TGE Panel: When Old Media and New Media collide

When Old Media and New Media collide.

Anita Awbi
  • By Anita Awbi
  • 27 Apr 2011
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Thursday 12th May 2011
Pavilion Theatre, Brighton Dome

12.00     When Old Media and New Media collide

Paul Lee, Global TMT Research Director, Deloitte
Paul Lee is responsible for technology, media and telecommunications (TMT) research at Deloitte, the largest private professional services organisation.  In this role Paul has authored over 60 TMT reports, including Deloitte's annual 'Predictions' series. Launched in 2010 in 58 countries, and generating over 3000 press hits, the 'Predictions' report covers a wide spectrum of industry trends, from linear television's longevity to 'green cement'.  Paul also developed Deloitte's Digital Index, which measures adoption of digital products and services on a quarterly basis, and as a writer has had over 30 columns published in the Financial Times, and has written five books, including 'Convergence Conversations' and 'Digital Dilemmas'.   Prior to working at Deloitte Research, Paul was a Director at Gartner Consulting, leading work in the communications sector.

, CEO & Chairman, FanFactory
Dana has been at the forefront of digital media and music since 1994 when she co-founded Clockwork, a Stockholm based multimedia and award winning agency which built the first interactive platforms online.  In May 1996 Dana co-founded Yahoo! Europe, built the Yahoo! Europe production team and rollout of 40 online services for the European local territories.  Dana then moved into Television in 2002 and managed the launch, programming, rebranding, and scheduling alignment of Sky Italia, MBC, ITV, where she was awarded the World Gold Promax award.  In 2005 Dana founded the label LostRecords, managed, produced artists and worldwide tours for artists such as Chris Stills, Paul Personne, Louis Bertignac and Youssou NDour, Mark Ford.   Dana is now Founder & CEO of FanFactory Ltd, a consumer-led generation and data mining platform. FanFactory helps industry sectors drive sales and gain valuable insight through accelerated customer growth, increasing brand engagement and repeat sales. Current client industries include media, sports, retail, such as AEG, The O2 Arena, Inter Milan, Rotana, FNAC.

Managing Director, Planet Rock
Jonathan joined the UK’s largest digital commercial station Planet Rock in June 2010. To date he has overseen a complete reimage of the station, 18% audience growth and over 50% increase in web usage.  Jonathan has been involved in commercial radio for almost thirty years, co-founding Hallett Arendt, the industry’s leading radio marketing and research agency in 1986. In the early 90's he acquired Radio Projects and formed USP Radio Projects, now leading broadcast talent agency and programme maker, USP Content. In 1995 he joined Reuters owned LBC as Commercial Director, before moving into radio format development and working as a consultant to a number of UK and Irish media companies. He project managed Xfm’s successful bid for their London licence and joined the board as launch director. Since then he has won, launched (and sometimes run) fifteen commercial FM radio stations across the UK and co-founded digital station NME Radio.

, Music Industry Author
Brian Southall worked as a journalist with Music Business Weekly, Melody Maker and Disc before joining A&M Records in 1973. He then moved to EMI Records, where during a 15 year career he worked in press, promotion, marketing and artist development before becoming Director of Corporate Communications for EMI Music Worldwide.   From 1989 he acted as a consultant to Warner Music International, the HMV Group and both the BPI (British Phonographic Industry) and IFPI (International Federation of the Phonographic Industry) while also working on the BRIT Awards and also writing a number of music radio documentaries.   He has written a number of music books including the Official History of Abbey Road Studios; the A-Z Of Record Labels; Northern Songs (the story of the The Beatles' music publishing empire); Pop Goes To Court; The Rise & Fall of EMI (an up-dated edition is due out this year) and most recently worked with Julian Lennon on a book about his father and the Beatles.

Dave Haynes, VP Business Development, SoundCloud
Dave Haynes is VP Business Development for SoundCloud, a cloud-based music platform that allows music creators and professionals to easily distribute, share and stream audio over the web. With over a decade’s experience in the music industry, Dave currently works at the forefront of the latest trends in digital music. As well as his work for SoundCloud, he is the organiser of the OpenMusicMedia and Music Hack Day events that take place across the world. This year he was listed as one of UK’s Young Music Entrepreneurs 2010 and is also a frequent speaker at various events from TEDxCardiff to SXSW in Austin.

CEO, AudioBoo
Mark Rock is the founder and CEO of Audioboo, the social sound sharing platform that launched in 2009 and counts The Guardian, BBC, Al Jazazza, Washington Post, Stephen Fry and many more amongst its committed users. With iPhone, Android and Nokia apps available, the service uploads high quality audio with pictures, titles, tags and location data. Previously, Mark was co-founder of PlayJam, the interactive TV games channel launched in 2001 on Sky & cable in the UK, TPs & Canal+ in France and Cablevision in the USA.

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