About our Instructors

How to Generate and Automate Content for Multi-platform, Multi-Display Distribution

Bruce Devlin MA (Hons) C.Eng MIEE
AmberFin




Bruce Devlin has been working in the Media industry for 25 years. In his career he has designed RF antennas, circuit boards, FPGAs, ASICs, hardware systems, video algorithms, compression algorithms, software applications, software systems and media workflows. He has worked for the BBC, Thomson, Snell & Wilcox and is currently the Chief Technical Officer on the senior management team of AmberFin where he leads their technology strategy and helps media organisations around the world improve their businesses by migrating to file based working. Although a technologist at heart Bruce never forgets that profitable, successful media companies, that show great content, pay for all the technological toys he invents. Bruce is an alumni of Queens’ College Cambridge England, a member of the IABM, a fellow of SMPTE, has won many technology awards, author of many patents, co-designer of the MXF specification and has written books and standards that help to drive the professional media industry forwards.
Ben Davenport Bmus (Hons) Tonmeister 
AmberFin




During the past decade, Ben has played a key role in some of the most complex and progressive file-based media solutions and projects in the industry and gained a wealth of experience around file-formats, workflow and the convergence of broadcast and IT. At AmberFin, Ben is responsible for creating and delivering the lifecycle plan for AmberFin iCR's features and functionality.  Before joining AmberFin, Ben was Harmonic's Solutions Marketing Manager. Prior to that, Ben held a number of technical marketing positions at Omneon before its acquisition by Harmonic.  Ben holds a Bachelor's degree in Music & Sound Recording (Tonmeister) from the University of Surrey.  
Mark Darlow 
Harris Corporation




Mark Darlow is a 4th generation Harris acquiree, having worked for Boss Associates, Enterprise Systems, Encoda Systems and now Harris Corporation. He has a background in Broadcast having worked for the ITV companies in the UK for more years than he cares to think about, followed by MTV and the Viacom group. Mark has managed the Invenio product line since 2006 and the broader Content Control Center that encompasses DAM, Resource Management and Automation since 2010.



Previous to the broadcast business Mark was an officer in the British Army. He was educated at Wellington School, Sandhurst Military College and Exeter University.
Shaun Flagg

Cox Media Group



Shaun Flagg is the Online Video Product Manager for Cox Media Group (CMG). He leads online video initiatives at CMG’s television, radio and newspaper properties. His initiatives include video systems infrastructure setup for syndicating broadcast content to the Internet, live video streaming, web content management integration for streamlined multi-platform video publishing, video content licensing and video monetization strategies. 
Harold S. Geller
Ad-ID LLC




Harold S. Geller brings more than 25 experience to his roles as Senior Vice President, Cross Industry Workflow, American Association of Advertising Agencies (4A's) and Chief Growth Officer, Ad-ID LLC, a joint venture of the 4A's and the Association of National Advertisers (ANA). A member of the Boards of the Advanced Media Workflow Association (AMWA), and the Picture Licensing Universal System Coalition (PLUS), Harold is frequently called upon to speak and write about asset identification, digital workflow and metadata in advertising and media.

Cynthia Parrish
Harris Corporation

Cynthia Parrish joined Harris Corporation in January 1989.  Cindy has spent the majority of the past 20 years servicing the Global Broadcast Market managing the implementation, support and development of software and hardware product solutions. She has been instrumental in defining systems, processes and workflows for the initiation of start-up as well as existing broadcast operations.  She has worked intensively in advertising and content management   including creating new solutions for content management and revenue models, resulting in a pending patent pertaining to content genealogy.