| Ben Schwarz
As consultant, analyst and blogger, Ben is recognized as an international thought leader in the converging media space. After 10 years in IT at Logica CMG, he ran technology for a music start-up. Ben spent the next 10 years in telecoms with Orange, aligning strategy to a world with Internet. He ran innovation programs launching several media based services including IPTV in Europe and Africa. Since 2008 he has run his own company, CTO innovation Consulting, now helping international clients with strategy, business modelling and technology. With the ever-increasing pace of change. Ben has written many White Papers on content distribution and agility that intertwine a business and and technology narrative. He has been an active member of the Ultra HD Forum from its creation where he endeavours to explain next generation TV and entertainment. He nows chairs the Forum’s Communication Group. He lives in Paris and his social media name is nebul2.