Special Events at Digital Hollywood

Thursday, October 18th, 2018

Influencer & Brand Marketing - AR/MR/VR - Internet TV

Food Tech + Wellness - The Calfornia Cannabis Forum

 

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Tracks and Themes

I. Advertising Hollywood: Brand and Influencer Marketing

II. Immersive Hollywood - VR/AR-MR-XR

III. The Micro-Influencers - The Two Day Intensive & Awards

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

V. Finance Hollywood: Investment - Packaging - Blockchain

VI. California Cannabis Forum - Medical - Legislation - Media

VII. Food Tech + Wellness Forum: Food Culture - Food Industry

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

IX. The Women's Summit & Workshops - Content - Discussion - Recognition

X. The Mobile - Social Lifestyle: Tablets - Phones - Communication

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

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The Micro-Influencer/Branding Two-Day Intensive

2:00 –2:45 PM, Herscher Hall, Guerin A, Webcast Live

#sponsored: How To Make Money Through Brand Sponsorships

 

Sponsored by Women in Film and Digital Hollywood

2:15 PM - 5:00 PM, Haas Center, Room 172-173

Unlocking the Social Intelligence of Content

A workshop illustrating the critical role of online data and social media analytics and the insights they provide on the funding, development, marketing and distribution of content

Karene Jullien, Corporate & Intellectual Property Attorney

Track 1 (1st hour) - How to Utilize Online Data and Social Media to Obtain Financing

Gerry Maravilla, Head of Crowdfunding, Seed&Spark

Trea Lachowicz, Transactional, Entertainment, and New Media Attorney, Pierce Law Group LLP

Viviana Zarragoitia, Vice President, Three Point Capital

Track 2 (2nd hour) - How to Cultivate and Grow Online Data and Social Presence to Develop/Market a Project

Alex Zeldin, Co-Founder French Mustache

Ashley Rivard, Writer/Comedian – Founder of @SomedayILLgetThere

Stephanie Bohn, Chief Marketing Officer VidMob

Track 3 (Third Hour) What Do Online Data and Social Media Mean for Distribution

Workshop Speakers

Bora Eristurk, Co-Founder, Veloxity

Isabelle LaRue, Founder Engineer, Your Space

Lisa Cecchini, Vice President of Media and Analytics, Situation

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2:15 PM - 3:30 PM

Track I: Haas Conference Center, Room 171

Internet TV Packages: Innovation in the Package – Innovation in the Technology – The One-Three Year OTT Outlook

Dan Goman, Founder and CEO, OwnZones

Thomas K. Arnold, Publisher and Editorial Director, Media Play News

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

Jack Davis, co-founder and CEO, Crypt TV

Robin Wilson, Director, RW TV

Moderator, Patrick Redmond, Principal, Altman Vilandrie & Company

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

ICOs, Financing, Packaging & Investment: From Entertainment & Indie Project to Technology & Startups

Greg Akselrud, Partner, Stubbs Alderton & Markiles, LLP

Jennifer Post, Partner, Thompson Coburn

Jason Scoggins, President & COO of Slated, Inc.

Brett M. Brown, Managing Partner, Dorado Peak (SFO)

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

Chris Ellis, CEO, Audio Cardio

Steven Masur, Senior Partner, MG+, Moderator

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2:30 PM - 3:30 PM - The VR-AR Immersive Track

Session I: Herscher Hall, 2nd Floor, Room 202

The Power of VR-AR: A New Language of Artistry - A Unique Moment of Commercial Possibility and Marketplace

Robert Watts, Co-founder and Executive Producer, Light Sail VR

Penka Kouneva, Leading Games Composer, “NASA AR installations”, “The Mummy VR at IMAX VR

Annie Lukowski, co-founder, Vanishing Point Media

Travis Cloyd, Experience Producer/Director (Speed Kills VR), CEO Observe Media (VR, The Humanity Bureau, starring Nicolas Cage)

Danilo Moura Silva, VP Immersive Experiences, EXPERIUS VR

Keram Malicki Sanchez, Executive Director, VRTO Virtual & Augmented Reality World Conference & Expo (Toronto), Moderator

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Food Tech + Wellness Forum: Food Culture - Food Industry

3:00 PM - 3:45 PM, Ahmanson Hall

Track I: Transforming the Food Culture and Food Industry

Food Entrepreneurs, Chef/Food Kit Delivery and Food App Services to the Consumer

Michael Joseph, Co-Founder, Green Chef Corporation (Organic Meal Kit Company - Purchased by HelloFresh)

Jennifer McInnis Fadel, General Manager, Bending Branch Winery, former, Award Winning Food Writer

Nicole Centeno, Founder, Splendid Spoon

Steven Voci, Co-founder and Chief Business Officer, Appetivo

Sri Sambangi, co-founder, Clorder Online Platform

Moderator - David J. Whelan, Co-Founder & Chief Operating Officer, Rebel Labs Inc.

 

The Micro-Influencer/Branding Two-Day Intensive

3:00 –3:45 PM, Herscher Hall, Guerin A, Webcast Live

What’s Next in Short-Form Video and Live Streaming

 

The California Cannabis Forum: Medical - Legislative - Lifestyle

3:15 PM - 4:00 PM - Herscher Hall, Guerin B

Cannabis and Corporate Social Responsibility: Social Equity

Adam Vine, founder, Cage Free Cannabis

Felicia Carbajal, Latinos for Cannabis / CA Cannabis Advocates

Lauren Estevez Esq, Head of the Business & Regulatory group, Margolin & Lawrence

Jake Gildea, Community Impact Director

Jennifer Lujan, Director of Social Impact, eaze, Moderator

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3:50 PM - 5:00 PM

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

Producing Video OTT/Social Content - YouTube - FaceBook - Snapchat - Influencer - Advertiser - Series

Alia J. Daniels, Co-Founder and Chief Operating Officer, Revry

Neil Davis, Chief Business Officer, uCast

Darren Cross, COO, Unreel Entertainment

Tai Greene, founder and chairman, MCMG

Ben Ganz, President, Vego Pictures

Hugh Hou, co-founder, CreatorUp

Jeffrey Stansfield, President and CEO, Advantage Video Systems, Moderator

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

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

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

Jason Brooks, Partner, Altview Law Group, LLP.

Robin Wilson, Director, RW TV

Chris Parker, CEO, Story Data, LLC.

Bill Woods, SVP, MediaMorph, Moderator

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4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Session I: Herscher Hall, 2nd Floor, Room 202

Innovating in VR-AR-Immersive Production - The Amazing Journey of Imagination, Gear and Innovation

Ryan Moore, CEO, Experience 360°

Jessie Kim, Co-Founder & CEO, Prosper XR

BJ Schwartz, co-founder, Vanishing Point Media

Daniel Kenyon, Founder/CEO, Furious M

Anthony Jacobson, Chief Operating Officer, SPACES

Lucas Kappaz, Co-Founder and Chief Revenue Officer, VR Americas

Larry Rosenthal, President, Creative Director, CubeVR, Moderator

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Food Tech + Wellness Forum: Food Culture - Food Industry

4:00 PM - 4:45 PM, Ahmanson Hall

Track II: Transforming the Personal Food & Wellness Lifestyle, Herscher, Guerin C

The Foodie Lifestyle: From Professional Influencer to Everyday Foodie Maven

Jayme Davidson, Chief Marking Officer/CoFounder LAeats

Ben Waters, Eater-In-Chief, L.A. Foodie

Stephanie Kordan, The Sensual Foodie®

Amanda Russell, Chief Marketing Officer, Valeo Fit

Adam Rubenstein, founder and content creator, Viva LA Foodies

Jackie Iadonisi, TV Host & Content Creator, Moderator

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The Micro-Influencer/Branding Two-Day Intensive

4:00 –4:45 PM, Herscher Hall, Guerin A, Webcast Live

Power in Numbers: The Value of Networking in Digital Media

 

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

End-of-Day Reception – Tent Area

Outdoor Area In Front of Ahmanson Hall

 

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Digital Hollywood, October 16-18, 2018

Skirball Center, 2701 N Sepulveda Blvd, Los Angeles

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The Strategic Sessions - Let's Get Started!

Thursday, October 18th

9:00 AM - 11:15 AM, Herscher Hall, Guerin C

Zero to One – Grow your business at Digital Hollywood with those who have already done it before

Brian Mac Mahon, Chief Community Officer, Expert DOJO

Ryan Foland, Managing Partner of InfluenceTree

Page Ostrow, President, Ostrow and Company

Sean McSweeney, founder and CEO, Apache Health

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10:15 AM – 11:15 AM – Immersive Hollywood: VR – AR - MR

Session I: Haas Conference Center, Rm. 172 & 173

Funding and Business Development in ICOs, Blockchain, AR/VR, AI and Immersion – From VCs to Kickstarter and Corporate Investments

Sohrob Farudi, CEO, Fanchise

Robert Binning, CEO, StreamSpace

Mike Parker, Partner, AGC Partners

Michael Terpin, founder and CEO, Transform Group

Tom K. Ara, Shareholder, Greenberg Traurig, LLP

Grant Cohen, GM, Kochava Collective

Moderator - Mariana Danilovic, Founder and Managing Director, Hollywood Portfolio

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Food Tech + Wellness Forum: Food Culture - Food Industry

The Morning Keynote

10:30 AM - 11:00 AM Ahmanson Hall, Webcast Live

Fran Drescher, Wellness Activist and Global Celebrity

One-on-One with:

Moderator - Clare Fox, Executive Director, Los Angeles Food Policy Council

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10:45 AM - 11:45 AM

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

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

Rich Affannato, Co-Founder, Chairman and CEO, STAGE

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

Kim L. Hurwitz, Chief Marketing Officer, Karate Combat

Enrique Olives, Global Business Development Head and Business Unit Head, ABS-CBN Global

Larry Baird, Chief Marketing Officer, TV4 Entertainment

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

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Track II: Haas Conference Center, Room 171

Women Entrepreneurs: Sharing Experience - Real Life Stories - Building the Brand, the Personal and the Company Identity

Elizabeth Barrutia, CEO, BARU Marketing & Media

Jameela Jackson, Director, Startup Grind powered by Google

Erin Kapczynski, SVP Marketing, Kontrol Media

Heather Blair, President, Heather Blair Consulting (a division of OuiMarket4U,Inc)

Natasha Miller, Founder/CEO, Entire Productions

Jen Proctor, CEO, Cultivated Entertainment

Linda Sherman, Co-Founder, The Courage Group, Moderator

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Food Tech + Wellness Forum: Food Culture - Food Industry

11:00 AM - 11:45 AM - The Welcoming Plenary, Ahmanson Hall

The Power of Food: Wellness – Lifestyle – Technology

Matthew Kenney, Celebrated Plant-Based Chef, CEO

Chef Kerry Heffernan, Grand Banks NYC, Renown Chef, Top Chef Master, TV)

Bryce Fluellen, Community Impact Director/Chef, American Heart Association

Moderator - Clare Fox, Executive Director, Los Angeles Food Policy Council

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The California Cannabis Forum: Medical - Legislative - Lifestyle

11:00 AM – 11:45 AM

Session II: Herscher Hall, - Guerin B

Doctors, Researchers, the Medical Profession and Cannabis: Cannabis Efficacy, Cannabis Innovation and Medical Leadership

Dr. Sue Sisley, MD & Principal Investigator for the only FDA-Approved Study of Safety/Efficacy of Cannabis and Combat Veterans

Dr. Allan I. Frankel, Founder, GreenBridge Medical, Inc.

Dr. Philip Oubre, MD, Oubre Medical, Austin, TX

Karen Mo, MD, Cannabis Advocate and Expert

Moderator, Laura Braden, Vice President of Communications, California Medical Association

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11:00 AM - 11:50 AM

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

Anti-piracy: Protecting Creativity in Hollywood

Daniel Rozansky, Partner, Stubbs Alderton & Markiles, LLP

Harrie Tholen, VP of Sales, NAGRA Anti-Piracy & NexGuard

M.F. Fogel (‘Michele’), Founder and CEO, Your Moral Compass Counts, LLC

Lima Mora, founder and Managing Director, The Last Star

Rob Holmes, Founder & CEO, IPCybercrime

Frank Nein, President, 9Sight2020.com

Dennis Yu, Chief Technology Officer, BlitzMetrics

Newton Lee, Author, Educator, Futurist - ‎Institute for Education, Research, and Scholarships, Moderator

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11:30 AM – 12:30 PM – Immersive Hollywood: VR – AR - MR

Session I: Haas Conference Center, Room 172-173

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

David Birnbaum, Design Director, Immersion Corporation

Jeffrey Travis, Founder & CEO, Positron/ Creator, Voyager®

Ricardo Diaz, Executive Director of Digital, Omelet

Shelley Andagan, Chief Operating Officer, 3DPaint/FX

Laura Barton, Senior Vice President of Marketing & Strategic Development, Advrtas

Marcy Boyle, CEO, Hot Bit VR

Demetrio Cuzzocrea, Partner + CIO, Hourglass Technologies

Cynthia Lieberman, Marketing and Media Strategist, LieberComm, Moderator

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Noon - 1:00 PM, Sponsored: Women’s International Music Network

Session II: Haas Conference Center, Room 171

How To Reach Diverse Audiences Across The Entertainment Industry

Lisa Cecchini, VP of Media Analytics, Situation

Mike Monello, co-founder, Campfire, Collaborator, The Mill & Producer, Blair Witch Project

Pamela Abdy, Head of Film, Makeready

Joy Gorman Wettels, Producer, Anonymous Content

Janet Billig Rich, Artist Manager, Music Supervisor, Producer, and Tony Award-nominated Broadway theater producer, Moderator

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Food Tech + Wellness Forum: Food Culture - Food Industry

Noon - 12:45 PM

Track I: Transforming the Food Culture and Food Industry, Ahmanson Hall

Food Science & Sustainability Pioneers: Plant Based, Seafood & Protein Enhanced - Creating the Future of Food & Nutrition

Chef Kerry Heffernan, Grand Banks NYC, Renown Chef, Top Chef Master, TV)

Poull Brien, Partner/Co-founder, Wild Fish Direct

Brian Halweil, Publisher and editor-in-chief, Edible Communities

Adrian Grant-Alfieri, Venture Partner, Babel Ventures

Moderator - Elina Fuhrman, founder, CEO + Chef, Soupelina

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Track II: Transforming the Personal Food & Wellness Lifestyle, Herscher, Guerin C

Food, Nutrition and Lifestyle - Cleansing and Nurturing the Body and Mind

Anna Getty, Chef, Author, “Easy Green Organic,” Exec. Producer, “Food Forward” on PBS

Martin Tobias, CEO, Bulletproof Labs

Charles Haston, co-founder, CEO, Rebel Labs

Moderator, KJ Matthews, Emmy Winning Journalist, (CNN, ABC, CBS, FOX)

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The Luncheon - The California Cannabis Forum: Medical - Legislative

12:15 PM - 1:45 PM - Herscher Hall, Guerin B, Additional ticket

Native American Leadership in the Cannabis Industry

Tina Braithwaite, former, Chairwoman, Benton Paiute Tribe

David Vilapondo, Executive Director, Ilpay Nation, Santa Ysabel Tribal Cannabis Regulatory Agency and Interim Executive Director, California Native American Cannabis Association (CNACA)

John Poss, CEO, GB Sciences

Cameron Keluche, President and CEO, KelSie Biotech

Moderator - Amanda Chicago Lewis, Columnist, Rolling Stone

 

The Micro-Influencer/Branding Two-Day Intensive

Noon – 1:45 PM, Herscher Hall, Guerin A, Webcast Live

The Luncheon Roundtable

Do’s & Don’ts of Influencer Marketing

 

12:30 PM - 1:45 PM

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

Producing for Film/TV, Branded Entertainment and Influencer Marketing Programming

Darnell Brisco, VP of Accounts, Fullscreen

Lindsay Stewart, founding CEO, Stringr

George Leon, Chief Strategy Officer, Hawthorne

Charles Dalaklis, President & CEO, Dalaklis Media Enterprises

Frank Donner, Founder and CEO, BLKBX Creative Group

Parker Williams, CEO/ Founding Partner, Wheelhouse

Ceslie Armstrong, CEO & executive producer, NYTEX Productions LLC, Moderator

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

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

Karen M. Robson, Partner, Pryor Cashman

Tiffany Boyle, President, Ramo Law PC

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

Gary Goldberger, Law Offices, Gary G. Goldberger

David Tenzer, Entertainment Attorney, formerly Generate, CAA

Michael Sid, CEO, Mediamorph, Moderator

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

ICOs, Blockchain and Alternative Financing for Film, TV, Games AR/VR, Music, and Media Ventures

Vanessa Camones, Venture Principal, West Coast, TechWildcatters

Joe Mohen, CEO, Chimes

Enzo Villani, Managing Partner, Transform Group

Mark Blinder, Founder, Aikon

Heidi Pease, CEO and Cofounder, Los Angeles Blockchain Lab

Moderator - Mariana Danilovic, Founder and Managing Director, Hollywood Portfolio

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1:00 PM - 2:00 PM – Immersive Hollywood: VR – AR - MR

Session I: Haas Conference Center, Room 172-173

VR-AR/MR ThinkTank - The Deep Dive - Creative - Visionary Experiential Content and Technology

Kelsey Wong, Experience Producer, Magnopus, Production Lead, “Coco VR”

Katja Rasi, CEO and founder, AR Video Booth

Evette Vargas, Writer, Director, Producer, Multiplatform and Virtual Reality Creator

Bastiaan den Braber, President / COO, SAMO

David Gull, CEO, Outer Realm

Eden Chen, co-founder, Fishermen Labs

Moderator, Seth A. Schachner, Managing Director, Strat Americas

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Food Tech + Wellness Forum: Food Culture - Food Industry

1:00 - 1:45 PM, Ahmanson Hall

Track I: Transforming the Food Culture and Food Industry

The Farm to Table Transformation - The Food & Wellness Ecosystem - The Home - The Restaurant - The Institution

Mark Anderson, CEO, Farmer Mark

Wendy Coleman, founder, LA Urban Farms

Christian Titze, Head of Brand & Marketing, The Farm Project & Lettuce Grow

Ryland Engelhart, Co-Founder, Kiss The Ground & CIO, Cafe Gratitude

Moderator - Mark Kapczynski, President, Storymill

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Track II: Transforming the Personal Food & Wellness Lifestyle, Herscher, Guerin C

What to Eat - Wellness and Nutrition: A Transformative Palate - Paleo, Ketogenic and Whole30

Arasia Alkemia Earth, Vegan Chef, Lifestyle Visionary, co-founder, VitaEarth Foundation

Dr Ietef VIta, The Vegan Chef & Rapper, co-founder, VitaEarth Foundation

Laura Calleia, Master Nutrition and Fitness Expert

Jeff Witzeman, Award-Winning Filmmaker, “Cancer Can Be Killed"

Moderator, Nancy King, Brand Strategist, NewView Marketing

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2:00 - 2:45 PM, Ahmanson Hall

Track I: Transforming the Food Culture and Food Industry

Food Innovators, Disruptors & Influencers: The Industry Change Agents and Start-Up Pioneers

Sam Polk, Co-Founder & CEO, Everytable, Founder, Feast

Ren Ostry, founder, Trashfish

Dhinakar S. Kompala, Ph.D., Founder & CEO, Sudhin Biopharma Co.

Rohit Shukla, CEO, Larta Institute

Moderator - Lee Schneider, Editor-In-Chief, Red Cup Agency, podcast producer and author of Future of Food

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Track II: Transforming the Personal Food & Wellness Lifestyle, Herscher, Guerin C

Food as Medicine: Food for the Body – Food for the Soul - Food as a Creative Experience

Serena Poon, Nutritionist and Celebrated Chef

Chef Debbie Lee, Culinary Visionary and Author

Richard Ayoub, Executive Director, Project Angel Food

Dr. Patricia Wynnjones, MD, Expert in Epigenetics

Dr. Philip Oubre, MD, Oubre Medical, Austin, TX, Moderator

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The California Cannabis Forum: Medical - Legislative - Lifestyle

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM - Herscher Hall, Guerin B

Cannabis in California - Wellness Lifestyle and Programs for Innovation - from Foods to Massage Therapy and Relaxation

Jackie Rocco, Business Development Manager, West Hollywood City Council

Aaron Ramirez, founder, Bodywork by Aaron

Dan Braunstein, founder, Grassfed

Anna Duckworth, co-Founder and Editor-in-Chief, Miss Grass

Rob Rosenheck, co-founder, Lord Jones

Chef Luke Reyes, founder, La Hoja

Moderator, Brad Davis, Product Category Manager, Acorn Paper Cannabis Packaging (APCP)

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