Gautam Kher, GoodData

October 3, 2015 · Posted in Speakers · Comments Off on Gautam Kher, GoodData 

Gautam Kher>Gautam Kher
Head of Business Architecture


GoodData provides groundbreaking BI for data monetization to enterprises, independent software vendors, and system integrators who seek to quickly create and distribute valuable information to large networks of customers and partners. Our real-time analytics distribution platform is highly scalable and secure – allowing companies like Target, Discovery International and Zendesk to deploy engaging data products that are guided by GoodData’s expertise in delivering widely-adopted analytics solutions.

Brian Gurewitz, Quantifind

October 3, 2015 · Posted in Speakers · Comments Off on Brian Gurewitz, Quantifind 

Quantifind _ Brian Gurewitz _ headshotBrian Gurewitz
Client Partner, Entertainment & Media


Quantifind offers an on-demand insights platform that helps marketers explore, understand and change the impact they are having on real-world revenues. By analyzing a mix of historical financial data alongside unstructured conversations, the company is able to extract the business opportunities that matter most from the data and reveal the largest and most immediate opportunities to drive revenue. Quantifind’s clients are some of the worlds most well-known brands spanning multiple industries including movie studios, telecom, retail, and consumer packaged goods. Based in Menlo Park, CA, the company’s investors include AME Cloud Ventures, Andreessen Horowitz, Comcast Ventures, Iris Capital, Redpoint Ventures and U.S. Venture Partners.

Adam Carrick, Mixpanel

October 3, 2015 · Posted in Speakers · Comments Off on Adam Carrick, Mixpanel 

Mixpanel _ Adam Carrick _ headshotAdam Carrick
Market Development Manager


Mixpanel is the most advanced analytics platform for mobile and web. With Mixpanel, companies like Uber, Spotify, Microsoft, Amazon and Salesforce can understand how people use their mobile applications and websites to grow their business. Every app has unique insights that can determine success—Mixpanel is the analytics platform to uncover and act on those insights with native A/B testing, push notifications, automated email campaigns and in-app messages. Mixpanel was founded in San Francisco with an office in New York. Mixpanel reached true profitability in February 2012 and is backed by top investors including Andreessen Horowitz, Sequoia Capital, and Y Combinator.

Mark McAndrew, Andreessen Horowitz

October 3, 2015 · Posted in Speakers · Comments Off on Mark McAndrew, Andreessen Horowitz 

Mark McAndrewMark McAndrew
Partner, Market Development
Andreessen Horowitz

Doug Montgomery, Warner Bros.

October 2, 2015 · Posted in Speakers · Comments Off on Doug Montgomery, Warner Bros. 

Doug Montgomery, Warner Bros.Doug Montgomery
Vice President, Retail
Warner Bros.

Mo-Gyung Rhim, Double Click at Google

October 2, 2015 · Posted in Speakers · Comments Off on Mo-Gyung Rhim, Double Click at Google 

Mo-Gyung Rhim, Double Click at GoogleMo-Gyung Rhim
Head of Industry, Media and Platform
Double Click at Google

Ben Collier, Maker Studios

October 2, 2015 · Posted in Speakers · Comments Off on Ben Collier, Maker Studios 

Ben Collier Maker studiosBen Collier
Vice President, Product Management and Data Services
Maker Studios

Aaron Edell, GrayMeta

September 30, 2015 · Posted in Speakers · Comments Off on Aaron Edell, GrayMeta 

Aaron Edell picAaron Edell
Vice President, Operations and Professional Services

Aaron grew up in the industry, his father being talent for ABC-TV and KGO radio, and his mother an executive producer. After college, Edell produced several award-winning documentaries and a show for PBS. In 2007, he joined a start-up called SAMMA systems where he helped design the Emmy award-winning product line that specialized in the migration of legacy video assets to file-based media. SAMMA was acquired by Front Porch Digital in 2008 where Aaron went on to become the senior solutions architect and primary subject matter expert for all the content storage management, broadcast/media workflow, and metadata management products, building solutions for some of the largest broadcasters and media companies worldwide. After Oracle acquired Front Porch Digital in 2014, Aaron joined GrayMeta as a wearer of many hats, primarily building and evangelizing on the core product; automated metadata harvesting, storing, indexing, and centralizing.

Mark Orne, Screen Engine

September 29, 2015 · Posted in Speakers · Comments Off on Mark Orne, Screen Engine 

Mark Orne-ScreenEngine LLCMark Orne
Senior Vice President, Digital Entertainment
Screen Engine

As SVP of Screen Engine’s Digital Entertainment division, Mark Orne draws on over fifteen years of entertainment research experience to provide home entertainment, games and technology clients with strategic market research critical to the constantly changing business.

Mr. Orne comes to Screen Engine after running the consumer insights group at Sony Pictures Home Entertainment for twelve years, where his understanding of the industry was considered invaluable. As Executive Director, he led all market research for Sony’s DVD, Blu-ray and digital releases. Mr. Orne also oversaw consumer trends reporting and advising on new business and technology.

Prior to joining Sony, Mr. Orne developed his market research skills as a project director in the entertainment group of Lieberman Research Worldwide. He holds a Master’s in Communication Management from USC and a B.A. in Sociology from UCLA.

Laurie Hutto-Hill, IBM

September 29, 2015 · Posted in Speakers · Comments Off on Laurie Hutto-Hill, IBM 

Laurie Hutto-Hill - IBM 2015Laurie Hutto-Hill
Consulting Vice President and M&E Lead

In May 2013, Laurie Hutto-Hill joined IBM as the Vice President and Partner of the Media and Entertainment Sector for IBM GBS. In this executive capacity, she is responsible for leading the media and entertainment sector.

Laurie has over twenty five years of telecommunications, media and entertainment industry and Sales Leadership experience. Prior to joining IBM, Laurie was the General Manager and Sales Leader at Dell, Inc. in Dallas, Texas. From 2010 until present, she led the telecommunications, media and entertainment industry practice including managing the sales leadership, marketing, account teams, business development, financials and vertical solution product development for several of the largest customers within the industry. Before joining Dell, Laurie was the General Manager for the telecommunications, media and entertainment industry at HP/EDS. In addition to her leadership and sales responsibilities, she led front end business consulting engagements, large outsourcing projects and solution and asset development. She has a reputation for leading and growing global teams and building deep senior client relationships. Prior to that time, she held several executive positions supporting the communications industry including key delivery and operations roles.

Laurie holds an MBA from Samford University in Birmingham, Alabama and a BS in Computer and Information Sciences from the University of South Alabama in Mobile, Alabama. She is also a member of the CTIA Advisory Board from May 2012 to present.

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