Speakers announced for Next TV28 February 2014
TVBEurope has confirmed the first round of speakers for its Next TV Summit to be held this June in London. Next TV is the UK’s premiere conference for alternative media delivery, including VOD, OTT and IPTV, and takes place on 11 June at London’s prestigious BAFTA theatre.
Next TV’s formidable line-up of speakers will include Ashwin Navin, CEO of Samba TV, and founder of BitTorrent, the largest file-sharing network in the world; Edward Lee, VP content acquisition at streaming video powerhouse Roku; Mary Ann Halford, managing director, media and entertainment, at FTI Consulting; Jens Richter, former managing director of Red Arrow International and CEO of Fremantle Media; Patrice Slupowski (pictured), VP digital innovation and communities at Orange; Charlotte Hargreaves, SVP marketing and business development at DRG/Modern Times Group, and Ashley MacKenzie, founder and CEO of leading digital rights management agency Base79.
TVBEurope publisher Steve Connolly said, “With a line-up like this, Next TV is becoming the must-attend connected TV conference in the UK. These speakers are leaders in one of the most rapidly developing sectors of the industry. And we’re excited to make even more speaker announcements in the coming weeks.”
Next TV Summit early bird tickets are available at www.nexttvsummitlondon.com.