Watch the on-demand webinar to hear leading OTT operators and their technology providers discuss how they have designed-in quality and user experience all the way through to consumers’ devices.

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Speakers:

Guilherme Saraiva

Guilherme Saraiva

Guilherme Saraiva, Technology Director, Rede Telecine

Guilherme is Telecine´s Technology Director and his key role is to lead the company’s digital transformation, an initiative that comes with four key challenges: launching a new OTT platform, renewing customer support services, engaging customers through digital marketing channels and implementing big data and analytics services.

Before joining Telecine, Guilherme worked in Globo´s pay television division and with British Telecom in several digital inclusion projects throughout Latin America.

Steve Miller-Jones

Steve Miller-Jones

Steve Miller-Jones, Senior Director Product Management, Limelight Networks  

As Senior Director of Product Management at Limelight Networks, Steve leads a global team responsible for the functionality of content distribution services that deliver the highest quality online experiences. This includes downloadable software and updates, online video games, live and on-demand media streaming as well as web application acceleration, cloud storage and security services.

Steve has extensive experience designing and delivering solutions to help companies manage and optimise their online presence. His expertise ranges from defining, planning, implementing and managing complex streaming, content distribution and workflow solutions across Broadcast, Media & Entertainment and Enterprise verticals.

Prior to joining Limelight in 2010 he served as Chief Operating Officer for Global MIX and SetTopSolutions before that. Steve holds an MBA from Henley Management College and resides in Brighton, England.

Jessica d'Ardenne

Jessica d’Ardenne

Jessica d’Ardenne, Director of Acquisition, Retention & Web, DAZN

Jess joined DAZN prior to launch and built the Acquisition pipeline from scratch. In her role, she focuses on building the perfect sign up journey for the sports fan.

She’s been involved in partnerships with Amazon, Apple, Google and OEMs like Samsung and more to make it easy to sign up to DAZN on any device with any payment method.

Jess is fanatical about the customer experience (and the New York Mets baseball team). Prior to joining DAZN, Jess worked for BBC iPlayer and Discovery Channel.

Kevin Cochrane

Kevin Cochrane

Kevin Cochrane, Managing Director, OTT Content Consulting

Kevin Cochrane is the founder and Managing Director of OTT Content Consulting Ltd, a business consultancy advising broadcasters, content owners and OTT service providers on all aspects relating to the OTT sector.

Prior to setting up his company in January 2018, Kevin was a Senior Managing Consultant for Huawei, the world’s largest OTT platform vendor, from October 2013, where he led a team OTT Video experts providing business consulting services to Tier 1 Telco companies in APAC, LATAM, MENA and Europe. In 2014 Kevin achieved the highest internal company performance ranking for his work advising clients in all regions.

Kevin has over 25 years experience in Digital Media, gained in a number of senior commercial roles at broadcasters, pay TV platforms and OTT related software vendors.

He has authored a number of whitepapers relating to OTT content monetisation and most recently gave an address of OTT trends at the Immersive Technology in Sports & Entertainment Innovation Summit in April 2018.

Moderator:

Robert Ambrose

Robert Ambrose

Robert Ambrose, Managing Consultant, High Green Media

Rob Ambrose (@rambrose) is a consultant, industry analyst, writer and technologist providing strategic advice and content creation to media companies and their technology vendors.

As Founder and Managing Consultant at High Green Media, Rob has expert knowledge of media business systems and the content supply chain - ranging from scheduling and rights management through to content operations, media asset management and workflow. He’s focused on the transformative impact of cloud and data analytics on the media technology landscape.

He’s an active speaker and presenter on media and entertainment industry trends and has extensive international experience, working directly with media companies and vendors in Europe, the Middle East, Africa, Asia and North America. Rob holds an MBA with Distinction from Imperial College, London. 

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