Industry

The CMO’s New MO – How Salesforce’s Stephanie Buscemi is Leading Through Listening (Forbes)

The power of listening is central to Salesforce’s key value of “Equality,” which is defined by “ensuring that all voices are welcome and heard to increase our awareness of ... More

The State of Female Director Programs and Mentorship (Variety)

The working environment for women directors in television has steadily improved over the years, but while mentorship of the formal and informal variety has helped to bridge the gap... More

Gaming the Impossible: Jane McGonigal Wants You to Save the World (Verizon Blog)

This world-renowned game designer has the tools you need to regain confidence in times of chaos, visualize your future and create positive change.... More

WarnerMedia Promotes Priya Dogra to President for Entertainment Networks Across EMEA, APAC (Variety)

AT&T’s WarnerMedia has promoted Priya Dogra to president for WarnerMedia Entertainment Networks for Europe, the Middle East and Africa and Asia-Pacific. In the new role, Dogra wi... More

Tubi Delivers Audiences Not Reached by Linear TV: Fox’s Marianne Gambelli (Beet.TV)

Fox this year bought video streaming service Tubi to expand its reach outside of linear TV, an acquisition that ended up being exceptionally well timed. Millions of people stuck at... More

Shake-Up at Paramount Pictures as Former Fox Film Boss Emma Watts Joins Studio (LA Times)

Emma Watts, the former 20th Century Fox Film executive who left the Disney-owned company this year, is heading to Paramount Pictures. Watts was named president of Paramount’s mot... More

Companies With Strong Women at the Table Insist on Saving Seats for Girls (Forbes)

Increasingly, women executives are realizing that it’s not enough to just make it to the C-suite – indeed, they’re also compelled to save seats for young women to follow in t... More

Peloton Names Gwen Bethel Riley Head of Music (Variety)

Popular exercise platform Peloton Interactive has named a new head of music, promoting Gwen Bethel Riley, previously vice president of music partnerships, to senior vp. She replace... More

There’s Never Been a Better Time to Hire Women in Tech (Sifted)

The rise of remote and flexible working and a looming recession mean tech companies have fewer excuses not to hire women — and more incentives to do so.... More

New Hulu Chief Kelly Campbell on Her ‘Roller-Coaster’ Start (THR)

The streamer's president discusses stepping into her role during a particularly tumultuous time, her commitment to diversity, and taking good care of "Hulugans" during the COVID-19... More

Venture Fund Manager Has $100M for Startups Run by Women (Bloomberg)

Ingrid Teigland Akay was once told she was “brave” to speak out at investor gatherings dominated by men. Now, she wants her venture capital firm to target women who might not b... More

The Lack of Women in Cybersecurity Puts Us All at Greater Risk (TNW)

Women are highly underrepresented in the field of cybersecurity. In 2017, women’s share in the U.S. cybersecurity field was 14%, compared to 48% in the general workforce. Boostin... More

Is Marketing Morphing Into Sales? (Racontuer)

Salespeople are increasingly reaching out to prospects and acting as the first touch point for brands, while marketers are making an impact on the buyer’s journey as a sales enab... More

Framestore Film Head Fiona Walkinshaw on How the VFX Industry Has Weathered the COVID-19 Crisis (THR)

The Oscar-winning VFX powerhouse may have shifted to a working from home environment with relative ease, but the company — and the industry as a whole — is anticipating a rocky... More

Transforming Into a New Kind of Leader (Raconteur)

For senior executives to steer their organisations effectively through the coronavirus pandemic and its aftermath, they will require a range of remote leadership skills that in som... More

What Does COVID-19 Mean for the Future of Work? (Forbes)

There has been a lot of discussion around the impact technology and AI will have for the future of work, and yet, ever since Covid-19 swept the globe, the message about our future ... More

Melinda Gates, MacKenzie Bezos Unveil $30M Gender Equality Initiative (GeekWire)

Two of the world’s wealthiest women are teaming up to roll out a $30 million initiative that will provide grants to organizations with “transformational” ideas for improving ... More

The Pandemic is Amplifying Opportunities for Women in Tech (ET-CIO)

The tech industry as a whole is benefiting from work-from-home policies during the lockdown. Before COVID-19 hit, work-from-home policies for the tech industry were already the nor... More

PA Media Group Names New Managing Director (MESA)

News and information specialist PA Media Group has named a new managing director for its flagship brand PA Media (PA), the national news agency for the UK and Ireland, bringing on ... More

Disney’s Rita Ferro: ‘Second-Screening’ Will be Key for Sports Coverage (Beet.TV)

Broadcasters have experienced a dearth of live sports programming with the suspension of operations by professional leagues and organizations during the coronavirus pandemic. That ... More