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James Ross is the CEO of Lightning International, the MD of TRACE Asia-Pacific, and Founder of FORMATS ASIA. James worked for the BBC and Bloomberg Television for many years, before moving to ITV in 2006. The role involved establishing ITV’s Asian business, developing a profitable syndication unit, launching ITV formats in China and India, and creating the ITV Choice TV channel. James launched Lightning International in 2011, and the company is focused on creating and distributing TV channels, programmes, and formats. Lightning currently represents many brands including TRACE, Mezzo Live HD, Blink TV, Banijay, The Group Entertainment, Active TV, Imagine Group, Australia Channel, RTHK, TV Asahi, and many others.
Marcel Fenez provides specialist advisory services to a range of organisations operating in the entertainment and media value chain. He was responsible for establishing the PwC Hong Kong Entertainment, Media and Communications Group in 1995 and was the Global Leader of PwC’s Entertainment and Media Practice from 2007-15. He is now a Senior Global Advisor to the practice. He is a frequent contributor to regional and Global media and events on issues relating to the development of entertainment, media and the change resulting from digital migration and disruption. He was the Chairman of CASBAA from 2001-2015
Virat Patel is the Managing Director of Pioneer Consulting Asia, a management consultancy specialising in telecoms, media and digital in Asia. He is based in Singapore. He has extensive experience in business strategy, business planning, and market entry. He has developed pay TV, broadband and video strategies for platforms and content providers. He has led research in changing consumer viewing patterns in Singapore, Thailand, Malaysia, Philippines, Laos, Vietnam, Myanmar, China and India.