MEDIA NOW

Summer Season 2022

Lara Richardson - CMO of Crown Media (Hallmark)

Lara oversees the Crown Global Brand Group, which encompasses brand and ad sales marketing; brand production and operations; brand creative; and brand design. She spearheads the conceptualization, development, and execution of marketing strategies, tactics, and campaigns aimed at both evolving and differentiating the Crown Media brand and refining the brand identity of each of the company’s individual channels.

Carole Robin - Founder of Leaders in Tech

Carole was the Dorothy J. King Lecturer in Leadership, Director of Arbuckle Leadership Fellows Program, and Director of the Stanford Interpersonal Dynamics Programs for High Performing Executives before co-founding Leaders in Tech which brings the principles and process of "Touchy Feely" to start-up executives in Silicon Valley. Prior to coming to Stanford, she had careers as an executive in sales and marketing management for the world's largest industrial automation company where she was the first woman hired into the non-clerical job and was a partner in an international consulting firm.

Mauro Guillen - Dean of Cambridge Business School

Mauro is one of the most original thinkers at the Wharton School, where he holds the Zandman Professorship in International Management and teaches in its flagship Advanced Management Program and many other courses for executives, MBAs, and undergraduates. He combines his training as a sociologist at Yale and as a business economist in his native Spain to methodically identify and quantify the most promising opportunities at the intersection of demographic, economic, and technological developments.

Sharon Hoffman - Executive Producer of Tonal, Jimmy Kimmel, CBS

Sharon Hoffman is currently the Executive Produc er for Tonal, overseeing the fitness tech company’s new creative content production team. She has served as executive producer and show runner for Jimmy Kimmel Live , Entertainment Tonight , and the Saturday and Sunday editions of the CBS Evening News and we ekend live special events coverage. Hoffman has also held senior production roles at ABC News, NBC News, and NPR, and her work has been recognized with numerous awards, including seven Emmys (16 nominations), four DuPont silver batons, and a Peabody.