Ian Greenblatt

Deputy Director, Next Generation Television at Motorola Solutions, Inc.

Ian Greenblatt

Ian Greenblatt

Deputy Director, Next Generation Television at Motorola Solutions, Inc.

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Ian Greenblatt is Vice President, Strategy & Business Development for the Cloud Solutions Multiscreen Infrastructure business of ARRIS.

Ian’s role is centered around defining, messaging, and delivering multiscreen solutions and products to new channels in the marketplace. This includes driving best-of-breed partnerships and corporate development opportunities. He also serves the company as subject matter expert around the business of television and content distribution, as well as metadata and the Second Screen.

Prior to joining ARRIS through the acquisition of Motorola Home, Ian was with Zattoo, a Zurich-based IPTV-based virtual MSO focused on delivering location-based broadcast television and cable networks OTT to the desktop and laptop. As Vice President/Content Acquisition, he was instrumental in strategy growing the user base from under 800k to just under 5 million in under 1.5 years.

Before Zattoo, Greenblatt was a co-founder and General Counsel of Broadbus Technologies, the pioneer of solid-state memory based computer systems for delivering both movies and television on-demand. Broadbus is considered to be one of the most successful start-ups in the New England region since the tech bubble of ’99, evidenced by its acquisition by Motorola in September 2006 for $181m.

Prior to Broadbus, he held positions with Fox, Warner Bros., Kirkland & Ellis and The Entertainment & Intellectual Property Group (an entertainment law firm in Chicago).
Ian is a frequent guest lecturer, and is a Mentor at Techstars Chicago. He holds a BSC from Northwestern University, a JD from DePaul University College of Law, and sits on the board of USC’s Marshall School of Business Institute of Communication Technology Management.

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Chief Executive Officer at Motorola Solutions, Inc.

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Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer at Motorola Solutions, Inc.

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Executive Vice President, General Counsel & Chief Administrative Officer at Motorola Solutions, Inc.

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Executive Vice President, Products & Sales at Motorola Solutions, Inc.

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Head, Global Marketing & Communications at Motorola Solutions, Inc.

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Executive Vice President, Products & Solutions at Motorola Solutions, Inc.

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Senior Vice President-Technology at Motorola Solutions, Inc.

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General Partner at Eclipse Ventures LLC

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Co-Founder at Zattoo Europa AG

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Chief Executive Officer at Zattoo Europa AG

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Education
BS Radio/TV/Film

Northwestern University is a private institution founded in 1851 to serve the Northwest Territory, an area that now includes the states of Ohio, Indiana, Illinois, Michigan, Wisconsin and parts of Minnesota. In 1853 the founders purchased a 379-acre tract of land on the shore of Lake Michigan 12 miles north of Chicago. They established a campus and developed the land near it, naming the surrounding town Evanston in honor of one of the University's founders, John Evans. After completing its first building, its first building in 1855, Northwestern began classes that fall with two faculty members and 10 students. Northwestern has three campuses and a total of 12 Schools and Colleges (one of which is located in South Florida. Two campuses are located on Lake Michigan, a 240-acre campus in Evanston, the first suburb north of Chicago, and a 25-acre campus in Chicago. One campus is located in Doha, Qatar. Northwestern University combines innovative teaching and pioneering research in a highly collaborative environment that transcends traditional academic boundaries. It provides students and faculty exceptional opportunities for intellectual, personal and professional growth in a setting enhanced by the richness of Chicago.

JD Law

DePaul, in common with all universities, is dedicated to teaching, research, and public service. However, in pursuing its own distinctive purposes, among these three fundamental responsibilities this university places highest priority on programs of instruction and learning. All curricula emphasize skills and attitudes that educate students to be lifelong, independent learners. DePaul provides sufficient diversity in curricular offerings, personal advisement, student services, and extracurricular activities to serve students who vary in age, ability, experience, and career interests. Full-time and part-time students are accorded equivalent service and are held to the same academic standards.

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Deputy Director, Next Generation Television
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Motorola Solutions, Inc. engages in the provision of communication infrastructure, devices, accessories, software and services. It operates through the Products and Systems Integration. The Products segment offers an extensive portfolio of infrastructure, devices, accessories, and software. The System Integration segment primary costumers are government, public safety and first-responder agencies, municipalities, and commercial and industrial customers who operate private communications networks and video solutions typically managing a mobile workforce. The company was founded on September 25, 1928 and is headquartered in Schaumburg, IL.

Vice President US Content Acquisition
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Zattoo Europa AG engages in the provision of live TV broadcasting via the internet. Its Zatto apps can use for for Smart TVs, Amazon Fireand or Apple TV as well as for computers, smartphones, or tablets. The company was founded by Bea Knetch in 2006 and is headquartered in Zurich, Switzerland.

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Ian Greenblatt is affiliated with Motorola Solutions, Inc., Zattoo Europa AG

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