Wednesday, October 22nd

10:45 AM - Noon

Track I: Salon II, Live Webcast from this Room

Internet TV Technology - Defining the Connected TV, Tablet & Smartphone Interactive Consumer Experience

Albhy Galuten, VP of Media Technology Strategy, Sony Network Entertainment

Ian Greenblatt, Vice President/Strategy & Business Development. ARRIS

Jim Monroe, co-founder and SVP of Programming, Net2TV

Chris Wagner, Executive Vice President and Co-Founder, NeuLion

Christophe Louvion, CTO, M-GO

David Jones, Vice President, Marketing and Business Development, ViXS Systems Inc.

Mark Donnigan, Strategic Accounts Development, Beamr, Moderator

performed technical due diligence of software, hardware and business systems, invented technology and filed patents. Under Mr. Galuten, the group also managed standards participation, negotiated technology licenses and provided technical support for lobbying efforts and trade organizations. Before working at Universal, Mr. Galuten was a Vice President at ION where he created and developed the Enhanced CD. Prior to working in technology Mr. Galuten was a musician and record producer. In 1978 he won two Grammy awards including Producer of the Year. His original compositions and orchestrations for Film, Theatre and on record have won him a Dramalogue Award and two BMI Awards. During his music career which spanned more than 20 years, Mr. Galuten worked with numerous multi-platinum artists, produced eighteen No. 1 singles, and generated sales of more than 100 million records.


Ian Greenblatt is Director, Content Strategy and Business Development for ARRIS. Greenblatt's role is centered around defining and driving the output of software and hardware based converged experiences and next generation television products to research and industry partners. This includes driving best-of-breed partnerships and corporate development opportunities. He also serves the company as a subject matter expert around the business of television and both traditional and OTT content distribution, as well as content metadata and the second screen. Prior to joining ARRIS through the acquisition of Motorola Home, Greenblatt was co-founder and General Counsel of Broadbus Technologies, the pioneer of solid-state memory based computer systems for delivering both movies and television on-demand. Broadbus is considered to be one of the most successful start-ups in the New England region since the tech bubble of '99, evidenced by its acquisition by Motorola in September 2006 for $181m. Prior to Broadbus, he held positions with Fox, Warner Bros., Kirkland & Ellis and The Entertainment & Intellectual Property Group (an entertainment law firm in Chicago). Ian is a frequent guest lecturer; he has lectured at MIT Sloan School of Management, Georgia Institute of Technology and Northwestern University, and industry events such as CES and Digital Hollywood. An avowed techie, he was a Alpha and Beta Tester for, Joost, Hulu, Boxee, and many Motorola devices and services. He holds a BSC from Northwestern University, a JD from DePaul University College of Law, and sits on the board of directors of USC's Marshall School of Business Institute of Communication Technology Management.


Jim Monroe, co-founder and SVP of Programming, Net2TV: has spent the last 25 years of his career collaboratively driving the evolution of television through innovations in audience research, programming, operations, marketing and technology. Monroe joined the launch team at Net2TV in early 2012, after 14 years with NBC Universal at the network in Burbank and at the company’s San Francisco Bay Area television station. While at the NBC Network, he played a critical role in a groundbreaking project to understand cultural differences across the U.S. and created a regional marketing strategy to account for those differences. As vice president of programming and creative services for NBC’s Local Media Division, Monroe developed programming and led marketing and new business development in the San Francisco Bay Area. He also oversaw marketing for the NBC stations in Los Angeles, Dallas/Fort Worth and San Diego and developed the video programming strategy and technical infrastructure for “NBC Everywhere,” the company’s digital out-of-home programming and advertising business. Between stints with NBC, Monroe was the executive producer at TiVo. He joined the company during its start-up phase, developing original programming, interactive TV advertising products and promotional features. He founded the company’s research business and developed the DVR industry’s !rst interactive TV program, ”TiVo Takes.” He began his career as a producer of government training !lms, a musician and a local-market public radio newscaster. Monroe has won many professional awards (including several for marketing and advertising) and regional Emmy awards. He studied television and !lm at the University of Utah.


Chris Wagner, Executive Vice President and Co-Founder, NeuLion: Chris Wagner, Executive Vice President and Co-Founder, NeuLion: Chris has been a driving force in the technology industry for over 20 years and has worked closely with executives from many major corporations and entrepreneurs who have relied on technology to support the growth of their businesses. His current position as Executive Vice President and Co-Founder of NeuLion targets the revolution currently underway as the television and internet video industries converge. Chris has held numerous executive positions in the technology sector. Over the last seven years the growth of internet television on computers, tablets, mobile, and internet connected devices, has given Chris an opportunity to work closely with the largest brands in the sports and entertainment industry; the NFL, NHL, UFC, NBA, Rainbow Media, Dish Network and many others. He has also worked with several private equity and venture capital firms as their Chief Executive Officer, which includes Metiom, MetaMatrix, Exchange Applications and Digital Harbor. Chris has been on the Board of Directors of all of these companies. Chris has worked with some of the top names in technology. At Forstmann Little he worked with Erskine Bowles, former Chief of Staff for President Bill Clinton; while at Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, he worked with Ray Lane, Managing Partner; and for 20 years has worked with Charles Wang, founder of Computer Associates. Chris' relationship with Charles Wang, and Computer Associates' former Chief Technology Officer, Nancy Li, created an opportunity to form NeuLion, where he is responsible for the strategy and execution of the company's marketplace efforts. The world is changing as it relates to digital media. Content owners have more leverage than ever as they move to IP based distribution. NeuLion has become a leader in creating new experiences for consumers with a fantastic array of interactive services delivered over the internet. Chris has been a frequent speaker at conferences, tradeshows, and industry events. Specialties include: sales and marketing, competitive analysis, financing, franchising, mergers and acquisition.


Christophe Louvion, CTO, M-GO: As CTO of Gorilla Media, Christophe led product development, life cycle, and sales operations. He drove lean and agile performance improvement initiatives that helped scale the company’s services to more than 600 leading web publishers and delivered integrated media and promotion to Fortune 500 companies. His tenure encompassed technical leadership for Atomic Online, Gorilla’s high-growth sister company. At Shopzilla, as Vice President, Product Development and Engineering, Christophe led R&D for consumer and B2B web sites, SEM systems, and the Bizrate research platform. He spearheaded the company’s transition to agile development and management, enabling growth from $60MM to over $200MM in three years and leading to the company’s $565MM acquisition. Earlier, he was Architect/R&D lead for Bizrate and a Software Engineer for the US Attorney General’s Office. Christophe holds an Anvar Award from The French Agency for Innovation for his early work for Cegelec in Paris. He is a Certified Scrum Coach and a member of the Agile Alliance and Agile Project Leadership Network. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Mathematics from University of Nancy I and a MS degree in Computer Science from Telecom Nancy/ESIAL. Christophe serves as an advisor and investor to several early-stage companies and is a mentor at Start Engine, supporting LA’s technology entrepreneurship.


David Jones, Vice President, Marketing and Business Development, ViXS Systems Inc.: David Jones has served as Vice President, Marketing and Business Development since September 2009. Prior to then, he served as Vice President, Business Development since joining ViXS in February 2008. Before joining ViXS, Mr. Jones worked at Conexant Systems in a number of senior positions from 1999 to 2008. Prior to Conexant, Mr. Jones worked for Motorola Semiconductors and LSI Logic where he held a number of engineering and marketing functions. Mr. Jones is an IET member and holds a Bachelors of Science degree with honors from the University of Herriot-Watt in Scotland in Electrical and Electronic Engineering.


Mark Donnigan, Strategic Accounts Development, Beamr: As a digital entertainment insider, Mark Donnigan works at the intersection of technology, strategic go-to-market planning, and ecosystem development. Mark is currently a part of the executive team building Beamr, a pioneer of perceptual image recompression technology and creator of award winning Beamr Video and JPEGmini in the Media & Entertainment space. Additional companies Mark has been instrumental with include Dune HD, an IPTV and OTT set-top box manufacturer and creator of the world's first StickSTB. VUDU, T-VOD digital distribution pioneer now owned by Walmart. MOD Systems, a Toshiba and NCR backed digital content kiosk venture. And Kaleidescape, the reference standard entertainment server with Blu-ray downloadable EST and UltraViolet support. Maintaining an active professional profile, Mark is known as an engaging and highly knowledgable moderator, keynote speaker and contributor to IPTV and OTT industry events, consortia and working groups. With a formal education in computer science and music, Mark's passion for technology, business, entertainment and music, drives him to build breakthrough digital entertainment technology, product and service companies.







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Albhy Galuten, Vice President of Digital Media Technology Strategy, Sony Corporation of America (SCA): In addition to his technological achievements, Mr. Galuten is a Grammy award-winning record producer, songwriter and arranger. Mr. Galuten joined SCA in March 2005, and is responsible for the Media Technology Group. The Media Technology Group assists with technology strategy and due diligence, research & development, relationships with the content industry and the development of standards. Before coming to Sony, Mr. Galuten was Senior Vice President, Advanced Technology, Universal Music Group. Under Mr. Galuten, eLabs and Universal’s Advanced Technology group provided: strategic advice to senior management in the technology space,