Full Name
gerard Phillips
Job Title
Systems Engineer
Arista Networks
Speaker Bio
"Gerard is a Systems Engineer at Arista Networks, a role which involves providing deep technical and architectural support to customers during the design, installation and running of complex IP infrastructure.

Before joining Arista almost 4 years ago, Gerard spent 22 years at the cutting edge of broadcast technology development with Snell and Wilcox, Snell and finally SAM. His experience ranges from designing composite decoders, de-interlacers, motion compensated standards converters through to helping to shape the company’s IP strategy – you’ll find Gerard listed as one of the contributors to the VSF’s TR-03, much of which eventually became ST2110. Gerard was an AMWA board member for SAM, and now fulfils that role for Arista Networks.

At Arista, Gerard provides technical and architectural support to customers throughout their IP journey, covering general Data Centre applications, as well as providing a strong Media and Entertainment focus throughout EMEA, and Globally when needed.

This mix of broadcast heritage, and deep understanding of the world of Ethernet/IP switching and routing allows Gerard to provide invaluable support to broadcasters looking to make the move from SDI to IP for Live Production."
gerard Phillips