Media Council


Media Council

Springboard’s Media Council is a well connected, highly respected group of experts across the world of digital media, content management and discovery, TV, advertising and other media verticals who invest their “human capital” in Springboard and our pipeline of high-growth, women-led companies.

Members advise and support our annual media/tech industry initiatives by actively advocating on behalf of Springboard among peers and within the business community and by leveraging their expertise and network to provide connections, perspective, prestige and strategic input.

Ellen Archer | President of Trade Publishing Group, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

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Barbara Boxer | Managing Director, BELLE Capital USA

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Karen Cahn | Founder & CEO, iFundWomen

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Lisa Choi Owens | CRO & Head of Global Partnerships, TED

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Betty Cohen | President, Betty Cohen Media Consulting

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Deborah Fine | Omnichannel Executive

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Lisa Gersh | CEO, Alexander Wang

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Andrea Greenberg | President & CEO, MSG Networks Inc.

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Tim Hanlon | Founder & CEO, The Vertere Group

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Wenda Harris Millard | Vice Chairman, MediaLink LLC

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Christie Hefner | Chairman, Hatch Beauty

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Cindy Jeffers | Founder & CEO, Stealth Startup

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Susan Kaplow | Chief Content Officer, Apartment Therapy Media

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Kay Koplovitz | Co-Founder & Managing Partner, Springboard Growth Capital, Chairman, Springboard Enterprises, Koplovitz & Co.


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Gerry Laybourne | Chairwoman, Katapult

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Cory Mitchell | Director of Business Development and Strategic Partnerships, Orange County United Way

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Pat Mitchell | Editorial Director, TEDWomen

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Betsy Morgan | Former President & CEO, The Blaze

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Abbe Raven | Acting Chairman, A+E Networks

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Jennifer Robertson | Former Executive, AMC Networks

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Dee Salomon | Senior Vice President, MediaLink LLC

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Terri Santisi | Chief Administrative Officer, ION Media Networks

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Lesley Jane Seymour | Founder & CEO,

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Cyndi Stivers | Director, TED Residency

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Maggie Wilderotter | Former Chairman & CEO, Frontier Communications

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Julie Yoo | Former SVP of Corporate Development, Scripps Network Interactive

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