David Wertheimer

Executive Director, USC's Entertainment Technology Center

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CEO and executive director of the Entertainment Technology Center at the University of Southern Califoria, a nonprofit consortium that brings top entertainment and technology companies together with next-generation consumers; former high-tech professional, recruited to be the first president of Paramount Digital Entertainment, he started WireBreak Entertainment, one of the first digital content-delivery studio/networks

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