Chris Myers, Encompass Digital Media

Chris Myers, Executive Vice President, Global Strategy and Business Development for Encompass, focuses on the expansion of the company’s global partnerships with online video platforms and key digital video leaders that create long-term value for its clients.

Chris’ television career spans over two decades and includes high-profile satellite and transmission operations for major broadcasters. As EVP, Worldwide Occasional Services for Encompass, he was previously responsible for occasional-use content distribution business across its global Teleports as well as the company’s U.S.-based fleet of satellite uplink trucks. Before joining Encompass, Chris was Executive Director of Newsgathering Operations for ABC News. He managed technical operations for all of ABC’s U.S. and international bureaus. In his tenure with the network, he also served as Director of Operations working closely with ABC’s 200 affiliates and clients. Prior, he worked for CBS NewsPath and Skyways Communications.

Throughout Chris' career, he has been instrumental in the successful launch and maintenance of numerous technology-driven projects for newsgathering including the efficient transport of HD video and cutting-edge IP-based tools.