Join IBC365 on Thursday 4 October to discuss the latest thinking on decentralised infrastructure technology and real life business and workload requirements for media at the edge.
Damon Neale, Chief Technology Officer, BASE Media Cloud
Damon is a leading media, cloud and AI technology consultant, performing the analysis, design and implementation of cloud-based solutions for large media companies, global broadcasters and film studios including extensive experience on previous projects with the BBC, BSkyB and Sony.
Amongst his many professional achievements and industry awards, Damon was recently honored as Highly Commended (2nd place) for the British Computer Society’s Young IT Professional of the Year at the UK IT Industry Awards 2017 and AI UK Business Elite of the Year 2017.
Steven Carlini, Senior Director, Data Centre Global Solutions, Schneider Electric
Steven is responsible developing integrated solutions and communicating the value proposition for Schneider Electric’s data center segment including enterprise and cloud data centers.
A frequent speaker at industry conferences and forums, Steven is an expert on the foundation layer of data centers which include Power & Power Distribution, Cooling & Technical Cooling, Rack systems, Physical Security, DCIM Management solutions that improve availability and maximise performance.
Steven has been responsible for guiding the direction of many industry changing products and solutions that solve real customer problems or give businesses competitive advantages.
Steven holds a BS in Electrical Engineering from the University of Oklahoma, and an MBA in International Business from the CT Bauer School at the University of Houston.
Jefferson Wang, Managing Director, Accenture Strategy, Communications, Media and Technology
For nearly two decades, Jefferson has guided business & technology innovation at the convergence of the Communications, Media and Technology industries.
As this convergence accelerates, he has focused on creating executable growth strategies through the entire product life-cycle. Jefferson built businesses on his belief that success comes from big picture thinking, mixed with detail-oriented execution.
His ability to identify new patterns in technology has helped his clients navigate complex and fluid market dynamics. He works with global leaders to break down complex problems into compelling stories, define a roadmap of key use cases, create innovative biz models and identify new addressable markets.
For the last five years, Jefferson has worked on the convergence of AR in a mobile lifestyle, VR in a nomadic setting, the enablement of AI and the collision course between smart homes, autonomous vehicles and smart cities.
Jefferson has been interviewed on CNN and Mobile World Live TV. His perspectives are featured regularly in publications that include The Wall Street Journal, USA Today, Fortune, The New York Times, The Los Angeles Times, The Washington Post, Wired and BGR.
Previously, Jefferson was a Senior Partner at IBB Consulting, acquired by Accenture Strategy in Oct. 2017. At IBB, Jefferson built and led IBB’s Global Wireless, Mobility & Innovation Group and owned the P&L. He assembled a world-class team of x-functional wireless experts and opened new tier 1 clients for IBB.
Ambrose McNevin, Managing Director, Tech Marketing Content Ltd
Ambrose McNevin is a consultant and content producer for the tech and digital media sectors.
As an editor and publisher for more than 20 years Ambrose has written extensively about how business is being transformed by technology and mapped how the digital technology revolution has shaped the world.
He advises tech companies on online strategy and content and is a regular contributor to IBC365 on how the latest tech advances in cloud, mobile, AI, IoT and data are reshaping the media landscape.