SpotX To Host Go Live, Exclusive Two-City Event To Explore Live OTT Advertising

Yospace and Akamai Will Join SpotX, the Leading Video Advertising and Monetization Platform, as Co-Hosts in Both New York City and Los Angeles

SpotX, the leading video advertising and monetization platform, announced that it will co-host, with Yospace and Akamai, an exclusive event called Go Live to discuss the latest trends, challenges, and innovations around live, over-the-top (OTT) advertising. The event is scheduled to take place on two separate days in both New York City and Los Angeles with presentations from SpotX, Yospace, and Akamai.

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“Live OTT services are entering the mainstream and we have no doubt that they will become even more popular in the coming months as viewership grows and advertisers continue to invest,” said Mike Shehan, co-founder and CEO at SpotX. “We think this transformative time serves as the perfect moment to bring together leaders throughout the advertising industry to share ideas and insights.”

With a carefully selected audience of 30 movers and shakers from throughout the OTT advertising ecosystem per city, the presentations and fireside chat with David Springall (founder and CTO at Yospace), Wendy Verschoor (senior product manager, Media Division at Akamai), Kevin Schaum (senior director, Advanced Solutions Group at SpotX), and Eric Boyd (director of product at JW Player) are set to spark thought-provoking conversation and valuable networking amongst attendees.

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Tuesday, May 22, 2018 in New York City

Thursday, May 24, 2018 in Los Angeles

10:30 a.m. – Introductions

11:00 a.m. – Yospace: Monetizing Live Streaming at Scale

11:45 a.m. – Akamai: Bring the TV Experience Online: Delivering Low Latency at Broadcast Quality

12:30 p.m. – Lunch

1:30 p.m. – SpotX: Crossing the Live Chasm: Scaling Programmatic Execution

2:30 p.m. – Fireside Chat with SpotX, Yospace, Akamai, and JW Player

3:15 p.m. – Cocktails and Networking


Convene, 237 Park Ave, New York, NY (on May 22)*

Kimpton Hotel Palomar, 10740 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles, CA (on May 24)*

*Both events are invite-only.

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