Tech Leaders To Talk Business Of IP, Cloud

Executives from WarnerMedia, Sinclair, Disney ABC TV and Hearst to unpack the business case for emerging broadcast technologies TVNewsCheck’s annual TV2020: Monetizing the Future conference in New York in October.

Technology leaders from WarnerMedia, Sinclair, Disney ABC TV and Hearst will lay out the business case for key emerging broadcast technologies including IP and the cloud at TVNewsCheck’s fourth annual TV2020: Monetizing the Future in New York.

Del Parks

Bob Hesskamp, EVP engineering at WarnerMedia; Del Parks, SVP and CTO, Sinclair Broadcast Group; Marcy Lefkovitz, VP technology and workflow strategy at Disney ABC TV; and Joe Addalia, director of technology projects at Hearst Television will talk about the investment case for IP infrastructure, cloud enabled distribution, OTT platforms and more in the panel discussion moderated by TVNewsCheck Contributing Writer Glen Dickson at 1:30 p.m. on Oct. 16 at the Javits Center.

Marcy Lefkovitz

“The IP transition is well underway for the broadcast industry, as is the migration to the cloud for many of its workflows,” said Kathy Haley, TVNewsCheck’s publisher and co-founder. “Bob, Del, Marcy and Joe are in key vantage points at the front lines of these implementations. As such, they’ve been able to see the early impact on the bottom line for their respective companies.”

Joe Addalia

TV2020: Monetizing the Future is presented at NAB Show New York. This year’s conference will examine a range of issues facing the broadcasting industry, including the future of spot TV sales, investing in and capitalizing on ATSC 3.0, diversifying broadcast revenue streams and broadcast leaders on the industry’s future. A scene-setting opener from Radha Subramanyam, CBS’s chief research officer, will chart pivotal trends in TV audience behavior, and Zenith President of Investment Neil Vendetti will be the keynote interview.


Bob Hesskamp

Produced by the National Association of Broadcasters and co-located with the Audio Engineering Society’s East Coast convention, NAB Show New York will be held Oct. 16-17, 2019 at the Javits Convention Center.

With more than 14,000 attendees and 300-plus exhibitors, NAB Show New York showcases the best in next-generation technology for media, entertainment and telecom professionals with conferences and workshops focused on television, film, satellite, online video, live events, podcasting, advertising, corporate A/V, production and post.

To register for TV2020, click here.

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