Jamie Hindhaugh

Chief Operating Officer BT Sport

Jamie joined BT Sport on 15th October 2012 as the Chief Operating Officer to build the infrastructure, broadcast chain and operating model for the launch of BT Sport.  In August 2013 BT Sport 1, BT Sport 2 and BT Sport ESPN all started broadcasting from the brand new purpose built studio facility on Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park. From the 1st August 2015 the BT Sport offering has been expanded to 13 channel outlets to deliver the exclusive Champions League and Europa League coverage, as well as the launch of Europe’s first 4k UHD sports channel.

Jamie started his TV career as a transport coordinator at the BBC. Since then he has had many roles in the BBC including Head of Sourcing Production Resources and culminating as the Head of Production L2012 – responsible for the BBC’s multiplatform coverage of the Olympics, Paralympics and other key national events in 2012.

Jamie splits his time between London and Dorset and has three children.

My Speaker Sessions

Wednesday, October 28

Session 6A: Global Projects Showcase – Level Up: Opportunities for growth in esports
Chris Chaney Michael French (moderator) Jamie Hindhaugh Gavin Poole


Level Up: Opportunities for growth in esports

It’s been another landmark year for the esports industry with huge growth in the sector globally. Businesses are turning their attention to how they can be involved, building meaningful partnerships and pivoting their strategies to leverage the growth opportunities.

In this session you'll hear from founding business leaders in tech, sports and gaming who are collaborating across their sectors and enabling the esports industry to grow and flourish in the UK and US.

Topics will include; the evolution of the sector, key priorities for building a talent pipeline, curating a place that esports companies want to call home and the opportunities in cross-over sports partnerships.


Wednesday , October 28, 13:45 - 14:20
John Rhodes Chris Chaney