Wharton, Peter

Wharton, Peter

Chief Strategy & Cloud Officer at TAG Video Systems

Peter Wharton is the Chief Strategy and Cloud Officer for TAG Video Systems whose innovative monitoring system for IP video is used everywhere from live production for Super Bowl and World Cup through OTT and CDN monitoring for the world’s largest OTT platforms.

He is the founder of Happy Robotz LLC, a media technology engineering, development and consulting company that focuses on creating transformative cloud-based media operations through intelligent, cost-managed and highly automated end-to-end workflows and led the cloud migration project for a major US network.

Peter has also held a range of live production, product management, technology innovation and business development roles at Grass Valley, Fox and ABC Networks.

He is a SMPTE Fellow and has previously served as SMPTE’s Membership VP, Secretary/Treasurer and Eastern Regional Governor and has produced the “Bits by the Bay” SMPTE technology conference in the Washington DC area since 1999. His paper for the NAB 2021 show BEIT conference on "Is the Cloud There Yet?" won paper of the year award.

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