Sky is widely considered to be Rupert Murdoch’s greatest creation. Subsequent success has led it to be the target of a takeover battle between the world’s two largest media companies.
Paradoxically, Sky, a company built on the development of then new technology (satellite broadcasting), now faces its greatest test by the emergence of a newer technology – internet video streaming. The competition is now from Netflix and Amazon, with Google and Apple also converging. The once-dominant Sky is having to re-invent itself to co-exist with powerful companies.
In the midst of this reinvention sits Mai Fyfield, a Cambridge alumna responsible for Sky’s strategy, in the traditionally male and macho field of sports rights bidding. Mai has broken through the glass ceiling. This evening she talks about her personal challenges, and those of Sky. An evening not to be missed.
The discussion will be followed by a drinks reception.
As part of a special summer promotion, places are at a reduction to their usual prices.