Gearing up for its first-ever Latino Digital Video Summit, NGL Media has announced its line-up of participants.
The summit, set for Oct. 29, is hosted by Disney ABC Television Group and will be held on the Walt Disney Studio Lot from 2-7 p.m. in Burbank, Calif. NGL Media was co-founded by actor John Leguizamo to create Hispanic video content and video marketing solutions, according to its website.
"The response to this groundbreaking NGL Media event has been incredible," said NGL Media CEO and founder David Chitel, in a press release. "The Latino Digital Video Summit is the first of its kind, and we're excited to be leading the conversation around the critical role that Latinos are playing in a space that is changing the landscape of our industry from a creative, media and technology perspective."
The event will focus on how U.S. Hispanics influence the digital video space from a media, marketing and entertainment perspective. The group of participants will bring together constituents consisting of:
• Latino TV & Web Show Producers
• Digital Video Content Distributors
• Media & Marketing Executives
• New Mainstream Media Companies
• Fortune 500 Advertisers, Media & Entertainment Companies
• Latino Celebrities
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"The Disney ABC Television Group is proud to host NGL Media's first Latino Digital Video Summit," said Daisy Auger-Dominguez, DATG's vice president, recruitment and organization and workforce diversity, in a press release. "Our deep commitment to reaching and understanding the Latino audience -- their emergence, influence, and powerful contributions to the digital space –- make this a unique and timely partnership. We are confident that the summit will create an impactful dialogue about the opportunities ahead."
Confirmed speakers include:
David Chitel – CEO & Founder, NGL Media
Daisy Auger-Dominguez – VP, Recruitment and Organization & Workforce Diversity, Disney ABC TV Group
Albert Cheng – EVP & Chief Product Officer, Digital Media, Disney/ABC TV Group
Ricardo Martinez – Sr. Producer of Creative Production, Disney ABC TV Group Digital Media Studio
Wilmer Valderrama – Actor
Gina Rodriguez - Actress
Bel Hernandez – CEO, Latin Heat Media
Gabriela Natale – SuperLatina TV Host / President, Aganar Media
Giselle Achecar – Founder & CEO, Eco Rico Entertainment
Steve Bradbury – COO, Zazoom
Alejandro Solorio – Multicultural Marketing Manager, Brown-Forman Corporation
Esmeralda Nisperos – Director of Content Strategies, Conill Advertising
Elizabeth Gray – Executive Producer, NuevOn
Ben Leff – COO, NGL Media
Chris Morgan – Director, Digital Operations, EPMG
Ken Deutsch – Media Director, Sensis
Jack Flanagan – SVP of Sales, Innovid
Horacio Rodriguez – Sr. Director, Digital Marketing, Universal Music Latin Entertainment US & Mexico
James Briggs – CEO, Briabe Mobile
Benjamin DeJesus – Chief Creative Officer, NGL Media
Grace Lin – VP, Edelman Digital NY
Ashley Cox – Sr. Media Strategist, Edelman Digital NY
Juan Carrillo – Account Executive, Edelman Digital NY
Willy Villarreal – VP, Edelman Multicultural LA
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