Spend a Day, See the Future of Video


Date: Wednesday, June 15, 2016

Expo Hours: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Hyatt Regency, San Francisco, Calif.




A Free Educational Event to Examine the Next Generation of Video Production and Distribution


VideoEdge Live! will provide a 360-degree perspective on how to consider, create and deliver content for today’s connected consumer.


With technology exhibits from industry-leading manufacturers and developers, VideoEdge Live! provides a full schedule of in-depth discussions, gathering experts for conversations, case studies, viewpoints and industry predictions.


The expo is focused on the topics and emerging technologies that are driving the expansion of online and mobile video.




11:00 a.m. Winning the Streaming Game: Live Sports Production
We’ll be talking to technology developers and producers involved in streaming sports, both at big venues and for small games, to learn the practical aspects of capturing and distributing content. We’ll also be discussing the advances that are impacting and improving these productions.
– Philip Nelson, Chief Relationship Officer, NewTek
– Scott Grizzle, Manager, Sales Engineering, Ustream
– Matt Gibbs, Senior Sales Engineer, LiveU
– Gary Stratton, Vice President West Coast Sales, TVU Networks
Moderator: Cristina Clapp, Editor, Video Edge


12:00 p.m. Structuring a Real-Time, Real-World Streaming Workflow
Each of our panelists understands how to develop and implement a streaming workflow that… works. We’ll review the technologies used, challenges encountered and how they see the consumption of streamed content changing.
– Steve Gillmor, Head of Technical Media Strategy, Salesforce.com
– Anthony Romero, Product Marketing Manager, Ustream
– Paul Shen, CEO, TVU Networks
– Will Tran, Reporter, KRON 4 San Francisco
– Eric T. Brandt, President/CEO, Destination Media Solutions
– Adam Drescher, Partner, SuiteSpot.tv
Moderator: Cristina Clapp, Editor, Video Edge



1:00 p.m. The Evolution of News Reporting: Integrating New Technologies
As news formats continue to develop, we’ll look at how broadcasters are implementing new technologies, from social media to interactive components to user-generated content. We’ll consider our panelists’ observations and experience in adopting and adapting to new technologies in the newsroom and in the field, and how both professional technologies and user behavior is impacting how news crews do their job.
– Jim Louderback, Editorial Director at Vidcon, Brand Strategist at Wochit, Venture Partner at Social Starts
– Aaron Pero, News Director, KRON
– Laura Podolak, Senior Assignment Manager, Pac-12 Networks
– Henry Mulak, Content Producer & Assignment Editor, KNTV 11 San Jose
Moderator: Deborah McAdams, Executive Editor, TV Technology



2:00 p.m. Making Decisions About Cloud-Based Media Management
We ask our experts to consider the benefits (and drawbacks) of allocating resources across public, private and hybrid clouds. They’ll share what they are doing with cloud technologies, including their observations, experiences and interactions with cloud media technologies. We’ll explore their experiences with adopting cloud-based technologies, and the issue most often overlooked when deploying cloud technologies.
– Yaniv Ben-Soussan, Vice President, Product Management, VOS Platform, Harmonic
– Jon Landman, Vice President, Sales, Teradek
– Dave Hansen, Executive Director, Studio Operations and Facilities, KQED
Moderator: Deborah McAdams, Executive Editor, TV Technology



3:00 p.m. Going Live on Location: Event Streaming Expertise
Exploring the challenges of live streaming, this session will follow the processes of planning and producing event broadcasts.
– Nick Smith, Director of Media Technologies, JB&A
– Victor Doubrovine, Marketing, Epiphan Video
– Danny Skarka, General Manager | Director of Production, MediaOne Studios
– Geoffrey R. Nelson, Senior Director, Head of Production Operations, Yahoo Studios
– Colin Murray, Head of Production, Repertoire Productions
– Harvey Louie, Founder, Event Compression Group
Moderator: Cristina Clapp, Editor, Video Edge




The expo and conference are both free to attend and are designed to educate and inform professionals who produce, manage and deliver digital content.



Read the VideoEdge Live! Technology Preview from Video Edge magazine.



Need more information? Contact Cristina Clapp, cclapp@nbmedia.com




Top Exhibitors Will Be In Attendance





Who Should Attend?


  • Content creators for media and entertainment, broadcast, sports education, enterprise, and government
  • Digital media specialists
  • Web and mobile content developers and creators
  • VPs of technology
  • Advertising and marketing strategists
  • Directors, cinematographers and editors
  • Engineers
  • Enterprise technology professionals
  • Training and education directors
  • Web developers
  • Independent video producers