Tracks and Themes in Development

I. Virtual and Augmented Reality - From Sense of Presence to Full Embodiment

II. Internet TV: The Disruption - OTT - Phones - Tablets - PC - TV

III. The University Project: AR-VR-Internet & Entertainment - Accelerating the Educational Process

IV. The Artistic Creators - Directors – Technologists – Actors – Producers – Performers - Writers

V. Music 2020 - UCLA Center for Music Innovation

VI. Finance Hollywood - Investment - Funding - Packaging

VII. The Women's Summit - Content and Technology

VIII. Hollywood Advertising - Brands - Agencies - Networks - Platforms

IX. Social TV - Smart Mobile: Hollywood = Tablets - Phones - TV - PCs

X. The High School Music Company Project

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Digital Hollywood Fall, October 18-21, 2016

Skirball Center, 2701 N Sepulveda Blvd, Los Angeles

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The Strategic Sessions - Let's Get Started!

Tuesday, October 18th

10:00 AM - 11:15 AM

Track I: Haas Conference Center, Room 172 & 173: Live Webcast

Pokemon GO - The Phenomenon of AR Gets Real - Gateway to the Future

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

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

Jules Urbach, CEO, Otoy

Craig Allen, Digital Strategist, Creative Leader, Creative Alchemy Incorporated

Dmitry Shapiro, CEO, GoMeta

Anjali Shastri, Senior Director, Design Strategy, Client Computing Group, Intel

Nancy King, Consultant, NewView Marketing, Moderator

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

Track II: Haas Conference Center, Room 171

The Psychology of Audience Engagement: Film/TV, AR, VR and Real Time Media - Balancing Fan Desires and Producer Vision in the Age of Entitlement

Jerri Lynn Hogg, Director, Media Psychology PhD Program, Fielding Graduate University, Moderator

Pamela Rutledge, Director, Media Psychology Research Center

Lara Hoefs, StoryDisruptive, Audience Insight Analyst and Strategist

Cynthia Vinney, Independent Researcher, Audience and Fan Psychology

Jason James, Chief Digital Officer, The Recording Academy

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

10:45 AM - 11:45 AM, Herscher Hall, 2nd Floor, Room 202

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

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

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

Jennifer Cooper, Director of Industry Strategy in Media and Entertainment, Adobe

Alece Oxendine, Manager, Digital Distribution & Partnerships, GoDigital Distribution

Dan Goman, Founder & CEO, OWNZONES

Reza Rassool, CTO, RealNetworks

Bruce Eisen, founder and president, The Law Offices of Bruce David Eisen, Moderator

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

12 Noon – 1:00 PM, Herscher Hall, 2nd Floor, Room 202

Audience Intelligence at the Frontier: How AI and Neuroscience will Change the Game

Jason Jercinovic, Global Head of Marketing Innovation & Global Brand Director, Havas

Justin Herz, Senior Vice President, Digital, Warner Bros.

Yves Bergquist, Data Scientist, CEO, Novamente and Director, "Data & Analytics" Project, USC’s Entertainment Technology Center, Moderator

Speakers to be announced

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

1:00 PM - 2:15 PM

Track I: Herscher Hall, 3rd Floor, Room 303-304: Live Webcast

The Power of YouTube: Unlocking the Power of Brands, Programming, and Monetization

Rebecca Donohue, Director of Digital Content & Social Media, Vin Di Bona Productions

Rich Sutton, Chief Revenue Officer, North America, Trusted Media Brands

Josh Entman, Cofounder and Chief Development Officer, Jukin Media

Mike Pusateri, Founder/CEO, Bent Pixels

Ryan Detert, CEO, Influential

Jeffrey Thompson, Media & Entertainment, IBM Global Business Services, Moderator

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

Track III: Haas Conference Center, Room 172-173, Live Webcast

Live Streaming – Social Streaming – The Video Phenomenon of Everything

Andy Beach, Technical Evangelist, Developer Experience, Microsoft

Rob Gabel, Founder and CEO, Tubular Labs

Michael Palmer, GM of Video, The Hollywood Reporter & Billboard

Paula Batson, Vice President, Communications, YouNow

Lena Lotsey, Senior Social Media Manager, Ignition

Mike Lee, Director of Digital, AEG Global Partnerships

Karen Allen, President, Karen Allen Consulting, Moderator

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

ThinkTank - Workshop

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM, Haas Conference Center, Room 171

Programmatic Buying and Targeting: Strategies in Cross Platform Advertising

Lucas Krump, Director, Demand Partnerships, Brightroll, Yahoo

Jeremy Woodlee, Director, Google Media Platforms - ‎Google

Lewis Rothkopf, Chief Revenue Officer, AdsNative

Juan Suarez, Vice President, Xaxis West, Xaxis

Rebecca Kaykas-Wolff, Global Director of Product Strategy, AOL

Jeff Hochberg, Vice President, Data Activation, ShareThis, Moderator

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Track II: Herscher Hall, 3rd Floor, Room 303-304, Live Webcast

Programming the ‘OVNs' (Online Video Networks: the Next Generation of Video Content

Larry Laboe, President of Production, SXM

Bill Masterson, co-founder, Believe Entertainment Group

AJ Vernet, Chief Revenue Officer, Zype

Anthony Layser, Head of US Content Development, Dailymotion

Adam Goldstein, VP, Business Development, ZEFR

Allie Greenwald, Senior Account Executive, West Coast Sales & Brand Partnerships, Fullscreen, Inc.

Scott Robson, Vice President, Content Operations, Gracenote

Steve Bradbury, President & Head Coach, Deep Sports, Moderator

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

Track III: Haas Conference Center - Room 171

Content, Social Media and Monetization: Data-Driven Trends in Marketing & Audience Building

Gwen Miller, Director of Data Analytics, Kin Community

Brian Malone, Chief Data Science Officer, Media General

Kirstin Benson, Editorial Director, INSTANT, Time, Inc.

Tracy Aftergood, Vice President, Development, Canvas Media Studios

Mark Kapczynski, President, Storymill

Alexa Tonner, Senior Vice President, Collectively, Inc.

Mark Peters, Partner, IBB Consulting Group, Moderator

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

3:45 PM - 5:00 PM

Track I: Haas Conference Center - Room 172 & 173, Live Webcast

Cable, TV, Film and Broadband - New Content - New Networks - Streams, Platforms, Devices

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

Amit Ziv, ‎Senior Vice President, Business Operations, Development, and Strategy, EPIX

Adam Ware, Senior Vice President, Head of Digital Media and Business Development, Tennis Channel

Joe Friend, Vice President, Ad Technology Systems, Fox Broadcasting Company

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

Edmond Shapiro, Video Solutions Architect, Global Service Provider Business, Cisco

Jordan Wiggins, Principal, Deloitte Consulting LLP, Moderator

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Track II: Haas Conference Center - Room 171

Social Content, Viral Campaigns & Advertising - Driving Brand Awareness, Boosting Campaign ROI and Direct Response Initiatives

Ty Jones, Senior Director of Celebrity Talent - ‎WhoSay Inc.

Michael Gaston, Chief Executive Officer, Cut

Jason Molina, Director, Engagement Planning and Strategy, Fullscreen

Andrew Solmssen, Managing Director, POSSIBLE, Los Angeles

Tania Yuki, CEO, Shareablee

Liz Stahl, Senior Director, Social Media, Deep Focus LA

Marc Karzen, CEO, RelishMIX, Moderator

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM, The Advertising VR-AR-Workshop, Herscher Hall, 202

360 Video and VR/AR - Content and Advertising - A Cross Platform Experience

Jess Engel, Director of Original Content, Within (Vrse)

David Birnbaum, Design Director, Immersion Corporation

Chad Woods, Immersive Reality Designer, Team One

Camie Baker, Director of Branded Content Partnerships, GET Creative studio, USA TODAY NETWORK

Joergen Geerds, CEO, Koncept VR

Daniel Oberlerchner, Director of Content Operations, Deluxe VR

Alejandro Dinsmore, CEO, EEVO, Moderator

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

5:00 PM - 6:15 PM Open to all attendees

End-of-Day Reception – Taper Courtyard

Outdoor Area In Front of Haas Conference Center

 

6:15 PM – 8:30 PM, Two Dinners to Pick From - Additional Ticket Required

I. The Welcome Dinner - Guerin B - Herscher Hall

The Human and Entertainment Interface: An Object of Beauty - The Doorway to Everything

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

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

Scott Trowbridge, Portfolio Creative Executive / Studio Leader, Walt Disney Imagineering

Chris Carey, Product and Portfolio Solutions, Verizon Digital Media Services

Alex McDowell RDI, founder and creative director, 5D Global Studio, Production Design, “Minority Report,” “Rise of the Guardians,” “Upside Down,” “Man of Steel”

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

II. The Welcome Dinner - Additional Ticket, Ahmanson Hall

The Hollywood VR-AR State of the Union - Studios - Networks - Tech Companies - A Vision into the Future

Bill Fay, Production Executive, “The Dark Knight,” “300,” “The Hangover,” “Clash of the Titans” "Independence Day," former President of Production Legendary Pictures

Chris Defaria, President, Animation and Technical Innovation, Warner Bros., Executive Producer, 'Gravity', 'Mad Max: Fury Road' , 'Harry Potter and the Order of Phoenix' and the upcoming 'The Lego Movie Sequel'

Paul Hook, Partner/Head, Motion Picture Production, ICM Partners

Jim Mainard, EVP, Digital Strategy & New Business Development, DreamWorks Animation

Brendan Handler, SVP, New Media, 20th Century Fox

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

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

Wednesday, October 19th

7:45 AM - 9:00 AM, Breakfast Session

Track I: Haas Conference Center - Room 172 & 173, Live Webcast

Future of TV - Wall St. Analysts Meet Industry Executives - It's All About innovation and Disruption - Moving into the Next Wave

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

Michael Pachter, Managing Director, Equity Research WEDBUSH SECURITIES

Ted Malone, Vice President of Planning and Strategy, TV & Media, Ericsson

Darren Cross, Former, Vice President Business & Corporate Development, Maker Studios

John Corser, VP Production, NBC Universal Cable Productions

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

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

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9:15 AM - 10:15 AM

Track I: Herscher Hall, 3rd Floor, Room 303-304, Webcasting Live

The Internet, OTT, Media and the Hollywood Connection

Fabian Birgfeld, founder and partner, W12 Studios

Will Marks, VP, Business Development, Ovation

Stephen Strong, Vice President, Head of Revenue, Newsy, an E.W. Scripps Company

Evan Greenberg, Manager of Audience Development, TAPP

Ted Malone, Vice President of Planning and Strategy, TV & Media, Ericsson

Steve Wong, Director of Business Development

Media & Entertainment Group, Hewlett Packard Enterprise, Moderator

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

10:45 AM - Noon

Track I: Ahmanson Hall, Live Webcast from this Room

Hollywood and the TV Network Experience: From Binge-Watching to the Streaming Generation

Charles Segars, CEO, Ovation TV and President and CEO, Segars Media

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

Jim Amos, former, Senior Vice President Distribution, STX Entertainment & Sony Pictures Entertainment

Jeffrey Thompson, Media & Entertainment, IBM Global Business Services

Wayne Rodriguez, Vice President, Rights & Partnerships, United Entertainment Group

Don Levy, President, Smith Brook Farm, Moderator

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

12:30 PM - 1:45 PM

Track I: Herscher Hall, 3rd Floor, Room 303-304, Live Webcast

Hollywood, Internet and Media Challenge: Platforms and Convergence -  - from Snapchat & Facebook to OTT Networks

JR Griffin, Vice President, Digital Marketing & Business Development, FremantleMedia North America

Samir Ahmed, Chief Architect, Fandango

Caroline Wilson, VP of Integrated Marketing, Pop Media Group

Erik Ramberg, Director of Product Management for TV  & Media, Ericsson

Joseph Hodorowicz, Talent Manager, Studio71

Jen Garcia Allen, Executive Editor, Kardashian/Jenner Apps

John Solomon, CCO, Circa, Sinclair Broadcast Group

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

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

Track II: Herscher Hall, 2nd Floor, Room 202

The China - Entertainment Industry Roundtable: A Discussion with China Experts - Investment, Joint Ventures, and Productions in Film - TV - Technology

Schuyler M. Moore, Partner, Stroock & Stroock & Lavan

Bennett Pozil, Executive Vice President, East West Bank

Fan Wang, Director, Producer and scholar with Sarft

JANET YANG, Managing Director, Tang Media Partners

Gary Kho, Chief Marketing and Technology Officer, Wanda Studios Qingdao

Lora Y. Chen, CEO, China Media Consulting, Moderator

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

Track III: Haas Conference Center, Room 171

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

Kim Rosen, Head of Development, Astronauts Wanted

Anna Prosser Robinson, Programming Manager, Twitch

Marlene Sharp, Producer, TV Series, Sonic, Sega of America

Kylie Sparks, actor/producer, “Squaresville"

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

Karen Morgan, Co-Founder/Creative Director, Soma Fashion Network

Perrin Kaplan, Principal, Zebra Partners, Moderator

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

2:15 PM - 3:30 PM

Track I: Ahmanson Hall, Live Webcast from this Room

The Future of Brand Partnerships: Message, Technology, Media, Entertainment & Advertising

Steven Haft, SVP Innovation, Time Inc.

Stephen Tompkins, VP/Group Director, Media Tech, DigitasLBi

Jason Jercinovic, Global Head of Marketing Innovation & Global Brand Director, Havas

Brandon Rochon, Managing Chief Creative Officer, Kastner & Partners

Jeff Hurlow, Head of Brand Partnerships, Vimeo

Adam Duritza, Senior Director of Global Partnerships, Video & Distribution, Yahoo

Jen Dennis, EP of Branded Content and VR, RSA Films, (Ridley Scott & Associates Films)

Tom Flanagan, Partner, Nut + Bolt, Moderator

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

Track II:  Haas Conference Center - Room 172-173, Live Webcast

Video Anytime Anywhere: Video Across Platforms - TV, Internet and Mobile

Jason Henderson, Senior Contracts Manager, DISH Network

Nathan Guetta, Vice President of Product and Technology, Conde Nast Entertainment

Jay Samit, Author, Disrupt You!?

Fabian Birgfeld, founder and partner, W12 Studios

Frank Sinton, CEO, Beachfront

James Field, Product Manager, Infinite Video, Cisco

Kevin Westcott, US Media & Entertainment Leader, Deloitte Consulting LLP, Moderator

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

Track III: Herscher Hall, 3rd Floor, Room 303-304, Live Webcast

Working in the Industry: An In-Depth Discussion with Executives and Creatives from TV, Film and Technology

Shannon Flynn, Television Director, Nickelodeon, The Disney Channel

Maya Zuckerman, Multiplatform Transmedia Producer & Culture Hacker

David Viviano, Chief Economist, SAG-AFTRA

Daniel Tibbets, President and General Manager, Robert Rodriguez's El Rey network

Brandon Lawrence, Television group, CAA

Sam Hanson, Creative Executive, FOCUS FEATURES

Simone Nelson, Director, Marketing & PR, California State University Entertainment Alliance, Moderator

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

Track IV: Herscher Hall, 2nd Floor, Room 202

Women in TV, Film & Immersive Innovation: From OTT and OVNs to Cable, Broadcast, Advertising and Features

Molly Dowd, Managing Director, Odopod - Agency for Tesla, Google, Dish

Marjorie Dehey, VP Strategy and Content, Bishop Lyons

Margaret Czeisler, Chief Strategy Officer, Wildness, AwesomenessTV

Nancy Nayor, President, Nancy Nayor Casting

Joaane Waage, Senior Vice President, Partnerships & Programming, Viki

Daniella Kuhn, Actress & Writer

Sarah Miller, CEO, Axis PR & Entertainment, Inc. Moderator

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

3:50 PM - 5:00 PM

Track II: Haas Conference Center, Room 171

Original Internet TV - The Cross Platform Explosion

Randy Sherman, Chief Operating Officer, David Zucker Entertainment

Rafi Mamalian, Chief Revenue Officer, theAmplify

Brad Gelfond, Principal, Strike up the Brand

Scott Williams, Executive Vice President Americas, Piksel

Curt Marvis, President and Co-Founder, QYOUTV, Moderator

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

Sponsored by Alliance for Women in Media SoCal

Track III: Haas Conference Center, Room 172-173, Live Webcast

The Women's Summit - By Women - For Women - About Women

Women in the Industry: Developing Film, Television & OTT About Women - A Golden Age in Hollywood and Indie Production

Amy Kim, Co-Founder & President of Lifeboat Productions

Karen Bailey, SVP, Original Programming, Starz

Shannon Keenan Demers, SVP of Production and Creative, Tremendous! Entertainment

Dannielle Dormer, Executive Producer, Physical Production, Ignition

Laverne McKinnon, Head of Television, Denver & Delilah Films

Karen Tenkhoff, Producer, The Motorcycle Diaries, Exec. at Wildwood (Spy Game, An Unfinished Life) Studio Exec., Frozen

Sun Jen Yung, Managing Director, Headwaters MB, Moderator

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Wednesday, October 19th

5:00 PM - 6:15 PM Open to all attendees

End-of-Day Reception – Taper Courtyard

Outdoor Area In Front of Haas Conference Center

 

Sponsored by: Mobile Excellence Awards and the Interactive Television Alliance

5:00 PM - 6:00 PM, Haas Center, Room 172-173

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

 

Evening Event - Open to All Attendees

6:15 PM – 8:00 PM, Ahmanson Hall

Co-Sponsored by the TV Academy, Interactive Peer Group

Keynote Event and Evening Host

Seth Shapiro, Governor, Interactive Media, The Television Academy

A Celebration of the "Best of" in Virtual - Augmented - Immersive Realities

The Evening Honorees

1. "Samsung’s GONE VR experience", David Alpert, CEO, Skybound Entertainment; Executive Producer, The Walking Dead franchise, Oucast - Click Here

2. “The Empathy Project” Jamie Wong, Creative Director/Executive Producer, co-creator, Van Jones, Political Analyst, CNN

3. “Incorporated” - Executive Producers by Matt Damon and Ben Affleck, Aruna Inversin, VR Supervisor, Digital Domain, SyFy Networks

4. “Halcyon” VR/TV Hybrid for Syfy Network and Oculus, Eric W. Shamlin, Managing Director / Executive Producer, Secret Location

5. Ken Burns and TIME Present “Defying the Nazis VR” for PBS, Producer, Christina Heller, CEO & Co-founder, VR Playhouse; Director, Elijah Allan-Blitz

Additional Honorees to be Announced

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

Thursday, October 20th

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Track I: Herscher Hall, 3rd Floor, Room 303-304

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

Jason Bercovici, Senior Manager, Creative Strategy, Exponential

Jay Prasad, Chief Business Officer, VideoAmp

Tom Herman, CEO, DashBid

Mike Gaffney, Chief Revenue Officer, Sharethrough

Mark Popkiewicz, Chief Executive Officer and Director, Mirriad Limited

Chris Shively, Manager, Global Business Development, ‎true[X]

Tracey McCormack, Founder & President, McCormack Media Services, Moderator

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

Track II: Haas Conference Center - Room 171

The Social Phenomenon of Pokemon Go: Tracking and Monitizing the Real-Time Social Graph

Mark Carlson, CEO, SimpleFeed, Inc.

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

Teri Thompson, President, Rocky Peak Enterprises, LLC

Lindsey Buchanan, Director of Social Media, Ayzenberg

Terry Redfield, CEO and Founder, Wicked Fun

Nancy King, Consultant, NewView Marketing, Moderator

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

10:15 AM – 11:15 AM

Session II: Herscher Hall, Room 202

360 Video and VR/AR - Content and Advertising - A Cross Platform Experience

Michael Rucker, Co-Founder and Chief Operating Officer, Omnivirt

Craig Dalton, cofounder and CEO, DODOcase

Rebecca Markarian, SVP of Digital and Social Media, Ayzenberg Group

Matt Silverman, Head of Integrated Production, Ignition

Radu B. Rusu, CEO and Co-Founder, Fyusion

Kuangwei Hwang, co-founder and CTO, Vrideo

Ted Cohen, Managing Partner, TAG Strategic llc, Moderator

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

10:45 AM - Noon

Track I: Herscher Hall, 3rd Floor, 303-304, Live Webcast

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

Kim L. Hurwitz, Chief Content Officer, FOTV Media Networks

Randa Minkarah, Chief Operating Officer, Transform (formerly OneAccord Digital)

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

Enrique V. Olives, Global Business Development Head, ABS-CBN Global

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

Ian Moffitt, Former, Head of Original Programming, Yahoo

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

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

11:00 AM - 11:50 AM

ThinkTank I: Herscher Hall, 3rd Floor, Room 305

Hollywood and Cybercrimes: from Privacy to Piracy, Theft and the Dark Net

Frank Nein, President, 9Sight2020.com, Moderator

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

12:30 PM - 1:45 PM

Track I: Herscher Hall, 3rd Floor, 303-304, Webcast

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

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

Robin Wilson, VP of Business Development, NAGRA

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

Alex Drosin, President - North America, Massive Interactive

Dan Sweeney, VP, Sales & Marketing, Nevelex Corp.

Virginia Juliano, CEO & Founder, CobbleCord

David Leibowitz, Managing Partner, CH Potomac, Moderator

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

Track II: Herscher Hall, 2nd Floor, Room 202

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

Karen M. Robson, Partner, Pryor Cashman

Russell Schwartz, Senior Vice President and Head, Original Programming Business & Legal Affairs, Starz

David Tenzer, Entertainment Attorney, formerly Generate, CAA

Vishal Panchal, Director, Digital & Theatrical Distribution - Shout! Factory

Simon N. Pulman, Associate, Cowan DeBaets Abrahams & Sheppard LLP

Christopher Rudy, Head of Partnerships, Cut

Michael Sid, CEO, Mediamorph, Moderator

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

2:15 PM - 3:30 PM

Track I: Haas Conference Center, Room 172-173, Live Webcast

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

Nash Parker, Director, IoT Ecosystem Development, Marketing & Corporate Affairs, Nokia

Jim Monroe, General Manager, BTV, Didja, Inc.

P.P.S. Narayan, Vice President, Engineering, Yahoo!

Daniel Sanders, VP, Video Engineering, Verizon Digital Media Services

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

Ed Haslam, CMO, Conviva

Dana Forte, Vice President Product, Vubiquity

Mark Donnigan, Vice President, Marketing, Beamr, Moderator

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

Track II: Herscher Hall, 3rd Floor, Room 303-304, Webcast

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

Allen Sanford, CEO and Co-Founder, LiveList

Juan Santillan, CEO Vantage TV

Raymond Leon Roker, Executive Producer / Content Creative Director – Coachella/Goldenvoice

Brian Anderson, Global Programs Manager Music and Entertainment, YouTube

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

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

2:15 PM - 3:30 PM - Haas Conference Center - Room 171

Women in Media - Personal Branding and Niche Marketing

Laura Nickerson, Media Host/Producer and Video Consultant, The Randy Lane Company

De Ivett, President, CEO, 5D Spectrum

Randy Lane, President, The Randy Lane Company

Stephanie Weier, founder and CEO, BrandwoodGlobal.com

Nick Panella, Media Analyst, Workhouse Media

Aimee Helfand, founder and CEO, FamiLeague

Anna Ibbotson, President, Deep Focus LA, Moderator

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

Sponsored by Women in Film and Digital Hollywood

2:15 PM - 5:00 PM, Haas Conference Center - Room 172

Developing an App: from Idea and Conceptualization and Realization

 

3:50 PM - 5:00 PM

Track I: Herscher Hall, 3rd Floor, Room 303-304, Live Webcast

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

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

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

Miles Dinsmoor, Co-Founder/Partner, modop

Greg Morrow, Senior Vice President, Digital, Sports & Entertainment, TEN: The Enthusiast Network

Jeff Weber, CEO, ZoneTV

Jonathan Hurd, Director, Altman Vilandrie & Company, Moderator

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

Track III: Herscher Hall, 3rd Floor, Room 305

Content Rights, Licensing and Technology Solutions in Media and Entertainment: Implementation of Technology Strategies

James Creech, CEO, Paladin Software

Steven Polster, CEO, RIGHTSTRADE

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

Pablo Argon, Senior Director of Technical Strategy, Ericsson TV Platforms

Bill Woods, SVP, MediaMorph

Rajan “Raj” Samtani, Founder and Vice President of Business Development, Tengence LLC, Moderator

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

5:00 PM - 6:15 PM Open to all attendees

End-of-Day Reception – Taper Courtyard

Outdoor Area In Front of Haas Conference Center

 

5:00 PM - Member's Organizational Meeting, Haas Center

Alliance for Women in Media, SoCal's Annual Member's Meeting

For membership information, please visit www.AWMSocal.org

 

6:15 PM - 8:00 PM Open to all attendees

The Evening Event & Reception - Herscher Hall

Sponsored by "The Women's Summit at Digital Hollywood"

The Numbers Don’t Lie - Gender Equality in Content, Production and Advertising

Lori H. Schwartz, Technology Catalyst, Content Strategist, Media Advisor, Radio Host, Managing Partner @StoryTech, Moderator

Speakers to be announced

 

Friday, October 21st

Drill Down Day at Digital Hollywood

Special Workshop

9:00 AM - 11:30 AM, Ahmanson Hall, Live Webcast

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

Brian Mac Mahon, Chief Community Officer, Expert DOJO

Speakers to be announced

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

9:30 AM - 10:45 AM

ThinkTank I: Haas Conference Center - Room 171

Managing Video Strategy: Distribution Channels, Advertising and Technology

Josh Lamb, Executive Producer, Multipop

Deb Ray, Chief Data Officer, VideoAmp

Steve Lyons, Product Manager, Cedexis

Steve Harnsberger, EVP Strategic Business Development, Guidebox

Jeffrey Stansfield, President and CEO, Advantage Video Systems

Lauren Cole, President, Cole Media, Moderator

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

11:05 AM - 12:20 PM

ThinkTank I: Haas Conference Center - Room 171

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

Gabe Gottlieb, Co-Founder and CEO, Pathmatics

Pete Kluge, Group Product Marketing Manager, Adobe

Michael Benedek, President and CEO, Datonics

Jeff Ferguson, CEO, Fang Digital Marketing

Julian Baring, GM of North America, Adform

Donovan Moore, Account Director, Goodway Group

Keith Newman, President, Newman Media, Moderator

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

ThinkTank II: Haas Center - Room 172, Live Webcast

Accelerating Brand Value with Influencers: The Road to Relevance

The Influcencers

Manon Mathews, Social Media Influencer, Actress

Matt Cutshall, Actor-Writer, Over 2,500,000 Social Media Followers

The Executives

Dana Long, SVP, Digital Practice, Golin Digital, Moderator

Tiffany Everett, Director, Digital, Golin Digital

Kristen Berry-Owen, Vice President, Research & Analytics, Golin Digital

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

ThinkTank I: Haas Center - Room 171

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

Marci Dobrow, Vice President of Global Client Services, 4C Insights

Jessica Hasson, founder, PulpPR

Philip Barrett, Senior Vice President, Purch

Johnny Miller, Founder, Manumatix

Tamir Buchler. COO, Busker

John Bohan, CEO + Founder, Socialtyze

William Petersen, Vice President of Marketing & Strategy, theAudience, Moderator

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ThinkTank II: Haas Conference Center - Room 172, Webcast

Live Video And The New Frontier Of Social Media - Opportunities, Considerations, Concerns, Value and Storytelling.

John Mracek, CEO, NetSeer

Andreas Jacobi, CEO, make.tv

Lippe Oosterhof, CEO, Busker

Nathan McGowan, Vice President, Product, The Hollywood Reporter & Billboard

Greg Morrow, Senior Vice President, Digital, Sports & Entertainment, TEN: The Enthusiast Network

Jeffrey Stansfield, President and CEO, Advantage Video Systems

Jenny Stiven, founder, Clio Consulting Group and Geeks With Grey Hair

Jonathan Tavss, founder & President, Scarlet Strategic, Moderator

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Virtual Reality Production Roundtable

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM , Haas Center - Room 173

The Language & Aesthetics of VR:  The Challenge of Creating Movies, Games & Other Experiential Programming

Anna Marie Piersimoni, Instructor, Department of Cinema and Television Arts, California State University, Northridge, Moderator

Speakers to be announced

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Tablets, Smartphones, PC & TV

All Video - The Binge-Watching Experience