Director for consumer and media technology research, IHS Screen Digest

Responsible for all research across TV sets and consumer electronics, set-top boxes, pay TV networks, professional video technology, video distribution, technical service delivery employed by service providers and video consumer electronics, Tom is additionally responsible for research on multiscreen platforms, IP and licensing. He regularly provides presentations and insights to major international organisations including CEA, DVB, the IABM and SMPTE.

Tom has presented at numerous international conferences over the years, contributed articles to many newspapers and trade magazines, and worked as a consultant and advisor to many of the largest technology, consumer electronics, content creation and distribution companies in the world, as well as to the investor and legal community involved in these industries.

Specific topics of research include studio and capture equipment, professional storage, transmission and distribution, managed service for professional video, broadcaster and pay TV operator delivery, multiscreen and multi-platform distribution, set-top boxes and professional CPE, television sets and retail hardware, as well as specific work on IP and licensing.