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Dominic Stone
Dominic Stone
Dominic Stone
Company: IBM
Dominic Stone has extensive media industry experience in television production and operations, and in senior management. In his role as Broadcast Solutions Executive, he provides specialist sales and consulting advice on the implementation of digital solutions in the media industries especially television and online services. Since joining IBM, Dominic has designed numerous solutions, has led workshops and consultancies and regularly provides specialist input on digital media asset management. He is currently focussing on workflow tools, analytics and cloud storage of media. Recent solutions include planning for the BBC's Enterprise Metadata Management system and test strategies at ITV on media storage and interchange. A key recent task was the strategic planning for Virgin Media Television's transition in ownership through the process of regulatory approval. Dominic has led a series of media asset management initiatives, supporting the infrastructure for Sky TV's Tapeless Strategy and developing solutions for ABS Manila, TEN Australia and China Central Television (CCTV). Before joining IBM, Dominic held a series of senior executive positions in broadcasting. He implemented the Australian Seven Network's first automated on-air system. At the ABC he managed the start of their international channel (now ABC Asia-Pacific) and became its General Manager. Dominic established Stone Communications Ltd to support new media ventures, including satellite channels, web-based education, CD-ROM producers and on-line commercial services. Dominic has been a Visiting Fellow at Macquarie University, Sydney, undertaking research and teaching media units. He has made numerous presentations at media industry forums and is a member of SMPTE and the Royal Television Society. Dominic was educated in London and Sydney. He holds a B.A. in Media, an M.B.A. and a Masters in Media Technology and Law. He is a keen amateur yachtsman and a member of the Naval and Military Club in London.
Dominic's Biography
Dominic Stone has extensive media industry experience in television production and operations, and in senior management. In his role as Broadcast Solutions Executive, he provides specialist sales and consulting advice on the implementation of digital solutions in the media industries especially television and online services. Since joining IBM, Dominic has designed numerous solutions, has led workshops and consultancies and regularly provides specialist input on digital media asset management. He is currently focussing on workflow tools, analytics and cloud storage of media. Recent solutions include planning for the BBC's Enterprise Metadata Management system and test strategies at ITV on media storage and interchange. A key recent task was the strategic planning for Virgin Media Television's transition in ownership through the process of regulatory approval. Dominic has led a series of media asset management initiatives, supporting the infrastructure for Sky TV's Tapeless Strategy and developing solutions for ABS Manila, TEN Australia and China Central Television (CCTV). Before joining IBM, Dominic held a series of senior executive positions in broadcasting. He implemented the Australian Seven Network's first automated on-air system. At the ABC he managed the start of their international channel (now ABC Asia-Pacific) and became its General Manager. Dominic established Stone Communications Ltd to support new media ventures, including satellite channels, web-based education, CD-ROM producers and on-line commercial services. Dominic has been a Visiting Fellow at Macquarie University, Sydney, undertaking research and teaching media units. He has made numerous presentations at media industry forums and is a member of SMPTE and the Royal Television Society. Dominic was educated in London and Sydney. He holds a B.A. in Media, an M.B.A. and a Masters in Media Technology and Law. He is a keen amateur yachtsman and a member of the Naval and Military Club in London.