2015 Schedule
Interactive: March 13–17  •  Film: March 13–21  •  Music: March 17–22

Back to the Future of Media

Friday, March 13
5:00PM - 6:00PM

Austin Convention Center
Ballroom D
Austin Convention Center

What does the media company of the future look like?

If you consider where we were 10 years ago, compared to now, everything has changed. The world is digital; mobile is the first screen; content distribution tools are available to anyone and publishers are born overnight; audience scale is a commodity; brands are now publishers; social communication continues to evolve; data and research tools are easily accessible, and traditional revenue models are becoming harder and harder to scale. Simultaneously, for the first time ever, users consume media in the same place where they buy things. This is the reality of media today but what does that mean for the future?

Hear from Thrillist Media Group founder/CEO and Lerer Hippeau Ventures' Managing Director Ben Lerer as he describes the changing media landscape and paints a picture of what successful digital media companies will look like in 10 years.


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Ben Lerer at SXSW

Ben Lerer

Co-Founder & CEO

Thrillist Media Group

Ben Lerer is the co-founder & CEO of Thrillist Media Group, the leading men's digital media company (consisting of food, drink and travel property Thrillist; tech-meets-lifestyle site Supercompress...

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