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The Rise of the Metaverse: What Does it Mean for the Television Business?

February 7, 2022
1:00 PM - 1:45 PM PT
All the rage these days seems to be about the Metaverse with the major tech companies laying out their plans to create immersive environments that offer a persistent world for work, socializing, and play with much of the focus on experiences that are dependent on mobile AR or VR headsets. While it won’t happen overnight, billions of dollars are being directed at new technologies, protocols, companies and innovations focused on a future to be experienced through AR/VR/XR. What does this focus on the Metaverse mean for the television business? What are the opportunities for broadcasters, streamers, smart TV manufacturers, advertisers and content creators? Does the rise of the Metaverse necessitate the fall of the TV screen? How does the television business capitalize on the Metaverse?

Panelists Include:
Ted Schilowitz, Futurist, ViacomCBS
Jon Radoff, CEO, Beamable
Maureen Fan, CEO & Co-Founder, Baobab Studios
Jamil Moledina, CEO, Hexagram
Moderator: Christina Heller, CEO, Metastage
Ted Schilowitz,
Futurist,
ViacomCBS
Jon Radoff,
CEO,
Beamable
Maureen,
Fan CEO & Co-Founder,
Baobab Studios
Jamil Moledina,
CEO,
Hexagram
Christina Heller,
CEO,
Metastage