2015 Speakers

Explore big ideas and spirited talks from a diverse group of innovators and thought leaders throughout the digital entertainment world.

Keynotes

  • Thomas Gewecke
  • Chief Digital Officer and Executive Vice President, Strategy and Business Development
  • Warner Bros. Entertainment
  • Antonio Lucio
  • Global Chief Marketing and Communications Officer
  • Visa

View from the Top

  • David Caruso
  • Chief Operations Officer & Partner
  • United Entertainment Group (UEG)
  • Dan Cohen
  • Executive Vice President, Pay Television and Digital
  • Disney/ABC Home Entertainment and Television Distribution
  • Marc DeBevoise
  • EVP & General Manager - Entertainment, News & Sports
  • CBS Interactive
  • Bruce Flohr
  • Chief Strategy Officer/Executive Vice President
  • Red Light Management
  • Partner – Greenlight Media / Partner – ATO Records
  • Gayle Gilman
  • Executive Vice President & General Manager, TinyRiot!
  • FreemantleMedia North America
  • Ken Hertz
  • Senior Partner
  • Hertz Lichtenstein & Young LLP
  • Ralf Jacob
  • Chief Revenue Officer
  • Verizon Digital Media Services
  • Omar Shamout
  • Technology Reporter
  • Los Angeles Business Journal
  • Jim Underwood
  • Head of Entertainment, Global Vertical Strategy
  • Facebook

Featured Presenters & Fireside Chats

Speakers and Panelists

  • Nick Adler
  • Vice President, Business Development
  • Cashmere Agency
  • Chad Beasley
  • Vice President of Advanced TV Sales
  • Delivery Agent
  • Letam Biira
  • Manager of Content Partnerships, Entertainment
  • YouTube
  • John Boyle
  • Chief Growth Officer & Interim CFO
  • Insomniac Events
  • Malcom CasSelle
  • Senior Vice President & General Manager, Digital Media
  • SeaChange
  • Arthur Chan
  • EVP, Digital Marketing
  • Palisades MediaGroup
  • Jeff Chi
  • VP of Ad Sales & Monetization
  • Beachfront Media
  • JD Crowley
  • Senior Vice President, Digital Media
  • CBS Television Distribution
  • Eric Day
  • Co-Founder/Host/EP
  • Trium Entertainment
  • Chris Denson
  • Director, Ignition Factory
  • Omnicom Media Group
  • Barry Dorf
  • Vice President of Partnerships and Alliances
  • DeNA
  • Ryan Ford
  • EVP & Chief Creative Officer
  • Cashmere Agency
  • David Freeman
  • Co-Head, Digital Content Packaging & Brand Partnerships
  • CAA
  • David Gale
  • Co-Founder and CEO
  • The Mighty Networks
  • Tom Galvin
  • Executive Director
  • Digital Citizens Alliance
  • Chris Graham
  • Client Executive, Media & Entertainment
  • 3Pillar Global
  • JR Grant
  • Vice President, Product and Technology, Digital Media
  • Disney/ABC Television Group
  • Terence Gray
  • Founder & Executive Director
  • New York Television Festival (NYTVF)
  • Beth Greve
  • Chief Revenue and Partnerships Officer
  • AwesomenessTV
  • Uwe Gutschow
  • VP Digital and Engagement Strategy
  • INNOCEAN USA
  • Chris Hock
  • SVP Business Development & Strategic Partnerships
  • Jack Isquith
  • SVP, Strategic Development & Content Programming
  • Slacker
  • Chad Issaq
  • EVP, Business Development & Partnerships
  • Superfly
  • Reza Izad
  • Co-Founder & CEO
  • Collective Digital Studio
  • Anil Jain
  • SVP & General Manager, Media
  • Brightcove
  • Jimmy Jellinek
  • Chief Content Officer and Editorial Director
  • Playboy Enterprises
  • Andrew Jordan
  • Senior Vice President, International Operations & Technology
  • NBCUniversal
  • Thomas Jorion
  • Strategy & Innovation – Siliwood, Havas
  • Havas Media
  • Paul Kelly
  • Vice President of Music Brand Sales for Viacom Music & Logo Group
  • Viacom
  • Christine Lee
  • Director of Business Development, Americas
  • Chartboost
  • Peter Levin
  • President of Interactive Ventures and Games
  • Lionsgate
  • Eric Ma
  • Director of User Acquisition
  • Scopely
  • Pete Mann
  • Director, National Ad Sales, Western Region
  • AT&T AdWorks
  • Jerald Miller
  • Managing Director
  • Nu Jazz Management & Consulting
  • Jeff Mirman
  • Vice President of Marketing
  • Turner Sports
  • Matthew Patrick
  • Creator, The Game Theorists (3.7M YouTube Subs)/New Media Strategist
  • Theorist Inc.
  • Philip Piliero
  • Sr. Corporate Counsel
  • Sony Computer Entertainment America
  • Margo Plotkin
  • Agent, Digital & Brand Marketing
  • Creative Artists Agency
  • Jeff Pollack
  • Chairman & CEO / Global Media & Entertainment
  • Pollack Music & Media Group
  • Shane Rahmani
  • Vice President of Corporate Development
  • Electus, LLC
  • Erik Ramberg
  • Director of Product Management, Product Area Mediaroom
  • Ericsson
  • Ali Rivera
  • West Coast Head Artist Label Relations
  • YouTube
  • Ty Roberts
  • Co-Founder and Chief Strategy Officer
  • Gracenote
  • John Rosso
  • President of Market Development
  • Triton Digital
  • Doug Scott
  • VP, Marketing & Artist Relations
  • BandPage
  • Randy Shaffer
  • West Region Sales Director, Xbox Advertising
  • Microsoft
  • Sanjay Sharma
  • President and Chief Operating Officer
  • ALL DEF DIGITAL
  • David Stelzer
  • Head of Games Department
  • Creative Arts Agency (CAA)
  • Jon Weinbach
  • Executive Producer & Executive Vice President
  • Mandalay Sports Media
  • Alexa Wilson
  • VP, Consumer Marketing
  • TV Everywhere, NBC Universal
  • Po Yi
  • Partner
  • Venable LLP

Start Up Competition Judges

  • T. Hale Boggs
  • Partner, Corporate/Finance, Capital Markets & Venture Capital
  • Manatt Phelps & Phillips / Chair, Manatt Digital Media
  • Clinton Foy
  • General Partner and Managing Director
  • CrossCut Ventures
  • Pat Kenealy
  • Managing Director and Co-Founder
  • IDG Ventures
  • Mike Lee
  • General Partner
  • Rogers Venture Partners
  • Lok Lee
  • Managing Director
  • CrunchFund

DEW Start Up Competition Finalists Presenters

  • Yi Li
  • Chief Executive Officer
  • Orbeus