Ava Seave is a principal of Quantum Media, a New York City-based consulting firm focused on marketing and strategic planning for media, information and entertainment companies.
Seave is the co-author, with Jonathan Knee and Bruce Greenwald, of "Curse of the Mogul: What’s Wrong with the World’s Leading Media Companies." She is co-author, with Bill Grueskin and Lucas Graves, of "The Story So Far: What We Know About the Business of Digital Journalism." She has been a contributor to Forbes.com since 2013. She has written several cases for Columbia CaseWorks including “Contently: Evolution of a Media Start-Up,” “Native Advertising: Innovation or Trendy Trap,” and “Scripps Networks' Integration of Recipezaar.”
Seave graduated from Brown University with an A.B. (Phi Beta Kappa) and Harvard Business School with a M.B.A. She is on the board of privately held Waywire.com and is also on two non-profit boards: DeLaSalle Academy, a middle school for academically gifted, financially challenged students and The American Poetry Review.