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BuzzFeed hires Eric Karp as its first head of licensing

Original story at TechCrunch• 8 mentions • 2 months ago

TechCrunch 2 months ago

 
Get ready for more BuzzFeed-branded products. The company has hired Eric Karp, previously the general manager of licensing at Crayola, as its first head of licensing. Karp will be working with outside partners to develop new products around BuzzFeed brands. BuzzFeed has already been moving into unusual product areas with things like the Glamspin (a fidget spinner with lip gloss) and the Tasty One Top (an app-connected hot plate). However, Head of BuzzFeed Product Labs Ben Kaufman noted that these products were developed internally, by his team, though usually with help from outside partners. Hiring Karp should open the door ...
 
 
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17 Aug
ThinkLA @ThinkLA
Eric Karp is names the first Head of Licensing at @BuzzFeed. #ThinkMembers https://t.co/4WEs2Rl8qL
10 Aug
EagleStar.NET @EagleStarNET
BuzzFeed hires Eric Karp as its first head of licensing https://t.co/UeVyRPa5ew
10 Aug
Mediagazer @mediagazer
BuzzFeed hires Eric Karp, previously at Crayola, as its first head of licensing (@anthonyha) https://t.co/pHhmwFIi0F https://t.co/MTbGM6KJ8y
10 Aug
nmachi jidenma @nmachijidenma
BuzzFeed hires Eric Karp as its first head of licensing https://t.co/2GHHVxhKfi https://t.co/CZ7XP7nC4V
10 Aug
Ben Kaufman @benkaufman
Very pumped to be working with @karpediem https://t.co/MSaqT7CO1J
10 Aug
Paul Lopez @lopezunwired
BuzzFeed hires Eric Karp as its first head of licensing https://t.co/oGF6bR4iPW #tech https://t.co/ayxPa6H6WI
10 Aug
Nick Chater @nick_chater
BuzzFeed hires Eric Karp as its first head of licensing https://t.co/oTneml8EBC #EdTech
10 Aug
TechCrunch @TechCrunch
BuzzFeed hires Eric Karp as its first head of licensing https://t.co/8luVDrifmB by @anthonyha