Digital Hollywood Spring

Monday, April 27th - Thursday, April 30th

 

Thursday - Day Four - April 30th
Drill Down Day at Digital Hollywood
Five Tracks to Choose From
ThinkTank Day - Intensive Sessions
Crowdfunding - Social Media - Video
Innovation - Strategies in Business Development

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

Blair Ethington, SVP of Marketing & Brands, Crowdstar

Eugene Youn, CRO, Ninja Metrics, Moderator

Speakers to be announced

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

ThinkTank II: Plaza Room

Managing Video Strategy: Distribution Channels, Advertising and Technology

Joe Swift, founder, 7 Stories Up

Josh Lamb, Founder and CEO, Multipop

David Murdico, Creative Director & Managing Partner, Supercool Creative Agency

Ittai Shiu, General Manager, Video, Exponential

Markus Almer, Director, VideoRx, Moderator

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)

Nancy King, Consultant, NewView Marketing, Moderator

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

9:45 AM - 10:45 AM

Morning Virtual Reality Keynote

Future of Music in VR and AR

Bob Ezrin, Legendary Producer. Alice Cooper, Kiss and Pink Floyd

Brett Leonard, Producer/Directer/Writer/Futurist,Tough Trick Transmedia

Myles McGovern, CEO, Immersive Media

Tim Gedemer, owner, Source Sound

Matthew Collado, Co-Founder/Head of Content, Littlstar

Craig Dalton, cofounder and CEO, DODOcase

David Traub, Co-Founder, Epiphany Film Fund, Moderator

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

Special Workshop

10:00 AM - 12:45 PM

Strategies in Start-up Business Development:  Developing Concepts, Lean Start-up Techniques and Positioning Your Company to Succeed!

Moderated by Brian Mac Mahon, CEO, Expert DOJO

Daniel Miller, Marketing & Partnership Director, Benchmark Email

Arturo Perez. CEO & Founder, Kluge Design

Dustin Luther, ‎Director of Engagement, Dun & Bradstreet Credibility

Erik Huberman, CEO and Founder, Hawke Media

Evan Ferrante, Partner at Reckless Productions

and Finally the Dream Team in the Fund World

Ryan Foland and David Ochi from Blackstone Launchpad

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

Special Production in VR and AR

Organized by DAVID MARLETT, author | filmmaker | consultant, CINEMERSIA

11:00 AM – Noon

VR Cinema Workshop:  Writing and Directing

Joyce Slate, Artist, Director of Operations, CINEMERSIA, Moderator

Chanel Summers, Co-Founder, Syndicate 17 and Professor, USC School of Cinematic Arts, Interactive Media & Games Division

David Marlett, author, VR filmmaker, CINEMERSIA

Rodrigo Cerqueira, VR director, CEO, panoGrama (Brazil)

Kara Fry, actress, VR Film: MansLaughter

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

Juan Bruce, CEO and Co-Founder, Epoxy

Joshua Lennox, Co-Founder of Bulldog Digital Media

Susan Brazer, CEO, LionShare 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

 

Special Production in VR and AR

Organized by DAVID MARLETT, author | filmmaker | consultant, CINEMERSIA

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

VR Cinema Workshop: Post-production and Distribution

Chadwick Turner, VP Content Partnerships, Vrideo

Filip Celander, Documentary Filmmaker, VR Sound Designer

Aaron Thomen, Lead Engineer, Two Bit Circus VR

Tony Mugavero, Co-Founder/CEO, Littlstar

John Dewar, VR Developer, Co-Founder, Studio Transcendent

Cameron Ayres, Director of VR Tech, CINEMERSIA, 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, First 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

Darrell Andrews, Director of Music Partnerships and Acquisitions, OmniaMedia Inc.

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

 

Special Afternoon Events

The Crowdfunding Workshops

1:00 PM – 1:45 PM

Crowdfunding Tips, Tricks and Trends

Darren Marble, CEO, FilmBreak

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

1:45 PM - 2:45 PM

VR and AR – In Gaming and Beyond

Dr. Yue Fei, CTO, uSens

Danilo Moura, Executive Director Product Development & Operations, LOOT Entertainment

Rich Flier, President Advertising and Games, Digital Domain

Clifton Dawson, CEO, Greenlight VR

Jason Wonacott / CEO, Wonacott Communications LLC, Moderator

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

1:45 PM - 2:15 PM

Crowdfunding Marketing Strategies for Success: Expert industry panel

Moderated by Amanda Coolong, Founder, Context & Narrative

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

2:15 PM - 3:00 PM

Crowdfunding Marketing Strategies for Success: Expert industry panel and Audience Pitches to Industry Experts

Gregory Parker, Ph.D., Co-founder & CEO, IndieCrowdFunder.com

Ivan Van Norman, CEO, Create Crowd Sorcery

Melinda Moore, CMO, Crowdfunder

Jill Calcaterra, CMO, Cinedigm

Moderated by Amanda Coolong, Founder, Context & Narrative

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

Barry Stamos, CEO Videoo

Dustin Suchter, Exectutive Vice President, Social Reality

Dhruv Joshi, CEO, Social Rockfish

Georgii Speakman, Director BD, IZEA

Juan Bruce, CEO/Founder, Epoxy.tv

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

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

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

Bryan Gernert, CEO, Resonate

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

New Tracks at Digital Hollywood Spring:

Virtual & Augmented Reality Summit - Click Here

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

The Women's Summit - Click Here

Financing & Investment - Click Here

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

Music Special Event - The High School Music Company

MusicNEXT - IdeaFest - Los Angeles

A Celebration of Women - An Evening of Great Ideas & Entertainment

Internet TV - The Distruption - Tablets - TV - Smartphones - PC

Speaker Selection: To Submit a speaker, please email your speaker submission indicating panel(s) of interest along with bio of your speaker, backgrounder of your company

Register for Digital Hollywood - Click Here

Attendee List from the Last Event - 2014 - Click Here

Sponsor and Exhibitor Information - Click Here

Discount Hotel Sleeping Rooms at the Ritz Carlton - Click Here

Photos - Spring 2015

Video, Social Media & Crowdfunding

Thursday, April 30th

Special Events at Digital Hollywood