The Made in NY Media Center by IFP, located in Dumbo, Brooklyn, is a 20,000 square foot laboratory for co-working, programming and educational activity at the intersection of storytelling and tech. The mission of the Media Center is to provide best in class business development support for companies; build a collaborative community of creators; curate provocative and thought-leading programming and through its educational offerings, foster professional development.
Apply HERE by October 31st with code: FACESUCCESS14 to win an opportunity to gain one on one insight from one of our network’s digital entrepreneurs, former AOL/Time Warner chairman Jon Miller.
Jon Miller, Co-Founder- Fuel Media Capital
Jon Miller is the co-founder of Fuel Media Capital. He was the Chief Digital Officer, Chairman and CEO of Digital Media Group for News Corporation. In this role he drove the Company’s overall digital strategy in conjunction with various operational heads, while directly overseeing all of News Corporation’s standalone digital businesses. Prior to News Corporation, Jon was a founding partner of Velocity Interactive Group, an investment firm focusing on digital media within the consumer internet space. Previously, Miller was Chairman and CEO of AOL, where he led the company to a record annual profit growth of 21 percent and increased online advertising growth (the centerpiece of its new business model) by 46 percent in 2006.
Earlier in his career, Jon was CEO and President of USA Information and Services (now IACI and Expedia) and also served as Managing Director of Nickelodeon International, a unit of Viacom’s MTV Networks. From 1987-1993, Miller was Vice President, Programming and Co-General Manager of NBA Entertainment, where he was responsible for league-wide brand management and programming. Miller is a member of the Board of Directors for the American Film Institute and serves on the Board of Trustees at Emerson College as well as WNYC Public Radio in New York. Jon resides in New York and holds a B.A. from Harvard College.
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