Alix McAlpine is the VP of Creative Strategy at GIPHY. She has spent her career leading creative teams who pitch and create content that connect with audiences through humor, heart, and cultural relevancy.
Comprised of leaders in technology, journalism, business and culture, the Real Time Academy of Short Form Arts & Sciences plays a vital role
in recognizing the top content creators, influencers and organizations on social media. The Academy is responsible for shaping the criteria
and rules of the Shorty Awards and for selecting winners and honorees.