01/08/2012 11:03 pm ET Updated Dec 06, 2017

AOL, Digitas,, MIT, NBC News, Taboola, Others Set for Beet.TV Leadership Retreat in March

I am pleased to announce the preliminary list of speakers for our two-day, executive retreat at the W Retreat and Spa on the island of Vieques on March 16 - 17.

Our keynote speaker will be Vivian Schiller, former CEO of NPR, now Chief Digital Officer of NBC News along with Paul Kontonis, VP/Group Group Director, Brand Content, Digitas; Caroline Little, former digital chief digital of Washington Post Company, now CEO of the Newspaper Association of America; Joy Marcus, former GM of Dailymotion USA, now venture partner with Draper Fisher Jurvetson/Gotham; Stokes Young, Director of Multimedia for; Adam Singolda, CEO of Taboola; and Luke Wolter, Director of Branded Experiences at AOL

Helping moderate will be Jason Pontin, editor and publisher of MIT's Technology ReviewTechnology Review is the media partner for the conference.

The event is by invitation only, with a maximum attendance of 75. All attendees are invited to participate in the sessions, which will be published on Beet.TV and throughout our syndication network.

This event will be a deep, exclusive exploration of our fast-changing industry as well as an extraordinary networking opportunity.

If you would like to recommend a featured speaker, please contact me at andy(@)

For more information about the conference, including registration information and travel arrangements, visit our conference site. The W is holding a small group of discounted rooms until the end of January.

Above is a video I made of the island's horses eating mangoes on the beach.  Hope you can join us!

Follow us at @beet_tv - the hashtag for the event is #beetretreat

Andy Plesser 

You can also find this post up at Beet.TV.