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IFRRO IC 2021 - Moving RROs Beyond Text
This event will look at new patterns of content creation, use, and re-use, especially video, audio and podcasts, and address issues and concerns related to remote working and distance learning, particularly the impacts on copyright and collective licensing. It will explore audio and video as a leading medium for education and entertainment, with a particular focus on the impact on creativity and creators.

Dec 2, 2021 12:00 PM in Paris

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Speakers

Jim King
CEO @Spoken Giants; CTO, Outsell, Inc.
Jim King is CEO of Spoken Giants, LLC the world’s first and largest rights administration company for spoken word “genres” such as comedy, podcasting, and audio renderings of multiple formats. The company, founded with Damion Greiman and Ryan Bitzer in early 2019 provides services as a performance rights and mechanical rights administration company, and provides publisher services for its many affiliated members – comedians, podcasters, and other spoken word rights holders. Mr. King is also Chief Technology Officer for Outsell, Incorporated. Previously King was the SVP of Business Operations and Information Technology for Broadcast Music Inc. (BMI), Global CIO for UBM – PRNewswire, CIO for The McGraw-Hill Companies, CTO for LexisNexis and Reed Elsevier, Strategy Director for Microsoft, and Senior Engineer and Architect for AT&T Bell Labs and NCR Corporation.
Karthik Krishnan
Venture Chair, Redesign Health; Adjunct Professor, NYU Stern School of Business
Karthik Krishnan is a Venture Chair at Redesign Health, an Adjunct Professor at NYU - Stern School of Business and an NACD Certified Board Director. With over 20+ disruptive and innovative companies in its current portfolio, Redesign Health is committed to elevating healthcare companies that empower people to live their healthiest lives by bringing ideas, capital, people and execution to its portfolio companies. On the World Economic Forum Expert Network, Karthik is a recognized expert on Education, Healthcare and Information Media. He is an advisor to UNICEF and Global Coalition for Education on Youth Skills and Education. He is on the board of Urban Upbound, a nonprofit focused on transforming the lives of people in public housing in New York City through job training, financial fitness, and college access.
Eva Güell
Digital business development consultant and teacher
Eva Güell is a digital business development consultant and teacher, who worked for 17 years in publishing companies in Spain – Larousse; Enlaces Editoriales; Grupo Planeta; and Editorial Anagrama – to define, plan and make their digital and business development projects a reality. She has managed marketing and digital business development departments, and led projects of diverse nature and international scope, affording the opportunity to work with interdisciplinary teams from commercial, IT, legal, copyright, publishing, and editorial production departments. As Digital Area Manager at Grupo Planeta, Eva Güell was responsible for the e-books catalog and for launching the audiobook project with the team. Eva Güell is passionate about digital change, and how new ways of content consumption are changing the way we read and learn, consume, and understand the world.
Christopher Kenneally
Sr. Director, Marketing @Copyright Clearance Center
As Sr. Director, Marketing, at Copyright Clearance Center (CCC), Christopher Kenneally develops content and programming covering the information industry, especially related to rights management. Kenneally is host and producer of CCC’s weekly podcast series, Velocity of Content. As an independent journalist, he reported on education, business, travel, culture, and technology for the New York Times, Boston Globe, and many other publications in the US, UK, EU, and Japan. He also reported for WBUR-FM (Boston), National Public Radio, and WGBH-TV (PBS-Boston).