13 AGO 2020

VIACOMCBS TOP EXECUTIVES JOIN NATPE STREAMING PLUS AS HEADLINERS

Marc DeBevoise, Chief Digital Officer at ViacomCBS and CEO & President at ViacomCBS Digital; and Julie McNamara, EVP and Head of Programming at CBS All Access, will participate in a headlining keynote conversation at NATPE Streaming Plus.

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Marc DeBevoise and Julie McNamara

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The National Association of Television Program Executives (NATPE) announced that Marc DeBevoise, Chief Digital Officer at ViacomCBS and CEO & President at ViacomCBS Digital; and Julie McNamara, EVP and Head of Programming at CBS All Access, will participate in a headlining keynote conversation together at NATPE Streaming Plus.

DeBevoise and McNamara will take the stage on the conference’s opening day after the recent news that ViacomCBS has begun the expansion of CBS All Access across the ViacomCBS brands and in advance of the service’s upcoming rebrand in early 2021.

“The amazing addition of Marc and Julie is further proof that we are building the preeminent conversation about the streaming industry. As the content industry continues to evolve, NATPE is at the forefront of the conversations which will dig into the questions we are all asking about the future of video content programing, distribution, and monetization,”  said JP Bommel, President and CEO of NATPE.

Pluto TV will kick off day two in a two-part session. In the first part, CEO and Co-founder, Tom Ryan, will address the future of Pluto TV and AVOD. In the second part, Amy Kuessner, SVP Content Strategy and Global Partnerships; and Scott Reich, SVP of Programming, will speak to the intersection of programming and acquisitions and how they work together.

Available to a worldwide audience, the second annual iteration of the Streaming Plus will take place as part of NATPE Virtual from September 14-17. The event will include top decision-makers from the leading global streaming destinations, influential producers, and advertising executives, including, FOX, GroupM, Quibi, PBS, Pluto TV, Tubi, Univision, and Vice, with more to be announced.

The amazing addition of Marc and Julie is further proof that we are building the preeminent conversation about the streaming industry” JP Bommel President and CEO of NATPE