Date: 2/25/2021

Details:

High-quality content capture requires starting with the distribution method in mind. We’ll look at considerations for designing the right interface as well as the sizing and layout of videos for display and streaming. Plus, ways to overcome challenges when the content already exists and must be adapted across multiple screens.

Learn more about the Content Distribution & Media Power Hour series.

Panelists:

Jason King
Manager, Audio Visual Operations, Global
WeWork

  • Jason has over 15 years' experience in AV technology and is now the Senior Audio-Visual Specialist at WeWork.
  • The role has responsibility for managing, supporting and delivering AV technology across EMEA, Israel and Australia.
  • Jason also advises WeWork on best practises in audio visual integration, design, and development.
  • His is an active member of AV Cultural forum, Triumph Owners motorcycle club and thebikeshed.cc 

Marc Risby
CTO
Boxer

  • Marc Risby has worked in the broadcast and post-production markets for over 25 years. 
  • Spanning a number of major technological shifts, Marc’s career began as analogue became digital video.  
  • As the industry evolved from discreet hardware to open-platform computing and file-based systems, Marc has played a key role working directly with customers to provide bespoke solutions to complex workflow problems.
  • Currently working in IP Video, Media Streaming, Data Storage, Cloud, AI and Transcoding technologies Marc has an incredible breadth of knowledge of video applications and related technologies.
  • He has successfully managed a variety of projects for major customers including the BBC, Thomson Reuters, ITV, ITN, Arqiva and the Discovery Channel.
  • As CTO of Boxer, Marc works with international vendors from start ups to enterprise in both a sales and technical capacity, helping shape development of new and existing products for the UK and European markets.

Michael Wohlitz
Senior Vice President of Design Enablement  
Freeman

  • Michael Wohlitz, Senior Vice President of Design Enablement at Freeman, specializes in the technical and strategic development and deployment of solutions for the television, live event, corporate staging and exhibit markets.  
  • Since joining Freeman, Michael deploys his 25 years of experience in AV and lighting, and rigging applications to serve as a multidiscipline solution provider for Freeman’s television, trade show and corporate clients.  
  • Michael has worked on some of the world largest televised events including the Olympics, NFL, MLB, ESPN, USA, NBC, FOX, CNN, Nickelodeon, OWN, the Oprah Winfrey show and more.

Charles Heureaux
Instructional Designer, Content Creation 
AVIXA

  • Charles works very closely with the education and marketing teams at AVIXA, creating graphics and digital video content that fosters amazing learning experiences. 
  • Charles is a huge movie buff, missing his weekly trips to the theater but still able to binge-watching various streaming services. 
  • After graduating from Full Sail University in 2011 with a degree in Business & Film, Charles focused his career creating digital content all over the country for various industries from Hollywood (Dark Water in theaters & Belle’s on TVOne) to finance/investment (FINRA). 
  • Creating content for different industries has helped Charles understand the impact distribution has on content creation.

Moderator:

Deborah Jones, MBA, CTS
Audio Visual/Information Technology Sales Manager
QEII Live, Queen Elizabeth II Centre

  • Deborah Jones is currently AV/IT sales at the Queen Elizabeth II Centre, planning and managing the technical aspects of the Centre’s client portfolio. 
  • Previously she worked for the commercial arm of a charity organisation, The Chartered Institute of Environmental Health, where she established an events unit, organising conferences, selling exhibition space, seminars, awards ceremonies and gala dinners and ran their publications, commissioning, editing, publishing and selling their book list.