LOS ANGELES, Jan. 31, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The second day of the Innovation Forum, hosted by Founder's Forum and UK Trade & Investment, will play host to some of the most informative panel speakers answering insightful and relevant questions on their respective topics. The panels will be led and moderated by David Kirkpatrick, a fastidious technology journalist and author of the recent book "The Facebook Effect." Formerly Senior Editor of Internet and Technology at Fortune Magazine, Kirkpatrick is the founder and CEO of Techonomy Media Inc, a tech-focused conference company. Each panel will last 45 minutes with 30 minutes devoted to specified panel questions and 15 minutes open to audience questions.
The Innovation Forum LA 2013 is delighted to be supported by Universal Music Group, UK Trade & Investment, Lepe Partners, Tech City UK, Jaguar, Rightster and Shazam.
The first panel will be discussing the topic of entertainment. The panel will include Ari Emanuel, world-renowned in the entertainment business as co-CEO of William Morris Endeavor (WME).The second panel member is Lucian Grainge CBE (Commander of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire), Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Universal Music Group. Third is Michael Lynton CEO of Sony Corporation of America and CEO of Sony Pictures Entertainment. Lynton has overseen Sony's global entertainment business including Sony Music and Sony/ATV Music Publishing, while his responsibilities with Sony Pictures Entertainment require him to manage the studios overall global operations, including motion pictures, television and digital content production and distribution. The fourth member of the panel will be Jeffrey Katzenberg, former chairman of The Walt Disney Studios and current CEO of DreamWorks Animation. John Landgraf is the final member of the panel. Mr. Landgraf is the FX Network president and executive producer of the show "30 Days." Digital Media Daniel Ek, a Swedish entrepreneur and technologist who started the world-famous streaming service Spotify, will be a member of the digital media panel. The second panel member is Jason Titus, former Vice President of Communications at Yahoo! and current Chief Technology Officer of Shazam. The third member of the panel is Rob Wells, President of the Global Digital Business at Universal Music Group. The final member is Scooter Braun, a well-known talent manager for stars such as Justin Bieber, Psy, Carly Rae Jepsen and more. Braun has two record labels: Raymond-Braun Media Group (RBMG) and Schoolboy Record. Funding The third and final panel will include Gene Sykes, co-head of Global Merger and Acquisitions and chairman of Global Technology, Media and Telecommunications Investment Banking. Second, the panel will include Jonnie Goodwin, one of the founding partners of Lepe Partners, an international merchant bank focused on the media, Internet and technology sector. Goodwin is the co-creator of Founders Forum. The third panel member will be Aryeh Bourkoff, Founder and CEO of a new financial services firm LionTree LLC.