Lydia is Founder and CEO of GGGrit, an early stage startup focused on building a platform that supports applications and services that help people grow their career capital skills at any age and life-stage.
Prior, she served as VP, Corporate Planning at Canoe Ventures, a joint venture founded by the six largest cable operators in the U.S. She was responsible for leading the corporate planning & strategy department, a multi-disciplinary team responsible for corporate and business planning, and business, market and product research, analytics and insights. During her tenure at Canoe, she served as VP, Product Management and later VP, Business Planning & Development.
Prior to Canoe, she served as VP, Interactive Media at Paradigm Talent Agency responsible for digital business development working with sister divisions including motion picture, TV, and music. As VP/Director of Technology & Media Engagement Analytics at Interpublic Group, where she lead a team of data and research analysts and software developers focused on the extension of proprietary research platforms that merged traditional and digital cross-platform media analytics for IPG clients.
Previously, she spent over five years in investment and consumer research and analytics with Ziff Brothers Investments and Jupiter Research, specializing in technology, media and telecomm. She began her career in product management with VSystems, now Esker, and nCompass Labs, now Microsoft.
She has served in various positions including 1st Vice President, Governor & Chair of the Advanced Media Committee of National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences, NY. She has been published in industry leading academic journals and trade periodicals and has served as Adjunct Lecturer, Center for Design, Digital Arts and Film at NYU.
11:30 AM – 12:30 PM
Room #2 – Business Growth & Development