Natpe Global announces top level speakers

Natpe Global announces top level speakers
NATPE Global, the international content industry’s first major market of the year, announced a list of top level industry experts and executives on its program agenda. The highly anticipated return of NATPE Global will take place January 16 to 18, 2024 at the InterContinental Miami, a large-scale luxury convention venue conveniently located in the heart of the city’s vibrant downtown district.

“Some of the world’s most influential buyers, creators and visionaries are included in today’s announcement,” said Claire Macdonald, Executive Director, NATPE Global. “Our goal is to provide practical intel and inform our audience on emerging trends they can apply to their business strategies. There’s no question that this group will deliver on that mandate, and we are exceptionally pleased they’ll be joining us on the mainstage.”

Keynote Presentation: Izzet Pinto, Founder and CEO, Global Agency
Industry visionary Izzet Pinto takes the stage to deliver a captivating keynote presentation on the most pressing and transformative themes currently reshaping the landscape of television. Through thought-provoking insights and a deep understanding of the current TV landscape, this session will inspire attendees to embrace change, anticipate future trends, and navigate the complex challenges that lie ahead. This keynote is a must-attend for professionals, creators, and enthusiasts passionate about staying ahead in the rapidly evolving world of television.

In Conversation With: Chris Williams, Founder and CEO,
Join us for an electrifying Fireside Chat with Chris M. Williams, the forward-thinking leader at the helm of, the largest independent kids and family content studio reshaping the landscape of creator-led entertainment. This exclusive event will delve into the captivating journey of how the digital-focused studio has ingeniously transformed digital content into multiplatform global franchises, the impact of the overall creator economy on the media ecosystem and provide a glimpse into untapped opportunities and innovative ideas that could fuel further growth for the industry.

Super CCO panel, en Español
In a panel expertly curated and moderated (in Spanish), by Nicolas Smirnoff, Director, Prensario International, the chief content officers of four of Latin America’s leading platforms will discuss the day-to-day challenges and opportunities facing them in the rapidly-evolving media landscape.
Mariano Cesar, Head of General Entertainment Content, Latin America & US Hispanic, Warner Bros. Discovery; Ronald Day, President, Entertainment & Content Strategy, NBCUniversal Telemundo Enterprises; Francisco Morales, Head of Content Strategy and Acquisitions, Latin America, Amazon Studios; Augusto Rovegno, SVP Content, ViX, TelevisaUnivision will take to the stage in a revival of the classic NATPE panel ‘en Español!

With more than 35 countries represented and over 250 buyers registered, NATPE Global will bring together the most important buyers and sellers of projects in development and catalogue programming as well as decision-makers from the entire media ecosystem spanning content development, licensing, and platform distribution. Key executives from A&E Networks, Amazon Prime Video, Blue Ant Media, ¡HOLA! TV, National Geographic Channel, Paramount+, Pluto TV, REELZ Channel, Roku, SVT, SONY Pictures Television, TelevisaUnivision, NBCUniversal Telemundo Enterprises, TV Azteca, TV Globo and Warner Bros. Discovery are amongst those that have confirmed their participation.

Located on prime waterfront in downtown Miami, and just minutes away from South Beach, the Design District and Wynwood’s many galleries, restaurants and boutique shops, NATPE Global’s new home offers contemporary luxury suites, cabanas and 100,000 square feet of exhibition space at flexible levels of entry and scale to offer opportunities for all clients.