FORA.tv Speaker - James Field
James Field is Director of Technology, New Initiatives at NDS where he is responsible for business development and communication for the global New Initiatives Research & Development team. In this role, James also leads the companyâ€™s partner program with Silicon Valley-based technology companies in pursuit of new technology developments, and is instrumental in delivering convergent solutions for NDS customers worldwide.
James has been with NDS for over thirteen years, and brings a particular focus to rich media services for embedded devices, their future and the server side technologies that drive them. Most recently, he served as Director of Solutions for NDSâ€™ Asia Pacific region, and as a secondment Chief Operating Officer in the Beijing office, where he managed the specification and delivery of interactive and Digital TV solutions for the surrounding areas.
Prior to joining NDS, James worked at STAR TV as a Technical Engineering Manager. In this role, he worked closely with local satellite and cable redistributors, and coordinated the operation set-up and support of direct-to-home (DTH) satellite networks in Indonesia and India, including Indovision Digital Installation Company, Asia's first digital DTH broadcaster. James spent his early career working as an engineer at Pan Asian Systems, Atlas Wireline Service and Marconi Defense Systems.
James earned his bachelor's and masterâ€™s degrees in electrical and electronic engineering, both from the University of Bath. He has also attended Cranfield Universityâ€™s School of Management and served in the Corps of Royal Engineers in the British Army as a 2nd Lieutenant.
05.21.12 | 00:54:53 min
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