BAMTECH Media CTO Joe Inzerillo To Keynote Second-Annual SVG Digital Summit

By Brandon Costa on October 30, 2017

BAMTECH Media EVP/Chief Technology Officer Joe Inzerillo will keynote the second-annual SVG Digital Summit on Dec. 11 at the New York Hilton. Inzerillo is a longtime industry leader who today oversees all aspects of technology for BAMTECH Media, a leading distributor of direct-to-consumer video and a premiere provider of video-streaming solutions globally.

A subsidiary of The Walt Disney Co., BAMTECH Media was formed out of MLB Advanced Media’s overall digital business in August 2016 before being acquired by Disney in September 2017.

Inzerillo_JoePrior to joining BAMTECH Media, Inzerillo enjoyed a wildy successful career as chief technology officer for Major League Baseball, including its flagship media companies, MLB Advanced Media and MLB Network. Among other innovations that he was responsible for developing are the technology powering the successful launch of expanded instant replay, the first live streaming of sports events on iPhone and iPad, the Tech Emmy Award-winning MLB.TV, installation of iBeacon technology, building a reliable mobile connectivity through new Wi-Fi and DAS infrastructure, and Statcast, a revolutionary player-tracking system to measure every play on the field.

Inzerillo’s keynote conversation is a highlight of a full day of panel discussions, presentations, and much more at this year’s SVG Digital Summit. Among the major topics and themes to be discussed:

  • Linear Transformation vs. Digital Native: Building Video Experiences for a Multiplatform World
  • OTT Sound-Off: What’s Facing Live OTT Sports Today?
  • Social-Video Production: Tools, Tips, and Strategies for Sports Social Success
  • VR/360: What’s Next in the Future of Social-Video Engagement
  • The Team Life: Balancing Platforms While Serving Your Fans
  • Are We Entering a New Era of Artificial Intelligence (AI) as a Production Tool?

The SVG Digital Summit aims to bring together leaders in sports digital media and offer an opportunity for open discussion of digital-media and technology trends with a hyper-focus on the exciting world of sports video. Social media and live social video, over-the- top (OTT) distribution strategies, and much more are all on the docket at the second-annual SVG Digital Summit.

To register and for more information, visit www.svgdigitalsummit.com.

To sponsor the SVG Digital Summit, contact Rob Payne (Rob@sportsvideo.org) and Andrew Gabel (AGabel@sportsvideo.org).