Reza Mazhari is a Senior Broadcast Architect at Tabcorp Sky Racing.
His role as Senior Broadcast Architect at Tabcorp Sky Racing is to research, identify, design and implement broadcast and IT systems that will reduce the operational costs, improve QoS and/or operational workflows. Not to mention, responding to the BAU to maintain the station and the services running on all platforms.
Reza believes SMPTE is an important organisation because it is at the forefront of technological advancements in the media industry. Because the organisation develops standards for emerging technologies like high dynamic range (HDR), immersive audio, 8K resolution, and more he sees these standards as providing a common framework for innovation, enabling content creators to push the boundaries of storytelling and visual/audio experiences.
“SMPTE serves as a hub for industry professionals to exchange knowledge, ideas, and expertise. Conferences, workshops, and publications by SMPTE facilitate learning and collaboration among engineers, filmmakers, researchers, and other stakeholders.”
As an Architect Reza feels the most enjoyable moment happens when you finally get to see your design idea live in operation! It is hard for him to pick a specific moment as this feeling of joy and this exciting moment follows every project that he’s ever delivered!
Reza believes the key to being a successful Architect in a highly innovative industry like Broadcast, is to constantly build knowledge by keeping yourself abreast of new trends, reading, paying attention to industry experts and more reading.
Outside of work, Reza’s passion is nature. Exploring scenic views brings Reza a sense of tranquillity and adventure!