Fairmile West Consulting and Chair, Interoperability Working Group, Ultra HD Forum
Ian Nock has worked in hi-tech industries for over 25 years, the last 21 being in TV, video and broadband. Starting in mechatronic engineering undertaking R&D in everything from potato chip packet dynamics through hypodermic needle sharpness to artificial intelligence-based control of heavy machinery, he moved into large scale IP network technologies and security and then onwards into TV through the start-up and launch of DTH platform WizjaTV in 1998.
Ian moved on into UPC (now Liberty Global) in 2000 to develop and launch its initial digital cable and interactive services. He was responsible for the architecture, development and delivery of interactive platforms across UPC’s complete footprint including cable, satellite, and IPTV. After leaving UPC in 2004 Ian moved into consulting, delivering his expertise to a number of tier 1 operators and vendors in the TV and video space.
Ian founded his latest consulting enterprise in 2012, originally called Altim Media, as part of the Altim Group of companies. Ian spun it out of the group in 2013 as Fairmile West to be able to focus much more closely to the video and consumer devices tech space.