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TV Connect Partners with LeadersIn Global Video Committee of M&E Industry Trailblazers

The committee will steer high-level discussion around the video distribution industry, challenge perceptions, and foster new ideas through online and live content.

London, UK, April 2018: TV Connect, the video distribution exhibition at the heart of the broadcast industry, and LeadersIn, an organisation devoted to sharing inspiring leadership and success philosophies of the world’s most influential thinkers, have joined forces to create the LeadersIn Global Video Committee of admired trailblazers and innovators in the video distribution industry. Coming together at the TV Connect Congress in London on 9th – 10th May 2018, the new and dynamic committee demonstrates TV Connect’s commitment to develop thought-provoking content in the video distribution space, connect current and future leaders, and spearhead change in the industry through topical presentations and discussion.

Returning to Olympia London, TV Connect helps lead the future and next wave of video distribution, putting attendees at the forefront of the latest innovations and technologies that will switch-up the ways audiences consume video. Featuring exhibitors providing solutions in content discovery, network optimisation, AI, live streaming, mobile video distribution and much more, TV Connect is set to be better than ever before.

The LeadersIn Global Video Committee will participate in various sessions at the LeadersIn Video Congress at TV Connect 2018 to help advance ideas in video creation, distribution performance, and network intelligence. This will encourage on-going engagement worldwide during Digital Week and beyond. These include panels, keynotes, and networking events, highlighting key trends and debates within the video distribution industry including IP, AI and automation, virtualisation, and other emerging technologies. The group is dedicated to responsibly driving the future of video distribution and viewer experience with its profound expertise and industry insight.

The LeadersIn Global Video Committee consists of market pioneers responsible for leading the world’s largest media, technology, and telecommunications organisations. Members have played a momentous role in shaping the future of TV with innovations in smart interactive video experiences and cutting-edge video delivery services. The founding group members include:

  • Allan McLennan, Chief Executive, PADEM Media Group (Chair)
  • Aneesh Rajaram, CEO, Vewd
  • Guido Meardi, CEO, V Nova
  • Patrick Vos, CEO, Zappware
  • Claire McHugh, CEO, Axonista
  • Marcus Bergstrom, VP and GM of UDN, Ericsson
  • Steve Reynolds, CTO, Imagine Communications
  • Tony Emerson, MD, Microsoft
  • Joachim Bergman, SVP, Amino
  • Ivan Verbesselt, SVP of Marketing, Nagra
  • Bjarne Andre Myklebust, Head of Distribution, NRK
  • Matt Stagg, Head of Mobile Video, EE

“Partnering with a global pioneer in CXO business content opens many opportunities for TV Connect attendees to engage with content that is rich, credible, and informative, as well as network with current leaders in the video distribution market,” says Jackson Szabo, show manager at TV Connect. “The LeadersIn Global Video Committee will steer on-going conversations through idea-generating sessions that address current and future trends in video distribution – taking the event to a new dimension as we welcome it’s return to Olympia London.”

As well as the much-anticipated return to West London’s iconic Olympia exhibition centre, back for 2018 will be TV Connect’s Tech Tours which are customised to suit each attendee’s area of interest. Also helping attendees invest in the latest technology with confidence will be the event’s new Connected Entertainment Hubs which will enable visitors to try before they buy and focus on the specific needs of their business – all whilst making the most of TV Connects numerous networking opportunities.

About TV Connect 

TV Connect is the only exhibition located at the heart of the broadcast industry that is dedicated to video distribution. Held annually in London, TV Connect helps lead the future of video distribution. Exhibiting the latest innovations and technologies that are set to switch-up the way we consume video and bringing together the industry’s current and future leaders, TV Connect is tailored to suit every attendee and their business’ unique requirements.

To find out more, visit TV Connect’s website.

Register for a press pass to TV Connect 2018

Official journalists (editors, reporters, camera crews, photographers) wishing to cover TV Connect 2018 are given access to the event, including entry to the congress, exhibition and networking activities.

The TV Connect team reserve the right to decline press pass applications where necessary.