BA, Art History @
Columbia College, Columbia University
Company Director @ Providing consultancy in solution design for the broadcast, media and music industries From April 2015 to Present (7 months) London, United KingdomSolutions Architect @ Solution architect working with the sales and delivery teams to design and present creative solutions that meet our client's requirements. From April 2014 to Present (1 year 7 months) London,
Company Director @ Providing consultancy in solution design for the broadcast, media and music industries From April 2015 to Present (7 months) London, United KingdomSolutions Architect @ Solution architect working with the sales and delivery teams to design and present creative solutions that meet our client's requirements. From April 2014 to Present (1 year 7 months) London, United KingdomLead Architect for Media Services @ Responsible for overseeing the architectural design and implementation of TCL Media Services. From February 2013 to March 2014 (1 year 2 months) London, United KingdomHead of Digital Media Systems @ Lead a team of broadcast engineers managing IMDs systems for media editing, encoding and transcoding, playout and automated quality control
Advise clients and broadcasters on IMD's specifications for incoming and outgoing media and assist with integrating IMD services into existing workflows.
Work closely with the software development team in the creation of IMD internal workflows and integration with media system APIs for automation From January 2011 to January 2013 (2 years 1 month) Head of Media Services @ Provide media related professional services including solutions architecture and technical consulting. Work with sales to generate proposals, gather requirements and discuss new business opportunities.
Also work on the development of API tools and plugins for integration with third party commercial systems and in-house client bespoke broadcast, rights and metadata systems and platforms. From June 2008 to January 2011 (2 years 8 months) Senior AV Developer @ At the Perform group I was involved in the development, maintenance and management of a variety of platforms and systems for ingest, encoding and delivery of both live and on-demand media, including the broadcast of live sports and racing video for on-line betting.
Worked to develop a high speed platform for editing, transcoding and delivering Premier League football clips to web and mobile service providers around the world with a clip SLA of 4 minutes. From August 2005 to June 2008 (2 years 11 months)
MA, Middle East Languages and Cultures @ Columbia University in the City of New York From 1996 to 1998 BA, Art History @ Columbia College (NY) From 1992 to 1996 David Thompson is skilled in: Broadcast, Video, Digital Asset Management, VOD, Digital Media, Encoding, Streaming Media, Transcoding, Digital Video, Television, New Media, Broadcast Television, Morris Dancing, Melodeon, English Concertina, Web Video, HD Video, IPTV, Final Cut Pro, Post Production
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