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“How CBS Sports Manages and Originates Live Video at Scale for Speed and Performance”

Stephanie Lone, Vice President, Engineering, CBS Sports Digital

How CBS Sports Manages and Originates Live Video at Scale for Speed and Performance

Sports fans demand the best when it comes to live-streaming experiences. In this session, CBS Sports Digital shares how it is using a combination of proprietary technology and AWS services to give viewers high quality, live-streamed sports coverage. Learn how CBS Sports Digital has built an architecture that scales for growing audiences, exacting performance requirements, and increasing redundancy.

About Stephanie Lone

Stephanie Lone is the Vice President of Engineering for CBS Sports Digital. In this role, she leads the technology teams for CBS Interactive’s sports properties, which include CBS Sports HQ, CBSSports.com, CBS Sports Fantasy, 247Sports, MaxPreps, SportsLine, SportsLive and Scout. Love oversees all technical aspects of these properties across all digital platforms.

Lone first joined SportsLine.com in 1997 and has held a variety of roles within CBS Interactive over a span of 20 years. She spent eight years leading the central technology teams for advertising and order management systems, data warehousing, CRM systems, and video. Lone also previously ran the CBS Sports Digital product team and has managed CBS Sports’ award-winning digital live streams for several marquee events including Super Bowl 50 on CBSSports.com, which set online viewership records.

Lone holds a BA in Multidisciplinary Studies from North Carolina State University and has a patent for a system focused on targeting offers to a website’s users. She is based in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.



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