Welcome!

API Journal Authors: Liz McMillan, Elizabeth White, Rishi Bhargava, Pat Romanski, Kevin Benedict

News Feed Item

Innovation Forum 2013 de Founders Forum llega a Los Ángeles

- PRESENTADO POR LUCIAN GRAINGE DE UNIVERSAL MUSIC GROUP, ARI EMANUEL DE WILLIAM MORRIS ENDEAVOR, MICHAEL LYNTON DE SONY ENTERTAINMENT, INC., Y LA ESTRELLA MUSICAL, EMPRESARIO Y FILÁNTROPO WILL.I.AM

- EL ALCALDE DE LOS ÁNGELES, ANTONIO R. VILLARAIGOSA, OFRECERÁ EL DISCURSO DE APERTURA

LOS ÁNGELES, 18 de enero de 2013 /PRNewswire/ --

ESTE EVENTO ESPECIAL DE 2 DÍAS ESTARÁ PRESENTADO POR:

JEFFREY KATZENBERG DE DREAMWORKS
DANIEL EK FUNDADOR DE SPOTIFY
ROBERT KYNCL DE GOOGLE / YOUTUBE
JIMMY WALES FUNDADOR / CONSEJERO DELEGADO DE WIKIPEDIA
ENTRE OTROS

Lucian Grainge, CBE, presidente y consejero delegado de Universal Music Group (UMG), el embajador empresarial de Reino Unido, Ari Emanuel, co-consejero delegado de William Morris Endeavor (WME), Michael Lynton, consejero delegado de Sony Entertainment, Inc. y la estrella musical, empresario y filántropo will.i.am, se han asociado con Founder's Forum y UK Trade & Investment para presentar el primer Innovation Forum de la historia de Los Ángeles. El evento especial de 2 días de duración tendrá lugar los días 4 y 5 de febrero de 2013.

Reuniendo a prominentes desarrolladores de los sectores de medios, tecnología, capital de riesgo e industria creativa globales con los empresarios con sede en Reino Unido, el Innovation Forum buscará crear y fomentar más colaboración entre esos líderes y empresarios establecidos de la industria a través de una serie de foros de abundantes temas, sesiones de lanzamiento y conversaciones privadas.

Estados Unidos y Reino Unido continúan a la cabeza como motores líderes de la innovación global en contenido y distribución. Solo en Reino Unido, la industrias creativas exportaron un valor de más de 8.000 millones de libras (13.000 millones de dólares) de servicios en 2009 y facturaron el 10,6% de todas las exportaciones de Reino Unido. El gobierno británico está apoyando los servicios creativos de Reino Unido a través de su campaña GREAT. La campaña GREAT muestra a Reino Unido como un destino de clase mundial para los negocios, la inversión, la educación y el turismo. Se lanzó para los Juegos Olímpicos y Paralímpicos de Londres 2012 y se extenderá hasta 2015.

El 4 de febrero, el alcalde de Los Ángeles, Antonio R. Villaraigosa, ofrecerá el discurso de apertura del Forum.

Entre los líderes de la industria que han confirmado la participación se encuentran: Daniel Ek, fundador de Spotify; Jeffrey Katzenberg, consejero delegado de Dreamworks Animation; Simon Fuller, fundador de XIX; Jean Rene Fourtou, presidente y consejero delegado de Vivendi; Casey Wasserman, Wasserman Media Group; Robert Kyncl, vicepresidente y responsable global de contenido para Google/YouTube; y Randy Phillips, presidente y consejero delegado de AEG Live; entre muchos otros.

Los participantes de Reino Unido son: Lord Jonathan Marland, presidente de Prime Minister's Business Ambassadors and Trade Envoys; Ed Vaizey, parlamentario subsecretario de Estado de Cultura, Comunicaciones e Industrias Creativas; Ynon Kreiz, ex- consejero delegado /presidente de Endemol/presidente de Maker Studios; Ian Hogarth, fundador y consejero delegado, Songkick; Michael Birch, co-fundador de Bebo; Jimmy Wales, fundador y consejero delegado, Wikipedia; Jude Ower, fundador y consejero delegado, PlayMob; Alexander Ljung, fundador y consejero delegado, Soundcloud; Michael Acton Smith, consejero delegado, director creativo y fundador, Moshi Monsters; y Sir Peter Bazalgette, presidente de Arts Council England, ex-Endemol, por nombrar algunos.

"Tanto si es una compañía digital de reciente creación, capitalista de riesgo o de contenido implicada en el desarrollo empresarial propio, es fundamental que piense y actúe de forma global," dijo Grainge. "De ninguna otra manera se consigue más que mediante la colaboración. El Innovation Forum es un esfuerzo para fomentar lazos más fuertes entre los empresarios nuevos y los establecidos de Estados Unidos y Reino Unido. Creo que los lazos internacionales no solo serán reforzados, sino que también emergerán importantes coloboraciones innovadoras de este encuentro sin precedentes."

El senador Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) dijo, "No hay mejor momento para reunirse los empresarios e innovadores americanos y británicos. Espero que este encuentro en California produzca una amplia gama de asociaciones online y móviles de éxito  que enriquezcan a los consumidores de todo el mundo."

"Se trata de una oportunidad excelente para dos grandes industrias, la creativa y la de ocio, para reunirse y representar lo mejor de Reino Unido y Estados Unidos para establecer relaciones más profundas y emprender desarrollo empresarial," comentó Lord Marland, presidente de Prime Minister's Business Ambassadors and Trade Envoys.

Jonathan Goodwin y Brent Hoberman – cofundadores de Founders Forum - comentaron: "El Innovation Forum es un importante evento establecido en un momento crítico con el objetivo de hacer crecer los negocios. Estamos encantados de estar involucrados y esperamos ayudar a los asistentes a encontrar formas reales y prácticas de fortalecer los lazos entre las industrias creativas y de ocio de Estados Unidos y Reino Unido."

El Innovation Forum LA 2013 está encantado de estar respaldado por Universal Music Group, UK Trade & Investment, Lepe Partners, Tech City UK, Jaguar, Rightster y Shazam. El siguiente vídeo captura el espíritu y singularidad de este nuevo evento global, solo con invitación, creado por empresarios para empresarios.

El vídeo adjunto es del Founders Forum del año pasado en Londres donde estuvieron muchos de los asistentes propuestos para la cumbre en innovación: www.ff.co

Para más información sobre el Innovation Forum LA 2013 visite: http://uktiusaevents.org/innovationforum/index.html

Acerca de UK Trade and Investment:
UK Trade & Investment (UKTI) es el Departamento Gubernamental que ayuda a las compañías con sede en Reino Unido a tener éxito en la economía global. También ayudamos a las compañías extranjeras a ofrecer su inversión de alta calidad a la economía de Reino Unido – reconocido como el mejor lugar de Europa para tener éxito en el negocio global. UKTI ofrece experiencia y contactos a través de su amplia red de especialistas en el Reino Unido, y en las embajadas británicas y otras oficinas diplomáticas de todo el mundo. Proporcionamos a las compañías las herramientas que necesitan para ser competitivos en todo el mundo. Para más información sobre UKTI, visite www.ukti.gov.uk

Acerca de Founders Forum
Founders Forum es una comunidad global de empresarios y líderes de negocios de medios y tecnología, diseñada para crear, animar y apoyar el crecimiento empresarial y la creación de empleo de y dentro de Reino Unido. Founders Forum fue co-fundado por Brent Hoberman (lastminute.com, Made.com, PROfounders Capital, UK Business Trade Ambassador) y Jonathan Goodwin (LongAcre, The Wireless Group, Lepe Partners) y actualmente celebra eventos en Brasil, India, EE.UU. y Reino Unido.

Founders Forum pasa muchos meses identificando a candidatos para mostrar sus nuevas ideas a fundadores, inversores, periodistas y futuros empresarios. FF es un socio de la campaña GREAT del Gobierno Británico y da la bienvenida al apoyo recibido del Primer Ministro Británico. http://ballantinespr.com/News/FoundersForum/Innovation_Forum6.html

More Stories By PR Newswire

Copyright © 2007 PR Newswire. All rights reserved. Republication or redistribution of PRNewswire content is expressly prohibited without the prior written consent of PRNewswire. PRNewswire shall not be liable for any errors or delays in the content, or for any actions taken in reliance thereon.

@ThingsExpo Stories
IoT is fundamentally transforming the auto industry, turning the vehicle into a hub for connected services, including safety, infotainment and usage-based insurance. Auto manufacturers – and businesses across all verticals – have built an entire ecosystem around the Connected Car, creating new customer touch points and revenue streams. In his session at @ThingsExpo, Macario Namie, Head of IoT Strategy at Cisco Jasper, will share real-world examples of how IoT transforms the car from a static p...
Cloud computing is being adopted in one form or another by 94% of enterprises today. Tens of billions of new devices are being connected to The Internet of Things. And Big Data is driving this bus. An exponential increase is expected in the amount of information being processed, managed, analyzed, and acted upon by enterprise IT. This amazing is not part of some distant future - it is happening today. One report shows a 650% increase in enterprise data by 2020. Other estimates are even higher....
From wearable activity trackers to fantasy e-sports, data and technology are transforming the way athletes train for the game and fans engage with their teams. In his session at @ThingsExpo, will present key data findings from leading sports organizations San Francisco 49ers, Orlando Magic NBA team. By utilizing data analytics these sports orgs have recognized new revenue streams, doubled its fan base and streamlined costs at its stadiums. John Paul is the CEO and Founder of VenueNext. Prior ...
One of biggest questions about Big Data is “How do we harness all that information for business use quickly and effectively?” Geographic Information Systems (GIS) or spatial technology is about more than making maps, but adding critical context and meaning to data of all types, coming from all different channels – even sensors. In his session at @ThingsExpo, William (Bill) Meehan, director of utility solutions for Esri, will take a closer look at the current state of spatial technology and ar...
The Internet of Things can drive efficiency for airlines and airports. In their session at @ThingsExpo, Shyam Varan Nath, Principal Architect with GE, and Sudip Majumder, senior director of development at Oracle, will discuss the technical details of the connected airline baggage and related social media solutions. These IoT applications will enhance travelers' journey experience and drive efficiency for the airlines and the airports. The session will include a working demo and a technical d...
What happens when the different parts of a vehicle become smarter than the vehicle itself? As we move toward the era of smart everything, hundreds of entities in a vehicle that communicate with each other, the vehicle and external systems create a need for identity orchestration so that all entities work as a conglomerate. Much like an orchestra without a conductor, without the ability to secure, control, and connect the link between a vehicle’s head unit, devices, and systems and to manage the ...
Businesses are struggling to manage the information flow and interactions between all of these new devices and things jumping on their network, and the apps and IT systems they control. The data businesses gather is only helpful if they can do something with it. In his session at @ThingsExpo, Chris Witeck, Principal Technology Strategist at Citrix, will discuss how different the impact of IoT will be for large businesses, expanding how IoT will allow large organizations to make their legacy ap...
The many IoT deployments around the world are busy integrating smart devices and sensors into their enterprise IT infrastructures. Yet all of this technology – and there are an amazing number of choices – is of no use without the software to gather, communicate, and analyze the new data flows. Without software, there is no IT. In this power panel at @ThingsExpo, moderated by Conference Chair Roger Strukhoff, panelists will look at the protocols that communicate data and the emerging data analy...
As ridesharing competitors and enhanced services increase, notable changes are occurring in the transportation model. Despite the cost-effective means and flexibility of ridesharing, both drivers and users will need to be aware of the connected environment and how it will impact the ridesharing experience. In his session at @ThingsExpo, Timothy Evavold, Executive Director Automotive at Covisint, will discuss key challenges and solutions to powering a ride sharing and/or multimodal model in the a...
SYS-CON Events announced today that Commvault, a global leader in enterprise data protection and information management, has been named “Bronze Sponsor” of SYS-CON's 19th International Cloud Expo, which will take place on November 1–3, 2016, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. Commvault is a leading provider of data protection and information management solutions, helping companies worldwide activate their data to drive more value and business insight and to transform moder...
Digital innovation is the next big wave of business transformation based on digital technologies of which IoT and Big Data are key components, For example: Business boundary innovation is a challenge to excavate third-party business value using IoT and BigData, like Nest Business structure innovation may propose re-building business structure from scratch, as Uber does in the taxicab industry The social model innovation is also a big challenge to the new social architecture with the design fr...
What are the new priorities for the connected business? First: businesses need to think differently about the types of connections they will need to make – these span well beyond the traditional app to app into more modern forms of integration including SaaS integrations, mobile integrations, APIs, device integration and Big Data integration. It’s important these are unified together vs. doing them all piecemeal. Second, these types of connections need to be simple to design, adapt and configure...
A strange thing is happening along the way to the Internet of Things, namely far too many devices to work with and manage. It has become clear that we'll need much higher efficiency user experiences that can allow us to more easily and scalably work with the thousands of devices that will soon be in each of our lives. Enter the conversational interface revolution, combining bots we can literally talk with, gesture to, and even direct with our thoughts, with embedded artificial intelligence, wh...
Data is an unusual currency; it is not restricted by the same transactional limitations as money or people. In fact, the more that you leverage your data across multiple business use cases, the more valuable it becomes to the organization. And the same can be said about the organization’s analytics. In his session at 19th Cloud Expo, Bill Schmarzo, CTO for the Big Data Practice at EMC, will introduce a methodology for capturing, enriching and sharing data (and analytics) across the organizati...
SYS-CON Events announced today that Bsquare has been named “Silver Sponsor” of SYS-CON's @ThingsExpo, which will take place on November 1–3, 2016, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. For more than two decades, Bsquare has helped its customers extract business value from a broad array of physical assets by making them intelligent, connecting them, and using the data they generate to optimize business processes.
SYS-CON Events has announced today that Roger Strukhoff has been named conference chair of Cloud Expo and @ThingsExpo 2016 Silicon Valley. The 19th Cloud Expo and 6th @ThingsExpo will take place on November 1-3, 2016, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. "The Internet of Things brings trillions of dollars of opportunity to developers and enterprise IT, no matter how you measure it," stated Roger Strukhoff. "More importantly, it leverages the power of devices and the Interne...
19th Cloud Expo, taking place November 1-3, 2016, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA, will feature technical sessions from a rock star conference faculty and the leading industry players in the world. Cloud computing is now being embraced by a majority of enterprises of all sizes. Yesterday's debate about public vs. private has transformed into the reality of hybrid cloud: a recent survey shows that 74% of enterprises have a hybrid cloud strategy. Meanwhile, 94% of enterpri...
In this strange new world where more and more power is drawn from business technology, companies are effectively straddling two paths on the road to innovation and transformation into digital enterprises. The first path is the heritage trail – with “legacy” technology forming the background. Here, extant technologies are transformed by core IT teams to provide more API-driven approaches. Legacy systems can restrict companies that are transitioning into digital enterprises. To truly become a lea...
According to Forrester Research, every business will become either a digital predator or digital prey by 2020. To avoid demise, organizations must rapidly create new sources of value in their end-to-end customer experiences. True digital predators also must break down information and process silos and extend digital transformation initiatives to empower employees with the digital resources needed to win, serve, and retain customers.
Video experiences should be unique and exciting! But that doesn’t mean you need to patch all the pieces yourself. Users demand rich and engaging experiences and new ways to connect with you. But creating robust video applications at scale can be complicated, time-consuming and expensive. In his session at @ThingsExpo, Zohar Babin, Vice President of Platform, Ecosystem and Community at Kaltura, will discuss how VPaaS enables you to move fast, creating scalable video experiences that reach your...