Christie Nicholson

Christie Nicholson is the co-founder and head of marketing and product for Publet, a lead generation platform that amplifies white papers and other sales collateral in order to capture more leads for B2B companies.

Nicholson is also a contributing editor to Scientific American, CBS and the design magazine, Core77. She is an advisory board member to SXSW Interactive and did the keynote interview at SXSW last Spring 2014, with Neil deGrasse Tyson. She’s a guest lecturer at the Alan Alda Center for Communicating Science and an adjunct professor in entrepreneurial journalism, at New York University.

Nicholson’s academic and professional careers have blended media and marketing the last 15 years. Her first startup experience was at Iguana Studios, a full service web agency in 1998, and since then she has been in digital marketing and media at Havas Worldwide, Scientific American, and CBS Interactive.

She received her master’s from Columbia University’s School of Journalism in 2007, as an award-winning student graduating with the Eibel Fellowship, in the top of her class. Nicholson has won two Webbys, and has been asked to give numerous talks on technology and web communication. She has been a featured speaker at the Sundance Film Festival, MIT/Standford VLAB, The National Academy of Sciences, MIT’s Synthetic Biology conference, Synberc, and the National Science Foundation. She has spoken at the South By Southwest Interactive conference three times covering brain-computer interface in 2010, the secrets of DARPA in 2011, and the trending field of embodied cognition in 2013.

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