President, Broadband Directions LLC
Will Richmond is president and founder of Broadband Directions LLC, a market intelligence, consulting and publishing firm specializing in broadband-delivered video. Will is editor and publisher of VideoNuze, a widely-followed online publication which provides daily industry analyses and news aggregation for broadband video decision-makers available at www.videonuze.com. Will also hosts the “ELEVATE: Online Video Advertising Summit” and the “VideoSchmooze” event series for industry executives.
Will has worked in the broadband, cable TV, content and technology industries for 20 years. He is an acknowledged thought-leader in the fast-growing broadband video area whose insights are sought out by C-level executives, venture capitalists, journalists and others.
Earlier in his career, Will worked at Continental Cablevision (then the 3rd largest cable operator), where he was VP Business Development and part of the founding team of Continental's pioneering broadband Internet access service "Highway1". Subsequently he served as VP Business Development for CMGI's iCast and for Narad Networks. He was also the founder of PoliticalWag.com, a popular political discussion/community site.
Will serves on the board of directors of the CTAM New York and CTAM New England chapters and the board of trustees of American Public Television. Will has a BS from Cornell University and an MBA from Harvard Business School.