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Friday, May 20 • 1:45pm - 3:15pm
Electronic Media: A Strategic Imperative? LIMITED

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Some companies have invested heavily in HD transmissions, live streaming and video-rich websites. Others are laying plans to build their capacity as media producers. All company leaders are thinking about how the creation and distribution of digital content might enhance their companies’ reach and public profile. Does the skillful use of electronic media actually bolster a company’s bottom line or does this activity compete with other essential investments that should take priority? Rob Overman, creative director of Stingray, will lay the groundwork for an exploratory discussion featuring Opera Philadelphia's David B. Devan, Houston Grand Opera’s Perryn Leech, and Serge Poisson-de-Haro, associate preofessor at HEC Montréal.


Moderators
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Marc A. Scorca

President/CEO, OPERA America
Marc A. Scorca joined OPERA America in 1990 as president and CEO. Under his leadership, the OPERA America membership has grown from 120 opera companies to nearly 2,500 organizations and individuals. The organization has also administered two landmark funding initiatives in support of North American operas and opera audiences, and launched an endowment effort in 2000 to create a permanent fund dedicated to supporting new works and... Read More →

Speakers
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David Devan

General Director/President, Opera Philadelphia
David B. Devan joined Opera Philadelphia in January 2006 and was appointed General Director of the company in 2011. Since his arrival, David has worked closely with board and administration on strategic planning initiatives and building partnerships within the community and the opera world. Key achievements include the establishment of the Aurora Series for Chamber Opera at the Perelman Theater, an extremely popular and highly-subscribed opera... Read More →
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Perryn Leech

Managing Director, Houston Grand Opera
General Director, Houston Grand Opera
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Rob Overman

Creative Director, Stingray
Rob Overman (1958) is active as an entrepreneur and producer in several domains of the performing arts. After studying Musicology and Conducting in The Netherlands, he worked the first part of his career as a music critic, conductor, lecturer Cultural History and Orchestra MD. In 2003 he began to work as a consultant focused on strategic policy in the performing arts. Following to work for Companions Amsterdam (grand scale opera), he decided... Read More →
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Serge Poisson-de-Haro

Associate Professor, Management Department, HEC Montréal
Dr. Serge Poisson-de Haro is an Associate professor at HEC Montreal. His research interests are primarily in the areas of strategy, artistic organizations management and experiential learning methods. He was awarded Teaching Awards by the MBA students and his peers at HEC Montréal. He presented his research at leading international conferences in these fields and his publications appeared in journals such as International Journal of Arts... Read More →


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