Keyvan Peymani is a veteran senior executive and thought leader working at the intersection of technology, media, venture capital, and investment banking. Mr. Peymani serves as the Managing Director for the Technology, Media, and Telecom sector for Salem Partners. Prior to this role, Mr. Peymani served as Head of Startup Marketing for Amazon Web Services and was the chief marketing executive responsible for the global strategy of this multibillion-dollar segment. He has also served as Venture Partner and Senior Advisor to Touchdown Ventures, a VC firm pairing with leading corporations to establish and manage their venture capital efforts, and served as Managing Director, Digital Strategy Division at ICM Partners, one of the world’s largest talent and literary agencies, where he was the firm’s chief digital executive, reporting to the Executive Board. He also served as the Vice President of Direct to Consumer Business Planning and Operations at Warner Bros., where he led strategy, operations, planning and development for the division. In addition, he oversaw three business areas, including mobile apps, and worked on industry-leading forays into OTT, the first fully digital movie apps, the first screenings of movies in Facebook, and the acquisition of Flixster. Prior, he was the head of content acquisitions for catalog content and led the wholesales efforts at Netflix; he led alternative business development for Disney’s music group; and he was the COO of Nettwerk Music Group.
Mr. Peymani began his career leading his own web and tech services startup and has advised Fortune 100 companies and governments worldwide. He is a sought-after speaker, member of the World Economic Forum Expert Network, and has delivered keynotes and been a panelist at the largest, most-influential events in media, technology, and venture. In addition, Mr. Peymani serves on the faculty of USC’s Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism, covering emerging business models in media.Back
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For me, it’s vital that I attend the FIPP World Media Congress. It’s the one place to learn about the international industry developments and to meet key contacts in person, so it’s the best use of my time and money.
Yolanda Ausin Castaneda, General Manager
Asociación de Revistas de Informacion (ARI), Spain
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Penske Media, USA
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Jonny Kaldor, Co-Founder & CEO
If I were a doctor, and you were my patient and a media company, my prescription would be ‘go to the FIPP World Media Congress’.
John Wilpers, Senior Director, US
Innovation Media Group, USA
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Dragana Trivanovic, Client Relations & Event Manager
Content Insights, Serbia
The FIPP World Media Congress is one of the biggest, most established and most important events in the industry. It combines great networking with great presentations – real-world, practical insights that you can take back to the office and put into practice straight away.
Chris Kerwin, Managing Director, Food Group
Immediate Media Co., UK