PILOT Pitch Prize

Wed. October 17| 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM | Location: Stage 3

Get ready to be impressed. PILOT, an innovation initiative of the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB), is launching the PILOT Pitch Prize, a competition for early-stage startup companies focused on innovations in broadcast. On Stage 3 these entrepreneurial hopefuls will showcase their masterpieces in the live pitch format. The best part, ALL attendees and exhibitors are invited to root them on, free of charge.

Three lucky winners will each receive a $50,000 Simple Agreement for Future Equity (SAFE) contract, mentorship by media executives, and the opportunity to participate at the 2019 NAB Show in Las Vegas.

Full contest rules and online application are available here. For additional information, contact pitch@nabpilot.org

These following links provide more information about the event and its progress:

PILOT Pitch Prize Launch

PILOT is a coalition of innovators, educators and advocates dedicated to advancing broadcast technology and cultivating new media opportunities. PILOT propels broadcast television and radio into the future. It provides a platform for innovation, an engine for incubation, a venue for testing new technologies and a forum for broadcaster education. Learn more at www.nabpilot.org.

Program: Core Business Track

Session Topics and Tracks: Top Tech Sessions

Registration Package: Core Package

Sponsored By

Sponsored by PILOT


Chapman, Mike
Mike Chapman
Managing Director
Accenture Strategy
Dennis, Lora
Lora Dennis
Senior Vice President, Digital Media
NBC Owned Television Stations
Keating, Roger
Roger Keating
Chief Strategy and Business Development Officer
Hearst Television
Laven, Michele
Michele Laven
President, Strategic Partnerships Group
Weir, Joe
Joe Weir
Vice President Digital Media
Cox Media Group


Matheny, Sam
Sam Matheny
Executive Vice President and Chief Technology Officer
National Association of Broadcasters


Syrett, Alicia
Alicia Syrett
Founder & CEO
Pantegrion Capital
Ehrlich, Scott
Scott Ehrlich
VP of Emerging Platform Content
Sinclair Broadcast Group
O'Brien, Tim
Tim O'Brien
Senior Advisor, McKinsey & Company
Executive in Residence, Progress Partners