After 12 years at Sony Professional Solutions MEA, Karl Hijazi has joined Avid Middle East as professional services delivery manager.
During his years at Sony MEA, Hijazi held a variety of roles and was credited for developing and securing large projects for twofour54, OSN, Dubai TV, Al Jazeera, ADMC, and ERT. He was also at the forefront of developing Sony’s Content Creation propositions, focusing on 4K Live Production and in particular Sony’s IP Live solutions and core infrastructure for the next generation Sports and Entertainment segments.
Prior to this, Hijazi was based in the UK with Sony Europe, where he managed a number of high profile broadcast projects and service engagements.
Richard Woodruff, director of global services EMEA at Avid, said: “Karl’s 25 years of experience in broadcast projects, from designing and bidding on complex solutions, all the way through to the final deployment and successful launch, gives him exceptional understanding of our customers’ needs. We are very pleased to welcome Karl to our team.”