Vice President Reception Systems, SES
Chair DVB-CM-BSS

Thomas Wrede and his team are responsible for developing and implementing satellite reception products and solutions.

Thomas joined SES in 1992 as a Senior Systems Engineer. He has been deeply involved in the development of digital satellite television, in-home signal distribution concepts, digital satellite radio, satellite return channel technology, Internet via satellite and High Definition Television.

Most recently Thomas is focusing on the technical and commercial aspects of satellite signal distribution and the introduction of 3D- and 4K HD television services via satellite.

Thomas represents SES in the DVB Commercial Module, chairs a Technology- and Innovation Forum at the German Association of Commercial Broadcasters and Audiovisual Services (VPRT), and represents the German Association of the Electrotechnical and Electronics Industry (ZVEI) in the board of DIGITAL EUROPE.