The speakers at the Asia Video Summit 2018 are experts in our industry.
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Cathy Yang, Anchor & Managing Editor, ABS-CBN
Cathy Yang boasts an extensive broadcast career during which she has garnered global recognition for her work as a global financial journalist. After 15 years of covering the world’s biggest financial stories from Tokyo and Hong Kong, working for CCTV, Reuters and Bloomberg, she is now an Anchor-Managing Editor at ABS-CBN News Channel (ANC). Considered one of the network’s icons, she hosts “Market Edge”, “Business Nightly”, and “The Boss”, focusing on the most important financial news, economic stories and talking to the movers and shakers of business.
Vijay Subramaniam, Director & Head of Content, Amazon Prime Video
Sunil Yadav, President, Amplifi Asia Pacific (Dentsu Aegis)
CK Lee, Vice President & Chief of Sports, Astro
As Astro’s Chief of Sports, CK Lee leads Astro’s venture into all sports including esports with eGG Network, a dedicated esports channel, currently available in eight ASEAN countries. eGG Network has built the capabilities to distribute esports content via linear and OTT platforms; and produce original content and live esports tournaments in partnership with esports games companies and sponsors.
Mike Kerr, Managing Director, Asia, beIN Asia Pacific
As Managing Director, Mike works closely with the beIN Media Group’s global leadership team to realise its mission of redefining the sports and entertainment experience for fans in Asia and ANZ. With extensive experience in media, sales and sports marketing, Mike is tasked with shaping beIN’s business model and operations in the region while identifying new customer experiences and revenue opportunities.
David Tyler, Board Member, Fortis Sports
John Kotsaftis, Executive Vice President, Digital & FOX+, FOX Networks Group
Mike Rich, EVP, Advertising Sales & Content Partnerships, FOX Networks Group Asia
Currently EVP of Ad Sales & Content Partnerships for Fox Newtorks Group in Asia & Middle East. Mike is responsible for leading a 250 strong team, delivering communication solutions for Fox’s brand clients across APAC & Middle East. Prior to Fox, Mike held senior positions spanning 17 years at the 2 largest global media agency grous, Groupm & Publicis.
Alfred Xie, Chief Marketing Officer, Future TV
Alfred Xie holds a Bachelor and Master of Mathematics from Peking University, and an MBA from Tsinghua University SEM & MIT Sloan School. He has extensive experience in enterprise management, cloud computing and video technology. Having unique insights into the development of advanced network technologies and video services, in 2015, he started working for Future TV as the Chief Marketing Officer and has been responsible for the company's marketing management.
Peter Bithos, Chief Executive Officer, HOOQ
Nick Burfitt, Managing Director, APAC, Kantar Media
Nick is Managing Director for Kantar Media in APAC. His remit is to oversee all Kantar Media media measurement activities in the region ensuring that existing clients are well served and that new opportunities are developed. This includes existing Kantar Media TV measurement services in Philippines, Malaysia and Singapore as well as joint ventures in Vietnam, Cambodia and Hong Kong. Prior to that, he was Global Director for Audience Targeting within Kantar Media Audiences with overall responsibility for the ongoing development and management of Kantar Media Return Path Data (RPD) services.
Datuk Kamal Khalid, Group Managing Director, Media Prima Berhad
James Miner, Chief Executive Officer, MinerLabs & Video Assure
James Miner is CEO at MinerLabs and Video Assure. A digital pioneer, he led teams in Asia, Silicon Valley, and Silicon Alley. James held leadership roles at Prodigy, About.com, Y&R, GroupM, Scient, ESPN STAR Sports, and Fox Sports Asia. James is a member of SGTECH, and a former committee chairman at IAB Asia and The 4As Singapore. His team won Silver at SITF/SGTECH Awards 2017, and APICTA Awards Gold 2017.
Michael Rogers, Executive Director Research, Asia Pacific, Sony Pictures Television
Michael Rogers, Executive Director, Research, Asia Pacific. Responsibilities include Landscape, Strategic and Consumer Behaviour Research supporting Sony Picture Television’s regional Movie and Television content licensing and production businesses. Michael’s prior experience takes in spells at both Disney and NBCUniversal in London before relocating to Hong Kong 5 years ago. He is also Co-Chair of the AVIA Research Committee.
Anna Lockwood, Head of Market Development, Telstra Broadcast Services
Anna Lockwood is an experienced media industry executive specialising in sports and broadcast consulting, and is currently the Head of Market Development at Telstra Broadcast Services. Anna has had previous global leadership roles in London, Singapore and Boston, and now works at Telstra at the convergence of the traditional broadcast industry and leading edge telecommunications and digital platforms.
SK Cheong, Executive Director & General Manager, TVB
Matthias Beyer, Director of Content, Southeast Asia, Twitch
Matthias Beyer is the Director of Content, Southeast Asia at Twitch, where he is responsible for network development in the Asia Pacific region. Prior to Twitch, Matthias led Danish-owned team, Meet Your Makers, to global championships and worked with Singaporean government bodies on educating youth about competitive game development. Matthias was also the CEO of Neolution E-Sport. Matthias is proficient in German, English, Thai, and French.
Hosi Simon, CEO Asia, VICE Media
Hosi Simon is the CEO of VICE Asia Pacific. He oversees growth, strategy, and operations across VICE Media’s quickly expanding business in APAC. Previously as Global General Manager in VICE’s Brooklyn HQ, Simon led VICE Digital globally across its owned and operated channels, publishing partnerships, as well as mobile and OTT platforms. Under Simon's purview, VICE has diversified to include a network of digital channels, a television and film production studio, a magazine, in-house creative services agencies, and an international television network, VICELAND.