Full Name

Stephen Fozard

Profile Details
Job title

Project Director at GAMI, WAN-IFRA

What are your interests ?

360º video, Augmented Reality, Big Data, Data Visualisation, Immersive Narrative, Internet of Things, Interoperability, Privacy and Security, Social Media, Virtual Reality, Wearable Devices

What type is your organisation ?



Stephen is the Project Director for the Global Alliance for Media Innovation. This new initiative by WAN-IFRA, is an international alliance of innovation practitioners, research and innovation centres, and emerging technology providers in the field of News Media.
Stephen joined the Association in 2008 and has worked on several different projects over the years, namely Media Development programmes, event management and Legal Affairs. He has a Masters degree in Multimedia Law from the University of Strasbourg.
✓ New platforms/distribution channels: mobility, wear-ability, the Internet of Things (smart cities, connected homes, connected cars, connected devices);
✓ New forms of narrative and storytelling: immersive content, VR, 360° video, social media;
✓ Data exploration: big data, data visualisation, automatic generation of content;
✓ Technology enablers: privacy, security;

✓ Multiple media convergence: interoperability, standards (IPTC, etc.)