Allan McLennan's 20+year history of results driven leadership in traditional media, digital technology & infinite entertainment places him among some of the most respected figures today focused at the intersection of TV, IP streaming Media (OTT/SVOD), data/AI and its impact on digital engagement, distribution and intelligent interaction with audiences & global culture.
As founder and Chief Executive of PADEM Media Group/USA, Allan is one of the leading go-to-market consultants and overall market analysts in the infinite entertainment global marketplace where he has helped develop, manage and lead Emmy nominated and awarded projects into the market - Siemens, Deluxe, Ericcson, as well as products and services from Liberty Global, Arris, Microsoft and more.
Allan’s current work with global corporations and innovators addresses the deployments, acquisitions and the overall revision of the entertainment/media multi-platform video distribution and consumption models being explored today.
Allan has led and/or contributed to the creation/innovation, packaged and/or sold multiple new offerings throughout the world in 17 countries with close to four billion households as both a corporate executive and innovator, including the first OTT innovation over IP video on demand channel (OTT)/service offering worldwide with over 3 million households – SelectPlay. He has held five patents in targeted advertising and has worked or works with corporations such as Ericsson, Siemens, Microsoft, ARRIS, TIVO, COMCAST, APPLE, Universal, Disney and more on projects involving the advancement of IP/digital media distribution. Additionally, he was the founding AMI divisional president of the US publicly traded entertainment data analytics corporation – RENTRAK (NASDAQ: RENT), serving 100% of the studio and network marketplace. Allan is asked to speak regularly and recently contributed as a Chairman at the OTTtv World Summit, TVConnect & IBC.x