On February 12 and 13 Recode Senior Media Editor Peter Kafka and Executive Editor Kara Swisher produced Code Media. They interviewed the most interesting and powerful people in the media business. Here are the highlights from Code Media 2018:
Monday, February 12, 2018
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Tuesday, February 13, 2018
Dinner Featuring Eater Young Gun Chefs
Chefs Mei Lin and Christine Rivera will cook together for a one-night-only collaboration that draws inspiration from their respective Chinese and Mexican culinary heritages. Cut from the same Eater Young Gun cloth, Lin (in 2014) and Rivera (in 2016) will bring their bold, innovative flavors to the table against the backdrop of the Paséa Hotel & Spa.
- Christine Rivera, Chef de Cuisine, Galaxy Taco
- Mei Lin, Top Chef Winner, Season 14
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Pre-registered Code Media attendees can register for intensives here.
In Addition to Ads: How Media Companies Are Finding New Revenue Streams
If your media company is 100 percent dependent on web advertising, 2018 could be a rough year. How do you find new ways to make money? Hear how some of media’s most interesting companies are finding alternative outlets via film and television, podcasting, events, e-commerce and more.
- Matt Lieber, Co-Founder and President, Gimlet Media
- Matthew Henick, Head of BuzzFeed Motion Pictures
- Kimberly Kreuzberger, Head of Partnerships, Goop
- Shane Rahmani, Executive Vice President and General Manager, Electus Digital Networks
Nailing Your Influencer Marketing Strategy in 2018
Paying influencers to promote your brand seems like a decent idea. How does it work in the real world? How do you get the biggest bang for your buck, and how do you avoid costly screw-ups? Learn how brands, agencies, platforms and talent approach the changing landscape of influencer marketing.
- Raina Penchansky, Founder and CEO, Digital Brand Architects
- Rob Fishman, Founder, Brat
- Michael Broukhim, Co-Founder and Co-CEO, FabFitFun
Merger Time: How to Navigate the Media M&A Landscape
Disney wants to buy Fox, AT&T wants to buy Time Warner, and everyone else is scrambling to make their own deals. What’s your play in 2018? Hear from industry experts who can tell you how to raise money, sell your company or buy someone else’s.
- Mark Suster, Managing Partner, Upfront Ventures
- Bryan Goldberg, Founder and CEO, Bustle Digital Group
- Liz Milonopoulos, Managing Director, Goldman Sachs
Over the Top! How to Run a Video Service in 2018
Everyone wants to deliver video over the internet, directly to consumers. So how exactly do you do that? Get hands-on advice and insight about launching and programming an OTT service, acquiring customers and retaining them, and more.
- Rob Gelick, Executive Vice President and General Manager, CBS Entertainment Digital
- Ben Smith, Senior Vice President, Head of Experience, Hulu
- Andrew McCollum, CEO, Philo
Code Media is moving to Huntington Beach!
Paséa Hotel and Spa
21080 Pacific Coast Highway | Huntington Beach, CA 92648 | 1.844.814.2483
In 2018, we’ll be convening at the luxurious Paséa Hotel and Spa, located on a breathtaking stretch of Pacific coastline in Huntington Beach in picturesque Orange County, California.
Sunset photo of Huntington Beach pier by Keith Wehner. Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 4.0 International license.
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