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Innovation Innovation in in Entertainment Entertainment Brought to you by The Irish Technology Leadership Group

Sony Pictures Studios Thursday, September 27, 2012

Join us for a fantastic networking event with the hottest entertainment start-ups showcasing their technologies alongside the giants of Hollywood. Come celebrate the impact of technology advancements in media with industry executives, celebrities and special guest speakers. Test your skills in our gaming lounge where you can try out some of the coolest new games and compete with some of the world’s greatest gamers. Executives in attendance represent some of the world’s leading entertainment companies including HBO, Warner Brothers, Sony and DreamWorks.

We will amaze you with the latest developments in entertainment technology! ® ®

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The Irish Technology Leadership Group presents


Innovation in Entertainment Sony Pictures Studios, Thursday, September 27, 2012

Event Overview • Technology showcase featuring the latest innovations in digital entertainment, mobile applications, gaming, social media & consumer electronics. • Pitch Camp session with one of Silicon Valley's greatest communication trainers, Nathan Gold. • Networking reception and Gala Dinner with guest speaker, George Bailey, Senior Advisor, Sony. • Gaming lounge featuring the latest and greatest technologies. • Recognize and award the 'Hollywood 50', the most influential Irish or Irish American executives in Hollywood! • Hollywood Company Awards which will honor technology companies in the entertainment sector. • Attendees will include high-profile figures from film, television, digital effects, animation, media, mobile, gaming, venture capital and technology industries.


Special Offer Must End Soon!

• Pitch Camp: $295 • Innovation in Entertainment Event & Gala Dinner: $495 (Standard price $695) • Innovation in Entertainment Event, Gala Dinner & ITLG 1 year Membership: $595 (Standard price $995)


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Event Speakers Cory Johnson, Editor-at-Large, Bloomberg Television

Event MC

Cory Johnson appears daily on "Bloomberg West," Bloomberg TV's hour-long weekday program that covers innovation, technology and the future of business from the network's studio on the West Coast. Johnson provides in-depth coverage of Internet companies, social media, cloud computing and other developments in technology, media and entertainment. Johnson brings significant experience in technology, finance and investigative journalism to his role at Bloomberg Television. Prior to joining Bloomberg in October 2010, Johnson was a hedge fund manager and private investor. As a portfolio manager at Kingsford Capital Management and an analyst at Cannell Capital LLC, he focused on value investing, short selling, forensic accounting and covering neglected equities in technology, industrials, oil and gas and other sectors.

George Bailey, Sony Corporation George Bailey runs Sony Corporation's transformation program and global IS function, and is on the board of a Sony subsidiary. He works across Sony's electronics and entertainment companies. Previously, Bailey worked as general manager of IBM's Microelectronics division, ran IBM's Global Electronics Business and led the integration of PricewaterhouseCoopers' (PwC) consulting business into IBM's Business Consulting Services division. He also initiated the Go! India program.

Dylan Collins, Chairman, Fight My Monster Dylan Collins is Executive Chairman of Fight My Monster (, the fastest-growing online game for boys in Europe. He is also Chairman of Treemetrics, the world’s leading forestry analytics company. Dylan is one of the most experienced Internet entrepreneurs in Europe, building three companies with three successful exits over the last decade. He was recently named as Enterprise Ireland’s Startup Ambassador. In 2007 Dylan founded Jolt Online Gaming, which became one of the pioneering social games publishers in Europe. Jolt successfully launched a range of free-to-play games on browser and Facebook including Championship Manager, Legends of Zork, Utopia Kingdoms and Playboy Party.

Una Fox, VP in the Walt Disney Company Corporate Technology Group Disney’s Una Fox will also join the list of prestigious speakers at our Hollywood event. 'Una joined Disney in 2008 & her specific focus is Online Marketing Technologies, Brand Management and Customer Business Intelligence. She is responsible for spearheading many of the enterprise IT strategies that are helping organizations like Disney stay on top of major technology trends, such as the consumerization of IT and the thirst for big data. Prior to joining Disney, Ms Fox was a Director of Partner Services at Yahoo, Inc. and held several leadership roles at BearingPoint.

Chuck Labella, VP Talent Relations of NBC Universal An Emmy nominated producer, talent and development executive Chuck LaBella has built a reputation for creating and producing original entertainment across the spectrum of television. From the memorable puppets on "The Bronx Bunny" to comedy legends for A&E's "The Kings of Late Night" his expertise as a veteran entertainment producer has been essential to many productions by bringing key talent to a wide variety of projects. LaBella has a long list of diverse credits including Talent Producer for four seasons on NBC's "Celebrity Apprentice" and "Last Comic Standing" as well as Talent Producer for the History Channel's "Top Gear USA." He also serves as a talent consultant for NBC's Alternative Series and Specials department and is Executive in Charge of Talent for the Miss USA and Miss Universe pageants.

Robert Nashak, EVP of Digital Entertainment, BBC Worldwide Robert Nashak was named Executive Vice President, Digital Entertainment in January, 2010. Reporting to John Smith, Chief Executive of BBC Worldwide, Robert oversees the company’s gaming strategy, to develop new opportunities across a wide range of gaming platforms. Prior to joining BBC Worldwide, Robert served as Vice President at Electronic Arts (EA) with strategic and operational responsibility for EA’s social gaming group. He previously led production for EA’s Casual Studios and was responsible for console, handheld and PC game development. Before that Robert was VP and General Manager of Yahoo! Games.

Nanea Reeves, Chief Operating Officer, Machinima Recognized by Digital Media Wire as one of the 25 Executives to Watch in Digital Media, Reeves brings over 15 years of experience in the technology field. She has been directly involved in creating many innovative products, platforms and consumer destinations for multiple industries including video game publishing, e-commerce, entertainment and social and mobile applications. At Gaikai, Reeves was directly responsible for their product roadmap that included deployments to YouTube and Facebook as well as the overarching strategic direction of the company. A strong advocate for digital distribution, Reeves remains a member of the Gaikai Advisory Board and the two companies are testing implementations of Gaikai’s Game Streaming service across the Machinima Network.

Innovation in Entertainment The 2012 Hollywood 50 George Bailey Chris Boody Kieran Breen Jon Bukosky Brian Byrne Des Carey Brian Carmody James Carroll Sean Cooney Adele Cooper Bill Daly Donnachada Daly Peter Devlin Moya Doherty Niall Donnelly Rory Dooley Brian Dunn Damian Farrell Terry Fitzpatrick Una Fox Ciaran Foy Cathal Gaffney Kieran Hannon Cory Johnson Kathleen Kennedy Dr. Anil Kokaram Greg Little Jonathan Loughran Tom Malloy Kevin McCarthy John McColgan Tomm Moore Sean Moriarty Brendan Morrissey Robert Nashak Darragh O’Connell Niall O'Connor Susan O'Day Sean O'Donoghue Fergal Reilly Jay Roewe John Ryan Kirsten Sheridan Gary Shore Colum Slevin Patrick Sweeney Norman Tajudin Lorraine Twohill Paul Young




Senior Advisor Vice President

Sony Corporation Intel Software and Services Group General Manager, Intel Services Division, Network Product Services EVP Marketing 20th Century Fox Partner SVGP Film Composer Independent Founder/Owner LightIron digital Founder/Owner Smuggler SVP Yahoo! VP, Advanced Production Technology Warner Bros Dir.of Global Business Partnerships Facebook Former SVP Warner Bros Animator Dreamworks Production Sound Mixer DBD Audio Director Tyrone Productions Entrepreneur Arrogant SVP Logitech CEO Pirate Eye MD Caboom Animation Studio Chief Content & Distribution Officer Sesame Street VP, Integrated Retail Disney Writer/Director Co-Founder Brown Bag Films VP Marketing UBM Canon Anchor Bloomberg Co-Chairman Lucas Film/Kennedy Marshall Technology Lead/Professor Google/Trinity College Dublin Producer Brown Bag Films SVP Irish Film Board CTO Adobe CFO X-Box (Microsoft) Riverdance Co-Owner Cartoon Saloon Founder Ticketmaster Independent EVP, Digital Entertainment BBC Worldwide Director/Executive Producer Brown Bag Films CIO Apple CIO Disney CTO The Madison Square Garden Company Director Sony Corporation SVP HBO Co-Founder Macrovision Writer/Director The Factory Director Knucklehead Vice President, Head of Studio Ops Lucasfilm Counsel Reed Smith Partner SVGP VP Global Marketing Google Co-Owner Cartoon Saloon

Who you can expect to meet at Innovation in Entertainment Jean-Louis Alpeyrie George Bailey Gerald Brady Kieran Breen Jon Bukosky Mark Burnett Des Carey Brian Carmody Dylan Collins Bill Daly Donnachada Daly Marjorie DeHey Daleo Moya Doherty Roma Downey Brian Dunn Terry Fitzpatrick Fionnula Flannagan Una Fox Cathal Gaffney Ciaran Gribbin Kieran Hannon John Hartnett Cian Hughes Cory Johnson Gerard Johnston Robbie Keane Claudiene Keane Kathleen Kennedy Dr. Anil Kokaram Chuck LaBella Greg Little Jonathan Loughran Greg Maguire Tom Malloy Kevin McCarthy John McColgan Wayne McCollough Sean Moriarty Marjorie Muldowney Robert Nashak Moley Ó Súilleabháin Owen Ó Súilleabháin Darragh O’Connell Sean O'Donoghue Fergal Reilly John Ryan Gary Shore Colum Slevin Victoria Smurfit John Stanton Norman Tajudin

Partner Senior Advisor Managing Director EVP Marketing Partner Producer VP, Post Production & Partner Founder Executive Chairman Former SVP Animator Partner Founding Director Actress CEO Chief Content & Distribution Officer Actress VP, Integrated Retail Co-Founder Lead Singer VP Marketing Founder and President Head of Operations Anchor Principal – Media & Entertainment Football Player Model, Fashion columnist Co-Chairman Technology Lead/Professor Vice President Talent Relations Producer SVP Animator SVP and Chief Software Architect CFO Director Former World WBC Boxing Champion Founder West Coast Director EVP Singer/Guitarist Singer/Guitarist Director/Executive Producer CTO Director Co-Founder Director Vice President, Head of Studio Ops Actress/Presenter Partner Partner

Heidrick & Struggles Sony Corporation Silicon Vallley Bank 20th Century Fox SVGP NBC - Survivor, The Voice LightIron Digital Smuggler Fight my Monster Warner Bros. Dreamworks MediaMojos Today FM Touched by an Angel Pirate Eye Sesame Street Lost, Nip/Tuck, A Christmas Carol Disney Brown Bag Films INXS UBM Canon ITLG ITLG Bloomberg HCL LA Galaxy Sunday News of the World Lucasfilm/Kennedy Marshall Oscar Winner Avatar NBC Universal Brown Bag Films Irish Film Board Avatar Adobe X-Box (Microsoft) Riverdance Olympic Silver Medalist Ticketmaster American Ireland Fund BBC Worldwide Size 2 Shoes Size 2 Shoes Brown Bag Films Madison Square Garden Sony Pictures Macrovision Knucklehead Lucasfilm The Beach ITLG SVGP

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