Abe Micael, yWhales Head of Ecosystem, speaks with Josh Otten, CEO of Ronin Content Services, a media network bringing brands, content creators and consumers into a global Connected TV (CTV) ecosystem. Josh talks about the challenges and opportunities facing content creators and the need for a more democratized distribution system that benefits brands, audiences, and creators alike. Josh and Abe discuss the changing media landscape, the launch of new platforms like ALTRD.TV, the potential of blockchain technology, and the impact of AI on content creation and distribution.
With 23 years of experience in media, IP monetization and emerging technology Josh works with celebrities, influencers and creators to utilize AI and mass media in order to create interactive scalable content experiences across digital, virtual and CTV ecosystems. You’ll learn about: The impact of inequality in pay across the writer industry ALTRD.TV and the evolution of media and audience What is next for Ronin?
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0:00 Abe’s intro
1:20 Josh’s background
4:11 What’s broken in media today?
7:38 What is Ronin?
11:31 On Vice’s recent failure
14:21 What is ALTRD.TV?
17:47 On sourcing new content & expanding reach
28:57 The network of creators
31:31 Onboarding experience
32:40 AI integrations
39:32 Data ownership and advertisers
42:36 About Veem.TV
47:06 Ronin’s roadmap
50:37 View on Web3
56:39 From one entrepreneur to another
59:36 Closing thoughts
DISCLAIMER: yWhales is not affiliated with YPO. Support and production for today’s episode was done by Truth Work Media. Nothing in the podcast constitutes professional and/or financial advice, nor does any information on the podcast constitute a comprehensive or complete statement of the matters discussed or the law relating thereto.
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