An essential technical requirement for bringing Dancing on Ice to millions of viewers each week was to install permanent media fibre connectivity, for which ITV contacted NEP Connect, the acknowledged leader in critical broadcast connectivity.Read more
David has 30 years of experience in the broadcast and telecommunications markets, is well known and regarded by UK and international broadcasters and has a reputation for an innovative approach to business and management.
Having previous success in both commercial and technical director roles, David was appointed as Managing Director in 2006 and is responsible for establishing NEP Connect as a world leader in the broadcasting industry as well as the UK’s fastest growing media connectivity company, with long term contracts in place with Sky Sports, ITV, Tata Communications, WRN Babcock, European Tour Productions, the Arena Racing Company, Sports Information Services and the BBC. Driving new revenues in fibre and satellite connectivity, remote production, Ultra High Definition (UHD), distribution and gateway services, David has ambitious growth targets for NEP Connect with an aim of creating the UK’s leading media connectivity business.
Prior to working for NEP Connect, David was a successful communications officer and senior systems engineer, overseeing communications centre builds on new ships and working in various management positions within the Royal Fleet Auxiliary (RFA), with multiple deployments, including heading the RFA Chemical Warfare team during the Gulf War in 1990.
David is a keen sportsman and is currently training hard in an attempt to improve his 5 and 10K times in preparation for hitting a new age category (50)! He enjoys spending time with his three children, listening to music, drinking red wine and cooking. He also has a passion for buying Italian classic cars that invariably let him down!