University of Southern California

April 10, 2013 | Town & Gown Hall, USC Campus

"The Future of Media" is a full-day event highlighting disruptive technologies, new consumer habits, and emerging business models at the intersection of technology and digital content. Participants will hear from executives who are charting the future of the media experience, including:

"The Future of Media" is part of CTM's Executive Roundtable series, exclusive gatherings of industry leaders in technology, communications, data, and content. Our Roundtables feature industry-leading presenters in an off-the-record, invitation-only setting.

For more information on ERT, including group and member pricing and speaker requests, please contact Jay Tucker at 213-740-0980 or by e-mail at


8:30 a.m.

Registration and Breakfast

9:00 a.m.

Intro Remarks, "THE FUTURE OF MEDIA" Lucy Hood, Executive Director, USC CTM *

9:15 a.m.

Panel I: "INVENTING THE FUTURE: INNOVATION @ USC" Moderator: Lucy Hood, Executive Director, USC CTM * Panelists: Randy Hill, Executive Director, Institute for Creative Technology, USC * Alex McDowell, USC School of Cinematic Arts*

10:30 a.m.


10:45 a.m.

Keynote: "INNOVATION ACROSS TECHNOLOGY AND MEDIA" Rob Chandhok, President, Qualcomm Internet Services/President, Qualcomm Innovation Center *

11:30 a.m.

Panel 2: "OVER-THE-TOP VIDEO SERVICES, USHERING IN THE FUTURE OF MEDIA" Moderator: Josette Bonte, CTM* Panelists: Shawn Strickland, CEO, Redbox Instant (Verizon joint-venture) * Tom Fuelling, Chief Financial Officer, Hulu * Eric Berger, Executive Vice President, Digital Networks, Sony Pictures Television*

12:45 p.m.


2:00 p.m.

Panel 2: "THE CONNECTED HOME - NEW RESEARCH INSIGHTS" Moderator: Jack Mackenzie, EVP, Frank N. Magid Associates* Panelists: Melva Benoit, SVP, Analytics Innovation Research and Strategy, Fox* Jim Short, Research Scientist, UCSD/CTM, "How Much Media?" * Josette Bonte, Chief Strategy Officer, CTM, "Digital Home 5" *

3:15 p.m.


3:45 p.m.

Keynote Speaker: "A VISiON OF THE FUTURE" Rio Caraeff, President and CEO, VEVO *

5:00 p.m.


Registration and Cancellation Information:
The registration fee of $1,500 should be received no later than April 4, 2013. Please follow the steps on the registration ticket to secure your payment. Advance registration can be cancelled and a refund given only if fax, email or written notice are postmarked or transmitted prior to midnight, Thursday, April 4, 2013. Appropriate substitutions may be accepted for registrants who are unable to attend.