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Vionlabs Americas appoints Odden

October 7, 2019

Vionlabs is continuing its growth with the appointment of Kevin Odden to lead its commercial operations in the Americas.  The company is also expanding its advisory board with the appointments of Anette Schaefer and Hanno Basse.

Vionlabs’ platform provides a step-change in content discovery. Its AI-powered Content Discovery Platform creates a unique fingerprint for each piece of video content, formed from its own first party and leading third party data. The technology allows operators to reduce the time consumers spend searching for content, reduce churn and improve key business metrics.

Odden joins the team as President of Americas Sales. He is a specialist in digital media and emerging markets and brings over eight years’ experience at the forefront of streamed content delivery in the Americas, having previously led commercial activity for major CDN provider Limelight Networks.

“I am hugely excited to welcome Kevin, Anette and Hanno to the Vionlabs team and the combined experience they bring is a huge asset to the company,” commented Marcus Bergström, CEO, Vionlabs.  “I am delighted that they have chosen Vionlabs and this is testament to the fact that our Content Discovery Platform offers a true step-change for the industry and offers substantial new market opportunities.”

“Vionlabs is pushing the boundaries of what is possible in content discovery.  Its platform solves an issue that has frustrated viewers for years and the benefits to operators across the Americas are clear,“ said Odden, President of Americas Sales, Vionlabs.  “I have been incredibly impressed with the depth and knowledge of the team and I am delighted to be tasked with leading its activity in the Americas.”

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