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.

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Speakers

Robert Amlung
Robert Amlung
ZDF

Head of Digital Strategy

Andy Beale
Andy Beale
BT Sport

Chief Engineer

Tim Bertioli
Tim Bertioli
VICE Media Group

SVP - Global Media Operations

Jamie Bolding
Jamie Bolding
Jungle Creations

Founder & CEO

Juliet Bramwell
Juliet Bramwell
Google Cloud

Head of Telco & Media UK&I

Kate Burns
Kate Burns
Brave Bison

CEO

Gordon Castle
Gordon Castle
Eurosport

SVP Technology & Operations

Mario Cavestany
Mario Cavestany
IBM

Vice President - Telecommunications, Media & Entertainment Industries

James Crossland
James Crossland
Warner Media

SVP International Operations

Jessica Dahan
Jessica Dahan
Imagen

Head of Growth

Florian Diederichsen
Florian Diederichsen
DAZN

CTO

Craig Dwyer
Craig Dwyer
Avid

VP Global Cloud & SaaS Practice

Simon Farnsworth
Simon Farnsworth
News UK

CTO

Emily Farnworth
Emily Farnworth
World Economic Forum

Head of Climate Change

Eliza Filby
Eliza Filby

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

Barry Flanigan
Barry Flanigan
COPA90

Chief Product Officer

Grant Franklin Totten
Grant Franklin Totten
Al Jazeera

Head of Media & Emerging Platforms

Richard Friedel
Richard Friedel
Fox Television Stations

EVP Engineering

Bevan Gibson
Bevan Gibson
ITN

CTO

Adde Granberg
Adde Granberg
SVT

CTO

Sinead Greenaway
Sinead Greenaway
BBC

Director, Broadcast and End User Technology

Tom Griffiths
Tom Griffiths
ITV

Director of Technology - Operations & Distribution Platforms

Carys Hughes
Carys Hughes
Sky

Design Engineer (Emerging Technologies)

Renard Jenkins
Renard Jenkins
Warner Media

VP Content Transmission

Megan Johnston
Megan Johnston
Splice

Commercial Manager

Anshul Kapoor
Anshul Kapoor
Google Cloud

Head of Media Broadcasting Solutions

Rainer Kellerhals
Rainer Kellerhals
Microsoft

Managing Director - Media and Communications EME

Darren Long
Darren Long
Sky

Group Content Processing Director

Ian McLaren
Ian McLaren
Reuters

Technical Director

Del Parks
Del Parks
Sinclair Broadcast Group

EVP & CTO

Noel Penzer
Noel Penzer
Fastly

VP - EMEA

Matthew Postgate
Matthew Postgate
BBC

Chief Technology & Product Officer

Tamar Riley
Tamar Riley
Refinery29

Vice President - Audience

Mark Rogers
Mark Rogers
BuzzFeed

General Manager - Europe

Usman Shakeel
Usman Shakeel
Amazon Web Services

Head of Global Media and Entertainment Solution Architecture

Glyn Smith
Glyn Smith
Alibaba Cloud

Head of International Product for Media and Entertainment

Helen Stevens
Helen Stevens
ITV

Operations Officer, Content Supply & Distribution

Peter Sykes
Peter Sykes
Sony

Strategic Technology Development Manager

Francois Vaillant
Francois Vaillant
CBC / Radio-Canada

Engineering & Architecture Executive Director

Martijn Van Dam
Martijn Van Dam
NPO

Member of the Executive Board

Orpheus Warr
Orpheus Warr
Channel 4

Chief Technology Officer

Matt Westrup
Matt Westrup
A+E Networks EMEA

SVP Technology & Operations EMEA

Stephanie Wheeler
Stephanie Wheeler
Deluxe

Key Account Manager

Carrie Wootten
Carrie Wootten
Rise

Managing Director

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

SVP - Global Media Operations

VICE Media Group

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

SVT

Grant Franklin Totten

Head of Media & Emerging Platforms

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

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

Managing 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

Head of Media Broadcasting Solutions

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

SVP Technology & Operations EMEA

A+E Networks EMEA

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

CTO

News UK

Renard Jenkins

VP Content Transmission

Warner Media

Richard Friedel

EVP Engineering

Fox Television Stations

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

Director, Broadcast and End User Technology

BBC

Orpheus Warr

Chief Technology Officer

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

Head of Telco & Media UK&I

Google Cloud

Peter Sykes

Strategic Technology Development Manager

Sony

Noel Penzer

VP - EMEA

Fastly

Sponsors

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Club Lounge Sponsor

Reception Sponsor

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Programme Sponsor

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