Mohammad Moshref, Huawei

April 16, 2014 · Posted in Speakers · Comments Off on Mohammad Moshref, Huawei 

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Business Development Manager, Media & Entertainment
Huawei Enterprise

In-Depth experience in Storage Architect with IBM, HDS, LSI Huawei/Symantec. Broad expertise including; External Network Storage Subsystems, Enterprise Storage Management Software Solutions, Virtualization, Cloud Computing, Object Storage.

Josh Kline, Box

April 16, 2014 · Posted in Speakers · Comments Off on Josh Kline, Box 

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Head of Media and Entertainment

Robin Daniels, Box

April 16, 2014 · Posted in Speakers · Comments Off on Robin Daniels, Box 

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Head of Enterprise Product & Industry Marketing

Robin Daniels joined Box in October of 2011 as head of enterprise product marketing. Daniels is an industry veteran with more than 15 years experience in high tech product marketing and evangelism. At Box, Daniels’ responsibilities include evangelism; messaging and positioning; go-to market strategy creation and execution; and sales enablement and management training.

Before joining Box, Daniels spent the previous four years at Salesforce, where he ran product marketing for Chatter, which was the most successful product to ever launch from Salesforce. At Salesforce, Daniels also spent time looking after product marketing for Europe, the Middle East, and Africa.

Prior to Salesforce, Daniels spent many years at Vignette, Veritas and a number of smaller start-ups around the world. Daniels has extensive knowledge in the areas of cloud computing, enterprise mobility, enterprise software and business innovation.

Daniels graduated with an international business baccalaureate from Copenhagen Business College.

Ron Quartararo, Hitachi Data Systems

April 15, 2014 · Posted in Speakers · Comments Off on Ron Quartararo, Hitachi Data Systems 

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Director, Business Development; Communications, Media and Entertainment
Hitachi Data Systems

Ron Quartararo is director of business development for the Communications, Media & Entertainment vertical at Hitachi Data Systems in the Americas. In this role he is responsible for helping drive revenue and strategy for M&E, working with local sales teams, channel and ISV partners to offer compelling solutions to broadcast and cable networks, studios and other content creators and distributors in the Americas. He has spent the past 20 years in a variety of senior level business development, strategic planning and managerial roles in the media & entertainment industry with technology companies such as Verizon, Ascent Media, Sun/StorageTek, and Arbitron. He began his media career at RKO, responsible for strategic planning for their film, broadcast divisions and syndication divisions. His most recent work on Media Cloud strategies and solutions led to a white paper presentation on “Leveraging the Cloud for File-based Workflows at SMPTE’s annual Technology Conference in October, 2012; republished in October 2013. Quartararo is also an accomplished writer with OpEd pieces published in the NY Times, Daily News, Barron’s, Newsday, Business & Society Review, TV Executive, 60 Minutes, Broadcast Engineering, and Broadcasting & Cable. Quartararo has an MBA in Finance from St. John’s University and currently resides in Tampa, Florida.

Darren Ehlers, Ease Scenechronize

April 15, 2014 · Posted in Speakers · Comments Off on Darren Ehlers, Ease Scenechronize 

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Senior Vice President, Products
Ease Scenechronize

Darren Ehlers joined Ease Scenechronize via Ease’s acquisition of Scenechronize, where he was the CEO and co-founder, in November 2012 and brings more than 17 years of experience developing and launching successful software products. Prior to Scenechronize, Darren held Executive level Product Management and Marketing positions at prominent software companies including SunGard SCT and Vignette. Earlier, Darren held various technology consulting positions with Global 2000 customers in San Francisco, New York, London and Sydney where he was responsible for all aspects of account management and customer success.

Hans Cathcart, Akamai

April 14, 2014 · Posted in Speakers · Comments Off on Hans Cathcart, Akamai 

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Senior Enterprise Security Architect

As Sr. Enterprise Security Architect at Akamai Technologies, Hans Cathcart advises High Tech, eCommerce, Media, and Enterprise customers on security architectures and DDoS defense techniques. He has worked in the IT industry for 20 years, developing Web Applications, architecting server infrastructures, and managing security consulting teams. Hans is also an FAA-certified commercial pilot.

Michael G. Rose, Ease Entertainment Services

April 14, 2014 · Posted in Speakers · Comments Off on Michael G. Rose, Ease Entertainment Services 

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Chairman & Chief Executive Officer
Ease Entertainment Services

Jay Tucker, Marshall School of Business, USC

April 14, 2014 · Posted in Speakers · Comments Off on Jay Tucker, Marshall School of Business, USC 

Jay TuckerJay Tucker
Chief Marketing Officer & Head of Programs
Institute for Communication Technology Management, Marshall School of Business, USC

Jay Tucker oversees Marketing Strategy & Communications at the Institute for Communication Technology Management. He is responsible for communicating CTM’s vision, thought leadership, educational offerings and major events to CTM members and the larger community. Jay also handles CTM’s forums and programs, including the Executive Roundtable. Since joining the Institute, Jay has re-launched CTM’s Advanced Management Program, the flagship five-day educational experience for rising leaders. Jay also helped to co-author the strategic plan for the Marshall School of Business.

Before coming to CTM, Jay served as a Director of Technology for St. Luke’s School in New York City where he developed the school’s IT infrastructure and taught students and educators to use interactive media. Jay also served as a Marketing Recruiter at the Microsoft Corporation and as an independent consultant in the areas of IT management, website design and development, and software testing.

Jay holds three college degrees: an MBA in Marketing & Media Management from the UCLA Anderson School of Management, a Masters degree in Instructional and Learning Technologies from Teachers College, Columbia University, and a dual Bachelors degree from Stanford University in Political Science and African & Afro-American Studies. He has taught courses on technology issues to professionals at corporations and non-profit organizations, and presented for numerous organizations including the National Association of Independent Schools and the United Nations.

Mary Larkin, Warner Bros.

April 11, 2014 · Posted in Speakers · Comments Off on Mary Larkin, Warner Bros. 

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Director, MIS Production Entities
Warner Bros.

Mary Larkin is currently an MIS Director at Warner Bros., supporting Feature and Television productions. She has responsibility for guiding the strategies for applications and technical systems used by production entities.

Previously, Mary was a Product Manager for Cast & Crew Entertainment Services, Inc., creating their flagship production accounting system, PSL3, used by all productions to track costs. She has degrees in Business Administration and Accounting.

Thai Randolph, GENERATOR

April 11, 2014 · Posted in Speakers · Comments Off on Thai Randolph, GENERATOR 

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Vice President, Consumer Marketing

Thai Randolph is a results-driven marketing leader with over 10 years of experience in marketing communications, brand strategy, digital media, and emerging technologies. In her current position as Vice President of Consumer Marketing at GENERATOR, she is responsible for overseeing the development and execution of brand building and direct marketing programs for some of the biggest names in media and entertainment. Prior to joining GENERATOR, she served in digital leadership roles with WPP and Publicis agencies working with world-class brands such as Verizon Wireless, Dell, Saks Fifth Avenue, and Revlon. Randolph holds a BA in Communications from American University.

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