David Crawford has been working as a Professor at the University of Essex at Colchester, lecturing in ‘Transmission Systems’ and ‘Intellectual Property’, and with research interests in high capacity networks and broadcasting for ‘beyond HD’ multimedia. He has worked for over 40 years in the telecoms & broadcast industries and academia, and has led both ETSI Standardisation and DVB Technical Work Groups. David is a Member of the Royal Television Society, Fellow and Council Board Member of the IET, Editor of the EBU Tech Review, Director of a small French start-up, and Executive Producer for the industry’s annual ‘IBC’ Conference in Amsterdam.
David is now a staff member at Ravensbourne working as the Associate Course Leader for this Work Based Learning course, and as a Consultant helping to build up the research project portfolio at Rave. He likes fast cars, teaching and beer (in that order).