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Ian Trombley

President, Operations and Technology


Ian Trombley is the President of NBCUniversal Operations and Technology, a global organization that provides enterprise technology, technical operations, engineering, and facilities management services to NBCUniversal’s businesses and offices in the Tri-State area, London, Los Angeles and Miami.  He is responsible for the company’s owned studio and post production operations servicing television and film, including the network operating centers in Denver, New York, and New Jersey.  In addition, Trombley oversees global security for the company and manages NBCUniversal’s global real estate portfolio, including the management and development of the Universal Studios property in Los Angeles.

Most recently, Trombley was Executive Vice President of Television Operations where he was responsible for the day-to-day operations and engineering for 30 Rock studios, facilities and the on-air and non-linear origination for the company’s portfolio of networks.  He led the rebuild of legendary 30 Rock studios 6A, 6B and 8G, the design and construction of the new state-of-the art Studio Production Gallery and control rooms, and the renovation of over one million square feet of NBCUniversal’s 30 Rockefeller headquarters and New York metro properties.

During his tenure with NBCUniversal, Trombley has held a number of leadership positions in broadcast and technical operations, facilities and studios management, and Information Technology.  He played a critical role leading the NBC network’s transition from analog to digital television (DTV) and has built and launched multi-channel, multi-platform distribution operations in both New Jersey and Colorado, supporting the company’s cable channels, global networks, and TV Everywhere.   Trombley joined NBCUniversal from GE where he had previously held positions within the Quality and Information Technology divisions.

A graduate of the Virginia Military Institute, Mr. Trombley began his career serving six years as an officer in the United States Army.  He lives in New York with his wife and their two children.