Mike Fitzsimmons to Speak on Future of Television and Second Screen Innovation
SAN FRANCISCO, CA – December 27, 2012 – Delivery Agent, the leader in shopping enabled entertainment for more than 350 of the world’s leading global media brands, today announced that CEO Mike Fitzsimmons will be participating in two panels at the 2013 International CES, the Future of Television, presented by Variety, and the Second Screen Summit, presented by the 2nd Screen Society.
The Future of Television panel will be moderated by Variety TV Editor, Andrew Wallenstein. Fitzsimmons will be joined by executives from Xbox Live, Fox Networks Group, Univision Communications and Time Warner Cable Media. Fitzsimmons will be addressing Delivery Agent’s upcoming “shop by remote” t-commerce initiatives as well as speaking about the first contextual commerce application accessible to network programming viewers launched by Delivery Agent with Verizon FiOS and HISTORY®.
The Second Screen Summit will bring together the industry’s most prominent second screen technology innovators. In the “Hottest Apps in 2nd Screen” session Fitzsimmons will present in conjunction with Magic Ruby. The two will showcase the Sons of Anarchy application that, among other features, allows consumers to synchronously shop for products seen in the show as they watch the show.
“The consumer demand for engagement in the second screen space tied to programming increased in 2012 and will only continue to grow in 2013,” said Fitzsimmons. “Everyone in the industry has had to evolve and meet these consumer needs and I look forward to participating in these panels in order to share and gain insight for future growth and development.”
About Delivery Agent, Inc.
Delivery Agent, Inc., named #1 Privately Held Media Company by Inc. Magazine and #3 on the Deloitte & Touche Silicon Valley Technology Fast 50, is the leader in shopping-enabled programming and content monetization for more than 350 entertainment properties from major media companies including CBS, NBCUniversal, Twentieth Century Fox, Discovery Communications, A+E Television Networks, HBO, Showtime, and The Weinstein Company, as well as for sports organizations including the Boston Celtics, New York Knicks and UFC. Delivery Agent created the market for shopping-enabled programming by redefining how products tied to entertainment are cataloged, merchandised and sold online. With offices in San Francisco, New York, Los Angeles, Denver and London, Delivery Agent deploys its technology platform, including commerce applications, video and mobile products, and interactive advertising solutions to create profitable connections between entertainment content, consumers and brands. More information about Delivery Agent is available at www.deliveryagent.com.
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