Director, Strategic Insight/Consultant, IABM/IveTechMedia
John Ive's career in the television industry spans 40+ years and has included periods with the BBC, the former IBA (Independent Broadcasting Authority) and Sony Professional. For the past ten years John has worked closely with the IABM as Director of Strategic Insight and runs a consultancy practice helping clients with their strategic planning and technology decisions. He is also in regular demand as a presenter, moderator and for training seminars. Clients include broadcasters, suppliers, industry organisations and research companies, many of whom employ him for his extensive and wide ranging industry knowledge. His experience spans senior management, business and technology, operations, marketing, and research & development in both radio and television. He also produces and edits video and music for commercial use. During his time at Sony Professional he held senior management roles during which the company grew from a team of sixteen based in the Netherlands into the largest and one of the leading industry suppliers. On leaving he was Director of Strategic Planning, a role which placed him at the forefront of industry change management and well recognised as an industry spokesman. He has also works on television technology standards through the European Broadcasting Union (EBU) and the Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers (SMPTE).
15-Sep-2017The IABM Breakfast: Technology and business transformation
18-Sep-2017IBC Wrap Up: Key trends and take-aways