Deloitte Keynote at NXTcomm to Feature Head of Long Beach Studios

NXTcomm, the one event delivering the ecosystem of network-enabled voice, video and data, announced the Deloitte Mobile Entertainment Keynote, to be held during the Thursday, June 19 keynote session at NXTcomm08 in Las Vegas. The session - titled Mobile Entertainment Hits Its Inflection Point! - will feature a one-on-one interview of Long Beach Studios CEO Jay Samit by Deloitte Vice Chairman and National Managing Partner of Technology, Media and Telecommunications Phil Asmundson.

The discussion will explore cross-generational demand for mobile entertainment and immediate cross-industry opportunities to capitalize on this game-changing consumer shift. NXTcomm replaces SUPERCOMM and is the one event delivering the ecosystem of network-enabled voice, video and data. The NXTcomm08 exhibit and conference comes to the Las Vegas Convention Center June 16-19 and will co-locate with InfoComm08, the leading audiovisual business-to-business marketplace.

A new media guru and Internet pioneer, Jay Samit is considered the godfather of Siliwood (the intersection of Silicon Valley and Hollywood). Currently CEO of Long Beach Studios and Linkedin Senior Strategic Advisor, Samit is a 25-year digital media veteran and one of the most connected digerati in Hollywood. Samit has held senior management positions at Sony, EMI, and Universal Studios with the responsibility for the development of new Internet media businesses. Samit broke new ground with his forays into wireless, downloading, streaming radio, secure P2P, and subscription business models in North America, Asia, Australia and Europe.

Phil Asmundson has spent the last 25 years counseling and serving many of the world's largest Technology, Media and Telecommunications (TMT) companies. As Deloitte LLP's National Managing Partner for TMT, he is responsible for developing strategy for the practice, which includes over $1 billion in professional services revenues, and coordinating overall services to industry clients. These services span Deloitte U.S. member firms' key functional areas consulting, audit, tax, and financial advisory. He also serves as lead client service partner or advisory partner on some of the practice's largest accounts, helping these companies navigate the emerging and robust marketplace driven by the convergence of wireless, Internet technologies and content.

NXTcomm08 is expected to draw thousands of communications professionals from more than 100 countries and U.S. territories. NXTcomm08 will feature more than 500 exhibitors occupying 200,000 net square feet of exhibit space as well as 100 keynote addresses, sessions and conference events and coverage by over 450 press and analysts.

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