New 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 California Education Summit: Public Private Partnerships & Student Creativity Summit

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

V. Finance Hollywood - Investment - Funding - Packaging

VI. The Women's Summit & Festival - Content - Discussion - Recognition

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

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

IX. The High School Music Company Project

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Digital Hollywood Spring

May 3-6, 2016, New Larger Location

Skirball Center, 2701 N Sepulveda Blvd, Los Angeles, California 90049

The Strategic Sessions - Let's Get Started!

Tuesday, May 3rd

10:00 AM - 11:15 AM

Track II: Haas Conference Center, Room 171

Indie TV – OTT and Streaming - The Gateway to the New 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

Nick Soares, Chief Executive Officer, GoDigital

Dan Goman, Founder & CEO, OWNZONES

David Fannon, EVP, Screen Media

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

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

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

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

Jason Sklar, Managing Director, Shamrock Capital Advisors

Seth Shapiro, Governor, Interactive Media, The Television Academy

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

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

Artificial Intelligence in SmartPhones - Film - TV - Games:  From Software in Devices to AI in Movies (Ex Machina, Her, AI)

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

Eyal Pfeifel, Chief Technology Officer, Imperson

Ari Popper, Founder and CEO, SciFutures

Lori H. Schwartz, Technology Catalyst, Content Strategist and Media Advisor, Moderator

Additional speakers to be announced

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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 Programming, Premium Content and Advertising

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

John Fitzpatrick, Producer & Talent Manager, Studio71, ProSiebenSat.1 Group

James Creech, Co-Founder and CEO, Paladin Software

Alex Lewis, YouTube Personality, “Let’s Just Be Friends”

Michael Gaston, Chief Executive Officer, Cut

Juan Bruce, CEO, Epoxy

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

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

Track II: Live Webcast, Ahmanson Hall

Unlocking Intelligence: Education within Technology and Virtual Worlds - VR-AR-Immersive

Shauna Heller, founder, Clay Park VR

Albert “Skip” Rizzo, Ph.D., Director, Medical Virtual Reality - Institute for Creative Technologies, USC

Julian Sarmiento, founder, Peekaboo VR

Mason Williams, Senior Manager, Mattel Digital Play Production, Mattel, Inc.

Brent Bushnell, co-founder, Two Bit Circus

Caroline Strzalka, EVP, Partnerships, Sandbox & Co, Moderator

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Track III: Haas Conference Center, Room 172-173

Live Streaming – Social Streaming – The Video Phenomenon of Everything

Andy Swanson, VP of E-Sports and Events, Twitch

Will Keenan, President & Co-Founder of Streamup,

Gregory Strompolos, Director of Business Development, YouNow,

Caroline Lesley, producer, actor, host and entrepreneur, Parachute TV

Damon Berger, VP of Business Development, Fullscreen

Karen Allen, President, Karen Allen Consulting, Moderator

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ThinkTank - Workshop

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

Programmatic Buying and Targeting: Strategies in Cross Platform Advertising

Kiki Burton, Senior Manager of Product Strategy, Adobe

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

Lewis Rothkopf, Chief Revenue Officer, AdsNative

James Zayti, Group Director, Hyundai Media, INNOCEAN USA

Mark Goldman, Chief Executive Officer and Co-founder, ZypMedia

Juan Suarez, Vice President, Xaxis West, Xaxis

Jeff Hochberg, General Manager, Enterprise Business Development, The Trade Desk, Moderator

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2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

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

Programming the New ‘OVN’s' (Online Video Networks: the Next Generation of Niche Video Content

Allie Greenwald, West Coast Sales & Brand Partnerships, Fullscreen

Anthony Layser, Head of US Content Development, Dailymotion

Valerie Voci, Chief Marketing Officer, OWNZONES Media Network

Adam Goldstein, VP, Business Development, ZEFR

Larry Laboe, President of Production, SXM

Michael Kernan, Chief Executive Officer, NuMedia Studios & Management

Steve Bradbury, Principal, Vlocity Digital, Moderator

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Track III: Haas Conference Center - Room 171

Esports: The Hottest Sector in Entertainment, Monetization and Games

Andrew Schneider, Co-Founder, Board Director eSports Hero

Ian Sharpe, CEO, Azubu

Jeff Browning, Senior Vice President of Sales, Legends Of Gaming, Endemol Beyond USA

Stan Press, Managing Director, Digital and Gaming, Magid Advisors, Moderator

Additional speakers to be announced

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

2:30 PM - 3:30 PM, Guerin B, in Herscher Hall

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

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

Marlon Schulman, Founder and CEO, Horror Equity Fund LLC

Josh Amster, Business Development Director, StartEngine Crowdfunding

Ash Kumra, Ash Kumra, Co-Founder, Youngry.com & White House Award Winner Moderator

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ThinkTank - Workshop

2:30 PM - 3:30 PM, Haas Center - Room 172 & 173: Live Webcast

Amazon Echo & Alexa – Amazon’s Vision for AI & the Connected Home

Michael Francisco, Alexa Partnerships and Business Development, Amazon

Andrew Howlett, Partner and Chief Digital Officer, Rain

Ethan Grey, Chief Strategy Officer, Slate Studio

Brett Worthington, General Manager for Americas and Vice President of Global Business Development, Samsung SmartThings

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

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

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

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

Kurt Smith, General Manager, Media and Entertainment/Digital, Infor

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

David Cutbill, Media & Entertainment Advisory Leader, Deloitte & Touche 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

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

Ty Jones, Senior Director of Celebrity Talent Management, WhoSay

Maria Weaver, SVP and head of sales of Interactive One (iOne), Radio One/TV One

Adam Wilensky, Executive Director, Marketing, Fox Digital Entertainment

Andrew Solmssen, Managing Director, POSSIBLE, Los Angeles

Tania Yuki, CEO, Shareablee

Marc Karzen, CEO, RelishMIX, Moderator

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

End-of-Day Reception – Taper Courtyard

Outdoor Area In Front of Haas Conference Center

 

Wednesday, May 4th

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 - Chasing the New Normal in the Entertainment & Technology Industries

Stephen Beres, Vice President, Media & Production Operations West Coast, HBO

James Marsh, Senior Vice President & Head of Investor Relations, Lionsgate

Cathy Hetzel, Executive Vice President, Operator Sales & Business Development, comScore

Laura Martin, CFA, Entertainment & Internet Analyst, Needham & Company, LLC

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

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

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9:00 AM - 10:15 AM

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

The Internet, OTT, Media and the Hollywood Connection

Evan Greenberg, Manager of Audience Development, TAPP

Will Marks, VP of Business Development, Ovation

Spencer Stephens, Chief Technology Officer, Sony Pictures

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

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

Joseph Hopkins, Vice President Global M&E Sales, Verizon Digital Media Services

Bernie Laramie, Producer, “CSI: Crime Scene Investigation”

Steve Wong, Director Telco & Media Sales Americas, Siemens, Moderator

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Track II: Herscher Hall, Room 202

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

Rob Freelen, Managing Director, Silicon Valley Bank, LA

Vincent Bradley, CEO & Co-Founder, FlashFunders

Tolga Onuk, CEO, Thunderbolt Creative Digital Technologies

Andres Diana, Managing Director, SeedInvest Los Angeles

Rick Smith, Co-Founder and Managing Director, CrossCut Ventures

Ash Kumra, Ash Kumra, Co-Founder, Youngry.com & White House Award Winner

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

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10:45 AM - Noon

Track I: Ahmanson Hall, 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

Jonathan Perelman, Department Head of Digital Ventures, ICM Partners

Evan Greene, CMO, The Recording Academy

David Viviano, Chief Economist, SAG-AFTRA

Rona Mercado, Vice President, Client Services, Cashmere Agency

Don Levy, President, Smith Brook Farm, Moderator

Additional speakers to be announced

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

Future of Film - Studio & Indie, Global Content Business, The Changing face of the Film Industry from Imax and Alternative Content to VR and other Immersive Experiences

Robert J. Lenihan, President, Programming, AMC Entertainment Inc.

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

Chris Edwards, CEO, THE THIRD FLOOR & CPO, VRC: The Virtual Reality Company

Duncan Stewart, Director of Research, Deloitte Canada

Doug Darrow, Senior Vice President, Cinema Business Group, Dolby Laboratories

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

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12:30 PM - 1:45 PM

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

Hollywood, Internet and Media Challenge: Platforms and Convergence - Ubiquitous Broadband - Ubiquitous Content

Samuel Notowitz, Vice President, Distribution & Content Acquisitions, Feeln - a Hallmark Company

Rich Hull, Chairman, Latin Everywhere

Jake Avnet, Chief Operating Officer, Indigenous Media

David A. Goldsmith, Chief Strategy Officer and Head Corporate Development, FilmOn TV Networks

Lora Y. Chen, CEO, China Media Consulting

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

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Track III: Guerin B, in Herscher Hall

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

Kylie Sparks, actor/producer, "Squaresville"

Anna Prosser Robinson, Programming Manager, Twitch

Chris Murphy, SVP, Creative Lab, Studio71, Los Angeles

Maia McCann, Editor-in-Chief, LittleThings

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

Nika Offenbac, Executive Producer, META

Cupid Hayes, V.P. Business Development, MCMG | Communications, Distribution

Perrin Kaplan, Principal, Zebra Partners, Moderator

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1:15 PM - 2:15 PM

Session I: The Plenary - Live Webcast, The Guerin A, in Herscher Hall

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

Shannon Flynn, Director, Nickelodeon

Robert Ramirez, Digital Media Producer, Netflix

Jon Reiss, Filmmaker/Author/Digital Strategist

Hank Chilton, Television Writer/Producer, "Ash Vs. Evil Dead" on Starz, "Nip/Tuck", "Covert Affairs," "Ringer"

Kaj Larsen, Producer/Journalist/Correspondent, VICE

Dennis Radeke, Senior Strategic Development Manager, Adobe

JOSHUA LEVINE, Entertainment & Technology Marketing – Writer, Producer & Creative Director

Simone Nelson, Director, Marketing & Public Relations, The California State University Entertainment Industry Initiative, 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 Enhanced Advertising: Addressing Brands, Message, Technology, Media and Entertainment

Carol Chung, SVP, Media Tech, DigitasLBi

Penny Baldwin, Vice President, Global Marketing and Communications, General Manager, Brand, Reputation and Partner Marketing, Intel

Lori Tabb, Marketing Executive, Creative Artists Agency (CAA)

Jason Jercinovic, President, Havas Worldwide Digital

Liz Wilson, Director of Media and Strategic Partnerships, Under Armour

Steven Haft, SVP Innovation, Time Inc.

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

Andy Beach, Developer Account Manager, Xbox Live, Microsoft

Tom Burns, CTO, Media & Entertainment, EMC/Isilon

Erick Opeka, EVP/Digital Networks, Cinedigm

Jay Samit, Chief Executive Officer, SeaChange

Frank Sinton, CEO, Beachfront

JD Tengberg, Principal, Deloitte Transactions and Business Analytics LLP, Moderator

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

Track IV: Guerin B, in Herscher Hall

Women in Television: From OTT and OVNs to Cable, Broadcast and Advertising

Cristina Malavenda, Head of Production at Feeln, Hallmark Channel

Joanne Rubino, Senior Vice President of Production, Thinkfactory Media

Naseem Sayani, Group Vice President, Strategy, Huge

Gretchen McCourt, Executive Vice President of Cinema Programming, Pacific Theatres Entertainment Corporation

Kim Getty, President, Deutsch LA

Shauna Phelan, Head of Development and Production, AwesomenessTV

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

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

3:50 PM - 5:00 PM

Track I: Ahmanson Hall, Live Webcast from this Room

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

Justin Hochberg, CEO, Just Entertainment

Jonathan Lowe, Senior VP of Marketing, AEG Sports

Bill Sanders, Senior Vice President, Athlete & Talent Marketing, Excel Sports Management

Dina Mallin, SVP Talent, United Entertainment Group, a DJE Company

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

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

Track II: Guerin B, in Herscher Hall

Original Internet TV - The Cross Platform Explosion

Kai Hasson, Creative Director, Portal A

Scott Ehrlich, Chief Executive Officer, QYOUTV

Rafi Mamalian, Chief Revenue Officer, theAmplify

Jody Simon, Partner, Fox/Rothchild

Brad Gelfond, Principal, Strike up the Brand

David Tochterman, Co-Founder, Canvas Media Studios, Moderator

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

Track III: Haas Conference Center, Room 172-173

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

Mimi Steinbauer, President and CEO, Radiant Films International

Kara Holden, Actress and Screenwriter

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

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

Marsha Oglesby, TV Producer, “Blue,” “Paloma,” “Kendra,” “Susanna”

Melissa Schneider, SVP Development and Production, New Form Digital

Sun Jen Yung, Managing Director, Headwaters MB, Moderator

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Wednesday, May 4th (Continued from Left Column)

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

Moderator: Sarah Miller, CEO, Axis PR/Entertainment Founder, Mobile Excellence Awards

Co-Moderator, Allison Dollar, CEO, Founder, Interactive Television Alliance

Speakers:

Amy Reinhard, President, Worldwide TV Licensing and Distribution, Paramount Pictures

Jim Cannella, Senior Director, Marketing Executive Producer, Content, The Recording Academy ( The GRAMMYS)

Jonathan Lowe, Senior VP of Marketing, AEG Sports

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

Kim Getty, President, Duetsch LA

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

Evening Event - Open to All Attendees

6:15 PM – 8:00 PM, Ahmanson Hall

Keynote Roundtable

Visions of Immersion: Virtual Reality as an Expression of the Cinematic Experience

Chris Edwards, CEO, THE THIRD FLOOR & CPO, VRC: The Virtual Reality Company

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

Speakers to be announced

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

Thursday, May 5th

9:00 AM - 10:15 AM

Track I: Guerin B, in Herscher Hall

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

Neil Patel, SVP | Business Strategy and Innovation, The Martin Agency

Jeff Suhy, President & Founder, ModOp

Jennifer Sharp, VP Partnerships, Joyus

Jason Bercovici, Manager, Product Strategy and Operations, Exponential

Joseph Wineroth, Head of Client Success, VideoAmp

Robert Cain, Partner, Pacific Bridge Pictures, Moderator

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

Track II: Haas Conference Center - Room 171

Data-Driven Trends in Content, Commerce & Tech - Toolkits for Growing Revenue and Users via Social, Native and Influencers

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

Brendan Kane, Digital Business Strategist

Narb Avedissian, CEO/Co-Founder, HaulStars - Interactive Video Technology
Dhruv Joshi, Chief Evangelist | Full Stack Marketer | Growth Hacker | Data Analyst, Social Rockfish

Barry Stamos, CEO/Co-Founder, Videoo – Reinventing Social Video Playlists
Georgii Speakman, LA Business Director, at the projects*

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

10:45 AM - Noon

Track I: Guerin B, in Herscher Hall

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

Kim Hurwitz, Chief Content Officer, FilmOn.TV

Yahav Isak, EVP, Client Operations, Manifest

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

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

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

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

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: Guerin B, in Herscher Hall

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

Nick Colsey, Vice President, Television Division, Sony Corporation

Samir Ahmed, CTO, M-GO

Keith Zubchevich, Chief Strategy Officer, Conviva

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

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

Mark Donnigan, Vice President, Sales & Strategy, Beamr, Moderator

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

Track II: Herscher Hall, 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

Roman Silberfeld, partner, Robins Kaplan LLP

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

Robyn R. Polashuk, Managing Partner, Los Angeles Office, Covington & Burling LLP

Michael Sid, CEO, Mediamorph, Moderator

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

2:15 PM - 3:30 PM

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

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

Anupam Gupta, EVP, Cloud & Product Services, Vubiquity

Dr. Kanaan Jemili, Chief Executive Officer, NeuLion

Robin Wilson, VP of Business Development, NAGRA

Mike Earle, CEO, aioTV Inc.

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

Scott Robson, Vice President, Content Operations, Gracenote

David Leibowitz, Managing Partner, CH Potomac, Moderator

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

Track II: Guerin B, in Herscher Hall

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

Mark Demarest, CEO, Spinnable

Allen Sanford, CEO and Co-Founder, LiveList

Kat Chung, Client Director, Strategy at Initiative (IPG)

Hank Neuberger, President, Springboard Productions

Terry Koosed, founder and CEO, Bel Air Internet

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

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

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

Entertainment and Technology: Investment, Financing & Packaging Projects: Unique Content - Unique Technology

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

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

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

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

Leif Reinstein, Head of Entertainment, Reed Smith, Moderator

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

Sponsored by: Alliance for Women in Media, SoCal

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

Women Leading the Digital Charge from Content Creation to Distribution

Kristin Cruz, iHeart Radio Personality, Media Host and Producer

Laura Nickerson, Media Host/Producer and On-Camera Consultant,   MomAngeles Media LLC & The Randy Lane Co.

Cupid Hayes, Vice President of Business Development for MCMG (Missing Channel Media Group)

Sienna Bab, Head of Digital, MarVista

Sarah Penna, Head of AwesomenessTV’s Awestruck Network

Toby Berlin, President, School of Toby, Inc and Consultant to Playstation Vue

Michelle Van Jura, Founder and Owner, ‎Intersect Communications, Moderator

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

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

Alex Drosin, President - North America, Massive Interactive

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

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

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

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

Jonathan Hurd, Director, Altman Vilandrie & Company, Moderator

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

Track II: Haas Conference Center - Room 171

Branded Entertainment Marketing - Across Platforms - Leveraging Image, Content and Celebrity

Jen Garcia Allen, Executive Editor, Kardashian/Jenner Apps

Zach Blume, Managing Director, Portal A

Caroline Wilson, Senior Director of Creative Integration, Initiative

Jordan Yospe, Of Counsel, Eisner Jaffe

Jeff Hardy, CEO and Founder, Floor 84 Studio

James Shani, Founder & CEO, SAV Studios

Glenn Sanders, Creative Director, eclipse

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

Mike Pusateri, Founder/CEO, Bent Pixels

Steven Polster, CEO, RIGHTSTRADE

Ori Birnbaum, Co-Founder, Whipclip

Ben Lister, COO, Rightster

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

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

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

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

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

3:50 PM - 5:00 PM, Ahmanson Tent

Track IV: The Women's Creativity Workshops

Women, Wellness and Fitness Media - Nutrition, Workouts and the Healthy Lifestyle

Lisa Jey Davis, Award Winning Author and Fitness Professional, Moderator

Speakers to be announced

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

 

Drill Down Day at Digital Hollywood

Four Tracks to Choose From

Special Workshop

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

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

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

Bruce Luizzi, CEO ATLX

Ken Nicholas, Sr. Director of Sales, VideoAmp

Travis Howe, Senior Vice President, Client Services & Operations, INVISION

Steve Callanan, CEO, WIREWAX

Jeffrey Stansfield, President and CEO, Advantage Video Systems

Markus Almer, Director, VideoRx, Moderator

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

ThinkTank II: Haas Conference Center - Room 172

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

Mark Carlson, CEO, SimpleFeed, Inc.

Ori Nakar, Chief Product Officer, Telescope

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

Nguyen Duong, Director of Digital Strategy, INNOCEAN USA

Cathy Gribble, Director, Digital Strategy & Analytics, Team One

Shawnee Swarengin, Vice President of Content Marketing, CleverTap

Nancy King, Consultant, NewView Marketing, 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

Michael Benedek, President and CEO, Datonics

Sable Worthy, Director of Strategy, S4M

James Ackerman, Executive Chairman, Broadway Systems

Sean Malatesta, CEO, Marengo Knoll, Inc., Moderator

Additional speakers to be announced

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ThinkTank II: Haas Conference Center - Room 172

Video Innovation! Social Video, Personalized Video, Real-Time Video - Communication and Commerce

Joseph Hopkins, Vice President Global M&E Sales, Verizon Digital Media Services

Barry Stamos, CEO, Videoo

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

Bill Newell, President, North South Studios LLC, Moderator

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1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

ThinkTank I: Haas Conference Center - Room 171

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

Brian Popowitz, VP, Head of Marketing & Business Development, Black Box

Javon Frazier, EVP, Strategy & Business Development, Collective Digital Studio

Johnny Miller, Founder, Manumatix

Christopher Puga, Head of Sales, West, Adaptly

Jessica Hasson, founder, PulpPR

John Bohan, CEO + Founder, Socialtyze

Dr. Natalie Petouhoff, Instructor, Social Media And Digital Marketing Business for Executives, UCLA, Moderator

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ThinkTank II: Haas Conference Center - Room 172

TV Everywhere: The Content & Commerce Opportunity - From Live Streaming & Video Syndication to Video Ad Insertion

Matt Smith, Chief Evangelist, Anvato

Dave Swartz, co-founder and chief creative officer, MEDL Mobile and co-founder & president, Hang With, Inc.

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

David McIntosh, SVP Business Affairs & Digital Distribution, Shout! Factory

Jeffrey Stansfield, President and CEO, Advantage Video Systems

Jonathan Tavss, founder & President, Scarlet Strategic, Moderator

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Tablets, Smartphones, PC & TV

All Video - All the Time