The Digital Hollywood Experience

Digital Hollywood Tracks at 2019 CES®

DH - Digital Hollywood at CES


Digital Hollywood Events

CES® 2019


The Event: Digital Hollywood Events at CES2019

Conference Dates: January 7th, 2019

Location: Las Vegas Convention and World Trade Center

1) More than 170K Attendees Worldwide

2) More than 150 Countries

3) More than 7,400 Media

4) More than 3,900 Exhibitors


Keynote Speakers at CES 2019

Hans Vestberg, CEO, Verizon

Ginni Rometty, Chairman, President and CEO, IBM

Dr. I.P. Park, President and Chief Technology Officer, LG Electronics

Dr. Lisa Su, President and Chief Executive Officer, AMD

Gary Shapiro, President and CEO, Consumer Technology Association (CTA)™


Note: CES will take place January 8-11, 2019, with the Digital Hollywood conference sessions kicking off on Pre-Day, Monday, January 7th


Registration is on the CES website - To Attend All DH Produced Tracks at CES - Best Choice - Register for the "Deluxe Conference Pass" or the "Digital Hollywood Pass"" - Click Here


Monday, January 7, 2019

9 - 10 AM

Session I

LVCC, North Hall, N258

AR/VR/MR Think Tank: Top Technology and Entertainment Companies

Dane Smith, Global Head of Business Development, THE THIRD FLOOR, INC.

Tony Parisi, Head of AR/VR Brand Solutions, Unity Technologies

Kristina Serafim, Director, Verizon Ventures

John Canning, Executive Producer – New Media & Experiential, Digital Domain

Neil Parris, AR / VR, Entertainment Partnerships Lead, Google

Moderator - Steven Masur, Senior Partner, MG+

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here


Session II

LVCC, North Hall, N253

The Power of Influence: Accelerating Brand Value

Dan Gardner, CEO & Co-Founder, Code and Theory

Sybil Grieb, US Head of Influencer Strategy, Edelman

Ian Greenblatt, Managing Director & Technology/Media/Telecom Practice Leader, J.D. Power

Jenny Wiener, VP of Integrated Marketing, Fullscreen Media

Spencer McClung, Principal, Advisory Firm Three

Jade Sherman, Vice President, Digital Media, Abrams Artists Agency

Moderator - Tom Flanagan, Chief Content and Innovation Officer, Big Block

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here


10:15 – 11:15 AM

Session I

LVCC, North Hall, N258

Gaming: The Killer AR/VR/MR App

Greg Potter, Analyst, S&P Global Market Intelligence

Jenna Seiden, Venture Advisor/XR Consultant, Lumo Labs

Anthony Borquez, founder and CEO, Grab

Don Daglow, CEO, Daglow Entertainment (Games Industry Leader: La Russa Baseball, Madden NFL, NASCAR Racing)

Laura Martin, CFA & CMT, Managing Director, Managing Director, Entertainment & Internet, Needham & Company

Guy Costantini, Vice President of Global Interactive Marketing, Skydance Media

Moderator - Ariella Lehrer, Ph.D., President, HitPoint Studios

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here


Session II

LVCC, North Hall, N253

The Future of Brand Partnerships and Influencer Marketing

Stacy Minero, Head of Content Creation, Twitter

S. Scott Burnett, Managing Director, Consumer Electronics, IBM Electronics Industry

Beau Avril, Global Head of Business Operations, FameBit By YouTube

Natasha Vaquer, Vice President of Talent Partnerships & Influencer Strategy, Refinery29

Adam Puchalsky, SVP/Managing Director, UM Studios

Ed Romaine, Bleacher Report Chief Brand Officer, Bleacher Report

Moderator - Andrew Solmssen, Managing Director, POSSIBLE, Los Angeles

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here


11:30 – 12:30 PM

Session I

LVCC, North Hall, N258

AR/VR/MR Everywhere: Hospitality, Arcades and Theme Parks

Joanna Popper, Global Head of VR, Location Based Entertainment, HP

Ryan Pullliam, CMO, Speaker and Co-Founder, Specular Theory

Brad Herman, Co-Founder, Chief Technology Officer, SPACES Inc.

Jennifer Chavarria, Head of Studio, Kite and Lightning

Alasdair Lennox, Executive Creative Director, FITCH

Moderator - Mark Kapczynski, President, Storymill

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here


Session II

LVCC, North Hall, N253

Transforming Contextual Advertising and Media

Brian Benedik, Vice President and Global Head of Advertising, Spotify

Mary Hamilton, Managing Director, Global Digital Experiences, Accenture

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

Jason Jercinovic, Global Head of Marketing Innovation, Havas

Jason Bolles, Managing Director, Video Personalization, Gracenote, a Nielsen Company

Dan Levi, EVP, Chief Marketing Officer, Clear Channel Outdoor

Moderator - Peg Jackson, Managing Director, Mooreland Partners

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here











2019 DH Events at CES, January 7-11, 2019, Las Vegas Convention & World Trade Center

Digital Hollywood Spring, Los Angeles May 21-23, 2019, Skirball Center, Los Angeles, Calif.

Digital Hollywood Events at Mobile World Congress LA, October 21-24, 2019, JW Marriott & LA Convention Center

Digital Hollywood Fall, November 12-14, 2019 Skirball Center, Los Angeles, Calif.

Monday, January 7th, 2019 (continued from left column)

1 - 2 PM

Session I

LVCC, North Hall, N258

AR/VR/MR as a Branding Strategy

Alexander Nick, Global AR/VR Ads Go-to-Market Lead, Google

Marie Sornin, VP, Brand Partnerships, NextVR

Fabian Birgfeld, founder and partner, W12 Studios

Natascha French, Chief Marketing Officer, VNTANA

Derek Fridman, Chief Design Officer, Huge

Dan Rutstein, President, Laduma

Moderator - Mike Vorhaus, CEO, Vorhaus Advisors

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here


Session II

LVCC, North Hall, N253

The Future of TV: From Primetime to Multi-Platforms

David Cohen, President, NA, MAGNA

Stefanie Schwartz, Executive Vice President, Media Networks Digital Partnerships and Digital Studios Strategy & Operations, Viacom

Colby Smith, Senior Vice President, Content & Partnerships, ABC News

Laura Froelich, Senior Director, Partner Management, Global Content Partnerships, Twitter

Ira Rubenstein, Chief Digital & Marketing Officer, PBS Digital

Soumya Sriraman, President, BritBox

Moderator - Jonathan Hurd, Director, Altman Vilandrie & Company

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here


2:15 - 3:15 PM

Session I

LVCC, North Hall, N258

The Immersive Media Leadership Think Tank: AR/VR/MR

Raffaella Camera, Head of Market & Innovation Strategy, Global, Accenture

Ted Schilowitz, Futurist in Residence, Paramount Pictures

Patrick Costello, Senior Director of Business Development, Qualcomm

Preeti Patel, SVP, Technology, R/GA New York

Ravi Velhal, Global Content Strategist, Intel Corporation

Steve Sullivan, General Manager, Mixed Reality Capture Studios, Microsoft

Moderator - Frank Radice, Expert in Residence, Definition6

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here


Session II

LVCC, North Hall, N253

Internet TV and OTT: Programming Everywhere

Jayar Donlan, Executive Vice President, Advanced Media Group, WWE

Sarah Astrop, VP, Global Partner, Media Innovation, UM Worldwide

Mitch Weinraub, Director - Advanced Video Products, DISH Networks

Markus Fritz, Executive Vice President, Commercial Development & Strategic Partnerships, Eutelsat

Saul J Berman, Chief Strategist. Vice President & Partner, IBM Global Business Service

Matt Smith, Executive Director, Business Development & Strategy, Comcast Technology Solutions

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

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here


3:30 - 4:30 PM

Session I

LVCC, North Hall, N258

The Augmented Reality Experience

Elizabeth Kiehner, Senior, Global Design Services Director, IBMiX

Olivier Koelemij, Managing Director, MediaMonks L.A.

Mark Francis, Product Marketing Lead, Sumerian, Amazon

Nigel Tierney, Head of Content, Verizon/RYOT

Catelyn Orsini, Lead Architect, Voice Services, Plantronics

Michael Leventhal, Partner, Holmes Weinberg, P.C.

Moderator - Bill Newell, CEO, North South Studios LLC

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here


Session II

LVCC, North Hall, N253

Social Media Transforms Marketing

Urs Cete, Managing Director and Chief Financial Officer of Bertelsmann Digital Media Investments, L.P.

Sharon Mussalli, Chief Revenue Officer, Some Spider Inc.

Spence Kramer, CEO, J. Walter Thompson Atlanta

Evan Weiss, Founding Partner/Head of Talent, Red Sun Entertainment

James Heath, Director of Audience Development, Univision Creator Network

Jim Louderback, General Manager, VidCon, Viacom

Moderator, Tania Yuki, CEO, Shareablee

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

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