The Impact of an Industry • A Commitment to Ideas

Movies - Social Media - TV - Music - Technology

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Board of Advisors

Hollywood for Global Change



Madeline Di Nonno, CEO, Geena Davis Institute on Gender in Media

Victor Harwood, President, Digital Hollywood


The Board

Karla Ballard, Senior Vice President, Ogilvy & Mather

Michael Bellavia, President, HelpsGood

Johanna Blakley, PhD, Managing Director & Director of Research, The Norman Lear Center, Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism, University of Southern California

Ann Burroughs, Executive Director of the Taproot Foundation, Los Angeles and Chair of the Board of Directors for Amnesty International USA (AIUSA)

Brian Dameris, Director, Business Development, Chideo

Larry Deutchman, Executive Vice President for Marketing and Industry Relations, Entertainment Industries Council

Geralyn Dreyfous, co-founder, Impact Partners

Lindsay Guetschow, Sr. Director, Marketing & Strategic Alliances, Propper Daley

Brian Gott, Director, Ron Burkle Center for International Relationships

René Jones, Founding Director, UTA Foundation, United Talent Agency

Tracey S. Kardash, Director of Development, Amnesty International USA | Southern California

Rachel Kropa, Co-Executive Director, Creative Artists Agency Foundation

Matthew Leutwyler, Partner/Founder of Ambush Entertainment

Debbie Levin, President, Environmental Media Association

Angela Lin, Manager, Content Partnerships, Education, YouTube

Ghen Laraya Long, Board of Directors, Women in Film Los Angeles (WIF)

Heather Mason, founder, SureFire Girls

Thomas Morgan, Partner, Reframe Pictures

Eva Orner. Academy and Emmy Award winner

Scott Pansky, Partner and Co-Founder, Allison+Partners

Rachel Payne, CEO, FEM-Inc.

Marty Perlmutter, Emerging Media Producer & David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust

Norma Provencio Picardo, ED, TV Academy Foundation

Burton Richie, co-founder; Heretic Films

Lynne Segall, Senior Vice President & Publisher, The Hollywood Reporter

Anthony C. Signorelli, MBA, Vice President, Campaign Director, The Advertising Council, Inc.

Nicole Starr, Director, Social Action - Campaigns & Programming, Participant Media

Rachel Thomas, President, Lean In Foundation

Dani Lemmon Zapotoczny, Strategic Advisor, UN Foundation

Veronica Zelle, co-founder and Chief Creative Officer, Sweety High

Ideas Come Alive

I. Video Events on Digital Hollywood Website

II. Special Events and Sessions at the Digital Hollywood Conference

III. Outreach Programs to the Community

Anderson Cooper and Lewis Black at Time Warner Politics Summit, 2008 - Produced by Digital Hollywood

Tuesday, October 21st

Breakfast Event Open to All Attendeees

9:00 AM - 10:15 AM – Ballroom Terrace - Webcast Live from This Room

Enhancing the Role of Women in Technology, Entertainment and Entrepreneurship: The Challenge of the Industry and Government:

Laura Z. Rosenthal. Councilmember, City of Malibu

Meghan Sahli-Wells, Mayor of Culver City

Carolyn Ramsay, Chief of Staff LA Councilmember Tom LaBong and Candidate for LA Council

Madeline Di Nonno, CEO, Geena Davis Institute on Gender in Media and See Jane

Amanda Morgan McAllister, ‎Head of MSN Global Marketing, Microsoft

Josie Roman, Founder and Managing Director, Sealight Enterprises, Moderator

Introduction by: Laura (Behrman) Stotland, Executive Director, Alliance for Women in Media, Southern California

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"My Brother's Keeper's Mentors Program"

1:00 PM – 2:15 PM   – Salon I

Bridging the Gap: Digital Media Monetization for Creators

Discussion Hosted By:

Terrence Coles, Head of Ad Products, Victorious, Inc.

Jon Katzman, Executive Director, “Semester in LA” Program for Columbia College Chicago

Richard Gant, Actor, Producer, Director

Keone Chong, Founder, Culture Architect, Modus Studium

Tommy Alastra, TAP INC | 13th SIGN PICTURES, LLC | distribulous, LLC

For Session Information & Speaker Bios - Click Here


"My Brother's Keeper's Mentors Program"

2:45 PM – 4 PM, Salon I

Dakar Media Academy Launches Mentorship Initiative for Compton Unified Schools

Hosted By: Richard Gant - Actor, Producer, Activist, Mentor

Jay Tucker, Chief Marketing Officer & Head of Programs, Institute for Communication Technology Management (CTM)

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

Jerry Sherk, – Group Mentoring Expert

Representative from White House Office of Engagement (Skype)

Ryan Whetstone, Compton Unified School District, Director - ROP, CTE & Adult Ed Programs

Juan Reynoso, Compton High School, ROP/CTE Teacher

Roger Alcosar, Station Manager, CUSD/Channel 26

Kevin Clark, Dakar Foundation for the Performing Arts

For Session Information & Speaker Bios - Click Here