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CoInvent Media Summit 2015

Apr 22, 2015 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

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CoInvent Media Summit 2015 (CMS) is a one-day conference that focuses on the current and future states of media and how technology has changed the media business once and for all. This event will bring together influencers, thought leaders, technologists, entrepreneurs, and investors in both media and technology industries.

CMS consists of multiple panels, interviews, and solo talks surrounding news media, streaming media, music, social media, traditional media, publishing, and the intertwining roles technology plays in the media business. This conference will bring to its audience firsthand the forward-thinking views and perspectives from leading media entrepreneurs, venture capitalists, journalists, and other movers and shakers in the intersection of media and technology industries. It’s a must-attend for all the new media professionals!


TUESDAY, APR 21 (VIP Dinner & Reception)

6:00 PM – 7:00 PM: Open Bar Cocktail Reception (Downstairs)

7:00 PM – 9:00 PM: VIP Dinner (Mezzanine Level)

Tickets & More Info: coinvent.co/events/vipdinner­

WEDNESDAY, APR 22 (Summit)

8:00 AM – 9:00 AM: Registration + Breakfast + Coffee

9:00 AM – 9:40 AM: Fireside Chat With Esther Dyson, Moderated By Andrew Wong

Esther Dyson – Chairman @ EDventure

Andrew Wong – Founder & CEO @ CoInvent

9:40 AM – 10:10 AM: The Future Of Business Journalism

Nin-Hai Tseng – Editor @ Fortune.com

Evan Nowell – Assistant Director of Media Relations @ Columbia Business School

Sapna Maheshwari – Business Reporter @ BuzzFeed

Michelle Greenwald (Moderator) – Founder & CEO @ Marketing Visualized

10:10 AM – 10:25 AM: Mobile App vs Mobile Web: Is The Battle Over?

Drew Lesicko – Director of Product/Product Lead, Mobile and Experimental Products @ AOL

10:25 AM – 10:55 AM: How To Create Viral Movements With Digital Media

Chad Parizman – Director, Convergent Media @ Scripps Networks Interactive

Dino Dogan – Founder & CEO @ Triberr

Bryan Nye – Social Media Analyst @ Henry Schein

Ethan Fedida – Senior Social Media Editor, Strategic Partnership Manager @ The Huffington Post

Michael Belfer, CPA, CGMA (Moderator) – Partner @ Anchin , Block & Anchin LLP

10:55 AM – 11:20 AM: How to Build A Media Empire

Dave Kerpen – Founder & CEO @ Likeable Local

11:20 AM – 11:50 AM: Drafting The Best Content Strategy In A Digital Age

Paul Kontonis – SVP, Strategy @ Collective Digital Studio

David Berkowitz (Moderator) – Chief Marketing Officer @ MRY

Alexandra Lutz – VP, Business Strategy @ Huge

Christine Peterson – Managing Director, Investments @ Initiative Media

Lyndsey McFail – Web and Social Media Producer @ NBCUniversal, Inc.

11:50 AM – 12:15 PM: How Social Media Is Reshaping The Media Business

Gregory Galant – Co-Founder & CEO @ Muck Rack and The Shorty Awards

12:15 PM – 12:30 PM: Building Live and On-Demand Video Solutions through the Cloud

Scott Bounds – US Industry Lead for Communications & Media @ Microsoft

12:30 PM – 1:30 PM: Lunch

1:30 PM – 1:55 PM: Fireside Chat With Michael Kelly, Moderated by Andrew Wong

Michael Kelly – Media Investor and Advisor @ Mobile, Marketing and Digital Media companies

Andrew Wong – Founder & CEO @ CoInvent

1:55 PM – 2:10 PM: Communicating in Constellations – the Future of Marketing

Steve Rubel – Chief Content Strategist @ Edelman

2:10 PM – 2:30 PM: People Are Content

Adi Sideman – CEO @ YouNow

2:30 PM – 3:00 PM: Why We Invest In Media Startups And Here Is How

Sim Blaustein – Principal @ Bertelsmann Digital Media Investments

Michael Sebastian – Reporter @ Advertising Age

3:00 PM – 3:30 PM: Best Fundraising Tips For Media Startups And Entrepreneurs

Neal Shenoy – Founding Partner @ [212]MEDIA

Anthony Ha – Writer @ TechCrunch

3:30 PM – 4:00 PM: The Future Of Over-The-Top Content (ft. Qello, WhereeverTV, WWE Network, & VideoInk)

Brian Lisi – Founder & CEO @ Qello, LLC

Rob Kligman – Vice President, Digital & Integrated Sales @ World Wrestling Entertainment

Jocelyn Johnson (Moderator) – Founder @ VideoInk

Mark Cavicchia – Founder & CEO @ WhereverTV

David Gandler – Co-Founder & CEO @ fuboTV

4:00 PM – 4:30 PM: How Media Dollars Are Moving From Traditional Media To Digital Media

Andrew Markowitz – Director, Global Digital Strategy @ GE, Corporate Commercial and Communications

Charlotte Lim – Sr. Partner, Practice Lead, Search, N.A. @ MEC

Josh Kruter – Senior Vice President – Digital Product @ Clear Channel

LuRae Lumpkin (Moderator) – Head of Client and Business Development Search + Social @ Catalyst / GroupM

Michael Flaminio – Vice President of Digital Solutions @ New York Daily News

4:30 PM – 5:00 PM: The State of the Media Industry: Innovation, Investment & Growth

Laurel Touby – Angel Investor & Founder @ Mediabistro

Kevin Dando – Senior Director, Social Media Strategy and Digital Communications @ Public Broadcasting Service (PBS)

Evan Ratliff – Founder, CEO & Editor @ Atavist

Combo tickets for both dinner & summit: www.coinvent.co/events/cmsny­

To check out the entire agenda, go to coinvent.co/events/cmsny#agenda­. Thanks for the following sponsors for supporting the event:

Sheppard Mullin

Sheppard Mullin is a full service Global 100 firm with more than 600 attorneys in 15 offices located in the United States, Europe and Asia. Since 1927, companies have turned to Sheppard Mullin to handle corporate and technology matters, high stakes litigation and complex financial transactions. In the U.S., the firm’s clients include more than half of the Fortune 100. For more information, please visit www.sheppardmullin.com­.

Anchin, Block & Anchin LLP

Anchin, Block & Anchin LLP is a top-tier accounting firm nationwide with a staff of approximately 350, providing specialized accounting, business and financial services for clients in various industries including software and technology. Anchin’s Technology Industry Group is a dedicated team of professionals that provide privately-held businesses, from aggressively growing to well-established companies, and high net worth individuals with a wide range of traditional and non-traditional advisory services. For more info, visit www.anchin.com.

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Apr 22, 2015
8:00 am - 5:00 pm




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