simon FELL
President, digitag

Simon Fell is President of DigiTAG and Director of Technology & Innovation for the EBU, a position he took up in September 2013.

He has more than 35 years’ experience in senior broadcasting technology roles, including at British broadcaster ITV, where he was Director of Future Technologies (2008-2009) and Controller of Emerging Technologies (2004-2006).

Simon was previously Chairman of the Technical Council at the Digital Television Group, the industry association for digital television in the UK. He also represented UK broadcasters on the EBU Technical Committee between 2006 and 2009.

From 1991 to 2004 Simon worked for Carlton Television, the ITV franchise holder for the London region, where he held several executive roles linked to operations and emerging technologies.