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VRTL Media Summit 2018

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Paramount Pictures

5555 Melrose Avenue

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November 15, 2018 | PARAMOUNT STUDIOS


VRTL Media Summit is a 1-day gathering for 250 investors and executives. The event will be held at Paramount Studios in Hollywood on November 15, 2018 with a focus on entertainment and games. The summit is not an entry level event. Attendees must be working in senior innovative posts in the entertainment industry or in startups with entertainment focused businesses, and have knowledge of the industry’s major developments and technologies before attending. This is NOT an entry level event and requires a level of industry expertise to qualify for an invite.

VRTL is the leading network for investors and executives defining the future of entertainment and games. Events and summits are by invitation only and held at exclusive venues. VRTL Summit speakers are investors and senior executives, many of whom are friends and co-investors with strong professional relationships with the organizers.

Discussions will be focused on topics related to raising capital for media startups and the technical challenges associated with creating & distributing content. There will be a series of intense roundtable discussions and keynotes, geared towards keeping the conversation at a deep level of expertise, with audience members listening and participating in Q&A at the end.

Registration to VRTL Summit is for members of the industry by invitation only* and includes:
1. Access to All Speaker Sessions (Including Breakouts and Keynotes)
2. Access to the Official After-Party
*Invitations are provided by the organizers and select media partners
through various email lists and outreach.

2018 Featured Topics:

  • Location Based Entertainment
  • The Next Wave of Augmented Reality
  • Computer Vision
  • Chatbots & Digital Humans
  • Voice Assisted Storytelling
  • The Startup Economy
  • Blockchain & Entertainment
  • Next Gen OTT

2018 Confirmed Speakers

Alice Lloyd George, Principal, RRE Ventures

Amitt Mahajan, Co-creator, Farmville, CTO, Zynga, and Co-founder, Rarebits

Aviel Ginzburg, General Partner, Founder's Co-op, Managing Director, Alexa Accelerator, powered by Techstars

Ben Grubbs, Founder and CEO, Next 10 Ventures

Chris Heatherly, EVP of Games & Digital Platforms, NBCUniversal

Christopher Sumner, SVP, Business Development and Strategy, Refinery29

Chris M. Williams, Founder and CEO, pocket.watch

David Siemer, General Partner, Wavemaker Genesis

Gil Penchina, Partner, Ridge Ventures

Jack Davis, CEO & founder, CryptTV

Jack O’Holleran, Co-Founder & CEO, SKALE Labs

Jon Goldman, Managing Partner, Skybound Entertainment, Partner, Greycroft VC

Jordan Kong, Venture Partner, Polychain Capital

Josh Stein, Co-Founder and CEO, Harbor

Kalon Gutierrez, Co-Founder, Head of Corporate Development, Nomadic

Kent Wakeford, Co-Founder and COO, Gen.G esports

Kirin Sinha, CEO, Illumix

Kobie Fuller, Partner, Upfront Ventures

Lars Buttler, CEO and Co-Founder, AI Foundation

Linda Pan, SVP, New Digital Business, AMC Networks

Lorenzo di Bonaventura, CEO, di Bonaventura Pictures & di Bonaventura Pictures Television

Matt Miesnieks, CEO, 6D.ai

Matthew Hammersley, Co-Founder and CEO, Novel Effect

Nanea Reeves, Co-founder and CEO, TRIPP

Nate Nanzer, Commissioner, Overwatch League

Nathan Burba, Co-Founder & President, Survios

Ned Sherman, Counsel/Director, Manatt Digital, Founder, Digital Media Wire

Robert Steele, Head of Strategy and Operations, Machinima

Sam Wick, Head of Ventures, UTA

Shiraz Akmal, Co-Founder, Chief Executive Officer, SPACES

Spencer Gerrol, CEO, SPARK Neuro

Stephen Ellis, Formerly Head of Esports, Facebook

Sunny Dhillon, Partner & Co-founder, Signia Venture Partners

Ted Schilowitz, Futurist, Paramount Pictures

Thomas Gewecke, Chief Digital Officer & EVP, Strategy & Business Development, Warner Bros Entertainment

Yan Liu, Co-Founder and CEO, TVision

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Visit our website at www.vrtlsummit.com


What's the refund policy?

Refunds are subject to a $100 processing fee, which will be subtracted from your refund total. We must receive your written request for a refund by October 15, 2018. Cancellation requests received after October 15, 2018 are non-refundable.

Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?

No. However you may be asked to show a government issued ID or drivers license to verify identity.

Is my registration fee or ticket transferrable?

You may transfer your registration to another person by January 20, 2017. Please provide written authorization to info@digitalmediawire.com. Confirmed and paid attendees who do not attend or who cancel after the deadline are liable for the entire fee.

How can I contact the organizer with any questions?

For questions, please call or email us at 310-855-0033 or info@digitalmediawire.com.

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