Geert Vos is the founder and CTO of Media Distillery (www.mediadistillery.com), Amsterdam-based acknowledged leader in AI-driven video analysis solutions for the worldwide entertainment Industry. Geert’s exceptional track record of technical improvement is based on his commitment to quality and expandability that has brought him to scale up software platforms used by tens of millions of users. With a strong background in Software Architecture and Distributed systems development, he is a passionate entrepreneur with 5+ years of executive-level experience identifying and implementing technologies and enterprise systems that facilitate business processes and strategic objectives.
Pavel Stanchev started his career in 1990 as a journalist in France. In 1992 he joined Ringier Switzerland and participated in the launch of several newspapers in Europe and Asia. In the last 25 years he was Managing Director of HBO Romania, CEO of Nova TV Bulgaria, CEO of Antenna Group South-East Europe, CEO of BTV Media Group, CEO of TF1 Distribution and, since 2019, CEO of TV2 Media, the most watched television group in Hungary with 17 TV channels and streaming platforms, including 3 TV channels in Slovenia.
In a career spanning 20 years, Andy has held increasingly senior roles in ARRIS, Motorola, TIBCO Software, Accenture, and Edgeware – playing a key part in shaping the future of video and TV in multiple roles including sales, engineering, and product management. He has worked on many projects that have pushed the industry forward – from the early days of the evolution of digital cable TV and the growth of managed network IPTV, through to the emergence of internet-delivered OTT streaming video and TV services.
Mikko is Director of Home Entertainment and responsible for DNA’s TV business, product offering and strategy. Mikko has over 20 years’ experience of television and broadband business. DNA has been one of the forerunners introducing Android TV based device 2017 (DNA TV Hubi) together with TV-to-go service DNA TV (with NPVR, SVOD, TVOD, recommendations and linear TV channels). DNA also has bundled Netflix to its’s broadband customers. DNA has largest cable TV network in Finland and offering TV services through Cable, IPTV and OTT. DNA is part of Telenor Group.
Keith was appointed President and CEO in 2021 with more than a decade of driving company success at Conviva, most recently as Chief Strategy Officer. Prior to joining Conviva in 2008, Keith was Vice President of Business Development at Riverbed Technology, where he was instrumental in developing the industry leader’s go-to-market strategy and key partner relationships as the company went public.
Olivier Jollet is Senior Vice President and General Manager of Pluto TV for Paramount, formerly known as ViacomCBS. Jollet is responsible for defining and developing Pluto TV’s expansion and business development strategies, and for securing strategic partnerships to drive growth and revenue. Based in Berlin, Jollet collaborates with leaders across Paramount, including content, distribution, marketing and finance, to ensure a coordinated approach to further developing Paramount’s global streaming operating model, and identify new partnerships and opportunities across the digital entertainment ecosystem.
Tamara Altendorf is Director of Sales, Gracenote EMEA at Nielsen, where she is responsible for helping leading video distribution platforms overcome content search and discovery challenges in order to deliver highly engaging entertainment experiences spanning TV, movies, sports and music. Prior to joining Nielsen and becoming an expert in licenced metadata, Tamara spent over ten years across a variety of sales roles in the media industry including enterprise video platform provider MovingImage and digital experience platform provider, Acquia. Before that, Tamara spent 6 years at CDN and cloud security provider, Akamai . During her time at Akamai, she helped Akamai successfully enter a new segment (Gambling) and to bring on board multiple market leading brands.
Nermina is in the content business for the past 10 years and currently handling content acquisition and entertainment strategy across across CEE as Content Expert within Group Content Management of A1 Telekom Austria Group, a leading provider of digital services and communications solutions in Central and Eastern Europe with around 25 million customers, currently operating in seven countries: Austria, Bulgaria, Croatia, Belarus, Slovenia, the Republic of North Macedonia and the Republic of Serbia. She is leading negotiations across the footprint, as well as playing a key role in content and entertainment-related projects. She has extensive experience in full range of TV service technologies, linear and xVOD content, and third-party apps, but her favourite just might be OTT!
Ran is a leader with broad experience in OTT and IPTV combined with Technology and Product. Ran founded together with his team, one of the first OTT solutions in 2014, then was responsible for selecting the Next-gen cloud solution in Israel. Since 2020, Ran is Building a Cloud service which will allow everyone to launch a tv service in no time and to get an E2E solution.