Jeffrey Cole: keynote speeches, presentations, and executive briefings

Jeffrey Cole, director of the Center of the Digital Future, maintains a year-round schedule of speeches and presentations about advances and emerging issues in digital technology.

To contact Dr. Cole about a presentation, email to info@digitalcenter.org.
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Jeffrey Cole: Keynote speeches, presentations, and executive briefings

2017     2016     2015     2014     2013     2012     2011     2010     2005-2009
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2017

Sports Business Journal’s Sports Media & Tech Program — keynote speaker, Los Angeles (November 7)

&THEN, The DMA Annual Event — keynote speaker, New Orleans (October 8)

IAB Leadership Dialogues — keynote speaker, New York (September 25)

WPP/Pfizer Day — keynote speaker, Montreal (September 15)

World Internet Project Annual Meeting — opening speaker, Moscow (July 5)

Sports Business Daily Journal Thought Leaders Retreat — keynote speaker, Half Moon Bay, CA (June 16)

Seller Forum — keynote speaker, New York (June 7)

IAB Interact 2017 — keynote speaker, Amsterdam (May 24)

Lightspark Media Summit 2017 — keynote speaker, Salt Lake City, UT (March 3)

Oracle Data Cloud 2017 DRIVE Automotive Summit — keynote speaker, Las Vegas (February 15)

Ontario Media Development Corporation Conference — keynote speaker, Toronto (January 17)

2016

Roche Informatics Leadership Conference — keynote speaker, Basel, Switzerland (November 9)

2016 Institute on Entertainment Law and Business, presented by the USC Gould School of Law and the Beverly Hills Bar Association — opening speaker on Trends, Fads, and Transformation (Part VI), Los Angeles (October 22)

MPTV PAN (Motion Picture and Television Professional Advisory Network) Luncheon — keynote speaker, Beverly Hills, CA (October 19)

RDV Media Conference — keynote speaker, Montreal (September 15)

IAB Video Leadership Summit — keynote speaker, Carlsbad, CA (July 12)

Fairfax Media Conference — keynote speaker, Auckland, New Zealand (June 2)

IAA Thought Leadership Forum — keynote speaker, Sydney, Australia (May 26)

IEG — keynote speaker, Chicago (April 20)

IAB Video Leadership Summit — keynote speaker, Carlsbad, CA (July 12)

4A’s Transformation 2016 — keynote speaker, Miami Beach (March 22) 

IPI World Congress — panel discussion: Media Use and Regulation in the MENA Region, Doha, Qatar (March 20)

Hulu Annual Sales Conference — keynote speaker, Ojai, CA (February 3)

IAB Annual Leadership Meeting — keynote speaker, Palm Desert, CA (January 25)

2015

Fireside Chat with GroupM CEO Irwin Gotlieb – Videonomics Summit, Santa Barbara, CA (November 9)

ASI European Radio & Television Symposia – keynote speaker, Venice, Italy (November 4)

NDIS New World: Disability in the 21st Century – keynote speaker, Brisbane, Australia (October 27)

2015 Institute on Entertainment Law and Business, presented by the USC Gould School of Law and the Beverly Hills Bar Association – Opening speaker on Trends, Fads and Transformation (Part V), Los Angeles (October 17)

Advertising Week — How Sports Fans’ New Behavior Will Disrupt Every Aspect of Marketing and Advertising, keynote speaker, New York (October 1)

IAB Canada MIXX Conference – keynote speaker, Toronto (September 24)

IAA Silver Jubilee Summit – keynote speaker, Kochi, India (September 4)

Media24 Annual Conference — keynote speaker, Stellenbosch, South Africa (July 31)

Next 4 Billion Conference — keynote speaker, Johannesburg, South Africa (July 8)

AARP Life@50+ — keynote speaker, Miami (May 16)

Global Marketing Retail Association Executive Leadership Forum — keynote speaker, St. Petersburg, FL (May 13)

Mindshare Digital Conference – keynote speaker, London (May 12)

Leadership Forum 2015 — sponsored by the Academic Society for Corporate Management & Communication — keynote speaker, Berlin (May 8)

Digital Entrepreneur Leadership Forum — closing keynote, Hong Kong (April 23)

Africa Rising: International Advertising Association (IAA) Leadership Conferencemkeynote speaker, Accra, Ghana (April 28)

Interactive Advertising Bureau (IAB) Colombia Digital Day keynote speaker, Bogota (April 16-17)

USC Real Estate Law and Business Forum – keynote address, Los Angeles (March 12)

YouTube LA Creative Workshop – industry keynote, Los Angeles (March 10)

Mobile World Congress – keynote speaker, Barcelona (March 3)

Interactive Advertising Bureau (IAB) Annual Leadership Meeting: Content and the Kingmakers – closing keynote speaker, Phoenix, Arizona (February 10)

The Media Insights & Engagement Conference – opening keynote speaker, San Diego (February 3)


2014

Abu Dhabu Media Summit 2014 ­– panel moderator, “Re-imagining Television — From Social to Second Screen,” Abu Dhabi (November 19)

National Commercial Bank of Saudi Arabia Annual Conference ­– keynote speaker, Rome (November 9)

Ericsson Media Summit 2014 – Organizer and opening moderator, New York (October 29-30)

2014 Institute on Entertainment Law and Business, presented by the USC Gould School of Law and the Beverly Hills Bar Association – Opening speaker on Trends, Fads and Transformation (Part IV), Los Angeles (October 25)

2014 Automotive Marketing Roundtable – keynote speaker, Las Vegas (October 16)

Videonomics Summit – Kick-off keynote speaker, Santa Barbara, CA (October 12)

Marketing a la Carte Conference – keynote speaker, Mexico City (September 25)

Wesfarmers Leadership Conference – featured speaker, Melbourne,
Australia (September 10)

AARP Ideas@50+ ­ — featured speaker, San Diego (September 5)

World Internet Project — opening welcome, Milan (July 3)

Aspen Ideas Festival — presentation, Aspen, Colorado (June 28)

Mixpo — featured speaker, San Francisco (June 12)

World Audiences Summit  — keynote address, Beverly Hills (June 10)

Mixpo — featured speaker, New York (June 5)

Mixpo — featured speaker, Chicago (June 4)

Ericsson EUGAP General Meeting – keynote address, Kuala Lumpur (May 27)

IAA (International Advertising Association) — keynote speaker on “The Evolution of Everything,43rd IAA World Congress, “Innovation & Evolution,” Beijing (May 10)

“The Project 2014: Digital Disruption” — keynote address, Auckland, New Zealand (April 30)

MEC Global Conference — keynote speaker, Istanbul (April 1)

6th Annual Film Finance Forum West — Keynote Address, “Entertainment Media at the Tipping Point, Again!” Los Angeles (March 5)

Youtube — featured presentation, Los Angeles (March 3)

American Family Insurance Townhall — featured speaker, Madison, Wisconsin (February 25).

SC Johnson Sales Conference — featured speaker, Racine, Wisconsin (February 24)

Shamrock Capital Advisors — briefing, Los Angeles (February 20)

Undertone — Presentation for Undertone’s 2014 Sales Kick-Off meeting in New York.  The theme for the meeting is “Take the Lead.”  (February 11)

Purina Digital Summit — Speech to the Purina Digital Summit in St. Louis.  The theme for the event is “Breaking Through the Digital Jungle.” (January 30)


2013

New Zealand briefings — Hon. Amy Adams, New Zealand Minister for Communications and Information Technology; Auckland Tourism Events and Economic Development (ATEED); American Chamber of Commerce in Auckland; U.S. Consul General James Donovan.  (November 19-21)

The Project 2013 — Keynote speaker, sponsored by AUT University, the U.S. Embassy and Social Media New Zealand) in Auckland.  (November 19)

“Mobile Devices and Public Service: Lessons from Asia and Africa” — conference featured speaker, Santa Monica, CA.  (November 4)

The Market Research Event – Keynote speaker, Nashville, TN.  (October 22)

Videonomics — Featured speaker at Videonomics Monarch Beach Summit, Dana Point, CA.  (October 14)

International Institute of Finance — Featured speaker for the board of directors, Washington, DC, (October 10)

GroupM — Keynote speaker on “The Inevitable Future” at GroupM’s “What’s Next 2013,” New York.  (October 8)

Beverly Hills Bar Association Institute on Entertainment Law and Business — Opening speaker on “Trends, Fads and Transformation (Part III),” Los Angeles, CA.  (October 5)

RadComms13 — Keynote Speaker, sponsored by the Australian Communications and Media Authority, Sydney.  (October 2)

GroupM — Keynote Speaker at “What’s Next 2013” in Alicante, Spain. (September 26)

Publishing Business Conference & Expo — Opening keynote, “The Next Wave of Change in the Publishing World.”  (September 23)

General Motors–  briefing, Detroit. (September 20)

Mixpo — featured speaker, Detroit.  (September 18)

Campbell’s Soup, Global Consumer & Customer Insights Summit – briefing, Philadelphia (September 17)

Mi9 Imagine Conference — keynote speaker, Melbourne, Australia.  (September 10 and 12)

.FoxNetwork — featured speaker, Miami. (August 28)

Coca-Cola – briefing, Atlanta. (August 27)

Motion Picture & Television Fund — Beverly Hills.  (August 22)

Purina (Cat, Snacks, Litter and PET divisions)— briefing for senior leadership, New York. (August 21)

PepsiCo — participant in “Being Digital: A Systematic Shift in Thinking and Behavior” with the company’s leadership team, Menlo Park, CA. (August 8)

Mixpo — featured speaker, Chicago.  (August 7)

TakePart Live — guest expert on the first episode of new television talk show, Pivot cable network, Los Angeles. (August 1)

San Diego Chargers — briefing for the organization. (July 23)

NBC Universal Studios Home Entertainment – briefing to the executive team, Los Angeles. (July 1)

Ericsson User Group Asia Pacific — presentation, Bangkok. (May 27)

“Digital & Music Matters 2013” — featured speaker, Singapore. (May 21)

Colgate-Palmolive/Red Fuse Summit — featured speaker, New York. (May 15)

Nordic Media Festival — keynote presentation on how digital technology is changing the world, Bergen, Norway. (May 10)

Videonomics Summit — keynote presentation, “Content, Platforms and the Future of Consumption,” Orlando, FL (April 15)

U.S. Navy — featured briefing at the Pentagon, Washington, DC, (April 10)

NFL Digital Media Summit — keynote speaker at “@SXSW,” Austin, TX. (March 6)

2nd Google Greece Travel Forum — keynote speaker on “The Future of the Travel Industry,” Athens. (February 6)

Northwestern University-Qatar — presenter at the announcement of the expansion of the World Internet Project to eight countries in the Middle East, Doha, Qatar.  (February 4)


2012

USC School of Cinematic Arts — keynote speaker at the USC Entertainment Technology Center’s Executive Roundtable, Los Angeles. (December 6)

“thinkLA Trends Breakfast” — keynote speaker, Beverly Hills. (November 28)

Mindshare Media Summit 2012 — featured speaker on “Generation Multi-Screen” in Dubai. (November 20)

“ITEX 2012: The Business Technology Show” — keynote speaker, Auckland, New Zealand. (November 8)

“Stats Check: The continuing evolution of the Internet” — featured speaker at  InternetNZ, Wellington, New Zealand.  (November 6)

Loyola Marymount University Forum on Media Ethics and Social Responsibility — featured presentation on “Forget Big Brother – It’s Big Business That’s Watching You” in Los Angeles.  (October 29)

USC Gould School of Law — opening speaker on “Trends, Fads and Transformation (Part II)” at the Beverly Hills Bar Association Institute on Entertainment Law and Business, Los Angeles (October 27)

AMC 2012 Magazine Media Conference — featured speaker, San Francisco (October 16)

Google “Zeitgeist ’12” — invited participant in the annual Partner Forum, Scottsdale, AZ. (October 14-15)

Abu Dhabi Media Summit — keynote presentation on Day 2 “Digital Frontiers.” (October 10)

International Institute of Communications (IIC) — keynote speaker and featured panelist, Singapore. (October 5)

Social Media Week — keynote speaker, Hollywood. (September 28)

Discover Board of Directors — featured presenter, Chicago.  (September 19)

News Limited — featured presentation to the senior executive team, in Sydney, Australia. (September 17)

Wesfarmers Leadership Conference — keynote presenter, Melbourne, Australia.  (September 12)

PetSmart — featured presentation to  marketing department, Phoenix. (August 29)

MCLE (Minimum Continuing Legal Education) — featured speaker at Gang, Tyre, Ramer & Brown, Beverly Hills. (August 21)

Macy’s — featured presentation, New York.  (August 14)

Newscorp Digital Retreat — featured speaker, Carmel, CA.  (August 8)

Westwood Village Rotary Club — featured presentation, Los Angeles.  (July 19)

National Football League — featured presentation, Los Angeles.  (July 11)

Shout Factory – briefing, Los Angeles. (July 10)

Shell International — keynote presenter, Cannes. (June 23)

Fox International — featured presentation, London. (June 21)

Danish eCommerce Association – annual conference keynote address, Copenhagen. (June 14)

ad:tech Singapore — opening keynote presentation. (June 13)

Procter & Gamble — featured briefing, Singapore. (June 13)

Mindshare Singapore — featured presenter. (June 12)

Google @ iFXEXPO — keynote presentation on “Trends, Fads and Transformation,” Limassol, Cyprus. (May 30)

Mindshare Luxury Conference — keynote presentation, London. (May 10)

Mercedes — featured presentation, London (May 10)

Ford Canada — keynote presentation, Toronto (April 25)

Canadian Media Directors Council — moderator of the panel, “Who Is Leading the Digital Agenda?” at the annual conference, Toronto. (April 24)

Mindshare 2012 Global Conference — featured presentation, San Francisco. (April 18)

American Public Media — featured presentation to Marketplace Forum, Los Angeles. (April 12)

Videonomics — introductory keynote presentation, Santa Monica, CA (March 15)

Sony Worldwide Digital Marketing — featured presentation to  executives, Culver City, CA. (February 29)

Kimberly-Clark CEO Forum — keynote presentation, Dallas. (February 17)

Kantar Media — keynote address at the global leadership meeting, Monaco. (February 8)

Campbell’s Soup — keynote speaker at  “Friending Millennials” day, New York.  (January 18)

Consumer Electronics Show — organizer and moderator of three “Entertainment Everywhere” sessions, Las Vegas.  (January 10)

2011

Mindshare/SAP Conference — featured presentation at “Trends, Fads and Transformation,” New York. (December 7)

Activision — featured presentation, Santa Monica, CA. (December 3)

Microsoft — keynote presentation at “Digital Inspiration Day,” Brussels, Belgium. (November 30)

“Die Schweiz im Internet 2011” — featured speaker at the University of Zurich. (November 29)

Microsoft — featured speaker at two events for clients, Zurich. (November 29)

Professor in Residence, Northwestern University/Qatar — featured presentation, “The Digital Future: What everyone needs to know about the Internet,” Doha, Qatar (November 21)

Digital Marketing Summit 2011 — keynote presentations at the “Be What’s Next in Digital” in Sydney, Australia (November 9) and Auckland, New Zealand (November 14)

MEC Australia — keynote presenter, Sydney, Austalia. (November 10)

Paradigm Agency annual retreat — featured presenter, Carmel, CA. (October 29)

Microsoft — featured presentation to Argentina marketing teams, Buenos Aires (October 27)

Mindshare — keynote presentation at “Digital Morning Argentina,” Buenos Aires. (October 27)

LAMAC — featured seminar presentation, Buenos Aires. (October 26)

Ericsson — featured speaker to clients, Buenos Aires. (October 25)

USC Gould School of Law — featured presenter of “Trends, Fads and Transformation: The Impact of the Internet,” Beverly Hills Bar Association Institute on Entertainment Law and Business, Los Angeles. (October 22)

Worldcom Public Relations Group — keynote presenter at annual meeting, Honolulu, HI. (October 13)

Bavaria Company — featured presentation, Bogota, Colombia. (October 6).

“Colombia 3.0” — key presentation in Bogota. (October 5)

MaxiMedia Conference — keynote presentation, Sao Paulo, Brazil. (October 4)

AMEX International Media Summit – featured presentation, New York. (September 28)

Google “Zeitgeist ’11” Partner Forum — invited participant, Scottsdale, AZ. (September 25-27)

AARP’s Life@50+ National Event and Expo — panelist, “Great Gadgets – Cutting Edge Tech for Living Life” session, Los Angeles. (September 24)

Twentieth Century Fox International – featured presentation at executives summit, Los Angeles (September)

Futuecom 2011 — premium keynote address, Sao Paulo, Brazil. (September 14)

Vodafone — featured presentation, London. (September 2)

Mindshare — featured speaker to clients, London (August 31)

Kimberly-Clark — featured presentation, Neenah, WI. (August 29)

BIT Conference — keynote speaker at “Service Industrialization and the Global Information Economy,” UCLA Anderson School of Management, Los Angeles. (July 29)

Microsoft — featured speaker at LATAM event, Miami, FL. (July 27)

Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology — featured presentation for the KAIST Strategic Entertainment/Media Management Program at the USC Marshall School of Business, Los Angeles. (July 19)

ACTI Chile — keynote speaker at the annual meeting of the Chilean IT industry association, with the President of Chile, Sebastian Pinera, Santiago. (June 22)

“Media Revolution: Designing the Leap to the Future of Communications” conference — keynote speaker on “Trends, Fads and Transformation: The Impact of the Internet,” Moscow, Russia. (June 20)

Google — keynote presentation, “Forward Thinking” at the “thinkCPG: The Zero Moment of Truth” conference, Athens, Greece (June 16)

Kantar Media Summit — featured presentation, New York. (June 15).

American University of Sharjah — featured presenter at the release of the first World Internet Project Report from the United Arab Emirates. (May 30)

MEC — featured speaker for clients, Paris. (May 26)

e-G8 Forum — moderator of the panel on “Digital Reinvention: Transforming Traditional Businesses” at the “The Internet: Accelerating Growth” conference, Paris. (May 25, immediately preceding the G8 Heads of State and Government Summit in Deauville, France)

IAB Sweden — keynote speaker at “Insight & Vision,” Stockholm. (May 18)

Enterprise Software CEO Roundtable — featured speaker, San Francisco (May 10)

Zurich North America — featured presentation, Schaumburg, IL. (April 25)

ConAgra — featured presentation, Naperville, IL. (April 25)

DirecTV — featured presentation, Los Angeles (April 21)

Ad:Tech Conference — keynote speaker, San Francisco (April 12)

Economist Innovation Conference — keynote speaker at “Can Greece Recover from the Economic Crisis Without Investing in Broadband?” Athens, Greece. (April 6)

Microsoft IMAGINE — featured speaker, Redmond, WA. (March 30)

RTL Netherlands — featured presentation, New York (March 14)

South by Southwest (SXSW) – panelist on “The Last Broadcast: Entertainment is Social — What’s Next?” Austin, TX. (March 12)

4A’s (American Association of Advertising Agencies) — featured speaker at the Leadership/Media Conference “Transformation 2011,” Austin, TX. (March 8)

Financial Times’ Seattle Forum — opening keynote presentation on the changing digital landscape, Seattle, WA. (March 1)

Australian Communications Council and AWARD “Circus” — keynote presentation, Sydney, Australia (February 23)

Symposium on TV Production — featured speaker at the “Challenges in TV Production Businesses and Policy,” Stockholm. (February 18)

World Mobile Congress 2011 — featured speaker, Barcelona, Spain. (February 14)

CMO Executive Summit — keynote speaker for the Governing Body Dinner, Los Angeles (January 26)


2010

Cablevision and Newsday — featured presentation, Melville, NY. (December 20)

Zurich North America — featured presentation, Chicago. (December 7)

ninemsn Digital Marketing Summit — keynote presentation at the  “Fast Forward Five (FFWD5)” in Sydney, Australia. (November 17)

Monaco Media Forum — invited participant, Cannes, France. (November 10-12)

Internet Days — keynote presentation, Stockholm. (October 26)

XVI National Academic Libraries Seminar — keynote presentation, Rio de Janeiro. (October 22)

GroupM EMEA Conference — featured presentation to  “Interaction 2010: What’s Next?” Valencia, Spain. (October 7)

AARP “Orlando@50+” National Event and Expo — featured speaker, Orlando, FL. (October 2)

Google Partner Forum — invited participant in the annual  “Zeitgeist Americas 2010,” Scottsdale, AZ. (September 12-14)

Warner Bros. – briefing in Los Angeles. (July 20)

USC Annenberg School’s Knight Digital Media Center Leadership Summit — opening keynote on “Market Demand: How Audiences Acquire News and Info” at  “The Future of Local News and Public Media,” Los Angeles (July 17)

CMO Executive Summit — keynote presentation to the governing body, Chicago. (June 30)

Brasilshop International Retail Congress — featured speaker at the 10th edition, Sao Paulo, Brazil. (June 10)

SubOptic 2010 — keynote presentation on “Falling Apart and Coming Together: Media and Consumer Issues in the Digital Age,” in Yokohama, Japan. (May 14)

Nordic Media Festival — featured presenter, Bergen, Norway. (May 7)

Digital VIP Summit at MIPTV — keynote speaker on “Consumer Directions and Impact on Media Businesses,” Cannes, France.  (April 12)

Religion Communication Congress — plenary speaker on “Surveying the Digital Future,” Chicago, (April 10)

Institute for Public Relations — featured speaker at the  board retreat, New York (April 7)

USC Trustee Conference — featured presentation on “How the Internet Is Transforming Radio and Television,” Palm Springs, CA. (March 26)

USC Gould School of Law — featured testimony at FPPC Subcommittee Hearing, Los Angeles. (March 24)

Y&R Global Board — featured speaker on “The Changing Media Landscape” and “Teenagers of Today,” Buenos Aires, Argentina (March 22-23)

Abu Dhabi Media Summit — featured presentation at the inaugural summit. (March 9)

4A’s (American Association of Advertising Agencies) Leadership/Media Conference “Transformation 2010” — featured speaker on “YouthQuake: Transformation of Young Consumers,” San Francisco. (March 1)

International Institute of Communications Middle East Telecommunications and Media Forum — featured speaker on “Broadband and the Consumer: What Do We Know?” in Doha, Qatar. (February 10)

International Institute of Communications Digital Communications Literacy Conference — keynote presentation on the growth of digital media, Doha, Qatar. (February 9)

Ericsson Global Marketing Summit — featured presentation, Puerto Rico. (January 25)

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For a list of Dr. Cole’s presentations prior to 2010, write to info@digitalcenter.org