Vice President, Media Partners Asia
With 20 years of experience in media, Steve Laslocky focuses on research and consulting services in content creation, TV broadcasting, theatrical exhibition and advertsing sectors.
His key markets include Southeast Asia, Australia, China and Korea. He specialises in corporate strategy, competitive benchmarking, asset appraisal, independent valuation, M&A-related commercial due diligence and IPO-related independent media consultant activities.
Previously, Laslocky served as senior vice president, strategy & business development at News Corporation in Asia for more than five years and worked as a senior executive at ANTV in Indonesia.
Based in Hong Kong, Laslocky has graduate and post-graduate degrees from Middlebury College and the University of Chicago.
Content investment in India, Southeast Asia and Korea was 12% up last year to US$10 billion, online video content investment rose 60%, and growth is accelerating as competition for audiences and talent escalates, according to Media Partners Asia’s (MPA) latest Video Content Dynamics report. But opportunities are not equal in every market, investment is being constrained, and much of the content ecosystem could do with an overhaul. MPA Vice President, Stephen Laslocky, outlines the opportunities and the challenges.