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October 3rd, 2013

Netflix—Technology Insights @ OTTtv World Summit (SatBroadcasting™ Topics—Event)

[SatNews] Netflix has joined the agenda at the OTTtv World Summit, the foremost global event in the OTTtv market, taking place in London in November.

Netflix’s Director of Content Partner Operations, Christopher Fetner, will introduce and lead a keynote panel discussion about “Understanding the Growing Importance of a Strong Digital Supply Chain.”

Netflix is the leading on demand video streaming site in the US, responsible for a third of US internet traffic[1] and has 38 million subscribers globally[2]. Christopher Fetner is responsible for acting as a Digital Supply Chain consultant—ensuring maximum alignment between the Netflix processes and the processes of the content owners. Before joining Netflix, Mr Fetner worked as Vice President of Post Production and Technical Services for BBC Worldwide.

Fetner will be joined by, Marina Kalkanis, Head of Core Services BBC Programmes On Demand, BBC; Clayton Dutton, Vice President Broadcast, Post Production and VOD Operations, Discovery Communications and Steve Bennedik, Head of Technology at Sky News. The panel discussion will take place on November 21st at 2:30 p.m.

Now in its seventh year, OTTtv World Summit will take place at the Millennium Gloucester Hotel Conference Centre, London, from 19-22 of November.

[1] After Dawn http://www.afterdawn.com/news/article.cfm/2013/05/15/netflix_still_accounts_for_one_third_of_all_u_s_internet_traffic
[2] Independent.ie http://www.independent.ie/business/technology/netflix-threat-to-sky-and-upc-as-it-hits-150000-subscribers-29521644.html