2024 Devoncroft Executive Summit | Las Vegas

Saturday | April 13, 2024

12PM – 6PM | NAB Main Stage

Las Vegas Convention Center

Sponsors & Supporters

Thank you to our Sponsors & Supporters for their continuous support of the Devoncroft Executive Summit.

Title Sponsor

Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE, Nasdaq: VZ) was formed on June 30, 2000 and is one of the world’s leading providers of technology and communications services.

Headquartered in New York City and with a presence around the world, Verizon generated revenues of $133.6 billion in 2021. The company offers voice, data and video services and solutions on its award-winning networks and platforms, delivering on customers’ demand for mobility, reliable network connectivity, security and control.

Verizon was the first company in the world to launch commercial 5G for mobility, fixed wireless and mobile edge computing. The company’s operating structure focuses on two customer-facing areas: Consumer and Business. Citizen Verizon is the company’s responsible business plan for economic, environmental and social advancement.


Platinum Sponsor

Google Cloud accelerates every organization’s ability to digitally transform its business and industry. We deliver enterprise-grade solutions that leverage Google’s cutting-edge technology, and tools that help developers build more sustainably.

Customers in more than 200 countries and territories turn to Google Cloud as their trusted partner to enable growth and solve their most critical business problems.

For more information, please visit: cloud.google.com/media

Gold Sponsor


Zixi provides a cloud based and on-premises Software-Defined Video Platform (SDVP) that enables reliable broadcast-quality video delivery over any IP network, any protocol, any cloud provider and any edge device.

The company offers technologies for broadcasters, enterprises, over-the-top video providers, and mobile service providers around the world.

The SDVP makes it easy and economical for media companies to source, manage, localize, and distribute live events and 24/7 live linear channels in broadcast QoS, securely and at scale, using any form of IP network or Hybrid IP environments.

Over 10+ years, the Zixi Enabled Network (ZEN) has grown to over 250 OEM and service providers and serves well over 700 customers representing most of the top media brands around the world with 20,000+ channels delivered daily.

For more information, please visit www.zixi.com

Silver Sponsors

Akta provides a video software platform to media companies that pursue multi-screen live streaming, video publishing, live and video-on-demand distribution and monetization strategies. Akta unifies the video workflow in the cloud. Akta Dynamic Ad Insertion Technology enables its customers to maximize revenue by replacing TV ads with user-targeted dynamic ads on all screens.

Using Akta’s player development kits for iOS, Android, desktop and connected devices, customers not only enjoy guaranteed monetization and playback on all screens, but also reduce development and maintenance cost. Unlike proprietary hardware solutions, Akta’s platform is 100% software that runs in the cloud, making it easy-to-update, operate and scale. In particular, its live encoding and dynamic video ad insertion software is known for its reliability, availability and flawless quality. Customer list includes Univision Televisa, Viacom CBS Local, Bloomberg, Fox TV Stations. Our products incorporate our proprietary intellectual property. We heavily utilize AI to analyze video quality and monitor and optimize cloud infrastructure.

For more information, please visit akta.tech

At Ateliere Creative Technologies, our mission is to enable creative people and companies to produce and deliver great work everywhere media happens.

Ateliere media supply chain solutions deliver creative content, from concept to consumer, on every screen, everywhere.

No matter how our platform evolves, we promise ourselves and our customers that every new product, feature, and resource we create will take Ateliere one step further in this direction.

For more information, please visit ateliere.com 

Cisco (NASDAQ: CSCO) is the worldwide leader in technology that powers the Internet.

Cisco inspires new possibilities by reimagining your applications, securing your data, transforming your infrastructure, and empowering your teams for a global and inclusive future.

For sports, media and entertainment companies, Cisco delivers solutions for superior fan experiences, streamline IT operations, create dynamic content experiences and manage physical and cyber security.

For Broadcasters, Cisco brings cutting edge technology that transform content production. With solutions for Collaboration, IP Fabric, Cloud Orchestration and Data Center, Cisco ‘s deep experience and vast partner ecosystem has enabled broadcasters to reimagine workflows, creating flexibility and efficiency through every stage of content production.

This expertise is why Nine, a leading free-to-air television network in Australia, selected Cisco to support their migration to an IP infrastructure.

Discover more on our Portfolio Explorer and on cisco.com.

Founded in 2008, Evergent is a global leader and trusted partner for digital media, entertainment, streaming, sports, and telecom providers worldwide, offering a comprehensive suite of monetization, subscription management, and revenue optimization solutions. Evergent’s global roster of clients includes 10 of the top 20 services in media & entertainment, 5 of the top 20 sports D2C providers, and 3 of the top 10 telecom companies.

Evergent creates flexible, user-friendly solutions that streamline customer relationship management processes and maximize monetization efforts. These software tools enable our clientele to re-imagine customer relationships to drive subscriber retention and increase profitability, unlocking unparalleled insights into global trends in the media and entertainment subscription economy. This technology has been used to onboard and power relationships with over 800 million users across 180+ countries. Our customers include HBO, FOX, the NBA, Sky, Sony Pictures, and the YES Network.

Evergent is headquartered in Sunnyvale, California, and has US offices in Boston, Los Angeles, and Denver, and international offices in India, Singapore, and Canada.

For more information, please visit evergent.com

Evertz Technologies Limited (TSX:ET) designs, manufactures and markets video and audio infrastructure solutions for the television, telecommunications and new-media industries. The Company’s solutions are used by content creators, broadcasters, specialty channels and television service providers to support their increasingly complex multi-channel digital, high & ultra-high definition television (“HDTV” & “UHD”) and next generation high bandwidth low latency IP network environments and by telecommunications and new- media companies.

Evertz products allow customers to generate additional revenue while reducing costs through efficient signal routing, distribution, monitoring and management of content, as well as the automation and orchestration of more streamlined and agile workflow processes on-premise and in the “Cloud”.

For more information, please visit evertz.com

Lawo designs and manufactures video, audio, control and monitoring technology for broadcast, performing arts, installed sound and corporate applications. All products are developed in Germany and manufactured according to highest quality standards at the company’s headquarters in the Rhine valley town of Rastatt, Germany.

For more information, please visit lawo.com

At Qvest, digital transformation is an integral part of our DNA: with a globally networked team, we have been implementing top technological solutions for our customers for decades in line with the “best-of-breed” principle. This expertise ensures the greatest possible masterfulness in the consultation, selection and implementation and organizational deployment of high-tech solutions. For us, however, technology is only ever a means to the actual end: to enable maximum ease of use for the user. A project is only a real success for us when the user no longer notices the technology in the workflow – and thus benefits from a completely intuitive tech experience and consequently achieves the best results for their customers.

At Qvest, empathy is therefore just as important as efficiency and expertise when it comes to cooperation. For us, it is crucial to work out what exactly the customer’s need is, what can we help with – and only in the second step does this lead to the individually tailored set of solutions for a “next-level experience”.

For more information, please visit qvest.com

Ross powers live video productions for billions of global viewers daily with the industry’s widest range of high impact, high efficiency solutions and services. Ross makes it easy to create compelling news, weather and sports broadcasts, engaging content for sports stadium screens, entertainment shows and rock concerts, educational institutions, legislative assemblies, corporate presentations and inspiring content for houses of worship.

Ross solutions have impressed the audiences and marketing partners of Eurosport, BBC World, SKY, Yahoo! Finance, and the international esports powerhouse ESL. Ross provides an unrivalled range of products and services that includes cameras, real-time motion graphics, production switchers, robotic camera systems, augmented reality/virtual studios, video servers, infrastructure and routers, social media management, newsroom systems and live event production services.

As a privately held and self-funded company, Ross Video has a long and stable history and has enjoyed 29 consecutive years of growth. As well as being free from the influence of external financiers, Ross Video controls its own destiny by owning its own manufacturing facilities, doing all primary research and development in-house, and marketing its products internationally through a global sales force and network of business partners.

For more information, please visit rossvideo.com

Stringr is a powerful remote video newsgathering solution for broadcast and online journalism.

By combining the world’s largest videographer network to source video in real-time with an unparalleled cloud-based production suite, news outlets can produce, publish, stream and manage content from anywhere.

Stringr was launched in 2014 by co-founders Lindsay Stewart and Brian McNeill as the only company to combine original footage sourcing with video editing and management tools in one cloud-based solution – streamlining remote video news production for the digital age.

Stringr is supported by it’s proprietary network of 120,000+ videographers who are stationed across the United States covering all DMAs, and top international locations.

Stringr’s award-winning platform continues to change the way video content is sourced, created, and managed across multiple industries.

For more information, please visit stringr.com


ThinkAnalytics is a leader in AI and data-driven solutions revolutionizing content discovery, viewer insights, and targeted advertising strategies.

Our two decades of AI and machine learning expertise and award-winning technology empower media and entertainment companies to create unprecedented audience value, transforming engagement and monetization across platforms.

For more information, please visit thinkanalytics.com

Bronze Sponsors

Founded in 2008, Amagi has established itself as a cloud technology pioneer and leader enabling TV networks and content owners to launch, manage, distribute and monetize live, linear and on-demand channels across cable, OTT, and Free Ad Supported TV (FAST) platforms, worldwide.

Amagi offers three business models for customers to choose from – Software-as-a-Service (SaaS), ‘Bring your own license’, and a Fully Managed Service. Some of Amagi’s cloud solutions include:

  • Broadcast-grade 24×7 linear channel creation
  • Live orchestration for sports and news
  • Channel distribution to Free Ad Supported TV platforms
  • Unified broadcast workflows for TV and OTT
  • Virtualized broadcast operations
  • VOD workflow and delivery
  • OTT server-side ad insertion and analytics for monetization
  • Programmatic ad sales for OTT
  • Cost-effective disaster recovery 

For more information, please visit amagi.com



As the leader in live video technology, EVS’ innovative solutions are used every day by broadcasters and media companies around the world to deliver compelling live storytelling.

On a mission to “create return on emotion”, EVS is focused on helping its customers transform their live content into unforgettable stories, driving audience delight at every opportunity.

The company has built a solid and reliable technological know-how over the past 25+ years, maintaining its industry-leading position, and broadening its expertise through pioneering work in areas such as IP, artificial intelligence, cloud and software-as-a-service (SaaS) technologies, cybersecurity and more.
Today, EVS provides a comprehensive range of end-to-end broadcast solutions, breakthrough innovations, and customer-centric services that enable broadcasters and content creators to produce their content in the most reliable, efficient and creative way.

EVS is headquartered in Liège, Belgium. The company has a global presence with over 500 employees spread across 20+ offices and development centers in Europe, the Middle East, Asia and the Americas.

For more information, please visit evs.com

Imagine Communications is a global leader in video and advertising solutions serving the media and entertainment, multichannel video programming distributors and enterprise markets.

For more information, please visit www.imaginecommunications.com


Matrox Video is a leading manufacturer of video products and components for the broadcast and media, live entertainment, and AV/IT markets. Our mission is to create innovative products and provide superior support, enabling our customers to harness the power of video to entertain, communicate and make critical decisions.

For more than 45 years, we have worked closely with our global partners to develop products that address business challenges and meet evolving needs. Still today, our continued commitment to the success of our customers and partners is what drives us to deliver innovation that solves real-world industry problems.

Matrox hardware and software products are deployed across a diverse range of industries, including broadcast and media, education, enterprise, government, houses of worship, medical, military and defense, process control and utilities, security, and transportation. Our product offerings span encoders and decoders, KVM extenders, video wall controllers, and broadcast developer products. Matrox is also a trusted supplier of some of the world’s leading OEMs, offering a broad product and intellectual property (IP) portfolio to help solution providers accelerate product development, customization, and time to market.

Co-founded by Lorne Trottier in 1976, Matrox has pioneered a number of innovative hardware and software solutions for an array of high-tech industries. Today, we continue to be at the forefront of cutting-edge technology, working closely with our global stakeholders to solve specific real-world issues.

Matrox is a privately held company based in Montreal, Canada, with offices worldwide.

For more information, please visit: video.matrox.com


SDVI is an Emmy® Award-winning supplier of cloud-based media supply chain technology that empowers organizations to achieve business agility, realize operational efficiency, and pursue growth opportunities.

The company’s Rally media supply chain platform helps organizations build and manage a scalable and responsive infrastructure for optimizing the entire media supply chain from ingest to delivery.

For more information, please visit www.sdvi.com/

Signiant has a history rooted in developing file transfer software for some of the world’s largest companies.

Originally created to move huge code bases around the world for global software development, Signiant’s solutions are useful wherever there is a critical need to move large data sets with security, reliability, and speed.

Media & Entertainment was the first sector to broadly adopt the technology, with Signiant’s file transfer software becoming indispensable in the mid 2000s as the industry transitioned from videotape and film to file-based workflows.

With early adopters like Disney, NBC, and Apple iTunes using our on-premises solutions as enterprise-wide elements of their global technology infrastructures, Signiant quickly emerged as a trusted partner to leading media companies.

Most of the world’s mission-critical media workflows are powered by our Manager+Agents enterprise software. And, while we’ve worked with a range of well-known big players, our commitment to developing cloud-native software makes our SaaS solutions scalable to any size business.

For more information, please visit signiant.com



An established and successful technology company specialising in the entertainment and broadcast industries, Starfish Technologies has an excellent reputation for developing and supplying innovative and efficient products and systems. Used and relied on by many market leaders in the media and telecoms industries, the company’s software expertise and systems design experience are ideally suited to build automated systems for media suppliers across a wide range of applications.

Starfish has developed a wide range of in-house expertise in technologies including:

  • Transport Stream Processing
  • Transport Stream Splicing
  • Video Transcoding
  • IP Delivery of Media Streams
  • Opt-out signal
  • Encoding/Decoding
  • Audio Description systems

Headquartered in Reading, UK, Starfish Technologies is an ISO 9001:2015 registered company.

We are proud to be a company with a net positive Carbon Footprint. Our relatively low carbon emissions are offset by the planting of trees in the UK.

For more information, please visit starfish.tv



Vubiquity, an Amdocs company (NASDAQ: DOX), is a global media and entertainment technologies, products, and services provider. Vubiquity provides established expertise and innovation across the whole media supply chain from content processing and distribution; direct-to-consumer streaming and monetization; through to systems integration and professional services.

With an extensive range of core competencies that can be rapidly and flexibly deployed, the world’s leading content owners and service providers trust Vubiquity to power their consumer-facing, entertainment experiences.

For more information, please visit vubiquity.com

Supported By

AIMS is an industry consortium led by broadcast and ProAV engineers, technologists, visionaries, vendors and business executives dedicated to an open-standards approach that moves broadcast and media companies quickly and profitably from legacy systems to a virtualized, IP-based environment. AIMS’ efforts build upon those of leading standards bodies such as the Video Services Forum (VSF), the Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers (SMPTE), the European Broadcast Union (EBU), the Advanced Media Workflow Association (AMWA) and the Audio Engineering Society (AES). We don’t compete with these bodies—we seek to foster the good work they have done.

This clear technology roadmap helps broadcasters rapidly deploy flexible IP-based production, storage and distribution capabilities, provided by the industry’s leading infrastructure and software vendors. AIMS is an inclusive, transparent and not-for-profit organization which enables close cooperation between members and leading standards bodies ensuring that broadcasters’ and AV professionals’ business and technical needs are met. Together, we drive a comprehensive, ubiquitous set of IP standards that eliminate fragmentation and maximize interoperability, as well as provide reassurance that today’s decisions do not lead to technological dead ends or proprietary lock-in tomorrow.

 For more information, please visit: aimsalliance.org

The Digital Production Partnership.

The DPP is the media industry’s business network. We’re based in London and operate internationally.

Our purpose is to bring together companies from the whole media supply chain to share knowledge, solve problems and create business opportunities.

We believe that openness, collaboration, and shared insight are key to success in a complex media environment in which no company can do everything itself.

Our skill is to create and facilitate those conversations in a safe, trusted environment.

 For more information, please visit: www.thedpp.com


The Hollywood Professional Association

The HPA is a non-profit member association dedicated to recognizing, educating, and connecting businesses with a diverse community who provide creative and technical expertise, support, tools and infrastructure for professional content creation, distribution and archive in the media and entertainment industry.

Through our three pillars of activities — Community, Knowledge Exchange, and Recognition — the Hollywood Professional Association (HPA) advances the arts, science and business of the media and entertainment industry.

Please visit www.hpaonline.com to find out more about our mission, who we serve, and our core issues


The Norwegian Media Cluster has evolved into an exciting international environment with Vizrt, Vimond, Fonn Group, Myreze, Highsoft, the TV broadcasters TV2, NRK, and publishers Bergens Tidende, Dagens Næringsliv and Stavanger Aftenblad as key players. The cluster also holds a wide variety of exciting startups working on solving industry challenges and delivering important innovations to the global market.

The Media Cluster HQ is located in Media City Bergen, a leading international hub for media and technology innovation, with the Media Lab and a startup lab forming the core of the innovation and research projects for the cluster and cluster partners.

The cluster in total counts around 100 companies, with eight major universities and research facilities among its members. The University of Bergen is a founding partner of the Media Cluster. Dept. of Information Science and Media Studies is co-located in MCB together with leading media and media technology companies.

 For more information, please visit: mediacitybergen.no

NAB Show: The Industry’s Unrivaled Global Event.

Each year, thousands of content professionals
from all corners of the broadcast, media and 
entertainment ecosystem go to NAB Show.

It’s designed for those striving to drive listeners 
and engage viewers in larger numbers for greater 
reach. And it’s imagined for those seeking to create uncommon audio and visual experiences.

No matter where you fall on the content continuum—from creation to distribution, management to monetization—this is where you’ll find a renewed path to clarity and confidence that takes your work in bold new directions.

NAB Show is produced annually by the National Association of Broadcasters at the Las Vegas Convention Center in Las Vegas, NV. NAB is the premier advocacy association for America’s broadcasters. NAB advances radio and television interests in legislative, regulatory and public affairs. Through advocacy, education and innovation, NAB enables broadcasters to best serve their communities, strengthen their businesses and seize new opportunities in the digital age. Learn more at www.nab.org.

Our goal is to achieve a diverse and gender balanced workforce across the broadcast media and entertainment technology sector, specifically within the areas of engineering, technical operations, sales, marketing and business.

We open up opportunities for women by:

  • Delivering our award-winning annual mentoring programme in the UK, Europe, North America and across the APAC and ANZ regions;
  • Celebrating the skills and achievements of brilliant women across the industry through our annual Rise Awards;
  • Providing free membership (to all genders) with access to regular networking events, seminars, workshops and conferences;
  • Inspiring, educating, informing the next generation of talent through our Rise Up Academy programme.

Those who benefit from joining Rise will be working in non-craft roles for broadcast manufacturers, service providers and broadcasters.

For more information, please visit: www.risewib.com

SMPTE is a global society of more than 5,000 diverse and engaged members, including creative professionals, media technologists, and engineers. Members transform the industry through Standards Technology Committees with 800 engineering standards and guidelines developed to advance global interoperability of hardware and software; advance their careers through our vast educational offerings; and have access to our invaluable network of mentors and colleagues via local and global industry events. Collaboration leads to innovation, and SMPTE is proud to provide members a space to do both.

From the early days of entertainment technology to the latest digital media breakthroughs, the brightest minds in the industry have found their community in SMPTE.

Our members are forward thinking. So while times may change, SMPTE will meet you there.

 For more information, please visit: smpte.org


The Sports Video Group was formed in 2006 to support the professional community that relies on video, audio, and broadband technologies to produce and distribute sports content. Leagues, owners, teams, players, broadcasters, webcasters, and consumer technology providers have joined the SVG to learn from each other, turn vision into reality, implement new innovations, while sharing experiences that will lead to advancements in the sports production/distribution process and the overall consumer sports experience.

Our Mission

  • To advance the creation, production, and distribution of sports content via educational events, networking, and community outreach
  • To provide a knowledge resource for the growing community of sports video professionals working for broadcast/broadband organizations, professional teams and leagues, collegiate and secondary schools, and facilities
  • To facilitate a dialogue with manufacturers, suppliers and technology developers that will improve the quality and profitability of sports programming

For more information, please visit www.sportsvideo.org

As a global networking organization, our mission is to increase diversity and give more visibility to women leaders within the streaming media industry. To do this, Women in Streaming Media (WSM) will create forums and events to connect women, provide mentorship and internship programs to increase and grow women’s participation in the industry and in leadership roles, and promote other opportunities to help women achieve their professional goals.

For more information, please visit www.womeninstreamingmedia.org

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