The Future of News Design

Amy Webb will showcase the latest trends helping to shape the future of news design and distribution. New algorithms, curation tools and video platforms will create efficiencies—but they’ll also require designers to work in different environments.


Amy Webb

CEO, Webbmedia Group, and Founder, Spark Camp


Amy Webb is a digital media futurist and Founder of Webbmedia Group, a leading digital strategy consulting firm for emerging technology advising in media, entertainment, advertising and technology companies, and for higher education, nonprofits and government. Webbmedia Group researches near-future trends in digital media and technology, and develops business strategies to help clients engage bigger audiences and capture more market share.

Amy is the co-founder of Knowledgewebb Training, a hands-on corporate training firm that was incubated at Webbmedia Group. She is also the co-founder of Spark Camp, a next-generation convener that facilitates important conversations on the future of a better society.

She is a Visiting Nieman Fellow at Harvard University and a Lecturer on emerging technology and media at Columbia University. In 2013, Amy published “Data, A Love Story,” (Dutton/ Penguin), a bestselling book about the world of online dating, consumer behavior and finding love via algorithms. Her TED talk about Data has been viewed more than 3 million times and has been translated into 31 languages.