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2018 keynotes, fireside chats & featured presenters

Celiena Adcock

Head of Streaming-Entertainment,
Facebook

Angela Ahrendts

Senior Vice President, Retail,
Apple

Steve Boom

VP,
Amazon Music

Alex Collmer

CEO,
VidMob

Tony Emerson

Managing Director, Worldwide Media and Entertainment,
Microsoft

Mack Flavelle

Fat Cat,
CryptoKitties

Terry Hurlbutt

Vice President and General Manager of Digital,
Good Morning America

David Israelite

President & CEO,
National Music Publishers’ Association

Lisa Perrin

CEO of Creative Networks,
Endemol Shine Group

Brian Salzman

CEO,
RQ Agency

Greg Silverman

CEO,
Stampede Ventures

Colby Smith

Vice President,
ABC News Digital

Andrew Sugerman

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

2018 view from the top speakers

Hanno Basse

Chief Technology Officer,
20th Century Fox Film Corp.

Craig Barry

EVP & Chief Content Officer,
Turner Sports

Brandon Berger

Chief Business Officer,
theSkimm

Amanada De Cadenet

Founder & CEO,
GirlGaze and The Conversation

Kevin Conroy

President, Digital & New Platforms,
Metro Goldwyn Mayer (MGM)

Justin Dellario

Head of Esports Programs,
Twitch

Ben Grossman

Co-Founder,
Magnopus

Jared Grusd

CEO, HuffPost and Global Head of News & Information,
Oath

Scott Lindenbaum

EVP, Director of Digital Strategy,
Deutsch

Yvette Martinez-Rea

Chief Operating Officer,
ESL North America

Alex Morrison

President,
Grey West

John Penney

EVP, Consumer Business Development and Partnerships,
20th Century Fox

Derek Peterson

CTO,
Boingo

Sharon Rechter

President, Head of Business & Distribution,
First Media

Keith Richman

President,
DEFY Media

Ted Schilowitz

Futurist,
Paramount Pictures

Seth Shapiro

Governor,
Television Academy

Jesse Sisgold

President & Chief Operating Officer,
Skydance Media

Andrew Schneider

CMO,
BAMTECH Media

Pete Vlastelica

President and CEO,
Major League Gaming (MLG)

Chris Young

SVP,
Nickelodeon Entertainment Lab

Shelley Zimmerman

Head of Awesomeness TV Studio,
AwesomenessTV

2018 panelists

Shiraz Akmal

Co-Founder, Chief Executive Officer
SPACES

Philip Alberstat

Chief Operating Officer,
Contend

Brad Altfest

Senior Solutions Architect,
StackPath

Michelle An

Senior VP/Head of Creative Content,
Interscope Geffen A&M

Darcy Antonellis

CEO,
Vubiquity

Johathan Azu

Senior Manager,
Red Light Management

Kimberly Bates

SVP, Head of Strategic Planning,
INNOCEAN

Mike Bebel

EVP Corporate Development,
LiveXLive Media

Tyron Bennion

SVP of Global Sales,
Hyperwallet

David Berkowitz

Head of Marketing,
Storyhunter

Bianca Bhagat

Head of West Coast & Film/TV,
Glassnote Records

Robert Binning

CEO,
Streamspace, LLC

Ryan Birtcher

President, Founder,
Media Stranger

David Bloom

Consultant and Columnist,
Tubefilter

Jeff Bronikowski

Head of Innovation, SVP, Business Development,
Warner Music Group

Josh Brooks

SVP, Brand Strategy & Marketing,
Jam City

Drew Buckley

Co-Founder, Chief Operating Officer,
Electus

Matt Burns

Co-Founder and General Counsel,
INGrooves

Brent Bushnell

CEO,
Two Bit Circus

Geremie Camara

Vice President,
Sony Pictures Television Networks Games

John Canning

VP Interactive Experiences,
NBCUniversal

Chris Carey

Chief Revenue Officer, Head of Sales, Strategy and Business Development,
Verizon Digital Media Services

Jeff Carvalho

Managing Director NA,
Highsnobiety

Rishi Chada

Head of Gaming,
Twitter

Greg Clayman

President,
Heights & Hill Media

Emily Clock

Consultant - Licensing & Entertainment,
ZAPPAR

Ted Cohen

Managing Partner,
TAG Strategic

Keith D'Arcy

SVP, Creative Licensing & Catalog Acquisition,
Songs Music Publishing

Stephen DeAngelis

President & CEO,
Enterra Solutions, LLC

Chris Denson

Director, Ignition Factory;
Creator & Host, Innovation Crush

Daniel Dewar

Daniel,
Paperchain

Colin Dixon

Founder & Chief Analyst,
nScreenMedia

Craig Donato

Chief Business Officer,
Roblox Corporation

Daniel Eilemberg

President and Chief Content Officer,
FUSION

Robert Ellin

CEO and Executive Chairman,
LiveXLive

Kristen Ewing

Manager, Media & Entertainment,
Twitter

Michael Gold

Co-Founder and CEO,
Holojam Inc

Scott Goldman

Principal Product Manager,
Verizon Digital Media Services

David Grant

President,
Pop Sugar

Doug Griffin

CEO,
Nomadic

Minard Hamilton

US Partner,
BITKRAFT Esports Ventures

Nate Hayden

SVP, Original Content,
Jukin Media

Harold Hayes

Creative Director
and Co-Owner,
SunnyBoy Entertainment

Tom Hayes

SVP & Head of New Media,
Paramount Pictures

Jim Helman

CTO,
MovieLabs

Ken Hertz

Senior Partner,
Hertz Lichtenstein & Young LLP

Joe Hodorowicz

Talent Manager,
Studio71

Erik Huberman

Founder and CEO,
Hawke Media

Greg Isaacs

Chief Product & Marketing Officer,
Branded Entertainment Network (BEN)

Grant Johnson

Co-Founder and CEO,
Interpret

Ziba Kaboli-Gerbrands

Director of Content Acquistion,
Roku

Brittani Kagan

Head of Talent,
Portal A

Erica Kaufman

Director, Content Strategy,
Mattel

Scott Kegley

Executive Director of Digital Media & Innovation,
Minnesota Viking

Ed Klaris

Managing Partner,
Klaris IP, LLC.

Todd Klein

Partner,
Revolution

Jason Koffeman

Head, Digital & Emerging Platforms,
The Sisyphus Corporation

Stan Kwon

Vice President,
PSB Research

Will Law

Chief Architect Media Division,
Akamai Technologies

Shira Lazar

Co-founder/Host/EP,
What's Trending

Mike Lee

Head of Partnerships,
Everyday Influencers/Press X

Brandon Leopoldus

Of Counsel,
Gerard Fox Law

Amanda Chicago Lewis

Columnist,
Rolling Stone

Petar Mandich

Chief Talent Officer,
Addition

Lisa Marino

CEO,
RockYou Media

Matt McMahon

VP, Business Development,
Seriously

Thomas Minkus

Managing Director,
IPR License

David Moffly

CEO,
Baeble Media

Carolyn Moneta

Agent,
WME

Jesse Morris

Chief Legal Officer,
HAAWK, Inc.

Tosca Musk

Founder,
Passionflix

Vickie Nauman

Founder/Owner,
CrossBorderWorks

Chris O'Brien

Partner,
Venable LLP

Adam Ostrow

Chief Digital Officer,
TEGNA

Joshua Otten

Chief Content Officer & Co-Founder,
Prohbtd

Joe Pascual

CEO/CTO,
dotstudioPRO

John Penney

EVP, Consumer Business Development and Partnerships,
20th Century Fox

Kristen Bushnell Perez

Director, Creative Synchronization,
Atlas Music Publishing

William Quigley

CEO,
Clearstone Ventures, OPSkins, and WAX

Thai Randolph

SVP, Marketing & Monetization,
Laugh Out Loud

Mika Rautiainen

Founder and CEO,
Valossa Labs

Jesse Redniss

Chief Innovations Officer,
tbs/TNT

Brian Ring

Principal Analyst,
Ring Digital

Todd Roberts

CCO,
Creative Cabal

Raymond Roker

Head of AEG Studios,
AEG Global Partnerships

Anathea Ruys

SVP, Managing Director,
Carat

Tracy Ryan

Founder and CEO,
CannaKids

Adam Rymer

President,
Legendary Digital Networks

Ben Samuels

President & GM, North America,
MelodyVR

Ted Schilowitz

Futurist,
Paramount Pictures

Ari Segal

President & COO,
Immortals & LA Valiant

Adrian Sexton

CEO,
TiTAN Platform

Michael Shanley

Vice President, IT Business Development,
Music Reports

Ned Sherman

Counsel/Director, Mannatt Digital;
Co-Founder, Digital Media Wire

Tinzar Sherman

CEO and Co-Founder,
Digital Media Wire

Eunice Shin

Managing Partner,
Manatt Digital

Julie Shumaker

Vice President, Business Development of Advertising,
Unity Technologies

Brandon Squar

EVP, Digital Strategy & Sales ADA,
Alternative Distribution Alliance (part of the Warner Music Group)

Erik Steigen

President and CEO,
USA Media Rights

Jackie Subeck

CEO,
Hey Jackpot!

Jennifer Sullivan

President,
memBrain LLC

Paul Sweeting

Co-Founder, RightsTech Project;
Founder & Principal, Concurrent Media Strategies

Colleen Theis

COO,
The Orchard

Barry Tishgart

SVP and GM of Technical Services,
BAMTECH Media

Sam Toles

Senior Vice President, Digital & New Platforms,
MGM

Andy Tu

CMO,
Defy Media

Mike Vorhaus

President,
Magid Advisors

Ed Walker

Head of Live Production,
Vevo

Toni Wallace

Head of Music Brand Partnerships,
United Talent Agency

Andrew Wallenstein

Co-Editor-in-Chief,
Variety

Bryce Weiner

Founder,
Tao Network

Geoff Weiss

Senior Editor,
Tubefilter

Ron Wheeler

SVP, Content Protection and Technology Strategy,
Twentieth Century Fox

Josh Ygaudo

Founder, President & COO,
Jam City

Po Yi

Partner,
Venable LLP

Anton Zietsman

Director,
3311 Ventures

Jeff Zuchowski

VP Industry Relations and Strategy,
Pandora

2018 Startup pitches Judges

Karen Allen

President,
Karen Allen Consulting

Johathan Azu

Senior Manager,
Red Light Management

Peter Brack

Entrepreneur & Investor,
Mucker Capital

Steve Bradbury

President & Head Coach,
Deep Sports

Clinton Foy

Managing Director,
CrossCut Ventures

Richard Jun

Managing Partner,
Bam Ventures

Todd Klein

Partner,
Revolution

Brandon Leopoldus

Of Counsel,
Gerard Fox Law

Pat Kenealy

Managing Director,
Ridge Ventures (formerly IDG Ventures USA)

Cecily Mak

Chief Revenus Officer and General Counsel,
Flipboard

Bernard Moon

Co-founder & General Partner,
SparkLabs Global Ventures

Ned Sherman

Counsel/Director, Mannatt Digital;
Co-Founder, Digital Media Wire

Mike Vorhaus

President,
Magid Advisors

Anton Zietsman

Director,
3311 Ventures

SELECTED PAST KEYNOTE SPEAKERS

Michael Abrams

Senior Vice President,
Innovation, The Walt Disney Company

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)

Thomas Gewecke

Chief Digital Officer and Executive Vice President, Strategy and Business Development,
Warner Bros. Entertainment

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

Jacob Ralf

Chief Revenue Officer,
Verizon Digital Media Services

Lilly Singh

YouTuber/Actress

George Strompolos

Founder and CEO,
Fullscreen Media

Lia Vollack

President of Columbia Live Stage,
Sony Pictures Entertainment

Dan Weinstein

President,
Studio71

Jeremy Zimmer

Chief Executive Officer,
United Talent Agency

SELECTED PAST SPEAKERS

Matthew Adell

CEO,
MetaPop

Phillip Alberstat

Chief Operating Officer,
Contend

Jonathan Anastas

Chief Marketing Officer,
TEN: The Enthusiast Network

John Bahr

VP of Music Publishing and Rights Management,
CDBaby

Josh Baird

Director, Social Media & Audience Development,
FOX Sports

Vince Bannon

Chief Tin Knocker,
Bannon Sheet Metal, Music + Media Company

Anthony Batt

Executive Vice President & Co-Founder,
Wevr

David Berkowitz

Chief Strategy Officer,
Sysomos

Tamany Vinson Betz

Partner,
Venable LLP

Maurice Bernstein

Co-Founder and CEO,
Giant Step

Russell Binder

Partner,
Striker Entertainment

Zach Blume

Managing Partner,
Portal A

Greg Bond

VP of Global Licensing,
Jukin Media

Rian Bosak

VP,
Network Operations Fullscreen, Inc

Brett Bouttier

President,
AwesomenessTV

Josh Brooks

SVP, Brand Strategy & Marketing,
Jam City

Robin Burke

Creative Director of Original Content & Executive; Vice President,
Ignition International

Josh Burns

Gaming Industry Consultant

G.O. Burton

SVP, Distribution and Partnerships,
OWNZONES

JC Cangilla

Chief Operating Officer,
New Form

Dan Chen

Managing Proof
Siemer & Associates

Lina Chen

Co-Founder & CEO,
Nix Hydra

Shaun Clark

Partner,
Sheppard Mullin

Ronal Camhi

Office Managing Partner,
Michelman & Robinson

Ted Cohen

Managing Partner,
TAG Strategic

Kevin Conroy

President, Digital & New Platforms,
Metro Goldwyn Mayer (MGM)

Peter Corbett

Founder & President,
Click 3X

Russ Crupnick

Managing Partner,
Music Watch

Margaret Czeisler

Chief Strategy Officer,
AwesomenessTV

Joslyn Davis

Executive Producer and Host,
CLEVVER a DEFY Media brand

Nicholas DePalma

Partner
Venable LLP

Ryan Detert

CEO,
Influential

Nate Eckman

Co-Founder and Chief Brand Officer Ultimate,
Media Ventures

Matt Edelman

Head of Digital Operations and Marketing Solutions,
WME-IMG

Michele Edelman

EVP, Marketing,
Vubiquity

Andrew Farage

Ventures,
United Talent Agency

Rich Flier

Managing Director,
Business Development Digital Domain

Campbell Foster

Marketing Director,
Adobe Primetime

John Frankenheimer

Chairman Emeritus,
Loeb & Loeb LLP;
Chair, Music Industry

Jason Friedlander

Director, Solutions Engineering, Media & Entertainment,
Verizon Digital Media Services

Shawn Gold

CMO,
TechStyle Fashion Group

Allie Greenwald

West Coast Sales & Brand Partnerships,
Fullscreen Media

Fred Goldring

Chairman and Co-Founder,
Music Aficionado

Gary Greenstein

Partner,
Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati

Storme Whitby Grubb

Creative Director

Courtney Harding

Founder,
Cortney Harding Consulting

Rob Hayes

Executive Vice President Digital,
NBCUniversal

Brian Seth Hurst

Founder, Chief Storyteller,
StoryTech® Immersive

Spencer Hunt

SVP of Games and Interactive Entertainment,
Skydance Media

Marcie Jastrow

SVP of Immersive Media,
Technicolor

Mike Johns

Founder,
UrbanWorld Music

Joel Jordan

Founder,
Synchtank Ltd

Jocelyn Johnson

Founder,
VideoInk

Jasson Kassin

Co-Founder and CEO,
FilmTrack

Fatima Khan

Vice President, Legal,
Airpush

Jason Kirk

Chief Business Officer,
ZEFR

Celina Kirchner

Advertising and Digital Media Attorney,
Michelman & Robinson, LLP

Rick Krugh

Head of Partnerships West Region,
Pinterest

Albert Lai

Founder/CEO,
Big Viking Games

Zach Lebeau

CEO,
SingularDTV

Harry Lang

Vice President, Product Management,
Hallmark Labs

Dave Lazar

CEO,
Stage TEN

Kristen Leanne

Model & Youtuber;
Founder,
Artic Fox

Mike Lee

Director of Digital,
AEG Global Partnerships

Richard Lee

Senior Vice President, Global Strategic Initiatives,
CJ E&M America

Brandon Leopoldus

Of Counsel,
Gerard Fox Law

Tomas Likar

VP of Strategy and Business Development,
Hyperwallet

John Linden

President,
Seismic Games

Vince Lynch

CEO,
IV.AI

Robert Malnati

VP of Marketing and Business Development,
Cedexis

Cecily Mak

Chief Revenus Officer and General Counsel,
Flipboard

Howard Marks

Co-Founder and CEO,
StartEngine

Colin McCafferty

Managing Partner,
McCafferty & Company

Nicole McCormack

SVP Revenue Strategy and Operations,
Flipboard, Inc.

Joe Mochella

SVP, Head of Business and Legal Affairs,
Jukin Media

Brian Moreno

Co-Founder,
Lava Falls

Ryan Morgan

Co-Founder & COO,
Arctic Fox

Stella Mowen

Business Development & Content Acquisition,
LeEco

Kris Nagel

CEO,
Vindicia

Jimmy Nguyen

CEO,

Partner, Davis Wright Tremaine LLP;
Founder, New Win Digital

Steven Oh

Chief Business Officer,
The Young Turks

Lippe Oosterhof

CEO,
Busker

Bonnie Pan

President,
Endemol Shine Beyond USA

Benjamin Page

Vice President and General Manager,
Epidemic Sound

Dipak M. Patel

Co-Founder & CEO,
Zeality, Inc.

Morgan Pietz

Partner,
Gerard Fox Law, P.C.

Jeff Ponchick

CEO and Co-Founder,
Repost Network

Shannon Pruitt

President,
The Story Lab (Dentsu Aegis Network)

David Sands

Partner
Sheppard Mullin

Naseem Sayan

Partner & Founder,
Digital Oxygen

Chrissie Scelsi

U.S. General Counsel,
Wargaming

Steve Shannon

General Manager of Content & Services,
Roku

Omar Siddiqui

CEO,
Kiwi, Inc.

Drew Silverstein

Co-Founder and CEO,
Amper Music, Inc.

Jesse Sisgold

President & Chief Operating Officer,
Skydance Media

Julia Sourikoff

Head of VR & 360,
Tool of North America

Ivica Simatovic

CEO,
Gamecredits

Patrick Starrr

Male Beauty Influencer

Marty Strenczewilk

CEO & President,
Splyce

Jackie Subeck

CEO,
Jackpot

Dave Swartz

President and Chief Creative Officer,
MEDL Media

Kuni Takahashi

Senior VP of Corporate and Business Development,
Rumblefish

Zak Tucker

Co-Founder and President,
Harbor Picture Company

Mike Trigg

Chief Operating Officer,
Hightail

Yelena Rachitsky

Creative Producer,
Oculus

Itay Rahat

Director, Digital & CRM Product Solutions,
Warner Music Group

Nadine Rajabi

Executive Producer,
Bravo TV

John Roberts

Chief Digital Officer,
Bunim/Murray Productions

Executive Chairman,

Chief Digital Officer,
ESL

Carter Rogers

Research Manager,
SuperData Research

Ira Rubenstein

Chief Digital & Marketing Officer,
PBS

Tom Ryan

CEO & Co-Founder,
Pluto.TV

Ken Umezaki

Co-Founder,
Dot Blockchain Music, Inc.

Keith Valory

CEO,
Plex

Michael Waghalter

SVP, Business Development,
Omnia Medias

Jeff Weiser

Chief Marketing Officer,
Shutterstock

Stephen White

CEO,
Dubset Media Holdings

Kevin Winston

CEO,
Digital LA

Tracy Wright

Director, Global Content Operations,
Netflix

Jason Ziven

Vice President of Business Development,
Mills Entertainment