Roux Joubert

General Manager, Platform


Roux Joubert leads the development of the BBC’s digital content and application development platforms, powering all of BBC Online, including the award-winning BBC iPlayer and BBC News, across PC, mobile, tablet and TV.


Joining the BBC Digital team in 2008, Roux has led a number of the BBC’s IPTV and mobile initiatives, including the roll-out of the BBC iPlayer onto thousands of connected TV and mobile devices, driving the adoption of various standards in the industry and developing the open source TV Application Layer, including the world-first Red Button+ service.


Prior to the BBC, Roux worked in various technical leadership roles the media and telco industries, including running the largest ISP in Africa