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

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
  • Gayle Gilman
  • Executive Vice President & General Manager, TinyRiot!
  • FreemantleMedia North America
  • Ken Hertz
  • Senior Partner
  • Hertz Lichtenstein & Young LLP
  • Laura Lee
  • Director/Head of North American Content Partnerships
  • YouTube
  • Dia Simms
  • Executive Vice President
  • Ciroc Vodka + Innovations, Combs Wine + Spirits
  • Russell Wallach
  • President, Live Nation Media & Sponsorships
  • Live Nation Entertainment

Featured Presenters & Fireside Chats

Speakers and Panelists

  • Jake Avnet
  • Chief Operating Officer
  • Indigenous Media
  • Nathan Brown
  • General Manager of Video and Complex TV
  • Complex Media
  • Arthur Chan
  • EVP, Digital Marketing
  • Palisades MediaGroup
  • Daniel Chu
  • Experiential Creative Director
  • Deutsch LA
  • 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
  • David Freeman
  • Co-Head, Digital Content Packaging & Brand Partnerships
  • CAA
  • Beth Greve
  • Chief Revenue and Partnerships Officer
  • AwesomenessTV
  • Uwe Gutschow
  • VP Digital and Engagement Strategy
  • INNOCEAN USA
  • Reza Izad
  • Co-Founder & CEO
  • Collective Digital Studio
  • 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
  • Peter Levin
  • President of Interactive Ventures and Games
  • Lionsgate
  • Doug McVehil
  • Senior Vice President, Content & Programming
  • Vevo
  • Jerald Miller
  • Managing Director
  • Nu Jazz Management & Consulting
  • Maria Pacheco
  • Sr. Director of Marketing for Global Interactive
  • DreamWorks Animation
  • Matthew Patrick
  • Creator, The Game Theorists (3.2M YouTube Subs)/Director of Content Strategy
  • DEFY Media
  • Philip Piliero
  • Sr. Corporate Counsel
  • Sony Computer Entertainment America
  • Jeff Pollack
  • Chairman & CEO / Global Media & Entertainment
  • Pollack Music & Media Group
  • Shane Rahmani
  • Vice President of Corporate Development
  • Electus, LLC
  • Ali Rivera
  • West Coast Head Artist Label Relations
  • YouTube
  • John Rosso
  • President of Market Development
  • Triton Digital
  • Randy Shaffer
  • West Region Sales Director, Xbox Advertising
  • Microsoft
  • Thomas Siegman
  • EVP Innovation, Strategy & Client Relations
  • RSG Media Systems
  • David Stelzer
  • Head of Games Department
  • Creative Arts Agency (CAA)
  • 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