Jeff Sengpiehl, Former Chief Engineer for Chainsaw, Joins Key Code Media

Key Code Media proudly announces the appointment of Jeff Sengpiehl as its new Senior Solution Architect. With over 25 years of broadcast and post-production engineering experience, Jeff Sengpiehl is joining the company to help plan, develop, and build the next generation of video production and finishing workflow for facilities.

Jeff will not only bring his understanding of Avid Technology and other systems but also extensive knowledge of Theatrical and Episodic television post-production and finishing. His credits are impressive, including technical engineering for American Idol, The Oscars, Game of Thrones, as well as one of the pioneers of the UHD, HDR and OTT revolution.

Jeff says: “I’ve been a customer of Key Code since their inception and always loved partnering with their committed team. They strive to help clients succeed, designing and installing broadcast infrastructure with unmatched detail and quality. I’m very excited about joining the company of Key Code Media to work on building the next generation of how the whole industry creates the magic.”

Key Code Media’s President, Mike Cavanagh, commented, ”I’m excited to work with Jeff! His experience in post-production, storage, and workflows is a great addition to our team.  Jeff will be tasked with refining our go-to-market product solutions, assisting production companies solve real challenges within their organization.”


Founded in 2001, Key Code Media designs, integrates, trains, supporting live production, post production, and media automation solutions. Our focus is on helping our clients maximize their budget, consulting around your objectives, outcomes and workflow.

Key Code Media supports production systems nationwide for broadcast, entertainment, sports, government, education, reality television, pro audio, and a majority of the U.S. Fortune 100 corporations. Founded in 2001 by Mike Cavanagh, Key Code Media has expanded in Burbank, Irvine, San Francisco, Seattle, Chicago, Detroit and New York, with revenues exceeding $35 million per year. In 2018, Key Code Media acquired Burst Communications ( expanding our geographic coverage with offices in Newport Beach, CA, Denver Colorado and Dallas Texas.  Burst Communications has strong competencies in broadcast design, production studios and full Audio Video Crestron automation systems.