TSL Headquarters, UK
Jeremy has over thirty years’ experience in the television industry, starting his career in the Network Engineering department of the BBC, working at Television Centre and the New York bureau. Prior to joining TSL, he was a Vice President at NDS and Senior Director at Cisco, leading multi-disciplined, multi-national teams in the system engineering and program delivery of complex and innovative technologies to broadcasters all over the world. He has an engineering degree from the University of Cambridge and is a Chartered Engineer.
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Chief Technology Officer
Julian Knight started in Systems Integration in 1981 at the BBC, moving on to Sony in 1987. In 1989 he joined TSL and was appointed as Systems Manager prior to becoming a Director. Julian has overall responsibility for systems integration, with a pool of staff and sub-contractors – from Project Managers to Junior Engineers. With a solid interest in TSL build standards, he sets systems staff working practices and manages the recruitment process of systems engineers.
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Tim began his career in the broadcast industry with Tekniche in the early 1990’s. He then joined TSL as assistant production manager in June of 1996, before undertaking the role of Operations Manager in 2000. Tim joined the board of Directors in December 2013.
Roger has over 30 years of broadcast industry experience. He joins TSL Systems from Calrec Audio where he spent six years as Managing Director, piloting the company through the challenges of the recession, re-establishing and growing the company’s strong international presence, and launching the industry leading range of Apollo audio consoles. He concurrently held the role of Chairman/Director at Trilogy Communications. Roger was also CEO and President of Chyron Corporation in USA, and has held Managing Director roles for Ascent Media’s Network Operations in the UK and Pro-Bel.
“Roger brings with him an outstanding record of leadership and a deep understanding of the broadcast industry. We have every confidence that he is the right person to lead TSL Systems as we continue to develop our range of global system integration services.”
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Director of Services
Chris qualified as an Avionics Engineer in 1985 and spent 11 years in the Royal Air Force serving in a variety of air force squadrons. On leaving the air force he moved into Telecommunications working in a variety of roles and companies. In 2000 Chris was a founder Director of Horsebridge Networks, a specialist network consultancy company, designing, implementing and supporting synchronisation solutions for tier 1 and mobile operators across the UK and Europe.
In 2003 Chris joined Grass Valley within the EMEA service commercial team, where after 8 very successful years he had developed Grass Valley’s service business in EMEA to in excess of €30m a year turnover.
In 2011 Chris left Grass Valley to engage on his second new start up business forming CJP Broadcast Service Solutions Ltd providing expertise and excellence in support services to the Broadcast market. During this period Chris also became an ITIL consultant to assist System Integrators and Manufacturers in creating value based services to the converging markets of Broadcast, IT & Telecommunications.
Chris joined TSL in 2017, to build on the successful deployment and delivery of services within TSL’s customer base. He was the lead consultant in the process of evolving TSL from its traditional system integration business into a complete solutions provider. Implementing the elements that were required to complete the ITIL service lifecycle process, Chris developed the additional ‘day two’ value services required by clients to meet the growing gap between manufacturer and end user.
Chris is a passionate fan of grass roots football development and has sponsored Hereford FC since they were formed. He is an active member of his community supporting local charities and is a keen motorcycle rider of over 30 years.
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Dan joined TSL Systems in 2012 having previously worked at Bauer Media, SIS Live, BSkyB and Ravensbourne
He delivers design, implementation and support for a variety of scale projects size including;
- Media asset management configuration and integration
- Project Management, Systems proposals and support
- Video and audio routers
- Vision mixers
- Audio control surfaces and interfaces
- Audio and video modular glue
- Intercom systems including Riedel & Clearcom
- Networking including Cisco & HP switches, routers & firewalls
- Control systems including BNCS, Cortex and iControl
- Playout and scheduling systems including Pebble Beach and RCS
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Service Delivery Manager
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Senior Systems Engineer
James joined TSL from BskyB in 2009 a year after completing a degree in Media Technology from Southampton Solent University. He works closely with the solutions team to meet with prospective clients and prepare proposals, as well as working with the engineering team to design, implement and commission bespoke broadcast systems and provide ongoing support to existing clients. James has worked with TSL on numerous projects stretching globally from the UK to the Middle East and the Far East, and this experience has led to his development in recently becoming a senior engineer at TSL.
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Debbie joined TSL Systems in 2005 as an Audio Engineer. She spent several years at Telex Communications as a Systems Engineer providing technical support to end users, distributers and the sales managers. She was responsible for running training academies and systems design, before returning to TSL Systems in 2016.
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Samantha joined TSL Systems in April 2013 as Purchasing Assistant and has progressed through the business delivering support to marketing, accounts, procurement and logistics teams. Her in depth knowledge of the company and the industry means she is an integral part of the Operations team.
Samantha has previously held managerial positions in Hospitality and Catering delivering high levels of customer service, managing and recruiting and training staff as well as financial responsibility.
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Indigo has been a qualified beauty therapist for 10 years, and has held a variety of roles in the customer service and hospitality industries. She joined TSL Systems in May 2017 providing essential administration support to the team. Indigo started working for TSL Ltd on 2nd May 2017 bought in to help sort the administrative side of the business.
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TSL Middle East
Based in Dubai, Suhail Ahmed is the General Manager for the Middle East region. He is responsible for current, existing and future projects in the area. Suhail will also be closely involved with all technical aspects of TSL’s operations in the region. The addition of Suhail Ahmed is an important step in the continued growth of our Dubai office and will further strengthen our regional operations. Ahmed comes to TSL from CNBC Arabia where he was Bureau Operations Manager, providing advanced technical support designed to incorporate the latest technology to ensure optimisation and quality control of all bureau systems and workflows.
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