CTO in Okko – premium VOD service in Russia. Being part of the project from the beginning and went all the way from Senior Software Developer for Android and iOS clients as well as back end development through System Architect. Now taking responsibility of the team and infrastructure for the fastest growing VOD and Live Sport service in Russia. In 2019 as a CTO launched English Premier League live broadcast over OTT exclusively in Russia. Previously worked at Motorola Mobile devices.
Head of Global Audiovisual Rights
A qualified lawyer, Peter Leible has over 20 years of experience in marketing, media and sports – with a special interest in football. Peter was appointed Head of Global Audovisual Rights for Bundesliga International in 2018 having led the organisation’s Asia office in Singapore since its opening in 2012. Preceding his move to the Bundesliga, Peter was the Asia-Pacific Managing Director for MP & Silva in Singapore. This followed time with Sportsman Media Group as their Director of Business Development and as TSV 1860 Munich’s Marketing and Sponsorship Director.
fter working for eight years in the chemical industry, in 2010, Mikhail founded the SPORTLIVE sports marketing and media management agency, which specialized in the acquisition and implementation of commercial and media rights for sports events, the organization of professional sports tournaments, video production and online broadcasts. In 2015, Mikhail headed the Liga-TV company, a subsidiary of the Russian Football Premier League, as well as its TV channel Our Football. From 2016 to 2018, as Deputy Director General and Producer of the Olympic Channel ANO, Moscow led the creation and development of the project “Television of the Russian Olympic Committee” (ROCTV.RU). In February 2019, Mikhail joined the Rambler Group team as the head of sports projects.
Tobias Osmund is the CEO of sports media agency Spring Media and chairman of sports production company Sportacentrs and OTT platform provider Staylive. Before Spring Media, Tobias Osmund held sales management and business development positions for global news agency Associated Press in EMEA, and has been CEO of TV production company Mastiff. Tobias Osmund holds an M.Sc. in Business Asministration from George Washington University and Gothenburg School of Business, Economics and Law.
Paul Stimpson has recently been appointed as EVP Rights for DAZN. Up until November 2019 he was previously Managing Director of FIBA Media, which is the entity set up as part of the 17-year joint-venture between FIBA and the Dazn Group.
Lead TV Content Hub
Peter is responsible for aligning the TV content strategies of Deutsche Telekom’s TV operations in Europe outside of Germany since 2017. This covers sports rights, linear channels as well as partnering with D2C entertainment offerings like Netflix, Amazon Prime Video across 10 different pay TV markets. Before joining the TV team five years ago, Peter had several corporate roles in the Deutsche Telekom headquarters including executive assistant to the Board Member Europe of Deutsche Telekom Group.
Head Content Protection
Since 2015, Emilio Fernández del Castillo is the head of LaLiga’s Technological Protection of Content Department, men´s top professional football division of the Spanish Football league system. In addition to fighting against audio-visual piracy in Spain, the content protection team has set up unique collaborations with other national institutions like the Ministry of Culture and Sports (Spain), international competitions as Pro League (Belgium) or international institutions as INDECOPI (Peru), providing them customised support through tools and software developed by them.
Ziggo Sport/Ziggo Sport Totaal
Will Moerer has been working in the sport tv business as from 1995. Starting his career as a legal counsel for pay tv operators FilmNet and Canal+ in the Netherlands, he ended up in a general manager role in Canal+ in the late nineties. In 2002 he founded with his partner Kees Jansma a sport production company WK Producties, which went through an enormous development, working for various broadcasters in the Netherlands, both public and private. In 2005 WK Producties was sold to Dutch TV Production company Eyeworks.