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21 Most Intriguing People in Media!

min’s 2011 21 Most Intriguing People in Media honorees—media leaders from the content and marketing/advertising arenas who have taken on new challenges or have made a big impact in the past year.

Dan Roth, Executive Editor, LinkedIn
Lewis D’Vorkin
, Chief Product Officer, Forbes Media
Dawn Ostroff, President, Condé Nast Entertainment
Josh Tyrangiel, Editor, Bloomberg Businessweek
Josh Quittner, Editorial Director, Flipboard
Bob Kaslik, Senior Vice President, Interweave
Mike Beller, Vice President, Source Interlink’s Mediaworks
Geoff and Derek Handley, CEO and Co-founders, HyperFactory
Matt Bean, Associate Vice President, Mobile,Social & Emerging Media, Rodale
Liz Schimel, Executive Vice President, Chief Digital Officer, Meredith
Jon Haber, Chief Innovation Officer, OMD
Victoria Lasdon Rose, Publisher, Us Weekly
Marie Jones, General Manager, Digital Media,
Florent Peyre, VP Strategy and Business Development, Gilt City
Steve Palm, CEO & President, NewBay Media
David Carey,  President, Hearst Magazines, and
Michael Clinton, President, Hearst Magazines
Paul Caine, Chief Revenue Officer, Time Inc., and
Karen Kovacs
,  Publisher, People
Desirée Rogers, CEO, Johnson Publishing
JoAnne Kao, Director of Sales, SourceMedia
Jeff Giesea, CEO and Founder, BestVendor
Jefferson Rabb and Evan Ratliff, Co-founders/Editors, The Atavist


Presented by min & Samir "Mr. Magazine" Husni
Athlon Sports:
Editor: Charlie Miller
Publisher: Rob Harrison

Editor: Shifra Klein
Chief Financial Officer: Shlomo Klein

Editor- in-Chief: Alex Storch
Publisher/CEO: Leonara Alexandra Nielsen

Editor: Maggie Murphy
Publisher: Tracey Altman

Group Publisher, Advertising & Business Development: LP Green, II

Editor: Sara Peterson
Executive director: Jeanne Noonan Eckholdt
Publisher: Jeanne Noonan Eckholdt

Lucky Peach
Editor: Peter Meehan/ David Chang
Publisher: David Chang

Mask The magazine
Editor: Michelle Jacoby
Publisher: Kimberly Cabral

Editor/Creative Director: Tim Schamber
Publisher:  Brad Roe

Editor: Ron Matejko
Publisher: Rick Cabral, Tim Halmekangas, Michael Kelley

Road Iron
Editor: John Sullivan
Publisher: Joe Teresi

The Social Media Monthly
Editor/ Publisher: Robert Fine

Editor-In-Chief/Publisher: Steve Shaw
Editor: Rob Hill
Art Director: Eric Roinestad
Director of Photography: Rebecca Black

Editor: Melinda Sheckells
Publisher: Ryan Doherty/ Justin Weniger

Where Women Cook
Publisher: Kellene Giloff
Editor: Jo Packham

Hottest Editor of the Year:
Maggie Murphy, Dash magazine

Hottest Publisher/CEO of the Year
Stephen Duggan, Athlon Sports

Hottest Design Director of the Year
Eleftherios Kardamakis, HGTV magazine

Hottest Reinventions of the Year
Parade magazine
House Beautiful


Aaron Cunningham, Pensions & Investments-Crain Communications
Allie Townsend, TIME
Sara Rossi, Meredith Corporation
Kristen Hayashi, WIRED
Nicole Ferraro, UBM TechWeb
Krystle Kopacz, Atlantic Media Group
Tammy Tibbetts,
Nicholas Walter, UBM Electronics
Amy Jaick, The Economist

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Event Information

All nominees will be honored at min’s Most Intriguing People & Launches event in New York City on Dec. 5th at the Grand Hyatt from 8:30 am-10:30 am and in a special awards issue of min, min’s B2B and on

We look forward to seeing you on December 5th!

Event Date: December 5th, 2011
Location: Grand Hyatt, New York City

Questions? Please contact Marketing Associate Danielle Sikes

Sponsorship Opportunities

To Sponsor the Most Intriguing People + Launches Event & Special Awards Issue contact Anna Lawler at

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