Furthering their continued and significant expansion and commitment to the Australian market, Steve Kilsby, one of the industry’s best-known and respected operations specialists, has joined Videocraft and Digistor as Head of Technical Services.
Kilsby is known in the industry for being an experienced director of operations with a long and successful history of working in the broadcast media industry. He is skilled in operations management, project and program management, broadcast engineering, IP technology and post production. In addition to being a strong operations professional Kilsby also has a Masters of Management in ITC, focused on Computer and IT Information Administration and Management, from Charles Sturt University.
Most recently Kilsby enjoyed considerable success with the NEP Group where he was promoted from technical project manager to operations director in a tenure spanning over six years. He also set up NEP’s Japan office and was responsible for NEP’s operations at major projects and events including a complete full ST-2110 broadcast from Yokohama and the Commonwealth Games.
Videocraft GM, Rod Coleman, said, “Steve is a very valuable addition to our group and will lead the engineering teams at Videocraft and Digistor. In addition to overseeing the continuing day-to-day activities of the teams, Steve will be focused on growing our client technical support services business along with developing new service lines. Steve comes to us with a wealth of experience in the broadcast industry and I am confident that under his leadership the engineering teams will be even more efficient and effective for our customers.”
Kilsby’s day-to-day role also includes streamlining the group’s operations and being a conduit for knowledge sharing between the group’s teams over common workflow and IT platforms.
Videocraft and Digistor have been leaders in providing technology, services and solutions to the production, post-production, broadcast, storage, editing and media asset management industries for decades.
With that in mind Steve Kilsby said, “Joining Videocraft and Digistor at this time when the professional technology landscape is changing at such a rapid pace is an incredible opportunity. Videocraft has shown its constant commitment to innovation, new technologies and customer service time and time again over the years and its recent acquisition of Digistor makes the group a true force to be reckoned with across all the industries they serve. It’s an exciting time to be part of this group and I very much look forward to adding value to our teams and our customers.”
Steve Kilsby can be contacted on 0411 430 748 or at firstname.lastname@example.org