George Strompolos

George Strompolos
May 3, 2012  |  2012 Speakers, speakers  |  No Comments

George Strompolos, CEO / Founder of Fullscreen George Strompolos is the CEO and Founder of Fullscreen, a pioneering online video network built on the YouTube platform. Prior to founding Fullscreen in January 2011, George was the strategic partnerships manager at YouTube where he was responsible for establishing distribution partnerships with new media companies and content producers. In 2007, George co-developed the YouTube Partner Program which has given rise to a new creative class of online video producers around the world. A UC Berkeley graduate and technology enthusiast with a passion for media, George began his career with business development roles at WIRED

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Margie Gilmore

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April 15, 2012  |  2012 Speakers, speakers  |  No Comments

Margie Gilmore, VP of Online Originals at Disney Interactive Margie Gilmore oversees the development of original video series for Disney Interactive.   Her content slate focuses primarily on the Moms and Family audience, and includes hits like Daily Shot with Ali Wentworth http://screen.yahoo.com/daily-shot/ which is distributed on Yahoo and is over 100 episodes into the first season.  Later this summer her team will launch a partner channel with YouTube, which will feature a video version of Babble, the popular Mom Blogger Network, in addition a cooking show called That's Fresh – Recipes so Easy, You're Laughing, and a series celebrating Dads and the

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Roland Hamilton

Roland Hamilton

Roland Hamilton, General Manager at Dailymotion Roland Hamilton is currently SVP of Sales for Dailymotion.com, a leading online video destination. Hamilton leads a national sales team focused on video advertising solutions for Fortune 1000 brand advertisers. In 2009 and 2010, Hamilton’s team forged advertising partnerships with some of the world's leading advertisers including Procter and Gamble, Wrigley’s, Disney, Electronic Arts, and HBO. Prior to Dailymotion, Hamilton ran national sales at Fox Digital Media’s Beliefnet. Over 5 years he built a national sales organization that drove double-digit revenue growth resulting in an acquisition by News Corporation in November 2007. Hamilton formed strategic

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Ian Schafer

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Ian Schafer, President and Founder of Deep Focus Ian Schafer, President and Founder of Deep Focus, has been consistently redefining the way entertainment properties are marketed online. In 2002, Ian founded Deep Focus to bring a holistic suite of marketing and promotional solutions to the entertainment industry. Deep Focus' current clients include America Online, Dimension Films, HBO, MGM, Universal Music Group, 20th Century Fox, and many others. As former VP of New Media at Miramax/Dimension Films, Ian conceived and oversaw execution of their most popular online campaigns. Ian has been featured as an

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Dina Kaplan

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Dina Kaplan, Co-Founder blip.tv Dina Kaplan is a co‐founder of blip.tv.  Dina oversees marketing and finance for the company, including public relations, accounting and brand. Blip.tv is the next‐generation television network. The company was founded in 2005 by members of the videoblogging community and now hosts and distributes thousands of original series attracting 140 million video views a month. Blip.tv syndicates shows to iTunes, YouTube, Google TV, Facebook, Verizon FiOS, TiVo, Sony TVs, Vizio, the iPad and elsewhere. The company splits advertising revenue with producers on a 50/50 basis and has taken each of its top shows full time. Blip.tv’s mission is to evolve television by making independent

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Michael Wolff

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Vanity Fair Columnist, Editorial Director of Adweek, & Newser Founder | New York, NY Michael Wolff is the founder of Newser and guides its overall direction. Wolff, currently the editorial director of e5’s AdweekMedia (publisher of Adweek, Brandweek, and Mediaweek) and a contributing editor at Vanity Fair, is one of the most prominent journalists and pundits in the nation. He has written numerous best-selling books, including The Man Who Owns the News: Inside the Secret World of Rupert Murdoch, Burn Rate, and Autumn of the Moguls. He appears often on the lecture circuit, is a commentator on CNBC, and is a

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Jeff Litvack

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Jeff Litvack Jeffrey Litvack is the General Manager, Global Product Development for the Associated Press.  Jeff is responsible for identifying and assessing new revenue opportunities for the AP worldwide.  Under Jeff’s leadership, the AP launched the AP Mobile news network (the first iPhone news application), AP World Cup Soccer Application, AP Top25 Football application, White-label applications, and AP Mobile Stylebook.  AP’s mobile applications have received numerous accolades including being named the “Best in News” mobile application by The New York Times, a Top 10 iPhone App for 2008 by Time Magazine, and was nominated for a Webby Award.  Today over seven

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Aaron McNally

Aaron McNally

AARON J. MCNALLY GOOGLE, INC. MANAGER, TV ADS Aaron McNally is the head of sales for the TV Ads group at Google, Inc., joining the company in May 2007.  He manages a team that is responsible for recruiting agencies and advertisers to use the Google TV Ads platform, an online marketplace for planning, buying and measuring TV advertising. Prior to Google, Aaron was Vice President, International, at DIRECTV, Inc.  In his three and a half years there, he launched and developed DIRECTV's WorldDirect service, targeting the ethnic television audience in the U.S. with over 50 channels and dozens of channel packages in 14 languages.  Aaron joined DIRECTV

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Alex Simon

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Alex has been working in new media and entertainment for over 10 years, as an attorney, producer and more recently as a media strategist and business developer for the National Hockey League.  Alex joined the NHL's media legal department 4 years ago, where he worked on a wide range of media and technology projects, including TV, video, radio, Internet and new media distribution.  For the past 2 years, Alex’s role has focused on digital media strategy and business development. Alex developed the NHL’s approach to connected devices and is currently overseeing the launch of NHL GameCenter applications across a dozen

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Avner Ronen

Avner Ronen