October 28 2021 | 10AM - 4PM ET

Hosted By Damona Hoffman

Schedule

Opening Remarks

10 AM

The X Fronts kick off with a welcome from our host. 

 

Featuring: 

Damona Hoffman, Dates & Mates  

Network Presentations From:

10:10 AM

LEMONADA MEDIA 

Featuring:

Jessica Cordova Kramer, Chief Executive Officer/Co-founder, Lemonada Media

Stephanie Wittels Wachs, Chief Creative Officer/Co-Founder, Lemonada Media

Claire Bidwell Smith, Host, New Day

Julián Castro, Host, Our America with Julián Castro,

Kulap Vilaysack, Co-Host, Add to Cart

Hoja Lopez, Mohanad Elshieky, and Kiki Monique, Hosts, I'm Sorry

Gumball

Featuring:

Dane Cardiel, VP, Business Development, Gumball

Amy Wilson, Co-Host, What Fresh Hell: Laughing in the Face of Motherhood

Margaux Natiello, Growth Marketing, Helix Sleep

Sam Schultz, Co-Host, SciShow Tangents

Miranda Dias, Media Buyer, Brooklinen

QCODE

Featuring:

Rich Eiseman, Head of Sales, QCODE

Alexa Ramirez, Production & Development Executive, QCODE

Scott Newman, Founder & Creative Director, work x work

Secrets of Podcast Media Buying

10:35 AM

Featuring:

Glenn Rubenstein, Founder & CEO, Adopter Media

Martha Gallant, Senior Director, Audio Partnerships at Athletic Greens

Advertisecast Presents: "Meet Our Indies"

10:50 AM

Featuring:

Stacie Boschma & Alicia Mintz, Hosts, Trashy Divorces

Jason Feifer, Host, Build For Tomorrow

Edwin Covarrubias, Host, Scary Story Podcast

Erica Mandy, Host, The Newsworthy

Callie & Jeff Dauler, Hosts, The Upside

Network Presentations From:

11:10 AM

DCP Entertainment

Featuring:

Chris Colbert, CEO, DCP Entertainment

Touré, Host of the Touré Show

Nadya Okamoto, Host,  ''Tigress"

Shantae Howell, Host, ''Edges"

Danielle Moodie, Host of Woke AF

Adell Coleman, Chief Content Officer, DCP Entertainment

Betches Media

Featuring:

Samantha Sage, Co-Founder & Chief Creative Officer, Betches Media

Jordana Abraham, Co-Founder & Chief Revenue Officer, Betches Meida

Fable & Folly

Featuring:

Sean Howard, Co-Founder, Fable & Folly

Michael Turrentine, Host, UnWell

Yhane Smith, Creator, 1972

Evan Gulock, Creator, Death By Dying

Phillip Thorne, Creator, The Amelia Project

So Who is The Independent Podcast Listener?
Insights from Edison Research

11:40 AM

Featuring:

Tom Webster, SVP, Edison Research

Network Presentations From:

11:55 AM

Wonder Media Network

Featuring:

Shira Atkins, Co-Founder, WMN Network

 

Osiris

 

Featuring:

RJ Bee, CEO & Co-Founder, Osiris Media

Tom Marshall, Chief Creative Officer & Co-Founder, Osiris Media

 

Writing New Worlds: A Profile of Welcome of Nightvale's Jeffrey Cranor

12:15 PM

Featuring:

Jeffrey Cranor, Creator, Welcome to Nightvale & Nightvale Presents

Gisele Regatao, Professor & Creator, Celestial Blood/Sangre Celestial

Network Presentations From:

12:25 PM

Sonar Network

 

Featuring:

Michael Mongiardi, President & Co-Founder, Sonar Network

Marianna Miniotis, Vice President, Sonar Network

Loud Speakers Network

Featuring:

Chris Morrow, CCO, Loud Speakers Network

Berry Sykes, Creator, Podcasts in Color

Lunch Break

12:45 PM

Lunch Break

Simplecast Presents: Harnessing The Power of Growing Podcasts Audiences 

1:50 PM

Featuring:

Caitlin Van Horn, Associate Marketing Director, Podcasts, Simplecast

Maribel Quezada Smith, Co-Founders, BIPOC Podcast Creators

Network Presentations From:

2:15 PM

Studio71

Featuring:

Craig Jordan, Head, Performance & Brand Partnerships, Studio71

Pleasure Podcasts

Featuring:

Cameron Poter, Founder, Pleasure Podcasts

Karen Lee Poter, Co-Host, Sex Talk with My Mom

Caroline Rose Giuliani, Host, Sexual Polytics

OSSA

Featuring:

Marla Isaackson, CEO & Founder, OSSA

Kanika Chadda Gupta, Host, That's Total Mom Sense Podcast

Juleyka Lantigua, Co-Executive Producer, ''Latina to Latina" Podcast and ''Birthful" Podcast; Founder of LWC Studio

Wanda Duncan, Host, Black Women Travel

Acast Feature Session: Winning with Women in Podcasting

2:40 PM

Featuring:

Tiffany Ashitey, Director of Partnerships, Acast

Maria Blasucci, Co-Founder, Earios

Melisa D. Monts, Producer, PANTS & Directionally Challenged

Shantae Howell, Director of Acast Creative, Americas at Acast

RedCircle Creator Spotlight

3:10 PM

Feature Talent To Be Announced

Network Presentations From:

3:15 PM

Earios

 

Featuring:

Maria Blasucci, Co-Founder, Earios

Talkhouse

Featuring:

Ian Wheeler, Co-Founder & CEO, Talkhouse

Open Mike Eagle, Founder, Stony Island Audio

Justin Gage, Founder, Aquarium Drunkard

Emil Amos, Musician & Host, Drifters Sympathy

Adia Victoria, Musician & Host, Call & Response

Jordan Harbinger In Conversation with Sam Parr

3:45 PM

Featuring:

Jordan Harbinger, Host, The Jordan Harbinger Show

Sam Parr, Host, My First Million

Closing Remarks

3:55 PM

Featuring:

Damona Hoffman, Dates & Mates