Freesat picks new CTO

Hard on the heels of launching its new <free time> boxes, UK free-to-air satellite platform Freesat has appointed Matthew Huntingdon as its new Chief Technology Officer, responsible for driving and delivering the company’s future technology roadmap.

As well as leading the team to ensure smooth running of existing services, Matthew will be responsible for defining new specifications, selecting innovative technology suppliers, managing manufacturing partners, and the delivery of new broadcast and on-demand launches to the TV service.

With an overall aim to deliver the highest quality product and TV service for the Freesat customer, Matthew will work closely alongside Freesat’s Director of Product Development, Dan Chronnell, who holds responsibility for the delivery of Freesat’s product roadmap.

Matthew is currently Vice President of Product Marketing for NAGRA, where he is responsible for managing the company’s B2B product strategy and positioning, and will start his new appointment in May, reporting directly to Freesat MD Emma Scott.


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