The HawkCX team has specific knowledge and experience in the areas that you have to get right – the foundations of operational excellence and cost efficiency.

Angus Blackwood

Prior to founding HawkCX, Angus held senior leadership roles in FTSE and SME companies in broadcasting, telecoms and satellite sectors. He led large teams delivering services for major blue-chip brands and was responsible for delivering TV and radio into all UK homes during the London 2012 Olympics.

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Jonathan Marshall

Jonathan is a leading creative visionary and technical innovator. He has a strong track record in providing technical solutions for both current and future problems having worked with the BBC, NRK, Sky and Dolby as a technology strategist and consultant. He also founded Connect TV to build the first hybrid TV service which was sold to Arqiva in 2012. He’s an investor and CTO of Screenhits and in 2014 he founded Connect Devices, an innovative security solution for the IoT industry backed by Scottish Enterprise High Growth Track. Most recently he’s developed a security evaluation service specifically designed for broadcasters and service providers placing cybersecurity at the heart of the business contingency plan.

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Bob Oliver

Bob has many years’ experience at senior management level providing high levels of service in transmission, media management and studio facilities. Bob’s roles include 17 years at BSkyB as Operations Manager and then Director of Sky Operations, then progressing to Head of Playout for Arqiva.

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Jeff Malina

Jeff has 25 years’ media sector experience gained with Channel 4, the BBC and in media post-production working as the Director of Operations & Technology supplying services to UK and other European broadcasters. More recently he has advised media companies on operational efficiencies, service delivery planning and proposal preparation.

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Dan Cherowbrier

Dan has a broad range of experience covering commercial strategy, negotiation, operational management and engineering design for broadcasters and service providers. Most recently he has been advising broadcasters on technology, distribution and operational workflows. Dan was awarded the Royal Television Society “Young Technologist of the Year” in 2013.

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Kevin Burrows

Kevin has many years of experience in Digital Media, Post Production, Broadcasting, and Distribution Technology as CTO Broadcast & Distribution at Channel 4. Most recently Kevin has been working with Broadcasters and Media companies on technical and operational strategy, technical delivery standards and systems integration and service procurement.

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Ben Anchor

Ben has considerable experience of helping people work with technology in the broadcast sector. He has supported broadcasters such as Discovery, NBCUniversal and Turner and service providers such as Ericsson and Arqiva with their broadcast projects involving playout and media asset management workflow, architecture and operational requirements. Offering Project Management (APMP-qualified), workflow (AWS architecture and Scrum master badges) and significant playout & media asset management experience Ben is at home with tactical or strategic broadcast projects alike.

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