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Tuesday, May 15 • 3:55pm - 4:40pm
Track 1: Achieving Cooperation in the Battle Against Piracy

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Stakeholders in the pay TV industry are incurring mounting losses as growing numbers of consumers use IP-connected devices, including TVs, to access illegally streamed programs and movies. This discussion looks at how MVPDs and content suppliers can make common cause against piracy through cost sharing and other approaches to cooperating on use of forensic watermarking and engagement of third parties to track and take down pirate sites.

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Fred Dawson

Founder and CEO, Broadband Information Resources, Inc.
Fred Dawson is founder and CEO of Broadband Information Resources, Inc., the publisher of ScreenPlays Magazine and its affiliated portal www.screenplaysmag.com, which are devoted to providing in-depth news and analysis for the broadband marketplace. Dawson also provides a wide range of consulting services to the broadband industry, including support for development of strategic positioning, product and marketing strategies and creation... Read More →

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Rajan Samtani

Founder and Vice President of Business Development, Tengence LLC
Rajan “Raj” Samtani is the Founder and Vice President of Business Development for Tengence LLC, focused on Content Protection and Content ID technologies. Raj also provides independent strategy and business development consulting to the Digital Watermarking Alliance and to leading... Read More →
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Ron Wheeler

SVP, Content Protection and Technology Strategy, Twentieth Century Fox
RONALD C. WHEELER is SVP, Content Protection and Technology Strategy, with Twentieth Century Fox in Los Angeles.  In this capacity, he counsels Fox on content protection and technology matters, co-represents Fox at the Motion Picture Association of America, at Motion Picture Laboratories... Read More →
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David Wurgler

Senior Director Anti-Piracy Litigation, NAGRA
David Würgler began his career in anti-piracy in 1996. In 2002, he founded the Scandinavian TV Organizations against Piracy, better known as STOP Nordic, and then Nordic Content Protection. He was the CEO of Nordic Content Protection until January 2016 when he joined NAGRA. David... Read More →

Tuesday May 15, 2018 3:55pm - 4:40pm PDT
Grand Mesa ABC (2nd Floor), Hyatt Regency Denver Tech