WASHINGTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Chief Digital Officer of CBS Corporation/Chief Executive Officer of CBS
Interactive Jim Lanzone and BAMTech CEO Michael Paull will keynote the Online
Video Conference at the 2017 NAB
Show, held April 22-27 in Las Vegas. The Online Video Conference is
produced in partnership with VideoNuze.
One of 12 conference
tracks offered at the 2017 NAB Show, the Online Video Conference
will take place April 24-25 and feature panel discussions and research
on evolving online viewership trends and streaming models that are
revolutionizing the television and video industries. The keynote
sessions will be held in a Q&A format moderated by Will Richmond, editor
and publisher of VideoNuze.
Lanzone’s session, titled “Inside
CBS’s Transformation to a Next Generation Content Company,” will
take place on April 24 and will focus on the digital initiatives and
multi-platform strategy that has grown CBS into a digital media
In his role as Chief Digital Officer of CBS Corporation, Lanzone
oversees digital media strategy across the company and cultivates the
growth of new and existing digital streaming services. As the Chief
Executive Officer of CBS Interactive, Lanzone has more than doubled CBS
Interactive’s audience, making it a perennial top 10 Internet property
and the largest digital premium-content group in the world.
In Paull’s session, “Building
Dreams of Video’s Future” on April 25, he will share his thoughts on
key changes for the future of the streaming video industry, the role of
direct-to-consumer subscription video services and the opportunities for
live content, particularly sports, to better serve customers, and much
Paull was recently appointed CEO of BAMTech, the technology services and
video streaming company owned by MLBAM, The Walt Disney Company and the
National Hockey League (NHL). BAMTech powers direct-to-consumer
solutions for dozens of sports, news and entertainment partners. Its
proprietary technology provides a platform to distribute personalized
viewing experiences and currently delivers access to high quality
content for the more than 7.5 million subscribers to its partners’
over-the-top streaming video services.
Explore additional Online Video Conference sessions here.
News media registration is available here.
About NAB Show
NAB Show, held April 22-27, 2017 in Las Vegas, is the world’s largest
convention encompassing The M.E.T. Effect, the convergence of media,
entertainment and technology. With 103,000 attendees from 166 countries
and 1,700+ exhibitors, NAB Show is the ultimate marketplace for
solutions that transcend traditional broadcasting and embrace content
delivery to new screens in new ways. From creation to consumption,
across multiple platforms and countless nationalities, NAB Show is where
global visionaries convene to bring content to life in new and exciting
ways. For complete details, visit www.nabshow.com.
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association for America’s broadcasters. NAB advances radio and
television interests in legislative, regulatory and public affairs.
Through advocacy, education and innovation, NAB enables broadcasters to
best serve their communities, strengthen their businesses and seize new
opportunities in the digital age. Learn more at www.nab.org.
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