Steven Thorpe is Vice President, Network Origination and Delivery at NEP Group, Inc. – the world’s leading media technology partner for content producers of live sports, entertainment, and events. Mr. Thorpe leads the buildout and operation of next generation centralized production, master control, and transmission services for a variety of top tier sports leagues, leading streaming services, and other marquee clients.

Prior to his current role, Mr. Thorpe was SVP, Video Platforms at Fox Corporation where he was responsible for audience facing video solutions and operations across the company’s portfolio of Sports, News, Entertainment, and Local apps/websites. During his time at Fox, he led an overhaul of the video supply chain and content delivery ecosystem focusing on quality of service and delivering a “Better than TV” customer experience. Additionally, he led the launch team in the creation of FOX NOW Live, offering a simulcast of the network’s programming across web, mobile and living room devices, in what was and remains the only broadcast network to offer pay TV customers in all 210 television markets nationwide a live stream of its sports and primetime entertainment programming.

Earlier in his career, Mr. Thorpe worked at NBCUniversal in a variety of positions – including on the team responsible for the award-winning iPad app and Full Episode Player.

Mr. Thorpe began his career as part of the College Football production team at FOX Sports while attending the Edward R. Murrow College of Communication at Washington State University. During his time at WSU, he led Cable 8 Productions as President & GM, doubling student involvement and production. He was also recognized as ASWSU Student of the Year and with The President’s Award for Excellence in Leadership for his contributions.