Amid ever-increasing demand for online content and the expectation that video will be served where and when viewers want, the role of content delivery networks (CDNs) is more important than ever. This webinar will look at the strategic drivers behind the deployment of CDN technology from the perspective of broadcasters and platforms. Join IBC365 on 14 October at 2pm BST.
Carlos Octavio, Head of Architecture and Analytics for Globo
Carlos Octávio is the Head of Technology Architecture and Analytics at Globo. He is responsible for Analytics technology initiatives, including Big Data, Advanced Analytics, Data Strategy and Data Governance to facilitate a data driven journey at Globo. He is also responsible for the Enterprise Architecture area. Executive with strong (>20 yrs) experience in the Media and Entertainment industry. Solid experience in Information Technology, acquired in large size companies in executive positions. Carlos has a Master Degree in Software Engineering and a MBA in Enterprise Management.
Steve Miller-Jones, Vice President of Product Strategy at Limelight Networks
As Vice President of Edge Strategy and Solution Architecture at Limelight Networks, Steve is responsible for Limelight’s Edge strategy and innovating to deliver the highest quality online experiences. This includes providing the best platform for delivering digital content and the highest quality user experience through a network edge that positions content and applications next to end users for dynamic and real-time interactions.
Steve has extensive experience in the CDN and media distribution industries spanning video workflows from field encoding to global CDN operations, solution engineering for Broadcast, Media & Entertainment and Enterprise markets and running Product Management for Limelight’s portfolio. Steve has overseen the successful growth of Limelight’s products and services, defining new offerings including Realtime Streaming and EdgeFunctions as well as improving the scope and performance of Limelight’s CDN and Video workflow services.
Steve holds an MBA from Henley Management College and resides in Brighton, England.
Paul Tweedy, Lead Architect, Online Technology Group, BBC Design + Engineering
Paul is Lead Architect in the Online Technology Group of the BBC’s Design + Engineering division. He leads the team responsible for the Internet distribution of the BBC’s online products, including BBC iPlayer and BBC Sounds, and the evolution of the BBC’s IP web, media and application delivery to global audiences.
He lives in London with his wife Meg, their two daughters, and one cat.
Bhavesh Patel, Global Digital Director, beIN MEDIA GROUP
Bhavesh Patel is the Global Digital Director of beIN MEDIA GROUP, the leading independent global media group and one of the foremost sports and entertainment networks in the world. Bhavesh, who is based in Paris, is responsible for finding the latest and best ways of delivering beIN’s unrivalled array of entertainment, live sport and major international events to customers and followers across the world. He is currently building beIN’s next generation global OTT platform, as well as driving innovation across the group.
Before this role with beIN, Bhavesh was an OTT advisor for CBS All-Access International and Verizon Go90; headed up Betfair’s US horserace and casino wagering business; and led the launch of FOX Soccer Match Pass and NBA International League Pass.