Colin Nagy

Colin Nagy

Columnist
Skift

Enthusiast. Marketing and strategy. Travel columnist @skift. Co-pilot @whyinteresting

Colin leads Global Brand Strategy at Instagram and previously was Head of Strategy for Fred Farid, a agency based in NYC, Paris, Shanghai and now LA, and also Chief Media and Strategy officer at The Barbarian Group, a digital creative agency named one of the “world’s most innovative” by Fast Company.

A regular columnist for Skift, The Guardian, and Quartz, he has also contributed opinion pieces for publications including AdAge, AdWeek, PSFK and Forbes, and has been quoted in outlets including The New York Times, The Financial Times, and Monocle. An accomplished speaker and moderator, Nagy has spoken in the US, Asia, and Europe about a broad range of topics including startups, media, politics, technology and culture.

Colin also co-publishes a daily newsletter for the intellectually omnivorous called Why Is This Interesting.

Nagy holds a BA in Politics and European studies from NYU.