Tom Morrod is the senior director for TV and broadcast technology at IHS. Tom is responsible for all research across TV sets and consumer electronics, set-top boxes, pay TV networks, professional video technology, video distribution, technical service delivery employed by service providers and video consumer electronics. Additionally Tom is responsible for research on multiscreen platforms, IP and licensing.
Tom has been the project lead for the International Association of Broadcast Manufacturers' annual market sizing report for the last 5 years, and regularly provides information and presentations to DVB and SMPTE, amongst other trade organisations.
He has presented at numerous international conferences over the years, contributed articles to many newspapers and trade magazines, and worked as a consultant and advisor to many of the largest technology, consumer electronics, content creation and distribution companies in the world, as well as to the investor and legal community involved in these industries. Specific topics of research include studio and capture equipment, professional storage, transmission and distribution, managed service for professional video, broadcaster and pay TV operator delivery, multiscreen and multi-platform distribution, set-top boxes and professional CPE, television sets and retail hardware, as well as specific work on IP and licensing.