WHITE PLAINS, NY — Thomas Gewecke, chief digital officer and executive VP for strategy and business development at Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc., will be a keynote presenter at the SMPTE 2013 Annual Technical Conference & Exhibition. Gewecke will speak on the future of content in an increasingly Internet-based world. The SMPTE 2013 Annual Technical Conference & Exhibition (www.smpte2013.org) will take place October 22-24 in Hollywood, at the Loews Hollywood Hotel.
"Engineering online and mobile strategy at media giants Sony and Warner Bros., Thomas has played a key role in shaping the media and entertainment industry's use of the Internet to deliver digital content,” notes SMPTE education VP, Pat Griffis. “We're very honored that he has agreed to present at our Annual Conference, and his keynote session promises to be highly engaging and informative."
Gewecke is among the technology thought-leaders shaping the motion-imaging industry today. At Warner Bros. Entertainment he is responsible for driving the studio's worldwide digital growth and managing its global business strategy. Gewecke coordinates the company's digital distribution strategies to maximize the value of Warner Bros.' content across all current and emerging digital exhibition platforms. He also oversees Warner Bros. Technical Operations and Corporate Business Development, as well as Warner Bros. Home Entertainment's Direct-to-Consumer, Business Development, and Flixster group.