Smetham, Tom

Smetham, Tom

Former VP, Studio Operations and Broadcast Management at EA and G4TV

Tom Smetham is a highly accomplished professional with a rich background in production operations and studio management within the entertainment industry.

Notably, as the Vice President of Studio & Content Operations at G4TV (Comcast) in Los Angeles, he successfully oversaw the $23m studio build and production operations for the relaunch of the original gaming channel, managing a team of over 100 staff and expanding live broadcast capabilities into 180 million homes.

Tom's expertise also shines through his role in managing the $3 million design and build of EA's Broadcast Center, showcasing his proficiency in creating and operating cutting-edge facilities for Esports and gaming events. 

His experience extends to co-founding Aside Productions, where he collaborated with industry giants like Disney and UEFA Champions League. Tom's career highlights also include his role as Managing Director & Co-Founder at Versus Cancer, where he played a pivotal role in creating the UK's largest former annual charity music concert, backed by former Prime Ministers Tony Blair and David Cameron, and raising funds for stem cell therapy research. 

With a career marked by innovation, operational excellence, and impactful contributions to the entertainment industry, Tom Smetham continues to leave a lasting impression in the field.

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