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We support customers across the media value chain

We work with you to give you the edge in today’s media and broadcast industry,  from content creation to distribution. We’re at the forefront of broadcast technology, constantly updating our approach to meet market demands and to ensure we’re delivering a world-leading global network for the next generation of media and broadcast services.

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Faisal Richard Mahomed

Director of Media & Broadcast
Biography

Faisal started his career in Marketing in FMCG at Mars Snackfood. With a passion for technology he then moved to BT working across a number of functions ranging from Sales, Marketing, Propositions to Transformation and Operations across different market units. During this period, he spent extensive periods of his career working abroad, delivering industry leading solutions to our customers across AMEA and Latin America. More recently, Faisal led the Commercial division for the Major Corporate and Public Sector verticals of BT Enterprise, where the team enjoyed notable success in its turnaround.

 

Faisal holds a BSc (Hons) from Warwick Business School (International Business) as well as holding professional qualifications in Marketing (CIM), Finance (CIMA) and Project Management (APM). Being fluent in both Spanish and French, he enjoys travelling the world and spending time with his wife and daughter. 

 

Faisal was appointed to Director of Media & Broadcast in October 2019. 

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Laura Tressler

Head of Sales
Biography

Laura has spent over 12 years in sales with over 8 of those at BT, joining as an account manager. Having worked in various roles including acquisition and account management in the London and South East Public Sector team, her most recent role has been leading the sales team and supporting the 237 customers that make up Universities, Housing and Counties. 

 

Before joining BT, she worked in a variety of retail roles ranging from sales and customer service to logistics. Laura chose to join BT having always taken an interest in how technology can transform business’ and people’s lives and by working in frontline roles with customers, this allows her to be creative and problem solve to support their business. 

 

Laura is passionate about driving better diversity and inclusion across sales professions. She has a keen interest in supporting new talent, entering the business as an alumna of BT’s Tech Women Programme and is keen to promote its benefits across the spectrum of women in BT.

 

Laura joined Media & Broadcast in February 2020. 

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Sanjay Bhat

Head of Sales – Asia Pacific
Biography

Sanjay joined BT Media and Broadcast team at New Delhi in November 2003 with the mandate to build the M&B’s business in rapidly changing market dynamics. The task was not only to build the business from scratch but also build the customer confidence in the region on BTs Media and Broadcast Portfolio.

 

Sanjay leads the team of highly skilled sales professionals in the region to help his media customers grow their business across the globe. He has also lead to expand the Global Media Network to key locations across the Globe.

 

An electronics and communication Engineering Graduate from NIT Warangal (India), Sanjay has 20 years’ experience in Media and Entertainment Industry.

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Paul Barter

Head of Business Development
Biography

Paul leads the business development team, working with strategic partners in the industry to collaboratively build long term and major solutions for our customers.  Paul is focused on helping clients achieve great outcomes through establishing goals early and making sure that the insight, planning and execution come together through teamwork and great engagement. 

 

He has extensive Sales and Business Development Leadership experience in Media & Telecoms covering managed services, broadcast networks, software and cloud services, business applications and connected solutions.  

 

Paul has an MBA from Imperial College as well as achieving a BA (Hons) Degree in Business Studies and CIM Marketing Diploma.

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John Ellerton

Head of Media Futures
Biography

John is Head of Futures at BT Media and Broadcast. An alumnus of Salford University in the UK and École Centrale de Lyon in France, he has since gained over 20 years’ experience creating specialist network and workflow solutions for broadcasters and media companies worldwide.

 

John now leads BT Media & Broadcast’s future thinking in broadcast and media services, which includes next-generation networks and cloud-based production services as well as UHDTV. He represents BT Media & Broadcast at SMPTE and is a regular contributor in the work of DPP.

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Dominic Wall

Head of Contract, Service and Business Operations
Biography

Dominic started his career in the financial services industry with IG as a financial derivatives dealer covering a range of world markets. With a passion for the outdoors and adventure, an opportunity to attend the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst was too much to pass by. Having completed a year at the world renowned leadership college he was selected for pilot training in the Army Air Corps, and subsequently led aviation operations around the globe.

 

Dominic sought new challenges and his wealth of experience and passion for technology and people meant he was a perfect fit for BT, joining in 2014. Having held a number of commercial, marketing and leadership roles, most recently leading commercial in BT’s retail Major corporate unit, which saw significant improvement in both customer service and growth.

 

Dominic holds a BSc (Hons) having read Artificial Intelligence andComputer Science at the University of Birmingham. He has a passion for technology and enjoys a busy and rewarding family life with his wife and 3 children.

 

Dominic was appointed to head the contracts, service and business operations team for Media and Broadcast in February 2020.

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Ian Newbury

Head of Portfolio
Biography

Ian started his telecoms career in IT, initially on support before being promoted, taking lead on IT Strategy for BT Wholesale. From there his career moved into Sales and Client Relationship Management, with particular success in complex sales & outsourcing deals.

 

Ian’s passion for customer experience and technology saw him move into the Product Management world looking after the Mobile Backhaul portfolio. This is where, for the last 8 years, he has transitioned the UK Mobile Operators from 2G to 5G - transforming his portfolio with a leadership position in all markets.

 

As well as a father to two teenagers, Ian is passionate about dogs, movies, cooking and football. When he isn’t spending time with his family including a 10 year old German shepherd, you’ll find him on the football pitch, in the kitchen or hunting a classic movie he hasn’t seen.

 

Ian joined Media & Broadcast in January 2020.

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Ankur Dalal

Head of Global Technical Specialists
Biography

Ankur has a passion for learning new technology and bringing it to reality, utilizing the latest advancements to facilitate change in a dynamic industry. Joining BT in January 2020, he leads a global team of technical specialists who are responsible for providing cutting-edge broadcast, media & enterprise solutions to our global customers.

 

Ankur has an extensive presales experience and a proven track record in business development, employing his leadership skills to drive teams and achieve market growth. His area of interest & core expertise includes Transmission, Ethernet, MPLS, VoIP, Security, SDWAN, Cloud Connectivity and Media Solutions.

 

With 15 years’ experience implementing industry leading solutions, Ankur spent the last 8 years leading a presales division within media & entertainment, where he pioneered innovative design & introduced new ways of connectivity for some major clients in sports industry like F1, MotoGP, Formula E, WRC, Sail GP, European Tour.

 

Ankur holds Master’s in Network & Data Communications from Kingston University, UK, with a degree in Electronics & Telecommunications from India. His passion for technology sees him currently pursuing further learning in AI & ML to add to his CCNA, CCIP, Nextone Voice, ONF SDN and AWS Solutions Architect certifications.

 

He enjoys travelling around the world, playing badminton and practicing YOGA. Ankur joined BT Media & Broadcast in February 2020.

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Dominik Wrona

TV Outside Broadcast Manager
Biography

Dominik has led TV Outside Broadcast (TVOB) in 2017. With a passion for innovation, Dominik led on the deliveries of multiple world firsts and latest technology integrations into the OB portfolio. Most noticeably: the adoption of UHD HDR in the UK, BISS CA integration and one of world first live 8K broadcasts. Dominik has been recognised by IBC, as a finalist for the Young Pioneer of the Year award in 2019.

 

Since joining BT in 2016, Dominik previously worked in the Strategy for BT Ventures businesses, supporting 10 different business units with their individual and holistic deliverables. He joined us as an alumni of Kings College London where he graduated with an MSc in International Management.

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Felicity Webster

Marketing Manager
Biography

Felicity joined the Media & Broadcast team in 2015, bringing a wealth of experience from her previous marketing roles within the wider BT Wholesale business. She joined BT in 1999 and has spent most of her career working in Sales, Industry Engagement and Marketing. During this time, she has looked after a number of strategic customers, brought new products to market and delivered numerous successful sales campaigns.

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