2018 USC Innovation Coast Conference - January 19, 2018

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2018 USC Innovation Coast Conference - January 19, 2018

When and where

Date and time


Doubletree by Hilton - Westside, Culver City, CA 6161 West Centinela Avenue Culver City, CA 90230

Map and directions

How to get there

Refund Policy

Refunds up to 7 days before event


The 3rd USC Innovation Coast Conference will take place on January 19, 2018 at the Doubletree by Hilton- Westside in Culver City, CA.

The conference provides stimulating discussion on innovation by various thought leaders in Innovation. This all day event includes Breakfast, Lunch, Cocktails, and Dinner

Here is our Schedule at a Glance



Scheduled Tracks include:

Entertainment & Gaming Panels featuring
o Chief Development Officer and Exec VP of Warner Brothers, Thomas Gewecke and other WB Executives
o Chairman of Twentieth Century Fox, Gary Newman, Fox Film President, Chris Aronson, Fox Film Chair Stacey Sinder
o CEO of TIVO, Enrique Rodriguez
o Founder of Activision and Acclaim Games, Howard Marks
o Technologist and Inventor, Founder of Atari, Nolan Bushnell

Artificial and Virtual Reality Panel featuring
o Vice Chairman of Deloitte Digital, Former Global President of EMI / Capital Records Digital, Jay Samit
o EVP, Global Branding IMAX
o Founder, Executive Chairman & Chief VIsionary Officer Applied VR and Chairman & CEO Lieberman Research WorldWide

Blockchain Panel featuring
o Founder of Science Blockchain, Geg Gilman
o Chief Architect, Founder, Dragonchain (Disney)

Crowdfunding Panel featuring
o CEO of CrowdfundX, Darren Marble
o Founder & CEO of Crowdfunding Marketing SaaS, Josef Holm

Enterprise Innovation Panel featuring
o CEO of Belkin International, Chet Pipken
o CEO of Legalzoom.com, John Suh
o Former CEO of WebMD, Managing Director, Vestar Capital Partners, Roger Holstein
o CEO of Creative Strategies, Tim Bajarin
o General Manager of Internet Brands John McGanty

Other Key Innovations include:
o President of CBRE Southern California, Lew Horne
o Automotive and Customer Experience Expert, JD Power IV
o Director of the Center of Global Innovation at USC and Author, Professor Gerald Tellis
o CEO of Sports 1 Marketing and Humanitarian, David Meltzer
o Co-Founder of TechCrunch, Santa Cruz Networks and Investor, Keith Teare
o Founder of Pandora, Jon Kraft
o US Head of Digital at Edelman, Jessica Clifton
o Founder of METal, host of KenRadio Broadcasting, Ken Rutkowski
o Marketing Expert and Star of “Who Killed the Electric Car?”, Chelsea Sexton
o Founder of LACI (Los Angeles Clean Energy Incubator) Fred Walti
o Former SpaceX and Tesla executive, Dolly Singh
o Former Managing Partner, Guggenheim Partners, President Crowdfunder.com, Steven McClurg
o Hyperloop Co-Founder, Bibop Gresta
o Former President of Guthy Renker, Anders Dahl
o Partners at Bain, BCG, Deloitte, EY, PWC
o Admiral Caudle commander, Submarine Force, U.S. Pacific Fleet and cybersecurity expert and PhD
And, many more innovators!