Netflix to Give Expert Insight at OTTtv World Summit

London, 30 September – Netflix, a leading provider of on-demand internet streaming media, has joined the agenda at the OTTtv World Summit, the foremost global event in the OTTtv market, taking place in London in November. Netflix’s Director of Content Partner Operations, Christopher Fetner, will introduce and lead a keynote panel discussion about “Understanding the Growing Importance of a Strong Digital Supply Chain.”

Netflix is the leading on demand video streaming site in the US, responsible for a third of US internet traffic[1] and has 38 million subscribers globally[2]. Christopher Fetner is responsible for acting as a Digital Supply Chain consultant – ensuring maximum alignment between the Netflix processes and the processes of the content owners. Before joining Netflix Mr Fetner worked as Vice President of Post Production and Technical Services for BBC Worldwide.

Fetner will be joined by, Marina Kalkanis, Head of Core Services BBC Programmes On Demand, BBC; Clayton Dutton, Vice President Broadcast, Post Production and VOD Operations, Discovery Communications and Steve Bennedik, Head of Technology at Sky News. The panel discussion will take place on 21 November at 2:30 pm.

Now in its seventh year, OTTtv World Summit will take place at the Millennium Gloucester Hotel Conference Centre, London, from 19-22 of November. To view the full event programme and register for OTTtv World Summit, please visit www.ottworldsummit.com. Alternatively keep up to date with the event on Twitter @otttv or using #OTTtv.

[1] After Dawn http://www.afterdawn.com/news/article.cfm/2013/05/15/netflix_still_accounts_for_one_third_of_all_u_s_internet_traffic

[2] Independent.ie http://www.independent.ie/business/technology/netflix-threat-to-sky-and-upc-as-it-hits-150000-subscribers-29521644.html

 

About OTTtv World Summit

Now in its seventh year, the OTTtv World Summit is the major OTT focused event in the calendar. Continually attracting the biggest CXO names to its speaker line-up, OTTtv World Summit is the place to discuss and shape the future of the multiplatform entertainment industry. The event will take place across four days, incorporating IP Cable World Summit and a Social TV focus day. For further information on the OTTtv World Summit or to register to attend, go to http://ottworldsummit.com/.

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