OTT QUESTION TIME LIVE

Conversations with OTT Industry Leaders

 

 

31st January & 1st February 2023
The British Museum, London

 

Agenda

** DAY ONE MORNING SESSION **

08:00 Registration, coffee and croissants

     

 

08:25 – 09:05
The State of the OTT Industry

BREAKFAST PANEL

Gulliver Smithers, former CTO Product & Technology at Sony Pictures, in conversation with:

  • Kerensa Samanidis, Head of International, Channel 4
  • Rose Hulse, CEO, ScreenHits TV
  • Will Harrison, former MD BritBox UK
  • Richard Lindsay-Davies, CEO, DTG
 

 

     

 

09:05-09:30
The Future of Linear TV

FIRESIDE CHAT

Faz Aftab, Director of International M&E Content Partnerships at Google in conversation with Minal Modha, Principal Analyst, Consumer Research Lead at Ampere Analysis

 

 

     

 

09:30-09:55
The Launch of ITVX

FIRESIDE CHAT

Deep Bagchee, Chief Product Officer at ITV in conversation with Matt Simpson, MD at Candyspace

 

 

     

 

09:55-10:20
The Engagement Paradox

PRESENTATION

Jonathan Kelly, Experience Director, Candyspace

 

 

     

 

10:20-10:45
The role of TV Plus in Samsung’s service offering and the importance of creating a high quality environment for our devices

FIRESIDE CHAT

Oliver Davies, European Product Lead at Samsung TV+ in conversation with Lydia Fairfax, Founder & MD at Triple Crown Consulting

 

 

10:45 Coffee and Networking

     

 

11:05-11:30
SVT & Innovations in OTT Accessibility Features

FIRESIDE CHAT

Olof Lindman, Video R&D Engineer at SVT in conversation with Kauser Kanji, MD of VOD Professional and host of OTT Question Time

 

 

     

 

11:30-11:55
The new OTT Frontier? Going Small is the New Going Big!

FIRESIDE CHAT

Kate Dean, VP Direct to Consumer at Universal Pictures in conversation with Simon Danker, Founder & MD of Glandore Media 

 

 

     

 

11:55-12:20
Driving Engagement, Discoverability and Personalisation in a FAST World

FIRESIDE CHAT

Peter Docherty, Co-Founder & CTO at ThinkAnalytics in conversation with Hari Thirunavukkarasu, SVP Sales & Business Head EMEA at Amagi

 

 

     

 

12:20-12:45
Licensing – The New World

FIRESIDE CHAT

Imrun Islam, Head of Film & TV Licensing UK at STUDIOCANAL in conversation with Lydia Fairfax, Founder & MD of Triple Crown Consulting

 

 

     

 

12:45-13:10
Content co-Productions as the New Normal for OTT?

FIRESIDE CHAT

Marc Lorber, former SVP International co-Productions at Lionsgate in conversation with Ben Keen, independent analyst and board level advisor 

 

 

13:10 Lunch & Networking

** DAY ONE AFTERNOON SESSION **

     

 

14:10-14:35
Content Curation at Pluto TV

PRESENTATION

Kat Feistauer, Senior Director, UK, Content Strategy & Programming at Pluto TV

 

 

     

 

14:35-15:00
The Missed Opportunity for UX-First Thinking in OTT

PRESENTATION

Justin Fyles, Managing Director, Skylark

 

 

     

 

15:00-15:25
The Booming OTT Scene in India

FIRESIDE CHAT

Pranab Kapadia, Director of Moviegoers Entertainment in conversation with Clare Kandola, CEO The Vidya Collective 

 

 

15:25 Coffee and Networking

     

 

15:45-16:10
Content Recommendation for FAST Channels – Welcome to the Age of Truly Personalised TV

FIRESIDE CHAT

Thibault d’Orso, co-Founder & Chief Revenue Officer at Spideo in conversation with Marion Ranchet, Founder & MD of The Local Act Consultancy

 

 

     

 

16:10-16:40
The Journey of NOW and how it has Shaped the Streaming Industry in the UK

FIRESIDE CHAT

Marina Storti, MD of NOW, in conversation with Kauser Kanji, MD of VOD Professional and host of OTT Question Time

 

 

     

 

16:40-17:15
The Content-Recommendation Vendors

PANEL

Julie Lefevre, Head of Market Intelligence & Insights at HBO Max EMEA, in conversation with:

  • Chris Ambrozic, VP & GM Discovery at TiVo
  • Samuel Sweet, CEO Europe & APAC at ThinkAnalytics
  • Thibault d’Orso, Founder & Chief Revenue Officer at Spideo
  • Renato Bonomini, VP Sales Engineering at ContentWise
 

 

17:15-18:45 Networking Drinks

** DAY TWO MORNING SESSION **

08:00 Registration, coffee and croissants

     

 

08:30 – 09:05
FAST Everywhere

BREAKFAST PANEL

Matt Bailey, Principal Analyst M&E at Omdia in conversation with:

  • Sarah Gaudszun, Commercial Director EMEA at SpringServe
  • Cedric Monnier, CEO at Okast
  • Stephen Byrne, MD Nordics & Exec Director New Partnerships at RTL AdAlliance
  • Simon Thomas, Global Director Audiences Research & Media Investment Management at GroupM
 

 

     

 

09:05-09:30
The World of Viaplay

FIRESIDE CHAT

Matthew Hooper, EVP & Chief Commercial Officer UK at Viaplay in conversation with Ben Keen, independent analyst and board level advisor

 

 

     

 

09:30-09:55
Move FAST to Launch in Foreign Markets or Get Left Behind

PRESENTATION

Jesse Shemen, Co-founder & CEO, Papercup

 

 

     

 

09:55-10:20
Fremantle – A Global Player in FAST

FIRESIDE CHAT

Valerio Motti, VP FAST Channels at Fremantle in conversation with Marion Ranchet, Founder & MD of The Local Act Consultancy

 

 

     

 

10:20-10:45
OTT as an Engine for Broadcaster Innovation

FIRESIDE CHAT

Rhys McLachlan, Director Advanced Advertising at ITV in conversation with Sarah Gaudszun, Commercial Director EMEA at SpringServe

 

 

10:45 Coffee and Networking

     

 

11:05-11:30
Warner Bros. Discovery – What the new Company means for Advertisers & Brands

FIRESIDE CHAT

Katie Coteman, VP Advertising & Partnerships at Warner Bros Discovery in conversation with Maureen Kerr, Partner at Arthur D Little

 

 

     

 

11:30-11:55
The Challenge of Being a Mid-Sized Player in the OTT Market

FIRESIDE CHAT

Matt Westrup, SVP Technology & Operations at A+E Networks EMEA in conversation with Kauser Kanji, MD of VOD Professional and host of OTT Question Time

 

 

     

 

11:55 – 12:30
OTT in 2030

PANEL

Julie Mitchelmore, VP Digital at A+E Networks EMEA

  • Ben Keen, Analyst & Board-Level Advisor
  • Lydia Fairfax, MD & Founder of Triple Crown Consulting
  • Tom Thorne, CEO Candyspace
  • Maureen Kerr, Partner at Arthur D Little
  • Gulliver Smithers, former SVP Technology & Products, Sony Pictures International
 

 

     

 

12:30-12:55
Peak Content: What Next?
A producer’s perspective on how to prosper in this new phase of industry development 

FIRESIDE CHAT

Daniel Winner, former EVP Digital Initiatives at BBC Studios in conversation with Jacob Rosenzweig, Partner, MD & Global TV Industry Lead at Boston Consulting Group

 

 

12:55 Lunch & Networking

** DAY TWO AFTERNOON SESSION **

     

 

13:55-14:20
OTT & The Merchandising Opportunity

FIRESIDE CHAT

Monica Candiani, EVP Content Sales at Entertainment One in conversation with Emily Horgan, independent streaming and kids media consultanct

 

 

     

 

14:20-14:45
Real World Churn: How Japanese Streamer Bandai Channel Cut theirs in Half

FIRESIDE CHAT

Chris Ambrozic, VP & GM Discovery at TiVo in conversation with Kauser Kanji, MD of VOD Professional and host of OTT Question Time

 

 

     

 

14:45-15:10
All About THEMA

FIRESIDE CHAT

Philippe Rouxel, EVP Worldwide Distribution at THEMA in conversation with Kasia Jablonska, Head of VOD at BBC Studios

 

 

     

 

15:10-15:35
How Rakuten TV’s Content Acquisition Strategy has Evolved since 2019

FIRESIDE CHAT

Marcos Milanez, Chief Content Officer at Rakuten TV in conversation with Marion Ranchet, Founder & MD of The Local Act Consultancy

 

 

     

 

15:35-16:05
Bold Moves from Amazon Freevee

FIRESIDE CHAT

Lisa Rousseau, Head of Amazon Freevee UK in conversation with Liz Bales, CEO of British Association of Screen Entertainment

 

 

16:05-16:10 End of Conference

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