Upcoming Industry Conferences
Streaming Media West [13-14 November 2018]
Live Streaming Summit [13-14 November 2018]
Streaming Forum [26 February 2019]
Past Conferences
Streaming Media East 2018 [8-9 May 2018]
Live Streaming Summit [8-9 May 2018]
Content Delivery Summit [7 May 2018]
Streaming Forum [27 February 2018]

Biographical Information
Jake Ward
Business Development Director

Jake is Business Development Director at Groovy Gecko, responsible for managing key accounts, as well as further expanding the company’s reach into new markets and territories. Jake has worked in the streaming media industry for more than 15 years. He began his career producing streamed audio bulletins for CNBC and later became deputy editor of AV at the Financial Times producing cutting-edge business broadband programming. Since leaving the Financial Times he has advised businesses including BT, National Grid, IBM, and PWC on using streaming media to communicate with their key audiences. In that time, he has webcast from around the world and developed video strategies for major high street names.

Articles By Jake Ward

The State of Corporate Video 2018

Even though video is thriving behind the firewall and companies are finding new ways to succeed with streamed content, signs point to rocky waters ahead for online video platforms.
Featured Articles, Posted 12 Mar 2018

The State of Media and Entertainment 2018

Netflix and Amazon sit atop the cord-cutting throne. Do Disney, Apple, or any other challengers have what it takes to compete?
Featured Articles, Posted 09 Mar 2018

The Challenges of Live Streaming 360° Video

Live 360° video offers an immersive experience like no other, and presents a way for publishers to stand out in the crowd. But it presents unique—thought not insurmountable—technical and creative challenges.
Featured Articles, Posted 24 Jan 2018

Extending Access to Goodwood Festival of Speed using 360° Live Video

The venerable racing festival draws 150,000 spectators, but many more around the world are interested, and this year Renault teamed with Groovy Gecko to bring 360° views to fans around the globe.
Featured Articles, Posted 10 Aug 2017

The State of Media and Entertainment Video 2017

Social streaming is on the rise, the BBC diversifies its output, and leading subscription services Amazon and Netflix grow in international markets.
Featured Articles, Posted 06 Mar 2017

The State of Corporate Video 2017

Do today's corporations prefer to build or buy their video solutions? Online video platforms work to differentiate their offerings, while Facebook shakes up the market.
Featured Articles, Posted 02 Mar 2017

The State of Media and Entertainment Streaming 2016

More choices for viewers, both in terms of content and devices upon which to watch it, make 2016 a tipping point in the evolution of OTT video
Featured Articles, Posted 13 Apr 2016

The State of Corporate Streaming 2016

Corporates are embracing social video, while still investing heavily in traditional enterprise video platforms.
Featured Articles, Posted 08 Apr 2016

The State of Enterprise Video 2015

Video is now a standard corporate communications tool, and OVPs are pivoting to stay relevant as the market changes.
Featured Articles, Posted 26 Feb 2015

The State of Media and Entertainment Video 2015

Changes in delivery and discovery are making 2015 a turning point in OTT video. Learn why the BBC iPlayer, YouView, and Netfilx and leading a wave of innovation.
Featured Articles, Posted 25 Feb 2015
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