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Media Summit New York, March 6 - 8, 2012
McGraw-Hill Building, 49th Street and 6th Ave., New York City
Wednesday, March 7th
6:15 PM – 8:30 PM
Dinner:
The Finance Dinner: Media, Entertainment, Technology and Money: Funds, Mergers, Acquisitions, Takeovers and Targets
Blair Faulstich, Managing Director, PROVIDENCE EQUITY
Andrew Cleland, Venture Partner, Comcast Ventures
Paul T. Sweeney, U.S. Director of Research and Senior Media/Internet Analyst, Bloomberg Industries, Bloomberg LP
Hassan Miah, Chief Executive Officer, urfilez.com
Tuna N. Amobi, Director, Standard & Poor's Equity Research Services, New York. Moderator

Andrew Cleland, Venture Partner, Comcast Ventures: Andrew sources, evaluates, and
executes consumer Internet deals for Comcast Ventures, particularly in the areas of digital media, ad technology, games and education. Prior to joining Comcast Ventures, Andrew was managing director of Time Warner Investments. Before that, he was the COO of TrustTheDJ, a London-based music start-up. Andrew started his career in Booz Allen & Hamilton's media practice. Andrew holds a master's degree in Economics with highest distinction from Edinburgh University and received his M.B.A. from INSEAD in France.






Paul T. Sweeney, U.S. Director of Research, Senior Analyst Media & Interenet, Bloomberg Industries: Paul Sweeney is the U.S. Director of Research and a senior analyst for Bloomberg Industries, a new dynamic platform for in-depth industry intelligence available on the Bloomberg Professional service at BI <GO>. Sweeney's group covers the global entertainment, cable/satellite TV, internet, local media and advertising markets. Sweeney has covered the media sector for 18 years, most recently as managing director of equity research at Credit Suisse First Boston (CFSB), where he covered the broadcasting, outdoor advertising, and wireless tower industries. He has also held senior research positions covering media, entertainment and related industries at Salomon Brothers, Salomon Smith Barney, and Wheat First Butcher Singer. Sweeney began his media career at Chase Manhattan Bank (now JPMorgan Chase &Co.) in its media corporate finance group. During his career, Sweeney has been ranked by both Institutional Investor magazine and Greenwich Associates as a top analyst in his space. He has a master's in business from Duke University's Fuqua School of Business and a bachelor of arts degree from the University of Richmond.

Tuna N. Amobi, Director, Standard & Poor's Equity Research Services, New York: where he covers t
he Media & Entertainment industry, heads the Consumer Discretionary sector, and serves as a member of S&P's Analytical Policy Board. A frequent speaker at industry conferences, Tuna has also made regular appearances on mainstream financial media outlets such as CNBC, Fox Business Network, Bloomberg TV and BBC, while also quoted in the Wall Street Journal, Business Week and Financial Times. Tuna has been named as a top Media & Entertainment analyst in the Wall Street Journal's “Best of the Street” Survey, and profiled several times in the Black Enterprise magazine. Previously, Tuna was a Senior Equity Analyst at Lehman Brothers, where he also served as a portfolio manager for a Technology, Media and Telecom fund. Earlier in his career, he gained significant international consulting experience at Arthur Andersen and KPMG. He received a B.Sc. (Accounting) from University of Nigeria, as well as LL.B. (JD), with an MBA (Finance) from Strathclyde University Business School, Scotland, U.K. He is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) and a Certified Public Accountant (CPA).








Blair Faulstich is a managing director at Providence Equity Capital Markets based in the New York office. Providence Equity Capital Markets manages several credit funds that opportunistically provide capital to companies throughout the media, communications and technology industries. Prior to joining Providence in 2011, Mr. Faulstich spent 15 years as an investment banker primarily covering the broadcasting sector at Merrill Lynch, Deutsche Bank and Alex. Brown.


Hassan Miah is the Chief Executive Officer and Founder of UrFilez. Most recently, Miah was a Managing Director and leader of the entertainment and media investment activity at Intel Capital. Miah was the Chief Executive Officer of Xing Technology, the first consumer MP3 recording software company, which he later sold to RealNetworks for $75 million. Miah was the department head of New Media at Hollywood's largest talent agency, Creative Artists Agency (CAA), where he established the CAA/Intel Media Lab. Additionally, Miah was part of the CAA team that created Tele-TV, the first large scale investment in Interactive TV started by three telecommunication companies. Prior to CAA, Miah was a Management Consulting Partner at KPMG. While at CAA and KPMG, Miah was intimately involved in developing the business plans of major entertainment companies, music companies, and high profile actors, directors, writers and producers. Born and raised in Detroit, Michigan, he is a certified public accountant and received an undergraduate business degree from the University of Michigan and an MBA from Stanford University Graduate School of Business.