Matt Temple, DirecTV

April 30, 2015 · Posted in Speakers · Comments Off on Matt Temple, DirecTV 

Matt Temple - ApptioMatt Temple
Senior Manager, Technology Business Management Services

Finance, IT, and operations leader with 22 years of experience in the entertainment media, financial services, software development, and healthcare industries. Effective in cost allocations, streamlining routines, expense management, total cost analyses, forecasting, budgeting, annual planning, and strengthening operations to maximize performance and profitability. Track record in driving innovation in process improvement initiatives, managing key metrics, and creating solutions that positively affect the bottom line. An imaginative leader in using technology to solve enterprise-wide challenges.

Core Strengths:
• Financial Management
• IT Service Management
• Vendor Management
• Project Management

Theresa Miller, Lionsgate

April 29, 2015 · Posted in Speakers · Comments Off on Theresa Miller, Lionsgate 

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Executive Vice President & Chief Information Officer

Theresa Miller currently serves as the CIO and Executive Vice President of Information Technology for Lionsgate Entertainment which is a leading global entertainment company with a strong and diversified presence in motion picture production and distribution, television programming and syndication, home entertainment, family entertainment, digital distribution, new channel platforms and international distribution and sales. In this role, Theresa is responsible for the management of IT across the enterprise, setting the strategic direction of technology initiatives and overseeing all technology projects and personnel. In her nine years with Lionsgate, Theresa has implemented a broad array of business applications and technology initiatives including on premise and cloud-based ERP systems, supply chain initiatives, business intelligence systems as well as many entertainment centric solutions including media rights, royalties and content management.

Theresa has twenty-three years of experience in the media and entertainment industry. Prior to joining Lionsgate, she spent fourteen years working for Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer and worked as a consultant for Warner Bros.

Theresa holds a B.B.A. in management information systems from Texas A&M University. She is a graduate of UCLA’s Executive Program in Management, and is actively involved in a number of technology and entertainment related organizations. Theresa currently serves on the Customer Advisory Board for Amazon Web Services as well as for SAP Services.

Robin Hauser Reynolds, CODE: Debugging the Gender Gap

April 28, 2015 · Posted in Speakers · Comments Off on Robin Hauser Reynolds, CODE: Debugging the Gender Gap 

Robin Hauser Reynolds - CODERobin Hauser Reynolds
CODE: Debugging the Gender Gap

As both a business woman and a longtime professional photographer, Robin brings her creative eye and leadership skills to the CODE documentary project. Her years in fine art photography give her a keen vision for the artistic design of CODE; her experience in the business world affords her a unique perspective on what it takes to change an industry. Previously, Robin co-directed and produced the documentary feature, Running for Jim, which won 14 awards at 16 film festivals in the U.S. and abroad. Robin received her BA from UC Berkeley and her MBA from Thunderbird School of Global Management. She has spoken about the importance of increased diversity in computer programming at the Global World Congress, SXSW Interactive Conference, AT&T Foundry FutureCast. As Director of CODE documentary, Robin has been featured in national publications: USA Today, Wired, Forbes, Fast Company, San Francisco Business Times.

Madeline Di Nonno, Geena Davis Institute on Gender in Media

April 28, 2015 · Posted in Speakers · Comments Off on Madeline Di Nonno, Geena Davis Institute on Gender in Media 

Madeline Di Nonno - Geena Davis InstituteMadeline Di Nonno
Chief Executive Officer
Geena Davis Institute on Gender in Media

Madeline Di Nonno is the Chief Executive Officer of the Geena Davis Institute on Gender in Media, the only research based non-profit working with the entertainment and media community to improve gender diversity in children’s entertainment through research based programs. Di Nonno leads the Institute’s strategic direction and brings over thirty years experience in media, marketing and business development in the entertainment, non-profit, digital media and consumer packaged goods industries.

Previously, Di Nonno served as President and CEO of On The Scene Productions, a leader in digital media content creation and distribution. Di Nonno lead the company’s new business development and content distribution platforms for the entertainment, healthcare, and consumer products clients such as Nike, Gatorade, Iconix, and PepsiCo.

Prior to On The Scene, Di Nonno served in executive marketing positions for Anchor Bay Entertainment/Starz Media and Echo Bridge Home Entertainment where she led global brand marketing, branded franchise development, acquisitions, digital media initiatives for home entertainment and limited theatrical releases in North America, United Kingdom and Australia.

As Executive Vice President and GM for Nielsen EDI, a leading research provider of Theatrical distribution measurement and information, Di Nonno drove innovations in product development, new business development and client management.

Previously, Di Nonno served as Senior Vice President, Marketing Alliances and Digital media at the Hallmark Channel, and helped launch the cable channel and established marketing, digital media, e-commerce, and corporate alliance functions. Di Nonno developed revenue-generating, integrated marketing programs with brands such as Johnson & Johnson, Fuji, Mail Boxes Etc., Universal Pictures, Target, Sony Pictures, Chrysler, and Baskin Robbins. Di Nonno pioneered the Channel’s digital media initiatives.

Di Nonno served eight years at Universal Studios Home Video as Vice President, Strategic Marketing where she established the company’s first Websites and digital marketing campaigns. Di Nonno supervised marketing campaigns for all theatrical, direct-to-video and library releases and spearheaded Universal’s launch into DVD.

Di Nonno began her career at ABC Television Network in corporate publicity working on the marketing communications campaigns for mini-series, sports and daytime, including The Winds of War, The Thorn Birds and the 1984 Olympics.

Madeline holds a bachelor’s degree from Boston University.

Board Affiliations
Madeline serves on the Board of Directors for the Television Academy of Arts & Sciences Foundation and as a Board Advisor for FEM Inc. and GameChanger.

Derek I. Smith, 20th Century Fox Film

April 28, 2015 · Posted in Speakers · Comments Off on Derek I. Smith, 20th Century Fox Film 

Derek-Smith-FOX-150x150Derek I. Smith
Senior Vice President, Technology & Operations Strategy
20th Century Fox Film

Derek I. Smith, Senior Vice President of Technology & Operations Strategy at 20th Century Fox Film, has led Operations Strategy at the Studio since 2007. His responsibilities include implementing cost effective and innovative solutions, resulting in business performance improvements across the enterprise. In addition, he serves in a dual role partnering with the executive team to define the technology strategy for Fox Group IT shared services, supporting multiple divisions across the Fox organization.

Daniel Mayer, TEMIS

April 28, 2015 · Posted in Speakers · Comments Off on Daniel Mayer, TEMIS 

Daniel Mayer TEMIS x300Daniel Mayer
Vice President, Product & Marketing

Daniel Mayer is Vice President of Product & Marketing at TEMIS, the leading provider of semantic content enrichment solutions for the Enterprise. In this capacity he is responsible for promoting, as well as shaping, the flagship Luxid® product range and its roadmap with a particular focus on Publishing & Media and Enterprise Information Management. Prior to joining TEMIS, Daniel served for the past 15 years in a variety of marketing and product strategy functions throughout the IT value chain.

Daniel holds both a Masters degree in Business from HEC, France and a Masters in Computer Science from ENST, France.

Sean Flynn, Marvel Studios

April 23, 2015 · Posted in Speakers · Comments Off on Sean Flynn, Marvel Studios 

Sean Flynn MarvelSean Flynn
Chief Technology Officer
Marvel Studios

Dr. Jay Yogeshwar, Hitachi Data Systems

April 22, 2015 · Posted in Speakers · Comments Off on Dr. Jay Yogeshwar, Hitachi Data Systems 

Dr Jay Yogeshwar - HitachiDr. Jay Yogeshwar
Director, Media, Broadcast & Entertainment
Hitachi Data Systems

Dr. Jay Yogeshwar is a leading technology expert and business executive with over 25 years experience as a research scientist, entrepreneur and as a Fortune 500 global business leader in the field of Media and Entertainment. He has created advanced media solutions that leverage best of technology, software, systems and services packaged for the Communications and Media markets. He has led innovation in startups and within large corporations by creating a technology vision to create large viable and sustainable businesses. He is a world-renowned expert in media technologies and IT systems covering the areas of postproduction, media asset management, media distribution, media archives and video surveillance. Awards and credits include technical Emmy for DVD technology, ten US patents in media technologies, presentations and membership in prestigious professional organizations such as IEEE, SMPTE, IBC and the International Emmy’s. He currently serves as the WW director for Media and Entertainment vertical practice at Hitachi Data Systems.

Stan Stahl, ISSA-LA

April 21, 2015 · Posted in Speakers · Comments Off on Stan Stahl, ISSA-LA 

Stan Stahl - ISSAStan Stahl

Stan Stahl, PhD., is president of the Los Angeles Chapter of the Information Systems Security Association (ISSA-LA) and the founder and president of Citadel Information Group, Inc., an information security management firm.

Dr. Stan Stahl has been ISSA-LA President for seven years and is the architect of its Community Outreach Program designed to stimulate necessary collaboration between Los Angeles business and community leaders, technical IT professionals and the information security community.

Some of the outreach programs include the ISSA Financial Services Fraud Forum, CISO Forum, CFO Forum and Cyber Security Awareness Speakers Bureau.

Dr. Stahl leads the ISSA-LA Financial Services Security Forum working group. It is a monthly forum of treasury and security professionals in financial services together with law enforcement. The group offers opportunities to learn together, helping their organizations more effectively manage the risks — financial and otherwise — associated with cybercrime.

Dr. Stahl is a knowledgeable, articulate, high-energy speaker with the rare gift of being able to describe the complexities of information systems security in a way that makes sense to real-world non-technical business professionals. Dr. Stahl is quoted and interviewed frequently by numerous local and national media outlets. He speaks regularly to various business and professional groups including the Jonathan Club’s prestigious Breakfast Club in downtown Los Angeles. He has written two op-ed pieces on how much cybercrime is costing and affecting businesses in the LA area that were published in the Los Angeles Business Journal.

Dr. Stahl is a pioneer in the field of information security, having entered the field in 1980. He began his career securing teleconferencing at the White House, databases inside Cheyenne
Mountain and the communications network controlling our nuclear weapons arsenal. As
President of Citadel Information Group and of ISSA-LA, he brings a wealth of experience to
business, government, and the not-for-profit organizations.

Dr. Stahl earned his PhD. in mathematics from The University of Michigan and spent nearly
15 years teaching university mathematics. He has published more than a dozen papers in
advanced mathematics and computer science. He has taught courses in information security, software engineering, project management and computer programming at several universities and colleges. He serves on the Industry Advisory Board of the Information Technology Program at USC’s Viterbi School of Engineering and the California Cybersecurity Task Force convened jointly by the California Governor’s Office of Emergency Services and the California Department of Technology.

Jonathan H. King, Strategist, Investor, Author

April 21, 2015 · Posted in Speakers · Comments Off on Jonathan H. King, Strategist, Investor, Author 

Jonathan H King - CenturylinkJonathan H. King
Strategist, Investor & Author on Technology & Intellectual Property Law

During his 20 years working in the technology business Jonathan has lead cloud strategy, business development, alliances and M&A activity for CenturyLink, Joyent, Verizon Business, Totality, Exodus Communications and American Information Systems.

Jonathan is a regular keynote speaker at business and technology conferences and currently sits on the Open Data Center Alliance Board, Redhat Strategic Advisory Board, Equinix Customer Advisory Board, Cloud Foundry Foundation and the Open Data Foundation. Jonathan contributed to formation of Cultivation Capital, a St Louis based venture capital fund committed to promoting early stage Missouri based technology startups and serves as a mentor and advisor to the St. Louis IT Entrepreneur Network.

Jonathan holds a Juris Doctorate from Loyola University Chicago and a Bachelor of Arts in History from Miami University in Oxford, Ohio and recently completed a Master of Laws in Intellectual Property and Technology Law at Washington University School of Law with an emphasis on privacy law and data protection. Jonathan has co-authored with Professor Neil Richards The Three Paradoxes of Big Data (Stanford Law Review Online 2013), Big Data Ethics (Wake Forest Law Review 2014), and Big Data and the Future For Privacy (forthcoming 2015).

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