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Digital Hollywood Events at CES
January 7 - 9, 2013
Wednesday, January 9th
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
Track I - CC3 -
Cable Conference
Location: North Hall N260
Inventing TV 2.0 - Defining the Set Top, Connected TV, Tablet & Smartphone Downloadable Consumer Experience
The rapid adoption of broadband is bringing streaming, gaming, PC options, interface innovation and overall flexibility to television. Advanced communication, interactivity and social networking comprise the new reality, and consumers want it all. Join us at the starting line for TV 3.0 -- it's going to be an incredible race.
Nick Colsey, Vice President, Network Promotion, Sony Electronics Inc.
Kris Alexander, Chief Strategist, Akamai
Tim Dodd, Vice President & General Manager, Neustar Media
John P. Falcone, Executive Editor, CNET
Bob Shallow, Senior Vice President, Sales and Marketing, Service Providers and Portals, Rovi Corporation
Steve McKay, CEO, Entone, Inc.
James M. Burger, Member, Dow Lohnes PLLC., Moderator

Bob Shallow is senior vice president, sales and marketing, service providers and portals for Rovi Corporation where he is responsible for developing comprehensive programs for service providers and portals that enable them to provide a range of compelling digital entertainment services for subscribers. Bob joined Rovi from Gemstar-TV Guide International, which Rovi acquired in 2008. While at Gemstar, Bob held the position of Vice President and General Manager, Mobile Entertainment Group. While there, he was responsible for the leadership, development and day to day management of the mobile group, including driving growth and developing partner and customer relationships. Prior to this, Bob was director of multimedia experiences for Nokia's multimedia business group where he specialized in the areas of digital media technology and regulation. He also helped launch a number of consumer applications in the domains of mobile internet and video and broadcast TV, among others. Previous to this position at Nokia, Bob was director of channel sales and development for Nokia's music and rich media group, where he was involved in marketing and merchandising. Prior to Nokia, he served as vice president of production ventures & services for TWI Interactive, and vice president of production at Trans World International. Bob graduated with a B.A. in Communications from Pepperdine University.

Kris Alexander, Chief Strategist, Akamai: As Akamai's Chief Strategist for Connected Devices & Gaming, Kris Alexander develops global strategies and solutions that help to extend and optimize end user experiences on any device, anywhere. Collaborating with Akamai's key partners and customers including Apple, Samsung, Microsoft, Sony, Qualcomm, EA, Activision, GREE, and Big Fish, he is a recognized thought leader in the fields of connected devices, cloud computing, cloud gaming and interactive entertainment. Prior to joining Akamai, Kris served as an independent business strategy consultant for companies including Parker Guitars, Turbine Games, and NaviSite. Earlier in his career, he held several positions with Genuity (formerly BBN Networks), including Director of Marketing and Strategy and Product Manager. He holds undergraduate degrees in Engineering and Marketing from Northeastern University and an MBA from Babson College.

Nick Colsey, Vice President, Network Promotion, Sony Electronics Inc., Consumer of America: A veteran of Sony Electronics for 20 years, Mr. Colsey is an integral member of the team responsible for Sony’s successful BRAVIA Internet Video platform and other network service initiatives. In this capacity, he works with multiple Sony product categories to bring the connected experience to consumers worldwide.

John Falcone, Executive Editor at CNET: John P. Falcone is an E
xecutive Editor at CNET, where he heads up the CNET Reviews editorial team. Previously, he was the home theater editor, where he reviewed some of the first streaming media devices, including Sonos, Roku, and Apple TV. Before CNET, John was part of, one of the first "Web 1.0" sites covering consumer electronics. He's also worked at NYU Press and Wiley, which gave him a unique insight into the early days of ebook and Web publishing efforts. The CNET Digital Home site that he and his colleagues created was chosen as one of the 50 Coolest Websites by Time Magazine in 2005. With more than a decade of tech journalism experience, he's been interviewed by many outlets, including CNBC, NPR, and Tech News Today.

Steve McKay, CEO, Entone Steve has focused his career on broadband multimedia serv
ices for the communications industry for nearly twenty years. Prior to joining Entone, Steve was the CEO of Ion Global, a pan-Asian systems integrator. Under his direction, Ion Global grew from 50 people in 1 country to over 1000 people in 10 countries. As part of a merger, the company went public on NASDAQ and later completed a $400M+ secondary offering. Steve also spent more than 12 years with Accenture (formerly Andersen Consulting). While at Accenture, Steve worked with some of the world's leading CATV operators and telcos on their broadband and interactive television strategies and deployments. Steve has sat on more than 20 company boards. He received his MBA with distinction from the Kellogg Graduate School of Management at Northwestern University and BS in Electrical Engineering from the University of Notre Dame.

Timothy Dodd, Vice President and General Manager, Neustar Media: A seasoned digital media executive, Mr. Dodd has a long career at the forefront of digital content distribution, leading digital media distribution, licensing and development for content creators, studios and distribution networks. Formerly Vice President, Corporate Business Development and Strategy at Warner Bros., Tim led digital distribution and digital rights management issues and cross-industry alliances, and ran various M&A initiatives for the studio. Prior to Warner Bros., Tim was Group Vice President, Technology Policy at Time Warner Cable, and managed digital policy and strategy on behalf of the company, working collaboratively with other major cable operators, programmers and networks for digital media distribution. While at Warner Bros., Tim led the formulation of UltraViolet, a cloud-based digital media initiative providing consumers with innovative new ways to access and enjoy their digital entertainment content across multiple devices, networks, services and retailers. In his role at Neustar, Tim leads the company's media and entertainment business, focused on creating interoperable solutions for digital and mobile content delivery - such as Neustar's development of the UltraViolet Digital Rights Locker - and in groundbreaking developments such as Neustar's retail white label locker and storefront solutions for UltraViolet and non-UltraViolet. Based in Los Angeles, Tim sits on the board of directors of the Entertainment Identification Registry, and is a recognized leader in the media and entertainment community. Tim holds a Master of Laws degree from Duke University, as well as a Bachelor of Laws (Honors) degree and a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Canterbury.

James M. Burger, Attorney at Law, Dow Lohnes: James Burger is a member of the law firm
of Dow Lohnes specializing in representationof technology companies on intellectual property, communications and government policy matters. Mr. Burger joined the firm's Media, Information and Technologies group in January, 1997. Prior to that, Mr. Burger was a Senior Director in Apple Computer's Law Department. During the nine years he was at Apple, Mr. Burger had a variety of assignments, including representing Apple's Advanced Technology Group, USA Field Sales organizations, and World-Wide Operations and Manufacturing, as well as General Counsel for Europe and Latin America and responsible for world wide government affairs. In addition, from 1991 until 1996, he was Chair of the Information Technology Industry Council's Proprietary Rights Committee. Mr. Burger has worked extensively on legal and policy issues arising from the confluence of digital technology, intellectual property protection and government regulation, particularly as affecting the Internet. Mr. Burger has participated in resolving such complex issues as DVD copy protection and digital download of music - representing the Computer Industry Group in negotiations developing the DVD Content Scrambling System copy protection rules as well as the Secure Digital Music Initiative. In addition, he has been engaged in such matters as the efforts to amend copyright law from leading the negotiations to exclude the computer industry from the Audio Home Recording Act, to avoid passage of the Digital Video Recording Act and to accommodate the protection of intellectual property on the Internet as well as the efforts to change the encryption export rules to protect digital communications. A native of New York City, he received his Bachelors (with Honors), Masters and Law (cum laude) degrees from New York University School of Law, where he served as an editor of the NYU Law Journal. For seven years, he was an adjunct professor at University of Virginia Law School, where he taught Advanced Administrative law.