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Wowza Media Systems to Discuss the Power of Live Streaming at SVG College Sports Summit

Streaming Media Technologist Ryan Jespersen Joins Panel Discussion Examining Video Streaming for Sporting Events

Golden, Colo.— May 20, 2015 — Wowza® Media Systems, provider of Simply Powerful Streaming™ technology, today announced that Streaming Media Technologist, Ryan Jespersen will share how to engage sports fans with live video streaming at the upcoming SVG College Sports Summit, taking place May 27-29 in Atlanta. Jespersen will join other industry experts for a panel discussion examining the difference between over-the-top streaming and streaming via a website from both a technical and business standpoint.

Today’s viewers expect content to be available anywhere, at any time. Whether fans are using laptops, mobile devices or a streaming device connected to their televisions, organizations need to be prepared to deliver the best possible video experience. Attendees will hear from digital media and streaming experts about how to optimize a video streaming workflow that engages fans everywhere.

WHAT: Are You Ready to Go Over-The-Top?, SVG College Sports Summit


  • Ryan Jespersen, Streaming Media Technologist, Wowza Media Systems
  • Michael Calderon, Vice President of Programming & Digital Media, Big Ten Network
  • Matt Panto, Assistant Executive Director of Digital Media & Communications, Ivy League
  • Ken Kerschbaumer (Track Moderator), Co-Executive Director, Sports Video Group

WHEN: Thursday, May 28, 2015, 11:15 a.m. EDT

WHERE:  Omni Hotel at CNN Center, Atlanta

The seventh-annual SVG College Sports Summit brings together the best and brightest in college sports video production from national networks, athletic departments, broadcast schools and production companies. Attendees learn and network around topics including live event production techniques, storytelling strategies, control room technologies and future technologies.

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About Wowza Media Systems

Wowza Media Systems, LLC (, enables organizations to harness the power of audio and video streaming to any device, anywhere. Customers around the globe count on innovative and award-winning Wowza technology to build, deploy, and manage customized streaming solutions that deliver high-quality live and on-demand experiences. As a member of the Streaming Video Alliance, Wowza is committed to creating deeper collaboration across the entire online video ecosystem. Wowza is privately held, and headquartered in Golden, Colo.

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Natalie Wolfrom for Wowza Media Systems 

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