. In addition to his expertise in digital marketing, throughout Jay’s career he has had varying experience across public relations, internal communications, and branding. Jay received his Bachelor’s degree in Marketing, Entrepreneurship & Emerging

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Jeff Ragovin

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October 2, 2011  |  Round 3  |  No Comments

Jeff Ragovin, Buddy Media Chief Revenue Officer Jeff has more than a decade of experience driving revenue and building expansive brand relationships at major technology and marketing firms. As Chief Revenue Officer, Jeff leads sales efforts that have resulted in eight out of the top ten global advertisers employing the Buddy Media Platform as their Facebook Management System of choice. Jeff has worked closely with Buddy Media's team to grow revenue and guide brands in developing social media presences that are instrumental in growing their business. Since joining Buddy Media, Jeff has played a central role in guiding Buddy Media from a

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Alison Provost

Alison Provost
October 2, 2011  |  2011, Round 3  |  No Comments

Alison Provost is Founder, Chairman and CEO of TouchStorm. Alison is a born leader. From her commanding presence to her ability to affect change, Alison exudes leadership at every turn. She has a knack for attracting people who are at the top of their careers and looking for the freedom to innovate, whose collective experience shines into every perspective of effective marketing. Alison’s vision for TouchStorm is to revolutionize the online editorial video industry by enabling brands nationwide to reach their target consumers online in relevant, meaningful ways. Alison began her career as a concert promoter (Nederlander Organization) and a TV news

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David Tisch

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October 2, 2011  |  2011, Round 3  |  No Comments

David is the Managing Director of TechStars in New York City. He is also the Managing Member of Box Group, LLC, a New York City based seed-stage venture capital firm that focuses on investments in disruptive technologies and exceptional entrepreneurial teams. Prior to joining TechStars, David served as Executive Vice President of Interactive Strategies at kgb, a diversified global information services company. While at kgb, David focused on consumer facing initiatives, the companies rebranding efforts and served as special advisor to the CEO on new business opportunities. In addition, David founded and

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Puneet Mehta, Co-Founder

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September 11, 2011  |  Round 3  |  No Comments

Throughout his career, Puneet Mehta, Co-Founder of MyCityWay, always had a passion for developing new media solutions to help revolutionize client conversion, service and retention. His drive to develop a consumer application for cities around the world led him to walk away from Wall Street to co-found MyCityWay, where he is responsible for building out new mobile and social features across multiple platforms. Before starting MyCityWay, Puneet held a number of senior level positions with JP Morgan Chase, Merrill Lynch and Citigroup, where he oversaw IT strategy, architecture and execution for prime brokerage, capital markets, electronic trading platforms and wealth management. Today

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Paul Gelb

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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

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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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David Javitch, VP of Marketing at Scanbuy (filling for Mike Wehrs)

David Javitch
August 3, 2011  |  Round 3  |  No Comments

David Javitch is the VP of Marketing at Scanbuy which powers the ScanLife mobile barcode solution.  Its code management platform has been used by leading marketers and media publishers like The Home Depot, Verizon, Hearst and Maxim to create and track dynamic QR barcode campaigns.  The ScanLife app works across all major platforms and has millions of users who scan a variety of code formats from over 125 countries.  David comes from the world of advertising and marketing where he spent nine years managing integrated campaigns for Fortune 500 companies.  His last

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Marc DeBevoise, General Manager of CBS Interactive

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August 3, 2011  |  2011, Round 3  |  No Comments

Marc DeBevoise is the Senior Vice President and General Manager of CBS Interactive’s Entertainment division.  In this role, DeBevoise oversees CBS Interactive’s entertainment sites, including CBS.com, TV.com and Clicker.com, as well as digital content distribution strategies, and the development of both original and show-based digital content, applications and games. DeBevoise joined CBS Interactive from Liberty Media’s premium subscription channel Starz, where he was responsible for the company’s overall digital strategy and the digital initiatives supporting its film, television and digital original content properties.  At Starz, DeBevoise also led the generation, evaluation and execution of business development, strategic investment, and growth opportunities

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