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'Leading Innovation And Change' At IBC Leaders' Summit

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This year’s IBC Leaders’ Summit is to be held on Thursday, 11 September, featuring 150 of the industry's most influential players.

Now in its fourth year, the invite-only IBC Leaders’ Summit will see industry leaders from across the globe fly to Amsterdam to take part in its sessions, which will focus on the the agenda of the mainstream IBC Conference,
This year the Summit will explore the topic of 'Leading Innovation and Change' with four sessions; 'Taking the Pulse', 'Embracing Change', 'The Impact of New Players', and 'Preparing for the Future'.
Writer and broadcaster Andrew Neil will host the session, which will feature research provided by Deloitte. The Summit will explore the following question: "how can big and successful electronic media and entertainment businesses maintain their competitive lead in a time of rapid innovation and accelerating change?"
The Summit will open with Mr Neil interviewing David Abraham, CEO at Channel 4.
Other speakers include:
• Ove Anebygd, Vice President and Head of Solution Area Media, Ericsson
• Nicholas Bry, SVO, Orange Innovation
• David Bush, Marketing Director, Sony Professional Solutions Europe
• Darren Childs, CEO, UKTV
• Ingrid Deltenre, Director General, EBU
• Niclas Ericson, Director of TV, FIFA
• Erik Huggers, Senior Vice President, Verizon Communications
• Michelle Munson, CEO and Co-founder, Aspera Inc
• Balan Nair, Executive Vice President and Chief Technology Officer, Liberty Global
• Jette Nygaard- Andersen, EVP and CEO Pay-TV, Nordics, Modern Times Group
• Just Spee, CEO, Endemol
"We have created something unique and powerful with the IBC Leaders’ Summit," said IBC Content Editor Graham Lovelace. "At its heart are insights from some of the most influential speakers in the industry supported by our exclusive research from Deloitte. We combine these together into a vibrant event that takes place strictly behind closed doors, allowing delegates to speak their minds, address the issues, and highlight their concerns in an open and inspiring environment. It truly is a collaborative event with engagement at all levels and we have seen some remarkable discussions take place at it over the years."

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