EMERYVILLE, Calif., Jan. 2, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- MobiTV, a global leader in enabling the delivery of live and on-demand TV everywhere, announced today that Chief Strategy Officer Rick Herman will speak on the intersection of content, social interaction and video platforms at the Digital Hollywood conference at the 2014 International Consumer Electronics Show (CES). Digital Hollywood is considered one of the leading entertainment and technology trade conferences in the country, drawing more than 15,000 top executives in the film, television, music, home video, cable, telecommunications and computer industries.
Panel Title: 2nd Screen - Social Television - The Merger of Content, Social Interaction and the Video Platforms
Date and Time:Monday, Jan. 6, 2014 from 4:00 – 5:00 p.m. PT
Location:Las Vegas Convention Center, Las Vegas
A 12-year industry veteran, Herman will lend his experience in delivering live and on-demand video across multiple screens and devices to a panel discussion aimed at forecasting how second screen devices, combined with customized content and interactive apps, will continue to spur the evolution of TV viewing and drive consumer engagement on social networks. Herman will also discuss how social interaction with digital content enhances the TV Everywhere experience and offers unique opportunities to monetize the second screen via advertising and through existing social networks. In addition, he will offer MobiTV's valuable insight on why providing consumers with seamlessly personalized entertainment experiences across multiple users and devices will empower service providers to enable greater second screen interactions, thus generating additional revenue.
If interested in learning more about the Digital Hollywood conference at the 2014 International CES, visit http://www.digitalhollywood.com/CES2014.html. For more information on MobiTV, visit www.mobitv.com.
About Rick Herman
Rick Herman serves as chief strategy officer of MobiTV, Inc. He drives strategic planning and execution to grow the footprint of MobiTV's end-to-end managed service platform. Herman identifies and evaluates strategic relationships, and manages the execution of alliances, partnerships and agreements to support a global corporate vision. He also supervises business development efforts and oversees content/programming and marketing/PR programs.
An industry veteran, Herman previously served as senior vice president of business and legal affairs of Sony Online Entertainment (SOE) in San Diego. He was responsible for the strategic transactions related to content acquisition, distribution and development worldwide. Prior to his role at SOE, Herman served as associate general counsel of At Home Corporation (Excite@Home). He managed and supervised the negotiation and structure of the company's significant commercial transactions, including mergers, acquisitions, and strategic alliances, with a particular emphasis on media, entertainment and cable/carrier matters.
MobiTV is a global leader in delivering live and on-demand video to any screen, connecting media reliably and securely anytime, anywhere, on any device. The company's end-to-end platform delivers a true TV everywhere experience that helps service providers reduce time to market and control costs associated with the deployment and operation of high concurrency, multiple platform services. MobiTV's connected media solutions solve the complexity of delivering video across networks, operating systems and devices while managing associated rights. The company efficiently optimizes for network conditions to deliver multiscreen media services that center on empowering the viewer. MobiTV's connected media solutions are tailored for IPTV operators, as well as mobile TV and over-the-top customers including AT&T, Deutsche Telekom, Sprint, T-Mobile, TELUS, US Cellular, and Verizon among others.
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