George Wright

George Wright

Head of Internet Research and Future Services, BBC

George Wright is Head of Internet Research and Future Services for BBC Research & Development, where he leads a cross discipline team of engineers, researchers, UX Designers, production staff and domain experts researching and creating digital products and services to help shape the future output of the media and broadcasting. He has worked in broadcasting for more than 25 years, the last 20 of which have been in digital and new service research and development.

He began his career as a schoolboy making radio programs for a BBC local radio station, and since then has been involved in broadcasting and internet innovation as well as producing linear programmes and making pop records