Future of Media Summit [clear filter]
Thursday, June 26

3:00pm CDT

'Who the hell are you?!' Identity & Anonymity in Modern Dating and Social Apps

Erik Torenberg

Founder, Rapt.fm
Erik Torenberg likes to read, write, rap, build startups, and communities. Erik is the founder of rapt.fm, and a hustler at Product Hunt. Erik's work and writings have been featured in BBC, Forbes, Tech Crunch, Fast Company, Huffington Post, Business Insider, Pando Daily, Inc Magazine... Read More →


Laurie Davis

eFlirt Expert
An expert in cyber courtship, Laurie Davis is as passionate about technology as she is relationships. She is the founder of eFlirt Expert, an online dating consultancy that has helped thousands of singles navigate the intersection of dating and technology. She’s also the author... Read More →

Thomas Edwards

CEO and Founder, The Professional Wingman
For the past five years, Thomas Edwards has served as a social strategist to professionals around the world. A recognized authority on social skills development and lifestyle strategy, he has been consistently celebrated for his effectiveness in the world of dating, lifestyle, and... Read More →

Colin Hodge

Colin Hodge co-founded Bang With Friends, now known as DOWN, in January 2013 and has served as CEO since its conception. Colin holds a Bachelor of Science from Cornell University in Computer Science. Colin and DOWN have excited and angered crowds at SXSW, Business Insider's STARTUP... Read More →

Thursday June 26, 2014 3:00pm - 3:30pm CDT
4. Skype Campfire Stage 222 W Merchandise Mart Plaza, Chicago, IL 60654
Friday, June 27

4:00pm CDT

Future of Social Media Panel and Online Engagement

Andrew Caravella

Sprout Social
Andrew Caravella is vice president of marketing at Sprout Social, a leading social media management and engagement platform for business. He leads a rock star team that creates and delivers relevant, engaging content and conversations through multiple forms of media and technology... Read More →

Colleen Kennedy

Enlighten PR
Colleen Kennedy is the founder of Enlighten PR, where she handles strategy and execution of project-based PR campaigns for startups. Prior to launching Enlighten, Colleen led public relations for Lightbank, a Chicago-based venture capital firm, and several of its portfolio companies... Read More →

Joe Matthews

Joe Matthews is co-founder of Tagkast, a social advertising platform that turns event photography into branded content. Prior to Tagkast, Joe co-founded Poggled, an events and daily deals for nightlife, while attending Northwestern University Kellogg School of Management. Before Kellogg... Read More →

Phil Penton

Phil Penton, Partner and Chief Operating Officer, has had lifelong interests and involvement in the automotive industry. As a former business owner and Vice President, Phil specializes in revenue enhancement through the application of technology into the day to day processes of a... Read More →

Lisa Winning

Founder and CEO, HeTexted Inc.
Lisa Winning is the Founder and CEO of HeTexted Inc. Launched only 18 months ago, and with 1.8 million users, HeTexted gives answers to dating and relationship questions. Lisa and her Co-founder Carrie Henderson McDermott raised a lightning seed round led by the New York Angels' Fund... Read More →

Friday June 27, 2014 4:00pm - 4:30pm CDT
2. SingleHop Stage 222 W Merchandise Mart Plaza, Chicago, IL 60654
Saturday, June 28

12:30pm CDT

Video Killed the Radio Star: How the Rise of Video Sharing Websites has Changed the Music Industry Panel Discussion

Lane Campbell

Syntress SCDT
Lane Campbell is an accomplished technology entrepreneur with a track record of offering affordable solutions and top-notch customer service. Mr. Campbell's technical and support expertise has spanned diverse industries that include National Retail, Online Music Distribution, Social... Read More →


Brandon Martinez

Brandon Martinez is the Co-Founder & CEO of INDMUSIC, the largest YouTube Multi-Channel Network for unsigned and independent musicians and labels. Current Channel Partners include Decon, Mad Decent, IAMSOUND, okayplayer, Baeble Music, Brendan Benson, SongsToWearPants, and ClaraCMusic... Read More →

Brent McCrossen

CEO, Audiosocket
As CEO of Audiosocket Brent works with his partners, staff and board to craft a vision and strategy that equally benefits the company, the musicians, and the media producers it services. With over 13 years in the music business, Brent made his mark as the co-founder of Interface Booking... Read More →

Eric Sheinkop

Music Dealers
Eric Sheinkop, 29, started out in management, forming Bandit Productions when he was just 16 years old. But early on--in 1999, by his estimation--he concluded that "it wasn't about the record labels anymore [or the] traditional lanes artists used to hope for or aspire to. There were... Read More →

Saturday June 28, 2014 12:30pm - 1:00pm CDT
1. Summit Stage 222 W Merchandise Mart Plaza, Chicago, IL 60654