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May 21-23, 2019
The Skirball Center

Special Event at Digital Hollywood!

Content for Women • About Women • By Women

The Women's Creativity Festival at Digital Hollywood

 

Digital Hollywood

Women Board of Advisors

WIF Women in Film

Thursday, May 23rd

9:00 AM - 11:15 AM, Herscher Hall, Guerin C

Zero to One – Grow your business at Digital Hollywood with those who have already done it before

Brian Mac Mahon, Chief Community Officer, Expert DOJO

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10:15 AM – 11:15 AM

Session I: Haas Conference Center, Rm. 172-173

Funding and Business Development in ICOs, Blockchain, AR/VR, AI and Immersion

Michael Terpin, Founder and CEO, Transform Group;

Elizabeth Kukka, Program Director, ETC Labs

Maxim Wheatly, Founder & CEO, WeScreen

Brett Noyes, Founder, Unbank Ventures

Paul Veradittakit, Partner, Pantera Capital

Randall Crowder, Chief Operating Officer, Phunware

Moderator - Mariana Danilovic, Founder and Managing Director, Hollywood Portfolio

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The Influencer/Branding Two-Day Intensive

10:45 AM - Noon - Herscher Hall, Guerin A, Webcast Live

Entrepreneurs and Innovators: Sharing Experience - Real Life Stories - Lifestyle Choices and Lifestyle Alternatives

Leah Caplanis, founder and CEO, Social Sparkling Sake @SocialSparkling

Julie Spira, CEO, Cyber-Dating Expert; Author @JulieSpira

Debra Fine, CEO, Fine Line Accelerator; Founder, Well Healed @DebraLynnFine

Elizabeth Barrutia, CEO, BARU Marketing & Media @BaruAdvertising

John Parks, CEO O2 Health Lab, @O2HealthLab

Erin Kapczynski, SVP Marketing, Kontrol Media, @ErinK217

Linda Sherman, Managing Editor, Boomer Tech Talk, @LindaSherman, Moderator

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Noon - 1:00 PM, Sponsored: Women’s International Music Network

Session II: Haas Conference Center, Room 171

How To Reach Diverse Audiences Across The Entertainment Industry

Tammy Glover Park, VP Production TNT/TBS, a division of Turner Broadcasting, Inc.

Ursula Kneller, Director of Global Process Innovation, Universal Music Group

Karen D. Webb, founder, PR Squared

MARQUETTA MOORE, VP, Music & Celebrity Relations, REVOLT

Lisa Margolis, former Senior Vice President Chief Music Counsel & Business Affairs, Warner Bros. Entertainment, Moderator

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The Influencer/Branding Two-Day Intensive

Noon – 1:45 PM, Herscher Hall, Guerin A, Webcast Live

The Luncheon Roundtable

Fireside Chat: Enterprise Sponsorships, LinkedIn and Twitter

Winnie Sun, Managing Director, Sun Group Wealth Partners (@WinnieSun)

Goldie Chan, Founder, Warm Robots

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12:30 - 2:00 PM - The Cannabis - Wellness Luncheon

The Leadership Forum. Herscher Hall, Guerin B

Hosted by Tracy Ryan, CEO, CannaKids

Transforming the Medical Establishment and the Culture

Moderator - Michael B. Miller, Strategist and Thought Leader, On-Air Personality, "Cannabusiness with Michael Miller"

Guests to be announced

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12:30 PM - 1:45 PM

Track II: Herscher Hall, 2nd Floor, Room 202

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

Jason Henderson, Sr. Manager, Business Development, DISH Network

Thomas Vidal, Partner, Pryor Cashman

Bruce Eisen, founder and president, The Law Offices of Bruce David Eisen

Gary Goldberger, Law Offices, Gary G. Goldberger

David Tenzer, Entertainment Attorney, formerly Generate, CAA

Stuart Arbury, Director of TV and Episodic Content, Ramo Law PC

Michael Sid, CEO, Mediamorph, Moderator

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Track II: Herscher Hall, 3rd Floor, Room 305

ICOs, Blockchain and Alternative Financing for Film, TV, Games AR/VR, Music, and Media Ventures

Enzo Villani, Managing Partner, Transform Group

Chaitanya, Founder & CEO, Scanta

Mark Blinder, Founder, Aikon

Vanessa Camones, Venture Principal, West Coast, TechWildcatters

Benjamin Tsai, President & Managing Partner, Wave Financial Group and Co-Founder & CFO, LA Blockchain Lab

Stuart Bullard, CEO, Airtherium

Moderator - Mariana Danilovic, Founder and Managing Director, Hollywood Portfolio & Managing Director, Transform Group

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2:00 –2:45 PM, Herscher Hall, 3rd Floor, 303-304

Producing for Film/TV, Branded Entertainment and Influencer Marketing Programming

Charles Dalaklis, President & CEO, Dalaklis Media Enterprises

Frank Donner, Founder and CEO, BLKBX Creative Group

Philip Nelson, President, Nelco Media, Producer, "From the Bridge"

Janette Speyer, Partner, Hot Ice Media

Jill Johnson, General Manager, Tiny Horse

Ceslie Armstrong, CEO & executive producer, NYTEX Productions LLC, Moderator

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Sponsored by Women in Film and Digital Hollywood

2:15 PM - 5:00 PM, Haas Center, Room 172-173

PARTNERING BRANDS WITH HOLLYWOOD CONTENT & HOW TO MAKE IT HAPPEN

Stacy Jones, CEO of Hollywood Branded, Moderator

Alma Bogdan-Turner, Founder and owner of ÜberPRomo, Film Producer

Courtney Jackson, Senior Integrations Producer of Steve Harvey's talk show "STEVE"

Daniela Polk, Producer, Marketing Consultant at Chapo, LLC.

Michael Mihail, Director and Executive Producer of Guerilla Hollywood

Mimi Slavin, Head of Marketing & Business Development at Greenfence Consumer, Former Head of Global Marketing Partnerships at DreamWorks Animation

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2:15 PM - 3:30 PM

Track I: Haas Conference Center, Room 171

Internet TV Packages: Innovation in the Package – Innovation in the Technology – The One-Three Year OTT Outlook

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

Michael Alexander, Strategy & Growth Initiatives, IBM Global Telecommunications Industry

Robin Wilson, Director, RW TV

Stuart Arbury, Director of TV and Episodic Content. Remo Law PC

Chris Burke, co-founder & GM, DrinkTV

Moderator - Jonathan Hurd, Director, Altman Vilandrie & Company

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Track II: Herscher Hall, 3rd Floor, Room 305

ICOs, Financing, Packaging & Investment: From Entertainment & Indie Project to Technology & Startups

Cecile Baird, co-founder, Decentrl & Blockchain For Good

Michael Leventhal, Partner, Holmes Weinberg, P.C.

Steven Masur, Senior Partner, MG+

Kelly Siobhan Laffey, Associate and Director of Business Affairs, Stubbs Alderton & Markiles, LLP

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

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3:15 PM - 4:00 PM

Session III: Herscher Hall

The Beauty, Fitness & Wellness Influencer – A Lifestyle of Wellness and Pleasure

 

3:50 PM - 5:00 PM

Track I: Herscher Hall, 3rd Floor, Room 303-304

Producing Video OTT/Social Content - YouTube - FaceBook - Snapchat - Influencer - Advertiser - Series

Phoenix Gonzalez, co-founder and President of Sales, dotstudioPRO

Tai Greene, founder and chairman, MCMG

Ben Ganz, President, Vego Pictures

Jeffrey Stansfield, President and CEO, Advantage Video Systems

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5:00 PM - 6:15 PM Open to all attendees

End-of-Day Reception – Tent Area

Outdoor Area In Front of Ahmanson Hall

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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The Women's Summit
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Seminars, Screenings & Festival Celebration

Three Days of Amazing Seminars and Workshops

 

The Strategic Sessions - Let's Get Started!Tuesday, May 21st, 2019

10:00 AM - 10:50 AM

Track I: Haas Conference Center, Room 172-173, Live Webcast

The Power of Influencers: Accelerating Brand Value Across Platforms - From Internet TV - Mobile - Social Networks

Spencer McClung, Principal, Advisory Firm Three

Isaac Rosales, Sr. Manager, Partnerships & Campaigns, Univision Creator Network

Jade Sherman, Vice President, Digital Media, Abrams Artists Agency

Gregg Martin, Actor/Social Media Influencer

Owen Leimbach, Co-Founder & Managing Partner, Tiny Horse

Brian Sokolik, Talent Manager, Authentic Talent & Literary Management

Ceslie Armstrong, CEO & executive producer, NYTEX Productions LLC, Moderator

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11:00 AM - Noon

Food Innovation + Wellness: Food Culture - Food Industry

Track II: Food Innovation and Wellness, Herscher Hall, Guerin C, Webcast

The Power of Food, Wellness and Innovation: Wellness – Lifestyle – Technology

Bryce Fluellen, Community Impact Director/Chef, American Heart Association

Sara Neff, Senior Vice President, Sustainability, Kilroy Realty  Corporation

Dr. Christopher Vincent, co-founder & CEO, Altus Health

Chef Steve McHugh, Owner, Cured at Pearl, Finalist, James Beard Award

Elliot Roth, founder, Spira

Michele Stueven, Food Editor, L.A. Weekly, Moderator

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Track II: Ahmanson Hall, Live Webcast

The Influencer Lifestyle - Defining Your Life - Your Voice - Your Future

Goldie Chan, Founder, Warm Robots, Leading Linkedin Influencer

Eylul Savas, Founder, Lw/ND Media, Influencer, “Llama With No Drama”

YiZhou, Influencer, Actor, Director & Founder Global Intuition

Sam Leigh, Media Strategist, inArtists (iA)

Brendan Kane, Author, Best Selling Book, “One Million Followers”

David Bloom, Columnist/Contributor, TVRev / Tubefilter / Forbes, Moderator

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Noon – 1:00 PM

Session II: Film-TV-Production Track - Guerin A, in Herscher Hall, Webcast

The DealMaking Process: From Feature Film, TV & OTT to Branded Content, Internet and Indie Film Making

Linda Benjamin, COO & Head of Business Affairs, Covert Media

Justin Hochberg, CEO, Just Entertainment

Darrell Miller, Chair, Entertainment Department, Fox Rothschild LLP

Efe Akbulut, Head of Analytics, BritBox (BBC and ITV Joint Venture)

Melisse Lewis, Entertainment Attorney, Moderator

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Food Innovation + Wellness: Food Culture - Food Industry

Track II: Food Innovation and Wellness, Herscher Hall, Guerin C, Webcast

The Farm to Table Transformation - The Food & Wellness Ecosystem - The Home - The Restaurant - The Institution

Melisa Nicola, renown restaurateur, co-owner, Nic's Beverly Hills, President, Culinary Arts Kids Eat (C.A.K.E.)

Mark Anderson, CEO, Farmer Mark

James Bell, Associate Director of Programs, Los Angeles, Common Threads

Sabrina Williams, CEO, SEED

Trevor Hudson, Founder, inHouse Produce

Susan Haymer, Eco-Food Specialist, 360 Degree Communications, Moderator

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1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Track I: Haas Conference Center, Room 172-173, Live Webcast

Women on the Creative Edge: From Film & TV to Athletes, Wellness and Technology: Experiences in a Changing Landscape

Dr. Jacqueline Sanderlin, Education Consultant, CEO/Founder, Why Not Incubator

Tanna Frederick, Producer, Director, Actress, and Activist

Jennifer Palais, Cannes Lion Winner, Strategist, Content Director, “The Lady GaGa Experience,” “Apple - 30 Years of Mac Celebration”

Dr. Fiorella Terenzi, Astrophysicist, Author, Musician and FIU CASE Board Member

Julia Hunter, President, Jenni Kayne

Tracey S. Kardash, Deputy Director Development Los Angeles, PEN America Los Angeles

Louisa Spring, Founder, SAM-i, Moderator

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1:15 PM - 2:15 PM

Track I: Herscher Hall, 3rd Floor, Room 303-304

The Power of YouTube, Instagram, Snapchat, Facebook: Unlocking the Power of Brands, Programming, and Monetization

Gwen Miller, Vice President, Content Strategy, Kin Community

David B. Williams, SVP & GM, Channels, pocket.watch

Evan Weiss, Founding Partner/Head of Talent, Red Sun Entertainment

David B. Williams, SVP & GM, Channels, pocket.watch

Christopher Rudy, Chief Strategy Officer and co-founder, Cut.com

Tina Walsh, VP, Content Strategy, Tongal

Jonathan Skogmo, CEO, Jukin Media

Moderator, David Tochterman, CEO, Canvas Media Studios

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1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

Track I: Ahmanson Hall, Video

Investments and Partnerships in Wellness - Sports - Athletes - Science Companies

Kristina Serafim, Director, Verizon Ventures

Paul Sterling, Vice President of Emerging Products, UnitedHealthcare

Derrick Morgan, NFL Star, Tennessee Titans, Managing Partner, Huddle Ventures

Angela Abshier, Venture Partner, Blue Horizon

Moderator - Gregory Bedrosian, Managing Partner & CEO, Drake Star Partners

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Track II: Food, Nutrition and Fitness - Herscher, Guerin C, Video

Food as Medicine: Food for the Body – Food for the Soul - Food as a Creative Experience

Serena Poon, Nutritionist and Celebrated Chef & founder, Just Add Water™

Annie Vonheim, Wellness Expert, Creator, Smart Pressed Juice

Stephanie Kordan, The Sensual Foodie®

Kanchan Koya, Tasty Creator and founder, Spice Spice Baby

Dr. Rahi, M.D., Dr. Raheleh Sarbaziha, Moderator

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1:30 PM – 2:30 PM, Film-TV-Production Track - Herscher, Guerin A, Webcast

The Hollywood Masterclass: TV, Film and Video - Packaging - Producing - Bundling - Distributing in a Cross-Platform World

Andrew Sugerman, Producer, “Conviction,” “Any Day,” “The Divide,” “Prozac Nation,” and Exec. Produced, “Shopgirl”

Todd Garner, Founder & CEO, Broken Road Productions (Producer/ExecProducer, Black Hawk Down, Daddy Day Care, Con Air, 13 Going on 30)

Tim Zajaros, co-founder, Armory Films (“El Tonto,” “The Peanut Butter Falcon,” “The Dark Age,” “Arctic,” “Mudbound.”

Scott Iason, Digital Talent and Packaging Agent, Creative Artists Agency

Adam Leipzig, Founder & CEO, MediaU

Moderator, Catherine Clinch, TV Writer, TV veteran, Hunter, Jake & The Fat Man, Knight Rider, Love Boat, Hart to Hart

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2:40 PM - 3:40 PM

Track I: Finance - Film-TV-Production Track - Haas, Room 171

The Content Development & Financing Workshop - Film – TV – Indie Production – Internet Programming

Elissa Friedman, SVP Development & Production, Covert Media

Jim Milio, Producer/Executive Producer of Motion Pictures and Television Programming

Elizabeth Blake-Thomas, Director/Writer

Tobias Queisser, co-founder & CEO, Cinelytic

Karen M. Robson, Partner, Pryor Cashman, Moderator

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2:45 PM - 3:45 PM

Track II: Herscher Hall, Guerin C, Webcast

Food Innovators, Disruptors & Influencers: The Industry Change Agents and Start-Up Pioneers

Elina Fuhrman, founder, CEO + Chef, Soupelina

Chef Charity Morgan, Plant Based Culinary Innovator

Sam Polk, Co-Founder & CEO, Everytable, Founder and Feast

Andreas Wuerfel, Director US Strategic Partnerships, METRO Group

Poull Brien, Partner/Co-founder, Wild Fish Direct

Moderator - David J. Whelan, Co-Founder & Chief Operating Officer, Rebel Labs Inc.

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3:45 PM - 5:00 PM

Track I: Haas Conference Center, Room 172 & 173, Live Webcast

Brand Partnerships in Sports - Wellness - Celebrity - Strategies with Media/Entertainment/Technology Partners

Brian Kelly, SVP of Sales, Bleacher Report

Anne-Marie O’Neill, COO, Whalerock Industries

Ashley McCollum, General Manager, Tasty, BuzzFeed

Jesse Nunez, CEO, PopFlyXP

Art Sims, CEO, 1124 Design, Inc.

Moderator - Mark Kapczynski, President, Storymill

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Track III: Finance - Film-TV-Production Track, Herscher, Guerin A, Webcast

The TV/Film/Video - Platforms and Partnerships - Developing Hollywood Content as Brand and Distribution Package

Ed Rivero, Executive Producer, Havoc Content/ The Cortez Brothers

Folayo Lasaki, Head of Marketing, SoulPancake, div. of Participant Media

Larry Namer, President/CEO, Metan Global Entertainment Group

Rachel Meskin, director of editorial video and social, Gamma Ray

Jessica Lacy, Partner/Head of International and Independent Film Finance, ICM Partners

Stuart McLean, founder and president, Content & Co.

Moderator - Kimberly King-Burns, Partner, convergenz/solutions

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4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Food Innovation + Wellness: Food Culture - Food Industry

Session II: Herscher Hall, Food & Wellness, Room 303-304

Wellness. Nutrition and Mindfullness: A Transformative Lifestyle: From the Palate to a State of Wellbeing

Melissa Mayo, Food Network Chef, Author and Motivational Speaker

Dr. Ethan Weiss, Co-Founder and Medical Advisor, Keyto

Sophia Cavalli, President, Intuitive Mind Strategies

Matthew Supkoff, Director of Marketing and Sales,, Continental Vitamin Company

Ceslie Armstrong, CEO & executive producer, NYTEX Productions LLC, Moderator

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5:00 PM - 6:15 PM Open to all attendees

End-of-Day Reception – Tent Area

Outdoor Area In Front of Ahmanson Hall

 

Wednesday, May 22nd

9:15 AM - 10:15 AM

Track II: Herscher Hall, 2nd Floor, Room 202

Funding, Start-ups & Angels - Financing the Entertainment, Tech, Wellness & Sports Industries

Muizz Kheraj, Managing Director, FocalPoint Partners LLC

Bastiaan den Braber, Venture Advisor, Lumo Labs

Keith Newman, Mentor/Advisor, Nasdaq Entrepreneurial Center

Gene Massey, Chairman/CEO, MediaShares.com, Moderator

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10:00 AM – 11:00 AM

Session II: Haas Conference Center, Room 173

AR-VR-MR Science & Technology – Disrupting Wellness - Healthcare - Sports

Albert “Skip” Rizzo, Director for Medical Virtual Reality, Institute for Creative Technologies

Dorote Weyers-Lucci, Lab manager ITP Foundation, Assistant professor Sofia U

Mary Poffenroth, Biology Faculty, San Jose State University

Jerri Lynn Hogg PhD., Director, Media Psychology Graduate Program, Fielding Graduate University, Moderator

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The California Cannabis Forum: Medical - Wellness - Lifestyle

10:30 AM - 11:15 AM - Herscher Hall - Guerin B, Live Webcast

The Cannabis Wellness Culture: A Lifestyle of  Innovation - Healing, Beauty and Relaxation to Massage Therapy

Jessica Assaf, Founder, Cannabis Feminist, co-founder, Hempia

Anna Duckworth, co-Founder and Editor-in-Chief, Miss Grass

Andrea Drummer, Food Editor, CannabisMD

Aaron Ramirez, founder, Bodywork by Aaron

Dan Braunstein, founder, Grassfed

Dr. Jacqueline Nguyen, Founder, Dr. J’s Natural and Ensohara, Moderator

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10:45 AM – 11:45 AM

Track I: Influencer - Hollywood Advertising - Ahmanson Hall, Live Webcast

Branded & Influencer Entertainment Marketing - Across Platforms - Leveraging Image, Content and Celebrity

Kirstin Benson, VP of Global Entertainment, Getty Images

Gina Jorge, Head of Acura National Advertising, American Honda Motor Co.

Jason Jercinovic, Global Head of Marketing Innovation, Havas

Lina Renzina, Talent Relations and Partnerships Manager, The Ad Council

Veronica Belmont, Podcaster and Product Manager for Adobe Spark

Hilary Williams, SVP of Talent, Digital Brand Architects

Andrew Solmssen, Managing Director, POSSIBLE, Los Angeles, Moderator

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Track II: Finance - Film-TV-Production Track, Herscher Hall, Room 202

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

Bob Emmer, Co-Chief Executive Officer & Co-Founder, Shout! Factory

John Kim, President, Deep C Digital

Jonathan Shwarzstein, SVP, Scripted Television and Films, Apiary Entertainment

Meyer Shwartzstein, President, Brainstorm Media

Seth M Willenson, President. Seth Willenson, Inc., Moderator

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Track III: Haas Conference Center, Room 171

Living the Life: Entrepreneurs, Lifestyle Innovators and Disrupters

Cam Kashani, Godmother of Silicon Beach

Heidi-Marie Ferren, Award Winning Writer and Content Creator

Nechelle Vanias, Chief Solutions Officer, Six Degrees of Influence

Katharina Baron, Founder & Owner, House of Baron

Renee Rossi, founder and CEO, Relativity Ventures

Michelle Wong, Managing Partner, Dailey

Tess Cacciatore, CEO, Global Women’s Empowerment Network (GWEN), Moderator

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12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

Track II: Herscher Hall, 2nd Floor, Room 202

Women & Original Content: From Film/TV, Internet Video and Influencer Campaigns to Games

Mira Crisp, Creative Director, Ayzenberg Group

Katie Koeblitz, Head of Independent Content apparentlyjack, (Producer, Galveston)

Audrey Povar, Development Producer, WhoHaha

Anastasia Ashman, Cofounder & COO, 10 Block

Sarah Penna, co-founder, Frolic

Karinna Karsten, CEO, Love TV

Marlene Sharp, Director, Production, LEVEL-5 abby, Moderator

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Beauty, Food Innovation & Wellness: An Industry - A Lifestyle

2:00 - 2:45 PM: Herscher Hall, Guerin C, Live Webcast

The Wellness Entrepreneur – Beauty – Fitness – Food – Fashion – Media - Tech

Courtney Casgraux, Founder, GBY BEAUTY

Amanda Russell, founder, The Influencer Code and Founder + Chief Editor, Fit Strong and Sexy

Rob Jacobs, co-founder and Chief UnSitter, UnSit

Ken Rosenblood, CEO and Founder, obVus Solutions

KJ Matthews, Emmy Winning Journalist, (CNN, ABC, CBS, FOX), Moderator

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2:15 PM - 3:30 PM

Track I: Herscher Hall, 3rd Floor, Room 303-304

Working in the Industry: An In-Depth Discussion with Executives and Creatives from TV, Film and Technology

Neilda Pacquing, Founder & CEO, Mindglow

Jay Tucker, Executive Director, Center for MEMES, UCLA Anderson School of Management

Bill Thompson, Executive Director, Young Storytellers

Maikiko James, Director of Programs, Women in Film

Rebecca Wray, Executive Producer, Durable Goods

Moderator, Simone Nelson, Managing Director, The CSU Entertainment Alliance

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3:00 PM – 4:00 PM

Session I: Herscher Hall, Guerin C, Webcast

Simply Genius - Beauty – Skincare – Wellness - Fitness – Brains Behind the Lifestyle Industry

Michael Bumgarner, CEO, Cannuka

Yanni Hufnagel, CEO, Perfect Lemon

Kane Sarhan, CEO, The Well

Ashley Lewis, CEO, Fleur Marche

Billy Hawkins, CEO, Arsenic

Corey Weiss, Head of Business Development, ipsy, Moderator

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3:50 PM - 5:00 PM

Track I: Haas Conference Center, Room 171

Leveraging Content and Celebrity For Cross-Platform Success: From TV, Mobile & Internet to Social Media

Evelyne Ouellet, CEO, SAFIRA, a Cirque du Soleil company

Raphael Leopold, Founder/Executive Producer, Rodeo Show

Sarah Malkin, Industry Expert, (TraceMe, New Form Digital, Maker Studios)

Brittani Kagan, Head of Talent, Portal A

Adam Boorstin, Chief Business Officer, Studio71

Marlene Sharp, Director, Production, LEVEL-5 abby, Moderator

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Sponsored by Alliance for Women in Media SoCal

Track II: Haas Conference Center, Room 172-173

Women in the Industry: Developing Film, Television, Branding & OTT About Women - A Golden Age in Hollywood and Indie Production

Wendy Sweetmore, Executive Producer, Dreamtime Entertainment (former Senior Exec. MGM/Mark Burnett Productions)

Laverne McKinnon, Executive Producer, Netflix comedy series, Girlboss Studios USA

Amber Raspberry Mayo, founder, WYD

Tara August, Vice President of Talent Relations and Special Projects, Turner Sports

Marina Grasic, Co-Managing Partner, Oakhurst Entertainment

Jenelle Lindsay, Head of TV, Unanimous Media

Denise Muyco, co-founder and CEO, StratusCore, Moderator

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4:00 PM - 4:45 PM - Herscher Hall - Guerin B, Live Webcast

The Women Cannabis Entrepreneur – Wellness – Scientist – Activist - Personality

Allison Margolin, co-founder & Partner, Margolin & Lawrence

Tracy Ryan, CEO, CannaKids

Felicia Carbajal, Latinos for Cannabis / CA Cannabis Advocates

Madison Margolin, Features Editor, Civilized, Freelance Rolling Stone, Playboy & Vice

Anna Duckworth, co-Founder and Editor-in-Chief, Miss Grass

Amanda Chicago Lewis, Columnist, Rolling Stone

Ariel Clark, founder, Clark Neubert, LLP, Moderator

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4:45 PM - 6:00 PM Open to all attendees

End-of-Day Reception – Tent Area

Outdoor Area In Front of Ahmanson Hall

 

5:30 PM – 7:00 PM - Haas Conference Center, Room 171

Sponsored by: Alliance for Women in Media SoCal

Diversity & Inclusion: Elevating the Workspace & Identifying New Talent in this Movement for Positive Change

Moderator: Jeanette DePatie, Award Winning Media Producer (PGA) and author for “The Fat Chick”

Kristena D. Hatcher, HR Executive Diversity and Inclusion CAA

Arlene Krantz, Author, World Women Foundation

Sahar Andrade, MBBch Diversity, Leadership Success Coach TEDtalk

Jay Francis, VP - Current Series, Diversity & Inclusion, Disney Television Animation

Tery Lopez, Director of Inclusion and Equity, Writers Guild of America West

Dr. Michael V. Nguyen, Cross-cultural psychologist with expertise in the areas of diversity and inclusion (D&I), cultural change, and organizational development.

Honored Guests - Exceptional Minds

Expert On-Hand - Jennifer Lenze/Lenze Lawyers

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