Keynoting the program will be Vivian Schiller, Chief Digital Officer of NBC News, a former CEO of National Public Radio. Schiller will kick off the event with a fireside chat with Jason Pontin, Editor-in-Chief of the MIT's Technology Review.
The conference track on video journalism will include Stokes Young, executive producer for multimedia at MSNBC.com; Adam Singolda, CEO of video recommendation engine Taboola; Lippe Oosterhof, CEO of London's Livestation; and Zohar Dayan, CEO of the Tel Aviv-based Wibbitz.
The second track is about monetization of digital video will include Paul Kontonis, VP/Group Director, Brand Content, Digitas; Joy Marcus, former GM of Dailymotion USA, now venture partner with Draper Fisher Jurvetson/Gotham; Sorosh Tavakoli, CEO of London-based VideoPlaza; Anthony Risicato, GM VideoHub, and Eli Goodman, Media Evangelist, comScore.
About the Retreat
We will be producing a great deal of content from the event including both the sessions and one-on-one interviews with the participants. Due to production and bandwidth issues, we will not be streaming conference live. To keep up with the program, please follow us on Twitter @beet_tv and the event's hashtag is #beetretreat
Gracias to Our Sponsor Taboola!
Very pleased thata the Vieques conference is being sponsored by Taboola, the very cool New York/Tel Aviv-based company which drives video recommendatons for Bloomberg, CNN, Gannett, The New York Times, Reuters and Beet.TV. Many thanks to CEO Adam Singolda and his team for their continuing support.
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