Ruediger Kupke, Director IT Governance at CBC, responsible for the cross-functional creation and consolidation of the IT Strategy, Information Security and IT Governance for Mediengruppe RTL Deutschland. He is a recognized technology leader, known for his ability to create and support strategic visions in order to achieve business goals.
Ruediger Kupke has been working within the Mediengruppe RTL for 27 years. He started as “head of” the applications consulting team and as a solutions architect for software development at RTL Television. When he began to work for CBC in 2007 his areas of responsibility were extended towards A/V production systems integration. This included the systems for content management, studios, control rooms, editing, graphics, storage solutions and broadcast service for all the channels within the Mediengruppe RTL.
In 2008 he became Director Systems & Technology and has also been responsible for the overall management of the production engineering and IT at the Mediengruppe RTL.
In 2018 he was appointed Director IT Governance.
Ruediger Kupke is an electrical engineer by training and holds a diploma in Electrical Engineering from the University of Siegen.
Since its establishment in 1994, CBC has become one of the leading broadcasting and television production companies in Germany. Situated in Cologne, Munich/Gruenwald and Berlin numerous renowned TV stations and producers rely on the know-how and state of the art technology and value our wide array of individualized services. The diversified CBC portfolio is based on the single-provider approach and consists of Broadcast Operations, Teleport, Production, Editing, System Integration, Consulting, IT, Broadcast Services, Media Services and SNG successfully enabling flexible customization to meet individual customer requirements.
With a total of over 850 employees, CBC is positioned to provide highest-level expertise in all technical, creative and organizational matters. CBC is a company of the Mediengruppe RTL
Mediengruppe RTL Deutschland is one of Germany’s leading media companies. Its seven television channels alone reach an average 60 million people in Germany.
They include the free-to-air channels RTL, VOX, n-tv, RTLplus and NITRO and holdings in RTL II and Super RTL. The group’s portfolio also includes the four digital thematic channels RTL Crime, Passion, RTL Living and Geo Television.
Free-to-air TV is the group’s core business, but its strong TV brands are also available online or on mobile devices. Its interactive and transaction-based lines of business beyond traditional television are grouped under the umbrella of a subsidiary, RTL Interactive. Central functions within the Mediengruppe RTL Deutschland are handled by the marketing agent Ad Alliance, the news and magazine company Info Network, and the broadcasting and production company CBC.