Suresh Surenthiran


Commercially astute broadcast technologist and a visual communication designer

Angestellt, Responsible for Digital Media & Broadcast Infrastructure, University of Applied Sciences Northwestern Switzerland // HGK

Basel, Switzerland


Broadcast engineering
Business Engineering
Systems integration
Exponential Growth
Mobile learning
Accelerating Change
systems architecture
Encoding Transcoding Engineering
Content Delivery Networks
Media Asset Management
Digital Asset Management
Production Asset Management
Big Data
Automatics Media Workflow Technologies
Big Data Analytics
space travel
Space Flight
rocket science
Ground Station
Professional experience
Operations Manager
Technical Consulting
Technical Consultant
Software solutions
IT affinity
Business Development


Professional experience for Suresh Surenthiran

  • Current 9 years and 9 months, since Apr 2013

    Responsible for Digital Media & Broadcast Infrastructure

    University of Applied Sciences Northwestern Switzerland // HGK

    A Parallel Tech Entrepreneur || Accelerating Media Intelligent Responsible for strategy planning & Consulting + Engineering, New Technology Development, Product & Innovation, Technology development, integration and migration,Expert knowledge on entrepreneurship, digital media, ICT innovations and creative industries - enriched with an interdisciplinary, international mindset, sound scientific expertise and hands-on mentality.

  • 4 years and 2 months, Nov 2015 - Dec 2019

    Director of Technology, Strategy and Design

    DIYROCKETS.INC // Mountain View, CA

    DIYRCOCKETS crowdsources the development of commercial space technology through online competitions and projects. We believe that crowdsourcing will generate the most innovative space technology while also dramatically lowering costs and decreasing timelines. DIYROCKETS is a company and community of world class space engineers and professionals dedicated to building a space industry that benefits all of humanity.

  • 1 year, Feb 2015 - Jan 2016

    Lecturer at HGK | FHNW Institute Aesthetic Practice and Theory

    University of Applied Sciences and Arts Northwestern Switzerland FHNW

    Lecturer at HGK | FHNW Institute Aesthetic Practice and Theory // Broadcast and Beyond

  • 3 months, Jun 2015 - Aug 2015

    Broadcast and Post Production Engineering

    FHNW Academy of Art and Design

    4K POST PRODUCTION EDIT STUDIO Building for 4K & Beyond As a higher education professional we face ever-changing change of technologies requirements, tighter budget With a complete HD workflow being the norm and 4K already here and coming fast, we need rock-solid systems and performance in our school workspace so we build industries advance post production studio.

  • 1 month, Mar 2015 - Mar 2015

    Production Engineering and Live-Streaming | Graduate Show

    FHNW // HGK // Academy of Art and Design

  • 3 years and 3 months, Feb 2010 - Apr 2013

    Senior Scientific Researcher


    Senior Scientific Researcher I was a initiator for iTunes U and Streaming services platform for FHNW. For our new school tower responsible for planning and engineering the Broadcast networks, this will be a one of the industry examples as Digital Campus System. I was also in charge for event engineering and management like the 3rd International Stenographer’s’ Festival (IN3) 2010 with more than 4,500 visitors as well as 60 speakers and presenters from Europe and the US.

  • 2 months, May 2010 - Jun 2010

    Construction and Management

    Einstein EXPO China Science and Technology Museum, BEIJING CHINA

    Construction and Management

  • 2 years and 10 months, Apr 2007 - Jan 2010

    Content Delivery and System Engineering

    RingierTV | PresseTV | Sat.1(Schweiz) AG |

    Content Delivery and System Engineering

  • 6 months, Oct 2006 - Mar 2007

    Technical Project Manager

    Museum of History Berne

    Development and maintenance of audio/video information system

  • 1 year and 6 months, May 2005 - Oct 2006

    Construction and supervision | Audio Video ICT

    Museum of History Berne

    Development and maintenance of audio/video information system

  • 4 years and 5 months, Aug 2000 - Dec 2004

    Head of Business and Technical Operations


    Entrusted with the overall responsibility of sales and projects of Teleprogress Switzerland I developed and realized customized broadcasting solutions for clients such Credit Suisse, Basel World, Novartis. Aside of commercial assignments cultural mandates included the Bern University of Applied Sciences and the Schule für Gestaltung Bern and Biel as well as selected co-operation with Balthaser Burkhard (USM Project).

  • 4 years and 10 months, Jun 1992 - Mar 1997

    Logistics & warehouse management

    MTB Cycletech AG

    Logistics & warehouse management

Educational background for Suresh Surenthiran

  • 3 years and 1 month, Sep 2015 - Sep 2018

    Master of Arts in Visual Communication and Iconic Research

    University of Applied Sciences and Arts Northwestern Switzerland FHNW

  • 2 years and 1 month, Sep 2001 - Sep 2003

    Adult High School/Secondary Diploma Program

    TSBE Telematikschule Bern HF, Switzerland

  • 4 years and 1 month, Sep 1997 - Sep 2001

    Radio and Television Broadcasting Engineer

    GIBB, Gewerblich-Industrielle Berufsschule Bern, Switzerland


  • German


  • English


  • Chinese


  • French


  • Tamil



do big things
accelerating industry
exponential growth
new normal
exponential innovation
space exploration
exponential technologies
newest leadership
methodologies for succeeding
deep dive
emerging capabilities
exponentials frameworks
identify opportunities
big impact
Futures market
Broadcasting Technology
Television broadcast
Web Services
Social Media Advertising
Social Media Marketing
Online Media
Online advertising
Information technology
Technology management
News and Media


Data Center Design Content Delivery Networks Cloud Computing Mobile Learning Solution Experience design (XD) & Solution Design Future technologies development expertise Global Market development Long term Business development oriented Powerful Communication skills Strong Presentation Experience skills

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