Article by By Larry Johnson (Global Director, Media & Entertainment – Oracle)
I’m a movie junkie. I went to UCLA film school, did graduate work in media studies, and early on worked as a development executive at 21stCentury Fox. Most weekends I see three or four movies in theaters.
Now I work in technology, and I’m witnessing firsthand its transformative effect on the media and entertainment industry. Technology is enabling the democratization of content—access any time, anywhere, on any device—and the impact on media and entertainment company business models and consumer interactions is deep and far-reaching.
Recently I spoke with media and entertainment expert Jukka Paajanen, a cloud solution hub senior director at Oracle, about the opportunities and challenges emerging technology presents to the industry. Here are excerpts from our conversation: