Los Angeles, Calif. and Copenhagen, Denmark – May 25th, 2016, Xstream, a leading provider of over-the-top (OTT) solutions, today announced the appointment of former Clearleap executive, Greg Siefkin, as Vice President North America. In his new role, he will play an instrumental part in the strategic development, expansion and growth of the company in North America.
Greg’s successful track record and experience show he’s a true powerhouse in the online video industry” said Simon Hoegsbro, CEO at Xstream. “He has a fine sense of how to bring value to our customers, helping them build more profitable business. Under Greg’s leadership, I’m confident that Xstream will continue to drive a stronger market presence and strengthen strategic partnership with North American customers and partners.”
Greg has acquired more than 17 years of experience in the media and entertainment industry. Before joining Xstream, Greg held a variety of roles across the Internet TV industry, from Technicolor to AllDigital and most recently serving as Director of Sales at Clearleap/IBM. At Xstream, Greg will be responsible for overseeing Xstream’s business throughout North America, leveraging his well- rooted industry experience to drive strategic initiatives, position the company for growth and develop new business.
Commenting on this appointment, Greg said, “I’m thrilled to be joining Xstream at such a pivotal time in the company’s history. The Internet TV and OTT market is ripe with opportunity. With its proven technology, solid reputation and innovative technology stack, Xstream is uniquely positioned to provide operators, broadcasters and content owners with scalable and flexible OTT solutions. I look forward to continue the work to build strong partnerships with our customers in what is undoubtedly one of the most exciting and fast developing industries in the world”
“Greg's appointment serves to further strengthen the Xstream leadership team during an exciting phase of the company’s development and marks the beginning of an increased level of investment from Xstream in North America,” Simon Hoegsbro added.
About Xstream A/S
Xstream has been a pioneer in OTT and TV Everywhere since 1999. Drawing on our extensive experience, we work with world-leading Telcos, cable operators, broadcasters and media companies. Believing that every company is unique and should be treated so, we deliver simpler, smarter solutions characterized by superior flexibility, usability and cost-efficiency.
We offer Xstream MediaMaker™, the industry's most comprehensive and scalable end-to-end online video management solution, and a suite of outstanding individual services, including: Apps for Connected devices, Ingest, DRM, Transcoding and Agile Consultants. The modular architecture of Xstream MediaMaker™ enables highly flexible and customized solutions that meet the demands of the worlds’ most superior and extensive TV Everywhere and OTT video deployments.
Xstream is trusted as the preferred solution partner for companies like Telenor, Canal Digital, Altibox, Spark New Zealand/ Lightbox, Fuhu/ nabi tablets, Balaji Telefilms and many more. Xstream is headquartered from Copenhagen, Denmark and has offices in San Francisco, Singapore, Warsaw and London, United Kingdom.
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