Alan Katz, Media Executive Consultant/Advisor

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Alan Katz is a dynamic senior media executive with over 20 years experience generating revenue, developing and operating multi-platform businesses, brand extensions, and sales and marketing strategies for major consumer magazines, websites, sponsored live events and E-commerce brands. He has a proven track record in monetizing content and audiences, building and motivating teams, and developing unique brand positioning.

As the Publisher/CRO of New York Magazine, Cargo, Vanity Fair, Interview, DuJour, and as EVP at Direct Brands, and CEO of AKAMedia:, Alan has led and managed print and digital teams for the most iconic brands, start-ups, and launches. He has worked as an advisor to numerous investors, startup, and early stage brands, to create go-to-market strategies and increase revenue and market share.

His vast connections and strong reputation allow him to strategically build alliances and foster partnerships across multiple categories in the most innovative ways.