MEDFORD, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--StreamingMedia.com, producer of the most prestigious and widely acclaimed events for the business and technology of streaming and online video today announced that Matt Strauss, Senior Vice President and General Manager of Comcast Interactive Media, will be providing the keynote speech during Streaming Media West 2011.
Strauss is a 17-year veteran of programming and emerging media, and leads the company’s online and multiplatform entertainment and media businesses, including the popular online destinations Xfinity.com and XfinityTV.com, and the company’s mobile applications. Comcast is one of the nation's leading providers of entertainment, information and communications products and services.
Strauss will speak to Comcast’s aggressive multi-platform approach to online video in order to provide its customers the content they crave anytime, anywhere; the current state and future vision for on-demand content; and opportunities extending from online video that will help differentiate providers and deliver more value to customers. Comcast launched video-on-demand in 2003, which has recently eclipsed 20 billion customer views; and in 2008, launched its TV Everywhere platform, now called XfinityTV.com, which receives more than 5 million unique views from Comcast customers every month.
“It’s an honor to be chosen as a keynote speaker for Streaming Media West 2011,” said Strauss. “At Comcast, a key component to our mission is the ability to deliver content to our customers anytime, anywhere. I’m looking forward to sharing what I feel are the challenges, successes and opportunities in the online video ecosystem with the attendees of this key industry event.”
Mr. Strauss’ keynote presentation is scheduled to take place on Wednesday November 9th, from 9-10 AM.
Attended by more than 2,500 industry executives last year, Streaming Media West will once again cover the entire online video ecosystem from content creation and management, to monetization and distribution. More than 100 speakers over two action-packed and informative days include representatives from companies such as Facebook, Netflix, Miramax, Google TV, Hulu, CBS Interactive, Disney, Comcast, Sony Network Entertainment, Time Warner Cable, AOL Video, Yahoo!, MTV, Verizon, Roku, TiVo, Turner Broadcasting, NBCUniversal, MLB, Sling Media and many other leading video platform and content players.
To view the complete agenda and register to attend Streaming Media West 2011 go to www.streamingmedia.com/west or phone (800) 300-9868.
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