Progress Connect
October 27, 2016 | The Liberty Hotel
 
AGENDA

Deals for Disruption: "The Unusual Suspects"

Progress Connect provides attendees with the opportunity to gain knowledge and inspiration from “unusual suspects” and new entrants in an accelerating marketplace. Through fireside debates, sector-focused breakout sessions, and market presentations, Progress Connect attendees will leave the event with valuable insights on internal and external investments, acquisition planning, strategic investing, and more.

For more details regarding the event and breakout session topics, click here.

7:45am

Registration & Continental Breakfast

9:00am

Opening Keynote:

A New Wave of Digital Disruption Models 

10:30am

AR/VR Spotlight

Ariff Quli, Blippar

8:45am

Welcome & Introduction

9:45am

Panel: 

Futurescape

Alex Blum, Progress Ventures (Moderator)

Thales Teixiera, Harvard Business School

Neal Sandy, GE Ventures

Neil Sweeney, Freckle

Jim Speros, Fidelity

11:00am

Fireside Chat

10:45am

Break

11:30am

IoT Spotlight

John Ellis, Ellis & Associates

1:30pm

CEO Presentations Session 

Hosted by Intralinks

12:00pm

Networking Lunch

11:45am

Resiliency in an Age of Mayhem

Companies that Keep the SMB Engine Running: Adapting to Today’s Entrepreneurship

Traditional Media and New Media are New Again: Responding to Tech-Enabled Consumers

Robert Covington, RedBird Capital (Moderator)

Jeremy Kaplan, Digital Trends

Patty Hirsch, Time Inc.

Gretchen Tibbits, LittleThings

2:30pm

Break

2:45pm

CEO Presentations Sessions

Hosted by Intralinks

Sue Fennessy, The 8 App

Andre Swanston, Tru Optik

Ron Downey, Massive Interactive

Dominic Joseph, Captify Media

Nathan Eagle, Jana 

Bettina Hein, Pixability

Advertising Agencies Under the Microscope: Reinventing to Compete

TV Marches into the Future: Leveraging Strengths and Adding New Tech

Ashley Swartz, Furious Corp (Moderator)

Dan Ackerman, Samba TV

Shereta Williams, Videa

James Rooke, Freewheel/Comcast

Scott Stansfield, Centriply

Doug Hurd, Clypd

Sports Remain Center Stage in the World of Media: Expanding the Fan Experience

Doug Billman, Progress Partners (Moderator)

Rob Phythian, SportsHub Tech

Art Chou, Stadia Ventures

Akshay Khanna, Philadelphia 76ers

Adam Grossman, Red Sox

Nathan LindbergTwitch

Recreating the Retail Journey from In-Store to Online: Migrating into Commerce Technology with Consumers

Sam Thompson, Progress Partners (Moderator)

Janie Yu, Fung Capital

Mary Clark, Syniverse

Grant Pill, CVS Health

Bill AdlerTrue Fit

Lars Albright, SessionM

3:45pm

Break

4:30pm

Panel:

Next Generation TV

Tom Morgan, LeEco (Moderator)

Mike Bologna, MODI Media

Tom O'Brien, Nexstar

Frans VermeulenComcast

Alan Wolk, MediaLink

5:30pm

Cocktail Reception

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