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Tuesday, March 11 • 9:30am - 10:30am
MCNs: The Next-Generation Media Companies

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Over the last few years, YouTube has seen a radical transformation, becoming a legitimate platform for professional content creators to engage with viewers. A new breed of companies are thriving on YouTube and gathering huge audiences that are bigger even than those on cable TV. These companies are being called the future of entertainment and are poised to be the next generation media titans. But what will it take for these companies to truly crossover and how will they disrupt traditional entertainment models?
In this session, AllThingsD’s Peter Kafka will interview veteran media executive Ynon Kreiz of Maker Studios to discuss the multi-channel model, who is building the next big media companies, and the future of online video.

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Peter Kafka

Sr EditorAll Things DigitalPeter joined AllThingsD in late October 2008 and is a senior editor. He was most recently the managing editor for Silicon Alley Insider, from mid- 2007 to October 2008. Prior to this, he was the technology and media editor for Forbes.com, creating a new... Read More →
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Ynon Kreiz

Exec ChairmanMaker StudiosYnon Kreiz is a seasoned media executive who has built and led global entertainment companies including Endemol and Fox Kids Europe. Ynon brings over 15 years of executive leadership in broadcast and TV production to Maker as well as a deep understanding... Read More →

Tuesday March 11, 2014 9:30am - 10:30am CDT
Driskill Hotel, Driskill Ballroom

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