Brennan works hand-in-hand with FNG’s business development team on new channel ideas and acquisitions, spending her days developing multi-platform growth strategies and exploring new business models with alternative platforms. Analyzing the latest in video consumption trends is top of mind for Brennan, who has coined the term “Franken-metric” in describing the use of multiple ad metrics. What does she think is the next step in closing the gender gap? “Men and women both need to look at how they perceive and respond to women. We need to recognize that gender bias exists in all of us, and being a woman, or the father of a daughter, doesn’t make you immune to that.”
Who is your favorite current female TV character and why?
Janet from “The Good Place”—she is like Google plus Amazon plus Wikipedia… wow!
What industry topic do you think will dominate industry headlines in 2018 and why?
Improved measurement reveals hidden truth: people love watching TV!!!
What is one way the industry can continue to evolve in ridding itself of gender discrimination?
Men and women BOTH need to look at how they perceive and respond to women. We need to recognize that gender bias exists in all of us, and being a woman, or the father of a daughter, doesn’t make you immune to that.
What famous woman, living or deceased, would you like to have dinner with?
I would love to talk with Hillary Clinton about politics, women in public life, power, love and endurance.
Best advice for relieving stress?
In chronological order throughout my day: meditation, exercise, accomplishment, wine, sleep.