Hanno Basse, Fox Filmed Entertainment

March 31, 2014 · Posted in Speakers · Comments Off on Hanno Basse, Fox Filmed Entertainment 

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Chief Technology Officer
Fox Filmed Entertainment

Rondy Ng, Oracle

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Senior Vice President, ERP Applications Development

Rondy Ng is Senior Vice President of Oracle ERP Applications Product Development. He is responsible for leading all aspects of product strategy, product development, and product delivery for Oracle’s ERP applications and related cloud services. This includes Oracle Fusion Financials, Fusion Projects Portfolio Management, and Oracle E-Business Suite Financials.

Mr. Ng joined Oracle in 1990 and has held a variety of leadership positions within the development organization. In 2007 he was asked to lead the engineering of Oracle’s next-generation financial suite of software applications, Oracle Fusion Financial Applications. Under Mr. Ng’s leadership, Oracle has continually delivered on its promise to help its applications customers innovate and remain competitive while leveraging their existing IT investments and increasing the value of those investments with new Oracle products and services.

Mr. Ng holds a Master of Science degree in Computer and Electrical Engineering from Cornell University.

Richard Atkinson, Adobe

March 31, 2014 · Posted in Speakers · Comments Off on Richard Atkinson, Adobe 

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Global Director, Piracy Conversion

Broadly recognized as one of the industry experts in the field of Anti-Piracy, Richard Atkinson, Corporate Director of Worldwide Anti-Piracy, is responsible for Adobe’s overall strategic response to piracy and ability to compete against piracy. This involves leading broad strategic integration of anti-piracy aspects directly into the business decision process, including contribution to policy, legislation, enforcement, and product elements, as well.
Mr. Atkinson brings a wealth of experience to the role, having been at Disney for 12 years and built their worldwide anti-piracy program, as well as CIO and CTO roles, including being a Disney “Imagineer,” responsible for infusing emerging technologies into Disney’s world-renowned theme parks and cruise ships.

Tom Roach, Warner Bros.

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Vice President, Worldwide Theatrical Distribution, Marketing and Production
Warner Bros.

Tom Roach is currently a Vice President, GIO at Warner Bros. Inc. He has responsibility for the Information Technology landscape for Worldwide Theatrical Distribution and Marketing, Television and Theatrical Production and Worldwide Television Distribution. Over the past 25 years, he has been involved in the development, deployment and support of the business applications in a wide variety of roles. He holds degrees in Engineering and Geology.

David Lavin, CBS Corporation

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Senior Director of Enterprise Application Architecture
CBS Corporation

David Lavin is Sr. Director of Enterprise Application Architecture for CBS Corporation, responsible for setting technology strategy for information, integration, and application architectures across CBS’s core divisions. David came to CBS in 2012 after spending 9 years at Sony Pictures Entertainment as an Enterprise Architect and IT Director. Prior to Sony, David worked for several IT consulting firms, delivering solutions in the utilities and telecommunications industries.

Cameron Davies, NBCUniversal News Group

March 27, 2014 · Posted in Speakers · Comments Off on Cameron Davies, NBCUniversal News Group 

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Senior Vice President, Analytics
NBCUniversal News Group

Cameron Davies is joining NBCUniversal News Group’s Senior Vice President, Analytics.

Cameron fills a newly created role for the NBCUniversal News Group. Data and analytics are becoming increasingly important in the news and information business. He will develop and execute analytics, data and research strategies to further News Group priorities such as how we leverage Big Data, personalization of content and associated monetization strategies, alternative measurements and customer insights.

Cameron joined NBCUniversal News Group from Disney where he was Senior Director for Management Science and Integration. He worked closely with Disney executives to deliver analytics to drive business priorities. He led the analytics center of excellence for the Disney Company including Media Networks, Walt Disney Studios, Disney Interactive, and Disney Consumer Products. Cameron spent over 17 years at Disney developing and leading advanced analytical teams across a variety of business areas. Prior to joining Disney he spent time as a Professor of Business/Finance for Pensacola Christian College.

Cameron has a MBA, Master of Accountancy (MACC) and a BS Business Administration/Accounting from the University of West Florida.

Alex Grimwade, Twentieth Century Fox Television

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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.

Ryan Kalember, WatchDox

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Chief Product Officer

Ryan is responsible for WatchDox’s products and marketing. He focuses on making sure as many organizations as possible know how WatchDox can protect their most sensitive information.
With 14 years of experience in a variety of roles in the US and EMEA, Ryan has an extensive background in information security. Prior to WatchDox, Ryan ran solutions across HP’s portfolio of security products. Before its acquisition by HP, Ryan was director of products at ArcSight. Previously with VeriSign, Ryan held a variety of positions, including EMEA regional manager and senior product manager. Prior to its acquisition by VeriSign, Kalember was one of the founding members of Guardent’s consulting practice, helping clients build many of the world’s leading security organizations. Before joining Guardent, Ryan co-founded a company that created authentication and encryption tools, working with financial institutions and government agencies before contributing the technology to the open source community.
Ryan received his bachelor’s degree from Stanford University, where he studied fault tolerance, cryptography, and authentication algorithms.

Steve Lapinski, NBCUniversal

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Chief Information Officer, Film & West Coast Television

Michael Keithley, Creative Artists Agency

March 18, 2014 · Posted in Speakers · Comments Off on Michael Keithley, Creative Artists Agency 

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Chief Information Officer
Creative Artists Agency

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