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Craig Horobin

Craig Horobin

Craig is the founder of Convergence Technology Group (CTG) and a professional Information Technology Director with extensive Australian and international experience in Broadcast, Media, Telecommunications, technology infrastructure and event software.

With over 20 years’ experience in the event industry, his background includes large scale technology solution delivery and development in event technology, infrastructure design, as well as digital strategy development for major sporting events and venues.

As a global event specialist operating in the fast-paced world of international events and has helped define, plan and deliver many integrated Event Technology Services for major events and sporting venues. This includes being an integral part of the operational planning and delivery teams behind Asian Games, Commonwealth Games, FIFA World Cup and both London and Sydney Olympic Games.

Craig has also been part of the delivery of a diverse range of corporate and community events and delivered complex technology solutions for major infrastructure projects such as the National Broadband Network Satellite Program (NBN) and the Digital Video Network 2nd Generation for Racing Victoria Ltd.

Recently as part of a joint venture, through CTG, Craig was appointed by the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games Corporation (GOLDOC) to deliver the Data Cabling and Cable Access TV (CATV/IPTV) services for the Games. He was responsible for the technical solution deployed across twenty-five Commonwealth Games venues which included the planning, design, procurement, logistics, delivery, installation, testing, maintenance and removal of both the network cabling and CATV/IPTV systems.

Following the completion of this project CTG was a finalist in the inaugural ANZSTA Sport Technology Awards held in Melbourne last August in the Venue and Stadium Technology category. Craig continues to work with major event technology projects both in Australia and internationally that focus on enhanced event operations and greater fan engagement.