Amid growing demand for TV-quality video delivered over the Internet, the industry veteran will lead the evolution and expansion of Conviva’s global field team.
SAN MATEO, Calif. – April 20, 2015— Conviva, the leader in Over the Top (OTT) video experience optimization for the world’s top media companies, today announced the addition of its first Chief Revenue Officer, industry veteran Brian Carr.
“Having a top notch go-to-market leader of Brian’s caliber on our team represents another key milestone in Conviva’s journey,” said Hui Zhang, CEO of Conviva. “His experience has spanned multiple disruptive technologies, industries, sales models and go to market strategies in the enterprise software/service arena. We are delighted to welcome him aboard as we scale to meet the accelerating demands for solutions that deliver industry-leading OTT TV services to viewers for our customers.”
Mr. Carr most recently served as the Chief Revenue Officer of Appcelerator, a leader in the mobile application development platform space. Prior to Appcelerator, he served as the SVP of Worldwide Field Operations for Good Technology, increasing revenues fivefold while expanding the worldwide team to some 250 professionals. Prior executive roles include Simplex Systems, Clarify and Synopsys.
“This is a singular opportunity,” commented Mr. Carr. “Conviva solutions are already present in every aspect of the OTT TV ecosystem, making Internet TV experiences truly exceptional for every viewer. As media companies accelerate their investment in delivering OTT TV services to viewers everywhere, we will build lasting partnerships that drive real business results and competitive advantage.”
Conviva partners with top tier media companies and premium OTT video broadcasters and operators like HBO, Sky, and Foxtel to deliver optimized viewing experiences that maximize customer engagement. The Conviva Intelligent Control Platform helps providers meet and exceed ever-changing audience expectations for video experience, across a multi-screen viewing environment. Using a unique real-time map of the Internet video delivery ecosystem, the platform provides 360-degree visibility across all users, maximizes picture fidelity, and eliminates playback delays and interruptions. Multi-dimensional reports and analyses of the top tier OTT market, based on Conviva’s tracking of 50 billions streams annually, enable data-driven decisions, supporting successful development of market-leading services. Conviva is based in Silicon Valley, with offices in New York and London.