About Dina Kaplan, Start-up Advisor, Co-Founder, Blip
Dina Kaplan is co-founder of Blip, http://blip.com, the place for the best original series of the web. Blip hosts and distributes thousands of original series, from scripted dramas and comedies to shows about fashion, sports, videogames and more.
At Blip, Dina ran company operations, including finance, business development and HR. She managed accounting, including overseeing the company P&L, and forged distribution partnerships with Google, Sony, NBC and Verizon. She also managed public relations and marketing.
Before Blip, Dina was an Emmy-award winning television news reporter for local NBC stations. Prior to reporting, Dina worked as an associate producer for MTV News and at the White House as Director of Research for the Office of the White House Counsel.
Dina was named one of Fortune Magazine’s Most Powerful Women Entrepreneurs and Fast Company’s Most Influential Women of Web 2.0. She is a member of the Producers Guild, the Paley Center’s Generator Board and the Advisory Board of the Women's Media Center. She sits on the National Board of Wesleyan University and is the founder of the Calliope Group, which brings together women executives in media and digital media to support women tech founders and help them scale their businesses. She has taught classes at Columbia Business School, Columbia Journalism School, NYU’s Stern School of Business and NYU’s ITP program for engineers and designers. She has spoken at SXSW, the World Economic Forum, CeBit, DLD, Cannes Lions and the Fortune Most Powerful Women Summit. Dina advises a number of start-ups, including Zeel.com, Cliq and Gloss48.