EMERYVILLE, Calif., April 28, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- MobiTV, a global leader in enabling the delivery of live and on-demand TV everywhere, announced today that Chief Strategy Officer Rick Herman will speak on hybrid TV and the delivery of video content across broadcast, mobile and PC platforms at Digital Hollywood's Spring conference. Digital Hollywood is considered one of the leading entertainment and technology trade conferences in the country, drawing more than 15,000 top executives in the film, television, music, home video, cable, telecommunications and computer industries.
Panel Title: Hybrid TV - Delivering the Ultimate TV Experience: Broadcast, Cable, Premium & OTT Content
Date and Time: Wednesday May 7, 2014 from 2:15 – 3:30 p.m. PT
Location: Ritz Carlton, Marina del Rey, Calif.
A 12-year industry veteran, Herman is at the helm of driving MobiTV's end-to-end connected media platform, which delivers a personalized, user-centric TV everywhere experience across all screens, networks, platforms and operating systems. At Digital Hollywood Spring, Herman will lend his experience in delivering live and on-demand video across multiple screens and devices, a panel discussion aimed at highlighting today's rapidly evolving TV viewing landscape and demonstrating the new options available to consumers for viewing video. In addition to highlighting TV's expansion across platforms – broadcast, mobile and PC – Herman will discuss the future of video packaging, including free to high-end premium subscriptions, and how consumers will soon have access to a wide array of price point options on multiple platforms.
About Rick Herman
Rick Herman serves as chief strategy officer 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.
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, US Cellular, and Verizon among others.
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