American Society of Magazine Editors

KC Estenson


Ametora, Inc.

KC Estenson is a Primetime Emmy® Award winning digital media leader. He is the founder of Ametora Advisors, a boutique consulting, investment and strategy firm that helps companies map their digital futures. Prior to this, Estenson spent six years running CNN’s global digital media organization. During his time there, CNN more than quadrupled its traffic across platforms and tripled its’ revenue. He also drove the launch of numerous award-winning products for CNN and created break-through partnerships with Facebook, Snapchat, Apple, Google, Microsoft and Twitter. Before joining CNN, Estenson spent nearly eight years with The Walt Disney Company, where he oversaw the online, on-demand, mobile, broadband and wireless business for Disney Channel Worldwide, SOAPnet and ABC Family. An avid music fan, Estenson currently serves as a chairman of the Technology and Innovation Advisory Board for The Recording Academy (Grammy Awards®).