Leaders' Briefing 2022

The DPP's 7th annual Leaders' Briefing is a conference and networking event bringing together the supplier and content provider community. It will take place in person at etc.venues, 155 Bishopsgate, London.

Senior executives from over 30 major media organisations will share exclusive intelligence about their priorities. No other industry event provides so much focused insight in one place, all tailored to suppliers and content providers.

*Please note that this is an in person event only and will not be available to join online.*

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Confirmed speakers

Raman Abrol
Raman Abrol
Vubiquity

CEO

Robert Amlung
Robert Amlung
ZDF

Head of Digital Strategy

Andy Beale
Andy Beale
BT Sport

Chief Engineer

Andy Bell
Andy Bell
Channel 4

Chief Engineer

Tim Bertioli
Tim Bertioli
VICE Media Group

SVP - Global Media Operations

Juliet Bramwell
Juliet Bramwell
Google Cloud

Director, Telco, Media & Entertainment, UKI

Morten Brandstrup
Morten Brandstrup
TV2

Head of News Technology

Rick Capstraw
Rick Capstraw
Signiant

Chief Growth Officer

Marianne Carpentier
Marianne Carpentier
Newen Studios

Chief Innovation & Technologies Officer

Eric Carson
Eric Carson
Ateliere Creative Technologies

Chief Revenue Officer

Pete Clifton
Pete Clifton
PA Media

Editor-in-Chief

Chris Crichlow
Chris Crichlow
TikTok

Head of LIVE Broadcast & Production Operations, Europe

James Crossland
James Crossland
Warner Bros. Discovery

SVP, Head of Global Content Operations

Lindsey Englerth
Lindsey Englerth
PBS Distribution

Senior Director of Technology

Simon Farnsworth
Simon Farnsworth
News UK

CTO

Carl Furgusson
Carl Furgusson
MediaKind

Head of Portfolio Development

Michele Gauthier
Michele Gauthier
VICE Media Group

Global Director, Production Transformation

Barrie Godwin
Barrie Godwin
The Walt Disney Studios

SVP Operations

Cristina Gomila
Cristina Gomila
Sky

MD Content Technology & Innovation

Conrad Gouws
Conrad Gouws
RTE

Technical Architect

Adde Granberg
Adde Granberg
SVT

CTO

Sinead Greenaway
Sinead Greenaway
BBC

Director, Broadcast & End User Technology

Julia Hatfield
Julia Hatfield
Thomson Reuters

Head, News Platform Capability Management

Kari Holmen
Kari Holmen
NRK

Head of CTO Office

Amy Hubbard
Amy Hubbard
Rise

Strive to Rise Consultant

Alpa Junemann
Alpa Junemann
Channel 4

Head of Marketing and Viewer Experience, Technology

David Klee
David Klee
A+E Networks

VP, Strategic Media Solutions

Sheilagh Little
Sheilagh Little
IMG Studios

VP Director of Operations

Julie Mitchelmore
Julie Mitchelmore
A+E Networks EMEA

VP, Digital

Jeff Moore
Jeff Moore
Ross Video

EVP & Chief Marketing Officer

Ross Munro
Ross Munro
WSC Sports

Head of Commercial, UK

Giovanni Piccirilli
Giovanni Piccirilli
RTL Nederland

CTO

Elizabeth Pierce
Elizabeth Pierce
Sony

Senior European PR & Social Media Manager

Matt Price
Matt Price
ITV

Controller of Strategic Business Transformation

Jon Roberts
Jon Roberts
ITN

Director of Technology

Paul Shanley
Paul Shanley
The Associated Press

Senior Director of Strategy

David Shield
David Shield
IMG Studios

SVP, Global Director of Engineering & Technology

Sandra Smith
Sandra Smith
Banijay UK

Director of Production

Dan Steele
Dan Steele
Brightcove

VP - Customer Success, Media

Dushianthi Thangarajah
Dushianthi Thangarajah
Deluxe

SVP Localisation, Fulfilment & PMO, EMEA

Sri Hari Thirunavukkarasu
Sri Hari Thirunavukkarasu
Amagi

SVP Sales & Business Head EMEA

Dara Urquhart
Dara Urquhart
Red Bee Media

COO

Maral Usefi
Maral Usefi
VICE Media Group

VP, News & Editorial Operations & Senior Executive Producer

Richard Waghorn
Richard Waghorn
RTE

Director of Operations, Technology & Transformation

Imogen Wall
Imogen Wall
Google Cloud

Account Director for Sky

Thomas Walter Van Deurs
Thomas Walter Van Deurs
NRK

Head of Technology

Dom Wedgwood
Dom Wedgwood
DAZN

SVP Broadcast Technology

Matt Westrup
Matt Westrup
A+E Networks EMEA

SVP Technology & Operations EMEA

Janne Yli-Äyhö
Janne Yli-Äyhö
Yle

CTO & CIO

Leaders' Briefing 2022 Programme

Wednesday 16 November - Day 1

European Content Providers Part 1

Cristina Gomila

MD Content Technology & Innovation

Sky

Kari Holmen

Head of CTO Office

NRK

Robert Amlung

Head of Digital Strategy

ZDF

Q&A co-host:

Eric Carson

Chief Revenue Officer

Ateliere Creative Technologies

Keynote

Juliet Bramwell

Director, Telco, Media & Entertainment, UKI

Google Cloud

Topical Content Creators Part 1

Pete Clifton

Editor-in-Chief

PA Media

Julia Hatfield

Head, News Platform Capability Management

Thomson Reuters

Simon Farnsworth

CTO

News UK

Q&A co-host:

Jeff Moore

EVP & Chief Marketing Officer

Ross Video

European Content Providers Part 2

Morten Brandstrup

Head of News Technology

TV2

Marianne Carpentier

Chief Innovation & Technologies Officer

Newen Studios

Janne Yli-Äyhö

CTO & CIO

Yle

Q&A co-host:

Rick Capstraw

Chief Growth Officer

Signiant

Live Content Providers

Andy Beale

Chief Engineer

BT Sport

Sheilagh Little

VP Director of Operations

IMG Studios

David Shield

SVP, Global Director of Engineering & Technology

IMG Studios

Dom Wedgwood

SVP Broadcast Technology

DAZN

Q&A co-host:

Ross Munro

Head of Commercial, UK

WSC Sports

Global Content Providers Part 1

These leaders reveal their top three priorities for 2023, followed by a Q&A.

David Klee

VP, Strategic Media Solutions

A+E Networks

Chris Crichlow

Head of LIVE Broadcast & Production Operations, Europe

TikTok

Q&A co-host:

Raman Abrol

CEO

Vubiquity

Thursday 17 November - Day 2

Global Content Providers Part 2

James Crossland

SVP, Head of Global Content Operations

Warner Bros. Discovery

Lindsey Englerth

Senior Director of Technology

PBS Distribution

Julie Mitchelmore

VP, Digital

A+E Networks EMEA

Matt Westrup

SVP Technology & Operations EMEA

A+E Networks EMEA

Q&A co-host:

Sri Hari Thirunavukkarasu

SVP Sales & Business Head EMEA

Amagi

Committed to Sustainability

Richard Waghorn

Director of Operations, Technology & Transformation

RTE

Conrad Gouws

Technical Architect

RTE

Dara Urquhart

COO

Red Bee Media

Elizabeth Pierce

Senior European PR & Social Media Manager

Sony

European Content Providers Part 3

Adde Granberg

CTO

SVT

Giovanni Piccirilli

CTO

RTL Nederland

Richard Waghorn

Director of Operations, Technology & Transformation

RTE

Conrad Gouws

Technical Architect

RTE

Strive to Rise

Amy Hubbard

Strive to Rise Consultant

Rise

Dushianthi Thangarajah

SVP Localisation, Fulfilment & PMO, EMEA

Deluxe

Imogen Wall

Account Director for Sky

Google Cloud

Topical Content Creators Part 2

Tim Bertioli

SVP - Global Media Operations

VICE Media Group

Michele Gauthier

Global Director, Production Transformation

VICE Media Group

Maral Usefi

VP, News & Editorial Operations & Senior Executive Producer

VICE Media Group

Paul Shanley

Senior Director of Strategy

The Associated Press

Jon Roberts

Director of Technology

ITN

Q&A co-host:

Dan Steele

VP - Customer Success, Media

Brightcove

UK Content Providers

Sinead Greenaway

Director, Broadcast & End User Technology

BBC

Sandra Smith

Director of Production

Banijay UK

Matt Price

Controller of Strategic Business Transformation

ITV

Andy Bell

Chief Engineer

Channel 4

Alpa Junemann

Head of Marketing and Viewer Experience, Technology

Channel 4

Q&A co-host:

Carl Furgusson

Head of Portfolio Development

MediaKind

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