Join Backblaze Tech Talks at NAB 24

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For those of you attending NAB 2024 (coming up in Las Vegas from April 14–17), we’re excited to invite you to our Backblaze Tech Talk series in booth SL7077. This series will deliver insights from expert guest speakers from a range of media workflow service providers in conversation with Backblaze solution engineers. Whether you’re an experienced workflow architect or new to the industry, anyone attending will leave with actionable insights to improve their own media workflows. 

All presentations are free, open to attendees, and will be held in the Backblaze booth (SL7077). Bonus: Get scanned while you’re there for exclusive Backblaze swag.

Sunday, April 14:

  • 3:00 p.m.: Leslie Hathaway, Sales Engineer and Brian Scheffler, Pre-Sales Sys. Engineer at Quantum discuss AI tools, CatDV Classic & .io utilizing Backblaze for primary storage.  

Monday, April 15:

  • 10:00 a.m.: Helge Høibraaten, Co-Founder of CuttingRoom presents “Cloud-Powered Remote Production: Collaborative Video Editing on the Back of Backblaze.”
  • 11:00 a.m.: Mattia Varriale, Sales Director EMEA at Backlight presents “Optimizing Media Workflow: Leveraging iconik and Backblaze for Cost-Effective, Searchable Storage.”
  • 1:00 p.m.: Danny Peters, VP of Business Development, Americas at ELEMENTS presents “Bridging On-Premises and Cloud Workflows: The ELEMENTS Media Ecosystem.”
  • 2:00 p.m.: Sam Bogoch, CEO at Axle AI with a new product announcement that is Powered by Backblaze.
  • 3:00 p.m.: Greg Hollick, Chief Product Officer and Co-Founder at CloudSoda presents “Effortless Integration: Automating Media Assets into Backblaze with CloudSoda.”

Tuesday, April 16:

  • 10:00 a.m.: Raul Vecchione, from Product Marketing at presents “Edge Computing—Just Smarter.”
  • 11:00 a.m.: Paul Matthijs Lombert, CEO at Hedge presents “Every Cloud Workflow Starts at the (H)edge.”    
  • 1:00 p.m.: Craig Hering, Co-Founder & CEO of Suite Studios presents “Suite Studios and Backblaze Integration Providing Direct Access to Your Data for Real-Time Editing and Archive.”
  • 2:00 p.m.: Murad Mordukhay, CEO of Qencode presents “Building an Efficient Content Repository With Backblaze.”

Don’t miss out on these great tech talks. Elevate your expertise and connect with fellow media  industry leaders. We look forward to seeing you at NAB! And, if you’re ready to sit down and take a deep dive into your storage needs, book a meeting here.


About James Flores

James Flores is no stranger to technology. After 12 years as a systems administrator, James leaped into the SaaS world as a Product Marketer for Okta before joining Backblaze. At Backblaze, he focuses on using B2 Cloud Storage for media and entertainment workflows. But his real passion is working as an editor—he’s worked on everything from VHS and DVCPRO to the Adobe Creative Cloud. Despite spending enough time in school to earn an MBA, James recently decided to get another Bachelor's degree in digital filmmaking. He spends his free time building up his IMDB page as an independent filmmaker, working on projects up and down California. Connect with him on LinkedIn or find him on IMDB.