Steve Sharman

Steve Sharman

Director, Hackthorn Innovation
Steve Sharman founded Hackthorn Innovation to help media businesses and storytellers use technologies such as Artificial Intelligence to tell the most engaging stories that they can, in the most effective and efficient ways possible.  Steve has worked with companies such as UKTV, Sky, the BBC and Foxtel to solve challenges around planning, producing and distributing compelling content to deliver rich audience experiences. He is a computer scientist by training and inclination, and was previously CTO of Mediasmiths, and Chief Architect, Media and Entertainment at IBM.
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