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Gerry O'Sullivan

Gerry O'Sullivan

Board of Directors, Piksel
United Kingdom
An International Media Executive with extensive experience in broadcasting, Pay TV and Media sectors including the executive management of commercial, editorial, creative, marketing, operational and technical teams for leading broadcasters and MSO's across three continents.   Gerry has worked with the most senior people in entertainment, news and sports worldwide and offers a unique perspective on how digital content and new technologies can support and create new revenue streams for the business.   After a career starting at the BBC, he launched Australia's first 24 hour news channel, a Business and Sports channel  in New York and then was asked to lead the engineering  and operational teams for Fox News, New York.  Returning to the UK, Gerry managed the strategy and execution of BSKYB's TV user proposition, where he was responsible for launching Sky + HD, Sky Broadband, Sky VOD, Sky + EPG, Sky 3D and Sky's online and mobile innovations. After 10 years at Sky, he was asked to lead Deutsche Telecom's Global TV and Entertainment businesses where he launched a multichannel offering including IPTV, Satellite, hybrid and a range of video and media OTT and 2nd screen platforms across Europe. As Interim CEO for Digicel's TV group, he launched a number of next generation cloud based IPTV and quad play services throughout the Caribbean, South America and the Pacific. Gerry was recently invited to join the board of Piksel and is an independent consultant to the pay tv and technology industries. 
Sessions
  • IBC is the only exhibition we attend. It’s very important for those in the broadcasting industry.
    Jochen Albrecht
    CTO - Albrecht Electronic
  • IBC represents an important annual industry dialogue where the worlds of technology and media intersect.
    Erik Huggers
    CEO, Vevo
  • IBC is the exhibition that gives us the most exposure in the broadcasting industry. The exhibition is a really special show and is close to everyone’s hearts. It gets better every year and has got a great vibe.
    Anoushka Farouk
    Marketing Manager - TSL
  • IBC is not about quantity it’s about quality. Conversations we have are enlightening in every sense. Everyone is here to do business.
    Robert Lisman
    Director of Marketing - Primestream
  • The greatest thing about IBC is that it provides the facilities to network with industry professionals whilst getting great knowledge on new technology.
    Gina Canzano
    Technical Support Engineer - BW Broadcast

 

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