Sky's Dawn Airey to deliver keynote at MIPTV

MUMBAI: This year's MIPTV will see Sky Networks' Dawn Airey, Nokia's Anssi Vanjoki and Intel's Kevin Corbett deliver keynote speeches. MIPTV will feature MILIA this year.

Airey is managing director of Sky Networks in the UK and is responsible for the company's non-sports channels, as well as Sky's sales operation Sky Media. Her talk - 'Fast Forward to TV 2015' - will seek to outline the changing face of TV, looking at the growing importance of technologies such as Personal Video recorders (PVRs) and new business models emerging.

Airey has worked in television for the past twenty years, working for Channel 4, ITV, Five. She joined Sky in January 2003. Sky has pioneered interactive entertainment and information services through its UK operation, successfully introducing games, betting, multi-screen options and interactive advertising. The company's PVR system Sky Plus has enjoyed enormous success, with the company at the forefront of personalising television entertainment.

Nokia general manager for multimedia Vanjoki will introduce a major theme at this year's event - Mobile TV.

Corbett is vice president and chief technology officer, Digital Home Group and head of the desktop product group at Intel. His speech will focus on the future of the digital home

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