Amplify editor Emily M. Reigart interviews Drew Hilles about Veritone’s plans for the 2022 NAB Show.
Hilles, who serves as senior vice president, commercial sales at Veritone, previews some of the new products, technologies, customers and partners highlighted in the company’s NAB Show booth and shares some business and technology trends he’s identified within the industry.
- Veritone Voice, a custom synthetic voice cloning solution that allows users to securely and ethically create and monetize synthetic voices in real or digitally immersive worlds.
Visit Veritone at in Las Vegas
The 2022 NAB Show will take place at the Las Vegas Convention Center April 23–27.
About Drew Hilles
Drew Hilles is currently senior vice president/general manager of Veritone Inc., where he runs commercial sales globally. Veritone’s Operating System for Artificial Intelligence (aiWare) orchestrates and unlocks the power of cognitive computing to transform and analyze audio, video, text and more into actionable insights. Veritone’s aiWare enables media companies, brands, networks, teams, and political groups to grow their audience, enhance workflow efficiencies, improve the efficacy of ad campaigns, index live and archived media content, and unlock hidden revenue streams.
Hilles was one of the key founding senior executives of dMarc Broadcasting, which was later acquired by Google. For Google, Hilles served as a senior director of sales, overseeing content partnerships and advertising sales & operations. Hilles was a key senior executive of Google’s North American organization for four years. Drew worked on many key projects at Google including a Google sales restructure and integration of YouTube’s sales organization.
Hilles has more than 20 years of experience in the media industry (online and offline), with expertise in advertising sales, technology operations, and partnership development. Prior to Google, Hilles served as senior vice president for CBS Broadcasting. Prior to CBS, he was regional vice president of sales for Clear Channel Radio, responsible for the eastern and central regions (49 markets with more than $400 million in revenue). Hilles has founded two companies: Trendyr (ecommerce, social shopping technology) and Digital Brand Connections (branded online audio channels for advertisers).
Veritone is a leader in enterprise AI software, services, and applications, helping our customers transform their operations to solve business critical data challenges, streamline content-centric processes, and create new, diversified revenue streams.