Join Saatchi & Saatchi New York for our second-ever 7×7 tonight in the SSpace @ 7pM. We’re extremely excited to welcome such a diverse, influential and informative group of speakers for the event. If you haven’t yet reserved your tickets, there’s still a few left! Be certain to check out HudsonHouston.com/7×7
Location: 375 Hudson Street (on the ground floor)
2-3-9, Varick & Houston
A-C-E, 6th & Spring
By PATH Train
1. Claudine Cheever Chief Strategy Officer, Saatchi & Saatchi New York
Claudine Cheever is responsible for all strategic planning for the agency, including leading consumer brands such as Cheerios, Pampers, Tide, JCPenney, and Miller-Coors. Prior to joining the SaatchiNY team, she worked with Goodby Silverstein in San Francisco, and has provided creative planning for everything from Barbie to cable television. She has an MA in American Literature from the University of North Carolina.
2. Elizabeth Spiers Media launch consultant, entrepreneur and writer
Elizabeth Spiers was recently named one of Fast Company’s 100 most influential women in technology. She was the founder of Breaking Media (DealBreaker.com) and has launched sites for other companies including TheGloss.com, Crushable.com and a number of blogs for MediaBistro. She was the founding editor of Gawker.com. Her debut novel And They All Die in the End is due out this year.
3. John Brownstein Harvard Medical School epidemiologist
John Brownstein is Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at Harvard Medical School and earned a PhD in epidemiology from Yale. He currently holds research grants from the National Institutes of Health, Canadian and Google.org. His research has been reported on widely including pieces in Science, Nature, New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, CNN, National Public Radio and the BBC.
4. James Belich Historian, Rhodes Scholar and author
James Belich’s most recent book Replenishing the Earth dives into the massive British and American settler revolutions that gave birth to the ‘Anglo World’, and the rise of New York, Chicago and other great cities. A D.Phil from Oxford’s Nuffield College, he is Professor of History at Victoria University in New Zealand where his research interests are indigenous responses to European expansion, settler societies, and globalization.
5. Christian Menegatti VP of Global Economic Research, Roubini Global Economics
Christian Menegatti specializes in global macroeconomics, the U.S. economy, the U.S. housing sector, monetary policy and capital flows, and foreign-reserve accumulation and management. His views have been featured on CNBC, Fox Business News and in Forbes. He is VP of Global Economic Research at Roubini Global Economics in New York. RGE Chairman Nouriel Roubini is renowned for predicting the crash of 2008.
6. Paul Rieckhoff Executive Director of Iraq & Afghanistan Veterans of America
IAVA is the first and largest organization for veterans of the Iraq and Afghanistan wars. Following his tours in Iraq where he led hundreds of combat patrols, IAVA founder Paul Rieckhoff has become a nationally recognized authority on issues affecting our troops, military families, and veterans at home. His book, Chasing Ghosts, offers a haunting look at 10 months in one of the most volatile areas of Baghdad.
7. Motel Motel Brooklyn indie folk & alt-americana quartet
Motel Motel is a Brooklyn based quintet who perform a mix of indie folk and alt- americana. They are self-described as “shwag rock” but their distinctive style has also been called “rattling, old-timey country” and “garage-Americana”. They were recently named US cultural ambassadors to Egypt. Their third album The Big Island is just out.
Mary Baglivo will again MC and we’ll be having the always-important social hour following the presentations