The Future Economics of TV and Video

July 11, 2012—5:10 pm


About the Speaker 

Jack Myers
Media Ecologist & Chairman
Media Advisory Group

Jack Myers is a Media Ecologist and Chairman of Media Advisory Group, which advises more than 250 media advertising, marketing, entertainment and financial services companies who subscribe to the weekly Jack Myers Media Business Report. Jack founded the Women in Media Mentoring Initiative and the Newhouse Network to support and advance diversity and the careers of young people. He speaks internationally on the impact of emerging media technologies on society, culture and business. He is a George Foster Peabody award-winning and Academy Award nominated documentary film producer and author of four books.

Jack’s new book, "Hooked Up: A New Generation’s Surprising Take on Sex, Politics and Saving the World," shares a hopeful vision of the future through the eyes of the first generation to grow up online. His 1998 book, "Reconnecting with Customers: Building Brands and Profits in The Relationship Age," is recognized as a leading edge primer that anticipated today's dramatic digital transformation. "Virtual Worlds: Rewiring Your Emotional Future," published in 2007, focuses on the growing influence of social networks on young people.

Jack is a board member emeritus of the Newhouse School of Communications at Syracuse University. He served on the advisory board for the Steinhardt School of Culture, Education and Human Development at New York University. His career included management positions at CBS Television and ABC Radio, and he cofounded the Syracuse New Times.