Global Conference 2010

Speaker's Biography

Richard Beckman

CEO, e5 Global Media

Richard Beckman is CEO of e5 Global Media LLC, a diversified company with leading assets in the media and entertainment arenas, including Adweek, Brandweek, Mediaweek, The Hollywood Reporter, Billboard, Back Stage, Film Journal International, CineAsia, Cinema Expo International, ShoWest, ShowEast and the CLIO Awards. Beckman previously spent 24 years at Condé Nast Publications, most recently as president and CEO of the Fairchild Fashion Group after seven years as president of the Condé Nast Media Group and chief marketing officer of Condé Nast Publications. In the latter role, he was responsible for corporate sales and marketing across all print and digital assets. Beckman also led the creation of multimedia platforms, including the Emmy Award—winning "Movies Rock," "Fashion Rocks," GQ Men of the Year and the VH1/Vogue Fashion Awards. He also served as publisher of Vogue, GQ and Condé Nast Traveler. He holds a B.S.C. from Britain's Manchester University.

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