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Microsoft Industry Digital Forum

June 10, 2020 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM PST

Microsoft Industry Digital Forum

Join us for a discussion exploring the current challenge and permanently transformed business environment

Our world is facing an unprecedented pandemic that is changing everything about our communities, industries, businesses, and even how we live and work. Join Microsoft for a webinar where we will explore the current Media and Entertainment economic environment in light of COVID-19 and more importantly how to drive changes beyond the crisis.

During this webinar, we will: 

  • Share our perspectives on the impact of COVID-19 in the Media and Entertainment industry.
  • Discuss how Microsoft and our partners are working together to help you mitigate and prepare for the business transformation after the crisis.
  • Offer you a live Q&A opportunity to ask questions and explore best practices, learn about key industry solutions that can assist with your immediate priorities and needs.


*If you are unavailable to join us for the morning session, please click here to register for the evening session.


Speakers



Moderator
Bob De Haven, General Manager, Media & Communications Industry, Microsoft Corporation

As the head of the Microsoft’s worldwide Media and Communications industry, Bob De Haven identifies the industry trends and opportunities, leads the development and execution of Microsoft’s multi-year growth and compete strategy, as well as the go-to-market investments and helping customers in their digital transformation journeys.
 


Special Guest
Mark Borao, Partner, PwC

Mark is a partner with over 20 years of digital technology and finance, distribution, and marketing transformation experience leading the convergence between Media & Entertainment and Technology. He has lead a number of industry’s leading transactions from large studios, to media networks, theme parks, to helping major media brands with their OTT acquisitions, integrations, and launches. Mark is a specialist in use of strategic technology and use of advanced technologies including Machine Learning and AI for helping technology and media & entertainments decrease costs, increase revenue, and reduce risk. Mark is a senior partner in PwC’s Global Technology, Entertainment and Media practice.
 


Special Guest
CJ Bangah, Principal, PwC

CJ has 15+ years experience leading projects with clients in the technology and media industries. She is a member of the PwC Entertainment and Media Outlook editorial board, which drives thought leadership and research on key industry trends, including global digital and traditional ad spend projections. CJ is a regular contributor to PwC’s Consumer Intelligence Series, which focuses on emerging research around shifting consumer behavior.
 


Special Guest
Brady Woods, Vice President, Global Account Management, Technicolor

Brady Woods has over 15 years of experience in the entertainment industry, with a focus in production and post production. She started her career at Sony Pictures in theatrical post production, and has spent the last 10 years at Technicolor in various business development roles. She is currently Vice President of Global Account Management, with a focus on streaming services. She works across the different teams within Technicolor to globally align technical strategy, intricate workflows, and content creator needs, so Technicolor can continue to provide cutting edge solutions.
 
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