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Tuesday, June 09, 2009

Parks Associates’ Digital Den at ESCA to discuss innovations in digital content delivery and home entertainment

Parks Associates today announced the participants for the second-annual “Digital Den” at the Entertainment Supply Chain Academy (ESCA), June 23-24 at the Luxe Hotel in Los Angeles.

The Digital Den, June 24, 1:30-3:15 p.m., features an introduction from Blair Westlake, Corporate Vice President, Media & Entertainment Group, Microsoft, followed by a short presentation from Parks Associates’ President Stuart Sikes. The Digital Den, hosted by Parks Associates, includes presentations from innovative companies developing new content delivery, management, and access methods for entertainment at home:

  • Olivier Attia, CEO, Audionamix
  • Bryan T. Biniak, CEO, Jacked
  • Alex Castro, CEO and Co-Founder, Delve Networks
  • Brad Gleeson, SVP, Business Development, MOD Systems
  • Tyler Goldman, CEO, BuzzMeda
  • Jonathan Heller, Co-Founder and Co-CEO, Freewheel
  • Eric Morris, VP, Sales, Ooyala
  • Paulette Pantoja, Founder and CEO, BluFocus
  • James Segil, President, Edgecast
  • Russ Schafer, Senior Director, Product Marketing, Yahoo! Connected TV
  • Ron Yekutiel, Chairman and CEO, Kaltura
  • Yangbin Wang, Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Vobile

“The number of households worldwide subscribing to TV services will exceed 1.4 billion by 2013, “ said Stuart Sikes, President, Parks Associates. “This consumer base offers tremendous revenue opportunities for companies deploying innovative services such as local and Web content on the TV as well as place- and time-shifting solutions for different devices throughout the home.”

The Digital Den presentations will focus on the different models developed by companies looking to monetize and establish products and services for the emerging world of digital content delivery and home entertainment.

The fourth-annual ESCA is focused on "Maximizing Home Entertainment Sales & Profits in Turbulent Times." The ESCA hosts over 250 executives from the entertainment studios and has become the home entertainment industry’s annual business conference responsible for driving efficiencies in the delivery of physical and digital entertainment.

For information on attending or participating at ESCA or the Digital Den, please visit or

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Anonymous Zac said...

Sounds like an exciting conference, although i don't know if many people are in a position to be worrying about home entertainment, but innovations in the delivery of digital content are alway welcome.
Good post, keep up the good blogging!

4:02 AM  

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