Digital Hollywood Spring

New Tracks at Digital Hollywood Spring:

Virtual Reality - The Evening Summit - Click Here

Sports NEXT at Digital Hollywood: TV - Analytics, Games - Wearables - Fitness

The Health Summit - Media & Technology that Save Lives - Click Here

MusicNEXT - IdeaFest - Los Angeles

Monday, April 27th

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

Kai Hasson, Partner and Creative Director, Portal A

Adam Wescott, Partner/Co-Founder, Select Management Group

Chris Younger, Principal, Director of Strategy, Ayzenberg

Rebecca Donohue, Director of Digital Content & Social Media, Vin Di Bona Productions (VDBP), producers of “America's Funniest Home Videos”

Khudor Annous is VP of Integrated Marketing & Promotions, Fullscreen

Jody Stark, Senior Vice President, Global Commercial Strategy, Piksel

Mike Vorhaus, President, Magid Advisors, Moderator

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

Track II: Poolside Tent I

Over the Top TV - Gateway to the New Hollywood of Streaming Content to TV, Tablets and PC

Over the Top TV - Gateway to the New Hollywood of Streaming Content to TV, Tablets and PC

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

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

Garson Foos, President, General Manager & Co-Founder, Shout Factory

Todd Viegut, CEO, Kannuu

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

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

Mike Davis, Chief Operating Officer, Brand Arc

Sharon Mussalli, Business Lead, Entertainment, Facebook

Scott P. Dickey, Chief Executive Officer, TEN: The Enthusiast Network

Mark Marraccini, Head of Development, Kids at Play

Conrad L. Ricketts, Executive Producer and founding partner, Proven Entertainment

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

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

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

The DealMaking Process: Producers, Showrunners, Actors, Directors, Agents, Lawyers - Who’s in Charge Here!

Steven Hein, Vice President, Fox Digital Entertainment, Fox Digital Studios

Adam Reed, EVP, Thinkfactory Media

Jesse Sisgold, COO, Skydance Productions

Harrison Kordestani, President, Main Street Films

Harold Brook, founder, The Point Media, Entertainment Law

‎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, Multichannel Networks, the Next Wave in Entertainment and Media Programming, Part I

Peter Morris, Vice President, Business Affairs & Development, Funny or Die

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

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

Native & Contextual Strategies: From Youtube & Facebook Programming and OTT Delivery to Mobile

Andrew Solmssen, Managing Director, POSSIBLE, Los Angeles

Aron Levitz, SVP, Wattpad

John Kottcamp, Chief Marketing Technologist, Tahzoo

Wikia, speaker to be announced

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

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

Track III: Poolside Tent II

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

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

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

Bladimiar Norman, SVP of Marketing, Skydance Productions

Adam Wilensky, Executive Director, Mobile, Fox Digital Entertainment

Kirstin Benson, Editorial Director, WhoSay

Rita Sweeney, Account Director, Threshold Interactive

Alan Wolk, Senior Analyst, tdg the diffusion group, Moderator

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

ThinkTank - Workshop

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM - Admiralty Room

Programmatic Buying and Targeting: Strategies in Cross Platform Advertising

Brian Tomasette, Adx Global Strategy, Google

Troels Smit, Head of LiveRail Sales, Facebook

Lucas Krump Business Development, Advertising Technology, Brightroll, Yahoo

Michael Treon, Vice President of Platform Strategy, AOL Networks

Pete Kluge, Senior Product Marketing Manager for Advertising Solutions, Adobe

Jeff Hochberg, VP BD, Audience Science, 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

Shawndra Hill, Operations and Information Management Department, The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania

Liz Teschler, Marketing Director, SMOSH brands,  DEFY Media

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

Josh Gottheimer, General Manager, Corporate Strategy, Microsoft

Jim McArthur, SVP, Global Business Development & Strategic Partnerships, Digitaria

Anthony Layser, Content Director, Dailymotion

Brian Marr, Chief Strategy Officer, Smashing Ideas

Ted Cohen, Managing Partner, TAG Strategic llc, Moderator

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

Track II - Poolside Tent I

MCNs, Multichannel Networks, the Next Wave in Entertainment and Media Programming, Part II

John Holdridge, VP of Channel+, Fullscreen, Inc

Patrick Cole, Director of Marketing, AwesomenessTV]

Evan Weiss, SVP of Strategic Alliances, Collective Digital Studio

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

Kathleen Hahn, Director, Creator and Business Development, Victorious, Inc.

Chrystina Woody Train, Vice President, Communications - StyleHaul

Sam Gilchrist, CEO, PluraVida

Mark J. Kapczynski, Chief Operating Officer, Kontrol Media, 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 Tavss, Head of Content Creation, OwnZones

Michael Knott, Founder / Managing Partner, Gazer Media

Rovi, speaker to be announced

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

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

Jeff Skaggs, RVP, West Coast Sales, Fullscreen

Tim Hanlon, Founder and CEO, The Vertere Group, LLC, Moderator

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

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

2:30 PM - 3:30 PM - Marina Vista

Packaging, Funding and Distributing: From Reality TV & Specials to Web Series and Indie Film Making

Mark Ordesky, Executive Producer, The Lord of the Rings Trilogy

Jane Fleming, Producer/Executive Producer, The Quest (TV), The Frozen Ground

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

Uri Fleming, Partner, Kleinberg Lange Cuddy & Carlo

Craig Ross Jr., Director (NCIS, Bones, Blue Hill Ave)

Gary Goldberger, Law Offices, Gary G. Goldberger, 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

David Baldwin, EVP, Program Planning, Starz

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

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

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

Paul Colichman, Chief Executive Officer, Here Media

Monty Sarhan, Executive Vice President of Programming, Acquisitions, Strategy and Enterprises, EPIX

Mark J. Kapczynski, Chief Operating Officer, Kontrol Media, 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

Byron Austen Ashley, Senior Talent Manager, Big Frame

Jennifer McDonnell, VP, Partnerships, Kin Community

Adam Goldstein, Director of Business Development, ZEFR

Eunice Shin, Director, Manatt Digital Media

Richard Cusick. General Manager, Video, Gracenote

Sun Jen Yung, Managing Director, Headwaters MB, Moderator

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

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

Troy Byer, director/writer/executive producer, "I Really Hate My Ex," writer, “B*A*P*S*

Chase Ulrich, creator, writer, actor, Series, Roomiez, Funny or Die

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

Courtney B. Vance, Actor, “State of Affairs,” “Masters of Sex,” “Revenge,” “Law & Order”

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

 

Tuesday, April 28th

Breakfast Session Ballroom Terrace, Live Webcast from this Room

7:45 AM - 9:00 AM (Open to All Attendees)

The Future of TV: From Primetime to MultiPlatforms: Wall Street Analysts Meet Entertainment Executives

Michael Pachter, Managing Director, Equity Research  Wedbush Securities

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

David Harrington, Managing Partner, EFA Partners

Todd Supplee, Senior Director, Entertainment and Media, PriceWaterhouseCoopers

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

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

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

9:00 AM - 10:15 AM

Track IIII: Salon III - Live Webcast from this Room

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

Mitch Singer, President, DECE/Ultraviolet, former Chief Digital Strategy Officer, Sony Pictures Entertainment

Evan Greenberg, Manager of Audience Development, TAPP

Michael Goodman, Director, Digital Media Strategies

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

Charles “Chuck” Napier, Managing Director at inCode Consulting

Matt McMahon, VP of Business Development, Seriously Digital Entertainment

Glenn Hower, Research Analyst, Parks Associates, Moderator

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

10:45 AM - Noon

Track I: Salon I - 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

Scott Greenberg, co-founder and CEO, Bento Box Entertainment

Jim Mainard. Head, Digital Strategy & New Business Development, DreamWorks Animation SKG

Mark Ordesky, Executive Producer, The Lord of the Rings Trilogy

Jane Fleming, Producer/Executive Producer, The Quest (TV), The Frozen Ground

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

Don Levy, President, Smith Brook Farm, Moderator

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

Track II: Salon II

Hollywood Strategies - The Multi-Platform Brand - Theatrical, Video, TV & Mobile - Multiple Screens are the Future - the 360 Degree Marketplace

Claudio Ludovisi, SVP of Operational Strategy, Marketing & Digital, NBC Entertainment

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

Steve Wong, Heads the Media & Entertainment Division, Siemens in the Americas

Bruce Nash - Founder and President, Nash Information Services, LLC

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

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

12:30 PM - 1:45 PM

Track I: Salon I - Live Webcast from this Room

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

John Penney, Chief Strategy Officer, Starz

Joel Kuwahara, co-founder and principal, Bento Box Entertainment

Richard Berger, SVP Worldwide Digital Strategy and Advanced Platforms, SPHE

Josh Entman, Cofounder and Chief Development Officer, Jukin Media

Hilary Perchard, Vice President - Business Development, BSkyB (Sky)

Lila King, Senior Director for Product and Partnerships, HLN (Turner Broadcasting System)

Shawn Gold, Advisor, Wattpad.com, Moderator

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

Track II: Salon II

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

Mike Murphy, Head of Media & Entertainment Partnerships at Intel Corporation

Jeff Shultz, VP, Business Development, CBS Interactive

Sam Notowitz, Executive Director Marketing & Distribution, Feeln, a Hallmark Company

Jeffrey Binder, CEO, Layer3 TV, Inc.

Beth Troutman, Executive Producer, RightThisMinute

Eric Fitzgerald Reed, Vice President - Entertainment & Tech Policy, Verizon

Nick Colsey, Vice President, Television Division, Sony Corporation

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

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

12:30 PM - 1:45 PM Poolside Tent I

Sports Media and Technology Track:

Sports Media Expansion - Networks - Teams - Leagues - Brands - as Programming Powers: The Evolution of New Platforms and New Brand Opportunities

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

Tyler Slocum Director of Mobile Product, NFL

David Bloom, Digital content production and partnerships, Deadline.com, Moderator

Additional speakers to be announced

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

12:30 PM - 1:45 PM Live Webcast from this Room

The MusicNext Forum Track: Salon III

YouTube and Music – The Meeting Place for Music – Performers – Bands – Brands

Doug McVehil,   Head of Content & Programming, Vevo

Jeff Daniel, CEO/co-founder, Starmaker

Daniel Rosen,  Senior Music Talent Manager, Fullscreen

Ryan Tomlinson, President, SKEEmatic; Exec. Producer, SKEE TV

Nick DeMartino, Principal, ND Consulting, Moderator

Additional speakers to be announced

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

Track III: The Admiralty Room

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

Ravi Iyer, Chief Data Scientist, Ranker

Richard Maraschi, Global Solutions Leader, Advanced Analytics, IBM

Giulia Erickson, VP of Marketing, Warner Brothers Digital Distribution

Stephen Shelton, Director of Analytics, Quigley-Simpson

Vincent Bruzzese, CEO, C4 Research and Development

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

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

2:15 PM - 3:30 PM

Track I: Salon I - Live Webcast from this Room

Video Anytime Anywhere: Video Across Platforms - Television, Broadband and Mobile - Understanding the Value Proposition

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

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

Karla Ballard, SVP, TAG division, Participant Media

Kurt Knutsson, CyberGuy, Author, Investor, Broadcaster

Shahid Khan, Chairman and Chief Strategist, MediaMorph, Inc., Moderator

Additional speakers to be announced

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

Track II: Salon II

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

Jason Jercinovic, President, Havas Worldwide Digital

Simon Kelly, Co-CEO and Chief Enthusiasm Officer, Story Worldwide

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

Randy Shaffer, West & Central Region Sales Director, Xbox LIVE Specialist

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

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

3:50 PM - 5:00 PM

Track I: Salon I - Live Webcast from this Room

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

Justin Hochberg, CEO, Just Entertainment

Bill Sanders, SVP, Personal Brand Management, PMK*BNC

Sara Cummings, Advertising Solutions, Microsoft

Evan Sroka, Corporate Finance Executive, Creative Artists Agency (CAA)

Scott Manson, Chief Operating Officer, SB Projects

Rob Lee, President and Founder of Bayonne Entertainment

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

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

 

 

Track II: Salon II

Hollywood Does Cutting Edge: VR-AR-Immersive - Film - Video - Advertising - Interactive Experiential

Aron Hjartarson, Executive Creative Director, Framestore

Andy Cochrane, ‎Interactive and New Media Director, DFX Supervisor, Mirada Studios

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

Digital Domain, speaker to be announced

Geoffrey Long, Technical Director & Research Fellow,  USC's Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism, Moderator

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

Track IV:  Admiralty Room

Original Internet TV - The Cross Platform Explosion

Nicholas Longano, CEO, OTT Networks (Paula Deen Network)

Evan Bregman, Head of Original Content, Portal A

Scott Ehrlich, CEO Agility Studios

Rafi Mamalian, EVP, Collective Digital Studios

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

 

Special Session in the Poolside Tent

5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Pitch, Pass or Play: Interactive Start–Up Showcase Competition

Sponsored by: Mobile Excellence Awards and the Interactive Television Alliance

Speakers to be announced

 

7:00 PM – 9:00 PM, Marina Vista Room

The Virtual & Augmented Reality Evening Summit

Two 50 Minute Sessions:

 

Session I: Marina Vista Room

Virtual Reality - The Industry Visionaries and Innovators

Donnie Keller, Global Director, Xbox, Skype, & Holographic Media Solutions, Microsoft

Amir Rubin, founder & CEO, Sixense

Nathan Burba, co-founder & CEO, Survios

Nonny de la Peña, CEO Emblematic Group and Annenberg Fellow, USC School of Cinematic Arts

Neville Spiteri, CEO, WEVR

Moderator - Seth Shapiro, Governor, Interactive Media, The Television Academy

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

Session II: Marina Vista Room

Hollywood & Virtual Reality: Opportunities at the Intersection of Content and Technology

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

Peter Levin, President Lionsgate Interactive Ventures & Games

Brad Herman, ‎Head of DreamLab, DreamWorks Animation

Morris May, founder/CTO, Specular Theory

Moderator - Robert Nashak, COO, Survios

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

Wednesday, April 29th

9:00 AM - 10:15 AM

Track I: Salon III - Live Webcast from this Room

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

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

Steven Harnsberger, Vice President, Global Business Development and Strategic, Partnerships, Imagine Communications

Alon Golan, Head of Strategic Accounts, Americas, INNERACTIVE

Ross McCray, co-founder and CEO, VideoAmp

Lauren Cole, President, Cole Media, Moderator

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

10:45 AM - Noon

Track I: Salon II, Live Webcast from this Room

Internet TV Technology - Defining the Connected TV, Tablet & Smartphone Interactive Consumer Experience

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

Mark Jeffery, Sr Director, Technical Strategy – Mediacom Group Function Technology, Ericsson

Rhodes Mason, President, Internet Video Archive

Jim Monroe, co-founder and SVP of Programming, Net2TV

Bruce Lancaster, Vice President and General Manager of Harmony and New Ventures, Logitech

Matt Smith, VP of Product Line Management, Concurrent

David Leibowitz, Managing Partner, CH Potomac, Moderator

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

Track III: Poolside Tent I

Over the Top Platforms - TV, iPad - Tablet - SmartPhone - PC - Connecting into the Future

Kim Hurwitz, SVP, Programming, FilmOn.TV Networks Inc.

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

Audra Priluck, Vice President, Consulting, Media & Entertainment, GfK Custom Research North America

Malachi Bierstein, SVP Sales & Marketing, Saffron Digital

Sean Besser, Head of Platform, Peel

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

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

Noon - 12:45 PM

ThinkTank A: The Directors Room

Maximizing New Media Distribution Revenues: Windows, Exclusivity and Global Platforms

Christopher Kenneally, Director, Business Development, Copyright Clearance Center

Additional speakers to be announced

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

12:30 PM - 1:45 PM

Track III: Salon II

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

Anupam Gupta, EVP, Cloud Services, Vubiquity

Mike Earle, CEO & founder, aioTV

Robin Wilson, VP of Business Development, NAGRA

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

Candice Edwards, SVP of Strategy and Business Development, Digiflare

Andrew Morton, Vice President, Entone

Sean Besser, Head of Platform, Peel

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

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

Track IV: Poolside Tent I

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

Matt Hulett, CEO, ClickBank

Russell Schwartz, Senior Vice President, Business & Legal Affairs, Starz

David Shall, COO & General Counsel, Tornante Television

David Tenzer, Entertainment Attorney, formerly Generate, CAA

Bruce Perlmutter, Multi-Platform Development Exec, former SVP programming Revolt Media

Michael Sid, CEO, Mediamorph, Moderator

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

12:30 PM - 1:45 PM, Live Webcast from this Room

The MusicNext Forum Track: Marina Vista Room

The Re-Invention of Entertainment Deal-Making: Visionaries in Managing Star Power and Global Branding

Leslie Zigel, Principal, Founder, Ziglaw

Ryan Ford, Executive Vice President  and Chief Creative Officer, Cashmere Agency

Darin Wolf, EVP of National Alliances, Live Nation

Seth Schachner, Managing Director of Strat Americas, Moderator

Additional speakers to be announced

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

12:30 PM - 1:45 PM

Track VII:  - Live Webcast from this Room, Salon III

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

Heidi E. Lehmann, Founder - SWSIMedia,  "QueenBee" on OraTV

Valerie Voci, Chief Marketing Officer, OWNZONES Media Network

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

Kylie Sparks, actor/producer, "Squaresville"

Marlene Sharp, Director Of Development, RGH Entertainment

Perrin Kaplan, Principal, Zebra Partners, Moderator

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

2:15 PM - 3:30 PM

Track II: Salon II, Live Webcast from this Room

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

Ajay Dugar, Digital Strategist, Kinected Consulting

Christophe Louvion, CTO, M-GO

Mark Vena, Worldwide VP Marketing, Sling Media

Ralf Jacob, Chief Revenue Officer, Verizon Digital Media Services

Rovi, speaker to be announced

Scott Holmes, CMO, BlueWave Media

Mark Donnigan, VP, Sales & Strategy for Media & Entertainment, Beamr, Moderator

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

Track III: Admiralty Room

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

Kim Hawkins, Senior Vice President, Global Partnership Sales, AEG LIVE

Dale Manning, CSO, Founder, MasterChannel

Aaron Meyerson, President, bBooth (former President of Programming and Development, CBS Television)

Bill Momary, Senior Vice President of Content, IZEA

Frank Nein, President, 9Sight2020.com

Keith Newman, Head of Business Development, Re/code

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

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

2:15 PM - 3:30 PM, Salon I

The MusicNext Forum Track

Music in Internet and Streaming, TV, Films and Games: Rights & Licensing on All Platforms - Including Rates for Songwriters, Publishers & Record Companies

Jared Gutstadt, co-founder, Jingle Punks (creating scores for Pawn Stars, The Voice, The Taste)

Scott Cresto, Executive Vice President of Synchronization and Marketing, Reservoir

Daniel Indart, Composer, Jane The Virgin(ABC), Forever (ABC) and The Blacklist (NBC)

Bill Brown, Award Winning Composer

Brooke Wentz, founder, The Rights Workshop

Simone Benyacar, Head of the Music Department, Ant Farm

Art Chang, Founder and CEO, Tipping Point Partners, Moderator

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

3:50 PM - 5:00 PM

Track II: Salon II

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

Robert Forsyth, Chief Innovation Officer, Worldnow

Dan Sweeney, Western Division Vice President, The Allant Group

Xavier Kochhar, President and CEO, The Video Genome Project TM

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

Steve Ehrlich, Business Development, Hewlett Packard

Perry Weinstein, Business Director, Accedo

Jonathan Hurd, Director, Altman Vilandrie & Company, Moderator

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

Track IV: Admiralty Room

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

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

Brian Felsen, President, AdRev

Sam Gilchrist, CEO, PluraVida

Barry Snyder, founder/CEO, MediaMine

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

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

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

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

 

6:15 PM - 8:30, Salon III

An Evening of Women's Media

A Celebration of Women

An Evening of Great Ideas & Entertainment

Click Here for Information and Submissions

 

Thursday - Day Four - April 30th
9:30 AM - 10:45 AM

ThinkTank II: Plaza Room

Managing Video Strategy: Distribution Channels, Advertising and Technology

Joe Swift, founder, 7 Stories Up

Josh Lamb, Founder and CEO, Multipop

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

Ittai Shiu, General Manager, Video, Exponential

Markus Almer, Director, VideoRx, Moderator

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

11:05 AM - 12:20 PM

ThinkTank II - Plaza Room

Enabling YouTube Content: Monetizing and Enhancing Distribution & Consumer Engagement

Luke Wang, VP of Business Operations, Omnia Media

Juan Bruce, CEO and Co-Founder, Epoxy

Joshua Lennox, Co-Founder of Bulldog Digital Media

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

Field Garthwaite, Co-Founder and CEO, Iris.TV

Bee Ottinger, CEO, SnapCuts

Collin Lee, Vice President, Marketing, Influxis

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

Angie Behm, Director of Digital Strategy, Ant Farm

Bill Newell, President, North South Studios LLC, Moderator

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

12:50 PM - 2:00 PM

ThinkTank II: Ballroom Terrace

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

Eugene Lee, co-founder and CEO, ChannelMeter

Reed Lucas, Vice President of Audience Development, Bent Pixels

Corey Weiss, Business Development, ipsy

Cliff Baldridge, CEO and Founder, SBARTSTV Media Network

David Larkin, founder and CEO, Plexus Entertainment - GoWatchit.com, 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

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

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

Hassan Wharton-Ali, Head of Product, Kernel

Gene Pao, VP of Digital Media, Shout Factory

Marco Hansell, CEO/Founder, Speakr

Bill Jensen, American Crime Journalist & Producer, Moderator

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

2:15 PM - 3:30 PM

ThinkTank III: Ballroom Terrace

Content for the New Platforms: Custom Programming, Product Placement and Branded Advertising

Stephanie Piche', founder and Executive Producer of Mingle Media TV Network

Larry Laboe, President of Production, SXM

Allison Dollar, CEO, ITV Alliance, Moderator

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

 

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Tablet TV - TV - PC - Smartphone

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