Tech Leaders' Briefing 2019

The 4th annual Tech Leaders' Briefing is a two-day conference and networking event bringing together the supplier and content provider community.

30 senior executives from 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.

Speakers

Robert Amlung
Robert Amlung
Head of Digital Strategy, ZDF
Andy Beale
Andy Beale
Chief Engineer, BT Sport
Tim Bertioli
Tim Bertioli
VP International Operations, VICE
Jamie Bolding
Jamie Bolding
Founder & CEO, Jungle Creations
Juliet Bramwell
Juliet Bramwell
Strategic Account Manager, Google
Kate Burns
Kate Burns
CEO, Brave Bison
Gordon Castle
Gordon Castle
SVP Technology & Operations, Eurosport
Mario Cavestany
Mario Cavestany
Vice President - Telecommunications, Media & Entertainment Industries, IBM
James Crossland
James Crossland
SVP International Operations, Warner Media
Jessica Dahan
Jessica Dahan
Head of Growth, Imagen
Florian Diederichsen
Florian Diederichsen
CTO, DAZN
Craig Dwyer
Craig Dwyer
VP Global Cloud & SaaS Practice, Avid
Simon Farnsworth
Simon Farnsworth
EVP Global Head of Broadcast Technology & Operations, Discovery Communications
Emily Farnworth
Emily Farnworth
Head of Climate Change, World Economic Forum
Eliza Filby
Eliza Filby
Speaker, Writer, Consultant - Generations Expert and Historian of Contemporary Values,
Barry Flanigan
Barry Flanigan
Chief Product Officer, COPA90
Grant Franklin Totten
Grant Franklin Totten
Head of Media & Emerging Platform, Al Jazeera
Richard Friedel
Richard Friedel
EVP - Engineering, Operations and Technology, Fox
Bevan Gibson
Bevan Gibson
CTO, ITN
Adde Granberg
Adde Granberg
CTO, SVG
Sinead Greenaway
Sinead Greenaway
Chief Technology and Operations Officer, UKTV
Tom Griffiths
Tom Griffiths
Director of Technology - Operations & Distribution Platforms, ITV
Carys Hughes
Carys Hughes
Design Engineer (Emerging Technologies), Sky
Renard Jenkins
Renard Jenkins
VP Operations, Engineering & Distribution, PBS
Megan Johnston
Megan Johnston
Commercial Manager, Splice
Anshul Kapoor
Anshul Kapoor
EMEA Business Development Lead, Media, Google Cloud
Rainer Kellerhals
Rainer Kellerhals
Managing Director - Media and Communications EME, Microsoft
Darren Long
Darren Long
Group Content Processing Director, Sky
Ian McLaren
Ian McLaren
Technical Director, Reuters
Del Parks
Del Parks
SVP & CTO, Sinclair Broadcast Group
Noel Penzer
Noel Penzer
VP - EMEA, Fastly
Matthew Postgate
Matthew Postgate
Chief Technology & Product Officer, BBC
Tamar Riley
Tamar Riley
Vice President - Audience, Refinery29
Mark Rogers
Mark Rogers
General Manager - Europe, BuzzFeed
Usman Shakeel
Usman Shakeel
Head of Global Media and Entertainment Solution Architecture, Amazon Web Services
Glyn Smith
Glyn Smith
Head of International Product for Media and Entertainment, Alibaba Cloud
Helen Stevens
Helen Stevens
Operations Officer, Content Supply & Distribution, ITV, ITV
Peter Sykes
Peter Sykes
Strategic Technology Development Manager, Sony
Francois Vaillant
Francois Vaillant
Engineering & Architecture Executive Director, CBC / Radio-Canada
Martijn Van Dam
Martijn Van Dam
Member of the Executive Board, NPO
Orpheus Warr
Orpheus Warr
Chief Technology Officer, Channel 4, Channel 4
Matt Westrup
Matt Westrup
VP Operations, A+E Networks
Stephanie Wheeler
Stephanie Wheeler
Key Account Manager, Deluxe
Carrie Wootten
Carrie Wootten
Director, Rise

Day One

What we learnt at the Tech Leaders' Briefing 2018

Mark Harrison

CEO

DPP

Tomorrow's News

What it means to be a news provider is changing. The ability to work at speed is generating new audience engagements. These are companies living right in the fast lane of content creation.

Bevan Gibson

CTO

ITN

Tim Bertioli

VP International Operations

VICE

Ian McLaren

Technical Director

Reuters

Mark Rogers

General Manager - Europe

BuzzFeed

Lunch

What EMEA Broadcasters Want (Part 1)

The EMEA market may be the most complex in the world – with some of the greatest opportunities. You can’t afford to miss what these companies have to share.

Adde Granberg

CTO

SVG

Grant Franklin Totten

Head of Media & Emerging Platform

Al Jazeera

Darren Long

Group Content Processing Director

Sky

The Story So Far

Industry professionals from the Rise membership debate the key themes emerging on Day 1

Helen Stevens

Operations Officer, Content Supply & Distribution, ITV

ITV

Stephanie Wheeler

Key Account Manager

Deluxe

Megan Johnston

Commercial Manager

Splice

Jessica Dahan

Head of Growth

Imagen

Carys Hughes

Design Engineer (Emerging Technologies)

Sky

Special Announcement

The DPP is proud to share an exciting new talent initiative from Rise

Carrie Wootten

Director

Rise

Afternoon Break

Keynote

'Demographic Disruption: Changing beliefs and behaviours in the new generational landscape'

Eliza Filby

Speaker, Writer, Consultant - Generations Expert and Historian of Contemporary Values

Transforming Sport

Sports content is where innovation tends to happen first. These may be the most important trendsetters of all.

Florian Diederichsen

CTO

DAZN

Barry Flanigan

Chief Product Officer

COPA90

Andy Beale

Chief Engineer

BT Sport

Live Tech Trends Review

See the trends emerging on Day 1 build before your very eyes!

Networking Reception

Join our speakers and attendees for drinks and quite possibly the best industry networking of the year. Enabled by:

Day Two

Welcome to Day Two

Mark Harrison

CEO

DPP

On the Shoulders of Tech Giants

The world’s biggest companies are tech companies. And they now also sit at the heart of the whole media ecosystem. Hear their unique perspectives.

Usman Shakeel

Head of Global Media and Entertainment Solution Architecture

Amazon Web Services

Rainer Kellerhals

Managing Director - Media and Communications EME

Microsoft

Glyn Smith

Head of International Product for Media and Entertainment

Alibaba Cloud

Mario Cavestany

Vice President - Telecommunications, Media & Entertainment Industries

IBM

Anshul Kapoor

EMEA Business Development Lead, Media

Google Cloud

What EMEA Broadcasters Want (Part 2)

This second session will brilliantly demonstrate the complexity and opportunities of the EMEA market.

Martijn Van Dam

Member of the Executive Board

NPO

Matt Westrup

VP Operations

A+E Networks

Robert Amlung

Head of Digital Strategy

ZDF

Lunch

What the Networks Want (Part 2)

The second of our North American sessions brings together some of the most famous broadcasters in the world.

Simon Farnsworth

EVP Global Head of Broadcast Technology & Operations

Discovery Communications

Renard Jenkins

VP Operations, Engineering & Distribution

PBS

Richard Friedel

EVP - Engineering, Operations and Technology

Fox

Keynote

'Can we avoid extinction?'

Emily Farnworth

Head of Climate Change

World Economic Forum

Special Announcement

Be the first to hear of an important new industry initiative from the DPP

Social Revolutionaries

These are companies that get billions of video views a month - redefining what it means to be a content provider.

Kate Burns

CEO

Brave Bison

Tamar Riley

Vice President - Audience

Refinery29

Jamie Bolding

Founder & CEO

Jungle Creations

What the UK Broadcasters Wnat

The UK tech leaders always give it to us straight. Hold tight for a lively session.

Matthew Postgate

Chief Technology & Product Officer

BBC

Tom Griffiths

Director of Technology - Operations & Distribution Platforms

ITV

Sinead Greenaway

Chief Technology and Operations Officer

UKTV

Orpheus Warr

Chief Technology Officer, Channel 4

Channel 4

Live Tech Trends Review

The final trends are in! Join four senior industry leaders as they analyse what the last two days tell us.

Craig Dwyer

VP Global Cloud & SaaS Practice

Avid

Juliet Bramwell

Strategic Account Manager

Google

Peter Sykes

Strategic Technology Development Manager

Sony

Noel Penzer

VP - EMEA

Fastly

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