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Digital Hollywood Events at CES
January 6 - 8, 2014
Monday, January 6th
10:00 AM – 11:00 AM
Location: North Hall N260
Track I - STC1 - SmartPhone & Tablet Conference
The Smartphone - Tablet Economy:
Apps, Devices, Commerce - the Consumer Obsession
The smartphone-tablet platform is the most transformative and revolutionary advancement in CE since the introduction of the PC 30 years ago. The tablet and smartphone are indispensible to consumers' daily lives. We discuss the features and network capabilities of, and content innovation and consumer expectations, for the smartphone - tablet platform.
John Shapiro, Lead Product Manager, First Use, QuickBooks Online, Intuit
Greg Portell, Partner, A.T. Kearney
Gurval Caer, Vice Chairman, Chief Marketing & Innovation Officer, Wunderman
Sandip Mandera, Head of Engineering, Digital Stores/Commerce, Intel
Andreas Gal, Vice President of Mobile Engineering, Mozilla
Glenn O'Farrell, President and CEO, Groupe Média TFO
Craig Wigginton, U.S. Telecommunications Sector Leader, Deloitte & Touche LLP, Moderator

Gurval Caer, Vice Chairman, Chief Marketing & Innovation Officer, Wunderman: Gurval assumed the role of chief innovation & marketing officer for Wunderman in March of 2013. Working closely with CEO Daniel Morel, Gurval is responsible for identifying and expanding business opportunities with our clients and creating a network-wide innovation strategy. This includes acquisitions, partnerships with media, content and technology platforms, and overseeing the development of the corresponding strategy to drive business growth for Wunderman's clients. As one of the original founders of Blast Radius in 1996, Gurval oversaw the agency's growth from a Canadian start-up to a global agency with 400 employees and 10 offices across North America and Europe. He also led the agency to many awards including Interactive Gold Clio, Cannes Lions, Flash in the Can, Forrester's Groundswell Award in social marketing and Webby Awards. His leadership has been instrumental in establishing Blast Radius's long-term relationships with companies including Nike, Starbucks, Nintendo, Microsoft, Jordan, NIVEA and BMW. In 2007, Blast Radius was acquired by Wunderman. Gurval graduated from the Ecole Superieure de Commerce de Dijon with a business degree and worked for Ernst & Young in France early in his career. Pursuing his passion for technology and the Internet, Gurval moved to Canada to study new media at the prestigious Vancouver Film School, where he later became a well-respected teacher.

John Shapiro is the lead product manager of First Time Use of QuickBooks Online at I
ntuit. His team is focused on delivering such an incredible experience during the user's first seven minutes with the product that subscribing is a no-brainer. John previously worked to deploy a personalization platform in to ensure that each user has a customized experience tailored to their specific accounting needs. Before Intuit, John spent more than five years at Adobe in a variety of product management roles, including serving as the original product manager for Adobe Creative Cloud, the next generation of Adobe's Creative Suite. John also used Lean Startup methodology to help drive Adobe's expansion into consumer photo mobile and tablet apps. He oversaw the creation and release of Adobe Wave, a notification platform that let publishers and developers reach users directly on their desktops and mobile devices. Prior to Adobe, John founded two startups, one in online advertising and one in home entertainment devices. He also spent time at Google working on Google Desktop, where he envisioned and built a way to passively view interesting imagery from Google Maps, and IBM. John holds an MBA from Harvard Business School and a BS in Computer Science from Stanford University.

Greg Portell, Partner, A.T. Kearney: Greg Portell has over 18 years of management consulting experience. He is a leader in the firm's global media and entertainment sector with a focus on content convergence, consumer marketing and segmentation as well as business unit strategy. Greg has been active in development of A.T. Kearney's intellectual capital in the areas of consumer marketing, customer acquisition, direct marketing and content management for consumer-focused industries. With a range of global experience, Greg's clients include some of the world's largest and most influential media and consumer marketing companies. His counsel is sought by clients on such emerging issues as digital rights management, consumer targeting, and market acquisition strategy. Greg is a founder and former director of A.T. Kearney's Print Procurement Solution which creates private, preferred marketplaces for both buyers and sellers to improve marketplace economics. Greg is also a leader of the firm's people development programs including recruiting, consultant education and mentoring. He has been a creative force behind the design of the firm's global training and mentoring program for senior managers. Within the community, Greg serves on several non-profit boards including positions with the National Council on Youth Leadership, the Saint Louis Muny Theatre, the Olin Business School Alumni Board and the Saint Louis Zoo Association. He also serves in a leadership role for the zoo's Capital Campaign. Greg is also a past member of the Parkway Alumni Association board of directors. Greg received a Master of Business Administration from Washington University in St. Louis and a Bachelor of Arts from DePauw University. A.T. Kearney ( is one of the world's largest management consulting firms. With a global presence that includes more than 60 offices in 38 countries, spanning major and emerging markets, A.T. Kearney provides strategic, operational, organizational and technology consulting services to the world's leading companies

Glenn O'Farrell, President and CEO, Groupe Média TFO: Glenn O'Farrell has
a full range of C-level experience within the media sector, developing/launching new conventional and specialty programming services, merging/integrating media businesses, leading industry-wide regulatory strategies and developing/implementing strategic reorganizations designed to harness digital media opportunities. Within this industry, Glenn has also held a variety of senior management positions in the areas of operations, strategy, and corporate development. He served as General Counsel Global Communications, President Global Québec, Senior VP CanWest Global, President & CEO Canadian Association of Broadcasters and Vice President of Legal Affairs for the Pathonic Network. In 2010, he accepted his current role at Groupe Média TFO: a public media, producer and distributor of educational and cultural multimedia content. Glenn has led the organization through a comprehensive restructuring and repositioning process: rebranding, revitalizing and innovating TFO's content strategy while expanding its distribution channels to reach consumers in a multiplatform, multi-screen universe.

Andreas Gal, Vice President of Mobile Engineering, Mozilla: Dr. Andreas
Gal is Vice President of Mobile Engineering at Mozilla, leading an amazing team of researchers and engineers advancing the Web stack. He also oversees Mozilla's R&D efforts. Dr. Gal co-founded the Boot to Gecko open mobile ecosystem and is driving its continued evolution as Firefox OS. Previously, he worked as a project scientist at the University of California, Irvine, working in the Secure Systems and Languages Laboratory of Professor Michael Franz. His background is in secure systems, type-safe languages, dynamic compilation, and VMs. He holds a Ph.D. in Computer Science from the University of California, Irvine.

Craig Wigginton is vice chairman, the U.S. Telecommunications sector leader and a partner with Deloitte & Touche LLP. He brings nearly 25 years of experience leading large, complex accounts across the technology, media and telecommunications (TMT) industry, with particular emphasis in the telecommunications sector. Craig's principal focus has been providing audit, attest and enterprise risk services to both large and emerging companies. Additionally, he has led the integration of a range of Deloitte services, including tax, consulting and financial advisory. Craig specializes across numerous channels in the telecom and broader TMT ecosystem, including: o Mobile carriers o Traditional wireline o Cable o Handset manufacturers o Cloud/data centers o Equipment manufacturers o Infrastructure ownership/management (i.e. tower companies) o Software; As a key advisor to senior executives of telecom companies, he assists with developing strategic solutions to current critical sector issues, including: o Rapid sector consolidation, including mergers and acquisitions o The emergence of non-traditional entrants into the telecommunications ecosystem, including cable and Internet companies o The continued explosion of data consumption and proliferation of smart devices and the rise of “the apps economy” o The development of value-added services and new business models for carriers; o The return of value to shareholders, both through core operations as well as convergence and value added opportunities; In addition, a key area of focus for Craig is helping telecom companies explore growth opportunities through vertical markets that are now heavily leveraging mobile technologies, including health care, banking, mobile payments and retail. During his tenure with Deloitte, Craig has developed a number of initiatives designed to help telecommunications companies thrive in a variety of market conditions. In past years, he has led Deloitte's points of view around industry related technical accounting positions and auditing approach, conducted Web conferences, spearheaded the development of content related to internal control databases, and has worked with major global telecommunications companies to assess U.S. GAAP and SEC issues for entities associated with the U.S. capital markets. Craig is a frequent speaker on telecom issues at major conferences and is a member of a number of professional organizations, including the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the New York, New Jersey, and Hawaii State Societies of Certified Public Accountants. He serves on the Board of Trustees for the Foundation for New Jersey Public Broadcasting (formerly NJN). He holds a degree in accounting from Fairleigh Dickinson University.