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Chairman

David Lipsey

Conference Chair

David Lipsey is a well-known industry founder and contributor to DAM projects. He has 20 years of experience in the diversified media and entertainment sectors, including newspapers, trade, education and technical publishing, magazines, commercial printing, syndication services, cable, broadcast and studio work. He is widely known as an innovative thought ...

Speakers

Christina Aguilera

Studio Technology | Asset Management | Walt Disney Studios

Christina Aguilera has spent 10 years in the Asset Management industry leading teams to develop global strategies and implement world-class solutions. Her passion shows through in delivering solutions with exceptional user experiences. She is dedicated to advocating and growing the opportunities for women in our field. Being a member of ...

Graham Allan

EVP, Operations & Consulting | KlarisIP

Graham Allan has spent over 20 years in digital media & entertainment technology, leading DAM, MAM, metadata, rights & content supply chain transformations for major film, television, online media, theme parks, publishing & content aggregation organizations in the US & Europe. 15 of those years were spent driving DAM, ...

Tracy Askam

Senior Director of Global Strategic Accounts | MediaBeacon

Tracy Askam brings 11 years of experience in the DAM industry assisting global organizations in adopting broader views of their assets. She is currently the Global Director of Strategic Accounts at MediaBeacon, Inc. Her passion and enthusiasm help organizations understand that DAM is critical to developing a solid digital foundation. ...

Lauren Belomy

Digital Business, Delivery & Transformation Lead | Mars, Inc.

Lauren Belomy is the Global Digital Adoption & Transformation Lead for eContent at Mars, Inc., where she delivers capabilities and experiences to enable new ways of working and drive growth across all segments. Lauren implemented Mars’ first enterprise Global Digital Asset Management and Product Content Management system in 2016, leading ...

Russ Biehn

Work Management Solution Engineer | Workfront

A Work Management Solution Engineer at Workfront since 2013, specializing in Digital Asset Management, Russ brings decades of experience in digital asset creation with extensive knowledge of Adobe Creative Cloud and digital photography. ...

Kevin Brucato

VP, Creative Operations | Prudential

Kevin is VP, Creative Operations for Prudential Brand Marketing & Advertising and Global Communications. He began his 25-plus years of experience at Bozell Advertising where he later went on to serve as a creative operations executive for other leading New York agencies. Kevin is driven by a passion for excellence. ...

Rich Carroll

Technical Consultant | IO Integration, Inc.

With nearly 25 years of experience in the creative technology industry, Mr. Carroll has embraced the challenges inherent in this constantly evolving and highly competitive field by mastering the languages spoken in the technology, creative, and corporate offices – and serving as interpreter.His expertise spans print and interactive development. He ...

Clair Carter-Ginn

Partner | Forecast

Clair is a multidisciplinary fashion and retail executive who brings a strong combination of creative vision, strategic thinking and operational expertise to her clients. She prides herself on being both right and left-brained, combining systems and process with creative strategy. Clair is a partner at Forecast, helping brands to create ...

Jon Christian

Founding Partner | OnPrem Solution Partners

Jon Christian is a Founding Partner for OnPrem Solution Partners. Based on his extensive experience with innovation technologies, Digital Asset Management (DAM), TV Everywhere, and Digital Supply Chain engagements for enterprise, global companies, Jon is recognized as one of the premier digital thought leaders in the industry. Jon has led ...

Gabriel Cohen

Chief Marketing Officer | Monigle

Prior to joining Monigle, Gabriel led the Analytics and Brand Valuation practice for Interbrand in Canada. He has a wealth of practical brand-building experience helping executives across a range of sectors better align and measure their organizations around the customer and employee experience. Gabriel is also a member of the ...

Sharon Dovas

Digital Assets & Infrastructure Archivist | Pixar Animation Studios

Sharon Dovas is responsible for the preservation and accessibility of art, document, email and calendar assets related to the film production process and Pixar’s history. She works closely with the studio’s production and technical teams to ensure that in-house DAM systems are built and used in ways that ensure longterm ...

Lee Drasin

Senior Director, Creative Operations | Beachbody

As Senior Director, Creative Operations, Lee Drasin oversees day-to-day functions of the in-house Creative Department at Beachbody, the world leader in health and fitness. A former Key Art Awards nominee with 20 years of holistic marketing experience, spanning consumer products, motion pictures, and video game launches, he joined the Motion ...

Doug Edwards

Executive Chairman | zone·tv

Doug Edwards is founder and executive chairman of zone·tv®. As executive chairman, Edwards is responsible for zone·tv's product vision and revenue strategy in cooperation with the CEO and the Board of Directors. During the past 15 years, Edwards built an incredibly talented team and placed zone·tv at the forefront of ...

Nick Felder

Global Group Director, Film and Music Production | The Coca-Cola Company

Mr. Felder is an award winning producer of television commercials and short format content with more than 20 years experience. He’s currently Global Group Director of Film and Music Production for the Coca-Cola Company. Prior to that he was EVP, Head of Production at Lowe Worldwide in New York. Other ...

John Florance

Dam Practice Manager | Risetime Technologies

John has been managing and designing production workflows for over twenty years. He got his start in publishing by helping businesses and associations move from typesetting into desktop publishing. This led to careers centered around database publishing, process color separating, XML-based editorial workflows and eventually, digital asset management. Media asset ...

Carin Forman

Director, Digital Photo Services | Home Box Office, Inc.

Carin has more than twenty five years experience in digital asset management, information technology, broadcast, media, entertainment, international and marketing using DAM technology and workflows. Having started her career at CNN in London, she moved back to the United States to join Discovery Communications in 1990. There she held many ...

Catherine Fung

Director of Product Management, Digital Media Group | Sony Pictures Entertainment

Catherine Fung has owned the strategy, roadmap and implementation of custom-built enterprise DAM systems for over 10 years. She led her teams to build three generations of responsive, intuitive and scalable media content sharing platforms for a premiere global entertainment studio. She solves problems that enhance and streamline complex workflows ...

Kevin Gepford

Creative Operations Associate Director | AT&T

Kevin Gepford is a Creative Operations leader with two decades of hands-on and managerial experience in the production and delivery of a diverse range of print, outdoor, and digital products. He currently manages production design for the digital in-house creative agency at AT&T. Prior to joining the telecom industry, his ...

Jarrod Gingras

Analyst and Managing Director | Real Story Group

Jarrod Gingras is Real Story Group's Managing Director and Analyst covering Digital Workplace and Marketing technology across the enterprise information landscape including digital asset management and web content management.Jarrod is a more than 15 year veteran of the content technology industry, starting his career as a web developer and information ...

Christopher Grakal

Executive Vice President | ICP

Christopher brings to ICP almost 20 years of experience at Warner Bros. and Turner Broadcasting, where he was the executive in charge of developing Turner’s enterprise-wide Creative Production, Digital Asset Management, and Content Distribution systems, meeting senior management, creative, IT, digital, marketing, PR, and social media objectives. ...

Kelley Grover

Senior Global Brand Manager | Deloitte

As part of her role, Kelley helps the global Deloitte network use the brand as creatively and consistently as possible by leading the advancement of platforms such as Brand Space, Deloitte’s centralized repository of brand guidelines, assets and tools. Kelley joined Deloitte from the financial services industry and has an ...

Douglas Hegley

Chief Digital Officer | Minneapolis Institute of Art

Douglas Hegley moved into the world of museum technology in 1997, following earlier stints within higher education and pediatrics research. During 14 years at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, he focused on implementing technology that served the mission of the institution, and on creating a collaborative and open technology operation. ...

John Horodyski

Partner | Optimity Advisors

John Horodyski is a Partner with Optimity Advisors with executive management strategy experience in Information Management including Digital Asset Management (DAM), Metadata and Taxonomy design, Content Management, Information Governance, Rights Management, and Brand strategy. John has provided strategic direction and consulting for a variety of Fortune 100 and 500 clients ...

Callum Hughes

Global Solutions Architect | Amazon Studios

Callum is the Global Solutions Architect for Amazon Studios. Coming from a traditional IT background, first as a Unix and Linux administrator and then as a senior engineer with VMware and then Amazon Web Services, Callum has been at the forefront of disruptive technology for almost 20 years. Focusing now ...

Peter Johnston

CEO | Kalo

Peter Johnston is the founder and CEO of Kalo, the world's leading freelancer management platform used by clients including AirBnB, Google, Popsugar and The Economist to manage over 70,000 freelancers globally. As a Design Lead at Google, Johnston relied heavily on freelancers and found that much of his time was ...

Steve Kalalian

CEO | globaledit & Industrial Color Brands

Steve Kalalian is the CEO of globaledit, a creative production platform that simplifies and accelerates the management of visual assets at scale, and Industrial Color Brands, a family of integrated production companies that offers end-to-end services including studio facilities in NY and LA, still and video capture, post-production, and creative ...

Jigna Kapadia

Senior Business Analyst | Columbia Sportswear Company

Jigna is an innovative, forward-thinking Business Analyst professional with 15 years’ experience in Marketing, creating and improving business processes, messaging, and communication. She is skilled in implementing business systems, paired with an outstanding ability to streamline processes and achieve results while managing cross-functional teams and relationships. At Columbia Sportswear Company, ...

Uri Kogan

Vice President of Product Marketing | Nuxeo

Uri Kogan joined Nuxeo as Vice President of Product Marketing in 2016, where he is focused on go to market strategy and execution for Digital Asset Management. Prior to joining Nuxeo, Uri held marketing leadership roles for digital experience technologies at OpenText and HP Software. Earlier in his career, he ...

Cheryl Konieczko

VP, Franchise Creative Project Management | Nickelodeon

Konieczko, as Vice President, Franchise Creative Project Management, is responsible for managing the creation and execution of all advertising and marketing initiatives for Nickelodeon’s franchise properties, as well as all corporate promotion and B2B creative. She also supervises all third party created advertising and serves as a key liaison to ...

Jason Lambert

Executive Director of Content Licensing & Metadata Services | Sony Pictures Entertainment

Jason Lambert is Executive Director of Content Licensing and Metadata Services at Sony Pictures Entertainment. In his role, he is responsible for business development, content acquisition, and operations for the studio’s film clip, still image, and stock footage licensing business. In addition, he leads the in-house metadata services team charged ...

David Lesue

Creative Director | Workfront

David Lesuè has worked professionally as a graphic designer, UX designer, art director and creative director for the last 17 years. At Workfront, he leads the creative services team (web, print, and video) as the Creative Director. He cares deeply about simplifying creative operations and presents often at HOW Design ...

Anthony Marshall

Digital Marketing Lead – Digital Content Management | Kraft Heinz Company

Anthony Marshall is Senior Manager, Digital Content Management at Kraft Heinz Company. He is responsible for driving the efficiency and effectiveness of digital content across all digital marketing channels. Prior to this role, Anthony spent 14 years in Information Technology managing projects for Sales and Marketing teams. ...

Stacey McKeever

Manager, Digital Asset Management | Team One

Stacey McKeever’s career in digital asset management is grounded in her 20+ years as a librarian. She has a BA in Sociology with a social psychology focus from UC Santa Cruz (“Fiat Slug!”), which dovetails perfectly with her Masters in Library and Information Science from UCLA where she specialized in ...

Maura McKinley Tull

Senior Director, Digital Asset Management Products | PBS

Maura McKinley Tull is the Senior Director, Digital Asset Management Products, in the Technology and Operations Organization. In this role on the Enterprise Applications team, Maura is responsible for strategic planning and support for PBS' Digital Asset Management (DAM) and Business Process Management (BPM) solutions. Maura has been with PBS ...

Charissa Messer

SVP, Account Strategy & Agency Operations Executive | Bank of America

Charissa Messer is an experienced strategic leader, currently leading Bank of America’s award winning in-house agency, Enterprise Creative Solutions (ECS), where she is known for her passion, innovative thinking, vision, and most importantly results. In this executive-level role, she is responsible for agile operating models, the tools and technology that ...

Radmila Milenkovich

Marketing Coordinator | FotoWare

Radmila works with marketing strategy and execution at FotoWare. Radmila does not have years of experience in the Digital Asset Management industry, but is here with the ambition to disrupt and change how things work. Her experience and passion for creative operations and technology helps her drive tools and channels ...

Jill Mohel

Senior Director of Marketing | Hilton

Jill Mohel is Senior Director, Marketing Planning and Execution at Hilton. She is responsible for driving efficiency and effectiveness across the marketing organization, leading planning, marketing activation and creative production. Her team is responsible for launching hundreds of marketing campaigns annually. Before joining Hilton, she worked in brand management ...

John Motz

CTO | GrayMeta

John Motz is a product and development leader that believes in empowering teams to make decisions fast based on customer/market research. Before GrayMeta, John led the data platform teams for financial services technology at Intuit, building the platform that powered Quicken, Mint, Quickbooks and Turbo Tax, including multiple patents in ...

Tim Pashuysen

Co-founder and CSO | STYLELABS

As the co-founder of STYLELABS, Tim is a seasoned DAM & PIM expert with over 10 years of experience in designing and building enterprise marketing platforms. Tim has a focus on the strategic and process consultancy of marketing operations. With a Master of Science in Engineering: Architecture and a previous ...

Sandeep Prasad A.K

North America Sales Lead- assetSERV Platform | Cognizant assetSERV

Sandeep has worked/consulted for multiple Fortune 500 companies over the last 12 years of experience and has played a variety of roles (Sales, Consulting, Marketing, Project Management) during this period. He has been with Cognizant for the last 6 years and in his current role, he leads the sales efforts ...

Robert Sanderson

Semantic Architect | J Paul Getty Trust

Dr. Robert Sanderson is the Semantic Architect for the J Paul Getty Trust, which is comprised of four programs - the Museum, Research Institute, Conservation Institute and Foundation. His role includes the design and direction of semantic information systems across those programs at the data and management levels. Ongoing projects ...

Doris Sanocki

Consultant, Precision Marketing Capabilities | General Mills

Doris Sanocki is a Capability Lead Analyst at General Mills, responsible for implementing and supporting the Digital Asset Management system for such brands as Betty Crocker, Pillsbury, Nature Valley, Annies and many more. She has over 30 years of development, project architecture and analyst experience spanning many different technologies and ...

Frederic Sanuy

Director of Marketing and Partner Programs | DALIM SOFTWARE GmbH

Frédéric Sanuy’s major contribution was the formation of a solutions team as DALIM SOFTWARE’s central resource for handling RFP/RFI requests for the sales team. He collaborates with the professional services team to transition projects from pre-sales to implementation as well as liaising with the Product Management and Marketing teams. Additionally, ...

Steve Simonian

Vice President of Media Technology | Fox Networks Engineering and Operations

Steve is Vice President of Media Technology at Fox Networks and has over 25 years in the Media & Entertainment industry. He is currently tasked with developing a long-term strategic vision for the content and data pipeline across media networks and distribution channels at Fox. He serves as technical ...

Wendy Skoulding

Business Development Product Manager | censhare

Wendy develops censhare's business in North America through partner enablement, pre-sales & consulting. Before joining censhare US, she implemented large-scale censhare solutions at international companies, such as Editora April in Brazil and IKEA in Sweden, as a Senior Project Manager at censhare in Europe. She has had over 25 years ...

Michael Snow

Sr. Product Marketing Manager | OpenText

Michael is a 15 year veteran in the digital experience space. He’s held various positions at HP, Oracle, Autonomy, Interwoven, and MediaBin, and brings experience in rich media, digital asset management, and customer experience management. With rich media growing exponentially as essential to any modern user web experience, he helps ...

Eric Squires

SVP, Creative Operations | Nickelodeon

Eric Squires is Senior Vice President of Creative Operations, Nickelodeon Group. In his role, Eric is responsible for creative operations across all of our franchise properties, recreation teams in NY and Orlando (theme parks, hotels and live entertainment) and all of our advertising work. Eric leads a team ...

Eric Toth

Head of L.A. Studio Operations | Oath: A Verizon Company

Eric Toth has been immersed in the digital media landscape since its infancy. He has helped push the industry forward as a Co-Founder of Yahoo! Studios - making impact as an innovator in both award-winning content and media technology. Currently he leads OATH: StudiosLA. Oath: A Verizon Company supports ...

Jeff Yaroslow

Global MAM Director | 72andSunny

Jeff Yaroslow is the Global MAM Director at 72andSunny, where he is responsible for the configuration, systems architecture, deployment strategy, maintenance, and user training of its global MAM solution. Prior to 72, he worked as the Director of Production Workflows for XPlatform Consulting (XPC), a systems integration and technology consulting ...

Juliana Vail

Head of International Production | Farfetch

Juliana currently works as the Head of International Production at Farfetch, overseeing the production and delivery of thousands of assets every week. With a background in photography she understands the challenges and constraints of the creative process and has directed her career towards improving the creative process to balance team ...

Adam Weiner

VP, Project Management Marketing/Creative | Nickelodeon

Adam Weiner is Vice President of Project Management, Nickelodeon Marketing/Creative and leads the creative project management team that supports Nickelodeon & Nick @ Nite’s animated and live-action series; digital and social media; and on-air and off-air creative.Adam joined Nickelodeon in 2008 and has held a number of different positions within ...

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