Power 50 Profile: Mark Kortekaas, FM controller, mobile, BBC

Power 50 Profile: Mark Kortekaas, FM controller, mobile, BBC

2009 Mobile Internet


The advent of BBC iPlayer on mobile was seen as a ground breaking move, so much so that it became one of the main selling points of Nokia’s flagship device last year, the N96.It has placed Kortekaas as a pivotal figure at the BBC, with mobile seen as the big area of growth, after the work of his predecessor, Matthew Postgate.Kortekaas is a relatively recent appointment, following a 20 year career in digital media at CBS, Sony, NBC and most recently, Project Kangaroo, which intended to build on-demand TV across BBC, ITV and Channel 4.

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