Speaking

I am available for speaking engagements on entrepreneuring, technology startups, tech/media convergence, venture capital, capital strategies, pitching for capital, and succeeding as a consultant.  Feel free to contact me.   I will customize the presentation to fit your audience and its needs.

Speaking engagements (selected)

  • Consumer Electronics Show (chaired every year since 2001)
    Venture Funding, Investment & Mergers – Leadership in the Entertainment & Technology Space: Broadband, Social Networks, Mobile and Games
  • Digital Hollywood: Spring & Fall (chaired every year since 2000)
    Venture Funding, Investment & Mergers – Leadership in the Entertainment & Technology Space: Broadband, Social Networks, Mobile and Games
  • Digital Hollywood: Spring & Fall: The Start-Up Boot Camp (chaired since 2010)
    A Primer for Content and Technology Companies Understanding Funding and Strategy
  • Corporate Ambassadors’ program 2009, Doha, Qatar

    • “SMEs: Engines of Economic Growth” the training of 200 entrepreneurs, under the patronage of HE Sheikh Fahad Bin Jassim Bin Mohammad Al Thani – Minister of Bsiness & Trade.
  • Australian Interactive Media Industry Association Conference: AIMIA:  Melbourne, Australia

    • Keynote: The Future of Digital Media
  • CalTech/MIT Enterprise Forum’s 10th Annual Workshop for Entrepreneurs: 
    • Keynote: Building a Business in the Internet Age
  • UCLA
    • Capital Strategies for Entrepreneurs
    • Capital Strategies for Entertainment Entrepreneurs: Creating High Valuations
    • Venture Creation Dinner:  Entrepreneuring
    • Strategies for the Online Entertainment Gold Rush
    • New media for Entertainment Professionals: Content, Convergence,

      Investments & Deals

    • Intersection: New Media Digital Image Creation and Entertainment
    • Technology and Hollywood
    • E-commerce for Businesses on the Internet: Funding and Valuation
    • E-commerce for Businesses on the Internet: Valuation of the Dot-Com
    • E-Commerce for Business: Long Distance Vision for Dotcom Start-ups
    • New Media for the Entertainment Professional: Dotcoms in Hollywood
  • University of Southern California:
    Entrepreneuring
  • Loyola Marymount:
    Marketing for the Modern World: Marketing and Positioning your new Business
  • California Institute for the Arts (Cal Arts) (presented every year 2005 – 2011)
    The Actor as Entrepreneur
  • Small Business Development Corporation
    Driving Revenue through Social Media
  • The Entrepreneurship Institute (TEI)
    Preparing to Raise Investment Capital
  • Women in Technology International Summit (every year since 2005)
    • Raising Capital & Financing Alternatives for Small Business
    • Driving Revenue through Social Media
    • Surviving in Difficult Times
    • Building Your Own Business: Product or Service or Consulting
    • Capital Strategies for Innovators and Entrepreneurs
    • How to Consult & Make Money
    • Starting & profiting from your own business
  • Professional Business Women of California Conference
    What it takes to Succeed as an Entrepreneur
  • Forum for Women Entrepreneurs Venture Bootcamp
    Pitching for Capital
  • Working Woman Entrepreneurial Excellence Awards:
    Venture Capital
  • Digital Family Reunion, L.A.
    Forecasting 2009: Perspectives from Web 1.0 & 2.0
  • MOCA: Keynote: Merisel Open Computing Association:
    B2B Valuations and Exit Strategies
  • JETRO: Japan External Trade Organization:
    Understanding the Internet and its Investment Communities

Other conferences on similar topics ~

  • DataQuest
  • Milia (Cannes, France)
  • NAB (National Association of Broadcasters)
  • E3
  • Seybold Seminars
  • SPA (Software Publishers Association)
  • International Publishing Conference/Frankfurt
  • Intermedia & Intermedia Europe
  • Women In Film
  • Multimedia Expo
  • New Media Expo
  • Home Media Expo
  • Digital World
  • California Business Forum