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July 16, 2018

OZY Fest Reveals Full Lineup and Schedule

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July 10, 2018

OZY Fest Announces Free Bandshell Area, Providing Full-Blown Festival Experience for All

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July 5, 2018

President And Founder Of Emerson Collective Laurene Powell Jobs To Interview Former Secretary Of State Hillary Rodham Clinton At OZY Fest In New York City

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June 18, 2018

Rose McGowan, Jake Tapper to tackle #MeToo at OZY Fest

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About OZY Media

With 40 million monthly unique users and 2 million subscribers, OZY brings readers “the new and the next,” offering 100% original content, with a focus on the future, via unique OZY News, OZY Magazine, OZY TV and OZY Events products. Called “the new media magnet for the news hungry” by Fortune magazine, OZY’s in-depth and high-quality journalism has attracted a number of high-profile media partners including The New York Times, NPR, PBS NewsHour, TED, The Financial Times, The Huffington Post and many more, as well as guest editors including Bill Gates, President Bill Clinton, and Prime Minister Tony Blair.

Founded in 2013 by Emmy award winning journalist Carlos Watson and co-founder Samir Rao, the OZY team is based in Mountain View, CA and backed by leading Silicon Valley investors including Laurene Powell Jobs, Ron Conway, David Drummond, Larry Sonsini and Dan Rosensweig and a significant investment from publishing giant Axel Springer.

Bio on Carlos Watson, Co-Founder & CEO of OZY Media

Carlos is an entrepreneur and Emmy-winning journalist based in Silicon Valley. In 2013, Carlos co-founded OZY, the daily information source for important stories told nowhere else. OZY helps over 40 million readers catch up on the day’s most important news with its Presidential Daily Brief (PDB), and vault ahead with eight original features dedicated to what’s new and what’s next. Each day OZY unveils a handful of rising stars, emerging trends, new gadgets and provocative ideas.

Carlos brings to OZY a textured background in both business and media. He is the host of OZY's four primetime TV shows; THE CONTENDERS - 16 for '16, Third Rail with OZY, Breaking Big, and Take On America with OZY, airing on PBS, Facebook Watch, and OZY.com. Previously Carlos anchored shows on CNN and MSNBC and hosted a series of Emmy-winning interview specials.

As a businessman, Carlos built Achieva College Prep Services into one of the nation's largest college prep companies before selling it to the Washington Post/Kaplan. He also worked as the Global Head of Education Investment Banking for Goldman Sachs and as a consultant at McKinsey & Company.

Carlos grew up in Miami and holds an A.B. in Government from Harvard University and a J.D. from Stanford Law School.

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