FunnelBrain, LLC. announced education, entertainment and marketing veteran, Douglas Rowell, will be joining FunnelBrain’s advisory board. Rowell will advise on strategic relationships and growth opportunities for FunnelBrain’s social learning network into the entertainment, lifestyle and sports verticals.
Rowell currently serves as Chief Creative Officer and Executive Managing Partner for Mediatavern where he oversees innovative creative initiatives across the entire portfolio of company clients including Advertising Week, CamelBak, Chivas USA, Fox Television, Nintendo of America, Thomson Reuters, Panasonic, ShareThis, UnitedHealth Group and Yahoo! plus original properties including the expansion of Mediatavern franchises for broadcast, online, mobile and content development.
“I am excited about the opportunity to work with FunnelBrain and bring innovative educational programs that promote social learning and student collaboration,” said Douglas Rowell, Mediatavern’s CCO.
For Rowell, effective collaborative storytelling with a focus on education and social awareness is among his favorite professional endeavors. An accomplished creative strategist and producer, Rowell has develop several award winning campaigns, properties and initiatives in the Advertising and Entertainment industries. He is also the Director and Executive Producer of Joel Harper’s beloved Children’s book, turned animated original series, “All the Way to the Ocean”. Rowell is a regular keynote speaker at The Advertising Club and Advertising Week. He also participates as a judge for industry recognized programs including the Addy Awards and serves as an advisor to several international education focused organizations including Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México [ UNAM ].
“We remain focused on providing users with collaborative learning products that help students of all ages learn more effectively,” said Joe DeTuno, FunnelBrain CEO. “We are excited to have Doug’s proven experience driving strategic relationships between brands, entertainment properties and education platforms on FunnelBrain’s advisory team.”
About Mediatavern LLC
Mediatavern (www.mediatavern.com) is a full-service digital agency and animation studio that develops and produces innovative strategically-driven content for current and emerging new media platforms. The Agency is uniquely positioned between the sensibilities and storytelling of traditional media and the exciting flexibility of the new media landscape. This intimate and thriving company is home to an exceptional team of analytic, creative, digitally savvy storytellers and artists committed to doing work driven by passion, bleeding edge innovation and results.
About All the Way to the Ocean
The long awaited development of Joel Harper’s children’s book: “All the Way to the Ocean” (www.allthewaytotheocean.com) is happening! Follow the progress as a wonderful and timely children’s book is turned into a truly powerful film. All the Way to the Ocean is an uplifting story about two best friends, Isaac and James, and their discovery of the cause and effect relationship between our cities’ storm drains and the world’s oceans, lakes, and rivers. It is sure to inspire both young and adult readers alike and teach a timeless life lesson-If we all do our part, a cleaner, safer environment is indeed within our reach.