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Thursday, 6 December 2018

Vital Topics: How Video Took Over the Internet: The Digital Video (r)Evolution

Speaker: Patrick Walker, Director of Media Partnerships, Europe, Middle East & Africa, Facebook. As the director of media partnerships at Facebook, Patrick is responsible for leading content partnerships with media companies in Europe, Middle East and Africa across news, sports, and entertainment. He develops publishing and audience development strategies for products including Facebook video, Instant Articles, Instagram, 360-video and virtual reality

Event Time
6 Dec 17:15 - 6 Dec 19:30
Event Location
Alliance Manchester Business School, 2 Booth Street East, Manchester, M13 9SS
Event Type

Speaker: Patrick Walker, Director of Media Partnerships, Europe, Middle East & Africa, Facebook. 

As the director of media partnerships at Facebook, Patrick is responsible for leading content partnerships with media companies in Europe, Middle East and Africa across news, sports, and entertainment. He develops publishing and audience development strategies for products including Facebook video, Instant Articles, Instagram, 360-video and virtual reality. 

After a degree in journalism from the University of Southern California, Patrick began his career in international media and technology as a TV producer for Japan’s public broadcaster, NHK. While living in Tokyo, he produced and directed award-winning TV programs and participated in the launch of the world’s first HDTV channel. He later joined The BBC as a senior Broadcast Journalist in Japan and South East Asia.

Prior to his current role, Patrick launched and led the development of content strategies and partnerships at YouTube across Europe, Middle East and Africa, and spent several years at digital startups working on both content and partnerships. 

Vital Topics is sponsored by BNY Mellon, Hainan Airlines and DWF.

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