Having worked in the industry since the introduction of Digital TV, Ian Nock leads the video consulting company Fairmile West. Ian’s expertise covers glass to glass product, technology, strategy, and delivery consultancy at all levels and has been behind the launch of 20+ major video entertainment services across Europe on satellite, cable, IPTV and OTT.
Ian also is engaged in the development and promotion of next generation Video and Audio technologies and services through being the Chair of the Ultra HD Forum Interoperability Group since 2017 and an executive member and former Chair of the IET Media Technical Network.
The Ultra HD Forum is an open forum/industry group focused on advocating for the deployment of Ultra HD based services and technology, including the creation of Guidelines and leading Interoperability work with the industry at large.
The IET Media Technical Network is the industry facing part of the Institution of Engineering and Technology, tasked with sharing and advancing knowledge through lectures, workshops, and conference.
Ian is a member of the SMPTE, IET, IEEE, RTS and Fellow of the SCTE: The Society for Broadband Professionals.
He blogs on the Fairmile West company blog at fairmilewest.com/blog, on LinkedIn (linkedin.com/in/iannock) and can be found on Twitter at @iannock. Ian also co-founded and manages the Digital TV Professionals LinkedIn group (https://www.linkedin.com/groups/1801289/).