Mika Salmi is the former president of Global Digital Media at Viacom/MTV Networks (NYSE: VIA). He has been involved in a number of startups and currently serves as Chairman of Sulake (Habbo Hotel), and on the board of Blinkbox, among others.
The global media business is in the midst of a major transformation. Everyone wants to know when this change will end and how media will look tomorrow.
Sorry, but the future is destined to remain unclear. Media, and most importantly the distribution of media, has gone digital. That means change will be ongoing, and media will be subject to the same non-stop innovation present in the broader technology sector. The core content – videos, music, games, print, etc.