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Hear from Ivan Askwith (GAL ’03), an independent consultant, strategist, and producer who is charting a new course for the media industries focused on direct fan engagement.
Askwith is the agent behind two record-breaking Kickstarter campaigns, most recently generating $6.5M from over 105K supporters to revive the classic children’s television brand Reading Rainbow for a new generation of digital natives. Speaking with his former Gallatin adviser, Professor Stephen Duncombe, Askwith will share his thoughts on how crowdfunding suggests the potential for new, more satisfying and direct relationships between creators and consumers.