Newly Expanded: The Information's Creator Economy Database

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The Information's Creator Economy Summit

Thursday, October 28, 2021 • 8:30 am - 4:30 pm

Everything about business is about to change.

Creators are the newest generation of entrepreneurs and they are building the next era of small businesses, upending longstanding business models in the process.

The smart brands are starting to reach both creators and the new generation of platforms serving them—now.

Join us for the launch of The Information’s Creator Economy franchise, and our inaugural Creator Economy Summit, taking place October 28th.

The Information’s Creator Economy Summit will feature fireside chats and topical panels hosted by The Information's Kaya Yurieff & other reporters from The Information with plenty of time for live Q&A with attendees.

Speakers to include:

  • Robert Kyncl, Chief Business Officer, YouTube
  • Jim Shepherd, Global Head of Talent Partnerships, Snap
  • Paul Davison, Co-founder & CEO, Clubhouse
  • Nicole Quinn, General Partner, Lightspeed Venture Partners
  • Casey Neistat, creator
  • Steve Stoute, Founder & CEO, UnitedMasters
  • Jack Conte, Co-founder & CEO, Patreon
  • Joel Flory, Co-Founder & CEO, VSCO
  • Amber Venz Box, Co-founder & President, LTK (formerly rewardStyle & LIKEtoKNOWit)
  • Bryan Moore, Co-founder & CEO, talkshoplive
  • Sean Atkins, President, Jellysmack
  • Qianna Smith Bruneteau, Founder & CEO, American Influencer Council
  • Ali Berman, Partner & Head of Digital Talent, UTA
  • Aya Kanai, Head of Content and Creator Partnerships, Pinterest
  • Lisa Honold, Founder & Director, Center for Online Safety
  • Rick McGuire, creator, @subwaycreatures@whatisnewyork
  • Jose Rolon, creator, @nycgaydad
  • Molly Burke, creator
  • Paco Suro, General Manager, Mass Pay, Tipalti
  • Julian Gutman, Chief Product Officer, Patreon
  • Shiquita M. Hyman, Creator, The Unconventional Southern Belle, LLC
  • Keith  Kawahata, Head of Games, AppLovin
  • Laura McCracken, Managing Director, Global eCommerce & Payment - Industry Lead, Software & Platforms, Accenture

The Creator Economy Summit will convene creators, investors, and the companies and technologies emerging to build the creator economy. We’re expecting over 700 attendees with confirmed attendees from companies such as: Amazon, Facebook, Instagram, Microsoft, Patreon, Pinterest, Reddit, Spotify, TikTok, Twitch, Twitter, United Talent Agency, Blackrock, Index Ventures, YouTube and more.

When you reserve your spot, you’ll have access to:

  • An action-packed day of content + recordings if you can't attend a session live — accessible from anywhere!
  • A directory of all attendees, including contact information (with permission!) so you can network with each other once the event concludes.
  • "Speed dating" networking sessions with other attendees 1:1

Additional details:

If you’re interested in applying to speak or would like to nominate a speaker, please apply here.

For more information about sponsoring this event, contact [email protected]

Discounted group tickets are available for companies interested in purchasing two or more tickets for non-subscribers. Contact [email protected] for further information.

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When
Thursday, October 28, 2021
8:30 am - 4:30 pm PDT
Where
Virtual
Who Can Attend

This event is free for The Information subscribers.

If you are not currently a subscriber, you can purchase a subscription here & get free access to the event.

Non-subscribers can attend the event by purchasing a ticket for $250 here.

Speakers

Nicole Quinn
General Partner,
Lightspeed

Robert Kyncl
Chief Business Officer,
YouTube

Steve Stoute
Founder & CEO,
UnitedMasters

Jim Shepherd
Global Head of Talent Partnerships,
Snap Inc.

Jack Conte
Co-founder & CEO,
Patreon

Ali Berman
Partner & Head of Digital Talent,
UTA

Paul Davison
Co-founder & CEO,
Clubhouse

Casey Neistat
Creator

Joel Flory
Co-Founder & CEO,
VSCO

Molly Burke
Creator

Rick McGuire
Creator,
@subwaycreatures & @whatisnewyork

Qianna Smith Bruneteau
Founder & CEO,
American Influencer Council

Amber Venz Box
Co-founder & President,
LTK (formerly rewardStyle & LIKEtoKNOWit)

Jose Rolon
Creator,
@nycgaydad

Bryan Moore
Co-founder & CEO,
talkshoplive

Sean Atkins
President,
Jellysmack

Aya Kanai
Head of Content and Creator Partnerships,
Pinterest

Shiquita M. Hyman
Creator,
The Unconventional Southern Belle, LLC

Paco Suro
General Manager, Mass Pay,
Tipalti

Keith Kawahata
Head of Games,
AppLovin

Julian Gutman
Chief Product Officer,
Patreon

Laura McCracken
Managing Director, Global eCommerce & Payment - Industry Lead, Software & Platforms,
Accenture

Lisa Honold
Founder & Director,
Center for Online Safety

 
Agenda

8:15am PT

Welcome and opening remarks

Kaya Yurieff, Reporter, The Information

8:20am PT Robert Kyncl, Chief Business Officer, YouTube in conversation with Kaya Yurieff, Reporter, The Information
9:25am PT Paul Davison, Co-founder & CEO, Clubhouse in conversation with Kaya Yurieff, Reporter, The Information
10:00am PT - 10:45am PT

First Set of Masterclass Sessions

  • How to Go Multi-Platform Without Losing Your Mind
    • Sean Atkins, President Jellysmack
    • Moderated by: Kaya Yurieff, Reporter, The Information
  • Fueling the Creator Middle Class
    • Aya Kanai, Head of Content and Creator Partnerships, Pinterest 
    • Laura McCracken, Managing Director, Global eCommerce & Payment - Industry Lead, Software & Platforms, Accenture  
    • Shiquita Hyman, Creator, The Unconventional Southern Belle
    • Moderated by: Laura Mandaro, Senior Editor, The Information
10:55am PT

Creators 2030 Panel moderated by Kaya Yurieff, Reporter, The Information

  • Jim Shepherd, Global Head of Talent Partnerships, Snap
  • Nicole Quinn, General Partner, Lightspeed Venture Partners
  • Ali Berman, Partner & Head of Digital Talent, UTA
11:30am PT

Networking Break

    11:45am PT

    Casey Neistat, Creator in conversation with Sarah Krouse, Reporter, The Information

    12:30pm PT - 1:15pm PT

    Second Set of Masterclass Sessions

    • Building for the Second Renaissance
      • Jack Conte, Co-founder & CEO, Patreon
      • Julian Gutman, Chief Product Officer, Patreon
      • Moderated by: Laura Mandaro, Senior Editor, The Information
    • The Future of the Creator Experience
      • Paco Suro, General Manager, Mass Pay, Tipalti
      • Keith Kawahata, Head of Games, AppLovin
      • Moderated by: Kate Clark, Reporter, The Information
    1:20pm PT

    Social Shopping Panel moderated by Malique Morris, Reporter, The Information

    • Amber Venz Box, Co-founder & President, LTK (formerly rewardStyle & LIKEtoKNOWit)
    • Bryan Moore, Co-founder and CEO, talkshoplive

    2:00pm PT

    Music Discovery & the Creator Economy - Steve Stoute, Founder & CEO, UnitedMasters in conversation with Berber Jin, Reporter, The Information

    2:20pm PT

    Creator Panel moderated by Laura Mandaro, Senior Editor, The Information

    • Molly Burke, Creator
    • Rick McGuire, Creator, @subwaycreatures & @whatisnewyork
    3:00pm PT Networking Break
    3:45pm PT

    Teens & Social Media Panel moderated by Sylvia Varnham O'Regan, Reporter, The Information

    • Joel Flory, Co-founder & CEO, VSCO
    • Qianna Smith Bruneteau, Founder & CEO, American Influencer Council
    • Lisa Honold, Founder & Director, Center for Online Safety
    4:25pm PT

    Closing Remarks

    4:30pm PT Event Concludes

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