A Media Leadership Conference from
COUNTDOWN TO  THE GRILL  4 WEEKS 5 DAYS 22 HOURS

Jeffrey L. Bewkes

Chairman and Chief Executive Officer,
Time Warner Inc.

Jeff Bewkes is Chairman and CEO of Time Warner Inc. He was elected Chairman of the Board of Directors in January 2009, having served on the Board since January 2007. He was elected CEO of the Company in January 2008. Prior to being named Chairman and CEO, Mr. Bewkes served as Time Warner’s President and […]

Werner Brell

Managing Director, Red Bull Media House North America

Werner Brell leads a media company focused on creating and delivering world-class programming across all media platforms. Werner joined the US effort after his tenure as a senior management team member for its global headquarters in Austria, where he established a centralized digital media organization serving more than 150 Red Bull markets that produced double-digit […]

Frank Cooper

Global Chief Marketing Officer, Consumer Engagement, PepsiCo, Inc.

As Global Chief Marketing Officer for PepsiCo Global Beverages Group, Frank Cooper III oversees PepsiCo’s overall marketing programs, developing creative ideas and spearheading the strategies and key partnerships across Media, Digital, and Entertainment. Cooper is widely regarded as one of the most progressive and effective business leaders in developing brands and businesses. Recently he launched […]

Chris DeWolfe

Co-founder & CEO, SGN, Co-founder of MySpace

Digital entrepreneur Chris DeWolfe is best known as co-founder and former CEO of MySpace from 2003 to 2009. DeWolfe continues his entrepreneurial mission at SGN. As CEO, DeWolfe led the acquisitions and rollup of MindJolt, SGN, HallPass Media, and Mob Science, creating a leading independent multiplatform game developer.

Jon Erlichman

Broadcaster/Journalist

Jon Erlichman is Los Angeles based television & print journalist, covering media, entertainment & technology. Most recently, Jon served as Senior West Coast Correspondent for Bloomberg Television & Bloomberg News. Jon was first to report Satya Nadella would be the new CEO of Microsoft. He also broke stories on Apple, Twitter, Netflix, AMC Networks & […]

Andy Howard

Partner, Shamrock Capital Advisors

Andy is a Partner of Shamrock Capital Advisors, a Los Angeles-based media, entertainment, and communications private equity firm. Andy currently serves as a director on the boards of Screenvision, MarketCast, and Mobilitie and is a board observer of T3 Media. Previously, he served on the company boards of RealD, K2 Towers, Publishing Group of America, […]

Chad Hurley

Co-founder, YouTube &
Co-creator, MixBit

Chad Hurley is an American co-founder and former Chief Executive Officer of the popular video sharing website YouTube and MixBit. In June 2006, he was voted 28th on Business 2.0’s, “50 People Who Matter Now” list. In October 2006, he and Steve Chen sold YouTube for $1.65 billion to Google. Hurley worked in eBay’s, PayPal […]

Josh Sapan

President & CEO,
AMC Networks

One of the entertainment industry’s most innovative and visionary executives, Josh Sapan sets strategy and is responsible for the overall management of AMC Networks, which owns and operates several leading entertainment brands, AMC, IFC, SundanceTV, WE tv and IFC Films/Sundance Selects. The company also operates international programming […]

Dana Settle

Founding Partner, Greycroft

Dana Settle is a Founding Partner with Greycroft, and heads the firm’s west coast office. Prior to Greycroft, Dana spent several years as a venture capitalist and advisor to startup companies in the Bay Area. Dana currently serves or observes on the boards of Greycroft’s investments in AppAnnie, FanTV, GameSalad, Joyent, SaatchiArt, Steelhouse, TrunkClub, TheRealReal, […]

Morgan Spurlock

Award-winning Filmmaker
and Host of 'Inside Man' on CNN

Morgan Spurlock is a New York based writer, director and producer. His first film, Super Size Me, premiered at the 2004 Sundance Film Festival, winning Best Directing honors, the inaugural WGA Best Documentary Screenplay award and an Academy Award nomination for Best Feature Documentary.

Sharon Waxman

CEO and Founder, The Wrap

As an award-winning journalist, author and founder of TheWrap, Sharon Waxman represents one of the most influential voices in news media and popular culture. Since Waxman’s launch of TheWrap in 2009, the premiere news organization covering the business of entertainment and media, she has successfully guided the daily news site to phenomenal growth as it […]

Brian Weinstein

Head of the Corporate Finance Group, Creative Artists Agency

Brian Weinstein is the Head of the Corporate Finance group at Creative Artists Agency (CAA). In this role, Weinstein focuses on corporate development primarily in the areas of television, film, music, and sports, and the establishment of new ventures on behalf of the agency and its clients. Weinstein is on the Board of Directors of […]