The Digital Hollywood Experience

 

 

Next Event - October 19-22, 2015

At the Ritz Carlton in Marina del Rey

Digital Hollywood Spring

Watch Live Video From Digital Hollywood

The Strategic Sessions - Let's Get Started!

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

Khudor Annous is VP of Integrated Marketing & Promotions, Fullscreen

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

Tony Chen, CEO, Channel Factory

Mike Vorhaus, President, Magid Advisors, Moderator

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Track II: Poolside Tent I

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

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11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Track I: Ballroom Terrace – Live Webcast from this Room

Valuing and Financing Entertainment Content: Movies, Television and Online Video, From VC & Equity to Crowdfunding

Diane McGrath, Managing Director Media and Technology, Streicher, J Streicher Capital

Schuyler M. Moore, Partner, Stroock

Seth Shapiro, Governor, Interactive Media, The Television Academy

Daniel Wagner, Co-founder, FORTITUDE FILMS INTERNATIONAL

Seth M Willenson, President. Seth Willenson, Inc.

Chad Fitzgerald, Partner at Kinsella Weitzman Iser Kump & Aldisert LLP.

Larry Gerbrandt, Managing Director, Janas Group & principal, Media Valuation Partners, Moderator

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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

Michael Suggett, VP/Executive Producer-Original Programming for Mind Over Eye/TEN: The Enthusiast Network

Mark Marraccini, Head of Development, Kids at Play

Tom Morgan, CEO + Founder, Net2TV Corporation

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

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

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

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

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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

Thom Zadra, Executive Vice President, Relativity Digital Studios

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

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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

Perry Tell, Co-Founder and COO, Inmoji

Sam Levine, Director, Brand Partnerships, Fuel Industries

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

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Track III: Poolside Tent II

Viral and Social Media 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

John Montgomery, CEO and Chief Creative Officer, Threshold Interactive

Alan Wolk, Senior Analyst, tdg the diffusion group, 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

Brian Tomasette, Adx Global Strategy, Google

Troels Smit, Head of LiveRail Sales, Facebook

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

Dan Mosher, Senior Vice President of Business Operations  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

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

1:15 PM – 2:15 PM PM Marina Vista Room – Live Webcast from this Room

The TV Writers Roundtable:  Creative Master Class: TV, Film & Video

Margaret Dunlap, writer, director, and co-executive producer, The Lizzie Bennet Diaries

Margaret Schrader, producer, directer "Dancing With the Stars: All Access"

David J. North, Writer/Producer, "Rizzoli & Isles", "NCIS: Los Angeles"

Adam Fratto, producing scripted drama, Pukeko Pictures

Christopher Silber, Writer and Producer, Cold Case, CSI:NY

Sam Miller, staff writer, CBS sitcom Mom

Catherine Clinch, TV Writer, TV veteran, Hunter, Jake & The Fat Man, Knight Rider, Love Boat, Hart to Hart, Moderator

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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

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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, EVP 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.

Alan H. Resnikoff, Principal, Shamrock Capital Advisors

Sam Gilchrist, CEO, PluraVida

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

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Track III - Tent II

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

Jonathan Tavss, Head of Original Content Production, 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

Lara Hoefs, CEO, StoryDisruptive, Moderator

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2:30 PM - 3:30 PM, Marina Vista Room - Webcasting Live from this Room

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

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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

David Baldwin, EVP, Program Planning, Starz

Soumya Sriraman, EVP, Film, 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

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

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

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Track II - Poolside Tent I

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

Jeff Holman, Associate Creative Director, Omelet

Dustin Bomar, Head of Mobile/Digital, Hilton Worldwide

Justin Rezvani, CEO of theAmplify

Charlie Neer, SVP Revenue, North America, Adaptly

Alex Stone, Co-founder, Imagewiki

Marc Karzen, CEO, RelishMIX, 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

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

Dustin DeRolph. Director of Content, YouNow

Sun Jen Yung, Managing Director, Headwaters MB, Moderator

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3:45 PM - 4:45 PM - The Workshop

Track IV: The Plaza Room

CrowdFunding Update:  Exploring Innovation in the Crowdfunding Film-TV-Start-up Process

Ron Miller, CEO, StartEngine Crowdfunding, Inc.

Stephen Y. Ma, Partner, Early Sullivan Wright Gizer & McRae LLP

Bryan M. Sullivan, Partner, Early Sullivan Wright Gizer & McRae LLP

Samuel S. Guzik, Founder, GUZIK & ASSOCIATES

Rafe Furst, co-founder & Chief Investment Officer, Crowdfunder

Marlon Schulman, Founder and CEO, Horror Equity Fund LLC

Ash Kumra, Co-Founder, DreamItAlive.com, Startup America California Leader, Moderator

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

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*

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”

Charles Como, CEO, Underground Network

Gary Benz, founder, GRB Entertainment (Princes of Malibu, Alter-Eco with Adrian Grenier, A&E’s Intervention

Brandon Schultz, President, Street Legends Ink

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 – 9:00 PM, Marina Vista Room, by invitation

The Digital Hollywood Welcome Dinner, In Honor of:

The High School Music Company: The Industry – Compton High School Outreach Partnership to Make Dreams Happen!

 

The Welcome Dinner - The Health Media & Technology Summit

Monday, April 27th, by invitation

6:15 PM – 8:30 PM, Ballroom Terrace

An Evening Honoring the Leaders in Health Media and Technology:  An Industry With Purpose: Technology and Media that Save Lives

Dr. Bruce Hensel, Chief Health, Medical and Science Editor/Correspondent for NBC4 Southern California, Moderator

Kate Langrall Folb, Director, Hollywood, Health & Society, USC Annenberg Norman Lear Center

Matt Paxton, A&E’s Hoarders

Sandra de Castro Buffington, Founding Director, Global Media Center for Social Impact, UCLA's Fielding School of Public Health

Patrick Vogt, CEO and Director, HealthiNation

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

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, inCode Consulting

Matt McMahon, VP of Business Development, Seriously Digital Entertainment

Glenn Hower, Research Analyst, Parks Associates, Moderator

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9:00 AM - 10:15 AM

ThinkTank I, Poolside Tent I

Silicon Beach Strategies: Accelerate, Incubate, Crowdfunding, Start-ups & Angels

Brian Mac Mahon, Chief Community Officer, Pay it Forward Labs & Expert DOJO

Andrew Heckler, founder and CEO, Hone

John Shiple, founder, FreelanceCTO.com

Addison McCaleb, Founder and CEO, MediaHound

Andrés Diana, Managing Director, SeedInvest Los Angeles

Victoria Silchenko, Ph.D., Chair of Global LAVA, Los Angeles Venture Association, Moderator

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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

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

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Track III: Poolside Tent I

10:45 AM - Noon - The Women's Media Track

Living the Life: Women Entrepreneurs, Lifestyle Innovators and Disrupters

Mallika Bajaj, Indian journalist and sportscaster

Anne-Marie Roussel, Venture Partner, Illuminate

Nina Simosko, Chief Product Officer, NTTi3

Devery Holmes, President & CEO, Spark Marketing

Melissa Palazzo, President, Ant Farm

Miss Kris Turner

Jen Mojo, founder, Paper Dolls

Lisa Kraynak, Founding partner, Propelle partners, Moderator

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Track VI: The Plaza Room

Investment & Funding of Indie Film and TV: from Theatrical Features to Cable Networks, Netflix and Amazon

René Bourdages, CEO, Elevado Media, Inc. Moderator

Sandy Smolan, Film & Television Director

Jane Goldenring, President, Goldenring Productions

Chuck Bush Jr, CEO, Great Road Capital

Randy Greenberg, CEO, The Greenberg Group

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

Track V: The Ballroom Terrace - Live Webcast from this Room

Health Media & Technology Track

Health and Wellness: An Era of Innovation - Video, Social Media & Communication - Platforms that Change the World

Yahav Isak, SVP of Operations, Publicis Life Brands Medicus

Dr. Jack Kreindler, M.D. Founder, Chairman and Chief Medical Officer, Sentrian

Steve Leber, Chairman & CEO, Grandparents.com

Patrick Vogt, CEO and Director, HealthiNation

Jennifer Alden, producer and board member, Palo Alto Prize

Amanda Bass, Senior Manager of Sales & Marketing, Communicorp, Aflac

Robert Gonsalves, Consultant in Online Operations, Moderator

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10:45 AM – Noon, Live Webcast from this Room

Sports Media and Technology Track:  Salon III

Live Sports - Wearing the “Must Watch”  TV Crown: Growth and Influence in Cross Platform Programming and Advertising

Bob Keyser, VP, Partner Services, Pac-12 TV Networks

Jake Steinfield, Founder Major League Lacrosse, Body By Jake

Patrick Crakes, SVP Programming, Research and Content Strategy, FOX Sports

Bob Lynch, SVP, Global Partnerships, Brooklyn Sports & Entertainment (Nets, Islanders, Barclays Center, Nassau Coliseum)

Tom Hoffarth, Sports Columnist, LA News Group Daily News

Bob Gold, Principal, Bob Gold & Associates, Moderator

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

10:45 AM – Noon, Live Webcast from this Room

The MusicNext Forum Track: Marina Vista Room

Moneyball, Music & Commerce – Digging into the Stats: What Facebook, Mobile Technology, YouTube, Spotify, Twitter, Pandora, Rdio, Social Media, Charting, Ticketing and other Stats Mean

Marc Ruxin, CMO. Rdio

Jason Feinberg, Head of Artist Marketing, Pandora

Ethan Kaplan, Senior Vice President and General Manager of Music, Gracenote

Michael Drexler, Executive Director, Business Development, Digital Licensing & Strategic Development, Broadcast Music, Inc. (BMI)

Cheryl Lucanegro, Vice President of Advertising Strategy and Sales, SoundHound

Dean Serletic, Head of Marketing and Licensing, Zya, 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

 

Track III: The Plaza Room

Investment, Funding Strategies and Deal Flow: Digital Media Venture, Investment and Funding: New Business Models in Entertainment, Media and Technology - From Funds to Crowdfunding

David O. Higley, Managing Partner, Bond Lane Merchant Bank

Jonathan Skogmo, Founder and CEO, Jukin Media

Greg Akselrud, Partner, Stubbs Alderton & Markiles, LLP

Muizz Kheraj, Director, FocalPoint Partners, LLC

Sun Jen Yung, Managing Director, Headwaters MB

Joey Tamer, President, S.O.S. Inc., Moderator

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

Track V: The Ballroom Terrace - Live Webcast from this Room

Health Media & Technology Track

Women, Health, Wellness and Media: The Constituency of Care: Innovation in Technology and Media Platforms

Dr. Preeti Parikh, Chief Medical Editor, HealthiNation

Michelle Levander, Director, USC Annenberg/California Endowment Health Journalism Fellowships

Leslie Acoca, founder, Girls Health Screen and president of the National Girls Health and Justice Institute

Jackie Warner, Fitness Trainer and Star of Bravo Television Series, "Work Out" and "Thintervention"

Natalie Barandes, Founder and CEO, get it…pictures

Sue Cross, founder and principal, Cross Strategy (former SVP, The Associated Press), Moderator

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

Sports Media and Technology Track:

Sports Media Expansion - 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

Richard Gillam, CEO, DeskSite (Official NFL Team Content Partner)

Gotham Chopra, Director/Producer, Kobe Bryant's Muse, ESPN, 30 for 30, "The Little Master"

Don Daglow, CEO Daglow Ent. (La Russa Baseball, Madden NFL, NASCAR Racing)

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

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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

Dana Shayegan, Vice President of Music, Collective Digital Studio (CDS)

Nick DeMartino, Principal, ND Consulting, Moderator

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12:30 PM - 1:45 PM - Marina Vista Room, Live Webcast

The Consumer Warrior - The insatiable Appetite for Sports, Media, Fitness & Health Technology: From Wearables to Games and TV

Laura Rumbel, Consumer Experience Enabling Director, Intel Corporation

Dean Sawyer, MBA – Co-Founder, Chief Executive Officer, Board of Directors, Jointly Health

Kirk Dulaney, Executive Director, Strategic Business Development, Sony Electronics

Rendell Swart, Director, Strategic Sales and Business Development, Arxan Technologies

Kelemen Papp, Executive Director, Mooreland Partners

Brian Burke, CEO, Smashing Ideas, Moderator

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

The ThinkTanks

2:00 PM - 2:45 PM - The Director’s Room

Content & _____ Are King: Identifying the value proposition that makes content so valuable.

Steve Bradbury, Chief Operating Officer, Zazoom Media Group

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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

Rich Goldberg, Co-President, Vertical Entertainment

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

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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

Todd Hunter, Creative Executive, CAA Marketing, a div. of CAA

Gianelle Veis, Prize Development, XPRIZE

Mike Pelletier, Marketing Director, Call of Duty

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

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Track III: The Plaza 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

David Herrin, Head of Research, UTA Brand Studio

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

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2:15 PM – 3:30 PM, Ballroom Terrace, Live Webcast From this Room

Health Media & Sports Media Track

Fitness & Wellness: Nutrition, Workouts, Healthy Lifestyle on TV.

Carl Daikeler, CEO, Beachbody Fitness

Autumn Calabrese, Celebrity Fitness Trainer, Creator of BeachBody's #1 Selling Workout Program

Beth Shaw, Founder, YogaFit Studios

Pauline Nordin, Fitness Trainer, Nordic version of ʺThe Biggest Loserʺ

Craig Ramsay, People Magazine's top Fitness Expert

Lacey Stone, Founder, Lacey Stone Fitness

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

2:15 PM - 3:30 PM Live Webcast from this Room

Sports Media and Technology Track:  Salon III

Women Leadership in Sports, Sports Media, Advertising & Technology: Case Studies in Transforming an Industry

Alison Overholt, Editor-in-Chief, espnW

Nancy Lough, President, Sport Marketing Association and Director of Marketing, College of Education, UNLV

Lisa Murray, EVP and Chief Marketing Officer, Octagon Worldwide

Muriel Moscardini, CEO, Fluendo

Mariana Danilovic, Managing Director, Hollywood Portfolio, Moderator

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2:15 PM – 3:30 PM, Live Webcast from this Room

The MusicNext Forum Track: Marina Vista Room

Music Programming Concepts – TV to Mobile – From the Vision, to the Brand Relations to the Cross Platform Dealmaking

Danielle Salzedo, Vice President of Music, MTV

Keith Clinkscales, CEO, REVOLT Media

Kelly G. Griffin, Senior Director of Programming, Black Entertainment Television

Tim Quirk, Founder and CEO. Freeform

Brent Imai, Executive Director of Content Development for U-verse, AT&T

Ayiko Broyard, VP/Group Account Director, Walton Isaacson

Kelli Richards, President & CEO, The All Access Group, LLC, Moderator

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Track V: Poolside Tent I – The MusicNext Form

The New World of Music Licensing in the Digital Age:  What you need to know about licensing music in the digital space as well as traditional film and TV

Todd Brabec, Executive Vice President and Worldwide Director of Membership, ASCAP

Jeff Brabec, Vice President of Business Affairs, BMG Chrysalis

Steve Winogradsky, Co-Founder/Partner, WINOGRADSKY/SOBEL

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

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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

Joanna Bomberg, SVP of Music & Talent Programming Strategy, MTV

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

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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, Special Projects Lead, Mirada Studios, Mirada Studios

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

Rich Flier, President, Advertising and Games, Digital Domain

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

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

Track IV: The Plaza 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

Andrew Graham, Senior Talent Manager, Big Frame

Michael Greer, co-founder and CTO, TAPP

David Tochterman, President, Versatility Media, Moderator

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

Track V: The Ballroom Terrace - Live Webcast from this Room

Health Media & Technology Track

Health and Wellness Media, Advertising & Communication: From TV to Digital Strategies

David Mays, Communications Director, Kaiser Permanente

Seema Wadhwa, Assistance Vice President, Sustainability and Wellness, Inova Health System

Carla Parker, Director of Client Performance, athenahealth

Lisa Waters, EVP, Health, Edelman PR

Matt Paxton, A&E Show, "Hoarders"

Moderator, Patrice Smith, Health Industry Consultant

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

3:50 PM - 5:00 PM, Live Webcast from this Room

Sports Media and Technology Track:  Marina Vista Room

The Future of Multi Platform Content: Sports Video and Advertising in a Changing World

David Katz, Founder and CEO, ThePostGame.com (Moderator)

David Nathanson, General Manager & Chief Operating Officer, FOX Sports 1 and FOX Sports 2

Jeff Husvar, President, Lagardere Unlimited Media Group

William Corbin, VP, Digital Media, Wasserman Media Group

Jonathan Lowe, VP, Marketing at AEG Sports

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

3:50 PM - 5:00 PM, Live Webcast from this Room

The MusicNext Forum Track: Salon III

Women in Music – The Power Players - Artists – Executives – Managers – Journalists

Sandy Alouete, SVP of Talent and Music Programming at VH1

Marilyn Batchelor, Chief Brand Officer & Head of Global Marketing, Hidden Beach Experience

Madeline Nelson, CEO/Managing Member, Heads Music

Sharon Graves, Vice President, Phorus, a subsidiary of DTS

Tish Ciravolo, Founder and President, DAISY ROCK GIRL GUITARS

Asya Shein, Founder and Publisher, Fusicology.com

Susan Brazer, CEO, LionShare Media, Moderator

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

3:50 - 5:00 PM, The ThinkTank, Poolside Tent I, MusicNext Forum

Investing and Funding in Music & Music Technology – Looking at Venture Capital, Private Equity and Crowdfunding

Fred Goldring, Co-Founder and Chairman, Aficionado Media

T. Hale Boggs, Partner, Manatt, Phelps & Phillips

Harry DeMott, General Partner, Raptor Ventures

Reza Rassool, CTO, Kwaai Oak

Dick Wingate. Principal/DEV Advisors, President/BHi Music Group, 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 I

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

Chris Denson, Director, Ignition Factory, OmnicomMediaGroup USA

Mike Murphy - head of global partnerships, Intel

Jonathan Lowe, VP Marketing AEG Sports Worldwide

Brad Spahr, Vice President, Product Development, Global Digital Business at Sony Music Entertainment

Moderator: Allison Dollar, CEO , ITV Alliance

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

6:15 PM - 7:30 PM, Ballroom Terrace

Digital Israel at Digital Hollywood:  The Brightest Innovations in Media from Israel!

Effi Atad, CEO Showbox

Eli Uzan, CEO Screenz

Erez Baum, CEO Imperson

Eytan Keller, President ZullaVision

Tal Cohen-Litant, Director, Orad Hi-Tec Systems

Nir Haklili, Director, Warner Bros / GDMX, Moderator

Sharona Justman, co-Founder, The Israel Conference™, Opening Notes

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

6:15 PM – 8:30 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

 

New Tracks from Digital Hollywood Spring:

Virtual & Augmented Reality Summit - Click Here

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

The Women's Summit - Click Here

Financing Hollywood - Click Here

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

Music Special Event - The High School Music Company

MusicNEXT - IdeaFest - Los Angeles

A Celebration of Women - An Evening of Great Ideas & Entertainment

Internet TV - The Distruption - Tablets - TV - Smartphones - PC

Body by Jake at Digital Hollywood - The Sports Track

Wellness & Social Media - Accelerating Voice and Awareness

Digital Israel at Digital Hollywood: Brightest in Innovation

Register for Digital Hollywood - Click Here

Attendee List from the Last Event - 2014 - Click Here

Sponsor and Exhibitor Information - Click Here

Discount Hotel Sleeping Rooms at the Ritz Carlton - Click Here

Wednesday, April 29th

The Breakfast Roundtable

9:00 AM - 10:15 AM - Open to all attendees

Track IV: The Ballroom Terrace - Live Webcast from this Room

Sponsored by Alliance for Women in Media, Southern California

Bring the Sizzle--How Your Sizzle Reel Sells Your Brand

De Ivett, founder, 5D Spectrum

Nicole Smith, Vice President, Brand New Media

Jeanette DePatie, President, Propellerhead, Inc.:

Ghiya Rushidat, Composer

Susan Slamer, Vice President, Music Affairs, Sony Pictures Television

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

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

Yuval Fisher, CTO MVPD, Imagine Communications

Lauren Cole, President, Cole Media, Moderator

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

Track III: The Plaza Room

The Power of Pinterest:  Enhancing Brand and Customer Engagement

Kevin Lorenz, Director of Agency & Brand Relations, Tailwind

Rachel Faucett from "Handmade Charlotte", Pinterest influencer

Shelley Zallis, CEO Ipsos OTX and Ipsos Girls Lounge

Jessica Bailey, Senior Manager of Art Direction, Evite

Dave Weinberg, CEO, loop88, Moderator

Catherine Connors, Founder and Principal, Demeter Media, Moderator

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

10:00 AM – 11:00 AM

Track II: Salon I

Virtual Reality Workshop

History of VR & AR: What It Was, What It Is, What It Will Be

David Cole, co-founder, NextVR

Philip Lelyveld, VR/AR Program Manager, USC Entertainment Technology Center

Jacki Morie, Owner/CEO, All These Worlds, LLC

Michael Zyda, Director, USC GamePipe Laboratory

David Marlett, author, VR filmmaker, CINEMERSIA

Marty Perlmutter, technologist, Patent Holder, Early VR/3D Technology Leader, 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

David Price, Head of TV Business Development, Ericsson

Marc Pariser, Founder/CEO, ShowBizCentral

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

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

Track V: Marina Vista Room - Live Webcast from this Room

Women Entrepreneurs: Sharing Experience - Real Life Stories - Building the Brand, the Personal and the Company Identit

Erin Kapczynski, Vice President, Marketing, Purch

Kirsty Spraggon, Author, Motivational Expert, Kirsty Spraggon TV

Julie Spira, CEO, Cyber-Dating Expert and Social Media and More

Phoenix Gonzalez, Co-Founder & COO/Head of Business Development, Dotstudioz

Debra Fine, CEO, I Have A Dream, Board of Directors Maple Center

Linda Sherman, Co-Founder, The Courage Group, Moderator

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

10:45 AM - Noon, Live Webcast from this Room

The MusicNext Forum Track: Salon III

The Business of EDM – Reaching Millennials – The Power of Music and Brand - The Power of Lifestyle

Gary Richards, CEO, HARD, Destructo, reknown DJ

Jeff Shaw, Senior Vice President, Strategic Alliances - Electronic Music Lead, Live Nation Entertainment

Mac Clark, Head of Electronic Music, CAA

Richard Bishop, Manager, Electronic Division, Red Light Management

Senthil Chidambaram, Founder/CEO, Dancing Astronaut

John Boyle Chief Growth Officer, Interim CFO, Insomniac, Moderator

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

10:45 AM – Noon

SportsNext Workshop - The Plaza Room

The Long-tail of Live Sports - How to Make it Great; How to Get an Audience; How to Pay for It

Brian Ring, President Ring Digital llc, Moderator

Philip Nelson, SVP/CRO NewTek

Ryan Zander, SVP/GM Sportvision

Carl Kirchhoff, Founder & President, Eversport Media

Sandy Khaund, CTO, InStadium

 

11:00 AM - 5:00 PM - The Admiralty Room

Women's Mini-Fest at Digital Hollywood - Screenings and Discussion - Curated by Women in Film

Speakers and Content to be announced

 

11:30 AM – 12:30 PM

Track I: Poolside Tent II

Virtual Reality Workshop

Virtual Reality:  Opportunities and Strategies for Studios, TV, Platforms, Brands and Marketers

DJ Roller, Co-Founder, NextVR

James Iliff, CCO, Survois

Jeffrey Greller, Digital Agent, WME

Myles McGovern, President, IM360

Michael Yang, Managing Director, Comcast Ventures

Jonnie Ross, Co-Founder, Visionary VR & VRLA, Moderator

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

Noon - 12:45 PM - Open to all Attendees

ThinkTank A: The Directors Room

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

Christopher Kenneally, Director, Business Development, Copyright Clearance Center

Rob H. Aft, President of Compliance Consulting LLC

Douglas Blake, Executive producer, “Parallax”

Bruce David Eisen, CEO and founder, HereIsTV

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

12:30 PM - 1:45 PM

Track III: Salon II, Live Webcast from this Room

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

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

David Shall, COO & General Counsel, Tornante Television

David Tenzer, Entertainment Attorney, formerly Generate, CAA

Corey Davis, Vice President of Marketing, ClickBank

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

Michael Sid, CEO, Mediamorph, Moderator

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

Track VII:  - The Plaza Room

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

Natascha Hopkins, Actress - Stuntwoman

Helenna Santos, Founder and CEO, “Ms. In The Biz”/Actress/ Producer/Writer

Perrin Kaplan, Principal, Zebra Partners, Moderator

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

12:30 PM - 1:45 PM

Track V: The Ballroom Terrace - Live Webcast from this Room

Health Media & Technology Track

Health Media and Social Media – Building Brand and Connectivity – The 24/7 Consumer Relationship

Doug Ziewacz, Head of Global Digital Media & Advertising, Under Armour

Russ Johannesson, Chief Operating Officer, Sharecare

Amy Tenderich, Founder and Editor, DiabetesMine

Sheila Murphy, Ph.D, Professor, Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism, University of Southern California

Lygeia Ricciardi, Digital Health & Consumer Engagement Expert, Clear Voice Consulting, LLC, 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

Kwasi Asare, Managing Partner, Fighter Interactive

Seth Schachner, Managing Director of Strat Americas, Moderator

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

12:30 PM - 1:45 PM, Salon III, Live Webcast

Sports Media and Technology Workshops

Live Sports Programming Goes Hi-Tech: From Twitter Feeds to Sharing In-Venue Sports Performance Tracking and with Broadcast & Internet Viewers

Pete Scott, VP of Emerging Media, Turner Sports

Bobby Schur, COO, STATS

Gil Haslam, Creative Director, Troika

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

Jonathan Tavss, Founder, ConnectD

Dan Loesch, Head of Monetization, Peel

Trevor Doerksen M.Sc., CEO & Founder, Mobovivo, Moderator

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM, Salon I

Virtual Reality Workshop

Exploring the Market Opportunities in VR, AR and Immersive Technologies

John Feuerstein, Producer, Digital Play, Mattel

David A. Smith, Senior Fellow, Lockheed Martin MST

Chris Ullrich, Vice President, User Experience, Immersion Corporation

Joel Susal, Director, Virtual and Augmented Reality, Dolby Laboratories

Brian Selzer, Vice President, Business and Product, Development, DAQRI, Moderator

Video and Session Information - Click Here

 

Think Tank Session

1:00 PM - 1:45 PM, The Directors Room

From Script to Oculus: Active Projects and Real VR Production, Post-Production, and Delivery.  Workflow and Delivery for Oculus Rift, Samsung GearVR, Google Cardboard, and others.

Session Leader: Lucas Wilson, VR Producer

Alex Henning, Co-Founder, Magnopus & Academy Award Winner, Visual Effects (Hugo)

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

Lucian Oniga, Senior Director, Business Development, Rovi

Scott Holmes, CMO, BlueWave Media

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

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

Track III: Poolside Tent I

Venture Funding, Investment & Mergers - Leadership in the Entertainment & Technology Space: Broadband, Social, Mobile

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

Pilar Stella Ingargiola, co-founder & Managing Partner, Alchemy P4 Fund

Renata RA Akhunova, Partner, Formula VC, Venture Fund

Juston Brommel, Founder, Advisor, CEO, CMTO, Free(dom) Agent

Monica Dodi, Managing Director, Women's Venture Capital Fund

Joey Tamer, President, S.O.S. Inc., Moderator

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

Track VI: Marina Vista - Live Webcast from this Room

Bringing More Women into Tech: Breaking Down the Barriers to Entry

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

Meghana Bhatt, VP of Data Science, FEM Inc.

Paulette Pantoja, Founder and Chief Executive Officer BluFocus

Jill (Schneiderman) Wilson, SVP of Game Development, SGN

Monica Nordhaus, Executive, Career & Life Coach

Denise Hewett, founder and CEO, Scriptd

Arlene Zeichner, Principal, Selavy Associates, Moderator

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

Track III: The Plaza 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, Live Webcast from this Room

The MusicNext Forum Track: Salon III

Live Music - Blowin’ Minds on the Net!  Engagement in a Fractured World: Live Streaming & How Brands Reach and Engage

Brian Anderson, Music Sponsorships, YouTube

Hank Neuberger, President, Springboard Productions

Tim Spengler, Former President of Content Marketing and Revenue Strategy, Clear Channel Media and Entertainment

Allen Sanford, co-founding Partner/Officer & Chairman of the Board, IROCKE

Morgan Margolis, President and CEO, Knitting Factory Entertainment

John J. Petrocelli, CEO, Bulldog Digital Media, 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

Brian Wahlund, Chief Strategy Officer, Jingle Punks

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

Paul Goldman, CEO, Muserk

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

 

2:15 PM – 3:30 PM, Live Webcast, Ballroom Terrace

Health Media & Technology Track

Hollywood, Healthcare and the Primary Providers – Building a Media, Advertising and Technology Wellness Alliance

Sandra de Castro Buffington, Global Media Center for Social Impact, UCLA

Indu Subaiya, MD MBA, MD MBA Co-Chairman & CEO, Health 2.0

Amy Tenderich, Founder and Editor, DiabetesMine

Ruben Aronin, SVP, The Better World Group, Moderator

Additional speakers to be announced

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

2:30 PM - 3:30 PM, Poolside Tent II

Virtual Reality Workshop

Virtual and Augmented Reality: A Five Year Projection:  What Will Emerge?  An Investment in Time and Space

Randal Kleiser, Noted Hollywood Director and VR consultant to the U.S. Army

Ed Lantz, CEO, Vortex Immersive Media

Don Brittain, President and CEO, Instant Effects and principal architect for Autodesk’s 3DSMax

Brian Seth Hurst, CEO The Opportunity Management Company, Inc., Managing Partner, StoryTech™

Matt Liszt, VP of Marketing at MasterImage 3D, Inc., member, Board of Directors, International 3D & Advanced Imaging Society

Amir Rubin, CEO Sixense, Inc

Bruce Greenberg, Founder, iCinema Ventures, Moderator

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

3:50 PM - 5:00 PM

Track II: Salon II, Live Webcast

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 III, Salon III, Live Webcast

Sports Media, Music and Technology Workshops

Activating the Fanbase for Music and Sports: Strategies for Content, Platforms and Technology

Thomas Jorion, 18 Innovation Network, Los Angeles Hub Manager, Havas

Jake De Grazia, Project Manager,  Annenberg Innovation Lab

Jon Farb, Head of Product, ListenFirst Media

Justin Junda, Co-Founder and Developer, LPG Lab

Alan H. Resnikoff, Principal, Shamrock Capital Advisors

Erin Reilly, Managing Director + Research Fellow , Annenberg Innovation Lab, Moderator

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

Track IV: The Plaza 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.

Ryan Born, founder and CEO, AdRev

Sam Gilchrist, CEO, PluraVida

Barry Snyder, founder/CEO, MediaMine

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

George Hood VP North America Sales and Business Development, Arxan Technologies

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

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

Track IV: Marina Vista - Live Webcast from this Room

A Women’s Vision of Wellness: Empowering Lifestyle through Community - From Social Media, Books & TV to Books and All forms of Media

Melissa Hanna, founder/CEO, Mahmee

Holli Thompson, President, Nutritional Style

Dr. Doerthe Brueggmann, co-founder, Health Goes Female

Kate Neligan, Founder/CEO of Synergy TV - a Mindful Media Entertainment company

Valerie Alexander, author, How Women Can Succeed in the Workplace (Despite Having "Female Brains")

Claudia Christian, Actress, Founder, The C Three Foundation

Mariana Danilovic, Managing Director, Hollywood Portfolio, Moderator

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

3:50 PM – 5:00 PM, Poolside Tent I

The MusicNext Forum Track

Music Apps, Social Media and Technology:  The Explosive World of Music Engagement

Brad Sphar, Vice President, Sony Music

Madeline Nelson, CEO/Managing Member, Heads Music

Heiko Schmidt, CEO, Parasongs

Rami Perlman, VP Music Talent & Influencers, theAudience

Anthony Shannon, Cofounder & CEO, TuneStars

Ian Roberts, Cofounder & CEO, Hive

Damian Hagger, co-founder and Marketing Director, SixString.com

Nick DeMartino, Principal, ND Consulting, Moderator

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM, Salon I

Virtual Reality Workshop

VR in the Out-of-Home Entertainment Sector

Kevin Williams, Consultant and writer, KWP, Moderator (former Imagineer)

David A. Smith, CEO and Founder, Wearality Corporation

Nancy Bennett, Chief Content Officer for Two Bit Circus

Andrew Prell, Founder and CEO, Agora Technologies Inc.

Kevin Bachus, Senior Vice President of Entertainment and Game Strategy, Xbox co-creator

Manuel Gutierrez Novelo, CEO, ImmersiON-VRelia

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

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

 

Wednesday, April 29th

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

 

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

Virtual & Augmented Reality Evening Summit: Part II

Mobile VR: Gateway to Mass Market

Steve Ahlberg, Vice President of Revenue Solutions and Product Management, Gannett Digital

Valerie Carlson, Executive Creative Director, Sapient Nitro, Los Angeles

Aaron Luber, Head of Partnerships, Google Cardboard

Ben Tricklebank, Interactive Director, Tool

Andy Cochrane, ‎‎Interactive and New Media Director, Special Projects Lead, Mirada Studios, Mirada Studios

Andrew Trickett, Co­Founder, Merge VR

Marty Perlmutter, technologist, Early VR/3D Technology Leader, Moderator

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

Thursday - Day Four - April 30th
Drill Down Day at Digital Hollywood
Five Tracks to Choose From

9:30 AM - 10:45 AM

ThinkTank I: Admiralty Room

Advertising and Micro-Commerce, Games and Game Networks - Mobile, Broadband and Console - Serving Individuals and Communities of Interest

Michael Ritter, SVP Business & Corporate Development, SGN

Maura Sparks, founder, KissAppGames

Blair Ethington, SVP of Marketing & Brands, Crowdstar

Eugene Youn, CRO, Ninja Metrics, Moderator

Speakers to be announced

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

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

 

ThinkTank III: Ballroom Terrace

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

Mark Carlson, CEO, Simple Feed

Chuck Fishman, Director, Media, Entertainment and Publishing, Acquia

Eron Zehavi, Chief Rewards Officer, Swagbucks.com

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

Robert Andrade- Director of Social Content Distribution - Trailer Park

Nancy King, Consultant, NewView Marketing, Moderator

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

Special Workshop

10:00 AM - 12:45 PM, Salon III

Strategies in Start-up Business Development:  Developing Concepts, Lean Start-up Techniques and Positioning Your Company to Succeed!

Moderated by Brian Mac Mahon, CEO, Expert DOJO

Daniel Miller, Marketing & Partnership Director, Benchmark Email

Arturo Perez. CEO & Founder, Kluge Design

Dustin Luther, ‎Director of Engagement, Dun & Bradstreet Credibility

Erik Huberman, CEO and Founder, Hawke Media

Evan Ferrante, Partner at Reckless Productions

and Finally the Dream Team in the Fund World

Ryan Foland and David Ochi from Blackstone Launchpad

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

9:45 AM - 10:45 AM, Marina Vista Room, Webcast

Morning Virtual Reality Keynote

Future of Music in VR and AR

Bob Ezrin, Legendary Producer. Alice Cooper, Kiss and Pink Floyd

Brett Leonard, Producer/Directer/Writer/Futurist. Tough Trick Transmedia

Myles McGovern, President, IM360

Tim Gedemer, owner, Source Sound

Matthew Collado, Co-Founder/Head of Content, Littlstar

Craig Dalton, cofounder and CEO, DODOcase

David Traub, Co-Founder, Epiphany Film Fund, Moderator

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Special Production in VR and AR, Marina Vista Roo

Organized by DAVID MARLETT, author | filmmaker | consultant, CINEMERSIA

11:00 AM – Noon, Live Webcast

VR Cinema Workshop:  Writing and Directing

Joyce Slate, Artist, Director of Operations, CINEMERSIA, Moderator

Chanel Summers, Co-Founder, Syndicate 17 and Professor, USC School of Cinematic Arts, Interactive Media & Games Division

David Marlett, author, VR filmmaker, CINEMERSIA

Rodrigo Cerqueira, VR director, CEO, panoGrama (Brazil)

Kara Fry, actress, VR Film: MansLaughter

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11:05 AM - 12:20 PM

ThinkTank I: Admiralty Room

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

Sheridan Orr Senior Director of Product Marketing, Conductor

Michael Hannon, VP, Yield and Revenue Optimization, Purch

James Ackerman, Executive Chairman, Broadway Systems

Harpreet Singh, CEO, Kvantum

Christopher Curtis, VP Product and Operations, Connexity

Mark Osborne, VP of Sales & marketing, CitizenNet

Sean Malatesta, CEO, Micasa Multi-Platform TV Network, Moderator

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ThinkTank II - Plaza Room

Enabling YouTube Content: Monetizing and Enhancing Distribution & Consumer Engagement

Juan Bruce, CEO and Co-Founder, Epoxy

Susan Brazer, CEO, LionShare Media

Joshua Lennox, Co-Founder of Bulldog Digital Media

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

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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

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Special Production in VR and AR, Marina Vista Room

Organized by DAVID MARLETT, author | filmmaker | consultant, CINEMERSIA

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

VR Cinema Workshop: Post-production and Distribution

Chadwick Turner, VP Content Partnerships, Vrideo

Aaron Thomen, Lead Engineer, Two Bit Circus VR

Tony Mugavero, Co-Founder/CEO, Littlstar

John Starr Dewar, Co-Founder, Studio Transcendent

Cameron Ayres, Director of VR Tech, CINEMERSIA, Moderator

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12:50 PM - 2:00 PM

ThinkTank I: Admiralty Room

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

Meghan Hakim, Head of TV Strategy, ListenFirst Media

Jenna Broughton, Director of Customer Success, Union Metrics

Charlie Neer, SVP Revenue, North America, Adaptly

Johnny Miller, Founder, Manumatix

Kimberly C. Ellis, Ph.D., Digital Strategy, Dr. Goddess Arts / Fierce Star Media

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

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

Darrell Andrews, Director of Music Partnerships and Acquisitions, OmniaMedia Inc.

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

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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

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Special Afternoon Events, Salon III

The Crowdfunding Workshops

1:00 PM – 1:45 PM

Crowdfunding Tips, Tricks and Trends

Darren Marble, CEO, FilmBreak

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1:45 PM - 2:45 PM, Marina Vista Room, Live Webcast

VR and AR – In Gaming and Beyond

Dr. Yue Fei, CTO, uSens

Danilo Moura, Executive Director Product Development & Operations, LOOT Entertainment

Rich Flier, President Advertising and Games, Digital Domain

Clifton Dawson, CEO, Greenlight VR

John Canning, VP Interactive Experiences, NBC

Jason Wonacott / CEO, Wonacott Communications LLC, Moderator

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1:45 PM - 3:00 PM, Salon III

Crowdfunding Marketing Strategies for Success: Expert industry panel and Audience Pitches to Industry Experts

Gregory Parker, Ph.D., Co-founder & CEO, IndieCrowdFunder.com

Ivan Van Norman, CEO, Create Crowd Sorcery

Melinda Moore, CMO, Crowdfunder

Jill Calcaterra, CMO, Cinedigm

Moderated by Amanda Coolong, Founder, Context & Narrative

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2:15 PM - 3:30 PM

ThinkTank I: Admiralty Room

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

Barry Stamos, CEO Videoo

Dustin Suchter, Exectutive Vice President, Social Reality

Dhruv Joshi, CEO, Social Rockfish

Georgii Speakman, Director BD, IZEA

Juan Bruce, CEO/Founder, Epoxy.tv

Juston Brommel, Founder, Advisor, CEO, CMTO, Free(dom) Agent, Moderator

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ThinkTank II: Plaza Room

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

Michael Benedek, President and CEO, Datonics LLC

Annika Byrntse, Director of Media Services, True North, Inc.

Oscar Padilla, Senior Vice President of Marketing, Digital Media & Insights, Pulpo

Tom Bash, Senior Manager, Product Strategy and Operations, Exponential

Bryan Gernert, CEO, Resonate

John Trefry is the Founder & CEO of 4WT Media, Moderator

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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

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