Kurt Hoppe, Director of Smart TV Innovation & Alliances at LG Electronics, offers an exploration of cable apps and interactivity across consumer devices."
Leslie Ellis is owner of Ellis Edits Inc. and Translation-Please.com, a Denver-based analysis/writing firm specializing in the technologies used in cable, multichannel and broadband delivery systems. Her specific focus is "translating" the dense language surrounding the technologies and technology strategies of service providers, and particularly cable service providers.
Kurt is a business development and product marketing expert focused on IP Services, Connected Consumer Electronics and Telecom. He has spent more than 10 years collaboratively creating, marketing, and monetizing broadband digital services for an ever-growing list of Internet-connected devices, including PCs, smartphones, TVs, networking equipment and emerging systems.
Graduating at the top of his Computer Science class, Kurt had a successful Air Force career, attaining the rank of Captain before moving on to the private sector, where he focuses on telecommunications and high-tech.
Over his career, Kurt has been actively involved with numerous high-profile projects, delivering solutions to millions of consumers. Highlights include: Netscape, Microsoft, Intel, 2Wire, AT&T U-Verse, Amdocs, and Paul Allenâ€™s Digeo/Moxi.
Kurt currently operates an executive management consultancy based in the Southwest, where he helps leadership teams bring emerging technology solutions to new markets.