Avid’s cloud customers share their stories at NAB 2022
At NAB Show 2022, Sinclair Broadcast CTO Mike Kralec and Josh Limor, Paramount Global head of global production technology, will join Avid for fireside chats on Sunday 24 April and Monday 25 April where they’ll share their breakthrough cloud journeys. The sessions will take place in the NAB Create Inspiration Zone (C5646) in the Central Hall and are open to anyone with an exhibition pass.
Sunday 24 April 15:15-15:45
Cloud Production Reality and Futures
Mike Kralec, SVP and chief technology officer, Sinclair Broadcast Group and Kevin Riley, chief technology officer, Avid
Kralec and Thompson will discuss news workflows possible in the cloud today and how Sinclair’s experience and leadership in this area is informing the go-forward thinking for the industry. Kralec will give his perspective on news workflows, security, IP contribution, aggregation and management, editing, playout and distribution focused on what is possible now and what to expect in the future. The session will also look at what to consider when migrating a workflow to the cloud and what the key factors are that can help inform a media company’s decision-making when it comes to moving to the cloud.
Monday 25 April 25 13:00-13:30
Paramount Global’s Cloud-First Mindset: Transforming Video Content Production
Paramount Global’s Josh Limor, VP, head of global production technology with Avid’s Craig Dwyer, VP of global cloud & SaaS
Dwyer and Limor will explore Paramount’s cloud-first mindset. Paramount is transforming production operations in the cloud with rapidly scalable resources available to teams consisting of hundreds of contributors, editors and producers around the world who collaborate daily on shows, promos and ‘tentpole’ global events such as the MTV Europe Music Awards. The session will cover how Paramount Global is breaking new ground in the centralisation of resources and infrastructure management, video editing in the cloud, shared storage, team collaboration and remote editing workflows.