Donald Jasko to Appear on P2P Media Summit Panel, "Digital Convergence: What Can be Learned from Other Distribution Platforms?"
Donald A. Jasko, Chief Executive Officer of Digital Economics, LLC, will appear on a panel on May 4, 2009 that will examine the lessons that P2P distribution networks can learn from other digital content distribution platforms.
The panel, moderated by Distributed Computing Industry Association's Laura Tunberg, will examine the manner in which other distribution platforms have developed content distribution tools and metrics in order to become more responsive to their client and consumer bases, and more profitable. The panel will also discuss the ways in which P2P networks can incorporate these metrics, and benefit from the lessons learned by other distribution platforms, in order to become more responsive to their own stakeholders. The issues to be addressed will include:
• What has been the experience of related digital distribution platforms
with content distribution metrics?
• How can the lessons learned by these platforms be of benefit to
• How can comparable (or superior) approaches be developed for
P2P network implementations?
• What business models involving significant analytic components show
the most promise?
• How should P2P networks relate to other distribution platforms?
Other panelists appearing on the panel are:
• Jonathan Anderson, Chief Executive Officer, SelfBank Financial
• Larry Gerbrandt, Partner, Media Valuation Partners
• Mark Isherwood, Director, Rightscom Ltd.
• Jeffrey Payne, Chief Technology Officer, Global Media Services
• John Rudolph, Chief Executive Officer, Bug Music, Inc./
Windswept Holdings, LLC
The panel will commence at 2:00 PM on Monday, May 4, 2009. The P2P Media Summit will be at Loews Santa Monica Beach Hotel in Santa Monica, California.
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