Nic Hodges


Nic has over a decade of experience working across the technology, advertising, publishing and startup space. He has led digital and innovation through roles including Head of Innovation & Technology at MediaCom, Digital Creative Director at Clemenger BBDO, and Technical Director at M&C Saatchi. Currently Nic is Head of Commercial Innovation at News Corp Australia.

An active member of the Australian startup communities Nic is also a mentor for several startup accelerators, as well as advisor and board member for several Australian and US startups.
Nic has presented at many major media and technology conferences, as well as writing on media and technology for a number of publications, including in Wired and Forbes.

Sessions at NextM

“Media on the Blockchain”

The emerging technology of blockchains is disrupting and reinventing a number of industries around the world. But what about the potential in media? Nic Hodges will introduce the idea of blockchains, and look at how they might fundamentally change how content and advertising is distributed across the internet – impacting advertisers, agencies, ad-tech, and publishers.