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John Lee

John Lee

Vice President, NABA
Canada
John Lee is the Vice-President of the North American Broadcasters Association (NABA) and Chairman of its Technical Committee. He is also Vice-Chairman of the World Broadcasting Unions (WBU) Technical Committee and Chairs its Cyber Security Sub Committee. He is currently a Digital Engineering Consultant for FOX Networks Engineering and Operations. Previously John was Executive Director, Technology Solutions, for CBC/Radio-Canada, Canada's national public broadcaster. In this role, he was responsible for all DTV and Radio transmission facilities, all satellite stations and facilities, telecommunications, mobility, telephony, unified communications; and for IT, including data centers, end-user computers, applications, Information Security and governance.   In 2001, he and his project team won the Canadian Gemini Award for Outstanding Technical Achievement for the National Satellite DVC Project and, subsequently, the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) International Broadcasting Excellence Award in 2002 for the same project. He was the executive sponsor of the Next Generation Converged Network (NGCN) project, a high-speed 58 city software-defined fibre-optic network which won the 2012 CBC President's Award for Technical Innovation.   John is a member of the Order of Engineers of Quebec, SMPTE, the Video Services Forum, NABA, WBU and other industry committees and associations.
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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