The annual Stanford Graduate School of Business (GSB) Future of Arts, Media, and Entertainment Summit (FAME) will be held at the Knight Management Center on Wednesday, March 6.
The conference is organized by the Stanford GSB student-led Arts, Media, and Entertainment (AME) Club and will explore trends, opportunities, and challenges that will transform the arts/media/entertainment landscape over the coming years.
Topics will include evolving trust in the news and social media, investing in media companies, the role of influencers, representation in virtual reality, and the future of streaming content.
The conference features a diverse mix of industry leaders representing the range of arts, media, and entertainment. Speakers include:
- Elaine Paul, Chief Financial Officer, Strategy & Business Development, Hulu
- Alex Stamos, former Chief Security Officer at Facebook and current Adjunct Professor at Stanfords Freeman-Spogli Institute, a William J. Perry Fellow at the Center for International Security and Cooperation, and a visiting scholar at the Hoover Institution
- Sheera Frenkel, cybersecurity reporter, New York Times
- Amy Banse, Managing Director & Head of Funds, Comcast Ventures
- Anh Sundstrom, creator of 9to5chic.com
- Mick Batyske, American DJ, entrepreneur, and investor
- Mark Terbeek, Partner, Greycroft
- Senior professionals from BuzzFeed, TechCrunch, Blueprint Group, Oculus, George Lucass Industrial Light & Magic (ILM), Headspace, and more!
The conference will also feature an interactive networking forum, where innovative companies, creators, and artists will showcase their work in the context of conference themes.