Stacey Decker is the Senior Vice President of Innovation and System Strategies at the Corporation for Public Broadcasting. In this position, he is responsible for the development and implementation of a multi-faceted strategy to advance innovation and sustainability of public media through accelerating public media’s digital transformation.
A strategic and creative thinker with more than two decades of innovative leadership in public media, Decker is helping CPB develop and create strategies and services to assist the public media industry in many areas, including implementing and leveraging the new Next Gen TV broadcast standard.
Before coming to CPB, Decker served as president of Public Media Management, a media management and content distribution service, and chief technology officer at Signal Infrastructure Group, which builds and operates the physical and digital infrastructure to enable all broadcasters – commercial and public – to leverage the full power and revenue opportunities of Next Gen TV, ATSC 3.0.
From 2013 to 2019, Decker served as chief technology officer for WGBH in Boston, playing a key role in evolving the organization’s strategic planning, production, audience development, and technology direction. For 11 years before that, Decker held technology leadership roles for Nebraska Educational Telecommunication and South Dakota Public Broadcasting.
Decker received his broadcast technology education while in the U.S. Coast Guard. He also served on the PBS Technical Advisory Committee from 2010 to 2016.