Daniel Danker

BBC on-demand boss Danker leaves for Shazam

Daniel Danker is leaving the BBC to become chief product officer at media recognition service Shazam. Danker has been general manager of programmes and on-demand at the UK public broadcaster since 2010 and has been responsible for strategy and delivery of the BBC’s iPlayer and red button interactive services. His role at Shazam will be […]

Connected TV will fail without common standards says iPlayer boss

The TV industry must adopt common standards for connected TVs or risk these devices becoming a failure, warned the BBC’s general manager for on-demand, Daniel Danker. Speaking at TV Connect in London this morning, the BBC’s iPlayer boss said that connected TVs need to share commonalities, and that not doing so previously has resulted in […]

iPlayer boss Daniel Danker joins BBC Studios board

Daniel Danker, general manager of programmes and on demand at the BBC’s Future Media division, has joined BBC Studios and Post Production (BBCS&PP) as a non-executive board member. Danker oversees strategy and delivery of the BBC’s iPlayer catch-up service as well as its interactive Red Button offering. Speaking about his board appointment, Danker said: “With […]