Skip to the content
Menu

Agenda

Attendees will see first class presentations and panels from industry titans and Futuresource experts on the growth and the crossover of business opportunities for the entire audio ecosystem.

Day 1

Welcome and Opening Remarks
Sarah Carroll, Director – Futuresource Consulting

Opening Keynote - How Technology is Rapidly Changing the Entertainment Experience
Geir Skaaden, Chief Products and Services Officer – Xperi

Radio as an Evergreen - Content Genre (Panel)
Moderator: Jack Wetherill, Principal Analyst – Futuresource Consulting
Travis Baxter, Content & External Affairs Director – Bauer Media
Aled Haydn Jones, Head of Radio 1 – BBC
Chris Burns, Head of Audio & Digital – BBC
Steve Raizes, Senior Vice President, Podcasting – ViacomCBS

Reaching Customers & Selling Sound in an Increasingly Dominant Digital World (Presentation)
Robert Jan van Dormael, Vice President of Consumer Marketing – Harman

Who Will Win the Share of Ear - Key Market Drivers and Applications Fuelling Demand (Panel)
Sponsored By Cambridge Audio

Moderator - Luke Pearce, Market Analyst – Futuresource Consulting
Tim Johnston PE, Vice President of Engineering – Starkey Hearing
Bernice Cramer, Director of Product Management and Global Marketing, Professional Audio – Bose
Chris Havell, Senior Director of Product Marketing, Voice & Music – Qualcomm Technologies
Stuart George, Managing Director – Cambridge Audio

Voice Input: What is the Magic and What's Next? (Presentation)
Sponsored by DSP Concepts
Dr Paul Beckmann, Founder & CTO – DSP Concepts

Next Decade of Audio Tech (Panel)
Sponsored by Flexound
Moderator: Simon Forrest, Principal Analyst – Futuresource Consulting
Adam Levenson, Senior Director, Business Development – Waves Audio
Andreas Ehret, Director, Technology Marketing – Dolby
Stefan Meltzer, Chief Business Development Manager – Fraunhofer
Dave Berol, Senior Solutions Audio Engineer – Amazon
Mervi Heinaro, CEO – Flexound

Consumer Audio Trends - The Outlook Past COVID-19 (Presentation)
Guy Hammett, Market Analyst – Futuresource Consulting

 

Day 2

Welcome and Opening Remarks
Sarah Carroll, Futuresource

Evolution of the Gamer - Opportunities for the Audio Hardware and Entertainment Industry (Presentation)
Carl Hibbert, Associate Director of Entertainment Content and Media - Futuresource Consulting

The Next Decade of Music Delivery – Revenue Drivers, Challenges and the Competitive Landscape (Presentation)
Alexandre Jornod, Market Analyst - Futuresource Consulting

Accelerated Growth of Live Streaming of Concerts and User Generated Content (Panel) 
Moderator: James Kirby, Market Analyst - Futuresource Consulting
Katy Templeman-Holmes, Director of Market Strategy – Harman
Harry Parslow, CEO – Tourlife
Meridith Rojas, Global Head of Creator Marketing – Logitech
Jim Odom, President – Presonus Electronics

MEMS Technology in Audio (Presentation)
Sponsored by Usound
Andrea Rusconi, Managing Director & CTO – Usound

AV Collaboration tools and app usage turbocharged during lockdown (Panel)
Moderator: Adam Cox, Senior Market Analyst - Futuresource Consulting
Martin Bodley, Director, Emerging Businesses – Bose
TJ Varghese, Product Manager – Google
Jason Goecke, VP and General Manager – Intel unite

Why is TikTok so much more than a social media platform? (Presentation)
Presenter: David Saidden, Director of Strategic Partnerships – ByteDance

Expansion of the Technology Giants in Consumer and Pro A/V Sectors (Presentation)
Simon Bryant, Director of Research – Futuresource Consulting

About Us

Here at Futuresource Consulting we deliver specialist research and consulting services, providing market forecasts and intelligence reports. Since the 1980s we have supported a range of industry sectors, which has grown to include: CE, Broadcast, Entertainment Content, EdTech and many more.