Nick is a recognized innovator and technology leader in the digital media space, with a career spanning many forms of digital entertainment - from games though imagery, music and video.
In the 1980s, Wilson wrote three of the top five most popular computer games in his native UK, and was a founding employee of Apricot, a leading manufacturer of high-performance desktop workstations where, as Lead Developer, he conceived and coded some of the most advanced 3D rendering algorithms available at the time. Following Apricot, Wilson held several C-level IT and IS roles, and became one of the UK’s most sough-after technology journalists, authoring many hundreds of articles and TV segments as well as several books.
Wilson continued at the forefront of the digital media revolution through his CTO position at Getty Images, where he built the world’s largest online distribution system for rights-managed visual content (still and moving images), digitally activating a previously analog business.
Following the Getty Images IPO, and his move full-time to the US in the late 90s, Wilson became CTO of DMX Music, a subsidiary of Liberty Media Corporation, where he built and operated the world’s largest B2B digital music distribution system, one of the most extensive global IP footprints spanning multiple distribution technologies including satellite, Internet and broadcast. In early 2006, Wilson joined Break Media, where in his capacity as CTO he built the technology team and led the architecture, development and operations through five years of stratospheric growth, ensuring Break's place one of the largest destination sites on the Web.
In early 2011, Wilson joined the world's largest diversified talent agency, William Morris Endeavor (WME) where he serves as CTO, leading the strategic direction and execution of WME's technology.
Wilson holds a masters degree in business administration from the Open University in London, and has several patents for digital media rights management and distribution. He is a frequent online commentator and writer on all aspects of the digital media space. He resides in Los Angeles and London and spends every minute of his free time geeking out about exciting new technologies!