Digital Hollywood - Day Three

Wednesday, April 29th

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An All Day Event!, Admiralty Room

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

The Women's MiniFest - Curated by WIF Women in Film

A Day Long Celebration - Screening & Discussion

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The Breakfast Roundtable

9:00 AM - 10:15 AM - Open to all attendees

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

Sponsored by Alliance for Women in Media, Southern California

Bring the Sizzle--How Your Sizzle Reel Sells Your Brand

De Ivett, founder, 5D Spectrum

Nicole Smith, Vice President, Brand New Media

Jeanette DePatie, President, Propellerhead, Inc.:

Ghiya Rushidat, Composer

Susan Slamer, Vice President, Music Affairs, Sony Pictures Television

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

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

Yuval Fisher, CTO MVPD, Imagine Communications

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

Catherine Connors, Founder and Principal, Demeter Media, Moderator

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

10:00 AM – 11:00 AM

Track II: Salon I

Virtual Reality Workshop

History of VR & AR: What It Was, What It Is, What It Will Be

David Cole, co-founder, NextVR

Philip Lelyveld, VR/AR Program Manager, USC Entertainment Technology Center

Jacki Morie, Owner/CEO, All These Worlds, LLC

Michael Zyda, Director, USC GamePipe Laboratory

David Marlett, author, VR filmmaker, CINEMERSIA

Marty Perlmutter, technologist, Patent Holder, Early VR/3D Technology Leader, 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

Matt Smith, VP of Product Line Management, Concurrent

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

David Price, Head of TV Business Development, Ericsson

Marc Pariser, Founder/CEO, ShowBizCentral

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

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

Track V: Marina Vista Room - Live Webcast from this Room

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

Jocelyn Sheltra, COO, Chair

Erin Kapczynski, Vice President, Marketing, Purch

Kirsty Spraggon, Author, Motivational Expert, Kirsty Spraggon TV

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

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

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

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

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

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

The MusicNext Forum Track: Salon III

The Business of EDM – Reaching Millennials – The Power of Music and Brand - The Power of Lifestyle

Gary Richards, CEO, HARD. Destructo, reknown DJ

Jeff Shaw, Senior Vice President, Strategic Alliances - Electronic Music Lead, Live Nation Entertainment

Mac Clark, Head of Electronic Music, CAA

Richard Bishop, Manager, Electronic Division, Red Light Management

Senthil Chidambaram, Founder/CEO, Dancing Astronaut

John Boyle Chief Growth Officer, Interim CFO, Insomniac, Moderator

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

10:45 AM – Noon

SportsNext Workshop - The Plaza Room

The Long-tail of Live Sports - How to Make it Great; How to Get an Audience; How to Pay for It

Brian Ring, President Ring Digital llc, Moderator

Philip Nelson, SVP/CRO NewTek

Ryan Zander, SVP/GM Sportvision

Carl Kirchhoff, Founder & President, Eversport Media

Sandy Khaund, CTO, InStadium

 

11:00 AM - 5:00 PM - The Admiralty Room

Women's Mini-Fest at Digital Hollywood - Screenings and Discussion - Curated by Women in Film

Speakers and Content to be announced

 

11:30 AM – 12:30 PM

Track I: Poolside Tent II

Virtual Reality Workshop

Virtual Reality:  Opportunities and Strategies for Studios, TV, Platforms, Brands and Marketers

DJ Roller, Co-Founder, NextVR

James Iliff, CCO, Survois

Jeffrey Greller, Digital Agent, WME

Myles McGovern, CEO, Immersive Media

Michael Yang, Managing Director, Comcast Ventures

Jonnie Ross, Co-Founder, Visionary VR & VRLA, Moderator

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

Noon - 12:45 PM - Open to all Attendees

ThinkTank A: The Directors Room

Maximizing New Media Distribution Revenues: Windows, Exclusivity and Global Platforms

Christopher Kenneally, Director, Business Development, Copyright Clearance Center

Rob H. Aft, President of Compliance Consulting LLC

Douglas Blake, Executive producer, “Parallax”

Bruce David Eisen, CEO and founder, HereIsTV

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

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

Sean Besser, Head of Platform, Peel

Thomas K. Arnold, publisher and editorial director, Home Media Magazine, Moderator

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

Track IV: Poolside Tent I

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

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

David Shall, COO & General Counsel, Tornante Television

David Tenzer, Entertainment Attorney, formerly Generate, CAA

Corey Davis, Vice President of Marketing, ClickBank

Bruce Perlmutter, Multi-Platform Development Exec, former SVP programming Revolt Media

Michael Sid, CEO, Mediamorph, Moderator

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

Track VII:  - The Plaza Room

Women & Original Content: From Internet Video and Advertising to TV and Film

Heidi E. Lehmann, Founder - SWSIMedia,  "QueenBee" on OraTV

Valerie Voci, Chief Marketing Officer, OWNZONES Media Network

Caryn Ward Ross, Actress (BET's The Game and He's Mine Not Yours)

Kylie Sparks, actor/producer, "Squaresville"

Marlene Sharp, Director Of Development, RGH Entertainment

Natascha Hopkins, Actress - Stuntwoman

Helenna Santos, Founder and CEO, “Ms. In The Biz”/Actress/ Producer/Writer

Perrin Kaplan, Principal, Zebra Partners, Moderator

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

12:30 PM - 1:45 PM

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

Health Media & Technology Track

Health Media and Social Media – Building Brand and Connectivity – The 24/7 Consumer Relationship

Doug Ziewacz, Head of Global Digital Media & Advertising, Under Armour

Russ Johannesson, Chief Operating Officer, Sharecare

Amy Tenderich, Founder and Editor, DiabetesMine

Sheila Murphy, Ph.D, Professor, Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism, University of Southern California

Lygeia Ricciardi, Digital Health & Consumer Engagement Expert, Clear Voice Consulting, LLC, Moderator

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

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

The MusicNext Forum Track: Marina Vista Room

The Re-Invention of Entertainment Deal-Making: Visionaries in Managing Star Power and Global Branding

Leslie Zigel, Principal, Founder, Ziglaw

Ryan Ford, Executive Vice President  and Chief Creative Officer, Cashmere Agency

Darin Wolf, EVP of National Alliances, Live Nation

Kwasi Asare, Managing Partner, Fighter Interactive

Seth Schachner, Managing Director of Strat Americas, Moderator

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

12:30 PM - 1:45 PM, Salon III

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

 

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM, Salon I

Virtual Reality Workshop

Exploring the Market Opportunities in VR, AR and Immersive Technologies

John Feuerstein, Producer, Digital Play, Mattel

David A. Smith, Senior Fellow, Lockheed Martin MST

Chris Ullrich, Vice President, User Experience, Immersion Corporation

Joel Susal, Director, Virtual and Augmented Reality, Dolby Laboratories

Brian Selzer, Vice President, Business and Product, Development, DAQRI, Moderator

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

Think Tank Session

1:00 PM - 1:45 PM, The Directors Room

From Script to Oculus: Active Projects and Real VR Production, Post-Production, and Delivery.  Workflow and Delivery for Oculus Rift, Samsung GearVR, Google Cardboard, and others.

Session Leader: Lucas Wilson, VR Producer

Alex Henning, Co-Founder, Magnopus & Academy Award Winner, Visual Effects (Hugo)

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

Lucian Oniga, Senior Director, Business Development, Rovi

Scott Holmes, CMO, BlueWave Media

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

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

Track III: Poolside Tent I

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

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

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

Renata RA Akhunova, Partner, Formula VC, Venture Fund

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

Monica Dodi, Managing Director, Women's Venture Capital Fund

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

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

 

 

 

 

Track VI: Marina Vista - Live Webcast from this Room

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

Anjalis Shastri, Senior Director, Design Strategy, Mobile Group, Intel

Meghana Bhatt, VP of Data Science, FEM Inc.

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

Monica Nordhaus, Executive, Career & Life Coach

Paulette Pantoja, Founder and Chief Executive Officer BluFocus

Denise Hewett, founder and CEO, Scriptd

Arlene Zeichner, Principal, Selavy Associates, Moderator

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

Track III: The Plaza Room

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

Kim Hawkins, Senior Vice President, Global Partnership Sales, AEG LIVE

Dale Manning, CSO, Founder, MasterChannel

Aaron Meyerson, President, bBooth (former President of Programming and Development, CBS Television)

Bill Momary, Senior Vice President of Content, IZEA

Frank Nein, President, 9Sight2020.com

Keith Newman, Head of Business Development, Re/code

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

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

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

The MusicNext Forum Track: Salon III

Live Music - Blowin’ Minds on the Net!  Engagement in a Fractured World: Live Streaming & How Brands Reach and Engage

Brian Anderson, Music Sponsorships, YouTube

Hank Neuberger, President, Springboard Productions

Tim Spengler, Former President of Content Marketing and Revenue Strategy, Clear Channel Media and Entertainment

Allen Sanford, co-founding Partner/Officer & Chairman of the Board, IROCKE

Morgan Margolis, President and CEO, Knitting Factory Entertainment

John J. Petrocelli, CEO, Bulldog Digital Media, Moderator

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

2:15 PM - 3:30 PM, Salon I

The MusicNext Forum Track

Music in Internet and Streaming, TV, Films and Games: Rights & Licensing on All Platforms - Including Rates for Songwriters, Publishers & Record Companies

Brian Wahlund, Chief Strategy Officer, Jingle Punks

Scott Cresto, Executive Vice President of Synchronization and Marketing, Reservoir

Daniel Indart, Composer, Jane The Virgin(ABC), Forever (ABC) and The Blacklist (NBC)

Paul Goldman, CEO, Muserk

Bill Brown, Award Winning Composer

Brooke Wentz, founder, The Rights Workshop

Simone Benyacar, Head of the Music Department, Ant Farm

Art Chang, Founder and CEO, Tipping Point Partners, Moderator

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

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

Health Media & Technology Track

Hollywood, Healthcare and the Primary Providers – Building a Media, Advertising and Technology Wellness Alliance

Sandra de Castro Buffington, Global Media Center for Social Impact, UCLA

Indu Subaiya, MD MBA, MD MBA Co-Chairman & CEO, Health 2.0

Amy Tenderich, Founder and Editor, DiabetesMine

Additional speakers to be announced

 

2:30 PM - 3:30 PM, Poolside Tent II

Virtual Reality Workshop

Virtual and Augmented Reality: A Five Year Projection:  What Will Emerge?  An Investment in Time and Space

Randal Kleiser, Noted Hollywood Director and VR consultant to the U.S. Army

Ed Lantz, CEO, Vortex Immersive Media

Don Brittain, President and CEO, Instant Effects and principal architect for Autodesk’s 3DSMax

Brian Seth Hurst, CEO The Opportunity Management Company, Inc., Managing Partner, StoryTech™

Matt Liszt, VP of Marketing at MasterImage 3D, Inc., member, Board of Directors, International 3D & Advanced Imaging Society

Amir Rubin, CEO Sixense, Inc

Bruce Greenberg, Founder, iCinema Ventures, Moderator

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

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

 

Track III: Admiralty Room

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

Tom Carroux, Director of Business Development, Cryptography Research, Inc.

Ryan Born, founder and CEO, AdRev

Sam Gilchrist, CEO, PluraVida

Barry Snyder, founder/CEO, MediaMine

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

George Hood VP North America Sales and Business Development, Arxan Technologies

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

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

Track IV: Marina Vista - Live Webcast from this Room

A Women’s Vision of Wellness: Empowering Lifestyle through Community - From Social Media, Books & TV to All forms of Media

Melissa Hanna, founder/CEO, Mahmee

Holli Thompson, President, Nutritional Style

Dr. Doerthe Brueggmann, co-founder, Health Goes Female

Kate Neligan, Founder/CEO of Synergy TV - a Mindful Media Entertainment company

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

Claudia Christian, Actress, Founder, The C Three Foundation

Mariana Danilovic, Managing Director, Hollywood Portfolio, Moderator

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

Track V:, Salon III

Sports Media, Music and Technology Workshops

Activating the Fanbase for Music and Sports: Strategies for Content, Platforms and Technology

Thomas Jorion, 18 Innovation Network, Los Angeles Hub Manager, Havas

Jake De Grazia, Project Manager,  Annenberg Innovation Lab

Jon Farb, Head of Product, ListenFirst Media

Justin Junda, Co-Founder and Developer, LPG Lab

Erin Reilly, Managing Director + Research Fellow , Annenberg Innovation Lab, 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

 

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM, Salon I

VR in the Out-of-Home Entertainment Sector

Kevin Williams, Consultant and writer, KWP, Moderator (former Imagineer)

David A. Smith, CEO and Founder, Wearality Corporation

Nancy Bennett, Chief Content Officer for Two Bit Circus

Andrew Prell, Founder and CEO, Agora Technologies Inc.

Kevin Bachus, Senior Vice President of Entertainment and Game Strategy, Xbox co-creator

Manuel Gutierrez Novelo, CEO, ImmersiON-VRelia

Speaker Bios and Session Information - Click Here

 

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

 

6:15 PM - 8:30, Salon III

Women in Media

A Celebration of Women’s Content and Production

Screening and Panels on Video, Web, TV, Movies and Mobile

Click Here for Information and Submissions

 

6:15 PM - 8:00 PM, Marina Vista Room

Virtual & Augmented Reality Evening Summit: Part II

Mobile VR: Gateway to Mass Market

Steve Ahlberg, Vice President of Revenue Solutions and Product Management, Gannett Digital

Valerie Carlson, Executive Creative Director, Sapient Nitro, Los Angeles

Aaron Luber, Head of Partnerships, Google Cardboard

Ben Tricklebank, Interactive Director, Tool

Andy Cochrane, ‎‎Interactive and New Media Director, Special Projects Lead, Mirada Studios, Mirada Studios

Andrew Trickett, Co­Founder, Merge VR

Marty Perlmutter, technologist, Patent Holder, Early VR/3D Technology Leader, 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

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

Wednesday, April 29th - Day Three

Special Events at Digital Hollywood