Video start-up companies pitch their business models to a panel of judges.
Matthew Doull is a Co-Owner of Prometheus Global Media, the parent of Adweek. Previously he was Senior Research Analyst, responsible for global media, telecom and technology investments at SAC Capital Management and a Portfolio Manager at Pequot Capital Management. He founded and ran a venture investment program for a global media company from 1997 to 2003 and also served from 1998 to 2000 as Chairman of Trip.com. Matthew was previously Associate Publisher of WIRED magazine and started his career as a financial journalist at The Daily Telegraph in London, covering the media industry.
Oren Harnevo is the Co-Founder and CEO of Eyeview, a personalized video technology provider. Oren's vision for Eyeview began while simultaneously working on a Bachelorâ€™s in Film and Television and a BSc in Computer Science at Tel-Aviv University. Eyeview's technology enables both the creation and optimization of personalized video campaigns. Previously, Orenâ€™s online experience was shaped by his role in leading the product team at 888.com, an online gaming and entertainment solutions provider that IPOâ€™d for $1B in the London stock exchange.
General Partner Warren Lee is a recognized thought leader on the future of online advertising and the evolution of the media landscape. He has led Canaanâ€™s investments in Associated Content (acquired by Yahoo!), Blip and Tremor Video. Previously, Warren was at Comcast Interactive Capital, where he invested in Arbor Networks (acquired by Tektronix), Arroyo Video Solutions (acquired by Cisco), Broadbus Technologies (acquired by Motorola), Counterpane Internet Security (acquired by British Telecom), and Tripwire (acquired by Bravo Thomson).
Alan Murray is deputy managing editor and executive editor, online, for The Wall Street Journal. He has editorial responsibility for the Journal's web sites, including WSJ.com and MarketWatch and the Journal’s books, conferences and television operations.
Prior to his current position, Mr. Murray was assistant managing editor of The Wall Street Journal, and author of the paper's "Business" column, which runs every Wednesday.
Previously, he served as CNBC’s Washington, D.C., bureau chief and was co-host of “Capital Report with Alan Murray and Gloria Borger." While working at CNBC, he also wrote the Journal's weekly "Political Capital" column. Prior to that, he spent a decade as the Washington bureau chief for The Wall Street Journal.
Mr. Murray joined The Wall Street Journal in 1983, as a reporter covering economic policy. He was named Washington deputy bureau chief in January 1992 and became bureau chief in September 1993. During his tenure as bureau chief, the Washington bureau won three Pulitzer Prizes, as well as many other awards.
Mr. Murray is the author of three best-selling books: “Revolt in the Boardroom, The New Rules of Power in Corporate America,” published by HarperCollins in 2007; “The Wealth of Choices: How the New Economy Puts Power in Your Hands and Money in Your Pocket,” published by Random House in 1991; and “Showdown at Gucci Gulch: Lawmakers, Lobbyists and the Unlikely Triumph of Tax Reform,” co-authored with Jeffrey Birnbaum and published by Random House in 1987. “Gucci Gulch” received the American Political Science Association’s Carey McWilliams Award in 1988. Mr. Murray also garnered two Overseas Press Club awards for his writings on Asia, as well as a Gerald Loeb award and a John Hancock award for his coverage of the Federal Reserve.
Diaz Nesamoney, founder of Jivox, has had two prior successful ventures. Before founding Jivox, he founded Celequest, raised over $20M in venture capital and served as its CEO until early 2007, when the company was acquired by Cognos Corporation. He was previously Co-Founder, President and Chief Operating Officer at Informatica, which he took from a startup to a publicly traded company in 1999. Diaz holds a Masterâ€™s degree in Computer Science from the Birla Institute of Technology and Science in India.
Peter Sung is the Co-Founder and CRO of Condition One, a technology company developing next generation immersive video applications to lead media companies into the tablet space. Peter has been a serial entrepreneur with a hybrid operator background based in finance, media and technology. He ran BD/Strategy and New Media/Mobile at WireImage/MediaVest, which was acquired by Getty Images. Additionally, he was a senior executive at Viacom's BET Networks, running the Mobile Division and was VP, BD and Strategy. He started his career at Salomon Brothers as a Fixed Income Trader and currently works in the private equity space.