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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

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