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Digital Hollywood Events at CES
January 7 - 9, 2013
Wednesday, January 9th
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Track I - CC1 -
Cable Conference
Location: North Hall N260
Over the Top Video - TV - Tablet - SmartPhone - PC - Connecting into the Future

Over-the-topTV - television plus set-top, broadband connection and numerous CE devices and services - is removing barriers to the viewing experience. Consumers can now demand from TV the personal and enhanced video services they get from a computer. With all video, all the time, broadcasting and cable are changed forever.
John Bishop, Director of Strategic Initiatives, Cisco
David Del Beccaro, CEO, Music Choice
Roger Tsai, Director of Product Strategy, Gracenote
Steven Harris, Vice President, New Media Distribution, Scripps Networks Interactive
Marty Roberts, Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing, thePlatform
Chris Wagner, Executive Vice President and Co-Founder, NeuLion
Andrew B. Drooker, Media Executive /Innovation, Mobile, Social, Gaming & Entertainment
Jeffrey Binder, General Partner, Genovation Capital, Moderator

John Bishop, Director of Strategic Initiatives, Cisco: He is recognized as a digital video industry expert with well over a decade of experience in the digital media space. John was a co-founder of Inlet Technologies, where he most recently served as Inlet's senior VP of product, strategy, and business development. Under John's leadership, Inlet grew from industry pioneer to industry leader, with Inlet's solutions powering the digital media infrastructures of over 400 companies worldwide, including the BBC, Major League Baseball Advanced Media, HSN and MTV. John also helped lead the way to Inlet's signature accomplishment: its market-leading support for adaptive bitrate (ABR) technology, which redefined the online video experience, making it accessible and enjoyable to all viewers, regardless of their bandwidth. It was this powerful differentiation that led to Inlet's acquisition by Cisco in March of 2011, and Inlet's ABR-driven solutions are now being integrated into Cisco's Videoscape offering. John's current focus and strategy are centered on developing market driven solutions that offer greater automation, higher media production capacity, greater efficiency and an overall higher quality of media experience, and on maintaining the strong industry partnerships he built while at Inlet. He is frequently featured as a speaker and expert panelist on topics ranging from video and new media technology to business and technology ecosystems at numerous worldwide events including multiple DV Expo, Digital Hollywood, International Broadcasting Convention (IBC), National Association of Broadcasters (NAB), and Streaming Media conferences. Prior to joining Inlet, John served as the Director of Business Development and Product Management for Osprey Technologies (acquired by ViewCast Corporation). There, he identified and developed key market partnerships and opportunities resulting in multiple consecutive revenue growth quarters. Prior to Osprey, John spent three years at IBM where he served as a product engineer with IBM's Aptiva PC Division.

Steven Harris, Vice President, New Media Distribution, Scripps Networks Interactive: Steve Harris combines a strong background in business development and digital media in his position as vice president of new media distribution at Scripps Networks Interactive (SNI), the developer of leading lifestyle networks HGTV, DIY Network, Food Network, Cooking Channel, Travel Channel and Great American Country (GAC). His role involves extending the brands and syndicating Scripps' video programming and other content to mobile and emerging platforms including consumer electronic devices, social media and games. Harris held multiple positions in the mobile and consumer electronics industries before joining SNI. He served as product manager for Motricity, a leading provider of mobile data solutions and services, where he worked with online and mobile products in the enterprise software space. He then went on to lead business and product efforts as the director of business and market development at PacketVideo, a provider of mobile music and video services. Harris also managed media business development at Qualcomm, a world leader in next generation mobile technologies. Harris is a frequent public speaker on emerging media platforms, consumer electronics and the consumer-centric experience. He holds an MBA from Duke University and a bachelor's degree in engineering from North Carolina State University.

Chris Wagner, Executive Vice President and Co-Founder, NeuLion: Chris has been a driving force in the technology industry for over 20 years and has worked closely with executives from many major corporations and entrepreneurs who have relied on technology to support the growth of their businesses. His current position as Executive Vice President and Co-Founder of NeuLion targets the revolution currently underway as the television and internet video industries converge. Chris has held numerous executive positions in the technology sector. Over the last seven years the growth of internet television on computers, tablets, mobile, and internet connected devices, has given Chris an opportunity to work closely with the largest brands in the sports and entertainment industry; the NFL, NHL, UFC, NBA, Rainbow Media, Dish Network and many others. He has also worked with several private equity and venture capital firms as their Chief Executive Officer, which includes Metiom, MetaMatrix, Exchange Applications and Digital Harbor. Chris has been on the Board of Directors of all of these companies. Chris has worked with some of the top names in technology. At Forstmann Little he worked with Erskine Bowles, former Chief of Staff for President Bill Clinton; while at Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, he worked with Ray Lane, Managing Partner; and for 20 years has worked with Charles Wang, founder of Computer Associates. Chris' relationship with Charles Wang, and Computer Associates' former Chief Technology Officer, Nancy Li, created an opportunity to form NeuLion, where he is responsible for the strategy and execution of the company's marketplace efforts. The world is changing as it relates to digital media. Content owners have more leverage than ever as they move to IP based distribution. NeuLion has become a leader in creating new experiences for consumers with a fantastic array of interactive services delivered over the internet. Chris has been a frequent speaker at conferences, tradeshows, and industry events. Specialties include: sales and marketing, competitive analysis, financing, franchising, mergers and acquisition.

David J. Del Beccaro is President, CEO and Founder of Music Choice, th
e multi-platform music network that reaches millions of consumers nationwide through their televisions, online, and cell phones. Under Del Beccaro's direction, Music Choice pioneered innovative ways to program, produce and distribute music-related content for its multiple platforms. From its early days as the first digitally broadcasted network, Music Choice has evolved into a multi-platform music network. Today, Music Choice is the most popular On Demand network in the country with close to three billion orders to date for its free music-related content. Music Choice programs dozens of uninterrupted music channels; produces Original music shows that feature the hottest established and emerging artists; and offers a wide selection of music videos from all of the top music genres. Del Beccaro has helped devise and guide new concepts into the realm of reality including a highly targeted VOD advertising model that yields measurable and verifiable results. Music Choice has realized great success to date with its revolutionary ad model, securing campaigns for a variety of top brands that includes P&G, Warner Brothers Pictures, Paramount Pictures, DreamWorks, Cingular, Volkswagen, Saturn, Scion, Unilever, Chase, Levi's, Sony BMG, Capitol Records, US Navy, and NBCU. Del Beccaro founded Music Choice in 1986, securing financing for his ground-breaking concept through a partnership of major cable and music companies: Comcast, Cox Communications, EMI Music, Motorola, Microsoft, Sony Corporation, Time Warner Cable and Warner Music Group, Inc. Prior to forming Music Choice, Del Beccaro served as Vice President of New Business Development at General Instrument's Communications Division (GICD), now a division of Motorola, Inc. Del Beccaro also worked in marketing and financial positions at GHI for two years before going over to GICD in 1984. Before that, he worked in financial and strategic planning at Ford Motor Company. Del Beccaro received Bachelor of Science and Masters of Science degrees in industrial engineering from Stanford University as well as a Bachelor of Arts in management engineering from Claremont McKenna College. As a national authority on music and technology, Del Beccaro has been quoted extensively in The New York Times, AP, Reuters, MultiChannel News and Billboard, among others.

Andrew B. Drooker, Media Executive /Innovation, Mobile, Social, Gaming & Entertainment: Andrew is a senior executive with 25+ years of innovative experience launching and profitably growing technology, entertainment, and media companies. A leader with the unique ability to successfully conceive, launch, and promote products and services across all digital platforms and screens. In his last role, Andrew led the Emerging Technology and Innovation team at The Weather Channel. Since joining the company in 2006, he helped extend The Weather Channel's reach on new and emerging platforms. He was responsible for the research and development of TWC products on all new platforms and devices. Weather is one of the most searched for categories by digital consumers and Andrew helped to ensure the most accurate and reliable weather information from TWC is available on any new tool that can access the Internet. Prior to joining TWC, he served as Chief Technology Officer of the insurance company Strickland General Agency. He also spent 16 years with Turner Broadcasting, most recently as Vice President of network systems focusing on architecture, research and development. A self_proclaimed “geek,” Andrew started working on a computer at a young age, writing video games with his brother on the TRS_80 utilizing the BASIC programming language. Now his “geeky” interests still serve him well. He constantly looks for advances in technological capabilities and received the Innovation Award at The Weather Channel for this passion. Originally from Boston, Andrew holds a bachelor's degree in political science from Georgia State University, where he minored in statistics, marketing and computer science. He sits on several media technology boards including: Digital Hollywood and News Certified Exchange.

Marty Roberts, Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing, thePlatform: M
arty Roberts' diverse leadership background includes 14 years of product management and marketing. His experience developing strategy, building relationships with development organizations, and creating new products and services helped increase the customer base and profitability for organizations such as GiftCertificates.com and RealNetworks. As senior vice president of sales and marketing, Marty leads worldwide sales and account management, overseeing all revenue generation, business development, product management, marketing, public relations, and thePlatform's extensive partner program. He previously served as vice president of sales and marketing, and as vice president of marketing at thePlatform. His contributions to the company's success include repositioning the company and products, increasing the brand awareness through advertising, PR and the website, building an ecosystem with 80 partners and driving the product strategy for initiatives such as TV Everywhere.





Roger Tsai, Director of Product Strategy, Gracenote: Roger helps drive Gracenote's future product strategy for music and video recognition, discovery and metadata. He leverages the insights generated by Gracenote, and its customers and partners, and the broader market to identify opportunities for innovation. Roger recently helped launch Gracenote Entourage, the company's Automatic Content Recognition (ACR) platform powering second screen Apps from major television networks, and Gracenote eyeQ, an Interactive Program Guide integrated into Sony and Philips TVs. Prior to joining Gracenote in 2009, Roger served as a management consultant with McKinsey & Company. While at McKinsey, he served Fortune 500 clients in high-tech, retail and healthcare focusing on issues ranging from growth strategy, sales strategy, and innovation. Roger has also worked in product management, product marketing, and e-commerce strategy for several startups in the San Francisco Bay Area. Roger holds an MBA from Kellogg School of Management and a BS in Mechanical Engineering from the University of California, Berkeley.






Jeffrey Binder, General Partner, Genovation Capital: Jeffrey Binder was most recently a senior executive with Motorola, serving as Senior Director Strategy and M&A and GM of its On Demand Solutions group. In addition to day-to-day operations of the 150+ person on-demand solutions group with offices in the US, Europe and Asia, Mr. Binder spearheaded several key initiatives within the office of the CEO, as well as driving the companies worldwide on-demand video business and M&A strategy. Mr. Binder has been named as, one of eight Next Generation Leaders by MultiChannel News, Top 100 Heavy Hitters by CableFax Magazine and one of 40 under 40 by the Boston Business Journal. Prior to Motorola, Mr. Binder founded Broadbus Technologies, which was sold to Motorola in 2006 for nearly $200 Million. Broadbus pioneered the concept of television on-demand using advance memory technology and became the leading supplier of video streams in 2006. It was at Broadbus where Messrs. Binder and Bisceglia as President and CEO respectively, went on to engineer on of New England's top ten exits since the tech bubble of '99. At Broadbus Binder set the bar for start-ups, creating an advisory board of the top technologists and media players in North America, including the CTO's of Charter, Cablevision, Rogers, Cox, Liberty Media and Time Warner. The advisory board also included David Fellows, CTO of Comcast the COO of Nickelodeon (Board Member), the President of Paramount Television and the President of Warner Domestic Television. Mr. Binder was Chairman and CEO of the Leading Golf Companies from 1996-2000, then the largest marketing and technology network of high-end golf courses in North America including Mauna Lani, Pebble Beach and Pinehurst. LGC was an outgrowth of incubator Nanosoft, which was an offshore development start-up founded by Mr. Binder 1995 to incubate young technology companies in China. Prior to Leading Golf, Mr. Binder led Magic Music's rapid growth as the largest provider of digital duplicating technology to record industry from 1991-1994 to companies including Capitol Records, MCA Records, Philips NV and Polygram. Mr. Binder has been an investing and trading professional since he became a Member of the Chicago Board of Trade in 1987. Mr. Binder has attended Harvard University as an undergrad with a concentration in Environmental Management.