FOBM, EconSports and EconWomen: Event Highlights, New Speakers


imageWe have some exciting new additions to our speaker lineups for our trio of conferences at the end of October: the Future of Business Media on Oct. 28, EconSports and EconWomen in the morning and afternoon, respectively, of Oct. 29.

FOBM: Norm Pearlstine, chief content officer for Bloomberg, will be featured in a keynote Q&A, while joining the FOBM panelist lineup are Scott Moore, head of media for Yahoo; Jim Spanfeller, president and CEO of; and Michael Wolff, founder of Newser.

Early bird ticket sales are still open, going for $595 each; regular tickets will be priced at $895.

EconSports: We’ve confirmed several more speakers for our digital sports media conference… Jim Bankoff, senior advisor at Providence Equity Partners; Olivier Gers, SVP Global Head Digital Media for IMG; Jimmy Pitaro, vice president and general manager of *Yahoo* Sports and Entertainment; Chris Russo, founder and CEO of Fantasy Sports Ventures; and Brenda Spoonemore, CEO of Atomic Moguls.

EconWomen: Taking the stage at this conference will be Stephanie Dolgins, SVP, women’s and lifestyle programming at *AOL* and David Liu, co-founder, chairman and CEO of The Knot, among many others.

Thanks to the Jordan, Edmiston Group, Inc., platinum sponsor for FOBM; and AtomicOnline / SheKnows, a sponsor for EconWomen.

If you have any questions about the program, email us at events AT For sponsorship queries, email our business side at advertising AT

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