Piers Fawkes

Peter Fawkes
June 18, 2011  |  2011  |  No Comments

Piers Fawkes is the founder of PSFK – trends-led publishing, events and consultancy business with offices and representatives in London, Hamburg, New York, Shanghai and Sao Paulo. Each month, over 300,000 people from around the world read PSFK’s websites and newsletters for inspiration. Here’s what Piers has to say about the future of work along with some advice for Gen Yers entering the workforce.

Jordan Carlos

Jordan Carlos
June 18, 2011  |  2011  |  No Comments

Jordan Carlos, Comedian A product of a Huxtable-like upbringing, Jordan Carlos, is a Brooklyn-based stand up comic brought up on the mean streets of suburban North Dallas where he was the only black kid in class and at all the Bar Mitzvahs. He’s appeared most notably as Stephen Colbert’s black friend “Alan” on the Colbert Report, and performed his stand up on Comedy Central’s “Live at Gotham,” The Montreal “Just for Laughs” Comedy, and various New York Comedy Festivals. His 2-man stand-up, storytelling, sketch show, The Triple S, is being presented at The Upright Citizens Brigade Theater in both Los Angeles and New York City. Film appearances include

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Gary Galavant

Gary Galavant
June 18, 2011  |  2011  |  No Comments

Gary Galavant, Founder The Shorty Awards / Seahorse Media

Ashkan Karbasfooshan

Ashkan Karbasfrooshan
June 18, 2011  |  2011  |  No Comments

Ashkan Karbasfrooshan is the CEO, WatchMojo Ashkan Karbasfrooshan is the CEO of WatchMojo, one of the largest producers and providers of premium video content, supplying media companies, ad agencies, and marketers such as McDonald's, Coca Cola, and Coors Molson. The company's catalog of 5,000 videos reach over 5 million users and generate 10 million streams each month. Since 2006, the company has generated over 120 million views online. Karbasfrooshan holds the distinction of having worked at three of Canada's most successful web startups: Mamma, AskMen, and now WatchMojo. He has interviewed the likes of Joe

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Andrew Morse

Andrew Morse
June 18, 2011  |  2011  |  No Comments

Andrew Morse Joins Bloomberg As Head of U.S. Television New York -- Andrew Morse, executive producer of innovation and integration for ABC News Digital, has been named head of Bloomberg Television in the U.S., Andy Lack, CEO of the Bloomberg Media Group, announced today. Morse will oversee editorial, programming, operations and development in the U.S. for Bloomberg Television, the global 24- hour business news channel that reaches over 270 million homes worldwide. In addition, he will work across Bloomberg’s print, radio, mobile and digital media properties to further the company’s strategy of delivering news, business intelligence, market information and critical data

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Christine Cook

Christine Cook
June 18, 2011  |  2011  |  No Comments

Christine Cooke, SVP Sales at The Daily Christine joins The Daily from Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia, where she spent 4 years as Senior Vice President, Digital Advertising Sales. An early pioneer in digital media, Ms. Cook has held a variety of positions managing advertising sales and ad operations including IAC/InterActiveCorp’s Partner Marketing division, where she served as Vice President, Sales, managing the balance of advertising across commerce and social sites. Prior to that she worked at the Financial Times where she sold the newspaper's print daily and weekend magazines, and spent 5 years at The

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Kit Hinrichs

Kit Hinrich
March 10, 2011  |  2011  |  No Comments

Kit Hinrichs founded Studio Hinrichs in October 2009, following 23 years as a partner of the international design firm, Pentagram. Prior to that, he was a partner in the design consultancy Jonson, Pedersen, Hinrichs & Shakery. Over the past few decades, Kit has been an influential force in graphic design. Included among the hundreds of projects that he has design directed are the California Academy of Sciences graphic identity program, Sony Metreon Entertainment Complex identity and interior graphics, United Airlines’ Hemispheres magazine, Design Within Reach identity and catalog, and countless annual report, corporate identity,

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Nick Moore

NickMoore
March 9, 2011  |  2011  |  No Comments

NICK MOORE Executive Vice President Chief Creative Officer, Wunderman After a single conversation with Nick Moore, you know one thing for sure:  Nick creates creative campaigns that work.  And once he’s done that, he looks for ways to make it work even better. It’s that approach as New York’s creative leader that has enabled him to transform the agency into a conceptually-driven, multi-channel creative powerhouse.  Embracing today's media landscape of real-time data, co-creation with consumers, and almost limitless channel combinations, Nick is pioneering exciting new ways to develop lasting conversations between brands and consumers. Nick joined the agency in September 2006.  He leads every aspect

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David Curcurito

David Curcurito
December 31, 2010  |  2011  |  No Comments

DAVID CURCURITO DESIGN DIRECTOR ESQUIRE David Curcurito became design director of Esquire in March 2005.  Over the last decade, Curcurito has worked as the creative director of The Source, Complex, and American Express Publishing/Custom Publishing Solutions. At Complex from 2003 to 2004, Cucurito created the look and feel for one of the most unique men’s magazines in the marketplace.  The magazine combines sports, music and men’s lifestyle interests with a dynamic visual look. During Curcurito’s tenure at The Source from 1998 to 2002, the magazine was a finalist for “General Excellence” at the 2000 National Magazine Awards.  Curcurito also participated in the

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Michael Keany

Michael Keany
December 31, 2010  |  2011  |  No Comments

Michael Keany CEO, Code and Theory Throughout his career, Michael Keany has worked at the intersection of technology and customer experience. His clients have ranged from the G1000 to venture-backed startups. Michael brings strong operational and business development responsibilities and has brought his extensive expertise in the media, interactive marketing, e-business, and publishing sectors to bear for clients like Vogue, The Daily Beast, FoxSports, Columbia Business School, Comcast, and many others. As CEO of Code and Theory, a digital design and innovation firm, Michael focuses his time on firm strategy, culture, and market development. Prior to joining Code and Theory. Michael was responsible for defining,

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