CTO & Operations Manager, Mediapro
Emili Planas is the CTO and Operations Manager at Mediapro. He helped launch laSexta (3 channels) (Playout Center in Barcelona for live channels); BeIn Sports Spain, Eleven Sports Belgium and Poland, Golt, Fox Sports EU, laLiga Channel, Marca TV, F1 LatinAmerica, and 8TV, among others. He is also a Telecom Engineering Final Year Lecturer at LaSalle Campus (Universitat Ramon Llull) in Barcelona. Emili is involved in New Projects & Applied Technologies, plus Implementation R&D+i within day-to-day operations. Designing, Implementing and Managing Video over IP Networks connecting all Imagina-MEDIAPRO production centers and field production venues (up to 63 sites worldwide), and Remote Production for laLiga project in 41 stadiums around Spain. He is also operations' Manager La Liga TV productions. Since 2000 he is a member of MEDIAPRO Consultant Team for Operations & Technical Resources Optimization. He is also a consultant for ESPN Production Center (Buenos Aires), Imagina US (Miami) SLA & HR (Operations) implementation and Control.