Deepak Chopra Among Headliners at The CTAM Summit in Orlando

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Deepak Chopra Among Headliners at The CTAM Summit in Orlando

Early Bird Registration Deadline Ends September Sept. 7

CTAM announced today it has secured Deepak Chopra, MD, author, founder of The Chopra Foundation, Co-founder of The Chopra Center for Wellbeing and Deepak Chopra, LLC, to keynote the CTAM Summit, October 14-16, in Orlando. Attendees looking to secure the early bird registration rate for Summit and Insights conferences must register by September 7.

Chopra, an author of more than 65 books, including twenty New York Times bestsellers, will deliver an “Inspired Ideas” address entitled “Entertainment, Gaming and the Global Brain,” revealing how entertainment affects our very beings. He'll also explore how social networks are manifesting the collective brain and how they can be tools for personal, social and planetary transformation, if people become more conscious of its power.

CTAM also announced these recent additions to the Summit speaker lineup:

Frances Berwick, President, Bravo and Style Media, NBCUniversal

Porter Bibb, Managing Partner, MediaTech Capital Partners LLC

Don Buckley, EVP, Program Marketing, Digital Services, Media & Promotions, Showtime Networks, Inc.

Stephen Colafrancesco, Corporate Vice President of Marketing, Bright House Networks

Charlie Collier, President & General Manager, AMC Networks

Susie Fogelson, SVP, Marketing, PR and Brand Strategy, Food Network and Cooking Channel

Dustin Garis, Corporate Innovator, Procter & Gamble

Mark Ghuneim, CEO, Wiredset / Trendrr

Joe Gillespie, President & CEO, Zoove

Kevin Hart, Executive Vice President & Chief Technology Officer, Cox Communications

Alex Iskold, CEO, GetGlue

Michael LaJoie, CTO, Time Warner Cable

John Lansing, President, Scripps Networks

Joe Mandese, Editor-in-Chief, MediaPost Communications

Judith Meyka, EVP of Programming, NCTC

Adam Naide, Executive Director, Marketing - Social Media, Cox Communications

Mike Proulx, SVP and Director of Social Media, Hill Holliday

Julie Simon, SVP, Distribution, Advanced Services & Digital, Fox Networks Group

Allan Singer, SVP, Programming, Charter Communications

Michael Schneider, TV Guide Magazine

Dan York, Chief Content Officer, DIRECTV, Inc

The Summit co-chairs are Nomi Bergman, President, Bright House Networks and Ed Carroll, Chief Operating Officer, AMC Networks.

This marks the first time in CTAM’s 37 year-history that the Summit and Insights conferences have been co-located. In addition, it’s the first time Insights has been open to the press, providing for greater access to the critical nature of consumer research.

The latest additions to the Insights speaker roster include:

Mark Ghuneim, CEO, Wiredset / Trendrr

Shane Moon, President, Sands Research Inc.

Brent Stinski, CEO, Media Predict

Bernard Whitman, President/CEO, Whitman Insight Strategies, LLC

The Insights conference co-chairs are Kathy Filosa, VP, Direct Marketing, Cablevision Systems Corp., Janet Gallent, SVP, Strategic & Primary Research, NBC Universal, and Steve Seidmon, President, Seidmon Associates.

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Jason D. King, ABC
Senior Director of Communications & Media Relations

CTAM, the Cable & Telecommunications Association for Marketing, is a non-profit professional association, dedicated to helping the cable business grow. To that end, CTAM provides consumer research, an interactive executive innovation series, conferences, awards and the “CTAM SmartBrief” to its individual members. On behalf of 90 corporate members, the organization leads the Advanced Cable Solutions Consortium and Business Services Council, and facilitates national cooperative marketing efforts, including the Cable Mover Hotline® and Movies On Demand® initiatives. The corporate website is and CTAM can be found on Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter.

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