About Us

We have a core belief that story can change the world and we've built a film festival around it.

Scott Laughlin

Director, LMO Advertising

Scott Laughlin is a career entrepreneur, sales and marketing professional, investor, and co-owner of LMO Advertising. Scott started his career at IDG where he helped launch THE WEB magazine and later served as a Partner at IDG Ventures. Scott's worked at or invested in several notable start-ups, including LinkExchange, TellMe Networks, Xythos Software, and Zappos. Scott also serves as a board member of Lurn, Inc. and First Virginia Community Bank, as a Venture Partner at Ardent Capital, and as a Senior Lecturer in Entrepreneurship at the University of Maryland.