Skills & Expertise

Business / Management:

Stakeholder Management,
Run PSC / GTM,
Product Owner / Management,
Roadmap / Product Vision,
Product Analysis,
Beta Program,
Feature Workshop,
UX/UI Design,
Agile / Lean Practice,
Delivering Sales / Technical Training
Project Management,
Production Management,
Project Planning,
Project Finance,
Social Media Strategy,
Digital Development,
Business Development,
Business Analysis,
Systems & Procedures,
Account Management,
Creative Direction,
Brand Development,
Tender Management,
Asset Management,
Event Planning,

Audio/Video Skills:

After Effects,
Final Cut Studio,
Final Cut Pro,
Avid MC,
DVD/Blu-ray Authoring,

Web Development Skills:

Google Analytics,


Canon C300,
Canon 5D/7D,
Sony EX3/EX1,
Sony Z1.

Additional Skills:

Mac and PC,
Data Backup,
Data Recovery.

A video production specialist leading the product management for Ooyala Flex, Media Logistics Platform. With more than ten years experience covering all spectrums of the production process. I ensure the successful launch of industry leading features in addition to complex video workflow deployments with some of the largest media companies, including HBO, ITV Studios, Intel, Sky Sports, among many others. Through a deep understanding of the challenges facing video production teams, with creativity and technical drive, I help usher video operation teams into the new world of media management.


Senior Product Manager

Ooyala -

Oct 2015 – Present - London

Continuing the work started as Nativ, the rebranded Ooyala Flex Platform has been transitioning to a micro-service architecture with an application suite that is powered by a centralised configuration. This provides a truly flexible platform that orchestrates any media operation whether automated or user driven.

  1. Active PSC and GTM Lead, Roadmap owner, keen user focus.

  2. Successfully brought the new product / applications to market, selling up to 6 months before the release date.

  3. Lead the initial concepts through to product delivery.

  4. Creative lead driving innovation and full product vision. UX/UI lead with keen user focus.

  5. Key stakeholder in strategic partner relations with Adobe and Microsoft.

  6. Ran feature workshops, roadmap training, product training with clients, strategic partners, resellers, analysts and internal stakeholders to ensure we capture rich requirements.

  7. Working closely with product marketing, sales, sales engineers and solutions architects to maintain commercial health.

  8. Work closely with the architecture/development team, providing feature specifications, designs and regular retrospective reviews to steer progress and release health.

  9. Active DPP member, industry event participate and product evangelist.

Product Owner / Manager

Nativ Ltd (an Ooyala Company)-

Feb 2013 – Oct 2015 - London

Nativ is a media technology company specialising in end-to-end media & data management for Linear and VOD distribution.

  1. Worked autonomously in management of key accounts: ITV plc, ITV Studios, TV 2, Audi, Smoke & Mirrors, Vubiquity and Sizmek.

  2. Worked with the client to establish their business needs and required solution.

  3. ITV

  4. Played a key role in several product enhancements including the implementation of additional product modules; Mio Screener, Mio MAM and Mio Analytics.

  5. Gathered requirements for enhancements and project deliverables.

  6. Represented the client requirements and championed their interests internally.

  7. Held regular meetings and provided status updates to clients covering project works and support.

  8. Part of the sales team and contributed to the sales pipeline.

  9. Co-ordinated internal resource to action non-project work.

  10. Internal review and sign-off of project implementation prior to client delivery.

  11. Training and demonstration of MioEverywhere where necessary.

Freelance Consultant

Oct 2012 – Oct 2013 (1 Year) London, Los Angeles, Chicago and New York

  1. Creative direction for the 2013 Gabby Awards in Hollywood, LA. Included the creation of 19 videos for the award ceremony, print material and website / event blog.

  2. Development and execution of social media and communication strategies including content creation / planning and impact analysis.

  3. Digital design, development and implementation of multiple web and microsites.

  4. Event management, planning, sponsorship development, drive ticket sales and budget management. Including a runway event during the New York Fashion Week and an Innovation conference to be held in Toronto spring 2014.

  5. Crowd source campaigns including supporting video creation, perks, project updates and social integration.

  6. Company operations, efficiency and financial analysis for a charitable foundation in Chicago.

Head of Production / Account Director

Quarantine Productions Ltd -

April 2008 – October 2012 (4 years 6 months) London, United Kingdom

  1. Company operations including workflow, systems and procedural development maximising the project bottom line and employee time management.

  2. Managed company finance and client budgets up to £0.5m.

  3. Managed the new business tender process and identified additional revenue streams ensuring a year-on-year growth despite global recession.

  4. Managed multiple projects concurrently, ensuring each was completed on time, matched the client brief and the quality of individual digital assets was to a minimum standard.

  5. Accountable for the result/response to each campaign.

  6. Supervised all deliverables, including but not restricted to creative concepts, digital development, strategy, permits, licenses, insurance, schedule and legal agreements.

  7. Produced accurate and cost effective estimates.

  8. Managed all client communications, translating requests/briefs to understood directions for the intended staff.

  9. Sourced and managed all freelance talent, covering all functions.

  10. Managed all advert clearances and delivery.

Commercials / Promos / Marketing / B2B Videos (Partial List)

Lucozade, Coca-Cola, Cadbury, Nestlé, Oreo, Orange, LG, EMC, Freesat, Nintendo, Virgin Media, Samsung, Panasonic, EA Games, Under Armour, Adidas, Corona, Coors Light, Bacardi, Carlsberg, Tuborg, Moët & Chandon, Tia Maria, Lucozade, Pot Noodle.

Digital Producer / Post-Production Engineer

Mytherapy -

February 2007 – April 2008 (1 year 3 months) London, United Kingdom

  1. Managed web design/development on all digital projects including specialist film websites, digital magazines and interactive banner advertisements.

  2. Performed all roles within film post-production and offered technical support.

  3. Produced interactive digital magazine and Podcasts for Songlines Magazine.

Technical Operations - Feature Films

    Film Title

    Lady Godiva
    Vicky Jewson

    Xavier Leret

    Dressing Granite
    Bill Scott

Post-Production Services - TV Series

    Series Title
    Production Company

    Living with the Kombai Tribe
    Cicada Productions

    Crime Scene Wild
    Cicada Productions
    Animal Planet

Operations Analyst - Hewlett-Packard / Tyco International - /

July 2006 – February 2007 (8 months) London, United Kingdom

HP onsite managed service representative to ADT Fire & Security. Operations, management, analysis and report of the daily backup process.

Business Sales - BT -

October 2004 – March 2006 (1 year 6 months) Plymouth, United Kingdom

Provided small to medium size companies, business solutions for new and existing telephony challenges. (including mobile and broadband)


Diploma: Factual Development and Production - National Film and Television School 2015

MCSA (Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator) - 2006

BSC (hons) Real-Time Computing (Electronics) - University of Westminster 2001-2004

Individual Project: Design and Implementation of Multi-Stage Sigma-Delta Modulators

A-levels: Physics, Computer Science and Sociology

Lee McMullan - Media / Broadcast Technology - Product Management

Consulted on end-to-end media workflow, metadata and asset management - Linear and VOD:

Lee McMullan - Brands

I have worked with over 90 brands on various integrated campaigns. My brain is highly developed to brand identity and continuity with a keen eye for quality, both from a technical and creative perspective. I have been heavily involved in content creation, with emphasis on video for advertising and digital marketing campaigns. I am a particular fan of viral marketing.

Here are a variety of brands that I have worked with over the years: