It’s a new role for the DTG with Ms Thomas appearing on a panel at this year’s IBC that will discuss the DTG’s position on delivering TV over IP (Internet Protocol) and the challenges that come with it.
Commenting on the appointment DTG CEO, Richard Lindsay-Davies said: “We are delighted to have Yvonne on board. Innovation in television is so much more than replicating today’s broadcast services across the internet. Yvonne will help industry build a better future for television, exploiting the incredible technologies available to create new and exciting viewer experiences and drive both economic and social value.”
Most recently a Product Manager and Product Owner at global services company Arvato Systems, Ms Thomas also serves as the Education Director for the Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers (SMPTE). Before joining Arvato Systems, Ms Thomas previously worked as a Project Manager at the European Broadcasting Union (EBU) where she primarily focused on 3D and future television technologies.