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APOS 2018: speakers & themes unveiled for annual summit of local, regional & global leaders In media, entertainment & telecoms

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HONG KONG/SINGAPORE: Some of the biggest brands across the local, regional and global media, entertainment and telecommunications industries will participate at this year’s APOS summit, hosted by Media Partners Asia in Bali, Indonesia from April 24-26. APOS 2018 brings together key players across the value chain with a particular focus on how broadband connectivity is combining with local economies and ecosystems to transform prospects for the production, distribution and monetization of content, games and IP across Asia Pacific.

Speaking about the line-up and the event’s themes, MPA executive director Vivek Couto said: “APOS 2018 brings together key brands and leadership striving to create, distribute, monetize and invest at scale across media, entertainment, telecoms and related sectors, as they forge new paths to value and enter into partnerships to drive engagement and share of spend.”

Key speakers and themes at this year’s APOS summit include:

Race To Scale: Local Challenges For Global Leaders

Media, telecoms, entertainment and technology ecosystems are colliding across Asia Pacific, as the quest for local, regional and global scale picks up pace. APOS 2018 highlights the paths to value and partnerships that matter for global brands as they seek to drive engagement and share of spend across the diverse region and beyond.

Confirmed speakers

Bob Bakish, President & CEO, Viacom

Uday Shankar, President, 21st Century Fox Asia

JB Perrette, President & CEO, Discovery Networks International

Ricky Ow, President, Turner International Asia Pacific

Mahesh Samat, SVP & MD, The Walt Disney Company, South Asia

Gina Brogi, President of Global Distribution, Twentieth Century Fox Television Distribution

Sudhanshu Vats, Group CEO, Viacom18 Media 

Broadband Economics: The Way Forward For Telcos

Having opened up the broadband opportunity, Asia’s telcos now want a bigger piece of the pie. APOS 2018 weighs up the future for telcos in the region as they invest in content, partnerships, networks and services, seeking to ward off disruptors while chasing a bigger share of consumer spend.

Confirmed speakers

Somchai Lertsutiwong, CEO, AIS

Ernest Cu, President & CEO, Globe

William Yeung, CEO, HKBN

Allen Lew, CEO, Optus

Manuel Pangilinan, President & CEO, PLDT

Ririek Adriansyah, President Director, Telkomsel 

Streaming Dreams & Reality: Ambition, Growth, Competition 

The next chapter is being written for premium online video in APAC. APOS will take a snapshot of the latest competitive dynamics and revenue opportunity in online video, as global, regional and local services size up prospects for growth, profitability and market leadership, as well as their appetite for risk.

Confirmed speakers

James Farrell, Head of Content, Amazon Prime Video Asia Pacific

Ajit Mohan, CEO, Hotstar

Peter Bithos, CEO, Hooq

Kazufumi Nagasawa, HJ Holdings (Hulu Japan)

Mark Britt, CEO & Co-Founder, Iflix Group

Roma De, Director, Platform Products, Netflix

Tony Zameczkowski, VP, Business Development, Netflix Asia

Janice Lee, MD, PCCW Media (Viu)

Jong-Won Kim, SVP & Head of Oksusu, SK Telecom

Esther Nguyen, Founder & CEO, Pops Worldwide

Fred Cheong, Group CEO, WebTVAsia

Gaurav Gandhi, CEO, Viacom18 Digital Ventures (Voot) 

Opportunities In Southeast Asia: Growth In Uncertain Times

Despite volatility and uncertainty across many markets in Southeast Asia, local ecosystems continue to evolve, promising to enrich companies that can adapt. APOS 2018 picks out some key opportunities and the companies attempting to capitalize on them, while evaluating the impact of these changes on local investment, competition and monetization.

Confirmed speakers

Rohana Rozhan, Group CEO, Astro

Carlo Katigbak, President & CEO, ABS-CBN

Hary Tanoesoedibjo, Founder & Chairman, MNC Group

Tham Loke Kheng, CEO, Mediacorp

SK Cheong, Executive Director & GM, TVB

The Evolution of Entertainment: Making New Stories Pay

Studios and storytellers and that can keep audiences tuned in are in demand, as competition for consumer time intensifies. APOS 2018 looks at the different strategies production houses, broadcasters and online video services are taking to capture audience segments and maximize returns from their content bets.

Confirmed speakers

Ma Zhongjun, Chairman & President, Ciwen Media 

Suyoung Lee, Director, JTBC

Mark Linsey, Director, BBC Studios

Joko Anwar, Independent TV & Film Director

Wicky Olindo, Founder, TV & Film Producer, Screenplay Productions

Ritesh Sidhwani, Film Director & Co-Founder, Excel Entertainment

Michael MacMillan, Co-Founder & CEO, Blue Ant Media

Sunil Samtani, Producer, Rapi Films

Hyun Park, Co-Head, TV Production and Acquisitions, Korea, Warner Bros

Jay Ji, CEO, Huayi Brothers Korea

Hosi Simon, CEO, Vice Asia Pacific 

The Investor View: Risks and Returns In Media

Strategic, private equity and financial investors are making deep bets across telecoms, media and technology, helping fuel the next cycle of competition in content and distribution. APOS 2018 will highlight the thinking behind these decisions, globally, regionally and locally, with a particular focus on online video, payment infrastructure, and traditional film and TV.

Confirmed speakers

Li Ruigang, Founding Chairman & CEO, CMC

Paul Aiello, MD, Emerald Media

Deborah Mei, Partner & Co-Founder, Raine

Nick Swierzy, Strategic Advisor to Group CEO, Axiata Group

David Goldstein, Senior Advisor, TPG Capital 

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