Brian Quinn is Director of Programming for Social Media Week NY, a conference welcoming 10K attendees from the Internet, tech, and media communities each year.
Prior to joining SMW in 2012, Brian produced concerts around the world while managing lauded jazz artists for 10 years. Brian also made his mark in the food and beverage industry after co-founding The Noble Rot in 2009, an underground supperclub dubbed “a new form of clandestine drinking” by publications. He also learned the art of craft cocktails and regularly works with some of the world’s best bartenders.
Using his unique skillsets, Brian has produced memorable event experiences in the tech, beverage, and entertainment worlds, with past clients including AirBnB, GroupMe, Eucerin, Moleskine, Pernod Ricard, HowAboutWe, Georges Duboeuf, Michelin Guide, and the James Beard Foundation, prior to joining Social Media Week.
He lives and works in New York City.