Gepner Named Interim CEO of Bexel Broadcast Services
By Ken Kerschbaumer
Jerry Gepner has been named interim CEO of Bexel Broadcast Services, a member of the Vitec Group and a leading audio and video equipment rental provider with offices across the United States. Gepner will temporarily relinquish his current position as CTO of the Vitec Group. Gepner replaces outgoing CEO Andy Crist who is launching a consultant firm.
Prior to joining Vitec, Gepner served as president of National Mobile Television (NMT). In this role, he helped launch Venue Services Group, an NMT owned systems design and integration company. Before NMT, he served as an Executive Vice President for Fox Sports and was co-founder and COO of Sportvision, the technology company that created the ‘virtual first down line’ and other well-known computer enhancements for live sports telecasts.
Gepner has been the recipient of five Emmy Awards, the 1998 Digiglobe Award from Deutsche Telekom, the 2003 Broadcasting All-Star Award and eight patents in the fields of television production and virtual imaging.