Amy Webb is the CEO of Webbmedia Group, a digital strategy agency that solves problems related to emerging technology for a worldwide client base of Fortune 100 and Global 1000 companies, government agencies, media organizations and foundations. Her expertise is widely sought in a variety of industries, something demonstrated in her role as a Research Affiliate at the MIT Media Lab and her lectures at the Columbia University Sulzberger Program at the Graduate School of Journalism since it began in 2007.
She continues to serve on various boards, including the SXSW Accelerator Advisory Board, Knight-Batten Advisory Board, TheLi.st, the Advisory Board for Temple University’s Journalism Program and the Advisory Board for the International Center for Journalists. She is a Delegate on the U.S.-Russia Bilateral Presidential Commission and a Trustee for the Awesome Foundation. Amy is also a member of the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (Interactive Media Peer Group), and serves as a judge for the Emmy awards.
She co-founded Spark Camp, an invite-only conference and community that brings together the brightest minds in media and technology once each quarter. Her new book, DATA: A LOVE STORY: How I Gamed Online Dating To Meet My Match was published in January 2013 and has been featured in People Magazine, Good Morning America, The View, Marketplace, the Wall Street Journal, CNN, The Guardian, Wired, Elle Magazine, the New York Times, the Washington Post, Time Magazine and elsewhere. DATA chronicles how Amy used data analytics and smart digital marketing strategies to land her online dating profile at the top, and then built a framework to exploit the algorithms to her own benefit (finding a husband).