Indian American Ajit Pai and Inderpal Bhandari among key speakers in NAB Show

The convention is scheduled for April 22 till 27 at the Las Vegas Convention Center, Las Vegas, Nevada.

Credit: NAB Show.

The National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) is organizing a convention from April 22 till 27 in Las Vegas.  Among keynote speaker are Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Chairman Ajit Pai and IBM’s Global Chief Data Officer Inderpal Bhandari.

Pai will open the General Session on April 25 in Las Vegas. “We know from his tenure as FCC commissioner that Ajit Pai believes deeply in the value of free and local broadcasting,” said NAB President and CEO Gordon Smith in a news statement. “Chairman Pai’s appearance at NAB Show represents a tremendous opportunity for attendees to hear first-hand about his regulatory philosophy and priorities.”

Bhandari, one of the leading experts in data, will deliver keynote on April 25 between 9.45 a.m. and 10.20 a.m. Bhandari is M.Sc in electrical and computer engineering from the University of Massachusetts, and holds a doctorate in electrical and computer engineering from Carnegie Mellon University, according to his bio on the IBM website. In India, he did his bachelor’s degree in technology from BITS Pilani, in 1983. At IBM, Bhandari created a data mining program, Advanced Scout, to help NBA coaches devise better strategies by detecting hidden patterns in the game.

“With 103,000 attendees from 166 countries and 1,700+ exhibitors, NAB Show is the ultimate marketplace for digital media and entertainment,” NAB’s new release read. “From creation to consumption, across multiple platforms and countless nationalities, NAB Show is home to the solutions that transcend traditional broadcasting and embrace content delivery to new screens in new ways.”

The event would take place at the Las Vegas Convention Center (LVCC) located at 3150, Paradise Road, Las Vegas, NV. More information on the event can be obtained here.


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