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TVN Webinar: Cloud Strategies For TV Broadcasters – TV News Check

Executives from NBCUniversal Media, Sinclair Broadcast Group and Telestream will compare notes on cloud strategies in the current media environment in a TVNewsCheck Working Lunch Webinar, Cloud Strategies for TV Broadcasters, on Nov. 10 at 1 p.m. ET.
The leaders will look at governance, multi-cloud and adapting TV workflows to the cloud and vice versa, focusing in particular on cloud playout for live TV programming and production in the cloud.
Speakers will also address the need for cloud backup and limiting access full access for security.

Register here.
Walid Hamri
Walid Hamri, Senior Director Media Systems, Sinclair Broadcast Group — His work focuses on the transformation of content management and delivery.


Prior to joining Sinclair, Hamri was the VP of solutions & business development at ATEME and chief product officer at SeaChange, where he led the product and solution team in promoting the multi-screen video delivery platform.
He holds a B.S. in electronics and computer science and a M.S in image and processing and multimedia from Grenoble Institute of Technology (France).
Jamie Simmons
Jamie Simmons, Senior Director, Content Technology, NBCUniversal Media — He has 27 years’ experience in local news, 25 of them with NBCUniversal. He spent 16 years at NBC, WCAU in Philadelphia, in various positions in news as an Emmy-winning news editor, newsroom production systems administrator and news and technical operations manager.
Simmons was the tech lead for all NBC stations for two Olympics Games and oversees content technology and operations for all NBC Owned Stations including everything from acquisition to distribution, covering 11 NBCUniversal Local stations, 32 Telemundo stations and six regional sports networks.

He is part of the NBCU Local media technology team leading the company’s journey to the cloud and is currently building news and live production systems in the cloud, migrating NBCU Local’s centralized archive into the cloud and leveraging some AI/ML services for cloud-based OTT channels.
Alex Emmermann
Alex Emmermann, Director of Business Development, Telestream Cloud — He has been selling, building, and operating cloud video systems for more than 10 years. He joined Telestream from IBM, where he sold cloud video and AI systems.
Previously, Emmermann held various VP of engineering roles where he was responsible for building and operating IP-based direct-to-consumer video systems, most recently at Clearleap, which was acquired by IBM.
Prior to working in video, he spent more than 15 years building and running engineering teams developing cloud-based web applications and radio technology.
Emmermann has been awarded two U.S. patents and holds a bachelor of science degree in computer engineering from the University of Florida.
Glen Dickson, contributing editor, TVNewsCheck, will moderate the webinar.
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