Donald Jasko to Moderate Digital Hollywood Spring Conference Panel, "A Fresh Look at the Transformation of Content: IP Video, Broadband Connectivity and Datacasting"
Donald A. Jasko, Chief Executive Officer of Digital Economics, will moderate a panel on March 30, 2006 that will take a fresh look at the current status of
broadband video and digital content, while looking ahead at upcoming developments in 2006 and beyond. The discussion will focus on IP Video, Broadband Connectivity
and Datacasting, while paying special attention to 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:
• Joseph Dellinger, Vice President of Sales & Marketing, IMAKE
Software & Services, Inc.
• Scott Dougall, Director of Content Delivery Software, SkyStream
• Seth Kenvin, Vice President of Strategic Marketing & Corporate
Development, BigBand Networks, Inc.
• Sam Pemberton, President & Chief Executive Officer, Softel-USA, Inc.
• Ray Smets, Senior Vice President of Sales & Marketing, Netopia, Inc.
• David Yates, Vice President of Marketing & Business Development,
Arroyo Video Solutions, Inc.
The panel will commence at 9:30 AM on March 30. The Digital Hollywood Spring Conference will be held at the Loews Santa Monica Beach Hotel.
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