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Richard Kastelein

Richard Kastelein is the founder of TV Hackfest London and San Francisco and publisher of TV Appmarket. An award winning publisher and futurist, Kastelein has guest lectured at MIT Media Labs and has helped broadcasters such as the BBC, NPO, RTL, Eurosport, NBCU, ITV, and others with media convergence strategies. He sailed around the world in his 20's spending ten years in the Caribbean working in print media and the boating industry as a professional sailor before returning to Europe where he now lives in The Netherlands and works with various startups via his extensive global network. 

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Ryan Daws

Passionate about Technology Journalism, with a flair for Telecoms and Developer News, Ryan is a tech writer for Six Degrees and host of [TEChBrits]. His specialties include Media Editing and Video Production, Live Hosting, Technology Speeches and IT Consultation. Hook up with him on Linkedin.

Tom Bowers

Tom is owner of Connect Four Productions and interactive broadcast consultancy specialising in Convergent Format and Viewer Engagement solutions in TV, specifically the seamless amalgamation of dual screen technology and production editorial with format creation, project management and live on-air execution. Connect Four Productions are one of the main names in managing all audience interaction and engagement from voting, polling,social media integration and viewer engagement strategy with both existing and new formats. 

Connect Four have worked and conceptulised engagagement ideas on some of the largest volume engagement shows for prime time including Million Pound Drop, Got To Dance & The Voice UK. The Social Wall & Social Mosiac being the best examples on The Voice UK & Got To Dance where social media was used to really enhance the show editorial with the social media buzz around the show in an impactful and visual way.

Tom is also currently Creative Lead for Spredfast/Mass Relevance streamlining and creating the most appropriate Social TV ecosystem for broadcast in Europe.

Connect Four are also preferred partners with Mass Relevance

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Liz Morrell

What's the best job for a shopaholic and a writer? Being a retail journalist of course! But Liz also writes on Hackathons and the Applications scene. She is an experienced business and trade journalist and copywriter who has more than fifteen years experience in journalism but who has also written across a wide variety of other subjects too - from HR and security to property and financial technology. 

After starting her career in technology journalism she moved to Retail Week's newsdesk as fashion reporter on the magazine and over her 9 years on the magazine rose to become features editor in charge of all features and supplements for Retail Week. Currently she is based in Bristol and raising her family while freelancing for various publications around the world. 

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Ayala Shiftan
israeliflagAyala Shiftan has been the Director of New Business at 2013 – Present (1 year) * Overseeing Enterprise clients acquisition and integration into the SmartPay billing ecosystem * Expanding the company's strategic client base and corporate partnerships * Supervision of the company's marketing and branding strategy and operations
Chris Reynolds
As the Co-Founder of OneTwoSee Chris brings over 12 years of experience as a senior product and sales manager within the cable, broadcast and wireless industries, with recent positions at Comcast & Nokia/NAVTEQ. Prior to launching OneTwoSee Chris managed B2B and B2C web products for Navteq a wholly owned subsidiary of Nokia including,, and Chris graduated summa cum laude with BA in Film and Media Arts from Temple University, and MS in Organizational Dynamics from the University of Pennsylvania. Hook up with him on Linkedin.
Beth Principi
Beth Principi is currently a Media Strategist/Staff Writer at Emerging Insider Communications. She graduated from James Madison University with a B.S in Journalism before moving back to her hometown of Boston. Unintentionally seeking an even colder climate, Beth made the leap to Chicago where she now spends her days writing content for groundbreaking players in the Connected TV, Multiscreen Technologies and Advertising arenas. Hook up with her on Linkedin.
Peter Redford

Peter Redford is a veteran Silicon Valley technology CEO and Xerox PARC alumni. He has deep knowledge and experience in Internet television, the 2nd screen, VOD, advertising and IP licensing. Redford’s patents are licensed by most of the world’s biggest computer and media companies (including Sony, Intel, Microsoft, Samsung, Mattel and many others).

As the inventor of the 2nd screen concept and the technology behind it (in 1993), Redford is often referred to as the “Father of the 2nd screen.”

His development work was funded by Intel and NTT (Japan) and titled TVIQ, At the time, the 2nd screen (mobile device) acted as a touch-sensitive program guide and remote control for the 1st screen (TV), eventually evolving into what it is today. Redford’s other technology credits include all of the original patents for AutoPlay (used in DVDs, Blu-ray players and Microsoft Windows), the personal computer sound card (SoundBlaster), Flash, the LeapPad (most popular toy ever sold), one of the original patents for the graphical user interface (GUI, used in Windows), and all of the original patents for the AirPlay technology (used in Apple TV). Hook up with him on Linkedin.

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