Speaker Maggie McGuire

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Maggie McGuire



Maggie McGuire is CEO of Pinna, an audio-first children's media company offering the first and only ad-free, audio on-demand streaming service for kids. Pinna delivers breakthrough, original audio programming curated and created for kids 3-12 that includes podcasts, music, and audiobooks. A seasoned media executive with deep experience in cross-platform brand strategy and innovation experience, prior to Pinna, Maggie was Vice President of eScholastic where she led strategy, content & product development, marketing, and programming for Scholastic's digital portfolio that included the creation of original IP and the expansion of Scholastic's top publishing brands onto digital platforms inclusive of web, gaming, video, audio, ebooks, apps, learning & emerging platforms. Prior to her 14-year tenure with Scholastic, McGuire’s experience in children’s media included positions with Viacom/Nickelodeon, Cablevision, and JP Kids.  She began her career as a teacher and then recruiter for Teach for America and led the team that launched the International Baccalaureate’s Middle Years Programme in North America, an international curriculum designed for students aged 11 to 16, offered in schools worldwide. She holds an MA in Educational Theater from New York University and a BA in English Literature and Philosophy from Boston College.

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