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Dean Hadaegh

Chief Technology Officer and Senior Vice President, Broadcast Operations

Dean Hadaegh is Senior Vice President of Broadcast Operations and Chief Technology Officer for Tennis Channel. In this role, Hadaegh oversees the services for company’s traditional and new media, including its linear and live event television origination business and other emerging services, such as iTV, 3555 Hayden studio production, post production, uplink satellite services and store and forward operations. In addition, Dean Hadaegh oversees the Information Technology, Facilities, and Web operation departments.

Prior to joining Tennis Channel’s executive management team, Hadaegh served as President of SOMA, a new media design, development and marketing firm. For nine years before joining SOMA in 2005, he served as President and CEO of Logicode Technology, Inc., which designed, manufactured, and sold computer peripherals in US distribution, retail, and OEM markets as well as international markets including Europe, Japan, Canada and Central America.

Prior to founding Logicode in 1986, Hadaegh served as the Vice President and Chief Information Officer for Spelling Entertainment. He led the company’s modernization effort, assisted in the public offering, and actively participated in several large acquisitions including the integration of subsidiaries with the parent company.

Hadaegh’s diverse industry positions prior to joining Spelling include COO, general manager, and director with various companies including Polygram TV, ITC, and Datapparel.

Hadaegh history began in technology and consistently included innovation, strong fiscal accountability, motivation, and leadership. Hadaegh thrives in turnaround, creative and innovative yet simple solutions to business challenges and team work.

He attended Pahlavi University in Shiraz where he earned his undergraduate degree in Computer Science. He also received an MBA from the School of Management in Tehran.