Executive Interviews

  • Bruce Devlin
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    Interview: Bruce Devlin, SMPTE

    2019-08-20T16:12:00Z

    Want to get to grips with the Interoperable Master File (IMF) standard? Mark your diary for IMF 101, taking place at IBC this year.  George Jarrett talks to Bruce Devlin, AKA Mr MXF, in advance of this sure to be popular event at IBC.

  • Dee Forbes RTE Director General
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    Interview: Dee Forbes, RTE

    2019-08-19T08:26:00Z

    The rise of OTTs and the era of ‘fake news’ have piled political and commercial pressures on public service broadcasters but both provide great opportunities, according to RTÉ director general Dee Forbes.

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    Interview: John Honeycutt, Google Cloud

    2019-05-06T06:00:00Z

    Google Cloud signalled its ambition to build up its telco, media and entertainment client base with its hiring this year of Discovery CTO John Honeycutt. He tells IBC365 about his plans at the company.

  • Melissa Payne IMG 2019 3x2
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    Interview: Melissa Payne, IMG Media

    2019-03-06T07:00:00Z

    IMG Media vice president and head of technology operations Melissa Payne on providing coverage for the world’s biggest sporting events and what can be done to encourage more women into technical roles.

  • Margareta Tornblad Telia 2019 3x2
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    Interview: Margareta Törnblad, Telia

    2019-02-22T11:10:00Z

    Swedish telco Telia Company is pushing ever more heavily into TV with recent deals such as its $1bn acquisition of Bonnier Broadcasting, echoing a strategy of leading telcos around the world. Margareta Törnblad, head of media and entertainment at Telia, explains the firm’s thinking.

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    Interview: Annette Schaefer, Deutsche Telekom

    2018-11-12T10:30:00Z

    Time to market is an increasingly critical challenge for telcos with a pay-TV strategy in today’s new world order of OTT players and large video streaming providers.

  • Ralph Rivera Eurosport 2018 3x2
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    Digital pitch

    2018-11-05T17:06:00Z

    Ralph Rivera was a star in the IBC2018 Sports Track headliner ‘How Eurosport is driving digital to attract new audiences’, and like many people around the show his driving desire is to see broadcast and digital converge.

  • Seth Shapiro, Alpha Networks 3x2
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    Interview: Seth Shapiro, Alpha Networks

    2018-10-09T10:47:00Z

    Seth Shapiro, Emmy winner and CEO / founder of Alpha Networks, is preparing for the launch of that company’s blockchain – enabled entertainment platform. Exposing viewers to underappreciated content from foreign markets is just one of the things the offering will focus on.

  • Mike Darcey, M247 3x2
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    Interview: Mike Darcey, M247

    2018-10-08T16:29:00Z

    The TV industry is grappling with a ‘three-way profit squeeze’, which means many companies will not make as much money as they did in the past, warns veteran broadcasting executive Mike Darcey.

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    Interview: Michelle Munson, Eluvio

    2018-10-02T09:39:00Z

    The leader of new ‘content-centric’ software start-up Eluvio shares her thoughts on evolving distribution models, and the merits of perceiving AI and blockchain as ‘tools’ to ease system implementation.