Network with the Top Analysts in the Industry

by Mindi Sue Sternblitz-Rubenstein | Nov. 10, 2011

CONNECTIONS™ Summit at CES, hosted by Parks Associates, is an interactive event focused on trends, emerging business models and technologies, and growth opportunities for companies developing products and services for the digital home. The 2012 event will take place on January 10 during the International Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas.

Join us for a full day of sessions!

Smart TV 2012 Outlook
Explore television's evolving role as the foundation of the connected home and its influence on the in-home entertainment/information experience.

Richard Bullwinkle, Chief Evangelist, Rovi Corporation
Kurt Hoppe, Director, Smart TV Innovations and Alliances, LG Electronics
Patrick McGinnis, Vice President of Exclusive Brands, Best Buy
Dan Williams, Associate Partner, Consumer Technology Practice, LEVEL Studios
Moderator: Kurt Scherf, Vice President, Principal Analyst, Parks Associates

Video: Three Screens and Beyond
Track premium video's progress across multiple screens in and outside of the home, and get the inside track on consumer demand and business opportunities at each point in this expanding ecosystem.

Jean-Pierre Bienaimé, SVP Strategy & Communications, Orange; Chairman, UMTS Forum
Scott Burnett, Director, Global Consumers Electronics Industry, IBM
Marty Roberts, VP of Sales & Marketing, thePlatform, a subsidiary of Comcast
Ben Weinberger, CEO and Co-founder, Digitalsmiths
Mitch Weinraub, VP, Product Development, Insight Communications
Moderator: Brett Sappington, Director, Research, Parks Associates

Consumer Demand for Energy as a Service
Learn about the untapped possibilities for providers and manufacturers in the energy sector and how market forces and consumer demand are creating new value-added services, with data from Parks Associates' Residential Energy Management research service.

Peter Porteous, CEO, Blue Line Innovations
Ann Shaub, Director, Consumer Product Management, Verizon
Jonathan "J.T." Thompson, Utility Sales Leader, GE Appliances
Nate Williams, Senior Director, Product Marketing, Converged Experiences Group, Motorola Mobility
Moderators: Tom Kerber, Director, Research, Home Controls & Energy, Parks Associates and Stuart Sikes, President, Parks Associates

Technical Support, Customer Service, and the Lifecycle in the Digital Home
Learn about changes in tech support, their impact on customer satisfaction and the role of the cloud.

Fred King, COO, PlumChoice
Todd O'Brien, Services Marketing Director for North America Consumer, Dell
Michael Wexler, VP, Business Development and Product Strategy, Radialpoint
Moderator: Kurt Scherf, Vice President, Principal Analyst, Parks Associates

The Personal Cloud and Digital Locker
Hear the latest consumer research on the transition to the cloud and enhance your knowledge of the business challenges and opportunities created by the digital locker.

Gary Brotman, Director, Product Marketing, Qualcomm Atheros
Andrew Grant, Senior Manager, Entertainment Industry Marketing,
Akamai Technologies
Benoit Joly, Senior VP - Operational Marketing, Technicolor
Moderator: Harry Wang, Director, Health & Mobile Product Research, Parks Associates

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