Ingmar SchmidtSenior Product Manager & Business Operations TV at Swisscom TV
Ingmar is an early agile evangelist, who joined Swisscom TV in 2013 as a product manager. The Swisscom TV entertainment platform is regarded as one of the most innovative TV products throughout Europe. He participated in shaping and developing this AOSP-based IPTV platform for the very competitive Swiss market. The IPTV platform is the base for Swisscom´s market leadership and serves most Swiss households. In charge of revenue streams within the business operations department, he oversaw offerings and services on Cloud TV, Catch-Up TV and Upselling. In recent years he drove the OTT expansion of the platform and build smart partnerships to form a super aggregation proposition. Ingmar began his career in a startup environment developing offline navigation applications on mobile devices. Throughout his time in management and technology consultancy, he visited various industries and through various project management engagements saw to actual implementation.
He possesses an MSc degree in economic engineering from Karlsruhe Institute of Technology with a study focus on IT and has an international footprint. Within the entertainment industry, he frequently participated in conferences or research as a panel speaker and is cited industry expert and veteran.
He shares his expertise in TV platform strategy and partnerships, many operational aspects and new business/revenue exploration.