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Julia Beizer is the chief product officer of Bloomberg Media, Bloomberg L.P.'s global multi-platform media organization, shaping the company's consumer-facing experiences across all platforms and devices. She is responsible for overseeing Bloomberg Media's digital product portfolio of web, mobile, video, over-the-top platforms and distributed content partnerships, working across the newsroom, design, engineering, media distribution, and commercial organization. Prior to taking on this role, she was head of product, design and engineering for HuffPost, driving its first-ever redesign. Before that, she spent a decade at The Washington Post, working on both the news and product sides of the company. She currently serves on the board of Questback, an insights company, and Boolean Girl, a nonprofit that teaches girls how to code. Julia is a thought leader in digital media and is passionate about engaging user experiences and building innovative products. She is a graduate of Wesleyan University.
Andrew Keen is one of the world's best known and controversial commentators on the digital revolution. He is the author of four books: Cult of the Amateur, Digital Vertigo, international hit The Internet Is Not The Answer, and his latest book How To Fix The Future. Andrew is executive director of the Silicon Valley innovation salon FutureCast and an acclaimed public speaker around the world. He is the host of "Keen On" show, a popular TechCrunch chat show, and was named one of the "100 Most Connected Men" in 2015 by GQ magazine.
Scott Mebus is the Vice President of Entertainment at Inc and Fast Company Magazines, where he oversees video and television strategy for both brands. Scott began his career at Reading Rainbow, before moving to MTV to run production for their Home Entertainment arm. After a brief hiatus wherein he published five novels, Scott joined Hearst, where he spent seven years running video operations for their twenty two magazine brands. From there he moved to Fast Company to oversee their video strategy, before recently adding sister brand Inc to his responsibilities. In his spare time, he writes, composes, and eats oreos while pretending to consider going to the gym.
Jeanette Mulvey loves telling small business stories. From hardware stores in Saskatchewan to fashion designers in Milan, she’s traveled the world learning what makes entrepreneurs tick and hearing their struggles. As VP of B2B Content at Purch, she is responsible for content, social media and community for Business.com and BusinessNewsDaily, where she strives to ensure both sites are the go-to destination for small business advice and inspiration. She has a degree in American Studies and can’t resist a good garage sale. Follow her on Twitter @JeanetteB2B.
Ryan Pauley (@rypauley) is the VP Revenue & Operations of Concert at Vox Media, the fastest-growing digital media company today. He is responsible for both managing the company's advertising offerings and capabilities and leading the development of Vox Media's premium digital product family for video and branded content, Concert. Launched in 2016, today Concert reaches over 200 million consumers and 99% of millennials in the U.S. across some of the most premium brands online - including the digital portfolios of Vox Media, NBCUniversal, Penske media, and more. Pauley has been with Vox Media for seven years and lives in New York City.
Blake Sabatinelli is general manager and chief satisfaction officer at Newsy. Prior to joining Newsy, Blake oversaw video strategy for the digital division at Newsy's parent company, E.W. Scripps. Blake has a long history in both news and digital strategy. A Texas native, he started his career as a digital producer at ABC Action News in Tampa, and was later promoted to executive producer, managing a team of producers and overseeing editorial operations. Blake later led the digital strategy and operations at WJLA an News Channel 8 in Washington, D.C. When not at one of Newsy’s offices, you’ll find Blake at home in Cincinnati with his wife, Jinna, and his two children, Clayton and Emelia. Mea the miniature dachshund rounds out their family.
Manu Singh serves as Group Vice President, Commercial Insights and Digital for Discovery Communications. In this role, Singh leads data-driven efforts and initiatives for the company with a focus on business performance analytics, monetization, optimization of cross-platform audiences and utilization of first party/third party data.
Before joining Discovery in 2017, she served as Head of Strategic Partnerships and Data Strategy at WebMD. She was responsible for leading WebMD’s enterprise partnerships strategy while working with external partners to extend the company’s capabilities, improving competitive market position and achieving financial growth.
Prior to WebMD, Singh spent eight years at NBCUniversal serving in various capacities including Senior Director of Strategy Sales, Director of Innovation Marketing, and Marketing Leader for Health and Wellness Integrated Sales Marketing. In these roles she oversaw daily operations, with extensive involvement in consumer and trade marketing, customer insights, product development, and competitive intelligence in the health and wellness sector for all NBC Universal brands and various GE businesses.
Singh received her Master of Arts from University of Florida and Masters of Business Administration from New York University, Stern School of Business.