Dailymotion Head of US Sports Partnerships, Jolie Roberts, Joins Streaming Summit at 2018 NAB Show
Industry Veteran Jolie Roberts Joins 2018 NAB Show Speaker Lineup to Explore the Role of Technology in Distributing & Monetizing Live Sports Programming
LAS VEGAS, NV—April 3, 2018—Dailymotion, the leading destination for video discovery and exploration, is pleased to announce that Jolie Roberts, Head of US Sports Partnerships at the company, has joined the speaker lineup for the NAB Show Las Vegas’ first-ever Streaming Summit. The one-day event takes place on Weds. April 11 at the Westgate.
The program, co-produced by streaming industry expert Dan Rayburn, will focus on the dynamics of the streaming media business, from advances in technology to monetization opportunities and content offerings.
Roberts joins “The Business of Sports Streaming,” for a panel discussion on the expandingrole of live sports streaming, from major events like NBC’s coverage of the Winter Olympics and Twitter’s partnership with the MLB to how niche sporting events are reaching targeted audiences online. Panelists will discuss how to effectivelymonetize live sports streaming, explore emerging trends, and predict where the sports streaming business is heading next.
At Dailymotion, Roberts is responsible for developing and scaling strategic partnerships with premium publishers and broadcasters in the sports world, bringing their ongoing video content to new and engaged audiences via the Dailymotion platform. Currentsports partners on the platform include Stadium Sports Network, USA TODAY Sports, CBS Sports, UFC; beIN Sports; Fox Deportes, Generation Iron Network, VICE, Outside TV, L’Equipe, International Tennis Federation, USA Gymnastics, Glory Kickboxing,and more.
Most recently, Roberts helped forge an exclusive live stream partnership with Generation Iron Network to bring the 30th Annual Arnold Sports Festival to fitness and bodybuilding enthusiasts from around the world. She has worked with Stadium Sports Network,the World Surf League (WSL), and Drone Racing League in similar capacities.
Passes to the Streaming Summit at NAB Show in Las Vegas (April 7-12) are available here.
Dailymotion is the video platform for discovering the events and ideas that keep the world surprising and diverse on four main topics: news, sports, music, and entertainment, as well as comedy skits, political debates, fashion shows, gaming live-streams and more. Launched in 2005, Dailymotion commands a global audience of 300 million entertainment-seekers who frequent the site and its dedicated mobile experience to surface the most relevant professional video content based on their unique tastes and interests. Dailymotion is owned by Vivendi, a Paris-based multinational media company. For more information, visit www.dailymotion.com.
About NAB Show:
About NAB Show NAB Show, held April 7 – 12, 2018 in Las Vegas, is the world’s largest convention encompassing The M.E.T. Effect, the convergence of media, entertainment, and technology. With 103,000 attendees from 161 countries and 1,800+exhibitors, NAB Show is the ultimate marketplace for solutions that transcend traditional broadcasting and embrace content delivery to new screens in new ways. From creation to consumption, across multiple platforms and countless nationalities, NAB Showis where global visionaries convene to bring content to life in new and exciting ways.