Duo to Discuss the Service’s Evolution and Upcoming Rebrand

ViacomCBS’ Pluto TV to Kick Off NATPE’s Day Two Programming

NATPE’s Virtual Event to Also Feature Execs from FOX, GroupM, HBO Max, Quibi, PBS, Tubi, Univision, Vice, and More

Los Angeles, August 13, 2020 –  The premiere global business association for content producers, distributors, streamers, and buyers across all platforms, the National Association of Television Program Executives (NATPE) today announced that Marc DeBevoise, Chief Digital Officer, ViacomCBS and CEO & President, ViacomCBS Digital, and Julie McNamara, EVP and Head of Programming, CBS All Access will participate in a headlining keynote conversation together at NATPE Streaming Plus. DeBevoise and McNamara take the stage on the conference’s opening day after the recent news that ViacomCBS has begun the expansion of CBS All Access across the ViacomCBS brands and in advance of the service’s upcoming rebrand in early 2021.

Available to a worldwide audience, the second annual iteration of the Streaming Plus and will take place as part of NATPE VIRTUAL from September 14-17.

NATPE’s President and CEO JP Bommel, comments, “The amazing addition of Marc and Julie is further proof that we are building the preeminent conversation about the streaming industry. As the content industry continues to evolve, NATPE is at the forefront of the conversations which will dig into the questions we are all asking about the future of video content programing, distribution, and monetization.” 

Pluto TV will kick off day two in a two-part session. In the first part, CEO and co-founder Tom Ryan, will address the future of Pluto TV and AVOD. In the second part Amy Kuessner, SVP Content Strategy and Global Partnerships; and Scott Reich, SVP, Programming, will speak to the intersection of programming and acquisitions and how they work together.

NATPE Streaming Plus includes top decision-makers from the leading global streaming destinations, influential producers, and advertising executives, including, FOX, GroupM, Quibi, PBS, Pluto TV, Tubi, Univision, and Vice, with more to be announced prior to the event.

Early registration will begin at $99 for complete access to the conference. For more information and tickets visit https://www.natpe.com/streamingplus/register for more information on this event. 


NATPE is the largest U.S-based global content association and professional membership organization dedicated to shaping the future of content through global marketplaces and conferences, screenings, awards, and networking events, including NATPE Miami Marketplace + Conference, L.A. Screenings Independents, NATPE Budapest International and NATPE Streaming Plus.  Having launched NATPE Virtual, the global, year-round platform, the organization is fulfilling its mission to be one-stop shop for content.  NATPE V-Fronts™ is a stand-alone, custom-curated opportunity for all distributors and producers globally to provide screenings and showcases anywhere and at any time.  Representing every facet of the content business, NATPE, with a history of over five decades, is committed to representing the needs of its evolving members and constituents across all platforms and to bringing them together to be the indispensable resource in the evolution of content as the conduit to connectivity, business insights and opportunity.

For more information, please visit www.natpe.com.


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