Keith Richman

Keith Richman

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February 2, 2015  |  allevents, engagela14  |  No Comments

  Keith Richman, President, DEFY Media Keith Richman, a recognized industry leader and successful entrepreneur, is president of DEFY Media, a leading digital media company focused on 12-34 consumers formed by the merger of Alloy Digital and Break Media.  As president, Keith oversees all areas of content development, product, technology and marketing for DEFY Media.  Keith co-founded Break Media in 2004 and as the CEO was responsible for the overall strategic direction of the business, building it into a 160 person, profitable digital media company. He led the company through its merger with Alloy Digital in 2013. Keith is a prominent voice on the successful implementation of

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Allen DeBevoise

Allen DeBevoise

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January 4, 2015  |  allevents, engagela14  |  No Comments

    Allen DeBevoise, Chairman and Founder of Machinima Allen DeBevoise is a Co-Founder of Machinima, Inc. and serves as its Chairman. Mr. DeBevoise founded MiTu, Inc. in 2012. Mr. DeBevoise serves as an Advisor of TreatFeed, Inc. He joined The MiTu Network as an Advisor and Investor. Mr. DeBevoise has more than 20 years experience in the multimedia and interactive business. Mr. DeBevoise served as Chief Executive Officer of Machinima, Inc. until March 31, 2014. He served as the President and Chief Executive Officer of TCI Interactive (Formerly the Internet investment vehicle of TeleCommunication Inc.). At TCI, he executed investments in Sportsline, iVillage

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Ryan Kavanaugh

Ryan Kavanaugh

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December 29, 2014  |  allevents, engagela14  |  No Comments

    Ryan Kavanaugh, Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Relativity Media Ryan Kavanaugh is the Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Relativity, a next-generation studio. The company is engaged in multiple aspects of entertainment, including film and television financing, production and distribution; music publishing; sports management and digital media. Kavanaugh is a highly successful producer and global expert in film finance. Under his leadership, Relativity has produced, distributed or structured financing for more than 200 motion pictures generating more than $17 billion in worldwide box-office revenue and earning 60 Oscar® nominations.Among the newest Relativity films Kavanaugh has produced or executive produced are McG’s Three

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Michael Shamberg

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December 28, 2014  |  allevents, engagela14  |  No Comments

    Michael Shamberg, Movie and TV Producer Michael Shamberg is a movie and TV producer.  His upcoming movies in 2015 are Freeheld starring Julianne Moore, Ellen Page, Michael Shannon and Steve Carrell as well as Adam Jones starring Bradley Cooper. Shamberg is also in pre-production on the AMC series Badlands.  His most recent movie releases in 2014 were Wish I Was Here directed and starring Zach Braff and A Walk Among the Tombstones starring Liam Neeson. Shamberg’s other Producer and Executive Producer credits include Contagion, Django Unchained, World Trade Center, Erin Brockovich, Out of Sight, Reality Bites, Gattaca, Pulp Fiction, Garden State, A Fish Called Wanda, and The

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Bill Chait

December 26, 2014  |  engagela14  |  No Comments

Bill Chait, Restaurateur, Sprout LA A native Angeleno, Bill Chait has been involved in the restaurant industry for more than 25 years during which time he has developed and operated several successful restaurant concepts. Bill is the founder of a multi-unit restaurant operation, Louise's Trattoria, with locations in Southern California, Wisconsin, Washington DC and Maryland. Chait's other restaurant concepts have included Angel City Grill, The Beverly Restaurant, Market, and Louise's Italian Kitchen. In 2010, he created the nationally acclaimed LA pop-up restaurant Test Kitchen, which pioneered an exciting new concept in dining featuring world renowned guest chefs and budding culinary talent.

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Joe LeFavi

Joe LeFavi

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December 23, 2014  |  engagela14  |  No Comments

  Joe LeFavi, Creative Director, Psyop Joe LeFavi is the new Creative Director at Psyop, the full-spectrum creative studio world-renowned for 15 years of iconic advertising campaigns from the Happiness Factory of Coca Cola to the PR machine of Clash of Clans. Leveraging their extensive production facilities in Canada and both US Coasts, Joe is now spearheading Brand & Content Strategy for Psyop, working alongside their award-winning creative team to craft and cultivate multi-channel entertainment franchises, integrated marketing campaigns, and transformative cross-platform business solutions in all forms of media. Uniquely equipped to produce engaging consumer experiences across multiple channels and platforms, Psyop

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Mark Anderson

Mark Anderson

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December 23, 2014  |  engagela14  |  No Comments

Mark Anderson, Chief Experiential Officer, Omelet Mark leads all experiential and activation functions at Omelet To Go. Before coming to Omelet, Mark worked for the last decade in the music and marketing activation industries. He produced international tours for Grammy and Oscar Award winning artists including; Jennifer Hudson and Maroon 5. Brand experience also includes AT&T, Coke, Microsoft, Harley Davidson, HBO, TNT, Dick’s Sport Goods and A&E Network.   In addition to his passion for experiential marketing, Mark is an avid music photographer and an executive chef that hosts regular culinary events in LA with Ryan Fey

Bonnie Pan

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December 22, 2014  |  engagela14  |  No Comments

Bonnie Pan, Executive Vice President of Programming, Maker Studios   Bonnie Pan serves as Executive Vice President of Programming at Maker, overseeing the company's four business units across the Gaming + Sports, Life + Style, Family and Entertainment divisions along with editorial content on Maker's proprietary platform Maker.tv. Prior to Maker, Bonnie served as Head of Originals & Programming for Yahoo Video, where she oversaw the original video and programming teams, driving partnerships with the likes of The Weinstein Company, Feigco Entertainment, Sony Pictures Television, Red Hour Digital, Playtone and more. Prior to Yahoo, Pan worked on Broadway in both commercial and not-for-profit

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Mindy Chase

Mindy Chase

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December 22, 2014  |  engagela14  |  No Comments

    Mindy Chase, VP, Director of Digital Strategy, Wunderman     Mindy brings 20 years of marketing strategy, planning and analytics to Wunderman. She served as global digital marketing manager at Moxa and prior to that she worked on the agency side creating campaigns for brands such as Nike, Intel, Coke, HSN, Avon, NetApp, NetSuite, Watson Pharmaceuticals, and Bausch & Lomb Pharmaceuticals. Mindy is a key driver to bringing fresh thinking and data-infused strategies to all of our clients.

Cody Simms

Cody Simms

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December 22, 2014  |  allevents, engagela14  |  No Comments

    Cody Simms, Managing Director, TechStars at Disney Accelerator   Cody has been operating at the intersection of technology and media since the late 1990s when his first employer Snap.com merged into NBC Internet.  He is particularly interested in the ever-changing ways that our increasingly networked and connected society creates, distributes, and consumes information.   Cody is presently Managing Director for Techstars in Los Angeles where he is working along with The Walt Disney Company to deliver Disney Accelerator, a mentorship-driven investment program for technology-enabled media and entertainment startups. (Learn more at http://disneyaccelerator.com)   Previously, Cody was Chief Product Officer at StumbleUpon where he led a team

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