NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Emerging Market Media, publisher of Emerging Market Views, today announced its global advisory board. Comprised of industry pioneers from the fields of digital media, financial marketing and technology, the Board member appointees are:
Kirti Naik, Global Head of Brand Marketing & Communications, Russell Investments
Andreas Gebhard, Head of Product & Editorial Operations, Getty Images FOTO
Francois Lagunas, Founder & Chief Technology Officer, Stupeflix
Brian Lemond, Founder and Managing Partner, Brooklyn Digital Foundry
Andrew Murray, Founder & CEO, Spotful
The Board will be led by Ms. Kirti Naik, a financial communications and marketing executive with a nearly two-decade award-winning career. As Russell Investments’ Global Head of Brand Marketing and Communications, she is responsible for leading and driving the development of the company’s brand position and serves as the principal brand architect. She brings extensive experience in traditional marketing, business-to-business and digital marketing across a variety of industries including global asset management. She holds an MBA from Columbia Business School.
“Emerging Market Views is a much needed financial news and media source for market professionals in what is an increasingly fragmented digital media world,” said Naik. “It is a welcome platform that delivers unbiased, fact-based journalism and editorial content on the ever-evolving emerging markets. Its global readership of sophisticated, decision-making leaders makes it an unparalleled media partner.”
As the firm moves into a new phase of growth, the Board will work with Dawn Kissi, Chief Executive Officer of Emerging Market Media, and her growing team to expand into new markets and develop deeper relationships among its core demographic. With a diverse range of media, marketing and technology expertise, Emerging Market Media is looking towards a sustainable future in vertical media.
“Emerging Market Media serves a global and selective demographic. This advisory board brings the experience needed to help us grow into a sustainable business future, as we build out and enhance our media offerings,” Ms. Kissi said. “My team and I are grateful to welcome such a talented group of executives with sector expertise in building, defining and leveraging prominent global brands.”
Emerging Market Media was founded December 2015 by Dawn Kissi, an award-winning international journalist, who began her career in the Network newsroom of ABC News. She has reported for Women’s Wear Daily, Dow Jones Newswires/Wall Street Journal and various financial trade publications. She is currently a Special Writer contributing emerging market news for CNBC.com.
The firm’s flagship editorial product, Emerging Market Views, debuted fall of 2016 and today reaches a growing C-level, financial services and institutional audience. The site offers exclusively produced videos, opinion pieces from known market specialists and sharp analysis from carefully selected contributors who are active within the emerging and frontier markets.