Meet the OTMFN board…
Tony has an extensive commercial background in TV & Entertainment technology and is currently Head of Europe, Media Products & Services for Intertrust Technologies Corporation and strategic adviser to a number of ventures including web video platforms, a shared payment platform, a 5G telecoms provider and blockchain.
Until 2016 Tony led Microsoft’s PlayReady Content Security business in Europe helping Microsoft’s operator and broadcast partners to deliver entertainment services to smartphones, tablets and gaming consoles. Previously within Microsoft working with BT to launch the BT Vision TV platform. Prior to Microsoft Tony ran a leadership network for CEOs and held senior commercial roles with the BBC and the music industry. In 2012 Tony published his first book “The Leopard In A Pinstripe Suit” which is a fun perspective on today’s business world; he still runs his own writing and publishing business. In his spare time Tony also runs ultra-marathons, recently completing an 83 mile run along the length of Hadrian’s wall. Tony is a graduate of Edinburgh University.
Claire Barry is a Television Line Producer
Claire is an experienced and highly resourceful television Line Producer who works freelance for all the established broadcasters. Originally working for Anglia Television she then ran productions such as “Unreported World” for Channel 4, The European Golf Tour for SKY Sports and has 2 BAFTA nominations for the children’s animation series “Horrid Henry”.
At present working with ITV Sports making the prestigious series “Sports Life Stories” she also helped start the Oxford Technology Media and Finance Network with Tony Henderson when they bumped into each other on the Oxford Tube travelling up and down to London.
Paul Wightman is a brand-focused filmmaker & Digital Communications Consultant at Indigo Dingo Ltd.
Founder of Oxford-based film production & digital communications agency, Indigo Dingo, Paul is an award-winning producer/ director with 20 years experience of creating high-end branded content for global brands & rights holders such as Canon, FIFA, Guardian Media, the IOC, Red Bull & Honda. Starting his career with David Puttnam and Hugh Hudson in the distinctly analogue era of feature films, he has since directed series for terrestrial channels such as the BBC, Ch4 and CNN & in recent years has fully embraced the overwhelming creative & business possibilities of the digital age.
Tony Hart is a commercial business builder for media, technology & scientific IP-based companies.
He is currently working with early stage media technology companies in the converging market of the internet, TV, social media and gaming, helping them complete their solutions and services, build commercially viable business models, and take them to market.
David Harris is a strategy and marketing
geek consultant with an emphasis on bridging the digital/analogue divide.
You will find him helping large and small businesses to grow through his Refreshing Business consultancy and as a member of the HEART of business team. You can to schedule a time with David using his Calendly link.