Cio Uk Podcast

14. Royal Opera House CTO Joe McFadden on immersive experiences, Open Up and digital transformation



Royal Opera House CTO Joe McFadden joined CIO UK Editor Edward Qualtrough during episode 14 of the CIO UK podcast to discuss immersive experiences, ticketing challenges, digital development, sustainability, and the technological aspect of the Open Up project at the 300-year-old institution. The Chief Technology Officer spoke about what digital transformation means for the Royal Opera House and what it might mean in future, and how the ROH Audience Labs team was experimenting with augmented reality, virtual reality and working with leading artists on a number of R&D projects. News UK CTO Christina Scott [30min 21sec] and News Corp Global Operations Centre CIO Sabah Carter [24min 51sec] also spoke to the CIO UK podcast at the recent Change forum hosted by News UK and innovation experts Fluxx, an event which brought together people from across the media landscape to discuss product, data and technology.