Pulse Conference 2018

UCLA Anderson PULSE Entertainment, Sports & Technology Conference


Friday, February 2, 2018

8:30 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
UCLA Luskin Conference Center


The 8th - annual UCLA Anderson PULSE Entertainment, Sports & Technology Conference will bring together leading executives to share insights and perspective 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 keep your finger on the pulse of the biggest opportunities and trends impacting the current business landscape.

Featured Speakers & Panelists

 
Featured Speakers

 

Panelists

Matthew Pierce (’09), CEO, Versus Systems
Ron Chiu (B.A. ’97, M.S. ’98), Chief Strategy Officer, AEG Live
Courtney Morgan, Director of Client Development, Vanguard Sports
Jason Miller (’12), Senior VP of International and Emerging Markets, Live Nation
Elizabeth Ferdon, VP of New Media, Fox Networks Group
Ed Sabin (B.A. ’91), Managing Director, Americas, and Head, Commercial Operations International, A&E Networks
Jehil Thakar (’98), Partner, KPMG

 

Speakers

Les Moonves, Chairman of the Board, President and CEO, CBS Corporation
Stan Kasten, President and CEO, Los Angeles Dodgers
Steve Bartels (ExecEd CERT ’92), CEO, Def Jam Recordings

Schedule

 
8:15 – 8:50 a.m. Registration & Check In
9:00 – 9:15 a.m. Welcome Remarks and Case Competition Winners Announced
9:15 – 10:15 a.m. Game Changer Award – Les Moonves, President and Chief Executive Officer, CBS Corporation
 

Interviewed by Harry Sloan, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer at Global Eagle Acquisition Corp.

10:15 – 11:15 a.m. Panel – Off-Script: The Future of Content
 

Moderator: Jay Tucker (’09), Executive Director, UCLA Anderson Center for MEMES

11:15 – 11:30 a.m. Break
11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Panel – Larger than Live: Monetizing the New Experiential Economy

Moderator: Mike Montgomery, Board Member and Lecturer, UCLA Anderson School of Management

12:30 – 1:30 p.m. Lunch
1:30 – 2:30 p.m. Dean’s Conversation: Steve Bartels (ExecEd CERT ’92), CEO, Def Jam Recordings
 

Interviewed by Dean Judy Olian, UCLA Anderson School of Management

2:30 – 3:30 p.m. Special Feature Closing Conversation – Stan Kasten, President and CEO, Los Angeles Dodgers
 

Interviewed by Sanjay Sood, Faculty Director UCLA Anderson Center for MEMES

Sponsors

 
EMA
SBA
MEMES

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.

Read more
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...

Read more
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.

Read more
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...

Read more