Category Archives: CDS2017

Rayburn, Dan

Dan Rayburn
Executive Vice President

Dan Rayburn is Executive Vice President for and is recognized by many as the voice for the streaming and online video industry. He is also a Principal Analyst with Frost & Sullivan working in their Digital Media group. Dan is a sought after speaker, writer, publisher and consultant and his work has been featured in print and online by nearly every major media outlet over the past 14 years. He co-founded one of the industry’s first webcasting production companies successfully acquired by Digital Island for $70M. He has his own line of books for Focal Press with eight titles available in print. Regularly consulted by the media, he has been featured in hundreds of print and on-line articles and is a sought after expert in patent cases involving IP based video. He is a regular analyst to the investment community and his blog is one of the most widely read sites for analysts, venture capitalists and money managers who cover companies in the online video sector.

Wistow, Simon

Simon Wistow
Co-Founder, VP, Product Strategy

Simon is co-founder at Fastly, where he leads product strategy. Before helping found Fastly Simon was Senior Search Engineer at Yahoo! Europe, LiveJournal, SixApart, Scribd and then at social help desk company Zendesk. In a past life he worked on R&D for a leading VFX Company doing films like the Harry Potter series, Troy, Kingdom of Heaven, Sunshine, and Wallace and Gromit. At one point he worked as a cowboy in Australia. Mostly because it seemed like a good idea at the time.