Summit: syd14


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Marc Fennell - Presenter, Download this Show, ABC

Marc Fennell is an Australian radio and tv presenter, film critic, award-winning technology journalist, author and the host of SBS's live nightly news show The Feed.

Over the years Marc has presented on The BBC, Foxtel, Network Ten, The ABC andShowtime. He is best known to triple j listeners as That Movie Guy. Each week Marc's reviews reach over 1.9 million people making him the most listened to film critic in Australia. He is also the face of cult cinema on SBS TV hosting film slots: Movie Mayhem, Kung Fu Season and Tropfest 2013 (in front of a live crowd of 90 thousand people.) 

Marc created and presents ABC Radio National's  award-winning weekly technology radio programme Download This Show.  It was voted Best New Podcast of 2012 by iTunes Australia and Best Audio programme in the 2013 Microsoft I.T Journalist Awards.  

Simon Crerar - Australia Editor, BuzzFeed

Simon Crerar is BuzzFeed's Australia Editor and is responsible for leading and growing the social news and entertainment company's Australian audience with a new stream of content by and for Australians. Prior to BuzzFeed he has worked at The Times and Sunday Times in London, and at News Corp Australia. An innovative originator of compelling, shareable content, Simon's career has seen him interview A-listers, live blog a Category 5 cyclone and report from maximum security prisons in Bangkok and Moscow. Born and raised in Edinburgh, he is the proud owner of tweeting Jack Russell Terriers @LeoandClancy.

Tim Duggan - Content Director of Junkee, inthemix, FasterLouder, Same Same and Mess+Noise

Tim Duggan is the Content Director and one of owners of the Sound Alliance, the creators of leading online media brands like inthemix, FasterLouder, Mess+Noise and more that are visited by over 1.5 million Australians each month. He co-founded Asia’s Pacific leading industry event the Electronic Music Conference, as well as pop culture title, Junkee and Australia's leading gay and lesbian media, SameSame.com.au. 

Described by Time Out Magazine as “an entrepreneur with the clout of Tony Soprano and the disposition of Fred Hollows”, Tim has been working in the digital space for over a decade, specialising in content strategy, digital marketing and the intersection between brands and consumers. He tweets at @timduggan

Felicity McVay - Director of Content Partnerships, TikTok

Felicity is Head of Partnerships at FINCH, a production company made of film-makers, artists, and engineers, working at the crossroads of storytelling, entertainment and technology. FINCH employs fifty full time staff, twenty-one directors, and hundreds of freelancers each year, with offices in Sydney, Melbourne, and Auckland.

Before joining FINCH, Felicity led the development of content strategy and partnerships for YouTube in Australia and New Zealand, working with rights-holders, original content creators and technology platforms across the music, sports, television and film industries.  She has also held management roles at FremantleMedia in both Australia and the U.S, working on iconic franchises “American Idol”, “The X Factor” and “America’s Got Talent”. She has also worked at two start-ups and in her early career practised law at Mallesons Stephen Jaques in Sydney, specialising in mergers & acquisitions. Felicity has been back in Sydney since 2010 but has spent time living and working in London, New York, San Francisco and Italy.