Peter Wharton

Happy Robotz

Peter Wharton is the Managing Partner of Happy Robotz LLC, a media technology development and consulting company that focuses on creating transformative cloud-based media operations through intelligent and highly automated end-to-end workflows.

Prior to Happy Robotz, Peter was CTO for BroadStream Solutions Inc, a software company specializing in television production, workflows and playout where he was responsible for the technical and strategic direction.

Before joining BroadStream, Peter was at Grass Valley (Miranda Technologies) where he held a wide range of roles in sales, business development, strategic account management, product management, development and engineering. He has played a role in the centralization initiatives of several station groups as well as the design and implementation of numerous specialty channel and TV network playout facilities.

Early in his career Peter held engineering and management roles with Fox and ABC Networks and PanAmSat. A SMPTE Fellow, he currently serves as SMPTE’s Membership VP and previously served as the Secretary/Treasurer and Eastern Regional Governor. He has produced SMPTE conferences in the Washington DC area since 1999.