With more than 22 years of experience in developing, designing, and testing online security software, as well as managing security departments, and crafting strategies for anti-piracy and content protection, Jean-Pierre Andreaux has demonstrated a long and successful track record in broadcast media. His work in digital security and streaming media has made him a valuable asset to many companies throughout his career.
Today, he drives the online anti-piracy strategy at Shahid. As Head of Content Protection, Andreaux fulfils an essential role given today’s digital era and the valid security concerns that come with it.
Andreaux’s career began at Thomson Multimedia (known today as Technicolor) where he was a security research engineer for six years before moving on to become Embedded Security Analyst at the Pay-TV technology security vendor, Irdeto, in the Netherlands. In this role he was in charge of analysing pirated products, working alongside broadcasters to protect their distribution platform.
Between 2007 and 2020 he continued to define and implement technical anti-piracy strategies in the Middle East at OSN and beIN Media Group, where he also honed his management and team-leading skills.
He joined Shahid, which is part of MBC GROUP, in late 2020.
Andreaux has a Master of Sciences in Applied Mathematics from the University of Limoges. He is fluent in both English and French.