CBS Interactive CEO Completes Speaker Lineup at NewTeeVee Live

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Quincy Smith of CBS joins leaders from Comcast, Netflix and Adobe in debating the future of consumer television online.

Quincy Smith, the leader of CBS' Interactive division, will join other high-profile industry leaders at this year's NewTeeVee Live 09 on Nov. 12 in San Francisco. Quincy will share his perspective on the state of the online video industry and what impacts some of the changes coming up will create.

This is the year of "TV Everywhere" for the online television industry, and the conference will investigate the opportunities it creates. Aligned to the TV Everywhere topic will be discussions on new platforms in the home and the promise they hold for content companies and entrepreneurs.

NewTeeVee Live, now in its third successful year, is designed to answer the biggest questions about the future of television. The conference has assembled the most important industry leaders to share their views and visions.

Speakers at NewTeeVee Live include:

  •      Amy Banse, president, Comcast Interactive Media
  •      Quincy Smith, CEO, CBS Interactive.
  •      Reed Hastings, co-founder and CEO, Netflix
  •      Kevin Lynch, CTO, Adobe Systems
  •      Marc Whitten, general manager of Xbox LIVE, Microsoft
  •      Andy Mitchell, VP of Digital and Development Marketing, CNN
  •      Erik Flannigan, executive vice president of Digital Media, MTVN Entertainment Group
  •      Randi Zuckerberg, director of Market Development, Facebook
  •      Avner Ronen, CEO and co-founder, boxee
  •      Anthony Wood, CEO, Roku
  •      Matthew McRae, VP and GM, Advanced Technology Products, VIZIO
  •      Sam Blackman, CEO, Elemental Technologies
  •      Bill Gurley, general partner, Benchmark Capital

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In addition, the show will feature 10 of the most exciting technology and content startups selected by Liz Gannes and Chris Albrecht, editors of the leading online video blog NewTeeVee.com.

A conference of this magnitude cannot successfully be delivered without the support of the conference sponsors. This year's sponsoring companies are led by primetime sponsor Comcast. The generosity and support of Comcast and other sponsors enable the GigaOM Network to deliver the show to the worldwide audience of media professionals.

Five hundred industry executives will explore the future of the planet's favorite media: television. If you wish to join them Nov. 12 in San Francisco, register for your ticket now.

Full details can be found on this web site: http://live.newteevee.com/

To hear more about our speaker additions as they happen, follow us on Twitter @newteevee - http://twitter.com/newteevee

Tickets are available for $495.

Please register here: http://newteeveelive-site.eventbrite.com/

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About the GigaOM Network:
The GigaOM Network is a leading provider of publications and events for the technology and entrepreneurial markets worldwide. Founded by award-winning journalist Om Malik, The GigaOM Network is an online publishing company whose network of news sites reaches more than 2 million readers worldwide and provides news and insight on the developments disrupting the world of technology. The GigaOM Network includes seven award-winning sites: GigaOM covers the business of broadband, VoIP, infrastructure, mobile and wireless; WebWorkerDaily covers the future of work in a web world; NewTeeVee covers the business of online video; Earth2Tech covers the business of green technology; OStatic is a web application, news site and community looking at open-source solutions for business; jkOnTheRun offers news and insight on mobile devices; and TheAppleBlog is a leading source of information for Apple users. The GigaOM Network also produces industry-leading events, including annual conferences: Structure, Mobilize, NewTeeVee Live and Green:Net.

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