Randy Pike has been named Vice President of Broadcast Engineering at Globecast Americas. Reporting to Chief Technology Officer Bart Palmer, Pike will oversee all of GlobeCast’s day-to-day technical operations in the Americas, ensuring high quality of service and expert maintenance of systems and equipment for the company’s broadcast clients. Pike will be based in Culver City, California, and will be responsible for overseeing GlobeCast’s facilities there, as well as the company’s Sunrise, Florida, technical operations center.
Prior to joining GlobeCast, Pike was Vice President of Affiliate Engineering and Affiliate Relations for Fox Broadcasting Company, managing Fox’s satellite fleet, VoD encoding, linear product compression, and distribution systems. Prior to this, he was Director of Technology for the Starz Encore Group.