The Digital Hollywood Experience

Mobile - Video - VR-AR  - Experiental-Immersive

Cultural Influencers in a Digital Universe

VR-AR-MR-XR - From Cinematic to Mobile to Advertising Experiences

 

Media Summit New York, March 7th-8th, 2018

"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.)

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

Grand Ballroom Hospitality Area

Media Summit Agenda - PDF

The Complete Agenda

Wednesday, March 7th, 2018

Registration - Click Here

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

Breakfast and Welcome

 

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

Opening Keynote Roundtable

The Power of OTT, Influence and the Internet: Accelerating Brand Value

Margo Plotkin, Digital Talent & Packaging Agent, CAA Creative Artists Agency

Jonathan Dube, GM Digital and Head of OTT Business, Endeavor

Beau Avril, Global Head of Business Operations, FameBit By YouTube

Pete Stein, General Manager, Fullscreen

Brandon Berger, Chief Business Officer, theSkimm

Moderator - Nick Van Amburg, VP, Ad Innovation, The New York Times

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11:00 AM - Noon

Session A: Grand Ballroom (4th Floor)

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

Joanna Popper, Global Head of VR, Location Based Entertainment, HP

Lora Feinman, VP of Sales, Jaunt VR

Aaron Luber, Head of AR/VR Content Partnerships, Google

Jason Farkas, Vice President of Premium Content Video, CNN

Jesse Redniss, Chief Innovation Officer, Turner Broadcasting

Moderator - Frank Radice, Expert in Residence, Definition6, ManMadeMusic

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Session B: Prague Room A, 3rd Floor

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

Nancy Lane, Senior Executive Producer, CBS News Digital

Erik Ramberg, Head of TV Platform Product Management, Ericsson Media Solutions

Christopher Mack, Vice President and Head of Scripted Content, Stage 13 & Senior Vice President, Warner Bros. Television

Andrew Tucker, Manager, New Partner Development North America, Google

Dawn Williamson, SVP of Sales, Vice Media

Moderator - Sharon Harris, Senior Manager, Deloitte Consulting LLP

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

The Strategic Workshop: Advertising & Technology

The Influencer Awards - Developing, Criteria, Categories and Voting

Elizabeth Kiehner, Senior, Global Design Services Director, IBMiX

Andrea Kinloch, SVP Business Development, FBE

Chris Detert, President, Influential

Tania Yuki, CEO, Shareablee

Melissa Anderson, President and Co-Founder, Public Good

Moderator - Victor Harwood, President, Digital Hollywood

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12:30 PM - 1:45 PM

Session A: Grand Ballroom (4th Floor)

VCs, Private Equity and Corporate Investments: The Funding and Accelerating the Digital Marketplace

Scott Levine, Managing Director, Time Warner Investments

Chris Fralic, Partner, First Round

Gregory Bedrosian, Managing Partner & Co-CEO, Drake Star Partners

Sam Landman, Managing Director, Comcast Ventures

Michael LaSalle, Partner, Shamrock Capital Advisors

Moderator - Mike Vorhaus, President, Magid Advisors

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Session B: Prague Room A, 3rd Floor

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

Marc Maleh, Global Director, Havas

Ben Tatta, Co-Founder and President, 605

Alana (Davis) Brown, Global Product Partnerships, Google

Ryan Detert, CEO, Influential

Moderator -  Bant Breen, founder/CEO, Qnary

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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

Evan Sroka, Co-Head, Global Client Strategy, Creative Artists Agency (CAA)

Kim Martin, CEO/Executive Producer, Rock Shrimp Productions (Bobby Flay Partner)

Jon Collins, President of Intergrated Advertising, Framestore (Visual Effects “Gravity” “Dark Knight”)

Bonnie Fuller, President and Editor-in-Chief, Hollywoodlife.com, and PMC Senior Advisor

Michael Heller, CEO & Founder, Talent Resources

Moderator - Peg Jackson, Managing Director, Mooreland Partners

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Session B: Prague Room A, 3rd Floor

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

Bruce Tuchman, Media Entrepreneur and Executive

Brian Hunt, Corporate VP, Business Development, Premion, a Division of TEGNA

Fabian Birgfeld, founder and partner, W12 Studios

Jon Dakss, Chief Digital Officer, EPIX

Steven S. Oh, Chief Business Officer, The Young Turks (“TYT”)

Rick Howe, The iTV Doctor

Moderator - Jonathan Hurd, Director, Altman Vilandrie & Company

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

The Strategic Workshop: Advertising, Brand & Technology

The Influencer Lifestyle - Defining Your Life - Your Voice - Your Future

Matthew Kaplan, Senior Vice President, Digital Ad Sales, Univision Communications Inc.

Iman Oubou, Founder and CEO, SWAAY

Shaine Griffin, Commercial Strategist, SAG-AFTRA

Adam Wescott, Partner and Co-Founder, ‎Select Management Group

Mae Karwowski, CEO, Obvious.ly

Keith D. Pape, CEO, YellowPike Media

Moderator - Aaron Ru, Creator Business Development and Strategy, Pinterest

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3:50 PM - 5:00 PM

Session A: Grand Ballroom (4th Floor)

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

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

Michael Rosen, SVP, Sales, New York, Foursquare

Thaddeus Kromelis, Vice President, BI Studios, Business Insider

Adam Shlachter, Chief Marketing Officer for Advertising and Creative Services, Group Nine Media

Moderator - Tom Flanagan, Chief Content and Innovation Officer, Big Block

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Session B: Prague Room A, 3rd Floor

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

Jared van Fleet. Director of New Business, FAKE LOVE | A New York Times Company

Christine Cattano, Global Head of VR, Framestore’s VR Studios, Framestore (Visual Effects “Gravity” “Dark Knight”)

S. Jason Prohaska, Managing Director, MediaMonks New York

Ronnie Polidoro, Supervising Producer, Digital Video, ABC News

Moderator, Michael Leventhal, Partner, Holmes Weinberg, P.C.

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

Media Summit Networking Reception

 

Evening Dinner Event, 3rd Floor, Prague Room

Wednesday, March 7th, 2018

6:15 PM - 8:30 PM - Roundtable & Dinner, Additional Ticket Required

Media Industry Roundtable - Analyzing Strategies in the Entertainment - Advertising - Technology Industries

Fred Santarpia, Chief Digital Officer, Condé Nast

Rob Hayes, Executive Vice President Digital - NBCUniversal Media, LLC

Tom Goodwin, Executive Vice President-Head of innovation, Zenith Media

Mike Vorhaus, President, Magid Advisors

Moderator - Fred Boxa, Partner & Chief Operating Officer, Meridian Advisory Group (MAG)

Introduction - Victor Harwood, President, Digital Hollywood, Inc.

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Bohemian National Hall

The Czech Center & Consulate

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

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Evening Dinner Event

Wednesday, March 7th, 2018, 3rd Floor, Prague Room

6:15 PM - 8:30 PM - Roundtable & Dinner, Additional Ticket Required

Media Industry Roundtable - Anaylzing Strategies in the  Entertainment - Advertising - Technology Industries

Fred Santarpia, Chief Digital Officer, Condé Nast

Rob Hayes, Executive Vice President Digital - NBCUniversal Media, LLC

Tom Goodwin, Executive Vice President-Head of innovation, Zenith Media

Mike Vorhaus, President, Magid Advisors

Moderator - Fred Boxa, Partner & Chief Operating Officer, Meridian Advisory Group (MAG)

Introduction - Victor Harwood, President, Digital Hollywood, Inc.

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

Thursday, March 8th, 2018

Thursday's Theme:

"Innovation in the Media & Advertising Industry"

9:00 AM - 9:45 AM - Morning Reception & Food Service

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Session A: Grand Ballroom (4th Floor)

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

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

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

Nicholas Longano, CEO and Founder, Hourglass Technologies

Dana Porter, co-founder and CMO, Inception

Sunny Midha, Media & Technology Investment Banking, Houlihan Lokey

Moderator - Ted Cohen, Managing Partner, TAG Strategic llc

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Session B: Prague Room A (3rd Floor)

Indie TV – OTT and Streaming - The Gateway to the Media and Entertainment

Kathleen Barrett, General Manager, OTT, Vimeo

Joline McGoldrick, SVP, Data Insights and Data Research, VidMob

Andrew Goldman, Senior Vice President/Programming, OWNZONES Media Network and 420TV

John Caldwell, Senior Vice President Product Management & Corporate Business Development, Synacor

Jacqueline Corbelli, Founder & CEO, BrightLine

Matt Smith, Principal Evangelist, Media Business Unit, Brightcove

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

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11:15 AM - 12:15 PM  Grand Ballroom (4th Floor)

Keynote Roundtable

The Future of Media: The Transformation of Content, Technology and Advertising

Chris Linn, president, truTV, Turner Entertainment

Marc Hustvedt, CEO, Above Average

Michael Schwimmer, president/CEO, Fuse Media

Albie Hecht, CCO, pocket.watch (former president of Nickelodeon, creator of Dora The Explorer)

Moderator - Rob Aitken, U.S. Advisory Leader, Media & Entertainment, Deloitte & Touche LLP

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1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Session A: Grand Ballroom (4th Floor)

Media, Entertainment Content & Advertising Strategies - Addressing a Multi-Platform Universe

Robert Rodriguez, CEO, Natcom

Elizabeth Kiehner, Senior, Global Design Services Director, IBMiX

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

Conor Brady, Chief Creative Officer, Critical Mass, an Omnicon Agency

Chris Tolles, CEO, Topix

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

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Session B:  Prague Room A, 3rd Floor

Influencer and Brand - Establishing the Social Conversation, Personal Mission and Collaborative Experience

Katharina Kowalewski, Founder & Owner, Network KO

Greta McAnany, Award-Winning Filmmaker and founder, Blue Fever, Inc.

Roland Hamilton, Chief Revenue Officer, Kin Community

Lisa Tawil, VP of Marketing and Communications, ITVS (Independent Television Service, Funded by Corporation for Public Broadcasting)

Lyle Stevens, Co-Founder & CEO, Mavrck

Katie Lavin, Executive Marketing Strategist

Moderator, Karinna Karsten, CEO, Love TV

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2:20 PM - 3:30 PM

Session A: Grand Ballroom (4th Floor)

The Social Media Transformation = Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat

Angelita Sierra, Sr. Director, Brand Partnerships: ‎theAmplify

Jesse Kirshbaum, CEO, NUE Agency

Shawn Kallet, VP Sales, Branded Entertainment Network (BEN)

Adam Cohen-Aslatei, Vice President, Marketing, Jun Group

Steven S. Oh, Chief Business Officer, The Young Turks (“TYT”)

Ceslie Armstrong, Executive Content Producer, Quarter Moon Productions, YOLO TX Show

Moderator - Tania Yuki, CEO, Shareablee

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

Augmented Reality – Innovation in  Retail - Fashion - Media - Wellness - Navigating the Future

Glen Roth, Head of Shopping Business Development for AR, Google

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

Nathan Pettyjohn, President, VR/AR Association and CEO, Aisle411

Samuel Snider, Creative Technologist (CT), MediaMonks New York

Wayne Liu, GM and VP of Business Development, Perfect Corp. (AR for L’Oréal)

Moderator - Ariella Lehrer, Ph.D., President, HitPoint Studios

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3:45 PM - 5:00 PM

Session A: Grand Ballroom (4th Floor)

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

Amy Romero, CMO, CreativeDrive

Randy Sherman, COO, David Zucker Entertainment

Andy Marks, President, Marks Entertainment + Media

Vince Errico, the Chief Digital Officer, Trusted Media Brands

Melissa Anderson, President and Co-Founder, Public Good

Stacy Greco, VP of Brand Strategy, Sweety High

Moderator - Lori Amos, Founder, Scout 22

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

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

Eduardo Yeh, Co-Founder, CEO, Selvz

Thomas Wallner, CEO, Liquid Cinema Inc. and DEEP Inc.

Ewan Johnson, Chief Creative Officer, Arcturus

Debra Anderson, Co-founder & Chief Strategy Officer, datavized

Alina Mikhaleva, Co-Founder & Managing partners, Spherica

Lynn Rogoff, founder, AMERIKIDS USA

Alejandro Dinsmore, CEO, EEVO

Moderator - Edward Button, “Artist in Residence,” Technicolor NY

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