OTT Days in New York brings together some of the brightest minds in the industry, providing attendees with unparalleled insights into the technology and business opportunities of the OTT ecosystem.
Senior VP of Insights at Horowitz Research
Adriana Waterston is Senior Vice President of Insights and Strategy at Horowitz Research.
Adriana is a research junkie with a flair for finding the story behind the statistics, teasing the meaning out of the measurement, and revealing the faces behind the facts. A seasoned quantitative and qualitative market researcher with expertise on consumers and their attitudes towards their media tools, Adriana has moderated hundreds of groups and conducted in-home ethnographic research on a bevy of topics ranging from advertising and marketing effectiveness; media and entertainment consumption; unmet needs in technology and media; pricing and packaging; travel; customer service satisfaction; lifestyles and family dynamics; and brand/corporate image.
CHIEF STRATEGY OFFICER
Hans co-founded 24i Media in 2009 with Martijn Van Horssen, CEO at 24i Media. Since then, Hans has taken responsibility for the company's strategy and growth as its Chief Strategy Officer. Recognized and rewarded with Deloitte's Fast 50 Rising Star as an innovative and disruptive media technology startup, 24i is an industry-leading global Internet TV app developer with award-winning technology that helps customers develop and deploy apps faster and more efficiently on all devices, screens and platforms.
DIRECTOR PRODUCT MANAGEMENT AT COMCAST
David Browne has over 20 years of media technology experience working with global corporations in various capacities including Program & Product management, software development and professional services consulting. He is an industry specialist in direct-to-consumer OTT, TV-E and digital media delivery. He is currently Director of Product Management for Comcast Technology Solutions.
US GENERAL MANAGER AT FINCONS
Greg holds a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from Minnesota State University and a Master of Science in Software Design and Development from the University of St. Thomas in St Paul, Minnesota.
Early in his career he was recognized for leadership and was promptly raised into senior management. He has been a general manager of two $100 million engineering firms, lead a strategy consulting division at a big four consulting firm, as well as an entrepreneur with two California based start-ups. In the years, he has acquired a broad skill set ranging from engineering, consulting, sales and business management. .
VP SALES AT CLEENG
Sal is an executive SaaS sales leader with a passion for building and scaling OTT platforms. He’s been working in the live events & OTT industry for the past 7 years with extensive knowledge about everything live and OTT. From Production to streaming to PPV services, he's well versed in helping customers get the best ROI from their OTT platforms.
His expertise includes: digital media strategy and monetization, business development, strategic partnerships, video, mobile, social media, live events, e-commerce, and staff development. In his current role as Vice President of Sales for Cleeng – the leading ecommerce platform for content owners wishing to monetize their live and on-demand programming, Sal leads a team responsible for generating new business and revenue in the Americas across Entertainment, Sports, and Media.
US EVP at Contentwise
Mike leads all our Moviri Group’s businesses in the Americas region. An experienced executive in the software industry, Mike joined Moviri from strategic partner BMC Software, where he was Area Vice-President of the NY-Metro area. Before that he spent five years at Computer Associates where he held several key positions including Vice President of Sales operations. Mike is an energetic, no-nonsense executive that has also proven his value in helping small companies in their growth stage. He led global sales at GridApp, a US-based database automation company, growing the business until it was acquired by BMC in 2010. Married and a father of two, Mike lives on Long Island and is based in Moviri New York’s office.