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Digital Hollywood Fall

Monday, October 19th - Thursday, October 22nd, 2015

Ritz Carlton in Marina del Rey, California

Monday, October 19th

10:00 AM - 11:15 AM

Track I: Ballroom Terrace – Live Webcast from this Room

The Power of YouTube: Unlocking the Power of Programming, Premium Content and Advertising

Rebecca Donohue, Director of Digital Content & Social Media, Vin Di Bona Productions

Jeff Skaggs, SVP of Sales, Fullscreen

Tony Chen, CEO, Channel Factory

Chris Younger, Principal, Director of Strategy, Ayzenberg

Brad Gelfond, Principal, Strike Up The Brand

Bernard Gershon, President, GershonMedia, Moderator

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Track II: Poolside Tent I

Indie TV – OTT and Streaming - The Gateway to the New Hollywood of Content to Phones, Tablets, TV and PC

David Fannon, Executive Vice President, Screen Media Ventures (SMV)

Albhy Galuten, VP of Media Technology Strategy, Sony Network Entertainment

Michael Alexander, Strategy & Growth Initiatives, IBM Global Telecommunications Industry

Brandon Eatros, CEO/Co-Founder, Yidio

Rob Gill, VP of Media, Entertainment and Publishing, Acquia

Jeff Allen, VP, Business and Corporate Development, Clearleap

Bruce Eisen, founder and president, Digital Advisors, Moderator

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

1:00 PM - 2:15 PM

Track I: Ballroom Terrace – Live Webcast from this Room

MCNS Become MPNs, Multiplatform Networks, the Next Wave in Entertainment and Media Programming, Part I

Danika Vittitoe, Director, Media Legal, YAHOO

Rozanna Tesler Fried, Vice President (VP) of Business and Legal Affairs, Fullscreen

Alan Friel, Partner, Baker Hostetler

Judith Dornstein, Esq., Law Offices of Judith C. Dornstein, Moderator

Speakers to be announced

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Track II: Poolside Tent I

Viral and Social Media Experiences in Entertainment, Media and Advertising: Creativity & Monetization Challenges

Mitchell Reichgut, CEO, Jun Group

Lia Navarro, Sales Director, Entertainment Strategy, reddit, Inc.

JR Griffin, Vice President of Digital Brand Partnerships, FremantleMedia North America

Adam Wilensky, Executive Director, Mobile, Fox Digital Entertainment

Eli Weisman, VP Interactive Media, Trailer Park

Tom Edwards, Chief Digital Officer, Epsilon

Greg Portell, Partner, A.T. Kearney, Moderator

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

Track III: Poolside Tent II

Live Streaming – Social Streaming – The Video Phenomenon of Everything

Yonatan Sela, Director of Product and Growth Strategy, YouNow

Ronald C. Pruett, Jr., Chief Advisor, Al Roker Entertainment

Matt Rednor, CEO and Founder, Decoded Advertising

Angie Behm, Director of Digital Strategy, ANT FARM

Marc Scarpa, founder and executive producer/director, Simplynew

Rob Gabel, founder and CEO, Tubular Labs, Moderator

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ThinkTank - Workshop

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM - The Plaza Room

Programmatic Buying and Targeting: Strategies in Cross Platform Advertising

Lewis Rothkopf, Senior Vice President, Global Monetization Solutions, Millennial Media

Paul Haddad, SVP & GM Advanced Data Analytics, Cablevision Media Sales

Ali Bohra, Director of Product Marketing for Advertising Solutions, Adobe

Juan Suarez, Vice President, Xaxis West, Xaxis

Jeff Hochberg, General Manager, Enterprise Business Development, The Trade Desk, Moderator

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Track I: Ballroom Terrace – Live Webcast from this Room

Social Entertainment: The Merger of Programming, Social Media and Advertising

Jim McArthur, Creative Technologist - I.D.E.A

Brian Marr, Chief Strategy Officer / smashing ideas

Judy Johnson, Director of UX & Product Innovation, AWE Division, Bottle Rocket

Meredith Gruen, Account Director, Team One

Randy Ross, Founder/CEO, Cinematique

Ted Cohen, Managing Partner, TAG Strategic llc, Moderator

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Track II - Poolside Tent I

MCNS Become MPNs, Multiplatform Networks, the Next Wave in Entertainment and Media Programming, Part II

Jennifer Perri, Director of Partnership Development & Multi-platform Strategy, Univision

Mia Goldwyn, Chief Content Officer for StyleHaul

John Holdridge, VP of Channel+, Fullscreen, Inc

Jody Simon, Partner. Entertainment Department Production Practice Chair, Fox Rothschild

Seth Jacobs, VP of Business Development & Partnerships, Victorious, Inc.

Evan Weiss, EVP of Strategic Alliances, Collective Digital Studio

David Hutchinson, Executive Vice President, PPI Releasing, Inc., Moderator

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Track III - Tent II

Monetizing Entertainment Programming - Cross Platform Content: Branding, Programming and Packaging Producing Quality Content

Jonathan Skogmo, Founder and CEO, Jukin Media

Jeremy Johnson, Chief Strategy Officer, BitTorrent Inc.

Robert (Leo) Rodgers, MBA, Sr. VP & Label Liaison, Bungalo Records/Universal Music Group

Jim Cannella, Marketing & Strategic Alliances,  The Recording Academy (The GRAMMYs)

Philip Hickey, VP Marketing & Communications, Seriously Digital Entertainment

Alex Limberis, Digital Media Technology, Ecosystem and Business Model Expert

David Reitman, Managing Director, David Reitman Consulting, Inc., Moderator

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3:45 PM - 5:00 PM

Track I: Ballroom Terrace – Live Webcast from this Room

Cable, TV, Film and Broadband - New Content - New Networks - Streams, Platforms, Devices

Scott Brown, SVP Technology & Strategic Relations, Engineering & Technology, The Nielsen Company

Monty Sarhan, EVP & Head of Programming, Strategy & Enterprises, EPIX

Soumya Sriraman, EVP, Film, Home Entertainment & Licensing, BBC Worldwide

Mara Winokur, Senior Vice President, Starz Digital

Tiran Dagan, Partner, Strategy & Analytics, Media & Entertainment, IBM Global Business Services

TJ Lubinsky, Executive Producer/Director, Public Broadcasting

Maria Weaver, SVP and head of sales of Interactive One (iOne), Radio One/TV One

David Hutchinson, Executive Vice President, PPI Releasing, Inc., Moderator

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Track II - Poolside Tent I

Social Content, Campaigns & Advertising - Driving Brand Awareness, Boosting Campaign ROI and Direct Response Initiatives

Andrew Solmssen, Managing Director, POSSIBLE, Los Angeles

Kirstin Benson, Editorial Director, WhoSay

Al Cadena, Senior Account Director, Beeby Clark+Meyler

Marc Karzen, CEO, RelishMIX

John Dohrmann, Director of Social Media / Digital Content, Team One

Kate Wolff, Account Director, Omelet

Tania Yuki, Founder and CEO, Shareablee, Moderator

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Track III - Poolside Tent II

Programming the New ‘OVN’s' (Online Video Networks: the Next Generation of Niche Video Content

JC Cangilla, SVP, Business Development, New Form Digital

Kris Nagel, Senior Vice President, Worldwide Field Operations, Vindicia

Alec Shankman, Head of Digital and Alternative Programming Group, Abrams Artists Agency

Jennifer McDonnell, VP, Partnerships, Kin Community

Adam Goldstein, Director of Business Development, ZEFR

Tom Sauer, VP Video Development, AT&T

Sun Jen Yung, Managing Director, Headwaters MB, Moderator

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

5:00 PM - 6:15 PM Open to all attendees

End-of-Day Poolside Reception - Ritz Carlton

 

Tuesday, October 20th

7:45 AM - 9:00 AM, Breakfast Session

Track I: Ballroom Terrace, Live Webcast from this Room

Future of TV - Wall St. Analysts Meet Industry Executives - It's All About innovation and Disruption - Chasing the New Normal in the Entertainment & Technology Industries

Michael Pachter, Managing Director, Equity Research  Wedbush Securities

Dounia Turrill, former, Senior Vice President, Client Insights, The Nielsen Company

Gene Munster, Managing Director and Senior Research Analyst, Piper Jaffray

Larry Namer, President/CEO, Metan Development Group, Founder E! Entertainment

Justin Liu, Lead Engagement Manager, Media + Gaming - Akamai Technologies

Tom Burns, CTO, Media & Entertainment, EMC/Isilon

Marty Shindler, CEO, The Shindler Perspective, Inc., Moderator

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

9:00 AM - 10:15 AM

Track II: Salon II - Live Webcast from this Room

Over the Top TV - Content and the Consumer Experience - New Technologies as Gateway to the New Hollywood

Adam Ware, SVP / Head of Digital Media, Tennis Channel

Evan Greenberg, Manager of Audience Development, TAPP

Ian Greenblatt, Vice President, Strategy & Business Development, ARRIS

Donald Wong, Global Technical Account Manager for the

21st Century Fox & News Corp Accounts, NetApp

Ben Huang, VP of Marketing, Ericsson

Steve Wong, Director Telco & Media Sales Americas, Siemens, Moderator

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11:30 AM – 12:30 PM -  – The VR - AR - Immersive Track

Session II: Salon I

The VR-AR Innovators & Disruptors - Entertainment, Technology & Advertising - A Redefinition of the Industry

Morris May, founder/CTO, Specular Theory

Tom Goodwin, SVP Strategy and Innovation, Havas Media, N.A

Micah Brown, Senior Product Manager, Premier Digital Properties, NBC (VR for SNL)

Mike Rubenstein, VP, Broadcast Production, Integrated Operations, Hill Holliday

Jeffrey Greller, Agent, Virtual Reality & Digital Media, William Morris Endeavor Entertainment (WME)

Kurt Knutsson, CyberGuy, Author, Investor, Broadcaster, Moderator

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

2:15 PM - 3:30 PM

Track II: Marina Vista - Live Webcast from this Room

The Future of Enhanced Advertising: Addressing Brands, Message, Technology, Media and Entertainment

Jason Jercinovic, President, Havas Worldwide Digital

Josh Kruter, SVP, Digital Product, Clear Channel Outdoor

Joakim “Jay” Baage, Executive Director, [a]listdaily / Ayzenberg

Otto Bell, Vice President, Group Creative Director & Founder, Courageous, Turner Broadcasting

Ari Avishay, Executive at CAA Marketing, Creative Artists Agency (CAA)

Jeff Hurlow, Head of BCF Brand Content Fund, Vimeo

Tom Flanagan, (former) EVP, Entertainment, Leo Burnett, Moderator

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

Track III: The Plaza Room

Big Data Revolution for Digital Marketing: From TV Networks and Studios to Games and the Scalable Web

Shawndra Hill, Operations and Info Management Dept., The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, Researcher, Microsoft

Richard S Maraschi, Global Solutions Leader, Big Data & Analytics IBM

Daniel Webster, Managing Director, Kaltura

David Shor, CEO, Prove

Yves Bergquist, Senior Director of Business Development, Ranker, Moderator

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3:50 PM - 5:00 PM

Track I: Salon II - Live Webcast from this Room

Leveraging Content and Celebrity For Cross-Platform Success: Brands and Entertainers Collaborate

Justin Hochberg, CEO, Just Entertainment

Jesse Uram, Brand Partnerships and Digital Content, Creative Artists Agency (CAA)

Adam Smith, President, Entertainment, United Entertainment Group (UEG)

Bill Sanders, Senior Vice President, Athlete & Talent Marketing, Excel Sports Management

Rob Lee, President and Founder, Bayonne Entertainment

Hiram Garcia, Producing Partner, Seven Bucks Productions

Steven Masur, Senior Partner, Cowan DeBaets Abrahams & Sheppard LLP, Moderator

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

Track II: Marina Vista- Live Webcast from this Room

Original Internet TV - The Cross Platform Explosion

Scott Ehrlich, Chief Executive Officer, QYOUTV

Evan Bregman, Head of Original Content, Portal A

Andrew Graham, Senior Talent Manager, Big Frame

Rafi Mamalian, EVP, Collective Digital Studios

Damon Berger, VP, Business Development, Fullscreen

David Tochterman, President, Versatility Media, Moderator

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

5:00 PM - 6:15 PM, Open to All Attendees

End-of Day Poolside Reception - Ritz Carlton

 

6:15 PM – 8:30 PM, Marina Vista Room

Virtual Reality Entertainment Festival at Digital Hollywood

Honoring the Best in VR & AR and Immersive - Film, TV, Games, Mobile & Technology

co-sponsored by TV Academy, Interactive Peer Group

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Wednesday, October 21st

9:00 AM - 10:15 AM

Track I: Salon II - Live Webcast from this Room

Innovation in Video Advertising: Enhancing Brand Experience - Maximizing Revenue in Syndication, Ad Insertion and Live Streaming

Rachel Spiegelman, President, Pitch

Neerav Shah, Vice President & General Manager Multiscreen Video Infrastructure, ARRIS

Offer Yehudai, President, Inneractive

Ross McCray, CEO and co-founder, VideoAmp

Jeroen Wijering, co-founder and Creator, JW Player

Neil Patel, SVP | Business Strategy and Innovation, The Martin Agency

Robert Cain, Partner, Pacific Bridge Pictures, Moderator

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

Track III: The Plaza Room

Growing Revenue & Users: Marketing+Tech Trends across Social (FB,YT, TW, IG), Mobile, MCNs and Influencers

Georgii Speakman, formerly Director Business Development, IZEA

Dhruv Joshi, Chief Evangelist | Full Stack Marketer | Growth Hacker | Data Analyst, Social Rockfish

Colette Dill-Lerner, Managing Partner at Steel & Pepper

Narb Avedissian, CEO/Co-Founder, HaulStars - Interactive Video Technology

Moderator - Juston Brommel, Founder, Advisor, CXO, Growth Strategist

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

12:30 PM - 1:45 PM

Digital Deals - Networks, Studios and Producers - Monetizing Content Across Platforms

Michael Kernan, Chief Executive Officer, NuMedia Studios & Management

Robyn R. Polashuk, Managing Partner, Los Angeles Office, Covington & Burling LLP

Andrew Schneider, Co-Founder & President, Emergent Payments

David Tenzer, Entertainment Attorney, formerly Generate, CAA

Corey Davis, Vice President of Marketing, ClickBank

Michael Sid, CEO, Mediamorph, Moderator

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

3:50 PM - 5:00 PM

Track II, Salon III

Branded Entertainment Marketing - Across Platforms - Leveraging Image, Content and Celebrity - TV, Film, Broadband, Tablets and SmartPhones

Larry Laboe, President of Production, SXM

Scott Carlis, VP, Digital and Social Media, AEG Global Partnerships

Raymond Pettit, Chief Analytics Officer, Rentrak

Tirrell D. Whittley, CEO / Principal, LIQUID SOUL

Andy Marks, President, Marks Entertainment + Media

Keith Newman, Strategic Media and Technology Advisor

Frank Nein, President, 9Sight2020.com

Ben Mendelson, co-founder and president, Interactive Television Alliance, Moderator

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

Track III: The Plaza Room

Content Rights and Technology Solutions in Media and Entertainment: Implementation of Technology Strategies - Protecting the Product

Steven Polster, CEO, RIGHTSTRADE

Ori Birnbaum, Co-Founder, Whipclip

Ben Lister, COO, Rightster

Graham M Oakes, CEO, Media Science International, Chairman - Digital Watermarking Alliance

Tom Carroux, Director of Business Development, Cryptography Research, Inc.

Pablo Argon, Senior Director of Technical Strategy, Ericsson TV Platforms

Richard Conlon, Founder and Principal, Rights Management Holdings LLC

Rajan Samtani, SVP Sales and Marketing, Peer Media Technologies, Moderator

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

5:00 PM – 6:00 PM – Poolside Reception at the Ritz

 

Wednesday, October 21st

6:15 PM - 8:30, Salon II

An Evening of Women's Media

An Evening of Great Ideas & Entertainment

 

6:15 PM - 8:00 PM, Marina Vista Room

Virtual & Augmented Reality Keynote Event

An AR-VR-Hollywood Mindmeld –

Creative Artists Meet Technology Visionaries

 

Thursday - Day Four – October 22nd

Drill Down Day at Digital Hollywood

9:30 AM - 10:45 AM

ThinkTank III: Ballroom Terrace

Social Engagement - Tracking The Real-Time Social Graph - Content, Communication, Advertising

Mark Carlson, CEO, SimpleFeed, Inc.

Eron Zehavi, Chief Rewards Officer, Swagbucks.com

Ori Nakar, Chief Product Officer, Telescope

Malcolm Friedberg, Chief Marketing Officer/Head of Customer Acquisition, CleverTap

Rebecca Markarian, Senior Vice President of Social & Digital, Ayzenberg Group

Smita Saxena, founder and CEO, Stanza

Nancy King, Consultant, NewView Marketing, Moderator

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

11:05 AM - 12:20 PM

ThinkTank I: Admiralty Room

Strategies in Advertising: Programmatic Buying, Targeting, Analytics and Contextual Media

Hamish Brocklebank, CEO, PortentIO Ltd

Vincent Meyer, Vice President of Business Development, adMarketplace

Jonathan Stefansky, CEO and founder, Viewbix

Mark Goldman, Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer, ZypMedia

Ryan Pamplin, VP, Digital Evangelist, Extreme Reach

Elizabeth Cowley, SVP Global Partnerships, Viewster AG

James Ackerman, Executive Chairman, Broadway Systems

Sean Malatesta, CEO, Marengo Knoll, Inc., Moderator

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

ThinkTank II - Plaza Room

Enabling YouTube Content: Monetizing and Enhancing Distribution & Consumer Engagement

Juan Bruce, CEO and Co-Founder, Epoxy

Joshua Lennox, Co-Founder of Bulldog Digital Media

Dan Pelson, CEO, Relentless Generator

Tamoor Shafi, CEO, Omnia Media

Donald A. Jasko, Chief Executive Officer, Digital Economics, Moderator

Speakers to be announced

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ThinkTank III: Ballroom Terrace

Video Innovation! Social Video, Personalized Video, Real-Time Video - Communication and Commerce

Collin Lee, Vice President, Marketing, Influxis

Philip Nelson, SVP/CRO NewTek

Nathan McGowan, Senior Director, Product, The Hollywood Reporter & Billboard

Gavin Goodvach, Head of Content, Vexigo

Ari Evans, founder and CEO, Maestro

David Rogier, CEO & co-founder, Masterclass

Andrew Sachs, CEO of Weev

Bill Newell, President, North South Studios LLC, Moderator

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

12:50 PM - 2:00 PM

ThinkTank I: Admiralty Room

Twitter, Facebook & Social Media - Transforming Marketing, Transforming the World

Peg Samuel, Adjunct Professor, NYU SPS and founder, Social Diva Media

Carmen Sutter, Product Manager, Adobe Social, Digital Marketing, Adobe

Danielle Shamos, VP, West Coast, Adaptly

Jenn Deering Davis, co-founder, Union Metrics

Johnny Miller, Founder, Manumatix

Newton Lee, Author of "Facebook Nation: Total Information Awareness", Moderator

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

ThinkTank II: Ballroom Terrace

The Power of YouTube: Unlocking the Power of Advertising and Programming

Cliff Baldridge, CEO and Founder, SBARTSTV Media Network

Adam Hammer, Lead Producer, Complex Media and Co-Founder, Hammer 360

Eugene Lee, co-founder and CEO, ChannelMeter

Mike Pusateri, Founder/CEO, Bent Pixels

Tracey McCormack, Founder & President, McCormack Media Services, Moderator

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

ThinkTank III. Plaza Room

TV Everywhere: The Content & Commerce Opportunity - From Live Streaming & Video Syndication to Video Ad Insertion

Stephen Johnson, Senior Analyst, Design and Consumer Usability Research, Coach Media

Jeffrey Stansfield, President and CEO, Advantage Video Systems

David McIntosh, VP Business Affairs, Shout Factory

Matt Smith, Chief Evangelist, Anvato

Jonathan Tavss, Founder & Chief Innovation Officer, ZettaSquared, Moderator

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2:15 PM - 3:30 PM

ThinkTank II: Plaza Room

Advertising Innovation! Ad Targeting and Hypertargeting, Mobile, Social Networks and Video Ads

Michael Benedek, President and CEO, Datonics LLC

Eddy Widerker, Strategic Analyst, Team One

Daniel Loesch, Head of Monetization, Peel

Patrick Hopf, President & Co-Founder, SourceKnowledge

Javon Frazier, Marketing Executive, Instructor, UCLA EXTENSION

Dr. Natalie Petouhoff, Instructor, Social Media And Digital Marketing Business for Executives, UCLA Extension, Moderator

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

New Tracks and Themes in Development

I. Virtual and Augmented Reality – From Sense of Presence to Full Embodiment

II. Immersive Entertainment – From Movie Theaters to Interactive Surfaces

III. Internet TV: The Disruption - OTT - Phones - Tablets - PC - TV

IV. The Artistic Creators – Directors – Technologists – Actors – Producers – Performers - Writers

V. The Women's Summit & Festival - Content - Discussion - Recognition

VI. Finance Hollywood - Investment - Funding - Packaging

VII. Hollywood Advertising - Brands - Agencies - Networks

VIII. Big Hollywood - Networks - Studios  - Technologies

IX. Social TV - Smart Mobile: Hollywood = Mobile - TV - PCs

X. Portada's Multicultural Influencer's Forum

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