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DPP Tech Leader's Briefing 2020 - Day Two

The 5th annual Tech Leaders' Briefing is an online conference bringing together the supplier and content provider community.

Senior executives from major media organisations will share exclusive intelligence about their priorities.

Day Two features senior leaders from the Sport and News communities discussing their priorities for the year ahead.

This event will be followed directly by the 2nd annual Rise Awards at 18:45, don't forget to sign up for that too!

This 3 hour event will start at: 16:00 GMT / 17:00 CET / 11:00 EST / 08:00 PST

Event durations are approximate and will vary slightly from day to day. ALL DPP members can sign up for the DPP Tech Leaders' Briefing. There is no 'per company' limit.

If you experience any problems registering for DPP events or watching any online events, please contact events@thedpp.com.

Mohammed Akhlaq
Mohammed Akhlaq
Andy Beale
Andy Beale
Chief Engineer, BT Sport
Gordon Castle
Gordon Castle
SVP Technology & Operations, Eurosport
Anshul Kapoor
Anshul Kapoor
Head of Media Broadcasting Solutions, Google Cloud
Roger Lodewick
Roger Lodewick
CEO, DreamHack Sports Games
Christina Scott
Christina Scott
CTO, News UK and Global Head of Emerging Tech, News Corp
David Shield
David Shield
SVP, Global Director of Engineering & Technology, IMG Studios
Peter Sykes
Peter Sykes
Strategic Technology Development Manager, Sony
Michael Young
Michael Young
CTO, Reuters

16:00 - 16:45: Live and Topical Publishers

These tech leaders reveal their top three priorities for 2021

16:00 - 16:15

Michael Young



16:15 - 16:30

Christina Scott

CTO, News UK and Global Head of Emerging Tech

News Corp

16:30 - 16:45

Mohammed Akhlaq




16:45 - 17:00 - Ask your questions in the Q&A box and, along with our supporting sponsor, we'll put them to the speakers

Mark Harrison



Peter Sykes

Strategic Technology Development Manager


17:00 - 18:00: Sports Broadcasters

These tech leaders reveal their top three priorities for 2021

17:00 - 17:15

Gordon Castle

SVP Technology & Operations


17:15 - 17:30

David Shield

SVP, Global Director of Engineering & Technology

IMG Studios

17:30 - 17:45

Roger Lodewick


DreamHack Sports Games

17:45 - 18:00

Andy Beale

Chief Engineer

BT Sport


18:00 - 18:15- Ask your questions in the Q&A box and, along with our lead sponsor, we'll put them to the speakers

Mark Harrison



Anshul Kapoor

Head of Media Broadcasting Solutions

Google Cloud

Followed by

18:45 - 19:30: Rise Awards 2020

Celebrating exceptional women across the broadcast & technology sector

Hosted by DPP Marketing Manager, Jayne de Ville

*Timings are approximate, and displayed in GMT.

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