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Driving the Online Video Market - speaker information

This is your last chance to book a place at 'Driving the Online Video Market', taking place on 27 January at IPC Media. The seminar will feature the following speakers:

Gary Knight Communications Director, ITV Online

Gary Knight has spent over 29 years working in commercial television.

He joined London Weekend TV in 1978 in the airtime sales division and became Executive Sales Director at Granada in 1994.

In 1998 he set up a Commercial Enterprises division at Granada which focused on developing revenue streams across the company’s programme brands and encouraged advertisers to investigate ‘beyond the spot’ opportunities.

In 2004 he was appointed to run ITV’s Sponsorship & Branded Content unit as well as managing the company’s interests in the Irish Broadcaster, TV3, and their assets in the cable and satellite broadcaster, Granada Sky Broadcasting.

He became ITV’s Brand Partnerships Director in October 2005. His unit is responsible for all Broadcast Sponsorship, Online, Interactive, Mobile, Broadband and Product Placement trading with advertisers and their agencies.

Grant Bremner, Programme Manager, Video, Future Publishing

Grant Bremner is a veteran of the digital media industry having worked for the past 14 years exclusively with TV production companies and broadcasters including CNBC, SKY, Fremantle Media, Endemol, BBC, ITV, NBC, and FOX.

Whilst at the BBC, Bremner worked on a serious of projects to open up the Archive and collected a BAFTA for Interactive Innovation in recognition of this work.

Bremner is now heading up Video Strategy at Future Publishing and driving forward a vision that sees Future become modern day broadcaster.

Bruce Daisley, Sales Leader, YouTube UK

As Sales Leader for YouTube UK, Bruce works on YouTube and Google's Ad Exchange business. His role involves promoting the site's vast range of options to advertisers.

He has broad experience in publisher businesses and, before the internet was even thought about, his first love was radio. Bruce started his media career at Capital (now Global Radio) before moving to Emap. He left Emap, which was by then bought by Bauer, in 2008.

Harriet Perry, Head of Online Display, PHD

Harriet Perry started her media career in TV Buying 15 years ago and after 10 years, moved into Digital media in 2005. Transitioning into Digital at a relatively early stage enabled Harriet to bring cross discipline learnings and insights to the digital channel. She has worked across a range of roles including Head of Interactive TV, Head of Online Trading and Head of Mobile and Display. Harriet has been at the forefront of integrating Digital throughout PHD and maximising digital opportunities for PHD clients.

Joining the panel:

Camilla Day, Head of Video on Demand, PHD

Camilla Day is Head of Video on Demand at PHD, having started her career in TV, radio and cinema buying.

As Head of VoD, Camilla’s role is to ensure that PHD leads the way in this growing market. She forms partnerships with key media owners to ensure advertisers benefit from this emerging medium to its full potential, launching pioneering research initiatives and developing cross media solutions with partners. Camilla is also an active member of the IAB video council.

Facilitator:

Bill Murray, Digital Consultant

Bill Murray is a media veteran who spent 22 years with one of the largest independent magazine companies, Haymarket Media Group. For the past 12 years he has focussed on the digital arena. Latterly he served as managing director of digital strategy at Haymarket where he pioneered online business development across the Haymarket Group and lead a number of successful launches and acquisitions. Since the late ‘90s Bill has also contributed to the development of a number of varied, market leading online businesses.

Bill currently works across a portfolio of digital and media organisations, providing strategic and commercial direction on an advisory and consultancy basis. These include, amongst others, UK Association of Online Publishers, 10ACT, DN Capital, JackBrand and Accelerated Path. Bill is a director of UKOM and also Chairman of Hollins Murray Group Limited – a £100m+ commercial property company based in NW England. He is also currently pursuing several further personal business opportunities. Bill was founding chairman of AOP, a position he held for four years.

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