Michael Brenner


About Michael Brenner

Michael Brenner is a globally-recognized keynote speaker, author of  The Content Formula and the CEO of Marketing Insider GroupHe has worked in leadership positions in sales and marketing for global brands like SAP and Nielsen, as well as for thriving startups. Today, Michael shares his passion on leadership and marketing strategies that deliver customer value and business impact. He is recognized by the Huffington Post as a Top Business Keynote Speaker and   a top  CMO influencer by Forbes.

digital media, media, blockchain, smart contracts, piracy, copyright, streaming media

Media Market Disruptor? The Evolving Benefits Of Blockchain

6-Dec-2018 | Michael Brenner

Digital content has disrupted the media industry. According to NME, web-based music streaming sites saw more than 30 billion visits last year, while Coin Telegraph notes that digital advertising reven

marketing, direct to consumer, DTC, personalized content, customer engagement

Direct-to-Consumer: The Power Of Personalized Content

14-Nov-2018 | Michael Brenner

Imagine digital signage that connects with people and meets their unique information needs. Customers see answers that are uniquely relevant to them based on real-time composite data. Generating truly

intelligent enterprise, media company, artificial intelligence

What The Intelligent Enterprise Means For Media Companies

18-Oct-2018 | Michael Brenner

The digital landscape is changing. What media companies once took for granted – channel loyalty, captive audiences, and scaling on the back of a portfolio full of tangible products – has fallen

digital media, streaming, digital downloads, entertainment

Streaming Vs. Downloads: The Current State Of Digital Content

8-Oct-2018 | Michael Brenner

Digital content streaming is on the rise. As Forbes noted, streaming was responsible for $2.5 billion worth of U.S. music sales in 2017 – marking a 48% jump from the previous year. Content downloa

media, digital media, direct to consumer, marketing, bimodal IT

Media Firms And The Direct-To-Consumer Business Model: Why Your IT Architecture May Need A Rethink

29-Jan-2018 | Michael Brenner

We work so hard to build the structure of our media empires – put so much time, effort, and money into making everything just right – that we can sometimes lose perspective. The structure that w

video streaming, OTT, marketing

OTT And Streaming: A Far More Agile Approach To Media Distribution

4-Jan-2018 | Michael Brenner

Let's run through the who, the what, the where, the why, the when, and the how of today's media market. The who, of course, represents the client or consumer. Perhaps this is someone you have targe

media, AI

Machine Learning And AI In The Media Industry

18-Dec-2017 | Michael Brenner

We live in an age in which content is king. Take a look at the media landscape in 2017: Newspapers and magazines have given way to online platforms and social media news delivery Linear te

Defining Advertising Success In The Digital World

20-Mar-2017 | Michael Brenner

Defining success in advertising used to be relatively simple: An ad was constructed as cost-effectively as possible and then deployed in the right channel. From here, customer conversion and product s

Post-Truth: Rebuilding The Media Industry In 2017

13-Mar-2017 | Michael Brenner

In 2014, the National Report – an outlet that carries the tagline “America’s #1 Independent News Source” – ran a story. The story, which broke when fears regarding the then spreading Ebola

Broader Scope, Same High Value: How Marketers Can Optimize Engagement Across Multiple Platforms

6-Mar-2017 | Michael Brenner

Omnichannel is here. It is no longer enough for broadcasters and media marketers simply to engage their audiences across as many channels as possible; now this engagement must be positioned to meet th