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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

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

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

Jonas Jonsson, Founder and CEO, Ripple Networks

Bruce Eisen, founder and president, Digital Advisors, Moderator

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Track II: Poolside Tent I

Broadcasting without Borders: Players in the New Guard of Broadcasting, Branding and Content Networks

Oren J. Katzeff, Head of Programming & Network, Tastemade

Tom Morgan, founder and CEO, Net2TV

Ted Mico, COO, Mirriad

Shannon Gans, Co-founder and CEO, New Deal Studios

Ashley Crowder, CEO, VNTANA

Joerge Bachmaeir, VP Digital Content, Machinima

Ann Greenberg, Founder & Chief Tinkerer, Hugging Company, Moderator

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

Artists in Hollywood - Actors - Writers - Performers - Directors - Producers

12 Noon – 1:00 PM Marina Vista Room – Live Webcast from this Room

The DealMaking Process: From Feature Film, Reality TV & Specials to Web Series and Indie Film Making

Joanne Rubino, SVP of Production, Thinkfactory Media

John Crye, former, Creative Director, Newmarket Films, "Memento, "Donnie Darko", "Whale Rider," "Monster," and "The Prestige"

Mike Richards, Executive Producer of The Price is Right & Let's Make a Deal

Hayley Dickson, Vice President, Television Acquisitions & Development - Global Content, FremantleMedia International

Maurício Mota, Co-President and Executive Producer, Wise Entertainment

Darrell Miller, Partner/Chair, Entertainment Department, Fox Rothschild LLP

Melisse Lewis, Entertainment Attorney, 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

Eunice Shin, Director, Manatt Digital Media

Chris Riley, General Counsel, Machinima

Alan Friel, Partner, Baker Hostetler

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

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

Track II: Poolside Tent I

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

John Ilacqua, Director of Publisher Strategy, 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

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

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

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

Juan Suarez, Vice President, Xaxis West, Xaxis

Charlie Fiordalis, Managing Director of Digital, Media Storm, 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

Anthony Layser, Head of US Content Development, Dailymotion

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

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

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

Katie Christian, Director of Development & Original Programming, 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

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

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

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

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

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

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

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

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

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, VP, 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

 

Artists in Hollywood - Actors - Writers - Performers - Directors - Producers

3:45 PM - 5:00 PM

Track IV: Marina Vista Room – Live Webcast from this Room

The TV/Film/Video - Developing Strategies and Partnerships - Developing Hollywood Content as Brand and Franchise

John Reding, VP of Business Development, Vin Di Bona Productions

Keith Rivers, Director, Workhouse Creative

Mark Pellington, Director/Producer, U23D, I Melt with You, Mothman Prophecies, Arlington Road

Mike Rotman,  New Media Producer, TV Writer, “South Park,” “The Simple Life,” Politically Incorrect with Bill Maher”

Michael Corrente, director and producer, Door in the Floor,  Outside Providence, Brooklyn Rules, Federal Hill and Some Velvet Morning

Kimberly King-Burns, Partner, convergenz/solutions, 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

Monday, October 19th - Salon II, by invitation

The Welcome Dinner - Hollywood & Immersive Entertainment

From Film, IMAX and 3D to Virtual Reality - From Theaters to Mobile Platforms

Dinner Speakers and Honorees:

Ted Schilowitz, Futurist and VR explorer, 20th Century FOX

Chris Defaria, President Animation, Digital Production & Visual Effects, Warner Bros.

Corey Turner, Senior Vice President, Post Production, Paramount Pictures

Spencer Stephens, Chief Technology Officer, Sony Pictures Entertainment

Moderator - Steve Schklair, founding principal and CEO, 3ality & 3mersiv

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

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 Global Entertainment 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

Angela Northington, SVP, Content Acquisitions, RLJ Entertainment & Urban Movie Channel

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

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

10:45 AM - Noon

Track I: Salon II - Live Webcast from this Room

Hollywood and the Digital Consumer: How Technology, Content and Services Establish the Next Level of Consumer Entertainment Experience

John Rubey, CEO, Fathom Events

Sharon Mussalli, US Industry Manager, Entertainment, Global Marketing Solutions Team, Facebook

Hanny Patel, Sr. Director, Revenue & Product Marketing, DIRECTV, part of the AT&T family

Keyvan Peymani, Managing Director, Digital Strategy Division, ICM Partners

Don Daglow, CEO, 4thRing Inc., President, Academy of Interactive Arts & Sciences Foundation

Don Levy, President, Smith Brook Farm, Moderator

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

Track III: Salon III

Future of Film - Studio & Indie, Global Content Business, The Changing face of the Film Industry from Imax and Alternative Content to VR and other Immersive Experiences

Phil Groves, Senior Vice President, IMAX Corp & Executive Vice President, Global Distribution, IMAX Entertainment

Ted Schilowitz, Futurist and VR explorer, 20th Century FOX

Michael Pachter, Managing Director, Equity Research  Wedbush Securities

Chris Edwards, CEO, The Third Floor

Kyle Villella, Senior Director of Distribution, Fathom Events

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

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

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

Track IV: The Women's Creativity Workshops  Poolside Tent I

Living the Life: Women Entrepreneurs, Lifestyle Innovators and Disrupters

Melissa Palazzo, President, Ant Farm

Miss Kris Turner, Fashion + Lifestyle + DIY Blogger

Katie Elmore Mota, Co-President and Executive Producer, Wise Entertainment

Lisa Kraynak, Founding partner, Propelle partners, Moderator

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

12:30 PM - 1:45 PM

Track I: Salon II - Live Webcast from this Room

Hollywood and Media Challenge: Platforms and Convergence - Programming and Monetization in a Cross Platform Universe

Scott Barton, Senior Vice President, Branded Digital Content and Products, Starz

Lisa Meier, Group Vice President, Time Warner Cable Media Sales

Jason Henderson, Sr. Contract Manager, Video Entertainment and Marketing, Dish Networks

Tyler Slocum, Director of Connected TV Platforms and Mobile, NFL

David Lyle, President, Pact US (former CEO, National Geographic Channel)

Michael Kohn, General Counsel & Executive Vice President, Dick Clark Productions

Terry S. Bienstock, CEO, Mobilactive Media, LLC., Moderator

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

Track III: Salon III - Live Webcast from this Room

The Internet - Media - Hollywood Connection - Ubiquitous Broadband - Ubiquitous Content

Don Wilcox, Vice President, Digital Marketing and Services, PBS

Anjalis Shastri, Senior Director, Design Strategy, Mobile Group, Intel

Beth Clearfield, SVP, Digital Distribution & Business Development BBC Worldwide Americas

Jeff Shultz, VP, Business Development, CBS Interactive

Sam Notowitz, Vice President, Distribution & Content Acquisitions, Feeln, a Hallmark Company

Darren Lepke, Product Line Manager - OTT Video Applications, Verizon Digital Media Services

Bill Woods, VP Sales, Mediamorph, Moderator

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

Track V: The Women's Creativity Workshops The Plaza Room

Women & Original Content: From Internet Video and Advertising to TV and Film

Kayo Washio, Head of U.S. Operations, WOWOW

Teri Schwartz, Dean of UCLA’s School of Theater, Film and Television

Kylie Sparks, actor/producer, "Squaresville"

Valerie Voci, Chief Marketing Officer, OWNZONES Media Network

Caryn Ward Ross, Actress (BET's The Game and He's Mine Not Yours)

Sunni Pavlovic, Studio Manager, thatgamecompany

Perrin Kaplan, Principal, Zebra Partners, Moderator

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

2:15 PM - 3:30 PM

Track I: Salon II - Live Webcast from this Room

Internet TV - The Mainstreaming of the Entertainment Industry: Video Anytime Anywhere: Video Across Platforms - TV, Internet and Mobile

Spencer Stephens, Chief Technology Officer, Sony Pictures

Andy Beach, Developer Account Manager, Xbox Live, Microsoft

Christophe Louvion, COO, M-GO

Fabian Birgfeld, founder and partner, W12 Studios

Tom Adams, President, Tom Adams Research

Steve Bradbury, Chief Operating Officer, Zazoom Media Group

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

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

Track II: Marina Vista Room - 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

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

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, Chief Revenue Officer, theAmplify

Damon Berger, VP, Business Development, Fullscreen

David Tochterman, Co-Founder and CEO, Canvas Media Studios, 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

 

6:15 PM – 8:30 PM, Saloin I

Special VIP Dinner for the Immersive Entertainment and Technology Track

The Interface: An Object of Beauty: The Doorway to Everything

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Wednesday, October 21st

The Immersive Breakfast Roundtable

Immersion – AR – VR – Holography – Taking it to the Next Level

9:00 AM - 10:15 AM - Marina Vista - Webcast from this Room

Innovation from the North: A Look at VR, AR, and Immersive Entertainment in Canada

Ana Serrano, Chief Digital Officer, Canadian Film Centre

Eric W. Shamlin, Managing Director / Executive Producer, Secret Location

Sean Ramsay, Founder, Bubl Technology

Roy Taylor, Corporate Vice President and Head of Alliances, AMD

J. Lee, co-founder, 1188 Films
Moderator: Nick DeMartino, Chair, IDEABOOST Accelerator

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

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

Ian Greenblatt, Vice President, Strategy & Business Development, 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

 

10:45 AM - Noon

Track I: Salon II, Live Webcast from this Room

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

Kim Hurwitz, SVP, Programming for FilmOn.TV

Randa Minkarah, Venture Partner, Transform (formerly OneAccord Digital)

Yahav Isak, EVP of Client Operations, Manifest

Matt Smith, VP of Product Line Management, Concurrent

Jim O’Neill, Principal Industry Analyst, Ooyala

Frank Chindamo, President & Chief Creative Officer, Fun Little Movies

James M. Burger, Partner, Thompson Coburn LLP, Moderator

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

11:00 AM - Noon

ThinkTank I: The Director's Room

What Makes The Web Viable? Funding, Producing and Distributing Original Content

Christopher Kenneally, Director, Business Development, Copyright Clearance Center

Michael Grover, founder, Siteroll and Human80

Rob H. Aft, President of Compliance Consulting LLC

Eric Mofford, Producer/Director, Unconventional Media

Kim Williams, Writer/ Producer, inkSpot Entertainment

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

12:30 PM - 1:45 PM

Track I: Salon II, Live Webcast from this Room

Ultimate TV: The OTT, Cross Platform, Multiscreen Experience - Navigated by Set-top, Mobile Device or Console

Mike Earle, CEO, aioTV Inc.

Nick Colsey, Vice President, Television Division, Sony Corporation

Nash Parker, Director, Emerging Technologies & Market Development, Alcatel-Lucent

Robin Wilson, VP of Business Development, NAGRA

Ty Roberts, Co-Founder and Chief Strategy Officer, Gracenote

Dana Forte, Vice President of Product Management, Vubiquity

Thomas K. Arnold, publisher and editorial director, Home Media Magazine

David Leibowitz, Managing Partner, CH Potomac, Moderator

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

Track II: Poolside Tent I

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

 

2:15 PM - 3:30 PM

Track I: Salon II, Live Webcast from this Room

Hybrid TV - Delivering the Ultimate TV Experience: Broadcast, Cable, Premium & OTT Content

Todd Viegut, CEO, Kannuu

Freyr Thor, Senior Vice President, Product Management, Alchemy

Priya Rajagopalan, VP of Product Management, Rovi

Jim Monroe, Founder, OTT Age Industries

Mark Vena, Worldwide VP Marketing, Sling Media

Chris Wagner, Executive Vice President and Co-Founder, NeuLion

Mark Donnigan, Vice President Sales & Strategy, Beamr, Moderator

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

Track II: Salon III

Live Stream of Music Festivals, Concerts and Sporting Events: Brands, Bands and New Technologies

Andrew Klein, SVP Global Partnerships AEG

Hank Neuberger, President of Springboard Productions

Brian Anderson, Music Sponsorships, YouTube

Allen Sanford, co-founder, Livelist

Thomas Constabile, Associate Director, Strategic Marketing & Development, Verizon Ventures

John J. Petrocelli, CEO, Bulldog Digital Media, Moderator

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

3:50 PM - 5:00 PM

Track I: Salon II, Live Webcast

Video Everywhere - Technologies & Platforms - Enabling the Next Generation of Over-the-Top TV

Alex Drosin, President - North America, Massive Interactive

Campbell Foster, Director of Product Marketing, Video Solutions, Adobe

Xavier Kochhar, President and CEO, The Video Genome Project, Structured Data Intelligence (SDI)

Dan Sweeney, Western Division Vice President, The Allant Group

Josette Bonte, Chief Strategy Officer, CTM: Institute for Communication Technology Management, Marshall School of Business, University of Southern California

Andy Shenkler, EVP, Chief Solutions and Technology Officer, Sony DADC New Media Solutions

Jonathan Hurd, Director, Altman Vilandrie & Company, Moderator

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

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

Andy Marks, President, Marks Entertainment + Media

Keith Newman, Strategic Media and Technology Advisor

Tirrell D. Whittley, CEO / Principal, LIQUID SOUL

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 - 8:00 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 II: Plaza Room

Managing Video Strategy: Distribution Channels, Advertising and Technology

Chris Osche, Vice President of Business Development, Multipop

David Murdico, Creative Director & Managing Partner, Supercool Creative Agency

Steve Callanan, CEO, WIREWAX

Jay Prasad, chief business officer, VideoAmp

Jason Bercovici, Senior Product Manager, Exponential

Travis Howe, Senior Vice President, Client Services & Operations, INVISION

Jeffrey Stansfield, President and CEO, Advantage Video Systems

Markus Almer, Director, VideoRx, Moderator

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

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

Sam Levine, Director, Brand Partnerships, Fuel

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

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

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

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Special Production in VR and AR, Marina Vista Room

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

Session A: VR Cinema Workshop: Post-production and Distribution

Session B: Data Analytics and VR

 

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

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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

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ThinkTank III. Plaza Room

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

Jeffrey Stansfield, President and CEO, Advantage Video Systems

David McIntosh, VP Business Affairs, Shout Factory

Martijn van Horssen, CEO, 24i Media

Malachi Bierstein, SVP Sales & Marketing, Saffron Digital

Susan Brazer, CEO, LionShare Media

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

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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

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