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2012

Steve Pusey, Chief Technology Officer and Member of the Board of Directors, Vodafone Group to Speak at Rutberg Summit: London

SAN FRANCISCO, December 19, 2012 – Rutberg & Company today announced Steve Pusey, Chief Technology Officer and Member of the Board of Directors, Vodafone Group as a keynote speaker at Rutberg Summit: London 2013, taking place April 16-18 at Claridge’s in London, England. Rutberg Summit: London Rutberg Summit: London 2013 is a two-day, invitation-only forum for senior executives to discuss and debate the technology, ideas, and trends driving the global business of mobile, with a focus on business dynamics across Europe, the Middle East, and Africa. The conference program balances significant networking time with mobile ecosystem keynote sessions and closed-door, …
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Rajeev Chand, Managing Director and Head of Research, Rutberg & Company to Moderate “Mega Trends and Mobile First World” SuperSession at 2013 International CES®

SAN FRANCISCO, December 13, 2012 – Rutberg & Company today announced Rajeev Chand, Managing Director and Head of Research, Rutberg & Company as moderator for the Mega Trends and Mobile-First World SuperSession at the 2013 International CES®, taking place January 8-11, 2013, at the Las Vegas Convention and World Trade Center and The Venetian. Speakers include: Anand Chandrasekher, SVP and CMO, Qualcomm Glenn Lurie, President, Emerging Enterprises and Partnerships, AT&T Hal Lawton, SVP and President, Online, The Home Depot Kevin Packingham, Chief Product Officer, Samsung Vaughan Smith, VP, Mobile and Corporate Development, Facebook About Rutberg & Company Rutberg & Company, LLC …
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Frits van Paasschen, President and CEO, Starwood Hotels and Resorts Worldwide to Speak at Wireless Influencers 2012

SAN FRANCISCO, October 9, 2012 – Rutberg’s Wireless Influencers today announced Frits van Paasschen, President and CEO, Starwood Hotels and Resorts Worldwide, as a keynote speaker at the annual conference taking place October 21-23 at Terranea Resort in Rancho Palos Verdes, California. The session will be moderated by Ben Holzemer, Leader of the Americas, Technology Communications and Media Practice, Spencer Stuart. Wireless Influencers 2012 is the premier multidisciplinary forum for senior executives who are involved in the mobile ecosystem globally. Strictly limited to 500 participants, the closed-door, invitation-only, destination meeting is recognized for its exclusivity; diverse, international, C-level attendee base; …
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Andy Forssell, Hulu; Thomas Gewecke, Warner Bros.; John Loughlin, Hearst Magazines; Kevin Mayer, Walt Disney Company; John Penney, Starz; Mitch Singer, Sony Pictures Technologies to Speak at Wireless Influencers 2012

SAN FRANCISCO, September 27, 2012 – Rutberg Wireless Influencers announced speakers for the Media Executive Roundtable at the annual conference taking place October 21-23 at Terranea Resort in Rancho Palos Verdes, California. Speakers include: Andy Forssell, SVP, Content, Hulu Thomas Gewecke, President, Digital Distribution, Warner Bros. John Loughlin, EVP and GM, Hearst Magazines Kevin Mayer, EVP, Corporate Strategy and Business Development, Walt Disney Company John Penney, EVP, Strategy and Business Development, Starz Mitch Singer, Chief Digital Strategy Officer, Sony Pictures Technologies Ben Keen, Chief Analyst and Vice President, Technology, Media, and Telecoms, IHS Screen Digest (moderator) Wireless Influencers 2012 is …
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Rutberg Announces Wireless Influencers 2012 Conference Agenda

SAN FRANCISCO, September 17, 2012-Rutberg’s Wireless Influencers today announced the agenda for the annual conference, taking place October 21-23 at Terranea Resort in Rancho Palos Verdes, California. Wireless Influencers 2012 is the premier multidisciplinary forum for senior executives who are involved in the mobile ecosystem globally. Strictly limited to 500 participants, the closed-door, invitation-only, destination meeting is recognized for its exclusivity; diverse, international, C-level attendee base; provocative, forward-looking content and boardroom-style discussion format; and the quality of its networking. Monday, October 22 9:00am – 9:15am Fireside Chat with Jan Chipchase, Executive Creative Director, Global Insights, frog Moderated by Rajeev Chand, …
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Dick Lynch, Former EVP and CTO, Verizon Communications; Jae Byun, CTO, SK Telecom; Tony Melone, EVP and CTO, Verizon Communications; Seizo Onoe, EVP and CTO, NTT DOCOMO to Speak at Wireless Influencers 2012

SAN FRANCISCO, August 21, 2012 – Rutberg’s Wireless Influencers today announced the speakers for the CTO Roundtable at the annual conference taking place October 21-23 at Terranea Resort in Rancho Palos Verdes, California. Speakers include: Jae Byun, CTO, SK Telecom Tony Melone, EVP and CTO, Verizon Communications Seizo Onoe, EVP, CTO, and Managing Director, R&D Center, NTT DOCOMO Dick Lynch, former EVP and CTO, Verizon Communications (moderator) Wireless Influencers 2012 is the premier multidisciplinary forum for senior executives who are involved in the mobile ecosystem globally. Strictly limited to 500 participants, the closed-door, invitation-only, destination meeting is recognized for its …
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Irwin Gotlieb, Chairman and Global CEO, GroupM to Speak at Wireless Influencers 2012

SAN FRANCISCO, August 8, 2012 – Rutberg’s Wireless Influencers today announced Irwin Gotlieb, Chairman and Global CEO, GroupM, as a keynote speaker at the annual conference taking place October 21-23 at Terranea Resort in Rancho Palos Verdes, California. Wireless Influencers 2012 is the premier multidisciplinary forum for senior executives who are involved in the mobile ecosystem globally. Strictly limited to 500 participants, the closed-door, invitation-only, destination meeting is recognized for its exclusivity; diverse, international, C-level attendee base; provocative, forward-looking content and boardroom-style discussion format; and the quality of its networking. Participants will span the global mobile ecosystem, including wireless, wireline, …
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Peter Chou, President and Chief Executive Officer, HTC to Speak at Wireless Influencers 2012

SAN FRANCISCO, August 2, 2012 – Rutberg’s Wireless Influencers today announced Peter Chou, President and Chief Executive Officer, HTC, as a keynote speaker at the annual conference taking place October 21-23 at Terranea Resort in Rancho Palos Verdes, California. The keynote will be moderated by Rajeev Chand, Managing Director and Head of Research, Rutberg & Company. Wireless Influencers 2012 is the premier multidisciplinary forum for senior executives who are involved in the mobile ecosystem globally. Strictly limited to 500 participants, the closed-door, invitation-only, destination meeting is recognized for its exclusivity; diverse, international, C-level attendee base; provocative, forward-looking content and boardroom-style …
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Rutberg & Company, LLC Advises Avid Technology, Inc. on the Divestiture of Its Consumer Audio Assets to inMusic

Avid Technology initiated a series of strategic actions to focus the company on its Media Enterprise and Post & Professional customers and to drive improved operating performance. As part of these actions, the company is divesting its consumer businesses. With these changes, Avid will concentrate on core markets where its deep domain expertise, track record of technical innovation, and strong brand offer the greatest opportunity for success. Rutberg & Company, LLC served as exclusive financial advisor to Avid on the sale of its consumer audio assets to inMusic. “The changes we are announcing make Avid a more focused and agile …
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Rutberg & Company, LLC Advises Avid Technology, Inc. on the Divestiture of Its Consumer Video Editing Assets to Corel Corporation

Corel Corporation announced that it has acquired Avid Technology’s consumer video editing product lines, including Pinnacle Studio™ HD and Avid® Studio. These industry-leading titles join Corel’s award-winning digital media product portfolio, securing the Company’s position as the leader in consumer video editing software. Financial details of the agreement were not disclosed. Rutberg & Company, LLC served as exclusive financial advisor to Avid on the sale of its consumer video editing assets. “With the power of the Pinnacle Studio and Corel VideoStudio brands, Corel now offers the industry’s broadest consumer video editing software portfolio,” said Matt DiMaria, Executive Vice President and …
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