Sohonet at HPA Tech Retreat

Olivia Broadley

LOS ANGELES, Mar. 10, 2021 — Sohonet, a leading international provider of connectivity, collaboration software, media services and network security for the media and entertainment industry, will have a significant presence at the upcoming HPA Tech Retreat from March 15-24, 2021. Sohonet CEO Chuck Parker will share insights on remote collaboration; the company’s experts will lead roundtable discussions on March 16, 23, and 24; and Sohonet’s award-winning services and technologies will be featured in the Innovation Zone.

On March 15, the panel “Don’t Look Back: Remote Collaboration and its Continued Revolution of the Way We Work” will feature the top minds behind award-winning remote technology, including Parker, Teradici’s Harpreet Singh and BeBop’s David Benson. Moderated by industry journalist Adrian Pennington, the apropos discussion will focus on the latest trends and transformations that are taking shape as a result of the pandemic.

Roundtable sessions will take place throughout the HPA Tech Retreat. Sohonet VP of Engineering Patrick Sumby will share his expertise at “Remote Collaboration for Finishing / DI Reviews” ( March 16, 12-1 PM PDT). Parker will offer insights during the roundtable on “Remote Collaboration for Production” (March 23, 12-1 PM PDT).

Sumby also will lead  “Solving Network Challenges in a WFH Distributed World” (March 24, 9-10 AM PDT). 

The Sohonet team will also participate in the Innovation Zone, a curated area where industry leading technologies can be explored. Sohonet will be showcasing both their Emmy-Award winning, real-time, remote review tool ClearView Flex and ClearView Pivot. Both tools have been designed to bring remote teams together in a secure, studio-approved ecosystem and are being utilised across production & post workflows.

“The HPA Tech Retreat is something that we would not, and could not miss,” says Parker who also serves as VP of the organisation. “This annual event enables us to explore trends and developments, and contribute our perspective to what the community deems important, and engaging in useful debate and education. The Tech Retreat’s dynamic platform allows all of us to better understand and maybe even solve the challenges facing our industry.”

About Sohonet

Sohonet has been connecting storytellers across the globe for over 25 years. Combining innovative technologies with world-class services, they remain the leading global expert in connectivity and data management services for the media and entertainment industry.  

Sohonet offers a wide range of technical solutions, designed to enable clients to manage, store and transfer their valuable content, quickly and securely. The Sohonet Media Network is the largest and most established private, high-performance network for the M&E industry, connecting the leading studios, production and post-production facilities across the globe and providing high-speed access to established and emerging cloud platforms. 

Olivia Broadley