Yvonne Thomas graduated in Television Technologies and Electronic Media Engineering from University of applied Science Wiesbaden (HSRM), Germany, in Oct. 2010. She received a prominent award of the ARD/ZDF Academy for her thesis in September 2011 at the IFA in Berlin. Following these studies she started beginning of 2011 to work at the European Broadcasting Union (EBU) in the Technology & Innovation Department as Project Manager. She was responsible for projects and strategic programs on 3D and Future Television technologies, such as UHDTV or LED studio lighting and highly involved in its standardization. Since September 2015 Yvonne joined Arvato Systems´ Broadcast Solution division. As a Product Manager she is responsible for the journalistic frontend “MediaPortal” of the Video Production Management Suite and follows new trends in the media landscape, like AI and machine learning. At NAB 2017 Yvonne was presented with the annual Technology Women to Watch Award from TVNews Check.