Chris Johns has been working with Sky in the UK since its inception in 1989. He began his broadcast career with the BBC over 37 years ago. In his role as Chief Engineer, Chris has been at the forefront of delivering broadcast functionality to the platform such as Multi channel Digital Playout facilities, Multichannel Digital audio, Server based solutions, HD and UHD embracing HDR. Chris is continuing with Sky to enhance the entertainment delivered across a multitude of different platforms from a common core whilst maintaining the audio and visual quality the customer has come to expect from today’s technologies from content creation to the Screen in the viewer’s home. Chris was elevated to SMPTE Fellow in 2013 recognising his outstanding work in the development of Television platforms and Innovative technology in the UK. He served as the first Chair of the UK Section of SMPTE from 2012-2016. He currently serves as SMPTE's UK Region Governor.
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