The Winners of the 7th Annual Awards for Leadership in Interactive and Multiplatform Television

[itvt] is pleased to announce the winners of the 7th Annual Awards for Leadership in Interactive and Multiplatform Television, which were presented at a ceremony last Wednesday at the TV of Tomorrow Show.

  • The award for "Most Significant Impact" (i.e. the company or organization that has had the most significant impact on the industry as a whole over the past year) went to CableLabs for EBIF.
  • The award for "Most Significant Newcomer" (the company or organization that was the most significant newcomer/breakthrough player of the past year) went to A&E Television Networks.
  • The award for "Most Significant Technology, Platform or Product" (i.e. the company or organization that invented the most innovative and disruptive technology, platform or product of the past year) went to Cablevision for Optimum Select.
  • The award for "Most Significant Content Offering" (i.e. the company or organization that created the most innovative and disruptive content offering of the past year) went to Verizon FiOS TV Widgets.
  • The award for "Most Innovative Design or User Interface" (i.e. the company or organization that created the most innovative and disruptive design/user interface/content-navigation schema of the past year) went to Rovi.
  • The awards for "Individual Leadership" (i.e. an individual who demonstrated notable leadership in the interactive, multiplatform TV industry over the past year, and whose efforts helped move that industry forward) were shared by Sean Bunner of HSN, Will Kreth of Time Warner Cable/OEDN.net and Avner Ronen of Boxee.
  • The "ITV All-Star" award (i.e. an individual who has a long-term track record of leadership in the interactive multiplatform television industry, and who is an appropriate candidate for membership in an ITV Hall of Fame) went to Lisa Hsia of Bravo.


Congratulations to all the winners, and a very big thank you to all the judges!

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