Executive Council

With extensive experience and senior leadership in business and digital media, our Executive Council members are the thought leaders behind Internet Week New York.

Council members include:

Patrick Albano
VP, Mobile, Social & Innovation, Yahoo
Rafat Ali
Founder/CEO, Skift
Marc Altshuler
Managing Partner, Human LLC
Donnovan Andrews
VP-Media Sales and Operations, Media Solutions; Bazaarvoice
Jim Bankoff
Chairman,CEO, Vox Media Inc.
John Batelle
Executive Chairman, sovrn Holdings; Chairman, Co-Founder, Chief Creative Officer, NewCo
Scott Beale
Founder, CEO, Laughing Squid Web Hosting; Founder, Publisher Editor-in-Chief, Laughing Squid
Katia Beauchamp
Co-CEO, Founder, Birchbox
David Berkowitz
Paul Berry
Founder, CEO, RebelMouse
Richard Blakeley
Founder, Webutante Ball; Head of Business Development, Rabbit
Anne Bologna
VP-Brand Strategy, Trip Advisor
Noah Brier
Co-Founder, Percolate
Matthew Brimer
Co-Founder, General Assembly
Gerry Byrne
Vice Chairman, PMC
Bob Carrigan
President, CEO, Dun & Bradstreet
Greg Clayman
General Manager of Audience Networks, Vimeo
Elliot Cohen
Founder/CEO, CityMaps
David Concannon
Partner, Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP
Joe Crump
Senior VP-Strategy and Planning, Razorfish
Mark D'Arcy
Director, Global Creative Solutions, Facebook
Jeff Dachis
Founder, Chairman, CEO, Dachis Group; Co-Founder, Razorfish
David-Michel Davies
President, Webby Media Group
Matt Diamond
Co-Founder, CEO,
Caterina Fake
Founder, CEO, Findery; Co-Founder, Flickr & Hunch; Chairman, Etsy
Kristen Fergason
CMO, Powerlinx
George Fertitta
CEO, Bloomberg Associates
Cindy Gallop
Founder, CEO, IfWeRanTheWorld
Scott Galloway
Founder, L2; Clinical Professor of Marketing, NYU Stern School of Business
Joan Gillman
Executive Vice President & Chief Operating Officer, Media Services, Time Warner Cable Media
Maria Gotsch
President, CEO, Partnership Fund for New York City
Bob Greenberg
Founder, Chairman, CEO, R/GA
Steven Greenwood
Founder, CEO, Brewster
Desiree Gruber
Founder, CEO, Modelinia; CEO, Full Picture; Executive Producer, Project Runway
Brooke Hammerling
Founder, Brew Media Relations
Steve Hansen
Strategic Advisor, SpinMedia
Max Haot
Co-Founder, CEO, Livestream
Rachel Haot
Chief Digital Officer, Deputy Secretary of Technology, New York State
Eric Hippeau
Managing Director, Lerer Ventures
Alexa Hirschfeld
Co-Founder, Paperless Post
Jason Hirschhorn
CEO, Chief Curator, REDEF Group, Inc.
Drew Ianni
Founder, CEO, and Group Event Chairman, M2 Events; Advisor, Cult
Cella Irvine
CEO, Vibrant Media
Amy Jain
Co-Founder, BaubleBar
Michael Keriakos
Co-Founder of Everyday Health Inc.
Michael Kestenbaum
VP, Head of Strategy, IAC
Kellee Khalil
Founder, CEO,
Karin Klein
Partner, Bloomberg Beta
George Kliavkoff
Co-President and Group Head, Hearst Entertainment & Syndication; President, Heart Ventures
Patrick Kowalczyk
President, PKPR
Jared Kushner
Owner, New York Observer
Nick Lehman
President, Digital, Entertainment and Digital Networks and Integrated Marketing at NBCUniversal
Ben Lerer
Co-Founder, CEO, Thrillist; Managing Director, Lerer Ventures
Catherine Levene
Co-Founder, CEO, Artspace
Sascha Lewis
Co-Founder, CEO, Flavorpill
Howard Lindzon
Founder, CEO, Stockwits; Founder, Wallstrip; Managing Member, Lindzon Capital Partners
Mark Mangan
Co-Founder, Flavorpill
Steve Marchese
Executive Producer, The Webby Media Group
Steve Martocci
Co-Founder, GroupMe
Sean Mills
President, NowThisNews
Kathryn Minshew
Founder, CEO, The Muse
Andy Morris
CEO, OpenCommunications
Chris Morton
Co-Founder, CEO, Lyst
Mari-Kim Novak
Senior VP-Global Advertising Solutions, Rubicon Project
Charlie O'Donnell
Partner, Brooklyn Bridge Ventures
Katherine Oliver
Principal, Media and Digital Strategies, Bloomberg Associates
David Pakman
Partner, Venrock Associates
Caroline Palmer
Digital Editor, Vogue
Shelly Palmer
Host, "Shelly Palmer Digital Living", Fox Television
Jay Parkinson
Co-Founder, CEO, Sherpaa
Alan Patricof
Founder, Managing Director, Greycroft LLC
Jonathan Perelman
GM, Video & VP Agency Strategy, BuzzFeed
David Pescovitz
Managing Partner, Co-Editor, BoingBoing
Bob Pittman
CEO, Clear Channel; Founder, the Pilot Group
Susan Portnoy
Founder, Susan Portnoy Communications Consulting
Andrew Rasiej
Founder, Personal Democracy Media; Chairman, NY Tech Meetup
Jackie Reses
Chief Development Officer, Yahoo!
David Rockwell
Founder, Rockwell Group
Joe Ruffolo
Senior VP-ABC News Digital, ABC News
Kevin Ryan
Founder, Chairman, Gilt Groupe; Founder, Zola
Aubrey Sabala
Head of Marketing & Communications, Red Antler
Reshma Saujani
Founder, Girls Who Code
John Semel
Senior VP-Planning and Development, John Wiley and Sons
Tim Shey
Director-Youtube Next Lab; Co-Founder, Mext New Networks
Andrew Siegel
Senior VP- Strategy and Coprorate Development, Advance Publications Inc.
Jessie Singleton
Digital Director, Office of Mayor de Blasio
David B. Smith
DMA, Chair, Entertainment Technology, NYC College of Technology
Elizabeth Spiers
Entrepreneur, Writer, Digital Media Expert
Mollie Spilman
EVP-Global Sales & Operations, Millennial Media
Lockhart Steele
VP, Editorial, Vox Media, Inc.
Juliana Stock
VP-Product and Innovation, A&E Networks
Wendi Sturgis
EVP- Sales & Services, Yext
Allison Tepley
VP-Marketing, Axial
Marisa Thalberg
VP, Corporate Digital Marketing Worldwide, The Estee Lauder Companies; Founder, President,
Julie Thompson
Founder, juliethompsoninc
David Tisch
Co-Founder, TechStars NYC; Managing Partner, BoxGroup
Laurel Touby
Founder, Mediabistro
Are Traasdahl
Founder/CEO, Tapad
Neil Vogel
Lou Wallach
Founder, Principal, Wallach Media LLC; Executive Producer, NBC Universal
Mike Walrath
Entrepreneur and Investor
Rick Webb
Venture Parner, Quotidian Ventures; CEO, Secret Clubhouse LLC; Angel Investor
Rachel Weiss
VP-Digital Innovation, Content and New Ventures, L'Oreal
Fred Wilson
Managing Partner, Union Square Ventures; Managing Partner, Flatiron Partners
Paul Woolmington
Investor; Co-Founder, Naked Communications
Chris Young
General Partner, Revel Partners
Strauss Zelnick
Founder, Zelnick Media

Advisory Committee

Members of our Advisory Committee are well versed in everything digital and play an integral role in the planning of Internet Week New York.

Advisory committee members include:

Maya Baratz
Director, Head, New Products, ABC News
Sari Bibliowicz
Co-Founder, Bib + Tuck
Asi Burak
President, Games for Change
Liz Cebron
VP, Digital & Social Marketing, J.Crew
Andrew Cedotal
Product Manager, iOS and Android, Reuters Digital
Eva Chen
Editor-In-Chief, Lucky
Anna Curran
CEO, Cookbook Create
Soraya Darabi
Co-Founder, Zady
Tobias Dengel
CEO, Willow Tree Apps
Alex Furmansky
Founder, Frienddialer; Founder, Sparkology
Annette Gallo
Digital Development Director,
Emily Gannett
Co-Founder, President, IRL Productions
Lindsey Green
VP, SKDKnickerbocker; Founder, Ti14th Communications
Brandie Heinel
Freelance Product Manager
Jennine Jacob
Founder, The Coveted; Founder, IFB
Lindsay Kaplan
VP, Consumer, Lifestyle + Digital, King + Company
Jason Keath
Founder, CEO, Social Fresh
Alex Leo
Director of Product, IBT & Newsweek
Amy Levin
Founder, College Fashionista
Lenore Moritz
VP-Communications, Digital & Intergrated Media, NBCUniversal
Sriram Narasimhan
Conslulting Mnager, IBB Consulting Group
Lexi Peters
Senior PR Manager, The Barbarian Group
Hilary Peterson
Head of Business Development, Lyst
MG Pezzimenti
VP-Content Strategy, Federated Media
Stacy Robin
Marketing Director, EisnerAmper
Steven Rojas
Social Media Director, Grand Life Hotel
Michael Rose
General Manager, Lifestyle, Everyday Health
Callie Schweitzer
Director, Digital Innovation, TIME
Erin Scottberg
Editorial Director, Mediaco, Weber Shandwick
Jill Siegel
President, Jill Siegel Communications, Inc.
Rachel Sklar
Founder, CEO,
Kip Voytek
Senior VP-Director of Digital Innovation, MDC Partners
Stanley Wong
Event Producer, beastsocial