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Chairman, Media Ecologist

MyersBizNet, Inc

For more than 30-years, Jack Myers has been the go-to visionary in the media business. He serves as Chairman and Media Ecologist at MyersBizNet, which ‘future proofs’ the business of more than 200 member companies through exclusive market intelligence, economic data and strategic insights for decision-making. Jack’s new book focuses on The Future of Men: Masculinity in the Twenty-First Century. It will be published in Fall 2015 in association with a series of short documentary films produced by Morgan Spurlock’s cinelan productions. Jack is also launching FutureofMen.com focusing on advancing new definitions of masculinity to support men as society, culture and business become increasingly female-dominant. Jack is founder of WomenAdvancing, an all-women’s dual-mentoring support group serving the media, advertising and marketing community. He is an advocate of empowering young people as mentors and founded 1stFive.org, a diversity outreach program. He also founded Media Legends and MyersBizNet Media All-Stars. MyersBizNet’s MediaVillage.com is home to MediaBizBloggers, Wall St. Speaks Out on Media, Planet Ed and Lunch at Michael’s.

Jack is a cultural, economic and technology visionary, award-winning documentary film producer and author. His last book, Hooked Up: A New Generation’s Surprising Take on Sex, Politics and Saving the World, won the International Book Award for Youth Issues. Jack is the recipient of the George Foster Peabody Award, won the Crystal Heart Award from the Heartland Film Festival, and has been nominated for both an Academy and Emmy Award for Best Documentary Feature. He has been presented a World Music Award and co-produced the GE Focus Forward Films documentary series with Morgan Spurlock’s cinelan group, in which he is a partner.

Jack’s career includes sales and management positions at CBS, ABC and Metromedia. He is Chairman of the Board of International Radio and Television Society (IRTS), a Board Member of the Newhouse School of Communications at Syracuse University, and served on the Advisory Board for the Steinhardt School of Culture, Education and Human Development at New York University where he studied Media Ecology with Dr. Neil Postman. He is also a board member of the TD Foundation, serving the veteran families impacted by the conflicts in Afghanistan and the Mideast, and of the John A. Reisenbach Foundation, which supports safety in New York City.

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MyersBizNet Members

ABC Cable
Active International
AMC Networks
Cablevision
Clear Channel Outdoor
DentsuAegis
DPAA
Fox Cable / Sports
GroupM
Icon International
MediaLink, LLC
NBC TV
Nielsen
Olson
Rubicon Project
Shaw Communications - Canada
Sinclair Media
Sterling Jewelers
Turner Broadcasting
Viacom / MTV Networks
Weather Channel
ZenithOptimedia
ABC TV
A+E Networks
AOL Networks
CBS TV
Comcast Cable
Deutsche Bank Equity Research
Facebook
Gannett
Hallmark Channel
Maker Studios
Mower and Associates
NBCU Cable
NNN
Omnicom
Screenvision
SheKnows
Sony Pictures
Telemundo
TVB-Canada
Verizon
WGN America

Access Confidential
AEG Global Partnerships
Bloomberg
iHeartMedia
Corbis Entertainment
DMTraining
Fox Broadcasting
Google
Hearst Corporation
Media Experts-Canada
National Cinemedia
NCC Media
NPR
Pivot TV
Scripps Networks
Simulmedia
Spotify
The CW
Univision
Warner Bros Television Group
Yahoo! Inc.

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