MEDIA ADVISORY: GSB Future of Media Conference Convenes Wednesday, Feb. 24



Cord-cutting, mobile gaming, virtual reality — the media landscape continues to change in surprising and often unexpected ways. The Stanford Graduate School of Business Future of Media Conference aims to initiate a conversation about these changes, and propose how the media industry might better take advantage of them. This annual conference brings together industry professionals, students, alumni, and faculty to discuss the innovations and companies building the future of media. This year’s conference will address such topics as: alternative means of content distribution, identifying promising media investments, monetization and advertising models, and expanding global audiences. The Future of Media Conference is made possible through the GSB Arts, Media, & Entertainment Club and the GSB.


Wednesday, February 24, 8:30 a.m. - 4 p.m. Tickets are available via EventBrite. Members of the news media covering the event are welcome to enjoy the $12 ticket rate.



Cemex Auditorium
Stanford Graduate School of Business
655 Knight Way
Stanford, CA 94305


The conference features an incredible lineup of industry experts, including:

Keynote Speakers:

Jason Kilar, CEO of online video service Vessel, former founding CEO of Hulu

David Anderman, Chief Business Officer of Jaunt (cinematic virtual reality solutions)



Jonathan Galinsky, Newsroom Strategy at the New York Times

Nate Weiner, Founder and CEO, Pocket

Howard Owens, CEO, Propagate Content

Lisa Holme, VP of Content Acquisition, Hulu

Patrick Murphy, VC investor at Universal Music

Corey Ford, Managing Partner, Matter

Mark Terbeek, Partner, Graycroft Partners

Ben Liu, CEO, Pocket Gems

Chetan Maddipatla, Director of Product Management, Electronic Arts

Rosa Villegas, Development Director, Machine Zone

Brendan Gahan, Founder, EpicSignal

Jami Stigliano, CEO and Co-Founder, Iconic Artist Management

Mike Herring, CFO, Pandora



Naimi Starkman, Founder & Editor in Chief, Civil Eats; 2015-16 John S. Knight Journalism Fellow at Stanford

Bill Guttentag, double Oscar-winning dramatic and documentary film writer-producer-director; Lecturer at Stanford Graduate School of Business

Subramaniam Vincent, Co-founder of Oorvani Media; 2015-16 John S. Knight Journalism Fellow

Henry Lowood, Curator for History of Science and Technology Collections, Lecturer at Stanford University

Alexia Tsotsis, Co-Editor at TechCrunch; MSx Student at Stanford Graduate School of Business

Jay LeBoeuf, Co-founder and Executive Director at Real Industry; Lecturer at Stanford University


Stanford Graduate School of Business
Heather Hansen, 650-723-0887


Stanford Graduate School of Business
Heather Hansen, 650-723-0887