Simon Haywood is the Dell EMC CTO for Media and Entertainment in EMEA – championing the products of the organisation, and solutions and outcomes for customers across the region. He brings to the role experience of diverse workflows and challenges from across the industry, and a natural familiarity with the product portfolio of Dell EMC.
Simon’s previous role with Dell EMC was as Solutions Architect for Media and Entertainment – specialising in media asset management, content creation, real-time operations and news and sports – working with vendors from across the industry to design, validate and optimise solutions.
Prior to joining the Dell EMC team, Simon worked for both the BBC and ITN in the United Kingdom, and was an independent broadcast consultant working on a number of projects across the globe. Simon has designed and implemented solutions for large multi-channel news operations, has architected innovative workflows to enable geo-dispersed newsgathering teams, and has supported environments ranging from educational institutions, to major broadcasters, to online video portals.