About wkreth

  • Industry DigitalFilmITMediaResearchTelevision
  • Sector Business DevelopmentCorporate DevelopmentDistributionProduct DevelopmentProduct ManagementStrategic PartnershipsStrategy
  • Preferred Job Title Managing DirectorSenior Vice PresidentVice President
  • Companies EIDR, Showtime Networks, Charter/Time Warner Cable, Apple, Wired Magazine

Summary

Executive Director and lead global product/service evangelist for some of the world’s largest Media & Entertainment (M&E) companies – including major film studios, TV networks, prestigious product makers and beyond. Recurring speaker at major international M&E tech events. Work with standard-setting industry groups, with a reach to key decision makers, influencers and opinion leaders.

In-depth practice of the entire M&E industry: Standards builder at a consortium of Hollywood majors, Data and Video strategist at Showtime Networks and Charter/Time Warner, Co-founder of Wired Magazine, assisted teams at Apple’s interactive R&D labs.

Data-driven entrepreneur & “intrapreneur” – with a unique perspective (and deep professional network) in how to “get things done” on all sides of the TV ecosystem (e.g. content and distribution).

Author of two patents on interactive media. Strong background in engineering and business spanning enterprise cloud media, workflows, asset management and UX.