Digital LA - Digital Innovators @ BritWeek - Madame Tussauds Hollywood
Thursday, May 3, 2012 from 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM (PDT)
Los Angeles, CA
Join us for our panel celebrating Digital Innovators during BritWeek at Madame Tussaud's Hollywood. Our expert panelists of British and American professionals doing entertainment, tech, and startups will share their stories and tips on doing business in LA and / or London, and celebrate British digital innovators.
BritWeek celebrates creativity and innovation betwen Britain and California, Apr 27 - May 7. Full schedule of events at http://britweek.org @BritWeek.
- Julian Lai-Hung, Warner Bros. Digital Distribution. VP, International. Manages digital distribution of WB movies/TV in international markets outside the Americas.
Louise Hart, STEADY ON
Founder and President. STEADY ON is a marketing consultancy which uses new technologies to connect entertainment and consumer products directly to target audiences and customers. Hart's current clients include various independent film producers, the London-based fashion technology startup Studio XO and a consulting project for Warner Bros. Digital Distribution and Advanced Digital Services. @thelouisehart
echoecho, CEO, Founder.
With funding from Google Ventures, the echoecho app lets users locate friends who've accepted where they are on a map, and locate nearby coffee shop or restaurant to meet up, or chat. Android, iPhone, Blackberry, and Nokia. Echoecho is backed by Google Ventures, PROfounders Capital and a select group of angel investors. @echoecho
Productsy, Co-Founder. Incubated at Clearstone, Productsy develops first version mobile apps for small to mid size companies, creating “the productsy MVP” (minimal viable product) in just 30 days. Recently launched apps for The Ice Break and Sencha Touch. Martin is from London, and has lived in California for six years. He has lead teams at Yahoo! EU and Sunnyvale HQ & in LA CityGrid Media (IAC) & Geodelic. @Productsy
Writer/Producer/Co-star of Goodnight Burbank, one of the first ever half-hour scripted comedies made for the web. Within hours of premiering on Hulu, it was snapped up by Mark Cuban for his TV network HDNet where it became the first ever half-hour show to go from the web to TV. @GoodniteBurbank @HaydenBlack
General Manager of Uber LA.
Uber is an on-demand car service that allows everyone to have a private driver experience through iPhone, SMS, and web requests. Uber connects users with a network of professional town car and limo drivers. @Uber_LA
Amir Hosseinpour, FitOrbit, SVP of Product Strategy.
FitOrbit lets people find personal trainers online, who help create customized meal plans and workout schedules tracked via web or mobile app. FitOrbit is backed by Jake Steinfeld (CEO of Body By Jake), Tim Armstrong (CEO of AOL), Mark Mastrov (founder of 24hr Fitness), SV Angel and Spark Capital. Amir has spoken at CES, CTIA, NATPE, and Digital Hollywood. University of Cambridge, BA & MA. @FitOrbit
- Moderator: Kevin Winston, Digital LA, CEO Founder @DigitalLA @kevinwinston
More speakers to be added
CALL FOR SPEAKERS: If u do British - LA tech or are British and work in the entertainment industry, email firstname.lastname@example.org with INNOVATOR as the subject.
CALL FOR SPONSORS: Email email@example.com with INNOVATOR as the subject
Arrive in Style: Download the Uber app and enter code "uberDigital" for $20 off your ride to or from Madame Tussauds Hollywood (new users only).
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