Hollywood = Tablets - TV - Smartphones

A Special Event at Digital Hollywood

 

Digital Hollywood Spring

New Tracks at Digital Hollywood Spring:

Virtual Reality - The Evening Summit - Click Here

Sports NEXT at Digital Hollywood: TV - Analytics, Games - Wearables - Fitness

The Health Summit - Media & Technology that Save Lives - Click Here

MusicNEXT - IdeaFest - Los Angeles

Monday, April 27th

10:00 AM - 11:15 AM

Track I: Ballroom Terrace – Live Webcast from this Room

The Power of YouTube: Unlocking the Power of Programming, Premium Content and Advertising

Kai Hasson, Partner and Creative Director, Portal A

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

Chris Younger, Principal, Director of Strategy, Ayzenberg

Rebecca Donohue, Director of Digital Content & Social Media, Vin Di Bona Productions (VDBP), producers of “America's Funniest Home Videos”

Khudor Annous is VP of Integrated Marketing & Promotions, Fullscreen

Mike Vorhaus, President, Magid Advisors, Moderator

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

Track II: Poolside Tent I

Over the Top TV - Gateway to the New Hollywood of Streaming Content to TV, Tablets and PC

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

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

Garson Foos, President, General Manager & Co-Founder, Shout Factory

Todd Viegut, CEO, Kannuu

Rob Gill, VP of Media, Entertainment and Publishing, Acquia

Bruce Eisen, founder and president, Digital Advisors, Moderator

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Track II: Poolside Tent I

Broadcasting without Borders: Players in the New Guard of Broadcasting, Branding and Content Networks

Mike Davis, Chief Operating Officer, Brand Arc

Sharon Mussalli, Business Lead, Entertainment, Facebook

Scott P. Dickey, Chief Executive Officer, TEN: The Enthusiast Network

Mark Marraccini, Head of Development, Kids at Play

Conrad L. Ricketts, Executive Producer and founding partner, Proven Entertainment

Ann Greenberg, Founder & Chief Tinkerer, Hugging Company, Moderator

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

1:00 PM - 2:15 PM

Track II: Poolside Tent I

Native & Contextual Strategies: From Youtube & Facebook Programming and OTT Delivery to Mobile

Andrew Solmssen, Managing Director, POSSIBLE, Los Angeles

Aron Levitz, SVP, Wattpad

John Kottcamp, Chief Marketing Technologist, Tahzoo

Wikia, speaker to be announced

Perry Tell, Co-Founder and COO, Inmoji

Greg Portell, Partner, A.T. Kearney, Moderator

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

Track III: Poolside Tent II

Viral and Social Media Experiences in Entertainment, Media and Advertising: Creativity & Monetization Challenges

Lia Navarro, Sales Director, Entertainment Strategy, reddit, Inc.

JR Griffin – Vice President of Digital Brand Partnerships, FremantleMedia North America

Bladimiar Norman, SVP of Marketing, Skydance Productions

Adam Wilensky, Executive Director, Mobile, Fox Digital Entertainment

Kirstin Benson, Editorial Director, WhoSay

John Montgomery, CEO and Chief Creative Officer, Threshold Interactive

Alan Wolk, Senior Analyst, tdg the diffusion group, Moderator

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

ThinkTank - Workshop

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM - Admiralty Room

Programmatic Buying and Targeting: Strategies in Cross Platform Advertising

Brian Tomasette, Adx Global Strategy, Google

Troels Smit, Head of LiveRail Sales, Facebook

Lucas Krump Business Development, Advertising Technology, Brightroll, Yahoo

Michael Treon, Vice President of Platform Strategy, AOL Networks

Pete Kluge, Senior Product Marketing Manager for Advertising Solutions, Adobe

Jeff Hochberg, VP BD, Audience Science, Moderator

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

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

1:15 PM – 2:15 PM PM Marina Vista Room – Live Webcast from this Room

The TV Writers Roundtable:  Creative Master Class: TV, Film & Video

 

2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Track I: Ballroom Terrace – Live Webcast from this Room

Social Entertainment: The Merger of Programming, Social Media and Advertising

Shawndra Hill, Operations and Information Management Department, The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania

Liz Teschler, Marketing Director, SMOSH brands,  DEFY Media

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

Josh Gottheimer, General Manager, Corporate Strategy, Microsoft

Jim McArthur, SVP, Global Business Development & Strategic Partnerships, Digitaria

Anthony Layser, Content Director, Dailymotion

Brian Marr, Chief Strategy Officer, Smashing Ideas

Ted Cohen, Managing Partner, TAG Strategic llc, Moderator

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

Track III - Tent II

Monetizing Entertainment Programming - Cross Platform Content: Branding, Programming and Packaging Producing Quality Content

Jonathan Tavss, Head of Content Creation, OwnZones

Michael Knott, Founder / Managing Partner, Gazer Media

Rovi, speaker to be announced

David Reitman, Managing Director, David Reitman Consulting, Inc.

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

Jeff Skaggs, RVP, West Coast Sales, Fullscreen

Lara Hoefs, CEO, StoryDisruptive, Moderator

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

3:45 PM - 5:00 PM

Track II - Poolside Tent I

Social Advertising - Driving Brand Awareness, Boosting Campaign ROI and Direct Response Initiatives

Jeff Holman, Associate Creative Director, Omelet

Dustin Bomar, Head of Mobile/Digital, Hilton Worldwide

Justin Rezvani, CEO of theAmplify

Charlie Neer, SVP Revenue, North America, Adaptly

Al Cadena, Senior Account Director, Beeby Clark+Meyler

Marc Karzen, CEO, RelishMIX, Moderator

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

Track III - Poolside Tent II

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

Byron Austin Ashley, Senior Talent Manager, Big Frame

Jennifer McDonnell, VP, Partnerships, Kin Community

Adam Goldstein, Director of Business Development, ZEFR

Eunice Shin, Director, Manatt Digital Media

Richard Cusick. General Manager, Video, Gracenote

Sun Jen Yung, Managing Director, Headwaters MB, Moderator

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

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

End-of-Day Poolside Reception - Ritz Carlton

 

Tuesday, April 28th

Breakfast Session Ballroom Terrace, Live Webcast from this Room

7:45 AM - 9:00 AM (Open to All Attendees)

The Future of TV: From Primetime to MultiPlatforms: Wall Street Analysts Meet Entertainment Executives

Michael Pachter, Managing Director, Equity Research  Wedbush Securities

Dounia Turrill, Senior Vice President, Client Insights, The Nielsen Company

David Harrington, Managing Partner, EFA Partners

Todd Supplee, Senior Director, Entertainment and Media, PriceWaterhouseCoopers

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

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

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

9:00 AM - 10:15 AM

Track IIII: Salon I - Live Webcast from this Room

Mitch Singer, President, DECE/Ultraviolet, former Chief Digital Strategy Officer, Sony Pictures Entertainment

Evan Greenberg, Manager of Audience Development, TAPP

Michael Goodman, Director, Digital Media Strategies

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

Charles “Chuck” Napier, Managing Director at inCode Consulting

Matt McMahon, VP of Business Development, Seriously Digital Entertainment

Glenn Hower, Research Analyst, Parks Associates, Moderator

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

10:45 AM - Noon

Track II: Salon II

Claudio Ludovisi, SVP of Operational Strategy, Marketing & Digital, NBC Entertainment

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

Steve Wong, Heads the Media & Entertainment Division, Siemens in the Americas

Bruce Nash - Founder and President, Nash Information Services, LLC

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

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

12:30 PM - 1:45 PM

Track II: Salon II

The Internet - Media - Hollywood Connection - Ubiquitous Broadband - Ubiquitous Content

Mike Murphy, Head of Media & Entertainment Partnerships at Intel Corporation

Jeff Shultz, VP, Business Development, CBS Interactive

Sam Notowitz, Executive Director Marketing & Distribution, Feeln, a Hallmark Company

Jeffrey Binder, CEO, Layer3 TV, Inc.

Beth Troutman, Executive Producer, RightThisMinute

Eric Fitzgerald Reed, Vice President - Entertainment & Tech Policy, Verizon

Nick Colsey, Vice President, Television Division, Sony Corporation

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

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

2:15 PM – 3:30 PM, Live Webcast from this Room

The MusicNext Forum Track: Marina Vista Room

YouTube and Music – The Meeting Place for Music – Performers – Bands – Brands

Doug McVehil,   Head of Content & Programming, Vevo

Jeff Daniel, CEO/co-founder, Starmaker

Daniel Rosen,  Senior Music Talent Manager, Fullscreen

Ryan Tomlinson, President, SKEEmatic; Exec. Producer, SKEE TV

Nick DeMartino, Principal, ND Consulting, Moderator

Additional speakers to be announced

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3:50 PM - 5:00 PM

Track II: Admiralty Room

Original Internet TV - The Cross Platform Explosion

Nicholas Longano, CEO, OTT Networks (Paula Deen Network)

Evan Bregman, Head of Original Content, Portal A

Josh Entman, co-founder and Chief Development Officer, Jukin Media

Scott Ehrlich, CEO Agility Studios

Rafi Mamalian, EVP, Collective Digital Studios

David Tochterman, President, Versatility Media, Moderator

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

5:00 PM - 6:15 PM, Open to All Attendees

End-of Day Poolside Reception - Ritz Carlton

 

7:00 PM – 9:00 PM, Marina Vista Room, Live Webcast from this Room

The Virtual Reality Evening Summit

Three 40 Minute Sessions:

I. The Rise of Virtual Reality: The Industry Visionaries and Innovators

II. Virtual Reality: Technologies, Platforms and Projects

III. Hollywood & Virtual Reality: Opportunities at the Intersection of Content and Technology

 

Digital Hollywood - Day Three

Wednesday, April 29th

9:00 AM - 10:15 AM

Track I: Salon II - Live Webcast from this Room

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

Neerav Shah, Vice President & General Manager Multiscreen Video Infrastructure, ARRIS

Steven Harnsberger, Vice President, Global Business Development and Strategic, Partnerships, Imagine Communications

Alon Golan, Head of Strategic Accounts, Americas, INNERACTIVE

Ross McCray, co-founder and CEO, VideoAmp

Lauren Cole, President, Cole Media, Moderator

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

Track III: Admiralty Room

The Power of Pinterest:  Enhancing Brand and Customer Engagement

Kevin Lorenz, Director of Agency & Brand Relations, Tailwind

Rachel Faucett from "Handmade Charlotte", Pinterest influencer

Shelley Zallis, CEO Ipsos OTX and Ipsos Girls Lounge

Jessica Bailey, Senior Manager of Art Direction, Evite

Dave Weinberg, CEO, loop88, Moderator

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

10:45 AM - Noon

Track I: Salon II, Live Webcast from this Room

Internet TV Technology - Defining the Connected TV, Tablet & Smartphone Interactive Consumer Experience

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

Mark Jeffery, Sr Director, Technical Strategy – Mediacom Group Function Technology, Ericsson

Rhodes Mason, President, Internet Video Archive

Jim Monroe, co-founder and SVP of Programming, Net2TV

Bruce Lancaster, Vice President and General Manager of Harmony and New Ventures, Logitech

David Leibowitz, Managing Partner, CH Potomac, Moderator

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

Track III: Poolside Tent I

Over the Top Platforms - TV, iPad - Tablet - SmartPhone - PC - Connecting into the Future

Kim Hurwitz, SVP, Programming, FilmOn.TV Networks Inc.

Randa Minkarah, Venture Partner, Transform (formerly OneAccord Digital)

Audra Priluck, Vice President, Consulting, Media & Entertainment, GfK Custom Research North America

Malachi Bierstein, SVP Sales & Marketing, Saffron Digital

Sean Besser, Head of Platform, Peel

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

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

12:30 PM - 1:45 PM

Track III: Salon I

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

Anupam Gupta, EVP, Cloud Services, Vubiquity

Mike Earle, CEO & founder, aioTV

Robin Wilson, VP of Business Development, NAGRA

Ty Roberts, Co-founder and Chief Strategy Officer, Gracenote

Candice Edwards, SVP of Strategy and Business Development, Digiflare

Andrew Morton, Vice President, Entone

Rick Doherty, co-founder and Director, The Envisioneering Group, Moderator

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

12:30 PM - 1:45 PM, The Admiralty Room

Sports Media and Technology Workshops

Live Sports Programming Goes Hi-Tech: From Twitter Feeds to Sharing In-Venue Sports Performance Tracking and with Broadcast & Internet Viewers

Pete Scott, VP of Emerging Media, Turner Sports

Bobby Schur, COO, STATS

Gil Haslam, Creative Director, Troika

Nash Parker, Director, Emerging Technologies & Market Development, Alcatel-Lucent

Jonathan Tavss, Founder, ConnectD

Dan Loesch, Head of Monetization, Peel

Trevor Doerksen M.Sc., CEO & Founder, Mobovivo, Moderator

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

2:15 PM - 3:30 PM

Track II: Salon II, Live Webcast from this Room

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

Ajay Dugar, Digital Strategist, Kinected Consulting

Christophe Louvion, CTO, M-GO

Mark Vena, Worldwide VP Marketing, Sling Media

Ralf Jacob, Chief Revenue Officer, Verizon Digital Media Services

Rovi, speaker to be announced

Mark Donnigan, VP, Sales & Strategy for Media & Entertainment, Beamr, Moderator

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

2:15 PM - 3:30 PM, The Plaza Room

Sports Media, Music Industry and Technology Workshops

Activating the Fanbase for Global Sport Franchises: Strategies for Content, Platforms and Technology

Will Tidey, Global Sports Manager, Bleacher Report, Turner Sports

Jon Farb, Head of Product, ListenFirst Media

Twitter, speaker to be announced

Erin Reilly, Creative Director, Annenberg Innovation Lab, Moderator

Additional speakers to be announced

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

3:50 PM - 5:00 PM

Track II: Salon II, Live Webcast from this Room

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

Robert Forsyth, Chief Innovation Officer, Worldnow

Dan Sweeney, Western Division Vice President, The Allant Group

Xavier Kochhar, President and CEO, The Video Genome Project TM

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

Steve Ehrlich, Business Development, Hewlett Packard

Perry Weinstein, Business Director, Accedo

Jonathan Hurd, Director, Altman Vilandrie & Company, Moderator

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

3:50 PM – 5:00 PM, Poolside Tent I

The MusicNext Forum Track

Music Apps, Social Media and Technology:  The Explosive World of Music Engagement

Brad Sphar, Vice President, Sony Music

Madeline Nelson, CEO/Managing Member, Heads Music

Heiko Schmidt, CEO, Parasongs

Rami Perlman, VP Music Talent & Influencers, theAudience

Anthony Shannon, Cofounder & CEO, TuneStars

Ian Roberts, Cofounder & CEO, Hive

Damian Hagger, co-founder and Marketing Director, SixString.com

Nick DeMartino, Principal, ND Consulting, Moderator

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

5:00 PM – 6:00 PM – Poolside Recepiton at the Ritz

 

Thursday - Day Four - April 30th
Drill Down Day at Digital Hollywood


9:30 AM - 10:45 AM

ThinkTank I: Admiralty Room

Advertising and Micro-Commerce, Games and Game Networks - Mobile, Broadband and Console - Serving Individuals and Communities of Interest

Michael Ritter, SVP Business & Corporate Development, SGN

Maura Sparks, founder, KissAppGames

Eugene Youn, CRO, Ninja Metrics, Moderator

Speakers to be announced

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

ThinkTank III: Ballroom Terrace

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

Mark Carlson, CEO, Simple Feed

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

Eron Zehavi, Chief Rewards Officer, Swagbucks.com

Jim Cannella, Marketing & Strategic Alliances,  The Recording Academy (The GRAMMYs)

Robert Andrade- Director of Social Content Distribution - Trailer Park

Nancy King, Consultant, NewView Marketing, Moderator

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

11:05 AM - 12:20 PM

ThinkTank I: Admiralty Room

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

Sheridan Orr Senior Director of Product Marketing, Conductor

Michael Hannon, VP, Yield and Revenue Optimization, Purch

James Ackerman, Executive Chairman, Broadway Systems

Harpreet Singh, CEO, Kvantum

Christopher Curtis, VP Product and Operations, Connexity

Mark Osborne, VP of Sales & marketing, CitizenNet

Sean Malatesta, CEO, Micasa Multi-Platform TV Network, Moderator

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

ThinkTank II - Plaza Room

Enabling YouTube Content: Monetizing and Enhancing Distribution & Consumer Engagement

Luke Wang, VP of Business Operations, Omnia Media

Juan Bruce, CEO and Co-Founder, Epoxy

Joshua Lennox, Co-Founder of Bulldog Digital Media

Donald A. Jasko, Chief Executive Officer, Digital Economics, Moderator

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

ThinkTank III: Ballroom Terrace

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

Field Garthwaite, Co-Founder and CEO, Iris.TV

Bee Ottinger, CEO, SnapCuts

Collin Lee, Vice President, Marketing, Influxis

Nathan McGowan, Senior Director, Product, The Hollywood Reporter & Billboard

Angie Behm, Director of Digital Strategy, Ant Farm

Bill Newell, President, North South Studios LLC, Moderator

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

12:50 PM - 2:00 PM

ThinkTank I: Admiralty Room

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

Meghan Hakim, Head of TV Strategy, ListenFirst Media

Jenna Broughton, Director of Customer Success, Union Metrics

Charlie Neer, SVP Revenue, North America, Adaptly

Johnny Miller, Founder, Manumatix

Kimberly C. Ellis, Ph.D., Digital Strategy, Dr. Goddess Arts / Fierce Star Media

Newton Lee, Author of "Facebook Nation: Total Information Awareness", Moderator

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

ThinkTank II: Ballroom Terrace

The Power of YouTube: Unlocking the Power of Advertising and Programming

Eugene Lee, co-founder and CEO, ChannelMeter

Reed Lucas, Vice President of Audience Development, Bent Pixels

Corey Weiss, Business Development, ipsy

Cliff Baldridge, CEO and Founder, SBARTSTV Media Network

David Larkin, founder and CEO, Plexus Entertainment - GoWatchit.com, Moderator

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

ThinkTank III. Plaza Room

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

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

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

Hassan Wharton-Ali, Head of Product, Kernel

Gene Pao, VP of Digital Media, Shout Factory

Marco Hansell, CEO/Founder, Speakr

Bill Jensen, American Crime Journalist & Producer, Moderator

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

2:15 PM - 3:30 PM

ThinkTank I: Admiralty Room

Growing Revenue & Users: Marketing+Tech Trends across Social (FB,YT, TW, IG), Mobile, MCNs and Influencers

 

ThinkTank II: Plaza Room

Advertising Innovation! Ad Targeting and Hypertargeting, Mobile, Social Networks and Video Ads

Michael Benedek, President and CEO, Datonics LLC

Annika Byrntse, Director of Media Services, True North, Inc.

Oscar Padilla, Senior Vice President of Marketing, Digital Media & Insights, Pulpo

Tom Bash, Senior Manager, Product Strategy and Operations, Exponential

John Trefry is the Founder & CEO of 4WT Media, Moderator

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

ThinkTank III: Director’s Room

Content for the New Platforms: Custom Programming, Product Placement and Branded Advertising

Stephanie Piche', founder and Executive Producer of Mingle Media TV Network

Larry Laboe, President of Production, SXM

Allison Dollar, CEO, ITV Alliance, Moderator

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here