Jean-Luc Affaticati, DigitArena, CEO and Co-Founder

Jean-Luc holds an engineering degree in computer science (Ecole Centrale de Lyon; 1986) and a Master’s degree in Artificial Intelligence (Supelec; 1989). For the past 20 years, Jean-Luc has served in the broadcast industry, holding technical and management positions in sales, marketing and business development in Switzerland, EMEA and worldwide. Throughout his career, Jean-Luc has […]

Paul Childerhouse, Pioneer Digital, Managing Director

With over 20 years’ experience Paul is a true leader and innovator in the field of digital communications and the best way to make an impact within multiple market sectors. The sports world has been a key focus with Paul devising innovative ways of using audio and visual methods to bring data to life, contributing […]

Ben Davison, Avid, Senior Solutions Specialist

Ben Davison is a Senior Solutions Specialist at Avid focusing on the sports industry. Ben has a myriad of knowledge from across the industry, from working on prestigious sporting events like the Americas Cup and the London Olympics, to the pressures of delivering live Premier league football coverage across the world.

Dave Elliott, Holovis, Enterprise Business Development Manager

Dave has been at the cutting edge of the media world throughout his career – from working alongside prestigious brands including Disney, Unilever, Ford, Sky and De Beers, driving campaigns both in the UK and Australia, to enhancing communications through the development of Augmented Reality for marketing, training, visualisation and production. Within his current role […]

Tim Felstead, SAM, Head of Product Marketing

Tim Felstead (BSc, MSc, MBA, MCIM) is the Head of Product Marketing for SAM and offers a deep understanding of the media business, its technology, markets and processes. During a 25-year career Tim has worked in many areas of the technology side of our industry including Software Engineering, Product Management, Sales Management and Marketing Management. […]

Philip Johnson, Populous, Senior Principal

A Senior Principal within the global architecture and design firm, Populous, Philip Johnson has an analytical approach to architecture which enables him to deliver innovative and creative solutions for any design challenge. A versatile and skilled designer, he has a particular interest in the cultural significance of sports and entertainment buildings, how venues evolve, and […]

Bob Kronman, Kronman Associates, Director

Bob Kronman has worked in the arts, entertainment and technology industry for nearly 30 years. Starting his career in theatre, he soon developed a passion for visual arts and technology. Headhunted as an expert consultant for clients, and working with leading manufacturers, Bob felt the industry lacked truly independent advice that was not  focused around […]

Florian Rotberg, Invidis Consulting, Founder and Managing Director

Florian Rotberg is founder and managing director of invidis consulting. His Munich-based consulting firm advises fortune 500 clients across EMEA in digital signage, digital media and retail analytics concepts since 2006. Florian and his team also organise the global conference series Digital Signage Summit (DSS) in a joint venture with ISE.

Will Waters, NewTek, Director of Professional Services, Workflow Engineering

Will Waters is Director of Professional Services at NewTek. He has over 15 years of experience in video systems design and provides production, consultation, and training for clients all over the world. Will first became aware of the special needs required in live events, as a live sound mix engineer. Will has lived multiple lives […]

Samuel Westberg, LiveLike, Sales Director EMEA

Samuel Westberg is one of the original members of LiveLike and Director of Sales EMEA. In just a year, LiveLike has partnered with major broadcasters like Fox Sports, Sky Sports (British Premier League games), Sky Germany and BT, and on events such as the Clasico and Roland-Garros, to broadcast major sporting events in VR. After graduating from the Techstars’ […]