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A gathering of TV station, group and network technology executives, and pay TV operators, along with internet and enterprise content producers
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A gathering of TV station, group and network technology executives, and pay TV operators, along with internet and enterprise content producers

The Streaming Technology Leadership Summit

, held at the Stewart hotel in Midtown Manhattan on October 16 and 17, is produced in conjunction with NY TV Week and in advance of NAB NY.

A gathering of TV station, group, and network technology executives, pay TV operators along with internet and enterprise content producers, the two-day event is presented by

Broadcasting & Cable


Multichannel News


TV Technology

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Summit participants will exchange views and discuss the impact, challenges and opportunities that streaming video creates for their operations, business models and plans for the future as they ramp up content production and distribution for every screen.

The Summit

agenda covers a range of subjects designed explore the success and future of streaming video technologies and management services.

Monday, October 16

8:00 – 10:00pm:

Cocktails Reception for Early Arrivals

Tuesday, October 17

8:30 – 10:00am: 

Breakfast Keynote from Naren Venkataraman, VP, Engineering, Vimeo

10:10 – 10:55am:

New Infrastructures: Deploying Next Generation Media Supply Chains

This panel will provide an overview of the new technologies for revamping infrastructures to help TV companies capitalize on streaming video and digital media opportunities with improved content delivery networks, real-time analytics, quality of service systems, metadata, digital asset management systems, video players, APIs, SDKs, social media integration and other key technologies for producing, creating, monetizing and distributing content.


Tom Butts, Editor-in-Chief, TV Technology


Brian Angioletti, VP, Media Delivery, BAMTECH Media

Hannah Barnhardt, Head of Marketing and Strategy, Sony DADC New Media Solutions

Josh Derby, Vice President, Technology Development & Strategy, Discovery Communications

Greg Gialloreto, Director, Global Broadcast Architecture, QVC

More to be announced

11:05 – 11:50am:

Live Streaming: From TV to Social Media and Beyond

Streaming live to apps, websites, Facebook Live, Periscope, YouTube Live and other digital platforms offer new opportunities for reaching new audiences with streaming video, news, sports, virtual reality and other offerings. This panel will look new technologies for delivering content to those platforms and provide case studies of how stations and networks can capitalize on the rapid growth of live streaming audiences.


Adriana Waterston, SVP of Insights & Strategy, Horowitz Research


Jon Landman, VP of Sales, Teradek

JR McCabe, Chief Digital Officer, Poker Central

Ken Dillard, VP of Sales, USA, TVU Networks

Susanne Mei, General Manager, People/Entertainment Weekly Network (PEN)

Will Waters, Senior Director IP Workflow Strategy, NewTek

More to be announced


Lunch Keynote from Christy Tanner, SVP and GM of CBS News Digital

1:40 – 2:25pm:

Streaming Profits: Tech for Monetizing Digital Media

This panel will explore new technologies that are designed to help players turn streaming video operations into profit centers with better systems for advanced advertising, subscription management, pay-per-view, authentication, digital syndication, electronic-sell through, metadata, VOD and data analytics.


Will Felcon, Head of Product & Technology, Premion, a division of TEGNA Media

Paddy Rao, SVP of Product Development and Engineering, DISH Networks (Sling Media)

Dan Robbins, Head of Ad Research, Roku

Shelley Venus, Head of Video, HuffPost

More to be announced

2:35 – 3:20pm:

Streaming from the Cloud: New Video Workflows

This panel will look the best practices for adopting software as a service and cloud-based technologies for software, streaming video, video encoding, storage, servers, media asset management and other key services.

How can these next-generation technologies help control costs and improve the quality of streaming video services and what are some of the challenges these technologies pose for existing infrastructures?


Tom Butts, Editor-in-Chief, TV Technology


Ben Chodor, Founder, Stream 57

Jason Hofmann, VP of Architecture, Limelight Networks

Andre Vawdrey, Director of Partner Solutions, NBC Sports Group

Tom Sahara, VP of Operations & Technology, Turner Sports

Rick Young, Head of Global Products, Encompass Digital Media

3:20 – 3:50pm:

Refreshments & Networking

4:00 – 4:55pm:

Closing Keynote from Michael Porter, VP of Business Development, Telescope

5:00 – 6:15pm:

Closing Cocktails & Networking



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