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Session Schedule

Tuesday, November 10, 2020

 

9:45 – 10:15 am

Paley Center FOR MEDIA Welcome

Speakers:

  • Frank A. Bennack, Jr., Executive Vice Chairman, Hearst; Chairman, The Paley Center for Media
  • Maureen J. Reidy, President & CEO, The Paley Center for Media

 

Collaborating to Confront a Crisis: The Power of Partnerships

Speakers:

  • Mike R. Bloomberg, Founder of Bloomberg Philanthropies and Bloomberg LP, 108th Mayor of New York City

Mike Bloomberg addresses how leaders can work together to help public health and the economy​.

 

10:15 – 10:50 am

The Radically New Landscape of Journalism

Speakers:

  • Shobhana Bhartia, Chairman & Group Editorial Director, HT Media Ltd 
  • Mathias Döpfner, CEO, Axel Springer SE
  • Sophie Huet, Global Editor-in-Chief, AFP
  • Paul-Bernhard Kallen, Chairman & CEO, Hubert Burda Media
  • Gideon Rose, Editor, Foreign Affairs

Keeping people all over the world informed has never been more crucial or posed a greater challenge than it has in 2020. A global pandemic, the racial injustice movement, high-stakes elections, an influx of fake news, limited access to information, and plummeting ad revenues have placed demands on newsrooms of an unmatched scope and scale. Offering global perspectives on the business of news, this panel of industry leaders will offer their reflections on the new landscape of journalism and provide an analysis on the impact of current events.

 

10:50 – 11:00 am

Global Health and Media: The State of COVID-19

Speakers:

  • Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, Director, World Health Organization

In this integral presentation, World Health Organization Director Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus discusses the global response to COVID-19, the critical role that media can play to inform the public, and other health issues to promote people’s health and safety.

 

11:00 – 11:25 am

Investing in Creativity

Speakers:

  • Cris Abrego, Chairman, Endemol Shine Americas and CEO, Endemol Shine North America
  • Marco Bassetti, CEO, Banijay

Investing in creativity, cultivating new talent and fostering collaboration have become essential tactics in order to meet growing consumer media demands. Hear insights into scaling creativity, building a global footprint and retaining IP from the leader at the helm at one of the world’s largest production companies, Banijay CEO Marco Bassetti.

 

11:25 am – 12:00 pm

Content is Still (Yes, Still) King

Speakers:

  • Josh Sapan, President & CEO, AMC Networks

For many companies, like AMC Networks, international growth has been important to sustaining success, understanding that storytelling can’t be compromised. While the pandemic temporarily put production on pause, the business of creating compelling content remained essential. Producers responded to the disruption by creating new forms and formats that met the needs of changing consumer behavior. How is the television industry around the world navigating the disruption and what are the lessons learned?

 

12:00 – 12:25 pm

Embracing the Power of Purpose

Speakers:

  • Steve King, COO, Publicis Groupe 
  • Marc S. Pritchard, Chief Brand Officer, Procter & Gamble 

As the world is confronted with multiple crises from the global COVID-19 pandemic to social unrest, catastrophic weather events and more, the power of purpose for brands to make a positive impact on people’s lives has never been more essential. In a conversation with Procter & Gamble Chief Brand Officer Marc Pritchard interviewed by Publicis Groupe Chief Operating Officer Steve King, hear how Procter & Gamble is rising to this imperative as a force for good and a force for growth during these challenging times.

 

1:25 – 1:50 pm

Little Screens, Big Releases

Speakers:

  • Adam Bird, Senior Partner & Global Lead, Consumer Tech & Media Practice, McKinsey & Company
  • Jeffrey Cole, Director & CEO of the Center for the Digital Future, USC Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism
  • Jonathan Miller, CEO, Integrated Media Company
  • Stacey Sher, Film/Television Producer and Founder, Shiny Penny Productions

Closely watched and well-attended theatrical releases have long been a key part of the strategy for building franchise value. In the age of the COVID-19 pandemic however, big theatrical releases are limited. Can the entertainment industry create value in IP franchises with the current state of theatrical and what does it mean for the consumer? How does this change the economic model for the film and television industries and will those changes be permanent?

 

1:50 – 2:30 pm

The Henry A. Kissinger Annual Keynote Address made possible by the William S. Paley Foundation: Political Landscape: Global Affairs, Policy and Perspective

Speakers:

  • James A. Baker III, 61st United States Secretary of State
  • Frank A. Bennack, Jr., Executive Vice Chairman, Hearst; Chairman, The Paley Center for Media 
  • Henry A. Kissinger, Chairman, Kissinger Associates, Inc.

James A. Baker III, Frank A. Bennack, Jr., and Henry A. Kissinger will take part in The Henry A. Kissinger Annual Keynote Address made possible by The William S. Paley Foundation: Political Landscape: Global Affairs, Policy, and Perspective.

 

2:30 – 2:50 pm

The Role of Media and Brands in Bringing Together a Divided World

Speakers:

  • Michael I. Roth, Chairman & CEO, The Interpublic Group of Companies, Inc.

 

3:00 – 3:35 pm

The Rules of the Game Have Changed: The Brave New World of Sports

Speakers:

  • Gary B. Bettman, Commissioner, National Hockey League 
  • Robert B. Manfred, Jr., Commissioner, Major League Baseball 

The COVID-19 pandemic has forced the sports world to reinvent itself in real time. As they so often have in challenging times, professional sports leagues have roared back to life with unprecedented steps to bolster fan engagement, ensure player safety and innovate their revenue models. NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman and MLB Commissioner Robert Manfred will share how they are meeting the needs of a society craving normalcy and recreating the shared experience of cheering for one’s favorite players.

 

3:35 – 4:00 pm

The Human Element: A Roundtable Discussion

Speakers:

  • Steve Mosko, CEO, Village Roadshow Entertainment Group
  • Dr. Mehmet Oz, Host, The Dr. Oz Show

The global pandemic transformed the way we work, play and learn overnight. It also provided an opportunity for people everywhere to reevaluate their priorities. For some that meant spending more time with their families. For others that meant picking up old hobbies, learning a new language or binge watching their favorite shows. This roundtable discussion will focus on the lessons learned from the pandemic that are improving our lives.

 

4:00 – 4:35 pm

The Future of Broadband

Speakers:

  • Dexter Goei, CEO, Altice USA 
  • Craig Moffett, Partner & Senior Research Analyst, MoffettNathanson Research
  • Brad Smith, President, Microsoft

Broadband has never been more critical than it has been in 2020. From staying connected to family and friends to working remotely to distance learning and telemedicine, access to a reliable and fast network has become an essential need. In a crisis, focusing on priorities with a growth mindset to meet business and consumer demands has been a driving force. What does the future of broadband hold?

 

4:35– 5:00 pm

From Podcast to Screen: Cross-Platform Storytelling Takes Center Stage

Speakers:

  • Peter Chernin, Founder & CEO, Chernin Entertainment
  • Dawn Ostroff, Chief Content & Advertising Business Officer, Spotify
  • Todd Spangler, New York Digital Editor, Variety

The explosion of podcasting has become a powerful source of inspiration across all mediums: music, film, television and digital. This growth has attracted the world’s most talented creators and made podcasts a premiere destination for original storytelling. Spotify Chief Content & Advertising Business Officer Dawn Ostroff and Chernin Entertainment Founder & CEO Peter Chernin discuss this new era as well as what their new partnership means for storytelling.

 

5:00 – 5:35 pm

The Power of Brand Purpose

Speakers:

  • Brad Hiranaga, Chief Brand Officer, North America, General Mills 
  • Michael E. Kassan, Founder, Chairman & CEO, MediaLink  
  • Raja Rajamannar, Chief Marketing & Communications Officer and President Healthcare, Mastercard  
  • Dara Treseder, SVP, Head of Global Marketing and Communications, Peloton
  • Kevin Warren, Chief Brand Officer, UPS

In a year marked by turmoil, a brand’s purpose has become newly relevant, equally as important to the consumer as well as business partners across industries. How can brands focus their energies on doing well by doing good, bringing more joy and opportunity to their customers while delivering even greater value? This panel of leading marketers will discuss the importance of brand purpose in the new advertising landscape.

 

5:35 – 6:00 pm

Paradigm Shifts in Interactive Entertainment

Speakers: 

  • Seth Schiesel, Contributing Editor, Protocol
  • Strauss Zelnick, Chairman & CEO, Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc.

While traditional forms of entertainment have faced challenges navigating a global pandemic, the billion-dollar gaming industry has leveraged its technology-based DNA to deliver entertainment experiences to homebound consumers whenever they want and on whichever screen they desire. Beyond the games themselves, the interactive entertainment industry has fostered global communities of millions of players who use games to stay connected with family, friends and even strangers around the world. What are the industry trends and what is the future for gaming and interactive entertainment?

 

6:00 – 6:10 pm

Closing Remarks Day One

Speakers:

  • Frank A. Bennack, Jr., Executive Vice Chairman, Hearst; Chairman, The Paley Center for Media 

 

6:10 – 6:40 pm

Virtual Networking: Tech for Good

Speakers:

  • Jason Kelley, GM, IBM Blockchain Services

IBM partners globally to help communities take on challenges big and small through the power of innovation, resources, and people collaborating on initiatives around the world - from education to health and more. In this roundtable discussion hosted by IBM Blockchain Services, General Manager Jason Kelley, we'll engage our media community to share their inspiration and stories on how technology continues to make a positive impact across society.

 

Wednesday, November 11, 2020

 

10:00 – 10:35 am

A Global View of TMT Now and Post-Pandemic

Speakers:

  • Mike Fries, CEO & Vice Chairman, Liberty Global 
  • John C. Malone, Chairman, Liberty Media and Liberty Global

Few have as broad a portfolio or as deep an understanding of the global TMT sector as Dr. John Malone. With interests in content, cable, mobile, live entertainment, sports, and online retail, he is navigating all of the key technology, economic and market factors impacting our industries today, and thinking through how they might evolve in the future. Mike Fries is a 30-year industry veteran and CEO of Liberty Global, the largest converged operator outside the U.S. with over 90 million fixed and mobile subs in Europe and in the recently spun-off Liberty Latin America. He will lead a wide-ranging conversation with Dr. Malone that explores global media and technology trends, the political and economic landscape and long-term winners and losers as we emerge from the pandemic.

 

10:35 – 11:00 am

Combatting Global Threats: What Everyone Needs to Know From INTERPOL

Speakers:

  • David Sanger, National Security Correspondent & Senior Writer, The New York Times
  • Jürgen Stock, Secretary General, INTERPOL

As more and more of our personal and financial data migrates online, the risk of cybercrime has increased exponentially. From ransomware attacks to ensuring data security, INTERPOL Secretary General Jürgen Stock shares his thoughts on the biggest global security challenges that companies and individuals face today.

 

11:00 - 11:25 am

The Complex Media Landscape

Speakers:

  • Nancy Dubuc, CEO, VICE Media Group
  • Alex Mahon, CEO, Channel 4

How can we maintain relevancy and innovate in this new world? How can we reflect the world for young people today? Nancy Dubuc, CEO of VICE Media Group and Alex Mahon, CEO of Channel 4 sit down for a fireside chat to look at the challenges impacting the modern broadcasting and media space.

 

11:35 am – 12:00 pm

Navigating Disruption and Change in the Ad Industry

Speakers:

  • Kirk McDonald, CEO, North America, GroupM 
  • Mark Read, CEO, WPP 

In the face of the global pandemic the advertising industry has had to pivot quickly and redefine strategies. Sensitivity to consumer messaging alongside differentiation have become the keys to success. How has the advertising industry pivoted to navigate disruption and will these changes be permanent?
 

1:00 – 1:35 pm

A Powerhouse with Global Reach

Speakers:

  • David Zaslav, President & CEO, Discovery, Inc.

 

1:35 - 2:00 pm

The Road to Recovery for the Media Business and the Broader Economy

Speakers:

  • Raymond J. McGuire, Vice Chairman, Citigroup; Chairman, Banking, Capital Markets & Advisory
  • Faiza J. Saeed, Presiding Partner, Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP

COVID-19 accelerated the disruption that media companies were already facing and the crisis raised a number of unique challenges for the industry in particular. Despite that or perhaps as a result of it, the industry also has the ability to uniquely adapt, lifted by the growing demand for entertainment, information and community. On the road to recovery, what and where are the revenue opportunities and how does the media business re-shape itself to survive and ultimately thrive within the broader economy?

 

2:00 – 2:35 pm

The Business Case for Stakeholder Capitalism

Speakers:

  • Frank Cooper III, Senior Managing Director, Global Chief Marketing Officer, BlackRock
  • Todd Jacobson, SVP, Social Responsibility, NBA
  • Edward Skyler, EVP, Global Public Affairs, Citi
  • Gillian Tett, Chair of Editorial Board and Editor-at-Large, US, Financial Times

From finance to media to technology, corporations are increasingly embracing a business model that recognizes all stakeholders: customers, employees, suppliers, communities, and shareholders. This panel of business leaders from across sectors will discuss how this philosophy is transforming the way businesses can build lasting value for society, the economy and communities.

 

2:35 – 3:00 pm

How does Technology Solve the Big Issues?

Speakers:

  • Tami Erwin, CEO, Verizon Business
  • Edmund Lee, Corporate Media Reporter, The New York Times
  • Yara Shahidi, Actress, Producer & Change Agent

When it comes to the digital world, access is only the beginning. While socio-economic disparities have been amplified by the growing digital divide, companies like Verizon are investing in technology that promises to build a future of inclusion. By supporting digital inclusion initiatives, organizations enable individuals and communities to develop the knowledge and skills they need to thrive in the digital age. How can access to connectivity and 5G technology help bridge the gap and provide better opportunity, remote learning and healthcare?

 

3:00 – 3:35 pm

The Future of the Brand-Consumer Relationship is Personalization at Scale

Speakers:

  • David Eun, President, Samsung NEXT; Chief Innovation Officer, Samsung Electronics  
  • Tammy Wincup, President, Protocol
  • Steven Wolfe Pereira, Founder & CEO, Encantos

More diverse, empowered, and expressive than ever before, consumers have a new mindset shaping what drives their loyalty to a brand. As a result, both established and emerging brands have to work harder than ever before to capture that loyalty. In this session you’ll hear how leaders at the cross section of media and technology are building companies and platforms with the modern consumer at their core.

 

4:00 – 4:25 pm

Diversity and Inclusion at the Top

Speakers:

  • Debra Langford, Executive Director, Business Development, Advancing Black Pathways, JPMorgan Chase & Co. ​
  • Debra L. Lee, CEO, Leading Women Defined Inc.

 It is widely understood that having diversity and inclusion at the top is critical if an organization wants to reflect society and foster a culture of inclusion. At a time when inequality and inequity are recognized as systemic issues, how do companies identify the challenges and seize the opportunities to affect meaningful change?

 

4:25 – 4:40 pm

Nielsen Presentation on Inclusion Metrics in Content

Speakers:

  • Tina Wilson, Head of Media Analytics, Nielsen  

 

5:00 – 5:35 pm

A Global Giant of Streaming Gets Streamlined

Speakers:

  • Bela Bajaria, Head of Global TV, Netflix
  • Ted Sarandos, Co-CEO & Chief Content Officer, Netflix

Global production for Netflix’s streaming products is getting streamlined itself. In this fireside chat, Co-CEO Ted Sarandos sits down with newly named Head of Global TV Bela Bajaria to talk about the opportunities and challenges of combining a massive empire of national and international production under one roof. How will this new leadership impact one of the most influential entertainment entities and will it solidify its position in the global market? ​

 

5:35 - 5:45 pm

Closing Remarks

Speakers:

  • Frank A. Bennack, Jr., Executive Vice Chairman, Hearst; Chairman, The Paley Center for Media 

 

6:00 – 6:30 pm

Networking

 

 

Events and participants subject to change.

 

 

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