Seth Shapiro is a leader in business innovation and digital media. As a innovation keynote speaker and as the CEO of New Amsterdam Media, a business consultancy firm, Seth helps companies turn disruptive technology to competitive advantage and use digital in innovative ways to build relationships with customers.
A two-time Emmy® Award winner, USC Professor and Television Academy Governor, Seth has worked with some of the world’s most innovative companies, including the Walt Disney Company, Comcast, DIRECTV, Intel, Interpublic Group, Verizon, Universal Pictures, Goldman Sachs and a range of startup and early stage ventures.
He has been the launch lead for nearly 30 digital services across TV, online, music, and mobile, and helped mastermind game-changing media services like NFL Sunday Ticket and TiVo.
Pam Allison is a digital media product and marketing strategy executive who focuses on helping companies develop and built products, monetize content and expand marketing reach. Pam is currently a and technology companies. Her clients including Esri, a GIS software platform and location-aware data company, Disney, USC, and others. Pam has occupied key roles at DtecNet, Movielink, Disney, and DIRECTV. She is launched a startup called MeowWoofChirp, which was a social network for pets.
Karinna regularly gives key note speeches on relationships for Celebrity A-List events, prestigious organizations such as the Entrepreneurs Organization, and academic institutions such as New York University. She has appeared on television shows like the UK's Million Dollar Romance and NBC's Starting Over, has given advice on the pages of national magazines like Women's Health, Cosmopolitan, and SELF, and has been heard on numerous radio shows and blogs all over the world.
As a consultant, help companies working in the media and entertainment space;
- identify, quantify, and develop products and service opportunities,
- mitigate technical, legal, social, and business obstacles to market development, and
- craft products and services that are attractive to consumers and have significant potential ROI
Shirin creates high quality innovative multi-platform immersive interactive experiences that inspire, empower, and engage children and adults. Previously, Shirin worked as the Research Manager & Bratz Brand Manager at MGA Entertainment, where she combined her child and youth marketing expertise with her toy marketing experience to perform ongoing research and analysis of the most current industry trends, consumer motivations and competitor activity for over five years. Salemnia was also responsible for the design development of MGA’s Play Lab - a place where dyads and triads of children and their parents gather for in-house qualitative research right on MGA’s premises.
Providing a business perspective to creative, technology and emerging companies has been Marty Shindler's hallmark for more than thirty years, including nearly twenty five years in the professional service industry, nineteen of which have been with The Shindler Perspective.
Marty's association with many high profile companies has caused him to accumulate a vast amount of knowledge and experience in many aspects of entertainment, technology and business practices of a myriad of companies. His rare combination of providing professional services and hands-on executive management makes him uniquely qualified to offer a valuable perspective to his clients.
Mark Jeffrey is an accomplished CTO/CPO/CEO with 25 years of experience and three exits. He is an award-winning serial entrepreneur of innovative technology companies backed by Tier One investors. These include The Palace(sold to Communities.com in 1998), ZeroDegrees (sold to InterActive Corp/IAC in 2004), TargetClose, Mahalo (now Inside.com), ThisWeekIn, and Guardian Circle. He has authored eight books, including the Max Quick series (Harper Collins).
GHEN is an Entertainment and New Media attorney. She Counsels, draft and negotiates entertainment and new media contracts for above-the-line talent , film/tv/new media production companies, and artist management companies.
For Women IN Film, she’s Responsible for fundraising, advocacy and setting policy. Determine, approve and execute programs and services with a specific focus on international television and new media initiatives including director, producer and writer shadowing programs.