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Media Program Co-Directors
Jonathan Knee, Adjunct Professor and Senior Managing Director for Evercore's corporate advisory business, serves as the Co-Director of the Media Program. At the Business School, Professor Knee teaches Media Mergers and Acquisitions and co-teaches The Media Industries: Public Policy and Business Strategy at Columbia Law School. He also co-teaches a business writing seminar at the Columbia Journalism School and co-wrote The Curse of the Mogul: What's Wrong with the World's Leading Media Companies in 2009.
Miklos Sarvary is the Carson Family Professor of Business and the faculty lead for the Media Program. His most recent research focuses on social networks, new media and user-generated content, examining how these technologies transform marketing. He published Gurus and Oracles: The Marketing of Information in early 2012.
Media Program Administrative Director
Hollis O'Rorke is responsible for the management and organization of Media Program activities including curriculum design, conferences and events, website strategy, marketing, and budgeting. She also provides research support and acts as a liaison to internal and external constituents including the student-led Media Management Association, alumni and media industry executives.
New York City Media Seminar Series: Joel Waldfogel (University of Minnesota)
Media & Entertainment Conference
Alex Douzet, CEO & Co-founder TheLadders (by invitation only)
John Skipper, President, ESPN & Co-Chairman, Disney Media Networks, shares his insights into how to succeed in the media business.
NYC Media Seminars
Linking economists working on media topics in the greater New York area by providing a regular forum for discussion.
Miklos on Media: Featured Blog
Movie Piracy & Innovation Studios have long claimed that piracy "kills" innovation, which will ultimately hurt consumers. A new paper may suggest otherwise.