We are the architects of virtualized media production
We are the architects of virtualized media production
We are the architects of virtualized media production.
For over 20 years, we have been providing award-winning, mission-critical, real-time media transport and processing solutions to broadcasters, telecom service providers, governmental agencies and other industries.
Our core competencies are designing, developing, deploying and supporting Software Defined Technologies that bring virtualization capabilities, enabling our customers to become more agile, productive and ultimately more competitive.
Nevion is a Sony Group company, having been acquired in 2020, following the successful establishment of a strategic partnership between both companies in 2019.
Nevion’s media connectivity experience, expertise, products and services are a key part of Sony’s vision for revolutionising production workflows, by combining ground (on-premise) and Cloud production – enabling customers to leverage the best resources available to them (place, processing and people), wherever they are located.
Our technology has been used for virtually every major live event across the world. Our customers include BBC, CNBC Asia Pacific, France Télévisions, HBO, NBC Universal, Sky Italia, TV Globo, EBU, Arqiva, AT&T, BBC, BT, CCTV, Telefonica, Telenor, Verizon and NASA.
We have built up a great global team of professionals, with knowledge and expertise in broadcasting, telecoms, IT, hardware, software, baseband and IP network technology. Around 40% of our people work in Research and Development (R&D).
With headquarters in Norway, we have sales, support and professional services offices located in Norway, UK, Poland, USA, Dubai, Singapore and China. In addition, we also have an extensive network of over 100 partners to reach customers anywhere in the world.
CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER
Thomas Heinzer has more than 25 years of experience in international broadcast and telecom business. He co-founded Nevion (former Network Electronics) in 1996. Prior to Nevion he served in various managing positions at broadcast system integration and equipment manufacturing companies in Germany and Norway. Since Nevion’s inception he has been a driving force in growing the company from a small broadcast equipment start-up to a global leader in the area of media transport and service management solutions. He has been instrumental in the company’s M&A activities and has served several managerial positions in Nevion. He holds a Master’s Degree in Electronics and Data communication from the University of Hamburg.
CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER
Jørgen Mørkved joined Nevion as CFO in August 2017. Jørgen has broad management experience from various industries and has, for the last 15 years, served as CFO in Clean Marine AS, Verdane Capital Advisors AS, McKinsey & Company Norway and McCann Worldgroup Norway. He also has several years of audit experience from Arthur Andersen & Co. He holds an MSc in Economics and Business Administration (Siviløkonom) from BI Norwegian Business School and a MSc in Accounting and Auditing (State Authorized Public Accountant) from NHH Norwegian School of Economics.
CHIEF PRODUCT AND DEVELOPMENT OFFICER
Johnny Dolvik, one of the digital TV industry’s true pioneers, brings more than 20 years of experience from the broadcast equipment industry to Nevion. Johnny, CEO and co-founder of T-VIPS was instrumental in growing the company to a market leader in video transport over IP and digital terrestrial networks. Prior to his tenure at T-VIPS, he held several management positions at TANDBERG Television, including segment director broadband and head of development. Johnny holds a Siv.Ing degree from Norwegian NTH, the Norwegian Institute of Technology and a Bachelor of Business Administration from NHH, the Norwegian School of Economics.
CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER
Petter Kvaal Djupvik served as vice president for global operations at Eltek ASA before he was appointed COO of Network Electronics (now Nevion) in May 2007. Previously, he served as director of global supply at Power-One for five years. His background also includes experience at Lawson as a consultant manager, Norautron as QA- and MA-manager and as a change management consultant at Accenture. Petter holds a Master of Industrial Engineering & Management degree from the Norwegian University of Science & Technology (NTNU).
CHIEF PEOPLE OFFICER
Having joined Nevion in 2006, Heidi Mello Stavnar was VP of Finance and Administration until she was given the opportunity in 2019 to become Chief People Officer with a responsibility to create and run Nevion’s new strategic department for people and culture – a business area she feels passionate about. Prior to Nevion, Heidi held several managerial positions within finance, administration and HR, including being the Finance Director for SCA Hygiene Products’ Engineering Division, the Finance & Accounting Manager at Kongsberg Norcontrol IT and a Senior Consultant for Oseberg Solutions. Heidi holds a degree in Business Administration from BI Norwegian Business School
CHIEF COMMERCIAL OFFICER
Hans Hasselbach has been at Nevion for over 13 years, working in various in a Sales Management positions. He has been instrumental in building Nevion’s business partner community and has also played a key role in growing Nevion’s business in Asia. Prior to joining Nevion, Hans held sales management positions at Scientific Atlanta (now part of Cisco) and Alphatron Broadcast Electronics. Hans has over 30 years of business development and sales in the industry. He holds a Dutch National Engineering degree in Chemical Engineering from the Royal PBNA institution.
CHIEF STRATEGY OFFICER
Harry Noguchi joined Nevion’s management team in 2019, following the investment in Nevion by Sony Imaging Products & Solutions (SIPS) – a project which he led on behalf of Sony. He has over 10 years of strategy development experience in Sony HQ and professional business units in Japan. Prior to this, he held various managerial positions in Sony R&D, Sony Ericsson Mobile Communications, and Ericsson AB. Harry holds a Ph.D. EE in Microstructures in III-V Semiconductors, a MEEE in Microstructures in III-V Semiconductors and a BEEE, all from the University of Tokyo.
Andy Rayner is a highly experienced UK-based broadcast & telecoms technologist. He spent 22 years heading up the broadcast technology sector at British Telecom, which included architecting the world’s first MPLS-TE Global Media Network and innovating IP broadcast technology solutions. He joined Nevion in 2010 and has since been driving the companies technology roadmap & engineering architecture, speaking at many broadcast conferences and engaging with the evolution of global broadcast standards. He holds many patents from his work both at Nevion & BT. Andy is also currently a director of the Video Services Forum and a SMPTE fellow. He holds a degree in Electrical & Electronic Engineering from the university of Sheffield. During his time with BT he was awarded the prestigious Martlesham Gold Medal for technical innovation.
VICE-PRESIDENT OF MARKETING
Olivier Suard joined Nevion in November 2013, bringing with him over 20 years of international experience in the software industry, especially for telecoms, broadcasting and media. Having started his career in technical roles (including software development, support and pre-sales), Olivier moved into product marketing and marketing communications at the turn of the century, working amongst others for Lucent and Comptel (now part of Nokia). Olivier holds a French Baccalauréat, an honors degree in Computer Science from Queen Mary College (London, UK) and an MBA from the Open Business School (UK)
SVP SOLUTION STRATEGY
Martin Walbum joined Nevion in 2010, bringing with him close to twenty years of experience in data communications, IT and broadcasting, which is used to help the Nevion lead the broadcast industry towards IP technology. Prior to joining Nevion, Martin worked for a number of vendors of telecom and data-communications equipment, including Siemens, Bay Networks and Nortel, in leading roles in strategic business development, product management and technical solution design. Martin holds an engineering degree in electro-mechanics from the Technical University of Denmark as well as an executive MBA from AVT Business School in Copenhagen.
SVP MEDIA NETWORK SOLUTIONS
Jan Helgesen joined Nevion in 2008 as a product manager and was responsible for introducing and establishing Nevion’s VideoIPath as the market leading orchestration and SDN control system for media networks. Jan is currently responsible for solution management within Nevion. Prior to joining Nevion, Jan was working in telecoms and specifically with mobile networks for Ericsson, where he started as a software developer and later moved into customer facing roles as a solution manager and consultant. Later he also worked in IT as a project manager for FAST Search (now part of Microsoft). Jan holds a Master of Science degree from Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) in computer science and telecommunications.
CHAIRMAN OF THE BOARD
Nevion is ISO 9001:2015 certified. This certification of systems and internal routines is proof of our commitment to ongoing quality improvements throughout the organization
Nevion is ISO 14001:2015 certified. This certification recognizes Nevion’s proactive management of the environmental impacts of its business operations.
Nevion is ISO 9001:2017 certified. This certification of Information Security Management Systems (ISMS) reassures entities doing business with Nevion, that they are working with a partner that manages risk in a structured and appropriate manner.
Nevion has implemented return facilities for all products that it brings to market and is fully compliant with the requirements of Directive 2012/19/EU on the Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment (WEEE).
All of Nevion’s product lines are compliant with the REACH regulation (EC) No 1907/2006.
All of Nevion’s product lines are compliant with the requirements of Directive 2011/65/EU on the Restriction of the use of certain Hazardous Substances (RoHS2).
Selected Nevion products have successfully been tested for compliance with UL, CSA, cNEMKOus and NEBS (Network Equipment Building System) Level 3, stringent environmental safety and electromagnetic compatibility standards.