Twitter Keynote Announced IBC2013 Conference

The agenda setting IBC Conference is the premier forum for the exchange of ideas, advice and opinion on the challenges facing the industry. It features more than 300 inspirational speakers taking part in over 60 sessions, the most exhilarating of which are the Keynote sessions.

Keynote speakers, selected for their authority, relevance and strong opinions, provide strategic insights and techniques to improve business operations as they share their views on the issues driving the industry agenda through a wealth of experience and challenging perspectives.

Following the introduction at IBC2012 of the highly successful ‘In conversation with …..’ sessions, IBC2013 will provide two unique opportunities for delegates to exchange dialogue with Keynote speakers:

Thursday 12 September: Tony Wang, General Manager of Twitter, UK

Sunday 15 September: His Highness Prince Fahad bin Faisal Al Saud, Saudi Arabia

To view the session details, please view the conference programme at

The entire IBC2013 keynote programme brings an unrivalled opportunity to hear from internationally respected executives including:

“Next Wave of Technology”

Dr Andreas Bereczky, Executive Vice President of Technology & Production, ZDF Television, Germany

Gerdus van Eeden, Chief Technology Officer, Multichoice, South Africa

Olivier Huart , CEO, TDF Group, France

Peggy Johnson, Executive Vice President, Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. and President, Global Market Development, Qualcomm, United States

“Big Data – Broadcasting’s New Oil or Digital Exhaust?”

Andy Brown, Chairman, Kantar Media, UK

Michael Comish, Group Digital Officer, Tesco, UK

Bob Harris, CTO, Channel 4, UK

Werner Vogels, CTO & VP, Amazon, USA

“Digitisation, Disruption and Growth: Spotlight on India’s Booming Media and Entertainment Market”

Mr Saul Berman, Global Lead Partner Strategy & Transformation, IBM Global Business Services, Canada

Mr Rajesh Kamat, CEO, CA Media, India

Mr Harit Nagpal, MD & CEO, Tata Sky, India

Man Jit Singh, CEO, Sony Entertainment Network (Multi Screen Media Private Ltd), India

Mr Mohinder Walia, Managing Director, Golden Bird Entertainment Private Limited, India

The IBC2013 Conference sets the agenda for 2013 and beyond, covering the hottest topics affecting the industry including the Impact of the Internet on traditional broadcasting; Multiplatform Commissioning; the Power of Big Data and Industry Standards and how they affect Production.

Conference delegates networking with influential thought-leaders in the international media and entertainment arena are afforded an unparalleled opportunity to assess cutting-edge ideas, game-changing global business trends, growth strategies and technological innovations.

The IBC2013 Conference offers understanding of how underlying business models will change as the result of new technologies and helps identify the possible disruptors to business in learning how to harness their promise.

Further information, including full biographies for all speakers involved in the IBC2013 Conference can be found at To register now and receive early bird discounts across all conference pass types visit

About IBC

IBC is the premier annual event for professionals engaged in the creation, management and delivery of entertainment and news content worldwide.

IBC2013 Dates

Conference 12 – 17 September 2013 Exhibition 13 – 17 September 2013

Additional Information

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