IBC Review 2019 - Consumers First: A new era in media
For an industry that is constantly changing, being able to experience all the latest tech and hear about the challenges and opportunities facing the industry from key industry players all in one place is invaluable. But for those who didn’t get to the 2019 International Broadcasting Convention (IBC) this panel review, in collaboration with the RTS, is the next best thing.
The International Broadcasting Convention (IBC) is the world's leading media, entertainment and technology show held annually in Amsterdam (11-15 Sept 2019).
Join our panel of experts as they analyse the key trends and products from this year's show, with the theme ‘Consumers First: A new era in media’.
This event is held in partnership with the Royal Television Society (RTS).
Chair: Paul Robinson, Director, Creative Media Partners
Paul Robinson is an international media Exec. with extensive radio, television and digital experience, having successfully held senior Exec. positions at the BBC, The Walt Disney Company, and NBC Universal, with many years of strategic and operational expertise.
Paul founded KidsCo in 2005 as a joint venture with NBCUniversal and, as CEO, built it into a global children’s linear and VOD network in 98 countries and in 18 languages worldwide,
and was Managing Director/Senior Vice President of Walt Disney Television International where he created new global brands Disney Junior and Toon Disney global Disney kid’s During his 7 years at Disney he was based in London and Los Angeles and was a lead part of the team that launched Disney Channels in 17 markets worldwide.
Robert Ambrose, Managing Consultant, High Green Media // Consulting Editor, IBC Conference
Rob Ambrose is a consultant, industry analyst, writer and technologist providing strategic business advice and content creation to international broadcast and media companies, technology vendors and industry associations. He is Consulting Editor of the 2019 IBC Conference, a regular host of IBC365 webinars, and architect of the IABM's BaM™ Content Chain industry model.
As founder and managing consultant at High Green Media, Rob has in-depth knowledge of the end-to-end content supply chain, across broadcast and digital platforms, from content creation to consumption. Rooted in a data-driven understanding of media markets, Rob translates consumer trends into effective business, operational and technology strategy.
He's recently delivered product and market insights for several leading broadcast technology suppliers, and has been advising multiple European broadcasters on business transformation. Rob holds an MBA with Distinction from Imperial College, London.
Saleha Williams, Consultant, Cognizant
Saleha serves as a Digital Partner in Cognizant’s Communications Media Tech (CMT) practice with an emphasis on driving digital innovation across major media and entertainment client programmes. She has over 25 years global experience based out of London, LA, New York, Singapore, Paris and Munich, working with companies including BBC, Sky, CNN, Disney, NAB Show, London 2012 Olympics and LA based film studios. Saleha has an MBA from Henley Business School specialising in digital transformation and innvation in the media sector, and a MSc in Positive Psychology, specialising in neuroscience and the effects of digital technologies on human behaviour.
Adriana Whiteley, Director, Bonsight
Adriana Whiteley is a director of Bonsight, specialising in Product strategy and M&A in the media sector. Most of her projects involved supporting video operators adapting to new technologies in Europe, Latin America, Africa and the US - including digital switchover projects, launch of online services and marketing automation. Before setting up Bonsight Adriana has worked as Head of Strategy Consulting for Farncombe (now Cartesian), Ovum Consulting, Telefonica and McKinsey. Adriana is a Committee member of the IET’s Media Network.
Continuing Professional Development
This event can contribute towards your Continuing Professional Development (CPD) hours as part of the IET's CPD monitoring scheme.
09 Oct 2019
6:00pm - 9:00pm
London Local Network
Director - Creative Media Partners Ltd
IET London: Savoy Place
The London headquarters of the IET.
18:00 Arrival and registration (Maxwell Library)
18:30 Event begins (Kelvin Theatre)
20:00 Networking reception (Maxwell Library)
Free of Charge
Free of Charge