VOD Platform Infrastructure & Technology Deployment
Apr 2014 – Oct 2014 (Consultant) Position: Programme Director
Delivery of a new video on demand platform for multiline television broadcasters as well as delivering clients and services on to the service. High innovation and multiple suppliers across 9 countries from content owners, content producers, technology companies, legal services and payment providers.
Google (Chromecast) Digital and Interactive TV Services
Sept 2013 – Apr 2014 (Contract) Position: Senior Programme Manager – UK & USA
Working for Google new technology deployment for the release of television broadcast content for the Chrome Cast platform across the UK and USA. 7 project managers across two countries delivering both hardware, software and territory based content for VOD AVOD and Live Streaming of linear broadcasting. (Still under active NDA)
Red Bee Media (ex BBC) Digital and Interactive TV Services
Jan 2012 – Sept 2013 Position: Senior Technology Programme Manager – UK & Australia
Red Bee Media Limited is a media management company headquartered at the Broadcast Centre in West London with revenues in excess of £153m. Red Bee Media transmits over 120 television streams on analog, digital terrestrial, digital satellite, cable, web, and mobile including all of the BBC’s output. Red Bee also handles the majority of video on demand (VOD) services in the UK, including the BBC iPlayer and Channel 4’s 4OD service.
Digital & interactive TV Services delivery projects at a high level from conceptual proposal via an internal Bid team to multi-million pound (5-20 Million) delivery of reverse EPG solutions across the UK and Australia using allocated teams across three countries.
Customer – Full sales and customer management remotely and on location
Delivery Time Scales – Multiple Simultaneous Projects from 3 – 6 Months
Project Values – 5 – 20 Million UK Pounds Contract Value (all delivered under budget)
Project Teams – 15 people Avg, varied skill sets from Developers to Solutions Architects
External Suppliers – 5 – 12 Suppliers per project from installation teams to hardware providers
Delivery Success – All projects delivered within timescales and within Budget (Company Avg 30%)