Will Richmond is president and founder of Broadband Directions LLC, a market intelligence, publishing and consulting firm specializing in online video, which he established in 2003. Will edits and publishes VideoNuze, a daily online publication widely read by video industry decision-makers.
Will is a 20-year veteran of the broadband, cable TV, content and technology industries. He is a well-known and acknowledged industry expert whose insights and advice are sought by C-level industry executives, venture capitalists, journalists and others. Will was selected by LinkedIn as one of their top 10 media writers of 2015.
Will worked at Continental Cablevision (then the 3rd largest cable operator) from 1990–1998, initially managing large operations in the Boston area, and subsequently as VP Business Development and part of the founding team of Continental's pioneering broadband Internet access service "Highway1". Subsequently he served as VP Business Development for CMGI's iCast and for Narad Networks. He was also the founder of PoliticalWag.com, a popular political discussion/community site.
Will has also created the industry's popular Online Video Advertising Summit, SHIFT Programmatic Video & TV Summit and VideoSchmooze conferences and has spoken or moderated at dozens of industry conferences. Will currently serves on the American Public Television's board of trustees and WGBH's board of overseers. Will has a BS from Cornell University and an MBA from Harvard Business School.
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