Rosenblum, Silverman to speak at NAB Show

MUMBAI: The upcoming 2012 NAB Show, the annual conference and expo for professionals who create, manage and distribute entertainment across all platforms, will have Warner Bros. Television Group (WBTVG) president, newly sworn in chairman/CEO of the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences Bruce Rosenblum and multimedia studio Electus founder and chairman Ben Silverman, deliver a speech respectively.

The 2012 NAB Show takes place April 14-19, in Las Vegas, Nevada.

While Rosenblum will be a featured 2012 NAB Show Super Session, Ben Silverman will deliver the keynote address to the Disruptive Media Conference.

"Bruce Rosenblum and Ben Silverman are leaders in the television industry, consistently creating and shaping the major trends impacting the media landscape," Chris Brown, executive vice president, Conventions & Business Operations for NAB has been reported to have said. "Our attendees expect to hear from industry leaders when they attend NAB Show, and we are very pleased tohost these two visionary executives," he added.

A 25-year veteran of the film studio, Rosenblum was named president of the Warner Bros. Television Group in 2005 where he oversees the industry‘s leading television operation, including worldwide production (network, cable, syndication and animation), traditional and digital distribution and broadcasting.

WBTVG, which has been the leading supplier to the broadcast networks for 18 out of the last 21 years, is producing nearly 50 series including Two and a Half Men, The Big Bang Theory, The Mentalist, The Closer, The Voice and Ellen.

Silverman is the founder and chairman of multimedia studio Electus, which unites producers, creators, advertisers and distributors under one roof to produce all forms of content for distribution across a variety of platforms around the world.

He is executive producer of the Emmy Award-winning NBC comedy The Office, the Golden Globe-winning comedy Ugly Betty and is co-creator and executive producer of the reality show The Biggest Loser for NBC and executive producer for the hit scripted series The Tudors on Showtime. Prior to launching the new media venture with IAC, Silverman served as co-chairman, NBC Entertainment and Universal Media Studios.

Every year, the NAB Show hosts several different conferences offering educational opportunities to its attendees. NAB Show Super Sessions offer high-level perspective on the trends and technologies impacting the future of entertainment and media.

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