• Networking, food & drinks
• Introduction word by Nomadworks & Bibblio
• Talk by Guy LeCharles Gonzalez (Director of Marketing, F+W Media)
Guy is an old/new media pragmatist with 25 years’ experience in print and digital media, audience development, content strategy, and event programming. He is currently Director of Marketing for the Writer's Digest & Artists Network communities at F+W Media. Previously, he was the Director, Content Strategy & Audience Development for Library Journal, and the founding Director of Programming & Business Development for Digital Book World. You can find him on Twitter @glecharles or at loudpoet.com.
• Break for networking & drinks
• A panel on business development in publishing.
- Mads Holmen (Co-founder and CEO at Bibblio)
Mads runs Bibblio, a leading provider of personalization and content recommendation services. He’s a passionate ‘better web’ advocate and recognized publishing industry commentator. Bibblio works with online platforms like The Economist, AFAR.com and The Business of Fashion. Before Bibblio, Mads used to help the world’s largest brands reach their audiences online as part of Danish startup goviral (sold to AOL).
Appearing on panel:
- Carey Polis (Digital Director at Bon Appetit)
Carey Polis is the Digital Director for Bon Appétit, where she has launched several new online brands including Basically and Healthyish. She’s spent over a decade working at the intersection of digital media and food, including at The James Beard Foundation and The Huffington Post. Carey holds a Masters degree in Food Culture & Communications from the University of Gastronomic Sciences in Bra, Italy and has a very close, personal relationship with cheese (and pasta).
- Joe LaFalce (VP, Business Development at POPSUGAR)
Joseph has over 15 years of experience in the media world, working across business affairs, content strategy, acquisition and business development. After 7 years at Time Inc. - where he was Head of Business Development for PEOPLE, InStyle, Stylewatch, Food & Wine and Travel & Leisure - Joe joined POPSUGAR in 2017. As Vice President of Business Development he's responsible for diversifying Popsugar's revenue portfolio and building out its multi-platform content and distribution strategy across Popsugar's key verticals of entertainment, fashion, beauty, fitness, food and parenting.
- Daniel Stedman (CEO & Co-Founder of Brooklyn Magazine and Northside Media)
Daniel is an award-winning film director and lives in Brooklyn. Northside was sold to the founder of Maker Studios in May 2015 and re-purchased by Daniel and his brother Scott in September 2016. Northside was listed as one of the eleven companies that "teens think are coolest" by Business Insider in August 2017.