2020 Devoncroft Executive Summit

Agenda

The 2020 Devoncroft Executive Summit is scheduled for December 8- 10, 2020.

Each day of the conference program will be focused on a specific theme:.

Day-1: The State of the Media Tech Sector Today

Day-2: Moving the Industry Conversation Forward Through

Day-3: Industry Transformation: Predictions for 2021 & Beyond.

Session themes will focus on the daily theme, while also building toward an overarching narrative for the entire conference.

Each day will include a Devoncroft keynote on related to the daily theme, followed by a series of individual speakers and moderated panel discussion.

Please see the preliminary agenda below.

We will continue to add updates and speakers as they are confirmed, so please check back regularly for updates.

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Day-1: Tuesday December 8, 2020

“The State of The Media Tech Sector Today”

7am Pacific / 4pm CET:

Doors Open

Expo

Devoncroft Media Match 1:1 Networking

7:30am PST / 4:30pm CET:

Welcome & Opening Remarks

7:35am PST / 4:35pm CET:

Devoncroft Keynote:

“State of the Media Technology Industry”

Speakers:

-Joe Zaller, Devoncroft

-Josh Stinehour, Devoncroft

8:20am PST / 5:20pm CET:

Breakout sessions sponsored by Cisco, Zixi, and SDVI

8:40am PST / 5:40pm CET:

Panel Session:

The Technology Supplier C-Suite: Strategies for and Evolving Market

Speakers:

-Michel Artieres, CEO,

-Gordon Brooks, CEO,

-Thomas Riedel, CEO,

-Tim Shoulders, CEO,

9:20am PST / 6:20pm CET:

Networking Break

Expo

9:35am PST / 6:35pm CET:

Panel Session:

Major Project Updates

Speakers:

-Geir Børdalen, Head of Technology Portfolio, NRK_Logo

-Roger Crothers, Head of Technology,

-Thomas Edwards, Media & Entertainment Technology Transformer

-Kenny Elcock, Director of Engineering & Operations,

-Bob Hesskamp, EVP Engineering,

10:15am PST / 7:15pm CET:

Devoncroft Daily Wrap Up

Day-2: Wednesday December 9, 2020

“Moving the Industry Conversation Forward Through Creative Destruction”

7am Pacific / 4pm CET:

Doors Open

Expo

Devoncroft Media Match 1:1 Networking

7:30am PST / 4:30pm CET:

Welcome & Opening Remarks

7:35am PST / 4:35pm CET:

Devoncroft Keynote:

“Let’s Move Forward: Time for Serious Conversations”

Speakers:

-Joe Zaller, Devoncroft

-Josh Stinehour, Devoncroft

8:20am PST / 5:20pm CET:

Breakout sessions sponsored by Cisco, Ateme, and Ross Video

8:40am PST / 5:40pm CET:

1:1 Executive Session:

Lucy Rutishauser

Chief Financial Officer

9:00am PST / 6:00pm CET:

1:1 Executive Session:

Gunnar Wiedenfels

Chief Financial Officer

9:20am PST / 6:20pm CET:

Networking Break

Expo

9:35am PST / 6:35pm CET:

Panel Session:

Media Tech Pioneers: New Operational Paradigms & Digital Natives

Speakers:

-Gordon Castle, Senior Vice President Technology & Operations,

-Darren Long, Group Content Processing Director,

-Corey Smith, Director Live Operations, Global Broadcast Activision,

-Shane Warden, Chief Technology Officer,

10:15am PST / 7:15pm CET:

Devoncroft Daily Wrap Up

Day-3: Thursday December 10, 2020

“Industry Transformation: Economic Outlook and Predictions for 2021 & Beyond

7am Pacific / 4pm CET:

Doors Open

Expo

Devoncroft Media Match 1:1 Networking

7:30am PST / 4:30pm CET:

Welcome & Opening Remarks

7:35am PST / 4:35pm CET:

Devoncroft Keynote:

“What Comes Next: Research Deep Dive – Implications of Massive Shift in Industry Trends”

Speakers:

-Joe Zaller, Devoncroft

-Josh Stinehour, Devoncroft

8:20am PST / 5:20pm CET:

Breakout sessions sponsored by Cisco, Zixi, and Object Matrix

8:40am PST / 5:40pm CET:

Panel Session:

Commercial Predictions for 2021: How Media Company Business Models will Impact Tech Budgets, Tech Spend, and Industry Structure

9:20am PST / 6:20pm CET:

Networking Break

Expo

9:35am PST / 6:35pm CET:

Panel Session:

The Media Tech C-Suite: Predictions for 2021 and Beyond

Speakers:

-Raymundo Barros, Chief Technology Officer,  

-Simon Farnsworth, Chief Technology Officer, Broadcast Technology & Operations,

-Sinead Greenaway, Chief Technology & Operations Officer

-Phil Wiser, EVP, Chief Technology Officer,

10:15am PST / 7:15pm CET:

Devoncroft Daily Wrap Up

Special Thanks to our Sponsors & Supporters

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