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Mark Flashman

Senior Lecturer in Digital Humanities


Mark Flashman is a digital media consultant and senior university lecturer, specialising in digital asset management and enhancement. He has over 25 years of experience developing and implementing practical solutions in operations, production and research and development at organisations including the BBC, National Lottery Heritage Fund, and the British Library,

He has an informed understanding of technology relating to the broadcast media, in particular digital archives, automated content recognition (ACR), compliance, music rights management, metadata enhancement and digital asset and media management (DAMM).

Also a broad-ranging knowledge, and on-the-ground experience, of international media and music, especially in Africa and the Middle East where he has worked with the region’s leading digital development communities, regional governments, and NGOs delivering innovative user-focused digital products and research into the use of mobile phones.

An experienced public speaker and trainer, invited to present at leading international conferences including the European Broadcasting Union (EBU), and South By Southwest (SXSW).