A cloud made for LA.

Latency goes down. Availability goes up. Productions stay on schedule. A new Google Cloud region is coming to LA.

  • June 26, 2018
  • Los Angeles, California
Google Cloud

Your exclusive invitation to attend: Google Cloud LA Data Region Celebration.

Google Cloud invites you to our exclusive Media & Entertainment Summit where you will have a chance to hear from industry peers and Google experts on how Cloud is powering intelligent and secure content workflows.

You are also invited to celebrate the opening of our Los Angeles cloud region later that afternoon. Los Angeles is our 5th region in the United States, and will provide a closer gateway to Google Cloud's well provisioned, secure, private global network. For Media and Entertainment companies looking to render world class content or access the latest machine learning technology, the world's largest fiber network just got a little closer.

Join us for what promises to be an incredible celebration!


Tuesday, June 26, 2018


Milk Studios LA
855 N Cahuenga Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90038


11:30 AM – 2:00 PM: Media Summit
2:00 PM – 3:30 PM: Lunch
4:30 PM – 6:30 PM: Region Celebration

(Registration starts: 11:00 AM)

Media Summit Agenda

  • 11:30 AM - WelcomeJohn Forstrom, Strategic Lead, Media and Entertainment, Google Cloud
  • 11:40 AM - Better Storytelling In The CloudBuzz Hays, Global Lead, Entertainment Industry Solutions, Google Cloud
  • 12:10 PM - Making Machine Learning Work For MediaLaith Massarweh, Global Media and Entertainment Marketing Lead, Google Cloud
  • 12:30 PM - Break
  • 12:45 PM - Trust, Security and Compliance in The Cloud Christopher Johnson, Technical Program Manager, Google Cloud
  • 1:00 PM - Security for Media and Entertainment Workflows Todd Prives, Product Manager, Google CloudTed Harrington, Executive Partner, Independent Security Evaluators
  • 1:20 PM - Content, Creation and Cloud Jeff Kember, Technical Director, Office of the CTO, Google CloudTom Taylor, Head of Engineering, The MillSteve Kowalski, Vice President of Systems Engineering, Sony ImageworksMathieu Mazerolle, Senior Product Manager, Foundry
  • 2:00 PM - Lunch & networking

Main Event Agenda

  • 3:00 PM - Registration
  • 3:30 PM - Interactive demos and Partner zone
  • 4:30 PM - WelcomeMatthew Brooks, Head of SoCal Sales, Google Cloud | Mary Gerhard, Enterprise Sales, Google Cloud
  • 4:35 PM - Google Cloud Vision — What's coming to LA? Paul-Henri Ferrand, President of Global Customer Operations, Google Cloud
  • 4:55 PM - LA Innovators in the Cloud Moderators: Carol Carpenter, Vice President of Product Marketing, Google CloudPanelists: Ted Ross, Chief Information Officer, City of LA | Stephen Kowalski, VP Systems Engineering, Sony Pictures Imageworks | Brian Frees, Director Data & Analytics, Universal Music Group | Prateek Jain, Vice President of Technology, eHarmony
  • 5:25 PM - Hassle-free Machine Learning Miles Ward, Director of Cloud Solutions, Google Cloud | Prateek Jain, Vice President of Technology, eHarmony
  • 5:40 PM - Creativity In The Cloud Adrian Graham, Senior Cloud Solutions Architect for Media, Google Cloud
  • 5:55 PM - Closing RemarksMatthew Brooks, Head of SoCal Sales, Google Cloud
  • 6:00 PM - Networking Reception


Join us in LA

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