June is co-founder of WaitWhat, a US-based media invention company that creates and owns premium content. WaitWhat’s properties include the Webby Award-winning Masters of Scale (hosted by LinkedIn co-founder and Greylock partner Reid Hoffman), the genre-defining hit Meditative Story (in partnership with Arianna Huffington’s Thrive), and the provocative and timely Should This Exist (hosted by Silicon Valley Internet pioneer Caterina Fake).
Civil Society & Tech: A Benevolent Partnership?
While technology companies have brought many positive developments to our world, they have not always lived up to their responsibilities towards society. LinkedIn founder Reid Hoffman, now a partner at investment firm Greylock, and WaitWhat CEO June Cohen discuss what should be done to make tech giants live up to their promises – and what…More
The Future of Spoken Audio
The popularity of spoken audio, particularly in the form of podcasts, has skyrocketed over the past few years. To explore the phenomenon further, this DLD20 panel brought together June Cohen, CEO and co-founder of WaitWhat; Matt Cooper, CEO of Skillshare; Marcus Stahl, Co-Founder and Managing Partner of Boxine GmbH. It was moderated by Christian Teichmann…More
Closing the Female Leadership Gap
Despite multiple and long-term efforts by business, legislation and politics to balance out the gender gap in corporate leadership, the figures of women in C-suite positions in corporate as well as political Europe and America are disheartening. Neither diversity initiatives nor affirmative action have driven numbers of female executives upwards significantly while causing an array…More