The list of speakers for the 2014 Reel Video Summit is starting to fill out and you may want to check out who are going to be some of this year’s expert speakers to get an idea of why the ReelSummit is going to be a must-attend event for marketers, storytellers, brands and retailers who are serious about online video.
We are delighted to announce that Buzzfeed, OgilvyOne, and Tubular Labs will be joining us at the July 24th-25th event in San Francisco. This is a fantastic opportunity to hear what the biggest players in the online video industry have to say, and what that means for your brand, and your video marketing strategy. We will be adding more ReelSummit speakers over the coming days and weeks, so check back often!
Jonathan Perelman - Buzzfeed
For starters, Jonathan Perelman, the GM of Video & VP Agency Strategy at BuzzFeed, is going to be one of the keynote speakers at the 2014 Reel Video Summit. BuzzFeed, the social news and entertainment company, is redefining online advertising with its social, content-driven publishing technology. BuzzFeed provides some of the most shareable breaking news, original reporting, entertainment and video across the social web to its global audience of 130 million.
Perelman is responsible for business management and branded advertising on BuzzFeed video, as well as leading partnerships with advertising agencies and brands. Prior to BuzzFeed, he spent over six years at Google as the Global Lead for Industry Relations. Perelman is a Sr. Fellow at the Center for the Digital Future at the USC Annenberg School, and serves on many industry boards including Advertising Week (US and Europe), Internet Week and Ad:Tech. He advises several startups, and is a member of several international foreign policy think tanks. He’s also an investor in early stage tech and media companies as part of NextGen Angels NYC.
Rob Davis - OgilvyOne
Rob Davis, Executive Director Content Marketing & Advanced Video Practice @OgilvyOne, will be another one of the ReelSummit’s keynote speakers. Davis serves a multi-purpose role at Ogilvy as Executive Director/Founder of the Content Marketing & Advanced Video Practices as well as Interactive Marketing Director on select global accounts and account lead. He straddles the confluence of tech, creative and business. Davis launched the world’s first mass-audience interactive TV game show, MTV’s 1999 hit webRIOT, which pioneered “2 screen” iTV. As Executive Producer of Convergence for MTV Networks, he put interactivity at the forefront of the VH1, MTV and Nickelodeon brands. He later launched iTV shows on NBC, TBS, History Channel and GSN.
More recently as VP of the digital media operations at Rainbow Media, Davis revitalized the interactive businesses of the AMC, IFC and WE networks by transitioning them from static web sites to dynamic content experiences. He initiated Rainbow’s interactive advertising business and opened three e-commerce stores. He also had the pleasure of working on the launch of “Mad Men.”
Allison Stern - Tubular Labs
Allison Stern, the Co-Founder of Tubular Labs, and GM, Media Solutions, the enterprise group, which helps networks, studios, and brands make data-driven video content marketing decisions using Tubular’s software and services, will also be a keynote speaker at the 2014 Reel Video Summit. Tubular is the first real-time audience development platform that empowers creators, media companies and brands to better understand, engage, and grow their YouTube audience. Powered by their patent-pending AudienceGraph, Tubular enables entirely new ways to gain a complete understanding of demographics, preferences, and viewing habits.
Before Tubular, Stern worked at YouTube, with the sales operations, product marketing, and business development teams. Prior to that, she worked as a strategy consultant at the Corporate Executive Board advising Fortune 500 sales and marketing executives on business challenges. She has also helped media companies, including 20th Century Fox and AOL, develop compelling online experiences and increase user engagement. Stern holds an MBA from the Stanford University Graduate School of Business, where she led the Stanford Future of Media Conference, and a B.A. from Yale University, where she led the Yale Television Station.
Tickets are going fast so secure your place at the 2014 ReelSummit today while EarlyBird rates still apply.