Ceo, National Research Group
May 15th 4pm EST
Jon Penn is CEO of National Research Group (NRG) -- a leading global insights and strategy firm with 40 years of media, entertainment and technology expertise. Known for pioneering the Hollywood research industry, NRG is an essential resource for creators, marketers and innovators to connect their content, products and brands with consumers everywhere on every screen. For two decades, Jon has expanded the strategic value of media, entertainment and technology research by applying insights from both political and corporate polling. Before leading NRG, Jon was the Founder and CEO of the Media and Entertainment practice at Penn Schoen Berland, which he built to become one of the most successful and influential global entertainment consultancies. Jon previously served as Director of Internet Strategy for Hillary Clinton’s Senate campaign win in 2000. Jon is an Advertising Research Foundation award winner as well as a contributor and pollster to The Hollywood Reporter. Jon is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania.
EVP / CFO, Sony Pictures Motion picture group
May 20th 5pm EST
Stefan Litt is EVP / CFO of Sony Pictures Motion Picture Group. For over 20 years, Sony Pictures Entertainment’s Motion Picture Group has been a leader in the field of motion picture production and distribution. Its production organizations include Columbia Pictures, Screen Gems, TriStar Pictures, 3000 Pictures, Sony Pictures Animation, Stage 6 Films, AFFIRM Films, and Sony Pictures Classics, and it has produced movies such as Men in Black, the Karate Kid, the Spider Man series, and many more classics. Mr. Litt is directly involved with the studio's most high-level strategic planning, including overseeing the studio's relationships with its outside financing partners, such as Lonestar Capital and Village Roadshow.
ceo, Wanderwell entertainment
JUNE 5th 5pm EST