Managing Director, Emerging Business - Liberty Global
Formerly, John constructed LG’s advertising business as MD Advanced Advertising. And served in prior roles: – Chief Technology Officer-SBS, Chief Operating Officer-Australia Network channel group, Founder of Trident Media Partners and GM Digital Services for Liberty Global Asia/Pacific (formerly k/a UGC/AUSTAR).
John was a principal architect of Australia’s early pay TV industry and pioneered applications of digital video, microwave video distribution, interactive TV and Consumer Data. He has shepherded several industry collaborations on audience data, content distribution and spectrum usage – serving on related Boards – Freeview Australia, SANZAR (South Africa, NZ and Australia Rugby) and SFCC (Societe Francaise du Cable et Communication).
He began his career in US Broadcasting at NBC affiliates and family trade publisher Television/Radio Age.