Subscription Innovation Event Series
Zoom Video Events
Zoom Video Events
August 19 - September 16, 2021
A DCN members-only series of events designed to dig deeply into the critical issues, challenges and innovations of driving consumer revenue with subscriptions and memberships. Join us for these insightful presentations and open conversations with your DCN peers.
This is a free event for DCN members. The unique, members-only attendee list allows for open conversation, information sharing and networking .
John Tierney serves as Senior Director, Ticketing for Major League Baseball. Tierney is responsible for overseeing the day-to-day relationships between MLB, its ticketing partners and the Clubs. Prior to joining MLB in 2009, Tierney worked for the New Jersey Devils. In his 17th season working in professional sports, Tierney is a graduate of Ithaca College.
Fiona Spooner is managing director of consumer revenue at the Financial Times. Based in London, she leads the global consumer revenue group responsible for consumer marketing, customer care and commercial development.
Prior to this, Spooner was global marketing director for B2C from 2017 to early 2021. In this role, she was instrumental in driving the FT’s new reader revenue model, and developing FT Strategies, a boutique consultancy that helps clients build sustainable digital business models.
Spooner joined the FT in 2003 and has held numerous marketing roles across the organisation on the brand, customer acquisition, and conversion and optimisation teams.
She also sits on the corporate board of trustees for the Teenage Cancer Trust.
Christina Komporlis is the Senior Vice President of Professional Membership at The Wall Street Journal, responsible for revenue and profitability of the suite of professional products including WSJ Pro, CEO Council, C-Suite Networks and corporate subscriptions. With experience marketing and selling subscriptions across B2C and B2B, she specializes in transforming organizations to create high performing teams that accelerate growth. She helped lead the Journal through the ongoing transformation from subscription to membership, and design a new dynamic paywall model that revolutionized how the media industry sells subscriptions digitally. Christina is a member of Chief, a recurring judge of the DMA Echo Awards and has worked in the News Corp family for almost 20 years.