Parks Associates' Digital Den at ESCA to discuss innovations in digital content delivery and home entertainment

Parks Associates today announced the participants for the second-annual "Digital Den" at the Entertainment Supply Chain Academy (ESCA).

Parks Associates today announced the participants for the second -annual "Digital Den" at the Entertainment Supply Chain Academy (ESCA), June 23 -24 at the Luxe Hotel in Los Angeles. The Digital Den, June 24, 1:30 -3:15 p.m., features an introduction from Blair Westlake, Corporate Vice President, Media & Entertainment Group, Microsoft, followed by a short presentation from Parks Associates' President Stuart Sikes. The Digital Den, hosted by Parks Associates, includes presentations from innovative companies developing new content delivery, management, and access methods for entertainment at home:

Olivier Attia, CEO, Audionamix
Bryan T. Biniak, CEO, Jacked
Alex Castro, CEO and Co -Founder, Delve Networks
Brad Gleeson, SVP, Business Development, MOD Systems
Tyler Goldman, CEO, BuzzMeda
Jonathan Heller, Co -Founder and Co -CEO, Freewheel
Eric Morris, VP, Sales, Ooyala
Paulette Pantoja, Founder and CEO, BluFocus
James Segil, President, Edgecast
Russ Schafer, Senior Director, Product Marketing, Yahoo! Connected TV
Ron Yekutiel, Chairman and CEO, Kaltura
Yangbin Wang, Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Vobile

"The number of households worldwide subscribing to TV services will exceed 1.4 billion by 2013, " said Stuart Sikes, President, Parks Associates. "This consumer base offers tremendous revenue opportunities for companies deploying innovative services such as local and Web content on the TV as well as place - and time -shifting solutions for different devices throughout the home."

The Digital Den presentations will focus on the different models developed by companies looking to monetize and establish products and services for the emerging world of digital content delivery and home entertainment.

The fourth -annual ESCA is focused on "Maximizing Home Entertainment Sales & Profits in Turbulent Times." The ESCA hosts over 250 executives from the entertainment studios and has become the home entertainment industry's annual business conference responsible for driving efficiencies in the delivery of physical and digital entertainment.

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About Parks Associates

Parks Associates is an internationally recognized market research and consulting company specializing in emerging consumer technology products and services. Founded in 1986, Parks Associates creates research capital for companies ranging from Fortune 500 to small start -ups through market reports, primary studies, consumer research, custom research, workshops, executive conferences, and annual service subscriptions.

The company's expertise includes new media, digital entertainment and gaming, home networks, Internet and television services, digital health, mobile applications and services, consumer electronics, and home control systems and security.

Each year, Parks Associates hosts executive thought leadership conferences CONNECTIONS™, with support from the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA®), and CONNECTIONS™ Europe. Parks Associates produces the online publication Industry Insights in conjunction with the CONNECTIONS™ Conference series. | | |

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