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09/06/2017

IBC Leaders' Summit Announced

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IBC has unveiled details regarding this year's IBC2017 Leaders' Summit event.

The invitation-only event, in partnership with the City of Amsterdam and IBM Global Business Services, will this year focus on how businesses are transforming for the future.

Among the speakers named to explore the theme of 'Informing the Future' will be Carsten Schmidt, CEO, Sky Deutschland who will discuss the current and future face of the company's business. He will also provide an exclusive insight into Sky Deutschland's co-produced drama Babylon Berlin.

Wim Ponnet, Group Director Strategy and Commercial Development, EndemolShineGroup and Aksel Van der Wal, EVP Digital Ventures & Innovation, International, for Turner will also join the line-up to discuss 'How to Engage with Gen Z Audiences'.

Sponsored by Aspera, HGST, Prime Focus and Sony, the IBC Leaders' Summit brings together insights from influential speakers and facilitated networking, along with independent and exclusive research provided by IBC's research partner IBM GBS.

Daniel Toole, Executive Partner, Media and Entertainment Industry Leader, IBM GBS, said: "IBM provides the IBC Leaders' Summit with consumer insight, strategic business analysis and technology trends. We also bring unique research and qualitative analysis through the knowledge and personal experience gleaned from CEOs across the world, which will inform and inspire future technological and strategic developments."

This year's two-day event is held in Amsterdam on 14-15 September 2017.

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