Over the past 16 years, Digital Media Wire has produced over 150 conferences and events bringing together global leaders in entertainment, media and technology. Here are the some of the amazing speakers joining 2017 NYME.

2017 Keynotes & Fireside Chats

Ben Feder

President, International Partnerships (North America), Tencent Games

Robert Kasunic

Associate Register of Copyrights and Director of Registration Policy and Practice, United States Copyright Office

Ted Leonsis

Founder, Chairman, Majority Owner and Chief Executive Officer, Monumental Sports & Entertainment

Harold Goldberg

Founder, NY Videogame Critics Circle

2017 View from the Top Speakers

Laura Lee

EVP, Content, Strategy & Operations, NBCUniversal

Julie Greifer Swidler

EVP, Business Affairs & General Counsel, Sony Music Entertainment

Michael Abitbol

SVP, Business & Legal Affairs, Digital, Sony/ATV Music Publishing

Lui Simpson

Executive Director, International Enforcement and Trade Policy Association of American Publishers

Lars Murray

SVP Strategic Partnerships, Pandora

Rebecca Glashow

Head of Worldwide Distribution, Awesomeness

Benji Rogers

CEO, dotblockchain Music

Ira Rubenstein

Chief Digital & Marketing Officer, PBS Digital

2017 Panelists & Presenters

Aaron Ford

Director, Digital Advertising, The Orchard

Aaron Luber

Head of Content Partnerships, Google VR Team

Adam Ostrow

Chief Strategy Officer, Mashable

Amy Sorokas

Director Strategic Partnerships, Brand Strategy, Microsoft

Anatoly Ropotov

CEO, Game Insight

Anne Frisbie

SVP, Global Brand & Programmatic, InMobi

Anton Zietsman

Director, 3311 Ventures

Bill Colitre

Vice President & General Counsel, Music Reports

Bruce Flohr

Chief Strategy Officer/ Executive Vice President, Red Light Management
Partner, GreenLight Media and Marketing
Partner, ATO Records

Bryce Weiner

Founder, Tao Network

Chad Marcum

Founder and CEO, VideoBomb

Chris Donahue

Senior Director, Alliances, AMD

Christine Murphy

SVP Branded Entertainment, Astronauts Wanted

Christy Tanner

SVP & General Manager, CBS News Digital

Cortney Harding

Founder, Friends with Holograms

Damon Lau

Co-founder and CEO, Everyday Influencers/Press X

Dan Rowe

Managing Director, Sword, Rowe & Company

Daniel Kelley

Director, HyperX Corporate Marketing

David Beck

Chief Strategy and Ventures Officer, tbs & TNT

David Jorba

President, Vizrt Americas

David Liu

Creative Director of Virtual Reality, Viacom NEXT

David Porter

CEO & Founder, 8tracks

Dick Wingate

Principal, DEV Advisors

Drew Silverstein

Founder & CEO, Amper Music

Eric Goldberg

Managing Director, Crossover Technologies

Gabrielle Heyman

Head of Global Brand Partners, Zynga

Jeremy Gruber

Head of Digital, Friends at Work

Jesse Grushack

Co-Founder, Ujo Music

Jill Braff

former GM, Ellen Digital Ventures

Jon Goldman

Managing Partner, Skybound

Joost van Dreunen

Co-founder & CEO, SuperData Research

Juan Santillan

Founder and CEO,

Julie Shumaker

VP, Global Ads Business Development, Unity Technologies

Justina Valentine


Karen Allen

President, Karen Allen Consulting

Kavi Halemane

GM of Digital Programing, iHeartRadio

Kevin Carson

VP, Global Artist and Industry Relations, Smule

Kevin Chernett

Executive Vice President – Global Partnerships & Content Distribution, Live Nation Studios

Khudor Annous

Head of Marketing and Partnerships,

Kym Nelson

SVP of Client Strategy, West, Twitch

Lori Feldman

EVP Strategic Marketing, Warner Bros. Records

Lucie Watson

Head of Music, Platoon

M. Scott Havens

Global Head of Digital, Bloomberg Media

Marty Strenczewilk

CEO and Co-founder, Splyce

Megan Berry

Head of Product, Octane AI

Mia Goldwyn

Chief Content Officer, StyleHaul

Michael Shanley

Vice President, IT Business Development, Music Reports

Michael Vorhaus

President, Magid Advisors

Mike Lee

Head of Partnerships, Everyday Influencers/Press X

Mike Vorhaus

President, Magid Advisors

Nanea Reeves

CEO & Co-Founder, TRIPP

Nathan Lands

Co-Founder & CEO, Binded

Ned Sherman

Counsel/Director, Manatt Digital
Founder, Digital Media Wire

Nicole St. Jean

VP of Content, 8i

Panos Panay

Vice President, Innovation and Strategy, Berklee College of Music; Managing Director, Berklee: Institute for Creative Entrepreneurship

Paul Brewer

VP, Global Sponsorships, ESL

Paul Kontonis

Chief Marketing Officer, WHOSAY

Paul Sweeting

CEO, Concurrent Media; Editor & Co-Chair, RightsTech

Phil Ranta

COO, Studio71

Philip Alberstat

Chief Operating Officer, Contend

Rick Howe

The iTV Doctor, Interactive TV Today

Rob Ruffler

Senior Director, Virtual Reality, Viacom NEXT

Robert Norton

CEO & Founder, Verisart

Shannon Priut

President, The Story Lab, US

Stephen White

CEO, Dubset Media

Susan Borst

Deputy Director, Mobile IAB

Susanne Mei

General Manager, People/Entertainment Weekly Network (PEN)

Ted Leonsis

Founder, Chairman, Majority Owner and Chief Executive Officer, Monumental Sports & Entertainment

Tinzar Sherman

CEO & Co-Founder, Digital Media Wire

Travis Boatman

Founder and CEO, Carbonated

Virginie Berger

CEO, Armonia Online

Zeeshan Zaidi

SVP & General Manager, OnTour with Ticketmaster, Ticketmaster


2016 Speakers

Afdhel Aziz

Director, Absolut Labs

Al Lieberman

Executive Director Entertainment, Media & Technology program, Stern School of Business, NYU

Albert Lai

CEO - Big Viking Games

Albert Reed

General Manager, Demiurge Studios

Alex White

Head & Co-Founder, Next Big Sound, Pandora

Alexander Kisch

EVP, Business Development & Affairs, Vevo

Alexander Rea

Head of Creative Technology, Framestore

Alexandra Shapiro

EVP, Marketing & Digital, Entertainment Networks, NBCUniversal

Alison Hoffman

Chief Marketing Officer, Starz

Andrea Clarke-Hall

Director of Business Development, Tubi TV​

Andrew Hampp

VP, Brand Strategist, MAC Presents

Andrew Klein

Senior Vice President, AEG Global Partnerships

Andrew Merkatz

President, Tapinator, Inc

Andy Swanson

VP, eSports Evangelist, Twitch

Angela Northington

General Manager, Urban Movie Channel

Anjali Sud

General Manager, Creator Platform, Vimeo

Ashley J. Swartz

Founder & CEO, Furious-Minds

Ashley Kaplan

Head of Content, Fullscreen

Ben Priddy

Creative Director, Tech, Tool of North America

Betty Tran

EVP, Marketing, Izo

Bill Grosso

CEO & Founder, Scientific Revenue

Bill Mooney

Chief Product Officer, Skillz

Bob Gruters

US Group Lead, Entertainment, Restaurants, and Multicultural, Facebook

Brad Spahr

VP, Product Development, Global Digital Business, Sony Music Entertainment

Brandon Martinez

Vice President, LNTV Network, Live Nation

Brian Adams

Founder & CEO, MightyTV

Brian Halligan

CEO - Hubspot

Brian Seth Hurst

Co-Founder & Chief Storyteller, StoryTech

Bryan Biniak

Entrepreneur-In-Residence, Nokia Growth Partners

Cat Lincoln

Founder & CEO, Clever Girls

Chris Byrd

Lead Video Game Critic, The Washington Post

Chris Cataldi

Co-Founder & COO, Genvid Technologies, Inc.

Chris Petrovic

VP, Corporate & Business Development, Zynga Inc.

Chris Pizzurro

Head of Sales & Marketing, Canoe Ventures

Christian Petersen

Director of Product, Personalization and Personal Media, Comcast Silicon Valley Innovation Center

Christina Alejandre

General Manager & Vice President, eSports, ELEAGUE

Christine Lee

Vice President and GM, Global BD, Immersv

Christopher Harrison

VP, Music Business Affairs, Sirius XM Radio Inc.

Colin Gillis

Director of Research, BGC Financial

Dan Ackerman

Section Editor, CNET; author, The Tetris Effect

Dan Berkowitz

CEO & Founder, CID Entertainment

Dan Bruinsma

SVP, DIrector, Starcom

Dan Porter

Head of Digital, WME; CEO, Overtime

Daniel Binns

Managing Director, NY & SF, Interbrand

Daniel Sander

Head of Market Development,

Daniel Stedman

Founder, Northside Media Group

Danny Anders

CEO & Founder, ClearTracks

Danny Goldberg

President, GoldVE Entertainment

Darrell Andrews

Director of Music Partnerships/Strategy, OmniaMedia

Darren Moran

Head of Innovation, Grey New York

Dave Bisceglia

Co-Founder & CEO, The Tap Lab

David Berkowitz

Principal, Serial Marketer

David Danowski

VP, Pricing, Planning & Inventory Management, Fox Networks Group

David Dowd

VP Customer Growth, Media Business

David Gaines

Chief Planning Officer, Maxus Americas

David Griffith

VP, Digital Marketing Partnerships, Food Network

David Tockman

VP, Business Development, Shindig, Inc.

David Walls

Founder & President, Funkitron

Dennis Kooker

President, Global Digital Business & US Sales, Sony Music Entertainment

Domenic DiMeglio

SVP, Distribution & Operations, CBS Digital Media, CBS Interactive

Doug Ray

CEO, Carat USA

Dr. Kate Stone

CEO & Founder, Novalia Ltd

Edward Roussel

Chief Innovation Officer, The Wall Street Journal & Dow Jones

Eric Berger

EVP, Digital Networks, Sony Pictures Television; General Manager, Crackle

Eric Zimmerman

Independent Game Designer & Arts Professor, NYU Game Center

Facundo Diaz


Francisco Albornoz

TheGameHuntah Gaming

Francois Arbour

VP Product, Video & Music, Shutterstock

Francois Vaxelaire

Head & Founder, The Lot Radio

Fred Goldring

Chairman & Co-Founder, Music Aficionado, Inc.; CEO & Co-Founder, GraphAudio, Inc.

G.O. Burton

SVP, Distribution and Partnerships, OWNZONES Media Network

George Baier IV

Head of Media Solutions, Dropbox

Howie Singer

Senior VP & Chief Strategic Technologist, Warner Music Group

James DeJulio

Co-founder, President & Chief Creative Officer,Tongal

James Shears

General Manager, Advanced TV, The Trade Desk

Jared Pearlman

Vice President, Branded Content, United Entertainment Group

Jarrod Moses

CEO & Founder - United Entertainment Group

Jason Lipshutz

Deputy Editor, Fuse Digital

Jason Williams

Director of Product and Growth, Plex

JC Cangilla

SVP, Business Development, New Form Digital

Jean-Christophe Baillie

Founder & President, Novaquark

Jedd Katrancha

EVP, Creative Services, Downtown Music Publishing

Jeff Birnbaum

Head of Gaming Partnerships - Google

Jeff Birnbaum

Head of Gaming Partnerships, Google

Jeff Gomez

CEO, Starlight Runner Entertainment

Jeff Marsilio

VP, Global Media Distribution, NBA

Jeffrey Greller

Digital Agent, VR/AR, WME

Jeremiah Rosen

Partner & Managing Director, Reason2Be

Jeremy Simon

Director, Influencer & Partnership Marketing, KBS' Attention

Jeremy Strauser

Vice President & General Manager, Digital Apps, The Topps Company, Inc.

Jeremy Welt

President, Invisible Robot

Jesse Redniss

Co-Founder, BRaVe Ventures

Jesse Walden

Co-Founder, Mediachain Labs

Jessica Rovello

CEO - Arkadium

Jillian Mood

CEO & CFO (Chief Fun Officer), Jillian Mood & Partners

Jim Griffin

Managing Director, OneHouse

Joan E. Solsman

Senior writer, CNET

Joan Gillman

Former EVP & COO, Time Warner Cable Media

John Collins

Managing Director, Broadcast & iTV, MediaStorm

John Militello

Director of Marketing, Volvo Car USA

Jon Radoff

CEO & Founder, Disruptor Beam

Jonathan Azu

General Manager & Executive Vice President, Red Light Management

Jonathan Bokor

SVP, Director of Advanced Media, Mediavest

Josh Burns

Gaming Industry Consultant

Josh Rabinowitz

EVP & Director of Music, Townhouse Music

Joy Howard

CMO, Sonos

Joy Marcus

EVP & General Manager, Digital Video, Condé Nast Entertainment

Julien Simon

VP, Music Rights & Label Relations, Deezer

Justin Tobin

Founder & President, DDG

Kathy Baker

SVP of Digital Marketing, Columbia Records - Sony Music Entertainment

Kathy Baker

SVP, Digital Marketing, Columbia Records, Sony Music Entertainment

Keith Hindle

CEO, Digital & Branded Entertainment, FremantleMedia

Kent Wakeford

COO - Kabam

Kevin Cornish

Founder, Moth+Flame VR

Kevin McCoy

CEO, Monegraph, Inc.

Kris Kliemann

President, Kliemann & Co.

Kyra Reppen

CEO, Katapult

Larry Linietsky


Larry Miller

Director, Music Business Program, NYU

Lawrence Peryer

Independent Producer & Consultant

Manny Anekal

Founder, The Next Level

Mara Einstein

Author of Blacks Ops Advertising: Native Ads, Content Marketing, and the Covert World of the Digital Sell?

Marc McEwen

VP, Client Services, RedPeg Marketing

Marcie Jastrow

SVP Immersive Media, Head of Technicolor Experience Center, Technicolor

Marco Mereu

Founder & GM, Roostr

Margaret Wallace

CEO, Playmatics

Mario & Fafa

Glove and Boots

Martha Nelson

Global Editor in Chief, Yahoo

Mary Nichols

President & Founder, FuseBox Radio Broadcast

Matthew Wang

Managing Director, Evercore

Maurice Bernstein

Co-Founder and CEO, Giant Step

Maximo Cavazzani

Founder & CEO, Etermax

Michael Abbattista

GLobal Head of Telecom/ISP Partnership & Business Development, Spotify

Michael Davis

CEO & President, Embassy Row - Sony Pictures Television

Michael Wayne

Co-Founder & CEO, Kin Community

Mike Sepso

SVP, Activision Blizzard

Mikko Setälä

Chief Corporate Development Officer, Rovio

Misha Koroteev

Creative Director & Co-Owner, VGNC

Molly Neuman

Head of Music, Kickstarter

Naomi Makofsky

Strategic Product Partnerships, Google

Natalie Zfat

Co-Founder, The Social Co.

Natasha Diggs

DJ, Soulinthehorn

Nathan Guetta

VP, Product and Technology, Condé Nast Entertainment

Ned Sherman

Counsel/Director, Manatt Digital
Founder, Digital Media Wire

Nick Lippman

Partner, Lippman Entertainment

Nico Perez

Cofounder, Mixcloud

Owen Grover

EVP & General Manager, Content Development & Distribution. iHeartMedia

Pamela Nguyen

Ad Operations Manager, DramaFever

Patricia Hadden

SVP of Digital Enterprises - NBCUniversal

Paula David

VP of Sales & Sales Operations, Affectiva

Pete Pachal

Tech Editor, Mashable

Phillip Morelock

Chief Digital Officer & Chief Revenue Officer, Playboy Enterprises

Priya Rajagopalan

VP, Product Management, TiVo

Quinn Kilbury

Senior Brand Director - Heineken, USA

Rich Flier

Managing Director, Business Development, Digital Domain

Robert Bardunias

Co-Founder & CRO, IRIS.TV

Roger Keating

Senior Vice President, Digital Media, Hearst Television

Russ Crupnick

Managing Partner, MusicWatch

Ryan Barkan

Music Supervisor, Droga5

Ryan P. Hall

Head of Development, Rooster Teeth

Sahil Patel

Reporter, DigiDay

Sam Gilchrist

CEO, PluraVida

Sam Olstein

Director, Global Innovation, GE

Sam Toles

Head of Global Content Acquisitions and Distribution, Vimeo

Sara Clemens

Editor-in-Chief, Videodame

Scott Berenson

Director, Rights Management, SoundExchange

Scott R. Singer

Managing Director, Media, DDG

Seth Ladetsky

SVP, Sales, Turner Sports

Seth Schachner

Managing Director, Strat Americas

Shanti Bergel

SVP, Business & Corporate Development, GREE

Shawn Allen

Designer/Director, Nuchallenger

Sherri Smith

Senior Staff Writer, Purch

Sophia Dominguez

CEO, SVRF; Founder, AllThingsVR

Stephanie Mehta

Deputy Editor, Vanity Fair

Stephen Bryan

Chief Content Officer, SoundCloud

Steve Case

Co-Founder, Former Chairman, AOL; Chairman, Revolution

Stuart Lipson

Executive Director, eSports Ad Bureau

Susanna Pollack

President, Games for Change

Suzanne Spence

Head of Global Brand Solutions, Wattpad

T. Hale Boggs

Partner, Corporate/Finance, Capital Markets and Venture Capital, Manatt

Ted Schilowitz

VR Creator & Futurist/CinemaVangelist - 20th Century Fox/Barco

Thao Hoang

SVP, Business Development, DEFY Media

Thom Gruhler

Former Corporate Vice President, Apps and Services, Microsoft

Tim Chang

Managing Director, Mayfield Fund

Tom Buontempo

President, KBS' Attention

Tom Giles

Senior Director, Fullscreen Direct

Tom Rassweiler

VP, Games, Arkadium

Tony Emerson

Managing Director, Worldwide Media & Cable, Microsoft

Tony Mugavero

CEO & Founder, Littlstar

Vin Farrell

Global Chief Content Officer, Havas Worldwide

Winston Binch

Chief Digital Officer, Deutsch North America

Zach Blume

Managing Partner, Portal A

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