DAS New York Speakers

Posted on February 15, 2016

Diane BurleyDiane Burley

As Chief Content Strategist for MarkLogic Corporation, a Silicon Valley-based Enterprise NoSQL database platform provider that enables organizations to turn all data into valuable and actionable information to impacts top and bottom lines, Diane Burley is both storyteller and architect of MarkLogic’s content delivery systems. For MarkLogic she has built millions of dollars of pipelines using great content and thought leadership tactics





Tab Butler

Tab E. Butler

Tab Butler joined the MLB Network in June of 2008 as part of the Engineering and IT Department, chartered with the facility build-out and the January 1, 2009 MLB Network launch.  Currently, Tab manages the Media Management team, editor manpower, and Post Production engineering and operations for the MLB Network and the NHL Network.  In September of 2015, Tab’s department designed, built, and launched the NHL Network from the MLB Network broadcast facility, utilizing the MLB Network production core infrastructure, which utilizing the latest IT technologies.

Tab has unique background in problem solving and convergence within the broadcast media space, with over 27 years of experience in Network TV Broadcast Operations, and 11 years of Sales and Marketing Management with IT and Broadcast manufactures. He specialized in sales to Broadcast Networks, Station Groups, Government, and Global 2000 clients. Tab spent 18 years at the NBC Network.  He worked for NBC News, NBC Sports, and NBC Operations and Technical Services, and received two Emmy Awards while at NBC, and six Emmy Awards and one Edison Award while at MLB Network.  In June of 2012, the DIAMOND System, which is an in-house developed enterprise wide media assent management system, led by Tab, was nominated for a Sports Technology Emmy.  While in manufacturing, Tab has worked in various capacities for Tektronix (Grass Valley), EMC, VideoBank, SeaChange International, and IBRIX.



Greg CramGreg Cram

Greg Cram is the Associate Director of Copyright and Information Policy at The New York Public Library. Greg endeavors to make the Library’s collections broadly available to researchers and the public. He is responsible for developing and implementing policies and practices around the use of the Library’s collections, both online and in the Library’s physical spaces. Greg has helped steer projects through a maze of complex intellectual property issues, including the release of more than 180,000 high-resolution images of public domain collection items. Greg has represented the Library in advocating for better copyright policy and has testified before Congress and the United States Copyright Office.

Greg is also an adjunct professor in the Moving Image Archiving and Preservation program at New York University and at the Palmer School of Library and Information Science.

Before joining the Library in 2011, Greg served as the copyright clearance consultant to Leadership Team Development, a business support company that organizes thousands of meetings, seminars and conferences. He also worked as a licensing associate at Sanctuary Records, a large independent record label. He is a graduate of Boston University and The Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law. He is a licensed attorney in New York and Massachusetts.


Karl FacredynKarl Facredyn

Karl Facredyn is the founder of Orange Logic which has provided Digital Asset Management solutions to global institutions since 2000. Orange Logic is based in California, Austin, Oxford(UK) and Montpellier(Fr) .

Prior to Orange Logic, Karl was an associate at Morgan Stanley in New York and Tokyo.  In his spare time, Karl worked for Elle Magazine as a portrait photographer.  Karl holds an MD from Rochester University School of Medicine and a BS in EE and Microprocessor design from Columbia University.



Paul D HammPaul D. Hamm

Paul D Hamm is CEO of Endavo Media, which offers TV networks, Pay TV providers and other digital media companies a full service OTT Video Services Platform and related services. The company has provided digital media distribution and monetization solutions since 2002, initially as a CLEC and triple play provider in Utah. Joining the company as CEO in 2004, Paul managed the reorganization and recapitalization of the company, as well as relocation to Atlanta, before leading the company through private financing rounds to support the launch of Endavo’s new OTT Video Services Platform and entry into new markets, which began in 2007. Endavo has served a major international telco, broadcast TV networks, and many small to mid-sized digital entertainment & media businesses. Prior to Endavo, Paul worked in private investment management and investment banking for over 15 years, making principal investments into and raising capital for many emerging technology companies. Paul also served in the US Army as a Civil Affairs officer.


Isabel MeyerIsabel Meyer

Isabel Meyer is the Information Technology Branch Manager responsible for the Smithsonian Institution’s Enterprise Digital Asset Management System (DAMS).   The Smithsonian is the world’s largest museum complex with 19 museums, 9 research centers, and the National Zoo, holding 138 million objects and specimens.  Isabel provides expertise and direction across all the diverse Smithsonian units on the preservation, management, security, and storage of digital assets (text, images, video, and audio).  Under her leadership since 2008 the DAMS has expanded from a pilot system with 24,000 image assets to a mission critical enterprise system currently serving more than 800 users across 40 units, managing close to 8 million digital assets.  Prior to joining Smithsonian’s Office of the Chief Information Officer in 2003 she worked in all facets of systems and digital media technologies in public and private sectors, Fortune 500 corporations, and start-up companies in the U.S. and internationally.


Eva RaddingEva Radding

Eva Radding joined Facing History and Ourselves in 2007 as a librarian, cataloging (among other things) in-house video for the library catalog. In leading Facing History’s DAMS project from its inception in 2013, she oversaw digitization of video materials, created a specialized taxonomy, configured workflows in collaboration with colleagues throughout the organization, and even organized a contest that led to naming the archive. Now, as Digital Archive and Library Systems Manager, Eva is responsible for all aspects of the DAMS’ operation. She coordinates tagging, develops policies, trains staff, creates documentation, and troubleshoots technical issues.

Eva holds an MSLIS from Simmons College, a Public and Nonprofit MBA from Boston University, and a BA from Yale University.