Connected TV World Summit 2018 videos

Tuesday 20 – Wednesday 21 March 2018

Royal College of Physicians


Session One: New Viewer Relationships and Fresh Revenues for Content Providers and Broadcasters

Why you should consider SLIN, not SVOD services
Tony Gunarsson, Principal Analyst – TV & OTT Video, Ovum

Addressing the needs of future subscribers: filling the gap with SVOD services
Andrea Sahlgren, SVP General Manager Nordics, Viacom International Media Networks

Content production and distribution models catering for new revenue streams
Jette Nygaard-Andersen, EVP – CEO of MTG’s Central European operations, Modern Times Group – MTG

How Sky Q helps deliver the premium Pay TV experience
Nick Herm, Strategy Director, Sky

Panel discussion: The virtual Pay TV operator – where does it lead?

Session Two: Opening Up for the Market for Advanced Advertising

Why Connected TV is an under-utilized advertising resource that is ready for take-off
Andrew Morley, Managing Director EMEA, Telaria

Making addressable TV advertising a standard part of media planning and buying
Jakob Nielsen, CEO, Finecast

Enabling ‘broadcast’ linear addressable advertising using IP-streamed advertisements within HbbTV 1.5
Thomas Port, MD – SevenOne Media, ProSiebenSat.1 Group

Panel: Minimising complexity as advanced advertising proliferates

Session Three: Using CPE to Increase Service Provider Value-Add

Annual RDK deployment and partner update: figures revealed
Steve Heeb, President & General Manager, RDK Management

Enabling innovation at the UX and device level at NOS
Pedro Bandeira, Director Product Development, NOS Portugal

Making cable cool with perpetual video and broadband innovation
Fraser Stirling, SVP of Devices and AI Systems, Comcast

The standards-based virtual STB and what it means for television service providers
Alejandro Casal Gómez, Product Owner (CSPO) Technology Labs TV, KPN

The new Pay TV opportunities when Google Assistant arrives on Android TV set-top boxes
Edward Corn, Head of Android TV Partnerships EMEA, Google

How service providers maximise their value in the multi-gigabit, super-connected home
Anthony Zuyderhoff, VP & GM International CPE, ARRIS

Panel: Avoiding, justifying and differentiating new customer premise equipment

Session Four: Reinvigorating Workflows and Operations

Using a microservices cloud to earn money from VOD sooner
Clive Malcher, SVP Commerical, Piksel

Taking operations to the next level at Sky Italia: low latency streaming, the cloud and AI
Massimo Bertolotti, Head of Engineering & Innovation, SKY Italia

Unifying STB and multiscreen workflows, and using the cloud to scale services
Ian Parr, Director of TV & Broadband Infrastructure, BT

Panel: How new operations processes, including cloud and microservices, will change TV

Session Five: Maximising the Value of Data fpr TV Services

Customer analytics in the post-OTT age

Ben Keen, Independent Analyst & Advisor, Technology, Media & Telecoms

How better understanding consumer behaviour can boost TV advertising effectiveness

Liz Duff, Head Of Media and Investment, Total Media

GDPR and ePrivacy as an opportunity for deeper consumer engagement
Sacha Wilson, Senior Associate, Bristows

Breakfast Briefing: How to Compete in a World Full of Amazons

Creating an agile, customer-first media enterprise
Mark Friend, VP, Client Partner – Media, NTT Data UK


Session One: OTTTV, Smart TV and Born Online Aggregation: Heralding an all IP Future

Is an all IP future for TV becoming more prevalent due to the influence of large tech giants?
Tom Morrod, Vice President – Consumer, Displays, Media, Security & Telecoms, IHS Markit  

Serving audiences with innovative distribution strategies as a born-online OTT platform
Randel Bryan, Managing Director International, Gunpowder & Sky

Heralding a delivery-agnostic future by putting PVR in the cloud
Robert Hodgkinson, COO, TVPlayer

How 7TV is becoming the leading all-IP broadcaster in Germany
Alexander von Woikowsky, Managing Director, 7TV Joint Venture

Session Two: The UEX Imperative: Making Yourself the ‘Go-To’ Service

How to increase viewer engagement, harnessing the AI-inspired metadata revolution
Roland Sars, CEO, Media Distillery

Delivering the best all-round customer experience across the broadest video offering
Thomas Helbo, CTO, Com Hem

Undiscovered: User Experience for the Next Generation
Jason Bradwell, Director of Product Marketing and Communications, Massive Interactive

Ensuring YouView is the entertainment ‘discovery platform’ of choice
Sion Wynn Jones, Product Director, YouView

Session Three: Managing Sports Content and Live Events

The role of sports in the rise of OTT, SVOD and SLIN services
Tony Gunarsson, Principal Analyst – TV & OTT Video, Ovum

Super-serving fans and communities around live events with complimentary content
Andy Gower, Head of Interactive TV Research, BT

Using online distribution to deepen our fan relationships
Tracey Keenan, Vice President and General Manager, WWE UK

How our sports and lifestyle network achieved Pay TV and OTT convergence
Heather Killen, CEO, Horse & Country TV

How eSports is conquering the mass media market
Torsten Haux, VP Global Media Rights + ESportsTV, ESL