Allan McLennan is a C-suite, senior market realization executive and global media technology analyst who for over 25 years has been dedicated to the advancement of the global media/entertainment market and connected device revolution. This focus has enabled him to contribute to and work with extraordinary companies, inventors, scientists, technologists, accomplished executives and high performing companies such as Atos, Ericsson; Siemens; Microsoft; Spielberg; APPLE and Disney.
Until recently and over the last fifteen years he founded and led as Chief Executive and lead analyst the San Francisco based PADEM Media Group, a media technology, market advancement consulting firm. Allan has had numerous global firsts developing/deploying streaming and digital products/services on five continents/17 countries to hundreds of millions of households and screens, from the first global streaming IP/OTT offering in 2000; founding divisional president of US publicly traded data analytics firm RENTRAK; Emmy considered mobile television series to today advancing new entertainment, digital transformations, education streaming services and category M&A.
Allan’s industry memberships and contributions for example are with the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences (EMMY’s); Producers Guild of America (PGA); Society of Motion Pictures Television Engineers (SMPTE); Executive Media Board Director for IET/London (Institute of Engineering & Technology); Board Trustee for CEI (Center of Educational Innovation – NYC); Advisory Board for RightsTrade/LA (film/television licensing marketplace). He holds an MBA International Strategy (team/behavioral economics); global speaker on media ecology and is a guest lecturer at Stanford Graduate School of Business.