Chris  Oakley

Member Since 2022

Chris Oakley

Chief Technology Officer

ZOO Digital Group plc

United Kingdom

Chris Oakley is an enduring innovator within the ZOO Digital team and entertainment industry as a whole, working his way through the research and development ranks to take the mantle of Chief Technology Officer. Chris has been with ZOO Digital since the early start-up days. First working as a QA Engineer, the software specialist is now an expert at juggling project priorities, keeping an eye on new opportunities for innovation and managing ZOO Digital Labs. As a natural multi-tasker, he works on all of the R&D projects at ZOO, keeping a finger on the pulse of cutting-edge technology. He’s also dedicated at putting together the perfect team – conducting over 500 interviews to cherry-pick a slick and smooth-running UK team. Out of work, Chris balances the office lifestyle with time at the gym and is a dedicated follower of Sheffield Wednesday FC. Although he’s helped with some incredible triumphs at ZOO, his proudest accomplishments are his two sons.


SKILLS

  • Software Engineering
  • Project Management
  • Innovation & Growth

RECENT CONTENT

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COMPANY INFO

ZOO Digital Group plc

ZOO Digital’s mission is to make life easier for the people who entertain the world. It supports major Hollywood studios and streaming services to globalize their content and reach audiences everywhere, by providing world-leading, technology-enabled localization and media services. Clients include major Hollywood studios and streaming services, like Disney, Netflix, NBCUniversal, Paramount, Facebook, Sony, and HBO, among others. ZOO offers the end-to-end services needed to securely create digital distribution packages in all languages and for all distribution platforms; services include dubbing, subtitling and captioning, audio description, metadata localization, artwork localization and media processing. Alongside this, ZOO also provides its clients with management platforms and strategic solutions to support their own internal globalization operations. For more information, visit www.zoodigital.com.


AREA OF FOCUS

  • Media and Entertainment
  • Software Engineering

INDUSTRY

Entertainment