Sunday, May 25, 2008

Streaming Media East 2008: Keynotes Online at Scribe Media

Scribe Media is already starting to release the videos from Streaming Media East and the keynotes from Day One and Two are among the first. Although they haven't provided embed tags for the video you can still view videos from Day One here and Day Two here or click on the photos below. If they become available anytime soon I'll replace the frame grabs with the actual videos. The entire conference will be archived and available at at a later date.

The first keynote video, Chief Digital Officer of NBC Universal: free content online could end up being very expensive to consumers is a sit down conversation with George Kliavkoff, Chief Digital Officer of NBC Universal moderated by Dan Rayburn, Conference Chairman and Executive VP of, the keynote from Day One of the the conference.


Here's the video description, "Kliavkoff talked about many of the digital challenges facing NBC Universal, a $16 billion (top-line) behemoth that produces the hit series “Heroes,” among many other shows, and is bracing for the Beijing 2000 Olympic Games. Kliavkoff also discussed online piracy; proper pricing for delivering intellectual property online; the connection between “predictive marketing” and online content and why giving away content for free on the Web may ultimately be quite costly to consumers. A Q&A session, including audience members, followed Rayburn’s interview." -

Online Video Watch has a summary of this keynote that you can view here.

The second keynote video is, starts to cash in on viewers; Executive Producer for Video tells how, is a presentation's Caleb Silver who shares how they went from launch to 20 millions streams in 90 days.


Here's the description. "Money, it’s a gas. And the folks at are probably having more fun these days. The Web site has seen a surge in viewers since it embedded a video player on the home page back in January. Beforehand, the Web site, which launched in 2006, wasn’t garnering many eyeballs. During a keynote address at the Streaming Media East conference this week, Caleb Silver, Executive Producer for Video, talked about how turned things around." -
has a summary of this keynote that you can view here.