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Video Exchange Asia
7-8 May 2019
AVANI Riverside HotelBangkok

John Baghdassarian
VP of Content Acquisition at Olympusat


John Baghdassarian is a Pay TV industry veteran with over 20 years of experience in Sales, marketing, content acquisitions and business development. In his current role, John serves as a key member of Olympusat’s acquisition and content licensing team. His main objective is to work closely with content producers, broadcasters and distributors in Europe, Russia, MENA, and South Asia to acquire compelling content and support Olympusat’s strategy to put together top-notch content that embraces different Television genres and filmmaking styles to offer unrivaled programming from all over the world on Olympusat's owned-and-operated Pay TV channels and OTT platform VEMOX™. Prior to his current role, John served as Olympusat’s Vice President of Distribution and Business Development, overseeing the distribution of the company’s owned-and-operated pay TV channels and OTT services on linear and digital platforms.

Previously, John worked at AMC Networks, Viacom’s Showtime and Comedy Central divisions, as well as Scripps Networks. John received a BA from UCLA, an MBA from Pepperdine University and is an Alumnus of CTAM’s Executive Management Program at Harvard Business School.

Agenda Sessions

  • Panel: What potential does localised content have on the global stage?