Entertainment &

Technology Summit

 

Special Event at Digital Hollywood

Co-Sponsored by:

 

Women's Board Members

Digital Hollywood Fall

Monday, October 20th - Thursday, October 23rd

Special Event

Tuesday, October 21st

Breakfast Event Open to All Attendeees

9:15 AM - 10:15 AM Ballroom Terrace - Webcast Live from This Room

Enhancing the Role of Women in Technology, Entertainment and Entrepreneurship: The Challenge of the Industry and Government:

Laura Z. Rosenthal. Councilmember, City of Malibu

Meghan Sahli-Wells, Mayor of Culver City

Carolyn Ramsay, Chief of Staff LA Councilmember Tom LaBong and Candidate for LA Council

Madeline Di Nonno, CEO, Geena Davis Institute on Gender in Media and See Jane

Josie Roman, Founder and Managing Director, Sealight Enterprises, Moderator

Introduction by: Laura (Behrman) Stotland, Executive Director, Alliance for Women in Media, Southern California

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The Complete Agenda

The Women's Summit
Monday, October 20th
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Track IV: Marina Vista Room - Live Webcast from this Room

Hosted by Women in Film

Innovation in Cross Platform Production: the future of Creativity

A Conversation with James De Julio, Co-Founder, President and Chief Product Officer of Tongal

Ghen Laraya Long, Mandalay Digital Group, Inc/ Women in Film

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Tuesday, October 21st
Breakfast Event Ballroom Terrace - Live Webcast from this Room

9:15 AM - 10:30 AM (Open to All Attendees)
Women's Entertainment & Technology Roundtable
Enhancing the Role of Women in Technology, Entertainment and Entrepreneurship:
Sponsored by Alliance for Women in Media, Southern California
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10:45 AM - Noon
Track V: The Ballroom Terrace - Live Webcast from this Room
Living the Life: Women Entrepreneurs, Lifestyle Innovators and Disrupters

Leigh Collier, EVP of Development, bBooth

Rachel Payne, CEO & Co-Founder, FEM inc.

Jessica Berlinski, Chief Impact Officer, Adaptive Health Systems; Co-founder, If You Can

Holly Liu, co-founder, Kabam

Rachel L. Bondi, Application Innovation Services Associate Partner, Digital Content, Media & Entertainment Advisory, IBM Global Business Services, Moderator

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12:30 PM - 1:45 PM
Track V: The Ballroom Terrace - Live Webcast from this Room
Women - Building the Brand - Understanding Lifestyle, Authenticity, Purpose & Resolve

Michele Turner, CEO, Dictionary.com

Nina Simosko, Strategy, Planning & Operations, Nike

Mia Goldwyn, Chief Content Officer, StyleHaul

Devery Holmes, President & CEO, Spark Marketing (Managing Brands, American Airlines, IHOP, Samsung, BMW, Heineken

Jennifer Romolini, editor-in-chief and VP of Content,

HelloGiggles

Karla Ballard, SVP, TAG division, Participant Media

Sue Cross, founder and principal, Cross Media, former SVP, The Associated Press, Moderator
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2:15 PM - 3:30 PM
Track IV: The Ballroom Terrace - Live Webcast from this Room

Entertainment & Media Women in Leadership: Building and Defining the Women’s Base of Power in Media and Hollywood - Definitely Not the Boy’s Club

Amy Beecroft, ‎CEO, New Films International

Shalini Govil-Pai, Director and Global Head for Partner Product Solutions, YouTube

Thora Birch, Actor, Ghost World, American Beauty

Sharon Kopp, General Manager, Moviefone

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

Troy Byer, director/writer/executive producer, "I Really Hate My Ex," writer, “B*A*P*S*

Perrin Kaplan, Principal, Zebra Partners, Moderator
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3:50 PM - 5:00 PM
Track V: The Ballroom Terrace - Live Webcast from this Room
Young Women In Hollywood: The Next Wave in TV, Film, Music, and Digital

Tiffany Ariany, Actor/Producer/Social Media Producer, "LA Girls," "Dish Nation"

Meghan Tonjes, Singer/Songwriter/YouTuber, "Booty Revolution"

Kathryn Gallagher, Singer/Songwriter/Actor, "Thanks For Sharing," Deaf West's "Spring Awakening"

Lauren Schacher, Actor/Writer, "Chicks Who Script" podcast, "Untitled Schacher Project"

Shilpi Roy, Writer/Director/Producer, Creator of "Hipsterhood,"

Julia Cho, Actor/Writer/Producer, "The Lizzie Bennet Diaries," "Scandal," "Hipsterhood."

Kylie Sparks, actor/producer, "Squaresville", Moderator

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Digital Hollywood - Day Three
Wednesday, October 22nd

10:45 AM - Noon
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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12:30 PM - 1:45 PM
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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2:15 PM - 3:30 PM
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
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3:50 PM - 5:00 PM
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

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5:00 PM - 6:15 PM - Open to All Attendees
End-of Day Poolside Reception
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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 Networking Event

Contact Laura (Behrman) Stotland laura@awmsocal.org