Anna Nesser

Anna Nesser

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February 1, 2016  |  ela16  |  No Comments

  Anna Nesser, Director of Content for Omelet Studio Anna Nesser is the Director of Content for Omelet Studio where she wears many hats ranging from content strategy to production services, all rooted in her years of experience in client services. Over the last five years, she’s helped clients like Whole Foods, Walmart, Sony, HBO, Microsoft, HauteLook, Moet & Chandon, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and the Mayor’s Fund for Los Angeles create custom content for each brand’s specific challenges. Anna also acted as Associate Producer on Omelet’s first feature length documentary, License to Operate.

Scott Harris

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January 27, 2016  |  ela16  |  No Comments

  Scott Harris, Creative Director and Co-Founder, Mistress LA Scott Harris is an internationally-awarded creative director and co-founder of Mistress in Los Angeles and Mistress.tech in Hamburg. As well as creating great advertising across any and all mediums, he is a regular international award judge and lecturer in Australia, New York, London and Los Angeles. He has been recognized internationally for his work on Miller SAB, IKEA, Hot Wheels, Coca-Cola and Unilever to name a few. He believes in putting brands into culture, starting conversations, and invigorating both businesses and consumers through creativity.  His most recent fix was the digital launch of the Netflix blockbuster

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Josh Crick

Josh Crick

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January 26, 2016  |  ela16  |  No Comments

SVP, Managing Director of Digital Integration, Leo Burnett Over the last 16 years, Josh has earned his stripes leading digital for global clients at some of the top digital and creative agencies in the US, while founding two shops along the way. In his current role as Managing Director of Digital Integration at Leo Burnett, Josh is charged with aligning over 300 digital and content specialists in an effort to re-imagine and commercialize the agency’s digital capabilities with an eye toward innovation, growth, and impeccable quality of craft.    Josh is regularly called upon to share his expertise on digital topics for the

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Robert Goldberg

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January 26, 2016  |  ela16  |  No Comments

Founder and CEO, Fresno, Inc.  Rob has spent many years building ideas into companies at the connection point where the business side of the creative world meets the creative side of the business world. He is an entrepreneur by default, by design and by delovely. Rob is the Founder and CEO of Fresno Inc. Prior to the creation of Fresno, Rob was the GM of Topps Digital Services, a business unit that was created when he sold the company he founded, GMG Entertainment, to The Topps Company in 2011. Prior to GMG Entertainment, Rob was the CEO of Gold Marketing Group,

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Jason Rapp

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January 26, 2016  |  ela16  |  No Comments

  Managing Director, Science, Inc. Jason L. Rapp invests in and builds mobile media companies for Science Inc., where he serves as Managing Director and Partner.  Science Inc. is the Santa Monica based studio behind companies such as Dollar Shave Club and Wishbone. A seasoned executive, Jason has worked in traditional media companies and disruptive new start-ups.  In addition to his work at Science Inc., Jason serves on the board of Fuisz Media and is an adviser and investor in dynamic companies such as VRSE, NeuroTrack, Food52 and Fresno Inc. Previously, Jason was a senior executive in Barry Diller’s IAC corporation and at The

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David Baron

David Baron

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January 26, 2016  |  ela16  |  No Comments

    David Baron, VP Content Partnerships, Hulu  David Baron has over 20 years of creative, business development and operational experience at the intersection of entertainment and technology. He is currently Vice President of Content Partner Management at Hulu, where he is responsible for ongoing relationships with over 500 content providers, including Hulu’s corporate parents ABC, FOX and NBCU as well as studios, networks and international partners. He came to Hulu from Fox, where he was Vice President of Digital Media. In this capacity, he developed content distribution strategies based on new technologies, new partners and new business models. Prior to Fox, David

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Christopher Erwin

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January 24, 2016  |  ela16  |  No Comments

  Christopher Erwin, Chief Operating Officer, Big Frame Chris Erwin is Chief Operating Officer at Big Frame, a talent representation company providing full service talent management and influencer marketing services for both digital and traditional creators. The company was acquired by AwesomenessTV, a subsidiary of DreamWorks Animation, in 2014.  Chris oversees all financial and operational functions, and has helped build the team into the premier talent representation outfit. Chris is very active on the deal front, having helped structure many of the team’s most impactful partnerships with technology providers, advertisers and content platforms. One of the earliest company hires, Chris is one of

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Paresh Dave

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January 22, 2016  |  ela16  |  No Comments

  Paresh Dave, Technology Reporter for the Los Angeles Times Paresh Dave is a reporter for the Los Angeles Times. He has covered the courts system, national tragedies, sports business and cybersecurity. He’s a tech-savvy millennial who graduated from the University of Southern California and grew up in San Diego. Dave (Duh-vay) is indeed the last name.

Kristin Vanden Bosch

Kristin Vanden Bosch

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January 16, 2016  |  ela16  |  No Comments

  Chief Digital Officer, SVP General Manager Meredith Xcelerated Marketing     Kristi D. VandenBosch is Chief Digital Officer of Meredith Xcelerated Marketing, the leading content-led digital agency. VandenBosch is responsible for overseeing all aspects of MXM’s extensive digital practice, and is based in MXM’s Los Angeles office.   VandenBosch joined MXM in October 2012. Prior to MXM, she was Chief Executive Officer of San Francisco agencies Publicis & Hal Riney and Publicis Modem, becoming one of the first heads of a traditional advertising agency drawn from a digital background. Her experience includes leading a regional network for TBWA Worldwide, as U.S. President of digital agency TEQUILA\;

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Beatriz Acevedo

Beatriz Acevedo

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January 13, 2016  |  ela16  |  No Comments

  Beatriz Acevedo, Co-Founder/President Beatriz is a Founding Partner and President of MiTú, the leading digital media company for young Latinos around the world. She is a digital pioneer, Latin media expert and network approved show-runner with over 20 years of entertainment experience, having created, developed and produced over 1,000 half-hours of original, primetime television programming and award-winning digital series in English, Spanish and Portuguese. Her productions have earned her three Emmy Awards, an MTV Award and a two Streamy Awards, have covered a broad range of formats including; Latin lifestyle series focused on food, fashion, finance and home design, travel documentaries, music

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