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Cannes 2014 #Shingerview: Erika Ferszt, Luxottica Group

David Shing | Posted 07.18.2014 | Technology
David Shing

My dear friend Erika Ferszt, Luxottica Group's Global Advertising, Media & Digital Director, spent some time with me in Cannes to talk about how she maintains the integrity and authenticity of Ray Ban, arguably one of the most iconic and popular brands.

#AOLBuild Welcomes Jason Segel, Cameron Diaz and @SexTapeMovie Director, Jake Kasdan

AOL BUILD | Posted 07.18.2014 | Entertainment

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#AOLBuild Hosts Director Extraordinaire Rob Reiner

AOL BUILD | Posted 07.17.2014 | Entertainment

"If you are a creative person, you try to create things that are an extension of yourself" - professed Hollywood's jack-of-all-trades, Rob Reiner th...

Cannes 2014 #Shingerview: Yin Rani, Campbell Soup Company

David Shing | Posted 07.17.2014 | Technology
David Shing

Yin Rani, VP of Integrated Marketing at Campbell's Soup Company, spent some time with me at Cannes to talk about her new role at the CPG giant. Having joinied Campbell's in December, Yin is responsible for establishing the strategic direction for Campbell's advertising, media, global design and digital marketing and social media.

#AOLBuild Meets Founder Reshma Saujani @GirlsWhoCode

AOL BUILD | Posted 07.15.2014 | Technology

Saujani is a self-proclaimed "Feminist with a capital F" and while she asks "Where are the women?," she definitely knows where they should be: EVERYWHERE.

Cannes 2014 #Shingerview: Rei Inamoto, AKQA

David Shing | Posted 07.16.2014 | Technology
David Shing

Watch as Rei and I walk around Cannes discussing the power of creativity and innovation, the Future Lions awards, and where he draws inspiration from.

#AOLBuild Features Documentary Filmmaker, Brian Knappenberger

AOL BUILD | Posted 07.14.2014 | Technology

Self-proclaimed "front page of the Internet," Reddit is the tech world's "new black." From social media and entertainment to news and video content,...

#AOLBuild Welcomes U.S. Harper's Bazaar Editor in Chief, Glenda Bailey

AOL BUILD | Posted 07.15.2014 | Style

"Nobody wants to be the same as anybody else." - Glenda Bailey Individuality is Glenda Bailey's motto, mission and vision all wrapped into an unpa...

Cannes 2014 #Shingerview: Matt Seiler, IPG Mediabrands

David Shing | Posted 07.14.2014 | Technology
David Shing

I had the great fortune of chatting with Matt Seiler, a Media Jury Lions President at Cannes this year. Scouring and judging over 3,200 submissions, he talks about his favorite entries -- great ideas, cross platform, yet simple ideas with positive messaging.

Union Square Ventures' Fred Wilson Joins the #AOLBuild Speaker Series

AOL BUILD | Posted 07.14.2014 | Technology

"This is the de-corporatization of AOL, and I am really digging it."- Fred Wilson Needless to say, AOL equally 'digs' the presence of renowned Uni...

BMW's Trudy Hardy Takes the #AOLBuild Stage

AOL BUILD | Posted 06.30.2014 | Technology

Trudy Hardy, a 19-year veteran in the auto industry, joined AOL's BUILD series to share her experiences in marketing, product planning and strategy for such brands as Jaguar, Mini and in her current role as Vice President of Marketing North America for BMW.

#AOLBuild Welcomes '22 Jump Street' Directors and Ice Cube

AOL BUILD | Posted 07.14.2014 | Entertainment

"He gave me permission to call him Cube." - That alone set the tone for the latest BUILD Speakers Series segment welcoming 22 Jump Street directors,...

Cannes 2014 Shingerview: Rob Norman, GroupM

David Shing | Posted 06.25.2014 | Media
David Shing

Rob Norman, GroupM's Global Chief Digital Officer, sat down with me in Cannes to talk about all things digital.

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Steve Buscemi Has A New Web Series ... On A Bench | Erin Whitney | Posted 06.23.2014 | Entertainment

You know him as Mr. Pink in "Reservoir Dogs," Nucky Thompson in "Boardwalk Empire," Donny in “Big Lebowski” and the homeless guy who wants McDonal...

#AOLBuild Hosts theSkimm's Co-Founders

AOL BUILD | Posted 07.15.2014 | Media

QUOTE OF THE SESSION "One of our readers said it best, 'I can get behind a business that respects brunch.'" -- theSkimm co-founder Carly Zakin when ...

Spike Lee Stars at #AOLBuild Speaker Series

AOL BUILD | Posted 07.15.2014 | Entertainment

Director, producer, writer and actor Spike Lee headlined at AOL's BUILD Speaker Series yesterday, showing AOLers two new films he directed and answeri...

#AOLBuild Series Spotlights Tiffany Shlain

AOL BUILD | Posted 07.15.2014 | Technology

Tiffany Shlain, filmmaker, founder of the Webby Awards and host of AOL On original series "The Future Starts Here," stopped by AOL's New York office...

#AOLBuild Speaker Series Features Biotech Leader

AOL BUILD | Posted 07.15.2014 | Business

Former Chairman and CEO of Onyx Pharmaceuticals Dr. Tony Coles shared his business philosophy and thoughts on leadership with New York AOLers this w...

#AOLBuild Speaker Series Hosts Top Brand Builder, PepsiCo's Brad Jakeman

AOL BUILD | Posted 07.15.2014 | Business

"Remaining cohesive among all brands starts by asking, What's the core brand idea you want to communicate?" PepsiCo's Brad Jakeman told AOLers gathered in the New York office last Friday afternoon.

Twice Upon a Time: The Hope and Fear of Technology

George Vradenburg | Posted 06.05.2014 | Fifty
George Vradenburg

et's proceed with both haste and caution. We must encourage the "technological revolution" in healthcare, while also balancing this exciting sea-change moment with ethical sensitivity and sound policymaking.

(VIDEO) AOL Will Use Nielsen TV Ratings To Measure Its Video Audience

Andy Plesser | Posted 06.29.2014 | Business
Andy Plesser

AOL says it will become the first digital publisher to use Nielsen's TV metrics to quantify its video shows for advertisers - a move that may expose i...

(VIDEO) AOL Announces 16 Video Shows In 2014 NewFront Slate

Andy Plesser | Posted 06.29.2014 | Entertainment
Andy Plesser

AOL is touting 16 new video series to advertisers at its 2014 NewFronts event in Brooklyn. Leading the slate, Making A Scene With James Franco will s...

AOL Reports Huge Email Security Breach

AP | By The Associated Press | Posted 06.28.2014 | Technology

AOL says a security breach may have exposed the private information of a "significant number" of its email users' accounts. The company...

(VIDEO) AOL Readies a "Connected" NewFront on the Brooklyn Waterfront, CMO Nardini explains

Andy Plesser | Posted 06.28.2014 | Media
Andy Plesser

When the Digital Content New Fronts launched in 2008, the medium was Web original video for the desktop.   Fast forward to the revolution in multi-sc...

(VIDEO) AOL "Marketplace" for Video Expands with Microsoft

Andy Plesser | Posted 06.25.2014 | Business
Andy Plesser

The vision of AOL video chief  Ran Harnevo of a giant, efficient marketplace for video publishers and content creators, which he first launched in Te...