A Summit on the Future of TV & Digital Video in Africa
Academy Director – Multichoice Talent Factor
Joseph K. Gachanja is an accomplished Business professional with deep operational and leadership experience gained across East Africa. Having started off, in fast moving consumer goods business, he has gained valuable knowledge in Brand Retail Sales Management, Sales Management& Account Management in the East Africa Region.
Over the last 10 years, Joseph has held senior Sales & Retail leadership roles building brands in the fast-paced East Africa telecommunication industry. Joseph is very passionate about fulfilling the customer and consumer needs. He has spent valuable time in the industry establishing an efficient route to market strategies for the companies he has worked in. His main aim has been to interface these strategies with the consumer purchase journey.
He has worked for major brands, including Nokia, Samsung, Lenovo& Motorola. Joseph’s breadth and depth of experience put him in a good position to lead multinational and high-performance teams to deliver exceptional value to the shareholders.
Comedian / YouTube Sensation
CEO – Balancing Act (Africa)
Russell Southwood is the Chief Executive, Balancing Act, a consultancy and online publishing company specialising in telecoms, Internet and broadcasting in Africa.
His consultancy work has included: an assessment of two different sectors in the TV market in Africa; an assessment of the transition to digital broadcasting in over 20 African countries; two separate feasibility studies, one for an African Learning Channel and the other for an African News Channel; review of the international news coverage and its distribution in Africa for a European public broadcaster; and a briefing paper for fesmedia focused on the issue of the media deficit experienced by Africans, largely in rural areas. He also runs a fortnightly e-letter called Digital Content Africa which focuses on TV, film, music, media and digital advertising. He is currently working on a report looking at Africa’s Digital Landscape.
Film Director, Producer, Writer
Jinna Mutune, Kenyan filmmaker
Jinna Mutune winning the British Emerging Entrepreneurship award
Jinna’s Mutune Interview with B.B.C
TV Host Entertainment – M-NET
Lucy’s 9-year experience started with a passion and love for broadcast and television. From having a good eye for content to studying the ever-changing audience content needs and media landscape, she has put her skills to work and created Documentary, Telenovela and Entertainment channels. These channels have gone on to become some of the most watched channels in the region.
Currently working as a Content Acquisition Specialist, Lucy seeks to bring unique stories and films in front of the audience.
Her aspiration is to make the beautiful stories of Africa reach every corner of the world.
In her free time, she loves traveling and experiencing different cultures.
EVP, CEO Kwese Play
Chief Executive Officer – Africa & Asia Pacific – ZEE TV
Harish Goyal has joined the ZEE group in August 2014 to spearhead ZEE’sstrategic vision of strengthening its position in emerging markets with an aspiration to achieve better and continued higher growth for the Africa & Indian Ocean Island territory.
Mr. Goyal brings with him over 20 years of rich experience and cross culture exposure from managing business across over 60 countries, driving new business initiatives, strategic partnerships and distribution network management from varied sectors like telecom, infrastructure, consumer durables, electronics and media.
Harish has a degree in Electronics Engineering combined with a Masters in International Trade from (IIFT) India.
Prior to this Harish has worked across Telecom Infrastructure, Consumer Durable, Energy, Electronics industries with companies like Indus Towers Ltd., Times Innovative Media Ltd., Bharti Teletech Ltd.
Goyalisresponsible for growing the company’s profitability through new product launches and driving revenues in SA and exploring and seeding other markets in Africa & Indian Ocean Islands.
In short span of a year, Goyal has already taken Bollywood & Indian contents to next level by introducing Zee World & Zee Magic showcasing best of Bollywood contents in English and French across the continent for mainstream viewers.
Chief, Digital – KENYA BROADCASTING CORPORATION
The focus of the present conference is on growth potential for OTT TV & Digital Video in Kenya and in the African TV Ecosystem.
OTTv Kenya 2018 will provide the Platform for the Leaders in the TV, OTT and Content Industry to debate on the future challenges of TV in Africa.
Join about 100+ Leaders and Executives in the TV, OTT, Content, Telco Business, to learn about the new opportunities of digital video platforms.
Discover the innovative technology solutions and options to bring new video streaming experiences to your audiences.
Gain from the knowhow and experience of the leaders and trend setters in the video streaming space in Africa.
Interact with other executives in the TV, OTT, telco and digital video business to make the best of each other’s experience.
Assess the new trends and opportunities in the market, get to know about recent technologies that will provide new experiences to customers.
Meet the key players in digital video community and explore new scopes of collaboration for growth and extending to new markets.
GOLDEN TULIP WESTLANDS NAIROBI Guests at the Golden Tulip Westlands Nairobi can take advantage of a prime location in the affluent Westlands neighborhood, conveniently located for business and leisure tourism in Africa. The Jomo Kenyatta International Airport is a mere half hour’s drive away, with airport transfers available upon request. View spectacular wildlife in the Tsavo National Park, Amboseli National Reserve, or Maasai Mara National Reserve, all accessible on safari tours from Nairobi.
Learn more about the country’s history and culture at the Nairobi National Museum, and get up close and personal with giraffes at the Giraffe Centre. Westlands is home to a number of international banks, office buildings, and shopping malls such as Westgate and the Sarit Centre, making it a prime location for work and play alike.
Don’t Miss This Summit On the Future of TV & Digital Video in Africa
VOD and Online Video business is today revolutionizing the TV & Video Experience in the World. The broadcast industry in Africa has also started experiencing this evolution with some key initiatives by Pay TV operators and new players entering the market with VOD & video streaming offers.
OTTv Africa 2018 will provide the Platform for the Leaders in the Pay TV, OTT, Telco and Content Business in Africa & African Markets to debate on the Trends and Strategies for the Future of TV. The summit will provide the platform for the leaders & trendsetters of the African TV Industry to highlight on the changing trends in TV & Video content consumption on multi-platforms.
This event will also allow executives in the TV, OTT and digital video business to interact and evaluate the success potential of their present and future strategies, and make the best of each other’s experience.
Michael Muriithi (Triog Events & Communication)
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