Amy Cosper Former Editor-in-Chief, Entrepreneur

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Amy Cosper is the former Editor in Chief of Entrepreneur magazine and the CEO of RadicalUpstarts. She has been reporting and commenting on the world of entrepreneurship
for 12 years. Cosper is an evangelist for innovation and disruption around the globe. She is an award- winning editor and writer and strongly adheres to the idea that “on the other side of your fear, is your success.” And she would know, since she rides a Ducati and only does sports that require a helmet.

SOCIAL PRESENCE: 55k twi er followers on verified account (@AmyCCosper) EXPERTISE AND SKILLS: 20+ years: editorial strategy/concept, media, content mar- keting, entrepreneurialism, creativity, innovation, business, pop culture, tech, media apps, public speaking, social media, statistics, analytics, storytelling, operational efficiency MEDIA AND SPEAKING APPEARANCES: Reykjavic, Iceland Chamber of Commerce, January 2016 Keynote and Jury member, Creative Business Cup Challenge, Denmark 2014, 2016 Keynote and Jury member, Shi Split (hackathon, Croatia): 2014, 2015 Keynote, Global Entrepreneurship Week, Athens Keynote and Panel member, Kosovo, KosICT 2016 Closing Keynote, Babson College, Babson Entrepreneurship Forum 2016 Keynote, Global Entrepreneurship Network, Milan, Italy Appearances on FoxNews, MSNBC, Open Forum, Satellite Media tour: Franchise 500, KUSA 9News Keynote, Annual GrowthCon (5 years running) Featured speaker, Scion incubator series Keynote, Modalez Innovate Keynote, Global Entrepreneurship Congress, Moscow Keynote, WISE Symposium Speaker, TEDx Fort Collins, Creativity, playfulness and the changing role of media Named Fast Company’s 50 Smartest Women to Follow on Twi er University of Virginia Commission on Entrepreneurship Interviewed in Parade magazine Sunday March 16, 2014 EXPERIENCE JULY 1, 2008 - SEPTEMBER 30, 2016 VP, Editor in Chief, Entrepreneur magazine Run the strategic and daily operations of monthly business magazine. Entrepreneur circulation: 600,000 subscribers/40,000 newsstand DUTIES: Overall editorial and content strategy, cover concept, custom content, packag- es for advertiser RFPs, budget management, revenue opportunities, tablet app, process efficiencies, monthly column ACCOMPLISHMENTS: • Restructured editorial staff from 36 to 10 in 2008, cu ing operational budget by 60% • 3 major redesigns with staff of 10 • Game app: We made Bosshole a reality. Conceptualized and oversaw the development of Bosshole, the game. Documented the progress in a story, published in Entrepreneur. The game was a failure on the App store, but a great lesson for all involved. It was the single most expensive piece of content Entrepreneur has ever produced. Well received by readers. Not so much for gamers. • Improved editorial content, reader feedback for Entrepreneur as measured through surveys, reader feedback • Reorganized/modernized process by streamlining production. We went from a full- time staff of 4 to a completely outsourced model • Created partnership with Esquire magazine, “Ask the Esquire guy” column • Introduced new writers • Refined and redefined mission statement • Redesigned Entrepreneur logo EDITOR-IN-CHIEF CREATIVE STRATEGIST CONTENT CONTACT ME AT 970-484-2579 [email protected] AMY C. COSPER Concept and execution of major content-focused campaigns for advertisers: • Inspiration station: $2 million (Dell) • The adventurers • Business and a beer • Business unusual EDITOR-IN-CHIEF CREATIVE STRATEGIST • Jargon: The Show • The business of the world cup ... and a bunch of other RFPs that I am happy to share 2003 - 2008 Editorial Director/New Biz Dev Wiesner Media Responsible for content of 4 financial publications and websites 2002-2003 CEO/Owner CryBaby Media Content marketing, web design, writing, video, advertising 1993-2002 Editor/Publisher Primedia Ran communications publications on both editorial and business sides AWARDS • 2008 Silver Ozzie, Senior Market Advisor, “Best Use of Illustration” • 2008 Bronze Regional asbpe (design), Senior Market Advisor • 2008 Maggie, Entrepreneur November ’08 cover • 2009 MIN honorable mentions, Entrepreneur “Best Covers” and “Most Improved Pub- lication” • 2009 Silver Ozzie, Entrepreneur, “Best Use of Photography” • 2010 Bronze Eddies, “Best Full Issue” and “Best Single Article” Entrepreneur • 2011 Maggie finalists, Entrepreneur ADDITIONAL BOOK EDITING: Start your own business (editor, Entrepreneur Press) BOOKS IN THE WORKS: Ducatis and wine: A love story The entrepreneurial arc: A cultural statement HOBBIES: Horses, Motorcycles, Skiing, Italy, Writing WROTE, DIRECTED, PRODUCED: Freedom video What it means to be an entrepreneur

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