Braxton Jarratt, the general manager of IBM Cloud Video, spoke at Variety‘s Entertainment and Technology Summit — New York kickoff dinner on Monday night.
The kickoff dinner also included an interview between Adam Mosseri, Facebook’s VP of product management for news feed, and Variety Co-Editor-in-Chief Andrew Wallenstein.
“The Daily Show” host Trevor Noah keynoted Variety‘s Entertainment and Technology Summit in New York, where he was interviewed by Wallenstein.
Noah compared Donald Trump to “comedy cocaine” at the summit.
Variety‘s Cynthia Littleton interviewed the other keynote speaker, Time Warner CEO Jeff Bewkes, at the summit.
Kevin Westcott, the U.S. media & entertainment sector leader for Deloitte Consulting, discussed how Gen Z and Millennials are driving changes in the way Americans consume media.
Donna Speciale, the president of advertising sales at Turner, talked about the best way to engage audiences across platforms.
Catherine Sullivan, the president of North American investment for Omnicom Media Group, also discussed how to increase engagement.
Lyle Schwartz, president of investment for North America at GroupM, discussed the future of video advertising.
Variety‘s Todd Spangler spoke with Domenic DiMeglio and Heather Moosnick about TV is being reinvented.