Blu-ray Disc in Shazam's ecosystem
Miles Lewis is Vice President, Advertising Sales at Shazam. Speaking at the London Video Rendezvous on 18 June 2012, amongst other topics, Miles explains how Blu-ray fits into Shazam's ecosystem.
Miles Lewis joined Shazam Entertainment in February 2012 to spearhead the growth of Shazam for TV advertising sales efforts in the UK and Europe as well as the Pacific Rim. He demonstrated the Shazamable Glee-the Concert Movie BD disc and other apps.
Prior to joining Shazam, Miles was with last.fm for five years as its SVP of EU Advertising Sales. There, he build the award-winning London team following the acquisition by CBS and build numerous partnerships across Europe, South America and Australasia to represent last.fm locally.
Miles has also headed up agency sales for other global brands Yahoo! and AOL. For Yahoo!, he successfully merged two agency teams, a structure that launched Vodafone media sales in the UK. Before that, he joined AOL UK in August 2001 to build their UK agency team from scratch and took their revenues from zero to multi-millions.
Miles also has an understanding of traditional media having gotten his start at companies such as Haymarket Publishing, IPC Media and Hearst/National magazines.
Today, Shazam has more than 180 million users with more than 1.5 million new users joining the service every week and it is available in 30 languages in over 200 countries.