Rob Manfredo – SONY Electronics
Corporate Communications Strategist, SONY Electronics
Ray Hartjen – SONY Electronics
Sr. Manager, Public Relations, SONY Electronics
Mathew Platsky, Audio Command Systems
Vice President of Sales, Audio Command Systems, Making Technology Simple Since 1976
Ben Rosner, e-Home & eSommelier
Ben oversees new projects and pioneers emerging technologies at e-home. In his spare time, he develops solutions for simplifying large wine collections with his other company, eSommelier.
Dan Weikel, IBP Media
Dan Weikel oversees operations of the marketing firm IBP Media. Specialties include representing brands in the automotive, luxury lifestyle, motorcycle, marine, aviation, and other transportation sectors. Additionally, IBP Media represents clients in myriad industries such as travel, hospitality, entertainment, fashion, and fine spirits.
Paul Tsigrikes – The Wall Street Journal
Paul Tsigrikes is Vice President, Integrated Marketing Solutions, for The Wall Street Journal. He leads a global team who create and execute cross-platform advertising and marketing programs for marketers leveraging The Journal’s print, online, video, mobile and event platforms. An experienced marketing and business development executive, his experiences include working at Hearst Corporation, Conde Nast, DoubleClick and McKinsey & Company in a variety of roles. Mr. Tsigrikes is a graduate of Yale University and received his MBA from Harvard Business School.
Pierre-Yves Poulain – Luxury Society
Pierre-Yves Poulain, 38, is co-founding President of Luxury Society, the Paris-based international social media bringing together 30.000 luxury professionals spread over 150 countries. Prior to this venture, Pierre-Yves has successfully been involved in various management roles, including a headhunting family business, TMP Worldwide and Monster.com. In 2006 he was also appointed Secretary General of EAPM (European Association for People Management).Frequent traveller, technology enthusiast, reputed conference speaker, media chronicler and management author, Pierre-Yves is also Vice-President of the Yacht Club de Paris.