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The world's most influential media, entertainment & technology show

11 - 15 September 2020
RAI Amsterdam 

Mike Whittaker

Mike Whittaker

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Mike Whittaker

Mike Whittaker

Ex-EVP, CTO, Fox Networks Group Asia
At Fox Networks Group Asia (FNGA) Mike was responsible for the division's technology strategy as well as the delivery and operations across broadcast, digital and infrastructure activity. Prior to joining Fox in October 2018 Mike was consulting with ITV on their PPV sports strategy and operation. As Sports Information Services' Director of Operations & Technology Mike's had responsibility for OB and TV production, data and field-based operations as well as technology strategy and infrastructure. Mike led the introduction of new services and major transformation programmes. He oversaw the development of the data-gathering technology for in-play coverage of Spanish football, low latency streaming, and led the development of fully automated live sports channels and remote production. Prior to joining SIS Mike was VP, Global Operations, Technicolor Broadcast Services, with responsibility for media and playout operations, and projects. Before Technicolor Mike was Vice President, Broadcast Operations and Technology at OSN in Dubai. At OSN Mike led the introduction of EPG, HD, DVR and VOD services, widescreen transmission. Before joining OSN Mike spent 18 years at the BBC in the UK in various operations, technology and business roles, including Head of Operations for BBC World Service, Head of Strategy for BBC Technology Ltd and Head of Technology Support. Mike holds BA (Hons) and MBA degrees and is a Fellow of the Institution of Engineering and Technology.