DEVONCROFT PARTNERS

2018 AMSTERDAM DEVONCROFT EXECUTIVE SUMMIT

THURSDAY | SEPTEMBER 13, 2018 | 12PM – 6PM

HOTEL OKURA | AMSTERDAM

12PM – 12:40PM

Registration, Coffee, Networking

 

 

12:45PM – 12:50PM

Welcome and Opening Remarks

 

 

12:50PM – 1:35PM

Strategic Industry Analysis: Identifying Value in Today’s Market

Speaker: 

  • Josh Stinehour, Principal Analyst at Devoncroft Partners

 

1:35PM – 1:50PM

State of the Media Technology Industry – Latest Research Data

Speaker: 

  • Joe Zaller, Founder, Devoncroft Partners

 

1:50PM – 2:35PM

Technology Supplier C-Suite: Strategies for an Evolving Market

Panelists:

  • Geir Bryn-Jensen: CEO at Nevion
  • Dr. Abe Peled: Chairman at Synamedia
  • Angel Ruiz: CEO at MediaKind
  • Tim Shoulders: President at Grass Valley

Moderator:

  • Joe Zaller, Devoncroft Partners

 

2:35PM – 2:50PM

Coffee and Networking Break

 

 

2:50PM – 3:05PM

Executive 1:1 Briefing – The Business Case of OTT and Direct to Consumer Services

Speaker

  • Faz Aftab: Director of Platform Distribution at ITV plc

 

 

3:10 – 3:45
Existential Opportunities – Economic Implications of Next Generation Media Architectures

Panelists:

  • Larry Kaplan: President at SDVI
  • Jeff Kember: Technical Director M&E, Office of the CTO at Google Cloud
  • Michelle Munson: Co-founder and CEO at Eluvio

Moderator:

  • Josh Stinehour, Devoncroft Partners

 

3:45 – 4:30PM

IP Work in Progress Case Studies – Commercial and Economic Considerations

Panelists:

  • Raymundo Barros: Chief Technology Officer at TV Globo
  • Renard Jenkins: Vice President Operations, Engineering, and Distribution at PBS
  • Bjarne Myklebust: Head of Distribution at NRK
  • Francois Vaillant: Director General at CBC Radio Canada

Moderator:

  • Thomas Edwards: VP Engineering & Development at Fox Network Engineering & Operations

 

4:30PM – 5:15PM

Cloud Economics – Business Case for AI/ML, Playout, and Supply Chain

Panelists:

  • Sinead Greenaway: Chief Technology & Operations Officer at UKTV
  • Simon Farnsworth: EVP Engineering & Operations, EMEA and APAC at Discovery
  • Steve Fish: VP Media and Technology Architecture at Turner Europe

Moderator:

  • Steve Plunkett: Founder and CTO at InnovAItor

 

5:15PM – 5:30PM

Conference Keynote

Fireside Chat with Jamie Voris: Chief Technology Officer at The Walt Disney Studios

 

5:30PM – 6:30PM

Networking Reception and Drinks