Berry, Cole join speakers at MIPTV

Focusing on media disruption digital lifestyle trends

LONDON -- Yahoo’s Patrick Barry and digital futurist Jeffrey Cole will kick off a day looking at digital lifestyle trends and the role of digital media as a disruptor in today’s connected society April 1 at this year’s MIPTV, it was announced Thursday.

Barry, vp Connected TV at Yahoo, will discuss how content and technology partners can work together in a television ecosystem, while Cole, director of the center for the digital future at the University of Southern California’s Annenberg School will provide insight and evidence into how the collision of Internet and mobile technologies is transforming the world.

The MIPTV digital forum runs March 30-April 2 in Cannes and will hear from experts in content production, broadband video, connected gaming and video convergence.
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