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Illuminating the next great entertainment frontier: The connected TV metaverse

While the proliferation of operating systems and OTT platforms have made TV more convenient and accessible, the magnitude of players in this ecosystem have also made television more complicated to navigate for programmers, advertisers, and viewers. We all want our programming in each of its various delivery methods, provided in an easy-to-navigate, fast-to-discover, intuitive interface. Join an in-depth conversation with media industry veterans and technology futurists as they identify the outlook of the CTV world.


Ronny Lutzi — CEO, Foxxum/rlaxx TV

After gaining first experiences in business development at Elkline GmbH, Ronny Lutzi first set foot in the then still young smart TV industry in 2010 as Project Lead Web Services at EVIADO GmbH. One year later, Lutzi developed his own concept and founded Foxxum GmbH, based in Kiel, Germany, with partners on July 1st, 2011. Foxxum is a white label provider for innovative smart TV solutions and app development. Since 2013, Ronny Lutzi also oversees, and acts as an advisor for his investment company Kielista GmbH. Building on the rich industry experience with Foxxum and Kielista, he founded rlaxx TV, an ad-financed streaming service that focuses on an innovative mix of linear channels and video-on-demand offerings, in 2020 together with his longstanding business partner Dirk Wittenborg.

Evan Shapiro — Award winning Producer, Professor and Pundit, eshapTV

Evan Shapiro is a producer and professor of Media and Entertainment at both Fordham University and NYU, an Emmy and Peabody Award winner, and a media pundit known for his maps of the media landscape.