Streaming Media East 2009
The Business & Technology Of Online Video
May 12-13, 2009 - (Preconference Workshops: Monday, May 11)
New York Hilton Midtown • New York, NY
Damon Phillips

Damon Phillips was named vice president, ESPN3 in February 2008.  In this role, Phillips is charged with general management and strategic oversight of ESPN’s live multi-screen sports network available online, on smartphones and tablets and through ESPN on Xbox LIVE.  He also oversees product development for WatchESPN, the Longhorn Network and LonestarHS.  Phillips works closely with Disney and ESPN Media Networks and ESPN Consumer Marketing and Sales to provide value to distribution partners and advertisers.  He is based in Bristol, Conn., and reports to John Kosner, senior vice president and general manager, Digital & Print Media and John Papa, vice president, Programming & Acquisitions. 

Phillips is a veteran sports media executive and entrepreneur whose experience spans television, digital media and sports properties. Prior to joining ESPN, he served as the assistant executive director of USA Football, the sport’s national governing body, which was founded by the National Football League (NFL) and the NFL Players Association. He led the organization’s day to day business operations and strategic planning process. 

Phillips founded Sports TV Insider, a sports television viewing recommendation engine. He invented the company’s proprietary algorithm that provides recommendations based on user preferences, real-time sports statistics and television ratings.  He has also held positions at DIRECTV, Disney Regional Entertainment and the National Basketball Association (NBA). Phillips was named to SportsBusiness Journal’s Forty Under 40 List in 2010 and to CableFAX’s Digital Hot List for three consecutive years in 2009-2011.  He earned a football scholarship to Stanford University and graduated with honors.

Streaming Media East 2013
Tuesday, May 21, 2013
11:45 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Driving TV Everywhere—Innovations, Challenges and the Tools of the Trade
Keynote 9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. Welcome & Keynote: ESPN

Streaming Media East 2009
Tuesday, May 12
10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. Bridging TV and Broadband and Cutting the Cable


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