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WATCH: Breakfast Club with Eurosport, Discovery+, Eleven Sports, Mycujoo

By 4th February 2021 3 Comments

The full speaker sessions from the first Broadcast Sport Breakfast Club are now available to watch on-demand on YouTube.

The first Broadcast Sport Breakfast Club, held on 27 January on the virtual conferencing platform Hopin, focused on the new OTT/D2C sports platforms, with discussions with Eurosport about its role in the launch of Discovery+ and Eleven Sports about the forthcoming roll out of its new global sports OTT platform.

The Broadcast Sport Breakfast Club is a new event from Broadcast Sport, providing regular thought leadership sessions for the sport production and broadcast sector.

10:05-10:25 The Future of Sports Streaming, Discovery+ and Olympic Games Tokyo 2020

Speakers:

  • Andrew Georgiou, President, Eurosport
  • Scott Young, SVP Production and Content, Eurosport

Chair:

  • Jake Bickerton, editor, Broadcast Sport

The first session is a fireside chat with Eurosport president Andrew Georgiou and Eurosport global production and content head Scott Young, talking to Broadcast Sport editor Jake Bickerton. Georgiou discusses the relationship between Eurosport and Discovery+ and what the launch of Discovery+ means for Eurosport’s content, and in particular its extensive coverage of major sport events and Olympic Games Tokyo 2020. He  outlines how Eurosport’s sports offer and content will evolve to take advantage of the extended reach and broad user base of Discovery+. Meanwhile, Young will explain Eurosport’s innovative approach to content for the year ahead and the ongoing pivot to increasingly producing sports content remotely, underpinned by its leading Eurosport Technology Transformation project.

10:40-11:00 Rolling Out a Global OTT Platform with Eleven Sports and MyCujoo

Speakers:

  • Anouk Mertens, COO, Eleven Sports
  • Joao Presa, Co-Founder, MyCujoo & Chief Technology & Product Officer ELEVEN Sports HQ

Chair:

  • Jake Bickerton, editor, Broadcast Sport

Eleven Sports and MyCujoo join Broadcast Sport editor Jake Bickerton to talk about the forthcoming launch of Eleven Sports’ global OTT platform. The service has come about through Eleven Sports’ acquisition of MyCujoo late last year, and promises a range of sports content, broken into the strands, Eleven Next, Eleven Sports and Eleven Women. The strategy behind the launch, the content offered by the platform, and the technology used to enable the launch are all discussed during this session.

Details of the next Virtual Breakfast Club, to be held on 17 February 2021, have just been released, including a keynote from Facebook lead, sports media partnerships EMEA, Anna Chanduvi. You can book your place at this by visiting https://sportbreakfastclubfeb.eventbrite.co.uk