Catherine Warren, President of FanTrust Entertainment Strategies, is celebrating 25 years in mass media and new media, working in Canada and internationally. As an advisor to Fortune 500 corporations and the entertainment industry, Catherine helps clients with digital media growth, including raising capital, distribution deal-making, revenue generation and cross-platform productions, partnerships and fans. The former Chief Operating Officer of the entertainment portal software company Blue Zone and European Bureau Chief of the computer magazine publishing house PCI, Catherine has variously served as editor or publisher of more than 25 books and magazine series for children and adults on science and computing as well as executive produced 20 websites and interactive broadcast initiatives, including ORCA FM, the world’s first all-whales/all-the-time radio station (the original “pod”cast!) and the Gemini Award-winning CTVNews.com. Catherine is an international judge for the digital Emmy Awards and a member of the International Television Academy of Arts & Sciences. She has served as the Chief Industry & Research Officer of Emily Carr University and sits on a number of corporate and not-for-profit boards, including the United Nations flagship World Summit Award for digital media. She holds degrees from Reed College in physics and from the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism. Catherine is a regular contributor to the Huffington Post where she writes about media. Catherine’s strategies and tactics for multiplatform entertainment can be viewed at www.FanTrust.com.