2018 Speakers

Over the past 16 years, Digital Media Wire has produced over 150 conferences and events bringing together global leaders in entertainment, media and technology. Here are the some of the amazing speakers joining 2018 NYME.

2018 Keynote Conversations + Interviewers

Andrew McCollum

CEO,
Philo

Annie Pei

Associate Producer,
CNBC

Chris Denson

Founder,
Crush Industries,
Host,
Innovation Crush

David Gandler

Co-Founder & CEO,
fuboTV

Dr. Songyee Yoon

CEO,
NCSOFT

Gabrielle Gibbs

Global Marketing Communications Manager,
Facebook

Jean Ellen Cowgill

GM,
TicToc & Global Head of Strategy & Business Development
Bloomberg Digital

Merck Mercuriadis

CEO, Founder, & Managing Partner,
Hipgnosis Songs Ltd.

Mike Vorhaus

President,
Magid Advisors

Nile Rodgers

Grammy Award-Winning Producer, Songwriter, Musician, and Singer

Robert Levine

Author,
Freelance writer

Shahendra Ohneswere

SVP,
Content Development,
Columbia Records

Simon Sim

President,
Netmarble US

Tom Gorke

EVP,
Head of Distribution & Business Development
Viacom

2018 View From The Top Speakers

Alisa Coleman

Chief Operating Officer,
ABKCO Music & Records, Inc.

Allison Goldberg

SVP & Group Managing Director, WarnerMedia Investments,
WarnerMedia

Amelia Wang Binder

Vice President,
Government and Industry Affairs
NMPA

Ben McEwen

Commercial Director,
ICE (London)

Christopher Kenneally

Director,
Business Development,
Copyright Clearance Center

Christy Tanner

EVP & General Manager,
CBS News Digital

Daniel Tibbets

President & GM,
El Rey Network

David Beck

EVP, Corporate Strategy & Operations,
Turner

Deep Ghumman

Principal,
Advisory Services
EY

Dwayne Benefield

Vice President, Head of Playstation Vue, Sony Interactive Entertainment

Emma Cooper

Global President - Non-Fiction,
Pulse Films

Evan Shapiro

Founder,
eshapTV

Gabrielle Gibbs

Global Marketing Communications Manager,
Facebook

James Lorin Silverberg, Esq.

Director,
Multi-District Litigation,
The Intellectual Property Group, PC

Jarrod Dicker

CEO,
Po.et

Jason Lipshutz

Editorial Director,
Billboard

Jeff Bronikowski

SVP,
Business Development,
Head of Innovation & Emerging Tech,
Warner Music Group

Jesse Grushack

Co-Founder,
Ujo

Jim Mahoney

General Manager, U.S.
MERLIN

Jon Goldman

Managing Partner,
Skybound Entertainment

Jon Radoff

CEO & Founder
Disruptor Beam

Jonathan Barzilay

Chief Operating Officer,
PBS

Julian Walshaw-Vaughan

VP of Engineering,
Developer,
Roblox

Keith Kupferschmid

CEO,
Copyright Alliance

Kristen Finney

EVP, EMEA
20th Century Fox Television Distribution

Lillian Ruiz

COO & Co-Founder,
Civil Media Company

Lori Feldman

EVP of Strategic Marketing,
Warner Bros. Records

Marcie Allen

President,
MAC Presents

Marty Moe

President,
Vox Media

Ned Sherman

Counsel/Director,
Manatt Digital
Founder,
Digital Media Wire

Rafi Fine

President & Co-Founder,
FBE

Tim Fields

Chief Executive Officer,
Kabam

Todd Spangler

New York Digital Editor,
Variety

Tom Christie

Chief Operating Officer,
Showtime Networks Inc

2018 Speakers & Presenters

Ahmed Elgammal

CEO,
Artrendex

Alex Bulkin

Co-Founder & Chief Alchemist,
CoinFund

Alexander Rea

Creative Technology Officer,
DDB

Alexandra Bear

Associate,
Sheppard Mullin

Allen Bargfrede

Managing Partner,
PDX Media Partners

Amber Allen

CEO,
Double A

Amir Lotan

Creative Director & Head of Production,
FTX Games

Andrew McInnes

Owner & CEO,
TMWRK

Andy Weissman

Managing Partner,
USV

Annie Pei

Associate Producer,
CNBC

Ari Segal

President & COO,
Immortals LLC & Los Angeles Valiant

Benoit Vatere

CEO & Founder,
Mammoth Media

Bernarda Duarte

Director, Content Acquistion,
Roku

Brandon Martinez

VP,
Live Nation Video Network,
Live Nation

Brian Anthony Hernandez

Senior Editor of Music & Culture,
ONE37pm.com

Brian Pass

Partner,
Sheppard Mullin

Cédric Cobban

President & Founder,
PeerTracks Inc.

Cheryl Potts

Founder & CEO,
Cleerkut

Chris Donahue

Senior Director, Strategic Alliances
AMD

Christoffer Wallin

CEO,
Pindify

Christopher Sprigman

Professor,
New York University School of Law
Co-Director,
Engelberg Center on Innovation Law & Policy

Chuck Fletcher

Chief Technology Officer,
Barbarian

Colin Dixon

Founder and Chief Analyst, nScreenMedia

Colin McCafferty

Managing Partner,
McCafferty & Company LLC

Craig Levine

Global Chief Strategy Officer,
ESL

Curt Marvis

CEO & Co-Founder,
QYOU Media

Dae Bogan

CEO,
TuneRegistry

Damian Manning

Founder & CEO,
HIFI

Damon Lau

Head of Esports,
United Talent Agency (UTA)

Dan Ackerman

Section Editor, CNET
Author, The Tetris Effect

Dan Murray

President,
Skybound Interactive

Daniel Dewar

Founder,
Paperchain

Daniel Doubrovkine

CTO,
Artsy.net

Daniel Schnapp

Partner,
Sheppard Mullin

Danielle James

Head of Fashion and Beauty Partnerships,
iONE Women's Division
Founder,
Model Citizen

David Berkowitz

Head of Marketing,
Storyhunter

Dick Wingate

Principal,
DEV Advisors

Domenic DiMeglio

SVP of Distribution and Operations, CBS Digital Media
CBS Interactive

Doug Robinson

CEO,
Fresh Digital Group

Drew Silverstein

CEO,
Amper Music

Drew Waters

Vice President,
VEVA Sound

Edward Klaris

Managing Partner,
KlarisIP

Eric Goldberg

Managing Director,
Crossover Technologies

Erick Opeka

Executive Vice President,
Cinedigm Digital Networks

Eugene Mopsik

CEO,
American Society for Collective Rights Licensing (ASCRL)

Fabrice Sergent

Managing Partner,
Bandsintown

Gabrielle Heyman

Head of Global Brand Partners,
Zynga

Georgii Speakman

Founder,
OUT.LI.ER

Grace James

Vice President of Marketing,
Atlantic Records

Grady Miller

VP,
Strategic Growth
National Research Group

Gretchen Tibbits

Former President & COO,
LittleThings
Founder,
GMT Consulting

Hale Boggs

Chairman, Investment Committee, Manatt Venture Fund

Harold Goldberg

Founder,
NY Videogame Critics Circle

Howie Singer

Special Technology Consultant, Universal Music Group

Ina Burke

Vice President of Original Content,
iHeartMedia

Jackson Turner

Partner,
Soundchains

Jacob Pace

CEO,
Flighthouse

Jacob Varghese

Founder & Director,
Noctil

Jason Sklar

Managing Director,
Shamrock Capital Advisors

Jeff Clyburn

Managing Director,
Mass Appeal Records

Jeff Ratner

Chief Media Officer,
iCrossing

Jeff Shultz

Chief Business Officer,
Pluto TV

Jeff Zuchowski

VP,
Artist Marketing and Industry,
Pandora

Jennifer Prenner

Global Head of Marketing,
Growth & Engagement,
Amazon Fire TV

Jesse Grushack

Co-Founder,
Ujo

Jessica Sobhraj

CEO,
Cosynd

Joan Solsman

Senior Writer,
CNET

Johanna Salazar-Cumming

Co-Founder & Chief Media Disrupter,
Two Goats, Inc.

John Lasker

Vice President,
Digital Media Programming,
ESPN

John Rosso

President of Market Development,
Triton Digital

John Sutyak

EVP,
Business Development
Digital Development Management

Jon Bahr

VP, Creator Services,
CD Baby

Jonathan Skogmo

Founder & CEO,
Jukin Media

Jonathan Stringfield

Global Head of Business Marketing, Measurement, & Insights,
Activision Blizzard Media

Joost van Dreunen

Co-founder and CEO,
SuperData Research

Jordan Bromley

Partner,
Manatt, Phelps & Phillips

Josh Brooks

SVP, Brand Strategy & Marketing,
Jam City

JR McCabe

Chief Digital Officer Poker Central,
PokerGO & ESP Gaming

Kimari Rennis

Intern,
New York Videogame Critics Circle

Kirstine Stewart

President and CRO,
TribalScale

Kyle Smetanka

Senior Product Manager, Metadata,
TiVo

Lee Simpson

Head of TV & Entertainment,
ustwo

Mario Pena

Product Manager,
Safe Creative Ltd.

Mark Feldman

President & CEO,
Game Show Network

Mark Willis

Co-Founder and Chief Design Officer,
Texel

Matt Edleman

Chief Commercial Officer,
Super League Gaming

Matt Gerardi

Former Games Editor,
A.V. Club

Matthew Wang

Managing Director,
Evercore

Matthew Yazge

VP,
Head of Brand Partnerships,
Nielsen Entertainment

Maurice Russell

CEO & Founder,
Media Rights Management

Megan West

Vice President,
Content & Community,
SoundCloud

Michael Gold

Co-founder & CEO,
Holojam Inc

Michael Simon

President, Rumblefish;
CEO, Harry Fox Agency LLC

Mike Jbara

CEO,
MQA

Mike Vorhaus

President,
Magid Advisors

Misha Libman

Co-Founder & Head of Product,
Snart.art

Nader Hamda

CEO,
Ozobot

Nari Matsuura

Partner,
Massarsky Consulting Inc.

Nate Casey

VP Business Development,
Digital ReLab

Noah Becker

President,
AdRev

Paul Kontonis

Chief Marketing Officer,
WHOSAY

Paul Martino

General Partner,
Bullpen Capital

Paul Sweeting

CEO,
Concurrent Media,
Editor & Co-Chair,
RightsTech

Pete Mathias

Bertelsmann Entrepreneurs Program,
Bertelsmann

Peter Soldinger

Sr. Director of Creative Strategy,
Fullscreen

Preeya Vyas

Managing Partner,
Digital Saatchi & Saatchi New York

Rasty Turek

CEO,
Pex

Raymond Roker

Head of AEG Studios,
Global Partnerships
AEG

Richard Conlon

Chief External Affairs Officer,
SoundExchange

Rick Goetz

Marketing Director,
ONErpm

Rick Heitzmann

Founder & Managing Director,
FirstMark Capital

Rick Howe

The iTV Doctor,
Interactive TV Today

Rob Aksman

Chief Strategy Officer & Co-Founder,
BrightLine

Robert Norton

CEO & Co-founder,
Verisart

Russ Crupnick

Managing Partner,
MusicWatch

Russ Schafer

SVP, General Manager, Technology,
THX Ltd.

Sahil Patel

Senior Reporter,
Digiday

Sarah Stringer

SVP, Head of Innovation,
Carat US

Scott Ryan

Vice President,
Music,
Gracenote

Seth Geiger

President,
SmithGeiger LLC

Seth Ladetsky

SVP,
Sales
Turner Sports

Seth Schachner

Managing Director,
Strat Americas

Shane Rahmani

EVP & GM,
Electus Digital Networks

Sherri Smith

Staff Writer,
Tom's Guide

Sheryl Allen

Director,
Next Big Sound,
Pandora

Sim Blaustein

Partner,
Bertelsmann Digital Media Investments

Sophie Liao

Managing Partner,
Oyster Ventures

Stephanie Llamas

Head of XR,
SuperData Research

Sun Jen Yung

Partner,
Head of Digital Media,
Nfluence Partners

Susan Borst

Vice President, Mobile,
IAB

Taishi Fukuyama

Co-founder, COO,
Amadeus Code

Thai Randolph

EVP & General Manager,
Laugh Out Loud

Tinzar Sherman

CEO & Co-Founder,
Digital Media Wire

Todd Klein

Partner,
Revolution

Travis Tucker

Partner & Head of Production,
US Overcoast Music & Sound

Vaughn Mckenzie-Landell

CEO & Co-Founder,
JAAK

Vida Mylson

Sr. Director of Brand Sales and Marketing,
Electronic Arts

Virginie Berger

Managing Partner,
DBTHCap Ventures

Wes Levitt

Head of Strategy,
Theta

Wesley A’Harrah

Head of International Development & Marketing,
Music Ally

William Quigley

CEO,
OPSkins, and WAX

Zihla Salinas

CEO,
Trailer Park Inc.

Past DMW Keynotes and Fireside Chats Included

Aaron Levie

CEO,
Box

Ahmet Zappa

Co-Trustee,
Zappa Family Trust

Allen Debavoise

Managing Partner,
Third Wave Digital
Board of Directors
88rising, Mitu, DanceOn, All Def Digital, WeBuyGold

Antonio Lucio

Global Chief Marketing & Communications Officer,
Visa

Barry Cottle

Chief Revenue Officer,
Zynga

Ben Feder

CEO,
Take-Two Interactive

Bob Gruters

Group Director,
Global Marketing Solutions - US,
Facebook

Brett Bouttier

President,
AwesomenessTV

Bruce Rosenblum

President,
Warner Bros. Television Group

Cary Sherman

Chairman & CEO,
RIAA

Chris DeWolfe

CEO,
Jam City

Dan Porter

CEO,
OMGPOP,
acquired by Zynga

David Perry

CEO,
Gaikai,
acquired by Sony

David Poltrack

Chief Research Officer,
CBS

David Roberts

CEO,
PopCap Games,
acquired by EA

David Zaslav

President and Chief Executive Officer,
Discovery Inc

Eddy Moretti

Chief Creative Officer, 
VICE Media Worldwide

Eric Korsh

President,
Mashable Studios,
Mashable

Frank Gibeau

President,
EA Labels,
Electronic Arts

Garth Ancier

President,
BBC Worldwide America

George Strompolos

Co-Founder & CEO,
Fullscreen

Glenn Walcott

President,
Double Down Interactive,

acquired by IGT

Henry Schleiff

President & CEO,
Crown Media Holdings & Hallmark Channel

Howie Singer

Special Technology Consultant, Universal Music Group

Jac Holzman

Founder,
Elektra Records

Jack Abernethy

CEO,
Fox Television Stations

Jesse Jacobs

President, 
The Chernin Group

Jezz Pezzuti

CEO, Eyellusion

Jim McKelvey

Co-Founder, Square

Joel and Benji Madden

Artists, Good Charlotte

John Landgraf

CEO, 
FX Networks

John Pleasants

CEO,
Playdom,
acquired by Disney Interactive

Ken Hertz

Music Attorney

Kevin Mayer

Chief Strategy Officer, 
The Walt Disney Company

Kevin Reilly

President,
FOX Broadcasting Entertainment

Kristin Patrick

Global Chief Marketing Officer,
PepsiCo

Lars Buttler

CEO,
Trion Worlds

Leslie Moonves

Chairman of the Board,
President, & Chief Executive Officer,
CBS Corporation

Lilly “iiSuperwomanii” Singh

Multi-Talented Entertainer & YouTube Superstar

Logan Paul

Actor, Producer, Director

Lyor Cohen

Former Chairman and CEO,
Warner Music Group

Mark Cuban

Chairman,
HDNet and Owner,
Dallas Mavericks

Min Kim

CEO,
Nexon America

Mitch Lasky

General Partner,
Benchmark Capital
& former CEO,
JAMDAT, acquired by EA

Nolan Bushnell

Founder, 
Atari, Chuck E. Cheese, Modal VR 

Paula Kerger

President & CEO,
PBS

Peter Gallagher

Chief Operating Officer, Verizon Digital Media Services

Peter Moore

COO, 
Electronic Arts

Philip Rosenberg

SVP,
Business Development & Publisher Relations,
Sony Computer Entertainment America

Rick Cotton

General Counsel,
NBC Universal Group

Robert Kasunic

Associate Register of Copyrights and Director of Registration Policy and Practice, United States Copyright Office

Shawn Fanning

Founder,
Napster

Steve Case

Cofounder & Former Chairman,
AOL,
Chairman,
Revolution

Steve Mosko

President,
Sony Pictures Television

Steve Rennie

Artist Manager,
Incubus

Sundance DiGiovanni

VP Brand & Content, Activision Blizzard

Ted Sarandos

Chief Content Officer,
Netflix

Ted Schilowitz

VR Creator & Futurist/CinemaVangelist - 20th Century Fox/Barco

Terry McBride

Founder & CEO,
Nettwerk Music Group

Thomas Gewecke

Chief Digital Officer, 
Warner Bros

Tim Westergren

Founder & Chief Strategy Officer,
Pandora

Tom Rogers

President & CEO,
TiVo

Tony Bartel

President,
Game Stop

Vivian Schiller

Former President & CEO,
National Public Radio

Vivien Lewit

Director,
Music,
YouTube

Ynon Kreiz

President, 
Maker Studios

Past View From the Top Speakers Included

Brandon Nelson

CEO,
PerDiem

Dae Bogan

Co-Founder and CEO,
TuneRegistry

Floris Bauer

President and Co-Founder,
Gunpowder & Sky

Jake Beaumont-Nesbitt

International Music Managers Forum,
Copyright Committee

Jeff Anderson

Chief Strategy Officer and GM,
Bingo Bash - GSN Games

Jeff Schneider

President & CFO,
Royalty Exchange

Jon Goldman

Managing Partner,
Skybound Entertainment

Julie Greifer Swidler

Executive Vice President Business Affairs and General Counsel,
Sony Music Entertainment

Lars Murray

SVP Strategic Partnerships,
Pandora

Lui Simpson

Executive Director,
International Enforcement and Trade Policy Association of American Publishers

Michael Abitbol

SVP, Business & Legal Affairs, Digital,
Sony/ATV Music Publishing

Michael Simon

President, Rumblefish;
CEO, Harry Fox Agency LLC

Paul Potenzone

SVP/Content Director at Digitas Studios, DigitasLBi

Peter Phillips

Former EVP/GM Interactive & Distribution,
Marvel Entertainment

Randy Shaffer

Senior Director,
Xbox for Oath

Rebecca Glashow

Head of Worldwide Distribution, AwesomenessTV

Sun Jen Yung

Managing Director and Head of Digital Media and Internet,
Headwaters

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