Speaker Details

David Simonsen
SVP - Business Development and Digital Distribution, Asia, WarnerMedia
David Simonsen is the project lead for HBO GO, WarnerMedia’s streaming service in Southeast Asia. The platform is currently available in eight territories, via app stores and through distribution partnerships, offering viewers exceptional video-on-demand content from HBO, HBO Max, HBO Asia, Cartoon Network, Warner Bros., and many other world-class studios and providers.

His HBO GO responsibilities include operations, UI and digital marketing, as well as forging new partnerships as part of his role as Senior Vice President of Business Development and Digital Distribution.

Prior to this current role, he led the development of key partnerships across the region to drive new business opportunities for HBO Asia.

David joined HBO Asia in 2008 from ESPN Star Sports, where he headed its digital business. He also worked for TVNZ in Auckland, developing its digital offerings.
Is Content Still King? Betting on the Future of OTT in Asia
Date: 16 March, 2021 (Tuesday)
Time: 04:00 PM - 04:45 PM