Eisner lined up for Mipcom keynote

Former Disney topper will focus on digital biz

LONDON — Former Disney topper Michael Eisner is to deliver a keynote address at this fall’s Mipcom TV sales mart.

Eisner, now running online content companies Vuguru and Veoh, will discuss how he believes digital entertainment is bringing consumers, producers and distributors closer together.

Director of television at Reed Midem Paul Johnson said: “We are delighted to host a visionary leader like Michael Eisner at Mipcom.

“His 40-year career and past experience in entertainment content at the head of the Walt Disney Company, in addition to his pioneering work in digital content production and distribution, will be one of the highlights at Mipcom this October.”

Mipcom takes place in Cannes October 13-17.

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