Media Consultancy
Senior Consultant, JS Consult

Biography

Jürgen Sewczyk

In 2005 Juergen Sewczyk founded a media consultancy and an engineering office.

In 2005 Juergen Sewczyk founded a media consultancy and an engineering office. Previously he was employed at the Bertelsmann Group for over 20 years where he was responsible for the RTL program distribution and RTL interactive for about 17 years.

As RTL interactive CTO from 2000 to 2005 he established the new media business. He is regarded as one of the pioneers of private and commercial television who introduced the digital TV.

Under his guidance the first private satellite transmission was carried out, digital TV was transmitted via a DSL-cable for the first time, the mobile DVB-T world record was set and DVB-T was shown in public transport. Furthermore he has a longstanding involvement with leading positions in the boards of DVB, VPRT and the German TV Platform.

The media consultancy is focused on Smart TV, HbbTV, IPTV and TV Program Distribution. As a member of the board of the German TV Platform Juergen Sewczyk is leading the project team “Smart Media”. Under his guidance a report about the basic requirements of IPTV market participants and a market review about Smart TV had been released.

Speaker at events in: 2017