Wowza Expands Leadership Team | TV Tech

DENVER, Colo.—Hoping to construct on the corporate’s current development, Wowza has introduced three new government hires to broaden its management crew. The new hires embrace the addition of Michael Phillippi as chief expertise officer (CTO), Mark Lockwood as chief income officer (CRO) and Matt Thompson as vp of promoting. In early 2022 Wowza’s employed Erin Sawyer as chief monetary officer.Phillippi joins Wowza as CTO with greater than 25 years of SaaS and infrastructure expertise management expertise. He will lead Wowza’s world engineering, having beforehand served as CTO of Canto and VP of Technology at Lyxt, Inc. Lockwood, who brings greater than 15 years of SaaS expertise from and Logi Analytics, will oversee gross sales, advertising and marketing and buyer success divisions as Wowza’s CRO. Sawyer brings greater than 15 years of strategic finance and accounting expertise to Wowza as CFO, having beforehand served in senior finance roles at Emburse, Vertafore and Lexis Nexis. Thompson will lead demand technology and advertising and marketing technique as VP of Marketing, and joins Wowza from Soprano Design and AT&T. The firm famous that the enlargement of the management crew comes at a time of fast development for Wowza, which presents a stay and video on demand (VOD) platform for greater than 6,000 clients globally. In the previous two years, the corporate has seen greater than 50% compounded cloud annual recurring income (ARR) development. Wowza’s high-availability video platform is presently utilized by such shoppers as NASA, SONY, Facebook, Jewelry TV, University of Oregon and hundreds extra globally.Clearhaven Partners, a Boston-based software program targeted personal fairness funding agency, has supported Wowza in continued product and firm funding because the agency’s preliminary funding in 2021.“Wowza is a identified innovator and pioneer in video. We consider that innovation is outlined in some ways, not solely in expertise but additionally within the operational excellence to serve our clients and market,” mentioned Dave Stubenvoll, CEO and co-founder of Wowza. “I’m thrilled to welcome Michael, Mark and Matt to our management crew in addition to Erin who joined earlier this 12 months. The expertise and expertise of our expanded crew displays Wowza’s continued dedication to development and innovation, and to the upholding requirements of excellence in all that we do.”

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