1st Media and Entertainment Industry Forum


IESE Business School proudly presents the 2014 Media & Entertainment Industry Forum for global media executives to discuss “New Dynamics: Audiences & Advertisers”. The program features interviews with Jeff Bewkes, President and CEO of Time Warner Inc.; David Poltrack, Chief Research Officer of CBS Corp.; Tom Rogers, President and CEO of TiVO, Inc.; and Justin Smith, CEO of Bloomberg Media Group.

The second part of the day features special panel sessions to discuss “Net Neutrality: The Internet, Public Policy, and the Public Interest”. With the FCC poised to enact new internet rules, the stakes could not be higher for internet users and online enterprises. These two panel sessions will discuss what a two-speed Internet would mean for America and what is at stake for all involved. Panelists are:

  • Lorraine Branham, Dean of Public Communications, Syracuse University 
  • Chloe Breyer, Executive Director, Interfaith Center of New York
  • Eric Clemons, Professor of Operations and Information Management, The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania 
  • Lucy Dalglish, Professor and Dean of Journalism, University of Maryland
  • Robert Darnton, Professor and University Librarian, Harvard University 
  • Alex Jones, Director, Shorenstein Center at Harvard University 
  • Gene Kimmelman, President and CEO of Public Knowledge 
  • Nathan Newmann, Founder, Head of Techprogress.org
  • Kurt Wimmer, Partner and U.S. Chair, Privacy and Data Security Practice, at Covington & Burling
  • Tim Wu, Professor of Law, Columbia Law School
  • John Yemma, Editor at Large, Christian Science Monitor