LDV Vision Summit 2016:
Innovation & Trends in Video and Digital Imaging


We bring together top technologists, visionaries, startups, media/brand executives and investors with the purpose of exploring how imaging and video technologies will empower or disrupt businesses and society.

 

Who should attend?

» Technology executives evaluating imaging and video companies for partnerships & acquisitions
» Media and brand executives interested in boosting revenue by leveraging new imaging and video products and technologies
» Investors: Visual technologies & businesses deliver tremendous upside - don't miss the next Instagram, Youtube, Oculus, Snapchat... 
 » Imaging and video startups interested in meeting investors, customers, recruiting and potential partners
» Creatives: Photographers, Videographers and anyone creating content
» Computer Vision & Artificial Intelligence experts and professionals



Day 1: Technology Deep Dive

Join the smartest people working in Computer Vision, Artificial Intelligence, Deep Learning,  Augmented Reality and all technology related to Visual Content

 

Day 2: Business & Product

 How can you increase revenue and avoid being disrupted by competitors. Topics range from the future of Cameras, Analytics, Social, Advertising, Distribution, Monetization, and Publishing.


 

2016 Highlights: Video

Organizers

Presented by Evan Nisselson, LDV Capital
Video Program: Rebecca Paoletti, CakeWorks, CEO
Computer Vision Program: Serge Belongie, Cornell Tech
Computer Vision Advisors: Jan Erik Solem, Mapillary  
Universities: Cornell Tech, School of Visual Arts, International Center of Photography
Sponsors: Amazon AWS, Facebook, FLIR Systems, GumGum, IDA Ireland, Microsoft Research, Qualcomm,  Vidcaster
Media Partners: Kaptur, VizWorld 

 
 
Because of its focus, LDV Vision Summit was not only fun but also a real learning experience for me.
— Andy Weissman, Partner, Union Square Ventures

2016 Speakers

  Gaile Gordon   Enlighted,   Senior Director Technology   San Francisco, CA, U.S.

Gaile Gordon
Enlighted,
Senior Director Technology
San Francisco, CA, U.S.

  Josh Elman   Greylock Partners,   Partner   San Francisco, CA, U.S

Josh Elman
Greylock Partners,
Partner
San Francisco, CA, U.S

  Liza Pigram   VIMBY, Mark Burnett Content Studio. SVP, Strategy & Dev.   Los Angeles, CA, U.S.

Liza Pigram
VIMBY, Mark Burnett Content Studio. SVP, Strategy & Dev.
Los Angeles, CA, U.S.

  Nicolas Pinto   Apple, Mobile Deep Learning   Sold Perceptio > Apple   San Francisco, CA, U.S

Nicolas Pinto
Apple, Mobile Deep Learning
Sold Perceptio > Apple
San Francisco, CA, U.S

  Trina DasGupta   Single Palm Tree Productions   CEO & Founder   NYC, NY, U.S.

Trina DasGupta
Single Palm Tree Productions
CEO & Founder
NYC, NY, U.S.

  Stone Roberts   Refinery29   SVP, Global Video Strategy   NYC, NY, U.S.

Stone Roberts
Refinery29
SVP, Global Video Strategy
NYC, NY, U.S.

  Jessi Hempel   Wired   Senior Writer   NYC, NY, U.S.

Jessi Hempel
Wired
Senior Writer
NYC, NY, U.S.

 Bijan Sabet Spark Capital General Partner  & Co-Founder  Boston, MA, U.S.

Bijan Sabet
Spark Capital
General Partner & Co-Founder
Boston, MA, U.S.

  Patricia Hadden   NBCUniversal Media   SVP, Head of Marketing   NYC, NY, U.S.

Patricia Hadden
NBCUniversal Media
SVP, Head of Marketing
NYC, NY, U.S.

  Larry Zitnick   Facebook, AI Research,    Research Lead   San Francisco, CA, U.S. 

Larry Zitnick
Facebook, AI Research, 
Research Lead
San Francisco, CA, U.S. 

  Howard Morgan   First Round Capital   Partner & Co-Founder   NYC, NY, U.S.

Howard Morgan
First Round Capital
Partner & Co-Founder
NYC, NY, U.S.

  Nicolas Steegmann   GoPro, Software Engineering, Sr. Director. Sold Stupefix > GoPro   Paris, France

Nicolas Steegmann
GoPro, Software Engineering, Sr. Director. Sold Stupefix > GoPro
Paris, France


Really impressive and most important - amazing founders presenting.
— Adam Singolda, Taboola, Founder & CEO
LDV Vision Summit felt like all the movers and shakers from across the world of Vision, coming together in the throbbing heart of Gotham City.
— Julian Green, Group PM Mobile Vision, Google

Competitions

At least 9 companies who presented or competed at the last Summit have since raised venture capital funding.
Many others have joined startups or formed companies with people they met at the Summit.

Startup Competition:  Are you one of the most promising imaging & video companies? Compete for limited presentation slots in front of ~450 attendees including judges, investors, customers and potential partners.

Entrepreneurial Computer Vision Challenge: Face off against your fellow Computer Vision and Machine Learning enthusiasts for a chance to present your solutions to top industry VCs, judges, media executives and hiring companies.

2016 Competition Details >>

 



2015 Speakers

  Julian Green   Google, Group PM Mobile Vision   Sold Jetpac > Google   San Francisco, U.S.

Julian Green
Google, Group PM Mobile Vision
Sold Jetpac > Google
San Francisco, U.S.

  Claudia Perlich   Dstillery   Chief Scientist   NYC, U.S.

Claudia Perlich
Dstillery
Chief Scientist
NYC, U.S.

  Ching-Yu Hu   Google. Head of Skybox Business Operations. Sold Skybox > Google   San Francisco, U.S.

Ching-Yu Hu
Google. Head of Skybox Business Operations. Sold Skybox > Google
San Francisco, U.S.

 Joanne Wilson Gotham Gal Ventures Angel Investor NYC, U.S.

Joanne Wilson
Gotham Gal Ventures
Angel Investor
NYC, U.S.

  Lane Becker   Code for America   Director of Products & Startups  San Francisco, U.S.

Lane Becker
Code for America
Director of Products & Startups
San Francisco, U.S.

  Andrew Cleland Comcast Ventures  Managing Director  NYC, U.S.

Andrew Cleland
Comcast Ventures

Managing Director
NYC, U.S.

  Andrew Rabinovich   Magic Leap   Principal Engineer   San Francisco, U.S

Andrew Rabinovich
Magic Leap
Principal Engineer
San Francisco, U.S

  Andrew Weissman   Union Square Ventures   Partner   NYC, U.S.

Andrew Weissman
Union Square Ventures
Partner
NYC, U.S.

 Peter Welinder Dropbox, Engineer Sold Anchovi Labs > Dropbox San Francisco, U.S

Peter Welinder
Dropbox, Engineer
Sold Anchovi Labs > Dropbox
San Francisco, U.S

  Vivek Sharma   Movable Ink   Founder & CEO   NYC, U.S.

Vivek Sharma
Movable Ink
Founder & CEO
NYC, U.S.

  Matt Meeker   Bark & Co., Founder & CEO   Meetup, Co-Founder   NYC, U.S.

Matt Meeker
Bark & Co., Founder & CEO
Meetup, Co-Founder
NYC, U.S.

  Nathan Brown  The Huffington Post SVP & GM of Video NYC, U.S.

Nathan Brown
The Huffington Post
SVP & GM of Video
NYC, U.S.


Happy attendees:

It was a very informative and useful summit for me to attend.
— Tom Kennedy, Kennedy Multimedia
You brought a lot of great thinkers in the space together. I enjoyed it!
— Megan Cunningham, Magnet Media, Founder & CEO
What an amazing event you put on yesterday. You and your team did a stellar job in putting on a well orchestrated program, engaging speakers, great venue, I could go on and on. Fantastic!
— Donna Romer, Samsung NYC Accelerator
I had a fantastic experience doing the challenge and coming to the summit, and it was wonderful to meet so many other amazing people.
— Serena Yeung, Ph.D. Stanford U., winner of our Entrepreneurial Computer Vision Challenge
Thank you for all your tremendous work organizing yesterday. It’s bold to bring everyone together from deep machine learning to publishers as brands - but it worked so well! I learnt a lot and met some great people, so thank you so much for including me!
— Sophie Lebrecht, Neon Labs, CEO
As comedians, we weren’t quite sure what to expect at the LDV Summit. But seeing as we do much of our work on YouTube and in the digital space, it was really cool to learn about how future technologies will change the ways in which we develop and create content.
— Ethan Fixell, The Dave and Ethan Show