Jeff Gomez, CEO of Starlight Runner Entertainment, a New York-based digital production company, is a pioneer of transmedia storytelling and an expert at incubating new entertainment franchises, strategic planning, and production for cross-platform implementation.
Stephen E. Dinehart is a transmedia designer, writer, artist, teacher and interactive narrative design specialist. His career path has focused on a multimedia spectrum of art, design and new media development; working at studios ranging from Electronic Arts to Saatchi & Saatchi.
David Rowan is editor of the UK edition of Wired magazine, which won 2009 Launch of the Year at the British Society of Magazine Editors Awards. He writes a technology column for GQ magazine and has written tech and trend-watching columns for The Times.
Ian Ginn is a creative producer, writer, and educationalist. His production company Hubbub Media is working with leading producers and creatives in Los Angeles and New York developing transmedia formats for teens and young adults.
Passionate about cross-‐media in all forms, Christy started a blog to share her discoveries and thoughts about the area. She co-‐ authored the Writer’s Guide to Making a Digital Living for the Australia Council of the Arts and worked for years as an advisor and presenter and mentor on their Story of the Future initiative.
Nathan Mayfield is the Chief Creative Officer and co-founder of Hoodlum, an award-winning creative studio that specializes in producing high-quality entertainment content for multiple platforms. An expert in producing award-winning television documentary and multiplatform series.
Christopher Sandberg is CEO and founder of television and new media production company The Company P, which won the International Emmy Award for Outstanding Interactive TV Service 2008. Sandberg is dedicated to the exploration of human interaction and massive audience involvement in modern entertainment.
Bruno Giussani is the European director of the TED Conferences and the programmer of TEDGlobal. As a member of TED’s senior team, he participates in the definition of the organization’s strategy and in the management of its global activities.