WITH Luncheon: Speaker Bios

Jeanne Amano ZasouJeanne Amano
Founder & Chief Executive Officer

Jeanne Amano has over 30 years of IT experience and has led Zaszou’s multidisciplinary team of IT consultants since its inception in 2000. Her team has delivered a wide range of business and IT solutions to create competitive advantages for clients. Zaszou clients include major motion picture and television studios, hospitals, Fortune 500 companies and start-ups. Jeanne’s vision for Zaszou is to attract the best and the brightest consultants to create high-performing teams that deliver just the right solution for each client.

Denise Evans MirmaxDenise Evans
Vice President, IT

Denise Evans is responsible for all IT operations and initiatives for the Studio. Previously, Denise was VP of IT for MGM for 8 years. She also was VP of Operations and IT for Mitsubishi and Bell Industries. Denise has been an IT profession in Southern California for 35 years.

Alex Grimwade - FoxAlex Grimwade
Senior Vice President, Television Production InfoTech
Twentieth Century Fox Television

Alex Grimwade joined Twentieth Century Fox Television as head of Technology in 2005, overseeing corporate technology for television production and operations, Consumer Products, and Fox Mobile Entertainment. Prior to joining TCFTV, Alex worked for Fox Filmed Entertainment, Fox Entertainment Group, and consulted for Twentieth Century Fox Television Distribution. She has focused on Media and Entertainment business systems strategy and development since 1993, including work at Sony Pictures, Universal, and Warner Bros. She specializes in the development of television production, distribution and intellectual property management systems. Alex graduated from the University of California, Berkeley, and completed the Information Systems program at UCLA, as well as the Executive Program in Technology Governance at MIT Sloan.

Janae-Lee QuantumJanae Lee
Senior Vice President, Strategy

Janae Stow Lee is Quantum’s senior vice president, Strategy, a position she has held since January 2014, when it was created. She joined Quantum in October 2007 as vice president, Marketing, and in April 2010 was promoted to senior vice president, Disk and Software Product Group. In this role, she led Quantum’s StorNext business with Media and Entertainment customers, focused on delivering storage platforms optimized for the modern digital workflow. Lee has more than 30 years of experience in the storage industry, including 10 years working with a variety of companies in data reduction and file system software and hardware. Previously, she served as: chief executive officer at TimeSpring Software and was vice president of Product and Marketing organizations at Avamar, Legato Systems and IBM.