Airbeem, the OTT content distribution platform, has announced that Steve Plunkett has joined its Board of Directors to advise the company on its technical growth and strategy. Airbeem has also appointed Tim Clement to the role of VP Sales
Most recently, Plunkett was the CTO at Ericsson Broadcast & Media, formerly Red Bee Media, where he led the technology and data strategy, platform development, R&D, industry engagement, IPR management and innovation globally. He was instrumental throughout the sale of Red Bee Media to Ericsson and integration into the wider Ericsson group, leading the development on a number of media management and delivery products and services. Prior to this, he was Chief Architect for the Future Solutions Group in Motorola EMEA.
Tim Clement also joins Airbeem from Comcast Technology Solutions, where he was the Director of Customer Success for international customers helping them build their OTT services.
Steve Hardman, Airbeem CEO, said: “One of Airbeem’s key strengths is our consultative approach to working with content owners to build and monetise their OTT platform using our off-the-shelf technology. Both Steve and Tim bring real industry knowledge helping our clients plan and devise OTT services that will attract and keep audiences engaged in their service. Steve’s insight into future technology developments, particularly around the delivery of OTT content, will be invaluable to Airbeem. Tim has worked with hundreds of content owners building OTT services and his consultative approach will be a real asset to content owners who want to use our products.”