CONNECTIONS™ Europe announces new speakers including Orange, TVBlob, Adobe, Omnifone, and ProVision Communications

Parks Associates today announced new speakers for CONNECTIONS™ Europe, featuring executive expertise in IPTV, connected CE, and advanced video services.


Parks Associates today announced new speakers for CONNECTIONS™ Europe, featuring executive expertise in IPTV, connected CE, and advanced video services. The Summit, hosted by Parks Associates on November 4, 2009, at the M÷venpick Hotel in Amsterdam, addresses consumer demand and business strategies for connected consumer electronics.

CONNECTIONS™ Europe panelists will address key industry issues:

• The development roadmap for digital lifestyle technologies and applications
• Adoption and revenue forecasts of key connected device and service categories
• An examination of the business models for video and entertainment content and applications, online services, and communications

Pierre Franšois Dubois, VP Very High Broadband & Digital Home Products, Technocentre, Orange, will present the opening keynote. Other participating speakers include:

Ronald Brockmann, Managing Director, ActiveVideo Europe
Richard Bullwinkle, Chief Evangelist, Rovi Corporation
Wim Bus, SVP, Product Management & Operations, Civolution
Fabrizio Caffarelli, CEO, TVBLOB
Bill Correll, VP, Marketing & Business Development, Eyecon Technologies
Keith Donovan, Sales & Marketing Director, Intamac Systems
Jon Finegold, Co -Founder & COO, Thinking Screen Media
Matthew Huntington, VP, Product Marketing, OpenTV
Art Lancaster, CTO, Affinegy
Christer Larsson, CEO & Co -founder of Makewave; VP EMEA, OSGi Alliance
Wouter Leibbrandt, Manager Advanced Systems Lab, NXP Semiconductors
Rob Lewis, CEO, Omnifone
Theodore May, VP Content & Value Added Services, Synacor
Trond Neergaard, Founder & Managing Partner, Cloudberry Associates; Member, CTAM Europe Board
Patrik Nilsson, Director, Adobe
Paolo Pastorino, Business Development & Marketing Manager, Loquendo
Kurt Scherf, VP, Research, Principal Analyst, Parks Associates
Neerav Shah, VP, Business Development, Verimatrix
Stuart Sikes, President, Parks Associates
Peter Smyth, CEO, RedMere
Bill Stanley, Executive Director, Operations Solutions, Telcordia
Geof Todd, Director, Sales & New Business Initiatives, NDS
Frederic Van Durme, Head, Product Management, Thomson
Ian Walsh, VP, Business Development, ProVision Communications/AXAR Media
Andrew Wajs, CTO, Irdeto Group, Irdeto/Cloakware

CONNECTIONS™ Global Sponsors are HD -PLC Alliance, DSC, NXP, Radialpoint, Rovi Corporation, ActiveVideo Networks, Affinegy, Icron, Irdeto, ProVision Communications, Telcordia, and Zilog. CONNECTIONS™ Europe Advisory Sponsors are Eyecon Technologies, Intamac Systems, and CONNECTIONS™ Premier Sponsor RedMere.

For information or to register, visit http://www.connectionseurope.com.

About CONNECTIONS™ Europe
CONNECTIONS™ Europe Summits, produced by Parks Associates, provide attendees with high -level analysis and consumer research, networking opportunities, and information on emerging residential and mobile technologies and services.

http://www.connectionseurope.com


MediaContact:
Mindi Sue Sternblitz -Rubenstein
Parks Associates
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mindi.sue@parksassociates.com

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