Carol Hanley and Sherry Brennan Named Top Women in Media by Cynopsis

Hanley and Brennan join an incredible group of accomplished game-changers, visionaries, and inspiring leaders

We’re excited to share that our President Carol Hanley and our EVP and General Manager Sherry Brennan were named to Cynopsis’s list of Top Women in Media for 2021. The annual Cynopsis award recognizes the most influential women in entertainment, technology, and sports media. These honorees are innovators, risk-takers, and those instrumental in executing strategy, and who are pushing the industry forward, while empowering and inspiring others. 

Carol was honored on the list in the category of Corporate Visionaries and Sherry was chosen in the category of Industry Leaders. 

Carol is a media industry veteran who has led digital innovation and fueled data-driven growth strategies for some of the world’s largest entertainment organizations including Deluxe Entertainment Services Group and Nielsen Audio. As President of Whip Media, she leads global growth strategy and performance for the company. She has a proven track record of driving revenue, customer acquisition and satisfaction, and helping media companies understand the value of their data.

Sherry is an industry expert who has shaped distribution and fueled content growth strategies for leading media companies including Fox and Cablevision. She leads the Whip Media Exchange, a next-generation content marketplace that makes global film and TV content licensing faster and more efficient. She is also the co-founder of a social platform for women over 40 called The Woolfer.