Tutorials

Please join our pre-conference tutorials on Wednesday May 10. Places are limited so early booking is advised!

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Tutorial Leaders

Conference Chair, David Lipsey is a well-known industry founder and contributor to DAM projects. He has 25 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 leader and speaker on contemporary content issues.

Graham Allan has spent over 20 years in digital media and entertainment technology, leading DAM, metadata and file-based transformation for several top M&E companies from strategy & business case development to product/partner selection, systems deployment and organizational design/development.  15 of those years were spent driving DAM and infrastructure software initiatives for Disney's animation, film and television divisions, and directing the company’s enterprise integrated MAM strategy. He is AVP, Consulting, for Cognizant where he leads the Entertainment Segment Practice, covering a broad range of technology professional services initiatives for media and entertainment.

John Horodyski is a Partner with Optimity Advisors with executive management strategy experience in Information Management including 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 from Consumer Packaging Goods, to Media & Entertainment, and the Pharmaceutical industry. John is also an Adjunct Faculty at San Jose State University where he teaches a graduate course in Digital Asset Management. In addition to regular training and public speaking on digital media and metadata, John is a Board Member / Metadata Editor of the Journal of Digital Media Management, and is a monthly DAM contributor to CMS Wire. John recently published in May 2016 his book, “Inform, Transform, Outperform: Digital Content Strategies to Optimize Your Business for Growth.” 

Theresa Regli is a 22-year veteran of the information technology industry, with a particular focus on DAM for the last eight years. A former journalist, web developer, taxonomist, and director of content management at a systems integration firm, she has worked equally with technologists, marketers, and content creators for 20+ years. For the past decade, she served as the leading digital asset management market analyst, evaluating over 50 vendors as part of her research practice with The Real Story Group. She is also the author of the definitive book on managing media and digital marketing assets, Digital & Marketing Asset Management: The Real Story of DAM Technology & Practice, published by Rosenfeld Media in 2016.

Most recently, Theresa has joined the executive team of KlarisIP as Chief Strategy Officer, where she will advise clients on all aspects of digital transformation and optimization. Theresa has advised over 20% of the Fortune 500, as well as a broad breadth of cultural & heritage institutions. Her clients have included Unilever, Coca-Cola, Ubisoft, IKEA, General Mills, The British Museum, Christie's, and Nestlé. 

Edward Klaris is a senior executive and attorney in the media business with more than 20 years of experience. As part of the senior leadership team at Condé Nast, he focused on commercializing the company’s intellectual property assets, including articles, photographs, videos, blogs and trademarks. He developed new consumer products, instituted corporate IP policy and standards, and focused on long term strategic planning and operations. Considered a leader in the field, Mr. Klaris has worked on a wide range of the most complex intellectual property matters. He also led digital asset management for the entire portfolio of Conde Nast brands. Mr. Klaris is an adjunct professor of law at Columbia Law School, Chairman of the Board of Pilobolus, and on the Communications Committee of Human Rights Watch.

 


 


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