A Fireside Chat with Jason Calacanis: The State of New Media in 2013 (and LA's role in it)
Tuesday, January 29th from 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Jason Calacanis, CEO & Founder, Mahalo.com
Join us for a candid conversation with Jason Calacanis on the state of new media in 2013, and LA's new role in that world. Drawing from his experiences and observations garnered through working on Mahalo.com, LAUNCH Media, and "This Week in", Jason will share his honest and blunt insights on Youtube, TV, Film, Podcasts, and the video revolution.
Jason Calacanis is the founder and CEO of Mahalo, a video and app creator. He also founded the Silicon Alley Reporter (sold to Dow Jones), as well as Weblogs, Inc. which created Engadget, Autoblog and Joystiq. Weblogs, Inc. was purchased by AOL and is now the cornerstone of their content strategy. Calacanis is an active angel investor and has hosted the popular podcast "This Week in Startups" since 2009. After three years of hosting TechCrunch50, he founded LAUNCH Media, which publishes the LAUNCH Ticker and produces a number of events including the annual LAUNCH Festival in San Francisco. The Festival features 40+ startups that launch in front of 2,000+ industry leaders. Previous graduates include Mint, Dropbox, Yammer, Fitbit and Room 77.
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