Motorola's Jerry Kurtze presents their new connected home gateways, which aim to make in-home services seamless."
Jerry Kurtze has over 15 years of experience in marketing and software development for high-profile technology companies including DIRECTV, Intel and currently, Motorola Mobility.
As the Senior Manager of Business Development and Marketing for Motorola Mobility, Jerry is responsible for leading marketing and partner relations for the Converged Experiences Group, which comprises over a dozen products focused on nexus of content delivery in the home environment, across connected devices.
Kurtze joined Motorola in December 2010 through its acquisition of 4Home, a leading provider of connected home servicesâ€”which includes energy management, home security and monitoring, and home healthâ€”where he formerly served as its Director of Marketing and Business Development.
Jerry holds a B.S. in engineering from Harvey Mudd College and an M.B.A. from the University of Michigan.
Arthur Orduna is presently Chief Technology Officer, Canoe Ventures, LLC.
Arthur Orduna manages the engineering and technology team for Canoe Ventures. He helps drive the creation of shared technology processes and standards for more robust audience targeting, interactivity and measurement. For more than 20 years, Arthur has worked in the media and interactive TV industries where he has helped develop critical initiatives with standard bodies, industry organizations and providers. He is an active member of SCTE, chaired the CableLabs Working Group, which developed the EBIF technical specification for enhanced television, and is a long-term advocate of open standards-based technologies and other cross-MSO projects. Before Canoe Ventures, Arthur was a Senior Vice President at Bright House Networks where he was responsible for leading the development of new technology-based products and services for video, high speed data, voice and wireless. In 2009, Arthur received the Individual Leadership Award of the 6th Annual Awards for Leadership in Interactive and Multiplatform Television, which were presented at The TV of Tomorrow Show. This award is given to "an individual who demonstrated notable leadership in the interactive, multiplatform TV industry over the past year, and whose efforts helped move that industry forward." He is also a member of NAMIC and CTAM, from which he received a Rainmaker Award in 2005.