ISE 2023 announces Stephen Nuttall of America’s Cup as third keynote speaker

As the world’s most established sailing competition the America’s Cup prepares to take place in Barcelona in October 2024, Integrated Systems Europe has announced the sailing race’s head of television, Stephen Nuttall, as the third and final keynote speaker for ISE 2023 to be held this year, at Fira Barcelona (31 Jan – 3 Feb).

Nuttall’s keynote will take place at 17:30 in Room CC5.1 on Wednesday 1 February and will cover the challenging aspects of live broadcasting one of the most difficult sporting endeavours in the world.

Discover how the stringent requirements for accuracy in all elements of racing are met – from the various sensors and imaging systems to precise measurements for the umpires. Stephen Nuttall will shed light on the innovative technologies and the collaborative effort involved in broadcasting the finest sailing competition in the world to a global audience.

Nuttall has over thirty years’ experience working as a senior executive and as a consultant in the sports, media and digital industries and is Head of Television at the America’s Cup. His experience includes being senior director for Google/YouTube in Europe, the Middle East and Africa, and group commercial director of Sky.

In 2011 he founded First Decide to help sports and entertainment businesses advantage of the opportunities created by changes in the media industry driven by technological innovation. First Decide clients include the sports rights holders (such as the 36th America’s Cup), broadcasters and private equity investors. Nuttall is also a member of Ofcom's Content Board. Nuttall has an MBA from SDA Bocconi in Milan and from UCLA as well as a degree in Applied Physics from the University of Nottingham. He is the Deputy Chair, Vice President for Engagement and a council member of the British Science Association, a charity founded in 1831 that exists to popularise the role of science in UK society.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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