We’re happy to announce that Leo Laporte, Norman Pattiz, and Noah Shanok will be taking the keynote stage at NMX 2014 for “The Future of Podcasting.” This keynote is starting at 9:00 AM on Monday, January 6 – don’t be late!
Leo Laporte has worked as an author, speaker, and broadcaster in New Haven, Monterey, San Jose, San Francisco, and Los Angeles, most recently focusing on technology coverage for radio, television, and the Internet. Leo launched his network in 2005 with its first show, “This Week In Tech”, and continues to host that show and 10 others on the network, including “Macbreak Weekly”, “The Giz Wiz”, “Before You Buy”, “Security Now”, “This Week In Google”, “Triangulation”, “Windows Weekly”, “iPad Today”, “Know How…,” and “The Tech Guy”. He also directs the network as a whole, hiring staff, originating new shows, and approving all advertising.
Norman Pattiz is the Founder of Westwood One which under his leadership became America’s largest radio network and provider of news, sports, entertainment, talk and traffic programming to the Broadcast Industry. In 2010, Norm created Courtside Entertainment Group and most recently (January 2013) introduced PodcastOne and PodcastOne Sales, the leader in national podcast marketing and sales and digital audio content on demand. The PodcastOne platform is home to over 200 of the most downloaded podcasts in the industry. The company now produces its own original content including The Steve Austin Show, Kathie Lee Gifford, Chris Jericho, Dennis Miller, Brandi Glanville, Dr. Drew and Bret Easton Ellis. PodcastOne is also the home of The Adam Carolla Network, Dan Patrick, Jillian Michaels, NPR New York and Los Angeles, CBS 60 Minutes, The Nerdist and Jay Mohr, most of which are represented exclusively for national advertising by PodcastOne Sales.
Noah Shanok is the CEO of Stitcher, Inc. He is furthering the movement to bring personalized, on-demand, quality, and always-current audio content to listeners everywhere. He was the founding VP of Sales for StubHub, an online ticket market- place that sold to eBay in January 2007. Noah also worked as a consultant at the Boston Consulting Group and as a fixed-income trader at JP Morgan Chase & Co. He holds an MBA from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania and a BS from Skidmore.
If you don’t have your ticket to NMX 2014 yet, there’s still time. Secure your seat today so you can be in the audience for this keynote and the rest of our keynotes and sessions.