Donald Jasko to Moderate Digital Hollywood Conference Panel, "Video & Audio Management on the Net: Encoding, Compression, Storage, Security and Asset Management."
Santa Monica, CA January 8, 2005
Donald A. Jasko, Chief Executive Officer of Digital Economics, will moderate a panel on January 8, 2005 at the Digital Hollywood
Conference at the Consumer Electronics Show.
The panel will discuss the emerging class of solutions that enable the management of visual and audio content over digital media.
With billions of images and audio recordings transmitted every day, the need for hardware and software solutions that support the
delivery and monetization of content is compelling. Consumers of content want immediate, easy access; creators, owners and
aggregators want solutions that protect their content, monitor usage, and enable a variety of pricing models. Whether the
distributor is a network, a program producer, an advertising agency or a record label, providing the right solution for the right
content and the right medium is a challenge many providers are eager to tackle. Millions of dollars are at stake. The issues to
be addressed include:
• What are the special challenges of managing audiovisual content?
• Can one solution address all content management requirements,
or do specific challenges require specialized solutions?
• What role can content management solutions play in finessing
• Can content management be bulletproof and still be transparent?
• What are the special challenges in reporting usage data that have
value to content creators, owners and aggregators?
• What role will the consumer play in identifying the most successful
content management solutions?
• What role will content management solutions have in influencing
Appearing on the panel will be:
• Matt Deichman, General Manager of Services Operations & Private
Label Subscription Services, RealNetworks, Inc.
• David Gustafson, President of Digital Asset Management/Entertainment
Digital Network Groups, Visual Data Corporation
• David Hostetter, Vice President of Product & Program Management,
Loudeye Technologies, Inc.
• David Rice, Vice President of Sales and Marketing, Limelight Networks
• Andrew Steele, Vice President of Business Development, Digital Video
Services Group, Terayon
The panel will commence at 1:30 PM on January 8. The Digital Hollywood at CES Conference will be held at the Las Vegas Convention Center.
Digital Economics is a consultancy that enables the licensing of creative content for programming and advertising
over broadcast and digital media. For additional information, go to
Digital Hollywood debuted in 1990 and has been among the leading trade conferences in its field with over 15,000
top executives in the film, television, music, home video, cable, telecommunications and computer industries attending events each year. Subjects
addressed at Digital Hollywood conferences include digital rights management, digital cinema, subscription services, mobile content and services,
set-top boxes and home servers, and high definition and interactive television. For additional information, go to