Brands vs Publishers: The Race to Leverage Content
Europe Business School and its Creativity Marketing Centre hosted a
fascinating talk on 'Brands vs Publishers: The Race to
Leverage Content' with guest speakers Lee Wilkinson, Vice President, Strategy &
Product Management, Hearst Magazines International and Adrián Ruiz-Mediavilla, Marketing Director, Viacom International
The event took place on Thursday, 9th July at 7.00pm at ESCP Europe's London Campus. The talk was followed by a cocktail reception, allowing guests the opportunity to meet the speakers and network with other like-minded people.
About Our Speakers
Joining Hearst in March 2012 from News International (NI) where he was Director of Product Strategy, Lee has extensive experience in the digital media online environment working on some of the world's market leading products. At NI he worked on the launch of a number of award-winning Web, Tablet and Smartphone products including the Times and Sunday Times iPad editions, Times Mobile and The Times.co.uk. Prior to that, he was Head of B2B Product Development at FT.com where he was involved in the development of FT.com subscription, FT Mobile, FT Search and FT.com's B2B products.
- Creative solutions ideation: the development and presentation of bespoke comms solutions (anything from content to experiential) for new business pitches
- Trade Marketing: to help agencies, clients and trade media get excited about VIMN, using toolkits with recent creds or research / results to roll out to global markets or coming up with bespoke events.
He also writes for different magazines on topics including football, food, innovation, cinema and World War II.