Nick DeMartino (Chair)


President, Nick DeMartino Consulting

Nick DeMartino is President, Nick DeMartino Consulting, a strategic advisory firm that works with companies on digital content and distribution strategy, partnerships and marketing initiatives. Companies he has advised include media companies, technology companies, transmedia producers, startups, and a business incubator.

Formerly Senior Vice President for Media and Technology at the American Film Institute, DeMartino created programs at the frontier of digital production, interactive media & new forms of storytelling, including the AFI Digital Content Lab, the AFI-Apple Computer Center, the AFI Computer Media Salons, AFI Screen Education, and He was named #3 on the Hollywood Reporter’s list of digital influencers and twice named to L.A. Business Journal’s list of broadband technology innovators.

Prior to AFI DeMartino was an author, journalist, magazine publisher, independent filmmaker, advertising and marketing executive, and advocate for public media and indie filmmaking. He is a founding member of the Interactive Peer Group of the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences a frequent speaker and moderator at both tech and media conferences and festivals.

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