The COVID-19 pandemic of 2020 has had an immense effect on the global economy, technology, and the way that people live their day-to-day lives. One of the many effects of the pandemic was the cancellation of one of the streaming industry's largest events: NAB Las Vegas. Bitmovin and a handful of its partners organized a virtual experience filled with content as a replacement.
The Bitmovin LIVE event series kicked off with a webinar moderated by Variety that featured EY, Nielsen, and Verizon Media as panelists to answer the following questions with global data and actionable steps you need to take to succeed:
- How are digital platforms rising to the challenge of growing demands of global shelter-in-place directives?
- Are technology capabilities meeting the consumer needs?
In the webinar, the panel discussed how the streaming industry is changing as a result of global quarantines. This includes changes in viewer behavior (Nielsen), Industry & Market Dynamics (EY), how the content distribution model is changing (Verizon Media), and the back-end technological implications of all of the changes (Bitmovin).
The webinar was moderated by Todd Spangler from Variety, and featured:
|Iván Markman||Brian Fuhrer||Janet Balis||Stefan Lederer|
|Verizon Media, Chief Business Officer||Nielsen, SVP Product Strategy||EY, Global Advisory Leader for Media & Entertainment||Bitmovin, CEO|
This webinar is one of the Top 10 2020 Bitmovin's webinars. Take a peek in the full list here.