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Panel Details


Thursday 03/22/2012
Tudor 7&8
10:00AM - 10:45AM
(45 minutes)

Business Keynote

James Cridland

James Cridland is a radio futurologist and Managing Director of Media UK. He has worked in radio since 1989 as an award-winning copywriter, presenter, and Internet adviser. In 2001 Cridland joined the original Virgin Radio in London as Digital Media Director, and in 2007 he headed to the BBC to work on the BBC iPlayer for radio. Since 2009, he has worked for receiver manufacturer PURE, audio blogging platform Audioboo, and a variety of European media companies. Cridland is trustee of the pan-industry body the Radio Academy and was Chairman of its Radio at the Edge conference between 2007 and 2009, and he serves as Secretary-Elect of the hybrid radio RadioDNS project.