Michael Liebman


A broadcast engineering, media technology, and IT leader with over 20 years of progressive experience with entertainment and news media, both as a vendor and with cable networks. Proven ability to synthesize emerging technologies with strategic plans and business needs to create efficient, reliable, and cost effective media systems and workflows. Speaks fluently with media technologists, software developers, and business stakeholders.


SiriusXM Satellite Radio

New York, NY

Principal Engineer, Media & Content Engineering Program

2016 - Present

  • Develop technology strategy and architecture for audio and metadata systems.


    New York, NY

    Director, Technology Operations, Advertising

    2014 - 2016

    • Lead local and remote client services team for delivering national and local television commercials by developing and improving systems and procedures and hiring and training new employees.

      Fox News Channel

      New York, NY

      Senior Engineer, Advanced Media Systems Group

      2007 - 2014

      • Design, install, and support process oriented, highly reliable baseband and IT systems for Master Control and other departments while managing multiple, ongoing projects with budgets from under $10,000 to over $1M.

        Engineering Technician, Program Distribution & Graphics

        2005 - 2007

        • Design, install, and support all aspects of Master Control and various graphics systems. Principal baseband systems engineer for 2006 election coverage.

          Harris Corporation

          Sunnyvale, CA

          Customer Support Engineer III, ADC & H-Class Automation

          2004 - 2005

          • Install and support, on site and on the phone, automation systems for call letter TV stations and large multi-channel systems

            MTV Networks

            Happaugue, NY

            Engineering Aide (Systems Engineering), NOC

            2002 - 2004

            • Install, configure, and maintain automation, media server, monitoring, and IT hardware and software. Design and implement monitoring and metadata management software.

              Video Tape Operator, Digital Archive, NOC

              2000 - 2002

              • Digitize, QC, and archive all program material for 22 domestic and international program services.


                M.S. with Distinction in Management & Systems

                New York University

                B.S. in Radio/Television/Film

                Northwestern University

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                Skills & Expertise

                  • Enterprise & Systems Administration
                  • Systems Engineering
                  • Program & Project Management
                  • Media Systems Transformation
                  • Master Control
                  • Systems Integration
                  • Data Science
                  • Requirements Engineering
                  • Vendor Management


                • SBE Certified Video Engineer
                • SBE Certified Broadcast Networking Technologist
                • AWS Cloud Practitioner