MIPTV & MIPCube Conferences
Palais des Festivals, Auditorium H
Media Mastermind Keynotes
Now that viewers can connect to services as diverse at Netflix and Lovefilm to Sky Go, what do audiences really want to see and how are the biggest players delivering that to them?
MEET THE SPEAKERS SESSION! An opportunity to benefit from one-on-one meetings with the MIPTV speakers is a unique chance to network with top industry professionals and ask the questions only they can answer. Don’t forget your business cards!
Christian BOMBRUN M6 | Deputy Managing Director, M6 Web
Christian Bombrun is a graduate student from Telecom Management School and Paris Dauphine. He began his career as a strategy consultant in Accenture. He joined the Canal + group as Marketing and Bus Dev director for New Media, and launched Canalplay, Canal Vod offer. He worked for this company during 8 years, where he was involved in new medias initiative, including PVR boxes and ITV. He is now deputy general manager of M6 Web, where he leads the business units, including M6 Mobile (MVNO Offer), M6 web sites (13 M UU), M6 Replay (catch up), Content portals and the gaming division.
Emma LLOYD BRITISH SKY BROADCASTING | Director of Emerging Products
Emma started her career in management consulting where she has ten year’s business consulting and mobile telecommunications experience, initially with Coopers & Lybrand and latterly PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC). Emma left consulting in 2001 and co-founded The BT Movio service launched with Virgin Mobile in September 2006, the first mobile broadcast TV and digital radio service inEurope. Emma joined Sky as a Business Development Director in January 2008 where she led the business development of mobile services along with a number of group wide initiatives. In 2010 Emma moved to the position of Director of Emerging Products. Current focuses include the BSkyB mobile application portfolio and Sky Go.
About British Sky Broadcasting Sky entertains and excites more than 10.3 million homes through the most comprehensive multichannel, multi-platform television service in the UK and Ireland. Sky continues to break new ground with its own portfolio of channels: Sky 1 combines its commitment to UK production with the best of the US; Sky Living pushes ahead with fresh and innovative entertainment formats; Sky Arts is the UK's only dedicated arts channel brand; Sky Atlantic is the home to HBO and other iconic drama and comedy, Sky Sports is still raising the bar in sports broadcasting; Sky News remains a pioneer in television news; and Sky Movies is leading the way in High Definition and on-demand. Sky also works with dozens of other broadcasters on the satellite platform, as well as online and on mobile through the ground-breaking Sky Go service. Sky has also led the UK into the age of high definition television, launched Europe's first 3DTV channel, Sky 3D, and offers customer even more flexibility and choice through Sky Anytime+, its internet-delivered video on demand service. Since launching Sky Broadband and Sky Talk in 2006, the company has also been the UK's fastest-growing home communications provider. Sky believes in making a wider contribution to the communities in which it operates, not least by increasing participation in, and access to, the arts, supporting grassroots sports, and taking positive action on the environment.
Daniel SAUNDERS SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS EUROPE | Director of Content Services
Dan Saunders is Head of Content Services at Samsung Electronics Europe. Recognized as one of the fastest growing global brands, Samsung Electronics is a leading producer of digital TVs, memory chips, and mobile phones. Dan is responsible for content strategy across a range of different devices with a current particular focus on Smart TV. Previous experience includes marketing and distribution roles for National Geographic Channel, Sparrowhawk Media and IPTV targeted advertising provider Packet Vision. Dan has a BA in Jurisprudence fromOxfordUniversityand an MBA fromManchesterBusinessSchool.
An award-winning business journalist both on camera and in print, Kate is a writer and columnist and tweets at katecomments. An American, Kate has lived and worked in London since 1990, as International Editor for Cable World magazine; as Media Editor for Dow Jones owned European Business News (EBN), where she created and co-presented the award-winning, Media Report. Kate then was on-screen TMT correspondent at CNBC Europe. She began her journalism career at CNN in Washington, DC and has a master's degree in international economics and politics from SAIS, part of Johns Hopkins, and an undergraduate degree from Smith College, USA.