Chief Technology Officer
Michael Englehaupt, CTO, is a chief architect as KQED moves to increase regionally-focused content and distribution across multiple platforms, including mobile, tablet, Internet and broadcast. He will oversee KQED's combined technical areas of television and radio engineering, television operations, IT and enterprise systems, and the engineering and facility management operations for public television stations KQED 9 (San Francisco/Bay Area), KQED Plus (San Jose/Bay Area), and KQET 25 (Watsonville/Monterey); as well as KQED Public Radio (88.5 FM San Francisco and 89.3 FM Sacramento).
Mike joined KQED from KPIX/KBCW (CBS San Francisco) where he was the Director of Broadcast Operations and Engineering. During his tenure at KPIX/KBCW, he was responsible for technology operations of two television stations, as well as daily management and multiyear strategic planning and implementation of a multi-tenant 160,000-square-foot facility. In addition, Mike oversaw transmitter operations on Mount Sutro and managed IT expansion to support 400 workstations and 120 servers.
Mike is a 35-year broadcast technology veteran with a career encompassing all aspects of television and radio technology operations for CBS, ABC and NBC stations in Los Angeles, Chicago and San Francisco. He has extensive experience in studio and remote engineering/operations in radio and television, from analog legacy-based systems to HD and IP-based multiplatform systems and workflows. He has implemented large-scale projects including the rebuild of WLS-TV in Chicago, the relocation of KABC-TV to a new broadcast center in Glendale, CA, and the rebuild of KPIX/KBCW in San Francisco.
Also on KQED.org this week ...
KQED Celebrates Black History Month
KQED proudly celebrates the diversity of our community by commemorating Black History Month. During February, KQED Public TV 9 and KQED 88.5 FM schedule programs that focus on African American themes and issues.
"Boomtown" History of the San Francisco Bay Area
KQED's "Boomtown" series will seek to identify what is happening in real time in the current boom, and also draw out the causes and possible solutions to the conflicts and pressures between the old and the new.