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Samsung Content Leader to Deliver Keynote at IHS PEVE Conference 2014 in London
|By Business Wire
|June 2, 2014 09:49 AM EDT
IHS Inc. (NYSE: IHS), the leading global source of critical information
and insight, today announced that Tae-Jin (TJ) Kang, senior vice
president of Samsung Electronics, will deliver a keynote presentation at
the annual PEVE
Entertainment Business Futures conference taking place in London
from 30 September to 1 October.
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“We are honored to welcome Mr. Kang to our event,” said Ben Keen, chief
analyst for IHS Technology. “We all know that Samsung is a global leader
in the consumer device space, but the world is waiting to find out how
its plans for media will evolve.
“I am excited to have the chief architect of those plans sharing his
vision at PEVE for the first time,” Keen said. “I know that our
delegates will greatly value his insights.”
Global line up of film, TV and digital media executives
Mr. Kang joins a global lineup of film, TV and digital media executives,
including Mike Aragon, VP of global digital video at Sony Network
Entertainment; Robert Price, managing director of 20th Century Fox; Kurt
Reider, CEO of Mars Cinema Group; Jon Sichel, managing director of
Scripps Networks International; Clare Tavernier, managing director of
ChannelFlip; and Marcus Arthur, president of BBC Worldwide.
The 22nd IHS PEVE conference will examine hot topics like the role of
new innovation in the cinema industry, business opportunities in
emerging digital markets like Russia, China and Turkey, the future of
channels in the on-demand world, new media entrants into production, and
the reinvention of broadcast TV and retail.
About the keynote speaker
Since developing Hangul Processor 3, considered to be the first Korean
word processing software in 1983, Mr. Kang has worked for many software
companies, most of them his own creations. In 1999, he moved to Silicon
Valley and co-founded ThinkFree with the mission of delivering desktop
software as a free Internet service. In a 2001 magazine interview,
Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer mentioned ThinkFree as a potential threat to
his company, second only to Linux. In 2006, PC World awarded ThinkFree
the World Class award. The following year, ComputerWorld selected
ThinkFree as the best online office over Google Docs and Time magazine
named it one of the 50 best websites of the year.
Mr. Kang has been profiled in Fortune magazine, appeared on ABC
News Ahead of the Curve, presented at numerous conferences around
the world. He was one of twenty “Web 2.0 Heroes” Bradley Jones
interviewed for the 2008 book by the same title. He received an M.A.
degree in cognitive psychology and a B.Sc. degree in psychology with a
minor in computer science from the University of Toronto. He is a
published author of two books of essays. Mr. Kang served on the Unicode
technical committee and represented Korea at international
standardization meetings on character encoding.
He was instrumental in including full Korean language support in the
Unicode character encoding scheme used by computers around the world.
For his contributions to the computerization of the Korean language and
to the Korean software industry, he received commendations from the
Prime Minister of Korea in 1989 and 2006. Leaving behind 25 years of
life in start-ups, Mr. Kang went on to serve as the head of the Service
Incubation Office at Korea Telecom before joining Samsung in 2010 to
lead the company's media service business.
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PEVE agenda and speaker list
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About IHS (www.ihs.com)
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analytics in critical areas that shape today’s business landscape.
Businesses and governments in more than 165 countries around the globe
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flexible delivery methods of IHS to make high-impact decisions and
develop strategies with speed and confidence. IHS has been in business
since 1959 and became a publicly traded company on the New York Stock
Exchange in 2005. Headquartered in Englewood, Colorado, USA, IHS is
committed to sustainable, profitable growth and employs more than 8,000
people in 31 countries around the world.
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