Mike Dupree

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East Coast Media & Entertainment Solutions
Mike is a marketing & advertising executive with experience across digital & traditional media channels. Based in New York City, Mike currently oversees Twitter’s East Coast Media & Entertainment solutions – serving partners across TV, Film, Sports, Music & Publishing. Prior to Twitter, Mike was at Sporting News as Director of Eastern Advertising Sales. Mike is a California native, graduating from the University of San Diego. He currently lives in Montclair, New Jersey with his wife and two children. His passions include playing golf, drinking wine & eating tacos – in any order. You can follow him on Twitter at @Dupree!

Jason Fox

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VP & Chief Digital Officer
Consumer Reports
An award-winning, industry-recognized digital expert, Jason Fox joined Consumer Reports (CR) in 2015 as Vice President and Chief Digital Officer. In this role, he acts as the general manager for CR's digital business, including CR’s flagship website, ConsumerReports.org, and oversees the organization's technology and digital operations, including product management, engineering, strategic partnerships, project management, usability, design, and more. Fox was integral to helping the organization transform its iconic media brand and redesign all of its digital properties, as well as forging new strategic partnerships, reaching new audiences, enhancing the user experience, and creating new revenue streams.
Before joining CR, Fox served as the Global Head of Product for Reuters, where he oversaw a global staff of product managers and technologists responsible for multiplatform B2B media products. He previously held several senior-level product and business development positions at Time Inc., helping to reinvent the company’s leading digital properties, such as TIME, Fortune, and LIFE, and building critical partnerships with Facebook, Twitter, Google, and many others. He has also worked for several mission-oriented organizations, including Columbia University, PBS, the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, and the Environmental Defense Fund. Fox earned his B.A. in political science from McGill University and his M.A. in political science from Simon Fraser University.

Lindsay Horrigan

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Global Head of Subscriptions and Consumer Marketing
Bloomberg Media
Lindsay is the Global Head of Subscriptions and Consumer Marketing at Bloomberg Media. In her role, she leads the subscription businesses for Bloomberg.com and Businessweek magazine, and oversees marketing for all of Bloomberg’s consumer digital products, including Bloomberg.com, the mobile app, Businessweek magazine, and digital products such as Bloomberg TicToc.
Prior to Bloomberg, she was the Director of Marketing of the American Express Serve Card, responsible for branding, customer acquisition and loyalty. She’s a graduate of Boston College and holds a MBA from Columbia Business School. She's also a board member of the Half Full Brewery in Stamford, CT.

Neil Katz

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Global Head of Content and Engagement
The Weather Company
Neil Katz is the Global Head of Content and Engagement at The Weather Company where he oversees editorial operations, the company's new subscription business and an Emmy Award-winning investigative unit. He was part of the leadership team that helped transform Weather from a TV brand into a technology powerhouse with 300M users worldwide. Prior to Weather, Neil had senior leadership roles at Huffington Post and CBS News. As a journalist, Neil has reported from Iran, India and Vietnam. His work has appeared in the New York Times, PBS and others. He has a masters in journalism from Columbia and a masters in finance from New York University.

Maria Keller

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Sr. Director, Brand and Digital Marketing
Consumer Reports
Maria Keller is the Senior Director of Digital and Brand Marketing at Consumer Reports (CR) where she leads audience development, acquisition, retention and engagement across digital channels. In her role, she also spearheads brand strategy and marketing efforts for the organization.  Before joining CR, Maria spent 17 years at Disney where she played a key role in developing high profile campaigns for Disney’s digital entertainment properties, including Disney.com. Maria is a graduate of Stanford University and the Yale School of Management.

Michelle Manafy

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Editorial Director
Digital Content Next

In her role as editorial director, Michelle Manafy is responsible for the DCN’s content-related initiatives, including our InContext site and annual member summit, as well as evangelizing industry best-practices in a wide range of venues. She has two decades of publishing experience, more than half of which has been focused squarely on the business of digital content.

Her career has included leadership roles at the Media Industry Newsletter (min), where she concentrated on digital strategies and revenue channels for the magazine media; UK-based digital publisher FreePint Limited, where she focused on the enterprise information industry; and Information Today, Inc.‘s Enterprise Group, where she provided content direction on publications and events in the areas of content creation, management and delivery strategies and tools, enterprise search, and the business of content.

Michelle also has extensive knowledge on millennials and “digital natives,” having co-written the book Dancing with Digital Natives: Staying in Step with the Generation That’s Transforming the Way Business Is Done. She is also a regular columnist at Inc.com. Michelle is a lively and informative industry writer and speaker and holds a BA in journalism from San Francisco State University.

Rande Price

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Director, Research
Digital Content Next
Rande Price is DCN's Director of Research.  Prior to joining DCN, she held research positions at Nickelodeon, TV Guide, Yahoo and AOL on the front lines of technology and media innovation. Rande’s in-depth data analytics and creative research ways helped form best practices in media advancement.

John Saroff

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John Saroff is Chief Executive Officer of Chartbeat, the leading editorial platform used by the world’s top media properties in more than 68 countries. Chartbeat believes that meaningful stories matter wherever they live, and Chartbeat is the only analytics solution newsrooms rely on to understand reader engagement and make the most of their quality content. John has worked on the cutting-edge of media and technology for 17+ years, setting the daily operations and business development agendas of companies as diverse as Google, NBC-Universal and vente-privee. John received his undergraduate degree in History from Haverford College and a joint degree in Law and Business from Columbia University.

Steve Seidmon

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Seidmon Associates
Steve Seidmon is President of Seidmon Associates, a full-service media research and consulting company providing advice in brand positioning, marketing strategy, business development, digital design, programming and content development.  Prior to SA, he was the Vice President of Programming at MTV, and preceding that, the Director of the Entertainment Division of Mercer Management. Before joining Mercer, Steve was Vice President of Research for MTV Networks, responsible for all program and marketing research for MTV, VH1, Nickelodeon, and Nick-at-Nite.

Amy Weisenbach

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VP, Marketing and Media Strategy
The New York Times
Amy Weisenbach is senior vice president, Marketing and Media Strategy at The New York Times. She is responsible for brand strategy and the development and execution of all brand marketing, including “The Truth Is Hard” campaign, which stands to demonstrate that deeply reported, independent journalism is worth paying for. She also leads the in-house media team who places all paid and owned media.
Previously Amy led marketing for Wilson Sporting Goods, the world’s leading manufacturer of sports equipment. She led the development and launch of Wilson’s first large-scale brand campaign and helped launch the Wilson X digitally connected basketball and football as well as the reality TV series The Biggest Driver on The Golf Channel.
In addition, Amy also held marketing roles at Beam Global Spirits & Wine and Trunk Club. She spent six years at Unilever working on AXE Bodyspray and led the marketing for the North American launch of AXE Hair Care.
Amy received a B.A. from DePauw University and an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School.  She lives in New York City with her husband and two daughters.