The future of media consumption will belong to the creators that are able to put a large collection of content in front of their viewers, provide them the tools to find what’s most relevant to their interests, and then walk away. read more
What I learned most could be summarized on a sticker from a student’s laptop, which he bought from an online sticker store: “THE REVOLUTION WILL NOT BE SUPERVISED (X, Y)” – capturing the essence of this new field of Data Science – a community of hackers and highly qualified math minded people. read more
Last week, I spoke on NYC Media Lab’s “The Economics of Machine-Driven Media” panel. Along with Shutterstock’s Ben Pfeifer and the Weather Company’s Margaret Chung, we talked about how data is changing the way media is produced, distributed and consumed and how technology is enabling better viewability and experiences. read more
The IRIS.TV team is packed and en route to Vegas to showcase our personalization technology and video programming platform. We have been busy at work on some new and exciting developments and can’t wait to show you ways that we are making it easier than ever to personalize video experiences for audiences across devices and in real time. read more
IRIS.TV is coming to IBM InterConnect 2017 in Las Vegas and we’d love to schedule some time to share what we have in store for 2017. read more
On Saturday, July 9, 2016 IRIS.TV's Dr. Thomas Sullivan and Nick Oswald presented at Big Data Day LA
at West Los Angeles College. In front of a packed audience, Sullivan and Oswald discussed the practical business applications of artificial intelligence and machine learning in their talk: Shaping the Role of Data Science: An Evolution Towards Prescriptive Analytics as a Key Driver in Revenue Acceleration.
IRIS.TV CEO Field Garthwaite
will be appearing at Select LA Investment Summit
on Friday, June 17 for the panel "New Forms Of Media Entertainment: How the Global Audience will Consume Entertainment Content in the Future.
The 2016 SELECT LA Investment Summit is Southern California’s premier international trade event that brings together hundreds of global investors with business and governmental leaders from Southern California to facilitate and secure foreign direct investment (FDI), and provide exclusive insights on market trends and opportunities in the Los Angeles region.
This summit provides key components of what every foreign investment requires: detailed research and opportunities. read more
IRIS.TV CEO Field Garthwaite alongside Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti
IRIS.TV CEO and Co-Founder Field Garthwaite recently attended the 2016 Tripartite Economic Summit in Auckland, New Zealand
as a representative of the Los Angeles delegation led by Mayor Eric Garcetti. The summit focused on the development of three sister cities, Auckland, Guangzhou, and Los Angeles.
Last weekend I volunteered at the American Statistical Association’s Data Fest
which is held annually on UCLA’s campus. Robert Gould, Vice Chair of Undergraduate Studies at UCLA and Director for the “Center of Teaching Statistics”, organized the event this year in an effort to give LA area students hands-on experience working with datasets in a competitive yet collaborative environment. Data Fest includes many of the usual trappings of a hackathon - boxes and boxes of pizza, late nights, and long days crunching numbers trying to meet the Sunday deadline. Over 250 undergraduates attended, which was a huge increase from last year’s 100 participants.