Ericsson CEO to Deliver Connected Creativity Keynote

The Connected Creativity Forum, the new global forum uniting decision-makers and innovators in connected entertainment, has announced the speaker line-up for its inaugural event, which takes place from 5-7 April at the Majestic Hotel, Cannes, in parallel with MIPTV.

Hans Vestberg, president and CEO of Ericsson, who will present the inaugural Connected Creativity keynote. Other confirmed speakers include Christian Hernandez Gallardo, head of international business development at Facebook; Luke Bradley-Jones, managing director of & global iPlayer, BBC; Eric Klinker, president & CEO of BitTorrent; and Tomi Ahonen, author  of The Insider’s Guide to Mobile, among other things.

The event will also feature the final of the CC Ventures competition, in which startups in connected entertainment will pitch their project to an international jury during a high-paced, two hour competition set to take place on 6 April. The deadline for entries is 28 February, with the finalists being announced in March. Startups can apply online and check entry conditions here.