Dan’s responsibilities include commercial relationships, negotiations, commercial & strategic development and marketing across Viacom’s pay-TV and free-to-air partnerships, with a remit that includes Viacom’s pay-TV brands MTV, Nickelodeon, Nick Jr., Comedy Central and its PSB channel, Channel 5.
Dan has held prior roles with WarnerMedia, UKTV and Eurosport. Born in Australia, Dan holds a Masters of Marketing from the University of Melbourne and a degree in Journalism from the RMIT University.
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13:25 – 14:45
Panel Session: The Rise of The Disruptor – Chaired by Jon Watts
Moderator: Jon Watts – Managing Partner, MTM
Bruce Mann, Chief Content Officer, Liberty Global
Dan Fahy, Vice President, Commercial and Content Distribution, VIMN UKNEE
Ben McOwen Wilson, Regional Director, YouTube, Europe, Middle East and Africa
Anette Schaefer, Independent Consultant
Guy Bisson, Research Director, Ampere Analysis
- How will the relationship with ‘traditional’ Pay TV platforms and (primarily) DTC SVOD providers evolve? And why?
- How many SVOD / DTC content providers can survive in a given market?
- What brand attributes are required to become / remain one of the surviving SVOD / D2C content providers?
- The promise of OTT is mouth-watering for advertisers. The issue facing broadcasters will be balance of paid / free (ad supported) can the two live side by side?