Video start-up companies pitch their business models to a panel of judges.
Matthew Doull is a Co-Owner of Prometheus Global Media, the parent of Adweek. Previously he was Senior Research Analyst, responsible for global media, telecom and technology investments at SAC Capital Management and a Portfolio Manager at Pequot Capital Management. He founded and ran a venture investment program for a global media company from 1997 to 2003 and also served from 1998 to 2000 as Chairman of Trip.com. Matthew was previously Associate Publisher of WIRED magazine and started his career as a financial journalist at The Daily Telegraph in London, covering the media industry.
Oren Harnevo is the Co-Founder and CEO of Eyeview, a personalized video technology provider. Oren's vision for Eyeview began while simultaneously working on a Bachelorâ€™s in Film and Television and a BSc in Computer Science at Tel-Aviv University. Eyeview's technology enables both the creation and optimization of personalized video campaigns. Previously, Orenâ€™s online experience was shaped by his role in leading the product team at 888.com, an online gaming and entertainment solutions provider that IPOâ€™d for $1B in the London stock exchange.
General Partner Warren Lee is a recognized thought leader on the future of online advertising and the evolution of the media landscape. He has led Canaanâ€™s investments in Associated Content (acquired by Yahoo!), Blip and Tremor Video. Previously, Warren was at Comcast Interactive Capital, where he invested in Arbor Networks (acquired by Tektronix), Arroyo Video Solutions (acquired by Cisco), Broadbus Technologies (acquired by Motorola), Counterpane Internet Security (acquired by British Telecom), and Tripwire (acquired by Bravo Thomson).
Alan is a founding partner in Coriolis Ventures, a New York-based holding company specializing in starting new companies related to Internet advertising. The firm has been recognized as one of the most successful creators of advertising technology companies. Since 2007 Coriolis has founded, incubated or provided angel funding to firms that have created over 500 high- tech jobs in New York City. Along with his partner at Coriolis, they are particularly focused on driving innovation at the convergence of machine learning and interactive marketing.
Diaz Nesamoney, founder of Jivox, has had two prior successful ventures. Before founding Jivox, he founded Celequest, raised over $20M in venture capital and served as its CEO until early 2007, when the company was acquired by Cognos Corporation. He was previously Co-Founder, President and Chief Operating Officer at Informatica, which he took from a startup to a publicly traded company in 1999. Diaz holds a Masterâ€™s degree in Computer Science from the Birla Institute of Technology and Science in India.
Peter Sung is the Co-Founder and CRO of Condition One, a technology company developing next generation immersive video applications to lead media companies into the tablet space. Peter has been a serial entrepreneur with a hybrid operator background based in finance, media and technology. He ran BD/Strategy and New Media/Mobile at WireImage/MediaVest, which was acquired by Getty Images. Additionally, he was a senior executive at Viacom's BET Networks, running the Mobile Division and was VP, BD and Strategy. He started his career at Salomon Brothers as a Fixed Income Trader and currently works in the private equity space.