DEVONCROFT PARTNERS

2019 DEVONCROFT EXECUTIVE SUMMIT | LAS VEGAS

SUNDAY | APRIL 7, 2019 | 12PM – 5PM

OROVADA BALLROOM | ARIA | LAS VEGAS

 

AGENDA:*

12PM – 12:45PM

Registration, Networking


 

1PM – 5PM 

Devoncroft Executive Summit | Las Vegas

 


 

1PM – Welcome and Opening Remarks

 


 

1:10PM – 1:55PM – Strategic Industry Analysis: Identifying Value in Today’s Market

Speakers:

  • Josh Stinehour: Principal Analyst at Devoncroft Partners
  • Joe Zaller: Founder, Devoncroft Partners

 


 

1:55PM – 2:40PM – Technology Supplier C-Suite: Strategies for an Evolving Market

Speakers:

  • Andy Bechtolsheim: Founder & Chairman at Arista Networks
  • Tom Cotney: Chief Executive Officer at Imagine Communications
  • Angel Ruiz: Chief Executive Officer at MediaKind
  • John Stroup: Chairman and Chief Executive at Belden

Moderator:

  • Joe Zaller, Devoncroft Partners

 


 

2:40PM – 2:55PM – Executive 1:1 Briefing: The Case for Microservices and Software Defined Architecture in M&E

Speaker:

Dave Ward: CTO Engineering and Chief Architect at Cisco Systems

Moderator:

Josh Stinehour: Principal Analyst at Devoncroft Partners

 


 

2:55PM – 3:30PM – — The Broadcaster C-Suite Part-1: Navigating the Transition to IP, Best Practice and Lessons Learned

Speakers:

  • Roger Crothers: Head of Technology at BBC Wales
  • Adde Granberg: CTO and Head of Production at Swedish Television
  • Brad Wall: SVP Network Operations at Disney/ABC Television Network

Moderator:

Michel Proulx: Media Consultant, Ski Bum

 


 

3:30PM – 3:45PM – Executive 1:1 Briefing: The Business Case for Cloud Adoption in M&E

Speaker:

  • John Honeycutt: VP, Telecommunications, Media & Entertainment at Google Cloud

Moderator:

  • Joe Zaller, Devoncroft Partners

 


 

3:45PM – 4:20PM — The Broadcaster C-Suite Part-2: Economics of Next Gen Media Architecture | Driving New Levels of Efficiency through Cloud, Supply Chain Management, AI & ML

Speakers:

  • Vishal Bhasin: SVP Technology at Viacom 18
  • Renard Jenkins: VP Operations, Engineering, and Distribution at PBS
  • Michael Koetter: SVP Media technology and Development at Turner
  • Darren Long: Group Director of Content Processing at Sky

Moderator:

  • Christy King: Media Business Consultant at Christy King, LLC

 


 

4:20PM – 5:00PM — The Broadcaster C-Suite Part-3: Strategic Drivers of Technology Investment

Speakers:

  • Simon Farnsworth: EVP Global Engineering and Operations at Discovery
  • Steve Fish: VP Media and technology Architecture at Turner
  • Richard Friedel: EVP Technology and Broadcast Strategy at 21st Century Fox
  • Francois Vaillant: Executive Director, Engineering Solutions at CBC / Radio-Canada

Moderator:

  • Joe Zaller: Founder, Devoncroft Partners

 


 

5:00PM End of Program

 


 

* Agenda Subject to Change