University of Southern California

Leadership Forums and Summits

CTM provides exceptional networking opportunities for our sponsors and participants through the following types of events:

  • Digital Summit Series
  • Silicon Beach @ USC
  • CTM Executive Round Table

Digital Summit Series

These are one-day workshops in which participants explore the new landscape of the emerging business ecosystem created by the convergence of new digital technologies, products, services and content enabled by new broadband and wireless networks.

Transforming Business: Emerging Technology & the Enterprise featuring Jerry Power
March 21, 2013 - USC Campus: Davidson Conference Center Mobility. Cloud computing. Analytics & big data. Social networking & collaboration tools. These emerging technologies are rapidly transforming the corporate landscape, affecting the way we work, communicate, gather strategic insights, and make decisions. Transforming Business will gather a diverse group of executives to discuss how these megatrends will affect corporations in the coming years and beyond. The event will also explore how corporate leaders are managing the multi-generational workplace and empowering their Boomer, Generation X and Millennial employees. [More] |

Millennials in Entertainment: An Evening with Morley Winograd & Mike Hais
November 10th, 2011 - Wilshire Grand Hotel
Morley Winograd and Michael D. Hais are co-authors of Millennial Momentum: How a New Generation is Remaking America which explores how the Millennial Generation is changing the way America lives and learns, works and plays, votes and governs itself. Millennials have already demonstrated unique habits and preferences with regard to media content. And being the most well connected generation of all time, the Millennials' use of technology and social media has already begun to change media consumption as we know it. On November 10th, Winograd and Hais will discuss the challenges and opportunities the Millennial Generation creates for the future of entertainment.

Silicon Beach @ USC

Silicon Beach @ USC

In 2012, CTM partnered with the Lloyd Greif Center for Entrepreneurial Studies and the School of Cinematic Arts to launch Silicon Beach @USC: a two-day event highlighting innovation, new ventures, partnerships and investment at the intersection of technology and digital content.

The event featured incredible presenters including Andrew Stalbow of Rovio and Paul Bricault of Amplify.LA. The event made headlines, including the front page of the Daily Trojan. For more information about Silicon Beach @ USC, including future event announcements, please go to .

What's Next: Silicon Beach @ USC is being planned for September 17-18, 2013! Go to:

CTM Executive Round Table (ERT)


Our premier event for networking is our Executive Round Table (ERT). Begun in 1985, ERT provides attendees an opportunity to discuss, candidly and off-the-record, the emerging opportunities to generate additional growth from the rapid proliferation of digital content and innovative approaches to generating revenue. Featured speakers give us their perspective on what types of consumer experiences, partnering strategies, service platforms and value propositions will be necessary to attract customers in this new world.

Fall 2013 Executive Roundtable – To be determined

"The Future of Media" - Spring 2013 Executive Roundtable - April 10, 2013, USC Campus - featuring Rio Caraeff, CEO of VEVO
"The Future of Media", 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: [More]

Innovation: Spring 2012 Executive Roundtable
The Roundtable will focus on what's next: the emerging platforms and business models that will impact the technology and entertainment sectors in the next 12 - 24 months. [More]