Head Content Protection
LaLiga
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.
Director
Ziggo Sport
Head of sports channels
Bonnier Broadcasting
Director of International Development
ACB
Joan M. Carreras is currently the ACB’s Director of International Development and he is in charge of the international rights of this government body. Throughout his 30 years in this organization, J.M. Carreras has had the opportunity to develop multiple facets related to professional managing of a premier sports property. With a Bachelor of Computing, he joined the ACB in 1990 to develop the system of official statistics in the league, being appointed as responsible for IT in 1992.
Media Rights Consultant
Ekstraklasa
Currently working as Media Rights Advisor to the PKO BP Ekstraklasa League (Poland’s top tier mens’ professional football competitions) and to the League’s production arm - Ekstraklasa Live Park, Malgorzata has handled domestic and international media rights tenders for Ekstraklasa and managed the implementation of the League’s own OTT platform Ekstraklasa.TV.
Head of Sport OTT
Canal+
Head of Sports at Canal OTT, the digital division of Canal+. After 15+ years in (linear) broadcasting as a host, announcer and editor in chief I joined in 2015 the digital division as the head the Sports department.
Managing Director
SPORTDIGITAL FUSSBALL
Gisbert Wundram has been active in the sports media industry for over 25 years as the founder of various companies. In 2003 he founded the agency Sportainment, from which he developed the concept for the Pay-TV channel sportdigital. In 2007 he was able to realize a joint venture with Lagardére Sports for 2 years in the founding phase of sportdigital. Gisbert was instrumental in the technical and editorial structure of the station and is still active at sportdigital in the function as Managing Director. His responsibilities include i.a. the expansion of the station via the various distribution platforms in the GAS region. As a further spin off Gisbert founded in 2018 with commentaro a new platform for hobby and young commentators in the sports sector. Gisbert lives in Hamburg, is married and has 2 children.