Tristan Ferne

Tristan Ferne

Lead Producer, BBC Research & Development

United Kingdom

Tristan is lead producer for the Internet Research & Future Services team at BBC Research & Development where he uses technology and design to prototype the future of media and the web. He has over 15 years experience in R&D for media and the web. Originally a research engineer, then a software developer and now a producer and product manager, he has helped develop many influential prototypes and concepts for the BBC. He has worked with BBC TV, radio, news and the World Service and collaborated with BERG, and InnovateUK. He has presented at conferences including FutureEverything, IBC, the Radio Festival and Museums on the Web and has been interviewed on BBC radio. He has a degree in Cybernetics and Control Engineering.

His current role includes developing, scoping and designing interactive products, leading multi-disciplinary teams, identifying new project areas, investigating new technologies, giving strategic advice and creating an innovative culture. He believes the best things come from a creative combination of technology and design.


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