AT&T SportsNet, NBC Regionals, and NESN Presidents Headline RSN Summit, June 26-27 in Chicago

Speakers also include top execs from RSNs, leagues, teams, and OTT outlets

The 2018 RSN Summit, which will be held June 26-27 at the Palmer House Hilton in Chicago, will kick off with a panel featuring presidents from three of the biggest players in the RSN market today. AT&T Sports Networks President Patrick Crumb, NESN President and CEO Sean McGrail, and NBC Sports Regional Networks & NBC Sports Group Platform and Content Strategy President David Preschlack will take the stage to discuss the unique challenges and opportunities facing the RSN industry in 2018 as it undergoes a tectonic shift on multiple fronts. Entitled “State of the RSN Industry: Network Presidents on the Opportunities and Challenges Ahead”, this Day 1 panel will lead into the Opening Night Reception. 

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Here’s Who Else is Speaking (So Far):
Alex Blanding, SNY, VP Engineering
Brooks Boyer, Chicago White Sox, VP, Sales/Marketing
Lyndon Campbell, Nielsen Sports, SVP, Leagues and Rights Holders
Robert Carzoli, Program Productions, President/CEO
Michael Connelly, Fox Sports Regional Networks, SVP/EVP
Kevin Cross, NBC Sports Chicago, VP, Content
Steve Davis, Ooyala, Chief Revenue Officer
Ed Desser, Desser Media, Founder and President
Mike Dimond, FOX Sports North, SVP and GM
Jeff Filippi, MSG Networks, SVP of Production/Programming and Executive Producer
Philip Garvin, Mobile TV Group, President/Founder/Co-Owner
Ron Gralnik, Fox Sports Regional Networks, VP, Production
Steve Grigely, Fox Sports Networks, VP, Technical Operations
Fahad Haider, NESN, VP, Engineering
Michael R. Hall, NESN, SVP, Digital
Steve Hellmuth, NBA, EVP, Media Operations and Technology
Kelly Higgins, NBC Sports Regional Networks, Director, Marketing
Doug Johnson, AT&T SportsNet, VP and Executive Producer
Kevin Marotta, MSG Networks, SVP, Marketing and Content Strategy
Bernadette McDonald, MLB, SVP, Broadcast Operations
Matt Majka, Minnesota Wild, President
Larry Meyers, Pac-12 Networks, EVP, Content
Brian Mitchell, AT&T Sports Rocky Mountain, Executive Producer
Shawn Oleksiak, NBC Sports Philadelphia, VP/Executive Producer, Live Events
Khalid Patterson, Spectrum Networks, Senior Manager, Remote Operations
Sassan Pejhan, AT&T Entertainment Group, Assistant VP
Kyle Reischling, Pac-12 Networks, VP, Remote Content
Lindsey Ross, FloSports, Director of Rights Acquisition
Chris Schlosser, MLS Digital, SVP and GM
Jon Slobotkin, NBC Sports Regional Networks, SVP, Content and Live Programming
Andrew Schnell, Stadium, EVP, Corporate Development
Jared Stacy, Spectrum Sports, VP, Production and Strategy
Kevin Sullivan, YES Network, Managing Editor,
Jason Taubman, Game Creek Video, VP, Design and New Technology
Per von Rosen, Sportradar, Product Manager, Broadcast
Bob Valinski, Vizrt, Sales Manager
Michael Wargo, NBC Sports Regional Networks, Senior Director, Multi-Platform Conte
Jérôme Wauthoz, Tedial, VP, Products

Other General Sessions Include 
  • RSN Market Analysis and Audience Measurement
  • Production Perspectives: Where Storytelling and Technology Collide
  • League Perspectives: A View From the Top
  • Team Perspectives: Creating Quality RSN Partnerships
  • The Move to OTT: How Regional Rights Deals Are Evolving
  • All Under One Roof: When Linear-TV Production Meets Digital
Check Out These Deeper-Dive Workshop Sessions 
  • RSN Social Media Showcase featuring NBC Sports Regional Networks, NESN, and YES Network
  • RSN’s Get Real: A Real-World Timeline for HDR, 1080p, 4K, and IP
  • Greasing the Tech Wheels: How AI and Automated Production Could Impact RSNs
  • Point-Counterpoint: Is At-Home Production The Future of the RSN Market?

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