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

Guests:

"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.

Guests:

"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

Guests:

"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.

Guests:

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

Guests:

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

Guests:

"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.

Guests:

"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

Guests:

"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

Reactors:
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

Guests:

"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, Comcast.com

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

Host: Jon Potter, President, Application Developers Alliance

Judges:
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

Guests:
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

Guests:

"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

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