>>Pulse Conference

January 30, 2015
110 Westwood Plaza
Korn Convocation Hall Los Angeles, CA 90095

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PULSE Conference 2015 provides the knowledge you need to stay competitive in the face of constantly changing business models across entertainment, sports and technology. Don't miss this opportunity to mingle with industry leaders and get the inside scoop on the trends, opportunities and what you need to know to compete.

Keynote Speakers
John Stankey, Anderson '91
Chief Strategy Officer, AT&T

Find out what the AT&T-DirectTV merger means for the future of the business.
Mike Hopkins, Anderson ‘01
Chief Executive Officer, Hulu |2015 Game Changer Award Recipient

Learn about Hulu’s strategy to grow subscribers and launch buzz-worthy originals.
  • Alex Angeledes - Industry Director, Entertainment and Media | Google
  • Daryl Butler - Global Director, Brand Marketing | Beats by Dre
  • Rick Hess - Co-Managing Director of EMC | Evolution Media Capital/CAA
  • Jim Hu '13 - Head of Strategy and Operations | Yahoo! Sports
  • Bob Keyser - VP Partnership Services | Pac-12 Networks
  • David Lang - Chief Content Officer, President | Mindshare NA, Mindshare Entertainment
  • Adam Leber - Partner | Reign Deer Entertainment
  • Bill Sanders '98 - SVP Personal Brand Management | PMK*BNC
  • Chris Serafino - Head of Digital Media & Creative Services | LA Clippers
  • Todd Steiner ‘06 – VP Entertainment Group | Comerica Bank
  • Betty Tran – EVP Marketing & Media | Insomniac Events
  • D.A. Wallach - Head of Artist Services | Spotify

PLUS Anderson alumni panel moderators from Google, Lionsgate, Live Nation and Wasserman Media Group 

Just Added Executive Roundtable Panelists

Executive Recruiter Roundtable

Kick off the Pulse Conference with an exclusive roundtable discussion, featuring senior executive recruiters from Korn/Ferry International, Heidrick & Struggles, and Spencer Stuart who focus on the convergence of media, entertainment & technology.

Get insights on the current job market, hiring trends, and what skills/experiences are most critical to advance your career in the changing media, entertainment and technology landscape.


  • Bill Simon, Korn /Ferry International, Global Sector Leader, Media & Entertainment
  • Judy Havas ('76), Spencer Stuart, Member, Technology, Media
  • Kathy Vrabeck, Heidrick & Struggles, Partner in Charge, Media & Entertainment
  • Moderated by David Cooley, Director Alumni Career Services

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8:15 - 9:15 am Executive Recruiter Roundtable
9:30 - 10:25 am Keynote Conversation with Game Changer Award Recipient Mike Hopkins ’01, Chief Executive Officer – Hulu
10:30 - 11:25 am Succeeding in Sports: A Transformational Moment
11:30 - 12:25 pm The Future of Film: Immersive Worlds, Expanding Markets
12:25 - 1:30 pm Complimentary Luncheon & Networking
1:45 - 2:45 pm Optimizing Content Value in the New Digital Advertising Landscape
2:50 - 3:50 pm Music Beyond the Art
3:55 - 4:55 pm Closing Keynote Conversation with John Stankey ’91, Chief Strategy Officer - AT&T
Panel Topics

Succeeding in Sports: A Transformational Moment
Explore how content creators, distributors and advertisers harness consumers’ passion to drive revenue while providing fans with the content they demand.

The Future of Film: Immersive Worlds, Expanding Markets
What strategies are studios employing to engage with global audiences in an ever fragmented content landscape?

Music Beyond the Art
Learn various perspectives of industry players in the music value chain and how they are looking to capture changing consumer value.

Optimizing Content Value in the New Digital Advertising Landscape
Data driven digital platforms and advertising models, including programmatic and native, are shaping the landscape. Find out how that impacts you as a marketer and a consumer.

Sponsored by
ParamountWarner Bros.
Media Partners
Presented by
Sports Business Association
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