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NAB 2022: Avid's cloud customers tell their stories

Attending NAB Show?  Then mark your calendars to hear from media & entertainment tech visionaries sharing their breakthrough cloud journeys. Sinclair Broadcast CTO Mike Kralec and Paramount Global VP, Head of Global Production Technology Josh Limor will be joining Avid for fireside chats on Sunday, April 24 and Monday, April 25. Finally, the cloud insights you’ve been waiting for! 

No conference pass needed—join us in the NAB Create Inspiration Zone (C5646) in Central Hall!

Sunday April 24, 3:15 p.m. - 3:45 p.m. PT  Plan your show!
Cloud Production Reality and Futures with Mike Kralec, CTO, Sinclair Broadcast Group

Mike Kralec fireside chat with Kevin Riley, Chief Technology Officer, Avid

Mike and Kevin will discuss news workflows possible today in the cloud and how Sinclair’s experience and leadership in this area is informing the go-forward thinking for the industry. Mike will give his perspective on news workflows, security, IP contribution, aggregation and management, editing, playout and distribution focused on what is possible now and what to expect in the future.  They also will touch on what to consider when migrating a workflow to the cloud, and what are the key factors that can help inform a media company’s decision-making when it comes to moving to the cloud.

Monday, April 25, 1 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. PT  Plan your show!
Paramount Global’s Cloud-First Mindset: Transforming Video Content Production

Fireside chat with Paramount Global's Josh Limor, VP, Head of Global Production Technology, and Avid's Craig Dwyer, VP of Global Cloud & SaaS

The cloud brings an exciting new paradigm for the media industry to reshape operations, reinvent creative workflows and drive toward a cloud production ecosystem that can accelerate content availability to keep pace with rising consumer demand. In conversation with leaders from Paramount Global, one of the world’s largest providers and producers of media and entertainment content, Craig and Josh will explore Paramount's “Cloud First” mindset. Today, Paramount is transforming production operations in the cloud with rapidly scalable resources available to teams consisting of hundreds of contributors, editors and producers around the world who collaborate daily on shows, promos and ‘tentpole’ global events such as the “MTV Europe Music Awards.” Topics will cover how Paramount Global is breaking new ground in the centralization of resources and infrastructure management, video editing in the cloud, shared storage, team collaboration and remote editing workflows.