DAM New York 2024

The Art and Practice of Managing Digital Media

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Stewart Frey

VP Head of Technology

Broadway Licensing Global

Stewart is a leader in Data Strategy and Technology. As the former Vice President at World Wrestling Entertainment, WWE, he established Centers of Excellence in Business Intelligence and Digital Analytics, championing a data-first philosophy within WWE. He introduced WWE's first-ever Master Data Management solution and cross-business Data Governance teams, significantly enhancing data quality across the company's OTT platform, WWE Network. Stewart was crucial in managing the transition with the strategic deal that transitioned WWE from a rights owner to a content provider on NBC Universal's Peacock platform. He leveraged AI-driven proofs of concept to showcase AI's potential to reduce subscriber churn and foster new revenue streams. He also led advancements in the company's streaming capabilities and Media Supply Chain.

At Viacom, serving as Vice President, Stewart was at the forefront of Digital Transformation. He delivered cutting-edge software solutions for asset management, rights management, and operations, transitioning the company from manual, tape-based workflows to an automated digital supply chain that serviced multiple platforms across broadcast, DTO, VOD, and digital. Stewart's leadership consistently resulted in the creating of innovative products that delivered value, reduced costs, and spurred growth.

Stewart holds an MBA from the Johnson Graduate School of Management at Cornell University and a Bachelor's in Computer Science. He is the lead inventor on two patents in Media Packaging, highlighting his contributions to digital media innovation.

What others say

This was my first Henry Stewart DAM Conference in my 15-year career of Digital Asset Management and I am so grateful to David Lipsey and the team for the opportunity to connect with other likeminded individuals and gain more knowledge and use the learnings to bring back to my team. Looking forward to what's to come!

Briana Rabatin
The Hershey Company

HS DAM events are one of the few opportunities to get together with other DAM professionals, speak to multiple vendors, learn, and make connections.

John Kaprielian
New York Power Authority

The HS DAM NYC conference was a great way to learn about new developments in the field, compare practices with colleagues, and make new DAM friends and connections. It was awesome!

Wendy Dorsett
WWF-US