Jacob Lewis

Jacob Lewis
Co-founder and CEO, Figment

Website | @figment

Jacob Lewis is the co-founder and CEO of Figment, an online community for teens and young adults to create, discover, and share new reading and writing. Figment enables it’s users to read amateur and professional content and generate their own unfiltered creative writing to share with peers on web and mobile networks. Jacob is the former Managing Editor of The New Yorker magazine, where he worked for more than twelve years, and of Conde Nast Portfolio.


Manage Broadway South
Moderated by:
Sophie Rochester (The Literary Platform)
Liz Edelstein (Macmillan Publishing | Digital Marketing), Jacob Lewis (Figment ), Colleen Lindsay (Penguin Group (USA))
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