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THE POWER OF CREATIVITY & INFLUENCE

The 2019 Digital Entertainment World takes a deep dive into “The Power of Creativity and Influence”. We’ll hear from the creators, brands and platforms that are growing audiences and engaging fans and showcase the innovative partnerships between technology and content companies that are bringing new entertainment experiences to life. We are pleased to announce the addition of the “Creators & Influencers” track – two days of sessions devoted to the dynamic creators and influencers and their tech and brand partners.

Keynote & Fireside Chat Speakers Include:

Celiena Adcock

Head of Streaming-Entertainment,
Facebook

Kimberlee Archer

Head of Developer Marketing - AR/VR,
Facebook

Benjamin Grubbs

Founder & CEO,
Next 10 Ventures

Hilary Hoffman

Global Executive Vice President Marketing,
NBC Universal

Jason Lake

CEO & Founder
Complexity Gaming

Gerrit Meier

CEO,
Red Bull Media Network

Halsey Minor

Founder & CEO,
Live Planet

Doug Neil

Executive Vice President Digital Marketing,
Universal Pictures

Katie Nelson

Executive Producer, News Content,
ABC News

Andrew Wallenstein

Co-Editor-in-Chief,
Variety

2019 VIEW FROM THE TOP AND FEATURED PRESENTATIONS:

Jonathan Azu

Senior Manager,
Red Light Management

Wesley A’Harrah

Founder
Hyper Orange

Tom Bash

VP, Product,
ChefsFeed

Noah Becker

President,
AdRev

Dwayne Benefield

Vice President, Head of PlayStation Vue,
Sony Interactive Entertainment

Eric Berman

Head of Business Development and Content Partnerships for VRV,
Ellation

Dae Bogan

Co-Founder & CEO,
TuneRegistry

Chris Borelli

VP, Brand Partnerships,
IMGN Media

Hale Boggs

Partner,
O’Melveny & Meyers LLP

Tripp Boyle

SVP,
Connekt

Josh Brooks

SVP, Brand Strategy & Marketing,
Jam City

Antony Bruno

Director of Communications,
Royalty Exchange

Beau Bryant

GM of Talent,
Fullscreen

Jayne Charneski

Founder,
Front Row Insights and Strategy

Ted Cohen

Managing Partner,
TAG Strategic

Jenni Cook

Head of Production,
Dreamscape Immersive

Greg Cross

Chief Business Officer and Co-Founder,
Soul Machines

Jesús Chavez

CEO,
Vertical Networks

Teri Nelson Carpenter

President & CEO,
Reel Muzik Werks LLC

Kevin Chernett

Executive Vice President - Global Partnerships & Content Distribution,
Live Nation

Eric Dahan

CEO & Co-Founder,
Open Influence

Kevin Day

VP Business Development & Strategic Relationships,
Sound Royalties

Robert DeFranco

VP, Sales and Development,
The Future Group

Hayley Delaine

Founder,
Trending All Day

Casey Dickinson

CEO,
FTX Games

Colin Dixon

Founder & Chief Analyst,
nScreenMedia

Rafi Fine

CEO
Fine Brothers Entertainment

Andi Frieder

Global Head of Industry,
Entertainment Spotify

Samantha Fernandez

Sr. Director Global Partnerships,
AEG

Javon Frazier

EVP, Strategy & Business Development,
Studio71

Rob Gelick

Executive Vice President and General Manager,
CBS Entertainment Digital

Jon Giegengack

Principal and Founder,
Hub Entertainment Research

Keatly Haldeman

CEO,
Riptide Music Group

Minard Hamilton

Managing Partner,
Driver Ventures

Ann Hand

CEO and Chairman,
Super League Gaming

Chauncy Jackson

CEO/Founder,
Siri Music Group

Ewan Johnson

Chief Creative Officer,
Arcturus Studios

Gigi Johnson

Exec. Director,
UCLA Center for Music Innovation

Jocelyn Johnson

Digital Video News Editor,
The Wrap

Brittani Kagan

Head of Talent,
Portal A

Greg Kampanis

SR VP Business Development and Operations,
Blue Ant Media

Gabrielle Kessler

VP of Experiential,
Future Plc

Sam Kling

SVP, Creative Operations,
SESAC Holdings, Inc.

Albert Kugel

Strategy Director,
Giant Spoon

Harry Lang

VP of Product ,
Hallmark Labs

Folayo Lasaki

VP, Marketing,
SoulPancake

Damon Lau

Head of Esports,
United Talent Agency (UTA)

Max Levine

Co-Founder
MC Projects

Jim Louderback

General Manager,
VidCon

Dave Madden

SVP, Global Brand Partnerships,
EA

Ashley McCollum

General Manager,
Tasty

Mickey Meyer

President of Network,
Group Nine Media

Grant Michaelson

VP, Business Affairs & New Media,
ABC Entertainment

Julia Moonves

VP of Sales & Business Development,
pocket.watch

Dan Murray

President,
Skybound Interactive

Vickie Nauman

Founder/Owner,
CrossBorderWorks

Kym Nelson

SVP of Client Strategy, West,
Twitch

Panos Panay

VP, Innovation and Strategy,
Berklee College of Music

Andrew Paradise

CEO & Founder,
Skillz Inc.

Tony Parisi

Head of AR/VR Strategy,
Unity Technologies, Inc.

Jennifer Perri

Vice President, Univision Creator Network,
Univision Communications

Tim Peterson

Senior Reporter,
Digiday

John Petrocelli

CEO,
Bulldog Digital Media

Chris Petrovic

SVP & Head of Corporate Strategy, M&A and Business Development,
Zynga Inc.

Neeta Ragoowansi

SVP, Biz Dev & Legal Affairs/Co-Founder,
NPREX

Nelson Rodriguez

Global Director, Media Industry Strategy,
Akamai Technologies

Thai Randolph

SVP, Marketing & Monetization,
Laugh Out Loud

Tom Ryan

CEO & Co-Founder,
Pluto.TV

Jessica Rovello

CEO,
Arkadium

Mia von Sadovszky

SVP / Group Strategic Planning Director,
RPA

Lori Schwartz

Governor, Interactive Media,
Television Academy

Michal Shapira

SVP of News Content Partnerships,
Turner Ignite

Sephi Shapira

Founder & CEO,
Escapex

Robert Schefferine

VP Production, ABC Entertainment Marketing,
Disney ABC Television Group

Russell Schneider

Head of Sales & Business Development,
9GAG

Bennett Sherman

Co-Head, Digital Ventures, Gaming,
ICM Partners

Steve Stewart

CEO & Co-Founder,
Vezt

Christopher Sumner

SVP, Business Development & Strategy,
Refinery29

Daniel Tibbets

President & GM,
El Rey Network

Peter Trinh

Managing Director, International and Independent Film | Esport Groups,
ICM Partners

Jay Tucker

Executive Director, Center for Media, Entertainment & Sports,(MEMES),
UCLA Anderson School of Management

Rasty Turek

CEO,
PEX

Benoit Vatere

CEO & Founder,
Mammoth Media

Mike Vorhaus

CEO,
Vorhaus Advisors

Bryce Weiner

Founder,
Tao Network

2019 SPEAKERS

Ray Annes

Marketing Director,
Sony Music Entertainment

Jonathan Azu

Senior Manager,
Red Light Management

Wesley A’Harrah

Founder
Hyper Orange

Tom Bash

VP, Product,
ChefsFeed

Noah Becker

President,
AdRev

Dwayne Benefield

Vice President, Head of PlayStation Vue,
Sony Interactive Entertainment

Eric Berman

Head of Business Development and Content Partnerships for VRV,
Ellation

Lisa Bilgrei

Branded Content Expert
Google

Lauren Bissell

Producer and the Founder,
Immutable Music

Dae Bogan

Co-Founder & CEO,
TuneRegistry

Chris Borelli

VP, Brand Partnerships,
IMGN Media

Tripp Boyle

SVP,
Connekt

Josh Brooks

SVP, Brand Strategy & Marketing,
Jam City

Antony Bruno

Director of Communications,
Royalty Exchange

Beau Bryant

GM of Talent,
Fullscreen

Jacob Carlson

Venture Capital & Senior Manager,
Manatt Digital

Jayne Charneski

Founder,
Front Row Insights and Strategy

Ted Cohen

Managing Partner,
TAG Strategic

Jenni Cook

Head of Production,
Dreamscape Immersive

Greg Cross

Chief Business Officer and Co-Founder,
Soul Machines

Jesús Chavez

CEO,
Vertical Networks

Teri Nelson Carpenter

President & CEO,
Reel Muzik Werks LLC

Kevin Chernett

Executive Vice President - Global Partnerships & Content Distribution,
Live Nation

Eric Dahan

CEO & Co-Founder,
Open Influence

Franco De Cesare

Director of Global Console & Online Gaming,
Facebook

Kevin Day

VP Business Development & Strategic Relationships,
Sound Royalties

Robert DeFranco

VP, Sales and Development,
The Future Group

Hayley Delaine

Founder,
Trending All Day

Casey Dickinson

CEO,
FTX Games

Colin Dixon

Founder & Chief Analyst,
nScreenMedia

Samantha Fernandez

Sr. Director Global Partnerships,
AEG

Sid Forhman

Partner,
Sheppard Mullin

Rafi Fine

CEO
Fine Brothers Entertainment

Aubrey Flynn

former Chief Digital Officer and SVP,
REVOLT Media & TV

Javon Frazier

EVP, Strategy & Business Development,
Studio71

Andi Frieder

Global Head of Industry,
Entertainment Spotify

Rob Gelick

Executive Vice President and General Manager,
CBS Entertainment Digital

Jon Giegengack

Principal and Founder,
Hub Entertainment Research

Keatly Haldeman

CEO,
Riptide Music Group

Dick Huey

Head of Partnerships,
Jaxsta

Mike Hurst

CEO & Co-Founder,
Exactuals

Phil Hickey

EVP Brand and Marketing,
Seriously

Minard Hamilton

Managing Partner,
Driver Ventures

Ann Hand

CEO and Chairman,
Super League Gaming

Adam Hua

SVP, Business Development,
CitizenNet, A Condé Nast Company

Chauncy Jackson

CEO/Founder,
Siri Music Group

Ewan Johnson

Chief Creative Officer,
Arcturus Studios

Gigi Johnson

Exec. Director,
UCLA Center for Music Innovation

Jocelyn Johnson

Digital Video News Editor,
The Wrap

Mike Johns

Founder/CEO, Executive Producer,
Digital Mind State, Tech This Out

Brittani Kagan

Head of Talent,
Portal A

Greg Kampanis

SR VP Business Development and Operations,
Blue Ant Media

Gabrielle Kessler

VP of Experiential,
Future Plc

Sam Kling

SVP, Creative Operations,
SESAC Holdings, Inc.

Albert Kugel

Strategy Director,
Giant Spoon

Harry Lang

VP of Product ,
Hallmark Labs

Folayo Lasaki

VP, Marketing,
SoulPancake

Damon Lau

Head of Esports,
United Talent Agency (UTA)

Max Levine

Co-Founder
MC Projects

Jim Louderback

General Manager,
VidCon

Dave Madden

SVP, Global Brand Partnerships,
EA

Mickey Meyer

President of Network,
Group Nine Media

Grant Michaelson

VP, Business Affairs & New Media,
ABC Entertainment

Julia Moonves

VP of Sales & Business Development,
pocket.watch

Dan Murray

President,
Skybound Interactive

Vickie Nauman

Founder/Owner,
CrossBorderWorks

Kym Nelson

SVP of Client Strategy, West,
Twitch

Adam Ostrow

Chief Digital Officer,
TEGNA

Panos Panay

VP, Innovation and Strategy,
Berklee College of Music

Andrew Paradise

CEO & Founder,
Skillz Inc.

Tony Parisi

Head of AR/VR Ad Innovation
Unity Technologies, Inc.

Jennifer Perri

Vice President, Univision Creator Network,
Univision Communications

Tim Peterson

Senior Reporter,
Digiday

John Petrocelli

CEO,
Bulldog Digital Media

Chris Petrovic

SVP & Head of Corporate Strategy, M&A and Business Development,
Zynga Inc.

Neeta Ragoowansi

SVP, Biz Dev & Legal Affairs/Co-Founder,
NPREX

Nelson Rodriguez

Global Director, Media Industry Strategy,
Akamai Technologies

Thai Randolph

SVP, Marketing & Monetization,
Laugh Out Loud

Tom Ryan

CEO & Co-Founder,
Pluto TV

Jessica Rovello

CEO,
Arkadium

Josh Swartz

Chief Operating Officer,
Popdog, Inc.

Mia von Sadovszky

SVP / Group Strategic Planning Director,
RPA

Lori H. Schwartz

Governor, Principal
The Television Academy, StoryTech

Michal Shapira

SVP of News Content Partnerships,
Turner Ignite

Sephi Shapira

Founder & CEO,
Escapex

Robert Schefferine

VP Production, ABC Entertainment Marketing,
Disney ABC Television Group

Russell Schneider

Head of Sales & Business Development,
9GAG

Bennett Sherman

Co-Head, Digital Ventures, Gaming,
ICM Partners

Steve Stewart

CEO & Co-Founder,
Vezt

Christopher Sumner

SVP, Business Development & Strategy,
Refinery29

Daniel Tibbets

President & GM,
El Rey Network

Peter Trinh

Managing Director, International and Independent Film | Esport Groups,
ICM Partners

Jay Tucker

Executive Director, Center for Media, Entertainment & Sports,(MEMES),
UCLA Anderson School of Management

Rasty Turek

CEO,
PEX

Benoit Vatere

CEO & Founder,
Mammoth Media

Chrystine Villarreal

President,
MIXhalo

Mike Vorhaus

CEO,
Vorhaus Advisors

Bryce Weiner

Founder,
Tao Network

Tina Walsh

VP Content Strategy,
Tongal

SELECTED PAST KEYNOTE SPEAKERS

Michael Abrams

Senior Vice President,
Innovation, The Walt Disney Company

Angela Ahrendts

Senior Vice President, Retail,
Apple

Nolan Bushnell

Chairman, Modal VR;
Founder, Atari and
Chuck E. Cheese

Jimmy Chamberlin

Drummer,
Smashing Pumpkins;
CEO, BlueJStrategies

Justine Ezarik

Digital Personality
& Content Creator

Mike Gallagher

CEO,
Entertainment Software Association (ESA)

Scott Greenberg

Co-Founder,
Bento Box Entertainment

Thom Gruhler

CMO,
Microsoft

Bob Gruters

Group Director, Global Marketing Solutions, US,
Facebook

Jeffrey Hirsch

Chief Operating Officer,
STARZ

Yon Kriez

President,
Maker Studios

Joel Kuwahara

Co-Founder,
Bento Box Entertainment

John Landgraf

CEO,
FX Networks

Aaron Levie

CEO,
Box

Ross Levinsohn

Board of Directors,
Tribune Company

Kevin Mayer

Senior Executive
Vice President and
Chief Strategy Officer,
The Walt Disney Company

Peter Moore

COO,
Electronic Arts

Eddy Moretti

CCO,
Vice Media Worldwide

Steve Mosko

President,
Sony Pictures Television

Kirsten Patrick

Global Chief Marketing Officer,
PepsiCo

Lisa Perrin

CEO, Creative Networks,
Endemol Shine Group

Jacob Ralf

Chief Revenue Officer,
Verizon Digital Media Services

Lilly Singh

YouTuber/Actress

George Strompolos

Founder and CEO,
Fullscreen Media

Andrew Sugerman

Executive Vice President, Publishing and Digital Media,
The Walt Disney Company

Lia Vollack

President of Columbia Live Stage,
Sony Pictures Entertainment

Dan Weinstein

President,
Studio71

Josh Ygaudo

Founder, President & COO,
Jam City

Jeremy Zimmer

Chief Executive Officer,
United Talent Agency

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