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Crowdcentric

Crowdcentric

Crowdcentric is a New York-based strategy firm that helps the world’s greatest people and organizations become more connected through collaboration and sharing. With a global community and local properties in more than 18 countries around the world, Crowdcentric's media division is positioned as one of the most networked and influential platforms in the social media landscape. It's largest media property is Social Media Week, a leading news and publishing platform and worldwide event that captures, curates and shares the most meaningful ideas in regards to how social media is helping us progress in a globally connected society.


 

  • Drew Baldwin

    Drew Baldwin

    Founder at Tubefilter, Executive Producer at The Streamy Awards

    A passionate and outspoken advocate of original video programing online, Drew Baldwin is the founder of Tubefilter and creator and executive producer of the Streamy Awards. He chairs the New Media Committee for the Caucus for Producers, Writers & Directors, and proudly serves on the Interactive Media Peer Group for the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences, and on the New Media Council for the Producers Guild of America.

  • Joshua Cohen

    Joshua Cohen

    Founder at Tubefilter, Executive Producer at The Streamy Awards

    Joshua Cohen began his career in television, producing documentaries for A&E Television Networks and the Discovery Channel. In April 2007, he co-founded one of the first media outlets dedicated to providing news and reviews for original, online video programming and web series. Joshua is also the Executive Producer of the Streamy Awards, which is produced in partnership with dick clark productions.

  • Toby Daniels

    Toby Daniels

    CEO and Founder and Executive Director of Social Media Week

    Toby Daniels is the CEO of Crowdcentric. He is an entrepreneur with 12 years experience in digital media, managing an interactive agency in London, helping launch Mint Digital in the US, and co-founding ThinkSocial and Social Media Week. He enjoys running, jumping, diving, and eating.

  • Brian Leddy

    Brian Leddy

    Managing Director, Events Division, Co-Founder, Social Media Week and Crowdcentric

    Brian is one of the co-founders of Crowdcentric and leads its Events division. Formerly from the world of equity investment, he became an entrepreneur in 2009, Brian has headed projects spanning from architecting numerous digital applications, large scale Social Media Week events, while also managing SMW’s global organizer network. When free time emerges, you’ll find him playing ultimate frisbee, softball, squash and busting out some sets of burpees at Crossfit.

  • Simon Dabkowski

    Simon Dabkowski

    Vice President, Design and Technology, Social Media Week and Crowdcentric

    Simon's professional career as a creative and a developer spans nearly 15 years in working with variety of design & web agencies, non-profit & political organizations and various e-commerce startups. Co-founder of hMAG, a lifestyle magazine and a social networking platform, and a published author of "Livemotion 2: A Beginner's Guide". Hobbies include Pool, snowboarding, and anything outdoors.

  • Tyler Becker

    Tyler Becker

    Manager of Marketing and Communications, Social Media Week and Crowdcentric

    Tyler is the Manager of Marketing and Communications at Crowdcentric. Previously, he studied and worked in sports, entertainment, and events, and assisted with the social media and marketing efforts for Six Flags, the National Hockey League, the NYC Marathon, and New York University. Tyler has an affinity for sports, craft beer, podcasts, dog parks, and travel.

  • Gail Amurao

    Gail Amurao

    Programming & Production Logistics Manager, Social Media Week and Crowdcentric

    Gail is the Programming & Production Logistics Manager of Crowdcentric. Her experience spans over 10 years from working in web design for tech startups to being a software trainer for Apple. When not busy working, you can find her running, baking, dancing, traveling, or planning someone’s wedding.