EMERYVILLE, Calif., Oct. 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- MobiTV, a global leader in enabling delivery of live and on-demand TV everywhere, announced today that Rick Herman, chief strategy officer, will speak at TelcoVision on emerging technology and multiscreen video deployment strategies to help service providers monetize the rapidly growing TV everywhere movement. TelcoVision will offer tier-two, -three and -four broadband service providers numerous courses to explore new revenue streams, capitalize on wireless services and systems, and deploy over-the-top (OTT) video to ensure growth in today's highly dynamic market.
Panel Title: The Business Case for Multiscreen Video
Date and Time: Thursday, October 24, 2013 at 3:30 – 4:20 p.m. PT
Location: The Las Vegas Hotel & Casino, Las Vegas, Nevada
In order to keep pace with evolving consumer behavior, this educational session will explore the intricacies of how to monetize and seamlessly distribute live and on-demand video across multiple non-traditional devices, such as smartphones and tablets. Panelists will arm broadband service providers with the knowledge and tools required to develop, deploy and manage sustainable multiscreen video offerings that not only generate additional revenue, but also engage subscribers with a personalized viewing experience inside and outside the home. With more than 13 years of experience in the entertainment industry, Rick has successfully navigated the complex digital and policy rights management landscape and will offer best practice tips to ensure a seamless and customized end-user experience across platforms and operating systems.
About Rick Herman
Rick Herman serves as chief strategy officer (CSO) of MobiTV, Inc. He drives strategic planning and execution to grow the footprint of MobiTV's end-to-end managed service platform. Herman identifies and evaluates strategic relationships, and manages the execution of alliances, partnerships and agreements to support a global corporate vision. He also supervises business development efforts and oversees content/programming and marketing/PR programs.
An industry veteran, Herman previously served as senior vice president of business and legal affairs of Sony Online Entertainment (SOE) in San Diego. He was responsible for the strategic transactions related to content acquisition, distribution and development worldwide. Prior to his role at SOE, Herman served as associate general counsel of At Home Corporation (Excite@Home). He managed and supervised the negotiation and structure of the company's significant commercial transactions, including mergers, acquisitions, and strategic alliances, with a particular emphasis on media, entertainment and cable/carrier matters.
Herman earned a Juris Doctor from Loyola Law School and a bachelor's degree from University of Colorado at Boulder.
MobiTV is a global leader in delivering live and on-demand video to any screen, connecting media reliably and securely anytime, anywhere, on any device. The company's end-to-end platform delivers a true TV everywhere experience that helps service providers reduce time to market and control costs associated with the deployment and operation of high concurrency, multiple platform services. MobiTV's connected media solutions solve the complexity of delivering video across networks, operating systems and devices while managing associated rights. The company efficiently optimizes for network conditions to deliver multiscreen media services that center on empowering the viewer. MobiTV's connected media solutions are tailored for IPTV operators, as well as mobile TV and over-the-top customers including AT&T, Deutsche Telekom, Sprint, T-Mobile, TELUS, US Cellular, and Verizon among others.