Digital Hollywood - Day Three

Wednesday, October 22nd

Breakfast Event - Ballroom Terrace

Co-Sponsored by MHL Consortium and ARRIS

7:45 AM - 9:00 AM, Live Webcast from this Room

Establishing the UltraHD 4K TV Marketplace: Strategies in Technology and Content Innovation

Rob Tobias, President, MHL Consortium

Nick Colsey, Vice President, Television Division, Sony Corporation

Dr. Sean McCarthy, Fellow of the Technical Staff, ARRIS

Steve Silver, Director, Technical Business Development, Mobile & Connected Solutions Group, Sandisk

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

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9:00 AM - 10:15 AM

Track I: Ballroom Terrace Live Webcast from this Room

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

Cory Klippsten, Chief Business Officer, Fuisz Interactive Media

Nikao Yang, Senior Vice President of New Business Development and Marketing, AdColony

Yahav Isak, SVP of Operations, Publicis Life Brands Medicus

Offer Yehudai, President, Inneractive

Joseph Dumont, co-founder, Pandoodle

Frank Sinton, CEO, Beachfront Media

Lauren Cole, President, Cole Media, Moderator

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Track II: Salon II, Live Webcast from this Room

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

Greg Willis, ‎Partner, Application Innovation Services, Media & Entertainment, IBM Global Business Services

Michael Jeffrey, VP of of Engineering, Peel

Michael Goodman, Director, Digital Media Strategies

Brian Miller, Director of Business Development for Branded Products, Western Digital

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

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

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Track III: Salon III

The Always Connected Consumer - Apps, Devices, Networks - The Social & Entertainment Lifestyle

Kevin Wassong, CEO, LIN Mobile

Brian Burke, CEO, Smashing Ideas

Chaim Haas, Head of Communications, Glide

Mike Schneider, VP of Marketing, Skyhook

David B. Williams, CEO, Volectro

Max Fischer, President and CEO, BeLinked

AKASH JAIN, Head of Consulting & Corporate Development, Brillio

Paolo Sigismondi, MBA, Ph.D., Clinical Assistant Professor, Annenberg School for Communication & Journalism, USC, Moderator

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9:00 AM - 10:00 AM - Marina Vista Room

Career Strategy in the Digital Age: The Resume Is Dead--Will Social Media Get You Your Next Job

Moderator: Linda Nicolai, VP-Talent Acquisition & Executive Search, Fox Entertainment Group

Speakers:

James E. Wright, Social Media Recruiting Expert and Diversity Specialist

Gabriella Colantoni, VP-Talent Acquisition & Executive Search, Fox Networks Group

Jenni Powell, Head of Production - New Media Rockstars

 

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

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

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

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

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

Christophe Louvion, CTO, M-GO

David Jones, Vice President, Marketing and Business Development, ViXS Systems Inc.

Mark Donnigan, Strategic Accounts Development, Beamr, Moderator

For Session Description and Speaker Bios - Click Here

 

Track II: Salon III

Media, Entertainment and Brand Ubiquity - Understanding the Programming, Marketing and Commerce Equation - TV-Broadband-Mobile

Will Campbell, President, Quantasy

Gary Reisman, CEO & co-founder, LEAP Media Investments

Dave Weinberg, CEO, loop88

Christopher Ian Bennett, Vice President of Communications, Guitar Center

Max Gottlieb, Founder, Lovvvit

Jeetendr Sehdev, Celebrity Branding Authority, Moderator

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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, Managing Partner, OneAccord DIGITAL, LLC

Nash Parker, Director, Emerging Technology Commercialization, Alcatel-Lucent

Malachi Bierstein, SVP Sales and Marketing, Saffron Digital

Robin Wilson, VP of Business Development, NAGRA

David Catzel, Senior Platform Strategy Advisor, Developer Platform Evangelism Group, Microsoft

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

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Track V: Ballroom Terrace - Live Webcast from this Room

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

Debra Fine, CEO, I Have A Dream, Board of Directors Maple Center

Kirsty Spraggon, Author, Motivational Expert, Kirsty Spraggon TV

Kate Neligan, Founder, Synergytv Network.com

Julie Spira, CEO, Cyber-Dating Expert and Social Media and More

Dawn Nadeau, co-founder, IAmElemental Toys

Liz Heller, CEO and co-founder, Buzztone Inc.

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

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Special Workshop

Track VI: Admiralty Room

Attracting Fans with Sweeps and Contests - Legally!

Anne Moebes, Law Office of Anne Moebes

Deanna Newell, Business and Legal Affairs Attorney

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11:00 AM - 11:45 AM - Marina Vista Room

The Art of the Deal: Pointers, Advice and Hands-on Tools from Master Negotiators

Moderator: David Tenzer, Entertainment Lawyer and Talent Manager

Speakers:

David Straus, Co-Founder, Critical Mass Studios

Michael Tenzer, former VP Business Development, Comedy Central

 

Noon - 12:45 PM - Open to all Attendees

ThinkTank A: The Directors Room

Google Hangout: Innovative Tools and Strategies for Entrepreneurs and Mediapreneurs

AnnDeVere: Executive Producer 'Access to Experts'  and GVN TV

Nobby Kleinman: Author and Internet Marketing Expert

Silvia Kratzer, Professor of Film,TV and Digital Media, UCLA, Moderator

additional speakers: TBA

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12:15 PM - 12:45 PM - Marina Vista Room

Short Form Content: So Last Decade or Just Getting Started?

Moderator: Amber J. Lawson, Comedy Gives Back

 

12:30 PM - 1:45 PM

Track II: Salon II, Live Webcast from this Room

Three Screen Challenge: TV, Mobile & PC: Delivering High Rez Video - High End Audio - Consumer Experience

Chris Cukor, Business Development, LG Silicon Valley Lab

Jim Chase, Chief Evangelist, Silicon Image, Inc.

Phil Lelyveld, Consultant and Project Lead, Entertainment Technology Center@USC

Yoel Zanger, CEO and Founder, Giraffic

Brett Mertens, Senior CDN Product Manager, Internap

Dan Cryan, Senior Director, Digital Media and Broadband, HIS, Moderator

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Track III: Salon III

Branded Media Marketing - Across Platforms - Leveraging Image, Content and Celebrity - TV, Film, Broadband, Tablets and SmartPhones

Andy Marks, President, Marks Entertainment + Media

Russell Maitland, SVP of Advertising Sales, Z Living

Bree McAlister, Digital Branded Content, Done + Dusted

Frank Nein, President, 9Sight2020.com

Scott Clark, VP Sales, Americas, Innovid

Sheila Marmon, Founder & CEO | Mirror Digital Inc.

COLIN LANGE, Founding Partner, CEO, Monaco Lange

Ben Mendelson, co-founder and president, Interactive Television Alliance, Moderator

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Track IV: Poolside Tent I

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

Vanessa Del Muro, Head of Global Talent, StyleHaul

Russell Schwartz, Senior Vice President, Business & Legal Affairs, Starz

David Shall, COO & General Counsel, Vuguru

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

Lucy Goldenhersh, Principal, IP Digital

Darren Cross, VP, Business and Corporate Development, Maker Studios

Cleveland O'Neal, President/CEO, Connection III Entertainment Corp.

Michael Sid, CEO, Mediamorph, Moderator

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Track V: Admiralty Room

The Social TV Ecosystem: Smart TVs, Guides, OTT Content, Tablets-Smartphones and Apps

Luc Tomasino, Director, Tablet TV

JP Lee, Executive Vice President of Strategy and Partnerships, Enswers Inc.

Peter Liu, CEO , TwoVee

Diane Bernard, CEO, FLM.TV

Jeremy Toeman, President, Dijit Media

Colas Overkott, CEO, Visiware

Al Cadena, Senior Account Director, Beeby Clark+Meyler

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

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Track VI: Poolside Tent II

Branded Advertising Strategies - Content and Platform Integration

Nicholas Davison, Director of Web Development, Digitaria

George Leon, Senior VP of Media & Account Management, Hawthorne Direct

Corey Weiss, Business Development, ipsy

Ken Willner, CEO, Zumobi

Luke Stepleton, Co-Founder, 3BlackDot

Kai Hasson, Creative Director, Portal A

Robert Gonsalves, Consultant in Online Operations, Moderator

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

Women in Advertising - Innovation in Cross Platform Strategies: The Business of Monetization

Monica Lay, Senior Product Marketing Manager for Advertising Solutions, Adobe

Gillian Gutierrez, Engagement Director, Huge

Jane Clarke, Managing Director, Coalition for Innovative Media Measurement (CIMM)

Tara Maitra, Senior Vice President, General Manager, Content & Media Sales, Tivo

Suzanne Hader, Chief Digital Officer, SelectNY

Susan Brazer, CEO, LionShare Media, Moderator

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"My Brother's Keeper's Mentors Program"

1:00 PM – 2:15 PM   – Salon I

Bridging the Gap: Digital Media Monetization for Creators

Discussion Hosted By:

Terrence Coles, Head of Ad Products, Victorious, Inc.

Jon Katzman, Executive Director, “Semester in LA” Program for Columbia College Chicago

Richard Gant, Actor, Producer, Director

Keone Chong, Founder, Culture Architect, Modus Studium

Tommy Alastra, TAP INC | 13th SIGN PICTURES, LLC | distribulous, LLC

For Session Information & Speaker Bios - Click Here

 

 

1:30 PM - 2:15 PM - Marina Vista Room

Casting and How to Stick out as an Actor in the Digital Age

Ivy Eisenberg, Humorist - Performer

Twinkie Byrd, Casting Director

Joanna Colbert, Casting Director

 

2:00 PM - 2:45 PM

ThinkTank A: The Director's Room

Video Acceleration on the Net – Enhancing the Last Mile Delivery

Yoel Zanger, CEO and Founder, Giraffic

 

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

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

Brian Jaquet, Communications Director, Sling Media

Dan Sweeney, Western Division Vice President, The Allant Group

Steve McKay, CEO, Entone

Xavier Kochhar, President and CEO, Video Genome Project

Ajay Dugar, Digital Strategist, Kinected Consulting

David Leibowitz, Managing Partner, CH Potomac, Moderator

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Track III: Poolside Tent I

Venture Funding, Investment & Mergers - Leadership in the Entertainment & Technology Space: Broadband, Social, Mobile

Nasser Batley, Senior Director of Corporate Development and M&A, Groupon

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

Elgin Thompson, Managing Director, Digital Capital Advisors, LLC

Pilar Stella Ingargiola, co-founder & Managing Partner, Alchemy P4 Fund

Renata RA Akhunova, Partner, Formula VC, Venture Fund

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

For Session Description and Speaker Bios - Click Here

 

Track IV: Salon III

Content for the New Platforms: Custom Programming and Branded Advertising

Adam Graves, EVP of Client Service, Threshold Interactive

Larry Laboe, President of Production, SXM

Ryan McConville, SVP, Business Development & Partnerships, Kargo

Stacy Wormser, Sales Lead for the West Coast, Stumbleupon

Paul Frank, Executive Vice President, Series Development & Acquisitions, BabyFirst

Anthony Layser, Head of US Content Development, Dailymotion

Greg Letourneau, CEO, Knowlera Media

Bob Gold, Principal, Bob Gold & Associates, Moderator

For Session Information & Speaker Bios - Click Here

 

Track V: Poolside Tent II

Music Branding and Commerce: from Apps to Live Events

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

Wade Lagrone, Founder and CEO, RABBL

Eric Foster White, CEO & Founder, ShowMobile

Anthony Manzo, CTO, Wedshare

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

Adrian Sexton, ‎Chief Digital Officer, New Medici, Moderator

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

Bringing More Women into Tech: Breaking Down the Barriers to Entry

Jill (Schneiderman) Wilson, SVP, Game Development, SGN

Susan Paley, former GM, Beats by Dr. Dre

Sunni Pavlovic, Studio Manager, thatgamecompany

Paulette Pantoja, Founder and Chief Executive Officer BluFocus

Nancy Hauge, Vice President, Human Resources, Silicon Image

Jennifer Bedford, Sunset Entertainment Partners

Melinda Moore, President, Moore Media Ventures (Advisor for Breakr & BOOMiO), Moderator

For Session Description and Speaker Bios - Click Here

 

2:45 PM - 4:30 PM - Marina Vista Room

The Explosion of Short Movies: Artform or Web Currency

Linda Olszewski, VP Global Acquisitions, ShortsHD

Edoardo Ponti, Director, The Human Voice

Joey Horvitz, Producer, The Weinstein Company/Lexus Short Films

Stephanie Laing, Producer, Banshee, Veep, Eastbound & Down & Director The Trouble & the Shadowy Deathblow

Daniel Sol, HollyShorts co-founder/co-Director

 

"My Brother's Keeper's Mentors Program"

2:45 PM – 4 PM, Salon I

Dakar Media Academy Launches Mentorship Initiative for Compton Unified Schools

Hosted By: Richard Gant - Actor, Producer, Activist, Mentor

Jay Tucker, Chief Marketing Officer & Head of Programs, Institute for Communication Technology Management (CTM)

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

Jerry Sherk, Mentoring.org – Group Mentoring Expert

Representative from White House Office of Engagement (Skype)

Ryan Whetstone, Compton Unified School District, Director - ROP, CTE & Adult Ed Programs

Juan Reynoso, Compton High School, ROP/CTE Teacher

Roger Alcosar, Station Manager, CUSD/Channel 26

Kevin Clark, Dakar Foundation for the Performing Arts

For Session Information & Speaker Bios - Click Here

 

3:00 PM - 3:45 PM

ThinkTank A: Admiralty Room

Congrats, You've Got a New Media Hit-- Where's The Upside?  What is Your Film, Your YouTube, YourVideo Worth?

Christopher Kenneally, Director, Business Development, Copyright Clearance Center

Vince Muscarella, Vice President, Studio Digital Services, Rentrak

Meyer Shwarztein, Founder, Brainstorm Media

Chris Horton, Director of Artist Services, Sundance Institute

For Session Information & Speaker Bios - Click Here

 

3:50 PM - 5:00 PM

Track I: Salon II, Live Webcast from this Room

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

Peter Ward, Director Product Portfolio and Strategy, Verizon Digital Media Services

Steve Ehrlich, Business Development, Hewlett Packard

Dave Cornella, Vice President of Strategic Business Develop, Deluxe Digital Distribution

Sudhir Kaushik, Senior Director of Product Management, Ooyala

Gavin Goodvach, Head of Content, AnyClip Media

John Petrocelli, Founder Bulldog Digital Media

Jonathan Hurd, Director, Altman Vilandrie & Company, Moderator

For Session Information & Speaker Bios - Click Here

 

Track II: Poolside Tent I

Monetizing Entertainment Programming - Exploring Business Models: Branding, Advertising, Subscription, Syndication - Video Across Platforms

Greg Galloway, CEO, iflixtv, LLC

Tina (Ialongo) Hoover, VP Marketing & Interactive Experiences at Scientific Games

Jeff Roach, Chief Strategy Officer, Fuel Youth

Jonathan Tavss, President, Scarlet Strategic

Messiah Jacobs, founder and President, Four Screens Production

Arlene Zeichner, Principal, Selavy Associates, Moderator

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Track III: Salon III

Content Rights and Technology Solutions in Media and Entertainment: Implementation of Technology Strategies - Protecting the Product

Ken Rudman, Senior Product Marketing Manager, Civolution

Robin Wilson, VP of Business Development, NAGRA

Graham M Oakes, CEO, Media Science International, Chairman, Digital Watermarking Alliance

Julia Goodwin, Sr. Manager, Optimity Advisors

Thomas Siegman, Executive Vice President, Innovation, Strategy & Client Relations, RSG Media

Rajan Samtani, SVP Sales and Marketing, Peer Media Technologies, Moderator

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

The Women Entrepreneur: The Person, The Opportunity and The Challenge

Marlene Sharp, Director of Development, RGH Entertainment

Phoenix Gonzalez, Co-Founder & COO/Head of Business Development, Dotstudioz

Jayna Cooke, CEO, EVENTup

Valerie Alexander, author, How Women Can Succeed in the Workplace (Despite Having "Female Brains")

Elsa Ramo, Attorney/Founder, Ramo Law PC

Jameela Jackson, founder, The Velvet Rope Agency

Mariana Danilovic, Managing Director, Hollywood Portfolio, Moderator

For Session Description and Speaker Bios - Click Here

 

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

End-of Day Poolside Reception

 

Special Event: (Open to All Digital Hollywood attendees)

Wednesday, October 22nd Salon III

6:15 PM - 8:30 PM - Reception and Meet-up

Sponsored by Alliance for Women in Media, Southern California

The Women's Mentor-Mentee Networking Evening Event

Would you like to be a Mentor or Mentee? - contact Laura (Behrman) Stotland laura@awmsocal.org

 

Special Evening Event

6:15 PM - 8:30 PM

Cocktail Reception and Screening

Courtesy of HollyShorts Film Festival:

Award-winning Short Films from the August Festival at the Mann’s Chinese in Hollywood.

Moderator: Andre Wiggins, Producer, CBS

Screenings:

Satellite Beach: Directed by Luke Wilson, and his co-director brother Andrew Wilson

Trouble & the Shadowy Deathblow: Directed by Stephanie Laing (Producer of Banshee, Veep, Eastbound & Down & Director of the Trouble & the Shadowy Deathblow)

 

Special sneak preview of the HollyShorts Studios’ New Original production INFINITY. The epic action adventure web series which is currently in production stars Raquel Pomplun stars in INFINITY, Jaylen Moore (Hunger Games 2), French superstar Yassine Azzouz, and Kelly Albanese (Buffy the Vampire Slayer: Season 8 Motion Comic). Written and Directed by L. Philippe Casseus (Lionsgate’s Freelancers).

 

Luke Wilson, Actor, Introducing and Discussing "Satellite Beach"

 

 

 

 

 

 

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