CONNECTIONS™ welcomes 100+ industry executives speaking on new business strategies for cloud media and connected consumers
Parks Associates today announced the speakers for CONNECTIONS™: The Digital Living Conference & Showcase.
Parks Associates today announced the speakers for CONNECTIONS™: The Digital Living Conference & Showcase, including executives from content and service providers and companies in entertainment, mobile communications, home management, and consumer electronics. Parks Associates will host CONNECTIONS™ June 28 -30 at the Santa Clara Convention Center.
"Cloud media, including big announcements like iCloud, is creating a new type of connected consumer and a shift away from physical media," said Kurt Scherf, VP, Principal Analyst, Parks Associates. "One -third of U.S. broadband households find CDs/DVDs to be a hassle. Expectations are changing rapidly, and our speakers are at the forefront in tracking these evolving markets."
CONNECTIONS™ offers a unique mix of market research, trending data, industry insight, and discussion of the current strategies and future challenges in providing connectivity and technology services for consumers.
Eric J. Bruno, VP, Product Management, Verizon Telecom
David Grubb III, VP, Architecture & Strategy, Converged Experiences, Motorola Mobility
Glenn Lurie, President, Emerging Devices, Resale and Partnerships, AT&T Mobility and Consumer Markets
John B. Penney, EVP, Strategy & Business Development, Starz, LLC
Allegro Software Development Corporation
Blue Line Innovations
Hitachi Communication Technologies America
LEVEL Studios, a Rosetta Company
Lutron Electronics Co.
Pond Venture Partners
Tellus Venture Associates
U.S. Department of Energy
Xbox LIVE, Microsoft
Z -Wave Alliance, Sigma Designs
GE Lighting & Appliances
PARKS ASSOCIATES MODERATORS/ANALYSTS
Farhan Abid, Research Analyst
Bill Ablondi, Director, Home Systems Research
Laura Allen Phillips, Research Analyst
Brett Sappington, Senior Analyst
Kurt Scherf, VP, Principal Analyst
Stuart Sikes, President
Harry Wang, Director, Health & Mobile Product Research
Heather Way, Research Analyst
CONNECTIONS™ Sponsors are Association Sponsor CEA®; Platinum Sponsors IBM and Technicolor; Gold Sponsors Affinegy, Allegro, HCL, Radialpoint, and Rovi; Silver Sponsors AwoX; Hitachi; Independa; LEVEL Studios, a Rosetta Company; Motorola Mobility; PacketVideo; PlumChoice; Zonoff; and the Z -Wave Alliance; Bronze Sponsors AlertMe, EchoStar, HomePNA, iTOK.NET, Minerva Networks, and RoxioNow; and Break Sponsors Firstsource and Quatrro.
For information, visit www.connectionsus.com.
CONNECTIONS™: The Digital Living Conference and Showcase, hosted by leading research firm Parks Associates with support from the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)®, is the premier executive event focused on the market developments and growth factors for advanced digital lifestyle solutions. http://www.connectionsus.com