Sky Deutschland vice president of sports production
Alessandro Reitano joined Sky Deutschland in 2008. He has been responsible for live OB sports production and has always been involved in the development of new technologies and innovations in the field of sports production.
In 2010, the first Sky 3D sports production started, followed in 2012 by the first UHD test recording. In 2015 Reitano assumed overall responsibility for the sports production division at Sky as vice president.
In 2015, he brought the innovative Free-D technology to Germany, which was used in the DFB Cup Final and UEFA Champions League Final 2015. Reitano was also responsible for the first VR live test, which was successfully implemented at the 2016 DFB Cup Final, and played a key role in the development and implementation of the Sky Sport HQ broadcast centre.
From idea to completion in July 2017, he played a decisive role in the development and implementation of the new Sky Sport HQ broadcast centre at Unterföhring in Munich, which has set new standards in studio technology and efficient and effective production workflows. Alessandro Reitano took over as chair of SVG Europe at a short ceremony at the commencement of SVG Europe’s SportTech 2019 summit at Lord’s Cricket Ground on 22 May.