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Wednesday, March 8th, 2017

Wednesday's Theme:

"Innovation in the Media & Advertising Industry"

8:30 AM - 9:30 AM - Morning Reception & Food Service

9:30 AM - 10:30 AM  Grand Ballroom (4th Floor)

Keynote Roundtable

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

Jeff Nicholas, Director of VR Creative + Production, Live Nation Studios

Steven Haft, Producer Dead Poets Society/MADtv, SVP Innovation, Time Inc.

Ryan Wang, Co-founder and General Partner, Outpost Capital

Layne Braunstein, ‎Executive Creative Director & Founder, Fake Love

Ken Hertz, Senior Partner, Hertz Lichtenstein & Young LLP

Moderator - Diane Brady, Journalist, Author & founder dBomnimedia

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

10:45 AM - Noon

Session A: Grand Ballroom (4th Floor)

VR/AR as a Branding/Advertising Strategy: The Immersive Experience as Image Maker - Movies/TV/Brand

Emma Chiu, Creative Innovation Director, J. Walter Thompson

Tony Mugavero, CEO, Littlstar (VR for Showtime, Esquire, Discovery)

Keith Soljacich, VP/Director, Technology, Digitas Studios

Nicholas Longano, Head of VR/AR, Kaleidoscope Interactive

Jake Lee-High, CEO/Creative Director, Future Colossal (Immersive for BMW, Showtime, Jay Z, Disney, and Citi Bank )

Jefferson Wang, Senior Partner, IBB Consulting Group

Dean Kingsley, Principal, Advisory Services, Deloitte & Touche LLP, Moderator

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

Session B: Prague Room A (3rd Floor)

Internet TV – Mainstream Media to OVNs – The Cross Platform Explosion

Jamie Wilkinson, General Manager of OTT Services, Vimeo

Rick Bashkoff, SVP of Business Development, ZEFR

Adam Boorstin, EVP, Global Digital Distribution, Studio71

Douglass Lee, Head of Programming, OWNZONES

Melissa Schneider, EVP of Originals and Development, New Form

Paul Canetti, Founder and CEO, MAZ

Moderator, Matt Farber, Digital Media Executive/Entrepreneur

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

12:30 PM - 1:45 PM

Session A: Grand Ballroom (4th Floor)

Media and Entertainment Strategies - The Multi-Platform Brand - Video/TV, Magazines. News & Music - The Merger of Traditional Media and New Media

Jon Dakss, Chief Digital Officer, Epix

Mark Turner, NY VP Head of Alternative/Reality and Digital Media, Abrams Artists Agency

Adam Ostrow, Chief Strategy Officer, Mashable

Robert Rodriguez, CEO, Natcom

Bernard Gershon, President, GershonMedia

Xavier Kochhar, Founder and CEO, The Video Genome Project® a Division of Hulu

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

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

Session B:  Prague Room A, 3rd Floor

Advertising and Brands in VR-AR-360 Video – from Mobile & Immersive to Out-of-Home, Retail & Experiential

Brian Lovell, CEO, RED Interactive Agency

Greg Bond, SVP, Licensing, Blend Media

Scott Marden, Chief Marketing Officer, Captivate

Justin “jb” Bolognino, Chief Experience Officer, META.is

Dennis Adamo, COO & Commercial Director, SpaceoutVR, Inc.

Eduardo Yeh, Co-Founder, CEO. Selvz LLC

Rick Howe, Consultant, Cable Pioneer, Moderator

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

2:15 PM - 3:30 PM

Session A: Grand Ballroom (4th Floor)

The Social Media Transformation = Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat

Nicholas Carlson, Editor-in-Chief, Business INSIDER

Travis Bradley, Product Marketing Manager, Sysomos

Alec McNayr, co-founder, McBeard

Mandy Jenkins, Head of News, Storyful

Mitchell Reichgut, CEO, Jun Group

Jessica Hasson, CEO, Pulp PR

Moderator - Tania Yuki, CEO, Shareablee

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

Session B: Prague Room A, (3rd Floor)

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

Sebastian Saldarriaga, Associate Director of Social Media Marketing, Huge

Andy Marks, President, Marks Entertainment + Media

Dan Ratner, Executive Chairman and co-founder, Public Good

Evan Fleischer, EVP of Brand Partnerships and Business Development, Believe Entertainment Group

Eric Murphy, CEO, Pop2Life

David Baldwin, founder, Baldwin&, Raleigh

Moderator - David Leibowitz, Managing Partner, CH Potomac

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

3:45 PM - 5:00 PM

Session A: Grand Ballroom (4th Floor)

VR-AR Production on the Edge - The Amazing Journey of Imagination: Storytelling in Content and Advertising

Thalia Mavros, CEO, The Front

Will Russell, Head of Production, Firstborn

Meghan Nelson, Executive Producer and Partner, Superbright

Debra Anderson, Chief Strategy Officer & Founder, datavized

Alejandro Dinsmore, CEO, EEVO

Joel Douek, Co-founder, ECCO VR

Jesse Kirshbaum, CEO, NUE, Moderator

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

Session B: Prague Room A, (3rd Floor)

Merging Content with New Technologies: From Content Reinvention in Mobile to Virtual Reality

Gregory Gilderman, Global Head of Digital Video, The Weather Company, an IBM Business

Andrea Palumbos, Senior Producer, Sesame Workshop

Lynn Rogoff, founder, AMERIKIDS USA

Randy Ross, Co-founder & CEO, Cinematique

Micah Ainsley Patrick Brown, President, CEO & Founder, Centiment.io Inc

Michael Goodman, Director, Digital Media Strategies, Strategy Analytics, Moderator

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

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Bohemian National Hall

The Czech Center & Consulate

73rd Street (Btw. 2nd and 1st Ave.)

Media Summit New York, March 7th-8th, 2017

"The Conference that Defines the Future of the Industry"

Conference Location: Bohemian National Hall

The Czech Center & Consulate - 73rd Street (Btw. 2nd and 1st Ave.)

PDF of Conference - Click Here

Food and Beverage - Served All day (4th Floor)

Grand Ballroom Hospitality Area

The Complete Agenda

Tuesday, March 7th, 2017

Registration - Click Here

9:30 AM - 10:00 AM Grand Ballroom (4th Floor)

Breakfast and Welcome

 

Tuesday's Theme:

"The Media Challenge – Innovating Content – Innovating Technology"

 

10:00 - 10:45 AM, Grand Ballroom (4th Floor)

Opening Keynote Roundtable

Co-Sponsored by The Daily Beast

The Political Reckoning:

News Media, Social Binging, Fake News and the Crisis of Trust in Media

John Avlon, Editor-in-Chief, The Daily Beast, Moderator

Alyson Shontell, Editor-in-Chief, Business Insider US

Tina Nguyen, Staff Reporter, Vanity Fair’s Hive

Dan Colarusso, Executive Editor, Digital, Reuters

Abby Phillip, National Political Reporter, The Washington Post

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

11:00 AM - Noon

Session A: Grand Ballroom (4th Floor)

The VR-AR ThinkTank: Breaking the Boundaries of the Imagination

Aaron Luber, Head of Partnerships, Google Cardboard

Evan Kraut, Managing Director, Grey Adventures, GREY

Niko Chauls, Director of Emerging Technology, USA Today & Gannett Network

Chaki Ng, Senior Vice President, Viacom NEXT

Rich Flier, Managing Director, Business Development, Digital Domain

Moderator - Shawn Gold, Corporate Marketing Officer, TechStyle Fashion Group

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

Session B: Prague Room A, 3rd Floor

Video Anytime Anywhere: Video Across Platforms - Television, Internet and Mobile - Understanding the Value Proposition

Michael Pachter, Managing Director, Equity Research WEDBUSH SECURITIES

Nancy Lane, Senior Executive Producer, CBS News Digital

Liesel Kipp, Vice President, Product, Scripps Networks Interactive

Harold Goings, Vice President of Business Development & Digital Distribution, Turner Content Distribution (TCD), Turner

Rachel Berk, Business Development Manager, Android/Play, Google

Erin Scanlon, US Audit Leader, Media & Entertainment, Deloitte & Touche LLP, Moderator

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

11:00 AM - Noon, The Library, 3rd Floor

The Strategic Workshop: Advertising & Technology

Programmatic Buying and Targeting: Cross-Platform Advertising

Lucas Krump, Director, Demand Partnerships, Brightroll, Yahoo

Lewis Rothkopf, Chief Revenue Officer, AdsNative

Jana Meron, VP of Programmatic and Data Strategy, Business Insider

David DeRobbio, VP Global Partnerships, Acxiom

Lauren Abercrombie, Global Programmatic Strategy Lead, Google

Moderator - Juan Suarez, Vice President, Account Services, Xaxis

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

12:30 PM - 1:45 PM

Session A: Grand Ballroom (4th Floor)

Financing the Imagination: Funding and Business Development in AR, VR and Other Digital Media – From VCs & Private Equity to Corporate Investments

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

Todd Feldman, Managing Director, Mooreland Partners

Scott Levine, Managing Director, Time Warner Investments

Paul Heitlinger, Principal, Verizon Ventures

Mark Boidman, Managing Director and Partner, Peter J. Solomon Company

Sunny Midha, Media & Technology Investment Banking, Houlihan Lokey

Moderator - David Pucik, Director, Games & Digital Strategy, ‎Frank N. Magid Associates

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

Session B: Prague Room A, 3rd Floor

Audience Intelligence, AI, Analytics and Advertising: The Industry Game Changer

Jason Jercinovic, Global Head of Marketing Innovation, Havas

Ben Tatta, Co-Founder and President, 605

Gregory Willis, North American Partner & Leader Cognitive Solutions Team, Media & Entertainment Industry, IBM

Sharon Mussalli, Chief Revenue Officer, Some Spider LLC

Reza Rassool, Chief Technology Officer, RealNetworks

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

Moderator - Mark Kapczynski, President, Storymill

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

2:15 PM - 3:30 PM

Session A: Grand Ballroom (4th Floor)

Leveraging Content and Celebrity For Cross-Platform Success: From TV & Internet to Social Media and Virtual Reality

Susanne Mei, General Manager, People/Entertainment Weekly Network, Time Inc.

Teal Newland, Senior Vice President, Marketing and Partner Management, Condé Nast Entertainment (CNÉ),

Alan Schanzer, Senior Vice President of Agency and Advertiser Development, Pandora

Gabrielle Korn, Digital Editor-in-Chief, NYLON

Harvey Schwartz, founding Partner, SVP of Talent, WhoSay

Tyler Hissey, VP Marketing and Social Media, MTV, VH1 and Logo

Moderator, Steven Masur, Senior Partner, MG+

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

Session B: Prague Room A, 3rd Floor

Ultimate TV: The OTT Multiscreen Experience – Internet TV Goes Mainstream

James Field, Product Manager, Infinite Video, Cisco

J​ason Friedlander, Product & Technology Evangelist, Verizon Digital Media Services

Hillary Henderson, Senior Director of Product Strategy and Management, IBM Cloud Video

Jeremy Morrison, Vice President of Solutions Engineering of Deluxe Delivery Services, Deluxe Entertainment Services Group

Google, speaker to be announced

Moderator - Jonathan Hurd, Director, Altman Vilandrie & Company

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

2:15 PM - 3:30 PM, The Library, 3rd Floor

The Strategic Workshop: Advertising & Technology

A Deeper Dive into Audience Intelligence & AI - Developing Content & Campaigns

Ryan Detert, CEO, Influential

Elizabeth Kiehner, Senior, Global Design Services Director, IBMiX

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

Martijn Scheijbeler, Director of Marketing, The Next Web

Hassan Miah, Chief Strategy Officer and co-founder, Robin8

Mika Rautiainen, CEO/CTO, Valossa Labs Oy

Moderator - Sanjay Macwan, former CTO of NBCUniversal

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

3:50 PM - 5:00 PM

Session A: Grand Ballroom (4th Floor)

Virtual Reality Transforms Media – Movies, TV, News, Sports & Music

Ken Todd, Vice President, Video Strategy & Emerging Platform Marketing, Showtime Networks

Jeff Nicholas, Director of VR Creative & ProductionDirector of VR Creative & Production, Live Nation Studios

Christine Cattano, Global Head of VR within Framestore’s VR Studios, Framestore

Ola Björling, Global Director of VR, MediaMonks

Ronnie Polidoro, Supervising Producer, Digital Video. ABC News

Moderator - Ted Cohen, Managing Partner, TAG Strategic llc

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

Session B: Prague Room A, 3rd Floor

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

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

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

Joseph Perello, Principal, Art & Data, Ltd.

Maria Laino DeLuca, Senior Vice President, Consumer Marketing, Bravo Media, NBC Universal

Pete Spande, Chief Revenue Officer, Business Insider

Sara Kern, VP of Integrated Marketing, Mashable

Moderator - Tom Flanagan, Partner, Nut + Bolt

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

3:50 PM - 5:00 PM, The Library, 3rd Floor

The Strategic Workshop: Content, Technology & Advertising

The Augmented Reality Experience: Implementing the Next Generation of AR into Application: From Media and Advertising to Education

Lisa Valentino, Senior Vice President, Network Sales & Partnerships, Condé Nast, and CRO, Condé Nast Entertainment (CNÉ)

Michael Leventhal, Partner, Holmes Weinberg, P.C., former, Chief Legal Officer and VP, Magic Leap

Meghan Nelson, Executive Producer and Partner, Superbright

David Reitman, SVP CMET (Communications, Media, Entertainment & Technology), Softtek

Moderator, Bill Newell, President, North South Studios LLC

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

5:00 PM – 6:00 PM, Grand Ballroom (4th Floor)

Media Summit Networking Reception

 

Evening Dinner Event

Tuesday, March 7th, 2017

The Media - Election - Advertising Dinner

Co-Sponsored by The Daily Beast

6:15 PM - 8:30 PM - Roundtable & Dinner

Analytics 2017 – The Predictors of Everything - Elections – Advertising - Lifestyle

Harry Enten, Senior Political Writer and Analyst, FiveThirtyEight

Haile Owusu, Chief Data Scientist, Mashable

David Yanofsky, Reporter, Quartz

Jon Roberts, Head of Data Sciences, About.com, Moderator

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Evening Dinner Event

Tuesday, March 7th, 2017

The Media - Election - Advertising Dinner

Co-Sponsored by The Daily Beast

6:15 PM - 8:30 PM - Roundtable & Dinner

Analytics 2017 – The Predictors of Everything - Elections – Advertising - Lifestyle

Harry Enten, Senior Political Writer and Analyst, FiveThirtyEight

Haile Owusu, Chief Data Scientist, Mashable

David Yanofsky, Reporter, Quartz

Jon Roberts, Head of Data Sciences, About.com, Moderator