Interviews

Televisionation: Locast Founder, David Goodfriend

Recorded May 13, 2020 TVOT/ITVT is pleased to present another episode of “Televisionation,” our new video/audio podcast exploring the advanced/interactive-TV industry in the Coronavirus/Covid-19 Era. This episode features David Goodfriend , Founder of Locast , a controversial, non-profit service that allows consumers to stream local broadcast TV. In the interview, which was recorded May 13th, Goodfriend discusses Locast’s rapid growth (it’s now available in 19 markets, including Puerto Rico, and claims over a million users),...

Televisionation: Friday Fireside Special Edition: Clayton Banks, Co-Founder and CEO, Silicon Harlem

Televisionation: Friday Fireside features Rick Howe, The iTV Doctor, in conversation with prominent figures from the advanced-TV/video industry. This week we have a Special Edition of The Friday Fireside, sponsored by Centriply. Our guest is Clayton Banks, Co-Founder and CEO of Silicon Harlem. Clayton talks in detail about Silicon Harlem's mission: Community as a Platform, Infrastructure for Equity, and Humanizing Technology. That will be a key focus at Silicon Harlem's 2020 Advancing Humanity Conference on...

Televisionation: Friday Fireside: Dave Morgan of Simulmedia in Conversation with The iTV Doctor

Televisionation: Friday Fireside features Rick Howe, The iTV Doctor, in conversation with prominent figures from the advanced-TV/video industry. This week the Friday Fireside welcomes Dave Morgan, CEO of Simulmedia. Speaking from his office in Manhattan, Dave tells us about Simulmedia's year thus far, including exceeding their first half 2020 plan, which is extraordinary given that their entire pipeline had melted away at the end of Q1! Dave then shares his forecasts for Q3 and beyond,...

Televisionation: Patrick Donoghue’s Life Hutch VR

http://tvotshow.com/televisionation - TVOT/ITVT is pleased to present another episode of “Televisionation,” our new video/audio podcast exploring the advanced/interactive-TV industry in the Coronavirus/Covid-19 Era. This episode features Patrick Donoghue, Founder and President of immersive entertainment company, Next Stop Willoughby (note: the company’s name is taken from an episode of “The Twilight Zone”). Donoghue, who has won two Emmys, as well as one of the inaugural Awards for Leadership in Interactive and Multiplatform Television, recently launched Life...

Televisionation: Stringr Co-Founder and CEO, Lindsay Stewart

ITVT is pleased to present another episode of “ Televisionation ,” our new video/audio podcast exploring the advanced/interactive-TV industry in the Coronavirus/Covid-19 Era. This episode features Lindsay Stewart, Co-Founder and CEO of Stringr , a company that operates a video-news marketplace that connects media companies with a network of over 100,000 freelance videographers. Among other things, she explains how Stringr’s platform works; discusses how the company works with news organizations and videographers in the Covid-19...

Televisionation: Friday Fireside: Steve Reynolds of Imagine Communications in Conversation with The iTV Doctor

http://tvotshow.com - TVOT/ITVT - Televisionation: Friday Fireside features Rick Howe, The iTV Doctor, in conversation with prominent figures from the advanced-TV/video industry. This week, the Friday Fireside welcomes Steve Reynolds, President of Imagine Communications . Steve goes into detail about how Imagine Communications is handing the massive amount of video being consumed during the Covid-19 pandemic, and how the company is planning for the anticipated Q3 onslaught of television advertising. But perhaps more entertaining was...

Televisionation: Jukin Media Founder and CEO, Jonathan Skogmo

http://tvotshow.com - TVOT/ITVT is pleased to present another episode of “Televisionation,” our new video/audio podcast exploring the advanced/interactive-TV industry in the Coronavirus/Covid-19 Era. This episode features Jonathan Skogmo, Founder and CEO of Jukin Media, a company that works with entertainment companies, brands, agencies and other players to develop shows and campaigns that utilize user-generated content (UGC). Among other things, he explains Jukin’s business model; describes how the company finds and licenses content from creators, and...

Televisionation: Halsey Minor’s New Video Platform

http://tvotshow.com - TVOT/ITVT is pleased to present another episode of “Televisionation,” our new video/audio podcast exploring the advanced/interactive-TV industry in the Coronavirus/Covid-19 Era. This episode features Halsey Minor, founder/co-founder/investor (CNET, Salesforce, Google Voice, OpenDNS, Vignette...), who is now CEO of next-generation media and telecom infrastructure company, Live Planet: the latter’s new service platform, VideoCoin Network, launched today. According to the company, it significantly reduces the cost of encoding and distributing video content by drawing on...

Televisionation: Friday Fireside: Amdocs’ Anthony Goonetilleke in Conversation with The iTV Doctor

http://tvotshow.com/ - ITVT/TVOT - Televisionation: Friday Fireside features Rick Howe, The iTV Doctor, in conversation with prominent figures from the advanced-TV/video industry. This week our guest on the Friday Fireside is Anthony Goonetilleke, President of Media, Network and Technology for Amdoc s. Whether you are a TV network, content provider, studio, streaming platform, MVPD, vMVPD or telco, Amdocs is keeping you on-track during the Covid-19 Pandemic. In our wacky multi-platform, multi-device, multi-subscription world, with EVERYBODY...

Televisionation: Inscape’s Jodie McAfee on ACR and Audience Data

http://tvotshow.com - TVOT/ITVT is pleased to present another episode of “Televisionation,” our new video/audio podcast exploring the advanced/interactive-TV industry in the Coronavirus/Covid-19 Era. This episode features Jodie McAfee, SVP of Sales and Marketing at Inscape Data Services, a subsidiary of TV manufacturer, VIZIO, that specializes in using automatic content recognition (ACR) technology to generate audience data. Among other things, he explains how Inscape’s data is being used to enable new forms of measurement, attribution and...

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