New CTO for WRN Broadcast

Editor | 13-12-2012

Following its company’s growth in broadcast operations, including the opening of a new data centre, broadcast services provider WRN Broadcasthasappointed former Head of Operations & Technology Services Dave Travisas its new chief technology officer.

For the past three years Travis has been responsible for overseeing the company’s broadcast solutions and technology partnerships with companies such Viacom Media Networks, East Africa’s Zuku, NHK World and VOA.

Travis was Director of Engineering at TSI Broadcast before WRN Broadcast acquired it in 2009. Prior to that he had worked at Viacom, including MTV Networks and was part of the team responsible for building Showtime, Arabia’s multi-channel playout facility in Dubai Media City.

Commenting on the new appointment, David Treadway, CEO, WRN Broadcast, said: “Dave’s expertise in broadcast technology has helped us realise one of our core ambitions—to make WRN Broadcast the most complete broadcast managed services company—enabling us to better serve our broadcast clients, regardless of the area of the media they work in. I wish to welcome Dave to the Executive Board as CTO at this exciting time in our history, as we continue to drive forward making sure we can take advantage of the opportunities in the ever-evolving media and broadcast sectors.”