OTT Question TimePostsOTT Question Time #29 – Talking about Netflix

Kauser KanjiFebruary 23, 20211 min

At this week’s OTT Question Time – and after only 28 episodes! – we’re finally hosting a session dedicated to talking about Netflix. Is there anything left to say about the streaming giant? Sure there is. We’ll start with a quick history of Netflix’s origins as a DVD-based company, its pivot to online video, how it created its iconic UI and content recommendation system and its customer acquisition strategy, domestically and internationally. Together with our panellists, Gulliver Smithers, CTO of RampRate IT, Tom Williams, CEO of Ostmodern and Clare Kandola of Vidya Collective, we’ll then:

  • Do a Netflix SWOT analysis
  • Explore its business model and growth prospects
  • Discuss its product and innovations
  • Consider its competitors in Disney, Amazon, Apple and Google
  • And look at the future of both the VOD world and Netflix’s place in it.

OTT Question Time #29 will be streamed, via Zoom, on Thursday 25th February at 4pm (UK). Click here to register and watch live!

Kauser Kanji

I've been working in online video since 2005 and have held senior roles at NBC Universal, Trinity Mirror and Virgin Media. I've also worked on VOD projects for the BBC, Netflix, Sony Pictures, DR in Denmark and a host of broadcasters and service-providers all over the world.

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