Media & Technology Conference

2021 Media and Technology Conference

Location:  Virtual

Resetting with Resilience: Mindsets for Growth

Our 17th annual Media and Technology Conference was held virtually and welcomed nearly 1,000 senior executives from across the media, marketing, information and technology sectors.

The theme of the conference this year was Resetting with Resilience: Mindsets for Growth and attendees heard intimate discussions with an array of world class leaders and executives who shared their experiences in managing through challenging times as well as their strategies for success in 2021.

Speakers

Zillah Byng-Thorne, CEO, Future plc
Stephen Carter,
Group Chief Executive, Informa PLC
Greg Coleman,
Executive-in-Residence, Lerer Hippeau
Greg Gartland,
Chief Product Officer, S&P Global Market Intelligence
Ben Lerer,
CEO, Group Nine Media
Sir Martin Sorrell,
Founder & Executive Chairman, S4 Capital plc
Anthea Stratigos,
Co-founder & CEO, Outsell, Inc.
David Wilkie,
CEO, World 50

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We would like to thank our valued, blue-chip sponsors for supporting the event

Robert Berstein Joins JEGI CLARITY as Managing Director

Robert Berstein Joins JEGI CLARITY as Managing Director

New York, NY, January 5, 2021 – JEGI CLARITY, the leading independent investment bank for the global media, information, marketing and technology sectors, headquartered in New York, NY, is pleased to announce that Robert Berstein has joined the firm as Managing Director. A 20+ year senior banker covering Internet and Digital Media, Bob will further expand JEGI CLARITY’s global leadership across these core markets. He will join Michael Hirsch in the firm’s Boston office.

Prior to joining JEGI CLARITY, Bob was at Piper Sandler, serving as Managing Director and Head of Internet and Digital Media. He led the firm’s coverage efforts in digital content, e-commerce/marketplaces and advertising/marketing, and recently advised on such innovative companies as BestReviews which was sold by Tribune to Nexstar, Echelon Fitness with its investment by Goldman Sachs, Weedmaps, Airbnb, DoorDash and Vroom.

Bob previously served as Managing Director and Head of Internet and Digital Media at DC Advisory/Signal Hill where he co-founded the practice. At DC Advisory, he completed over 25 transactions including advising Marketron, B-Stock, Copyright Clearance Center, Business.com, RateGain, RELX and TEGNA. Buyers and investors included Google, Oracle, j2, Vericast/Valassis, Spectrum Equity, HIG Capital and TA Associates. Previously, he held Internet/technology investment banking roles at Morgan Keegan/Revolution Partners and Jefferies.

Commenting on his new role at JEGI CLARITY, Bob said, “I am thrilled to join the team at JEGI CLARITY, where I will be able to leverage the firm’s long tenured relationships and incomparable thought leadership in my covered sectors. This is a unique opportunity to join a powerhouse in my space.”

Wilma Jordan, Founder & CEO, noted, “We are very pleased that Bob is joining our firm and Leadership Team. His deep knowledge and expertise covering the Internet and Digital Media sectors will be highly valuable to JEGI CLARITY and its global network of buyers, sellers and investors.”

Bob is a graduate, magna cum laude, of Cornell University.

Colin Morrison Joins JEGI CLARITY Advisory Board

Colin Morrison Joins JEGI CLARITY Advisory Board

New York, NY, December 2, 2020 –  JEGI CLARITY is delighted to announce that Colin Morrison has joined the firm’s Advisory Board.

Colin Morrison is a former journalist who has been CEO of media, information and events companies including: Reed, Axel Springer, Future, Australian Consolidated Press, Hearst, and EMAP.

He has managed public, private and PE-owned companies variously in the UK, across Europe, and the AsiaPacific.

He is now a non-executive director, consultant and investor in media and marketing businesses in the UK and Australia.

Colin writes and publishes the globally distributed Flashes & Flames media industry newsletter (www.flashesandflames.com).

He was honored as Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE) by Queen Elizabeth in 2017.

Media & Technology Conference

JEGI CLARITY Media & Technology Conference

Location:  The Pierre: 2 East 61st Street at Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10065

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The 16th annual JEGI CLARITY Media & Technology Conference was a preeminent, can’t-miss event for nearly 500 senior executives across the media, marketing and technology sectors. The conference provided key insights from high-profile speakers across JEGI CLARITY’s core markets on how to stay relevant in today’s fast-paced and rapidly evolving landscape.

Speaker Presentations:

Radical Reinvention: The Future Story – Zillah Byng-Thorne, Chief Executive Officer, Future plc
A Decade of Legal Trends – Robert Dickey, Partner, Morgan Lewis

We would like to thank our valued, blue-chip sponsors for supporting the event:
BDO (www.bdo.com)
Boston Consulting Group (www.bcg.com)
Capital One (www.capitalone.com)
Koller Search Partners (www.kollersearch.com)
Merrill Corporation (www.merrillcorp.com)
Morgan Lewis (www.morganlewis.com)
S&P Global (www.spglobal.com)

Business Info & Media Dinner

Business Information & Media Dinner

Location: GG’s Waterfront, Hollywood, Florida

JEGI CLARITY, along with Koller Search Partners and Mazars USA, hosted a dinner party for a select group of B2B media and information industry senior executives and investors. Peers were brought together for a night of cocktails, networking and dinner. The event was held on the free night of the annual Business Information & Media Summit (BIMS), hosted by Connectiv and SIPA.