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Digital Hollywood Events at CES
January 7 - 9, 2013
Monday, January 7th
11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Track I - STC2
- SmartPhone & Tablet Conference
Location: North Hall N260
Merging Content with New Technologies - Content Reinvention with the Next Generation of Tablets, eReaders and Mobile Devices
The content industry can reach countless consumers across multiple platforms in new and scalable formats using innovative monetization strategies and programs. The new generation of tablets, smartphones and eReaders is fostering an ever-expanding universe of content creation, consumption and, ultimately, a revolutionary business model for content creators.
Lincoln Millstein, Executive Vice President, Deputy Group Head, Hearst Newspapers
Liz Schimel, EVP and Chief Digital Officer, Meredith National Media Group
Perry Solomon, Vice President, Digital Business Development, Time Inc.
Caroline Orange, Head of New Distribution Development, News International
Alex Limberis, VP, Business Development, Next Issue Media
Mark Howard, Senior Vice President of Digital Advertising Strategy, Forbes Media
Ben Lowinger, EVP and Founder, Copia
Terry S. Bienstock, CEO, Mobilactive Media, LLC., Moderator

Lincoln Millstein, Executive Vice President, Deputy Group Head, Hearst Newspaper: Lincoln Millstein is one of the recognized digital pioneers in the newspaper industry. He is currently executive vice president and deputy group head of Hearst Newspapers. In 1994, he left a 25-year newsroom career to spearhead the development of the Boston Globe’s digital strategy, resulting in the launch of the widely acclaimed Boston.com in 1995. After running Boston.com for five years, he added the responsibility of overseeing NYTimes.com, as the chief operating officer of New York Times Digital. Millstein helped lead a newspaper industry alliance with Yahoo! The strategic partnership, announced in November 2006, today includes 30 newspaper companies and more than 700 newspapers, across a broad array of businesses, including online employment, search, online ad serving and newspaper content distribution on the Internet. He is a big believer in networks and alliances. Millstein also led the newspaper industry in creating quadrantONE, an online national sales network, and an alliance with Zillow.com, the leading real estate portal. In addition to his digital responsibilities, Millstein is involved in the redesign and restructuring of Hearst’s print newspapers. Millstein has held numerous editorial positions during his career, including business editor at both the Hartford Courant and Boston Globe, and city editor and managing editor, features, at the Globe. He is a graduate of the University of Connecticut, where he was editor-in-chief of the student newspaper. He was a National Endowment for the Humanities Professional Journalism Fellow at Stanford University in 1980 to 1981.

Liz Schimel, EVP and Chief Digital Officer, Meredith National Media Group: a position she has held
since June 2011. In this position, she is responsible for deepening and expanding Meredith’s consumer focus via all pathways to the consumer across both print and digital platforms. This includes developing tablet, mobile, and web-based digital strategies, as well as migrating consumer transactions online.  Her position encompasses strategic oversight and execution of many of Meredith’s most important initiatives including the development of its e-tablet and mobile efforts, further building CRM and e-commerce capabilities, expanding and evolving consumer data, and the migrating of all consumer marketing activity online. Prior to joining Meredith in Fall 2010, Schimel served as Global Head of Music and Connected Entertainment at Nokia. In this capacity, she was responsible for leading the launch and scaling of the company’s entertainment services initiative. Her duties included all aspects of business development, technology, licensing, product positioning, and marketing. Previously, she served as the SVP, Entertainment at Comcast Interactive Media where she led the team’s initiative to create and develop internet video products and services. She was also responsible for building and executing digital partnerships with Comcast’s key video programmers and marketing partners including NBC, CBS, Viacom, ABC, Turner, HBO, and Showtime.  Her deep background and experience in the digital arena also includes senior leadership roles with major technology, entertainment and wireless providers. Among these include VP of Consumer Business Development at AT&T Wireless; VP and General Manager for BMG Online and BMG Entertainment; SVP and Director of Global Business Development at Soundview Technology Group Schimel holds an MBA and MA in Finance from the Wharton School, and a BA, from the University of Pennsylvania where she graduated magna cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa. She is based in Meredith’s New York offices at 125 Park Avenue.

Perry Solomon, Vice President, Digital Business Development, Time Inc.: In this role he oversees
Time Inc.'s development of partnership arrangements for emerging digital platforms including tablets. Prior to this role Solomon served as Vice President, Business Development - Digital Media, at News Corp. where he led partnership development for cross-platform paid content initiatives. Solomon developed and executed go-to-market strategy including creating business models, partner messaging, pricing models and sales tools, to attract and secure partnerships with over fifty leading media brands. Previously, Solomon was SVP and General Manager for Monetization Solutions at FAST, a Microsoft subsidiary, where he oversaw the company's media, advertising, and e-commerce search solutions. His other experiences include product leadership roles at Inktomi Corporation and PricewaterhouseCoopers, as well as founding his own VC-backed micropayments company. A native New Yorker, Solomon currently resides in Park Slope, Brooklyn with his wife and three children.








Caroline Orange, Head of Digital Distribution, News international, the publisher of three leading
national newspapers in the UK; The Sun, The Times and The Sunday Times. My remit is to identify partnership priorities and opportunities; build project-specific business cases for engagement that drive either adoption of The Times and The Sunday Times digital subscriptions or support global widespread stand-out exposure for The Sun product-suite digitally. I am part of the team at News International transforming the company from a traditional newspaper business to a media business with technology at its core. I have 12 years of experience in building commercially successful partnerships between media and leading digital and technology companies, spanning the full spectrum of traditional content and media players (radio, online, retail, outdoor, TV, press), whilst building innovative new approaches to working with digital 3rd parties. I forge strategic alliances via the distribution of content through to advertising all the way to the co-creation of products and services …and everything in between. My core skills are in negotiation, contract formation, partnership marketing, brand architecture and business development strategy. I am passionate about making big businesses operate nimbly thorough holistic and entrepreneurially-spirited relationships that benefit all parties. My academic background is in pure mathematics.l

Alex Limberis, VP, Business Development, Next Issue Media: Next Issue Media is a startup
chartered to bring the next generation of interactive digital periodicals to the market. Next Issue Media is funded by a consortium of 5 major publishers Conde Nast, Hearst, Newscorp, Meredith and Time Inc. Mr. Limberis is a 20+ year veteran in data communications and media technologies. Prior to joining Next Issue Media, he was the Chief Operating of Syabas technology a leading provider of app platform based IP set top boxes, he was also the Director of Wireless, Broadband and Consumer Electronics in Microsoft’s Digital Media Division where he drove Microsoft’s success in the ubiquitous adoption of Windows Media into the consumer electronics, wireless and broadband ecosystems including, Mobile, IPTV, MP3 players and music and video services such as Verizon, Tivo, Amazon and Netflix. He drove Microsoft to join the DVD Forum and then served on the DVD Forum steering committee which resulted in the adoption of Windows Media into the HD-DVD and Blu-ray standards. Mr. Limberis also served as an Entrepreneur in Residence at Dolby Labs where he defined Dolby’s strategy to enter the networked entertainment ecosystems. Previously he was a VP at PMI (acquired by Microsoft), VP of Strategic Marketing at Aureal Semiconductor (acquired by Creative Labs), VP and GM at Korg (Yamaha), and a founder of Ensoniq (acquired by Creative Labs). Mr. Limberis holds several patents in the DSP and media fields. He was a BSEE major at Drexel University and holds an MBA from Santa Clara University.

Mark Howard, Senior Vice President of Digital Advertising Strategy, Forbes Media: Mark Howard is Senior Vice President of Digital Advertising Strategy at Forbes Media. In this role, he heads up digital ad strategy, focusing on leading the introduction of the Company's new and highly innovative advertising products to the marketplace. Previously he was SVP of Digital Ad Sales. Mr. Howard also held the position of Vice President of Digital Advertising Sales for Forbes Media, responsible for leading the global sales team in their online sales efforts as well leading the Western Region team in their integrated sales efforts. He was also charged with developing the corporate digital sales strategy, which included new product development, creation and development of audience extension programs and strategic planning. Mr. Howard joined Forbes Media as a Regional Sales Manager in 2002. During his time at Forbes he has held the positions of West Coast Digital Sales Director and West Region Director of Integrated Sales. Prior to joining Forbes Media, Mr. Howard has held sales positions at Inc. and Fast Company magazines as well E-Trade Financial. He began his career as a media planner at Anderson & Lembke. He is a graduate of the University of Arizona with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, Marketing. He resides in New York City.

Terry S. Bienstock, CEO, Mobilactive Media, LLC.: a New Jersey-based distributor of managed
application publishing and secure remote access solutions for business and consumer markets. WorldExtend has revolutionary products to deliver to a business a low cost software-based VPN, and has developed a virtual computer on a TV set to bridge the Digital Divide. He also manages and advises other ventures relating to new media platforms, such as Video-on-Demand, digital video recorders, broadband and mobile services. Prior to this, he served as Executive Vice President and General Counsel, Law and Government Affairs, for Comcast Cable Communications in Philadelphia. In this position, he maintained business responsibility for Comcast’s Video on Demand platform, Comcast University and claims management. He was also responsible for overseeing the Law department for the country’s leading cable and broadband communications provider, advising senior management on legal and business issues, and for Comcast’s state and local government affairs in the 5000 communities and 41 states in which it did business. Prior to joining Comcast, for 23 years Bienstock was in private practice, serving as lead counsel on numerous major communications, First Amendment and property rights cases for most of the top media and cable companies, and lead high visibility cases, from the first fully televised trial in the U.S. to the Noriega tapes case for CNN. He pioneered litigation in the cable television industry for operators, programmers and equipment manufacturers, and successfully prosecuted cases on theft of service, copyright and trademark, premises access, franchising, franchise modifications, transfers, renewals, leased access and other constitutional and Cable Act issues. He has over 100 reported decisions to his name. A graduate of the State University of New York at Binghamton in 1975 and the Rutgers-Camden School of Law in 1978, Bienstock has authored several articles in leading legal publications on cable issues such as theft of service, franchising and access to premises. He regularly lectures at numerous national trade associates and legal conferences on various communications, media, regulatory, law department management and litigation topics, and at business conferences on new media topics.