Speakers On The Future Of Media
A topic that is resonating with clients now is the changing media landscape—looking at everything from the rise of “fake news” and the ways legacy media is being challenged by niche online sites to the polarizing effect this all has on the public. Here are several big name keynote speakers with talks on this topic to consider.
SPEAKERS ON THE FUTURE OF MEDIA
- Adam Sharp, Former Head of News, Government, & Elections at Twitter
- Jim VandeHei, Co-Founder of Axios and Politico
- Mike Allen, Co-Founder of Axios & Former Chief White House Correspondent for Politico
- Dex Torricke-Barton, Former Executive at Facebook, Google, & SpaceX
- Howard Fineman, Leading Journalist, Political Commentator, & Best-Selling Author
Read on for more information on each speaker and their specific topics:
Former Head of News, Government, & Elections at Twitter
Adam Sharp was Twitter’s first Washington employee, tasked with growing the platform into the news powerhouse it is today. He was also the longest-serving member of Twitter’s global media partnerships team and the brand’s most visible spokesperson. He talks about the impact of technology on incumbent industries and how to take advantage of new media to stay relevant and get ahead. | See more on Adam here.
Co-Founder of Axios and Politico
Jim VandeHei is the co-founder of Politico, one of Washington’s most entrenched political sites, and the co-founder of the brand new and already successful Axios. He talks about how media has evolved since his days working as a reporter for the Washington Post (before Politico), how that shift will play out in the midterms and future elections, and the things they’re doing at Axios to disrupt media. | See more on Jim here.
Co-Founder of Axios & Former Chief White House Correspondent for Politico
Mike Allen, known for his must-read “Axios AM” newsletter, is one of DC’s most well-connected journalists. Allen had a front-row, insider seat to the ways technology and social media disrupted the 2016 election and will continue to disrupt the media landscape. Allen’s talks are fast-paced and full of personal anecdotes that leaves audiences laughing and informed. | See more on Mike here.
Former Executive at Facebook, Google, & SpaceX
Dex Torricke-Barton provides a personalized, high-level overview of the technology megatrends transforming businesses plus predictions for what will be important in the next 5 years. With unbelievable anecdotes of his time working directly with Mark Zuckerberg and Elon Musk, he talks about the ways technology is changing how we communicate with one another, with elected officials, and with other nations. | See more on Dex here.
Leading Journalist, Political Commentator, & Best-Selling Author
Howard Fineman is an MSNBC/NBC political commentator and Global Editorial Director of HuffPost. A regular face on cable news and a long-time acquaintance of President Trump, he’s an amazing storyteller who talks about how technology and new media is amplifying both the best and worst aspects of human nature in politics. | See more on Howard here.
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