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TheGrill Welcomes Tubi, Awesomeness Leaders, Media Investors to 2019 Conference

Tubi chief content officer Adam Lewinson, Awesomeness TV co-head Shelley Zimmerman, media investors Jeff Berman and Raina Kumra and “Sorry to Bother You” producer Nina Yang Bongiovi are joining TheWrap’s Grill conference on June 5 at The London West Hollywood.

Now in its 10th year, the digital-first news site TheWrap is bringing a new approach to its most prestigious conference, offering three tracks concentrating on technology, innovation and entertainment. Lewinson and Zimmerman will discuss the rapid rise of streaming, while Berman and Kumra lead a roundtable with Refinery29 President Amy Emmerich among investors and digital entertainment entrepreneurs. Yang Bongiovi will lead a roundtable among leading independent producers.

These experts will provide insights with the following panels:
  • M&A: Exits, Outcomes and Success  TheGrill Welcomes Tubi, Awesomeness TV Leaders, Media Investors to 2019 Conference with Jason Rapp and Sarah Harden – Thoughts from a builder, a buyer and a banker on the latest mergers and acquisitions.
  • Streaming Steps Up presented by Tubi with Shelley Zimmerman, Oren Katzeff and Adam Lewinson – The world of content has reached an inflection point as streaming services proliferate, expanding consumer appetite across the board. The CEOs of companies that are leading this consumer sea change debate strategy and how they stand out in this competitive new space.
  • Daring Nature: Documenting Extremes – Presented by National Geographic – Creators of high-risk environmental films share the risks and rewards of documenting the planet.
  • Tearing Down Bias with Brie Miranda Bryant – A conversation with decision-makers on how to progress diversity from the top down.
  • Silicon Beach Roundtable with Raina Kumra, Jeff Berman and Amy Emmerich – A peer to peer conversation between 30 CEOs and Financiers about the challenges and opportunities facing digital entertainment start-ups and not-so-start-ups. Venture and other sources of capital offer their views on the state of the funding marketplace.
  • Producers Roundtable with Nina Yang Bongiovi – The industry’s top producers come together to debate how a reconfigured Hollywood is changing the way business gets done.
  • Innovators List and Panel – An annual panel that highlights those in entertainment, media and tech industries who have disrupted their fields in the past year and challenged what it means to be an artist or creator in that space.

For more information on the conference, please visit The Grill’s website here.

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