Christopher O'Hearn is a professional project manager and television executive with a wide range of experience in leading media companies.
As General Manager of Emirates Media Measurement Company he is
responsible for running the UAE's television ratings service
'tview' on behalf of a range of industry stakeholders, providing
data to global and regional broadcasters and advertisers.
Chris has been in the UAE since October 2007, initially as a
senior consultant for DMA Media providing advice and project
direction on media facilities, technology and strategy for the
setup and launch of twofour54.
In 2010 Chris joined Abu Dhabi Media Company as Broadcast
Projects Manager, managing the launch of the English Premier League
and the rollout of a new Pay TV platform against a tight
Prior to coming to Abu Dhabi Chris was involved in online
content acquisition, sales and licensing as Commercial Director for
ITN's archive division and various management and production roles
for Associated Press Television where he worked in London and New
York. His background is in journalism and production. He has also
worked for Sky News and Reuters in London and the Australian
Broadcasting Corporation in Sydney, Canberra and Darwin. Chris has
a professional management qualification and a Masters degree in
Project Management from Liverpool University.