François Abbe is an industry expert in mixed Broadcast / IT production and distribution vid-eo systems. At project start (audit, system design) or during deployment, his involvement helps project adhere to milestones and reduce project risks. François has gained a unique knowledge in IT-based News and Sports production architecture thanks to his work on recent and key major News and Sports systems in France. His knowledge of Information Systems applied to Global Media (Business Management Systems, Media Asset Management) helps increase return on investment. François graduated from Coventry University (UK) then worked for Snell & Wilcox as an R&D engineer then product manager, working in the fields of DTV and HD. François then founded the start-up company Mesclado until 2017 when he joined Qvest Media to run the Paris operations.