AI in the Newsroom
What are the advantages and concerns of AI in Supporting Journalism?
There have been a lot of scary stories on AI—and some no doubt have a grain of truth. But AI will also deliver benefits that we're just beginning to understand, such as supporting newsrooms and journalists in the creation of accurate accounts. In this new world, what does the future of this content creation look like?
Formerly VICE News
Michael Learmonth is the Former Editor-in-Chief for VICE News.
President & Chief Technology Officer
Rob has over 20 years in Software Engineering and Product Management & Operations, specializing in leading-edge Artificial Intelligence (AI) and web-scale technologies. He has led several national AI and search solutions for the world's largest telecommunications, publishing, and e-commerce companies. Rob is renowned for building effective teams and launch-and-growth strategies. A British native, Rob holds a BS in Business and Technology with 1st Class Honors.
Chief Technology Officer
CMI Media Group & Compas
Oleg Korenfeld’s 20+ year professional expertise cuts across all angles of the digital advertising ecosystem - ad technology, demand and supply sides. Recognized as a transformative AdTech leader, Oleg brings deep marketing data and technology experience, holding global executive positions at companies such as GroupM and Publicis. In his role as CTO, he helps CMI Media Group, Compas and their clients continue the momentum of decades of disruptive innovation in media as well as implementation of tech and data best practices on a global scale. He is responsible for overseeing the agencies’ global automation, technology and data strategy and development, while leading the company’s continued innovations in tech-enabled performance and precision media solutions. Oleg has hands-on experience in advertising and marketing product, audience/data, advertising operations, business development, go to market strategy and business intelligence/analytics. This deep experience across all marketing channels and environments allows for a holistic view of the marketplace and its future. Oleg has a unique and broad perspective of a rapidly evolving marketing industry. He is passionate and focused executive helping transform and lead CMI Media Group’s vision and execution through data and technology. This includes strategic, tactical, and general management experience at publishing companies such as Thrillist and Hearst, creative and media agencies such as TMG, Wavemaker and Spark Foundry, as well as advertising technology companies such as DoubleClick and Right Media.
Chief Executive Officer
Jounce Media is the industry leader in programmatic supply chain management and is trusted by the world's largest marketers, media companies, and advertising technology platforms to enable high efficiency programmatic trades. Chris Kane founded Jounce Media in 2015. Chris was previously Chief of Staff to the CEO and CFO at AOL. Prior to AOL, Chris managed a portfolio of enterprise accounts at Turn, a pioneer in the DSP category. He started his career as a management consultant at Oliver Wyman where he focused on the converging media and technology sectors.