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In the midst of consolidation, volatility, and uncertainty for media companies around the globe, we tackle the pressing questions on how to take back control.

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JW Insights?

The invitation-only Insights Conference brings together a global community of media, advertising, and technology executives to share similar experiences and learn from one another about what is really changing the video landscape. Apply for your invite today.

Speakers

Kerry Flynn
Platforms Reporter, Digiday
Dave Otten
Co-Founder & CEO, JW Player
Jeroen Wijering
Co-Founder & Chief Innovation Officer, JW Player
Felix Zeng
Head of Programmatic, Watson Advertising Inc
Liz Sargent
VP of Technical Services, JW Player
Tim Sims
SVP, Inventory Partnerships, The Trade Desk
Ari Paparo
CEO, Beeswax
Brian Rifkin
Co-Founder & Head of Strategic Partnerships, JW Player
Emily Smith
Associate Director, Programmatic & Social, Digitas
Charles Howell
Managing Director, Framestore
John Ore
Chief Product Officer, Insider Inc.
Erwin Castellanos
Global Head of Revenue and Operations, Ad Cloud at Adobe
Marty Swant
Reporter, Adweek
Brandon Verblow
Forecast Analyst, Forrester

2019 Agenda

Check-In

Welcome Remarks

  • Dave Otten - Co-Founder & CEO, JW Player

The State of Video in 2019

With so much change across the media landscape, it's important to take a step back as you develop a strategy to thrive in today's turbulent market. To set the stage for the day, we'll take a look at the key consumer and technology trends affecting the publishing, video, and advertising industries. Join Brandon Verblow, Forrester Forecast Analyst, as he breaks down the major data points and storylines across the industry.
  • Brandon Verblow - Forecast Analyst, Forrester

A Look Inside(r): Redefining Distribution for Today's Viewers

As media companies look to diversify revenue and engagement strategies, it has become more critical than ever to strike the right balance. Distributed content has been synonymous with social media, but video syndication, e-commerce, OTT, and other models are creating greater fragmentation. Join a conversation with John Ore, Chief Product Officer at Insider Inc., as he provides insights on how this leading media company keeps its audience engaged while driving revenues in today's world of distributed media.
  • John Ore - Chief Product Officer, Insider Inc.

Today’s Video Environment & Products to Chart the Course

There is an incredible opportunity in today’s digital video industry, but to make the most of that opportunity you need to be thinking two steps ahead. Join a presentation with JW Player’s Co-Founders, Dave Otten and Jeroen Wijering, as they lay out their view of the market and how the company plans to create the products brands and media companies need to hit both their audience and revenue goals.
  • Dave Otten - Co-Founder & CEO, JW Player
  • Jeroen Wijering - Co-Founder & Chief Innovation Officer, JW Player

Bringing Weather to the World

Timely and reliable weather information is not just important, but life-saving. As the digital world moves towards a video-first mentality it is important to properly fund that important work. Join a conversation with The Weather Channel's Felix Zeng, Head of Programmatic for Watson Advertising, as he discusses the challenges and opportunities associated with this shift.
  • Moderator: Brian Rifkin - Co-Founder and Head of Strategic Partnerships, JW Player
  • Felix Zeng - Head of Programmatic, Watson Advertising Inc

Completing the Picture: The Buy Side Perspective on Programmatic Video

Believe it or not, the video advertising industry is in its early stages of maturity. As the digital video ecosystem matures there will be a combination of opportunities and hurdles that both brands and media companies will have to overcome. Join a panel of executives who are on the front-lines to learn how brands and agencies make buying decisions.
  • Moderator: Kerry Flynn - Digiday
  • Ari Paparo - CEO, Beeswax
  • Erwin Castellanos - Global Head of Revenue and Operations,
    Ad Cloud at Adobe
  • Tim Sims - SVP of Inventory Partnerships, The Trade Desk
  • Emily Smith - Associate Director, Programmatic & Social at Digitas

Creative Eye: Visual Storytelling that Breaks through the Clutter

The foundation of media is built upon creating compelling stories. No matter how much data you have on your users, the ability to create visual stories that captivate an audience is fundamental to making everything else work. Join a chat with Charles Howell, Managing Director of Framestore in New York, to hear how he thinks about visual storytelling in an age where there's more competition than ever for viewers' attention.
  • Moderator: Marty Swant - Reporter, Adweek
  • Charles Howell - Managing Director, Framestore

Happy Hour!

A great day at JW Insights! Excellent line-up of speakers and moderators. Looking forward to next year!

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Where
Second NYC
6th Ave between 29th & 30th St.
New York, NY 10001
When
May 29th, 2019
1:00 PM

Join us for Insights NYC 2019