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Global Speaking Participation

The PADEM Groups Founder, Allan McLennan speaks extensively worldwide on the growth of Interactive Digital media, AdvancedTV, ConnectedTV, Media ecology and economics,Video Distribution platforms, IPTV, iTV, MobileTV, Mobile Cross-platform, Mobile VIdeo Consumption, Advanced Advertising and Data Analytics, Cloud Effectiveness,  Media Psychology, Behavioral Economics,  McLennan contributes to company’s sales meetings and industry events worldwide either as a keynote, moderator or panel participant. Over 70 summits and conferences over the last six years.

Global Video Interviews:

 2016, 2017 & 2018 Global Speaking – video coverage:

Speaking Engagements & Events:

  • 2020 – Covid
  • Advanced Forum – Streaming Media Executive Series: Open Forum UK/NL/US, December 3rd, 2020
  • Streaming Media West:  “Building an OTT Service People Want,” September 30, 2020
  • SES Global Corporate Executive Event: Interviewer of VP/Video -> “How cloud reduces the time to launch TV channels” September 17th, 2020 
  • IET Global Webinar – Producer/Moderator – Production Growth through Remote Editing, July 29th, 2020

2019

  • Video Exchange Worldwide Streaming Summit, London, UKChairman, December 3rd & 4th 2019
  • OTT Leadership Summit, Chairman – Streaming Media West, Los Angeles, CA – November 19th/20th, 2019
  • IBC – Innovation & Catalyst Series, Amsterdam, NL,  Moderator – five sessions; September, 13th, 14th & 15th , 2019
  • Flash Memory Summit, Santa Clara, CA – Chairman, Volumetric Keynotes; August 7th, 2019

  • NorthernWaves, Oslo, Norway – Chairman, May 23rd, 2019

  • Pay-TV Summit, OTT Chairman, Denver, CO May 14th & 15th, 2019
  • Video Exchange ChairmanBangkok, Thailand, May 7th & 8th, 2019
  • NAB – Codec/CDN in Streaming Video moderator, Las Vegas, NV April 9th, 2019
  • NAB – Maximizing Benefits of ATSC3 / Next Gen TV in 2019 and beyond, Panelist, Innovation Stage, April 9th, 2019

2018

  • OTT TV World Summit – Chairman, London UK, November 25th – 26th, 2019
  • Storage Visions – Silicon Valley, Exploring How New Architecture Can Help SSD’s Audience engagement, October 22nd, 2019
  • San Francisco Giants – Major League Baseball Technology Day, San Francisco September 26th, 2019 – Growth of the low-to-no latency network – edge CD’s critical!
  • IBC – Scientific Papers with BBC Labs – Ethics in Electronic Media and Intelligence in AI Storytelling, Amsterdam, NL, September 2019
  • SMPTE ETA/Google, Piracy and a Cultural way Forward, SMPTE Planning Committee, June 13th/14th 2018, Google Mountain View, CA
  • FierceCable – Pay-TV, Denver – Advisory Board/Moderator, May 15/16th, 2018
  • TV Connect/London Olympia, Conference Chairman, May 8th, 9th & 10, 2018, Olympia, London UK
  • TV Connect/BroadcastAsia/Bangkok, Chairman, April 24th/25th, 2018
  • NAB/Las Vegas, Pay-TV Keynote Fireside Chat, AI/IP Intelligent Network Management/Targeted Advertising, Moderator, April 10th, 2018
  • VidCon – Amsterdam March 22, 2018, Cyber currency through data in the Media world – Chair
  • Cable Congress/Dublin, Planetary Keynote Panel, March 6th, 2018

2017

  • SMPTE Connected IP Entertainment Summit, MSFT, May 8-9, 2017, Mountain View, CA – Planning committee, panelist and keynote introduction
  • TVConnect, London/ExCel, March 28-3o, 2017, Chairman of Summit – The Real Direction of TV
2016
  • OTT TV World Summit, Chairman, OTT Platform Acceleration & Data, November 8-10, 2016, London, UK
  • AR/VR WTS Smart Tech Summit, Oct. 4-5, 2016, Wearable vs AR/VR – Accelerating Players Abilities, Santa Clara, CA
  • IBC Indusrty Overview, OTT Platform, September 10, 2016 Amsterdam, NL
  • TV Connect Summit – London, UK, April 26 – 28th 2016, Summit Chairman Day 1
  • OTT World, London, Nov, 9-12, 2015, Summit Chair – “OTT business offerings, cloud management and hardware/device advancement”
  • Stanford/SMPTE, Stanford, California – “Real revenue opportunities through OTT”
  • LTE Dubai, 5/12/15 – “Reaching new audiences in their own back yard – navigation/identification”
  • TVConnect, London/UK, 4/26/15, “New data and rights licensing. What’s really needed worldwide
  • NAB – 2015, Las Vegas – Scientific paper on consolidated video platform advancement
  • EU Cable Congress, Brussels, Belgium, 3/11/15 – OTT prepping – ingesting, transcoding and delivery for broad consumption
  • CES – 2015, Data and new revenue models
  • IBC Chair of Scientific Papers – Network Distribution – IBC/Amsterdam – September 12th, 2014 – Global Distribution Network Innovation review and discussion
  • SMPTE – STANFORD – June 18th, 2014 – Entertainment Technology Actual Modeling
  • BroadbandTV Conference, June 4th, 2014 – Santa Clara Convention Center
  • NAB – Las Vegas, NV – April 7th – 10th, 2014
  • 4th Annual Cloud Computing & Big Data Summit, April 10-11, 2014 London, UK
  • TV Connect, London, UK – March 18 – 20, 2014
  • CES/2014 Keynote – Cloud Conference, Jan. 8th – Connecting to the Cloud, Telecommunications Industry Drawbacks of Cloud-Delivered Content: Infrastructure & Data Intelligence Challenges
  • Future TV Advertising, December 3/4, 2013 London, England – Analyst Coverage
  • BIG DATA – IET (Institute of Engineering & Technology), London, England, December 5th, 2013: The Global Perspective from the US – Invited speaker
  • BroadbandTV Con, Los Angeles, CA, USA – November 5th/6th. Moderating panel: Audience Development, Programming and Distribution Strategies in the BroadbandTV Era.
  • Cloud Computing West, Las Vegas,  Oct. 27 – 29th, 2013, DCIA/Cloud Computing Association: Delivering Media from the Cloud and Analyzing Behavior
  • IBC – Amsterdam, September 13 – 17, 2013 – Media Delivery worldwide – Platforms, Devices & Data, September 15, 2013
  • Behavioral Science Summit – Center for Advanced Study in Behavioral Sciences – Stanford University – July 11, 2013
  • SMPTE/2013 – Society of Motion Pictures and Television Engineers / Stanford University, “Paying for Content over IP – How is it Changing” 06/18-19/2013​
  • Cloud Computing East – Boston, MA – May 21, 2013 – Growing the Government Visual Asset Economic Model
  • VIzrt Day – Bergen, Norway – 5/6-7, 2013
  • NAB/2013, Why media’s exploding. The real story, 04/2013
  • NETHERLANDS CONSULATE / SF – Intn’l Media Deligation- “Advancing Media Distribution & Analytics; The Future of Media” 03/18/2013
  • MWC – Mobile World Congress/Barcelona, Spain – 02/25/2013
  • HACKFEST.TV / SF – Mentor, 02 / 7-8 / 2013 – New Development  Click here
  • CES/2013, DCIA “Cloud based, Mulit-platform Media Distribution,” 01/2013
  • DCIA/NAB, Washington DC, US Government/Military US, 12/2012, “Advancement cloud based management, security, analytics & distribution of media, entertainment”
  • Broadband World Forum –  Keynote – “Cloud Based Distribution & Realization of Entertainment /Amsterdam.” 9/2012,
  • IBC, “Cloud 101,” Panel development, 9/9/2012
  • TVNext, “SocialTV 2.0: Myth or Reality,” Santa Clara, CA, 10/2012,
  • Streaming Media West/Q4/2012
  • Paris: Ubiq Summer 2012 Digital entertainment Showcase?, June 18 & 19
  • Variety Coverage 2012
  • 2012 Industry analysis – Techpinions – The true media opportunity – Techpinions
  • CES/CEA panel on new television – Are PayTV’s Days Numbered? Global multi-platform success models. 1/07/2010
  • IBC 09, Amsterdam, NL 9/09/09, “Mobile Media – Managing & Delivering The Content”
  • NAPTE 2008, Who’s Going to Win the Digital Living Room, 1-29-08
  • C-Cor Global CEO Summit, Athens Greece, 6/06
  • 2005 MipTV/Milia, Cannes;
  • France IPTV Keynote panel;
  • Digital Hollywood, Santa Monica;
  • Digital Living Room – PVR.

Affiliations

ATAS – Academy of Television Arts & Sciences, National New Media Council
PGA – Producers Guild of America, New Media
NATAS – National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences, New York Council
ITA – Interactive Television Alliance, International Chair
AFI – American Film Institute, EnhancedTV
Cable Labs – Contributor
CSA – California Satellite Association
AFDESI – French Interactive Television and Media Association
CTAM, Cable Television Association of Marketers
CCTA, California Cable Television Association
Worldwide Streaming Media Alliance
G-SAM, Global Association of Asset Management, Terminology Committee
MDG.org, San Francisco, International New Media Association, 1999-2000-past board member
Farallon Foundation – Marine protection, 1989-1999-past board member