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Speaking Opportunities Guidelines

We are still accepting speaker/panelist proposals, and welcome your suggestions for topics you would like to see covered on the event's schedule. Uniquely among tradeshows, TVOT and TVOT NYC feature an agenda that is developed through ongoing dialog with the industry. Please contact Tracy Swedlow, at tracyswedlow@gmail.com or 415-608-4766, to discuss your proposal. Also, please note that ITVT is not a pay-for-play organization and that speakers do not have to pay any fee to participate in our TVOT events.

What to Include When Submitting a Speaker

  • Name(s) of speaker(s)
  • Title and bio
  • Headshot
  • Their expertise and interests (in bullet points)
  • List and description of any suggested session(s) - optional


Previous Speakers at TVOT Events

Peak TV: Is the Bubble About to Burst? at TVOT SF 2018

  • Sherry Brennan, SVP of Distribution, Fox Networks
  • Jaime Davila, President, Campanario Entertainment
  • Kalen Egan, Producer ("Man in the High Castle," "Philip K. Dick's Electric Dreams")
  • Rabih Gholam, President of Unscripted Television, Studio71
  • Jon Giegengack, Principal, Hub Entertainment Research (Moderator)
  • Ethan Goldman, Partner/President of Entertainment, Anchor Worldwide

Photos from many shows:  http://tvot.smugmug.com

Live and Interactive! at TVOT SF 2018

  • Dan Albritton, CEO, Megaphone TV
  • Allison Dollar, CEO, Interactive Television Alliance (Moderator)
  • Geert Faber, VP, Americas, Ex Machina Group
  • Jason George, CEO, Telescope
  • Claire McHugh, CEO, Axonista
  • Ryan Troy, Product Manager--TV Clients, Twitter

TVOT SF 2017 Fireside Keynote: Tracy Swedlow of [itvt]/TVOT with Jennifer Dorian, EVP 360 Brand Strategy, Turner

TVOT SF 2017 Keynote Fireside: Cenk Uygur and Ben Mankiewicz, Co-founders of The Young Turks

Panel on Blockchain Technology

TVOT SF 2016 Fireside Keynote: Rob Hayes, EVP of Digital, NBC Universal

TVOT SF 2016: Packed session for keynote fireside with Rob Hayes (above) and Seth Shapiro, Co-governor of the TV Academy's Interactive Media Peer Group

TVOT SF 2016 Breakout Session: "Measuring TV's Viewing Shifts"

TVOT SF 2016 Session: "The Future of Influencer Marketing" (Naritiv, Reelio, Nestle, Niche, Vidcon, Periscope, Captiv8)

TVOT SF 2016: "Advertising and Measurement Fireside"  (TiVo, Allergan, Modi Media)

TVOT SF 2016: Colin Dixon, Principal of nScreenMedia, leading the Verizon Bridge Track sessions all day

TVOT SF 2014: Alex Fishman of NAGRA speaking during their HTML5 masterclass