Content Strategy and Community, Tumblr
CEO, Co-Founder, Visual.ly
Executive Creative Director, Integrated Marketing, The Atlantic
About This Event
General Assembly and NewsCred are joining forces to bring you an evening of interactive discussions, delicious drinks, and fun. We will look at how design and technology are quickly shaping the future of marketing. You will learn first-hand from creatives, technologists and marketers about our shifting landscape, and what it takes to out creativity at the heart of your marketing.
About the Speakers
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Content Strategy and Community,
Annie Werner works on the Content and Community team over at Tumblr. In her time there, she was the first hired intern and subsequently spent two years as the company’s Arts Evangelist. With a background in art and media, Annie worked to build the arts community on Tumblr from the ground up, and co-organized large-scale events such as Moving The Still: A GIF Festival and Paddles ON! The First Ever Digital Art Auction at Phillips. She now serves on the Product team, focusing on broader community engagement and content management. She's on the internet pretty much all the time, and pronounces 'GIF' with a soft G.
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Stew Langille is the CEO and Co-Founder of Visually, the world's marketplace for visual content, and a serial entrepreneur. Langille helped unleash the power of visual storytelling and infographics while VP of Marketing at Mint.com, and subsequently, Director of Marketing for Intuit's Personal Finance Group. Today he is bringing the same concepts to new visual formats like video, presentations and interactives, while continuing to push the boundaries of how visual content can improve and sharpen storytelling. Visually's marketplace serves as a critical global hub matching Fortune 500 brands, startups and publishers with the world's best creative talent. Langille was also CMO at iKobo, a pioneer in online money transfer and currently serves as an advisor to 500 Startups.
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Executive Creative Director, Integrated Marketing,
Emersson Barillas is a New York City based creative director. Currently, he serves as the Executive Creative Director for The Atlantic’s Integrated Marketing team.
Over the past 10 years, he has worked and led teams in the media/publishing space for brands including The New Yorker and GQ. He joined The Atlantic in 2009 and leads a team that supports branding, marketing and advertising initiatives — including producing award-winning integrated advertising programs for clients such as IBM, Shell, Mercedes-Benz, and Rolex. In 2012, Emersson was awarded The Atlantic Media's Chairman Award.
An avid soccer fan, he lives in Brooklyn with his wife and 3-year old son.
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