Co-Founder and Executive Chairman of Morning Brew
Alex changed the course of modern media when he created the newsletter Morning Brew from his dorm room. The newsletter’s concise and organized design allowed readers to grasp the day’s current events in just a few minutes. As popularity grew, Alex transformed this newsletter into a $100M media empire before age 30. Morning Brew eventually gained the attention of Business Insider, which bought a majority share in the company for $75M. In this talk, Alex shares his secrets for thinking disruptively and how any business can reinvent themselves.
Alex Lieberman is the co-founder and Executive Chairman of Morning Brew, a media brand that empowers modern business leaders with need-to-know content that is engaging and timely. Since its founding in 2015 by Alex and co-founder Austin Rief at the University of Michigan, Morning Brew has provided millions of users with the most important news from Wall Street to Silicon Valley.
Today, the publisher has expanded to offer multiple verticals including Emerging Tech Brew, Retail Brew, Marketing Brew, HR Brew, Money Scoop, and Sidekick. Morning Brew also produces several popular podcasts, including Business Casual, The Crazy Ones, Imposters, and Money With Katie. With a growing reach of more than six million readers and listeners, Morning Brew has created content partnerships with prestigious brands including Goldman Sachs and Google (Waze).
In October 2020, Alex & Austin sold a majority stake of Morning Brew to Business Insider for a reported $75 million.
Alex is a 2020 AdAge 40 Under 40 award recipient, 2019 Forbes 30 Under 30 award recipient, UJA Global Marketing Industry Visionary award recipient, and has been featured in publications ranging from Business Insider to the TODAY Show to Digiday. Alex is also the host of a custom branded podcast for Fidelity Investments and is a regular speaker at major industry conferences like AdWorld, Advertising Week, SXSW, and ASCENT.
BEING THE DISRUPTOR
Alex changed the course of modern media when he created the newsletter Morning Brew from his dorm room. The newsletter’s concise and organized design allowed readers to grasp the day’s current events in just a few minutes. As popularity grew, Alex transformed this newsletter into a 9-figure media empire before age 30. Morning Brew eventually gained the attention Business Insider, which bought a majority share in the company for $75M. In this talk, Alex shares his secrets for modernizing business offerings to the current needs of the world, and how businesses can use that to reinvent themselves within their respective industry.
How non-media companies should think about content
In a world saturated with content, organizations need to innovate to capture the attention of their desired users. There are specific ways to get noticed in a crowd of competing content, and in this talk, Alex will share customized advice for the audience at-hand.
Why we're in a golden age of entrepreneurship
As one of the successful entrepreneurs of the young, emerging generation, Alex will inspire hopeful and current business-builders. From best practices to mental fortitude, it’s difficult to juggle everything day-to-day. In this talk, audience members will gain the needed toolkit to continue to push forward.
Founders, friends and fellow builders Alex Lieberman, Jesse Pujji and Sophia Amoruso know what it is to be a founder. The irrational confidence, relentless grind and creative ecstacy needed to build something. In this show, they dole out unfiltered opinions and advice on how to build businesses, and how the current state of the world helps or hurts founders. Learn more.
Morning Brew co-founder, Alex Lieberman sits down with titans of industry, athletes, and entertainment's biggest names to discuss the mental and personal challenges they've overcome to get where they are today. It's honest, raw, and a reminder that we're all just doing the best we can.Learn more.