Executive interviews – Page 2

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    Waking up to esports

    2019-09-12T10:53:00Z

    Esports has burst into public consciousness in recent months thanks to a spate of stories about teenagers winning huge sums in competitions. Yet it’s still an unknown quantity to the general public. British Esports CEO Chester King aims to increase awareness and inspire future talent in the burgeoning market

  • Dominique Delport, President International, VICE Media
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    Interview: Dominique Delport, Vice Media

    2019-09-12T10:52:00Z

    Young people experience both the best and the worst of the online world, says Vice Media’s Dominique Delport. Connecting with them requires a unique approach.

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    Interview: Dan Mangru, TheaterEars

    2019-09-11T14:48:00Z

    Enabling individuals to enjoy content in their choice of language will give movie companies the edge in the battle for audience share, says TheaterEars CEO Dan Mangru.

  • Olivier Jollet PLUTO TV EUROPE
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    Interview: Olivier Jollet, Pluto TV

    2019-09-10T08:51:00Z

    In a tough, competitive media market, choosing the right business model is crucial. Ahead of his appearance at IBC, Pluto TV’s Olivier Jollet tells George Jarrett how global game-changing media businesses should be developing new strategies.

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    Interview: Nuno Fonseca, Sound Particles

    2019-09-09T11:29:00Z

    Applying the techniques of 3D video animation to sound creation could take cinema audio to a new level of realism, Sound Particles’ Nuno Fonseca tells Paul Bray.

  • Mario Cavestany IBM
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    Interview: Mario Cavestany, IBM

    2019-09-06T07:00:00Z Brought to you by

    As technology and society intersect, consumers and enterprises are advancing, adapting and propelling dramatic market changes in every aspect of people’s professional and personal lives, says IBM vice president telecommunications, media entertainment Mario Cavestany.

  • Bill Gash CSG
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    Interview: Bill Gash, CSG Ascendon

    2019-09-05T17:58:00Z Brought to you by

    Businesses need highly flexible, hugely scalable platforms to pursue the right strategy according to the state of each market’s maturity, says CSG Ascendon director of sales Bill Gash.

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    Interview: Hiroshi Kawano, Sony

    2019-09-05T11:14:00Z

    Hiroshi Kawano, new head of Sony’s professional business, reveals how broadcasters can produce more and better output for less investment, the potential of 5G, and why it pays to understand your customer’s customer.

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    Interview: Peter Heinckiens, Mediagenix

    2019-09-05T09:18:00Z Brought to you by

    How do you make processes more efficient and responsive, while keeping a tight grip on quality, costs and complexity, asks Mediagenix CTO and head of product Peter Heinckiens.

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    Interview: Shalini Govil-Pai, Android TV

    2019-09-04T15:52:00Z Brought to you by

    The world is moving to more natural ways to access the power of computing, says Android TV senior director of product management and IBC2019 keynote speaker Shalini Govil-Pai.

  • Noel Curran
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    Seismic challenges for public broadcasters

    2019-09-04T15:47:00Z

    EBU DG Noel Curran’s career in broadcasting has given him a firm grasp of politics, technology and economics. But with broadcasting changing dramatically, there are challenges ahead.

  • Tony Lorentzen Nuance 3x2
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    Interview: Tony Lorentzen, Nuance Communications

    2019-09-04T09:30:00Z Brought to you by

    AI has the potential to make all of our lives easier and we see the beginnings of this already, says Nuance Communications Intelligent Engagement SVP omni-channel solutions analytics Tony Lorentzen.

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    Interview: Morwen Williams, BBC News

    2019-09-04T08:06:00Z

    The latest internet technologies can put radio programmes on video, stream footage from an iPhone, and place audiences in the centre of the action, BBC News’s Morwen Williams tells Paul Bray.

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    Interview: Michael Nathanson

    2019-08-29T11:26:00Z

    Top US equity analyst Michael Nathanson says ageing TV audiences and the flight of youth audiences to streaming platforms means broadcasters have to “look inward” to compete. 

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    Interview: Dr. Oliver Schreer

    2019-08-26T11:35:00Z

    Prior to his Monday conference session at IBC, ‘VR meets AR. Real and Virtual Space Become One’, Dr. Oliver Schreer talks to George Jarrett about his incredible 25-year research career in 3D and latterly VR.

  • Jane Turton all3media
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    A question of scale

    2019-08-26T09:46:00Z

    Since taking over as CEO of All3Media in 2015, Jane Turton has expanded the superindie through acquisitions and organic growth, with a strong focus on scripted and ‘quality programmes and people’. That’s because ‘scale matters’ in today’s complex TV landscape, she tells Insight.

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    AI has been overhyped, but offers good opportunities

    2019-08-22T14:50:00Z

    Artificial intelligence has often overpromised, but now the technology is becoming vital to the media and telco spaces, according to Orange’s Patrice Slupowski.

  • 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 a 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: Cecile Frot-Coutaz

    2019-08-15T09:42:00Z

    Less than a year after joining YouTube as head of its EMEA business, former Fremantle boss Cécile Frot-Coutaz spells out why the TV industry should embrace the platform – and explains how it is tackling harmful content on the site.