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Microsoft Exec joins SeaWell

May 2, 2013

SeaWell Networks, an expert in multiscreen video delivery solutions, has announced that Pete Thompson, Vice President of Microsoft Mediaroom, has joined the company’s Board of Directors.

As the Vice President of Microsoft Mediaroom, a technology leader for IPTV platforms and visionary for multiscreen experiences, Thompson brings extensive market awareness, knowledge and experience to the SeaWell team. Since joining Microsoft in 2006, Thompson’s successes include the development of a breakthrough in Natural User Interface with Microsoft Surface and leading the largest gaming and social network in the living room with Xbox LIVE.

“At SeaWell, our mission is to provide operators with the same capabilities and level of control over multiscreen as they’re used to in the IPTV or cable environment,” said Brian Collie, CEO of SeaWell Networks. “Thompson has deep expertise and understanding of the unique dynamics of IPTV, as well as the evolving market requirements giving rise to innovation in multiscreen.”

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