Howard Mittman, VP & Publisher, WIRED, and Miles S. Nadal, Founder, Chairman & CEO, MDC Partners, provide the opening remarks to the WIRED Business Conference.
Howard Mittman is Vice President and Publisher of WIRED.
Miles S. Nadal
Miles Nadal is the founder and Chairman of MDC Partners, one of the world’s largest marketing and communications networks, whose more than 50 holdings include Crispin Porter + Bogusky, kbs+, Anomaly, 72andSunny, and Bruce Mau Design. The Canadian-born entrepreneur started his first company at age 22. In 1997 he founded First Asset Management in Toronto, with more than $35 billion in funds under management; two years later he was named Ernst & Young’s Entrepreneur of the Year in services. An active member of the Marketing 50, the Global 50, and the G100, Nadal is also a leading philanthropist. He has built and revitalized many facilities for underprivileged youth, health care, and research, including the Miles and Kelly Nadal Laboratory for Molecular Genetics at Israel’s Weizmann Institute. He frequently lectures in schools, universities, and business schools and has established numerous scholarships for students striving to become the entrepreneurs of the future.