Colour headshot for TechUG Community speaker Roger Crothers who is Head of Technology at BBC Wales. Roger is speaking at TechUG Cardiff

Roger Crothers, Senior Head of Engineering and Operations, BBC Wales

Roger has worked in Technology for over 25 years in various different industry sectors including manufacturing, housing, logistics, software and broadcasting.  The last 15 years he has worked for BBC Wales and is currently Senior Head of Engineering and Operations where he is responsible for the specification, delivery and support of technology at all BBC sites in Wales.  His main focus at present is the delivery of BBC Wales’ new high tech broadcast centre based in Cardiff, Wales which will be one of the most advanced broadcast centres in Europe.  The building features a fully IP broadcast infrastructure based on the SMPTE2110 standard and will house state-of-the-art facilities for television and radio production.  Amongst the many challenges is ensuring that the BBC Wales technology team is sufficiently skilled to support the new technology when they occupy the new headquarters in 2019.

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