Tech summit speakers set

Jon Favreau, Kevin Mayer to speak at Oct. 17 event

Multi-hyphenate Jon Favreau and Disney’s Kevin Mayer are set as the keynote speakers at Variety’s Entertainment and Technology Summit, Oct. 17 at the Ritz-Carlton Hotel in Marina del Rey.

The confab brings together showbiz and tech honchos to examine the changing business landscape for entertainment and technology industries.

Favreau has long juggled eclectic projects as a writer, helmer, producer and actor. As a director, his most recent release was “Cowboys and Aliens.”

Mayer is the Mouse House’s exec veep of corporate strategy and business development. He oversees the group that evaluates potential acquisitions as well as new technologies and business models.

Variety’s Entertainment and Technology Summit is co-hosted by Digital Hollywood.

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