Women at NBCU, NBCUniversal’s (s GE) female-targeted ad network, marketing and research initiative, is launching a new digital advisory board called Women@NBCU. It will “serve as a think tank on female trends and marketing to women across the web, mobile, social and emerging media platforms.”
Two NBCUniversal execs — Lauren Zalaznick, chairman of entertainment and digital networks and integrated media, and Nick Lehman, president of digital — will co-chair the new digital advisory board. Board members include:
Amy Banse, Managing Director and Head of Funds at Comcast Ventures; LeahBusque, Founder, TaskRabbit; Beth Ferreira, COO of Fab.com; Cindy Gallop, Founder & CEO of IfWeRanTheWorld; Megan Gardner, CEO of Plum District; Jennifer Hyman, CEO & Co-Founder of Rent the Runway; Nancy Lublin, CEO of Do Something; Nasreen Madhany, Global CEO of Neo@Ogilvy; Marissa Mayer, VP of Location and Local Services at Google (s GOOG); Heidi S. Messer, Co-Founder & Chairman of Collective [i]; Alison Pincus, Co-Founder & Chief Partnership Officer of One Kings Lane; Amanda Richman, President, Digital of MediaVest USA; Jessica Schell, EVP of New Media and Digital Entertainment at Universal Pictures; Vivian Schiller, SVP & Chief Digital Officer at NBC News; Chloe Sladden, VP of Media, Twitter; Colleen Soriano, SVP & Managing Partner, US Director of Digital Communications, Universal McCann; Rachel Sterne, Chief Digital Officer for the City of New York; Alexa von Tobel, Founder and CEO of LearnVest.com; Joanne Zaiac, President of Digitas NY Region.
Women at NBCU board members Gilt Group Chairman, Susan Lyne; iVillage President, Jodi Kahn; tech entrepreneur/investor, Esther Dyson; and Monica Halpert, former CMO of Bluefly, are joining the digital extension as well.
Amy Banse, managing director and head of funds at Comcast Ventures, will be speaking at paidContent 2012: At The Crossroads in NYC on May 23. Register today.
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