2 June 2022
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Welcome

Where Australia’s media industry meets

Meteoric investments in content creation, a sharp incline in digital consumption, and fundamental changes to the ways we access, share, and consume content – our global media environment is in the midst of significant overhaul.

Serious leaders in every dimension of the business of media must remain abreast of the shifts in consumer behaviour, leaps in technological innovation, and bold new policy directions that may prove consequential for the future of the industry.

The Business of Media Summit secures national and global speakers of unmatched quality and immense authority to advance this crucial dialogue.

Uniting leaders from across the media and entertainment sector, including advertising and digital stakeholders and content-creators, the Summit is an essential platform for responding to the change sweeping through the industry.

Why Attend

  • Your experience is at the heart of the Summit. Our audience is screened for seniority, so you’ll be networking with the media, entertainment, news and advertising minds shaping business.
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  • The Summit secures involvement of the highest calibre speakers from Australia and around the world. We have tools that make audience engagement seamless so you can ask the questions that matter.
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  • Every session is independently moderated to facilitate candid discussion and debate.
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  • We respect the seniority of our delegates by diving deeper into technical subject matter with a business-driven, outcomes focussed agenda.

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16 Leading Industry Speakers
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1 Powerful Day
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Executive Learning Agenda
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6 Keynotes
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200+ Executives
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5-Star Networking Environment
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Scott Dinsdale
Managing Director

Future Next
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Scott Dinsdale
Managing Director

Future Next
Scott has been a globally recognised leader in digital media and business transformation for over 25 years. In the c-suite he guided Bertelsmann, Merrill Lynch, Sony, and the Hollywood studios into the digital age. He co-founded iconic start-ups Computer Innovations, Data Broadcasting and Firstlook and, prior to founding strategy consultancy FutureNext, built Accenture’s Asia Pacific Media & Entertainment practice serving clients ranging from Cricket Australia, the Hong Kong Jockey Club, NewsCorp, New Zealand Rugby, Shanghai Media, Singtel, Tabcorp and Telstra to Alibaba, Google, Facebook and Rakuten. Now a resident of the bush of northern New South Wales, Scott is a Senior Fellow at The Annenberg Centre for the Digital Future and an All-Star Mentor with TechStars.
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Rod Sims
Chair

Australian Competition and Consumer Commission
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Rod Sims
Chair

Australian Competition and Consumer Commission
Rod Sims was appointed Chair of the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) in August 2011 for an initial five-year term, reappointed for a further three years in August 2016, and reappointed again for a further three years until July 2022, making him the longest serving Chair of the ACCC.

Rod has extensive business and public sector experience. Immediately prior to his appointment to the ACCC, he was the Chairman of the Independent Pricing and Regulatory Tribunal of New South Wales (IPART), Commissioner on the National Competition Council, Chairman of InfraCo Asia, Director of Ingeus Limited, and a member of the Research and Policy Council of the Committee for Economic Development of Australia. Rod was also a Director of Port Jackson Partners Limited, where he advised the CEOs and boards of some of Australia’s top 50 companies on commercial corporate strategy over many years. Rod relinquished all of these roles on becoming Chair of the ACCC.

Rod is also a past Chairman of the NSW Rail Infrastructure Corporation and the State Rail Authority and has been a director of a number of private sector companies. During the late 1980s and early 1990s, Rod worked as the Deputy Secretary in the Commonwealth Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet responsible for economic, infrastructure and social policy and the Cabinet Office. He also worked as Deputy Secretary in the Department of Transport and Communications. Between 1988 and 1990 Rod was the Economic Advisor to Australia’s Prime Minister.

Rod holds a first-class honours degree in commerce from the University of Melbourne and a Master of Economics from the Australian National University.
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Michael Miller
Executive Chairman

News Corp Australasia
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Michael Miller
Executive Chairman

News Corp Australasia
Michael Miller was appointed Executive Chairman Australasia of News Corp Australia in November 2015. He has over 25 years’ experience working in senior executive roles in the media industry, most recently as the CEO of APN News and Media (now HT&E).

Mr Miller was previously the Regional Director for News Limited in New South Wales, the Managing Director of Advertiser News Media in South Australia, and News Limited’s Group Marketing Director.

Mr Miller is currently the Chairman of the Premium Content Alliance and a Director of Foxtel.

Mr Miller is a former Director of News Limited, Fox Sports Australia, carsguide.com.au, Sky Network (NZ) Television Limited, The Committee for Sydney and Waratahs Rugby.
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Mark Thompson
Fmr, CEO The New York Times, Director General BBC
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Mark Thompson
Fmr, CEO The New York Times, Director General BBC
Mark Thompson stepped down as President & CEO at The New York Times Company in the summer of 2020 after an eight-year tenure in which the 170-year-old news brand was transformed into a digital powerhouse. Digital subscribers jumped to nearly 6 million, up from half a million when he joined, while digital revenues topped $450 million at the end of 2019. Mark’s appointment at The New York Times Company followed an eight-year term as Director General of the BBC. He is widely credited with expanding the BBC’s digital reach and overseeing development of the BBC iPlayer. He joined the BBC from Channel 4 where he was Chief Executive from 2002 to 2004. Before Channel 4 he held a series of senior posts at the BBC including Director of Television. His BBC career began as production trainee. He went on to edit several news programmes including The Nine O’clock News and Panorama before becoming Controller of BBC Two. His book, “Enough Said: What’s Gone Wrong with the Language of Politics?” was published in the UK and US in September 2016. He was educated at Stonyhurst College and Merton College Oxford.
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Kevin Mayer
Chairman of the Board DAZN Group, Fmr CEO TikTok & Chairman, Disney Direct-to-Consumer
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Kevin Mayer
Chairman of the Board DAZN Group, Fmr CEO TikTok & Chairman, Disney Direct-to-Consumer
Kevin Mayer is a former top executive at The Walt Disney Company overseeing its international Direct-to-Consumer business, which included global streaming platforms, Disney+, ESPN+, and Hulu. Mr. Mayer architected the development and successful rollout of Disney+ that today has over 100M subscribers. Prior to that role, Mr. Mayer served as Chief Strategy Officer for Disney, where he oversaw and executed major acquisitions, including Pixar, Marvel, Lucas Film, Bamtech, and 21st Century Fox. Most recently, Mr. Mayer served as CEO of TikTok and COO of its parent company, ByteDance--driving one of the greatest disruptions in social media history, helping steer the world’s fourth-largest social media platform with nearly 700M users. Mr. Mayer currently serves as Chairman of DAZN Group, a leading global streaming service for professional sports and entertainment. He is on the Board of the Forest Road Company and a Strategic Advisor to Forest Road Acquisition Corp., a special acquisition company, which recently announced a three-way merger to create the premier at-home connected fitness platform trading under the ticker, $BODY. Mr. Mayer is also an advisory board member at Salesforce and Access Industries.
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Beverley McGarvey
Chief Content Officer & EVP

ViacomCBS Australia & New Zealand
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Beverley McGarvey
Chief Content Officer & EVP

ViacomCBS Australia & New Zealand
With over 25 years’ experience in television internationally and in Australia, Beverley McGarvey was appointed Chief Content Officer and Executive Vice President of ViacomCBS Australia and New Zealand in March 2020. Beverley possesses vast experience as an Australian media business and creative leader. She is responsible for all content and creative activities related to the company’s networks and digital properties in Australia and New Zealand including 10, 10 Peach, 10 Bold, 10 Shake, 10 Play, 10 Speaks, MTV, Nickelodeon, Comedy Central and Paramount+. Beverley started her career in the creative team at UTV in Belfast before working in programming and production at TV3 Ireland and at ITV’s Meridian Television in England. She later joined TV3 New Zealand, where she was Director of Programming for several years. Before she was appointed Chief Content Officer and Executive Vice President, Beverley had been Chief Content Officer at Network 10 since 2016 and Chief Programming Officer since 2012, after joining the company as Head of Programming in 2006. Since joining Network 10, Beverley has been responsible for the successful launch of many franchise series, including MasterChef Australia, Have You Been Paying Attention?, Gogglebox Australia, Australian Survivor, The Masked Singer Australia, I’m A Celebrity…Get Me Out of Here!, The Living Room, Ambulance Australia, Hughesy, We Have a Problem, The Project, The Bachelor Australia, The Bachelorette Australia and Bachelor In Paradise. With a strong and successful catalogue of Australian produced drama, under the direction of Beverley, the network has also launched successful drama series including Offspring, The Wrong Girl, Five Bedrooms, My Life Is Murder and, most recently, The Secrets She Keeps.
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Patrick Delany
Chief Executive Officer

Foxtel Group
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Patrick Delany
Chief Executive Officer

Foxtel Group
Patrick is the Chief Executive Officer of the Foxtel Group which has interests that extend from the traditional Foxtel business to advertising, sports production, entertainment creation and new streaming businesses. He was appointed to the role in January 2018 following his successful tenure as Chief Executive Officer of Fox Sports.

Since Patrick became Chief Executive Officer, the Foxtel Group has grown rapidly in streaming with the launch of Kayo Sports in late 2018 and the arrival of the highly anticipated entertainment streaming service, BINGE, in May 2020.

Previously at Fox Sports, Patrick oversaw an extensive program of renewal and invigoration, including the rebranding of Fox Sports and the introduction of weekly entertainment shows that cemented the company’s reputation as the unrivalled home of sports and game-changing broadcast innovations.

In 2005, Patrick was appointed Executive Director of Content, Product and Delivery at Foxtel and was responsible for introducing a string of product and service innovations including Foxtel iQ, Mobile Foxtel, Foxtel On Demand and Ultra HD. In 2002, as Director of Digital, he lead the rebirth and reinvigoration of Foxtel as a digital product and reshaping its consumer proposition.

Patrick’s career in television began in 1998, at Southern Star Entertainment as Head of Non-Drama, before taking on the role of Chief Executive Officer, XYZ - the channel creation and production business - in 2000. At XYZ, Patrick successfully revitalised and relaunched the Lifestyle Channel, Channel [V], Music Max and The Weather Channel for the Foxtel and Austar platforms.
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Kylie Watson-Wheeler
SVP & Managing Director

The Walt Disney Company
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Kylie Watson-Wheeler
SVP & Managing Director

The Walt Disney Company
Kylie Watson-Wheeler is the Senior Vice President & Managing Director, of The Walt Disney Company Australia and New Zealand. Kylie is responsible for The Walt Disney Company in Australia and New Zealand across Film, TV, Digital, Home Entertainment, content distribution and streaming services. She manages a portfolio of content and products across Disney, Pixar, Marvel, Star Wars, ESPN, ABC Studios (US), 20th Century Fox and National Geographic. Kylie has 17 years of entertainment industry experience and has led multiple areas of business across The Walt Disney Company including content, marketing, sales, consumer products and theatrical distribution. She has also held responsibility for the Publishing business across the region including India, South East Asia and Korea. Before joining Disney, Kylie was the Director of Advertising and Brand management for Hallmark Cards Inc., based in Kansas City, USA, where she oversaw and managed the marketing function for Hallmark’s US$4 billion business. Prior to moving to the US, Kylie was Hallmark Australia’s Marketing Manager. Kylie also has held various marketing positions at Coca-Cola Amatil and Penguin Books. Kylie is also the President of The Western Bulldogs (AFL Club). In addition she is a Board Member of Mentone Grammar School and the Motion Pictures Distribution Association of Australia (MPDAA). She holds directorships for the following entities: The Walt Disney Company (Australia) Pty Ltd Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment South Pacific Pty Ltd Twenty-First Century Fox Film Distributors Pty Ltd Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation (Australia) Pty Ltd The Walt Disney Company (New Zealand) Ltd She is based in Melbourne and has two teenage children.
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Michelle Guthrie


Chair Mighty Kingdom

Director Starhub Catapult
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Michelle Guthrie


Chair Mighty Kingdom

Director Starhub Catapult
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Jason Pellegrino
Managing Director

Domain
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Jason Pellegrino
Managing Director

Domain
Jason joined Domain as Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer in August 2018. He was previously Google’s Managing Director Australia and New Zealand and a member of the Asia-Pacific regional leadership team. Jason joined Google in 2008 and held leadership positions including Managing Director of Asia-Pacific Sales Operations & Strategy; Sales Director, Australia; and Head of Sales and Operations and Strategy for Google’s Australia & New Zealand business.
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Brett Armstrong
General Manager, Global Business Solutions

TikTok ANZ
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Brett Armstrong
General Manager, Global Business Solutions

TikTok ANZ
Brett Armstrong is the General Manager, Global Business solutions for TikTok Australia. As the country leader, he oversees all aspects of the commercial business, including brand partnerships, client solutions, business marketing and sales operations. Brett brings with him a strong track record of driving impactful business results in entrepreneurial environments, with 20 years' combined experience working in multinational consultancies, financial institutions, and most recently for eight years at Google. As an early member of Google AUNZ, Brett held a senior leadership role of Country Manager for New Zealand and Head of Media Agencies AUNZ.
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Jens Monsees
Fmr Chief Executive Officer

WPP AUNZ
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Jens Monsees
Fmr Chief Executive Officer

WPP AUNZ
Jens is an experienced digital leader and entrepreneur with a global track record for growth by driving digital transformation, structural turnarounds, platform economy and strategy across a range of businesses and industries. Prior to being appointed Managing Director and CEO of WPP AUNZ, Jens was Chief Digital Officer and Senior Vice President Digital Strategy at BMW Group, headquartered in Munich, where he defined and implemented the global digital transformation program that reshaped the BMW Group from an auto manufacturer into a data-driven, mobility tech company. Jens has held a range of senior executive positions with global companies, including Global CEO, Digital Marketing at Arvato AG (part of the Bertelsmann Group), Global Innovation Manager for the BMW Group and Global Brand Manager for MINI and several roles with Google where he was Director of Branding for Automotive, Retail, FMCG and Health Care as well as International Industry Leader Automotive. His start-up experience, as well as his business-, product- and tech-know-how includes roles at Mondelez, Colgate Palmolive and Schwarzkopf & Henkel. Jens holds advisory and board seats with the international digital and e-commerce start-up Azoya, Nunatak Transformation Strategy Consulting, Advertising Council Australia and Design AI.
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Leisa Bacon
Director of Audiences

Australian Broadcasting Corporation
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Leisa Bacon
Director of Audiences

Australian Broadcasting Corporation
With over 25 years’ of blue chip strategy, digital and marketing experience, Leisa is passionate about ensuring audiences are at the heart of all business decisions. Leisa has a strong track record in leading teams and developing a vision anchored in a deep understanding of the customer. She applies this experience to her current role as Director of Audiences for the ABC, where the team work closely with content makers to implement the ABC strategy and help audiences discover great Australian content, across the whole of the ABC’s operations. The ABC Audiences division, is made up of the following teams - marketing, internal creative and media, social strategy, enterprise design, audience planning & support and audience data & insights. Leisa is a brand and experience (Cx) evangelist, who prides herself on always putting customers at the heart of key decisions. Leisa has previously worked for large, generally global organisations at a Director level, from P&G to the Coca-Cola Company, and has led some of Australia’s largest new product launches and marketing campaigns.
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Lizzie Young
Managing Director - Group Marketing & Local Markets

Nine
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Lizzie Young
Managing Director - Group Marketing & Local Markets

Nine
Lizzie Young joined Nine in 2010 and was appointed Managing Director – Group Marketing and Local Markets in 2020. Prior to her appointment she held various roles at Nine, including Managing Director – Commercial Partnerships, Group Content Strategy Director and Director of Powered. Lizzie has executive responsibility for all marketing activity across the Nine group, is responsible for managing key commercial partnerships and leads Nine’s team of state based Managing Directors. In addition Lizzie was appointed a Non-Executive Director of Domain in February 2020 and Future Women in July 2019. She has had a longstanding media career in television, radio and digital that includes marketing, commercial and production in Australia and abroad. Lizzie holds a Bachelor of Arts, Journalism Degree from the University of Queensland. In 2015, she won the B&T Magazine Women in Media Award for the sales category.
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Charlotte Valente
Chief Marketing Officer

Seven West Media
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Charlotte Valente
Chief Marketing Officer

Seven West Media
Charlotte Valente is one of Australia’s leading media and marketing executives, with over two decades of industry experience, domestically and internationally. Charlotte is most definitely no stranger to a challenge, be it in her role as Seven West Media’s first Chief Marketing Officer where she transforms teams, outcomes and finding better ways to reach and engage audiences, or as a mum of three tackling all things family and raising kids with her husband Olivier. A staunch advocate for equal opportunity, Charlotte takes her role as a Senior female in leadership, very seriously to ensure the next generation of leaders have a well-trodden path to break new ground in leadership and equality. A lover of (almost) all sports, Charlotte loves to push her limits. Just ask her about her plans to become an SAS Australia recruit. Charlotte’s success is a testament to her diverse experience across sales and marketing roles, and with that her ability to understand the Australian consumer… despite the fact she’s French.
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Bridget Fair
Chief Executive Officer

Free TV Australia
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Bridget Fair
Chief Executive Officer

Free TV Australia
Bridget Fair joined Free TV Australia as Chief Executive Officer in February 2018, having previously held a number of senior roles with Seven West Media responsible for corporate affairs, government relations and business strategy. She has also worked with the ABC and SBS, and in private legal practice. Bridget is a board member of the Judith Neilson Institute for Journalism & Ideas, a Member of the Ministerial Advisory Council on Trade and an independent non-executive Director of iSelect. Bridget is a former Chairman of Screenrights and has previously served as a Director of OzTAM and Freeview.
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Clive Dickens
VP Of Product Development, TV and Content,

Optus
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Clive Dickens
VP Of Product Development, TV and Content,

Optus
Clive Dickens joined Optus as VP, Television, Content and Product Development in May2019. Clive is responsible for product development, lifting Optus’ digital capability and importantly leveraging Optus’ important exclusive content assets, content and OTT partnerships, including Optus Sport, Apple Music and Fetch TV. Clive was most recently Chief Digital Officer at Seven West Media. He is an experienced digital leader with extensive worldwide media content relationships formed over the last many decades. He has delivered innovation and hyper growth in numerous start-ups and mature businesses and driven shifts in consumer behaviour through technology, including advising the founders of Shazam (now acquired by Apple). Other previous Non-Executive roles include Yahoo7 and Air Tasker and previous corporate executive roles include Southern Cross Austereo and Absolute Radio. Clive is currently Non-Executive Director and Co-Founder of Oxis Media, which invests in, operates and provides consultancy services to media organisations and digital/mobile products in the UK.
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Melina Cruickshank
Chief Audience and Marketing Officer

REA Group
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Melina Cruickshank
Chief Audience and Marketing Officer

REA Group
As REA Group’s Chief Marketing Officer, Melina Cruickshank is responsible for driving the brand, marketing and content strategy for the Group’s Australian and global brands. She leads a high performing team of professionals to bring REA’s story to life and communicate our purpose in compelling ways to consumers and customers worldwide. With more than 20 years’ experience in online product, marketing and publishing roles in Australia and the UK, Melina’s background covers e-commerce, advertising, online classifieds and transactional customer channels. Her work has primarily centred on building and commercialising large online consumer audiences. Melina joined REA Group from Domain, where she was Chief Editorial and Marketing Officer responsible for the national consumer and customer marketing channels across Domain, Commercial Real Estate and Allhomes. Prior to this, she was Group Director, Life Media at Fairfax where she led the product and audience divisions with a portfolio including Essential Baby, Daily Life, Traveller, Good Food and Find A Babysitter. She was also a Product Manager in the early Fairfax Digital teams that launched smh.com.au, theage.com.au, and afr.com.au. Melina holds a BA (Hons) from Monash University and Grad Diploma from Birkbeck University of London. She is also a graduate member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.
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Sarah Wyse
General Manager - Digital

AFL
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Sarah Wyse
General Manager - Digital

AFL
Sarah is the General Manager of Digital & Media at the AFL overseeing the media, marketing and product arm of the business. Passionate about digital, technology and diversity & inclusion, Sarah is also the founder of Wyse Women, a professional network promoting gender quality by increasing the participation of senior women in the workforce. Sarah has been at the forefront of change at the AFL over the past 2.5 years through the employment of more women, leading a flexible and modern work culture.
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Sam McDonagh
General Manager - Australia and New Zealand/APAC

Cameo
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Sam McDonagh
General Manager - Australia and New Zealand/APAC

Cameo
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Angela Tangas
Chief Executive Officer

dentsu ANZ
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Angela Tangas
Chief Executive Officer

dentsu ANZ
Angela Tangas is Chief Executive Officer, dentsu Australia and New Zealand. She is responsible for setting the strategic direction and driving business performance and growth for dentsu, including leading a team of more than 1,600 talented people. In a customer-led world, Angela is passionate about how data and technology can be used to build brands and unlock new possibilities for clients. After spending much of her career client side, Angela understands the challenges many organisations face in balancing the delivery of seamless, connected customer experiences with achieving sustainable, profitable growth. At dentsu, Angela is focussed on growing the organisation by bringing the best of the network to clients and partners in easy, meaningful ways. By building high performing teams who operate in an open teaming environment, her approach is to provide clients with borderless access to a network of capabilities spanning creativity, media, data, and technology. With almost 20 years’ experience spanning digital communications, marketing, utilities, and insurance sectors, Angela has extensive experience in business transformation, holding leadership positions for both NYSE and ASX listed organisations.
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Amy Prosser
Manager, Sales Engineering APAC

Brightcove
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Amy Prosser
Manager, Sales Engineering APAC

Brightcove
As a lover of all things tech, it’s fair to say that Amy is a bit of a secret geek. She loves online video and is a firm believer that content should not only move you, but move as you do and be accessible wherever and whenever you want. With over 10 years experience in the digital space, Amy uses her specialist knowledge to help a wide range of businesses from content owners and broadcasters through to agencies and brands with the successful delivery of innovative, integrated online video solutions. Prior to Brightcove, Amy played an important role at Vualto, where she spearheaded the Live Webcasting of one-off events, and worked with clients such as games developer Activision and the Royal Opera House
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Greg Armshaw
Senior Solutions Director, Media, APAC

Brightcove
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Greg Armshaw
Senior Solutions Director, Media, APAC

Brightcove
As Senior Solutions Director (or Head of Media, Asia) for Brightcove across APAC, Greg consults with enterprises, helping them create strategies to build businesses with video. He has more than 20 years of experience in advertising, digital marketing and has rich experience in building consumer offerings in the enterprise brands and media sector in Asia. Greg is based in Singapore.
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Ricky Sutton
Founder and CEO

Oovvuu
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Ricky Sutton
Founder and CEO

Oovvuu
Ricky was a journalist and editor with News Corp in the UK and Fairfax in Australia before creating Oovvuu in 2014 to solve video at scale for publishers. Today, Oovvuu's platform is used daily by more than 400 publishers and broadcasters to syndicate the right video to the right article and monetise it. Oovvuu is also the video technology partner of Wordpress VIP.
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Sunita Gloster
Founder
Gloster Advisory
Senior Advisor
Accenture, UN Women Australia
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Sunita Gloster
Founder
Gloster Advisory
Senior Advisor
Accenture, UN Women Australia
Sunita is one of Australia’s most respected leaders in marketing and advertising. Her near three decades of experience in professional services stretches across marketing, media, advertising, technology, and NFP sectors. She is widely known as a strategic leader, a connector, a panellist (on Gruen), a public speaker and columnist. Sunita has held senior leadership roles in Australia and internationally, and has been named on the B&T Women in Media Power List for 7 years. Sunita advocates for the empowerment of women and girls and the acceleration of progress against gender inequalities. She is the founder of Gloster Advisory and a Senior Advisor for Accenture Australia and UN Women Australia.
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Adrian Swift
Head of Content and Production

Nine
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Adrian Swift
Head of Content and Production

Nine
Adrian is Nine’s Head of Content Production & Development working across the 9Network’s broadcast and digital video businesses. His role involves working with internal teams and external production partners to commission and develop shows that embody the 9Network’s brand and attract audiences on any device. He works across on-air, digital and social media to ensure our program brands reach the biggest possible audience wherever they are.
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When video is done right, it can have a powerful and lasting effect. Hearts open. Minds change. Creativity thrives. Since 2004, Brightcove has been helping customers discover and experience the incredible power of video through its award-winning technology, empowering organisations in more than 70 countries across the globe to touch audiences in bold and innovative ways.
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Piano enables the world’s largest media companies and brands to accelerate their subscription, advertising, analytics and personalization initiatives in order to engage, monetize and measure content experiences. Piano works with leading global organizations such as CNBC, The Wall Street Journal, NBC Sports, Insider Inc, The Economist, Gannett, Le Parisien, TechCrunch, Thomson Reuters, Penske Media, MIT Technology Review, The Telegraph and more than 300 other clients. In 2020, Piano was recognized as one of the fastest-growing, innovative technology companies in the world by Red Herring, World Economic Forum and Deloitte and received Product of the Year from the Business Intelligence Group.

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At dentsu, we exist to create truly sustainable value – for our clients, our partners, our people and our community. Our offer in Australia includes leading media, creative and customer experience management capabilities, born from brands Carat, iProspect, Isobar, Merkle, BWM dentsu and MKTG, re-born as One dentsu. As leading partners with some of the world’s biggest media and technology companies, including Adobe, Salesforce, Facebook and Google, we create world-class solutions and services that unlock new opportunities for growth and business transformation across the entire customer journey.

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Why Get Involved

Celebrating its 4th year, the Business of Media Summit is unparalleled in the level of delegates and speakers it attracts. The Summit is driven by an ambitious business agenda, and our audience is screened for seniority to ensure you are networking with the minds shaping business.

Our limited keynote and moderated panel speaking opportunities will effectively embed you in this top-end business community. Digital and physical brand activations, as well as consultations in dedicated activation spaces further enable you to engage with this decision-making audience.

As a marketing platform to demonstrate expertise, credibility and grow your business with the Media industry, the Business of Media Summit offers unrivalled cut-through.

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ICC SYDNEY

14 Darling Drive, Sydney
New South Wales 2000, Australia

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Accommodation Offer at Novotel Sydney Darling Square

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Delegates are required to quote ‘CONNECTMED21’ to receive a discounted rate of $190 room only per room per night nett. This discount is valid for travel between 26th April 2021 and 10th  June 2021 and is valid until 7 days to arrival date of the event. Rooms are subject to availability and rates will be quoted at the time of booking.

 

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Early Bird Registration
(until 07/05/2021)
$695 + GST
$2,085 + GST
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$995 + GST
$2,985 + GST
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Registrations have now closed. Please contact team@connectmedia.com if you have any enquiries regarding your registration.

 

COVID 19 ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

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The health and safety of our delegates, partners and staff remains our number one priority.

Health and Safety Measures in place include:

  • No International attendees. International Keynote Addresses conducted remotely via live-link as indicated in the programme
  • Total attendance capped with strict adherence to physical distancing measures, including traffic management and spaced seating configurations within the venue
  • As an invitation-only event, delegate contact details are acquired prior to commencement, and on-site attendance is recorded. Delegates are encouraged to download the COVIDSafe App
  • Event located at an industry-leading venue with precautionary sanitation measures, including regular cleaning of all surfaces; increased awareness and provision of sanitiser; and continued rigorous adherence to ISO and HACCP food safety management standards within all culinary services

For any other questions, please contact team@connectmedia.com.

We look forward to delivering this event for you.








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