The Cable Show 2012

Imagine Park Schedule

Sessions for Imagine Park

02: Putting the You in UX: Media Gets Personal
May 21 11:45 AM
Imagine Park

Imagine Park Opener: Michael Powell, President & CEO, NCTA

Host: Will Richmond, Editor/Publisher, VideoNuze


"Viewing the Viewer: A Videography of Today’s Multiplatform, Multicultural Multichannel Households"
Adriana Waterston, VP, Marketing & Business Development, Horowitz Associates

"Getting Personal: Personalization for Multiscreen Video & Voice"
Gemini Waghmare, CEO, UXP Systems
Brendan Paddick, CEO, Columbus Communications

"Augmented Reality: Seeing What Isn’t There”
Carey Sonsino, Senior Engineer, CableLabs

"Windmill: Powering the Winds of Change"
John Carlucci, CTO, Alticast, Inc.

“Surfaces: TV Without Borders”
Nick Thexton, SVP & CTO, NDS
James Field, Director of Technology, New Initiatives, R&D, NDS (live remote)

04: Speed to Market: Enabling Faster Innovation Cycles
May 21 12:45 PM
Imagine Park

Host: Leslie Ellis, Independent Technology Columnist, Ellis Edits, Inc.


"Silicon to Cloud: Faster Innovation Up the Stack"
Steve Reynolds, SVP, CPE & Home Network, Comcast Cable
Chris Cholas, Director, Subscriber Equipment, Time Warner Cable
David Colter, VP, Architecture & Technology, Charter Communications

"Cable TV Moving at the Speed of Mobile"
Lakshmi Mandyam, Director, Enterprise Segment Marketing, ARM

"Total Cloud: Advanced Navigation & Apps on Any Set Top"
Edgar Villalpando, SVP, Marketing & Content Relations, ActiveVideo Networks

"Exploring Cable Apps Interactivity Across Consumer Devices"
Kurt Hoppe, Director, Smart TV Innovation & Alliances, LG Electronics

05: Evolve - Take 1: Pushing Products and Platforms to New Levels
May 21 1:30 PM
Imagine Park

Host: Stewart Schley, Industry Author/Analyst, Stewart Schley Content, LLC


"Health on-Demand: Leveraging VOD for Disease Prevention"
Tom Beauregard, EVP, Center for Health Reform & Modernization, UnitedHealth Group
Deneen Vojta, MD, SVP, Business Initiatives & Clinical Affairs, UnitedHealth Group

"Coaster Crafter: Using Online Games to Build Interest in S.T.E.M."
Frank Gallagher, Executive Director, Cable in the Classroom

"Enjoy Better: TWC HD Video for Hospitality - Setback Box"
Greg Von Der Ahe, VP, ATG Product Management, Commercial, Time Warner Cable

"Hot Spot 2.0: Creating Compelling Indoor Mobile Experiences"
Jared Headley, Director, Service Provider Mobility, Cisco Systems

18: Startup Alley: Inside Boston’s Thriving Innovation District
May 21 4:30 PM
Imagine Park

Host: Gary Arlen, President, Arlen Communications, LLC.


Krishna Ramchandran, Co-Founder, UberSense
Cass Sapir, Founder & CEO, Thumbs Up
Nicholas Chakalos, President, Catch Media

27: Ideas in Action: Driving Broadband Adoption in America
May 22 11:15 AM
Imagine Park

Host: Nicol Turner-Lee, President & CEO, NAMIC


Michael Grover, Executive Director, Government Affairs, Cox Communications
Sonja Murray, EVP, Chief Program Officer, Connect2Compete
Bret Perkins, VP, External & Government Affairs, Comcast Cable
Gary Shorman, President & CEO, Eagle Communications
Madura Wijewardena, Director of Research & Policy, National Urban League

28: Control Freak: Natural User Interfaces Find Their Way Home
May 22 12:15 PM
Imagine Park

Host: Will Richmond, Editor/Publisher, VideoNuze


"Wave Goodbye to Your Remote: Discover Natural TV"
Viroo Mirji, Industry Principal, Cable & Communications US, Infosys
Mit Majumdar, Head of U.S. Cable Practice, Infosys

"SSO-Audio: User ID for Media Personalization"
Steve Coutts, VP, Sales & Business Development, Wyplay

"Automated Content Recognition: Revolutionizing the TV Viewing Experience"
Jay Friedman, VP, Marketing, Audible Magic

"Enabling Operators to Own the Second Screen Using EBIF Watermarking"
Sam Pemberton, CEO, Softel

30: Smart Energy: The Power of Broadband
May 22 1:15 PM
Imagine Park

Host: Leslie Ellis, Independent Technology Columnist, Ellis Edits, Inc.


"These Boxes Keep Turning Green! Inside the CableLabs Energy Lab"
Ralph Brown, Chief Technology Officer, CableLabs (with live remote)

"SCTE’s Smart Energy Management Initiative: Powering Next Generation Networks"
Daniel Howard, SVP, Engineering & CTO, SCTE

"Infrastructure Efficiencies by Deploying a Universal Wideband Edge QAM Solution"
Shane Eleniak, VP, Advanced Broadband Solutions, CommScope

"Efficient and Eco-friendly Standby Power for Cable"
PH Bhatt, VP, Engineering, Alpha Technologies

37: Second Screens: Making the First Screen Interactive and Fun
May 22 2:15 PM
Imagine Park

Host: Arthur Orduña, Chief Product Officer, Canoe Ventures


"The Simultaneous Multi-screen Experience: How Connected Consumers are Changing TV"
Joan FitzGerald, VP, TV & Cross-Platform Services, comScore

"Visualizing the Real-time Twitter TV Audience"
Sean Casey, CEO & Founder, SocialGuide

"WatchESPN, One Year Later - Insights into Authentication"
Matt Murphy, SVP, Digital Video Distribution, Disney & ESPN Media Networks

"ScreenSync TV: Companion Apps that Drive Consumer Engagement"
John Gilles, EVP, Sales & Marketing, Coincident

"Enjoy Better: TWC TV™ for Tablet, Smartphone & PC"
Kevin Leddy, EVP, Technology Policy & Product Management, Time Warner Cable
Greg Calvert, Director, Video Product Management, Time Warner Cable

38: Is Cable Doing Enough to Keep Millennials?
May 22 3:00 PM
Imagine Park

Live Debate: Harvard vs. Columbia

Host: Becky Henderson, Founder & GM, Halogen TV

Chairman: Michael Grebb, Executive Editor, CableFAX

The Teams:
Harvard: Coulter King & Sanhita Dey
Columbia: Rohan Jotwani & Reid Bagwell

Joe Flint, Staff Writer, LA Times
Diane Mermigas, New Media Business Consultant & Strategist
Peter Stern, EVP & Chief Strategy Officer, Time Warner Cable

51: Customer Relations: Tools and Tech for Customer Convenience
May 23 11:15 AM
Imagine Park

Host: Arthur Orduña, Chief Product Officer, Canoe Ventures


"Beating Expectations: Getting to the 30-Minute Arrival Window"
Vin Zachariah, SVP, Field Operations, Mediacom Communications Corporation

"Location, Location, Collaboration: The Benefits of a Synchronized Workforce"
Yuval Brisker, Co-Founder & CEO, TOA Technologies

"Home Gateways: Making In-home Services Seamless"
Jerry Kurtze, Senior Manager, Business Development & Marketing, Motorola Mobility

"Service Your Way: Our Commitment to Our Customers”
John Williamson, Senior Vice President and General Manager,

52: Imagine App Challenge: The Finals!
May 23 12:15 PM
Imagine Park

Host: Jon Potter, President, Application Developers Alliance

Mark Hess, SVP, Advanced Business & Technology Development, Comcast Cable
Rebecca Rusk Lim, VP, Interactive Experience, AMPT Audience & Multi-Platform Technologies, Turner Broadcasting System, Inc.
Jim Luccheese, CEO, The Echo Nest
Matt Powers, CTO, Applico Inc

Student Developers from Stanford, Pace, Wellesley, MIT and Rutgers Universities

53: Evolve - Take 2: Pushing Products and Platforms to New Levels
May 23 1:15 PM
Imagine Park

Host: Stewart Schley, Industry Analyst/Author, Stewart Schley Content, LLC


"Cable Culture Shock: Engaging Customers as Individuals in the Digital Content Environment"
Kent Steffen, President, Content Direct, CSG International, Inc.

"Broadband Home Management & Home Security"
Jim Johnson, EVP, General Manager, iControl Networks

"Enjoy Better: TWC Home Phone - VoiceZone"
Ingrid Simunic, Ph.D., Voice Product Management, Time Warner Cable

"Moving Beyond the Living Room: Enabling Connected Experiences"
Fady Lamaa, VP of Products, mPortal


Cisco CommScope


DIY Network


Application Developers Alliance Civoution Rovi Corporation


Alcatel-Lucent Comcast Ericsson