UbiQ Paris Announces 63 Confirmed Showcase Speakers on June 18-19, 2012

Paris, April 18, 2012 ­ With two months before the opening of UbiQ Paris, the International Digital Entertainment Showcase (conference & exhibition), Gwénael Flatres, CEO of UbiQ EVENTS, confirms the participation of 63 international speakers.

UbiQ is dedicated to bringing together the best of digital entertainment, the showcase program is nearly full and brimming with high profile digital executives such as NFB (National Film Board of Canada), Machinima, Renault, Universal Music Group, Deezer, Canal+ and Havas Media France nearly one month ahead of schedule.

In total more than 140 companies are already registered to attend, of which 64% of are coming from outside of France including the USA, Eastern Europe, the Middle East, Brazil and even Australia.

Gwen Flatres, CEO of UbiQ Events, commented « The purpose of the show is to provide additional answers on how to maximize profitability surrounding entertainment content (TV, music and games) by leveraging new potentials offered by digital broadcasting platforms, interactivity and social media. »

UbiQ consists of two days of sharing experience and networking through conferences, workshops, speed meetings and exhibition space to develop new production and distribution partnerships through four major angles: Capture, Engage, Monetize and Measure ROI

« UbiQ¹s ability to gather such a wide variety of companies within the digital entertainment value chain makes it a must-attend event, » says Deborah Drisdell, Director of General Accessibility and Digital Enterprises, at the NFB (National Film Board of Canada).

The latest round of speakers to have confirmed is impressive. After the opening keynote of Randi Zuckerberg, former marketing director and CEO of Facebook RtoZ Media and participation of personalities such as Doug Scott, President of Ogilvy Entertainment U.S., Louis-Pierre Pharand, Head of Transmedia at Ubisoft Canada, Philip Bourchier O’Ferrall, SVP Digital Media for Viacom International Media Networks, Gwen Bethel Riley, Head of Music Business Affairs at Disney Mobile, UbiQ is pleased to announce 29 additional international speakers:

 

Allen de Bevoise, CEO and Co-Founder, MACHINIMA

Deborah Drisdell , Director of General Accessibility and Digital

Enterprises, NFB (NATIONAL FILM BOARD OF CANADA)

Dominique Musset, Worldwide Advertising Director, RENAULT

James Cowderey, Innovation Manager, UNIVERSAL MUSIC GROUP

Tal Siach, Co-Founder / CMO, VISUAL.LY

Dominique Delport , CEO, HAVAS MEDIA FRANCE

Brian Eoff, Data Scientist, BIT. LY

Andy Plesser, Executive Producer and Founder, BEET. TV

Vivian Rosenthal, Founder, GOLDRUN

Fabienne Fourquet, Director of New Contents, CANAL +

Gaël Solignac-Erlong, Head of creation, entertainment, content production,

innovation and social media, MOXIE

Alexandre Callay, Worldwide Director, EURODATA TV

Shahid Khan, Co-Founder & Chairman, MEDIA MORPH

Piotr Ostaszewski, Head of New Media, TELEWIZJA POLSAT

Stanley Yang, CEO, NEUROSKY

Ashley Swartz, Founder, FURIOUS-MINDS

Maarten Verschuere, Senior Director Brand Marketing Analytics, CATALINA

Bill Scott, CEO, EASELTV

Bruno Pereira, Co-Founder, TV APP AGENCY

Celine Saint Remy, CEO, ZAM+

Conrad Fritzsch, CEO, TAPETV

Cristophe Lange, CMO, SIMFY

Dennis Lee, CEO, PLAYUP

Dorothee Imhoff, Managing Director, 7DIGITAL

Gabriele Gresta, Founder / CEO, BIBOP

Lucas Tieleman, Owner, REPUDO

Michael Swierczynski, Head of New Media , INA

Oke Goettlich, General Manager, FINETUNE

Yarden Yaroshevski, Managing Director, STIKIPIXELS

 

But also the personalities previously announced:

 

Gary Woolf, VP of Business Development and Digital, BBC WORLDWIDE

Sean Knapp, CEO, OOYALA

Shahi Ghanem, Chief Strategy Officer & Executive Vice President BITTORENT

Cédric Mangaud, VP of Value Added Services, HTC

Jean-Francois RODRIGUEZ, Head of Gaming and Transmedia, ORANGE

Vassilis Seferidis, Director, European Business Development, SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS EUROPE

Mark Ghuneim, CEO, TRENDRR

Roberto Schmidt, Head of Product Development, GLOBO TV

Olivier Gers, CEO, ENDEMOL WORLDWIDE BRANDS

Nick North, Head of Innovation & Audience Measurement, GFK

Bruce Kirkland President, TSUNAMI ENTERTAINMENT

David Amselem, Director Product Development, TVTAK

Edouard Lambelet, Founder, PAPER.LI

Alicia Navarro, Founder, SKIMLINKS

Alexandre Saboundjian, CEO, RADIONOMY

Brandon White, Marketing Director and Business Development, FUNIMATION

Eamonn Carey, EMEA Director, KIIP. ME

Jérôme Bichot, Business Development Director, WILDFIRE

Richard Clarke, Managing Editor, ARSENAL MEDIA GROUP

Marco Ferrari, CEO, ZODIAK ACTIVE

Damien Marchi, VP Production, FREMANTLEMEDIA

Paul Kontonis, VP / Group Director of Brand Content, DIGITAS – THE THIRD ACT

Ammar Bakkar, Former Head of Digital MBC group, CEO , YES2DIGITAL

Pasa Mustafa, Managing Director, EAST LONDON PRODUCTIONS

Nicolas Gaume, CEO, MIMESIS REPUBLIC

Raphael Aflalo, Co-Founder, MY LOVE AFFAIR

Cathy Guetta, Co-Founder, MY LOVE AFFAIR

Allan McLennan, President, THE PADEM GROUP

 

GOLD CONFERENCE SPONSOR:

Horyzon Media

 

SILVER CONFERENCE SPONSOR:

INA

 

SUPPORTING & MEDIA PARTNERS :

 

THE HOLLYWOOD REPORTER ­ IAB – ZDNET – CNET – C21MEDIA – DEVELOP – MCV ­ FRENCHWEB ­ VIDEO AGE ­ DIGITAL TV Europe ­ IKIDS – TBI – SNPTV – ALX COMMUNICATION ­ R&C MEDIA – JUMPWIRE MEDIA ­ THE STRATEGY WEB – BUREAU EXPORT ­ BCMA – TIGA ­ MEDIA.NET BERLINEBRANDENBURG – SNJV ­ UKIE – PETIT WEB ­ BEET.TV – THE NEXT WEB – WORLDCRUNCH – SATELLINET ­ MEDIA CLUB -CLUBIC ­ SPARKSHEET – SOCIAL MEDIA CLUB ­ EDITION MULTIMEDIA – ELECTRON LIBRE ­ BEO ­ JOURNAL DE LA VIDEO ­ BEST WESTERN ­ JAZARAH – CHINA CONNECT ­AGORA MEDIA ­ VISIBILITY MAGAZINE – THOSE IN MEDIA – GAMDEV – GESTE – LA TELEVISION CONNECTEE – DIGITAL TV PROFESSIONALS ­ DISCOP – MAIRIE DE PARIS - LA FONDERIE ­ DAILYMOTION ­ FUTUR EN SEINE ­ PALAIS BRONGNIART

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