LOS ANGELES, CA--(Marketwired - Sep 22, 2016) - Siemer & Associates (http://www.siemer.com), the leading boutique technology investment bank in Southern California, will hold their sixth annual summit (http://siemersummit.com/) taking place on October 18th and 19th, at The Omni Hotel at California Plaza in Downtown Los Angeles, California. The annual two-day summit, connecting the best of today's tech entrepreneurs and key investors, will draw tech industry thought leaders and decision makers from around the world for eye-opening presentations, networking and relationship building. This year's speakers are highlighted by Elaine Paul of Hulu, Gene Alston of Pinterest, Thomas Gewecke of Warner Bros., Jacopo Lenzi of Samsung and Brian Schultz of Microsoft, among several other influential technology executives and innovators.

"It's been a whirlwind year for digital media entertainment and technology as we've seen more global deals, relationships and innovations than ever before; and this year's Summit will highlight the impact of global tech, bringing together the best and brightest in the software and digital media industry," said David Siemer, founder of Siemer & Associates LLC. "The Summit is an annual meeting of brilliant minds where we showcase the next generation of innovative ideas that will shape the landscape of technology, particularly in LA which has become a hot spot of innovation."

"In the current complex digital climate, the need for dynamic digital strategy is a necessity for anyone in the tech industry," said Hale Boggs, chair of Manatt Digital. "Working with Siemer we are thrilled to provide a space for businesses everywhere to connect, share insights and learn new industry trends that are vital to growing the global tech and digital economy. In our sixth year collaborating with Siemer, we're excited to bring our perspective to this year's summit and learn from others in the digital media space."

The 6th Annual Summit will also feature presentations from some of the year's most influential tech companies including DogVacay, The Muse, Rocketrip, Thrive Market, VideoAmp, ZipRecruiter and more. Summit attendees consist of senior level executives, investors and founders from around the globe who represent companies across digital media, adtech, data, software, infrastructure, e-commerce, communications and social media.

For more information on Siemer Summit 2016, please visit: http://siemersummit.com/.

About Siemer & Associates, LLC
Siemer & Associates is a global boutique merchant bank dedicated to offering candid insight and guidance to Digital Media, Software and Internet companies throughout their business life cycles. Comprised of industry veterans who have worked both inside and out of technology enterprises, S&A professionals have successfully completed more than 70 transactions that aggregated over $3 billion in sell-side mandates and surpassed $1.5 billion in equity capital. Headquartered in Los Angeles with offices in London, Singapore and Sydney, S&A offers exceptional corporate capital raising, financial advisory services and M&A, specializing in complex cross-border transactions.

About Wavemaker Partners
Wavemaker Partners is an early-stage, cross-border venture capital firm with dual headquarters in Los Angeles and Singapore. Wavemaker aims to back the best founders in Southern California and Southeast Asia. Since 2003, Wavemaker has invested in more than 170 Internet, Mobile and Enterprise technology startups. Wavemaker Partners is a member of the Draper Venture Network, the world's leading venture capital collective with 15 firms spread across 4 continents. Wavemaker Labs, our Singapore-based incubator, is an "approved technology incubator" under the Technology Incubation Scheme (TIS) of the Singaporean government's National Research Foundation (NRF).

About Manatt Digital
Manatt Digital, a division of Manatt, Phelps & Phillips, LLP, is an interdisciplinary digital media platform created by entrepreneurs for entrepreneurs, whatever the size or stage of the company, from startup to growth stage to mature public companies. Manatt Digital uniquely offers a one-stop shop of professional services that is grounded in the legal and business experience of Manatt, Phelps & Phillips, LLP, one of the world's most respected law firms in the media, entertainment and advertising industries. Manatt Digital offers its clients differentiated value and impact in multiple forms and across the life span of their companies -- from venture capital to strategic relationship building and artist access to business consulting and creative deal making, including content licensing, distribution and M&A. For more information, visit www.manattdigitalmedia.com. All product and company names herein may be trademarks of their registered owners.

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