Global Media Consult offers you expertise and know-how around Television. Our team and associated experts have all profound personal experience in the industry with a focus on business, market and product development related to TV channels and TV platforms.
We typically design each project for the client’s specific needs. Based on the client’s requirements the experts, resources and scope are defined. This bespoke service allows us to work with small and large clients alike. Each is important to us and we always strive to bring the best possible solution to our clients.
Our work is guided by a certain philosophy on how deal with our business partners, clients, team and suppliers:
Christian is passionate about helping clients to grow both their business and on a personal level. He has more than 20 years of management and industry experience working with large corporations and small start ups. His career included roles at GE, NBC, Kabel Deutschland and Liberty Media – and he had always a very international perspective and assignment. His expertise in international TV distribution, TV content & TV channel aggregation and licensing as well as development of new TV business and platforms is well-known and relied on by many clients around the world. He is acting as a coach, guide, agent and consultant for clients like Al Jazeera, Bloomberg, Corus Entertainment, Liberty Global, LycaMobile, Orange, Vodafone amongst many others.
After business studies in Tübingen, Cologne, San Francisco and Vienna and a Ph.D. on “success factors of US major film productions” Stephan Koenigfeld joins in 1992 the film department of ZDF, the public German broadcaster, being responsible for the international film rights negotiations at the launch of the French-German Culture Channel ARTE.
From 1993 to 1998 he works at TaurusFilm/KirchGroup in various positions, as in the film department, head of staff unit multimedia/market research and head of programming digital film channels at DF1, Germany`s first digital pay tv service.
From 1999 to 2005 he is Managing Director PrimaTV Broadcasting GmbH, the TV and Vod Service Company of the cable operator Primacom, launching the first cable pay TV service in Germany with a vod offer of Hollywood studios, as Universal, MGM and Dreamworks. In 2004 Stephan Koenigfeld becomes in addition Managing Director of Primacom Networks and Operation GmbH.
2005 he founds Channelfactory, an international development, consulting and content aggregation company also specialised in the launch, management and distribution of TV channels. Major international clients in strategic consulting and content aggregation for vod (independent and major studios) and TV channels are Vodafone, Alice/Telefonica, Deutsche Telekom, Mediabroadcast and Canal Digitaal (Benelux) and EuropaMas (USA, Mexico). Furthermore Channelfactory consults Mediabroadcast Sat in negotiations on satellite capacity, HD strategy and international distribution.
Patrick has 9 years experience across the technology, media and telecoms industries, gaining detailed knowledge of broadcast and streaming media, having launched TV services with EE/BT, Netgem, Ooredoo and 15+ telcos throughout EMEA regions. He has a track record of combining data with industry knowledge to aide his clients to make strategic and informed decisions. He enjoys supporting his clients to grow services from the ground up, offering advice and support for effective go to market launches, identifying commercial opportunities and developing content acquisition, distribution and partnerships strategies.
Thomas is a social worker, systemic coach and organizational consultant. When he thinks of people in his counseling, he thinks of people who already have innumerable solutions within themselves. He always assumes that each individual is in a constant process of learning and development and therefore carries innumerable resources within himself. Sometimes these resources and solutions just have to be tickled out.
Veronique Segard has a wealth of experience as distribution representative with well-know TV channels and News outlet. Her focus is on markets in Western + Eastern Europe, but she also had exposure to projects in Middle East and Africa.
Ercan Türkan is a technology expert and works with us on finding the best solutions for our clients when it comes to streaming, downlinking, operating a TV service.