International Media Executive
Gerry has extensive experience in broadcasting, Pay TV and Media sectors including the executive management of commercial, editorial, creative, marketing, operational and technical teams for leading broadcasters and MSOs across three continents.
Gerry has worked with the most senior people in entertainment, news and sports worldwide and offers a unique perspective on how digital content and new technologies can support and create new revenue streams for the business.
After a career starting at the BBC, he launched Australia’s first 24 hour news channel, a Business and Sports channel in New York and then was asked to lead the engineering and operational teams for Fox News, New York. Returning to the UK, Gerry managed the strategy and execution of BSKYB’s TV user proposition, where he was responsible for launching Sky + HD, Sky Broadband, Sky VOD, Sky + EPG, Sky 3D and Sky’s online and mobile innovations.
After 10 years at Sky, he was asked to lead Deutsche Telecom’s Global TV and Entertainment businesses where he launched a multichannel offering including IPTV, Satellite, hybrid and a range of video and media OTT and 2nd screen platforms across Europe. Last year, as Interim CEO for Digicel’s TV group, he launched a number of next generation cloud based IPTV and quad play services throughout the Caribbean, South America and the Pacific.