Hot Topic: Tech & Product

These are free event for DCN members.

These hot topic discussions will bring together DCN members to discuss the emerging issues impacting their tech and product teams including data management, modern tech stacks, compliance, AI, accessibility and more. These closed-door, members-only discussions are the best place to share insights with your senior executive peers that will shape and grow your business.

Liz Goulding
Chief Product Officer
The Economist Group

Tuesday, March 26   11:00 - 11:45 AM EDT

Future of Audio - Podcasts, Narrations, and AI

Liz will share details about The Economist's recently launched Podcasts+ subscription product and early learnings about the balance between on and off platform content. She will discuss The Economist's history (and future) with audio, and how AI tools will impact it.

Liz Goulding is the Chief Product Officer for The Economist and Economist Impact Partnerships. In this role she leads the product strategy, development, and design of The Economist's digital portfolio. Goulding was previously a senior product leader at Warner Bros Discovery and Sky, as well as at the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games and Deloitte.

Jen Dorre
SVP, Ad Products & Data
Hearst Magazines

Thursday, March 28   11:00 - 11:45 AM EDT

Supply side or demand side? Which can help publishers grow?

Jennifer Dorre, Hearst's SVP, Ad Products & Data, spent 20 years on the demand side at Yahoo and Amazon. Hear her insights as she's transitioned her demand side experience into supply side success at Hearst. Jennifer will cover advertiser insights, evolving attention metrics and her thoughts on deepening reader engagement.

Jennifer Dorre is the senior vice president of ad product and data at Hearst Magazines, the world’s largest lifestyle publishing company. In this role, she spearheads the strategic direction and advancement of Hearst Magazines’ digital advertising product offerings.

With a focus on innovation, Dorre leads the ad product group, steering cross-functional team comprising product managers, designers, engineers, data scientists and ad technology specialists.

Before joining Hearst Magazines, she served as a product lead for Amazon, where she was responsible for product strategy and go-to market efforts for display advertising via the Amazon demand-side platform. Her accomplishments in this role include pioneering privacy-safe global initiatives that do not rely on user identity.
Prior to Amazon, Dorre was vice president of products for [24]7, leading the development of its Customer Acquisition Cloud, a suite of marketing technology solutions that include predictive search bidding and personalized display ad products. In this role, she oversaw the product management, go-to-market and development for [24]7's suite of products in advertising technology.
Dorre’s career also includes a six-year tenure as the national sales director of performance media specialist sales at Microsoft.
She earned her MBA from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. She holds a bachelor’s degree in computer science from the University of California at Berkeley.