About

Concurrent Media is published by Concurrent Media Strategies, LLC, a Washington, DC-based consulting and editorial services company specializing in strategic business, technology and policy issues facing producers and distributors of digital media content. The company was founded in 2010 by long-time media industry analyst and journalist Paul Sweeting.

Drawing on 20-plus years of experience and contacts in the media, entertainment and technology industries, we provide clients with custom research reports, white papers, newsletters, presentation materials, feature articles and in-person consulting services written and presented in a clear and concise style pitched at business planners and decision makers.

Concurrent Media Strategies also organizes, produces and co-produces conferences, seminars and webinars on technology and media policy, intellectual property, content monetization and distribution strategies.

Prior to starting Concurrent Media Strategies, Paul Sweeting spent more than 20 years as a reporter, columnist and editor covering the intersecting  worlds of media, entertainment, technology and public policy for such leading industry publications as Variety, Daily Variety, Video Business, Billboard, Publishers Weekly and Broadcasting & Cable. In 2007 he developed and launched ContentAgenda.com, a web site published by Reed Business Information focused on digital media. He left Reed in 2009 and launched The Media Wonk blog, which has now been incorporated into Concurrent Media.

Sweeting is also an analyst with the GigaOm Pro Network and a contributor to the GigaOm family of web sites.