Donald Jasko to Moderate Digital Hollywood Fall Conference Panel, "Revisiting the Transformation of Content: IP Video, Broadband Connectivity and Datacasting"
Donald A. Jasko, Chief Executive Officer of Digital Economics, will moderate a panel on September 21, 2005 that will revisit the ramifications of
broadband video on the development of digital content. The discussion will focus on the effects of IP Video, Broadband Connectivity and
Datacasting on the delivery, quantity and nature of entertainment and data delivered to consumers. Among the issues to be addressed are:
• What competitive factors will be critical in determining the roles each
technology will play in developing broadband video infrastructure?
• To what extent will this competition produce a win-win for all
technology providers, and to what extent will it be a zero-sum game?
• What relative economic returns will entertainment and data offer the
operators of broadband video pipelines?
• How will IP Video, Datacasting and DSMCC affect the manner in
which content creators distinguish themselves in an increasingly
• Is always-on, universal broadband access critical to the success of
• What role will the consumer play in identifying successful broadband
Appearing on the panel will be:
• Scott Dougall, Director of Content Delivery Software, SkyStream
• Seth Kenvin, Vice President of Strategic Marketing & Corporate
Development, BigBand Networks
• Andy Melder, Senior Vice President of Sales, Marketing & Business
Development, Intellon Corporation
• Sam Pemberton, Chief Executive Officer, Softel-USA
• Ryan Petty, Vice President of Product Management, Myrio
• Russell Zack, Chief Operating Officer, Cauldron Solutions
The panel will commence at 9:30 AM on September 21. The Digital Hollywood Spring Conference will be held at the Loews Santa Monica Beach Hotel.
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