OTTv Kenya 2018, the conference for TV/digital video executives in Africa, is scheduled for 5 September 2018 at the Golden Tulip in Westlands, Nairobi.
This first edition is being organised by Dveo Media. The focus of the conference is on growing potential of streaming video and digital video platforms in the TV ecosystem in Africa. It will explore the new opportunities for broadcasters, content producers, distributors and telecom operators.
Over 20 key executives of the TV ecosystem in Kenya and Africa will join as panelists, to discuss on the changing trends in TV and Video content consumption on multi-platforms and on how this will impact on the operators’ strategies to enhance this experience.
Some of the key speakers participating include Ryan Solovei, EVP, CEO – Kwese Play; Patrick Mungai, head of Regional Growth – Showmax; Danny Mucira, general manager – Digital and Bamba TV, Radio Africa Group; Paul Coogan, regional manager – Kwese Iflix; Russell Southwood, CEO – Balancing Act Africa; Harish Goyal, CEO – ZEE TV – Africa and Asia Pacific; Catherine Njari, senior manager TV and Media – Safaricom; Charles Mungai, chief digital – Kenya Broadcasting Corporation, Esther Mukima, head of Content VOD – VIUsasa; Monica Waceke – general manager – Kwese Free Sports; Racheal Matare, head of Programming – Kenya Broadcasting Corporation; Jinna Mutune – film director, producer, writer; Aisha Wanjiku, TV host Entertainment – M-Net, Githinji Njogu – CEO & co-founder of Angalia Media, Tamima Ibrahim, programme manager – Switch TV; Lucy Muthui – media consultant; Eric Omondi – comedian/YouTube sensation.
Commenting on the event Deepak Ramsurrun, CEO and director of Events, Dveo Media, said; “Dveo Media is thrilled to welcome the key executives of the Media Industry in Kenya and Africa for this first edition of OTTv Kenya, which will be exploring the future of TV and digital video in Africa. We are proud to welcome Africa Movie Channel (AMC) and Balancing Act Africa as the media partners for OTTv Kenya 2018.”
OTTv Kenya 2018 expects to welcome about 120 TV and video industry executives, including broadcasters, OTT/video streaming players, telco’s and OTT/satellite technology suppliers.