The highly experienced and well-respected technical manager and vision engineer, John Steele, has joined Blitz, a GES company, as technical director.
Prior to joining Blitz, Steele specialised in providing engineering support, planning and technical solutions for large-scale, multi-camera mobile broadcasts.
Steele brings more than twenty-five years of experience working at the highest level. During this time he has engineered and managed in every area of the video industry, including corporate presentations, concert tours and international sports coverage.
Steele is responsible for running the Blitz technical teams, including video, sound, lighting and set and staging, as well as the project management team. In this role, Steele is part of the Blitz senior leadership team and reports to Blitz managing director Mike Phillipson.
Phillipson commented, “As Blitz grows, we need to bring in the very best talent and John Steele certainly fits that bill. His wide-ranging technical experience and personable approach will ensure we continue to deliver a world-class technical production service to all our customers.”
Steele added, “I am delighted to join the team. Blitz has a fantastic, expanding inventory, backed up by a team of recognised experts, with a real passion for delivering high quality technical production for a diverse portfolio of live events. I am looking forward to working with my new colleagues to further develop and deliver innovative technical production solutions here at Blitz.”