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Craig Forman: Digital Media, Innovation and Consumer Engagement

Craig Forman: Digital Media, Innovation and Consumer Engagement
Craig Forman speaks on Innovation and Consumer Engagement in Digital Media. He has sold three private mobile/media companies creating successful, profitable exits. His operating experience includes launching and leading two start-ups as well as managing divisions within Fortune 500 companies, including Yahoo News and the $1 billion Value Added Services division of Earthlink. He has been at the center of change, often leading it, in mobile, TV, online and print.

Audiences will learn how to benefit from the changing digital media landscape and how to use new technologies to engage their customers from a proven successful, digital media operating leader.

Forman shows how innovation and change can invigorate teams and companies. Whether you are in the media business or you want to effectively engage with your customers, Forman will tell you how. The speech can be customized for the following audiences:

1. Managers, executives and CEOs

2. Technology Professionals

3. Industries: e-Commerce, Health, Media, Telcos

4. Associations


Digital Media Clients:

  • Appia (mobile user acquisition network) sold to Digital Turbine
  • Where (mobile location-based app) sold to eBay
  • BlogHer (women-focused media company) sold to SheKnows
  • Storm8 (leading developer of social games)
  • Coincident TV(interactive TV)
  • MotiveCast (location-based branded advertising)


  • Forman is also the author of Be Luckier in Life, an Amazon best-selling career guide.

    Please tell us about your business innovation and speaking needs and we'll help craft a tailored made speech for you.

    Call us at(212)721-0910 or Email us to book Craig Forman.



    Testimonial "Craig Forman's keynote on Innovation and Consumer Engagement motivated our participants to search for more opportunities to innovate. We provide online engagement software for health insurers looking to empower their customers to make informed health care decisions.
    There is so much change and opportunity in healthcare and Craig did a top notch job of helping us to get that message across and spur innovative thinking. We also liked that he was willing to participate in a panel with our clients brainstorming solutions." Ray Larson, CEO, PRISM Services Group

    Craig Forman's Operating Experience
    Craig Forman is on the Board of McClatchy(MNI) and Yellow Media (TSX:Y) and several digital media startups. He created the business strategy for EarthLink's $1 billion consumer business and also led Yahoo's News Division to #1 in traffic, ahead of CNN. He has also successfully started and advised several successful software, content and telecom startups. He was part of the founding team to take search engine pioneer Infoseek public.

    Early in his career, Craig was a WSJ foreign correspondent and bureau chief in Japan. He was part of a team that was a Pulitzer Prize finalist for its coverage of the 1991 Persian Gulf War. In addition, Craig has appeared on CNN and NBC providing news commentary.