January 16, 2018

HuffPo Fmr Product Head on Driving Innovation in News

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Diving Innovation in News

The news industry has undergone tremendous disruption in the transition to digital, but it also faces its greatest opportunity yet—driving innovation. Mobile, social audiences are reaching news sites in record numbers. HuffPost fmr Product Head Julia Beizer reveals how news publishers are meeting this challenge — building new storytelling techniques and encouraging greater user engagement across devices and platforms.

About the speaker

Julia Beizer is Chief Product Officer of Bloomberg media, shaping the organization’s consumer-facing experiences across all platforms and devices. Prior to taking on this role, she was head of product, design, and engineering for HuffPost, driving the organization’s first-ever redesign. Before that, she spent a decade at The Washington Post, working on both the news and product sides of the company. She currently serves on the board of Questback, an insights company, and Boolean Girl, a nonprofit that teaches girls how to code. She spends her days sweating the details of user experience and execution.

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