10 May Hear From 13 Members in the New Spring ‘Q&A’ | Plus, our WFH Survey
May 10, 2021 | There are positive signs that the DEG community may soon be able to meet again in person. Last week, Los Angeles County’s COVID-19 case rate fell to 1.6 per 100,000 residents, a record low for the region. Schools are open. Most COVID-19 business capacity limits are scheduled to end in the New York region on May 19. Thirty-one percent of the U.S. population is fully vaccinated, and 44 percent have received at least one shot. The best news of all: Disneyland is welcoming back visitors!
And yet, “soon” is hard to define and uncertainty persists about a return to “typical” industry business practices, including reporting daily to an office. So we bring our members, as a bridge to the in-person meetings and events that we hope to begin “soon,” our third Q&A magazine, with more member profiles, and some interesting stats from our recent Work From Home survey.
We created these special editions of the DEG Q member magazine last summer, as a complement to the virtual events we started as stay-at-home guidance swept the U.S. in March 2020. The “Q&A” as we’ve dubbed it is our attempt to complement our virtual events and to replicate, in some small way, the networking reception conversations that have been somewhat lost in the switch to virtual events. We know that members are hungry for connection and we hope the Q&A will help you become acquainted with someone new.
Read and download the Spring 2021 Q&A here.
Get to know:
Mike Pears, AMC Networks
Nikkole Denson-Randolph, AMC Theatres
Jake Craven, Breaker
Robin Tarufelli, Deloitte LLP
Tanja Eisen, GfK Entertainment
Dr. Mathias Giloth, GfK Entertainment
Michael Bonner, NBCUniversal
Craig Seidel, Pixelogic Media
David Sanderson, Reelgood
Rose Adkins Hulse, ScreenHits Limited
Chris Lang, SmithGeiger
Sven Deutschmann, Sonopress
Thomas Hughes, Vuulr
Read and download the Winter 2020 Q&A here.
Get to know:
Jeremy Settle, AT&T
Rebecca Heap, Comcast
Chris Reynolds, Deluxe
Ron Geller, Dolby
Danny Fisher, FilmRise
Lucas Bertrand, Looper Insights
Pedro Gutierrez, Microsoft
Ricardo Solar, The NPD Group
Dan Goman, Ownzones
Dan Cohen, ViacomCBS
Darcy Antonellis, Vubiquity
Debbie Neveu, WarnerMedia
Alisa Joseph, Whip Media Group
Read and download the Summer 2020 Q&A here.
Get to know:
Mark Garner, A+E Networks
Paulette Pantoja, Blu
Cale Pritchett, The Great Courses
Jeff Stabenau, Giant Interactive
Rick Hack, Intel Corp.
Tim Alessi, LG Electronics USA
Michele Edelman, Premiere Digital
Steve Rosenberg, Premiere Digital
Galen Smith, Redbox
John Calkins, ROW8
Cheryl Goodman, Sony Electronics
Jean Abreu, Sony New Media Solutions
Mary Kay Evans, Verizon Media
Bill Neighbors, Xperi