The future of media is at the Paley Center's Next Big Thing series, where digital entrepreneurs present their start-ups for a select audience of industry leaders and investors.
Kathryn Minshew, Founder and CEO, The Daily Muse
Jordan Kretchmer, Jordan Kretchmer, Livefyre
Ori Inbar, Cofounder and CEO, Ogmento
Sean Casey, Founder and CEO, SocialGuide
Matthew Szymczyk, Cofounder and CEO, Zugara
Sean Casey is CEO and Founder of SocialGuide, Inc., the social entertainment guide and data analytics company that identifies, captures, and measures the real-time buzz for TV and movies. SocialGuide's data analytics platform, SocialGuide Intelligence and their Social TV API Suite provide a comprehensive social TV solution for the television industry. Sean has spent more than a decade developing digital products and television programming. Prior to founding SocialGuide in early 2011, Casey was SVP of Digital Products for KIDZBOP.com. He launched his first start-up in 2004, a web-based TV production system called UTVPS that helps manage, track and account for licensed media in TV programming. Casey's television experience extends to the production of numerous episodes for VH1 and serving as producer/ writer for "The iPod Revolution" documentary on Steve Jobs for Discovery in 2006. He also served as VP, Interactive Products at iVillage from 1997 - 2002, pioneering products that have driven hundreds of millions of visits for the brand.
Ori Inbar is co-founder and CEO of Ogmento.
Jordan Kretchmer is the Founder and CEO of Livefyre, a cloud-based software platform used by the largest companies in the world to engage consumers through a combination of real-time conversation, social curation and social advertising. Kretchmer founded the San Francisco based startup in December 2009, and has overseen its growth to one of the 10 largest site networks on the web, delivering over one billion live content streams every month. Before launching Livefyre, Kretchmer was the Vice President of Brand at Current TV where he led brand redevelopment for the media company.
Previously, he was the Digital Creative Director at Butler Shine Stern and Partners, and Vice President/Associate Creative Director at Mullen Advertising. Kretchmer is a sought after speaker at industry events, having spoken at OMMA Social, Digital Hollywood, and the American Magazine Conference, and has been published in Fast Company, The Huffington Post, Tech Crunch, Mashable, and many others.
Kathryn Minshew is founder and CEO of The Daily Muse.