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New Internet Consumer Electronics IPv6 at CES 2006

2006 International Consumer Electronics Show

The New Internet (IPv6) - What it is and why it's replacing today's Internet.

Thursday, January 5  •   10:00  AM - 5:00 PM
Sands Expo & Convention Center • Las Vegas


Panelists & Speakers

Michael Terpin
Chairman and CEO
Terpin Communications Group

MODERATOR:

New Business Opportunities with the New Internet (IPv6)

Michael Terpin is founder and CEO of Terpin Communications Group, a leading public relations and strategic communications firm, specializing in high-technology and digital convergence.  In addition to being responsible for his firm’s vision and corporate management, Terpin has supervised many of its largest and highest-profile accounts, including America Online, Cablevision, EarthLink, Fujitsu, GameSpy, IDC, Konami, Playboy, Reed Expos, Red Herring and, most recently, Live 8.  A serial entrepreneur, he has been frequently written about as a pioneer in online PR and marketing, newswire distribution and online finance.
 
Michael has been a frequent speaker at leading industry conferences, including CES, E3, NAB and PRSA.  He has been profiled in PRWeek and O’Dwyer’s PR Report, and has been a guest columnist for O’Dwyer’s PR Daily.  Terpin is the only PR executive to be twice named to the Los Angeles Business Journal’s list of the most influential technology leaders.  He was a finalist in the 2000 Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award. 
 
Terpin also founded Market Wire (originally Internet Wire), the preferred press release distribution system of the NASDAQ Stock Market.  Based in Los Angeles and backed by leading venture capital firms Sequoia Capital and Hummer Winblad, Market Wire has offices in six cities and has more than 3,000 clients, including Bayer, IBM, Merck and Wal-Mart. 
 
Terpin holds an MFA in Creative Writing from SUNY/ Buffalo and bachelor’s degrees in Newspaper Journalism and English Literature from Syracuse University.  He serves on the Board of Advisors for Syracuse University’s S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications (currently the nation’s top journalism school, according to US News & World Report), where he was inducted into the School’s prestigious “Wall of Fame” in October 2000.  Terpin also serves on the boards of the Center for Digital Literacy, VIC Network, Venture Capital Task Force and several privately held technology start-up companies.


Alex Lightman
CEO, Innofone.com Inc.

PANELIST:

New Business Opportunities with the New Internet (IPv6)

Alex Lightman is the founding CEO and Chairman of IPv6 Summit, Inc., the leading organizer of international IPv6 events and consultants to government and industry on IPv6 applications, training, and promotion. On Dec. 6-9, 2005, in Reston, Virginia chaired the US IPv6 Summit. (www.usipv6.com), following on the highly successful IPv6 Summits in San Diego, June 2003; Arlington, VA, Dec. 2003; Santa Monica, CA, June 2004; Reston, VA, Dec. 2004, and May 2005, as well as IPv6 Day at the Consumer Electronics Show, Jan. 2004, and the IPv6 Panel at CES, Jan 2005, all chaired by Lightman.

Alex Lightman is a leading writer and speaker on the future of technology and communications. He is the author of the first book on 4G wireless, Brave New Unwired World: The Digital Big Bang and the Infinite Internet, published by John Wiley in 2002 and has published nearly 100 articles for technology, business, and political publications including Red Herring, Chief Executive, and Internet World. Lightman has been interviewed over 1,000 times in recent years, including 13 times on CNN. Currently he is writing The Ever Smarter World and recently completed The Future Engine: How Science Fiction Catalyzes Business and Technology. He has delivered dozens of highly rated keynotes and hundreds of talks on technology, education and society in over 20 countries.

Lightman is the CEO of Charmed Technology, (www.charmed.com) which makes wearable computers and achieved world-wide acclaim for producing 100 wearable technology fashion shows in 20 countries. He is the founding director of The 4G Society and the first Cal-(IT)2 Scholar at the California Institute for Telecommunications and Information Technology, a joint program of UCSD and UCI (www.calit2.net). Lightman has nearly 20 years of high technology management experience and, in addition, has experience in politics (including work for a US Senator), construction, consulting, the oil drilling industry, and the renewable energy industry. He also created, managed and received accreditation for the Nizhoni Institute, a small school and college, and produced the 100 Brave New Unwired World fashion shows featuring wearable and pervasive computing, which included many of Lightman’s own inventions and designs, such as the patented Charmed Viewer display and the first Internet jewelry. Harvard Business School featured Lightman and Charmed in case study that recognized Lightman’s pioneering innovation of presenting computers as fashion. Both the show and Lightman’s designs are now copied worldwide

Lightman is in high demand as a keynote speaker, and has addressed audiences in the US, Japan, China, Europe, India, and Brunei in recent years, at conferences organized by Internet World, Chief Executive, CENIC, IIRT, Marcus Evans, and the University of California among others. In recent months he was keynote speaker and co-chairman of The Path to 4G conference in London (October, 2002), and featured speaker at the 3G Mobile Conference in Tokyo, Japan, January, 2003 on the future of wireless. He has spoken widely on wireless and wearable computing, including talks since Nov., 2002 at UCSD, UCI, UCLA, SDSU, and USC, some of which were covered by television news organizations including CBS, the WB, and Fox. In June 2003 he was chairman, organizer and keynote speaker at the IPv6 Global Summit in San Diego.

Lightman’s book, Brave New Unwired World: The Digital Big Bang and the Infinite Internet is one of the best guides to the massive shift towards billions of Internet connected devices and wireless broadband Internet. The book effectively created 4G wireless as a field of research and study, as indicated by the hundreds of millions of dollars budgeted for 4G research in Japan, Korea, China, and Europe only after the book’s publication. Brave New Unwired World covers the past, present, and future of the wireless Internet, and provides an expert overview of the world that new technologies will make. BNUW has ranked in the top 100 e-books on Amazon.com.


Rex Wong
CEO
X2 and Dave TV

PANELIST:

New Business Opportunities with the New Internet (IPv6)

Rex Wong is a successful entrepreneur and investor investing in Internet and IT companies, including Applied Semantics, which was acquired by Google in 2003, and Einux/Accelertech, which was acquired by MTC, a $300 million IT distributor, and where Mr. Wong served as Einux's President and dealt with customers and partners such as AMD, Ericsson, Goldman Sachs, Lockheed, NASA, Echostar, MIT, Caltech and Stanford.
 
Rex Wong is CEO of X2 USA, a digital lifestyle consumer electronics manufacturer. X2 USA, which launched in late December 2004, offers an array of popular digital lifestyle products that have won many awards including Best of CES 2005 Innovation Award and being named Best of CES 2005 Finalist for the X2 Mega View.  X2 was also a huge hit at the Consumer Electronics Show, with 15 prominent appearances on national television and dozens of product-related stories in prominent national magazines and newspapers.

Mr. Wong is also CEO of DAVE.TV, an IPTV pioneer and leader in digital entertainment distribution.  Mr. Wong is a Managing Partner of Synergy Ventures, a technology investment fund and incubator, and serves on the Board of Directors of China Genetics, Adegy, Telabout and the Craigslist Foundation. Prior to that, he served as President of Envision, a regional computer retail chain located in Southern California where he brought the company to $20 Million in sales annually, Executive Vice President for Microcom Computers, Managing Director of the Bureau of China Trade and Investment, Editor-in-Chief of China Watch and China Watch Online, and has over 16 years of experience in the computer industry including over 10 years in the Internet and online industry. He has consulted with many companies and organizations on Internet strategies including the California Small Business Association, National Organization for Women, and Ernst & Young.

Mr. Wong is a member of Emmy Advanced Technology Committee, Monte Jade, Interactive TV Alliance (ITA) and the Media Entertainment Technology Alliance and is a featured speaker and panelist at events such as the Consumer Electronics Show (CES), Digital Hollywood and NATPE.


Christine Arrington
Principal/Senior Analyst
Acacia Research Group

PANELIST:

New Business Opportunities with the New Internet (IPv6)

Security and Mobility via IPv6

Christine Arrington is a leading analyst in the entertainment technology market. She has extensive experience in market analysis of technologies including digital set-top boxes, game consoles, digital television, interactive television, DVD hardware, entertainment PCs and broadband consumer services. She has worked for such prestigious research firms as Penton Digital Media Research where she managed the research division of Penton Media; International Data Corporation where she managed the US Quarterly PC Tracker and Emerging Technology Markets programs; Arrington Research Group and Paul Kagan Associates. Ms. Arrington has been quoted in major trade, investment and popular publications including The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, Computer World, Red Herring, and The San Francisco Chronicle, and she has been a guest analyst for CNBC and CNNfn.


Dale Geesey
Vice President of Consulting
v6 Transition

PANELIST:

Home Networking via the New Internet

Dale Geesey is the Vice President of Consulting for v6 Transition where he leads the companies IPv6 consulting practice. Dale has worked closely with the DoD in their IPv6 transition activities and recently supported the development of the DoD's IPv6 Transition Plan and response to congressional inquiries regarding the DoD's transition to IPv6. He directly supported the DoD IPv6 Transition Office and the Army's IPv6 transition team in the development of their overall IPv6 transition strategy, program planning and technical solutions. Dale has been a participant of several DoD IPv6 technical working groups in the areas of network infrastructure, Information Assurance and Testing. Dale has held positions of leadership for a variety of companies in the Government and Internet industry including Booz Allen & Hamilton, Verizon, SI International, Intrado and Teligent. Dale holds a Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering from Old Dominion University, a Master's degree in Electrical Engineering from George Mason University and a Masters of Business Administration from California Coast University.


Alan S. Knitowski
Chairman
Caneum, Inc.

PANELIST:

Home Networking via the New Internet

Mr. Knitowski is Chairman of Caneum, Inc. (OTC BB: CANM), a business process and information technology outsourcing products and services company. He is also Chairman of Trycera Financial, Inc., a publicly reporting financial services company specializing in customized and turnkey prepaid MasterCard© and Visa© programs that serve the needs of a broad base of consumers. Mr. Knitowski is Founder and Managing Director of Ecewa Capital Group LLC, Co-Founder and Co-Manager of Trymetris Capital Management LLC and the Trymetris Capital Fund I LLC, Director of WindSpring, Inc., Advisor of Edgewater Networks, Inc., Advisor of IntEnt Media Ventures, Inc., and Angel Investor of numerous technology, media, biotechnology and energy companies.

Previously, Mr. Knitowski was Co-Founder and Director of Telverse Communications, a next-generation advanced services ASP focused on wholesale communications services for carriers, service providers and value-added resellers, which was acquired in July 2003 by Level 3 Communications (NASDAQ: LVLT). Most recently, Mr. Knitowski was Director of Marketing for the Voice Technology Group at Cisco Systems and was responsible for business, market and community development, including business planning and strategy for Cisco's global packet communications initiatives. In November 2000, Mr. Knitowski joined Cisco as part of the Vovida Networks acquisition, where he served as Co-Founder, President and CEO and led the company from idea conception through its eventual acquisition by Cisco (NASDAQ: CSCO).

In the past, Mr. Knitowski was an Angel Investor and Director of vCIS, a proactive software behavior analysis and anti-virus security company, and helped negotiate and structure its acquisition by Internet Security Systems (NASDAQ: ISSX) in October 2002. Additionally, he was a Founding Director of both the Open Multimedia Protocol Alliance (OMPA) and the International Softswitch Consortium (ISC) in 1999, which were subsequently merged and scaled to nearly 200 companies prior to renaming itself to become the International Packet Communications Consortium (IPCC) in 2003. During his tenure at the consortium, Mr. Knitowski served as its Vice Chairman, Co-Chair of its Government Liaison Working Group and one of its external evangelists.

Previously, Mr. Knitowski worked in various operational, line management and consulting roles with The Results Group, Nortel Networks, Hewlett Packard and the United States Army, where he served as an Airborne, Air Assault and Ranger qualified Captain in the Corps of Engineers both domestically and abroad. Mr. Knitowski holds an MBA from the University of California at Berkeley, an MS in industrial engineering from the Georgia Institute of Technology and a BS in industrial engineering from the University of Miami. He has delivered and moderated general and executive sessions at various events and conferences within the communications industry, has appeared on radio and television to discuss next-generation networking and packet communications and has delivered educational sessions on next-generation networking and packet communications to the United States Federal Communications Commission. Mr. Knitowski resides in Newport Coast, California, with his wife Kelly and their three young daughters.


Kevin O'Donnell
President
TrueLight Entertainment

PANELIST:

Home Entertainment via the New Internet

Security and Mobility via IPv6

Kevin O'Donnell serves as President of TrueLight and is responsible for spearheading the Company's efforts to offer clients a one-stop-shop to effectively market their brands from development through delivery utilizing animation production, creative and online services, and design capabilities across a multitude of platforms, including the Web, mobile and DVD.  He will also oversee the development of unique viral marketing campaigns both in the entertainment and corporate sectors
 
O'Donnell recently served as Senior Vice President of Creative Affairs at DIC Entertainment and was responsible for overseeing concept and script development for all television programming for the company's programming block, DIC Kids Network, and the international distribution pipeline.  He is the creator of the critically-acclaimed animated series, "Liberty's Kids," and the popular "Super Duper Sumos." 
 
O'Donnell has produced and/or written numerous interactive games, scripts and interactive programming including another innovative series that he co-created, "Adventures of Hyperman," that merged TV, Science, Gaming and the Internet for the first time with Saturday Morning on CBS.
He was also the co-founder of Poets Road, a high end development and multimedia production company.  O'Donnell began his career in production in live-action at Dick Clark Productions.


Limor Schafman
President
KeystoneTech Group

PANELIST:

Home Entertainment via the New Internet

Security and Mobility via IPv6

KeystoneTech Group (www.keystonetechgroup.com) is both a Marketplace Maker for high technology commercialization targeting a myriad of industries in the commercial and government sectors including retail, design, video games, immersive environments, consumer electronics, visual displays, mobile and security industries; and a Service Consultancy offering Market Research, Market, Operations & Finance Strategy, Alliance Development and Sales. As president, Limor brings her extensive experience to bear on behalf of technology companies interested in introducing new products to the marketplace or repositioning existing products into new marketplaces. The technology arena offers Limor and her team a spectrum of opportunity to employ KTG business philosophies: listen closely to the market, develop solution based products and services, and then utilize market directed communication tools to open doors and close sales. This process is coupled with practical operations planning, financial modeling and establishment of effective corporate infrastructure. Through these processes, KTG helps clients set the foundation for their success and then works with them achieve it.
 
Limor began her marketing business career in 1994 in the sector of entertainment technology in Los Angeles, working in the production of two full motion video games for the publishers Capcom and Groliers, and then joining the executive team of a theme-park design/build company, becoming Director of Marketing and Business Development of Spectra Entertainment, Inc. She began her entrepreneurial ventures five years ago leading and funding a team to develop a hardware peripheral/software application product for the sports training and video game marketplaces.
 
With an eye always on multi-disciplinary, multi-cultural and multi-national trends, she is Immediate Past President of the World Future Society US National Capital Region Chapter, sits on the Steering Committee of the International Association of Space Entrepreneurs and contributes to various committees of the Greater Washington Board of Trade. IN 2004 Limor hosted her own weekly international online radio show The In-Motion Marketing Show was featured weekly from January-July 2004 on BusinessAmericaRadio.com.
 
Limor is a frequent guest speaker with recent engagements including forums at the International Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions, World Future Society Conference 2004, Center for Innovative Technology (Virginia), WINFORMS (Washington, D.C.) International Export Institute (Israel), International Council of Shopping Centers (Florida), and others.
A graduate of the University of Pennsylvania, BA and Boston University School of Law, JD, she is a member of the California, New York and Massachusetts state bars. She is also an alumna of the Anderson School, UCLA Executive Program for Business Management, and the Internet Marketing Program.


Scott Holmes
Managing Partner
United Future

PANELIST:

Home Entertainment via the New Internet

Scott has spent the last 15 years focused on building brand equity and digital innovation. Scott Co-Founded UNITED^FUTURE, an Interactive Marketing & Development company, specializing in experience design and application development for broadband Web channels & interactive television environments. His client roster has included fortune 1000 clients such as; Microsoft, GlaxoSmithKline, General Motors, T-Mobile, Avery Dennison, ALPINE, Autodesk, Caesar’s Entertainment, and manyothers.
 
Prior to co-founding UNITED^FUTURE, Scott was instrumental in developing Zentropy Partners, a McCann Erickson Worldgroup company, into a Top 10 interactive agency ranked by Adweek. Developing new business opportunities, and fostering the broadband, mobile and interactive television divisions.
 
Scott is an acting Chairman of the New Media Peer Group within the Academy of Television Arts, & Sciences (www.emmys.org), and executive board director for the Interactive Television Alliance (ITA).


Mark Bayliss
CEO
Visual Link

PANELIST:

Home Entertainment via the New Internet

New Internet-enabled Home Office

Mark Bayliss is the founder of Visual Link, which comprises of three company groups. HE is CEO of Visual Link Internet, a full service Internet Service Provider, president of Cobalt Racks, an award-winning world class hosting company and he is also president of WorldAirWaves, a wireless Internet development group.

Mr. Bayliss has been recognized as a leader in the field of Internet communications. He is also a founding member and director of the Virginia Internet Service Providers Alliance (VISPA) a group that includes AT&T, AOL, and Bell Atlantic. He was a member of the Lucent Technology Open Innovation group, AT&T Wireless Developers group, and has been ask to speak at various times on Internet, E-commerce and Internet Technology. He has spoken at the White House as an advisor to the President's Commission on E-Commerce. He has also spoken as an advisor to ALEC, American Legislation Executive Committee on broadband, before congress on DSL regulation, and an expert witness for the Department of Justice (DOJ) for an Internet broadband antitrust investigation. He has also spoken at 5 ISP-CONs. Recently he has spoken at the McGraw Hill HomeLand Security and Wearable Computer Conference, and the World Futures Society on Cybernization.

Mr. Bayliss has been chosen by State Department to train a Russian technology delegation on Internet free enterprise. He has hosted a technology delegation from Hong Kong to discuss a wireless network for China, a HomeLand security project, and has developed wireless technology used in HomeLand Security trials.


Andrew H. Orgel
Managing Partner of
Global Media Ventures

PANELIST:

Home Entertainment via the New Internet

Security and Mobility via IPv6

Andrew H. Orgel is Managing Partner of Global Media Ventures, a media network development and management company.  Orgel is a media industry leader with over 25 years of experience in the startup, management and growth of successful, industry-dominant, global consumer-driven media brands.  He is recognized for building strong executive teams; creative and visionary programming, innovative marketing and broad-platform distribution.  He has served as an Advisor to Players Network since February.
 
Orgel was part of the start-up executive team at and service as Vice President, Sales & Marketing of MTV, Nickelodeon and The Movie Channel and the original Vice President, Affiliate Sales & Marketing, and later the Senior Vice President, Programming & Production of the Arts & Entertainment Network, A&E.  Orgel has been labeled by Success Magazine as “the man who made TV interactive.:  He co-founded Interactive Enterprises, which joined with U.S. West (now Qwest) to create Interactive Video Enterprises where he developed a suite of television services for digital broadband delivery by telephone companies and served as President, Video Jukebox Network, which he later re-branded “THE BOX:  Music Television You Control,” the first interactive television network (now MTV).  He serves on the boards of Channel Lab, LLC, QOL (Quality of Life) Media, Inc., Channel G and Optimal Media Group; and, he is an advisor to AutoNet TV and the developing global music channel, passportM.


Luan Dang
Vice Chairman
Caneum, Inc.

PANELIST:

New Internet-enabled Home Office

Mr. Dang is a private investor, Advisor to Trymetris Capital Mgt and Edgewater Networks, and Director of Trycera Financial Inc. and Caneum Inc. Formerly, he was a Director of Engineering at Linksys, a subdivision of Cisco Systems, overseeing the development of VoIP products and strategies. Mr. Dang came to Cisco through the acquisition of Vovida Networks, where he was Chief Technology Officer & Co-Founder. Mr. Dang has management and software development experience for technology based companies. His industry experience includes circuit and microprocessor development as well as telephony related development projects. Mr. Dang worked as a Technical Software Manager for Nortel Networks focused on voice-over-IP, speech recognition, voice-activated attendants and personal directory and auto-configuration feature development for digital terminals. Mr. Dang has successfully managed software development projects in many areas and has also completed software programming as a Senior Software Engineer, Software Engineer and Software Architect. Mr. Dang served as a member of the Technical Advisory Council for the International Packet Communications Consortium (IPCC - www.packetcomm.org) from 1999-2002. Mr. Dang holds patents on display screen management apparatus (1997) and caller IP (1998). Mr. Dang earned an MS in Computer Science from Stanford and a BS in Computer Engineering from the University of California at San Diego.


Matt Walton
Chairman
Emergency Interoperability Consortium

PANELIST:

Security and Mobility via IPv6

Mr. Walton serves as Chairman of the Emergency Interoperability Consortium (EIC), a non-profit association focused on the development and proliferation of open interoperability standards for emergency preparation, response and recovery. Under Mr. Walton, the EIC entered into a Memorandum of Agreement with the Department of Homeland Security, and released the Common Alerting Protocol (CAP) - the first widely used open standard for emergency alerts and warnings. In January 2005, CAP was adopted by the National Weather Service as the data interface for broadcasting all weather alerts. CAP has also been deployed by the US Geological Service as the data interface for broadcasting all seismic alerts including tsunami warnings. The EIC has been recognized as one of the leading forces behind the adoption of open standards for emergency communications.
 
In 1998, Mr. Walton founded a company called E Team, Inc. and served as President, CEO and Vice Chairman. The company was sold to NC-4 in 2005.

E Team introduced the first Browser-based software to facilitate all aspects of incident and event management. E Team was successfully used in many major disasters and planned events like 9/11 in New York, the 2002 Utah and 2004 Athens Olympics, SARS and West Nile Virus tracking, the 2000 and 2004 Democratic and Republican National Conventions, hurricanes (including most recently Katrina and Rita) and the Columbia Shuttle recovery. Under Mr. Walton, E Team achieved a number of important technological breakthroughs in the use of network technology including: first collaboration software to fully integrate mapping/GPS on a Browser; first delivery of such an application off an ASP; first demonstration of such capabilities at large scale; first wireless operational use of such an application; and first use on both secure and open networks.

From 1993 through 1998, Mr. Walton served as Executive Vice President of Illusion, Inc., a research and development company that produced the first ever fielded wireless tactical Internet-based command and control system for the Defense Advanced Research projects Agency (DARPA) as well as advanced training and simulation products for the Army and Special Operations Command. Mr. Walton also guided the company’s successful transition from the defense industry to commercial markets for products and services including building the largest out-of-home virtual racing attraction at the Sahara Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas in 1997. The first fourteen years of Mr. Walton’s career were spent in management consulting where he served in various capacities including Managing Partner, New York Office Manager and National Practice Director for Sibson & Company, and Towers Perrin.
 
Mr. Walton holds a BA in Social Psychology from Brown University and a MBA from Yale University School of Management.


 

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