Joe O'Halloran has been a writer and business analyst for over twenty years in the IT/broadcasting/CGI/telecoms/design/travel/consumer sectors, with additional experience of working as an automotive systems engineer for Shell UK.
Titles worked for include The Financial Times, Computer Weekly, Microscope, handbag.com, CGI, C3, C2M, IBE, CADCAM,CSI, IT Europa, Euromedia, IPTV International, Infosecurity Today, IBC Daily, TVB Europe, Future Digital, BT Talking Business, Cable and Satellite Europe, Broadband, New Design Magazine, Vehicle Engineering Design, Design Export News, Unix & NT News, Individual Homes, DECUser, The VAR, Holiday Magazine (Canary Islands), KrisWorld (Singapore Airlines In-flight Magazine) and North West Business Insider. Also worked as a digital media futures analyst for the Stanford Research Centre's Business Intelligence Consulting division with clients including, Samsung, Nokia, BBC, DERA (QinetiQ), TDC TeleDanmark, T-Online, III (Taiwan), Chungwa Telecom (Taiwan), NTT, KDDI, Mitsubishi, Casio, Sumitomo and Hitachi.
Also the author of white papers on broadband networks, video on demand, flat panel display technology, conditional access and security of pay-TV, unified communications, security for the extended enterprise, hosted communications, security for retail IT, mobile services for financial institutions, standards for retail IT, IT for manufacturing networks. Also lectured, at The University of Hertfordshire and The Academy of Contemporary Music respectively, in design and new media technology.
Tammy Fellows graduated from the University of Arizona with a degree in Communications. She brings more than 12 years experience in the Communication Industry and has worked for various media companies and brands in print, online and live events with focus areas including: television, video/IPTV, mobile broadband market segments and OSS/BSS within the global telecommunications industry.
She has served as a Publisher as well as an events leader in these markets. Most of Tammy's work experience involves marketing sales including publishing/online and events within the Communications Industry around the world. She brings experience with brand development and strategy as well as content generation.
Juan Fernández González
Juan Fernández González graduated in media and communication at the Santiago Compostela University in Spain, and then gained a Masters in technology and science communication at the Carlos III University of Madrid. He has experience in writing media, working for different newspapers as Faro de Vigo or Getafe Capital, Area 11 news agency and the magazine Muy Interesante, Spain´s most-read publication dedicated to technology and science. He has also worked for the Cadena SER radio station.
While at Icom Publications, Rebecca edited a number of region-specific business magazines, including Middle East Communications, Middle East Broadcast & Satellite, and Middle East Satellite Today. She also launched the titles Asia-Pacific Satellite, Indian Broadcasting and the Asia-Pacific Satellite Yearbook, published for the Asia Pacific Telecommunity. The start of the millennium saw her editing Post Update, then the leading monthly title for the European audio and visual post-production sector.
As a freelance writer she has contributed to numerous publications, including - in the broadcast sector - the Financial Times, Computer Weekly, Broadcast, the IBC Daily, TVB Europe, Cable and Satellite Europe, IBE and Hardware.
Rebecca's more recent role as deputy head of press at the RSPCA saw her engaging with UK broadcasters and national newspapers on a daily basis; helping the charity to regularly receive more media coverage than any other NGO in the UK.
Jörn KriegerJörn Krieger is based in Bavaria, Germany, and has specialised in media journalism since 1990. He has contributed to a wide range of German and English language trade publications, including Inside Satellite TV, New Television Insider, Interspace, Cable Europe, Cable & Satellite and Digital News, in addition to providing consultancy and analysis. His emphasis is on satellite television, cable networks, digital television, pay-TV and emerging markets such as IPTV, mobile media and direct-to-mobile broadcasting via satellite.
In 2002, Jörn completed his doctorate thesis in communication studies and in the same year published a handbook detailing the advantages of direct-to-home satellite broadcasting. In 2004, Jörn founded Medienbote, a daily German language media industry newsletter offering a comprehensive overview of developments relevant to his domestic market. He has interviewed key media personalities including Ferdinand Kayser (SES Astra), Jürgen Doetz (VPRT), Herbert Kloiber (TMG), Philippe Cayla (EuroNews), Peter Mercier (MobiTV) and Glenn Oakley (Rainbow Media). Jörn's particular fields of interest are the changes taking place in the media industry through the growing importance of IP-based networks as television carriage platforms and the accompanying new means of individualised media consumption.
Pascale Paoli-Lebailly (38) graduated in English at the Sorbonne and in journalism at the Paris-based school IPJ. She started work in 1993 as a media journalist for specialist newsletter La Lettre de l'Audiovisuel et des Média, where she specialized in the production and broadcasting sectors. Since 1997 she has freelanced for international titles such as Variety, Kidscreen, Channel 21 and TV Europe, and more recently for TBI. In France, she's contributing to French trade titles CB News (Communication & Business weekly), the daily newsletter Satellifax and its bi-weekly magazine Satellimag, as well as consumer newsmagazines. In the media and TV sectors, she has worked for TéléObs, L'Express, Téléloisirs, Le Nouvel Economiste.
Louise Duffy has enjoyed a long career in the broadcast and IT media industries working on a variety of leading titles such as CGI, Post Update, PACT Creation and C3 as well as Computer Weekly, Electronics Weekly and MicroScope. She has also direct experience of the cutting-edge of the new media industry from being the website editor of RealNetworks.co.uk, electronic publishing editor of What Personal Computer and content editor of handbag.com.
Graduated from the Polytechnic in Gdańsk, Poland, and has over the years been involved in the development of several online publications, including Canarias24horas, one of the leading Canarian dailies. Now specialises in networks. Additionally offers an extensive portfolio in the field of event photography.