Qwilt, a provider of online video delivery and open video caching solutions, has announced that industry veteran, Jesper Knutsson, has joined the company as Vice President of Sales. In this role, Knutsson will lead the company’s overall sales strategy and execution to drive company growth and adoption of Qwilt’s award-winning open caching solutions in the Americas.
“The transformation from broadcast television to internet TV is at a critical juncture – a myriad of streaming content options and insatiable demand from subscribers are top of mind issues for network operators who must architect their networks to meet this demand,” said Alon Maor, Qwilt CEO. “We’re glad to have a sales leader like Jesper join our team and scale our sales efforts so more network operators can benefit from an open caching solution that increases network capacity and improves subscriber quality of experience. We expect his extensive industry experience and remarkable sales success will continue to accelerate Qwilt’s growth and expansion.”
Prior to joining Qwilt, Knutsson was an early executive at NDS, a provider of video delivery software and content security solutions. Following Cisco’s acquisition of NDS in 2012, Knutsson leveraged his industry expertise and sales acumen to lead Cisco’s relationship with DirecTV.