Mike Ruddell

Innovation Manager, Sky Sports

Mike owns the roadmap for advanced TV production process and technology in Sky Sports UK. He has been with Sky since 2000.

Holding degrees in Electrical and Electronics Engineering and Broadcast Engineering, Mike started out as Technical Director on a range of Sky’s news, sport, factual and entertainment studio programming. He later specialised in developing production techniques and technologies for interactive ‘Red Button’ sporting events.

Mike moved to work solely on Sky Sports in 2007, focusing on a broad range of technology applications from behind the scenes infrastructure through workflow advancements to onscreen advancements. Now focused on his role as Innovation Manager, he is proud of the part he has played in many of the key advances by Sky Sports over the last ten years.