Pulse Conference 2017

UCLA Anderson PULSE Entertainment, Sports & Technology Conference


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Friday, February 10, 2017

8:15 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
UCLA Anderson School of Management
Korn Convocation Hall


The 7th annual UCLA Anderson PULSE Entertainment, Sports & Technology Conference will bring together leading executives to share insights and perspectives on the current trends, opportunities and challenges impacting the entertainment, sports and technology industries.

Who Should Attend:

The UCLA Anderson PULSE Conference is for executives who are working in media, entertainment, sports and technology. This one-day event will give you everything you need to stay on the pulse of the biggest opportunities and trends impacting the current business landscape.

About Last Year's Event

 
Dan Beckerman, UCLA Anderson, Pulse 2016
February 5, 2016

AEG’s Dan Beckerman Sheds Light on International Strategy

Dean Judy Olian kicked off the sixth installment of the Pulse Conference, UCLA Anderson’s signature event highlighting trends in digital media, entertainment and sports, with a conversation with CEO and president of AEG Dan Beckerman (’96), who was recognized as this year’s Game Changer Award recipient.

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Future of TV, UCLA Anderson, Pulse 2016
February 5, 2016

The Future of Television: The Battle for Your Attention Takes Center Stage

UCLA Anderson’s 2016 Pulse Conference, presented by the Center for Management of Enterprise in Media, Entertainment & Sports, featured an in-depth conversation on the future of television. Distinguished Visiting Professor Brian Frons sat down with Jim Lanzone (B.A. ’93), president and CEO of CBS interactive...

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UCLA Anderson Pulse 2016
January 29, 2016

UCLA Anderson to Host Pulse 2016

LOS ANGELES (Jan. 28, 2016) The annual PULSE Conference hosted by UCLA Anderson’s Center for Management of Enterprise in Media, Entertainment, and Sports (MEMES) is bringing together leaders in film, sports, music and media industries to share insights and perspective on the current trends, opportunities and challenges impacting the entertainment, sports and technology industries.

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Future of TV, UCLA Anderson, Pulse 2016
February 2, 2016

UCLA Anderon’s Pulse Conference: Return of the Mid-Budget Film

UCLA Anderson’s 2016 Pulse Entertainment, Sports and Technology Conference brought together leading industry executives to share insights and perspectives on current trends, opportunities and challenges. As part of the event, organized by the Center for Management of Enterprise in Media, Entertainment & Sports...

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UCLA Anderson

Center for MEMES

PULSE 2016

Entertainment, Sports & Technology Conference


Featured Speakers

 

Dan Beckerman ('96)
President and CEO, AEG
2016 UCLA Anderson Center for MEMES Game Changer Award Recipient

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Peter Guber
Chairman and CEO Mandalay Entertainment Group
Co-owner Golden State Warriors, Los Angeles Dodgers

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Panel Speakers

Matt Baxter, Global Head of Original Content, Spotify
Alisa Ben, Vice President, Insight, Universal Music Group
Jake Black, Creative Director of Motion Graphics, Create Advertising
Cavan Canavan, CEO and Cofounder, FocusMotion
Aysegul Cansizoglu, Head of Data Science, Hulu
Kerry Edelstein, President and Founder, Research Narrative, Inc.
Jeremy Erlich, Strategy and Corporate Development, Universal Music Group
Brian Frons, former President, ABC Daytime
David Geller, Chief Operating Officer, TopLine Game Labs, LLC
Tony Goncalves, Senior Vice President, Strategy and Business Development, AT&T
David Greenbaum, Director, Fox Innovation Lab; Executive Vice President of Production, Fox Searchlight Pictures
David Herrin, Head of Research, United Talent Agency
Eric JohnsonExecutive Vice President, Global Multimedia Sales, ESPN
Monique Jones, Vice President Finance/Controller, Sidney Kimmel Entertainment
Sam Kling, Senior Vice President, Creative Operations, SESAC
Jim Lanzone, Chief Executive Officer, CBS Interactive
James Maysonet, Principal Consultant, Teradata
Chris Moseley, Executive Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer, Game Show Network
Paul Neinstein, Chief Operating Officer, RatPack Entertainment
Joel Newton, Co-founder and President, The Virtual Reality Company
DJ Roller, Co-founder, NextVR
Bill Sanders, Senior Vice President of Athlete and Talent Marketing, Excel Sports Management
Ron Turner, Director, Gensler Sports

Sponsors

 

Corporate Sponsors

At&T logoGensler logo Paramount Studios logo

UCLA Sponsors


UCLA Anderson

Center for MEMES

PULSE 2016

Entertainment, Sports & Technology Conference

Schedule

 

Friday January 29, 2016

8:30 - 9:00 a.m. Check-In
9:00 - 9:15 a.m. Welcome
9:15 - 10:15 a.m. Featured Conversation

Dan Beckerman ('96) 
President and CEO, AEG
2016 UCLA Anderson Center for MEMES
Game Changer Award

10:15 - 10:30 a.m. Break
10:30 - 11:25 a.m. Morning Breakout Sessions

»Music Revolution: The Convergence of Digital Platforms, Analytics and Live Events

»Flipping the Script: New Players in the Studio Game

11:25 - 11:30 a.m. Break
11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Featured Conversation

Peter Guber
Chairman and CEO Mandalay Entertainment Group
Co-owner Golden State Warriors and Los Angeles Dodgers

12:30 - 1:30 p.m. Lunch/Networking
1:30 - 2:25 p.m. General Session

The Future of Television

2:30 - 3:25 p.m. Afternoon Breakout Sessions

»Big Data is the New Black: How Data Analytics and Predictive Modeling are Transforming the Decision Making Process in Entertainment

»The Competitive Edge: Innovating in Today's Sports World

3:25 - 3:30 p.m. Break
3:30 - 4:30 p.m. Featured Conversation

»Beyond 3-D: The Immersive, Virtual and Augmented Viewing Experiences of the Future

4:30 - 4:45 p.m. Announce Case Competition Winner
Conference Close

UCLA Anderson

Center for MEMES

PULSE 2016

Entertainment, Sports & Technology Conference

2015 Highlights

 
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Game Changer Award Recipient: Mike Hopkins, CEO – Hulu



 

Keynote Conversation: Andy Goodman AVP, Content & Programming – AT&T



 

Panel: The Future of Film: Immersive Worlds, Expanding Markets



 

Panel: Optimizing Content Value in the New Digital Advertising Landscape



 

Panel: Music Beyond the Art



 

Panel: Succeeding in Sports: A Transformational Moment