Digital Hollywood Spring

Monday, April 27th - Thursday, April 30th

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

Over the Top TV - Content and the Consumer Experience - New Technologies as Gateway to the New Hollywood

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

 

9:00 AM - 10:15 AM

ThinkTank I, Poolside Tent I

Silicon Beach Strategies: Accelerate, Incubate, Crowdfunding, Start-ups & Angels

Brian Mac Mahon, Chief Community Officer, Pay it Forward Labs & Expert DOJO

Andrew Heckler, founder and CEO, Hone

John Shiple, founder, FreelanceCTO.com

Addison McCaleb, Founder and CEO, MediaHound

Andrés Diana, Managing Director, SeedInvest Los Angeles

Victoria Silchenko, Ph.D., Chair of Global LAVA, Los Angeles Venture Association, Moderator

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

10:45 AM - Noon

Track I: Salon I - Live Webcast from this Room

Hollywood and the Digital Consumer: How Technology, Content and Services Establish the Next Level of Consumer Entertainment Experience

John Rubey, CEO, Fathom Events

Scott Greenberg, co-founder and CEO, Bento Box Entertainment

Mark Ordesky, Executive Producer, The Lord of the Rings Trilogy

Jane Fleming, Producer/Executive Producer, The Quest (TV), The Frozen Ground

Mike Richards, Executive Producer of The Price is Right & Let's Make a Deal

Don Levy, President, Smith Brook Farm, Moderator

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

Track II: Salon II

Hollywood Strategies - The Multi-Platform Brand - Theatrical, Video, TV & Mobile - Multiple Screens are the Future - the 360 Degree Marketplace

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

 

Track III: Poolside Tent I

10:45 AM - Noon - The Women's Media Track

Living the Life: Women Entrepreneurs, Lifestyle Innovators and Disrupters

Mallika Bajaj, Indian journalist and sportscaster

Anne-Marie Roussel, Venture Partner, Illuminate

Nina Simosko, Chief Product Officer, NTTi3

Devery Holmes, President & CEO, Spark Marketing

Melissa Palazzo, President, Ant Farm

Miss Kris Turner

Lisa Kraynak, Founding partner, Propelle partners, Moderator

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

Track VI: The Plaza Room

Investment & Funding of Indie Film and TV: from Theatrical Features to Cable Networks, Netflix and Amazon

René Bourdages, CEO, Elevado Media, Inc. Moderator

Sandy Smolan, Film & Television Director

Jane Goldenring, President, Goldenring Productions

Chuck Bush Jr, CEO, Great Road Capital

Randy Greenberg, CEO, The Greenberg Group

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

Track V: The Ballroom Terrace - Live Webcast from this Room

Health Media & Technology Track

Health and Wellness: An Era of Innovation - Video, Social Media & Communication - Platforms that Change the World

Yahav Isak, SVP of Operations, Publicis Life Brands Medicus

Dr. Jack Kreindler, M.D. Founder, Chairman and Chief Medical Officer, Sentrian

Steve Leber, Chairman & CEO, Grandparents.com

Patrick Vogt, CEO and Director, HealthiNation

Jennifer Alden, producer and board member, Palo Alto Prize

Amanda Bass, Senior Manager of Sales & Marketing, Communicorp, Aflac

Jackie Warner, Fitness Trainer and Star of Bravo Television Series, "Work Out" and "Thintervention"

Robert Gonsalves, Consultant in Online Operations, Moderator

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

10:45 AM – Noon, Live Webcast from this Room

Sports Media and Technology Track:  Salon III

Live Sports - Wearing the “Must Watch”  TV Crown: Growth and Influence in Cross Platform Programming and Advertising

Bob Keyser, VP, Partner Services, Pac-12 TV Networks

Jake Steinfield, Founder Major League Lacrosse, Body By Jake

Bob Lynch, SVP, Global Partnerships, Brooklyn Sports & Entertainment (Nets, Islanders, Barclays Center, Nassau Coliseum)

Patrick Crakes, SVP Programming, Research and Content Strategy, FOX Sports

Tom Hoffarth, Sports Columnist, LA News Group Daily News

Bob Gold, Principal, Bob Gold & Associates, Moderator

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

10:45 AM – Noon, Live Webcast from this Room

The MusicNext Forum Track: Marina Vista Room

Moneyball, Music & Commerce – Digging into the Stats: What Facebook, Mobile Technology, YouTube, Spotify, Twitter, Pandora, Rdio, Social Media, Charting, Ticketing and other Stats Mean

Marc Ruxin, CMO. Rdio

Jason Feinberg, Head of Artist Marketing, Pandora

Ethan Kaplan, Senior Vice President and General Manager of Music, Gracenote

Michael Drexler, Executive Director, Business Development, Digital Licensing & Strategic Development, Broadcast Music, Inc. (BMI)

Cheryl Lucanegro, Vice President of Advertising Strategy and Sales, SoundHound

Dean Serletic, Head of Marketing and Licensing, Zya, Moderator

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

12:30 PM - 1:45 PM

Track I: Salon I - Live Webcast from this Room

Hollywood and Media Challenge: Platforms and Convergence - Programming and  Monetization in a Cross Platform Universe

John Penney, Chief Strategy Officer, Starz

Joel Kuwahara, co-founder and principal, Bento Box Entertainment

Richard Berger, SVP Worldwide Digital Strategy and Advanced Platforms, SPHE

Josh Entman, Cofounder and Chief Development Officer, Jukin Media

Hilary Perchard, Vice President - Business Development, BSkyB (Sky)

Lila King, Senior Director for Product and Partnerships, HLN (Turner Broadcasting System)

Shawn Gold, Advisor, Wattpad.com, Moderator

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

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

Damon Berger, VP, Business Development, Fullscreen

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

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

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

Track III: Poolside Tent II

Investment, Funding Strategies and Deal Flow: Digital Media Venture, Investment and Funding: New Business Models in Entertainment, Media and Technology - From Funds to Crowdfunding

David O. Higley, Managing Partner, Bond Lane Merchant Bank

Jonathan Skogmo, Founder and CEO, Jukin Media

Greg Akselrud, Partner, Stubbs Alderton & Markiles, LLP

Muizz Kheraj, Director, FocalPoint Partners, LLC

Sun Jen Yung, Managing Director, Headwaters MB

Joey Tamer, President, S.O.S. Inc., Moderator

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

Track V: The Ballroom Terrace - Live Webcast from this Room

Health Media & Technology Track

Women, Health, Wellness and Media: The Constituency of Care: Innovation in Technology and Media Platforms

Dr. Jenny M. Jaque, Keck School of Medicine of USC, co-founder, Health Goes Female

Michelle Levander, Director, USC Annenberg/California Endowment Health Journalism Fellowships

Leslie Acoca, founder, Girls Health Screen and president of the National Girls Health and Justice Institute

Jackie Warner, Fitness Trainer and Star of Bravo Television Series, "Work Out" and "Thintervention"

Natalie Barandes. Founder and CEO, get it…pictures

Sue Cross, founder and principal, Cross Strategy (former SVP, The Associated Press), Moderator

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

12:30 PM - 1:45 PM Live Webcast from this Room

Sports Media and Technology Track:  Marina Vista Room

Sports Media Expansion - Programming Powers: The Evolution of New Platforms and New Brand Opportunities

Adam Ware, SVP / Head of Digital Media, Tennis Channel

Tyler Slocum Director of Mobile Product, NFL

Richard Gillam, CEO, DeskSite (Official NFL Team Content Partner)

Gotham Chopra, Director/Producer, Kobe Bryant's Muse, ESPN, 30 for 30, "The Little Master"

Don Daglow, CEO Daglow Ent. (La Russa Baseball, Madden NFL, NASCAR Racing)

David Bloom, Digital content production and partnerships, Deadline.com, Moderator

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

12:30 PM - 1:45 PM Live Webcast from this Room

The MusicNext Forum Track: Salon III

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

Dana Shayegan, Vice President of Music, Collective Digital Studio (CDS)

Nick DeMartino, Principal, ND Consulting, Moderator

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

12:30 PM - 1:45 PM - Special Workshop – Poolside Tent I

The Consumer Warrior - The insatiable Appetite for Sports, Media, Fitness & Health Technology: From Wearables to Games and TV

Laura Rumbel, Consumer Experience Enabling Director, Intel Corporation

Dean Sawyer, MBA – Co-Founder, Chief Executive Officer, Board of Directors, Jointly Health

Kirk Dulaney, Executive Director, Strategic Business Development, Sony Electronics

Rendell Swart, Director, Strategic Sales and Business Development, Arxan Technologies

Rendell Swart, Director, Strategic Sales and Business Development, Arxan Technologies

Kelemen Papp, Executive Director, Mooreland Partners

Brian Burke, CEO, Smashing Ideas, Moderator

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

The ThinkTanks

2:00 PM - 2:45 PM - The Director’s Room

Content & _____ Are King: Identifying the value proposition that makes content so valuable.

Steve Bradbury, Chief Operating Officer, Zazoom Media Group

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

2:15 PM - 3:30 PM

Track I: Salon I - Live Webcast from this Room

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

Jason Henderson, Sr. Contract Manager, Video Entertainment and Marketing, Dish Networks

Soumya Sriraman, EVP, Home Entertainment & Licensing, BBC Worldwide

Kurt Knutsson, CyberGuy, Author, Investor, Broadcaster

Karla Ballard, SVP, TAG division, Participant Media

Andrew Goodman, AVP, Content & Programming, AT&T

Rich Goldberg, Co-President, Vertical Entertainment

Shahid Khan, Chairman and Chief Strategist, MediaMorph, Inc., Moderator

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here




Track II: Salon II

The Future of Enhanced Advertising: Addressing Brands, Message, Technology, Media and Entertainment

Jason Jercinovic, President, Havas Worldwide Digital

Simon Kelly, Co-CEO and Chief Enthusiasm Officer, Story Worldwide

Joakim “Jay” Baage, Executive Director, [a]listdaily / Ayzenberg

Randy Shaffer, West & Central Region Sales Director, Xbox LIVE Specialist

Todd Hunter, Creative Executive, CAA Marketing, a div. of CAA

Gianelle Veis, Prize Development, XPRIZE

Mike Pelletier, Marketing Director, Call of Duty

Tom Flanagan, (former) EVP, Entertainment, Leo Burnett, Moderator

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

Track III: The Plaza Room

Big Data Revolution for Digital Marketing: From TV Networks and Studios to Games and the Scalable Web

Ravi Iyer, Chief Data Scientist, Ranker

Richard Maraschi, Global Solutions Leader, Advanced Analytics, IBM

Giulia Erickson, VP of Marketing, Warner Brothers Digital Distribution

David Herrin, Head of Research, UTA Brand Studio

Stephen Shelton, Director of Analytics, Quigley-Simpson

Vincent Bruzzese, CEO, C4 Research and Development

Yves Bergquist, Senior Director of Business Development, Ranker, Moderator

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

2:15 PM – 3:30 PM, Ballroom Terrace, Live Webcast From this Room

Health Media & Sports Media Track

Fitness & Wellness: Nutrition, Workouts, Healthy Lifestyle on TV.

Carl Daikeler, CEO, Beachbody Fitness

Autumn Calabrese, Celebrity Fitness Trainer, Creator of BeachBody's #1 Selling Workout Program

Beth Shaw, Founder, YogaFit Studios

Pauline Nordin, Fitness Trainer, Nordic version of ʺThe Biggest Loserʺ

Craig Ramsay, People Magazine's top Fitness Expert

Lacey Stone, Founder, Lacey Stone Fitness

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

2:15 PM - 3:30 PM Live Webcast from this Room

Sports Media and Technology Track:  Salon III

Women Leadership in Sports, Sports Media, Advertising & Technology: Case Studies in Transforming an Industry

Alison Overholt, Editor-in-Chief, espnW

Nancy Lough, President, Sport Marketing Association and Director of Marketing, College of Education, UNLV

Lisa Murray, EVP and Chief Marketing Officer, Octagon Worldwide

Muriel Moscardini, CEO, Fluendo

Mariana Danilovic, Managing Director, Hollywood Portfolio, 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

Music Programming Concepts – TV to Mobile – From the Vision, to the Brand Relations to the Cross Platform Dealmaking

Danielle Salzedo, Vice President of Music, MTV

Keith Clinkscales, CEO, REVOLT Media

Kelly G. Griffin, Senior Director of Programming, Black Entertainment Television

Tim Quirk, Founder and CEO. Freeform

Brent Imai, Executive Director of Content Development for U-verse, AT&T

Ayiko Broyard, VP/Group Account Director, Walton Isaacson

Kelli Richards, President & CEO, The All Access Group, LLC, Moderator

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

Track V: Poolside Tent I – The MusicNext Form

The New World of Music Licensing in the Digital Age:  What you need to know about licensing music in the digital space as well as traditional film and TV

Todd Brabec, Executive Vice President and Worldwide Director of Membership, ASCAP

Jeff Brabec, Vice President of Business Affairs, BMG Chrysalis

Steve Winogradsky, Co-Founder/Partner, WINOGRADSKY/SOBEL

Judith Dornstein, Esq., Law Offices of Judith C. Dornstein, Moderator

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

3:50 PM - 5:00 PM

Track I: Salon I - Live Webcast from this Room

Leveraging Content and Celebrity For Cross-Platform Success: Brands and Entertainers Collaborate

Justin Hochberg, CEO, Just Entertainment

Bill Sanders, SVP, Personal Brand Management, PMK*BNC

Evan Sroka, Corporate Finance Executive, Creative Artists Agency (CAA)

Scott Manson, Chief Operating Officer, SB Projects

Sara Cummings, Advertising Solutions, Microsoft

Rob Lee, President and Founder of Bayonne Entertainment

Steven Masur, Senior Partner, Cowan DeBaets Abrahams & Sheppard LLP, Moderator

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

Track II: Salon II

Hollywood Does Cutting Edge: VR-AR-Immersive - Film - Video - Advertising - Interactive Experiential

Aron Hjartarson, Executive Creative Director, Framestore

Andy Cochrane, ‎Interactive and New Media Director, DFX Supervisor, Mirada Studios

Mike Rubenstein, VP, Broadcast Production, Integrated Operations, Hill Holliday

Rich Flier, President, Advertising and Games, Digital Domain

Geoffrey Long, Technical Director & Research Fellow,  USC's Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism, Moderator

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

Track IV:  The Plaza Room

Original Internet TV - The Cross Platform Explosion

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

Evan Bregman, Head of Original Content, Portal A

Scott Ehrlich, CEO Agility Studios

Rafi Mamalian, EVP, Collective Digital Studios

Andrew Graham, Senior Talent Manager, Big Frame

Michael Greer, co-founder and CTO, TAPP

David Tochterman, President, Versatility Media, Moderator

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

Track V: The Ballroom Terrace - Live Webcast from this Room

Health Media & Technology Track

Health and Wellness Media, Advertising & Communication: From TV to Digital Strategies

Steve Leber, Chairman & CEO, Grandparents.com

David Mays, Communications Director, Kaiser Permanente

Seema Wadhwa, Assistance Vice President, Sustainability and Wellness, Inova Health System

Carla Parker, Director of Client Performance, athenahealth

Moderator, Patrice Smith, Health Industry Consultant

Speakers to be announced

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

3:50 PM - 5:00 PM, Live Webcast from this Room

Sports Media and Technology Track:  Marina Vista Room

The Future of Multi Platform Content: Sports Video and Advertising in a Changing World

David Katz, Founder and CEO, ThePostGame.com (Moderator)

David Nathanson, General Manager & Chief Operating Officer, FOX Sports 1 and FOX Sports 2

Jeff Husvar, President, Lagardere Unlimited Media Group

William Corbin, VP, Digital Media, Wasserman Media Group

Jonathan Lowe, VP, Marketing at AEG Sports

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

3:50 PM - 5:00 PM, Live Webcast from this Room

The MusicNext Forum Track: Salon III

Women in Music – The Power Players - Artists – Executives – Managers – Journalists

Sandy Alouete, SVP of Talent and Music Programming at VH1

Marilyn Batchelor, Chief Brand Officer & Head of Global Marketing, Hidden Beach Experience

Madeline Nelson, CEO/Managing Member, Heads Music

Sharon Graves, Vice President, Phorus, a subsidiary of DTS

Tish Ciravolo, Founder and President, DAISY ROCK GIRL GUITARS

Asya Shein, Founder and Publisher, Fusicology.com

Susan Brazer, CEO, LionShare Media, Moderator

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

3:50 - 5:00 PM, The ThinkTank, Poolside Tent I, MusicNext Forum

Investing and Funding in Music & Music Technology – Looking at Venture Capital, Private Equity and Crowdfunding

Fred Goldring, Co-Founder and Chairman, Aficionado Media

T. Hale Boggs, Partner, Manatt, Phelps & Phillips

Harry DeMott, General Partner, Raptor Ventures

Reza Rassool, CTO, Kwaai Oak

Dick Wingate. Principal/DEV Advisors, President/BHi Music Group, 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

 

Special Session in the Poolside Tent

5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Pitch, Pass or Play: Interactive Start–Up Showcase Competition

Sponsored by: Mobile Excellence Awards and the Interactive Television Alliance

Chris Denson, Director, Ignition Factory at OmnicomMediaGroup USA

Mike Murphy - head of global partnerships, Intel

Jonathan Lowe, VP Marketing AEG Sports Worldwide

Brad Spahr, Vice President, Product Development, Global Digital Business at Sony Music Entertainment

Moderator: Allison Dollar, CEO , ITV Alliance

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

6:15 PM - 7:30 PM, Ballroom Terrace

Digital Israel at Digital Hollywood:  The Brightest Innovations in Media from Israel!

Effi Atad, CEO Showbox

Eli Uzan, CEO Screenz

Erez Baum, CEO Imperson

Eytan Keller, President ZullaVision

Tal Cohen-Litant, Director, Orad Hi-Tec Systems

Nir Haklili, Director, Warner Bros / GDMX, Moderator

Sharona Justman, co-Founder, The Israel Conference™, Opening Notes

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

6:15 PM – 8:30 PM, Marina Vista Room

The Virtual & Augmented Reality Evening Summit

Two 50 Minute Sessions:

Session I:

Virtual Reality - The Industry Visionaries and Innovators

Donnie Keller, Global Director, Xbox, Skype, & Holographic Media Solutions, Microsoft

Amir Rubin, founder & CEO, Sixense

Nathan Burba, co-founder & CEO, Survios

Nonny de la Peña, CEO Emblematic Group and Annenberg Fellow, USC School of Cinematic Arts

Neville Spiteri, CEO, WEVR

Moderator - Seth Shapiro, Governor, Interactive Media, The Television Academy

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

Session II:

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

Ted Schilowitz, Futurist and VR explorer at 20th Century FOX

Peter Levin, President Lionsgate Interactive Ventures & Games

Brad Herman, ‎Head of DreamLab, DreamWorks Animation

Morris May, founder/CTO, Specular Theory

Moderator - Robert Nashak, COO, Survios

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 - Advertising - OTT - Streaming - Social Media Platforms - Health - Sports - Music - Virtual Realty

Tuesday, April 28th, 2015

Special Events at Digital Hollywood