Content Strategy & Community, Tumblr
CEO, Co-Founder, Visual.ly
Executive Creative Director, Integrated Marketing, The Atlantic
About This Event
General Assembly & NewsCred are joining forces to bring you an evening of interactive discussions, delicious drinks, & fun. We will look at how design & technology are quickly shaping the future of marketing. You will learn first-hand from creatives, technologists & marketers about our shifting landscape, & what it takes to out creativity at the heart of your marketing.
About the Speakers
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Content Strategy & Community,
Annie Werner works on the Content & Community team over at Tumblr. In her time there, she was the first hired intern & subsequently spent two years as the company's Arts Evangelist. With a background in art & media, Annie worked to build the arts community on Tumblr from the ground up, & co-organized large-scale events such as Moving The Still: A GIF Festival & Paddles ON! The First Ever Digital Art Auction at Phillips. She now serves on the Product team, focusing on broader community engagement & content management. She's on the internet pretty much all the time, & pronounces 'GIF' with a soft G.
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Stew Langille is the CEO & Co-Founder of Visually, the world's marketplace for visual content, & a serial entrepreneur. Langille helped unleash the power of visual storytelling & infographics while VP of Marketing at Mint.com, & subsequently, Director of Marketing for Intuit's Personal Finance Group. Today he is bringing the same concepts to new visual formats like video, presentations & interactives, while continuing to push the boundaries of how visual content can improve & sharpen storytelling. Visually's marketplace serves as a critical global hub matching Fortune 500 brands, startups & publishers with the world's best creative talent. Langille was also CMO at iKobo, a pioneer in online money transfer & 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 & led teams in the media/publishing space for brands including The New Yorker & GQ. He joined The Atlantic in 2009 & leads a team that supports branding, marketing & advertising initiatives - including producing award-winning integrated advertising programs for clients such as IBM, Shell, Mercedes-Benz, & Rolex. In 2012, Emersson was awarded The Atlantic Media's Chairman Award.
An avid soccer fan, he lives in Brooklyn with his wife & 3-year old son.
About Our Partners
NewsCred was built with purpose. We realized that the journalism industry needed a new sustainable business model. We believed that the journalism industry should not just survive. It should thrive! By commissioning & licensing trusted content across a broad range of subjects & perspectives, NewsCred delivers millions of dollars of revenue back into the news ecosystem. We're raising standards. We license complete articles, pay our publishers & always attribute stories to the journalists who create them.