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SVG Technology in Action Webinar: Video Streaming Trends and Challenges Addressed by AWS Marketplace

March 22, 2022 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

The Media and Entertainment industry faces industry-wide transformation. Companies are challenged to keep up with demand, stay competitive, deliver high quality content, be cost-effective, and compete for audience attention on multiple delivery platforms.

These challenges particularly impact the sports industry. Live sports video streaming is expected to grow from US$22 billion in 2021 to over US$87 billion by 2028*. This acceleration in demand creates a highly competitive landscape and potential video quality issues.  Players in this space must find ways to differentiate and innovate their offerings. It is critical to tap into technology solutions to address these challenges while staying cost-effective.

Join us to hear experts talk about using technology to address sports video streaming trends and challenges. The webinar will focus on how to:

  • Manage growing demand in a competitive landscape
  • Stream high quality video
  • Improve delivery infrastructure and capacity
  • Reach a broader audience
  • Enable cloud migration and innovation
  • Drive cost efficiencies
  • Use data insights to inform differentiation strategies


Dave Polyard, AWS Marketplace, Global Industry Customer Lead, Media & Entertainment
Dave Polyard expertise includes, broadcast automation systems, news production systems, content storage management (HSM) systems, and workflows related to migration of content to the Cloud. In the past year, Dave led successful workshops on topics including content preservation and media archiving. Prior to joining AWS, Dave was a senior executive for several broadcast technology firms as well as a former broadcast journalist. Dave is based in Henderson, Nevada, USA.

Justin Sanford, Mux, Head of Developer Engineering Experience
For nearly a decade, Justin has been simplifying the video engineering experience for developers. In his current role as Head of Developer Experience Engineering at Mux, Justin leads the team responsible for ensuring the success of our customers through hands-on technical guidance, partner integrations, and open source projects. Prior to joining Mux, Justin served as Principal Architect in the Office of the CTO at Brightcove, and has held numerous technical program management roles at companies including Microsoft and Caradigm. Justin holds a BA in Physics, Math, and Computer Science from Dartmouth College. He lives in San Francisco, though enjoys traveling anywhere he can.

Steven Thorpe, Fox Corporation, Senior Vice President, Video Platforms
Steven leads the engineering, product, and operational teams responsible for audience-facing video solutions across the company’s portfolio of Sports, News, and Entertainment apps/websites. Since joining Fox, Mr. Thorpe has led an overhaul of the video supply chain and content delivery ecosystem, focusing on quality of service, and delivering a “better than TV” customer experience. He oversees all aspects of FOX’s live streaming platform, which is responsible for delivering many of the world’s largest streaming events, including: Super Bowl LIV, FIFA World Cup and MLB World Series.


March 22, 2022
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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