DOOH Conference ISE 2010 – Speaker

2010 ISE Teaser Microsite

Erol Vekil – Global Sales Director GestureTek (US)
Currently the Global Sales Director for GestureTek Inc., the world leader in computer vision control technology, Erol Vekil has extensive management and business development experience with both start-ups and established organizations in North America, Europe, Middle East and South America. Erol has managed multi-million dollar companies and divisions in consumer electronics (Thomson Multimedia), computers (OEM- Toshiba) and enterprise software (Sage-Datamedia), and has partnered with multinationals, including Sony, Panasonic, Pace Digital, Sage, IBM, Thomson, Toshiba, Microsoft, Intel and Psion, for regional business development. more
Tom Goddard, Executive Chairman of Digicom (UK)
Tom Goddard (born 1950) is a media entrepreneur based in London with particular specialism in digital and traditional Out of Home Media. He is Chairman and shareholder of a number of private media companies in the UK, Russia and China (UK: Digicom; Ocean Outdoor; Marketing Force / Russia: Gallery Media Services / China: Sky Flying Media). more
Dr. Leo Kivijarv, Vice President Research PQ Media (US)
Dr. Kivijarv is Vice President Research of PQ Media, the leading provider of global media econometrics and pioneer of 21st century alternative media research. PQ Media partners with Veronis Suhler Stevenson on the annual Communications Industry Forecast, the media industry’s benchmark for spending, usage and trends data. more
Jose Avalos, Director of Digital Signage Intel Corporation (US)
Jose Avalos is the Director of Digital Signage for Intel Corporation in the Embedded & Communications Group. In this role, Jose leads Intel’s world wide Digital Signage business and his organization is responsible for delivering Intel’s Intelligent Digital Signage Platforms, as well as initiatives to fuel the growth of the Industry. Jose has a multi-faceted career with numerous General Management and Director level positions at Intel in Business, Marketing and Engineering.more
Dirk Hülsermann – President OVAB Europe (DE)
Dirk Hülsermann, Präsident OVAB Europe Dirk Hülsermann is a first rate expert in the industry and founding president of OVAB Europe. Hülsermann worked in several management functions within multinational companies such as Kyocera and Mitsui Europe, among others. He established himself as an expert in the advertising and media industry. Against this backdrop, the internationally active media company Neo Advertising was able to acquire him in 2008 as Director Business Development. In his capacity there, Hülsermann is pushing the rapid growth of the Swiss Neo Media Group and focusing the company in its quest to become the leading provider in the Digital Signage segment.
Brian Dusho, OVAB US (US)
Brian Dusho Photo Brian Dusho is responsible for company strategy, marketing, global sales organization and all business development activities. Brian is an active member the Outdoor Advertising Association of America (OAAA), Out of Home Video Advertising Bureau (OVAB), OVAB Europe and Canadian Out of Home Digital Association (CODA). He is involved in the thought leadership process aimed at establishing best practices and shaping future standards for the digital out-of-home (digital signage) media. Brian is regularly invited to speak at industry events. more
Chris Heap – Managing Director Imperative Group (UK)
Chris Heap_Imperative Group small Chris has been involved in the creation, deployment, management and effectiveness of DOOH networks (audio, visual and hybrid) for over 11 years and can claim to have worked on some of the largest and/or path-finding retail deployments in the UK for agencies including CAN Media, Instrumental Media, Mood Media and CBS Alive (was TDI) on behalf of brands including Kroger, Tesco, The Life Channel, H&M, Mall Corporation, Target & Shell. more
Gabriel Faflei, CEO Monopoly Media (RO)
Gabriel Faflei small For over 5 years Gabriel Faflei- General Manager at Monopoly Media- is having a proactive role in changing the indoor advertising of the Romanian Market. He was the first to bring a new and innovative concept on the market in 2004 (Instore TV) and he is daily maintaining the top position of Monopoly Media. His company is one of the first advertising agencies in Romania and activates for more than 15 years, highlighting its leader position in the Romanian indoor advertising. Its presence in schools and high-schools, camps, airports, banks or in the largest cash & carry hypermarkets under Gabriel Faflei keen surveillance, Monopoly Media continues its growing in 2009 keeping its top position on the Digital Signage market and extending in more than 48 cities in Romania.
Eric Penot – Digital Media Director JCDecaux S.A. (FR)
Eric Penot small As one of the top out-of-home media companies in the world, JCDecaux is on the leading edge of the digital transition digital signage pilots and projects ranging from JFK to LAX to London’s Heathrow airport. As such, they are in one of the best positions to help bridge the gap between FPD and OOH by offering insights into what they have learned and how to help the industry move forward with a call-to-action for industry standards.
Etienne Reignoux, Chief Development Officer of NEO MEDIA GROUP (CH)
Reignoux Etienne_small Etienne Reignoux is Chief Development Officer at the Neo Media Group in Switzerland. In this position he is in charge of advertising and assets development. From 2005 to 2009 Etienne Reignoux worked for Clear Channel Outdoor France as VP Strategy and Marketing. Prior to his appointment as VP he was Chief Executive Officer for the Clear Channel Malls in France. He is Board Member and Chairman (2009) of SAS Affimétrie (audience measurement), Esomar member and Board Member of ARPP (Professional Advertising Regulation Authority).
Dr. Martin Strohbach – NEC Europe, Network Division (DE)
strohbach small Dr. Martin Strohbach is a research scientist at NEC Laboratories Europe (NLE) in Heidelberg, Germany. Since 2008 he is leading a research project on Pervasive Display Networks that focuses on advancing existing Digital Signage solutions with context information and real-time audience measurement data. Martin received his Dipl.-Inf. (MSc in Computer Science) from University of Karlsruhe in 2001. After that, he worked as a research associate at Lancaster University, UK and contributed to research on the Internet of Things by developing  context-aware services offered by wireless sensor networks and smart, physical objects. He received his PhD from Lancaster University in November 2006. As part of his PhD he developed a framework for physical everyday objects that use P2P rule-based reasoning to detect situations in their environment. In July 2006, Martin joined NLE as a Research Scientist. more
Valéry Rochard, Directeur Cross Média et Efficacité MEDIAMETRIE (FR)
Valéry Rochard small Médiamétrie has 25 years‘ experience in developing innovation in the most detailed and in-depth audience and media knowledge. The company strives to remain at the forefront of audience measurement by anticipating new consumer trends and emerging behaviours. The company also sets great store on remaining open to new measurement methods and technologies resulting from the increased complexity of media reception equipment.
Bret Baas – Manager Rai Live (NL)
Bret Baas RAI live! Is a world-beating multimedia, multichannel information system with 700 screens all over the exhibition and convention center. The aim is to make sure that visitors always have the information they need, when and where they need it. It’s also a big benefit for exhibitors, who can use it as a platform to present their own branding and information. From route directions through infotainment and commercials, there’s virtually no limit to what RAI Live! can show.
Jan Huisman, CEO NarComm (NL)
Jan Huisman NarComm creates tailored Narrowcasting Communication Concepts. Objective is the translation of your message into what your target group desires to experience. We are able to incorporate our product lines Concept, Creation, System Services and Media to your benefits. NarComm Media is responsible for the exploitation of communication networks indoor- and outdoor, using LED full colour technology. This ranges from local, National and International advertisement to outdoor sport event campaigns. more
Oliver Schwede – Senior Analyst invidis consulting GmbH (DE)
Oliver Schwede small invidis consulting GmbH, headquartered in Munich/Germany, is a renowned European consulting
firm for digital signage. The business model is based on four pillars; consulting, research, communications and events. One of the strategic objectives of the specialized consultancy is to strengthen its own position as the leading information provider for Digital Signage in Europe. The research and consulting business is continuously expanded to additional international markets through strategic alliances. The company was founded in 2006 by Florian Rotberg (Managing Director) and Oliver Schwede (Senior Analyst). invidis consulting is a founding member of OVAB Europe, DMS Cisco Eco Group and a strategic partner of the Imperative Group.