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Brittany Hodak

Co-Founder, Zinepak


Brittany is an entrepreneur, writer, and entertainment superfan. She co-founded ZinePak in 2011 to help brands and entertainers connect with their fans in more authentic, exciting ways. ZinePak has partnered with hundreds of celebrities — including Katy Perry, KISS, Luke Bryan, and Taylor Swift — to create original content viewed by millions across the planet. In 2015, inspired by her appearance on the TV’s "Shark Tank", Brittany co-founded Per Diems Against Poverty, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit that reallocates donated per diems from athletes, entertainers, and executives to Americans suffering from food insecurity. Prior to launching ZinePak, she spent almost four years as a director of marketing at Sony Music. Next, as an account supervisor at a DDB-owned activation agency, she negotiated seven-figure entertainment partnership deals for brands including LG, Johnson & Johnson, and A&E Television Networks. She been named to Advertising Age’s 40 Under 40 list, Inc.’s 35 Under 35 list, and Billboard’s 30 Under 30 list, among other entrepreneurship and marketing honors. She holds a master’s degree in marketing from CUNY Baruch’s Zicklin School of Business and a BA from the University of Central Arkansas. She is a regular contributor to Forbes and the Huffington Post, and her writing has been featured in more than four dozen additional publications, including the Wall Street Journal, the Washington Post, and Success.

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