Since 1988 tps has retained some of the best and most experienced talent in the industry. Our team ranges from broadcast engineers to professional project managers, training curriculum developers, technical writers and graphic designers. We all share a passion for the work we produce, and we bring decades of solid engineering design, project scoping and training management to the project.
When launching expensive and company-critical broadcast television systems, you want the right people around the table. We believe we can come on board and make an immediate impact on achieving your goals.
Murray Wilson, President
Mr. Wilson has worked in the professional broadcast television industry for over 20 years, and has been closely involved in the industry’s ongoing transition from analog to digital. He has played an integral role in the development and deployment of some of the largest multi-channel television broadcast facilities in the world, working in North America, Europe and Asia.
Mr. Wilson has consulted at an engineering level in all aspects of broadcast television, including content production, content management, distribution and transmission. He has established an excellent reputation in the start-up of several large-scale facilities. This is based on his extensive knowledge of workflow design, operational procedural development, and resource optimization. He has also designed and implemented a number of extensive training programs to support the industry’s adoption of burgeoning technologies, including IPTV.
Mr. Wilson serves as a consultant to the Willis Group and an active member of The Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers.
Mickey Youmans – Project Management
Mr. Youmans is a seasoned professional with over 35 years in the industry. He has worked in the areas of media production, technical support, training and consultation for production companies, channel start-ups, corporate and broadcast facilities during system design, integration, production and distribution. Mr. Youmans is well versed in all aspects of project management within this industry including, cost management, client relations and the supporting hardware, software and control technologies. His recent projects at tps include a large multi-country IPTV start-up. He is a founder, President and board member of the Educational Media Foundation, a non-profit organization designed to help documentary producers see their projects reach fruition. Mr. Youmans served on the Board of Directors of the Savannah Film Commission.
Alex Ormond, Systems Engineering
Alex Ormond is an accomplished network and software engineer with strong, practical work experience in object-oriented software design and development. He has extensive expertise as a systems analyst and is familiar with a variety of complex information management systems. His forte’ is in converting extremely technical and complex system documentation into concise, clear and palatable training material.
Art Muthiora, Director of Business Development
Mr. Muthiora has spent the bulk of his career as a solutions consultant, project manager, and director of business development primarily in the e-learning sector. Most recently, he has been working on global solutions in the amorphous space where telecommunications, broadcast technology, and IT have converged.
He has managed one of tps’s major IPTV projects, undertaken by a Major North-American carrier that launched a national digital television and Internet service in 2004. He led the operational readiness and launch training team of the broadcast operations facility and nation-wide operation centers as the network expanded. He has extensive experience in the deployment of applied technology solutions. His expertise is in the delivery of training using learning management-based systems and focusing on strategies for rapid development and deployment of strategic corporate knowledge.
Carol North, Senior Technical Writer
Ms. North has more than 20 years of experience as a consulting technical writer to major telecoms and Fortune 50 companies throughout the continental United States. The more complex the technical discipline she is asked to document, the happier she is. Ms. North has, for example, written specifications and process flows for telecom Global System for Mobile Communications/General Packet Radio Service (GSM/GPRS) billing software and an introduction to robotics for manufacturing technicians. United Airlines (UA) contracted with North for the development of automated templates on which they designed UA’s global data and voice network.
Ms. North’s specialties are documenting business policies, procedures, and flows; designing and implementing instructional materials; and developing end-user documentation for software applications, including for a suite of computer-aided design (CAD) programs.