Alan Wolk veteran media analyst, former agency executive, and author of "Over The Top. How The Internet Is (Slowly But Surely) Changing The Television Industry" is Co-Founder and Lead Analyst at TV[R]EV where he helps networks, platforms, agencies, brands and ad tech companies navigate the rapidly shifting media landscape. A widely published columnist, speaker and industry thinker who is a regular on Cheddar TV, Wolk has built a following of over 3000K industry professionals on LinkedIn by speaking plainly and intelligently about TV and the media business.
Mike Shields is a veteran media editor and journalist that has covered the emerging video and advertising beat for nearly 20 years for industry defining publications ranging from Wall Street Journal, Adweek, Digiday, Media Week. Most recently Mike led the advertising industry editorial for Business Insider. His work covering America’s biggest companies and hottest issues means his perspective is informed by a deep rolodex of contacts and he knows how to cut through the bullsh*t.
L.A.-based writer, podcast host, teacher and analyst. Focused on the collision of tech, entertainment and media. Also into politics, sports, art, video games, VR/AR, blockchain and much more. Two remarkable descendants.
Jason is the founder and CEO of Fabric Media, a media incubator and talent consortium. The company serves leading-edge TV disruptors- from data and analytics platforms to TV networks to emotional measurement companies. Damata has traveled the country for C-SPAN, where he worked with MSOs, produced educational political programming. He has served as CMO of Bebo when it was the world's 3rd largest social network, led marketing for Trendrr until it was acquired by Twitter and helped build the world's largest LIVE broadcast offering at explore.org where he built up a global syndication network. He is an analyst for companies on the edge of TV innovation such as iSpot, Inscape, Canvs, TNT and more.
Mary Ann Halford
Mary Ann Halford has been actively building businesses in the media and entertainment industry in the US and internationally. She has worked as an operator and a consultant/advisor globally. Presently, she is a Senior Advisor to OC&C Strategy Consultants and an Executive-in-Residence with Progress Partners
Dade has been writing about the media and entertainment business -- primarily film and television for two decades. He has held top editing posts at Variety, Entertainment Weekly and Broadcasting & Cable. His writing has also appeared in the New York Times, Los Angeles Times, TV Guide and Investor's Business Daily. He has appeared frequently as a guest on media outlets such as CNN, NPR and the BBC and have seldom met a panel he didn't want to moderate. He is also contributed for Forbes, Globe and Mail, Fierce Cable, Cablefax and DGA Quarterly. Dade has written two books on the media business are Open Wide: How Hollywood Box Office Became a National Obsession (Miramax Books) and Anytime Playdate: Inside the Preschool Entertainment Boom, or, How Television Became My Baby’s Best Friend (Free Press/Simon & Schuster).
Cofounder - BRaVe Ventures, TV[R]EV ////// Jesse is an Emmy-nominated and Shorty Award-winning storyteller who has become a leading voice in defining and reinventing the future of TV. Formerly SVP of NBCU and Chief Strategy Officer at Spredfast, Redniss has developed countless innovative TV initiatives in the digital space.
Cofounder - BRaVe Ventures, TVREV ////// David is a true change agent and “intrapreneur” with a background that spans incubating and leading a multi-award winning enterprise social media organization at Univision, to designing and accelerating growth initiatives as a strategy consultant (Bain & Company) for Fortune 100 Companies and top tier Private Equity firms.
CEO and Cofounder of Delmondo, a social video analytics software company, creator of the first analytics for Snapchat and Facebook Live, and a cofounder of TVREV.
Managing Director, Consulting at Dativa
Carla Marshall is the Editor in Chief of Tubular Insights, and the Content Marketing Manager for Tubular Labs. She is YouTube Certified, and specializes in video optimization and organic marketing
Managing Director esports at Big Block // Subnation
Field Garthwaite, CEO & Co-Founder of video personalization and programming platform, IRIS.TV. He previously founded Jukebox TV, the first in-stream recommendation engine, which was a predecessor to IRIS.TV’s current augmented intelligence solution for video publishers and brands.
Daniel Meehan is the CEO and founder of PadSquad, a creative-first mobile advertising stack with a focus on user-controlled, in-line mobile ad formats that foster polite engagement with consumers across a premium publisher marketplace.