About the conference

The Media and Telecoms 2020 & Beyond conference took place on Thursday 5 March 2020. At this event, senior executives from the world’s leading media and telecoms groups debate the forces shaping their businesses, in 2020 and beyond. Around 450 senior attendees come together to hear from some of these world leading businesses.

The conference features thought-provoking discussion panels focused on advertising, telecoms and news themes. This invitation-only event is a highly informative, stimulating and enjoyable day, not to be missed.

Explore the highlights from 2020, and our key speaker videos.

Our 2020 key speakers

Watch back the videos of our speakers and panels from the 2020 conference below.

Our 2020 panels

  • Global Video Themes panel

    Matthew Anderson, Chief Marketing Officer, Roku
    David Lynn, President & CEO, Viacom International Media Networks
    Sophie Turner Laing OBE, CEO, Endemol Shine Group
    Jeff Wachtel, President, NBCUniversal International Studios

  • Sports panel

    Darren Childs, CEO, Premiership Rugby
    John Gleasure, Co-founder and Chief Business Development Officer, DAZN
    Barbara Slater, Director, BBC Sport
    Hemen Tseayo, Head of Corporate Finance, Manchester United
    Vinai Venkatesham, Managing Director, Arsenal FC

  • Media Disruption panel

    Anna Bateson, Chief Customer Officer, Guardian Media Group
    Dominic Carter, Group Chief Commercial Officer, News UK
    Simon Kilby, Chief Revenue Officer, Bauer Radio
    Anna Mallett, CEO, ITN
    Jon Slade, Chief Commercial Officer, Financial Times

  • Matthew Anderson

    Chief Marketing Officer, Roku

  • David Lynn

    President & CEO, Viacom International Media Networks

  • Sophie Turner Laing OBE

    CEO, Endemol Shine Group

  • Jeff Wachtel

    President, NBCUniversal International

  • Darren Childs

    CEO, Premiership Rugby

  • John Gleasure

    Co-founder and Chief Business Development Officer, DAZN

  • Barbara Slater

    Director, BBC Sport

  • Hemen Tseayo

    Head of Corporate Finance, Manchester United

  • Vinai Venkatesham

    MD, Arsenal FC

  • Anna Bateson

    Chief Customer Officer, Guardian Media Group

  • Dominic Carter

    Group Chief Commercial Officer, News UK

  • Simon Kilby

    Chief Revenue Officer, Bauer Radio

  • Anna Mallett

    CEO, ITN

  • Jon Slade

    Chief Commercial Officer, Financial Times

Media & Telecoms 2020 and Beyond

Experience the 2020 conference highlights by watching our key speakers in the videos below.


Agenda

2020 conference agenda

8.00 – 

Registration

8.25 – 

Welcome from Claire Enders and David Abraham

8.30 – 

Jolyon Barker, Global Managing Principal, Clients & Industries, Deloitte

8.35 – 

The Rt Hon Oliver Dowden CBE MP, Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport

8.50 – 

Lord Hall, Director-General, BBC

9.10 – 

Serpil Timuray, CEO Europe Cluster, Vodafone

9.30 – 

Karen Blackett OBE, UK Country Manager, WPP

9.50 – 

Stephen van Rooyen, EVP & CEO U.K. & Europe, Sky

10.15 – 

Break

10.40 – 

Kasia Kieli, President and Managing Director EMEA, Discovery Inc.

11.00 – 

Mark Evans, CEO, Telefónica UK

11.20 – Global Video Themes panel
As ever more global OTT platforms launch the panel discuss the opportunities and challenges ahead facing broadcasters and content producers and what the future may hold.

Matthew Anderson, Chief Marketing Officer, Roku
David Lynn, President & CEO, Viacom International Media Networks
Sophie Turner Laing OBE, CEO, Endemol Shine Group
Jeff Wachtel, President, NBCUniversal International Studios

11.45 – 

Arnaud de Puyfontaine OBE, CEO, Vivendi

12.05 – Sports panel
Industry leaders discuss the future of sports broadcasting and how new technology platforms will affect the existing ecosystem.

Darren Childs, CEO, Premiership Rugby
John Gleasure, Co-founder and Chief Business Development Officer, DAZN
Barbara Slater, Director, BBC Sport
Hemen Tseayo, Head of Corporate Finance, Manchester United
Vinai Venkatesham, Managing Director, Arsenal FC

12.30 – 

Lunch

1.30 – 

Alex Evans, Head of TMT EMEA, Barclays

1.35 – Media Disruption panel
Technology disruption has reached a new, mature phase and industry leaders discuss the opportunities and barriers they see for online media in the 2020s.

Anna Bateson, Chief Customer Officer, Guardian Media Group
Dominic Carter, Group Chief Commercial Officer, News UK
Simon Kilby, Chief Revenue Officer, Bauer Radio
Anna Mallett, CEO, ITN
Jon Slade, Chief Commercial Officer, Financial Times

2.00 – 

Marc Allera, CEO, BT Consumer

2.20 – 

Tristia Harrison, CEO, TalkTalk Group

2.40 – 

David Dyson, CEO, Three UK

3.00 – 

Alex Mahon, CEO, Channel 4

3.20 – 

Break

3.45 – 

Dame Carolyn McCall DBE, CEO, ITV

4.05 – 

Zia Chishti, Chairman & CEO, Afiniti

4.25 – 

Matt Brittin, President EMEA Business & Operations, Google

4.45 – 

Lutz Schüler, CEO, Virgin Media

5.05 – 

Summary from Chairman

Industry insights

Read and digest relevant insight in the media and telco industry, including articles, thought leadership and videos.

  • We believe that in 2030...

    Read Deloitte's predictions for 2030 in the Media and Telecommunications sector





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  • Deloitte Football Money League 2020

    Eye on the prize

    The 23rd edition of the Deloitte Football Money League profiles the highest revenue generating clubs in world football.



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  • Mobile Consumer Survey 2019

    Our love affair with smartphones is now 12 years old, and shows no sign of fading. So we began to really think about our relationship with our mobiles and what makes them so irresistible. Through our research, some interesting facts and trends began to unravel...



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  • The profit in racially diverse movie casts

    Filmmakers must increase the diversity of their casts. There are many compelling and important reasons for this, from social education to providing role models. But if these reasons are not convincing enough, we can look to the data to show the commercial impact of cast diversity.


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  • Discover the future

    Every year, Deloitte researches and reviews the latest developments in technology, media, and telecommunications. We present our 2020 TMT Predictions - looking around the corner to help you see what’s coming, expect the unexpected, and keep your business moving forward.


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  • Digital transformation through data

    Deloitte Global Data Maturity report

    A first in a series, Deloitte has produced a Global Data Maturity report that examines how companies can use data to increase user engagement on digital platforms and drive value through the monetisation of those platforms.

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  • Ethical. Safe. Lawful.

    A toolkit for artificial intelligence (AI) projects

    AI is moving into the mainstream and raises a number of practical, legal and ethical challenges. If you are looking to exploit this technology you need to address these issues, many of which are new and need new responses. We have created a toolkit based on our experience of advising clients on these issues and rolling out AI tools within Linklaters. It draws upon the expertise of lawyers across our practices and provides practical guidance on how to make your project a success.

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  • The future of TV: Six views on the next five years for the UK’s TV industry

    The UK’s TV market has lived through massive change over the past five years. But what of the next five years? In this report, we explore what may come, looking at topics such as the future of TV advertising, the atomisation of the audience, the rise of the silver SVOD user and the implications of pay TV for pocket money.




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  • Experiencing the future of mobility: Opportunities for the media & entertainment industry

    Ever thought of riding a self-driving car enabled with entertainment beyond podcasts, FM radio, and streaming music: personalized video, gaming etc? The future of mobility is about to transform the possibilities for what the in-transit media experience can be across all forms of personal transportation.

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  • Mounting risks to marketing effectiveness

    Headlines over ad fraud, troubled agencies, wasteful middlemen, weakened brands, and yet record ad spend - how to explain the paradox? This report, together with the IPAs Bellwether and effectiveness studies published shortly after, helped spark a discussion in the marketing community over industry short-termism, due diligence and marketing effectiveness. This report won Gold in the Trade Body Research category at the Media Week Awards in October.

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  • BBC Radio 4 World At One interview

    Claire Enders appeared on BBC Radio 4 World At One to discuss Apple's TV ambitions and their new appointment of broadcasting executive Jay Hunt. In her view, Apple is not trying to revolutionise television, but does want to join Netflix, Amazon and the Public Service Broadcasters in making high end, high quality drama.



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Hosts & sponsors

  • Host

    Deloitte

    Deloitte is a leader in providing financial, taxation, accounting and consultancy advice to help clients evaluate complex issues, develop fresh approaches to problems and implement practical solutions. With a globally connected network of member firms in more than 150 countries, Deloitte brings world-class capabilities and high-quality service to clients, delivering the insights they need to address their most complex business challenges. Deloitte has in the region of 200,000 professionals, all committed to becoming the standard of excellence.

    The Technology, Media and Telecommunications (TMT) Industry Group of Deloitte consists of more than 15,000 professionals across 48 countries, serving over 86% of the TMT companies in the Fortune Global 500.




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  • Host

    Enders Analysis

    Enders Analysis is the UK's leading independent media and telecoms specialist research and analysis service. We generate a research programme that covers the major commercial, regulatory and strategic issues in mobile and fixed line telecoms, TV and the internet, the advertising economy and the major content sectors such as publishing and music.

    Our research is independent, impartial and grounded in analysis. It is not influenced by stock market considerations or corporate finance mandates. We have no interest in acting as advocate and promoter of new technologies or of specific companies and their strategies, unless we believe in them. In our view, this provides us with a significant competitive advantage over existing sources of research.

    Enders Analysis was founded in 1997 by Claire Enders, a thought leader who is widely cited as the leading and most influential media research analyst in the UK.

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