Erik Huggers has stepped down as president and CEO of Vevo, a role he has held since 2015.
Erik Huggers, president and CEO of Vevo, will deliver a Keynote on Saturday September 10, at the IBC2016 Conference in Amsterdam.
Intel is in negotiations with content providers ahead of the launch of a new internet-based TV service that would offer both live and on demand content.
Erik Huggers, the BBC’s director of Future Media & Technology, is leaving the corporation to become vice president and general manager of Intel’s Digital Home Group. The departure will see the directorate split into two with John Linwood becoming CTO of a new Technology division and Ralph Rivera named as director of Future Media.
BBC Research & Development is developing a system that would show users of the BBC iPlayer how efficiently the online delivery platform is being handled by their ISP.
The BBC’s director of Future Media & Technology has said traffic management should not be used on the Internet other than in extreme circumstances.
The BBC has made clear its intention to “embrace and support” HTML5, despite recent concerns voiced by director of Future Media & Technology that the emergence of proprietary HTML5 implementations threatened to undermine the promise of the content presentation standard.
The BBC’s director of Future Media & Technology has defended the use of Flash in the BBC iPlayer and on the corporation’s website, arguing that there is still considerable work that needs to be done on rival HTML5.