FORA.tv Speaker - Brian Gruber

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Biography

Brian Gruber is Founder and Executive Chairman of FORA.tv. Gruber has twenty years experience successfully building and marketing media enterprises. As the senior marketing officer for a range of respected media institutions, he has managed billion dollar revenue budgets and large and small marketing teams. As the first marketing director for C-SPAN, he built its affiliate sales and marketing organization, launching C-SPAN II with the largest subscriber base ever for a cable network at launch. As director of marketing for News Corp's FOXTEL, he helped build the cable television brand in Australia, going from number three to number one in cable subscriptions, brand equity and consumer awareness. As the head of marketing of the largest urban divisions of 3 top ten cable companies (MSO's), he turned flat or negative subscriber growth into substantial gains. And as president of g/media and Principals.com, he has helped more than twenty new media companies develop brands, marketing strategies, and consumer products. He also acted as the media adviser and new media producer for the World Affairs Council of Northern California, the nation's most prolific presenter of quality world affairs events.

25 Programs

Amy and David Goodman: Standing Up to the Madness

04.14.09 | 00:14:35 min | 1 comment

FORA.tv Interviews The NewsHour's Jim Lehrer

04.06.09 | 00:10:21 min | 1 comment

Robert Thurman at City Arts & Lectures

02.09.09 | 00:23:05 min | 1 comment

Adam Gopnik at City Arts & Lectures

01.26.09 | 00:20:49 min | 1 comment

Malcolm Gladwell at City Arts & Lectures

01.15.09 | 00:18:23 min | 12 comments

Michael Tilson Thomas in Conversation with Steven Winn

01.06.09 | 00:22:19 min | 0 comments

Quincy Jones and Ben Fong-Torres at City Arts & Lectures

12.16.08 | 00:51:45 min | 0 comments

Andrew Sean Greer in Conversation with Michael Chabon

12.15.08 | 00:21:27 min | 0 comments

Brian Gruber Interviews SoCap08's Amy Benziger

10.08.08 | 00:03:00 min | 0 comments

SoCap08 Preview with Amy Benziger

10.08.08 | 00:03:30 min | 0 comments

FORA.tv's Brian Gruber FORAcast: Tony Blankley

09.02.08 | 00:05:57 min | 0 comments

Joe Klein Calls Sarah Palin VP Choice 'Hairtrigger'

09.01.08 | 00:03:33 min | 0 comments

FORA.tv's Brian Gruber FORAcast: E.J. Dionne

09.01.08 | 00:09:39 min | 0 comments

FORA.tv's Brian Gruber FORAcast: Arianna Huffington

09.01.08 | 00:02:06 min | 0 comments

FORA.tv's Brian Gruber FORAcast: David Kralik

09.01.08 | 00:04:33 min | 0 comments

FORA.tv's Brian Gruber FORAcast: Byron York

09.01.08 | 00:03:19 min | 0 comments

FORA.tv's FORAcast: Joe Scarborough & Mika Brzezinski

09.01.08 | 00:08:08 min | 0 comments

FORA.tv's Brian Gruber FORAcast: Roy Sekoff

09.01.08 | 00:02:19 min | 0 comments

FORA.tv's Brian Gruber FORAcast: Tucker Carlson

09.01.08 | 00:03:04 min | 0 comments

David Brooks at the DNC on Obama and Biden's Big Ideas

08.27.08 | 00:02:04 min | 0 comments

Brian Gruber Interviews Chautauqua's Tom Becker

06.24.08 | 00:11:44 min | 0 comments

The Inaugural Nelson W. Polsby Congressional Conversation

06.05.08 | 01:32:50 min | 0 comments

Eric Alterman in Conversation

03.26.08 | 00:28:19 min | 1 comment

Remembering Nick Drake and his Music

10.02.07 | 00:43:44 min | 0 comments

Backstage Interview w/Christopher Hitchens

05.23.07 | 00:06:50 min | 3 comments