Can computers be creative? Join IBC365 on Thursday 19 July at 4pm BST to hear how Artificial intelligence and machine learning are starting to transform the way content is created, managed and delivered.
Michael Gamböck, Senior Strategy Relations EMEA, Creative Cloud Video, Adobe
Michael Gamböck works with strategic accounts and partners in EMEA. He liaises directly with brands, broadcasters and creatives to address their needs and shape their strategies.
Michael consults closely with Adobe engineering, product management and management to growth usage of Creative Cloud Video products, actively working on several released and upcoming products and services like Team Projects and the announced cross device editing platform Project Rush.
Michael has been in the industry since 1994 in sales, marketing and management roles at organisations including Bavaria Film, Studio Babelsberg TMT, Annova, Getty Images, Avid, P+S Technik and others and has a deep understanding of all aspects of the Media and Entertainment.
He has managed several big innovative projects and was Managing Director for one of the biggest post production facilities in Germany before joining Adobe in his strategic role, which also covers exciting new technologies like Adobe Sensei.
Adobe Sensei uses artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning to help to discover hidden opportunities, make tedious processes faster, and offer relevant experiences to every user. Put simply, Adobe Sensei helps to work better, smarter, and faster.
Josh Wiggins, Chief Commercial Officer, GrayMeta
With over 20 years’ of experience in Operations, Systems Implementation, Customer Service, Account Management, and Sales, Josh Wiggins has provided and supported technology and SaaS solutions internationally for Ascent Media, Digitalsmiths, T3Media, Deluxe Media and now, GrayMeta.
He has broad experience and knowledge in metadata and content workflows with global cloud, on-premises, and hybrid-based solutions. Today, Josh leads with the same forward-thinking approach at GrayMeta, as the Chief Commercial Officer, where they are shaping the future of how metadata is created, curated, and consumed within organisations.
By leveraging machine learning and artificial intelligence, GrayMeta is solving complex data challenges by increasing organisational efficiencies within the Media & Entertainment, Law Enforcement, and Healthcare industries, as well as other public and private organisations.
Neil Taylor, Lead Data Strategist for Commercial Innovations, Channel 4
With years of experience as Senior Research Manager at Channel 4 and Lead Analyst for Media at Twitter and now Data Strategist Neil has vast experience in understanding both the consumer mind-set and how advertising works.
In these roles Neil has focused on: developing commercial propositions, creating data science solutions, understanding consumer behaviours, advertising effectiveness methodologies and building insight around linear TV and digital consumption behaviours.
In his most recent work Neil has created and led on the development of the Contextual Moments proposition recently launched by Channel 4, this tool uses AI and machine learning techniques to automatically identify valuable contextual advertising opportunities in content. This linear TV innovation is a world first and enables a new type of contextual ad targeting.
Jean-Pierre Evain, Principal Project Manager, EBU Artificial Intelligence Committee
Jean-Pierre Evain joined the EBU in 1992 after several years spent in the R&D laboratories of France-Telecom (CCETT) and Deutsche Telekom (FI/FTZ). As Principal Project Manager, he is a member of the “EBU Technology and Innovation Department”.
He is an expert in data and new content production architectures and coordinates the EBU Media Information Management and Artificial Intelligence Committee.
He is the co-author of several EBU metadata specifications and is actively promoting the use of semantic web technologies in broadcasting (e.g. EBUCore or EBUSport).
Evain represents EBU in many standard groups and industry forums like AES, ETSI, IPTC, MPEG, SMPTE, W3C, among several others. He has a long history of publications and participations in international conferences.
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.