Karsten Winterberg, Technical Director

Karsten Winterberg

Technical Director

Leading the technical business and operations, Karsten Winterberg brings more than 25 years of broadcast experience to VIDI. He joined the company in 2008.

Prior to joining VIDI, Karsten Winterberg worked for more than 20 years in the broadcast and telecommunication industry for such companies as Deutsche Telekom, T-Systems International and T-Systems Business Services. As a technical and operational project manager and senior expert at Media & Broadcast, a subsidiary of T-Systems Business, he was strongly involved in strategic projects such as the implementation of new network technologies.

From 2006 to 2008 Karsten headed the Broadcast Net Management Centre. In previous years he held different high-level positions of responsibility such as technical project management for the transmission of the 2006 FIFA World Cup™. His tasks here have included among other things the planning, building and running of terrestrial and satellite services. These comprised the venue contribution services network as well as the international and domestic contribution services. 
Karsten holds a Diploma in Engineering from the University of Paderborn.

Since 2012 Karsten has been Technical Director at VIDI.

Key points in his career

  • 2006 FIFA World Cup Germany™ Head of Engineering Venue Contribution and International Distribution Project
  • 2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa™ Head of Technical Support Team of Media Links
  • UEFA EURO 2008 Switzerland & Austria™ Head of Technical Support Team of Media Links
  • ARD Contribution Network Project Leader ARD Contribution Network

Karsten says, “At VIDI we conduct highly demanding, complex projects in the fields of live event transmission and system integration. I particularly appreciate working with a team of competent, highly motivated experts who combine extensive industrial & technical expertise with considerable experience, and who focus on designing and implementing innovative solutions to best meet the individual requirements of our clients.”