Michael Kassan

Founder at MediaLink LLC

Michael Kassan

Michael Kassan

Founder at MediaLink LLC

Overview
Career Highlights

Initiative Media
Initiative
Artisan Entertainment, Inc.

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Number of Boards

19

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Vice Chairman at MediaLink LLC

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Member-Los Angeles Board of Governors at The Paley Center for Media

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Executive.com.Mbr at National Association of Television Program Executives, Inc.

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Managing Partner at Craton Equity Partners LLC

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Co-Founder & Director at Minds + Machines

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Venture Advisor at Watertower Ventures LLC

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President-Commercial Revenue & Partnerships at AMC Networks, Inc.

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General Manager, Advanced TV Solutions at Amobee, Inc.

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Chief Executive Officer at Village Roadshow Entertainment Group USA

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Chairman at Ocean Outdoor Ltd.

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Michael Kassan
Founder at MediaLink LLC
Education
L.L.M Tax Law
Class of 1976

Founded in 1835, New York University School of Law has a record of academic excellence and national scholarly influence. One of the first law schools to admit women, it has been long committed to welcoming students of diverse backgrounds, people who had been discriminated against by many other institutions. Located on the University's campus in Greenwich Village, NYU Law has been a leader, and continues to be, in areas such as law and business, clinical education, public service, interdisciplinary colloquia and global studies.

Career History
Founder
2003 - Current

MediaLink LLC is a leading Los Angeles- and New York City-based advisory and business development firm that provides critical counsel and direction on issues of marketing, advertising, media, entertainment and digital technology. MediaLink provides strategic marketing and brand development, implementation roadmaps, technology solutions for media, media sales and revenue generation, business development, organizational planning and competitive analysis to many of the Fortune 100’s biggest global brands.

Venture Advisor
Current

Watertower Ventures focuses on investments in commerce technologies, marketplaces, internet infrastructure, reimagined retail and direct to consumer companies. The firm provides financing for seed and early stage capital requirements.

President, Marketing, Ascential & Chief Executive Officer & Chairman, Medialink
Current

Ascential Plc engages in the provision of specialist information, analytics and e-commerce optimisation platforms. It operates through the following geographical segments: Digital Commerce, Product Design, Marketing, Retail and Financial Services, and Corporate. The Digital Commerce segment involves in measurement, optimization, and execution for digital commerce growth. The Product Design segment consists of consumer product trend forecasting, data, and insight to create products and experiences. The Marketing segment offers services and tools to measure and optimise marketing creativity, media, and platform effectiveness and efficiency. The Retail and Financial Services segment refers to events, data, and tools to improve performance and drive innovation in retail and financial services. Its products are offered through the Flywheel, EDGE, Yimian, WGSN, Use Fashion, Coloro, LIONS, WARC, and MediaLink brands. The company was founded in1947 and is headquartered in London, the United Kingdom.

Boards & Committees
Member, Advisory Board
Current

Trigger Media teams up with exceptional entrepreneurs to build transformational or disruptive digital media companies in the area of curation services. Together with a board of advisors, they give entrepreneurs access to a breadth of knowledge, relationships, and creativity that they need to build great companies. Trigger Media causes innovation to happen.

Member, Advisory Board
Prior

Mochila, Inc. operates a web-based media marketplace that syndicates media from different content providers. The company was founded by Benjamin Frank Chen and Jason Oliver on November 21, 2001 and is headquartered in Los Angeles, CA.

Director
Prior

Double Fusion, Inc. provided video game advertising services. It provided marketers and their advertising agencies with a range of in-game, around-game and web-based solutions with which to engage and sell the valuable and hard-to-reach gamer demographics. Double Fusion was founded by Guy Bendov and Hillel Rom in 2007 and was headquartered in San Francisco, CA.

Chair Emeritus, Marketing Communications Division Executive Committee
Tenure Unconfirmed

UJA-Federation of New York cares for those in need, rescues those in harm’s way, and renews and strengthens the Jewish people in New York, in Israel, and around the world. Funds raised by UJA-Federation sustain the activities of health, human-service, educational, and community agencies. Every day, these community-based organizations provide a multitude of services that improve and enhance people’s lives.

Non-Profit Donations & Grants

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$1,000 - $4,999
2015

The Advertising Council, Inc. promotes public service campaigns. It carries out pro bono ad campaigns on behalf of both government and private organizations. The company campaigns on children's issues, health, community, environment and family matters. The council relies on volunteer efforts from advertising firms. The Advertising Council was founded in 1942 and is headquartered in New York, NY.

$1,000 - $4,999
2014

The Advertising Council, Inc. promotes public service campaigns. It carries out pro bono ad campaigns on behalf of both government and private organizations. The company campaigns on children's issues, health, community, environment and family matters. The council relies on volunteer efforts from advertising firms. The Advertising Council was founded in 1942 and is headquartered in New York, NY.

Political Donations
$1,000
2014

Governor at California Office of the Governor, Gavin Newsom

$500
2012

Representative from the 43rd District at California State Assembly

$1,500
2010

Former Senator from Nevada

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VidMob, Inc. develops video creation platform. The platform enables owners and creators of video content to request video editing services from independent video editors and editors to agree to provide such services. The company was founded by Craig Coblenz, Jason Donnell, and Alex Collmer in 2014 and is headquartered in New York, NY.

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AdQuick, Inc. operates as an online marketplace to buy and sell outdoor advertising. It offers a wide range of outdoor media such as a billboards, street furniture, digital, and transit. The company is headquartered in San Francisco, CA.

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Encantos Media Studios PBC produces cartoon and animation videos. It offers bilingual books, digital apps, and sing-along videos featuring an adorable cast of animal characters. The company was founded by Susie Jaramillo, Nuria Santamaría Wolfe, Steven Wolfe Pereira and Carlos Hoyos and is headquartered in Corte Madera, CA.

Events
Speaker
100 Terranea Way-Rancho Palos Verdes, CA
2013 Wireless Influencers

Speaker
100 Terranea Way-Rancho Palos Verdes, CA
2012 Wireless Influencers

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